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September 11,
A Day of Remembrance

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St. Joseph's Church will open at Midnight 9/10 with prayer and the church will be open for 24 hours. See the "St. Joseph Church Schedule" link for scheduled Mass and prayer.

There are no speeches, entertainment or items for sale.

We assemble a place of honor where visitors can spend time surrounded in a reflective atmosphere. A visit to us is much like attending a wake for a loved one. All people of goodwill are invited.

5:15 A.M. The flag rises.

7:00 A.M.The place of honor is assembled for visitors until 9:00 P.M.

8:46, 9:43, 10:05, 10:13 and 10:28 AM. A stirring tribute with cannon, bells and bagpipes.

9:00 A.M. We honor each person, all 2,976 who were killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 by reading their names. After a pause we honor each of more than 6,897 American soldiers who have died in operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, New Dawn and the War on Terror. Yes all 9,873 people will be honored.

7:00 P.M. (Approximately) Taps!

9:00 P.M. The flag is lowered. The place of honor is disassembled. The names continue to be read until each name has been honored. The Church of St. Joseph remains open.

12 Midnight. Last prayers are offered.

Schedule changes are posted on Facebook - Remember September 11 2001

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