Chertsey. More than 400 pupils at St. Thomas the Apostle School, Chertsey, Surrey, received communion under both species last week when they assisted at Mass in the Ethiopian rite celebrated in the school by Fr. Samuel Asghedom, S.O.Cist.
Thraptston.-Bishop Parker of Northampton will open the sew St. Paul's church in Sackville St., Thraptston, on March 7. High Mass will follow.
Manchester. A number of young people from the South Manchester area have formed a group to give informal concerts at old People's homes and hospitals. The proceeds will be donated to charity.
Southport.--Mr. Hugh Brown, headmaster of three local schools over a period of 38 years until his retirement in 1952, and appointed magistrate in 1946, died last week.
London-Welsh.-This year the London-Welsh Catholics will observe St. David's Day on March 2, as in Wales. High Mass will be celebrated in the French Church, Leicester Square, 7 p.m. Fr, David Cullen will preach.
London.-Led by Mgr. Reynolds, Fr. Verhees, and two missioners, the Borough Junior and Senior Pipers will march a complete circuit of Borough parish on March 1, to publicise a Mission which starts on that day. The children's mission will start at 5 p.m.. and the adult's at 6.30 p.m., preceded by Mass at 6 p.m.