The Long Road to Heaven

Published Sun, 19/02/2017 by

A Lenten course for men during March/ April 2017

Last year I came across a Lenten course based on the film The Way [starring Martin Sheen] – about a group of pilgrims undertaking the Camino Frances to Santiago de Compostela. I already knew I was going to be undertaking the Camino myself but was interested in this course when I read about it in The Tablet.

The course is a book by the Reverend Tim Heaton. It uses clips from the film and lasts five weeks.
I asked Father Michael if I could run this as a men’s “retreat” over Lent. I undertook the course by myself last year to see if it is OK. It does demand a bit of reading and a bit of theological thought, but this is formation!

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