08 Dec This Holiday Season: Dedicating to Faith, Hope, and Charity

"Faith, Hope, and Charity." I first learned of these three virtues in the parochial school I attended growing up in Philadelphia. I was taught that they are from the Apostle Paul's First Epistle to the Corinthians and, that of the three, the greatest is charity. That lesson...

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02 Dec Bringing Military Service Dogs Home

Alex used his uncanny sense of smell to find improvised explosive devices in the Zahri district of Kandahar. Archie engaged in a gun battle against Taliban militants as part of the US Army 67th Engineer Detachment. And Altos was injured during combat operations in Afghanistan. These...

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13 Nov Veterans Day: National Service Not Retail Sales

When in 1918 President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November 11 as Armistice Day - what is now Veterans Day - he envisioned a celebration honoring the men of our nation's Armed Services who fought in World War I. The original concept included parades filled with pomp and pageantry,...

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