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Diocese to hold Commemoration Mass marking one month since August 3rd shooting

On Wednesday, the Diocese of El Paso announced that Bishop Mark Seitz would hold a special mass on September 3, marking one month since the deadly Cielo Vista Walmart shooting that killed 22 people, and injured more than two dozen more.

“As we approach the one month mark since the tragedy on August 3rd,” Diocese officials shared via email. “Bishop Mark Seitz and the Diocese continue pray for everyone in our extended El Paso Strong Family.”

Officials added, “We continue to ask for prayer during this time of need for those affected by this serious and grave tragedy.”

The Commemoration Mass will be held on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 9:00 am at St. Patrick Cathedral, located at 1118 North Mesa.