Fleeing the flames, clergy and laity join forces to help.
“Carrying the Blessed Sacrament was my protection.”
The Kneeling Santa idea came to Ray Gauer while he was on retreat at a Trappist Monastery in Kentucky in the 1940s.
Church leaders offer an inspiring lineup at the virtual event planned for mid-August.
“His rebuilding of the mission was worthy of the heroic padres who had founded it on the wastelands...”
The Register spoke to a few dioceses across the country to see how they are coping with the situation.
A look at notable churches in Mobile, New Orleans, Honolulu, San Francisco, Raleigh, Buffalo and Washington, D.C.
‘We need to make this a moment for purification and renewal of … Mission San Gabriel,’ said Archbishop José Gomez, ‘and renewal of the mission that is each one of our lives.’