Page 7, 23rd August 1946

23rd August 1946
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V. C. W. From Four

Countries in North

Irish, French and Belgian representatives Of the Young Christian Worker movement were war* welcomed at the National Study Week-end of the Y.C.W. Girls, held in Mount St, Mary's College, Sheffield, from August 17 to 19, in connection with the inauguration of the movement's great national campaign for the Christian Home and Family.

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campaign before some 200 delegates, Miss Anne Kelliher (National President Y.C.W. Girls) explained that during the campaign year the enquiries each month were to be devoted to some particular aspect of family life. ,'Our aim, ' she said, " is to reach the masses of working youth in England, and teach them the Christian ideal of the family and horn.. The Bishop of Nottingham welcomed the movement to his diocese and said that the Hierarchy were most interested in the work of the Young Christian Workers and were watching for results.

The present generation was facing a most difficult world, said the Bishop. Aw f order. At othuetrappeared to have lost all sense At a general assembly, Irish and British delegates exchanged information on the working of the movement, and French and Belgian Jocists told of their activities. A French worker summed l, eshdup the English Y.C.W. as ‘ A meeting of Liverpool regional girl leaders will be held at Our Lady's, Wavertrec, Liverpool, on Sunday, September 8, to discuss the campaign. Miss Kathleen Fitzgerald (Liverpool regional president) will preside and speakers will include Miss K. Lawler (Rock Ferry) and Miss Anne Leslie (Liverpool). In the evening two national OffiCiRIS will address a mixed rally of boys and girls.

Mgr. Parker's Plea to Our Lady of Walsingham

A desire that Our Lady might reveal her will regarding the future of Walsingham, the Norfolk village where tradition says she appeared in 1061, was publicly expressed by the Bishop of Northampton (Mgr. Leo Parker) vu the Feast of the Assumption. The Bishop was addressing over 1,000 pilgrims who, after travelling by road to Walsingham, went in a mile and a quarter procession, led by the Bishop carrying the Sacred Host.

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