Page 7, 2nd November 1951

2nd November 1951
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Page 7, 2nd November 1951 — MISSION RALLY

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People: F. H. Boland
Locations: Camden Town, London


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CARDINAL Griffin is to preside at Sunday's Mission Rally in Westminster Cathedral. the climax to a series of missions for workers given by the Irish Jesuit Fathers in North West London parishes.

The Irish Ambassador, Mr. F. H. Boland, and Mrs. Boland. will be at the service. beginning at 5 p.m. 111e missions, given in the parishes at Camden Town, Kilburn, Willesden Green. CrickJewood and Donis Hill, have been an outstanding success. Queues formed at the Camden Town and Cricklewood churches long before the services.

At Kilburn and Willesden Green, where the missions ran together, the nightly attendance was about 2,500, packing workers into every available space.

A Kilburn 300 were accommodated nightly in the sanctuary.

F.nrolment into sodalities was also an outstanding feature of the missions. Fr. Sheil and Fr. Stevenson recruited upwards of 500 in a newlyformed Sodality, with a monthly meeting and Holy Communion. Fr. Sheil and Fr. Prendergast at Kilburn received more than 750 men into the sante sodality. At Willesden ireen, Fr. Stevenson and Fr. Maguire enrolled almost 300 in the Apostleship of Prayer.

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