Tag: Tornado

Tornadoes damage Ohio community, church

Tornadoes damage Ohio community, church

| John Stegeman | May 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Although Queen of Martyrs Catholic Church in Dayton sustained significant damage from the May 27 tornadoes that swept through the southwestern region of the state, a statue of Mary on the property remained standing next to the ruined bell tower.

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Pope conveys ‘heartfelt solidarity,’ prayers for tornado victims

Pope conveys ‘heartfelt solidarity,’ prayers for tornado victims

| March 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

As of March 6, the number of lives lost in Alabama during a violent tornado that swept through the central part of the state remained at 23, and USA Today reported that anonymous donors have now offered to pay for their funerals. The victims ranged in age from 6 to 89.

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St. Bridget in north Minneapolis ready to celebrate with neighbors

St. Bridget in north Minneapolis ready to celebrate with neighbors

| July 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Traditionally, the St. Bridget Summerfest has been celebrated the first week in June at the north Minneapolis parish.

But after Franciscan Father Anthony Criscitelli saw the damage to the neighborhood and heard the insurance assessment on damage to the parish’s school building from the May 22 tornado, the pastor postponed the annual fundraiser and community gathering to Sunday, Aug. 21.

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Storm response brings opportunities for solidarity

Storm response brings opportunities for solidarity

| Kathy Tomlin | June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

North Minneapolis is a resilient community despite the many times it finds itself in the middle of a storm’s eye. A number of different storms have plagued the area over the years, some of them simultaneously. It has seen more than its fair share of poverty, gang violence, joblessness and racial exclusion.

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News Notes: May 26, 2011

News Notes: May 26, 2011

| May 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

» North Minneapolis tornado shatters church window
» Forty-three years of service
» Teacher of the year
» Holy Angels honors couples
» New leaders
» ‘Extraordinary’ confirmation

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