This October 5th-14th 2019, the United Thank Offering, accompanied by the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana, is thrilled to offer a UTO Pilgrims on the Camino, a pilgrimage that combines portions of walking the Camino with visits to UTO grant sites in Madrid and Northwest Spain.
This pilgrimage is for walkers and non-walkers alike and is intended to be not only a spiritual adventure but also an opportunity to raise awareness and funds for the planning of an Anglican Pilgrim Centre in Santiago. The center will be a home for all Christians, especially Anglicans, to receive communion at the end of their travels.
More details about the UTO challenge grant related to this will be released in coming months.
Price includes: all overnight accommodations; one lunch, all breakfasts and dinners (with wine); guided visits; comfortable private coach; tour host; and special entertainment.
Note: Airfare is separate from this cost. Single occupancy upgrade is $800.
Pilgrims then separate for either a Walking Pilgrimage (100km over 5 days from Sarria to Santiago via Palas de Rei,Arzua, Pedrouzo) or Grant Site Pilgrimage (over 5 days including Salamanca, Leon, Astorga, Molinaseca, Arzua), which is pre-determined at registration.
All pilgrims reunite for the last 1 mile walk into Santiago and spend two beautiful days enjoying the city together.
Picture above used with kind permission from Turismo de Galicia.
Registration will open on Thursday 1/17/19 at noon Eastern Standard time with space for 15-20 Walking and 15-20 Grant site pilgrims.
A wait list will be generated if we receive more registration requests.
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