The Pilgrim’s Place

  • The Crossway by Guy Stagg

    Picador 2018 | 400pp Hardback | ISBN: 9781509844579 Review by Canon Adrian Ling CMPAt a pilgrim hostel in Radicofani, in Tuscany, Guy Stagg is faced with a visitors book. He does not know what to write. He is too embarrassed to put that the reason behind his pilgrimage is that he is ‘a non-believ... View Post
  • Dismas: The Penitent Thief: an Introduction by Mark Thomas Jones

    Amerigo 2020 | 120 pp Hardback |  9788090731134 | 15.99 RRP Reviewed by John Livesley, Vicar, Christ the King, Bowburn and St Andrew, Tudhoe Grange The penitent thief in Luke’s crucifixion account (Luke 23:39–43), known to church tradition as Dismas, is an elusive but attractive figure. The auth... View Post
  • Following Christ: Sermons for the Christian Year by Robert Beaken

    Sacristy Press 2020 | 132 pp Paperback | 9781789590821 | 12.99 RRP Reviewed by Betty Jarrett, Guardian Emerita of the Holy House A book of sermons can sound daunting, maybe full of difficult theological ideas. Father Beaken will quickly change your mind. These short sermons which were mainly deli... View Post
  • Walsingham: Pilgrims and Pilgrimage by Michael Rear

    2011/2019 | Gracewing | 398 pages | Softback | ISBN: 978-0-85244-944-8 Reviewed by Canon Paul Greenwell, Master of Hull Charterhouse This lovely book is a must-read for all who love Walsingham – and what is there not to love?! This is a new and revised edition o... View Post
  • Can you help the Shrine archivist?

    As our archivist works on the Shrine archives, gaps are found in some series: do you have a copy of what we need and would be willing to send us a photocopy?  We concentrate mainly on the records of Fr Patten’s lifetime (i.e. up to 1958), although there are many gaps in the later series. He ofte... View Post