About Julian

Julian of Norwich (1342-1416) is internationally famous for her "Revelations of Divine Love". She remains one of the most creative theologians, spiritual writers and mystics in the Christian tradition. <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

The Julian Centre

The Julian Centre is next door to St Julian’s Church. It provides a welcome for pilgrims and visitors, houses the Julian Library and a shop which sells books, devotional items and gifts, mostly associated with Julian; please see "Visitors" section for further details. Items can also be purchased from our on-line shop.(NB the on-line shop is closed for a while - it will re-open soon.)

The Friends of Julian

The Friends of Julian of Norwich is a world-wide community of people inspired by Julian's writings. Members seek to grow in the knowledge and love of God. The Friends encourage contemplative quietness, the sharing of resources for spiritual deepening, and offer hospitality to pilgrims and visitors to the Julian Shrine. To learn more click below...

Julian Centre News & Announcements

Documentary 'The Search for the Lost Manuscript: Julian of Norwich

A new documentary 'The Search for the Lost Manuscript: Julian of Norwich' will be shown at BBC 4 on Tuesday, July 19 at 9pm.  The documentary is presented by medieval art historian Dr Janina Ramirez and follows the story and survival of Julian's manuscript ‘Revelations of Divine Love’ from the time it was written through to the present day six hundred years later.

The programme is... Keep Reading

Increase Our Compassion - A Two-Day Retreat with Julian of Norwich

The Rev Robert Fruehwirth, who was for a while the Priest Director at the Julian Centre, is leading a two-day retreat in Norwich on 7th and 8th October 2016.  He is on a UK tour from his home in the United States connected with his new book, The Drawing of HIs Love: Growing in Faith with Julian of Norwich, published by Canterbury Press.  During the periods of reflection, reading, and prayer, Robert... Keep Reading

A new icon of Julian in St. Julian's Church

Fr Christopher Wood, Rector of St Julian's, has known the Romanian Orthodox Icon painter, Christinel Paslaru, for over 10 years.  Christi' has been commissioned to produce Icons for the Prince of Wales, a number of Cathedrals  and Monasteries and is currently working on a whole Iconostasis in a London Orthodox church.  As Julian was unknown to Christi' Fr Christopher had to "write" the original icon himself. He chose the posture of figures in 12th century... Keep Reading