On the picture Fr. Lucius, SVD with one of the tsunami victims.
The tsunami hit Selat Sunda on Saturday night, December 22, 2018. This was triggered by the eruption of Mount Anak Krakatau which is an active volcano. The wave of tsunami hit the coastal area of Anyer, Pandeglang and Serang, Banten till Lampung. On the coast of Sumur Sub-district, in Pandeglang the waves reached 3.9 m. The earthquake has killed 426 and 23 people are missing, 7,202 people injured, and 40,386 people displaced.
On December 18, Saint Vito of Ezpeleta Caritas parish in Buenos Aires organized a festive lunch for the needy people. Many families and group of different age groups attended the celebration.
Brother Jairo Godinho Guimaraes from Brasil, lawyer, professed his final vows in January 2018 and is working in JPIC (Justice and peace and Intefrity of creation) in the Amazon.