On Sunday, September 8th, 2013, in commemoration of the 12th Anniversary of September 11th, the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement and the Garrison Volunteer Fire Company held a prayer service
at Graymoor's World Trade Center Memorial Cross in the St. Jude Prayer and Meditation Garden. Lieutenant General Robert L. Caslen, Jr., 59th Superintendent of the Military Academy at West Point was the speaker.
We give thanks to all those who participated and attened.
2011 10th Anniversary Candlelight Prayer Service
On Sunday, September 11, 2011 the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement, held a special 10th Anniversary Candlelight Prayer Service at the World Trade Center Memorial Cross in the St. Jude Prayer Garden at Graymoor.
Over 300 people including firefighters, EMS personnel, first responders and political representatives of Phillipstown and Putnum County witnessed this special ceremony given in a spirit of rememberance and thanksgiving. Putnam County Sheriff, Brig. Gen. Donald B. Smith, US Army, Ret., was the main speaker.
The World Trade Center Cross at Graymoor was erected by the Ironworkers of Local 40, NYC who constructed it of steel girders and ash from the WTC site, the Cross is a simple but powerful tribute to those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.