Memorials continue to grow for victims of Newtown shooting
By WFSB Staff
NEWTOWN, CT (WFSB) -
Sunday was a day of grieving, remembering and prayer in Newtown, just two days after a massacre that shocked the world.
On Friday morning, Adam Lanza walked into the Sandy Hook Elementary School and shot and killed 20 children and six adults.
People with no answers were grasping for whatever way they can begin to heal the wounds this town is suffering from.
In the business section of Newtown, there were all kinds of memorials, along with people grieving and going to church Sunday morning.
At the Saint Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, along with candles came a special light all the way from Bethlehem in memory of the Newtown victims.
Rosty Sablicky helped get the light here and described the mass going on inside the church.
"The community is getting together, uniting and praying for the victims and their families and the first responders," he said.
Meanwhile, people not attending church chose their own ways to grieve, remember and pray. Many went to one of the numerous memorials that have popped up all over Newtown.
"Everywhere you look, coming into town, you could see basically from the flag pole all the way here," said Carolyn Walker of Milford. "The outpouring of support in honor and memory of the people that were taken."
By the minute, it appears the memorials are growing in size. This is something people can probably expect to continue in the days and weeks to come.
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Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
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