Tag: bahamas

More aid from South Florida for Bahamas like an early Christmas present

MIAMI | What could be thought of as an early Christmas present from Florida to the hurricane-weary Bahamas set sail in early December in the form of a mobile trailer full of more emergency supplies for ongoing Hurricane Dorian relief. The trailer — loaded with supplies furnished through donations from Catholics and charitable foundations around… Read more »

Nassau archbishop assesses post-hurricane challenges in Bahamas

MIAMI | Archbishop Patrick C. Pinder of Nassau, Bahamas, celebrated Mass Sept. 8 for evacuee families and Catholic school staff members a week after Hurricane Dorian slammed into the islands. “I spoke about the hurricane aftermath, then invited the people to come up for a blessing and we spent some time in quiet prayer commending… Read more »

‘You have to have faith,’ Bahamian resident says of Dorian recovery

WASHINGTON | Cathy Nottage, a resident of Elbow Cay — an 8-mile-long stretch in the Abaco Islands of the Bahamas — has had to take a lot of things by faith in the days since Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas and left much of the islands in rubble or underwater. She and her husband… Read more »