Lord, hold our brave veterans in your loving hands.
Protect them as they protected us.
Bless them and their families
for the selfless acts they performed in our time of need.
I ask this in the name of Jesus, our Lord and Savior.
The Columbans are a society of missionaries, including priests and lay people, who minister to people of various cultures as a way of witnessing to the universal love of God.
We go in the name of the Church to announce, by deed and word, the Good News of Jesus Christ.