St James The Great and Patron Saint of Spain

 Happy Feast of St James, especially to Claire and all Spanish friends and readers.
Interesting post at i-Benedictine today from here with the great title St James, Spain and Anger Management.

Good article: The apostle whom Jesus called a "son of thunder" from  here.

Personal story of pilgrimage along the Camino to Santiago de Compostela, the alleged site of the relics of St James from here 

Brief History of how St. James the Greater became the Patron Saint of Spain. The music is the Hymn to Santiago (St. James, in Spanish), interpreted by the choir of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.


The Way of St James : More than Just a Journey.

El Camino Santiago Route from Roncesvalles to Santiago de Compostela.

The Way of St James

            Pope visits Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela in 2010, famous for the
            swinging thurible.

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