For her conversion from Shinto to the Catholic faith, Satoko chose the baptismal name Elizabeth. Her parents were totally opposed to this. But her father had promised his children he would respect their freedom to do whatever they wanted to in life, “as long as they did it well”. This is the same paternal love God has for us – freedom – but choose wisely.
Tuesday, 6 December 2011
Satoko was a heroic woman