It is barely three weeks since I joined other pilgrims filing through the Holy Door in Santiago de Compostela to pass before the silver reliquary in the undercroft behind the cathedral’s main altar. The casket contains the bones which were certified in the 19th century by the Catholic Church to be those of Saint James … More Which Saint James did I visit in Compostela?
After another journey on the Camino de Santiago, I am adjusting to life at home again in El Parral. For the past eight months all my writing has been published on the blog wherepeteris.com and the recent pilgrimage on the Camino de Levante, across La Mancha, and then the Camino Inglés from El Ferrol to … More Pilgrim’s return
My ‘Virtual Camino’ from Worcester to Compostela began on this blog and then continued with a series of blog posts on the US website WherePeterIs.com – culminating in the arrival in Compostela on 25th July – and I have drawn the series to a close, both on WPI and here on my own blog. At … More Notes from a hermitage
Since mid-Lent I have been writing for the US-based Catholic website wherepeteris.com – including the weekly series Postcards from the Camino which I finished recently, to coincide with the Feast of Saint James on 25th July. The experience of writing regular articles for a Catholic blog supporting the mission of Pope Francis has been largely … More El Parral: la nueva normalidad
This blog does not usually indulge in current affairs, nor is the author interested in crazy conspiracy theories. The devastation caused by Covid-19 will affect several generations into the future, in both human and financial terms. We all have an interest in discovering how it happened, what caused it. There are no original ideas of … More Idiot’s Guide to the SARS-Cov-2 lab-leak theory