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A new Parliament is elected 'in Brief .

SERMONS every hour from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. with Bible services and Divine office, psalmody and Stations of the Cross interspersed is planned in a Liverpool city church to introduce the new rite of English Mass. Seven priests, religious and secular, will give the osermons.

Called "a night of preparation" it will take place on the eve of the First Sunday of Advent. November 28. The location is the Benedictine church of St. Mary, Highfield Street. Clergy and laity are invited. but admission is strictly by free ticket only.

'Ibis novel event has been planned by Fr. Alexander Jones, the scripture scholar, I' r. Basil Walker of the Archdiocesan Liturgical Commission, and Fr. Sebastian Moore, O.S.B. The object is to prepare people to take their part in the new English rite. The recitation of the divine office will comprise compline. matins and lauds in English and the psalmody will he the Cielineau version.

The hourly sermons, beginning at eleven o'clock, will be given by: Mgr. Canon McDonnell, V.a, Fr. Herbert McCabe, 0.P., Fr. John Fitzsimons, Fr. Thomas McGoldrick, Fr. Joseph Daley, Fr. Austin Smith. C.P., and Fr. Basil Walker. There will be intervals for light refreshment and Mass sin the new rite will be offered at 6 a.m. Admission tickets are free on application to the parish priest at St. Mary's.

Spastics at Stonyhurst Thirty spastics children from three towns in the North—Burnley, Blackburn and Preston — were entertained by the senior boys at Stoneyhurst College. last week. The but'.{, who heated the college swimming pool and helped the children in the water, invited them through Mr. A. M. Frank, chief regional officer for the Spastics Society, and an old Stoneyhurst bor.

Warrington paintings

Two paintings by a Warrington woman, Miss Joyce Molyneux, have been attracting a lot of attention recently in St. Mary's church, Warringon. Lanes. One of them, showing Pope Paul VI, is now hanging over the altar rails, and the other. a seven-foot-high composition depicting the Forty Martyrs, is displayed in the Lady Chapel. The latter has been blessed by the Abbot of Ampleforth.

Teacher honoured Mr. James Mullin, recently retired from teaching after spending 40 consecutive years on the staff of St. Edward's College, Liverpool, m as honoured last week by his fellow old boys and former pupils as principal guest at the annual association dinner. He was awarded

a Beni Merenti medal by Pope Paul on his retirement, The medal was presented to him last week by his only son. ir. Kevin Mullin, who is chaplain to the old boys. Mr. Mullin, however, has not severed all connections with his old school. Ile attends daily as librarian.

Appeal for aged The BBC's Goad Cause of the Week on November I (Western Region) will be an appeal fin' St. Mary's Dower Trust which runs five communal homes for aged people at Hassocks, Sussex. The appeal will be made by Mr. Derek McCulloch. O.B.E., also known as "Uncle Mac".

Bishop at meeting The Sons of Divine Pros idence are holding the annual meeting of their "Friends" in Wesi in i nster Cathedral Hall on Thursday. October 29. Bishop Craven will preside and the speakers will include Miss E. FitzRoy, Dr. J. Maddison, and Fr. Paul Bidone, F.D.P.

Church-U.N.

To mark the United Nations Day 1964 celebrations. Fr. Arthur McCormack, M.H.F., will talk on Church-UN relations, at Hinsley House, London, W.C.2, on October 27, 6.30 p.m. The meeting is arranged by The Sword of the

Spirit.

After 33 years ...

Two Totteridge sisters, Kate and Eileen O'Sullivan, will be guests of honour at a wine and cheese party at St. Dominic's Priory, South Tottenham Road, N.W.5. next Saturday, when Fr. Daniel Woolgar, will present them with a gift of appreciation from the Priory Players. The sisters have Nsorked with the players for over 33.years.

£44,000 extensions

Extensions costing £44,000 are to he built at St. Mary's school, Bicester, Oxon. They will include five new classrooms, and assembly hall, library and staff rooms and m 111 bring the attendance of the primary school up to 250 pupils.

C.V.M.S. conference "Leadership" is the theme of the Hexham and Newcastle diocesan C.Y.M.S. conference at Whitley SEVENTY SEVEN YEAROLD Miss Margaret Kellet has been awarded the Beni Merenti medal by Pope Paul after fifty years as housekeeper at St. Peter in Chains, Blackburn. Our picture shows Nliss Kellet looking on as NIgr. Egan, N.G., Dean Loran, and Fr. Ski in try to find Ilse pin on her medal. Miss Relict says she is now looking forward to her diamond jubilee.

Ray this weekend. The conference will tie in with the C.Y.M.S. 196465 study plan drawn up by I r. Bernard Basset. S.J.. under the title "Thy Kingdom Come through Christian Leadership".

Mission exhibition A model Swaziland village complete with /MA, church and compound, was one of the main attractions of a world-wick exhibition held at the Salesian junior seminary at Pon Shriglev. Cheshire. for Mission Sunday. The village, built by the boys, and a large electrically lighted wall map showing the location of every Salesian house outside Europe helped to indicate the varied work of the Salesian Order in all parts of the world.

Servite centenary The Servite Fathers marked their 100th year in England on October 11 with a solemn high Mass. Most of the priests do parochial work, and their priories are in London, Oxford, Newbury, Salford, Todmorden, Bognor Regis and Dundee, Scotland., Three-parish spokesman Fr. Francis Davys, parish priest at St. Elizabeth's. Richmond, Surrey. will represent three parishes on the education committee of the new London borough of Richmond on Thames. The parishes are Richmond, Twickenham and Barnes.

Grail talk The assistant editor of the CATHOLIC HERALD. Mr. Hugh will talk on social service at the Grail Centre. Sloane Street. S.W.1, next Wednesday at 7.30 p.m.




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