Priests Before & After D-Day

Priest -paratrooper Fr. Sampson blesses dead paratroopers wrapped in their parachutes June 7, 1944 D-Day

Read about Fr. Frances Sampson, "the padre in jump boots" here. What a man and quite a story!

Curtsy: The Crescat, who writes: 
I contend there is no other religion more manly and burly and punk rock than Catholicism. I know Google forgot, but today is D Day. Eh, they’re a bunch of commies anyway. To honor the occasion and the grit that makes up Catholic priests I offer you these images to consider.
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