First Saturdays at the Rosary Shrine

Posted on 8th September 2021

Our Lady of the Rosary appeared to the saintly children of Fatima in 1917. It is often forgotten that Our Lady continued to speak to Sr Lucia of Fatima a few more times, and in 1925 the Blessed Virgin specifically

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Welcome to our Parish Sisters!

Posted on 20th June 2021

Sr Carino and Sr Lucy from the Dominican Sisters of St Joseph (based in the New Forest) have made a video to introduce themselves to us. From 11 September 2021, they will be coming to St Dominic’s every weekend, helping

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Sacramental Preparation Update

Posted on 4th May 2021

Nine of our young parishioners were confirmed on Pentecost Sunday (23 May 2021). Thank you to their catechists and congratulations to them! We value the contribution of our young adults to the life of our parish, and we pray for

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Masses at the Restored High Altar

Posted on 14th April 2021

We are grateful to all our benefactors and to all the talented craftsmen who have worked hard on repairing and restoring the stonework and stained glass in the apse of the church, which is dedicated to the Fifth Glorious Mystery

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Restored: Mrs Monselle’s Memorial

Posted on 6th March 2021

The altar of Saint Thomas Aquinas, at the top of the south aisle, sits right up against the great organ. It was donated by Mrs Monselle in memory of her four sons, all of whom became priests. As the brass

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Livestreamed Masses

Posted on 7th January 2021

The following Masses are currently livestreamed on our YouTube channel, youtube.com/c/RosaryShrineUK: Mon – Sat (daily) at 6pm. Sunday at 12 noon (Solemn Mass, Ordinary Form) The Dominican rite Sung Mass will be livestreamed when it resumes after the restoration of

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Apse & High Altar Restoration

Posted on 21st October 2020

At the beginning of 2020, a fall of crumbling stonework from the apse (the windows around the High Altar) drew more urgent attention to the serious deterioration of the stonework in this vital part of the church. To inspect more

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October at the Rosary Shrine

Posted on 26th September 2020

October is the month of the Holy Rosary, and during this month we turn to Our Lady of the Rosary in fervent prayer, especially during this time of the pandemic. There are various restrictions in place still, but we will

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Resumption of Mass & Confession – New Opening Hours

Posted on 30th June 2020

We thank God that our church can now offer public Liturgies once again, and that the doors can be opened for private prayer. The initial phase of opening for private individual prayer went well, and we are able to build

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Church Re-Opening Hours

Posted on 9th June 2020

Thanks be to God! In accordance with the Guidelines agreed by the Bishops Conference with the Government, the Rosary Shrine church will be open for private prayer only from Monday 15 June 2020. The opening hours are: Daily (weekdays and

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Support the ‘Future Decades’ Campaign

The ‘Future Decades’ Fundraising Campaign Fundraising to Secure the Future of Our Church and the Rosary Shrine Since 2019, the Future Decades campaign has been raising money to respond to our most urgent priorities: Restoring the Apse: Essential stonework repairs

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