Wreaths Across America December 13, 2014 8:00 AM
Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
Boston College and Holy Cross Alumni and friends rally at Arlington National Cemetery to decorate graves of interred alumni, friends, and family members with holiday wreaths. More information.
To Love and Serve: World War II Chaplains of the New England Province of Jesuits, a new e-book, edited by Joseph P. Duffy, S.J., contains a rich history of Jesuits who served as chaplains in the military- beginning in 1550 with Rev. James Laynez, S.J., who succeeded St. Ignatius as General of the Society of Jesus to serve as military chaplain. Dedicated to graduates of New England Jesuit higher education and secondary school institutions who died serving their country, the book includes a chapter of personal accounts of their experiences entitled "In Their Own Words." Also included is the 2013 Veterans Day Remembrance address of Robert L. Keane, S.J., the new Rector of the Boston College Jesuit Community. Click here for more information.
Boston College Veterans Memorial
The Boston College Veterans Memorial honors alumni who died in service to their country. The BC Veterans Memorial Website contains a database of alumni veterans who died in conflict as well as other information about the Memorial and resources for veterans and their families. View the BC Veterans Memorial Website.
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The Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization created "solely to honor American's veterans for all their sacrifices." The organization transports our heroes to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect at the memorials. Top priority is given to senior veterans- WWII survivors, along with other veterans who may be terminally ill. Learn more about this organization. » Read more