The Shrine’s 26 bed retreat centre, Dowry House, is a historic medieval building in the heart of Walsingham. With its own chapel, cloistered garden, conference room, two libraries and exceptional collection of Marian books it welcomes pilgrims looking for a time of retreat, formation, silence and prayer. The Community of Our Lady of Walsingham provides hospitality, spiritual accompaniment, sung divine office and teaching on Read more
Stay at Elmham House
The Shrine’s 115 bed pilgrim hostel, Elmham House, is undergoing a major redevelopment in January and February 2019 which will massively enhance the resident pilgrim experience. Works include the opening up of the ground floor into an open plan dining room, lounge area and bar, upgrading a number of standard rooms to ensuite rooms, the renovation of the Library and Lounge Room, the introduction of Read more
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Gloria in excelsis Deo!
"Do not be afraid. Listen, I bring you news of great joy, a joy to be shared by the whole people.
Today in the town of David a saviour has been born to you." (Luke 2, 10-11)
Dear Pilgrims and Friends of the Basilica of Our Lady at Walsingham,
Christmas is the time of a joyful encounter with the Lord, who is Read more
What happened at Walsingham?
Was the ancient statue of Our Lady burnt at Chelsea or did it survive?
In a short interview with the Catholic Initiative Mgr John Armitage shares the history of Walsingham. Rector of the Catholic National Shrine walks through the 500 years of the Shrine bringing us up to its dissolution in 1538.
Gaudete Sunday weekend special offer
Why not come to Walsingham this Advent?Come for the Gaudete Sunday weekend and take advantage of our special offer, which includes two nights accommodation and all meals, starting from £85.95 per person. Contact us on 01328 820217 to book your stay.
Come to Walsingham to be refreshed and inspired at England's Nazareth.
Solemnity of Our Lady of Walsingham
Blessed solemnity of Our Lady of Walsingham!
We thank you for joining us to pray the Novena in honour of Our Lady of Walsingham. Similarly to last year, today's Solemn Holy Mass (at noon) will be broadcast globally on EWTN.
Solemn Ecumenical Vespers
Nine Day Novena in Honour of Our Lady of Walsingham
On behalf of Mgr John Armitage, Rector of the National Shrine of Our Lady, we invite you to join us in praying the novena in honour of Our Lady of Walsingham starting Saturday 15th September in preparation for the Feast of Our Lady of Walsingham on 24th September. Similarly to last year, the Solemnity of our Lady of Walsingham will be broadcast globally on Read more
Our Lady of Walsingham at the National Eucharistic Congress in Liverpool
Announcing the presence of the Slipper Chapel statue of Our Lady of Walsingham at the forthcoming National Eucharistic Congress in Liverpool 7th - 9th September 2018.
Visit the Archdiocese of Liverpool website to find out more about this event: www.liverpoolcatholic.org.uk/adoremus.