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Annual conference 2 March, 2024

The Confraternity of Pilgrims to Rome will hold its annual conference on 2 March, at St. George’s Cathedral in Southwark. The Pilgrims to Rome conference is a wonderful opportunity to hear pilgrim tales of their experiences on the Via Francigena and to learn from fellow pilgrims on how to plan your own amazing journey on…

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How to save time and distance on the Via Francigena

If you are worried about overstaying the Schengen 90-day restriction, Paul Chinn, author of the Lightfoot Guides, has solutions for saving both time and distance. Here he explains why today’s Via Francigena is so much longer than the route probably taken by Sigeric in 990, and how you can shorten it. Archbishop  Sigeric completed his…

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Pilgrim walk and talks in Greenwich

Reflections on The Confraternity of Pilgrims to Rome annual event on 4 March in Greenwich  The annual event has always been an important day in the calendar for The Confraternity of Pilgrims to Rome.  We consider it the ‘kick off’ to the new year of pilgrim journeys on the Francigena.  Due to the pandemic, there…

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4 March – Annual Conference in Greenwich

The Confraternity of Pilgrims to Rome will hold its annual conference on 4 March, at St. Alfege Hall in Greenwich – a wonderful opportunity to hear pilgrim tales of their experiences on the Via Francigena and to learn from fellow pilgrims on how to plan your own amazing journey on this historic route. Programme:   1:30-2:30…

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