Comments: A personal pilgrimage

Good post. I hope your trip goes well and that you have an enjoyable time. As for Anglicans staking claims and singing battle songs, maybe we should all start focusing on getting on God's side, rather than making rules that force God into our side.

Posted by Reverend Ref at Monday, 9 August 2004 at 9:24pm BST

Have a good journey. My father was a refugee from East Prussia, which was likewise taken over by Poland after WW2. He harbored much more regret and bitterness over it than your father did, and when he visited fifty years later he was greatly depressed by how run-down everything had become. Still, it was my impression that he was received more hospitably in Poland than in his native Germany, though of course he didn't come right out to say that.

Posted by Elliot at Tuesday, 10 August 2004 at 12:33am BST