Faced with such loss

April 24, 2012 -- Living City

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Beyond offering sympathy and prayers for those killed in military conflicts, what can we do?

By Mary Gateshill

I have a new parish priest who has been away from parish life for six years, having been with the military as a naval chaplain. My expectation for Remembrance Sunday here in England was that he would remind us of its origin to celebrate the end of the First World War and give thanks for those who have paid the supreme sacrifice in that conflict and those since.