National Day of Prayer event at Marion VA Thursday - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

National Day of Prayer event at Marion VA Thursday

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MARION, Ill. -- The Department of Veteran's Affairs will celebrate "National Day of Prayer and Reflection" on Thursday, November 1. 

The Marion V-A will host a prayer and meditation event for people of all worldwide religions. 

The VA hopes to reaffirm its commitment to caring for veteran's spiritual needs in addition to their physical and mental needs. 

Chaplain Michael Doan says, "The VA is interested in taking care of the whole veteran; mind, body, and spirit. And this is spiritual care for the veterans who deserve so much of our resources, time, attention, and appreciation."

Veterans, their families, and anyone else can the event at the Marion VA Thursday at noon.

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