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Remembering Jan. 8

Lives celebrated at interfaith service

Tucsonans came together Sunday with survivors of the Jan. 8, 2011, shooting for and interfaith service at St. Augustine Cathedral to remember and celebrate the lives of those who died that day.

Leaders from the Christian, Sikh, Jewish, Muslim, Baha’i shared prayers, psalms and songs with a packed cathedral. Many of the messages were positive rather than mournful.

“May all sentient beings have happiness and its causes,” Dr. Christine Bates said as she read from the Pali Canon, a Buddhist scripture.

A bell rang for each of the six victims as friends and family placed a red rose in a glass vase at the front of the cathedral.

Among the attendees were Gov. Jan Brewer, shooting survivor Ron Barber and Daniel Hernandez, the former intern for U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

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The traditional Jewish shofar is blown to open the interfaith service Sunday at St. Augustine Cathedral

Killed & wounded Jan. 8

Six were killed and 13 wounded in the Jan. 8 mass shooting.


  • Christina-Taylor Green, 9, a student at Mesa Verde Elementary
  • Dorothy Morris, 76, a retiree
  • Judge John Roll, 63, a U.S. District judge
  • Phyllis Schneck, 79, a retiree
  • Dorwin Stoddard, 76, a retiree
  • Gabe Zimmerman, 30, Giffords' director of community outreach


  • Bill Badger
  • Ronald Barber
  • Kenneth Dorushka
  • James Fuller
  • Randy Gardner
  • Gabrielle Giffords
  • Susan Hileman
  • George Morris
  • Mary Reed
  • Pamela Simon
  • Mavanell Stoddard
  • James Tucker
  • Kenneth Veeder