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Grace of God: Tornado destroys Texas Catholic church—but statue of Mary survives

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The video here, from CNN, is remarkable for a number of reasons—including the dignity the newscaster shows the church and its parishioners. (It’s also one of the few times I’ve heard a reporter use the verb “celebrate” with Mass; usually reporters talk about how people “attend” Mass or “hear” Mass.)

 

 

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Deacon Greg Kandra
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Deacon Greg Kandra is a Roman Catholic deacon in the Diocese of Brooklyn, New York. For nearly three decades, he was a writer and producer for CBS News, where he contributed to a variety of programs and was honored with every major award in broadcasting. Deacon Greg now serves as Multimedia Editor for Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA.) He and his wife live in Forest Hills, New York.
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