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Holy Year 2021

March 31, 2020
The last Jacobean Years were 1999, 2004, 2010 and the next Holy Year 2021. The first Jubilee / Holy / Jacobean Year was established by Pope Callistus II in 1122 for the year 1126. The Holy Years have been celebrated, since then, when the Santiago festival (July 25), falls on Sunday. Periodically, as a general rule, these happen… Continued
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Year of Mercy 2016

November 12, 2015
The Year of Mercy takes place after the recent Franciscan Year of 2014, Pope Francis has proclaimed an extraordinary Jubilee, through the papal bull called "Mercy Vultus" with the mercy of God as its fundamental axis. We are, therefore, before a Holy Year of Mercy. Its official start will be… Continued
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History of the Camino de Santiago

January 27, 2018
Brief history of the Camino de Santiago and its pilgrimage Santiago el Mayor, was the brother of Juan, both sons of Zebedeo. After the death of Jesus Christ, Santiago came in preaching to Hispania, according to tradition. Apparently it was not very successful. The Virgin Mary appeared to him in Zaragoza, instilling encouragement in his… Continued
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Face Wash Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela and Portico de la Gloria

26 for July, 2018
It has been waiting but after years of restoration of the main facade of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela (Plaza del Obradoiro) and the Pórtico de la Gloria already look more renewed. A thorough face wash to eliminate the color "blackish" and even the moss that came out of some of its stones. … Continue
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