Catholic groups are mobilizing to help in Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath

August 28, 2017
By Rhina Guidos
Catholic News Service

WASHINGTON (CNS) – Catholic dioceses and charities are quickly organizing to help in the aftermath of a Category 4 hurricane that made landfall with heavy rains and winds of 130 miles per hour late Aug. 25 into the Rockport, Texas area, northeast of Corpus Christi. The National Weather Service said in a tweet Aug. 27 that the rainfall expected after the hurricane and storm are over “are beyond anything experienced before.”