9/11 Masses and Ceremonies


A Mass marking the 20th anniversary of 9/11 will be offered at St. Peter’s Church, 22 Barclay St., Manhattan, Saturday, Sept. 11, at 4 p.m. Auxiliary Bishop Edmund Whalen, vicar for clergy, will be the principal celebrant.

The University of Notre Dame Alumni Club of Staten Island will hold its annual Evening of Solemn Remembrance at Our Lady of Pity Church, 1616 Richmond Ave., Friday, Sept. 10. Retired Auxiliary Bishop John O’Hara, episcopal vicar of Staten Island, will be the principal celebrant of a Mass at 7:30 p.m., to be preceded by a presentation of sacred music by Maura Molloy at 7 p.m. A reading of the names of Staten Islanders lost on 9/11 and a candlelight procession are other highlights.

A Mass of Remembrance marking the 20th anniversary of 9/11 will be offered at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, 70 Carmelite Drive, Middletown, Friday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m. 

The Where to Turn Foundation will bring the United in Memory 9/11 Victims Memorial Quilt to Staten Island for the 20th anniversary of 9/11. St. John’s University will host the quilt display in the student center gym on the Grymes Hill campus Sept. 9-12. Family and friends of 9/11 victims may attend a private reception and view the quilt on the evening of Sept. 9. The exhibit will be open to the public, free of charge, Sept. 10-12, from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.