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S+L BLOG: Yukon

There is nothing more beautiful than to be surprised by the Gospel, by the encounter with Christ. There is nothing more beautiful than to know Him and to speak to others of our friendship with him. Those words are from Pope Benedict XVI’s homily at the Mass inaugurating his Pontificate It’s also the inspiration for ...read more
I have to be honest – when I first heard that there was the opportunity to travel with a group of high school students on a mission trip to the Yukon, I thought, “Oh no. Another mission trip. They’re all the same. Once you do one, you’ve done them all.” In a way, it’s at ...read more
Last week we went on a mission. Wally, the ever reliable cameraman, and I went with a group of students from St. Joan of Arc Catholic Secondary school in Mississauga, Ontario, on a mission trip to the Yukon. The plan was to spend the first two days at Camp Braeburn, north of Whitehorse helping get ...read more