Local deacons serve as bridges in wake of tornado, floods

The Cathedral of St. Joseph an Impressionist painting through a window in the rain.

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight once wrote that deacons “should work to connect the people of God with their local leader, the bishop, and the Church with the needs of the poor … drawing Church leaders, ordinary believers, and people on the margins of society closer together.”
Recent natural disasters have affirmed this for several deacons of this diocese the crucial role they bear in building bridges among God’s people.

-Catholic Missourian

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