Religious Gathering Place in Robstown Destroyed in Overnight Fire

An overnight fire destroyed the Holy Family Formation Center in the 700 block of West Avenue D in Robstown.

Firefighters responded to reports of the blaze at around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, but were on the scene fighting the fire for hours. By early Thursday morning, the structure was left smoldering.

The Holy Family Formation Center was a religious gathering place that had a chapel and a bookstore. It belonged to the Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity. The fire destroying everything, from sacred vestments and chalices to holy books.

Thankfully, no one was inside at the time of the blaze. The cause is still under investigation.


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