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by Sister Eileen Connelly When Father Rob Waller boarded Holland America Lines MS Westerdam in mid-January for a cruise to Southeast Asia, he anticipated a great adventure. What he didn’t anticipate was a COVID-19 scare that would ultimately lead to a unique bonding and prayer experience for the passengers and

By Julie Asher Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Father Ben Garrett said he has “never felt more useful in my life” as a priest than as a Navy chaplain meeting the pastoral and sacramental needs of service members. “Being a priest in the military is extremely fulfilling,” he said. “Not