FR. MICHAEL QUIGLEY, the first priest to visit America on a Sir Winston Churchill Fellowship, has become parish priest of Bronfield, near Sheffield, succeeding Fr. Joseph McGovern, who has left to work in Nigeria.
ARCHBISHOP ROBERTS, Si., will be the preacher at an interdenominational service on Sunday in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Bournemouth, to mark Human Rights Year. The Mayor of Bournemouth and representatives of local organisations will be present.
FR. B. WINTERBORN, S.J., chaplain at Manchester University until July, when he left to become Provincial Delegate in the Society of Jesus, will be among the guests at a reception at the Chaplaincy tomorrow evening. On Sunday the annual Academic .Mass will be celebrated in the Church of the Holy Name, with Fr. Thomas Warden, of Upholland College, as the preacher.
THE annual report of St. Vincent's Hostel for Catholic boys on probation, Brockley, London, S.E.4, says 23 boys were admitted last year, but 40 applications were refused because of lack of accommodation. A CONFERENCE on the liturgy will be held at Cockfosters Priory, N.14, at II a.m. on October 30. Its theme is "Singing the Mass in English" and it is hoped to help parish priests in selecting music.
THREE parishioners of Our Lady of Doloures, Hendon, N.4, have been honoured by the Church for their %work. They are Miss R. Congreve Scott, who has been awarded a Pro Ecciesia for 50 years' service; Mr. Frederick Kirby, 46 years' service; and Mr. Anthony Shell, 25 years' service. The awards were presented by Bishop Casey, Auxiliary of Westminster.
A FILM show of the activities of Fr. Bernard Phelan, M.H.M., from Stroud Green, London, N.8, in his Uganda parish of St. Pancras, Torora, was attended by parishioners of St. Peter-inChains, Stroud Green. The Friends of Tororo Mission at Stroud Green have raised money for Fr. Phelan's mission and saw many aspects of life in the Ugandan parish, including the Scout troop to which they have contributed. AN ecclesiastical conference of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira and Britain, held in Birmingham last weekend, heard encouraging reports of the growth of the Church in Britain and Scandinavia.
FR. MICHAEL HOLLINGS will talk to the Christian Life Movement on "Is the Church Losing her Soul?" at a meeting on November 9 (at 2.15 pm.) at Holy Rood House, 1 Gloucester Avenue, London, N.W.I. He will answer listeners' questions afterwards.
THE Community of the Resurrection in Southern Africa, which trains Africans for the Anglican priesthood, is holding an Africa Ball at the Porchester Hall, Queensway, London, W.2, on November 15. Details may be had from the Rev. Augustine Hoey, CR., The Royal Foundation of St. Katharine, Butcher Row, London, E.14.
PILGRIMS from the Oratory and Passionist parishes of Birmingham to Littlemone, Oxford, to commemorate Cardinal Newman's reception into the Churcii there on October 9, 1845, sent a telegram to Pope Paul expressing their "filial devotion and deep loyalty."