Holocaust Memorial Day

That we do not forget any who perished, ever!

The photograph is of a litle girl brought up in a concentration camp drawing a picture of her 'home' (1948)

Words written by an unknown Austrian woman at Ravensbruck Concentration Camp just before her execution to comfort the other women there:

"Whatever threads fate may weave/ we must keep our heads high and nerves taut/ as nothing is able to break us down, as long as we remain true to who we are … so as long as we can/ we want to bend our backs to the hardness, the pain/ and faithfully wait for our lives /that wait for us on the other side of the barracks."

(Thanks to Fr Robin Gibbons for sending this piece)

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