Vigil for Peace: Remembering The Atomic Bombing of the City of Hiroshima and of the City of Nagasaki August 05, 2023 at 7:00pm - 10pm Eastern Time (US & Canada) Chapel of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary 325 E 33rd St New York City, NY 10016 United States Contact person: Community of Sant'Egidio NYC

Hosted by: Community of Sant'Egidio NYC

An event hosted by the Community of Sant'Egidio, a Catholic lay organization devoted to peacebuilding, supporting the poor, and inter-faith dialogue. Held in remembrance of the victims of the atomic bombings of the cities of HIroshima and Nagasaki, the event will be held at The Chapel of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary (325 E 33rd St, New York, NY 10016) from the evening of Saturday, August 5, (the 6 in Japan) to the evening of Tuesday, August 8 (the 9 in Japan). During this time, the chapel will be open to all, including friends, groups, communities and families with children, for prayer and hospitality in consideration of the many current conflicts in the world and in support of the abolition of nuclear weapons. The 12:00 PM Mass on Sunday, August 6, will be presided by His Excellency, The Most Reverend Gabriele Caccia, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations.

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All are welcome to attend, regardless of faith background, as we show our support for a world free of nuclear weapons: any form of support that is meaningful for your epistemology is welcome. Those who cannot join in person are also welcome to send messages to [email protected] to have their messages read in the Chapel and view the event virtually at this address