Tag: Hurricane Michael

Catholic officials say Hurricane Michael sets new bar for disaster relief

Catholic officials say Hurricane Michael sets new bar for disaster relief

| October 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Yirca Salazar, a quality assurance specialist for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami, was just a toddler when 1992’s Category-5 Hurricane Andrew left a trail of destruction south of Miami.

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‘Every parish, rectory in hurricane zone’ suffering, says church official

‘Every parish, rectory in hurricane zone’ suffering, says church official

| Tom Tracy | October 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The physical impact of Hurricane Michael and the anticipated recovery period for parts of the Florida Panhandle appear to be on a scale of last year’s Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, according to the church’s top emergency management specialist in Florida.

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Diocese moving from prayer to action in wake of Hurricane Michael

Diocese moving from prayer to action in wake of Hurricane Michael

| October 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the wake of Hurricane Michael, which ravaged the Florida panhandle, the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee, whose territory was smack in the path of the Category 4 storm, has moved from prayer to action.

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Florida dioceses offer prayers for those in hurricane’s path

Florida dioceses offer prayers for those in hurricane’s path

| October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

With EMS service suspended in some parts of Florida as Hurricane Michael made landfall Oct. 10 in the state’s panhandle area with sustained winds clocked at 155 mph, at least least two dioceses offered prayers for those in the Category 4 storm’s path.

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