On Saturday, 16th July the Diocese of Hallam made their annual pilgrimage to Walsingham. Several pilgrims enjoyed lunch in the dining room at Elmham House, the accommodation for residential pilgrims and then processed down the to the Shrine. A Vigil Mass was celebrated by Bishop Ralph Heskett C. Cs. R and after the Mass the Sheffield branch of the Walsingham Association presented a very generous Read more
Tamil Two Pilgrimage 2016
Today we had a wonderful day in Walsingham and really great atmosphere of prayer and friendship at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham created by Tamil pilgrims. During the day about 13,000 members of the Tamil Community visited the Our Lady's Shrine.
Some families waited for three hours in the queue to pray in the Slipper Chapel. A reporter from the Eastern Read more
Archdiocese of Westminster Pilgrimage 2016
The Archdiocese has not had a pilgrimage to the National Shrine for about thirty years and so it was a very special day and the pilgrimage was led by His Eminence Cardinal Vincent Nichols.
The stewards and marshals were the Westminster Lourdes pilgrimage team and along with the shrine staff ensured a very smoothly run pilgrimage negotiating the logistics of parking almost 70 coaches Read more
Union of Catholic Mothers Pilgrimage 2016
Two days pilgrimage of the Union of Catholic Mothers to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham came to an end. It was a very blessed and fruitful time. Thank you for visiting Our Lady's Shrine.
SVP Pilgrimage for the Sick 2016
Bishop Peter Doyle, the Bishop of Northampton, celebrated Mass for the SVP. It was a privilege to welcome members of the SVP family, carers, supporters and the sick. There was anointing of the sick during Mass and at the end of Mass the National President, Adrian Abel, gave a short address. It was also very good that summer had actually started in North Norfolk as Read more
Middle East Pilgrimage 2016
It was a day of “firsts” as there was the first ever Middle East Pilgrimage and the first ever Chaldean Rite Mass celebrated at the Shrine. Members of the Iraqui Chaldean community and the Lebanese Melkite community started their pilgrimage with Sprinkling at the well at the Anglican Shrine. After processing to the Catholic Shrine Mass was celebrated and languages used were Aramaic, the language Read more
Marist Pilgrimage 2016
The Shrine welcomed members of the Marist family, Fathers, Brothers, Sisters, Associates and it was lovely to see several familiar faces and old friends. Mass was celebrated by Father Peter Corcoran SM and after lunch they then processed into the village and the day ended with Evening Prayer in the Church of the Annunciation which is run by the Marist Fathers.
Watch the Read more
Caribbean Pilgrimage 2016
There was a contrasting atmosphere from the previous day at the Caribbean Pilgrimage. After processing down to the Shrine Mass was celebrated in the afternoon. They had their own band and wonderful choir and the music and singing was very lively and joyful and Mgr Armitage, the Shrine Rector, complimented them for their wonderful music. Their chaplain preached a very powerful homily urging us to Read more
Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham Pilgrimage 2016
The Ordinariate Pilgrimage started their pilgrimage at the Anglican Shrine with Sprinkling at the Well and Prayers of Reparation. They processed down to the Shrine during the Carmelites’ Mass and after a Service of Reconciliation Mass was celebrated by Mgr Keith Newton in their own rite.
Watch the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham Pilgrimage Divine Worship celebrated by Mgr Keith Newton.Read more
Carmelite Pilgrimage 2016
Carmelite Pilgrimage started with a talk at the Catholic Shrine followed by Mass and then in the afternoon processed to the Priory Grounds for Benediction.
Watch the Carmelite Pilgrimage Holy Mass celebrated by Mgr John Armitage.
"If you want to know Mary, listen to Jesus' words". Watch the homily preached by Fr Matt Blake, OCD.