Seminarian’s Report

I was a seminarian in the Diocese of McKenzie-Fort Smith, NWT. As requested by Bishop Jon, I’ve written a report about my Pastoral Internship Year. Thanks for your support. I began in September, 2022 at St. Michael’s Parish in Behchoko, NWT. I was stationed at the rectory with my supervisor Fr. Mick Fleming. We organized […]

Daily Bread – Reflections on Twenty Years as a Missionary

My days are full, Lord, sharing Daily Bread. So, what ‘bread’ do you ask me to share, Lord, here on the shores of the Arctic Ocean? The church likes to call Daily Bread the Works of Mercy: Feed, Visit, Welcome the Stranger, Bury the Dead. Or Daily Bread, might be the more spiritual gifts of giving instruction, guidance, […]

Guides for the Community: The Four Prophets

The birthplace of ice hockey is said to be near a settlement on the western shore of Great Bear Lake, accessible only by winter road. The game helped 50 men survive a brutal winter at this outpost of Sir John Franklin’s Arctic Expedition.  In biblical terms, could it be claimed that whoever dropped the puck – […]