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Melkite Pilgrimage



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After the daily midday pilgrim Mass, Father Shafiq Abou Zayd celebrated a Melkite rite Mass in Arabic for members of the Lebanese community in London. This was a truly memorable occasion, the first time this rite and language have been used at the Shrine and a witness of support for suffering Christians in the Middle East. Father Shafiq will lead a Middle East pilgrimage Read more

Ordinariate Pilgrimage



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The weekend of the 27th June was a remarkable one at the National Shrine. On Saturday, the Mass was celebrated in three different rites. After the daily midday pilgrim Mass, a Melkite rite Mass followed and later in the afternoon Mgr Keith Newton led the Ordinariate pilgrimage using their own liturgy. During this Mass Sister Wendy Renate and Sister Jane Louise of the Sisters Read more

Mercy Pilgrimage to Walsingham 2015



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Over two hundred Sisters of Mercy and their Associates from London, Oldham, Croydon, Colchester, St Albans, Birmingham, Kings Lynn, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Oldham, Tilbury and Llanelli South Wales, made long journeys to be part of a Pilgrimage to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham on Saturday 13th June. Group Banners were displayed in the Church. The main focus of our Pilgrimage was to pray Read more

Divine Mercy Pilgrimage



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Mgr John Armitage celebrated the Mass and led the afternoon devotions. The image of Divine mercy is now permanently displayed in the Chapel of Reconciliation.

Brentwood Diocese Pilgrimage - Religious Communities



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The pilgrimage was well attended by the the religious communities of the Brentwood Diocese. This year the pilgrimage was led by their new bishop, Bishop Alan Williams SM, formerly the rector of the national Shrine. The numbers of pilgrims was greatly increased in support of Bishop Alan and also the new rector, Mgr John Armitage, formerly vicar general of the Diocese of Brentwood!

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Brentwood Diocese Pilgrimage



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This year the pilgrimage was led by their new bishop, Bishop Alan Williams SM, formerly the rector of the national Shrine. The numbers of pilgrims was greatly increased in support of Bishop Alan and also the new rector, Mgr John Armitage, formerly vicar general of the Diocese of Brentwood!

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