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THE P RTAL April 2017 During the course of the pilgrimage, real issues were tackled. We heard various views on Justification by Faith and Justification by Faith Alone with reference to Martin Luther. To see wonderful pictures of those marvellous wooden churches of northern Russia Richard Davies was inspirational. Page 13 coverage of Our Lady and the Church in Japan. This year, his subject was the centenary of the Shrine at Fatima. He did not disappoint. Margaret Barker The Ecumenical Marian Pilgrimage Trust is a body that deserves to be better known. When there is so much false ecumenism about, and as Snapdragon highlighted in a recent edition of T he P ortal , a lot of sheer humbug, it is refreshing to experience an ecumenical endeavour that tackles the real issues with honesty, sensitivity, and politeness. It is a far cry from the local ‘Churches Together’ group of which I had the dubious honour to be chairman. The severe cold of the winter, the remoteness of the towns and villages, not to mention the persecution during the Soviet era when these beautiful churches were not just neglected, but deliberately damaged and destroyed; we heard about it all, we saw it in wonderful Metropolitan Kallistos Ware photography. Another issue covered was The Immaculate Conception of the BVM. Metropolitan The EMPT has a web site at Kallistos gave extensive coverage of this in his talk www.ecumenicalmarianpilgrimage.org.uk. about the life and theology of Vladimir Lossky. The next EMPT pilgrimage is on Saturday 5th It was both interesting and informative. Father May 2018 when they will visit the Holy Places of Philip Corbett is a favourite with this Pilgrimage. Two Willesden in London. years of 2017 the pilgrimage” with his January Page 22 THE P ago RTAL he gave the “talk Ordinariate of of Our Our Lady Lady Walsingham Ordinariate of of Walsingham A A pilgrimage to to pilgrimage LISIEUX, LISIEUX, BAYEUX BAYEUX & & MONT MONT ST ST MICHEL MICHEL (to (to include The Feast of of St St Thérèse of of Lisieux) include The Feast Thérèse Lisieux) Led Monsignor Led by by Monsignor Keith Keith Newton Newton Friday - Friday 6th October 2017 Friday 29th 29th September September - Friday 6th October 2017 Price: Price: £799 £799 Includes: Includes:   Return scheduled flights: London Stansted - Deauville. Return scheduled flights: London Stansted - Deauville. Seven nights nights accommodation in shared in twin-bedded rooms with private facilities at private   Seven accommodation shared twin-bedded rooms with l’Ermitage at Sainte Thérèse, central Lisieux. facilities L’Ermitage Sainte Thérèse, central Lisieux. Meal Plan: Plan: 7 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 7 dinners.   Meal breakfasts, 2 lunches and 7 dinners. Coach transfers, guides and entrance fees as per the itinerary.   Coach transfers, guides and entrance fees as per the itinerary. Pax Travel Travel Tour Manager to accompany the group whilst France. whilst in France.   Pax Tour Manager to accompany the in group ATOL and and ABTA financial protection.   ATOL ABTA financial protection. Daily Catholic Catholic Mass.   Daily Mass. Some single single rooms available, for a supplement.   Some rooms available, for a supplement. For please contact: For more more details, details, please contact: The Portal Magazine The Portal Magazine 56 56 Woodlands Farm Road, Woodlands Farm Road, Pype Hayes, Pype Hayes, Birmingham, Birmingham, B24 0PG B24 0PG editors@portalmag.co.uk editors@portalmag.co.uk Second Floor, 102 Blundell Street, London. N7 9BL Second Floor, 102 Blundell Street, London. 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Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham Under the Patronage of Blessed John Henry Newman Pilgrimage to Walsingham Saturday 24 th June 2017 Leader: The Right Revd Monsignor Keith Newton 11.40am Sprinkling in the Abbey Grounds (£2 entrance fee, see below) Procession of Reparation and reconciliation, during which THE ROSARY will be prayed On arrival at the Basilica: CONFESSIONS in the Chapel of Reconciliation and time to pray at the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham in the Slipper Chapel LUNCH - limited catering available or bring your own 3pm Sung Mass in the Ordinariate Rite in the Chapel of Reconciliation Please Note: Sprinkling is in the Abbey Grounds, from which also the Procession will leave. There is an entrance fee of £2. To avoid delays on the gate this should be paid in advance, especially by groups. Please send a cheque payable to “Ordinariate OLW: Walsingham Pilgrimage 2017” to Jackie Reed, 24 Golden Square, London W1F 9JR Our Lady of Walsingham pray for us