Serving our Veterans

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Serving our Veterans | Article Index

There are 9 Articles in this Issue. Click a blue title to read the full article.
  1. MINISTRY TO VETERANS by The Rev. Frederick Rajan

    Summary: There are almost 20 million veterans and service members living in the United States. Kane, Lake, and McHenry counties are home to a significantly large number of veterans in our state....

  2. LAKE COUNTY VETERANS AND FAMILY SERVICES FOUNDATION PARTNERS WITH COMMUNITY CARE GIVERS TO SUPPORT VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES by Robert E. Gorman, Jr.

    Summary: The Lake County Veterans and Family Services Foundation (LCVFSF), led by President Paul Baffico, was founded to ensure completion of a five-year federal grant program to provide services...

  3. MORAL INJURY IN VETERANS by James H. Mukoyama, Jr

    Summary: Many of our veterans carry memories involving killing and other moral transgressions throughout their lives; their suppressed guilt or shame can result in withdrawal, depression and...

  4. PARTNERSHIPS IN END-OF-LIFE CARE FOR VETERANS by Andy Balafas

    Summary: Do you know which of your patients are Veterans of the United States Armed Forces? This is the fundamental question for any organization participating in the We Honor Veterans (WHV)...

  5. HOMES FOR HEROES REWARDS LOCAL HEROES by Ron Rank, Homes for Heroes Affiliate Specialist & REALTOR®

    Summary: Shortly after 9/11, Homes for Heroes, Inc. was established as a way to give back and say, “Thank You” to local heroes for all they do. Our mission is to provide extraordinary savings to...

  6. WARRIORS UNTIL THE END: CARING FOR THOSE WHO SERVED by Linda Rockwell

    Summary: It may be surprising to learn that one out of every four dying Americans is a Veteran. Physical and emotional injuries these men and women may have sustained in combat can create unique...

  7. LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND by Robert “Todd” Wright, MDiv, MEd

    Summary: I am a veteran, and one of the things I remember and appreciate from the military was the close connection—the bond—that was forged among a team. It was based in the understanding that...

  8. HEALING OUR VETERANS by Coming Home Retreats

    Summary: Bellarmine's Coming Home Retreat offers military veterans and their adult family members a day away with others who understand their experiences, and provides a chance to reflect on the...

  9. COMING HOME RETREATS TESTIMONIAL by Frank Rzeszutko

    Summary: Recently Phil Miller and I attended a Veterans Coming Home Retreat at the Bellarmine Retreat House in Barrington, Illinois, after hearing Fr. Max suggest veterans in the parish consider...