After September 11, we are a wounded people. We share loss and pain, anger and fear, shock and determination in the face of these attacks on our nation and all humanity. We also honor the selflessness of firefighters, police, chaplains, and other brave individuals who gave their lives in the service of others. They are true heroes and heroines.
Join us on September 11 as we remember and honor our fallen brothers and sisters who loss their lives this very day in 2001, and pray for justice and peace.
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
November 14, 2001
Blessed are they who mourn,
for they will be comforted….
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness,
for they will be satisfied.
Blessed are the merciful,
for they will be shown mercy….
Blessed are the peacemakers,
For they will be called children of God.