Northern Connection

The smell of smoke these mornings reminds us of the ever-present danger of forest fires in the north. Although Moosonee is far from the fires right now, some of the communities in our diocese are being affected – from James Bay west to the communities north of Thunder Bay. All except one of these communities are accessible only by air or by ice road in the winter. This makes travel difficult, time consuming and expensive.
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Being Present To Others

When members of the Sisters of Providence leadership team visited Sr. Una Byrne in her ministry, they found that spiritual life in Northern Ontario is anything but frosty.
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Pilgrimage from James Bay

by Sr. Una Byrne

World Youth Day, who can describe such a experience? It is best described by the Holy Father’s dream, as expressed in his Evening Vigil, that it would be “a powerful moment in which the young people of the world could meet Christ, who is eternally young, and could learn from him how to be bearers of the Gospel to other young people.”
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