September 23, 2018

Mercy Sisters' Home Provides Refuge During Florence

'Holy Angels, a home in Belmont, North Carolina, for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, lived up to its reputation of hospitality, sheltering a group of medically fragile North Carolinians fleeing from Tropical Storm Florence.

The home, run by the Sisters of Mercy, took in a group of individuals from a similar facility near Jacksonville, North Carolina, after the town was evacuated because of the Category 1 storm. Florence made landfall along the Carolinas coast the morning of Sept. 14 as a hurricane, then was downgraded as a tropical storm. It claimed at least 32 lives and caused catastrophic flooding in many parts of eastern North Carolina...'

Messages to: Holy Angels

Source: Global Sisters Report

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