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About the CSJofSA

The Confraternity’s main aim is to assist South African pilgrims who wish to make a pilgrimage to the relics of Saint James which is preserved in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Spain, by means of walking or cycling any of the medieval pilgrim routes which is generally referred to as the “Camino de Santiago”.

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What is the Camino?

The Camino is a network of ancient pilgrimage paths through the Spanish, Portuguese and continental European countryside, that end at the magnificent cathedral in Santiago de Compostela. Supposedly the burial site of the apostle St James the Greater who was martyred around 44AD. The route has been walked for centuries by thousands of pilgrims and is referred to as el Camino, which literally means ‘the way’.

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CSJofSA SHOP & Membership

We have a selection of special Camino items for the benefit of pilgrims wishing to walk. Our prices include postage unless you require an express delivery. Become a member and purchase your Pilgrim Passport and other Camino items.

Apply for Membership with the CSJofSA - Online Application Form