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Beethoven

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[Votive] King's College Chapel, Cambridge

It's where I was when I heard the news

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St. Stephen the Stoned
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[Votive] Sheffield Cathedral if I can make it through the snow. Otherwise I've lit a virtual candle as referenced above.
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Marvin the Martian

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quote:
Originally posted by Japes:
quote:
Originally posted by Marvin the Martian:
I intend to light one at St Phillips cathedral, Birmingham, UK this evening. [Votive]

I was going to do that on the way home from work - but won't manage it now!
Taken care of.

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[Votive] Virtual candle lit.
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[Votive] I have lit a candle on my study windowsill in Rochdale, near Manchester, overlooking the Pennine moors.

[Votive] for her family today [Tear]


RIP Erin

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birdsoftheair
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quote:
Originally posted by Lothlorien:
An online site for candles is here if you don't have any or a church where you can light one.

Thank you for that Lothlorien, a beautiful site.
Candles lit there and at home and I will try to light one here on Sunday.
[Votive] Orkney, Scotland, Uk

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I have lit a candle on the virtual site, and on Sunday will light one at St Ninian's Pollokshields, Glasgow.

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I also lit a virtual candle, and will light a real one on Sunday at St Mary's, Glasgow.
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[Votive]

RIP Erin

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I have lit a virtual candle. [Votive]

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I'm going to try to get into the Cafe for the first time today, but if I can't, there will be a little vigil in Caprica City with three candles. OliviaG
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[Votive] St Laurence Catford (London)
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I shall light a candle on Sunday in St Bertelin's, Stafford.
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I too lit a virtual candle and will sit after the service and say real prayers in Norwich, UK on Sunday.

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[Votive]

Here on my computer desk in Banstead, Surrey, UK.

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[Votive]

in the chapel of St Elsewhere Hospital, north of England, at 1600 GMT today.

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Mamacita

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Wonderful thread, wonderful thread title.

I have been away from home taking care of my elderly father for several days. When I left the hospital last night, I would have given anything to find an Episcopal Church, preferably one with a nice Epiphany service going on, but to no avail. Lovely big Methodist and Baptist churches along the way, but no votive-friendly places. Today I checked the hospital chapel, a nice little RC place but no votives available, probably for safety reasons. So I had a "WTFWED?" moment.

It took a couple of attempts to find the chapel empty, but I lit one of the altar candles and said a prayer for the repose of Erin's soul and of thanksgiving for her life. And then I blew it out, because I figured that with all those years working in health care, Erin would be royally pissed at me if I burned down a hospital.

I did this at 11:45 a.m. today, EST, which I have just discovered coincided with Erin's funeral. So please add to the list the chapel at St Joseph's Hospital, Atlanta GA.

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morningstar
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Temporarily relocated in NL to be with father after mother was admitted to a care home. He's so sad and there's so much to do he cannot get his head round at the moment.
Fortunately remembered password for SoS and was able to be on line at 17.00 local which I think coincided. Then lit a candle and prayed at the computer.

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QLib

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Lit one in Hereford UK

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Ags

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I lit a votive in the chapel of the hospice in south east London, where I work, at 16.00 GMT.
As I did that, Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring was playing. [Votive]

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Dal Segno

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[Votive] St Martin in the Fields, Trafalgar Square, London

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Louise
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[Votive] Edinburgh, Tollcross, during the funeral.

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Banner Lady
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[Votive] in my home Canberra, Australia

knowing that it is still very much Friday the 7th in Erin's part of the world...even though it is now Saturday 8th where I am.

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Margaret

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At home, beside my computer, during the funeral.
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Jengie jon

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There is a light by my computer at present. Was lit during the funeral

Jengie

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North East Quine

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No votive candles there, but went into the University Chapel, University of Glasgow this afternoon. Noticed a carved fluffy bunny on one of the pew ends.
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Dal Segno

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Just realised that the candle I lit in church at 3:30 GMT was lit throughout the funeral. I knew I would be passing there today, but hadn't realised that the timing coincided with the funeral. Fare well Erin.

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[Votive] and prayer card in Lichfield Cathedral.

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[Votive] St Philip's, Bungendore after dropping in to pack the crib figures and extra candles away.

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On Wednesday, I was in New York with my daughter. We stopped in at Trinity Church Wall Street. I wish I'd thought to light a candle, but I didn't.

I did sit and pray for Erin, her family and friends and all of us on the Ship.

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lilBuddha
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Not sure if this counts, and I did not light it, but the sunset the night of the funeral was astounding. The clouds were a beautiful shape, layered and textured. The colours were gold, with reds and oranges, deep and bright. Seemed to last forever, getting richer as it went on. Even as the clouds began to fade, a warm glow shown on the water a while longer.

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I lit a candle here in the office last night so the same time as the funeral was taking place in Florida.

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Lit a candle on the Isle of Man, at the same time as the funeral. My PC wouldn't let me into the Cafe so I went away and was sad by myself.

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Banner Lady
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Just a reminder that it would be helpful to the mappers if you post a location - town or district and country where the candle/prayer happened. Thanks.

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Banner Lady
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Thank you Robert.

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fletcher christian

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That candle site is brilliant. I'd never seen it before

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Ariel
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quote:
Originally posted by Banner Lady:
Just a reminder that it would be helpful to the mappers if you post a location - town or district and country where the candle/prayer happened. Thanks.

The map doesn't work for me (in Opera, Firefox or IE) - it's just an ordinary map. Is there something special I need to do/settings I should turn on to get it to show?
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quote:
Originally posted by Ariel:
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Originally posted by Banner Lady:
Just a reminder that it would be helpful to the mappers if you post a location - town or district and country where the candle/prayer happened. Thanks.

The map doesn't work for me (in Opera, Firefox or IE) - it's just an ordinary map. Is there something special I need to do/settings I should turn on to get it to show?
same here. I'm using Safari.

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I'm using Firefox and all I get is a map with no special markings.

Moo

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St. Francis, Welwyn Garden City

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Nothing here on Firefox, Opera or IE

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Jengie jon

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Right two things, will those using Googlemaps please post a URL that looks like:
http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&msid=211034171517622835243.00047e671b6eda3a3176a&ll=54.723364,-4.935852&sp n=0.141173,0.445976&z=12

If you want to get that then go to the top right hand corner and click on the link bit further instructions at here

Secondly I am in Sheffield address, fairly central, those who want more can get it from my website although I should correct the postcode.

Jengie

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Moo

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Would it help if we give latitude and longitude?

Roanoke, Va, where Campbellite and I had our mini meet yesterday is at 37.3°N79.9°W.

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Jengie jon

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I have started a map here

As I am using Google maps if anyone wants to help with this please pm me an email address.


It can cope with latitude longitude, address (with ambiguity as you like), postcodes or zipcode.

Jengie

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Ariel
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Jengie, your map looks just the same as the other one. What are we supposed to be seeing?
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Jengie's map works for me. I see little votive candles in the UK. Birmingham Cathedral is labelled 'Marvin the Martian'.

[just gone back and there are more candles now...]

I couldn't see anything on ecumaniac's.

I have a google account - I don't know if maybe that's a factor...

[ 08. January 2011, 19:26: Message edited by: Viola ]

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Ariel
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Ooh, now it does - that's clever, thanks Jengie!
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quote:
Originally posted by Jengie Jon:
I have started a map here

As I am using Google maps if anyone wants to help with this please pm me an email address.


It can cope with latitude longitude, address (with ambiguity as you like), postcodes or zipcode.

Jengie

That's fab - I couldn't get candle icons to work on mine. PM on its way.

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Got it Jengie. I'm at 42.7N 71.7W
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Jengie jon

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Ariel

Forgot to save it and I think while it was unsaved others could not save it while I could. I am now saving regularly and keeping a list of who I don't know

Jengie

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