St Edmund's Episcopal Church San Marino

St. Edmund Pilgrimage June 13 – 24 2016

More information on the 75th anniversary pilgrimage to Anglican sites, and to sites associated with St. Edmund follows. November is decision month, so if you would like to join the travel group, contact Canon Smythe, Sylvia Smythe or the parish office promptly. June 13 – 24 2016

Day One – Three: London

St. Paul's Cathedral
St. Paul’s Cathedral

Tour and worship in St. Paul’s Cathedral, sample London pub fare, travel to Windsor Castle and St. George’s Chapel, visit the British Museum, and much else (discretionary time also).

Lambeth Palace
St. Paul’s Cathedral
Windsor Castle & St. George’s Royal Chapel
British Library
Westminster Abbey (optional)

Day Four – Five

Stay within the walls of the Mother Cathedral of the Anglican Communion footsteps to Canterbury Cathedral for a St. Edmund Eucharist and Canterbury Evensong. Visit the St. Martin’s, the oldest parish church in England where St. Augustine of Canterbury converted King Ethelbert (featured in our parish baptismal fresco).

Canterbury Cathedral within the Walls
Canterbury Cathedral
St. Martins’ Church
St. Augustines’ Abbey
Arundel Castle
Fitzalan Chapel and the Relic Remains of St. Edmund

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Day Six

Depart Canterbury for Greensted Church, the oldest wooden church in the world, where the body of St. Edmund rested in 1013 on its way to Bury St. Edmund’s. On then to the Cathedral in Bury St. Edmund and associated shrines, arriving to stay in Lavenham, the best preserved Medieval Village remaining in England, where key scenes from “Harry Potter” were filmed (we’ll stay ’round the corner!).

Greensted Church
Canterbury Cathedral
St. Mary’s Church
Lavenham, Suffolk

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Day Seven

Off to Ely Cathedral for Sunday Eucharist, returning for tours of St. Peter’s Church, Lavenham, key to the story of Sir Simond D’Ewes

Ely Cathedral
St. Peter & St. Paul Church and Sir Simond D’Ewes,Lavenham

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Day 8 – 9

Walking tour of Cambridge. Lunch with the former Archbishop of Canterbury, ++Rowan Williams. Trinity College and the Wren Library. Evensong at King’s College Chapel

Trinity College
Wren Library
++Archbishop Rowan Williams
Evensong at King’s College Chapel

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Day Ten – Eleven

Visit Cottswold Villages including Burton-on-the-Water, Stow-on-the-World and Chipping Campden. Stratford on Avon. Evensong at Holy Trinity Church. Coventry Cathedral. Oxford.

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For Pilgrimage Information Contact the Reverend Canon Colville Smythe or the Rector at the Parish Office