" That chosen 'Ark' of salvation, free from the common shipwreck of sin. "
St. Alphonsus Liguori

Fr Bernard Kavanagh CSsR - died serving men during World War I...

Fr Bernard Kavanagh CSsR, Army chaplain during WWI.

He died on this day in 1917,

shot by a Turkish sniper on the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem.

fr kavanagh cssr ripHis name can be found engraved in Westminster Cathedral - among other places.

May he and all the War Dead rest in peace!