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CHAPLAINCY IS OVERCROWDED

At week-day Benediction

Sunday evenings are becoming a problem at Bourne House, the University of London Catholic chaplaincy in Devonshire Place, on account of the ever-increasing number of students who crowd the canteen and dance in the common rooms after Benediction each week.

On Tuesdays the chapel and adjoining rooms are filled to capacity for Campline and Benediction. Even the stairs are crammed with students joining in the singing and prayers right down to the front-door mat. These were some of the facts which Mgr. Gordon Wheeler, the students' chaplain, told the annual meeting of the Chaplaincy Association last week.

He explained that the chaplaincy now provides a focal point for all Catholic students, including those from overseas, in the numerous colleges, medical schools and institutes which make up the university.

It is in constant use for meetings of college study groups, for lectures and discussions as well as spiritual and social functions.

The University Iligh Mass now celebrated every Sunday at St. Etheldreda's, Ely Place, is, he considered, the most important development of the year, uniting the students in a corporate liturgical act.




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