Unity and Hope Amidst Adversity at Ascension St. Vincent’s Hospital
September 12, 2023 • Diocese of St. Augustine

We are filled with gratitude and relief as we receive the reassuring news that no injuries have been reported in the aftermath of the recent parking garage collapse at Ascension St. Vincent’s Riverside on Sept. 12. We give praise and thanksgiving for the protective hand that watched over all those involved.

We extend our appreciation to the first responders and all parties whose swift actions played a key role in safeguarding lives and ensuring the well-being of all affected. 

In this time of hardship, we offer our prayers for the staff of Ascension St. Vincent’s and all those touched by this tragedy. May they find strength and hope in their faith and find solace in the support of the community. Let us come together in prayer for understanding and healing as investigations into the matter continue.

With faith and unity,
The Faith Community of the Diocese of St. Augustine