Memories still vivid 75 years after end of WWII
John Burns, a 1944 graduate of Father Ryan High School, stands on a tank in Paris, France, in 1945, while serving with the 83rd Infantry Division in Europe. Burns and his twin brother, Bob, served together as a bazooka team during the final push into Germany. After the war, they operated the Burns Brothers Farm in Triune.

Memories still vivid 75 years after end of WWII

Catholic families in the Diocese of Nashville were affected by the war like every family in the country.

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‘It’s a new world’ for priests, ministers caring for sick and dying
Chaplain Bill Simpson talks with a patient in the emergency room at SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital in Shawnee, Okla, April 23, 2020, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Officials at the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis are assembling a team of priests to be trained for a ministry for patients sick with the coronavirus. (CNS photo/Nick Oxford, Reuters) See COVID-MINISTRIES-PRIESTS May 7, 2020.

‘It’s a new world’ for priests, ministers caring for sick and dying

Chaplain Bill Simpson talks with a patient in the emergency room at SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital in Shawnee, Okla, April 23, amid the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 has greatly affected…

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Internet, social media crucial to reaching people discerning vocation
Father Austin Gilstrap, director of vocations for the Diocese of Nashville and pastor of Our Lady of the Lake Church in Hendersonville, leads an online workshop on how diocesan vocations offices can improve their website and social media to help young men discern their vocation. The workshop was presented as part of the annual convention of the National Conference of Diocesan Vocations Directors.

Internet, social media crucial to reaching people discerning vocation

Father Austin Gilstrap, director of vocations for the Diocese of Nashville and pastor of Our Lady of the Lake Church in Hendersonville, leads an online workshop on how diocesan vocations…

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