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Significant Anniversary Approaching for Walsingham and the Dowry of Mary



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Seventy years ago this coming Monday on the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Feast which took place on July 16th 1948, a significant solemn Consecration of England & Wales was made to the Immaculate Heart of Mary in the ancient Priory Grounds of Walsingham by Cardinal Griffith.

The Basilica of Our Lady of Walsingham will be offering the Holy Sacrifice of Read more

70th anniversary approaches of the solemn Consecration of England & Wales to the Immaculate Heart of Mary in the ancient Priory Grounds of Walsingham.



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Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel - July 16th 1948 to July 16th 2018 – the 70th anniversary approaches of the solemn Consecration of England & Wales to the Immaculate Heart of Mary in the ancient Priory Grounds of Walsingham.

July 16th 1948 was the date of when England as Mary’s Dowry and Wales were solemnly consecrated by Cardinal Griffin & the Read more

English language Pilgrim Mass - Sunday 8th July and Sunday 15th July 2018



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Please note that the 12noon English Language Mass on both Sunday 8th July and Sunday 15th July 2018 will take place in the Church of the Annunciation, Walsingham village, rather than at the Shrine site. This is because the Tamil Pilgrimage and the Syro-Malabar Pilgrimage will be taking place at the Shrine on those dates. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

MARY, MOTHER OF THE CHURCH: A TIME TO REJOICE



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Mary, Mother of God is honoured under many titles. The church has often referred to Mary in this way to stress her personal relationship with each one of us, her children. Pope Francis has recently declared that a new memorial will be celebrated in honour of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

It will be devoted to Mary as Mother of the Church and is Read more

St Joseph and the Rosary



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This prayer to Saint Joseph—spouse of the Virgin Mary, Foster Father of Jesus, and Patron Saint of the Universal Church—was composed by Pope Leo XIII in his 1889 encyclical, Quamquam Pluries.

He asked that it be added to the end of the Rosary. The prayer is enriched with a partial indulgence (Handbook of Indulgences, conc. 19), and may be said after the customary Read more

THE POWER OF THE ROSARY – SIGNS AND WONDERS: ROSARY ON THE COAST OF THE BRITISH ISLES – 29TH APRIL 2018



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The power of the Rosary was immediately demonstrated during St. Dominic's time. On Sunday 29th April at 3pm across the British Isles, the Lay-faithful gathered in more than 400 locations to bear witness to its power.

This great act of witness to the heavens, bore a sign in the heavens – the British Isles was being lifted in faith through the powerful intercession Read more

ST JOSEPH THE WORKER SETS ABOUT TO RE-BUILD ENGLAND, OUR LADY’S DOWRY



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“I have never known anyone who … honoured him by particular services who did not advance greatly in virtue, for he helps in a special way those souls who recommend themselves to him,” St. Teresa of Avila.

Born in Bethlehem of Judea, St. Joseph came from the royal lineage of King David. Both St. Luke and St. Matthew mark his descent from David, Read more

THE SAINTS SHORE WAY: ROSARY ON THE COAST



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When the Saint’s go marching in could be the anthem for the lay-initiave Rosary on the Coast which takes place this Sunday 29th April, 3pm at around 300 locations in the British Isles.

Their shore way has left an incredible ecclesiastical heritage which in our moment of history beckons a rediscovery of treasure, which is the deposit of faith.

Across Read more

St Joseph the Worker feastday 1st May Silent Retreat at the Basilica of Our Lady of Walsingham



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SILENT RETREAT AT THE BASILICA OF OUR LADY OF WALSINGHAM

Programme

10am: Introductory reflection | 11am: Confessions | 12 noon: Holy Mass & Crowning of St Joseph | 1pm: Lunch | 3pm: Adoration | 4:15pm: Concluding reflection.

This offering of a silent retreat is to provide you with a sacramental programme to Jesus through Mary in the spirit of Read more

Rosary on The Coast Interview



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What is Rosary on the Coast?

A lay-initiative which invites the faithful to come together to pray the glorious mysteries of the Rosary at the same time, asking the Blessed Virgin Mary for her intercession for the British Isles, for a renewal of faith.

Why is the rosary important?

The Rosary was the gift made manifest through the Read more