Category Archives: Mary

Image and Welcome at Ladyewell

What wonderful weather and what a varied company of pilgrims we were for this year’s Ladyewell pilgrimage. We were joined by members of the Company of Servers, from Blackburn Chapter who kindly served at the Pilgrimage Mass. As ever we … Continue reading

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Miriam …Who said ‘Yes to life’

“Music, words and images brought us closer to Mary and one another.  We were of different theological outlooks – truly ecumenical. Great Joy!” ” A wonderful evening in honour of Our Lady. The singing was beautiful – the Armenian soloist, … Continue reading

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The Image of our Queen

Let’s not be sexist about this! For the last two years a young lady has crowned Mary’s statue at St Chrysostom’s at the beginning of May. So we thought let’s try something new today… and so we did. This year … Continue reading

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Why I go to Walsingham

Each year pilgrims from St C’s go on pilgrimage to Walsingham Fr Chris tells us why he goes.  Walsingham, in North Norfolk, has been a place of pilgrimage for many hundreds of years. Why pilgrimage and why Walsingham? Walsingham is … Continue reading

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The Madonna of the Village

The Madonna of the Village appears on this year’s poster for the Feast of the Assumption Mass at St Chrysostom’s. The painting by the Jewish artist Marc Chagall is one of his most striking.  During the years of the Jewish … Continue reading

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Postcard from the Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette

On the 19th September 1846, in a remote part of the Alps two children, Melanie and Maximin, with Maximin’s little dog, Lulu, climbed a distant valley guiding the cows they were looking after. The children rested after lunch and the … Continue reading

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27,575 meals for Mary’s Meals

Thank you – to those who ran, baked, quizzed… and did other things to raise money for Mary’s Meals in May this year. We worked together through our schools, through church and in the community to raise money. Mary’s Meals … Continue reading

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