- Jul 25, 2021
Rescue workers now focused on finding remains instead of survivors in the rubble of a Florida condominium collapse vowed Thursday to keep up their search for victims until they cleared all the debris at the site.
An apparent sense of quiet and shock in Haiti following the assassination of that country’s embattled president July 7 was mirrored in Florida’s Little Haiti neighborhood.
Family members and rescue workers held a vigil Wednesday night near the site of a collapsed Florida condo building shortly after officials announced that they had given up hope of finding any survivors.
The bodies of two young sisters pulled from the rubble of a Florida condo building — so tiny that the 4 and 10-year-olds were placed in the same casket — were buried alongside their parents Tuesday
Father Juan Sosa on Wednesday spent time with the relative of a missing family in the collapse of the Champlain Towers condominium in Surfside, Florida. She was in tears. The family was supposed to celebrate one of the children’s birthdays until the collapse last week.
After girding themselves with eucharistic adoration, rosary, songs and reflections, the teens, young adults and parish community of St. Joseph stepped out into the night air to solemnly walk to Surfside’s new ground zero.
Surfside’s informal Wall of Remembrance memorial sprung up following the tragic partial collapse of the Champlain Towers South condo building near Miami Beach.
It is an understatement to say the people and staff of St. Joseph Parish will be living the crisis of the Surfside condominium collapse in a most intimate way for some time to come.