Presiding Episcopal Bishop designates August 31 Katrina Remembrance Sunday

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has designated August 31 as Katrina Remembrance Sunday.

Hurricane Katrina, the costliest Atlantic hurricane ever, caused an estimated $81.2 billion in damages and claimed more than 1800 lives between August 23 and 30, 2005. Since then, thousands of relief workers have volunteered countless hours to assist survivors throughout the Gulf Coast regions of Louisiana and Mississippi.

Full news release at Episcopal Life Online – NEWS

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