About Julian

Julian of Norwich (1342-1416) is internationally famous for her Revelations of Divine Love, establishing her as one of the most creative theologians, spiritual writers and mystics in the Christian tradition.

The Julian Centre

The Julian Centre, next door to St Julian’s Church, welcomes visitors, houses the Julian Library and offers books, cards and other items for sale. You can also purchase the full range of items at our online shop.

The Friends of Julian

The Friends of Julian of Norwich, inspired by Julian, seek to grow in the knowledge and love of God. We offer hospitality at the Julian Shrine, encourage contem- plative quiet, and share resources for spiritual deepening. Learn more here...

Julian Centre News & Announcements

Book Launch 28 October • Edwin Kelly's new translation of Julian: "And after this I Saw: Selections from the work of Julian of Norwich"

Join us and Gatehouse Press for the launch of Edwin Kelly's new experimental translation of passages from Julian's Revelations on 28 October at 7:00pm at the Julian Centre, Norwich. What if we thought of God as distress and not comfort?  In this selected edition of the works of Julian of Norwich, poet Edwin Kelly brings us a fresh take on the experiences that Julian recorded so passionately after rising from what she believed was her deathbed. ... Keep Reading

The Nativity Story: Parenting in Love

30 November 2014 • 4-6pm • St. Julian's Church 

Come join us for a reflection on birth and parenting, drawing on the nativity of Jesus and the Revelations of Mother Julian, led by Rachel Graveling, birth doula, and with a meditation by the Revd. Robert Fruehwirth, Priest Director of the Julian Centre. 

Places are limited so please call 01603 767380 or email admin@juliancentre.org to reserve a place.

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Walk in the Light: An Advent Quiet Day at St Julian's

29 November 2014 • 10:00am-3:30pm

This day retreat, held at St Julian’s Shrine in Norwich and facilitated by Pauline Lovelock and the Revd Robert Fruehwirth, will offer time and space to reflect this Advent upon the importance of accepting and cherishing the gifts God has given us.

Walk in the Light aims to help us grow in both understanding and confidence in the empowering work of the Holy Spirit in our lives today. We will explore Julian... Keep Reading

WELL: A Day Conference on Living Change Wisely

Well: A Day Conference on Living Change Wisely from Christian and Buddhist perspectives, featuring Julian of Norwich and teachings from the Soto Zen tradition | 8 November 2014 • 10am-4pm | St. Luke's Aylsham Road, Norwich |The Revd. Robert Fruehwirth & Judy Moore, facilitators. 

This conference aims to create a reflective space in which participants might consider their experience and methods of dealing with change and loss.

Religious and spiritual teachings may help us understand how to cope... Keep Reading