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Hurricane Harvey

Heavy wind caused by Hurricane Irma is seen in Miami Sept. 10. (CNS
Neighbor helping neighbor. Father Enrique Camacho, executive director of Caritas Puerto Rico, took to the air via a National Guard of Puerto Rico helicopter and delivered food, water, solar lamps, batteries and other supplies to the main office of Catholic Charities of the U.S. Virgin Islands (CCVI) on St. Thomas.

Badin High School seniors who played a role in the "Helping Houston" effort included, from left, Sam Mathews, Allie Browning, Jordan Flaig and Abby Bond. The Badin students and community raised more than $3,000 in gift cards to send to the Clear Creek Independent School District in Houston. (Courtesy Photo)
Michelle Martin-McDulin was near tears. The Badin High School art teacher was thinking about her friends and family in Houston, Texas … about the wrath of Hurricane Harvey … and about the generous response of the Badin community she is now a part of. “The way our community responds is

People walk through floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey Aug. 27 after being evacuated in Dickinson, Texas. (CNS photo/Rick Wilking, Reuters)
Dear Friends in Christ, Over the past several days, all of us have followed the historic flooding and resulting devastation and loss of life in southwest Texas. Hurricane Harvey has created an unprecedented and catastrophic weather event of immense proportions. The hurricane may now also strike Louisiana. Our hearts and

Interstate 45 is seen submerged from the effects of Hurricane Harvey Aug. 28 in Houston. (CNS photo/Richard Carson, Reuters)
The Bishops of Texas have issued a list of Catholic charities helping in rescue and recovery following the devastating impact of Saturday’s hurricane and the ongoing flooding in the state. They emphasize that cash contributions are their greatest need. National organizations, including Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), are collecting funds, but