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The Walsingham Way - Pilgrim Handbook

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"Not that long ago, all roads led to Walsingham, that was the epicentre of this country,
because it was the epicentre of faith".
(Cardinal Vincent Nichols)

Pilgrims come to Walsingham for many reasons, but the heart of a pilgrimage is to give thanks, and to seek guidance in doing the Will of God in our lives, often in trying and difficult circumstances. The Read more

Rosary on the Coast - Spiritual Preparation

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40 day spiritual preparation for the Rosary on the Coast begins on Monday 19th March - Feast of St Joseph. This preparation time is meant to unite us all in a great union of prayer which will deepen our resolve to pray for our countries for a re-flourishing of faith, respect for life and for peace to prevail in our personal lives, marriages, families Read more

The British Isles Eucharistic Novena to St Joseph

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Please find attached a booklet for the British Isles Eucharistic Novena to St Joseph, in which you are invited to participate. It is a spiritual precursor to the spiritual preparation beginning on the feast day of St Joseph (19th March) for the Rosary around the Coast initiative (29th April) and for the re-dedication of England as Our Lady’s Dowry (Feast of the Annunciation in 2020).

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Message of support from Mgr John Armitage

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Through EWTN Great Britain TV network, Rector of the Catholic National Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham, Mgr John Armitage has issued a message of support for the Rosary on the Coast initiative. We encourage you to watch it and share with your family and friends.

Rosary on the Coast is a day of pilgrimage and prayer for the re-flourishing of our Faith Read more

Statement of Encouragement from Cardinal Vincent Nichols

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The Rosary on the Coast initiators have received a letter of encouragement from the General Secretary of the Bishops' Conference of England and Wales with the following words of encouragement:

"In the very secularised world in which we live, praying for "faith, life and peace" in our countries is a vital component in witnessing to the truths of the Gospel. The Church must Read more

Adverse Weather Conditions

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Due to the adverse weather conditions, the majority of staff have not been able to get to work at the Shrine, Elmham House and Dowry House, which means we have had to cancel bookings for those who are due to arrive on Friday 2nd March. Before travelling to Walsingham, please contact the Shrine, Pilgrim Bureau or Dowry House to ensure we are able to accommodate Read more

Lent is a pilgrimage

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Don't miss the EWTN weekly Lenten TV Series filmed in Walsingham and London. Watch the first Lenten reflection called "Lent is a pilgrimage", by Mgr John Armitage, Rector of the National Shrine at Walsingham.

Symposium on St Joseph in Walsingham

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We invite you to walk the royal road to sanctity with St Joseph. This symposium on St Joseph is the first of its kind in the UK and is open to all whether you want to come for one talk or the whole programme. It is a partnership with the National Shrine of St Joseph which we have had in the UK for over a Read more

Lenten reflections from Walsingham

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We encourage you to watch EWTN's promotional video inviting you to follow their Lenten Reflections TV series filmed at Walsingham and the Rosary Shrine in Belsize Park, London.

If you don't have access to EWTN on satellite then you can watch it online, beginning on Sunday 18th February at

Our Lady of Walsingham in procession amidst the Christmas shoppers in London

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St Patrick’s Soho Square Parish along with the Community Emmanuel organised an impressive evangelistic Mission for London from 7th to 10th December 2017. Part of this involved a Procession of Our Lady of Walsingham starting at Tyburn Convent at Marble Arch and finishing at St Patrick’s Soho Square.

In Tyburn Convent all was silent in the presence of our Eucharistic Lord. We were Read more