Western Ky. joins worldwide candle lighting, honors dead children
PADUCAH, Ky - With the holiday season upon us, for those families who have lost a child this can be a sobering time.
The Western Kentucky chapter of The Compassionate Friends will participate in an annual worldwide event designed to honor the memories of all children who have passed.
A special candle lighting service will be held Sunday, December 8, 2013 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Gymnasium at 7 p.m.
The services are coordinated worldwide so that as the candles burn down in one time zone, they are lighted in the next therein creating a 24-hour wave of continual light.