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Local schools mark 20th anniversary of Sept. 11


Sept. 8, 2021

Archdiocese of Miami schools commemorate the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11 


Miami ... (Sept. 8, 2021) Schools throughout the Archdiocese of Miami will commemorate the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001.  

  • St. Ambrose, located at, 363 S.E. 12th Avenue, Deerfield Beach is honoring the lives of those lost with a schoolwide Patriot Day donation drive benefiting the Miami Veterans Hospital until Sept. 13, 2021. In addition, on Sept. 14, 2021, middle school students will participate on of the “How 9/11 became a National Day of Service and Remembrance” activity.   

The following is a list of commemorative events being held on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021:

  • Saint Louis School, located at, 7270 S.W. 120th Street, Pinecrest, will commemorate Patriot Day with the annual “Tunnel to Towers” run led by firefighters and police officers from the community at 8:30 a.m. This year’s theme and will be based on the book “America’s White Table.” A white table will be set during the opening ceremonies to honor the 13 soldiers recently lost to the terrorist attack in Afghanistan.
  • Saint Kevin School, located at, 4001 S.W. 127th Avenue, Miami, will commemorate the day with an outdoor Mass, 8:00 a.m., in remembrance of 9/11. The school invites alumni of the 2001-2002 eighth grade class that fundraised money by selling “God Bless America” shirts for the Red Cross to participate.
  • Saint Patrick School, located at 3700 Garden Avenue, Miami Beach, will hold two prayer services organized and led by the eight-grade class at, 1:30 p.m. and at 2 p.m.
  • Immaculate Conception School, located at, 125 West 45th Street, Hialeah, will hold an outdoor prayer service. To honor their service, parents who are first responders are invited to attend. Students are asked to wear red, white, and blue.
  • Saint Theresa School, located at, 2701 Indian Mound Trail, Coral Gables, will commemorate the day by dressing in red, white, and blue and holding a moment of silence. 

Archdiocese of Miami
9401 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami Shores, FL 33138 

For any further information contact Maria Alejandra Rivas at (305)762-1046 or Mary Ross Agosta at (305)762-1043.




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