Sunday, November 15, 2015

Tonight, Please Attend Interfaith Candlelight Walk And Vigil With Carroll Gardens French Community

Following this past Friday's terror attacks in Paris, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams will be holding a candlelight walk and vigil with the neighborhood's french community.
Please gather in Carroll Park at 5:30pm.  The walk will begin at the park at 6 pm and will end at St. Agnes Church for an interfaith service.

From BP Adams:
Tomorrow at 5:30 PM, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams will hold an interfaith vigil with members of Brooklyn’s French community and concerned Brooklynites in response to yesterday’s terror attacks in Paris, which have claimed at least 125 lives and have injured hundreds more throughout the city. The event will begin in Carroll Park, a popular community hub in Carroll Gardens, where participants will light candles for peace and hear words of solidarity from local leaders. The gathering will lead into a candlelight walk toward an interfaith service at St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church, which regularly offers mass in French. Borough President Adams and others, including Assembly Member Jo Anne Simon and Council Member Brad Lander, will express their solidarity with the people of Paris, as well as address safety concerns in and around Brooklyn.

***PLEASE NOTE: At approximately 6:00 PM, Borough President Adams and others will hold a candlelight walk from Carroll Park to St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church for the interfaith service, where members of the media are welcome. The path of the walk will head north on Smith Street from Carroll Park, then east on Sackett Street to St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church.***

Please spread the word and come to the park tonight.

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