BISHOPS' ENGAGEMENTS Westminster For Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster: Sunday, April 11. Cathedral: Receives offerings for Good Shepherd collection for -the Crusade of Rescue, 4 p.m. Wednesday. April 14. La Saeesse Convent, Golders Green: Assists at High Mass, II mm. Visits "H.M.S. Chrysanthemum" (headquarters ship, London Division, R.N.V.R.), 6.15 p.m.
For Mgr. 4inigo, ArchbishopBishop of Southwark: Sunday, April 11. 3.30 p.m. Receives Good Shepherd Sunday offerings in the ProCathedral. Tuesday, April 13. Sings First Vespers of St. Joseph at St. Joseph's College, Mark Cross. Wednesday, April 14. Sings Pontifical High Mass at Mark Cross. Friday, April 16, 8.0 p.m, Visitation and Confirmation at Selsdon.
For Mgr. Masterson, Archbishop of Birmingham: Saturday, April 10. Evening, meets members of Catholic Industrialists' Association at Campion Hall, Oxford. Sunday, April
11 a.m. Visitation at St. Aloyslush Oxford. Tuesday, April 13. Attends general meeting of the Venerabile Association, midday. Wednesday. April 14. Confirmation at St. Gilbert's, Hartlebury, at 4 p.m. Friday. April 16. Presides at governors' meeting, St. Dominic's, Stone, 4 p.m. Sunday, April 18. Visitation at Sacred Heart, Hanley, 11 a.m. Receives offerings for Good Shepherd collection at St. Peter's, Cobridge, 3 p.m. Confirmation at Hanley, 6.30 p.m.
For Mgr. Ellis, Bishop of Nottingham: Tuesday, April 13. Attends annual meeting of the Roman Association at Birmingham. Wednesday, April 14. Meeting of the Nottingham Chapter at St. Barnabas' Cathedral, Nottingham, and the Cathedral House.
The following appointments are announced in the Archdiocese of Liverpool; the Rev. H. Glidee has been appointed Liverpool archdiocesan chaplain to the Catholic Teachers' Association; the Rev. P. Neligan to St. Austin's, Thatto Heath; Fr. L. Whittle, 0.M.I., to Holy Cross, Liverpool.
The following appointments are announced in the diocese of Leeds: the Very Rev, E. Malone, V.F.; to be parish priest of the Sacred Heart, Ilkley, in succession to the Very Rev. Canon J. Sullivan, V.F., appointed as Rector of the English College, Lisbon; the Rev. A. G. O'Kane to be parish priest of Silsden.
Shrewsbury The following appointments are announced in the diocese of Shrewsbury; the Rev. I. Burke, assistant priest at Our Lady's, Seacombe, to be parish priest of the church of the Holy Cross, Birkenhead, in place of the Rev. J. Garry, appointed parish priest of St. Peter's, Stalybridgd, in succession to Canon S. J. Ryan, who has transferred to St. Mary of the Angels, Hooton, Wirral.
Nottingham The following appointments are announced in the diocese of Nottingham: the Rev. A. V. Murdoch to be parish priest of the Sacred Heart, Carlton, Notts, in succession to the Rev. C. Gryce, who moves to Toilerton Hall Jr. Seminary. Notts, as its first rector; the Rev. E. Whitehouse to be parish priest of Chapel-en-IeFrith; the Rev. J. H. Dewar to be parish priest of Our Lady and the English Martyrs, Spilsby, Lines; the Rev. M. Conlon to be assistant priest at Our Lady and St. Patrick's, Nottingham.
The Very Rev. Fr. Peter Ryan, S.M.M., reappointed Provincial of the English Province; Frs. Christopher Bennett, S.M.M., and Francis McAlinden, S.M.M., Consultors; Fr. Michael Worsley, S.M.M., Prowincial Procurator.
ANNOUNCEMENTS Travelling Mission The Mission will visit the following this week: Bowlhead Green, in the parish of Godalming, and Puttenham, in the parish of Ash, Surrey. Mass on Sunday, April 11, at Our Lady's Chapel, Bowlhead Green, at
8.30 a.m., and at the Police House, Puttenham, at 10 a.m. Hadlow and Paddock Wood, in the parish of Tonbridge. Mass on Sunday in the Chapel, Hadlow, at 8 a.m., and at the John Brunt V.V., Paddock Wood, at 9.30 a.m.
South-east London branch of the Catholic Social Guild will meet at Holy Cross Church Hall, Sangley Road, Catford, S.E.6, on Monday, April 12, at 8 p.m. The speaker will be the Rev. Fr. P. McLoughlin, B.A. (Downliam). Non-members are invited.
S.V.P., Westminster A quarterly general meeting of the Westminster Central Council of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul will he held on Sunday, April 11, in St. Philip's Hall, Stewart: Grove, Fulham Road, S.W.3, at 3.30 p.m.
S.V.P., Brentwood The quarterly meeting of the Brentwood St. Vincent de Paul Society Central Council will be held on Sunday next at Rayleigh, Essex, at 4 p.m., preceded by Benediction in the church of Our Lady of Ransom, at 330 p.m.
The Liberty Players The Liberty Players will be appearipg at St. Mary's Hall, Clapham, on Friday, April 16, in aid of the AngloPol ish Association.
The Sword of the Spirit " The. Menace of Communism t' is the subject of a meeting, under the auspices of the Sword of the Spirit, to be addressed by Mr. Colm Brogan, and the Countess of Listowel. on Thursday, April 15, at 7.30 p.m:, at 114, Mount Street, London, W.I. Admission 2s., at the door.
At the Newman International Centre, 31, Portman Square, W.1, at 7 p.m., on Wednesday, April 14, Miss Barbara Barclay Carter will speak on "Christian Democracy and the European Crisis."
A.C.T.U., Westminster A rally organised by the North London Association of Catholic Trade Unionists will take place in Glendale Hall, St. Ignatius Church, Stamford Hill, on Monday, April 12, at 7.45 p.m. Speakers will ;include Mr. leqb Mellish, M.P., and Mr. Bernard Sullivan, L.C.C. OBITUARIES
MGR. CANON HALL The death took place on March 30 of Mgr. Canon Hall (retired), of Westminster Diocese, at the age of 78.
Born in Clapton in 1870, he was educated at St. Charles' College, London, the Venerable English College, Rome. and Oscott and was ordained in 1900. He served as a Chaplain at Westminster Cathedral• and was Rector of the Cathedral Choir School from 1915 to 1921. Whilst Diocesan Master of Ceremonies from 1914-19, he was also National Director of the Archconfraternity of St. Stephen for Altar Servers. He was appointed Privy Chamberlain to the Pope in 1930, being already an honorary Canon since 1926. He was the compiler of the " Guide to Westminster Cathedral "
THE REV. DENIS SHEAHAN Member of a well-known Irish family, the Rev: Denis Sheahan. parish priest of St. Boniface Church, Lower Broughton, Salford, died last week-end at Our Lady's Convent, Bowden, Cheshire. He wax 52 years of age.
A native of Kilsarcon, Co. Kerry, Fr. Sheehan was educated at St. Kieran's College, Kilkenny, and was ordained for the-Salford diocese in 1920.
He subsequently served as curate at St. Alban's, Blackburn; St. Vincent's, Higher Openshaw, Manchester; St. Boniface, Lower Broughton. Salford; St. Michael's, Ancoats, Manchester," and St. Anne's, Accrington. until he was appointed chaplain to the Creimpsall Hospital, Manchester, in 1938. He remained there until, in 1941, ho was appointed as parish priest of St. Bonifiem, Lower Broughton.
FR. JEROME RIGBY, 0.P.
Fr. Jerome Rigby, 0.P., of Blackfriars School, LaxIon, Kettering, died on Saturday, April 3. Born 1884 in London, he was educated at Hawkesyard College, Ruedey, Staffs, and entered the Dominican Order at Woodehester Priory, Glos., in 1902. He was ordained in 1909, and obtained the degree of Lector in theology. In 1910 he became assistant director of the boys' college at Hawkesyard and, except for one year (1914-1915) spent at St. Dominic's, Newcastle-on-True, passed all his life in the service of that establishment which mainly through his exertions was transferred in 1924 to its present commodious quarters at Laxton.