The Carmelite pilgrimage Camino de Luz goodbye to the African missions to the rhythm of music

The Carmelite pilgrimage Camino de Luz goodbye to the African missions to the rhythm of music

Written in: Feb 11, 2015

Camino de Luz

Path of Light, the pilgrimage from the 15 October 2014 takes the original cane Santa Teresa 30 countries 5 continents, occasion of the V Centenary of the Birth of the Holy, Africa has left to head for the Holy Land. Cane helped St. Teresa in her long foundational roads has been received and dismissed with music and dances its way through Kenya, Tanzania, Madagascar, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso and Togo.

This step leaves plenty of anecdotes and interesting images. One, was hosting a Path of Light in Kenya by the Spanish Ambassador Javier Nagore San Martín, coinciding with the celebration of the founding of the first monastery of Carmelite nuns in the country. At the reception in Madagascar, Mayor Amboroby personalities from politics came together in a place with many faithful. The rhythms and indigenous dances welcomed the pilgrims on arrival in Ivory Coast.

In the words of Father Almansa, Secretary of Discalced Carmelite Missions, this trip is "human, spiritual, culture ... in short, has many dimensions. It has many lights, is a multifaceted way. "On the response of communities, shown positively surprised: "People respond beyond what you think".

The videos and texts trip, unique personalities of the Discalced Carmelite Order and chronic told in first person by the crew interviews, they are still on the webstj500.com/caminodeluz

Path of Light is a recognition and tribute to "the nun restless and wandering" who walked across Spain founding convents of the Discalced Carmelite Order. The pilgrimage started from Ávila day 15 October this year (festivity of the Saint), and will return to this city 28 de marzo de 2015 (when it meets the V Centenary of St. Teresa), at which begin your tour of Spain. In total, Path of Light tour 117.000 kms in 164 days.

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