It was supposed to rain all day today, but it didn’t, and it was a lovely day! The Lord is always very good to us.

We started out first thing in the morning with Mass at the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. This is where the El Camino ends with pilgrims from all over Europe traveling by foot to this shrine of the tomb of the Apostle St. James, who was a disciple of Jesus. Half of our group got up early this morning so they could walk the 3 miles into the city center and experience a bit of the El Camino.

We had a beautiful Mass in the impressive cathedral, followed by a tour of the church, museum and the local market. Everyone had the rest of the day free to enjoy the marvelous restaurants, copy, shopping, religious sites, and more.