Tolhngton Park', London
Cardinal Hinsley, Archbishop of Westminster, announced on a recent visit to St. Mellitus, Tollington Park, North London, that plans were already advanced for a new church and schools to serve the districts of Tollington Park and Upper Holloway. The proposed site is central to the district, and ultimately a new parish will be erected. The Bev. John Mostyn, Ph. D., D.C.L., Administrator, will have charge of the new parish.
The new mission church at Hinson, which is to be served from Ensbury Park, Bournemouth, and whose history was described at some length in last week's issue of the CATHOLIC HERALD, Will be officially opened on Wednesday, January 3, 1940.
The new Church of Our Lady of Peace, Newbridge, Mon., built by the Hon. Mrs Walter Roch, was opened on Sunday last by Canon Hannon, VicarCapitular of the Archdiocese of Cardiff.
The new Church of St. Winefride (St. Gwenffrewi) at Cwmcarn, whose dedication was specially chosen by the late Archbishop Mostyn, will be opened shortly and served from Newbridge.
This church was the last sanctioned by Archbishop Moetyn. Mass is already being said in the completed crypt.
Mgr. Bernard Griffin, Bishop-Auxiliary of Birmingham. laid the official foundation stone of the now nearly completed Church of the Sacred Heart at Tipton, in the heart of the Black Country, last Sunday.
The new church, which will seat about 450 persons, was designed by Mr E. Bower Norris, F.R.I.B.A., and will cost about £6,000. Of the £2,400 in hand towards the cost, £1,000 was an anonymous gift.
The new church will replace an old Army hut which has served as church since August, 1920.
In order to reduce the heavy debt on the Church of the Holy Name of Mary an American tea party and concert was held at St. Mary's College, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, on Tuesday, December 5. Each guest was asked to bring ni gift
and buy a gift from the Christmas
During the month of November over £50 was raised by whist drives and a jumble sale.
A highly successful bazaar organised by Fr. MeEldowney in aid of St. Mary's Church, Grangetown, was held last week. The bazaar was opened by Canon Denis Luddy (St. Patrick's, Thornaby), With the Rev. James Cormack (St. Patrick's, Middlesbrough) as chairman.
Nor n Ormesby
Ti beautiful new concert and dance hall associated with St. Alphonsus' parish, North Ormesby, was officially opened on Wednesday last by Mgr. T. Shine, Bishop of Middlesbrough.
Among those present were the Mayor of Middlesbrough (Sir William Crosthwaite), other civic officials, the Rev. Alban Nolan (parish priest) and a large insumber of priests from local parishes.
Mgr. Canon Hannon, Vicar-Capitular of Cardiff, recently dedicated and preached the first sermon from a new pulpit erected in the Church of Our Lady af the Angels, Cwmbran. The pulpit is of oak panelling and is the gift of the local Council of the CY.M.S.
The Rev. Michael Fitzpatrick, who is touring the Clifton Diocese appealing for funds for the new church, recently collected £27 at St. Nicholas', Bristol, and £36 at St. Mary's on the Quay, in the same city.
Seventy-Six Salesian Missionaries at Turin
The great basilica of St. Mary In Turin was recently the scene of a remarkable religious ceremony when 76 missionaries of the Salesian Order and 50 nuns gathered there before leaving for the mission countries.
They were destined for mission stations in the Far East, South America and Libya.