BISHOP Augustine Harris of Middlesbrough has issued a pastoral letter to be read out on Sunday which congratulates diocesan education authorities for their part in a recent reorganisation of Catholic schools in the diocese, and which exhorts parents, staff, Governors and priests to unite in making schools" . . . a sign of Christ in a secular world."
THE Association for Inclusive Language will publish Women, Language and the Church tomorrow to coincide with a conference on the same theme at Notre dame School, st George's Road, London.
THE Fair Employment Agency has welcomed the decision by Northern Ireland Electricity to set up an "Equal Opportunities Unit" to monitor employment practices within the organisation.
THE fifth in a series of recitals for the benefit of the Friends of St Francis Trust is to be held on December 8 at St Francis of Assisi Church, Pottery Lane, London W11 at 8 pm. Classical guitarist Bridget Upson will be playing pieces by Bach, VillaLobes and Gershwin.
THE Bath Nativity Play by Bruce Stewart is to be performed from December 8 at Manvers Street Baptist Church, Bath. Enquiries about performance times and dates to: Bruce Stewart, 15 Spring Gardens Road, Bath BA2 4HY.