Page 2, 16th October 1959

16th October 1959
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For Bible Beginners

S ',-So many of our people, many of them with just an ordinary elementary education, have in recent years become Bible owners that it is high time something was done for them.......

Small Children At Mass

SIR,-Some of the people who write about this let sentiment run away with them. Once I heard an experienced canon stand up in the pulpit on behalf of the congregation to whom he......

The Voter's Third Choice Sir'

--Thank you for your impartial attitude during the General Election, and in particular for Fr. Paul Crane's summing up and your leader "According to conscience". Undecided......

Parents' Problem

S IR' It is not only Catholic parents who have to "dig into their pockets" in order to send their children to public schools. Non-Catholics also do this and credit is due to......

. The Sicilian Tragedy

have read several reviews during the past week of two new books about Sicily today: Danilo Dolci's "To Feed the Hungry" and Gavin Maxwell's "The Ten Pains of Death". The......

Wanted: Good Family Magazine

sIR, Following up the letter signed M. Anscombe. 1 would say that I saw in France a monthly periodical called Fetes et Saisons. presented and illustrated like some of our......

Mission Thanks

S lft. I wish to thank all those who kindly contributed to the appeal for a chapel in honour of Our Lady of Lourdes. This has now been completed and you may all be assured of......

Silver Foil And Bottle Tops

S IR.-Recently I have heard from the Crusade of Rescue that they no longer need silver foil or milk bottle tops for salvage. since this department of their activities has closed......

Our Handicapped Children

S IR'-Three years ago in Novem ber the Catholic Handicapped Children's Fellowship came into existence as the result of a few parents meeting together and deciding to try and do......

Entertaining Mr. Khrushchev

S IR,-Douglas Hyde's comments in your issue of Friday, September 25, concerning the conduct of Americans during Mr. Khrushchev's visit is a wonderful example of the kettle......

Holy Shroud Illoodstains

IR.-For facts about the Holy Shroud I would suggest Mr. Flinders reads an excellent pamphlet entitled "The Holy Shroud" by the Rev. Edward Wuenschel, C.SS.R., S.T.D. This......

Apostolate For Youth

SIs youth being given its rightful place in our Catholic life? Much of the leakage would be stopped, as Fr. Ripley said, if youth was guided into apostolic work, such as the......

Advertisements In Popular Papers

S ',-It is indeed deplorable that the "Reader's Digest" should allow advertisements for contraceptives and advice on family "planning" to be displayed so blatantly over its......

Children And Catholic Papers

S iR,-Your front page headline this week must have provoked many embarrassing enquiries from young members of Catholic families, who may have been sheltered from advertisements......

The Newman And Women

S IR,-I hope that women who are potential members, i.e. who have been to one of the Universities or who are in one of the professions, will not conclude from Miss Isabel Powell......

The Faith Must Be Interesting

SIR,-The most dangerous time in the Catholic life seems to be the school-leaving age. Youngsters are apt to regard religion as just another lesson to be discarded on leaving......

Corruptio Optimi Pessima Sir'

-CATHOLIC HERALD. October 9. p. I : caption under picture: " 'Possics' (postulants to you and 1)." Postulants to you, Sir, and postulants to me-but definitely not postulants to......