TO RAISE THE FALLEN
A SELECTION OF THE WAR LETTERS, PRAYERS, AND SPIRITUAL WRITINGS OF FR. WILLIE DOYLE, compiled and edited by Patrick Kenny. Irish military chaplain Fr. Willie Doyle, S.J. died in action during the Battle of Passchendaele on August 16, 1917, having been hit by a German shell while rushing to the aid of wounded soldiers trapped in No Man's Land. Those who knew Fr.Doyle testified to his heroic virtue. They witnessed his fearlessness in the face of enemy fire as he rescued the wounded, anointed the dying, and buried the dead. These writings reveal his remarkably deep faith and great humor! Paperback. 208 pages.