Episcopal pilgrims bring Spain’s Camino de Santiago to the Appalachian Trail

By Emily McFarlan Miller Pilgrims walk through a field on June 26, 2019, on Day 4 of the Appalachian Camino, a weeklong pilgrimage organized by the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania on parts of the Appalachian Trail passing through the diocese. Photo: Emily McFarlan Miller/Religion News Service [Religion News Service — On the Appalachian Trail, … Continue reading “Episcopal pilgrims bring Spain’s Camino de Santiago to the Appalachian Trail”

A Pilgrim’s Questions: Walking the Camino de Santiago

  A Pilgrim’s Questions: Walking the Camino de Santiago BY LINDA MERCADANTE JULY 30, 2018  Is punishing your body a spiritual practice? At one time, it was. In the Middle Ages, thousands of pilgrims walked the arduous and dangerous Camino de Santiago. The goal was to reach Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, Spain, visit the tomb … Continue reading “A Pilgrim’s Questions: Walking the Camino de Santiago”

Camino Nova Scotia offers ‘education for the soul’

By Tali Folkins January 7, 2019 Camino Nova Scotia is offered through the continuing education division of Halifax’s Atlantic School of Theology (AST)—but it’s not your typical seminary course. The program invites members of the public to take part in short pilgrimages along stretches of hiking trails in Nova Scotia, intended to foster the kind … Continue reading “Camino Nova Scotia offers ‘education for the soul’”

Camino Nova Scotia offers ‘education for the soul’

By Tali Folkins May 11, 2018 Participants in the first-ever Camino Nova Scotia, in 2013, pause for a break. From left to right: Leo Kennedy, Catherine Woodman, Regine Maass, David Schlinker and Roddy MacDonald. Photo: Contributed   Camino Nova Scotia is offered through the continuing education division of Halifax’s Atlantic School of Theology (AST)—but it’s … Continue reading “Camino Nova Scotia offers ‘education for the soul’”