Announcing American Pilgrims Hospitalero Training
for November 2018!

American Pilgrims' next hospitalero training session will be November 9 through 11, 2018 in Winter Park, Florida! Details and registration will be announced around the end of August. If you're a member of American Pilgrims - and you must be to register for the training - you will receive an email notice. Registration will include the training, all meals Friday evening through Sunday lunch and accommodation Friday and Saturday nights. Linens and towels are provided and lodging is double occupancy with shared bathrooms. Like to know more? Check out the Hospitaleros page!

The Santiago Cathedral has a new, shining face!
Since 2013, those arriving in the Praza do Obradoiro at the end of their Camino have been disappointed to find the Cathedral facade encased in scaffolding. The recent removal of the scaffolding has revealed the result of the work - a new, shining face looking out over the Plaza. Here is an image from Instagram via
Papers from the 2017 William & Mary Symposium on Pilgrimage Studies

Those who have been to the annual symposium put on by The Institute for Pilgrimage Studies at the College of William and Mary know what a marvelous event it is. The theme of the 2017 event was "What is Pilgrimage". The International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage (Dublin) has released its latest free, digital edition with eleven papers presented at that event. Click HERE to access the journal.