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A Few Thoughts On Veteran’s Day

  It’s the feast of St. Martin of Tours, and since he was a soldier of some renown it is fitting that his feast coincides with what we celebrate as Veteran’s Day. I have an affinity for soldiers. At Mass … Continue reading

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Remembering, With Gratitude, The D-Day Sacrifices Of The Fallen

Pope Francis remembers, and is grateful. Francis praised “the numerous soldiers who left their country to land on the beaches of Normandy to fight against Nazi barbarism and free occupied France”. The Vatican said Francis “also does not forget the … Continue reading

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D-Day, June 6, 1944

The photograph above was taken by Frank Scherschel for Life Magazine, after D-Day. From today’s issue commemorating the landing, the editors at Life share the following, It’s no mystery why images of unremitting violence spring to mind when one hears … Continue reading

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