Page 8, 2nd January 1959

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SO MUCH FROM SO LITTLE

BISHOP WITTLER of Osna brueck offered Christmas Mass for some 900 Catholic refugees in an old garage at a camp near Bremen.

The refugees have been using the garage as a theatre where films given by various organisations are shown on an improvised screen. The same building is also used as a chapel.

When the announcement was made that Bishop Wittier would spend Christmas with them, the in

habitants of the camp hastily made Christmas decorations out of what

ever they could find. The Bishop told the congregation that their crib was one of the most beautiful

he had even seen. He congratulated them on their ability to make so much from so little.

The camp is the only home of about 1,200 refugees, most of them from East Germany.

Archbishop Young of Hobart. Tasmania, celebeated a Christmas Mass in the Hobart Jail which dates back to convict days of 125 years ago. A prisoner served the Mass.

Freed at last

The De la Salle College, Hong Kong, will, it is hoped, be derequisitioned in about eight months' time, stated Mr. Christopher Soames, M.P., Secretary of State for War, in a recent written answer to Major Patrick Wall, M.P. The Government of Hong Kong has agreed to provide a site for a new hospital for H.M. Forces in the colony, and temporary rearrangements were being made by the local military authorities in order to release Dc la Salle College without waiting for the new building.




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