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Message of support from Mgr John Armitage



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Through EWTN Great Britain TV network, Rector of the Catholic National Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham, Mgr John Armitage has issued a message of support for the Rosary on the Coast initiative. We encourage you to watch it and share with your family and friends.

Rosary on the Coast is a day of pilgrimage and prayer for the re-flourishing of our Faith Read more

Statement of Encouragement from Cardinal Vincent Nichols



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The Rosary on the Coast initiators have received a letter of encouragement from the General Secretary of the Bishops' Conference of England and Wales with the following words of encouragement:

"In the very secularised world in which we live, praying for "faith, life and peace" in our countries is a vital component in witnessing to the truths of the Gospel. The Church must Read more

Adverse Weather Conditions



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Due to the adverse weather conditions, the majority of staff have not been able to get to work at the Shrine, Elmham House and Dowry House, which means we have had to cancel bookings for those who are due to arrive on Friday 2nd March. Before travelling to Walsingham, please contact the Shrine, Pilgrim Bureau or Dowry House to ensure we are able to accommodate Read more

Lent is a pilgrimage



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Don't miss the EWTN weekly Lenten TV Series filmed in Walsingham and London. Watch the first Lenten reflection called "Lent is a pilgrimage", by Mgr John Armitage, Rector of the National Shrine at Walsingham.

Symposium on St Joseph in Walsingham



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We invite you to walk the royal road to sanctity with St Joseph. This symposium on St Joseph is the first of its kind in the UK and is open to all whether you want to come for one talk or the whole programme. It is a partnership with the National Shrine of St Joseph which we have had in the UK for over a Read more

Lenten reflections from Walsingham



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We encourage you to watch EWTN's promotional video inviting you to follow their Lenten Reflections TV series filmed at Walsingham and the Rosary Shrine in Belsize Park, London.

If you don't have access to EWTN on satellite then you can watch it online, beginning on Sunday 18th February at www.ewtn.co.uk.

Our Lady of Walsingham in procession amidst the Christmas shoppers in London



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St Patrick’s Soho Square Parish along with the Community Emmanuel organised an impressive evangelistic Mission for London from 7th to 10th December 2017. Part of this involved a Procession of Our Lady of Walsingham starting at Tyburn Convent at Marble Arch and finishing at St Patrick’s Soho Square.

In Tyburn Convent all was silent in the presence of our Eucharistic Lord. We were Read more

Mgr Georges Tutto RIP



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Our beloved Mgr Georges Tutto, died aged 92 years very peacefully on Monday 13th November 2017 and is now in the arms of Jesus Merciful Saviour. A faithful and committed priest has gone back to his Lord who he served and loved so well. Jesus, His Blessed Mother and all of Heaven will be rejoicing to receive him into Eternal Glory. Let us be joyful Read more

Afternoon of Prayer at Walsingham



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Dear Friends,
You are welcome to attend this Afternoon of Prayer at the Basilica of Our Lady of Walsingham on the Feast of Christ the King (26th November 2017) - to pray for Ireland as they pray the "Rosary on the Coast for Life and Faith."

As we Pray for Ireland, so we pray the same blessing for all the Isles - Scotland Read more

50th anniversary of the Abortion Act



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Feel invited to read the attached homily of Bishop John Sherrington, the Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster, preached at the Holy Mass at Westminster Cathedral on the 50th anniversary of the passing of the 1967 Abortion Act.