2016 Candlelight Memorial Pics

[From http://www.candlelightmemorial.org/ … The International AIDS Candlelight Memorial serves as a community mobilization campaign to raise social consciousness about HIV and AIDS. With 33 million people living with HIV today, the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial serves as an important intervention for global solidarity, breaking down barriers of stigma and discrimination, and giving hope to new generations.]

Last weekend, May 15th was the AIDS Saint John Candlelight Memorial.

The Saint John High School Choir performing
The Saint John High School Choir performing
The Saint John High School Choir performing
The Saint John High School Choir performing
The crowd, with their memorial candles glowing.
The crowd, with their memorial candles glowing.
The Port City Dance Academy performing
The Port City Dance Academy performing
Diane Kerns, the Needle Distribution Coordinator at AIDS Saint John, addresses the attendees.
Diane Kerns, the Needle Distribution Coordinator at AIDS Saint John, addresses the attendees.
Sister Margaret Rose Nickerson stands still as dancers whizz past her.
Sister Margaret Rose Nickerson stands still as dancers whizz past her.
Sister Margaret Rose Nickerson addresses the crowd
Sister Margaret Rose Nickerson addresses the crowd
Mary Donovan, of Saint Joseph's Parish, does the Reading of the Names.
Mary Donovan, of Saint Joseph’s Parish, does the Reading of the Names.

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