Page 5, 15th March 1963

15th March 1963
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'blue Nuns' To Extend Hospital

50th anniversary appeal Catholic Herald Reporter By Peter Okell A THREE-PRONG fund-raising campaign to provide a maternity ward, a new operating theatre, and accommodation for......

'tower' Church Opening At Bicester

A CHURCH with a 70-foothigh tower shedding special fighting effects over the sanctuary is to be officially opened at Bieester. Oxon, next Saturday (23rd) by Archbishop Grimshaw......

Champion Mender'

- Champion Rosary Repairer" Mrs. Edith Burt holds one of the 10,435 rosaries she has repaired in the past ten years in her home at Shirley, Surrey. She spends every morning and......

Canberra Celebrates The Fiftieth Anniversary Of The...

as Australia's federal capital was celebrated last week. Among the many activities was a Passion play with 200 volunteer actors staged at the Manuka Oval which holds 12,000......

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Barry II, has been sold by the monks of the famous hospice of the Great St. Bernard Pass. A tunnel has been bored through the Alps to underpass this famous alpine passage.......

'miniature' Vocations Exhibition

Catholic Herald Reporter W HILE the eyes of the country are turnin g towards the reli g ious vocations exhibition at Newcastle in May, Manchester is to have its own miniature......

'beware Efforts Of Anti-clericals'

By Mgr. Cyril Taylor 64 WH EN the enemies of religion usurp power in any nation they seek at once to create and foster divisions between bishop and priests, and between clergy......

Lancaster's £30,000 Bill For Priests

T HE average cost of maintaining a student for the priesthood is £200 a year, said Bishop Foley of Lancaster, in a Pastoral letter read in all the churches of the Lancaster......

Diamond Jubilee

Buck fast Abbey celebrated on Tuesday the diamond jubilee of Dom Winfrid Rechtsteiner, the first monk professed at Buckfast to have attained the 60th anniversary of his......

Archbishop At Methodist Club

A RCHBISHOP MURPHY of Cardiff was principal speaker at the Methodist Ministers' and Laymen's Luncheon Club in Cardiff last week. Speaking on the different approaches to unity,......

A Theatre 'special' For Good Friday

Catholic Herald Reporter F OR the first time in more than two centuries, the Lord Chamberlain has given permission for a West End theatre to put on a play on Good Friday. The......

Mr. John Leckenby Buckingham Palace Visitor This Week Was...

John Leckenby, who received the M.B.E. at an investiture held by the Queen Mother. Mr. Leckenby, who was accompanied by his wife and his daughter Sister Margaret Mary (a member......

1,500 Children At Mass Before Exams

Catholic Herald Correspondent LIVERPOOL LIVERPOOL O NE thousand five hundred Liverpool school children taxed the capacity of the Metropolitan Cathedral crypt last Saturday to......

Greeting Card Man Dies

M R. BRIAN O'HIGGINS, the Irish poet whose name became a household word through his Christmas cards, died on Sunday, aged 80, whilst attending a retreat at Clontarf, Dublin. He......

Catholic Homes. A Truly Catholic Family Longs And Prays For

one of its members to receive the grace of a vocation. So long as Catholic families produce priests there is little danger of the clergy losing touch with the laity. Thank God......

Boarding School Has Room For Parents

By John Horgan A NEW kind of "boarding school without ban" for boys between six and 13 will be opened in Hampshire on May 6. Its headmaster is Mr. Kevin Botting, M.A., a......

Sit Boys Meet At Cambridge

M ORE than 50 boys and young men from Dunstable, Northampton, Corby, Kettering, Laxton and Cambridge attended a Northampton Diocesan meeting of junior St. Vincent De Paul......