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England’s Nazareth and the Successor of St Francis



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St. Joseph’s Solemnity was the perfect feast for the Guardian of the charism of St Francis to historically visit England’s Nazareth for the very first time.

As Successor to the saint whom in his time heard God say ‘Francis, go and rebuild my Church’, Friar Marco Tasca, Minister General of the Order of Friars Minor Conventual (Greyfriars), responded to the voice of Read more

ROSARY TO BRING LIFE TO THE BRITISH ISLES



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Good Friday in the Slipper Chapel witnessed Our Lady of Walsingham wearing her Mantilla and Cope, solemnly gazing out towards the British Isles in commemoration of the crucifixion and triumph of good over evil. It was hard not to imagine her thinking about the 9 million unborn babies over the past 50 years whose lives tragically have ended through abortion in the UK. Women Read more

Honouring the second disciple of Christ, St Joseph



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In preparation for the Solemnity of St Joseph on March 19th, 2018, Delegates of the UK’s first Symposium on St Joseph, which was held in partnership with the National Shrine of St Joseph, arrived from across the country to contemplate various themes concerning the Husband of Mary.

Three days before the Solemnity of St Joseph, the talk title of ‘The Annunciation of St Read more

East Anglia to join in Rosary on the Coast prayers



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A Rosary on the Coast for Faith, Life & Peace in the British Isles is set to take place on Sunday 29th April 2018, at 3pm. A number of locations in East Anglia have already signed up to take part.

Bishop Alan Hopes has lent his support: “I commend wholeheartedly the national prayer initiative Rosary on the Coast. Our parishes are encouraged to Read more

Final profession of Sr Theresa of the Community of Our Lady of Walsingham



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Please pray for Sr Theresa, of the Community of Our Lady of Walsingham, as she prepares to make her final profession of vows on Saturday 7th April. All are welcome to attend the Mass which will take place during the 12.00 Mass in the Chapel of Reconciliation at the RC National Shrine, Walsingham.

If you know Sr Theresa personally and would like to Read more

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