Tag: Tragedy

‘Conquer bitterness with sacrificial love,’ bishop tells Virginians

‘Conquer bitterness with sacrificial love,’ bishop tells Virginians

| Brian T. Olszewski | June 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bishop Barry C. Knestout of Richmond celebrated Masses at St. Gregory the Great and St. John the Apostle churches in Virginia Beach June 2, two days after 12 people were killed in the city’s Municipal Center.

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Do not let hate, violence ‘have the last word,’ says Las Vegas bishop

Do not let hate, violence ‘have the last word,’ says Las Vegas bishop

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

At an emotional interfaith prayer service at Guardian Angel Cathedral, Las Vegas Bishop Joseph Pepe told those filling the pews Oct. 2 that “in the face of tragedy we need each other.”

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Principal knows pain of violence

Principal knows pain of violence

| December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tragedy is never expected. It surprises you, takes your breath away, causes you to mourn deeply and to see the presence of God. We know at Ascension Parish.

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Savage youth count blessings in midst of bus tragedy

Savage youth count blessings in midst of bus tragedy

| Susan Klemond For The Catholic Spirit | August 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

What could have been a terrible tragedy involving a bus full of youth from St. John the Baptist in Savage instead had the marks of divine intervention thanks to a quick-thinking youth leader who’d never driven a bus before and an amazing set of circumstances.

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