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September 11 Observances

On September 11, Trinity will pray for peace and remember those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. 
 
Beginning at 8:46am, the time that the first plane struck the North Tower of the World Trade Center, Trinity will offer prayers for peace and ring the Bell of Hope in the churchyard of St. Paul’s Chapel. The bell is used to remember those who have died in acts of violence. 
 
During the lunch hour, a Votive Eucharist for Peace will be held in Trinity Church at 12:05pm, and a Mass for Peace will take place in St. Paul’s Chapel at 12:30pm. 
 
At 1pm, the West Point Band and the West Point Glee Club will celebrate the resilience of the American people and the 200th anniversary of the “Star-Spangled Banner,” with early versions of the national anthem woven throughout the concert with other patriotic favorites.  

In the afternoon, meditative music will provide time for visitors to reflect in St. Paul’s Chapel. 
 
In the days and weeks following the terrorist attacks, relief workers found a place for rest at St. Paul’s Chapel, and millions of visitors continue to visit the site.
 
All events are free and all are welcome to join the Trinity community in remembrance and prayer. Click here for the full calendar listing. 
 

 

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