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 are leading a Pilgrimage to Spain during August 2018.

The pilgrimage begins in Madrid taking in Burgos and Leon before travelling onward to Santiago de Compostela. It takes 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 will spend two days in Madrid. After leaving Madrid and a brief stop at Santa Domingo de Silos Monastery for Mass, you will arrive in Burgos. A day will be spent there before moving on to Leon. A brief stop in Lugos preceeds the transfer to Santiago de Compostela where two full days will be spent at the final destination of the pilgrimage.

Mass will be celebrated at each location, but there will also be opportunity to spend your 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)

If you are interested in joining this pilgrimage, please express your interest by completing and returning the Booking Form below by Sunday 31 December 2017.

Booking Form and Contacts:

The pilgrimage leader is Fr. Ian Grieves BEd. at:

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

The completed booking form, together with the documents detailed, should be sent or emailed to Miss Nicola Reeves, Hamilton Suite, Raydaleside, Stanhope Road South, Darlington, DL3 7SJ.


Santiago de Compostela Cathedral