Brother priests who became military chaplains reunited in burial ceremony

Fathers Robert and Frank Brett now laid to rest together in Arlington National Cemetery           By Dennis Sadowski/Catholic News Service Amid the pomp and ceremony that marks a military burial, Father Francis Brett was reunited after more than 50 years with his younger priest brother at Arlington National Cemetery. The former …

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Catholic veterans post helps vets with ‘anything’

Post 1973 at Our Lady of Fatima assists vets in a variety of projects, including food drives and flag-retirement ceremonies By Bill Brewer Deacon Ken Long spends each Tuesday giving Communion to a small group of men he barely knows but shares much in common. He’s a veteran helping other …

Veterans Day 2015 has special meaning at Our Lady of Fatima

Parish becomes first in diocese to have a Catholic War Veterans of the United States of America post                    By Bill Brewer Veterans Day hit a little closer to home this year at Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Alcoa. OLOF will be the first parish in the Diocese of Knoxville …