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A Sacred Pilgrimage

We had our monthly JCMA Text Group meeting today. Sometimes we choose a genre to focus on, and sometimes a theme. Today was on the theme of “Journey”, as a number of members of our group (including myself as SCE … Continue reading

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The MacKillop-Woods Way Pilgrimage

        An Australian pilgrimage trail in honour of St Mary MacKillop and her co-founder Fr Julian Tenison Woods. For all posts on the MacKillop-Woods Way Pilgrimage and an explanation of the undertaking, click here.

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MacKillop-Woods Way 2017: Mary MacKillop Hall, Mass and Travelling Home from Eden

For all posts on the MacKillop-Woods Way Pilgrimage and an explanation of the undertaking, click here. Distance home to Boronia by car: 538km (6hrs 20min driving) It is a fact often overlooked that in the centuries before the transport revolution, when … Continue reading

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MacKillop-Woods Way Pilgrimage 2017: Day Nine (26 April) – Towamba to Eden

For all posts on the MacKillop-Woods Way Pilgrimage and an explanation of the undertaking, click here. Distance: 30.84km. Total Distance from Orbost: 252.34km. Total Distance from Fitzroy: 690km. I woke before dawn on the last day of the 2017 leg … Continue reading

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MacKillop-Woods Way Pilgrimage 2017: Day Eight (25 April) – Other side of Burragate to Towamba

For all posts on the MacKillop-Woods Way Pilgrimage and an explanation of the undertaking, click here. Distance: 16.58km Total: 221.15km I woke just a bit before dawn and went outside to see pink skies. Red in the morning… and all … Continue reading

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MacKillop-Woods Way Pilgrimage 2017: Day Seven (24 April) – Cathcart to Burragate (Almost)

For all posts on the MacKillop-Woods Way Pilgrimage and an explanation of the undertaking, click here. Distance: 31.59km Total: 204.57km. Today was, without a doubt, one of the most pleasurable and scenic days ever ofn the whole of the MacKillop-Woods … Continue reading

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MacKillop-Woods Way Pilgrimage 2017: Day Six (23 April) – Aston Creek, Bombala, to Cathcart

For all posts on the MacKillop-Woods Way Pilgrimage and an explanation of the undertaking, click here. Distance: 28.73km. Total distance 172.98km. I slept quite comfortably on the floor in the end room in the Bombala Catholic Presbytery last night, using … Continue reading

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MacKillop-Woods Way Pilgrimage 2017: Day Five (22 April) – Craigie to Aston Creek (Bombala)

For all posts on the MacKillop-Woods Way Pilgrimage and an explanation of the undertaking, click here. Distance: 18.25km. Total distance 144.25km. Okay. I would have liked to have achieved a lot more than that distance today, but the thing about … Continue reading

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MacKillop-Woods Way Pilgrimage 2017: Day Four (21 April) – Bendoc to Craigie

For all posts on the MacKillop-Woods Way Pilgrimage and an explanation of the undertaking, click here. Distance: 24.5km. Total distance 126km. So we have passed the half-way mark! Having arrived at the Old School House (OSH) on Lower Bendoc Road … Continue reading

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MacKillop-Woods Way Pilgrimage 2017: Day Three (20 April) – Goongerah to Bendoc

For all posts on the MacKillop-Woods Way Pilgrimage and an explanation of the undertaking, click here. Day distance: 36.52. Total Distance so far: 101.5km Seán was back on deck this morning feeling much better than the day before. Whatever it … Continue reading

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