A Road on a Map…
A Road on a Map…

…isn’t necessarily a road in reality. As we enter the final few days before the feast of St. Ann, I’ll offer a few last minute thoughts on the pilgrimage. As some who were on the pilgrimage last year know, things don’t...

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Diaconal Promises
Diaconal Promises

With the Pembroke transitional diaconate ordinations just 2 days away, I’ve been reminiscing on my own diaconate ordination, which wasn’t all that long ago – 2013. In particular I’ve been looking back to the diaconal...

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Building the Opeongo Road
Building the Opeongo Road

In my last post, I wrote about the surveyor on the Opeongo Road, Hamlet Burritt. After the survey was finished in 1852, it took a while for the road to actually get built. Government officials had a hard time deciding what kind of road to build...

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An Idea From Rome to Home
An Idea From Rome to Home

It’s Easter and Spring, and it’s time to start looking forward to some summer adventures! At the beginning of Lent an idea was conceived. It was the fruit of two needs: a) The need for a European style walking pilgrimage. Why was this...

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