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Visiting Auschwitz

We drove the eighty-odd kilometres from Krakow to Oswieçim by slow car. A kind of funeral procession.It took the whole of the morning and part of the afternoon to make our way through Auschwitz I. We saw many of the … Continue reading

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Cringing before Bullies: The Jesus Response

“You have heard that it was said, “An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.” But I say to you, Do not resist one who is evil. But if anyone strikes you on the right cheek, turn … Continue reading

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Crying over Baby Photos

Do you cry over baby photos? I remember this occasion, looking at a photo of my lovely little boy aged three and then comparing him with this strange stroppy alien of 17 who seems to glide through my house exuding … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day – Irish minister’s speech

Alan Shatter, Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, writes on the anniversary of Ireland’s 10th Holocaust Day. Allied soldiers arrived at the gates of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp 67 years ago today, 27 January 1945.  It had become the largest … Continue reading

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Precious things sometimes get lost

Check out Luke 15: Three interweaving stories. They were stories about precious things lost. He told of a woman who had lost a small fortune, a shepherd who had lost a sheep and a father who had a runaway son. … Continue reading

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