WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) announced today a $1.5 million FEMA grant for Saint Joseph Abbey and Seminary College near Covington to fund repairs to Benet Hall. The hall was among 31 buildings damaged at the historic campus by flooding in 2016.
“The 2016 flooding was devastating to Saint Joseph Abbey. This grant will help the college rebuild and continue its mission to educate religious leaders and serve the community,” said Sen. Kennedy.