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LMS Pilgrimage to Walsingham 2023

This year's walking pilgrimage to Walsingham will gather on the afternoon of Thursday 24th August, with walking on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. There will be an extra Mass on Monday 28th in the Slipper Chapel at the Catholic Shrine for those who stay the night locally. Bishop Peter Collins East Anglia has given permission for us to have the Traditional Mass.

Embroidery Training Sponsorship Scheme

Do you have a passion for hand embroidery and the restoration of fine vestments?

We are pleased to announce an exciting sponsorship opportunity for those interested in studying Needlework.

The Guild of St Clare is offering sponsorship for candidates wishing to study The Royal School of Needlework Certificate Course.

Dealine for applications is the 23rd June 2023

See HERE for details

Pilgrimage to Chartres LMS Bursaries


This year marks the 41st Chartres Pilgrimage – a walk of 70 miles in three days with the theme "The Eucharist, Salvation of Souls". A coach will leave London on 26 May 2023 to join the international throng on the road to Chartres!

High Mass at Westminster Cathedral

Rescript on the Traditional Mass: Press Release from the Latin Mass Society and the FIUV

On Tuesday 21st February the Holy See Press Office published a Rescript confirming, for the Dicastery for Divine Worship, certain legal points in relation to the interpretation of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Letter Traditionis Custodes.

New Patrons for the Latin Mass Society

The Latin Mass Society is delighted to announce two new Patrons: Sir Edward Leigh MP, and John Smeaton, former Chief Executive of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children.

Sir Edward Leigh has sat as a Member of Parliament for Gainsborough since 1983. He is among the most respected Catholic members of Parliament, and has served as a Secretary of State and held many important roles in Parliamentary committees. He was knighted in 2013, is an Officer of the Légion d’honneur of France, and a Commander of the Order of the Star of Italy.

Latin for Everyone - Bursaries available - Starts December 7th, 2022

Latin for Everyone - Bursaries available - Starts December 7th, 2022 - large discounts are available for priests, religious, seminarians and some other categories of clergy and laypersons. Please apply for further information at the email address below.

Missa Cantata for the feast of SS John Fisher and Thomas More

On Saturday 9th July at 10am there will be a Traditional Latin Mass (Missa Cantata) at Rochester Cathedral in the crypt chapel of St Ithamar, for the joint feast of St John Fisher and St Thomas More in the traditional liturgical calendar.

St John Fisher was the bishop of Rochester for 31 years. Both saints died as martyrs under Henry VIII.

The Mass will be offered by Fr Thomas Lynch, parish priest of Strood. Refreshments and networking after Mass.

Rev Fr Gwilym Evans FSSP - First Masses of Thanksgiving

On Saturday 18th June, Archbishop Joseph Haas of Vaduz (Liechtenstein) ordained Gwilym Evans to the Priesthood.

Fr Evans FSSP, who is originally from Wales, was supported by the LMS during his time at the FSSP Wigratzbad Seminary and the LMS chairman Dr Joseph Shaw and many others from the UK attended the ordination in Bavaria. He has been on many traditional events in England over the years, particularly the Latin Mass Society's walking pilgrimage to Walsingham: and will do so again this year.

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