Ignatian Camino, Spain-Sept/Oct 2019
September 7 at 5:30 pm - October 6 at 5:30 pm
Kew, Victoria 3101 Australia
In September-October 2019 a group of pilgrims will walk part of the route taken by ֤Inigo Lopez de Loyola (who later became Saint Ignatius of Loyola) in 1522 from his home in Spain’s Basque country to Montserrat and Manresa. The “Camino Ignaciano”, or the “Ignatian Way” begins at the birthplace of Ignatius in Spain’s Basque country, in a village near the small town of Azpeitia. From there, the route proceeds through picturesque mountains, deserts and plains, before ending in the town of Manresa near Barcelona.
Pilgrims will be on a 29-day outer journey and an inner journey. The outer journey will be reasonably well marked. The inner journey less so. For some it will be about forgiveness or reconciliation, for others a new direction or course in life, a confirmation of a major life choice, or a renewed or rediscovered sense of personal identity. Some days pilgrims will have the opportunity for Mass, either said by the guide, Fr Josep Llu¡s Iriberri, SJ, or will attend a Eucharist in one of the local parishes. There will also be opportunities for silence, prayer, personal reflection, spiritual conversation and sharing in small groups.
30 days – 525km. The Ignatian Camino is a walking pilgrimage with a number of consecutive daily distances over 20km and five plus hours walking. A high level of walking fitness & overall good health is essential.
Cost is Euro2,650
For all information and bookings contact: Joseph Lluis Iriberri, SJ at email@example.com