Walk the Opeongo Line July 27-30, 2017

Day 1 – Our Lady of Fatima to St. Patrick’s – 24km

Day 2 – St. Patrick’s to St. Joseph’s – 18km

Day 3- St. Joseph’s to St. Ann’s – 24km

Day 4 – Pilgrim Mass with Bishop Mulhall at St. Ann’s

Almost 100 years before the Shrine to St. Ann was built, Catholic settlers walked up the “Opeongo Line” from Renfrew in search of a place to call home.

The road was rough and their journey was arduous. But they persevered, establishing numerous parish communities along the way. Retracing their steps along the original route will let us experience, in a small way, the dedication, sacrifice, and faith of our forebears, and so help us to spiritually prepare for the great solemnity at St. Ann’s, Cormac.

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