More than 850 Catholics from the Diocese of Rockville Centre, including Bishop John Barres, participated in Catholic Church of Long Island Night at Citi Field.
View a gallery of photos from Mass offered for those who died, those who mourn and those who suffer from illnesses stemming from the terrorist attacks.
A Eucharistic procession was held through each classroom of the school. See photos here.
Click here for photos from the event.
View a gallery of first-day pictures from across the diocese.
After Mass, worshippers were blessed with water from the Atlantic Ocean. See a gallery of photos.
The work of the Church – of administering the Sacraments, of teaching, healing, advocating, serving, and ministering to the poor and vulnerable – can and must continue, despite the sins of the past.