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  The Society of Our Lady of Walsingham

The Objects of the Society

  • To honour Mary, the Mother of God and to deepen faith in the incarnation of Our Lord.
  • To promote devotion to Our Lady and pilgrimage to Walsingham.
  • To further, with the aid of Our Lady's prayers, the conversion of the nations and the re-union of Christendom.
  • To seek holiness of life through prayer, the scriptures and the sacraments.
  • Members of the Society are asked to say the Angelus each day.

Membership of the Society

  • Membership is open to all who have been baptised.
  • The joining fee is 10.00, for which a new member receives the Society's badge, membership card and the current edition of the Walsingham Review. The joining fee also covers the first year's membership. Thereafter there is an annual subscription of 10.00 to cover the cost of receiving the Walsingham Review, the Society's magazine.
  • Joint membership for married couples has a joining fee of 15 and subsequent annual subscription of 15.00
  • Details of each member's name and address are recorded on a database at the Shrine.

Membership of the SocietyThe Constitution of the Society

The Guardians of the Holy House have ultimate responsibility for the life of the Shrine. They delegate the running of the Society to the Priest Administrator of the Shrine who is ex officio the Superior General of the Society.

A lamp burns in the Holy House for the Society and the Society is mentioned in the intercessions each day at Shrine Prayers. A monthly requiem is offered at the Shrine for departed members of the Society; their names are recorded in the Walsingham Review, the magazine of the Society and of the Priest Associates of the Holy House, in thanksgiving for their life and pilgrimage witness.

Members of the Society are able to unite themselves more closely with the Shrine's work of intercessory prayer by joining the Living Rosary of Our Lady of Walsingham. Details are available from the Membership Secretary.

For a Society application form click here.

Members of the Society may group themselves together to form a local Cell.
For details on how to form a cell click here.



  The Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, Walsingham, Norfolk NR22 6BP | Tel: 01328 820255 | Fax: 01328 824206