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St James Day WalkThe Puget Sound chapter of American Pilgrims on Camino is sponsoring a walk from St. Mark’s Cathedral to St. James’ Cathedral to celebrate St James Feast Day. Sandy is featured speaker. Here’s the posting: PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL ST. JAMES DAY WALK AND PICNIC EVENT 

People who RSVP’d already (22 so far), will receive a confirmation email on Tuesday July 19th.

WHEN: Saturday, July 23, 2022 3:15pm to 8:00pm (Walk Begins at 3:30pm)

WHERE: Meet at st. James Cathedral in Seattle.

WHAT: We will walk to Volunteer Party and back to Saint James Cathedral (+/- 5 miles in total).  If you plan to walk, be assembled and ready to walk from St. James by 3:30.For those interested, there will be a 5:30pm Mass (this is optional, of course), which will include a recognition of pilgrims. After mass, we’ll do a shell ceremony for the pilgrims that will be walking in the next months. The picnic will begin around 6:30pm.
At 7pm author SANDY BROWN will join us to talk about the Camino and other long-distance walks. Sanford ‘Sandy’ Brown is an author, long-distance walker, and ordained minister from Seattle. After reading ‘The Pilgrimage’, by Paolo Coelho in 1992, he planned his 2008 trek on the Camino de Santiago and since then has walked or biked over 14,000 kilometers on pilgrim trails in Europe and the US.

DONATION: $10 is suggested to help cover costs for renting the facility.  

PICNIC: Please bring your own picnic, including drinks and utensils. Due to Covid we won’t share any food, drinks or utensils.

RSVP BY JULY 18 REQUIRED: We need a head count for insurance purposes and seat reservations at St. James Cathedral. Please let us know if:
1) you will attend the Picnic
2) if you will be walking 
3) If you will be attending mass
RSVP to:
St James Cathedral, Seattle
St Johns Episcopal guest speakerWomen’s and Men’s groups are holding an evening event and Sandy is featured speaker.
6:30pmSt Johns Church, Kirkland WA


What a wonderful session that was. Your speaking style is so relaxed and informative and you answer all questions with such ease. We’ve already received notes of thanks from some of the attendees: ‘Fabulous talk!’ ‘Wonderful!’ ‘I’m starting to plan already’…..are just a few of the comments.” – March 2022

“We really enjoyed to work with you on this show, many positive comments about the show since we aired. Many people were asking if we can do a show just on Via Francigena with you.” – October 2021

I listened back to our episode and began working on the audio last night, but found myself completely drawn in to your storytelling time and time again.  Thank you for giving so much of your time for the podcast. I’m incredibly grateful and deeply indebted.” – November 2020


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