It’s safe to say these past weeks have been among some of the most tumultuous and emotional that many of us have experienced in our lifetimes. The impact of the coronavirus pandemic has been felt by individuals and families, companies and communities across the United States and around the world. What has struck me during…

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The original enforcement date was set for October 1, 2020, but the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has extended the deadline for Real ID enforcement by 12 months because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The new deadline is Oct. 1, 2021, one year from the previous date. What is Real ID? In order to use your…

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Do you want to train as an hospitalero and serve your fellow pilgrims at an albergue in Spain, France or Portugal? American Pilgrims on the Camino offers hospitalero training sessions several times throughout the year. The next session will be held immediately prior to the Annual Gathering, March 10-12, 2020. Training takes place at Zephyr…

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Registration for the Annual Gathering of Pilgrims opened on January 9, 2020. More than 100 pilgrims signed up on the first day of registration. The 2020 Gathering, “Honoring the Past, Welcoming the Future, will be held at Zephyr Point Conference Center March 12-15, 2020 in Zephyr Cove (Lake Tahoe), NV. More information can be found…

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This late fall session of hospitalero training will be in Sebastopol, CA, Friday, November 15 to Sunday, November 17, 2019. Click on Hospitalero Training for complete information and the link to the online registration form. If you are interested in this session, do not hesitate. Training sessions almost always fill quickly!

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Starting Monday, January 28, 2019, services at the Cathedral de Santiago de Compostela are suspended due to continuing renovations in the central nave. These renovations are expected to last 12 months. Follow this link to the Full List of temporary locations of the Cathedral’s various services. Read the Cathedral announcement in Español or read it…

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Well, technically for most U.S. citizens the answer is no. But there are changes in travel requirements on the horizon! Everyone with plans to travel to Europe needs to know about ETIAS. Go to our FAQs page and click on “Do I need a visa?” for more information.

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