Posts Tagged ‘Equador’

Statue of Our Lady untouched by huge Equador quake

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

A statue of Our Lady and the glass case in which it was housed remained intact amidst the devastation of Equador’s huge earthquake this month. The statue of Our Lady of Light was housed in a school that collapsed and was reduced to rubble in the April 16 quake, which left at least 600 people Read more

Northern Ireland nun, postulants killed in Equador quake

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

A missionary nun from Northern Ireland and five young postulants were among those killed in the earthquake that struck Equador on April 16. Sr Clare Maria Crockett, 33, from Derry, worked at a school in Playa Prieta, where she taught alongside other sisters of the Home of the Mother order. The missionary was teaching young Read more