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The Brotherhood of Santo Domingo de la Calzada, the fifth jewel that gave her the Holy City

J. Paul SÁEZ VILLAR
Calceatense
Ingeniero de Caminos, Canales y Puertos
Prior Elder of the Brotherhood of the Holy
Managing Director ACEX

ABSTRACT
The brotherhood of Santo Domingo de la Calzada was founded by the saint himself in the year 1106, this leads us to say that this is the oldest fraternity of our country, and possibly in Europe.

Its activity focuses on the care of pilgrims to Santiago, to this end has a hostel that has been ranked as the best of all the Camino de Santiago. In addition to this activity it complements and exalts the maintenance of the ancient traditions of the figure of its patron and founder, as well as the city he founded.

In this article we review these traditions that take place between days 25 13 April to May each year.

Keywords: Santo Domingo de la Calzada, Camino de Santiago, Brotherhood, Hostel for pilgrims, Tradition, Holy engineer.

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