Page 14, 24th July 1936

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Page 14, 24th July 1936 — YORKSHIRE NOTES

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Leeds Catenian Circle have given a subscription of £2 2s. to the Leeds Diocesan Scholarship Fund for the Catholic Workers College, at Oxford, and a collection at a meeting of the Circle for the same object realised an additional £2.

Leeds branch of the Catholic Stage Guild will give their second annual performance in November next. A modern comedy has been selected, and the proceeds will be devoted to the benevolent fund of a local Catholic Society.

Fr. McManus, 0.M.I. (superior), at the half-yearly meeting of Mount St. Mary's C.Y.M.S. on Sunday last, outlined the objects of the church renovation fund, and was assured of the hearty support of the society in furtherance of this work.

The feast of St. Anne will be solemnly observed at the cathedral on Sunday next, when the preacher will be the Rev. H. J. Poskitt, rector of St. Joseph's seminary, Leeds.

Twenty boy scouts from the cathedral and St. Patrick's parishes will leave Leeds next week for a week's holiday camp i Jersey, under the leadership of scoutmaster J. H. Craven.


The marriage took place at St. Joseph's Church, Bradford, on Monday last, with Nuptial Mass and Papal Blessing, of Mr. John Ward, and Miss Eileen Duffy. The bridegroom is the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Ward, Bradford Moor, and an old boy of St. Bede's Grammar School. The bride is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. Duffy, Bradford. Mgr. C. Tindall, headmaster of St. Bede's officiated.


£12 was collected at St. Charles', Hull, for the Hospital of St. John of God, Scarton.

Miss Sheelagh Burnett, the Carnival Queen during the festivities arranged by the Hull branch of the British Legion, is the daughter of Major and Mrs. Burnett of St. Patrick's parish.

Hull Catholic Women's League will close their premises for the month of August.

Ninety members of the K.S.C. made a retreat at Endsleigh Convent, on Saturday and Sunday. Father J. Flynn, S.J., conducted the retreat.

Rev. Fr. Tracy, newly ordained, has been appointed assistant priest at the Sacred Heart Church, Hull, in place of the Rev. A. Wood, who is now parish priest at Withernsea.


There will be Mass on Sundays at 8 a.m., at 9.30 a.m. and Benediction at 6.30 p.m. at the Church of SS. Peter and John Fisher, Withernsea. Fr. Rev. A. Wood commenced his duties there last Sunday.


A well-known Catholic medical officer, Dr. Christopher Sheahan, of Grove Lodge, Bessacarr, Doncaster, and formerly of Carcroft, died on Saturday, aged 51. Dr. Sheahan was in practice at Carcroft for 25 years, retiring about 18 months ago. He leaves a widow, three daughters and one son.


Mgr. Canon Hawkswell, vicar capitular, presided at the annual prize distribution at the Holy Child Convent School, Harrogate, on Wednesday.


Fr. Parkinson, C.S.Sp., preached on behalf of the foreign missions at St. Patrick's, Huddersfield, and described the work on which he had been engaged in Sierra Leone.

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