Miss Beatrice Cecilia Leigh, a well-known Catholic in the Gloucester area, died last week at the age of 84. Many Catholic institutions and charities were generously supported by Miss Leigh and her family.
Major Asterley Jones, Labour M.P. for the Hitchin Division of Hertfordshire, received a deputation from the Catholics of Letchworth, Hitchin and Stevenage, on Saturday last, to hear their views on the Cardinal Mindszenty trial.
Less than a month after the appeal was launched, over £400 has been raised towards £560 for a memorial to Fr. Eugene O'Sullivan. rector of St. Joseph's, New Malden, who died recently.
The Carshalton Athletic Football Supporters Club, mostly non-Catholics, are arranging public whist drives, with the object of obtaining funds to help clear the debt off Holy Cross Church. Carshalton.
Students of the London School of Economics passed a motion of protest against the trial of Cardinal Mindszenty, which was proposed by a Catholic student last week.
Councillor Maurice Burns, member of the Hornsey Borough Council, has been adopted by the Hornsey Conservative Association as a candidate for the Stroud Green Ward in the Middlesex County Council elections.
The Rev. Bro. Gerald Sheehan, F.S.C., of St. Joseph's Academy, Blackheath, London, celebrated the diamond jubilee of the reception of the Habit of his Order recently.
The death took place last week of Miss D. Hughes, for 25 years a teacher at St. Paul's High School, Birmingham.
In Its first three months the Kettering school fund has raised £530, of which £300 came from a houseto-house collection.
In aid of the fund for making a presentation to Canon E. M. Parmentier, of St. Augustine's, Nottingham, on the occasion of his approaching golden jubilee, there were a series of one-act play performances in the Blue Triangle Hall, Nottingham, last week. They were given by the pupils of Miss Audrey Aalbregt, a teacher at the Sacred Heart Convent School, Nottingham.