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Bishop Asbil’s September 4 Letter

Bishop Asbil writes: “From late November until the early spring, we and kids from our neighbourhood would hit the street to play road hockey. Most days after school, two nets would be set up between parked cars and we would play till supper was called. Sometimes there were five or six of us and sometimes as many as a dozen – shooting, passing, scoring and making saves. There were no fans in the stands, like the NHL playoffs during COVID-19, just the odd car passing through our imaginary rink. Their intrusion curried a collective cry of “CAR!” Nets were removed and players stepped to the curb like a commercial break in the big leagues, and then play resumed as they passed by.”

Read the full text of this letter here https://stphilips.ca/september_4_letter_from_bishop_asbil-2/

Posted on: September 5th, 2020 by stphilipsoffice