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CTY bells22p Sister Shannon Schrein leads a procession today at Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel in Sylvania in a memorial service for the Sandy Hook School shooting victims.
Sister Shannon Schrein leads a procession today at Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel in Sylvania in a memorial service for the Sandy Hook School shooting victims.
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Published: Friday, 12/21/2012

NW groups commemorate Connecticut shooting victims

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Groups in northwest Ohio held services today in remembrance of the victims of last week's mass shooting in Connecticut.

From left: Jessica and Brent Shimman, with their daughter Isabel, 11 months, pray outside of an Oregon school with The Rock Church pastor Laura Angel as part of a national rememberance for the Sandy Hook School shooting victims. From left: Jessica and Brent Shimman, with their daughter Isabel, 11 months, pray outside of an Oregon school with The Rock Church pastor Laura Angel as part of a national rememberance for the Sandy Hook School shooting victims.
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Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania rang chapel bells 27 times for the victims, read their names, held a moment of silence, and prayed for those killed. At the same time, local clergy persons led a prayer outside each school in the Oregon school district.

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Both services started at 9:30 a.m., about the time last Friday that Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn. Lanza killed 20 young students and six school staff members. He had killed his mother earlier that morning; Lanza killed himself after the massacre.

 



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