Archbishop Broglio issued the following statement on the occasion of Veterans’ Day”
“Veterans’ Day invites us to pause for a moment and reflect on the lives of men and women who respond and responded to the needs of our Nation. As it is November, a month dedicated to prayers for the dead, we remember many members of the Armed Forces who made the ultimate sacrifice or who died of natural causes later in life.
However, we cannot forget those who continue to suffer the effects of their wounds either in mind or in body. They carry the reminders of their commitment and their past with them always. We pray for them, too, and we ask the Lord to give them consolation and healing.
The occasion is also propitious to remember the families who mourn the loss of a loved one or who support a disabled Veteran. We pray and offer them our support.”