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A DOUBLE CELEBRATION AT COWLEY

Keywords: Cowley, Oxford

BISHOP BRIGHT, deputising for Archbishop Grimshaw who at the last moment was unable to attend, went to Our Lady's Junior and Primary School in Cowley Road. Oxford, on Friday last week to bless and open new extensions.

The extensions, costing £13,000 are the second part of a building scheme which has now cost (19,000 and include a fine assembly hall, reception room for the five-year-olds, staff rooms, etc. .

A striking feature of the new building ;s a carved oak Crucifix on the outer south wall. depicting Christ glorified. it is the work of Mr. Jethro Harris.

The ceremony coincided with the silver jubilee of the opening of the school and a cheque and testimonial were then presented to the one and only headmistress which the school has had since its foundation, Sister Charlotte, F.M.A.

With Bishop Bright, in addition to the local clergy, were the Fr. Provincial and Fr. Rector from Cowley, Fr, T. J. McKenna from Cowley, the Director of Education for Oxford, Mr. J. Game, and the Mayor and Mayoress of Oxford. Alderman and Mrs. R. F. Knight.




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