Apart from being one of the original six founding members of the CSJ in 1983, Pat, with the late Walter Ivens, was instrumental in establishing Refugio Gaucelmo in Rabanal, that still stands today. Both felt very strongly that the present generation should "give something back" to the Camino. 

Pat was the first Secretary of the CSJ and in due course served as its Chairman.  Her work for Spain, pilgrims and the Camino was recognised by the Spanish government.  She was granted membership of the Spanish Order of Isabel La Católica. 

During her time as Secretary, Pat led several groups, in an honorary capacity, on pilgrimages both along the Camino Francés and Camino Inglés. For many years she edited a series of editions of the CSJ Guide to the Camino Francés.  She contributed several pieces to the CSJ Bulletin which she edited for many years. 

Pat's most important recent publication was entitled "Give Me My Scallop Shell", a history of the CSJ's first twenty years from 1983-2003. 

A full commemoration will be published in the Spring edition of the CSJ Bulletin. 

May she rest in peace.