BISHOP FOLEY of Lancaster announces that the Diocese has bought Lakeside House, Keswick, as a residential youth centre.
New churches have been built at Windermere and Grasmere, the church at Keswick is being enlarged, and now this large house has been bought to meet the needs of the increasing numbers of Catholics who go to the Lake District and to cater for the needs of the younger generation, says the Bishop.
Lakeside House, with views across the Bbrrowdale Valley. has accommodation for 40 young people Visiting chaplains can say Mass in a private oratory.
The centre, only 300 yards from Lake Derwentwater, offers opportunities for swimming, boating. fishing, walking and climbing. A resident staff will prepare meals. Applications for courses, conferences and holidays are now being received by the warden.