- Feb 26, 2020
What could be thought of as an early Christmas present from Florida to the hurricane-weary Bahamas set sail in early December in the form of a mobile trailer full of more emergency supplies for ongoing Hurricane Dorian relief.
Two months after Hurricane Dorian upended life in the northern Bahamas, a newly launched fund will support hundreds of Catholic school students displaced by the storm.
While many public schools in Grand Bahama remain closed some five weeks after Hurricane Dorian’s landfall, Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Academy is back in session with a new daily schedule and newly refurbished spaces.
Freeport, Bahamas, was particularly hard-hit by Hurricane Dorian. Catholic Charities is providing assistance.
Untreated chronic illnesses, wounds and stress-related complications are some of the medical issues Abaco Islands residents are still facing in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, according to a Catholic Charities-sponsored medical team leader who recently visited the region.
In a sign of hope, all grade levels at Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Academy in Freeport, Grand Bahama, started holding classes Sept. 23 — at least on a part-time basis.