American Pilgrims Grants Program Recognized with Trifinium Award by Federación Española

At an awards ceremony in Madrid on October 21during the XII International Congress of Jacobean Associations,  American Pilgrims on the Camino was awarded the “International Jacobean Trifinium Award: a Life, a Work and an Action Program” by the Spanish Federation of Associations of Friends of the Camino de Santiago.  The award has been given since 2012 to recognize those people, groups, institutions, etc., who have supported and contributed to the Camino de Santiago The first Trifinium Award was presented in 2012 by the Spanish Federation of Associations of Friends of the Camino de Santiago by virtue of celebrating its 25th anniversary that year (1987-2012) and it is triennial in nature.

American Pilgrims was awarded the prize in the “One Action” category, recognizing our grants program.  The Grants program was described as an altruistic program, supporting non-profit Jacobean entities and organizations that work in Spain, Portugal and France on the Camino de Santiago and for facilitating the transit of pilgrims.

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Supporting the Camino and Our Community

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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