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Memorial Day Prayers

A Pause for a Prayer On Memorial Day

Bishop James Magness | Posted 07.19.2014 | Religion
Bishop James Magness

Moina Michael read John McCrae's poem "In Flanders Fields" and was so moved by his British devotion that she was inspired to write "We Shall Keep the Faith," a poem about the American war dead.

A Prayer For Memorial Day

Broderick Greer | Posted 07.27.2013 | Religion
Broderick Greer

Global God, don't bless us. Lord, have mercy on us. Have mercy on our arrogance. Have mercy on our mercilessness. Have mercy on our patriotism.

'Greater Love Has No One Than This': A Memorial Day Tribute

Maurice Possley | Posted 07.29.2011 | Religion
Maurice Possley

As I read the notices in the newspapers about the latest casualties in the "War on Terror," I cannot help but wonder about the children who someday will stand before a cross or memorial, as I did, and wonder.