Page 5, 29th May 1942

29th May 1942
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Page 5, 29th May 1942 — FIRE RUINED SECTION OF AFRICAN VICARIATE Mgr. Oscar Julien, of

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the White Fathers of Africa, Vicar Apostolic of Nyasa, Africa, has been sorely tried by a fire which swept through a section of his Vicariate, according to word received by the White Fathers of Mont e real, Bishop Julien, who is a Canadian, p

ted that a disastrous fire at


Likuni destroyed the carpenter's shop, the blacksmith shop and a large shed in which were stored the whole Vicariate's reserve stocks.

" Doors, windows. furniture, timber and boards (which were to be used for the construction and furnishing of a convent for the native nuns, a hospital and a girls' school), more than 30 ions of provisions for the nuns, the pupils, the patients and the workmen, the tools and machinery in the carpenter's shop and the blacksmith shop were all destroyed in no time. A whirlwind blew sparks from a brick-kiln to a pile of straw and scattered the blazing straw.

"During those few heart-rending minutes the !session's losses amounted to El mg. God so ordained; His will be done. We will go right on praising and thanking Him for the many favours He bestows upon us every day."

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