Vibrant Whistler parish has roots as tiny skier’s chapel
The season has shifted gears from skiing to hiking in Whistler. For a small community in the resort municipality, a season of celebration has also just begun.
Our Lady of the Mountains Parish has just celebrated its 25th birthday.
Whistler is “a small community, some 10,000 souls, and yet it’s a host to the world – particularly as it is, I’ll admit, the greatest ski resort in the world,” said Father Dale Normandeau said.
Our Lady of the Mountains, with visitors from across the globe, a church built like a wooden ski chalet, and Mass participation that ebbs and flows depending on the