It Could Be Worse…
It may be difficult not gathering for worship together during the COVID-19 pandemic, but just think, you could be gathering for worship outside … in the snow … in the cold … in Alaska!
The caption to this U.S. Army photograph dated 31 January 1955 reads:
Time Out for Worship at Camp
Using a Jeep as improvised altar, Chaplain (Maj.) Joseph M. Mollner, chaplain of the 53d Infantry, celebrates Roman Catholic mass during Exercise Snowbird. Troops of the 53d have established base camp near Caswell, Alaska, and they will act as ‘aggressor’ forces during second phase of the maneuvers.
Posted on 18 May 2020, in Chaplaincy, History and tagged Alaska, Caswell, Exercise Snowbird, Fort Richardson, Joseph M. Mollner. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.
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