Why the story of Edith Stein is still relevant.

An increasing amount of people say that stories of the Holocaust are no longer relevant and should be left in the past. I don’t subscribe to that point of view, remembering the Holocaust is now more important then it ever has been.In a time where some politicians are making policies based on hate, it isContinue reading “Why the story of Edith Stein is still relevant.”

Happy Birthday Santa Claus

I know what you’re all thinking” Has he lost his marbles, we are only 2 days away from St Patrick’s day and he is coming up with a Christmas story” Do not worry I can assure you that I still have all my faculties. Legend has it that on this day in the year 280Continue reading “Happy Birthday Santa Claus”

Forgotten History-Luise Löwenfels

  This is a WWII story from my hometown of Geleen in the Netherlands about a lady called Luise Löwenfels although she was known as Maria Aloysia Löwenfels AKA Sister Aloysia. Luise Löwenfels (Trabelsdorf,Germany  5 juli 1915 – Auschwitz-Birkenau, ca. 9 augustus 1942). She was born in a small village called Trabelsdorf in Germany in aContinue reading “Forgotten History-Luise Löwenfels”