The Slack Site

A look at the life of Brigadier General Julius Easton Slack

My Great Uncle

“General Patton, Corps and Division Commanders. 4th Armored Division C.P., England, June 1944”

This photo was taken just prior to the landing at Utah Beach on July 11, 1944. Julius is peeking out from behind, second from the right.

From Julius Easton Slack’s personal photo album

Remember Who You Are

Remember Who You Are

The final line in The Sending section of the liturgy I use during the hour of Sext (inhale) reached out and grabbed me. Sext is the noon hour of prayer, one of eight times during the 24-hour day when the Benedictine monks, in the oldest traditions, stop whatever they...