Page 6, 14th January 1938

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Catholic Action And Wesley Present-day Neglect Of...

SIR, —Mr. Stanley B. James's article in your current issue is extremely interesting, but it was not Wesley's preaching that saved England but the Gospel he preached to the poor......

" Dying Lands "

St ,—I notice a cartoon in this week's Catholic Herald on a quotation from Fr. Witcutt's book, "'Dying Lands." I have not yet seen any notification or review of this admirable......

Insurance And Christianity

SIR, —In order to balance what appears to me to be a somewhat one-sided account of insurance in your columns, may one engaged in the business having some experience of its many......

Book On Our Lady

SIR,—As a Catholic profoundly disturbed by much that the " Book on Our Lady " both states and implies, and not less startled by the widely divergent views on such fundamental......

Nine Retreatants !

SIR,—There has been much discussion lately concerning a general apathy with regard to Catholic Action. Does not the lack of interest lie rather in the want of appreciation of......

Pope On Revolt

SIR.—Writing in the Christian Democrat, Father L. Watt, Si., deplores the fact that we have not got a really satisfactory translation into English of the Apostolic Letter, " Nos......

" Church Times " And Persecution

Anglican Reader Speaks Out SIR.—From an open letter published last October in the Catholic Herald, your readers have already had the benefit of hearing what a distinguished......

Why A Doctor Should Tell

STR,-1 shall be grateful if your correspondents can help me to answer the enquiries of a woman doctor—a friend of mine—a Protestant in name but without any definite religious......

Giorgione

From Eric Gill SIR,—I have to thank you for drawing my attention to the misleading phrase in my letter on the above subject. I said "Things are not really more costly because......

Frugal Comfort

But the Church Holds with " Magnificence " Also Sra,—Mr. F. G. Searle in his article, "Tinkering with our Social System not enough." cites Leo XIII as laying down for the......

Catholic Hymns

Sna—The Committee appointed by the Hierarchy to make proposals for a revision of the Westminster Hymnal has made considerable progress with its work. Its members would he......

And Their Singing

Sat, —Should there not he a " speedingup " in the tempo of the hymns as sung in many of our Churches. Hymns are sung far, far too slowly, so that it not only becomes monotonous,......

Foreign Broadcasts

SIR,—Your list of foreign broadcasts is certainly very useful indeed, and must undoubtedly be appreciated by your readers. As far as I know, there is only one omission. On the......

Vital Overcoats

SIR,—With reference to the letter about people in fancy dress attending early Mass I suggest that the writer of the letter has omitted the vital fact. Were they wearing......

Midland Leakage

SIR.—The actual leakage statistics of a Midland slum parish may be of interest to your readers. Between January, 1935, and October, 1937, 78 boys left the Catholic schools. Of......

Farm Settling In Canada

A Happy, Healthy Life was greatly interested in Lady Strickland's letter on the subject of the Kingsley Fairbridge Farms, which I should like warmly to endorse. The Association......

The Farming Problem

SIR,—May I reply as shortly as I can to a letter in your last issue from Mr. Robbins? This letter was written to challenge two statements which I made in my article "The Farming......

Eastern Rites

S111.,—With reference to the correspondence in your columns regarding the lack of knowledge in this country of the Eastern Churches in Communion with Rome and the Eastern Rites,......

Wages 15/a Month

" Proletarian Africa " SIR,—While few would deny that vast tasks await the Church in Africa in the field of native conditions of labour, any case for reform is weakened by......

" Sorry, No Girl Available "

SIR,—It is every type of home that is receiving the message, " Sorry, no girl available." My friend and I who are out all day at business, run a nice modern Catholic home with......

Liturgical House Of Studies

SiR,—I have read with much interest Dom Bernard McElligott's article (January 7) on the work of the Daughters of the Church in Bruges. Would it not be possible to start a......

Ukrainian Choir

Stn,—May I be allowed to inform any of your readers who are interested in Byzantine Church music and who may possibly be in Paris on January 19, that on that date the choir of......