Father Patrick Desbois. Memory keeper. In the wake of gory Holocaust

“Memory keepers” were in ancient the name of those who stored and handed down to descents family histories – the family memories, and therefore about themselves. So it is not by chance that the family and personal story of Father Patrick Desbois is called so. These memories are unfolding on the backdrop of Ukrainian peasants’ remembrances about mass murders of Jews during the German occupation, becoming as a part of the common web of cultural, national, and universal memory of the Holocaust. (more…)