Page 15, 9th June 1939

9th June 1939
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Page 15, 9th June 1939 — 350 NUNS MEET AT ROEHAMPTON

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Keywords: Religion / Belief

Annual Conference of the Convent Schools' Association

Three hundred and fifty nuns, representing fifty-six religious Orders, assembled at the Convent of the Sacred Heart, iloehampion, for the annual eon feren se of the Associa tion of Cem (sit Schools tin June I and 2.

The ; roca'd n gs open ed w Lb solemn I I igh MSS sling in the presence of Arehbishop Amigo, Bishop of Southwark. The Rt. Rev. Dr. Mathew, Bishop of Aeliae, in the inaugural address, spoke of the effect:4 o I' religious example ill ednea lion and of the success of convent. schools in sending their respite into the world with an abiding memory of the essential things in life, living faith and humble, prayerful charity.

A series of stimulating papers on subjects of educational interest followed, and the conference closed with solemn Benediction.

Distinguished Guests

Distinguished and welcome guests at the conference were His Lordship, the Bishop of Pella, the Rt. Rev. Provost O'Grady, Domestic Prelate to His Holiness, and the Rt. Rev. Canon Knuckey, representatives of the Association on the Conference of Headmasters.

The Rev. Fr. Handley Lillie, S.J., Headmaster of Beaumont College and President of the Headmasters' Conference, and the Rev. Fr, Cooke, Rector of St. Berie's College, Manchester, were also present.

The Rev. Sister Teresa, S.N.D., in the chair, paid a tribute to the memory of the late Very Rev. Mgr. Gonne, whose presence had been a support and a stimulus at every previous annual meeting.

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