Several 9/11 Memorials Held Around the Diocese of Brooklyn on 21st Anniversary of Terror Attacks

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In Midwood, Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church held a special Mass for the firefighters who served the city following the 9/11 terror attacks. Members of the FDNY, both past and present, filled one side of the church as the parish prayed to the Lord to protect them.

FDNY firefighters also attended a memorial Mass at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Williamsburg. Nearly 200 members of the department were in attendance, as well as the wife and daughter of Daniel Shear, a firefighter from Williamsburg who lost his life on September 11th.

There was also a tribute Mass at St Athanasius Church in Bensonhurst led by Bishop Raymond Chappetto. Parishioners Of St Athanasius laid down flowers to honor those who passed away 21 years ago. The church also processed a statue of Our Lady of Sorrows in their honor.