In 1946, Bishop William Lawrence wrote a human interest story on conscientious objectors to war.
The earth is fundamentally a religious place — a place of belonging and of worship. It is a place of holy sacrifice, with its highest expression in the Christian sacraments, which “rehearse the solution that previous explorations of the sacred could not find, which is the self-sacrifice of God” (p. 20).
Heresies never die. They just take on new forms from time to time.
"My travels fill me with hope because I see a depth of faith, and a reality to faith, that is hard to see outside of Indigenous communities."
Pilgrimage is at times, quite simply, plain hard work, in which, uprooted from one’s normal rhythms and resources, one confronts one’s own physical, emotional, and spiritual vulnerabilities.