Ignatius of Loyola

Receive, Lord, all my liberty, my memory, my understanding and my whole will. You have given me all that I have, all that I am, and I surrender all to your divine will, that you dispose of me. Give me only your love and your grace. With this I am rich enough, and I have… Continue reading Ignatius of Loyola

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CW 150: Memorial Day

In 1970, Memorial Day became a federal holiday on the last Monday in May and now most people are not even sure what the holiday is about because it is the unofficial first day of summer. First, don't tell a soldier, "Happy Memorial Day," that would be in poor taste. Second, it is about the soldiers who "gave their last full measure" for their country. Third, it started as a random remembrance day following the Civil War. Before this, there was only the 4th of July as a "national" holiday.