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Veterans honored, remembered at Catholic Community of St. Katharine Drexel

By Karen Callaway | Photo editor
November 20, 2018

Veterans honored, remembered at Catholic Community of St. Katharine Drexel

On Nov. 11, 2018, the Catholic Community of St. Katharine Drexel celebrated the contribution, commitment and sacrifice of veterans and active service members at the St. Felicitas worship site, 1526 E. 84th St. (Karen Callaway Chicago Catholic)
On Nov. 11, 2018, the Catholic Community of St. Katharine Drexel celebrated the contribution, commitment and sacrifice of veterans and active service members at the St. Felicitas worship site, 1526 E. 84th St. (Karen Callaway Chicago Catholic)
Deacon Herbert Johnson and Father Phil Hogan accept the gifts during Mass on Nov. 11. (Karen Callaway Chicago Catholic)
Linda Shannon, who cantored during the Mass, wears a picture of a soldier pinned to her sweater. (Karen Callaway Chicago Catholic)
Deacon Herbert Johnson assists as Father Phil Hogan blesses the gifts during Mass. (Karen Callaway Chicago Catholic)
Parishioners dressed in red, white and blue pray the Our Father during Mass. (Karen Callaway Chicago Catholic)
Parishioners share the sign of peace during Mass. (Karen Callaway Chicago Catholic)
Irene Benson, a retired lieutenant colonel with the U.S. Air Force Reserve, thanks parishioners for a toy drive they organized for children in Iraq when she was serving there. (Karen Callaway Chicago Catholic)
Saxophonist Sherwin Moore plays “Taps” at the end of Mass. (Karen Callaway Chicago Catholic)
The veterans who attended the Mass gathered for a photo following Mass. (Karen Callaway Chicago Catholic)

On Nov. 11, 2018, the Catholic Community of St. Katharine Drexel celebrated the contribution, commitment and sacrifice of veterans and active service members at the St. Felicitas worship site, 1526 E. 84th St.

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  • veterans
  • parishes

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