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Discovering the Camino de Santiago A month of walking through Spain But no ordinary month this was the fabled pilgrimage to the Tomb of St James If Fr Gregory Markey can do it, well, you can too At least from your armchair For the first time for English speaking readers, a priest pastor chronicles the month long life and times of a pilgrim, in a delightful yet sober account, as he endures, and enjoys, the much celebrated Camino de Santiago This peaceful journey Web free, phone free, and TV free generated an astonishing array of brief but meaty spiritual reflections Roman Catholic Books asked Fr Markey to put the writings into this book Fr Markey did not conceal his priesthood, choosing on the contrary to wear the traditional Roman collar And, unsurprisingly, the resulting conversation with pilgrims was serious reflective practical But there was also plenty of private time along the 500 mile trail for Fr Markey, a 41 year old pastor of St Mary s in Norwalk, Connecticut Mission successful, but not without incident, and not without fruitful discussion with a wide variety of Christians struggling or lost in personal crises reflecting upon great personal loss re discovering Christ as the Focus of their lives Throughout his long journey and thus in this book Fr Markey, displaying both a keen mind and a pastoral heart, found spiritual lessons for himself and his flock, to whom he wrote A sample of his insights and guidance Dealing with discomfort, with Scripture always in mind Balancing human concerns when suffering with God s purpose for you The requirements of a pilgrimage, and how they bring out the best in people Practical concerns, for those pondering long pilgrimages How to fit a prayer life perfectly into a pilgrimage What not to bring, in your mind and in your backpack The magnetic pull of Mass, even on such a trip How to acquire genuine Read Discovering the Camino de Santiago – wildweaves.co.uk

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  1. The author points out early on that there are few memoirs of walking the Camino de Santiago that are written by Catholics He s not wrong of those that I ve found to be readily available, the vast majority are by lapsed Catholics, or cultural travellers, or people who consider themselves closer to spiritual but not religious than anything else.With that in mind, I wasn t the right audience for this book, and I d really only recommend it to people who are practicing Catholics and unintereste The author points out early on that there are few memoirs of walking the Camino de Santiago that are written by Catholics He s not wrong of those that I ve found to be readily available, the vast majority are by lapsed Catholics, or cultural travellers, or people who consider themselves closer to spiritual but not religious than anything else.With that in mind, I wasn t the right audience for this book, and I d really only recommend it to people who are practicing Catholics and uninterested in other perspectives Rev Markey comes off as educated and well versed in Catholic history, but he s off puttingly dismissive of many people he meets whose views don t coalesce with his own It s probably just that he s very secure in his religion, but I didn t care for the side comments ab...