Our Lady, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary, was oil Rosary Sundey. solemnly invoked as Patronessof the Irish Defence Forces and the occasion was marked by full military ceremonial in Army churches throughout the country.
President Quirino of the Philippines was received in private audience by the Holy Father at Castel Gandolfo on Tuesday with all the honours due to the Head of a State.
A mission for women will be given at Farm Street Jesuit Church, London, from next Monday to Tuesday. October 23, at 6.30 p.m. by Fr. Bernard Basset, S.J. Family night will be on October 21.
3,200 ArlleriGgili pilgrims led by Cardinal Spellman, Archbishop of New York, and Cardinal Stritch, Archbishop of Chicago, will attend the International Eucharistic Congress in Barcelona next May.
Bro. Edmund Clancy!, Superior General of the Irish Christian Brothers. has arrived in Australia to visit each of the congregations 80 houses and 110 schools an Australia, New Zealand and New Guinea. He is the first Superior General to go to Australia.
The British Federation of Notre Dame de Namur' with more than 2,000 past pupil-members, held its triennial convention last weekend at Noire Dame Convent, Blackburn.
Mgr. Ellis. Bishop of Nottingham, laid the foundation stone on Saturday of the new church to seat 200 in Midland Avenue, Stupleford, Notts
The Apostidic Delegate, Archbishop Godfrey, will preside and preach et the re-opening on Sunday of St Margaret's Church, Canning Town, London. Bishop Beck will pontificate at the Mass and the Mayor and Mayoress of West Ham, with councillors, will assist.
A Freshers' Mass for members of the University of London Catholic Society will be offered at 11.15 a.m. on Sunday in St, Etheldreda's, Ely Place, Holborn. The celebrant will be Fr. Gordon Wheeler and the preacher Mgr. MeClement, both University. chaplains.
Mr, de Valera, other statesmen and ecclesiastical authorities from countries will attend ceremonies in St. Gall, Switzerland, next week to commemorate the 1,300th anniversary of the death of St. Gall, the Irish Columban monk who founded the town.
The Birmingham diocesan council of the Catholic Evidence Guild on Saturday edeeted: Master, Miss M. Dawn port; treasurer, Mr. V. Carroll; secretary, Mrs. M. D. Williams.
Two special planes will leave Dublin for Southern Nigeria on November 4 with Je Holy Ghost Fathers — the largest group of missionaries ever to leave Ireland by air for foreign mission fields.
Bro. Palladites F.S.C.. B.A., of St. Joseph's Academy, I31aekheath, celebrated on Sunday the golden jubilee of his entry into the Order of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. Born in Ireland, he has spent some 26 years in England. teaching at Pendleton, Kintbury and St. Joseph's Academy.
Reprettentatives from 20 clubs in the Westminster, Southwark and Brentwood dioceses attended a general meeting of the Catholic Drama League at the Challenor Club in London on Friday, when it was decided Co further the league's aims—ultimately a Catholic Theatre—acting secretaries should he appointed to establish regional branches in the three dioceses.
Innovation in Glasgow University life this year is an advice service — mainly for iiret-year students — sponsored by the University Catholic Society.
St. Winefride's Well
The restoration of St. Winefride's Well, Flolywell, will begin next April, announces the Holywell U.D.C. after consultation with the Ministry of Works.
The Bath branch of the Association of Catholic Trade Unionists has elected: Chairman, Mr. Patrick Keating (National Union of Teachers); vice-chairman, Mr. 3. Bloomfield (Civil Service Clerical Association): hon. secretary. Miss A. Sullivan (C.S.C.A.); assistant secretary, Mr. T. J. Davies (National Union of Bank Employees); hon. treasurer, Mr. F. C. Stokes (Electrical Trades Union),
Bro. Alden Patrick. aged 76, who tends the gardens at the De La Salle College, Sheffield, and Bro. John Baptist, aged 66. who has care of the rellege records and collections, celebrated their diamond and golden jubilees last week.
Some Catholics MISNC4 MASS on Sunday at Maesteg, Glamorgan. because a local paper announced before time that the clocks were to be put back for the end of summer time.