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Encounter God’s mercy with Youth 2000 Music Ministry



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The Mercy Tour is now on its way to Walsingham, to land at Our Lady's Shrine on 25th August 2016. Before their arrival at the Basilica of Our Lady, the group of young missionaries is going to visit 13 venues throughout the UK and at the moment they are half way through.

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New Dawn Conference 2016



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This year's New Dawn Conference was, as always, a week full of joy and praise. Everyone was able to listen to many great talks and attend various interesting workshops. It was definitely a wonderful time of meeting new people, as well as renewing old friendships.

Check Walsingham Catholic TV channel to watch recordings of everything that took place in the main tent.

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New Dawn Conference 2016 live on Walsingham Catholic TV



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We strongly invite you to watch Walsingham Catholic TV coverage from this year's New Dawn Conference taking place this week. It will be the first time in the 30 years history of the New Dawn that it will be available to watch LIVE on the Internet

This year we will stream almost everything happening in the main tent: morning sessions starting at 9.30 am Read more

The Mercy Tour 2016



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The Basilica of Our Lady of Walsingham invites you into The Mercy Tour. Joining in partnership with Youth 2000’s powerful ministry of friendship and worship, The Basilica is excited to be providing this platform for young people to respond to the call to mission with generous hearts in this Year of Mercy.

A group of young missionaries will be covering 1,500 miles and 13 Read more

Iraqi Catholics journey to England’s Nazareth



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We would like to invite you to read the below article wirtten by a freelancer journalist Robert Ewan, published in the Catholic Universe on 15th July 2016.

The Chaldean Catholic mission in the United Kingdom began its 30-Year Anniversary celebration with the first pilgrimage to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham. On July 2, 2016 more than 200 Iraqi Chaldean pilgrims were Read more

National Grandparents Pilgrimage 2016



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Today Our Lady's Shrine at Walsingham welcomed Grandparents, from all over the UK, together with their families. It was a great day full of happy children running around and adults chatting lively with each other. Everyone had a quality time at England's Nazareth.

Watch the National Grandparents Pilgrimage Holy Mass celebrated by Mgr John Armitage.

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Syro-Malabar Pilgrimage 2016



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From eight o’clock in the morning members of the Syro Malabar community of England began to arrive at the Shrine. This year their pilgrimage was in a new format as they did not process down to the Shrine, but the whole pilgrimage took place within the Shrine domain and neighbouring fields. With the numbers of pilgrims increasing this avoided traffic congestion in the village. In Read more

Diocese of Hallam Pilgrimage 2016



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On Saturday, 16th July the Diocese of Hallam made their annual pilgrimage to Walsingham. Several pilgrims enjoyed lunch in the dining room at Elmham House, the accommodation for residential pilgrims and then processed down the to the Shrine. A Vigil Mass was celebrated by Bishop Ralph Heskett C. Cs. R and after the Mass the Sheffield branch of the Walsingham Association presented a very generous Read more

Tamil Two Pilgrimage 2016



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Today we had a wonderful day in ‪Walsingham‬ and really great atmosphere of prayer and friendship at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham created by Tamil pilgrims. During the day about 13,000 members of the Tamil Community visited the Our Lady's Shrine.

Some families waited for three hours in the queue to pray in the Slipper Chapel. A reporter from the Eastern Read more

Archdiocese of Westminster Pilgrimage 2016



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The Archdiocese has not had a pilgrimage to the National Shrine for about thirty years and so it was a very special day and the pilgrimage was led by His Eminence Cardinal Vincent Nichols.

The stewards and marshals were the Westminster Lourdes pilgrimage team and along with the shrine staff ensured a very smoothly run pilgrimage negotiating the logistics of parking almost 70 coaches Read more