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Walking the Camino de Santiago – 5 Reasons why you should do it

Walking the Camino de Santiago – 5 Reasons why you should do it Walking the Camino de Santiago – 5 Reasons why you should do it. Posted on August 31, 2012 by Padraic Gilligan, Vice President, Industry Relations, MCI Group When I saw “The Way”, Martin Sheen’s recent movie, directed by his son Emilio Estevez, …

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Drinking wine on the Camino de Santiago

Drinking Wine & Popping Blisters On The Camino De Santiago

Drinking Wine & Popping Blisters On The Camino De Santiago Drinking Wine & Popping Blisters On The Camino De Santiago. 3 September 2012 | 11:12, By Alex Thackrah, Sabotage Times For more info about the Camino, See our website It’s one of the oldest Christian pilgrimages and after all these years the sense of camaraderie …

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Inner peace on Camino pilgrimage

Mississauga woman makes pilgrimage to inner peace

Mississauga woman makes pilgrimage to inner peace Mississauga woman makes pilgrimage to inner peace. Mississauga.com – Aug 22, 2012 – 3:50 PM, Elora Crawford. Find more information about the Camino. Pearl Kisbenyi succeeded in shedding two things on her six-week journey on foot: much of her admittedly overweight backpack — and spiritual baggage. On July …

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Cycling Spain’s Camino de Santiago with children

Cycling Spain’s Camino de Santiago with children Lizzie Enfield – guardian.co.uk, Friday 10 August 2012 Got cycling fever? A new family-friendly bike trip along Spain’s Camino de Santiago means even kids can tackle an epic ride Cycling the Camino de Santiago de Compostela in northern Spain “Five Years Ti-i-ime,” my nine-year-old son is showing Noah …

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Patrick’s people: Jerry and Jurij Lomshek took the trip of a lifetime

Trip of a Lifetime By NIKKI PATRICK– The Morning Sun -Posted Jul 22, 2012 @ 07:30 AM Find more information about the Camino. A thousand years ago, pilgrims made their way on foot, on horses or donkeys along  El Camino de Santiago, the trip of a lifetime. The world has changed a great deal since …

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Santiago on The Way

Reaching Santiago

Reaching Santiago It’s turned out to be a prolific year for Kiwis reaching Santiago on the Camino. Despite meeting only a couple on our trip, 79 New Zealanders have completed the trek to Santiago de Compostela so far this year, nearly double the total for all 2011. And we were among those reaching Santiago. On …

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True happiness on the Camino trail

Why the epic Camino trail across Spain is a route to true happiness

Why the epic Camino trail across Spain is a route to true happiness You will have heard about life-changing journeys, but if I describe a 500-mile Camino trail to Santiago de Compostela, I suspect your reaction would be: turn the page. But please don’t! I’d reached a time when I needed to re-assess, to reflect …

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Spiritual Preparation, Camino de Santiago

Although there is physical effort involved, the pilgrimage is essentially a spiritual experience and it is recommended that pilgrims take some time for spiritual preparation before their walk. Your motives We urge you to think about your motives for wishing to make the pilgrimage to Santiago. Traditionally these fell into three categories: from a personal …

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The Plenary Indulgence

The Plenary Indulgence (also known as “The Jubilee”) You can get the Plenary Indulgence, which you can get on the Camino. The doctrine and practice of indulgences in the Church are closely linked to the Sacrament of Reconciliation (confession). An indulgence is the full remission of all temporal punishment (time spent in purgatory) up to …

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Baptism, Communion, Marriage At Santiago Cathedral

If you wish to arrange a Marriage, Baptism, First Communion, contact the Parish Priest: Parish Priest C/Huérfanas, 32 15793 Santiago de Compostela A Coruña, Spain Telephone: (+34) 981 586 057 E mail: [email protected] Documents required: The Birth Certificate of the person to be baptised and a letter of Authorisation from their local Parish Priest

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