Church of The Annunciation Catholic Church 

Walsingham
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Churches

Our Lady Of The Annunciation Church
Friday Market, Walsingham, Norfolk, NR22 6DB
Blakeney, Holt, Norfolk (+) (Chapel of Ease of Walsingham Parish)(1962) Parish Church
St. Peter,, NR25 7NP
St. Henry Walpole Church
The Green, Burnham Market, Norfolk, PE31 8HD
Our Lady Star Of The Sea Church
The Buttlands, Wells-next-the-sea, Norfolk, NR23 1EY

Also Serving

St Peter - Blakeney
St Peter Church, Back Lane, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 7NP
St Henry Walpole - Burnham Market
St. Henry Walpole Church, The Green, Burnham Market, Norfolk, PE31 8HD
Our Lady Star Of The Sea - Wells-next-the-sea
Our Lady Star Of The Sea Church, The Buttlands, Wells-next-the-sea, Norfolk, NR23 1EY

Coronavirus

Catholic Masses and Service Times are likely to be different to the normal times due to the Coronavirus. Churches are now open at certain times and Masses are taking place - but please check with the parish to find out if the times have changed. Many Parishes are only providing Confessions by appointment. This should not be seen as an obstacle to anyone, it is just a way to ensure your health and safety. So please contact the parish to arrange to go to confession or to check any of the times. We will get through this and things will return to normal!

Catholic Priests and People

Fr Michael Simison - Parish Priest
Deacon Stephen Leeder - Deacon

Contact

Correspondence Address:Friday Market
Walsingham
Norfolk
NR22 6DB
Phone 01328 821353
Click here to email Church of The Annunciation Catholic Church
www.walsingham.org.uk

Nearest Catholic Schools

Sacred Heart School, Swaffham (18.5 miles)

Nearest Catholic Parishes/Churches

St Anthony Of Padua, Fakenham (4.3 miles)
Our Lady and St Joseph, Sheringham (14.6 miles)
Our Lady Of Perpetual Succour & St Edmund King And Martyr, Dersingham (16 miles)
Our Lady Of Perpetual Succour & St Edmund King And Martyr, Hunstanton (16.1 miles)
Our Lady Of Pity, Swaffham (18.4 miles)

Nearest Schools and Churches are calculated `as the crow flies` and may not be the closest or easiest when travelling.

About Church of The Annunciation Catholic Church

Parish of Our Lady Of The Annunciation in Walsingham, Norfolk (Diocese of East Anglia)

Part of the Catholic Church - you can find other Catholic Churches, Catholic Schools or Religious Orders/Houses and Chaplaincies nearby above. Or you can use the Find a Church Near Me box above to search for a Church, School etc.

Dates: 1935, 1950

Useful Definitions of the Structures in the Catholic Church

What is a Catholic Bishops' Conference?

An episcopal conference, sometimes called a conference of bishops, is an official assembly of the bishops of the Catholic Church in a given territory. ... Individual bishops do not relinquish their immediate authority for the governance of their respective dioceses to the conference (Wikipedia).

What is an Archdiocese?

Dioceses ruled by an archbishop are commonly referred to as archdioceses; most are metropolitan sees, being placed at the head of an ecclesiastical province. A few are suffragans of a metropolitan see or are directly subject to the Holy See.

The term 'archdiocese' is not found in Canon Law, with the terms "diocese" and "episcopal see" being applicable to the area under the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of any bishop.[8] If the title of archbishop is granted on personal grounds to a diocesan bishop, his diocese does not thereby become an archdiocese (Wikipedia).

What is a Diocese?

The group of churches that a bishop supervises is known as a diocese. Typically, a diocese is divided into parishes that are each overseen by a priest.

The original dioceses, in ancient Rome, were political rather than religious. Rome was divided into dioceses, each of which was made up of many provinces. After Christianity became the Roman Empire's official religion in the 4th century, the term gradually came to refer to religious districts. The Catholic Church has almost 3,000 dioceses. The Greek root of diocese is dioikesis, "government, administration, or province." (Vocabulary.com).

As of April 2020, in the Catholic Church there are 2,898 regular dioceses: 1 papal see, 649 archdioceses (including 9 patriarchates, 4 major archdioceses, 560 metropolitan archdioceses, 76 single archdioceses) (Wikipedia).

What is the difference between a Diocese and an Archdiocese?

Each diocese is within a Province - a group of Dioceses - the Archdiocese is the main Diocese within that Diocese. The bishop of that Archdiocese is therefore automatically an Archbishop. If a bishop has been made an Archbishop personally is referred to as an Archbishop but it does not make their Diocese an Archdiocese.

What is a Deanery?

A subdivision of a diocese, consisting of a number parishes, over which presides a dean appointed by a bishop. The duty of the dean is to watch over the clergy of the deanery, to see that they fulfill the orders of the bishop, and observe the liturgical and canon laws. He summons the conference of the deanery and presides at it. Periodically he makes a report to the bishop on conditions in the deanery.www.catholicculture.org

What is a Parish?

In the Roman Catholic Church, a parish (Latin: parochia) is a stable community of the faithful within a particular church, whose pastoral care has been entrusted to a parish priest (Latin: parochus), under the authority of the diocesan bishop. It is the lowest ecclesiastical subdivision in the Catholic episcopal polity, and the primary constituent unit of a diocese. In the 1983 Code of Canon Law, parishes are constituted under cc. 515552, entitled "Parishes, Pastors, and Parochial Vicars." Wikipedia