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Diocese of Salford Pilgrimage 2016



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Bishop John Arnold led his diocese’s pilgrimage to Walsingham. The pilgrimage started outside the Church of the Annunciation in the village as the bishop crowned the beautifully decorated statue and then led the procession along the Pilgrims’ Way to the Shrine. After time for lunch there was a Service of Reconciliation followed by individual confessions and then Holy Mass in the Chapel of Reconciliation. Read more

Diocese of East Anglia Pilgrimage 2016



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Hard on the heels of the Tamil pilgrimage the Shrine welcomed the priests and parishes of its own diocese of East Anglia. The day began with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in the Church of the Annunciation in the village. Bishop Alan Hopes crowned the statue of Our Lady of Walsingham and then led the procession down the Holy Mile to the Shrine. On Read more

Tamil One Pilgrimage 2016



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The 2016 Pilgrimage Season started on the 1st of May with the first of the two pilgrimages of the Tamil community in England. During the day almost eight thousand pilgrims visited the Shrine, presented their petitions in the Slipper Chapel and took part in the procession, Benediction and Mass. It was a wonderful witness of faith as pilgrims queued waiting patiently and with good Read more

Marriage and Family Life Pilgrimage 2016



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Spend a great weekend, with other Catholic families, in Walsingham at the Basilica of Our Lady - come for the Marriage and Family Life Pilgrimage. Pilgrimage will take place between Friday 12th and Sunday 14th August 2016.

Further information can be found on the Calendar

There will be a special blessing for all married couples by Mgr John Armitage on Saturday.

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Solemnity of St George & the Our Lady of All Nations Pilgrimage 2016



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Watch the Solemnity of St George Holy Mass.

"Offer your suffering to bring the Grace to your family and the world". Watch the homily by Fr Peter Sigl.

“I have chosen Amsterdam as the place of the Lady of All Nations.” (Message from March 20, 1953). Find out more about Our Lady of All Nations by listening to Fr Peter Read more

Sister Wendy Renate's Requiem Mass



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Watch the Sister Wendy Renate's Requiem Mass.

"Sister Wendy was a woman of Faith, Hope and the Love of God". Watch the homily by Mgr John Armitage.

Listen to few more words about Sister Wendy.

Photos from the Requiem Mass are on the Walsingham Blog.

New prayer to Royal St Joseph



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Franciscans of the Immaculate at Gosport are promoting a new prayer to Royal St Joseph (see attached above), which has been approved by Bishop Philip Egan, Bishop of Portsmouth. This prayer card shows an image of St Joseph from the National Shrine of St Joseph at St Micheal's Abbey, Farnborough.

We encourage everyone visiting Our Lady's Shrine here in Walsingham to pick the Read more

Feast of the Annunciation



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Watch the Feast of the Annunciation 12 noon Solemn Mass and the homily by Bishop Alan Hopes, Bishop of East Anglia.

Few photos from the day can be found on our Walsingham Blog.

Feast of the Divine Mercy



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Watch the Feast of Divine Mercy 12 noon Pilgrim Mass and the homily by Mgr John Armitage.

Watch the Divine Mercy Pilgrimage prayer and the talk on the Divine Mercy in the context of the Year of Mercy by Mgr John Armitage.

Sister Wendy Renate RIP



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Sadly, on Wednesday morning 23rd March 2016, in King's Lynn hospital, died Sister Wendy Renate. Our condolences to the Family and Sister Jane Louise

Sister Wendy was one of the Shrine's sacristans and served in Walsingham for over 30 years. She was greatly loved in this community and we thank God that she was part of the mission at both Shrines here in Walsingham.

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