On Sunday, the Mayor of Stepney. Councillor Roeder, supported by Mr. Edwards, M.P., and accompanied by other members of the Borough Council, attended in state a Solemn High Mass at the church of SS. Mary and Michael's, Commercial Road.
The Mayor was received at the church-do& by the parish priest, the Rev. T. FitzGerald and, preceded by the macebearer, was escorted up the nave to a special priedieu. The Mass was sung by the Rev. J. Leigh. the Rev. T. FitzGerald was deacon, and the Rev. G. Lee. sub-deacon. The choir was conducted by the Rev. J. Coughlan. A very large congregation was present, the whole of the nave being crowded. Fr. FitzGerald preached on the duties of citizenship. and promised the Mayor the prayers of himself and his congregation.