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"Pilgrims - not Tourists" This was the message of a talk given to our group of 29 university-age students by Fr. Allan MacDonald before setting off for World Youth Day in Brazil. For three weeks, we weren't going to be in control of things: we wouldn't be able to pick exactly what we’d want to eat; we might not be sleeping in beds; we might have to walk a couple of kilometers with all of our luggage on our backs. We were warned it would be hard, but that that was part of being on a pilgrimage. I hadn't fully...

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