The "Prayer" part was humble, honest, punctuated with lots of silence and the singing of simple music.
The "Remembrance" part was difficult, especially when an adult got up and gave an impassioned
|A marble angel blushing|
The orations and petitions had a penitential flavor, and were mostly for the victims of abuse, and for people whose faith has been shaken by these awful revelations (including the official cover-ups and denials by our hierarchy).
I wonder what next year's anniversary will feel like?