Tag Archives: Fr. Charles Johnson

News From The Chaplain: “Bomb go boom”

You long-time readers will remember my good friend Fr. Charles Johnson, presently chaplain on USS Ford, which is undergoing various tests and trails as they shake her down.   We had travel vestments made for Father, when his airplane went into … Read More

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An altar set up at sea

From time to time, I give you updates from a Navy friend CDR Johnson, who is chaplain on USS FORD, which is being put through its paces. Today (happy B-Day Marines – ‘rah), after he saw one of my masthead … Read More

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Prayer Request from Fr. Z – UPDATE!

Over the years I’ve posted some notes about a Navy Chaplain friend of mine, CDR Charles Johnson, how he spiffed up the altar in traditional ways and said the TLM on the “Big trick”, and how his plane crashed at … Read More

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URGENT PRAYER REQUEST: Our friend Fr. Johnson (USN) moves to a new stage

Do you all remember Fr. Johnson whose airplane, which I had just been on, crashed and his vestments were ruined in the water?   You wonderful readers helped to replace them.  HERE Today, Commander Johnson is FINALLY leaving the Naval Station … Read More

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ACTION ITEM! Navy chaplain’s vestments lost in the airplane crash – UPDATED

UPDATE: Since in 24 hours we completed our objectives and exceeded expectations, it’s time to close this down. However… go to the bottom and read my 7 May update for more. UPDATE: I’ll add updates at the bottom, but this … Read More

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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 … Read More

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I picked this up from Breviarium Romanum. I am including only one of the photos.  Be sure to visit them for a few more shots. Go Navy Part III: Feast of Saint John the Apostle The Reverend Charles Johnson, Navy … Read More

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