News & Events

We Gaze with Joy Unending – Illustrated Talk on the Luminous Mysteries

February 1st 2017

Dr Caroline Farey, Director of Studies at the School of the Annunciation, will give the next in our series of four illustrated talks on the Mysteries of the Rosary on Wednesday 1st February at 7:30pm in Blackfriars Hall. All are

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We Gaze With Joy Unending – Illustrated Talk on the Joyful Mysteries

January 10th 2017

Carol Ann Harnett, a Tutor at the School of the Annunciation, will give the first in our series of four illustrated talks on the Mysteries of the Rosary on Tuesday 10th January at 7:30pm in Blackfriars Hall. This is the

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Monteverdi’s Vespers

May 1st 2017

Experience the brilliance, beauty and power of the 1610 Vespers. Camerata of Curiosities and His Majesty’s Sagbutts and Cornetts, directed by Andrew Knowles, will perform the world-famous Vespers of the Blessed Virgin Mary by the Italian composer Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) in the Shrine church on Monday 1st May 2017 (Bank Holiday) at 7:30pm.

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Scott Hahn Lecture

October 21st 2017

We are delighted to welcome the renowned speaker and author Dr Scott Hahn to give our first annual Rosary Shrine Lecture, which will take place on Saturday 21st October 2017 at 7:30pm.

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Christmas Mass Times

December 14th 2016

Christmas Eve: Vigil Mass 6pm, Carols and Midnight Mass 11:30pm.
Christmas Day: Masses at 8:30am, 10am and 12 noon.

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Closing of the Door of Mercy

November 13th 2016

As we reach the end of this extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, all the Holy Doors around the world will be closed on Sunday 13th November, before those in Rome are closed by the Pope the following Sunday. Our closing

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Rosary Shrine Vigil of Thanksgiving

November 10th 2016

Following the inauguration of the Rosary Shrine at St. Dominic’s, a prayer vigil was held that same evening in thanksgiving for the elevation of the Church to shrine status, to ask the the mission of the Shrine to promote the

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Rosary Shrine Inaugurated

October 24th 2016

On Saturday 22nd October, our church was packed as people travelled from far and wide to witness the inauguration of the Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary at St Dominic’s. Parishioners were joined by friends of the Dominican Order

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Sponsored Walk raises money for Rosary Shrine

October 11th 2016

On Saturday morning, a group of parishioners walked from St Dominic’s to the site of the mediaeval Dominican priory, which gives the name – Blackfriars – to the area of London where it once stood. Covering a distance of over

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Church restoration – update

September 17th 2016

Latest news on the restoration of our church Thanks to the generosity of donors, we have been able to push ahead with the first phase of restoration works, leading up to the shrine’s inauguration on 22 October. Fresh gilding on

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Support the Shrine

Our vision for the Shrine is for it to become an important centre for promoting the Christian faith through the Holy Rosary. We want to welcome many pilgrims from far and wide and ensure they have a valuable experience that deepens their faith and understanding.

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