Firefighters of the FDNY’s Battalion 2 and other emergency responders attend Mass Sept. 11 at the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, Manhattan, to remember the fallen heroes of 9/11.
The pastor, Father Brian Graebe, who celebrated the Mass, greets a firefighter afterward.
The faithful kneel in prayer during the Mass in the basilica.
Staten Island Pipers Pipes and Drums lead the procession into Our Lady of Pity.
Mary DiBiase Blaich
Congregants react as the names of the 9/11 victims are read during the 20th annual Eve of Solemn Remembrance, hosted by the University of Notre Dame Club of Staten Island at Our Lady of Pity Church, Staten Island Sept. 9.