Father Tony O'Shoulders spoke of seven, in plural, on Sunday, when he prayed for those who suffered from the murder of 14-year-old Ana Crigel and subsequent events.
"Last year we witnessed a terrible tragedy in our community, bringing with them an almost indescribable feeling of loss, pain, sorrow, pain, confusion, anger," said the head of the monastery for Ana in St. Petersburg. Church of Carl Borromeo in Leyslip.
The service was the second of two events that took place during the weekend to enable citizens to briefly join the seven Anna in the grief and the memorization of a talented schoolboy.
Usually such events take place on the anniversary of death, which for Ana would be on May 14. But on this date her parents, Geraldine and Patrick, were in the center of a court over two 14-year-old guys accused of her murder. Both teenagers were convicted on June 18. They will be convicted on July 15.
On Saturday, Geraldine and Patrick joined 200 others in June's sunlight to plant trees in memory of Anu in the Leixlip Manor.
"Ana loved to come here on her school holidays," said Geraldine's crowd. – Now she is in the spirit. Let's get back here and spend a few minutes with her.
The trial of the murder of Ana Crigel
Sunday's prayer gave the Leixlip community the ability to memorize Ana in a song, prayer, and silent contemplation.
Mr O'Shauses welcomed those who were inside and outside the parish. He prayed for Ana, Geraldine, Patrick and their seven.
Remember that a year ago, the priest said the teachers, neighbors, parents, guardians, children and young people who were still in shock for the murder of Ana. Also, remember those who must work with the dead every day as part of their work.
The other seven
He also asked for prayers for the other seven, "whose life was upside down [in] this tragedy ". He did not mention their names. Legally, he could not.
Seven killers who are publicly known only as a boy "A" and "boy B" still live in a common area, although reportedly seven "Boy B" was forced to hide online through online, threats
The boy's father's house was damaged in at least one case. It is unknown whether any family is going to stay in the area.
Despite the fact that the Sunday service was filled with elevated hymns, the Russian nocturne was played on the harp in recognition of Ana's homeland, as participants burned candles in her memory – the main feeling was grief and sadness.
"We have suffered a terrible terrible tragedy among us, and we continue to feel numbness and misunderstanding in our hearts," said Fr.
"In our hearts there are questions that remain unanswered. The solid foundation on which we stood is destroyed. "