Ottawa community gathers in vigil as father recovers from mass killing

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Over a hundred mourners gathered in a park in the Ottawa suburb of Barrhaven for a prayer vigil Saturday, to pay respects to the four young children, mother and family acquaintance who were killed last Wednesday in the worst mass killing in Ottawa’s recent history.

Leaders of the Hilda Jayewardenaramaya Buddhist Monastery on Heron Road — where the family came for events and volunteered — led the vigil at Palmadeo Park in prayers, as community members looked on in the rain.

“May all people and everyone in this community, this country and in this world who were affected by this tragic event be free from suffering, be free from anger,” said Bhanté Suneetha, a resident monk

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