Tag: disaster

Come hell or high water: Is your parish ready to handle a fire or flood?

Come hell or high water: Is your parish ready to handle a fire or flood?

| July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Are your parish’s fire extinguishers full? Computers backed up off-site? Can its thermostat alert someone if it senses unusually high temperatures? Mark Larson hopes the answer is yes. As owner and president of Clean Response in St. Paul and a parishioner of Our Lady of Grace in Edina.

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Long-term recovery ahead for California communities hit hard by wildfires

Long-term recovery ahead for California communities hit hard by wildfires

| October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Diocese of Santa Rosa “has been hit hard” and “is in an ongoing state of uncertainty” because of Northern California wildfires that began the night of Oct. 8, said Bishop Robert Vasa.

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Pope offers prayers for victims of flooding in Texas, Louisiana

Pope offers prayers for victims of flooding in Texas, Louisiana

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Deeply moved by the tragic loss of life and the immense material devastation that this natural catastrophe has left in its wake, he prays for the victims and their families, and for all those engaged in the vital work of relief, recovery and rebuilding,” Cardinal Parolin said.

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