Outdoor Way of the Cross
Many people come in pilgrimage over the year to pray the Way of the Cross,
especially on Good Friday and Holy Saturday.
Individuals and small groups who wish to come to the Mount during the Triduum (Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Easter Sunday) to pray the Way of the Cross are welcome to do so.
Please dress appropriately. Proper footwear for snow covered and slippery trails is recommended.
The trails are open year around
There are two different trails for the Way of the Cross.
is on the South side of Retreat Road across from the main gate entrance to The Mount.
It makes its way up the hill then loops down towards the Northwest side of Retreat Road. Some may find the final decent steep.
is across the West lawn on the North side of the property. The entrance is near the statue of St. Anthony. It begins going to the East and makes its way down the ravine looping back up near the entrance. There is one part of the trail which has a steep decline.
- Please be mindful of parking and pedestrians in the parking lot.
- Please ensure that no garbage is left on the grounds. Garbage Bins are available.
- Please respect the quiet and peace of the Mount.
- There has been some construction on a portion of Retreat Road, please be attentive as you travel it.
The Retreat Centre itself does not offer any liturgies for the Easter Triduum, please refer to local church websites or www.catholicyyc.ca for times of Triduum celebrations.