Four Chaplain Sunday February 2, 2020.

The combined efforts of the American Legion District , Michael J. Cadigan Post 46 American Legion, Beverly Veterans Council, Fortunato Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 545, Beverly Vietnam Veterans Post # 1 help the annual Four Chaplain Sunday Program, which was the Seventy-Seventh year.

Over 90 people attended the event at the Hastings House in Beverly Farms to hear the story of the Four Chaplains who gave there loves to help save so many when the Troop Transport Ship USS Dorchester was hit by a German U Boat Torpedo and sank in the cold waters on February 3rd, 1943.

A Special thanks to the Members of the Michael J. Cadigan Post 46, especially Don O’Connor for purchasing the food and with the Auxillary Members Raeann, Sandra, MaryLou and Pat for putting all the food together and filling sandwiches and cleaning up.

Below are some pictures of the event.

Also Thanks to District 8 American Legion Chaplain Bob Laws for putting this all together.

District 8 Chaplain Bob Laws and State Sgt at Arms Bruce Heisey
Soloist Tom Edmonds – He was exceptional in his singing
Sandra Kee Department of Mass Vice Commander- Reading the Memories of USCG Radioman Cecil Blair
Ted Butler District 8 – Reading the Saga of the Four Chaplains
Members of American Legion Posts
Members of the Hamilton American Legion
Members of the Beverly Vietnam Veterans and Fortunato Veterans of Foreishn Wars Post 545
Elder Robert DesJardins giving the closing prayer

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