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

A New Julian Bell for the Church of Ascension, Rochester, New York, USA

We are thrilled to be able to tell you that a Julian Bell - amonngst others have now been hung in the Church of the Ascension, Rochester, New York, USA.  The bells were made at Whitechapel Bell Foundry, London, and shipped over to the USA last year.  The Julian Bell is No 7 out of 10.  The dedication service for the installation of the bells was in November.  The Julian Bell bears the inscription' Ring... Keep Reading

In Celebration of Rene Ogden’s Life and Art; The Friends of Julian invite you:


on a short journey through Rene’s 14 beautiful Stations of the Cross which hang in St Julian’s Church, that she designed and painted.  Led by Canon M McLean. On Wednesday 17th Feb at 10.45am.  Scones and coffee will be available afterwards at the Julian Centre where a small exhibition of Rene’s art will be held for you to view.  This will be available to the public to look at for the rest of that week... Keep Reading

Irene Ogden's Memorial Service

Many of you may remember Irene (Rene)Ogden.  She was head of art for many years  at Norwich High School for girls.  She is well known locally for her wonderful paintings, and we at the Julian Centre and Church know her best for her wonderful Stations of the Cross which hang in St Julian's Church.  We are also lucky enough to have a range of watercolour postcards which she drew and painted for us.

Following her recent death there will... Keep Reading

A Recent Visit From One of Our Patrons

Last week we were thrilled to welcome back our Patron of the Julian Centre, Patricia Routledge CBE.  She was visiting Norwich and very kindly came to the Church & Centre.  It was an absolute pleasure to welcome her back.  She remains as captivating and entertaining as ever.

We will look forward to her next visit.