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I read the story The Silver sword by Ian Serrailler. Its about 3 Polish children who separated from their parents in World War II cross war torn Europe facing war, danger & #disease. These are children like me, I thought & was so glad I had been born after the war finished. 1/20
Living through the war as RAF personnel my parents also had a horror of war, which rubbed off on me. I saw photos of the relief of Belsen & I decided that I would do everything I could to stop war #poverty & #prejudice. 2/20
I remember Dad telling us about the jigsaw at his #Methodist Sunday school with the map of the world on one side and the face of Jesus on the other. “taking care of the world is taking care of Jesus” he said 3/20
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This week I'll be sharing my story of God at work in my life as part of #OfGodAndMe #ThisNunsStory series. Inevitably its a series of snapshots I have plucked out of my memory album in order to tell my story. At a different time I might well have chosen different snapshots. 1/15
I was a post #war baby born in the leafy suburb of #Sutton to parents who had met in the RAF during the war.I now belong to the Congregation of the Daughters of the Cross of Liege (FC) & live in Much Hadham, Herts. 2/15 ImageImage
Dad, a teacher on #sthelier council estate was the son of a Rhondda valley miner who had died at 49 of TB & silicosis. Mum is a Geordie handweaver who drove 3-ton lorries in the war. Her father had been orphaned age 7 when his Dad died of TB. 3/15
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#TodayinHistory in 1835, Jacinto Zamora y del Rosario, one of the unjustly executed #GOMBURZA, is born in Pandacan, #Manila #PH. He was one of those who campaigned for fair treatment of his fellow Filipino (secular) priests under the Catholic Church in #PH. (THREAD) Image
Born to Don Venancio Zamora, former capitan municipal of Pandacan, and Doña Hilaria del Rosario, Zamora studied in @LetranOfficial and later on, in @UST1611official obtaining a degree in Theology & Canon Law in 1858. He was ordained a priest, serving in Marikina, Pasig, & Lipa.
He was eventually appointed to serve in the Manila Cathedral. Zamora would be friends w/ other reform-minded priests, Jose Burgos & Mariano Gomes, who advocated for the Catholic Church in Spanish #PH, dominated by friars, to consider qualified Filipino priests to hold parishes.
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