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Christian-Jewish relations. He is wide-
he fourth annual
ly
recognized as one of the most
Community Holocaust
respected
Lutheran figures in the area
Memorial Service will gain
of
Holocaust
awareness.
an extra dimension this
Dr.
Gritsch
will be speaking on
year with the participation of Jewish
"The
Power
of
Penance." As a young
adults who were "hidden children" —
boy
in
Austria,
he, like most other
young Jews hidden from the Nazis
non-Jewish
Austrians
his age, was part
during World War II.
of
the
Hitler
Youth
(until
he was 14).
Hosted by the Southfield-based
Drawing
upon
those
experiences
and
Ecumenical Institute for Jewish-
upon
his
early
encounters
with
anti-
Christian Studies and the Southfield-
Semitism, Dr. Gritsch addresses the
based Holocaust Education Coalition
need for Christian awareness, repen-
(HEC), the service will be held at 3
tance
and education.
p.m. Sunday, March 16, at the
"This
program is unique; there has
National Shrine of the Little Flower in
been
nothing
like it in the country,"
Royal Oak.
said
Blewett.
Many local pastors and other
Holocaust Memorial Sunday
Christians will participate as
began
five years ago. "Our
well as, for the first year, Jewish
intention
was to set aside one
members of the HEC. The
Sunday
each
year during Lent
service is open to the public.
(a
seven-week
period of-reflec-
"Last year, it began to bother
tion
and
repentance
leading up
me," said David Blewett, exec-
to
Good
Friday
and
Easter)
to
utive director of the
encourage
churches
to
focus
on
David
Ecumenical Institute, "that the
the
Holocaust,
especially
the
Blewett
Ecumenical Institute for
issue of Christian complicity."
Jewish-Christian Studies, an
The
first
year, special prayers, read-
organization with a 20-year history of
ings,
sermon
ideas and announce-
Christian and Jewish relations, was
ments
were
made
available to churches
limiting this one program to only
throughout
the
area.
The Ecumenical
Christians. Now, with the idea of a
Institute
also
helped
several
churches
Holocaust Memorial Sunday estab-
connect
with
Holocaust
survivors
and
lished in the community, I thought it
hidden
children
to
speak
in
Sunday
was time to broaden the program and
school classes and during worship
include some Jewish participation
services.
along with the Christians."
The next year, the community-wide
Having served for a number of years
afternoon
service was begun. Blewett
on the HEC, Blewett knew its focus
said
there
was only one logical place
on Holocaust education was a natural
for
such
a
service. "It had to be at the
match to the goals and purposes of
National
Shrine
of the Little Flower,
Holocaust Memorial Sunday. "I am
with
its
history
and
connection to
thrilled that the service now includes a
Father
Charles
Coughlin,"
he said.
number of Christian and Jewish par-
Father
Coughlin
was
an
anti-Semitic
ticipants, pastors as well as hidden
priest who broadcast his brand of
children."
hatred on the radio during the . 1930s.
"When I first mentioned the idea of
such
a service at the Shrine, Monsignor
Christian Repentance
William
Easton, the current pastor of
The featured speaker will be Dr. Eric
the
church,
immediately said yes and
W. Gritsch, emeritus professor of
has
been
fully
involved in planning,
church history at Gettysburg Lutheran
staging
and
participating
in the service.
Seminary. Dr. Gritsch was born and
There
has
never
been
one
moment
raised in Austria, where he experienced
of
doubt
or
concern
from
either
the
the reign of Adolf Hitler as well as the
church or the archdiocese. In fact, I
Soviet military occupation; he has
been a U.S. citizen since 1962. He has often receive comments of thanks and
appreciation from them both for spon-
published 20 books, and universities
soring the service, and having it at
and organizations have honored him
that specific church." El
for his distinctive leadership in

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