Series 02: Anne Donnell diary, 29 December 1917 - 31 January 1919 - Page 162
June 8 Saturday
Duty of Gratefulness for the liberation of my Diocese delivered from the enemy's yoke.
Duty of Admiration for your heroism, which has placed you in the foremost rank amongst the bravest in this unique war.
Together we have prayed for your dead, and their Imortal souls have appeared before God who has judged them. And human praise expires on the blink of their tombs, we are powerless to grant them the Glory which they have a right to. For that reason we supplicate the Lord, in offering him the Sacrifice