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Confraternity of the Precious Blood My Military Missal

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09818.01 Author/Creator: Confraternity of the Precious Blood Place Written: Brooklyn, New York Type: Booklet Date: 1942 Pagination: 128 p. ; 6.9 x 10.4 cm.

Summary of Content: One booklet containing abridged masses from the official "Missale Castrense" used by chaplains in all branches of the Armed Forces, dated 1942. Includes the Mass of the Most Holy Trinity, the Easter Sunday Mass, the Mass of Our Lady, the Mass "In Time of War," and the Mass for the Dead. Also offers points of advice to Catholic soldiers in the Army and Navy and information on the "World-Mass-Clock" for use by soldiers unable to attend mass due to military service or the absence of a chaplain. Features numerous small diagrams illustrating various masses and other tenents of Catholicism and annotations regarding the history of mass rituals.

Background Information: Booklet edited by Rev. Joseph F. Stedman, Director of the Confraternity of the Precious Blood. Distributed by the National Catholic Community Service, Member Agency, U.S.O.

People: Stedman, Rev. Joseph F., fl.1942

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Korean WarReligionCatholicismMilitary ServiceMilitary PersonnelMilitary HistoryPrayer

Sub Era: Postwar Politics and the Cold War

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