27 August 2009

Respect and gratitude...

This photograph and brief news story appeared yesterday in the Houston Chronicle. The nuns pictured here are Sister Mary Peter and Sister Elizabeth Marie, Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration, living here in the parish.

Two nuns watch as the procession of Army Staff Sgt. Clayton Bowen, 29, passes in San Antonio, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009. Bowen was killed in action Aug. 18 after he was struck by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Pray, please for the repose of the soul of Sgt. Bowen, and also for his family as they grieve.