Husband. Father. Pilgrim. Author.

There are numerous words that help to root and define our lives; these are among my favorites. Each seemingly distinct, they have individually and collectively transformed how I embrace the world and my place in it.

SACRED STEPS: A PILGRIMAGE JOURNAL

At the crossroads of history and faith, a reluctant pilgrim embarks on a modern pilgrimage along some of the world’s most revered footpaths. Along the way, he discovers the places and encounters people that inspire questions and enlighten answers about faith, hope, and love.

Available from print and digital booksellers, Sacred Steps: A Pilgrimage Journal conveys both  the historical context and the modern experience of pilgrimage through Portugal and Spain on the Camino de Santiago, along America’s Pacific Coast connecting the California Missions Trail, across receding tides to Holy Island, from London to Canterbury along Britain’s historic Pilgims’ Way, and onward towards Rome via Europe’s Via Francigena on a journey of discovery.

 

If you’re interested in book updates or a complimentary preview, please visit www.sacredstepsbook.com to register for free previews. There is no charge and members will receive some additional options for signed copies for the first-run publication in 2023.


SACRED STEPS PODCAST

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.


THE PILGRIMS' TABLE

Joined together as if by fate for a memorable dinner, five pilgrims recall their emotional journeys along Spain’s Camino de Santiago. Powerful and moving, The Pilgrims’ Table is a touching look at the transformational power of pilgrimage.

Born from my own experiences along the Camino de Santiago and Via Francigena,  The Pilgims’ Table is the tale of five pilgrims who come together from divergent paths at a Spanish albergue. The deeply personal stories shared over dinner transform their outlook on pilgrimage and connect them as one pilgrim family.

PLANNED: FALL 2023

ONE STEP THEN ANOTHER

In 2020 and 2021 I will be walking in pilgrimage along England’s ancient Pilgrims’ Way from London to Canterbury Cathedral. Afterwards, I’ll begin the Via Francigena, the historic way in Europe connecting Canterbury to Rome. When I’m not in Europe, I’ll be walking sections of the California Mission Trail and the Florida Trail.

To follow my journeys or for assistance in planning your own, please join me online at One Step Then Another.

HOSPITALITY MARKETING

In my professional career, I am fortunate to work as Director of Sales and Marketing for a luxury hotelier. My blog posts share my personal insights and musings on hospitality marketing, planning, and strategic innovation.

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