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Dealing with misfortune

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Lightning ignited a parish hall in Vermont last Wednesday. Read the story here.

St. Mary’s Church in Joplin, Mo., was destroyed by the May tornado. Last year a flood damaged Sacred Heart Church in Rhode Island around Easter.

Have you dealt with rebuilding a parish church or parish hall after a fire, flood, etc.? What were the challenges and what were the positive outcomes?

Explore Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on the family with our free study guide.

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