I' pre-inarriage Course organised by the Catholic Marriage Advisory Council k to run for five Mondays, beginning on November L2 at 7.30 pm. The venue is the Christian Life and Study Centre. Westminster Cathedral. Mass is available at 6.00 pm. followed by refreshments. The cost of the course is £3.50 per couple.
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Anthony German. a 24 year old former Master of Ceremonies at Corpus Christi Church, Weston super Mare, Somerset, has been appointed the South-West England and Wales Regional Organiser of the national children's charity. Action in Distress. AID helps children in India and Africa mainly by arranging individual sponsorships, as well as funding medical aid and vocational training schemes and building schools.
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A concert at the Albert Hall, London, in aid of Amnesty International, takes place on November 8. Called "Voices of Freedom, it has a Latin-American theme.
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The !Mill Hill Fathers would welcome
used stamps of all kinds to help raise mono. for the missions. So far this year i hey have made over £700 by selling sLimps. 1 hey tIs selcome old eon's. bank notes, ,...w.irette cards and military medals_ They should he sent to 11: J. P. V■ helan. 1stI1M. St Joseph's College, I reshford. (:o. Kilkenny, I ire.
Mary Kenny is to give two lectures on Justice and Women at the Cor norstone Studs i11t.1 unlosunity Centre at Westminster C athedral. 1 hey will take place on November 5 and 19. On, November 12 "C hurch and Religious liberty" is the subject of a lecture by Father Charles Curran of the Univers0 of America. Admission is 50p (25p for full-time students and (JAPs). "Returning to Ireland" v.:is the theme of the Federation of Irish Societies social \veil.= congress at its meeting at the London Irish Centre last, Saturday. It looked at the practical problems lacing the returning emigrant and the speakers included social workers and housing resettlement and health officers, who gave
ads leo Oil hots Id look realistically at the old dream of "going home".
* * * A visual aid "pack" on compulsive gambling is now available for use in schools and colleges. It is designed to he used by leachers of sociology, religious education, social and general studies and related disciplines. The