Church Militant: God on the battlefield via the priest and the Holy Mass. The Catholic priest as warrior, and receiving the Eucharist as part of putting on the Armor of God: the Lord will fight for you; you need only be still [Ex 14:14]. We as Church need to re-learn what spiritual warfare is. The term "Church Militant" may be "unfashionable," but it is apt. St. Patrick, after all, has his famous "breastplate" prayer. Peter Kreeft recently said that we are at war for our souls.
IS THERE A CIVIL WAR VETERAN IN YOUR TREE?| The American Civil War, 1861 to 1865, was one of America’s most bloodiest conflict with brother against brother in many cases. For genealogical researchers it also today one of the most fascinating aspect of looking for ancestors; to see who served on which side and what happened. #CivilWar #veteran #ancestor