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The Catholic Commentator: CCDBR Staff Bracing for Another Hurricane Season
As late spring’s tepidity two-stepped into summer’s sauna and the dreaded June 1 date inched closer, the eyes of Lisa Lee and C.J. Roy were focused on the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and beyond. Read the article here
What’s next? A flood overwhelms a woman’s home in Bayou Pigeon
The stench of wet wood and mold, cooked under the Louisiana sun, smothers you as you walk into Janet Derrick’s house. The floors remain wet a few days after a dam broke in Iberville Parish. The flooring gives way under each step. After delivering a meal, we asked Janet: “What else do you need?”
Meet Mr. Louis Gibson, Joseph Homes Graduate!
Joseph Homes is the first step to rebuilding the lives of homeless men recently released from prison. Joseph Homes provides short-term housing in a private, clean, efficiency apartment, food, clothing, and referrals for healthcare, mental health counseling, as well as support group meeting for ex-offenders. (more…)