Tag: Flood

Catholic groups respond to rapid thaw

Catholic groups respond to rapid thaw

| March 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Rapid snow melt in the Twin Cities and across Minnesota has local Catholic organizations on high alert.

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Faith and generosity sustain flood victims in Omaha Archdiocese

Faith and generosity sustain flood victims in Omaha Archdiocese

| Mike May | March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

For Naoma Borgmann, the first sign of trouble was the look on her husband’s face.

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Catholic Charities strove to meet challenges of natural disasters

Catholic Charities strove to meet challenges of natural disasters

| Mark Pattison | December 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hurricane, fire, flood and even earthquake, Catholic Charities agencies did their best to help thousands of their fellow residents through some of the worst natural disasters they had ever encountered.

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Indian church joins relief efforts as floods wreak havoc in Kerala

Indian church joins relief efforts as floods wreak havoc in Kerala

| August 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church has joined relief efforts as unprecedented floods and landslides continue to wreak havoc in India’s Kerala state, killing 75 people within a week.

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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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Maryland parishioners urged to help one another in flood aftermath

Maryland parishioners urged to help one another in flood aftermath

| Christopher Gunty | June 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the immediate aftermath of the flood that washed through Main Street and other parts of historic Ellicott City May 27, St. Paul Church, perched on the hill above the floodwaters, was able to serve folks in little ways.

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Bishop visits West Virginia’s flood-ravaged areas, where recovery is ongoing

Bishop visits West Virginia’s flood-ravaged areas, where recovery is ongoing

| Tim Bishop | August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bishop Michael J. Bransfield of Wheeling-Charleston toured the flood-ravaged town of Rainelle July 25 to see firsthand the damage caused by the severe June 23 floods.

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Catholic Youth Camp works to salvage season; sessions still planned for summer

Catholic Youth Camp works to salvage season; sessions still planned for summer

| July 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Among the many businesses and organizations affected by the recent flooding in northeastern Minnesota is one near and dear to the hearts of many Catholic families.

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