Page 11, 11th March 1938

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Page 11, 11th March 1938 — The Catholic Pavilion At The Glasgow Empire Exhibition

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The Catholic Pavilion At The Glasgow Empire Exhibition

Catholic visitors to the Empire Exhibition at Bellahouston Park, Glasgow, during the s.urnmer will be able to hear Mass in the Exhibition grounds at the Catholic Pavilion.

The scheme for a Catholic Pavilion was first proposed by the Catholic Truth Society and Mgr. Macintosh. Archbishop of Glasgow, laid details of the schevne before the Pope, who sent his blessing and expressed satisfaction that the initiative had come from the Catholic laity.

Al! Scotland will be at the Exhibition, and those to whom Catholicism is still the "Scarlet Woman" will see a Catholic sanctuary for the first time. The Pavilion will emphasise the contribution of the Faith to Scotland train Colwroba to Margaret Sinclair.

90 Feet High Crucifix The highest point in the Exhibition will he the 300 feet high Tower of Empire. Thereafter will come the 90 feet high Crucifix surmounting the Catholic Pavilion, It will be visible from all points in the Exhibition.

The Pavilion will consist of an open quartile approached by an avenue of trees: the sanctuary will be so arranged to permit of an open-air congregation at Mass: the interior will be divided into various Halls. The Pavilion committee has also availed itself of the kind collaboration of the French Jesuit, Fr. Reviews Manny. who was responsible for the Pontifical Pavilion at the Paris Exposition. It is hoped that various exhibits which were there on view may be brought over to the Scottish Exhibition.

Major-General Sir Walter Maxwell-Scott has already promised the famous Stations from the Abbotsford Memorial Chapel.

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