Tag: hurricanes

For those in the path of Hurricane Irene

This is a repost for all those in the path of Hurricane Irene: Our Lady of Prompt Succor protected New Orleans during the Great Fire of 1812, and again during the Battle of New Orleans in 1815. She is the patroness of both the City of New Orleans and the State of Louisiana. Today she…

Finally over!

Officially, the Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. According to the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory: “There is nothing magical in these dates, and hurricanes have occurred outside of these six months, but these dates were selected to encompass over 97% of tropical activity.” And now, it’s over. We thank Our…

Hurricane Ike – prayers needed

Please pray for the folks in Texas and southern Louisiana as Ike makes landfall early Saturday morning. This is a big storm and it is already affecting residents along the coast. Prayer for Protection against Storms and Hurricanes Our Father in Heaven through the intercession of Our Lady of Prompt Succor, spare us during this…

Hurricane Prayers

There are many people in the path of Gustav, and they need our prayers. I found the following on the Archdioces of New Orleans website: Prayer for Hurricane Season O God, Master of this passing world, hear the humble voices of your children. The Sea of Galilee obeyed your order and returned to its former…

Three years ago

many lives, and a city, were changed forever: Katrina: the storm we always feared Hurricane Katrina struck the New Orleans area early morning August 29, 2005. The storm surge breached the city’s levees at multiple points, leaving 80 percent of the city submerged, tens of thousands of victims clinging to rooftops, and hundreds of thousands…

Our Lady of Prompt Succor for Hurricane Protection

Our Lady of Prompt Succor protected New Orleans during the Great Fire of 1812, and again during the Battle of New Orleans in 1815. She is the patroness of both the City of New Orleans and the State of Louisiana. Today she is prayed to for protection against hurricanes. Hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin…