Changing History

New Material on Jonas Noreika at silviafoti.com: Tab Titled “Noreika a Hero?” Once you click on the tab titled Noreika A Hero? you will see two subtabs: Captain Jonas Noreika Museum and Captain Jonas Noreika Archive, which make available online the documents that captured my grandfather’s crimes, his outlook, and his world. Under the Museum …

De Colores!

I've just come back from one of the most fantastic and meaningful weekends of my life, a cloistered Catholic retreat called Cursillos. As it is shrouded in secrecy to provide the greatest spiritual impact, I can't reveal too much, other than to say it is extremely powerful, a spiritual energizer that renews faith to the …

Introductory Rites

I thought I'd continue describing the 10-Year Memorial Mass for my mother that I began during last week's blog. The occasion concerned my reversion, or the recovery of my lost faith. Introductory Rites Cantare amantis est: To sing is characteristic of the lover – St. Augustine The recording ended, and Mom’s ten-year memorial Mass began …