“Its object is to give humankind relaxation from continuous and unending toil and by refreshing their bodies to send them out renewed into their old activities. A breathing spell enables ordinary people to collect their strength with a stronger force behind them to undertake each of the tasks set before them.” (Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel: The Sabbath)

Archbishop Anne Germond speaks to the people of the Dioceses of Algoma and Moosonee regarding the need to restore our bodies and minds and souls over the summer. Her pastoral letter is available at the link below.


Sabbath Rest in the Summer of 2020 web