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  • Once again, we stand at the threshold of Lent. This season of “forty days and forty nights,” as one Lenten hymn puts it, is one of great opportunity. In Lent, God invites us into a sacred time and a holy space, what the Bible terms “wilderness,” in which we are able to meet God and listen to him in ... [read more]
  • One of the topics foremost in my mind as the recent meeting of the Primates approached, and as the actions are being considered, is reconciliation. This is holy work to which we are called by Christ himself. “In Christ,” St. Paul tells us, “God is reconciling the world to himself.” This passage from... [read more]
  • During the Christmas holiday, I found myself going through drawers as I decided what should go and what should stay. Among the commercial VHS tapes that were destined for the “go” boxes, there were some that had clearly been recorded by our family. These captured various moments in the life of our f... [read more]
  • Shawn and the other pilgrims explored the church of Santiago de Compostela on June 24. More images in the Pilgrimage Photo Gallery. The group will have a guided tour of the catacombs on Thursday.   
  • Cathedral Pilgrims arrived at the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral on June 23. They were able to attend the noon service together. Safe travels for their return.
  • We have a mere 6 Km before we get to Santiago tomorrow... (sorry about the picture quality) You can see the spires of the Cathedral off in the distance from our hotel (over 3 miles away) The octopus I ate for dinner, it was awesome. More reflections to follow! Thank you for your prayers... [read more]
  • We are almost exactly in the middle of our pilgrimage - one week ago today, I was on a long flight - in one week from today, I'll be on a long flight. A lot has transpired over a week. Not least of which is a wonderful opportunity to get to know some of our Cathedral members better. Ours is a precio... [read more]
  • I include two pictures that you may have already seen. One is the path on which tonight's reflection began to form in my spirit, and the other is the altar where I made resolution with the experience. On this path, two things occurred simultaneously. First, the travelers on the road to Emmaus cam... [read more]