Inspired by the words and witness of some military chaplains I recently heard speak, I wanted to reflect on the contribution given to our nation by chaplains.
My reflection starts with the events of February 1943. At the end of January 1943 the USAT Dorchester left New York bound for Greenland. It was originally a civilian ship but was now carrying over 900 military and civilian souls when it emb... More
The prayer on the reverse of the cards for Servant of God Father Vincent Capodanno, who was killed while attending to wounded and dying Marines in the middle of a firefight in Vietnam in September 1967:
May God, who has offered healing and strength through the hands of his only son and through his many servants, grant (name intentions here) the favor of his healing hand through the intercession of... More