Military personnel to be recruited for new kind of service.
From the South Bend Tribune
By JAY LINDSAY
Associated Press Writer
Photo by: MARY SCHWALM/AP Photo
METHUEN, Mass. — The Rev. John McLaughlin never served in the military, but he’s faced unexpected, violent death in the way troops do.
Decades ago, McLaughlin lay bleeding on a Boston street after being stabbed from behind. The prayer-filled moments that followed, when McLaughlin believed he might die, changed his life and ultimately led him to God. Now, in a newly created job, he’ll be trying to recruit military personnel to the Roman Catholic priesthood.
He believes that service members, who confront death as part of their jobs, could have a similar openness to religious service.
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