For Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop ief Westminster: January 20, Convent of OUT Lady of Sion, Chepstow Villas, W.11. Administers the Sacrament of Confirmation, 3 p.m. January 21, Maresfiehl Gardens. Blesses and opens Home for Aged Catholics, 3.30 p.m. January 23, Convent of the Sacred Heart, Hammersmith Road. Attends Day of Recollection for the clergy, 11.30 a.m.
For Mgr. Amigo, Archbishop-Bishop of Southwark: January 19. Ordinations at St. John's Seminary, Wonersh. Visitation and Confirmation at Godalming, 3.30. January 21. Visitation and Confirmation at Worcester Park, 6.30.
For Mgr. Ellis, Bishop of Nottingham: January 19. Ordination at Mount St. Bernard Abbey, Charnwood Forest, Leicestershire. January 25. Attends meeting of Nottingham Diocesan Council of the Catholic Parents' and Electors' Association.
APPOINTMENTS Dominicans The Very Rev. Bernard Delany, OP., has been appointed Superior of the Dominican Vicariate, Edinburgh, in succession to the Rev. Hugh Pope, who died last November. Fr. Delany is now in residence at George Square. Fr. Delany was ordained in 1914 and served as chaplain to the Irish Fusiliers during World War I. He was named English Provincial of the Dominican Order, 1932, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Catholic Truth Society.
Lieut.-Col. Harman Grisewood will give readings from Centuries of Medimaims, by Thomas Traherne, 17th century Cambridge mystical writer, in the Third Programme, on Sunday, January 19, at 11.30 p.m. ANNOUNCEMENTS Travelling Mission
The centre to be visited this week by the Southwark Travelling 'Mission -is Bowihead Green, in the parish of Godalming. Mass will be said in the Chapel on Sunday. January 19, at 8.30 a.m. and also in the Old School, Puttenham, at 10 a.m.
The Holy Hour for members of the Catholic Metropolitan Club will be conducted by the Rev. 3. I. Lane, in St. Mary's, Highfield Street, Liverpool, this Sunday, at 4.45 pan. The annual meeting will take place on Wednesday, January 22.
The Catholic Council for Polish Welfare wish to acknowledge with thanks the receipt of a Bank of Scotland £20 note " In honour of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour."
The Westminster Diocesan Catholic Doctors' Guild will hold a dinner at the Dorchester Hotel on Thursday, January 30, at 7.10 p.m., at which Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster, will be present to receive the guests. The event is not confined to members of the Guild. The hon. secretary is D. K. Mulvany, 5, Wimpok
• Street, W.I. Tel.: Langham 3230.
The Catholic Child Welfare Council announces that the 1947 edition of the Director of Catholic Homes in England and Wales for children, is now available, price 2s. 6d. from the Rev. Denis G. Murphy, dleshill, Birmingham. This directory contains 40 pages of up-to-date information concerning 250 Homes of all types, with accommodation for 15,000 Catholic children.
The next Newman Association lecture will be held at 114, Mount Street, on Wednesday, January 22, at 6.4$. The Rev. Gordon Wheeler, MA., will speak on " The Catholic Attitude to the Anglican Approach."
Brighton and Hove
Catholics in Brighton, Hove and dis, trict have combined to hold a grand
ball on Tuesday next, January 21, in the Royal Pavilion, Thek, Mayor and Mayoress and Mr. Testing, M.P., will be present.
SOCIETIES St. Francis de Sales Under the able chairmanship of Mr. Jack Garbutt, the Guild of St. Francis de Sales—the association of Catholic writers—held its revival dinner on Thursday last, January 9. The Cardinal was the guest of honour of a notable gathering of some 60 Catholic journalists and writers. The speakers included the Cardinal (reported elsewhere on this page), Mr. Christopher Hollis, M.P., Mr. Douglas Woodruff and Mr. Jack Garbutt. The revived Guild is to at tend a Requiem for past members at Westminster Cathedral on Sunday, February 2, at 9.15, following breakfast, the Guild will _he addressed by Dr. Marie Ruddy on a "Doctor Looks at Lourdes."
Police Vuild The annual general meeting of the Metropolitan and City Catholic Police Guild will be held on Wednesday, February.12, at 7 p.m., in St. Peter's Hall, Cathedral Precincts, S.W.!. The president, Mgr. Canon Howlett, will preside at the meeting and the chaplain, the Very Rev. Canon Wood, will also be present. On the same evening a presentation will be made to Brother Butler, who until his retirement from the Force in February last year, was hon. general secretary of the Guild, a position he held with distinction for many years. The presentation, which will be in the form of a cheque, is to mark appreciation of the great work performed by him for the Guild during his long term of office.
C.Y./11.S., Birmingham In an endeavour to bold functions In which Catholic meets Catholic, St. Augustine's (Solihull) C.Y.M.S. organised a dance at the Council House, Solihull, last Saturday. Over 200 young Catholics from the South Birmingham districts attended. The guest of honour was Miss Eileen McKenna, Birmingham's Catholic sinbassadress to the citzes namesake in Alabama.