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This year, the Shrine celebrates the 100th anniversary of it’s restoration by Fr Hope Patten. On 6th July 1922, very soon after his induction as Vicar of Walsingham the previous year, Fr Patten set up the image of Our Lady of Walsingham in the Guild Chapel of the Parish Church. It marked the moment when pilgrims began to return to once again to to this ancient and important place of pilgrimage. That new statue, which we call the Image of Our Lady of Walsingham, is now in the Holy House, visited by many thousands over the past Century.

Due to space, we sadly cannot invite everyone in person, but our Solemn Mass of Thanksgiving on Wednesday 6th July will be available via live-stream and can be view by clicking here.

Tuesday 5th July

5.30 pm Solemn Vespers & Benediction at S. Mary’s Parish Church

Preacher: Bishop David Hope, Guardian Emeritus of the Holy House

Wednesday 6th July

12 noon Solemn Mass of Thanksgiving

Principal celebrant:

The Right Reverend Philip North, Master of the Guardians


The Right Reverend Jonathan Baker The Bishop of Fulham, Guardian of the Holy House


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