The next meeting of the Essex Recusant Society (Brentwood Diocesan Historical Society) will take place at The Grange, 93 Queens Road, Brentwood CM14 4EY on Saturday 1 June at 2.30pm.

The speaker will be Fr Michael Rear (Diocese of East Anglia) on ‘Was the Image of Our Lady of Walsingham Saved?’ Father Rear, a former Anglican, has had a close association with both Anglican and Catholic shrines, on which he has published widely, and is an expert on Walsingham and its history. All are welcome.