On Saturday 15th November 2014 Karin Harvey was awarded the Benemerenti medal for her exceptional contribution to the pilgrimage. The papal award was given during the Mass at St Dunstan's celebrated by Fr Peter Andrews, Fr David Parmiter, Deacon Mike Thoms and Canon Seamus Hester.
Karin has been heavily involved with the pilgrimage for over 30 years as a handmaid, nurse, Matron and Chief Handmaid. Her dedication,care and compassion help make the pilgrimage what it is.
Photographs by John Sexton