The first morning (Friday) was spent in Auschwitz 1 where Renata, our guide, led us through the camp and described the different harrowing aspects of camp life. We spent moments in prayer in the cell in which St. Maximilian Kolbe died.
As we walked the “Way of the Cross” in Birkenau the old idea of “Stations” was shattered and a seismic movement of change happened as we were faced with the real life experience of the modern stations.
Secondary education began in Tulla in 1950, when thirty eight students enrolled in classrooms in the National Mercy School. The first Leaving Certificate class graduated in 1954.
From the start the Sisters had a great desire to further the education of the young girls in Doon.
This is a metaphor that for me, attempts to encapsulate the generosity of God's all embracing Love and Life. So often this PRESENCE can be invisible until MERCY moves someone who notices into action as in the following story of the Starfish:...