Route Details

Bishop’s Pilgrimage 2018
May 23 – June 5
Archdeaconry of Woodstock

Click on dates for link to journey details or David’s daily post. Route is subject to change.

Date Route Walking
May 23
7:00 pm Evening Prayer, St. Luke’s, Woodstock St Luke, Woodstock
May 24
Walk to Hartland via Great Trail, 4:30 pm cross Covered Bridge; 7:00 pm Confirmation service at Holy Trinity, Hartland 22.6 km Holy Trinity, Hartland
May 25
Walk to Florenceville-Bristol via Great Trail 18.5 km Camp Brookwood
May 26
Diocesan Council, Camp Brookwood Camp Brookwood
May 27
Morning walk; 11:00 am Eucharist service at Christ Church, Glassville; drive to Florenceville-Bristol and walk to Camp Brookwood 11.8 km Camp Brookwood
May 28
Drive to Edmundston with circular walk there tbd St John the Baptist, Edmundston
May 29
Drive to Grand Falls for short walk along Gorge Trail (1.5km); drive to Limestone Siding for midday prayers; walk to New Denmark (12.7km) 14.2 km St Ansgar, New Denmark
May 30
Drive to Licford for Morning Prayer; walk to Perth-Andover via Appalachian Trail 26 km Trinity, Perth-Andover
May 31
Walk to Bairdsville 16.8 km St George, Bairdsville
June 1
Drive to Bell’s Potato Farm for tour; walk in section of Meduxnekeag Valley Nature Preserve then to Jackson Falls; walk in afternoon to Richmond Corner 15.7 km St. John, Richmond Corner
Saturday, June 2 – NB Parks and Trails Day
June 2
Drive to Kirkland for Morning Prayer; walk to St. David’s Presbyterian Church (3.4km); drive to St Mary the Virgin, Benton, for midday prayers; walk to Maliseet Trail and Hays Falls 16.3 km Woodstock
June 3
Eucharist service at St. Luke, Woodstock; walk to Christ Church, Upper Woodstock; drive to Canterbury; possible circular walk from Holy Trinity ~ 8 km Holy Trinity, Canterbury
June 4
Walk St. Francis Assisi shrine to Canterbury (8.3km); drive to St Luke’s, Temperance Vale, for midday prayers; walk to Nackawic (11.4 km); drive to Prince William 19.7 km St Clement, Prince William
June 5
Walk to St. Mark’s at Kings Landing (10.5 km). Note: Trip to Lake Magaguadavic is cancelled 10.5 km

May God the Father who created you, guide your footsteps,
May God the Son who redeemed you, share your journey,
May God the Holy Spirit who sanctifies you, lead you on life’s pilgrimage,
and the blessing of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit
be with you wherever you may go.

7 thoughts on “Route Details”

  1. Good Morning David from British Columbia!
    Hoping your foot is better this morning….I have been reading your walking blog intermittantly since our daughter Kristen (Springthorpe) sent us the link. Its interesting noting the distance you cover daily. Neal and I try to do a minimum of 2 kms daily and that has ranged up to 8-10 km at times. I marvel at doing up to 23 kms in one day and still being able to carry on for the same distance the next day. It is a great way to think and clear your mind though. It will be interesting noting the scenery as you do notice everything differently too. Also wonderful to meet others along the way and enjoy their company….renew friendships… Blessings to you and God’s speed…
    Bev Doan

  2. How wonderful to be able to follow your walk, David!
    Janet and I have been talking and thanks to her I am now following you online.
    God bless you on your journey and may God be blessing you in abundance! (and keeping your strength up :)) Look forward to hearing more about it all when you hit England.
    Sandie xx

  3. I read and enjoy your blog every evening.
    The pics are a great addition as they give ‘us readers’ a sense of presence.
    Thanks to all involved in the publication. You continue to be a blessing to us.

  4. I have been reading your daily blog with great interest,
    it is wonderful that parishioners are so friendly and
    helpful on your route.
    I had some problems getting the blogs at first until I
    went on the Diocesan Web Page; Bishop’s Pilgrimage
    and I could easily get them there.
    It was interesting to see David Bell and Cindy Derksen’s
    pictures (from our Parish).God Bless you and your group
    on the remainder of your trip.
    Yours in Christ; Wendell

  5. The blog is the highlight of the evening. Having begun this good thing,
    Bishop, you will have to continue! When you return to the world of cars and offices, consider a blog a week about your often amazing, often unique encounters around the Diocese. I’m enjoying the news about my fellow Anglicans as well as seeing photos of churches and congregations I don’t know but would like to get to know. The NB Anglican and the E-News are great ways to keep up; a blog of personal experiences would be a wonderful addition.

    1. I read your blog tonight………..Retired Rev. John Cathcart had the piece on facebook………….I attended St. Margaret’s stone church when young, then St. Bartholemews in St. John, and Rev. Sharpe’s church in Riverview…….and then All Saints church in Marysville till Rev. Cathcartt retired…………….

      Interesting read…………….quite the pilgrimage…………….Bishop.

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