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Bells for Covid-19 Victims

Instagram recording of bells at 5:40 pm on Jan. 29 to honor victims of the Covid-19 pandemic. This includes a list of victims related to the OLA community (three).

 

https://www.instagram.com/p/CKQk-xkBUDB/?igshid=y2bgiig44jhp

 

MESSAGE FROM ARCHBISHOP GOMEZ:

 

A Washington, DC ceremony feature[d] lighting around the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool. It [was] the first-ever lighting around the Reflecting Pool to memorialize American lives lost. Cities and towns around the country are invited to join Washington DC in illuminating buildings and ringing church bells in a national moment of unity and remembrance.

Parishes [were invited] to ring the bells of your church at 2:30 pm PT to join in the country-wide moment of remembrance. The faithful are also invited to participate from home by lighting a candle in your window. You can also post video or photo of your participation on your social channels using the following hashtags: #lacatholics and #prayforamerica.

From https://bideninaugural.org/covidmemorial/

The Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) [hosted] a memorial to remember and honor the lives lost to COVID-19. On January 19 at 5:30 p.m. (local time), we invite Americans across the country to come together for a national moment of unity and remembrance.