OAKLAND (CBS SF) — About 300 people, including some of their fellow Irish students, attended a somber Catholic Mass at Oakland’s cathedral for the six Irish students killed in a Berkeley balcony collapse.
Father Aidan McAleenan said at the Mass Wednesday evening that this is a time to come together and support the parents of those killed and the seven injured, who remain hospitalized.READ MORE: Girl Fights Off Man Who Touched, Punched, Spit At Her In Milpitas Park
McAleenan spoke after “Amazing Grace” was played on bagpipes. He asked the faithful to pray and asked for support for the families as they grieve for the loss of the children.READ MORE: COVID: Youth Nights At Levi's Stadium Add A Dose Of Fun To Teens' Vaccines
Some relatives have arrived in the San Francisco Bay Area, but none were at the mass.MORE NEWS: Transient Man Arrested In Fatal Assault At Walnut Creek Civic Park
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