Water's rise and fall: Harvey's wrath still felt across Gulf Coast
HOUSTON – As the waters from Hurricane Harvey rose and fell, prayers uttered in Texas ranged from pleas for protection to asking God for the courage to live with charity and great patience, said Bishop Brendan J. Cahill of Victoria.
The bishop said after residents saw the wreckage caused by the storm, they experienced suffering and deep sadness, but they also got right to work to help each other.
“The resolve to help one block, one parish at a time continues to be strong,” he said.
When the storm began, the bishop kept vigil praying to the Blessed Mother with two Marian devotions: