Reporting: Christine D'Antonio

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — As the nation mourns, people in our area are left reeling by the tragedy in Connecticut.

Many places of worship are opening their doors, welcoming those who need a place to mourn.

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They’ve gathered to pray and remember the innocent people who lost their lives.

In Sewickley, Rev. Russel Shuluga shows the set up for a special prayer service where 26 candles will burn to remember those lost.

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The methodist church joins others like the Transfiguration Roman Catholic Church in Russelton, where parishioners took part in prayers for divine mercy.

It’s a service that will take place for nine days, at 3 p.m. which is the hour of mercy.

It will also hold a special mass at 7 p.m. Monday for the victims.

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The Sewickley Methodist Church will hold its ceremony Sunday at 11 a.m.


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