Fr. Cusick is in Alaska for a couple of weeks training as a reservist Navy Chaplain and saying Mass for the Souls.
I took some interest when Luke Coppen of the UK Catholic Herald was asking around for anyone that had served in a field hospital. This was of course in reference to the Pope Francis comments that the Church must serve as a field hospital.
I was happy to seen then see that someone has responded.
That is Fr Kevin M Cusick is a US Navy chaplain. Fr Cusick also besides his Naval duties is pastor at this beautiful little Church in Benedict Maryland . It is also ( and I got a chuckle out of this ) where you can participate every Sunday at 11 A.M. in a Catholic Mass Reenactment at Site of Maryland War of 1812 Invasion just like it was done then .
Father Cusick has great experience in field hospitals as to the Battlefield. He talks about what an actual field hospital is like. Then then links that to the vision of Pope Francis which also includes what we and our must parishes must do.
See from the U.K. Catholic Herald This is what it’s like to work in a field hospital A US Navy chaplain recounts his experiences in Afghanistan, Iraq and other theatres of war