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National Novena in Honour of Our Lady of Walsingham

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On behalf of Mgr John Armitage, Rector of the National Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham, we are asking you to promote and pray the newly published Novena in Honour of Our Lady of Walsingham.

The Novena invoking the Intercession of Our Lady to prepare for the Feast of Our Lady of Walsingham on 24th September will begin on Friday 15th September and Read more

Dowry of Mary Pilgrimage

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This coming Sunday, 10th of September, the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham will host the annual Dowry of Mary Pilgrimage led by Bishop Alan Hopes, Bishop of East Anglia.

We invite everyone to take part in this great pilgrimage that gathers vibrant and multi-cultural Catholic church in one place.

The pilgrimage will start at 11.30 am with reception of Read more

EWTN launches studio at Walsingham

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The first EWTN studio and office in the UK is now officially opened. This new centre for the new evangelisation is located right in the heart of the village of Walsingham - opposite Elmham House, Shrine's own accommodation.

Guests present at the opening of the studio were first welcomed by the Rector of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, Mgr John Read more

Divine Mercy Day of Prayer

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We invite everyone to the Divine Mercy Day of Prayer, invoking the Intercession of Our Lady of Walsingham, that will take place in Westminster Cathedral on Saturday 16th September 2017 from 9.30am to 4.30pm (with Holy Mass at 10.30am - Sung Latin with the Cathedral Boys Choir).

It will be a day to pray for the Peace of Nations, praying in solidarity with Read more

Our Lady of Walsingham goes to Damascus

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by Antonia Moffat

Over the past 6 years of the 7 years of the Syrian civil war I have been in regular email contact with Archbishop Samir Nassar, the Maronite Archbishop of Damascus. It all began in 2011 when I wanted to contact him re a possible Act of Consecration of Syria to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Somehow Our Blessed Mother arranged Read more

Pilgrimage to the grave of Charlotte Boyd in Kensal Green, North London

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On Saturday 22nd July 2017 a small group of pilgrims led by Fr Simon Chinery of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham gathered in St Mary’s Chapel and then at Charlotte Boyd’s grave to pray for the Holy Souls and to give gratitude to God for the generosity of Charlotte Boyd in gifting the Slipper Chapel into catholic ownership, which in 1934 was Read more

Here I am Lord!

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The Community of Our Lady of Walsingham invites all young adults aged 18-38 to join them at the Dowry House for Here I am Lord! retreat, which will focus on exploring the beauty of living the consecrated life in the 21st Century. The retreat will take place on Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd September 2017.

More details can be found at the Dowry Read more

Pilgrim Holy Mass time change

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Please be aware that, due to the Syro Malabar Pilgrimage, the Pilgrim Holy Mass in English on Sunday 16th July 2017 will will take place in the Church of the Annunciation (the Roman Catholic Church in Walsingham village), not in the Chapel of Our Lady of Reconciliation at the Shrine.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

A pilgrimage of intercession

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A short pilgrimage of intercession for the release of the Holy Souls in purgatory and for all who have died in war or tragic circumstances will take place on Saturday 22nd July at the St Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Kensal Green, London. This will also be an opportunity to honour Charlotte Boyd who worked tirelessly for the restoration of Our Lady's Shrine at Walsingham Read more

James Hernandez says goodbye to the Shrine

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James Hernandez, East Anglian Seminarian, spent almost a year as an Assistant Sacristan at the National Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham.

James is soon to go to the Royal English College at Valladolid in Spain to continue his preparation to become a priest. Please keep James in your prayers.

Visit the Catholic Diocese of East Anglia website to read James' reflection on Read more