Posts Tagged ‘hero priests’

Hurricane Harvey couldn’t stop kayaking priest Comments 0

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Floods didn’t stop Father David Bergeron, a Catholic priest, from bringing Christ and the Mass to those stranded by Hurricane Harvey this weekend. After spending the night in his truck, Father Bergeron got into his kayak the next morning. His mission? To return to his parish and say Mass for Catholics stranded in the flood Read more

Memories from priests who went to battle on September 11 Comments 0

Friday, September 16th, 2016

“It started coming down on us.” Fifteen years ago, Capt. Thomas Colucci led the men of his 31st Street firehouse into what would be the finest hour for New York City’s fire, police and emergency responders: Ground Zero on Sept. 11. After the South Tower collapsed, the Catholic fire captain and his firefighters began digging Read more