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ANOTHER UPDATE: Feedback from the troops and thanks for the socks!

Remember our Fox River Socks project for the troops in Afghanistan?  I posted the link to a wishlist created by a Catholic chaplain.  As you know, socks are really important for soldiers.  The wishlist was created for some 1800 pairs … Continue reading

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MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! You helped a US Army Chaplain and his troops!

YOU DID IT!  100% Fulfillment of the requests for socks.  I am really proud of you.
1800 pairs of sock in less than a month and a half.
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Our own “Cantor”, frequent commentator here, broke down the purchases by location. NB: British … Continue reading

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TLM: We need it everywhere!

A friend of mine, Fr. Charles Johnson, is a Navy chaplain serving in Afghanistan.
The TLM:

You may remember that Fr. Johnson gave me a tour of USS Theodore Roosevelt a few years back.
Please support the Archdiocese for Military Services.  I have … Continue reading

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GUEST ENTRY: Praying and vesting in armor before combat and before Holy Mass

When a priest prepares for Holy Mass it is customary for him to say prayers as he dons each vestments. When putting on the amice, he lets it rest on the top of his head briefly and he says the … Continue reading

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OOH-RAH! by OOH-RAH!: TLM in Afghanistan

Over at Rorate there is a note about a priest serving as a military chaplain who offers also the Extraordinary Form.

A great juxtaposition of materials.  More photos over there.
I like the votive candle rack and the intentions tacked up on … Continue reading

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War Dogs & Veloci-Chickens in Afghanistan

One blog I do not fail to check is Michael Yon’s Online Magazine in which he covers the lives and cares and work of the US And British Military in, for example, Iraq and Afghanistan. He is deeply involved. … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Marines and Holy Mass

On Weasle Zippers, one of the best names eh-vur, have a look at some photos of US Marines on the job.  Scroll down to find a photo of …
Navy priest Lt. Carlos Davantes holds up a communion wafer as he … Continue reading

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