Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 4:30 AM to 2:00 PM PDT
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Santiago de Compostela Catholic Church 
21682 Lake Forest Drive
Lake Forest, CA 92630

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Camino de Santiago Pilgrim Office 
Santiago de Compostela Catholic Church 

Camino de Santiago 2018 

Dear Pilgrim,

Congratulations! You have completed your pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. You are one of over 800 who registered for the Camino de Santiago - 2018. Each year the Camino grows in number and significance; each year new symbolism and traditions are borrowed from the Camino trails, Along the Way, in Spain; each year we attempt to make the Camino experience more meaningful and impactful. 
Thank you again for helping to make this year's Camino a memorable event!  We hope to see you again next year for Camino de Santiago 2019, on Saturday, July 27, 2019!
Camino de Santiago Pilgrim Office

The Camino is this Saturday.

Hello Pilgrims,Camino de Santiago 2018 is two days away. On Saturday July 28th the grand celebration begins. The forecast high temperature is 88. Be sure to drink plenty of water on Friday and stay hydrated throughout the morning on Saturday.
Here are the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: What should I wear?

A: Wear loose fitting comfortable clothes, walking shoes (no sandals or flops) a hat (a hat is your best protection against heat exhaustion), sun glasses and sun screen.

Don’t forget your Camino T-Shirt. If you don’t have one, they will be available for $10 on the plaza.

Q: Are there any restrictions on what I can bring?

A: Yes, the County forbids wheeled items (skates, skateboard, razor, bikes etc).

Q: What time should I arrive? 

A:  If you walk from the Abbey, arrive between 5:00 and 7:00 AM. Last bus leaves at 7:15AM

A: If you walk from the Sports Park, arrive between 7:00 and 9:15 AM. Last bus leaves at 9:30 AM.

A: If you stay on campus as a prayer warrior, arrive between 8:15 and 8:30 AM

Q: What should I do when I arrive at church?

A: Go to the registration table to check in. Bring your receipt. Once checked in, proceed to the church to be queued for the next available bus. Be sure to use the restroom before sitting down in church.

Q:  Is there food and/or drink while we wait for a bus?

A:  Yes, a light breakfast will served on the Plaza. Grab a bite before going into the church

Q:  What if I get to tired or don’t feel well on the Camino Walk?

A:  Let your Group Captain know. They will call a shuttle to pick you up and bring you back to church.

Q:  What happens when I return to the church campus?

A:  Two Documentary films will be shown beginning at 9:30 in the Parish Center.

A:  Entertainment under the tent on the plaza: Mariachi music and Folkloric Dancers.

Q: What time is the Pilgrim Mass?

A:  Mass will begin at approximately 11:30.

Q:  Is there a lunch served?

A:  A Grand Feast will be served to all in the Parish Center.

Q:  What time will the celebration end?

A:  The end of the celebration will be around 2:15PM.

If you still have a question,

Call the Pilgrim Office - (949) 328-6147, or

Email the Pilgrim Office at camino.pilgrimoffice@gmail.com  or

Visit  the Website: sdccatholic.org/camino-de-santiago

Buen Camino!


If you would like to make a donation to help your fellow parishioners participate in next year's Camino de Santiago 2019, or to help offset the costs for organizing the Camino, please click the Donate link below. Sponsorship: Gold = $1000; Silver = $500; Bronze = $250.