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Special moment at the Basilica of Our Lady of Walsingham



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Today is a remarkable day at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham.

Father James Moore from the Archdiocese of Liverpool, who as an 18-year-old (now 86) took part in the 1948 Cross Carrying Pilgrimage of Penance and Prayer for Peace, visited the Basilica at Walsingham and presented to Mgr John Armitage, rector of the Shrine, a book about that up-lifting pilgrimage.

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Diocese of Nottingham Pilgrimage 2016



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Watch the Diocese of Nottingham Pilgrimage Holy Mass celebrated by Bishop Patrick McKinney.

"There is room for us all in the heart of Jesus". Watch the homily preached by Bishop Patrick McKinney.

See some photos on our Walsingham Blog page.

Vocations Pilgrimage 2016



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This year it was a 40th anniversary of the National Vocation Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham.

Watch the Holy Mass celebrated by Fr Peter Preston.

Also watch the hour of prayer that took place just before the Mass.

£1,000 donated by a generous Stockton-on-Tees parish



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A big blessing came upon Our Lady's Shrine. English Martyrs and SS Peter & Paul parish from Stockton-on-Tees, who came on pilgrimage to Walsingham this weekend, has raised £1,000 for the development of the Shrine. Thank you very much for your generosity. God bless you.

Visit our dedicated website to find out how you can help the Shrine in its development.

Diocese of Northampton Pilgrimage 2016



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Watch the Diocese of Northampton Pilgrimage Holy Mass celebrated by Bishop Peter Doyle.

"How many pairs of shoes did you bring with you to Walsingham?". Watch the homily preached by Bishop Peter Doyle.

For photos please go to the Walsingham Blog.

National Divine Mercy Pilgrimage 2016



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"Mary, Mother of mercy". Watch morning talk by Mgr Keith Barltrop.

Watch National Divine Mercy Pilgrimage to the Basilica of Our Lady at Walsingham.

Also, watch Feast of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary Holy Mass celebrated by Mgr John Armitage and homily preached by Mgr Keith Barltrop.

Visit Walsingham Blog to see some photos.

Solemnity of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary



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Watch Feast of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary Holy Mass celebrated by Mgr John Armitage.

"Take off your religious mask every time before you start to pray". Watch the homily preached by Mgr Keith Barltrop.

Photos can be found on our Walsingham Blog.

Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus 2016



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Today we had a pleasure to welcome the Ordinariate group from Indonesia (see the picture).

Watch Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Holy Mass celebrated by Mgr John Armitage.

"Love without mesure, love and don't count costs". Watch the homily preached by Mgr John Armitage.

Cardinal Burke with his first pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham



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Last weekend the Basilica of Our Lady of Walsingham had an honour to welcome His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke on his first visit to Our Lady's Shrine. Cardinal spent his weekend here at Walsingam as a guest of the National Association of Catholic Families who came for their annual pilgrimage.

During the weekend Cardinal Burke celebrated two Holy Masses. Please click in Read more

East Anglian Children's Pilgrimage 2016



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Tuesday 31st May was the Diocese of East Anglia Children’s Pilgrimage. We woke up in Walsingham to torrential rain and during the morning a month’s rainfall was recorded. Needless to say the lanes around the National Shrine were streams and the fields were flooded by the River Stiffkey. The decision was made to cancel the procession from the village to the Shrine but the Read more