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The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most
populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2016 population of 8,537,673
distributed over a land area of about 302.6 square miles (784 km2),

New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States.
Located at the southern tip of  the state of New York, the city is the center of the
New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations
in the world.

A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance,
media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace
defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations,
New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described
as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States, and is the 27th-most extensive, fourth-most
Pennsylvania to the south and Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont to the east. The state has a
international border with the Canadian provinces of Quebec to the north and Ontario to the northwest.
The state of New York, with an estimated 19.8 million residents in 2015, is also referred to as
New York State to distinguish it from New York City, the state's most populous city and its economic hub.
With an estimated population of 8.55 million in 2015, New York City is the most populous city in the
United States and the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States.

The New York Metropolitan Area is one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.
New York City is a global city, exerting a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion,
research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute.
The home of the United Nations Headquarters, New York City is an important center for international
diplomacy and has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world, as well as
the world's most economically powerful city. New York City makes up over 40% of the population of
New York State. Two-thirds of the state's population lives in the New York City Metropolitan Area, and
nearly 40% lives on Long Island. Both the state and New York City were named for the 17th-century
Duke of York, future King James II of England. The next four most populous cities in the state are Buffalo,
Rochester, Yonkers, and Syracuse, while the state
capital is Albany.
REMEMBER 9/11
A Prayer of Blessing for Emergency Workers

Blessed are you, Lord, God of mercy, who through
your Son gave us a marvelous example of charity
and the great commandment of love for one another.
Send down your blessings on these your servants,
who so generously devote themselves to helping
others. Grant them courage when they are afraid,
wisdom when they must make quick decisions,
strength when they are weary, and compassion in
all their work. When the alarm sounds and they are
called to aid both friend and stranger, let them
faithfully serve you in their neighbour. We ask this
through Christ our Lord.

Amen.  

( Adapted from the Book of Blessings, #587, by Diana Macalintal )
The Firefighter Prayer  
We have the task of helping those in trouble and danger,
of saving life and property. Help us to do our job well,
to do it with pride and dedication, for sometimes we risk
our lives. When we think of the dangers and we remember
those who gave their lives in facing them, help us to remember
what Jesus said: ‘There is no greater love than to lay down
one’s life for one’s friends.’ We are grateful for the strength,
support, and encouragement we find in our colleagues,
And give thanks for our loved ones who support us through
it all. May we know help, strength and protection as we seek
to serve one another and the community.

Amen.  
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