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The Archdiocese of Los Angeles is providing support to the communities affected by the fires through Catholic Charities of Los Angeles and local parishes and schools.
Deacon Ray Helgeson said California’s wildfire and his faith have forged something new and unexpected in himself and other survivors.
Getting students back to school is just one of the monumental tasks ahead for the region with displaced families and closed schools due to the California wildfires.
As wildfires raged near Los Angeles, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez called on those who have lost their homes and those offering assistance and fighting the flames to remember that God is accompanying them in their sorrow and acts of sacrifice.