Day: 25. November 2015

Educational holiday for two novices

Thursday, November 19th On the feast of St. Elisabeth the two novices Alejandra and Victoria arrived in Linz. They left Cracow in the morning by plane and took the ICE train which goes directly from Vienna Airport to Linz. It was a wonderful feeling to meet the two young women at the train! Almost a miracle became true! After Barbara an I (Andreas) had been several times in El Berba and saw where Victoria was living, now she stepped down to our home town together with her novice friend Alejandra! We were happy! In the train station we first had a short visit to the Caritas Centre for Migrants. Since September many migrants especially from Afghanistan and Syria pass by Linz. The one who ask for Asylum in Linz, mostly the ones from Afghanistan don’t get any accommodation by the government anymore. The two large camps close to Vienna and in Upper Austria are overcrowded and the government seems in no hurry to find any solutions. As long as they are not registered at any …