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From the monthly archives: July 2021

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Skaro ready to welcome pilgrims again on August 14th

Pilgrims are once again being welcomed to attend Skaro in person to pray. The Skaro Pilgrimage will be held Aug. 14.

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Try a little tenderness, Pope says on first World Day for Grandparents and Elderly

VATICAN CITY — Try a little tenderness. That’s basically how Cardinal Kevin J. Farrell, 73, summarized Pope Francis’ vision for what older people, their grandchildren and friends should do to change the world after the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2021 Lac Ste Anne Pilgrimage to take place online

This year’s Lac Ste Anne Pilgrimage is once again going online.

The five-day pilgrimage which attracts thousands of mostly indigenous people from across Canada will be strictly spiritual and not physical. The year’s pilgrimage July 24-28 will held online in an effort to maintain social distancing, protect pilgrims — many of whom are elderly or in poor health — and avoid the spread of COVID-19.

The pilgrimage site, west of Edmonton, is closed. There will be no camping or on-site visits.

Instead, organizers hope to keep alive the enduring spirit of the healing and spiritual renewal pilgrimage with a virtual Lac Ste Anne event that includes livestreamed Masses celebrated by bishops from Alberta and the Northwest Territories, video messages, and other programming.

The Lac Ste Anne Pilgrimage website will be the main hub for the online content.

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