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Austin interfaith vigil held to honor 21 victims of Uvalde school shooting

The prayer vigil was held to honor the community of Uvalde where 19 children and 2 teachers were killed at Robb Elementary School on Tuesday.

AUSTIN, Texas — Faith leaders of different religions and community members gathered at the Oswaldo Pan-American Neighborhood Park on Saturday evening to grieve and remember the lives lost and many others affected by the Uvalde shooting.

The event began at 7 p.m. with a prayer procession led by Father Guillermo from Cristo Rey Church. 

The prayer vigil was held to honor the community of Uvalde where 19 children and 2 teachers were killed at Robb Elementary School on Tuesday.  

RELATED: Austin vigil held Thursday to honor lives lost in Uvalde, Buffalo

Interfaith leaders and East Austin community members came together to pray for the children, teachers and families of Uvalde.

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