Posts Tagged ‘hurricane’

Chainsaw wielding Nun attacks tree Comments 0

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

A south Florida nun decided to forego divine intervention this week and picked up a chainsaw instead to join the cleanup efforts following Hurricane Irma. Sister Margaret Ann, wearing her nun’s habit, was caught on camera using the heavy equipment to help clear a tree toppled by the ferocious storm. Continue reading   Related Posts:Catholic aid Read more

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

Catholic aid workers battle with Hurricane Matthew’s devastation Comments 0

Friday, October 7th, 2016

Catholic aid workers in Haiti are waiting for huge winds to subside before assessing the damage left by Hurricane Matthew. The city of Les Cayes and coastal towns and villages in the south west of Haiti experienced the most destruction. Les Cayes and surrounding areas are the focus of concern for Catholic Relief Services. Matthew Read more

Pope prays for hurricane-struck nations Comments 0

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI has expressed solidarity and prayed for Caribbean nations hit by Hurricane Sandy. The pope on Sunday said he wanted to express his sympathy to those hit by the devastating hurricane that struck Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica and the Bahamas “with particular violence.” Hurricane Sandy left nearly 60 dead in the Caribbean. The pope Read more