Tie a Ribbon of Remembrance at St. Paul's Chapel at St. Paul's Chapel
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As it did a decade ago, Trinity Wall Street, Lower Manhattan’s three-centuries-old Episcopal parish, will open its doors in September to all seeking spiritual refuge. The parish will honor the memory of those so tragically lost, and mark the unparalleled efforts of the first responders, recovery workers and volunteer community with community observances offering contemplation, solace and the embrace of a hopeful future. The theme “Remember to Love” will inform the week of reflection and remembrance.
From September 6th – September 11th, all are welcome to tie a ribbon of remembrance on the fence of St. Paul’s at Broadway and Fulton Street in Lower Manhattan.
WHAT: Tie a Ribbon of Remembrance The public will be invited to tie white ribbons—symbols of remembrance—with the words “Remember to Love” on the fence of St. Paul’s Chapel from September 6th through September 11th. Names and prayers may be written on the ribbons.
WHEN: Tuesday, September 6th – Sunday, September 11th
TIME: 10 AM - 6 PM
WHERE: St. Paul’s Chapel, Broadway and Fulton Street
NEIGHBORHOOD: Financial District
COST: Free and open to all
INFO: For more information call 212.602.0800 or visit http://www.trinitywallstreet.org/911.
In the aftermath of 9/11, Trinity Church and St. Paul’s became sanctuaries for those seeking consolation after the destruction of the Twin Towers. Located directly across from the World Trade Center, St. Paul’s Chapel was shielded from falling debris by a sycamore tree, whose roots are immortalized as a ten-foot-tall bronze sculpture in the south yard of Trinity Church. For eight months after the attacks, “the little chapel that stood” was home to an extraordinary volunteer relief effort, becoming a place of renewal and inspiration for Ground Zero’s physically and spiritually weary.