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Our Lady of Walsingham in the Westminster Cathedral



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After the Mass of the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, on Thursday 8th December 2016, the statue of Our Lady of Walsingham was solemnly blessed by Bishop John Sherrington and enthroned in the Westminster Cathedral, in the Chapel of St George and the English Martyrs.

To get a flavour of this event and to see some of the photos, please visit the Archdiocese of Read more

Five First Saturdays Devotion in honour of the centenary of Fatima



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It is with great joy that we commemorate the appearance of Our Lady in Fatima on 13 July 1917. We unite in prayer with all around the world who celebrate this special anniversary of our sister shrine in Portugal.

To follow the First Saturday Devotion, please click here to download a leaflet.

Enthronement of Our Lady of Walsingham in the Westminster Cathedral



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We are proud to invite everyone to the Westminster Cathedral on the 8th of December 2016, where the statue of Our Lady of Walsingham, hitherto based in the crypt of Westminster Cathedral, will be enthroned in the Cathedral itself, in the chapel of St George and the English Martyrs, on a specially commissioned pedestal - a gift made in Poland for this occasion.

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Remembrance weekend - schedule alterations



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Dear Pilgrims,
Please make note of the alterations to the normal schedule for the Remembrance weekend at the National Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham, due to the ending of the Holy Year of Mercy in all churches with Holy Doors throughout the world. Only the Holy Door at the Basilica of St Peter in Rome closes on Sunday 20th November on the Feast Read more

Winter Schedule



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Dear Pilgrims,
Please make note of the winter opening times of the Basilica of Our Lady at Walsingham, which begun along with the recent clock change. Therefore, the Shrine is now opened from 8.30 am till 5.00 pm.

The 3.00 pm till 4.00 pm Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament continues until Friday 16th December, then we start the Exposition straight Read more

Daughters of Divine Charity Novitiate and Vows



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Daughters of Divine Charity Admission to the Novitiate and first profession of vows at Swaffham Our Lady of Pity, August 28, 2016

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Novena in Honour of Our Lady of Walsingham



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Dear All,

We invite you to join us to pray the Novena to Our Lady of Walsingham in celebration of the upcoming Feast of Our Lady of Walsingham.

It is a special time for all of us at the Shrine. The development programme is now underway with the construction of a new pilgrim hall at the Basilica and new initiatives being prepared for Read more

Divine Mercy Day of Prayer - Westminster Cathedral



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We would like to invite everyone to the Divine Mercy Day of Prayer, invoking the intercession of Our Lady of Walsingham.

It will be a day of Prayer of Intercession, Adoration, Thanksgiving, Reparation and invocation of God’s Mercy

1st October 2016
Feast of St Therese Lisieux
Westminster Cathedral
From 9.30am to 4.30pm

See attached poster for more details.

Dowry of Mary Pilgrimage 2016



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The Universal Church gathered again in rural Norfolk to celebrate the annual Dowry of Mary Pilgrimage. Several ethnic chaplaincies from all over the world, parishes and pilgrim groups travelled to the Basilica of Our Lady of Walsingham​ to give praise to God.

After reception of flags Bishop Alan Hopes celebrated the Holy Mass. Watch today's Mass, along with a very powerful homily preached Read more

Youth 2000 Festival



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Watch Youth 2000 Festival Holy Masses on Walsingham Catholic TV channel.

Go to Walsingham Blog page to see some photos taken by Peter Jones.