On December 1, 1958, a fire broke out at Our Lady of the Angels School in Chicago, Illinois. Ninety-two children and three nuns died in the fire that occurred 52 years today. Afterwards, sweeping changes were made in fire codes across the nation and firefighters in training still study the OLA fire so that something like it cannot occur again. There is a poignant website in the memory of the children and sisters. Today please remember them in your prayers.
Remembering Our Lady of the Angels