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St Boniface marks All Souls' Day at Veterans Park
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Members of the Knights of Columbus join with St. Boniface pastor Father Martino and Rick Rafter, church deacon, at Veterans Park. - photo by Photo provided

The pastor of St. Boniface Church, Father Ba Thong Nguyen, also known as Father Martino, had a vision to bring all of the church’s Faith Formation children and their parents along with members of the congregation to Veterans Park in Springfield on Sunday to pray for all of the souls who have given their lives for the nation.

With the help of the Effingham Country Sheriff’s Office in giving a full escort from the church to Veterans Park, children were taken safely to and from the prayer service that lasted approximately 25 minutes