Feast of Our Lady of Doncaster

On 4th June each year the Feast of Our Lady of Doncaster is celebrated in the Yorkshire town and across . This Marian devotion has its origins in the medieval Carmelite Order, and is celebrated by the Carmelite Family in Yorkshire and beyond.

The restored Shrine of Our Lady of Doncaster.

The original Shrine of Our Lady of Doncaster was part of the Carmelite friary in the town during the Middle Ages. The shrine was destroyed at the Reformation, having been identified as one of the five most important sites of Marian pilgrimage in England. In the nineteenth century the Shrine was revived at the parish church of , and in the early twenty-first century the Shrine was restored by the parish with input from local Lay Carmelites.

The feast of Our Lady of Doncaster has become an annual event for the Carmelite Family in Yorkshire. A pilgrimage to the shrine is organised on the Saturday nearest the feast day by the , with support from the Carmelite Spirituality Groups in and , and the Carmelite .

Carmelite symbols are included in the artwork of the restored shrine.

St. Peter-in-Chains Roman Catholic Church
Chequer Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN1 2AA

Doncaster is easily reached by road and rail. The church is a 15 minute walk or a short taxi ride from the rail and bus stations, and has car parking facilities and disabled access.

For further information
Please contact Mr. Walter B. Whitman, leader of the Sheffield Lay Carmelite Community. to send Walter an email.

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Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 09:00 to 22:00

Event category: 

Prayer event