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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 will feature lighting around the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool. It will be 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.

On Tuesday, January 19, we invite parishes 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.

January 20, 8 am PT - Los Angeles Mass for Our Country

 Wednesday, January 20, President-elect Joe Biden will be inaugurated the 46th President of the United States in Washington, DC at 9:00 am PT. At this challenging moment in our nation’s history, we invite you to join Archbishop José H. Gomez for a live-stream Mass from the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angeles at 8:00 am PT to pray for peace in our country and to invoke wisdom for all of our elected officials. The Mass can be viewed on the Archdiocese and Cathedral Facebook pages at www.Facebook.com/lacatholics and www.Facebook.com/olacathedral

From https://bideninaugural.org/covidmemorial/

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

Get Involved

– Light a candle in your window and join fellow Americans for this national moment of remembrance.

 – Join our Facebook event to get the latest updates and share the word and invite your family, friends, and loved ones to join us for the COVID-19 Memorial.