Camino 2022 – Day 17 – to Nájera

Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: For Joan Rizza in thanksgiving for her recovery and continuing good health! Today’s weather was much more ideal with cooler temperatures. We realize we walked even longer today in the same amount of time as yesterday simply because yesterday was so hot! Happy for everyday outContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 17 – to Nájera”

Camino 2022 – Day 16 – to Navarette

Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: Joan Allabaugh and Robby Allabaugh for their special intentions. Today was a fairly easy day of terrains, inclines, declines, and paths…. But where the road was easier…the heat made up for the extra effort of walking!!! But we made the most of the day to offerContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 16 – to Navarette”

Camino 2022 – Day 15 – Logroño

Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: all the men and their wives in formation in the Orland diocese diaconate program. (Particularly Danny & Sarita and Wendell and Virginia from our parish) We took a taxi back to Sansol to pick up where we left off on Saturday. Having been refreshed by aContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 15 – Logroño”

Camino 2022 – Day 14 – Rest day in Logroño

Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: we pray for all of the intentions on our list as we took this day of rest at Mass. Today we took a day of rest in the city of Logroño. There were not too many places available in our last village of Sansol, so weContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 14 – Rest day in Logroño”

Camino 2022 – Day 13 – to Sansol

Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: for Lisa Kuhlman to find safe affordable housing. Today was a very crisp cold morning to begin with but we were walking with the sunrise of the day. The path was mostly a descent into the next town. Our first stage was 7.6 miles to LosContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 13 – to Sansol”

Camino 2022 – Day 12 – to Villamayor de Madjarín

Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: Our homebound parishioners and those in assisted living facilities.  Especially those affected by hurricane Ian.  As we left Estella this morning we came upon Iglesia de San Pedro de la Rúa. This is a beautiful church but you have to climb a lot of stairs toContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 12 – to Villamayor de Madjarín”

Camino 2022 – Day 11 – to Estella

Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: Mary Ellen Pollock on her birthday, and in honor of the Archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael. Today started as a rainy cold walk but ended with great warmth as we met a couple of pilgrims and spent time with them on our journey today. We leftContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 11 – to Estella”

Camino 2022 – Day 10 – Puerta La Reina

Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: The state of Florida and those in the path of hurricane Ian. Also for Elizabeth Schlacter awaiting surgery. We started a very cold day with a steep climb towards the nearby mountain with windmills along the ridge. This is a famous spot along the Camino featuredContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 10 – Puerta La Reina”

Camino 2022 – Day 9 – Pamplona and Cizur Menor

Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: Eileen Schiebner and her daughter Elizabeth for healing and grace. Today was a short walk into Pamplona. We stayed just a couple miles outside the city so this was overall an easier day of walking which was good because we are nursing some minor strains fromContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 9 – Pamplona and Cizur Menor”

Camino 2022 – Day 8 – Burlada

Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: for Nate Palmer as he enters into service in the Marines. Also for Christine Palmer and all care givers who need continued grace from the Holy Spirit to serve and minister to their loved ones. We were ready to get moving this morning as the night’sContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 8 – Burlada”

Camino 2022 – Day 7 – Zubiri

Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: for Barb Lynch and her 9 week old twin grandchildren Chloe & Myles still in the NICU – and their parents (Barb’s daughter Shannon & her husband Nick) as well as her family overall. Today we walked from Roncevalles to Zubiri: We started out from RoncevallesContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 7 – Zubiri”

Camino 2022 – Day 6 – Roncevalles

Today was our first day of walking on the Camino. We left St Jean Pied de Port St 7:30 am and arrived in Roncevalles at 5:00 pm. What a day!!! Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: For the salvation of souls, especially those most in need of God’s mercy. Total Miles Walked:Continue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 6 – Roncevalles”

Camino 2022 – Day 5 – A day in St Jean Pied de Port (preparation)

We did our final preparations today and had a day to revisit St Jean Pied de Port with many memories coming back to us. Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: For those who have lost a loved one to death in this last year. That the presence of Jesus would comfort themContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 5 – A day in St Jean Pied de Port (preparation)”

Camino 2022 – Day 4 – St Jean Pied de Port

Today was a travel day from Lisieux to St Jean Pied de Port where we will begin the 500 mile Camino to Santiago Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: Virginia Motter special intentions for family healing and parish ministry. It was refreshing to begin the day with such cool weather. We couldContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 4 – St Jean Pied de Port”

Camino 2022 – Day 3 – Lisieux

Today’s pictures can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intentions: Andrea Herrmann Gwilt and Mary Curtis Daly. Also happy birthday to Ed Pollack on his 80th birthday. We ask for intercession from St Therese of Lisieux for all these prayer intentions. Our journey today began with navigating the various Metro trains to get to the centralContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 3 – Lisieux”