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Cardinal Vincent Nichols leads the Bishops and Seminarians Pilgrimage

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On Saturday, 5th September we were privileged to welcome the pilgrimage of the bishops and seminarians of England Wales led by His Eminence Cardinal Vincent Nichols. Many arrived on Friday evening staying in the village and were able to explore the village and those who wished attended vespers at the Anglican Shrine. On Saturday the cardinal celebrated Mass, with the archbishops of Southwark and Read more

Latin Mass Society Pilgrimage

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The Latin Mass Society had their walking pilgrimage arriving after midday on Sunday. Father John Cahill celebrated the Mass in the extraordinary form assisted by Father Michael Rowe and Brother Rosario FFI. They had all walked form Ely and only had a brief break before Mass. The superb choir sang a setting in plainsong and I felt privileged to have been present at two Read more

Youth 2000 - The Promised Land

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A wonderful weekend of witness began on Friday with the start of the Youth 2000 Retreat. I went to the Mass on Friday celebrated by Bishop Robert Byrne, auxiliary bishop of Birmingham, assisted by Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury. Mass was in the "Big Top", the circus like tent, with standing room only. There was a real sense of celebration as we sang hymns Read more

St John Paul II Walking Pilgrimage to Walsingham

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The St John Paul II Walking Pilgrimage to Walsingham, covering fifty miles in three days down lanes and country roads, praying the Rosary, singing, staying overnight on the floors of village halls and schools. It takes place every year on the second weekend of August.

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The Feast of the Assumption and Travelling Families

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Find more photos of the event on the Walsingham Blog

The Chapel of Reconciliation was full for sung Mass on Saturday 15th August as members of the travelling community made their pilgrimage. After Mass some teenagers carried the statue of Our Lady of Walsingham with great devotion to the Slipper Chapel where prayers were said. Mgr John then visited each caravan, Read more

EWTN Celtic Connections - Walsingham Special

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Listen to the show on Walsingham Catholic TV

Kathy Sinnott w Michelle Moran, Msgr John Armitage, Joanna Bogle and Myles Dempsey: --- Celtic Connections visits Walsingham, England's National Shrine of Our Lady. The new rector Mgr. John Armitage talks about his vision for the shrine. We talk to pilgrims who have made their way to Walsingham on foot, offering their efforts Read more

New Dawn Conference 2015

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Watch the New Dawn 2015 Opening Mass on Walsingham Catholic TV and find some photos of the event on the Walsingham Blog

Watch the Candle Procession to the Reconciliation Chapel on Walsingham Catholic TV and find some photos of the event on the Walsingham Blog

Watch Tuesday's Mass celebrated by Archbishop Malcolm McMahon on Walsingham Catholic TV and Read more

Leicester Syro-Malabar Pilgrimage

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Watch the Syro-Malabar Pilgrimage Mass celebrated on Walsingham Catholic TV

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Sisters of Jesus and Mary Jubilarians Pilgrimage

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Today I was privileged to share in a very special day at the National Shrine. With memories of last Sunday’s Grandparents’ pilgrimage and a packed Chapel of Reconciliation for Mass followed by the children’s pageant still clear in my mind, Mass today saw the Jubilarians’ pilgrimage of the Sisters of Jesus and Mary. The English Province actually includes Europe and the Middle East and Read more

National Grandparents' Pilgrimage

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The Rector, Mgr John Armitage, welcomed the 13th annual Grandparents Pilgrimage and parents and countless grandchildren. The Catholic Grandparents’ Association was the brainchild of Catherine Wiley. At the end of Mass Catherine spoke of the birth of the association. She was praying in the Slipper Chapel and asking Our Lady what she could do, when she realised what an important part grandparents can play Read more