Beatification of a Martyr

The mother of Father Jerzy Popieliszko, Marianna, center, prays at her son's grave in front of the St. Stanislaw Kostka church in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, June 5, 2010, ahead of the Sunday beatification of Jerzy Popieluszko. Popieluszko, the Solidarity chaplain, was tortured and murdered by the communist secret police in 1984. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

Wow. This picture really got to me.  I can only imagine, as a Mother, what it would be like to be present when your martyred child is on his way to being declared a Saint.  Words fail. Get the scoop here . H/T Deacon Greg Kandra

About Susan Kehoe

I am the wife of a Catholic deacon living in Des Moines Iowa. My husband Larry was ordained in 2006. We have two children and five grandchildren.. Our daughter and her family live in Ireland, and our son and his family live in Franklin Massachusetts.
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