BOSTON (USA TODAY) -- At 2:50 p.m., the city of Boston will begin on Monday
the painful process of emerging from a week of tragedy by falling
silent to honor the victims of Boston Marathon bombings and its
One minute later, bells will ring out to the
mark the moment when the first of two explosions erupted near the finish
line in Copley Square and changed the city forever.
were killed and more than 180 injured in the explosions at the finish
line of the race. A police officer was killed later during the manhunt
for the two suspects.
A private funeral was scheduled for 8
a.m. for Krystle Campbell, a 29-year-old restaurant worker killed in the
blasts. A memorial service will be held Monday night at Boston
University for 23-year-old Lu Lingzi, a graduate student from China.
On Sunday, a memorial was held in Dorchester for Martin Richard, 8, who was also killed in the initial bombings.
Another memorial is planned later this week for Sean Collier, 26, the police officer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who was shot and killed.
Boston residents headed back to workplaces and schools for the first
time since the dramatic bombing brought the city to a standstill.
Traffic was building on major arteries into the city Monday morning.
another sign that the city was getting back on its feet, city officials
said they are beginning the process of reopening to the public the
six-block site around the bombing.
Tsarnaev,19, one of the suspects, was under heavy guard at a hospital
with serious gunshot wounds. His brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, was
shot in a gun battle with police Thursday and died of gunshot wounds,
the blast from a suicide vest or after being run over by Dzhokhar as he
fled the scene.
With the threat gone,"you can feel the relief at home here," Gov. Deval Patrick said Sunday on CBS Face the Nation.
was very much on the mind of those who attended Sunday services
throughout the metropolitan area, which had been shut down for most of
the week as authorities hunted for the perpetrators of the bombings.
historic Trinity Church, however, is in the crime scene and could not
host services Sunday, but the congregation was invited to worship at the
Temple Israel synagogue instead. The FBI allowed church officials a
half-hour Saturday to go inside to gather the priests' robes, the wine
and bread for Sunday's service.
Trinity's Rev. Samuel T.
Lloyd III offered a prayer for those who were slain "and for those who
must rebuild their lives without the legs that they ran and walked on
"So where is God when the terrorists do their work?"
Lloyd asked. "God is there, holding us and sustaining us. God is in the
pain the victims are suffering, and the healing that will go on. God is
with us as we try still to build a just world, a world where there will
not be terrorists doing their terrible damage."