Page 2, 15th April 1955

15th April 1955
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Equal Pay

Position of Men Teachers Sir,—The Catholic Press is hardly the right place to canvass for a particular -professional organisation, but since Mr. Exworthy has intruded the matter......

How Christian Is This Country?

Even Catholic Standard is Low In the 1953 October-November census, there were 200 Catholic children under 11 years. Only an average or 30 go to Catholic schools. Of the......

Alarm And Despondency?

From Prof. George Catlin Sir,—One well-known psychological disease—or vice—is defeatism. Some of your correspondents writing about religious revival seem to be badly infected by......

The Cheshire Crusade

Sir,—While your valued paper rightly focuses attention on the decline of Christianity in the world today, so that we will do something about it—here and there one comes across......

A Positive Attitude

Sir,—One reason for the leakage from the Church today is a too common negative attitude in parish life and work. No one can hope to get more out of a parish than is put into it.......

Race Relations

Sir,—Miss Renee Haynes and Mr. Aldan Mackay both quote extracts from the South African Hierarchy's statement on race rela tions in support of their views on Apartheid. The crux......

Catholics And Dr. Evatt

Sir—May I endorse and add to the letter of Fr. W. G. Smith S.J. The Catholic Movement has been more than successful in ferreting out Communists in trade unions and other......

'protestant Choirlofts '

Sir,—Having studied English church architecture for more than half a century, I should much like to know what authority Jotter's " informant " can produce for his statement that......

Catholic Parish Libraries

Sir,—More and more books by our famous Catholic authors are pouring out from the publishers. The attention of architects and others should be drawn to the fact that more......

Co-partnership

Sir,—May I be permitted the courtesy of your columns in support of the plea for co-partnership. THE CATHOLIC HERALD gave much prominence to this scheme recently making it front......

Letters To The Editor

We regret that once again • many letters are unavoidably held over owing to holiday arrangements. Correspondents will help by 1 posting letters as early as pets1 ale and writing......

Masonic Ideal?

Sir,-- - -While S. W. Exworthy, in his letter on teachers' salaries, Suggests muddled thinking and emotionalism in the fight against equal pay. he seems to be unaware that he is......

Promotion Of Teachers

Sir,—Once again 1 would like to draw your attention to the growing concern and the great sense of frustration which is being felt by Catholic lay-teachers over the question of......

Ignorance Of The Psalms

Sir, — Nothing surprised me more when I became a Catholic eight years ago than the complete ignorance of most Catholics of the treasure house which is the Book of Psalms. In the......

Time Of Mass

Sir—In answer to Canon Hunt's letter on above, it would be interesting to know at what time in his church is the daily Mass which he expects children to attend. Unless they live......

Neglect Of The Catholic Home

Home Essential to our Schools Sir,—lt was good to read the pastoral of Bishop Flynn, the article of Miss Cahill, of Fr. Rorke, S.J., reminding us of the importance of Catholic......

Not The Parent, But The Priest

am completely in agreement with those who deplore the fact that children are taught religion in school as just one more lesson. but I seem to he in a minority when I as......

Personal Experience

Sir,—Fr. Patrick Rorke, S.J., certainly has got something when he suggests " Breaking up the Comrhunion class." • -lt ie indeed an ideal. Many will, as he anticipates, say that......

Helping Parents

Sir,— I read with great interest Fr. Patrick Rorke S.J.'s article and would very much like to see his suggestion put into practice everywhere. We have quite a large number of......

Social Occasion?

Sir.—May I thank Fr. Rorke, S.J. for his excellent article on giving children hack to their parents. I am a First Communicant teacher and well appreciate the problem that the......

Suitable Books

Sir,—In answer to Mrs. Burden, I should so like to tell her and any other mothers who are anxious that their children should be well instructed in the Faith, that they " can do......

University Associations

Sir. — It is a little unfortunate perhaps that the Catholic Associations uniting all Catholic graduates of Oxford and Cambridge should have fallen to the post-war temptation of......