Fire ravages Catholic church in Texas – Catholic World Report

The Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hostyn, Texas is on fire June 9, 2022. / Fayette County Sheriff’s Office. See CNA article for a full slideshow.

Washington, DC Newsroom, June 9, 2022 / 8:30 a.m. (CNA).

The Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hostyn, Texas was shown on fire Thursday morning in a Facebook video.

The video, which was released by The Fayette County Record early June 9, says, “Holy Rosary Church in Hostyn is on fire this morning. Many emergency teams are now on site. No further details at this time.”

This video was reposted by the Diocese of Victoria. The diocese said in its Publish to “Please keep Father Felix Twumasi and the parishioners of Holy Rosary Church in Hostyn in your prayers. We will post updates as information becomes available.

Father Felix K. Twumasi is listed as a parish administrator on the parish website.

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office job on his Facebook page several more photos of the Thursday morning fire.

“Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that FM 2436 in Hostyn is currently closed due to a large fire at Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hostyn,” the post read.

“The causeway is completely closed at this time,” the post said. “Please avoid the area so first responders can do their job!”

This is a developing story.

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