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Here I am Lord!



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The Community of Our Lady of Walsingham invites all young adults aged 18-38 to join them at the Dowry House for Here I am Lord! retreat, which will focus on exploring the beauty of living the consecrated life in the 21st Century. The retreat will take place on Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd September 2017.

More details can be found at the Dowry Read more

Pilgrim Holy Mass time change



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Please be aware that, due to the Syro Malabar Pilgrimage, the Pilgrim Holy Mass in English on Sunday 16th July 2017 will will take place in the Church of the Annunciation (the Roman Catholic Church in Walsingham village), not in the Chapel of Our Lady of Reconciliation at the Shrine.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

A pilgrimage of intercession



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A short pilgrimage of intercession for the release of the Holy Souls in purgatory and for all who have died in war or tragic circumstances will take place on Saturday 22nd July at the St Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Kensal Green, London. This will also be an opportunity to honour Charlotte Boyd who worked tirelessly for the restoration of Our Lady's Shrine at Walsingham Read more

James Hernandez says goodbye to the Shrine



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James Hernandez, East Anglian Seminarian, spent almost a year as an Assistant Sacristan at the National Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham.

James is soon to go to the Royal English College at Valladolid in Spain to continue his preparation to become a priest. Please keep James in your prayers.

Visit the Catholic Diocese of East Anglia website to read James' reflection on Read more

Walsingham Shepherd's Huts



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Come to Walsingham and stay at one of our two newly refurbished Shepherd's Huts, located on the Shrine and Basilica of Our Lady site, with beautiful views of the local area.

Inside of each hut there is a bed, table and chair, as well as a fridge, microwave, kettle, tea and coffee. Moreover, each hut has a private entrance. Access to public Read more

Come to Walsingham this Summer!



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Come to any event taking place this Summer here at Our Lady's Shrine at Walsingham.

See attached poster for Summer festivals dates or go to our website calendar to check all organised pilgrimages to the National Shrine of Our Lady..

You are always most welcome to come any day, to experience the peacefulness of the Basilica at Walsingham.

“Come to me,
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Today was a very lively day at the National Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham. All thanks to the Tamil pilgrims, who came in great numbers for their first pilgrimage, to Our Lady's Shrine, this year.

Watch the Tamil One Pilgrimage Holy Mass.

Check our Walsingham Blog page to see some photos from today's pilgrimage.

12 noon Pilgrim Mass – Sunday 7th May 2017



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Please be aware that the 12 noon Pilgrim Mass in English on Sunday 7th May 2017 will take place in the Church of the Annunciation (the Roman Catholic Church in Walsingham village) and not in the Chapel of Reconciliation at the Shrine. The Tamil Pilgrimage will be taking place at the Chapel of Reconciliation at the Shrine in Houghton St Giles on that day

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Diocese of East Anglia Pilgrimage 2017



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Watch the Diocese of East Anglia Pilgrimage Holy Mass

The story of Walsingham is an enduring witness to the beauty and the power of silence.
Watch the homily preached by Bishop of East Anglia Alan Hopes.

Visit Walsingham Blog to see some photos from today's pilgrimage.

Our Lady of Walsingham goes to Damascus



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During today's 12 Noon Holy Mass Mgr John Armitage blessed a small statue of Our Lady of Walsingham, which will be given in gift to Archbishop Samir Nassar, the Maronite Archbishop of Damascus for his cathedral and peoples.

This gift is a pledge of our loving prayers and on going support for a Church, which has endured terrible suffering and persecution, especially in the Read more