Visit of the image of OL of Walsingham to the Cathedral

Published 27th of September 2019

photo credit: Catholic Church (England and Wales) Diocese of Westminster Pilgrimage to Walsingham via photopin (license)

When: from Thursday the 10th of October to Saturday the 12th of October.

Where: the Cathedral church of S. Barnabas, the Derby Road, Nottingham, NG1 5AE

The programme for this event is presented below. For more detail, please download the programme by clicking the link below. Please direct enquiries to the Cathedral office, by sending e-mail to or by calling 0115 953 9839.

Detailed programme:

Thursday the 10th of October

15.00 Arrival of Walsingham Team, set up of the Dowry exhibition and Holy House.
17.00 Shrine and exhibition open. Rosary of Intercession, litany of the English Saints and Martyrs.
18.00 Angelus, reflection on the Angelus Promise.
18.20 Talk by the Rev. Mgr. John Armitage on England’s Dowry of Mary heritage and gift.
19.15 Solemn Mass with procession, crowning of Our Lady of Walsingham - with the Bishop.
20.15 Sung litany of Our Lady.
20.30 Finish.

Friday the 11th of October

7.00 Cathedral opens - shrine of OL of Walsingham, exhibition open.
7.30 Holy Mass – Cathedral Team.
9.30 Rosary of Intercession and sung litany of English Saints and Martyrs.
10.00 - 12.15 Rosary, Crowning of Our Lady led by the Schools of the Diocese. Mgr. Armitage to lead the fifth mystery - the Coronation of Mary - with an input/short homily on Our Lady of Walsingham connecting it to the mystery.
12.00 Holy Hour with opportunity for Confession.
13.00 Holy Mass in the Ordinariate Rite, with the intention for the Dying.
14.00 Rosary of Intercession.
15.00 - 16.00 Divine Mercy chaplet, led Eucharistic Adoration for the intentions of the Dying.
16.00 - 17.00 Silent time of Adoration, opportunity for Confession.
17.00 Benediction.
17.30 Talk by Mgr. John Armitage on England’s Dowry of Mary heritage and gift.
18.15 Angelus, Holy Mass followed by Eucharistic Healing, Benediction.

Saturday the 12th October

8.00 Cathedral opens – Shrine of OL of Walsingham, exhibition open.
9.00 Rosary of Intercession, litany.
10.00 Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament - silent.
10.15 Holy Hour, opportunity for Confession.
11.15 Benediction.
11.25 Talk on Blessed John Henry Newman by Fr. Gerard Mary OFM.
12.15 Solemn Closing Mass of Our Lady of Walsingham with Act of Consecration of England and Wales to Our Lady of Walsingham, the Immaculate Heart of Mary, with the Bishop.
13.30 Dowry Tour finishes.