Posts Tagged ‘Memorial Day’

A Day for Remembering and Giving Thanks

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Tweet Share213 Pin1 +14 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble As our country becomes increasingly individualistic, secular and materialistic, the risk is that we forget who we are, where we came from, and where we are going. One example of this is the way we commemorate our holy days like Easter and Christmas, and civic […] [Read more]

Remembering and Giving Thanks on Memorial Day

Monday, May 26th, 2014

Tweet Share362 Pin +17 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleWhen people come to visit our nation’s capital, many go to Arlington National Cemetery to pay their respects to those brave men and women who worked to defend our nation, including giving the last full measure of their devotion in the service of security and freedom. […] [Read more]

Memorial Day and the “Shepherd in Combat Boots”

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Tweet Share490 Pin41 +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleFor many, Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, a day of rest to spend with family and friends. But for all Americans, this should be a time to remember the sacrifice of those men and women who, in the words of President Lincoln, “gave […] [Read more]

Many Rights

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Tweet Share Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble At the end of a Memorial Day Mass, celebrated here as elsewhere throughout the United States, the celebrant waited at the back of the large tent set up at the cemetery to greet the many, many people who came to remember and to pray.  A […] [Read more]