APRIL 20: Boston Marathon Live on CBSBoston.com, WBZ-TV and WBZ NewsRadio 1030 | Coverage Details
Live Blog | Mile By Mile Guide | Road Closures | Best Spectator Spots | Forecast | All Marathon Coverage

News

Boston’s Old South Church Holds Vigil For CT Victims

By Paul Burton, WBZ-TV
View Comments
WBZ-TV's Paul Burton (Photo: WBZ-TV) Paul Burton
Paul Burton is a general assignment reporter for WBZ-TV News. Burto...
Read More

BOSTON (CBS) – The Old South Church of Boston held a peaceful and quiet vigil for the victims of the massacre in Newtown, Conn.

Folk sang, prayed and mourned for those who lost their lives.

“In face of anguish we gather to pray for such comfort as we can,” Reverend Nancy Taylor said.

Each of the names of those who perished in the horrifying tragedy were read aloud along with the ages of the children, followed by a moment of silence.

“It’s just gut wrenching what happened there,” 25-year-old Zach Poldoian said.

Sitting high above the sanctuary remain 28 candles burning for all those who died in the deadly shooting.

“Our message was for the grieving people of Newtown and stand in solidarity with people of Newtown,” Rev. Taylor said.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus