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Bishop Burbidge Requests Prayers for Naval Yard Victims and Families

09/17/13

The Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge is asking the faithful of the Diocese to join with him in prayer for the victims, their families and colleagues of the Washington Naval Yard shooting that took place September 16. Thirteen people, including the shooter, were killed and eight others injured.

“I ask you to join me in praying for peace and an end to violence in our nation,” Bishop Burbidge said. The Bishop is requesting a special intention at Masses this weekend for the victims and their loved ones.