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Our tech team continues to add content to our YouTube Channel. You can subscribe to, like and view all of our videos.Read More
Walk to Galicia-Happy Xacobeo 2022!
No plans for New Year’s Eve? Can’t stay up late to welcome 2022? Want to start celebrating as early as you can on December 31st? Don’t despair. You’re cordially invited to join in the festivities in Plaza de la Quintana in Santiago de Compostela! On Friday, December 31st, beginning at 12:15pm EST (6:15pm CET), tune…Read More
American Pilgrims’ Virtual Open House Events a Great Success!
s virtual “Open Houses” were a great success! Thank you so much to our speakers and singers, and to those at home who tuned in to these wonderful events.Read More
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.Read More
News you can use from the William & Mary Symposium on Pilgrimage Studies
The annual William & Mary Symposium on Pilgrimage Studies Nov. 12-13 will be completely virtual this year and free-of-charge. Mark your calendar to attend!Read More
In Memoriam: Gene McCullough
Our community suffered a heartbreaking loss this past weekend. Our colleague and friend Gene McCullough died on Sunday, September 5, 2021. He was doing what he loved—biking and exploring the neighborhoods of Denver, CO. Gene was the webmaster of this website, chapter coordinator, hospitalero, mentor, friend, and so much more.Read More
In Memoriam: José María Valadés Castillo
Luis Gtiérrez Perrino, President of the Spanish Federation of Associations of Friends of the Camino de Santiago, shared with American Pilgrims that José Ramón Barranco passed away on February 27. He was 92 years old. José Ramón Barranco, Perrino notes, has played a significant role in the Spanish Federation for many years. A member of…Read More
Sending Some Camino Love!
In honor of Valentine’s Day American Pilgrims began asking pilgrims why they love the Camino.Read More
In Memoriam: David Gitlitz
of Rhode Island and were joint authors of “The Cultural Guide to the Camino de Santiago” and “Pilgrimage: From the Ganges to Graceland”.Read More
New videos uploaded to the American Pilgrims on the Camino YouTube channel!
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…Read More