Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Robert Byrne CO

Pilgrimage to Spain 2018


The Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham at St. Osmund's Catholic Church, Gainford lead a Pilgrimage to Spain during August 2018.

The pilgrimage began in Madrid taking in Burgos and Leon before travelling onward to Santiago de Compostela. It took place between Monday 6 and Monday 13 August 2018.


left to right - Almudena Cathedral, Madrid (internal view), Almudena Cathedral, Madrid, Santa Domingo de Silos and Burgos Cathedral (click on each image to open larger view)


Details are as follows:

Pilgrimage itinerary:

Full details are provided in this document, but in summary; after arriving in Spain the pilgrims spent two days in Madrid. After leaving Madrid and a brief stop at Santa Domingo de Silos Monastery for Mass, they arrived in Burgos. A day was spent there before moving on to Leon. A brief stop in Lugos preceded the transfer to Santiago de Compostela where two full days were spent at the final destination of the pilgrimage.

Mass was celebrated at each location, but there was also an opportunity to spend free time to visit and explore each location.


left to right - Burgos Cathedral, Leon Cathedral and San Marcos Monastery, Leon
(click on each image to open larger view)


The pilgrimage leader was Fr. Ian Grieves BEd. of:

St. Osmund's, Main Road, Gainford, Darlington DL2 3DZ.
Tel: 01325 730191 or by email.


Santiago de Compostela Cathedral