Faithful Friends

For many years - I actually don't know how many - the community of St. Philip's Milford, Ontario has taken up a Lenten collection to support the work of Henry Budd College. Former co-ordinators Paul Sodtke and Marion Jenkins originally made this fortuitous connection while on vacation. These faithful friends have taken the Lenten 'alms-giving' … Continue reading Faithful Friends

A Trip to “The Old Post”

Last week, Keith and I had the honour of visiting “The Old Post” on Cedar Lake.  This was the traditional community site for the people of the Chemawawin Cree Nation.  Their territory was flooded by Manitoba Hydro in the early 1960’s to make way for the Grand Rapids generating station. About 202,343 hectares of land … Continue reading A Trip to “The Old Post”