Tag: veterans day

Counseling, faith in Christ help veterans overcome PTSD

ORLANDO | Every November, while families and friends honor the men and women who serve in the Armed Forces, some returning soldiers may need special assistance readjusting to the world they left behind. Unfortunately, many of America’s veterans suffer from mental health issues when they come home from combat. For these soldiers, the psychotherapy they… Read more »

More than 1,500 attend Veterans Day Mass

SARASOTA | It was 100 years ago, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918 when the guns fell silent and the horror that was World War I was over. Each year, Nov. 11 is set aside to honor all veterans, both living and deceased, who have served their… Read more »

World has not learned lessons from Great War, pope says

VATICAN CITY | The brutality of the First World War is a lesson that the world has yet to learn, Pope Francis said. World War I is a chapter in history that serves as a dire warning and a call for world leaders “to reject the culture of war and to seek every legitimate means… Read more »

Tradition of military service spans 3 generations

ORLANDO | Ed Prusak volunteered to serve in the Navy upon high school graduation and served as a gunner’s mate in World War II. His decision to serve his country would transcend his lifetime through three generations. Although he died almost two years ago, his commitment to his faith, family and country live on through… Read more »