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    Another route?

    I once heard someone talking about a route from Pamplona to Villafrance west of Leon. The route was north of the Frances. Any information please especially if there are any guides, virtual or published.
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    You know you're a pilgrim(or soon to be) when...

    When you get your credential from us ~ Peterbrough Pilgrims to Santiago. For details go to
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    Newsletter for all pilgrims is out now!

    Sorry for the extra UK. It's fine now....I hope
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    Newsletter for all pilgrims is out now!

    From The Confraternity of the Glorious Apostle St James in Peterborough Diocese. The most recent edition of our newsletter for all pilgrims is now available. Go to to see it.
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    Getting from Bilboa to Pamplona

    I arrive at 13:10 at Bilboa airport. How do I get to Pamplona by public transport?
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    True Pilgrims and Kindness

    I think that there is something missing from many of the discriptions of a true pilgrim. Yes it is someone who undertakes journey to a place of religious devotion, but the pilgrimage is not complete at that because the journey has to be with the view to returning home in a different and better...
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    Burgos to Leon in 2013

    I have found that the easiest ways to get to Leon are Stansted- Vallidolid the airline bus to town and train to Leon or fly to Asturias, Airport bus to Oviedo then train to Leon. ( Bus and Train share a station at Oviedo.) I don't speak Spanish and get by so you will be fine
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    Don Jerano - Head of the Pilgrims Office has died

    He was a great and gentle Christian man. The fraternity of Peterborough Pilgrims owe him a great debt for the encouragement and open acceptance he gave to a protestant fraternity. I look forward to chatting with him beyond the blue. Ian Holdsworth Spiritual director The Confraternity of the...
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    Credentials (donativo)

    Re: Free Credentials I have just received a box of 1000 credentials from Santiago. So gang let's rock and roll. Ian H
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    Prayers for fallen pilgrims

    Each year at this time Peterborough Pilgrims to Santiago hold a gathering for past, present and future pilgrims which is open to all ( see relevant post ) At the Mass we pray for pilgrims who have died on the Camino and in other places. If you know of pilgrims who have gone on the great...
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    Gathering of Pilgrims

    All pilgrims are invited to the annual gathering of pilgrims to celebrate the feast of the arrival of St James in Galicia, held by the Peterborough Fraternity of Pilgrims. It is held at St Mary's Church Towcester Road Northampton NN4 8EZ . Noon 26 January 2013. Pilgrim Mass followed by Spanish...
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    Credentials (donativo)

    Re: Free Credentials :D I am back, but briefly. I have issued credentials to all those who have asked for one. If you have not had an email from me it means that your email is lost and I need a repeat. I was away of the Costa Camino in Portugal. I am going again on Monday 8 October to St Jean...
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    Youth Pilgimage:Leon to Santiago Vid

    I hope you followed the thread as there is another part and the third part is on the way. Ages 16 to 22 years.
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    Youth Pilgimage:Leon to Santiago Vid

    Peterborough Pilgrims organized a pilgrimage of English speaking pilgrims young people. Here is the vid.Go to to see it We will be doing it again next year. Know anyone who would like to come with us ? Email a private message and we will tell you all...
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    St James's Day.

    Happy Feast from Peterborough Pilgrims to all pilgrims and to all other friends of Santiago. Ian Holdsworth Spiritual Director The Confraternity of the Glorious Apostle St James in Peterborough Diocese.