A spokesman for the Catholic Diocese of Leeds said:
We are asking everybody to remember Ann Maguire in their prayers, and to remember her family who will be under pressure and stress at this time.
She was amazingly well known in the local community for what she had done for young people.
Everybody is so hurt by what has happened and taking time to recover.
This is a time to remember her. We are talking about three generations of people - children, parents and grandparents - whose lives she has touched.
She made a major difference to a lot of people's lives through the care she gave them and her teaching.
Part of her philosophy was to make sure that students achieved their best, and this is a chance to remember her.
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