Tomorrow is also the Grand Opening of the Permanent Pilgrimage Route from Barrie to Martyrs' Shrine in Midland.The route is significant to the First Nations and Samuel de Champlain history.
In addition to the opening ceremonies and a 10km walk, there will be guided tours of the Martyrs’ Shrine and the Museum, bannock making and a Pilgrim Mass.
For more information, visit Georgian Bay Trails or the Martyrs' Shrine site.
Bishops and Archbishops of Toronto often celebrate Pilgrim Masses at Martyrs' Shrine:
|Cardinal Carter celebrates a Polish Catholic Pilgrimage Mass at Martyrs' Shrine, Midland, 1978.|
Photographs Special Collections, PH 18P/25P
Cardinal Carter celebrates a Polish Catholic Pilgrimage Mass at Martyrs' Shrine, Midland, 1978.
Photographs Special Collections, PH 18P/29P