Tag Archives: Our Lady of Walsingham

The Story of the Marian Shrine of Walsingham

The story of how Walsingham became a place of pilgrimage is enshrined in an old ballad, written many years after the events it purports to speak of actually took place. In 1061, so the story goes, the lady of the … Continue reading

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A Prayer for England on the Feast of Our Lady of Walsingham

O Blessed Virgin Mary,Mother of Godand our most gentle Queen and Motherlook down with mercy upon England your Dowry, and upon us all who greatly hope and trust in you.By you it was that JesusOur Saviour and our hope,was given to … Continue reading

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Bishop Egan: There’s no better time for England’s re-dedication to Our Lady

From The Rt Rev Philip Egan, Bishop of Portsmouth: Over the past decades, a religious revolution has taken place almost akin in its significance to the Reformation. The British have been quietly dropping their Christian faith, practices and church connections. … Continue reading

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The Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, England’s Nazareth (24th September)

An ancient and little-known English shrine dedicated to Our Lady is that of Our Lady of Walsingham. The first account of this shrine appears in a ballad published by Richard Pynson in the late 1400’s. The story goes that in the … Continue reading

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When England returns to Walsingham, Our Lady will return to England.

The following article originally appeared in The Catholic Herald last year. With the permission of the author, we have great pleasure in reproducing it’ When England returns to Walsingham, Our Lady will return  to England” by Edmund Matyjaszek This was … Continue reading

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