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Translation of the Compostela from Latin to English

miratur

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I finished my camino from SJPP to Santiago last June and I received my Compostela. The trouble is that it is written in Latin and I do not know the meaning of what is written on it. Does anyone know how to translate it from Latin into English?

Thanks
 

sillydoll

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Camino(s) past & future
2002 CF: 2004 from Paris: 2006 VF: 2007 CF: 2009 Aragones, Ingles, Finisterre: 2011 X 2 on CF: 2013 'Caracoles': 2014 CF and Ingles 'Caracoles":2015 Logrono-Burgos (Hospitalero San Anton): 2016 La Douay to Aosta/San Gimignano to Rome:
"The Chapter of this Holy Apostolic Metropolitan Cathedral of St. James, custodian of the seal of St. James' Altar, to all faithful and pilgrims who come from everywhere over the world as an act of devotion, under vow or promise to the Apostle's Tomb, our Patron and Protector of Spain, witnesses in the sight of all who read this document, that: Mr…………………has visited devoutly this Sacred Church in a religious sense (pietatis causa).
Witness whereof I hand this document over to him, authenticated by the seal of this Sacred Church.
Given in St. James de Compostela on the (day)……(month)……A.D. ………
Chapter Secretary"
 

miratur

New Member
Thanks a lot sillydoll. Much appreciated.

By the way I enjoyed most of the camino and I met many interesting people. I was very happy to see some of them at Santiago.

miratur
 

sillydoll

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
2002 CF: 2004 from Paris: 2006 VF: 2007 CF: 2009 Aragones, Ingles, Finisterre: 2011 X 2 on CF: 2013 'Caracoles': 2014 CF and Ingles 'Caracoles":2015 Logrono-Burgos (Hospitalero San Anton): 2016 La Douay to Aosta/San Gimignano to Rome:
If anyone has lost their Compostela, they can request a duplicate by sending a letter to the Pilgrims Office Office - Rúa do Villar 1, 15704, Santiago de Compostela. Or you can email the office at: peregrinos@archicompostela.org.
You will need to give your full name, where you started from and the day you received the Compostela.
 

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