25 drum beats, 341 bell rings at St. Stephens Mission Thursday

(St. Stephens, WY) – This New Year’s Eve at 6:00 pm, participating Catholic Churches across Wyoming rang their bells to remember those who were lost to COVID this year. Parishioners at St. Stephens Mission organized a drum group to play in conjunction with the bell ringing to remember the lives lost across the Wind River Reservation.

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The St. Stephens Mission bell was rung 341 times this evening to represent the over 341,000 people who have died in the US, and 25 drum beats represented each Tribal Member who has passed.

The live-stream of this evening’s tribute can be watched below.

St. Stephens Mission Bell Ringing

The St. Stephens Mission and a Native American drum group are remembering the lives lost to COVID on the Wind River Reservation this New Year’s Eve.

Posted by County 10 on Thursday, December 31, 2020
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