Blessing for an Olympic celebration

By on December 18, 2009

Rev. Andrew Wesley offered a prayer in Cree as celebrations to welcome the Olympic torch began in Toronto on December 17.

Rev. Andrew Wesley, an elder who provides spiritual care in the aboriginal community through Toronto Urban Native Ministries, helped the city officially welcome the Olympic torch on December 17. As crowds gathered near city hall to await the arrival of the torch, he opened the celebrations with a prayer in Cree.

Rev. Wesley is the assistant curate at Church of the Redeemer in the diocese of Toronto.

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