'Sweet Jesus have mercy on the souls of the children of Smyllum': For 100 years, the words that were their only memorial - Sunday Post

‘Sweet Jesus have mercy on the souls of the children of Smyllum’: For 100 years, the words that were their only memorial

THE nuns caring for them did not believe their short lives were worth recording, their graves worth marking. Today, we reveal the bodies of up to 400 babies, toddlers, children and some adults have been buried in the mass grave. Their identities – and tragically short lives – can be remembered today for the first … Continue reading ‘Sweet Jesus have mercy on the souls of the children of Smyllum’: For 100 years, the words that were their only memorial