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Today we celebrate Saint Barbara. According to legend, her father locked her in a tower with two windows. Barbara had a third window broken out as a reminder of the Trinity of God. When her father saw this, he realized that she had become a Christian and demanded that she renounce this faith. Barbara's martyrdom (= testimony) already begins with the window. She does not want to hide her faith. She wants to say where her light comes from, where her hope goes.

Where is mine going?

Sr. Barbara (Picture: Cologne Cathedral, spire from inside)

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