A Mexican border diocese has issued an urgent appeal for assistance as hundreds of Haitian migrants arrive in the oft-violent city of Nuevo Laredo, hoping to apply for asylum in the United States.
Quiet, humble, but never ceasing in his various ministries, even up to his death, are among the enduring descriptions of retired Auxiliary Bishop Guy Sansaricq. His Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, Sept. 2, at Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, Prospect Heights.
The vice director for the National Center of the Haitian Apostolate (NCHA) pledged to continue its mission of ministering to Haitian Catholics across the U.S. That was the vision of retired Auxiliary Bishop Guy Sansaricq, who died recently. The bishop helped create NCHA nearly three decades ago.
Right up to the end of his life, retired Auxiliary Bishop Guy Sansaricq was busy working on behalf of the Haitian community.
The Diocese of Brooklyn has the second highest population of Haitian-Americans and immigrants in the U.S. The diocese’s mobilization to help quake-ravaged Haiti stems from the solid bond between the long-suffering nation and the Roman Catholic Church.
Haiti-born clergy in Brooklyn kept their emotions in check as a transfer of power in their homeland was completed Tuesday, July 20, following the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse.
In the Diocese of Brooklyn, Haitian Catholics renew pleas for peace and prayer a week after the July 7 assassination of president Jovenel Moïse in their long-suffering homeland.