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Live video from Boston's Cathedral of the Holy Cross, the site of this morning's memorial service for victims of the Boston Marathon bombing:

The interfaith service began at 11:00 AM ET. Boston Mayor Tom Menino, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, and leaders from faiths across the city have already taken to the podium. President Barack Obama is about to offer the final reflection of the service and Cardinal Sean O'Malley will conclude with a closing blessing. The full program is here.

9:03 AM PT: President Obama is taking the stage now.

9:04 AM PT: "Scripture tells us to "Run with endurance the race that is set before us,'" begins the president.

9:06 AM PT: "It was a beautiful day to be in Boston ... and then, in an instant, the beauty was shattered. ... And so we come together to mourn ... but we also come together to regain that state of grace, to reaffirm that the spirit of this city is undaunted."

9:10 AM PT: "Whether folks come here to Boston for just a day or they stay here for years, they leave with a place of this town firmly in their hearts. So Boston is your town, but we take a piece with us too."

9:14 AM PT: "Our prayers are with the Campbell family ... the Lu family of China ... and the Richard family of Dorchester ... our prayers are with the injured." Krystle Campbell was 29, Lingzi Lu was 23, and Martin Richard was 8.

9:15 AM PT: "Your resolve is the greatest rebuke to whoever committed this heinous act."

9:18 AM PT: "Scripture teaches us God has not given us a spirt of fear and timidity, but of power and love and discipline. And that's the spirit you've displayed."

9:19 AM PT: To those responsible: "Yes we will find you. And yes you will face justice. We will find you, we will hold you accountable, but more than that, our fidelity to our way of life, to a free and open society will only grow stronger. For God has not given us a spirt of fear and timidity, but of power and love and discipline."

9:19 AM PT: "We may have been knocked over, but we'll keep going. We'll finish the race."

9:21 AM PT: "We can't let something like this stop us. This doesn't stop us. And that's what you've taught us, Boston. To push on. To persevere. To not grow weary. [...] Even when our heart aches, we summon the spirit maybe we didn't even know we had. We finish the race. [...] We do that because we know that somewhere around the bend, a stranger has a cup of water ... someone will be there to pick us up and cheer us on if we fall. We know that. And that's what the perpetrators of such senseless violence, these small stunted individuals who would destroy instead of build ... that's what they don't understand."

9:22 AM PT: "That's why a bomb can't beat us. That's why we don't hunker down. That's we don't cower in fear. We carry on. We race, and we strive, and we build, and we work, and we celebrate our kids."

9:23 AM PT: "We will return for the 118th running of the Boston Marathon," say President Obama, to standing applause. "Bet on it!"

9:25 AM PT: "Tomorrow, the sun will rise over Boston. Tomorrow the sun will rise over this country that we love. This special place, this state of grace. Scripture tells us to "Run with endurance the race that is set before us." As we do, may God hold close those who have been taken from us too soon. May he comfort their families. And may he continue to watch over these United States of America."


10:22 AM PT: Here'a a transcript of the president's remarks.

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