By a Staff Reporter Cross-carrying pilgrims will this Sunday tramp the 15 miles from Bishop's Stortford to Epping to join in . the Consecration of the town to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. details of which we published in last week's issue.
Fifteen former Walsingham crossbearers, headed by Mr. Charles Osborne, will leave Bishtp's Stortford church at 9 a.m., carrying the original Walsingham Pilgrimage Cross, that borne in 1947, and will arrive at Epping at 3 p.m.
SATELLITE TOWN The cross will be borne in the afternoon procession at which the homes of Epping parishioners are to be consecrated, and which, it is expected, will last two hours.
It then remains a week at Epping, parishioners taking it on the following Sunday, August 22, the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. to the neighbouring new satellite town of Harlow, where the Consecration is to be repeated.
Two priests are expected to be among the cross-bearers on Sunday, and invitations have been issued to fifty former Walsingham pilgrims to join as well. Cross-bearers meet at Bishop's Stortford church on Saturday evening at 7.30 for Compline. and attend Mass next morning at 7,