Mgr. Hawkswell's appointment to Yorli, announced elsewhere, severs a connection with Leeds extending over the 3g years of his priesthood.
He was assistant priest at the Cathedral when he was appointed Secretary to the Bishop of Leeds, an office which he held foe twenty-five years.
lie became Vicar-General fifteen years ago and was first parish priest of the Church of Christ the King at Brainley In 1928. Three year s ago he succeeded the late Canon Vermiere as parish priest at St. Patrick's.
The Rev, Kevin Henegan, who succeeds him at St. Patrick's, was assistant priest for several years at the Cathedral before his appointment to Cudworth.