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Celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Walsingham at the Marian Shrine at Ladyewell, Fernyhalgh on Saturday, 24th September 2016.
The day will begin with 12 noon Mass at St Mary's church, celebrated by Fr Mario, followed by procession and picnic lunch. There will be Benediction in the Shrine's Chapel at 2.30pm. Confession will be available during the entire day. If you have never Read more
BBC Radio Norfolk reports on the new title 'Minor Basilica' given to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham.
Julian Foord, our Pilgrimage Coordinator, was invited for an interview to talk about the Shrine's new status granted by the Pope.
Listen to the interview on our UStream platform.
Pope Francis has given the Catholic National Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham in England a rare honour.
The shrine – specifically the Slipper Chapel, the Chapel of Reconciliation and the Domain – has been granted minor basilica status.
The announcement was made by Read more
Alison Hilliard grew up a Protestant in Ian Paisley’s Northern Ireland, where any devotion to Mary was scorned; Mark Dowd is a cradle Catholic and former friar; and Remona Aly is a Muslim who loves Christmas, but approaches Mary very much from a Qur’anic perspective.
These three very different people went on pilgrimage together to experience the mother of the Christ child. Their Read more
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