The bishops of Spain and France have published a new letter emphasizing the importance of hospitality for people who host pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago, offering guidelines for how they can welcome and care for the spiritual needs of those making the long trek. In the letter the bishops noted that hospitality is a
Pilgrimages are rising in popularity once more; here are some that deserve more attention During this year many readers will have visited some of the well-known sites of pilgrimage throughout the world. It is wonderful that we have such places which help us express our faith and share our experiences with others on our journey.
The pair spent five days in the open and drank from ditches and animal troughs when their food and water ran out Two British pilgrims had to be rescued last week after getting lost on a section of the Camino de Santiago, the famous pilgrimage walk from southern France to Santiago de Compostela in north-west Spain,
On December 8, as the Year of Mercy will officially be opened, hundreds of thousands in Chile will visit the Lo Vasquez Shrine to celebrate the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, taking part in one of the well-attended pilgrimages in the country. This year’s pilgrimage events are based on the theme “Mother of Life, Mother
An organization committed to providing awareness of people typically living on the streets in the Denver community and providing opportunities to serve them as both equals and friends has chosen Derrick Yearout, a homeless, drug addict to go on a pilgrimage to Rome. Derrick Yearout – known as “Tree” on the streets – is the