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  by John Stegeman Catholic News Service DAYTON, Ohio (CNS) — Although Queen of Martyrs Catholic Church in Dayton sustained significant damage from the May 27 tornadoes that swept through the southwestern region of the state, a statue of Mary on the property remained standing next to the ruined bell

by Mary Farrow Denver Newsroom, Apr 25, 2020 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- On May 4, the parish community of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Madill, Oklahoma would have celebrated the first anniversary of their new church building. But on April 22, an EF2 tornado pummeled the small-town church, blowing

A crucifix outside a Tennessee church after storms over Easter, 2020. Credit: Office of Rep. Chuck Fleischmann
by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Apr 14, 2020 / 09:31 am (CNA).- The bishops of the United States have offered their prayers in solidarity with the victims of extreme weather over the Easter weekend. At least 30 people were killed due to severe weather across the southern U.S. April 12

Storm damage to the Church of the Assumption in Germantown, Tennessee. Credit: Mark Cassman
By Christine Rousselle Nashville, Tenn., Mar 3, 2020 / 11:00 am (CNA).- An historic Catholic church in the Nashville neighborhood of Germantown was among several buildings seriously damaged by a tornado Tuesday night. The tornado’s main path struck about 100 yards away from the Church of the Assumption in the

Archbishop Dennis Schnurr Tours Tornado Damage in Dayton; Meets with Catholic Social Services Story and photos by Jessica Rinaudo It was a somber day walking into the offices of Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley (CSSMV) in Dayton. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr was there to visit and hear the stories

By Eileen Connelly, OSU Weeks after the May 27 tornadoes that tore through Dayton and areas north of the city, recovery efforts remain in full force with local faith-based organizations taking a leading role. “This is where Catholic social service agencies such as Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley

In the past few days, students from Chaminade Julienne helped those impacted by the Memorial Day tornadoes. Check out the pictures below:

Donations toward the recovery effort can be made at: Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley at https://cssmv.org/donate-now/ St. Vincent de Paul Dayton at https://stvincentdayton.org/how-to-donate/ Our Home Family Resource Center at https://www.ourhomefrc.com/donate/

Just as the workday was winding down on April 3, 1974, an F-5 tornado that was part of what would later be called a super outbreak, touched ground 10 minutes southwest of Xenia. Ten minutes later on that fateful day 40 years ago, the storm charged into the city of