Cardinal George mass honors military personnel

May 27, 2013 (CHICAGO)

It was held Monday morning at Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery in Alsip.

This year, the archdiocese of Chicago joined a national program to honor military members, "serving god and country, a Memorial Day salute to our heroes."

Masses were held at 37 cemeteries across the Chicago area.

During each service, active military members and veterans received a special blessing.

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