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Charlotte Boyd Anniversary Mass, 3rd April 2017



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On 3rd April 2017 in the St. Mary's Cemetery Chapel there will be a Holy Mass to pray for the Holy Souls and to remember with gratitude Charlotte Boyd (RIP) who gifted the Slipper Chapel into the Catholic ownership, which in 1934 became the National Marian Shrine of Our Blessed Lady in Walsingham, England, Mary's Dowry.

St Mary’s is one of two large Catholic Read more

First Pontifical Syro-Malabar Mass in Slipper Chapel



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An historic event occurred at the Basilica of Our Lady of Walsingham on Thursday, 2nd March 2017 when Bishop Joseph Srampicka became the first Syro-Malabar bishop to say Mass in the 14th-century Slipper Chapel.

The Pontifical Mass was said in the Syro-Malabar rite which follows the East-Syrian liturgy which dates back to the third century, and today it's the second largest Eastern Catholic Read more

Masses of Our Lady of Walsingham in London



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Please be aware that there are monthly Masses of Our Lady of Walsingham at two churches in London.

Parish of Corpus Christi in Covent Garden celebrates a special Walsingham Holy Mass on the third Thursday of the month at 6.30 pm followed by the Rosary.
Address: 1 Maiden Lane, London WC2E 7NB
For more information about the Parish and how to get Read more

Our Lady of Walsingham in the Westminster Cathedral



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After the Mass of the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, on Thursday 8th December 2016, the statue of Our Lady of Walsingham was solemnly blessed by Bishop John Sherrington and enthroned in the Westminster Cathedral, in the Chapel of St George and the English Martyrs.

To get a flavour of this event and to see some of the photos, please visit the Archdiocese of Read more

Five First Saturdays Devotion in honour of the centenary of Fatima



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It is with great joy that we commemorate the appearance of Our Lady in Fatima on 13 July 1917. We unite in prayer with all around the world who celebrate this special anniversary of our sister shrine in Portugal.

To follow the First Saturday Devotion, please click here to download a leaflet.

Enthronement of Our Lady of Walsingham in the Westminster Cathedral



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We are proud to invite everyone to the Westminster Cathedral on the 8th of December 2016, where the statue of Our Lady of Walsingham, hitherto based in the crypt of Westminster Cathedral, will be enthroned in the Cathedral itself, in the chapel of St George and the English Martyrs, on a specially commissioned pedestal - a gift made in Poland for this occasion.

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Remembrance weekend - schedule alterations



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Dear Pilgrims,
Please make note of the alterations to the normal schedule for the Remembrance weekend at the National Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham, due to the ending of the Holy Year of Mercy in all churches with Holy Doors throughout the world. Only the Holy Door at the Basilica of St Peter in Rome closes on Sunday 20th November on the Feast Read more

Winter Schedule



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Dear Pilgrims,
Please make note of the winter opening times of the Basilica of Our Lady at Walsingham, which begun along with the recent clock change. Therefore, the Shrine is now opened from 8.30 am till 5.00 pm.

The 3.00 pm till 4.00 pm Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament continues until Friday 16th December, then we start the Exposition straight Read more

Daughters of Divine Charity Novitiate and Vows



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Daughters of Divine Charity Admission to the Novitiate and first profession of vows at Swaffham Our Lady of Pity, August 28, 2016

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Novena in Honour of Our Lady of Walsingham



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Dear All,

We invite you to join us to pray the Novena to Our Lady of Walsingham in celebration of the upcoming Feast of Our Lady of Walsingham.

It is a special time for all of us at the Shrine. The development programme is now underway with the construction of a new pilgrim hall at the Basilica and new initiatives being prepared for Read more