Rows of small votive lamps stand on shelves on both the inside and outside walls of the Holy House. Each lamp bears a shield asking for the prayers of Our Lady and pilgrims for a particular intention. There is currently a short waiting list (1 - 2 months) for these lamps. Minimum annual donation - £40.
Renew a Lamp: if you have had a reminder about renewing an existing lamp dedication and would like to renew on-line using a credit/debit card, please use the link at the bottom of this page (for New Lamps & Renewals) and follow the renewal instructions.
Hanging Lamps within the Holy House
The 15 hanging lamps within the Holy House each bear an intercession. A plaque on the outside wall of the Holy House display the dedications. Minimum annual donation - £250. (There are currently no lamps available for dedication.)
Lamps of the Chapels and Shrines
The majority of the side chapels within the Shrine Church contain hanging lamps. Small votive lamps burn by individual shrines (images.) There are also hanging lamps on the nave pillars above the two ikons. These lamps all bear an intercession. Dedications for these lamps and candles are displayed on a plaque on the outside wall of the Holy House. Minimum annual donation - from £150 - £200 depending on location and daily/weekly change.
Lamps within the Sepulchre
Two candles burn perpetually within the Sepulchre in the Shrine gardens. A nearby plaque bears the dedications. Minimum annual donation - £75; these lamps are currently dedicated
Lamps within the Barn Chapel
There are two perpetual candles in the Barn - a restored stone barn close to the refectory, now used as a space for quiet, meditation and services such as Night Prayer. One candle burns by the great ikon and the other by an image of Our Lady of Walsingham. A nearby plaque bears the dedications. Minimum annual donation - £100; these lamps are currently dedicated.
New Lamps and Renewals: please click here for an application form for Our Lady's Lamps and Candles