For many centuries pilgrims set out on the Way of Saint James in search of meaning in their lives. An answer to the questions that everyone asks themselves at some point in their lives: What is the deepest meaning of my existence? What or who can
To find out the origin of the Way of Saint James, we must turn to the Codex Calixtinus. It is the referenced manuscript for the Jacobean tradition. It contains numerous liturgical texts with revealing contributions that allow us to understand the origin of the pilgrimage.