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Simbang Gabi Masses

We invite you to join us in a special Novena of Masses from 16-23 December 2017, celebrated at 7:30pm every night in that period. Known as ‘Simbang Gabi’ (meaning “Church-going at Night”), this is a much-loved Filipino custom that we

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Music Workshops with Pawel Bebenek and Rosary Vigil

On 28th October 2017, the Rosary Shrine welcomed the Polish composer Mr Pawel Bebenek who works closely with the Dominican Liturgical Centre in Krakow, Poland. Together with Br Marcin Dyjak OP, they led some thirty singers, including our six Dominican

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Homily for the 150th Anniversary Mass

Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP has kindly given us the text of his Homily preached at our 150th Anniversary Mass on 7 October 2017, which we are pleased to reproduce below: 50 years’ ago I remember receiving a copy of the

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Photos from 150th Anniversary Mass

On Saturday 7th October 2017, St Dominic’s celebrated the 150th anniversary of the parish community; on that day in 1867, the Dominican friars opened up their chapel and Mass was celebrated in this area for the Catholic community. Archbishop Malcolm

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150th Anniversary Mass

Join us for a parish celebration of the 150th Anniversary of St Dominic’s Priory and parish! On 7th October 2017, the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, we will mark 150 years since the Dominicans opened their Priory in

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Daily Adoration

“I want to encourage everyone to visit – if possible, every day – especially amid life’s difficulties, the Blessed Sacrament of the infinite love of Christ and His mercy. He is reserved in our churches but often abandoned. Visit Him

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Day with Our Lady of Fatima

On Saturday 8 July 2017, the Rosary Shrine was honoured to welcome the National Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima. The image, which had been crowned by Cardinal Nichols, was greeted in the traditional manner, with parishioners waving white

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First Rosary Shrine Newsletter Published

Eight months after the Rosary Shrine was inaugurated by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the first Rosary Shrine Newsletter has been published, with an update on works and events which have already taken place at the Shrine, as well as details of

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Sponsored Skydive Successfully Completed

In response to the fundraising campaign for the Rosary Shrine, parishioner Wendy Searle volunteered to do a sponsored parachute jump to raise money for this new project. Her courage has already generated a great response, with over £1,200 given in

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St Thomas as Guide to the Rosary Mysteries

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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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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