The pastor of an Aurora parish mourning the death of one of their own in a July 20 mass shooting, reassured parishioners of the hope they can find in Christ — even in the darkest times. Read the full story here: http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/pastors-of-aurora-parishes-comfort-encourage-parishioners/
Bishop James D. Conley of Denver delivered the invocation at a non-denominational Sunday evening vigil for the victims of the Aurora theater shooting, telling attendees to ask God for hope amid the “darkness” of the crime. Read the full story here: http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/denver-bishop-urges-hope-at-vigil-for-shooting-victims/
Fr Mauricio Bermudez, Parochial Vicar of Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Aurora, CO, spoke to CNA on Friday, July 20, 2012 about the impact of the Shooting at the Aurora Century Theatre where 12 died and over 50 were wounded. The parish is located just blocks from the theater. Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila celebrated a memorial Mass at the church for all those effected by the tragedy. Read more here: http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/denvers-bishops-grieve-with-community-after-shooting-massacre/
In his homily following a July 20 mass shooting in Aurora, Colo., Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila reminded a crowd of faithful that though there is evil in the world, there is also mercy. Read the full story here: http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/mass-in-aurora-draws-people-seeking-answers-to-tragedy/
Prayer Service for a Safe Summer was a service held to keep kids and parents aware and safe from violence in their neighborhoods over the summer. This report was part of Sanctuary, a TV news magazine program that aired on ABC-7, Chicago, Sunday, July. 31, 2011.
This is part of a prayer service held on July 21at St. James Chapel in Chicago to address the concerns Catholics in this area have about violence. In this segment we have a witness talk about one young mans journey.