Vigil for Parkland

In the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, a candlelight vigil was held at the St. Mary’s Episcopal Church near downtown Jax on Friday, February 23.

The moms and others who shared their stories of loss related to gun violence brought Parkland’s faraway grief much closer to home. Through the pain, however, you could clearly feel the sense of grim determination shared by all in the room. Change is coming, and it’s led by those who have been hurt most of all…