Page 7, 2nd December 1949

2nd December 1949
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Page 7, 2nd December 1949 — Mould Character As Well As

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People: Grimshaw, Mgr
Locations: Plymouth


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" The whole idea of Catholic education," said Mgr. Grimshaw, Bishop of Plymouth, when he distributed the prizes at Greenway Convent Collegiate School, Tiverton, Devon, on Thursday last, " is that you cannot separate the mere teaching of such things as reading, writing, music and so on from that of character formation. " The moulding of the brain has to go on as long as information is being induced and is something that roust be done by the people controlling the roots of this building throughout the child's life. Anyone who is associated with the formation of that child's mind is inevitably associated with its character as well."

For that reason, the Bishop continued, Catholics had made sacrifices and would go on making them so that they could receive that type of education.

A vote of thanks, on behalf of Mother Superior Bonaventure, was proposed by Lady Eldon,

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