Hurricane Maria

J.D. Long-García December 27, 2017
Puerto Rico was home to widespread poverty and on the verge of bankruptcy. And that was before Hurricane Maria.
America Films December 18, 2017
In the Puerto Rican town of Orocovis, 1,000 people lost their homes in Hurricanes Maria and Irma. There, graduate students from the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico are providing social and psychological services to help residents who have lost everything start to rebuild their homes
America Films December 08, 2017
Fr. Carlos Francis Méndez led his parish into action after bringing his sorrow about the hurricane devastation into prayer.
America Films November 30, 2017
Students from Sagrado Corazón University distribute supplies around Puerto Rico.
Father Carlos Francis Mendez visits with Rosa Mendez Torres, a woman who suffers from diabetes, in Las Marias, Puerto Rico. (J.D. Long-García)
J.D. Long-García November 15, 2017
Almost two months after the devastating storm, the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church is bringing food, water and blessings to the residents of Las Marias, Puerto Rico.
Students tend to family in need at Universidad Sagrado Corazón in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (Photo: J.D. Long-García)
J.D. Long-García November 14, 2017
Students “have lifted up this whole university, challenging us to go out to the margins, like Pope Francis asks.”