NORWALK, Conn. -- Members of the Norwalk Knights Of Columbus Council 14360 were joined by family, residents and staff at a special outdoor Mass at Notre Dame Convalescent Home in Norwalk in remembrance of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.
Notre Dame residents, staff and volunteers joined a Knights Color Guard and a bagpiper for a procession across the Notre Dame grounds to a special area where the Mass was celebrated on a bright, sunny Saturday morning.
The Rev. Reggie Norman, pastor of Our Lady of Fatima parish in Wilton and Faithful Friar of Knights of Columbus Bishop Fenwick Assembly 100, was the celebrant of the Mass. Special American flags bearing the names of 9/11 victims were part of the ceremony as well.
Father Reggie, in his homily about the 9-11 Anniversary, said, "What this day of remembrance allows us to do is to reflect, to recall tragic events and to give thanks for the men and women and children whose stories give us proof of the best of human virtue. This anniversary is a call to live in faith, in forgiveness, and in the truth that the life death and resurrection of Jesus Christ is our life, our destiny our hope as human beings and specifically as Christians."
Following the Mass, a picnic was held for all attendees.
"It was a wonderful day to honor those whose lives were lost on that sad day, and I thank everyone who took part in this ceremony," said Grand Knight Scott Criscuolo.
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