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Union of Catholic Mothers Pilgrimage 2016



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Two days pilgrimage of the Union of Catholic Mothers to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham came to an end. It was a very blessed and fruitful time. Thank you for visiting Our Lady's Shrine.

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SVP Pilgrimage for the Sick 2016



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Bishop Peter Doyle, the Bishop of Northampton, celebrated Mass for the SVP. It was a privilege to welcome members of the SVP family, carers, supporters and the sick. There was anointing of the sick during Mass and at the end of Mass the National President, Adrian Abel, gave a short address. It was also very good that summer had actually started in North Norfolk as Read more

Middle East Pilgrimage 2016



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It was a day of “firsts” as there was the first ever Middle East Pilgrimage and the first ever Chaldean Rite Mass celebrated at the Shrine. Members of the Iraqui Chaldean community and the Lebanese Melkite community started their pilgrimage with Sprinkling at the well at the Anglican Shrine. After processing to the Catholic Shrine Mass was celebrated and languages used were Aramaic, the language Read more

Marist Pilgrimage 2016



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The Shrine welcomed members of the Marist family, Fathers, Brothers, Sisters, Associates and it was lovely to see several familiar faces and old friends. Mass was celebrated by Father Peter Corcoran SM and after lunch they then processed into the village and the day ended with Evening Prayer in the Church of the Annunciation which is run by the Marist Fathers.

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Caribbean Pilgrimage 2016



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There was a contrasting atmosphere from the previous day at the Caribbean Pilgrimage. After processing down to the Shrine Mass was celebrated in the afternoon. They had their own band and wonderful choir and the music and singing was very lively and joyful and Mgr Armitage, the Shrine Rector, complimented them for their wonderful music. Their chaplain preached a very powerful homily urging us to Read more

Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham Pilgrimage 2016



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The Ordinariate Pilgrimage started their pilgrimage at the Anglican Shrine with Sprinkling at the Well and Prayers of Reparation. They processed down to the Shrine during the Carmelites’ Mass and after a Service of Reconciliation Mass was celebrated by Mgr Keith Newton in their own rite.

Watch the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham Pilgrimage Divine Worship celebrated by Mgr Keith Newton.

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Carmelite Pilgrimage 2016



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Carmelite Pilgrimage started with a talk at the Catholic Shrine followed by Mass and then in the afternoon processed to the Priory Grounds for Benediction.

Watch the Carmelite Pilgrimage Holy Mass celebrated by Mgr John Armitage.

"If you want to know Mary, listen to Jesus' words". Watch the homily preached by Fr Matt Blake, OCD.

Special moment at the Basilica of Our Lady of Walsingham



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Today is a remarkable day at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham.

Father James Moore from the Archdiocese of Liverpool, who as an 18-year-old (now 86) took part in the 1948 Cross Carrying Pilgrimage of Penance and Prayer for Peace, visited the Basilica at Walsingham and presented to Mgr John Armitage, rector of the Shrine, a book about that up-lifting pilgrimage.

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Diocese of Nottingham Pilgrimage 2016



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Watch the Diocese of Nottingham Pilgrimage Holy Mass celebrated by Bishop Patrick McKinney.

"There is room for us all in the heart of Jesus". Watch the homily preached by Bishop Patrick McKinney.

See some photos on our Walsingham Blog page.

Vocations Pilgrimage 2016



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This year it was a 40th anniversary of the National Vocation Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham.

Watch the Holy Mass celebrated by Fr Peter Preston.

Also watch the hour of prayer that took place just before the Mass.