Norfolk was home to two world-class women in the 14th century. Margery Kempe, from Lynn, and Julian of Norwich could not have been more unlike each other. Margery was a mother of 14 children, an extreme extrovert, a frequent attendee in court for alleged misdemeanours, and an inveterate traveller with trips to the Levant and Europe, to say nothing of her travels around England – including... Keep Reading
ST. JULIAN’S CHURCH, NORWICH by Sheila Upjohn and Nicholas Groves (Foreword : Christopher Wood) Published by The Friends of Julian of Norwich, 2018
This important new resource for Julian pilgrims and scholars was launched on 11th May during the Julian Festival. In his introductory address, Professor Brian Thorne spoke as follows:
“It had been the desire and intention of Sheila Upjohn to conduct the launch of her co-authored book herself but, sadly, personal reasons have prevented her... Keep Reading
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3.20pm to 4.50pm
First Friday of the month at the Julian Centre
Julian’s Revelations of Divine Love are perhaps not best read all in onego. The Julian Book Club invites you to a slow encounter with the first book written in English by a woman, one vision a month.
Over tea and cake, join with others who are doing the same and share what you thought and felt. We finish each session with... Keep Reading
Julian Weekend 10 – 15 May 2018
The Julian Festival this year has celebrated not only the gift of the writings of the anchoress Julian of Norwich, but her dwelling place and creative power:
Thursday, 10 May
St. Julian’s Church was the prayerful rallying point for Norwich East Deanery’s Pilgrimage to the Cathedral, led by Bishop Alan, the Bishop of Thetford. Meditations and readings from Julian were led in St. Catherine’s Chapel.
Friday, 11 May
‘Julian Meetings’, times... Keep Reading