The mission given by Fathers 'F. Doyle and Murray of the Redemptorist Order at All Saints' church, Ebbw Vale, Mon., has been well attended, and everything points to a most successful mission. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament was held from the last Mass until the evening service on Sunday last when a special sermon dealing with the Blessed Sacrament was preached.
For the second year in succession it is likely that Newport (Mon.) will have a Catholic mayor. Councillor Wm. Casey is the senior councillor and has not filled the mayoral office. He has, however, to face an election in November, in a ward that has been reorganised by extension of the borough boundaries.
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will take place at Our Lady and St. Patrick's church, Maesteg, Glam., on Sunday, September 29.
In a boxing contest at the Market Hall, Caerphilly, Glam., on Friday last, Johnny Houlston (Cardiff) cleverly beat Douglas Walker (Pengam) on points over six rounds. Johnny Houlston is a member of St. Peter's parish, Cardiff.
The Archbishop of Cardiff made his visitation at SS. Gabriel and Raphael church, Tonypandy, Glam., and confirmed 87 candidates including 17 converts.
A special collection fox the Ecclesiastical Education fund will be made in all the churches and chapels of the Archdiocese of Cardiff on Sunday next, September 29.
At a meeting of St. Alban's branch of the Union of Catholic Mothers, Cardiff, the following officers were elected. President, Mrs. Sullivan; vice-president, Mts. Coles; secretary, Mrs. Hopkins; treasurer, Mrs. Watson.
As a result of this so-called slum clearance, Catholic families arc leaving St. David's cathedral parish, Cardiff, every week. They arc going to Tremorfa and Sloper Road.
Dom Placid Srpith, 0.S.B., preached the appeal sermons on behalf of the cathedral conference of the S.V.P. society at St. David's cathedral, Cardiff, on Sunday last. The collections resulted in £27 being handed over to the conference.
Canon D. J. Hannon, administrator of St. David's cathedral, Cardiff, preached the appeal sermons on behalf of St. Patrick's conference of the S.V.P. at the morning Masses and evening service at St. Patrick's church, Newport, Mon., on Sunday last, when the collections realised over £10.
Mrs. Hawkins, organist at St. David's cathedral, Cardiff, is indisposed.