Many of [the victims] lived in the building that housed 80 apartment units and four commercial units because of its affordability. Many of them often turned to St. Anthony for a meal or pantry items to tide them over, said John Cooper, St. Anthony’s pastoral associate and business manager.
Victims of apartment building collapse in Davenport, Iowa, turn to nearby Catholic church
Faithful turn to prayer as tornadoes tear through center of U.S., taking at least 21 lives
More than 50 tornado reports were received in at least seven states as of April 1: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Mississippi, Tennessee and Wisconsin.
Nation/World news briefs: Jan. 30, 2023
In focus: Miraculous Medal Shrine, World Day for Consecrated Life, former priest faces sexual misconduct charges
Photos of the Week: Aug. 9, 2021
In the spotlight: wildfires in Greece, 9/11 “Never Forget Walk,” Iowa pilgrimage
Bishop ‘profoundly saddened’ by deaths, damage from Midwest storms
The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ domestic policy committee May 24 called for “prayers for the victims and their grieving families and communities” affected by devastating storms from Texas to Illinois.
The ones who weave: how to repair the social fabric
While lay people honor their legacy, women religious are hosting events of their own – not to pat themselves on the back but to pay it forward, to continue their work of healing a fractured nation.
Iowan to celebrate two milestones: turning 97, 91st year as server
97 year old man receives greatest joy from serving at the altar and being helpful to the pastor.