The Shrine has received the sad news of the death of Stanley Smith following a long illness. Stanley gave many years of outstanding service to the Shrine as Bursar and Pilgrimage Secretary and Guardian of the Holy House up until his retirement. He supported Fr Hope Patten, Restorer of the Shrine, in countless diverse ways.
Stanley’s body will be received into the Holy House on Thursday 7th November at 4.30 pm. The Funeral Mass will take place in S. Mary’s Parish Church, Walsingham on Friday 8th November at 12 noon.
Please pray for the repose of his soul and for his family.
Jesu, mercy. Mary, pray.