Candlelight vigil to honor Boston Marathon bombing victims to be held in SLO Monday

A candlelight vigil to honor the victims of the bombing of the Boston Marathon will be held in San Luis Obispo on Monday evening.

The vigil is co-sponsored by People of Faith for Justice, an interfaith alliance in San Luis Obispo County promoting peace and justice for all, and the San Luis Obispo Ministerial Association.

The vigil will start at 7:30 p.m. in Mission Plaza and will “acknowledge our sadness and to pray for recovery of the victims, the city of Boston and our country,” according to information from organizers.

Attendees are asked to bring candles (battery-operated candles are preferred). Anyone with questions can email Rev. Luanne Griguoli at lu16shellbeach@gmail.com.