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Religious Communities Offer Prayers for Trapped Miners

Religious Communities Offer Prayers for Trapped Miners



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(KSL News) Bishop John Wester from the Salt Lake City Diocese expressed his support today for the miners, their families and those working to get the men out. He also sends his prayers to the people of the Huntington community.

Bishop Wester has planned a special mass tomorrow. It will begin at 5:15 at the Cathedral of the Madeleine.

The First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints also extends its love and prayers on behalf of the trapped miners and their families in this time of great trial. They say they join with others in pleading with the Lord to guide those who are working so diligently to reach the trapped men.

The Church is offering counseling services at the request of the Red Cross.

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