Las Vegas Shooting Attack Commemoration

On Monday, October 9, at a prayer vigil sponsored by the Cranford Clergy Council, Msgr. Timothy Shugrue spoke these words: In the name of the parishioners of St. Michael’s Church, I echo the words of welcome spoken by Commissioner O’Connor and Pastor Rice. My reflections this afternoon are my own thoughts as an individual and as pastor of this congregation: they should not necessarily be taken as a statement on behalf of the Cranford Clergy Council. Again, in a numbingly familiar ritual, we gather as a community in shock before an unimaginable scene of violence. We know once more the pain of having to mourn innocent lives lost through an act of wanton brutality - mass murder, random killing without any explanation, targeting no one out of a particular grievance, but indiscriminately ...

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