Toronto Pilgrims Meeting March 2, 2013

Posted January 6, 2013 | by Sue Kenney | in Camino | no responses

Canadian Company of Pilgrims Meeting

A Full Day of Getting Back to “Basic Camino Information and Instruction”.  In response to many suggestions, the Toronto Chapter has prepared two information sessions on March 2, 2013. The first is directed to the novice pilgrim planning to travel the Camino for the first time.  Following the morning session, the second afternoon session will consist of our regular Spring Meeting.
SESSION ONE March 2, 2013 (9:00) St. Matthews United Church 729 St Clair Ave West  Cost $10 (to defray room rental and coffee break) LIMIT 40 PERSONS – PRIOR REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Deadline February 25 2013. This session is geared to answer all the questions that each novice pilgrim has and will address…Camino Routes; What to Pack; What you should not pack; Where to start and how to get to/from your embarkation point; What you should expect in a Pilgrim’s Hostel; and The difference types of lodging. Veteran pilgrims and Hospitalero Volunteers will host this session.
Pre-Registration is required. To register email torontocamino@rogers.com to indicate your interest then mail $10per person (cheque –no cash) to: P. Sayer and Mail to 881 Donegal Ave. Oshawa Ontario L1J 6K4                          Dead line February 25 2013.
SESSION TWO (No cost, No pre-registration, Open to the general public/all are welcome) March 2, 2013 start 1:30- 4:00pm The Canadian Company of Pilgrims -Toronto Chapter- will be hosting their regular Spring Meeting on Saturday March 2, 2013 at St. Matthews United Church   (729 St Clair Ave West, Toronto).  Starting time is 1:30 sharp and all interested persons are welcome to attend. Parking is very limited so please consider the TTC.  Arrive early to complete applications for membership and credential requests. The 2½-hour meeting should be very exciting featuring a short presentation from MEC, Camino photographs, and information sharing for both the novice and veteran pilgrim.   Any questions regarding the spring meeting can be directed to Patrick at torontocamino@rogers.com If you wish be part of our meeting please contact Patrick.
We are asking for people to bring their Camino photographs, please contact Patrick to reserve a display table.   We are again looking for 2 or 3 pilgrims to “pack for the Camino” and bring their fully loaded packs to display exactly what they carried on “the way”. Contact Patrick for more details. If you have any gently used equipment that you want to donate for our “swap meet” please bring it to the meeting.  We also need general volunteers for the meeting’s various areas.
Please donate any canned or non-perishable food items at your local food bank; we do not have the facilities to transport these goods to a drop-off area.

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