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Holy Trinity holds special mass to pray for end to violence in Shreveport

Holy Trinity Catholic Church held a special mass Wednesday, June 16, 2021 to pray for an end to...
Holy Trinity Catholic Church held a special mass Wednesday, June 16, 2021 to pray for an end to violent crime in Shreveport, La.(KSLA)
Published: Jun. 17, 2021 at 4:02 AM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Praying for safer streets in the Shreveport. That’s what the Holy Trinity Catholic Church did during a special mass Wednesday, June 16.

They did so to address the ongoing violence in Shreveport. Father Duane Trombetta says many people and pastors in the city want to do what they can to help fight crime.

Holy Trinity Catholic Church held a special mass Wednesday, June 16, 2021 to pray for an end to...
Holy Trinity Catholic Church held a special mass Wednesday, June 16, 2021 to pray for an end to violent crime in Shreveport, La.(KSLA)
Holy Trinity Catholic Church held a special mass Wednesday, June 16, 2021 to pray for an end to...
Holy Trinity Catholic Church held a special mass Wednesday, June 16, 2021 to pray for an end to violent crime in Shreveport, La.(KSLA)

“Many of our parishioners have become alarmed by the trend and the increase in violent crimes, especially involving gunfire, and so we decided to do our part, which is to come together and host a holy mass, the highest prayer that the church can offer, with special prayers for these causes,” said Father Trombetta.

Father Trombetta hopes the mass will help pull people in the community together.

Holy Trinity Catholic Church held a special mass Wednesday, June 16, 2021 to pray for an end to...
Holy Trinity Catholic Church held a special mass Wednesday, June 16, 2021 to pray for an end to violent crime in Shreveport, La.(KSLA)

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