Listen: How the 'Snowshoe Priest' crossed Lake Superior by canoe
This week in Northlandia, we look into the history of the ‘Snowshoe Priest’, Frederic Baraga, who crossed Lake Superior in a canoe and may one day become saint.
Here is episode 12 of the Northlandia podcast.
A stone cross on the North Shore marks the seemingly miraculous success of a perilous journey for Frederic Baraga, a Slovenian missionary who traversed the Upper Midwest in the 19th century.
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