Volume 11 - Issue 35
September 5, 2017
Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey surround homes in Port Arthur, Texas, Aug. 31. (AP photo, Gerald Herbert)
HURRICANE HARVEY

Pope Francis Prays for Hurricane Harvey Victims, Rescue Workers

VATICAN CITY - On Thursday, Pope Francis voiced his sympathy to those suffering from the effects of Hurricane Harvey, offering prayers for the victims and rescue workers.

In an Aug. 31 letter to Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Pope offered his "spiritual closeness and pastoral concern" to all those affected by "the violent hurricane that swept through the states of Texas and Louisiana in these days."  
 
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"We must stand on our own feet, look the world square in the face, and recognize that Jesus Christ is our Lord and Savior, without whom our lives our meaningless and our hopes vain." - Rachel Lu


EVENTS
Guadalupe Pilgrimage: Sept. 22-25
Men's Enclave: Oct. 11-14
Italy Pilgrimage: Oct. 18-27

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