Archbishop to visit St. Jude Thaddeus Church
Posted at: 04/30/2013 6:38 PM
| Updated at: 04/30/2013 8:11 PM
By: The Associated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Archbishop Michael J. Sheehan is scheduled to visit Albuquerque's St. Jude Thaddeus Church, his first public visit to the church since three people were stabbed there on Sunday.
Since the attack, church officials say, Daniel begins each Mass with special prayers of healing for the victims and community. He will take part in a confirmation Mass at the church on Wednesday.
Police say the 24-year-old man charged in the attack vandalized a Masonic lodge several hours earlier.
Lawrence Capener is accused of attacking a choir leader at the church at the end of Sunday Mass. Others were stabbed when they tried to stop him.
Parishioners said they rarely saw Capener attend services but were aware that his mother is active in the church.
He is charged with aggravated battery and is being held on $250,000 bail.
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