National novena: Our Lady of Walsingham

When: Friday, September the 15th, to Saturday, September the 23rd, 2017

Where: Across the dioceses of England and Wales

More information about this coordinated event will be placed on this event page, as it is received. From the rector of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, Mgr. John Armitage, the following communique:

"The Novena invoking the intercession of Our Lady of Walsingham, to prepare for her Feast on September the 24th, begins on Friday, September the 15th. In this Novena, we turn to Our Lady of Walsingham, as untier of knots for all our personal, communal and national problems and needs. It is a time to pray for the Church, our Dioceses, Parishes and Familes."

To learn more about novenas, click here.

To learn more about Our Lady of Walsingham, click here.

To learn more about the Untier of Knots, click here.

"Tota pulchra es, O Maria,
et macula originalis non est in te.
Tu gloria Jerusalem,
tu laetitia Israel,
tu honorificentia populi nostri,
tu advocata peccatorum,
O Maria, O Maria."

ANCIENT MARIAN ANTIPHON THAT TRANSLATES ROUGHLY "THOU ARE ALL BEAUTIFUL, O MARY, AND THERE BE NO ORIGINAL STAIN IN THEE, THOU THE GLORY OF JERUSALEM, THOU THE JOY OF ISRAEL, THOU THE HONOUR OF THY PEOPLE, THOU THE ADVOCATE OF SINNERS, O MARY, O MARY"