Saturday, July 18, 2009
"Journey to the Father" (St. Raphael's, Ontario)
Today, seminarian Matthew Chojna and I are off to the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall for the 10th annual High School Youth Festival which is sold out (capacity 500 with 400 volunteers involved).
In the Ruins of St. Raphael's (the original church) exciting gatherings take place; Sunday morning the walls will rock to praise and worship--Alleluia!!
Saturday afternoon's Talent Show had featured songs and skits, musical interludes and some extraordinary tap dancing!
Priests were regularly available for reconciliation and there were lots of takers:
Here's Marilyn, the lady responsible for it all for ten years!
Led by the music of "The Mustard Seeds" there was joy in the air: