New Dawn Online

New Dawn is broadcasting this year’s virtual programme on livestream from Walsingham this weekend.  For details visit note this is a virtual conference so please do not travel to WalsinghamThank you.

Walsingham Past and Present

Feast of Our Lady of Mt Carmel: Anniversary of the 1948 Cross Carrying Pilgrimage

The feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, is the 72nd anniversary of the Cross Carrying Pilgrimage of Prayer and Penance for Peace when the 14 crosses that form the Shrine’s open air Stations of the Cross arrived in the Slipper Chapel Meadow.

Shrine Livestream Schedule


08.00 – Morning Prayer**
09.30Holy Mass
– Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
10.30 – Talk – Pause for Faith
11.00 – Rosary
12.00 – Angelus and Holy Mass followed by Exposition


15.00 – Divine Mercy Chaplet and Rosary
15.45 – Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
16.00 – Talk – Pause for Faith (repeated from the morning)
– Benediction


17.00 – Angelus and Vespers**
17.30 – Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament** until the next day

*BST (British Summer Time)
** from Dowry House Chapel in Walsingham

Pope Benedict XVI's prayer for grandparents

Visit Catholic Grandparent Association website to view and download the Pope’s prayer for grandparents. Different language versions available.


Mgr John Armitage’s term as Rector comes to an end at the end of August 2020.  His last day in Walsingham will be 31st August.  We give thanks for his ministry at the Shrine …

Welcome to Friar Colin Mary OFM Conv.

It brings us great joy to welcome Friar Colin Mary OFM Conv. who has arrived in Walsingham and started his ministry at the Shrine this week …

Slipper Chapel and Chapel of Reconciliation open for private prayer from 15th June 2020

We are delighted to announce that following the easing of restrictions with respect to places of worship, the Shrine site at Houghton-St-Giles has reopened for private prayer from Monday 15 June.

Sycamore - What do you believe?

How can we find happiness? What’s the meaning of life? Is there a God? Does prayer make a difference?

The Shrine is delighted to showcase the faith exploration series, Sycamore, presented by Fr Stephen Wang.  An informal course about the Christian faith and its relevance for life today, each session involves a short film and questions to get you thinking.  If you missed the live broadcast or would like to relisten to any of the 10 sessions they will be available on the Shrine’s youtube channel.

The Rededication took place on Sunday 29th March 2020

Re-watch the Dedication of England as the Dowry of Mary Mass.

Read Pope Francis’ letter to Cardinal Vincent Nichols on the Rededication

Monday 30th March 2020:  Novena in thanksgiving for the Rededication

You are invited to join us at the Shrine in praying the Novena in honour of Our Lady of Walsingham in thanksgiving for the Rededication of England as the Dowry of Mary and for the Lord’s protection for all affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

You can pray the Novena with us: