" GOOD COUNSEL" BALL The Twelfth Annual Good Counsel Ball in aid of the Society of Our Lady of Good Counsel, which gives free legal aid to the poor, will be held at Claridges on Friday, November 18.
Mr. Justice Langton and Lady Langton will receive the guests. Lady Acton is the chairman of the Executive Committee. There will be an Amusement Room, under the charge of Lady Gregory, Lady Vaughan, Mrs. Leitch and Mrs. Seuffert.
Tickets, 25s. each, from the Hon. Secretary, 53, Vicarage Court, W.8.
SOUTHWARK TRAVELLING MISSION
Southwark Catholic Travelling Mission announces that the centres to be visited next weekend are: Churl, Haslemere parish, Surrey. Services at the Chapel, Hale House. Friday, Saturday and Monday, Mass 8.30. Sunday, Mass 9 o'clock. Rosary, 'Sermon and Benediction, 3.30,
Dunton Green, Sevenoaks parish, Kent. Sunday, Mass at Donningtoir Hall, 8.30.
SETTLEMENT OF THE HOLY CHILD
A bazaar in aid of the Settlement of the Holy Child, High Street, Poplar, is to be held on Friday and Saturday, November 18-19, at the Convent, 11, Cavendish Square, W.1. The bazaar is under the patronage of His Eminence Cardinal Hinsley,
LINGARD SOCIETY The Lingard Society announce the second lecture of the session, 1938-39, to be held on Tuesday, November 15, at 6 p.m., at Walsingham House, 27-28, Upper Bedford Place, W.C. The subject is " Francis, Cardinal Bourne "; the lecturer, Ernest Oldmeadow, K.C.S.G.
CATHOLIC RAMBLERS St, Francis of Assisi Catholic Ramblers' Club are having a ramble this Sunday, November 13, from Chipstead. Lunch al Three Feathers, Merstham. Meet main booking office, Victoria, at 10.20 a.m. Fare, 2s. Distance, 14 miles. Leaders, Beatrice McHugo and Margot Weston.
CATHOLIC DRAMA LEAGUE A Panel of Adjudicators has been formed for the Junior Section of the Catholic Drama League, to visit school productions during the next two months. A junior festival will be held in January, 1939.
Head teachers, who are reminded that adjudications can only be arranged in order of application, are advised to write to the Hon. Secretary, 8, Upton Avenue, London, E.7, as soon as possible.
ST. CHRISTOPHER'S The St. Christopher's Catholic Cycling Club has arranged the following runs for Sunday, November 13 :—(a) Meet 10.30 a.m., junction of North Circular and Cambridge Roads for a run to Hertford; tea is at the Sulby Tea Rooms, Datchworth Green, Herts. (b) Meet 10.30 a.m., Hammersmith Bridge, for a run to Chipstead; tea is at "The Volunteer," Sutton Abinger.
BIRMINGHAM NEEDLEWORK GUILD The Birmingham Catholic Needlework Guild announce that prospective members, and parish priests requiring a grant, should communicate with the hon. secretary, Miss H. Worrall, Bitham Hall, Avon Dassett, Warwickshire.
At the annual meeting on November 2, his Grace the Archbishop stressed the need for development of the guild on a far larger scale, Membership means you give two garments and one shilling annually to the poor.
BIRMINGHAM CATHOLIC RAMBLERS The next ramble is to Stoneleigh, and will take place on Sunday, November 20. Meet Snow Hill Station (under the clock) for the 10.28 train to Hatton (fare, 1s. 9d. return). All intending to turn out should notify the Secretary, Mr. F. E. Ritchie, " Alverna," Station Road, Dorridge. Visitors cordially welcomed.
It is officially announced by the Rev. 1. B. Farmer, treasurer of the Ecclesiastical Education Fund of the Diocese of Nottingham, that all subscriptions should be handed in to the parish priests before the end of the year. or sent direct to the Treasurer, St. Peter's, King Richard's Road, Leicester. An appeal for the fund and for an increase in the number of annual subscribers is being made in all churches of the Nottingham Diocese this month.