By Joseph Pronechen

Carol Kaliff
In a July 27, 2016 photo, Jennifer Hubbard, whose first-grade daughter, Catherine, died during the Sandy Hook School shootings, is seen in Newtown, Connecticut. Prayer, she said, has not only helped her uncover a closer relationship with God, but has helped her discover a deeper connection with herself, her family and the world around her.

A bereaved Catholic mother and a local pastor share their thoughts about how to cope with such horrors.

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