27 episodes

Walking virtually alongside pilgrims and authors, the Sacred Steps Podcast explores the world's most revered footpaths, connecting a community of pilgrims from across the globe. From the Camino de Santiago through Spain to the Via Francigena across Europe to Italy, the podcast features updates and first-hand accounts from the footpaths of pilgrimage.

A companion to the book Sacred Steps: A Pilgrimage Journal by Kevin Donahue, the podcast also introduces several lesser-known journeys, such as England’s Pilgrims’ Way to Canterbury and the California Missions Trail in the United States.

Sacred Steps Podcast Kevin Donahue, Camino de Santiago

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 40 Ratings

Walking virtually alongside pilgrims and authors, the Sacred Steps Podcast explores the world's most revered footpaths, connecting a community of pilgrims from across the globe. From the Camino de Santiago through Spain to the Via Francigena across Europe to Italy, the podcast features updates and first-hand accounts from the footpaths of pilgrimage.

A companion to the book Sacred Steps: A Pilgrimage Journal by Kevin Donahue, the podcast also introduces several lesser-known journeys, such as England’s Pilgrims’ Way to Canterbury and the California Missions Trail in the United States.

    S2:E10 Finding Forgiveness on the Pilgrim Path

    S2:E10 Finding Forgiveness on the Pilgrim Path

    Her marriage unexpectedly ended, filmmaker Erin Dooley found strength and forgiveness on the Camino de Santiago. In a new reality series on Amazon Prime, Erin leads pilgrims on walks to help overcome personal grief. She shares her story and details of the series Walks to Forgive with author Kevin Donahue (http://www.sacredstepspodcast.com).

    • 36 min
    S2:E9 Six Tips for Vegan Pilgrims Walking the Camino

    S2:E9 Six Tips for Vegan Pilgrims Walking the Camino

    Wendy Werneth (The Nomadic Vegan) shares six tips for maintaining a vegan lifestyle while walking the Camino de Santiago. Having traveled to more than 100 countries, Wendy shares suggestions for incorporating local cuisines in a vegan diet with author Kevin Donahue (http://www.sacredstepspodcast.com).

    • 55 min
    S2:E8 Accessible Caminos: Opening the Camino to All

    S2:E8 Accessible Caminos: Opening the Camino to All

    Justin Skeesuck (I'LL PUSH YOU) journeyed 500 miles in a wheelchair across Spain's Camino de Santiago with the help of his best friend, Patrick Gray. Now Justin & Patrick are making the Camino accessible for pilgrims of all abilities. Justin joins author Kevin Donahue (http://www.sacredstepsbook.com) on this week's podcast premiere to discuss the Accessible Caminos project and the movie, I'll Push You.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    S2:E7: What is strength? Ability & disability on the Camino de Santiago

    S2:E7: What is strength? Ability & disability on the Camino de Santiago

    Diagnosed with Becker Muscular Dystrophy at a young age, Bryan Steward has spent most of his life overcoming the effects of a crippling disease. Determined to be defined by his abilities, shares his story of walking and crawling across Spain on the Camino de Santiago with host Kevin Donahue (http://www.sacredstepsbook.com).

    • 30 min
    S2:E6 UK Pilgrimage: Via Francigena & Pilgrim Path to Holy Island

    S2:E6 UK Pilgrimage: Via Francigena & Pilgrim Path to Holy Island

    In back-to-back episodes, Author Kevin Donahue (http://www.sacredstepsbook.com) discusses walking three historic pilgrim footpaths in the United Kingdom, highlighting the journey of personal, historical, and spiritual discovery along the way.
    In this episode, Kevin recalls his walk along the English sections of the Via Francigena and the Pilgrim Path across the North Sea to Holy Island of Lindisfarne.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    S2:E5 UK Pilgrimage: Walking England's Pilgrims Way

    S2:E5 UK Pilgrimage: Walking England's Pilgrims Way

    In back-to-back episodes, Author Kevin Donahue (http://www.sacredstepsbook.com) discusses walking three historic pilgrim footpaths in the United Kingdom, highlighting the journey of personal, historical, and spiritual discovery along the way.
    In this episode, Kevin recalls his walk along England's Pilgrims' Way from London to Canterbury.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

CaminoInUSA ,

Really Appreciate This Podcast

I have to say - not being able to walk the Camino this year because of COVID really got to me. I found this podcast and it’s been an absolutely wonderful way to stay connected to the Camino spirit. BUEN CAMINO, PEREGRINOS!

chiaspod ,

A moment of clarity during a bad year

While most of 2020 has been driven by strife, conflict, and murder hornets, there have been hidden gems - this podcast included. The host brings a gentle sense of humor while staying focused on the topic, keeping the listener engaged during this voyage of discovery and insight.

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