Richard H. Donohue, 33, remains in critical condition at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, said Dr. Russell J. Nauta, a surgeon who operated on the officer.
There was life before the bombings, and then life after.
"We are all scattered in the pain and horror of this week's violence," Boston's archbishop, Cardinal Sean O'Malley, told parishioners during Sunday services at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross.
"Some of those here were among those injured. But everyone has been affected."
He voiced what so many have been thinking: Why would anyone do this? What were the bombers thinking?
It has been "very difficult to understand what was going on in their heads," he said.