ARCHBISHOP'S ENGAGEMENTS Friday, 4:—Archbishop's House: Receives A.M.I.C. congress members, 8.30 p.m. Saturday, 5:—Westminster Hall: Attends C.W.L. diocesan annual meeting, 3 p.m. Sunday, 6:—Cathedral: Assists pontifical high Mass for A.M.I.C. congress, 10.30 a.m. Queen's Hall: Presides at public meeting of A.M.I.C., 3 p.m. Monday, 7:—Cathedral; Assists at Red Mass, 11.30 a.m. Mansion House: Presides annual meeting of St. Francis Leper guild, 3.30 p.m. Tuesday, 8:— Criterion Restaurant: Attends Bede Association dinner, 7 p.m.
REQUIEM FOR CANON POW.NALL Requiem Mass for the late Canon A. H. Pownall was celebrated on Monday in the Alexian Brothers' chapel, Twyford Abbey, by the chaplain, Fr. A. Barrett. Bishop Butt, who was attended in the sanctuary by the brothers, represented the Archbishop of Westminster, and the Chapter was represented by Mgr. Canon Jackman.
MGR. H1NSLEY AT HENDON Archbishop Hinsley paid a visit to last week's Educational Exhibition in St. Agnes's schools, Cricklewood, and received a civic welcome from the Mayor, Councillor Brook Flowers. Councillor Vaughan, chairman of the local Education committee, and several other of the civic authorities also attended, and Fr. G. Bishop, the rector—supported by Fis. T. de Lusignan and E. Chadwick—presided.
COMMEMORATION AT ISLINGTON " Congress Sunday "—established at St. John the Evangelist's, Islington, to commemorate the International Eucharistic congress in London in September, 1903, was celebrated specially on Sunday last for the 27th year. A record general communion and solemn high Mass, sung by Canon J. Tynan, D.D., Ph.D., B.A.. was followed by exposition till the night service.
LECTURES AT EALING Catholic faith and practice will be explained in a series of lectures to be given at Ealing Priory church, W., by Fr. Henry Day, S.J., next week. The lectures will be given nightly from Sunday next until Sunday week. They will commence at 6.30 p.m. on Sundays, and at 8 p.m. on week-days. Each will be followed by October devotions and Benediction.
FR. FOLEY FOR RADLETT The Rev. William Foley, rector of Our Lady of Lourdes's, Acton, since September, 1928, has been appointed to RadIett, Herts, in succession to Fr. M. G Dunlop, who takes up duties at St. Andrew's Hospital, Dollis Hill, early next week. Fr. Foley, who was formerly at Ponder's End, succeeded Fr. C. E. Rivers, M.A., who was at Acton for 38 years.
NEW SOUTHGATE LECTURES In the first of a series of Sunday evening addresses on " Catholicism: What it is and what it teaches!" at Our Lady of Lourdes's church, New Seuthgate, the Rev. Joseph Sunn said that owing to having had no church to invite them to, he had waited twelve years to show his nonCatholic friends that Catholicism was the one answer to the many problems of life. This church, easily accessible from town, almost opposite Antos Grove Tube staJion, is well worth a visit and is floodlit on Sunday evenings.
ILFORD'S PAPAL FLAG After the evening service on Sunday, September 29, the Ilford branch of the Catholic Women's League presented Canon Palmer with a new papal flag for the church tower to replace the old one which after long service_ had fallen to pieces.
Sunday, October 6, 10.30, assists at high Mass in the cathedral; 3.30, confirmation; 6.30, visitation at Effingham; Tuesday, October 8, I3eda Centenary dinner at the Criterion at 7 p.m.; Wednesday, October 9, visitation at I.ittlehampton, 6.30; Thursday, October 10, opens Lancing chapel in the morning and visitation at Shoreham at 8 p.m.
An excellent property has been secured at Upper Warlingham. and a start is soon to be made to give Mass to the growing total of local Catholics. It is expected that at first the " station " will be supplied from Caterham.
RECENT IMPROVEMENTS AT RAMSGATE.
Many improvements have recently been carried out at the Benedictine Abbey, Ramsgate, including a new martyrs' chapel for the private use of the
monks. This chapel is reached by a winding staircase from the cloisters. New communion-rails have also been placed before the rood screen in the abbey church. They were designed by Mr. Winmill, F.R.1.B.A., and given by Mrs. Kathryn Leslie, of Stamford, U.S.A., in memory of her son.
CLAPHAM SOCIAL CLUB
A social club has been formed in connection with the parochial hall recently built for St. Mary's Redemptorist church, Clapham, and the inaugural social was held last week, proving an outstanding success. The Rev. Francis H. Prime, rector, spoke at the opening and several other priests attended. It is proposed to hold these functions every Sunday night.
NORWOOD COLLEGE RETREAT The senior boys of St. Joseph's college, Beulah Hill, Upper Norwood, took part in the school opening retreat at the college last week. Fr. Harold, C.P., was the preacher. On Sunday the committee of the " 49 ' club, the Old Boys' association, welcomed the new director, Bro. Simon, who has just conic from St. John's college, Southsea.
Mgr. HALLETT AT NORWOOD Mgr. Hallett will speak at the meeting of the guild of St. Joseph, at St. Joseph's college, Beulah Hill, S.E., next Sunday. He will talk on " St. Thomas More."
STREATHAM TENNIS DANCE
On Saturday the tennis club connected with the church of SS. Simon and Jude, Streatham Hill, held the first dance of the
season. The club is affiliated to the Catholic Athletic League. Over one hundred people attended.
NEWHAVEN CHURCH'S LIBRARY A lending library has been opened in the hut attached to the Sacred Heart church, Newhaven, and the St. Vincent de Paul society has undertaken its supervision on Wednesdays from 2 to 4 p.m., and on Sundays after Mass.
BRIGHTON SCHOOL DEBT RELIEVED An anonymous donor has given £100 towards relieving the debt on St. Mary Magdalen's school, Brighton. Special " visitors' collections " • during the summer realised £132.
STREATHAM HILL Dom M. Gougaud, 0.S.B., of St. Michael's abbey, Farnborough, has been acting as parish priest to the church of SS. Simon and Jude, Streatham, in the absence of the Rev. E. F. Nugent, who has been resting in Chartres and Lisieux, the town of the Little Flower, France. Fr. Nugent returned last Friday.