a civic visit, next Sunday, to the church of Our Lady of Dolours, the Mass will be sung by the Rev. John McGrath, son of a former Chairman of the old Urban District Council, the late Mr. Joseph McGrath, J.P.
During October the Westminster Catholic Club enlarged its membership by thirty-one, a record monthly increase. Final rehearsals are now taking place, by the club's dramatic society, for the presentation, shortly, of Mr. J. B. Priestley's " Mystery at Greenfingers."
The Archbishop of Birmingham, on Monday last invested Miss M. M. Leighton with the Cross Pro Eeclesia et Pontiface, conferred upon that lady by the Pope in recognition of twenty-four years' work as headmistress of St. Catherine's schools, Birmingham. On the same occasion, Miss Leighton received gifts presented on behalf of the school managers' staff, former pupils and members of the congregation.
At the sixth meeting of the London District Council of the Catholic Young Men's Society, held on Sunday last, the proposal was discussed to organise a rally in Lon
don towards the end of January. It is hoped to hold a C.Y.M.S. retreat at Bayswater in the following month.