Who Are We?
We are a Public Benefit Organization (incorporated not for financial gain). Our main aim is to assist prospective pilgrims from South Africa, who plan to walk any of the medieval pilgrim routes in Europe, known as the “Camino de Santiago”. One of the key documents which we issue is the “Pilgrim Record”, also known as the Pilgrim Passport or the Credencial.
The Confraternity was founded in 2001/2002 and was formally registered as a Public Benefit Organization in 2006.
On 31 December 2015 our membership stood at over 1000.
The consul General of Spain, Jesús Silva
The Honourable, Jesús Silva is the Patron of the Confraternity of St. James of South Africa