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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Real ID Deadline Delayed until May 3, 2023

The original enforcement date was set for October 1, 2020, but the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has once again extended the deadline for Real ID enforcement to May 3, 2023 because of the Covid-19 pandemic. What is Real ID? In order to use your driver’s license to board a commercial aircraft, your license will…

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Registration is open for the March 2020 Hospitalero Training Session!

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 is now open!

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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Registration for the next hospitalero training session is now open!

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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Cathedral services temporarily suspended due to continuing renovations

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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Do I need a visa to go to Europe?

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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