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CNA: Catholic US Military Archdiocese sees rise in priestly vocations: SPECIAL APPEAL FROM FR. Z TO READERS

It is a regret of mine that I didn’t sign up for military chaplain service when I had the chance.  I am more than likely too old now and hindsight is 20/20.  In any event, at one point I did … Continue reading

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US Military Catholic Chaplains: serious concerns

The paucity of priests serving in active duty in the US Military’s Chaplain Corps is nearing disaster. I think there are three active duty priests in the Army in Iraq.  The number of Navy chaplains, who serve the Marine as … Continue reading

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POLL ALERT! WaPo on religious freedom of military chaplains and homosexuals

POLL ALERT! The Washington Post has a rather slimy question with a poll concerning religious freedom and the US Military, especially in regard to “don’t ask – don’t tell”, which concerns the identity of homosexuals. Here is the WaPo text:  … Continue reading

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Catholic priests in the military: serious shortage

Back in the day, I reached out to the US Navy about being a chaplain.  I never heard back.  I am probably too old now. I have, however, heard stories from chaplain friends about non-Catholic superiors putting head pressure on … Continue reading

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Military chaplains opposing ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ told to “get out” if they don’t like it

Here is a disturbing story from CNA: Chaplains opposed to ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ repeal coming under pressure Washington D.C., Nov 3, 2010 / 06:13 am (CNA).- A federal court has again reinstated the U.S. military’s policy against open homosexuals … Continue reading

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Repeal of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ and military chaplains

For those priests and seminarians out there considering military chaplaincy during this administration… From CNA with my emphases and comments: Repeal of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ could affect military chaplains’ religious freedom Washington D.C., Feb 19, 2010 / 07:49 am … Continue reading

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Memorial Day and our Chaplains

It is fitting to honor those who served in the armed forces and who gave their lives. Today I especially have in mind fallen military chaplains.  Here is just one example of service and valor for love of God, neighbor … Continue reading

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