Preparing for June 19
ryIKE Leeds Vocationi
tion. opening in St. Brigid's School grounds on June 19, will have a two-and-a-half acre roof over its head.
The largest Big Top in the country has been hired. It will be interconnected with eight smaller marquees.
Special trains and buses will run. The A.A. will signpost the route. School children will be taken in organised parties.
In the Big Top on the opening day Bishop Heenan will ordain Fr. Bernard Gilmore for the diocese. On the closing night a week later, he will preside at a departule ceremony for members of religious congregations who arc leaving for the missions.
As in previous Vocations Exhibitions held in Manchester, Glasgow. London and Newcastle, many of the orders and congregations will have stalls displaying exhibits of Their work. samples of work from missionary countries, and working models.%