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Welcome, Englishmen

This is an essay about American history. It is not an essay about American presidential politics.

Or is it?

Unquestionably, though, it is a true story about the Pilgrims who sailed to the New World on the Mayflower, and who developed a tiny and struggling community within a hostile wilderness. 399 more words

American History

Ancient of Days

It’s fiercely hot. Cool sanctuary in the basilica appeals. With fourth century mosaic pavements and a palace built by Bishop Euphrasius in the sixth, endless wooden stairs ascend to a busy scene in a cool belfry. 61 more words

100 Words

Via Tolosana Day 34: ... just walking each other home.

Monlezon (Chez Nicole et Michel) to Maubourguet – 22.7kms

I awoke at 6 am. I wrote. I ate breakfast from the most delicious looking and tasting spread just before 7am, and for a short time with Paul. 3,701 more words


Departure Day

Well the day of departure is here! Later today we gather at Pearson Airport for the first leg of our journey. Over two years in planning you can feel the excitement in the air. 209 more words

St. Helen's Pilgrimage

Okay. I have to brag about this. My favorite prof from Seminary, Dr. Tim Patitsas has finally succeeded in bringing what used to be blandly called “the senior trip” into a full fledged Orthodox pilgrimage. 85 more words

Orthodox Christianity

The Beginning of a New Journey

We are but two days away from the adventure of a lifetime. On Wednesday, July 20th 83 pilgrims from the Diocese of Hamilton begin their journey to World Youth Day 2016 in Krakow, Poland. 340 more words