Page 8, 1st June 1956

1st June 1956
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Page 8, 1st June 1956 — Behind the Edgware Road . .
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Behind the Edgware Road . .

HIDDEN away behind the Edgware Road the Irish Jesuit missioners Fr. Shiel and Fr. Stevenson have been climbing stairs and knocking at doors.

Many and hearty have been the smiling welcomes received from large numbers of their fellowcountrymen as they call to invite all and sundry to the mission at Our Lady's. St. John's Wood, which began on Sunday and ends on Sunday, June 10.

" Are you a Catholic? " the missioner asked one old man.

" What use is that? " he replied.

" It's of great use for life after death and every intelligent man is interested in eternity."

" Come in," said the old man.

There are as many as 500 Catholics in one street. There are. in fact, in the basement and up four flights, sometimes as many as 20 Catholics in one house.

There are 900 children at Catholic schools in the parish.

So the work goes on. Catholics bring their friends, and each night the number grows steadily as Grace touches the hearts of saints and sinner.




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