“Ave Crux, Spes Unica. [Hail Cross, our only hope.] The world is in flames. The conflagration can also reach our house. But high above all the flames towers the cross. They cannot consume it. It is the path from earth to heaven. It will lift one who embraces it in faith and hope.” – St. Edith SteinRead more "The Way of Suffering Nations "
Was Edith Stein a Jewish martyr? A Catholic martyr? Both? Neither? Read more…Read more "Taking Edith Stein’s Jewishness seriously in her example to Catholics"
It so happened that, just days before leaving to participate in a Charles University Spring University Programme on the topic “World on the move – and Europe? Migration, Identity, Security,” I came upon a passage in one of Edith Stein/St. Teresa Benedicta a Cruce’s letters about the city that I was preparing to visit. In a letter dated […]Read more "Prague: “The city makes such a majestic impression”"
On Ash Wednesday, I spent the day in the city of Cologne in Germany with my friend Christine. She and I stayed in the Cologne Downtown Hostel where we had this Cathedral view!Read more "Ash Wednesday in Cologne"