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Welcome to the website of the Anglican Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham (Church of England). Hopefully, whether as a pilgrim - past, present or future - student, visitor or tourist, you will find this site helpful and that you will gain a sense of the very special quality of Walsingham - "England's Nazareth". There is something here for everyone.

LATEST NEWS - Headlines

Bishop John Salt OGS - R.I.P.7th February, 2017. Click here to read more and for the funeral arrangements.

Master of the Guardians to be new Bishop of Sheffield - It was announced on 31st January that The Rt Revd Philip North, Suffragan Bishop of Burnley, is to be the Bishop of Sheffield. Click here to read more.

Plans announced for the National Pilgrimage Weekend 2017 - In response to the Archbishop of Canterbury's prayer movement Thy Kingdom Come, it has been confirmed that Fr Raniero Cantalamessa OFM, CP, Preacher to the Papal Household, will be the guest preacher at the Shrine's National Pilgrimage in May. Click here for more information.

New Shrine Priest announced - Fr Andreas Wenzel, currently Assistant Curate at S. Peter, Horbury with S. John, Horbury Bridge, Wakefield, is to take up the post of Shrine Priest in March 2017. Click here to read more.

New Priest Administrator installed and licensed - On Saturday 5th November Fr Kevin Smith was welcomed to the Shrine as the new Priest Administrator. The Bishop of Norwich and the Bishop of Burnley (Master of the Shrine's Guardians) led the service at which Fr Kevin was installed as Priest Administrator and licensed. Click here to read more . . .


News from the October 2016 Guardians' Chapter Meeting - The Bishop of Burnley (The Rt Revd Philip North) has been elected Master of the College of Guardians in succession to the Bishop of Chichester (The Rt Revd Martin Warner). Click here to read more . . .

Shine, Lantern, Shine! - The Shrine launches an urgent Appeal for money to repair both the Shrine Church lantern and the Sepulchre in the gardens. Click here to find out more and to make a donation.

The Lantern Badge - to assist in raising funds for the Appeal (see above) a new badge for Shrine members is on sale. The design of the badge is based on the Michael Coles' Milner Wing stained glass window. Click here for further information and to buy the badge online.

A Report of the Liverpool Cathedral Walsingham Festival - Members of the Cell of OLW at S. Luke's Church, Southport report back. Click here


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