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American Pilgrims is echoing official advice from numerous sources to postpone all international travel. We will continue to pass along news from the official and authoritative sources listed below. We recommend you stay up to date on the virus using official and reliable sources for information. Keep in mind there is a lot of misinformation, speculation…

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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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American Pilgrims is happy to debut four videos featuring some of our members! Visit our YouTube Channel and you can hear the history of American Pilgrims on the Camino, learn about the impact of our Grants program, appreciate the value of our hospitalero training and listen to our members tell why they joined and what…

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In light of the easing of stay-at-home restrictions across the United States, the CDC is encouraging people to use parks, trails and open spaces safely while following current guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19. After several months of either no events or virtual events, our local chapters are starting to host physical events. This…

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On Saturday May, 16th the Dutch Camino association (Genootschap van Sint Jacob) presented a carillon concert to support pilgrims of the world in coping with the disappointment of the Camino being closed. The carillonneur of the cathedral in Utrecht, Malgosia Fiebig, performed a concert of pilgrim songs from the Domtoren, dedicated to all pilgrims in the world. …

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, American Pilgrims’ hospitalero training sessions are postponed until it is safe for people to gather together again in person in larger groups. Please check back for updates on the training program. If you are a member of American Pilgrims we will automatically notify you when sessions are scheduled.

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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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