Camino de Santiago, Via Francigena, The Way of St. Francis, Mexico & Cuba – Participate in our walking and non-walking pilgrimages

Join one of our pilgrimages in Spain, Italy, Mexico or Cuba!

Pilgrimage is a transformative experience, filled with life-long memories, spiritual renewal, and adventure. A portion of the cost of each pilgrim’s trip also supports the work of Catholic Charities of California providing crucial services to Californians in need — a win, win, win!

About Us

Catholic Charities of California, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit representing the 12 diocesan Catholic Charities organizations in California.

Catholic Charities is the social services arm of the Catholic Church and serves over 1 million Californians in need every year. Catholic Charities takes great pride in serving others effectively and efficiently. CCC’s administrative costs are extremely low— 7%.

Join us for a pilgrimage that will change your life while supporting the work of Catholic Charities of California…

We have launched our new CCCPilgrimages website.
Click here for additional details on our available pilgrimages.


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