A Message from the Eparchy of Stamford regarding the hurricane tragedy
Dear Reverend Fathers,
In the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which devastated many parts of Texas and Florida, as well as some neighboring states, I am, on the directive of His Excellency, Bishop Paul Chomnycky, OSBM, asking you to hold a special collection in your parish – as soon as possible – to come to the aid of the many who desperately need it.
We have no doubt that your parishioners, having witnessed the devastation on TV, understand and empathize with those suffering and will recognize the importance of giving support and of being as generous as possible. Please remind them that we are, indeed, our brothers’ keepers!
Please forward the collected funds to the Chancery by the end of September, so that they can be transmitted to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, which will then distribute the monies to those suffering the aftermath of the hurricane devastations.
Vicar General of the Eparchy of Stamford