[Magdalen] MLK Day (USA).
gracecan at gmail.com
Sun Jan 19 02:47:31 UTC 2020
Out of the mouths...
On Sat, Jan 18, 2020 at 9:30 PM cantor03--- via Magdalen <
magdalen at herberthouse.org> wrote:
> Martin Luther King Day is observed in the USA on Monday 20th January.
> Let me share again my little family story about MLK.
> While stationed in Germany, we took a family outing to the "Rheinisch
> RomanesqueTriumvirate" (Mainz, Speyer, and Worms Cathedrals). At Worms we
> had finishedthe church interior, and were checking out what might remain of
> the monasticbuildings close by (practically zero) when we noted a large
> plaque placed in theground. It read in German (English translation):
> "Here before God and Countrystood Martin Luther..."
> My daughter, Wendy, about 8 at the time, pulled at my sleeve to ask,
> "Daddy, don'tthey mean Martin Luther King?"
> David Strang.
*"Not all of us can do great things, but we can do small things with great
*St. Teresa of Calcutta*
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