Who is the patron of all soldiers? Sebastian entered the Roman army under Emperor Carinus in 283 in order to defend the confessors and martyrs of his day without drawing attention to himself. There are multiple arrows through his body.
And that means you Catholic Marines.
“Leave a parish twenty years without priests; they will worship beasts. If the missionary Father and I were to go away, you would say, ‘What can we do in this church? there is no Mass; Our Lord is no longer there: we may as well pray at home.’
“When people wish to destroy religion, they begin by attacking the priest, because where there is no longer any priest there is no sacrifice, and where there is no longer any sacrifice there is no religion.” – St. John Vianney