Father Z’s blog:
I am moved to post this.
It is as if I was dragged for some reason back to my keyboard tonight, after having tried to turn in. A couple of clicks – you know how one thing leads to another – and suddenly I was staring at exactly what I knew I was supposed to be looking at, something I had not know about.
A striking image of nuns being martyred at the hands of soldiers by an open grave.
Blessed M. Stella and her Ten Companions, the The Martyrs of Nowogrodek, in Nazi occupied Poland in 1943. Now Belarus. They were beatified by St. Pope John Paul II in 2000. They were Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth. More here with links.