" I now begin to know what happiness it is to live and die a Redemptorist. Oh, let us love our vocation and strive to persevere in it! "
Bl Francis Xavier Seelos C.Ss.R
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Remembering our War Dead...

Fr Bernard Kavanagh CSsR, Army chaplain during WWI. 

Buried in Jesusalem War Cemetery

100years later a Redemptorist Group came to pay their respects.

The Salve Regina was sung and we retreated in silence.



Rev. B. Kavanagh

Chaplain to the Forces

4th Class

21st December 1917 Age 53

Priest of the Congregation

of the Most Holy Redeemer


He died in 1917, 

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

His name can be found engraved in Westminster Cathedral - among other places.

May he and all the War Dead rest in peace!