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Diocese of Lafayette holds mass in remembrance of shooting victims

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Posted at 8:59 PM, Aug 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-06 23:22:38-04

The Diocese of Lafayette held a prayer vigil today in remembrance of those who lost their lives in this weekend's shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

A Mass of Remembrance was held at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6 at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Lafayette. Most Reverend J. Douglas Deshotel, Bishop of Lafayette, served as celebrant, with priests from throughout the Diocese concelebrating.

The Mass was live streamed on the Diocese website, www. Members of all faith were encouraged to attend.