Normally an art teacher at a nearby community center, Elizabeth Reyes was surrounded by piles of her own art collection and family memorabilia, including her own wedding cake topper.
Church, Community Help One Another in Inland Florida County Hit Hard by Ian
Despite being located in an inland county in southern central Florida, Hurricane Ian was slated to barrel through the area and the Peace River was getting high, so they sought shelter at Hardee Junior High School.
Advocates Already Pushing for a Satisfactory Farm Bill in 2023
The current farm bill doesn’t expire until 2023, yet already advocates are lining up their arguments to assemble the kind of farm bill they want to see next year.
Puerto Rico Devastated After Hurricane Fiona Hits
Watching the news and looking outside while sheltering at his parents’ home in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, Father Enrique Camacho can’t fathom how almost five years to the day of Hurricane Maria the island is once again devastated, this time courtesy of Hurricane Fiona.
Kentucky Flooding: Spiritual, Physical, Financial Support Comes Through From the Church
In recent weeks, Father Bob Damron has spent his time driving down winding eastern Kentucky roads, stopping by anyone he sees cleaning up mud and flood debris to offer both spiritual and physical support — a shoulder to cry on and a shovel to help dig.
Though Small in Numbers, Eastern Kentucky Catholics Step Up to Help Flood Victims
Catholics make up less than 1% of the population in Eastern Kentucky, but local churches are stepping up in a big way to help victims of the devastating floods that hit the region on July 27.
Kentucky Churches, Communities Work Together to Meet Flood Victims’ Needs
The rains began late July 27 and went into the next day, causing massive flooding that destroyed hundreds of homes and wiped out entire communities, according to news reports. Search and rescue teams, with the help of the National Guard, began searching for missing people July 29. As of Aug. 1, 660 air rescues and hundreds of boat rescues had been conducted.
Food Pantries Can Help During Soaring Inflation
As the federal government continues to report record inflation rates, The Tablet wants to offer a service to our readers who are having difficulty in finding affordable meals.
Catholic Charities a Steady Presence in Aftermath of Uvalde School Shooting
Two weeks ago, the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Sunday school classrooms were filled with catechists and students. Today, the classrooms are an outpost for Catholic Charities of San Antonio (CCSA), as the organization works alongside local clergy to do “whatever it takes” for those affected by the Robb Elementary School shooting.
Most Ukrainian Refugees In U.S. Won’t Get Permanent Status
The Catholic Church has been involved with refugee resettlement in an organized way ever since World War II, when millions of displaced people in Europe were resettled in various countries.