Spiritual practices are an expression of human rights.
To the Barrie oldtimers who know where “Vatican Hill” was: show a little class and don’t jack up intolerance of others based on religion or race, okay?
Btw: The first St. Mary’s school and cemetery and second St. Mary’s church (above) stood on what is now the parking lot, immediately north of the Barrie jail: the parcel bounded by Mulcaster, Penetang, Berczy and McDonald Streets). The Sisters of St. Joseph convent and then St. Joseph’s High School also stood to the east at 90 Mulcaster Street.
My First Communion with Sister Lila, 1966.