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About lesmiller.ca

Les Miller is the former Religious Education Coordinator of the York Catholic District School Board and the recipient of the CARFLEO 2009 Archbishop Pocock Award for Excellence in Religious Education. He teaches at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and is a well-respected presenter and workshop facilitator.

Cloisters

Gloucester Cathedral, United Kingdom: April 2018 Gloucester Cathedral was established as a Benedictine Monastery nearly 900 years ago. Cloisters were covered walkways that allowed monks to say their prayers in walking meditation. This is a sacred space where they walked in beauty … Continue reading

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Horizon

Ingersoll, Ontario May,  2016 This photograph was taken late evening from a rest stop on the 401. The utter beauty and simplicity of the scene led me to grab this image. There is a windbreak of spruce trees that seperates … Continue reading

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I lift my eyes

Martindale, Lake District, United Kingdom  September 2017 Martindale is a valley nestled in the eastern fells of the English Lake District. We look to the higher ground beyond. These are the higher fells that summon us upward. We follow the … Continue reading

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Crossings

York Minister, United Kingdom, 2018 If you look down on York Minster from above, you’ll see that it is designed in the shape of a cross. The crossing, as seen from inside the Minster, comes at the intersection of the … Continue reading

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Thin Places

Thin Places is a photographic exhibit prepared for Our Lady Queen of the World for their Art Show for May 26 and 27, 2018. It is an exploration of the ways we encounter the Sacred in the places around us. … Continue reading

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World Communications Day

Originally posted on Seeds of Faith:
How do we attract a new generation to consider Christianity? This question is common table talk at practically every gathering of Christians I attend these days. It is a question that Pope Francis answers…

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The Joyful Classroom

CARFLEO Bringing joy to the classroom is not only a healthy spirituality, it is also good pedagogy. We explore three questions: What is joy? Why foster joy in our classrooms? How do we bring joy into our classrooms?  What is … Continue reading

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