News & Events

St Thomas as Guide to the Rosary Mysteries

April 16th 2017

On Saturday 25th March the Rosary Shrine hosted its first day conference in Blackfriars Hall. Four talks were given on the insights into the mysteries we contemplate in the Rosary which are found in the works of the great Dominican theologian St Thomas Aquinas.

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Holy Week and Easter Service Times

April 12th 2017

Holy Thursday 8pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Good Friday 3pm Liturgy of the Passion
Holy Saturday 9pm Easter Vigil

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Bishop Nicholas visits St Dominic’s

February 23rd 2017

Bishop Nicholas Hudson, who is responsible for the parishes in our part of the Diocese, made a visitation of St Dominic’s on the weekend of the 18th and 19th February.

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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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Jubilee Pilgrimage to Italy

July 15th 2016

From 1st to 7th July, the Dominican parishes in London and Leicester joined together for a pilgrimage to Italy. In this 800th Jubilee Year of the Dominican Order, we visited the shrine of St Dominic in Bologna and the shrine of St Catherine

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Appointments made by the 2016 Provincial Chapter

June 20th 2016

The Dominican Friars in England and Scotland are pleased to announce the appointments made by the 2016 Provincial Chapter. The Chapter is a democratically elected decision-making body which is convened once every four years to set the strategies and determine

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Fr Thomas runs 10km for the Shrine Fund

May 14th 2016

Congratulations to Fr Thomas, who completed his 10km sponsored run in less than an hour this morning. The total pledged in sponsorship for the Rosary Shrine appeal stands at over £2,000, and it’s not too late to sponsor him: just

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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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