Page 2, 1st December 1939

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Flowers On The Altar A Better Use For Money

SIR,—Dealing with this question of Rowers on the altar in his excellent book, The Liturgical Altar, Mr Geoffrey Webb is careful to point out that although permission to use......

The Ukraine

Si,—I should be grateful if you would once again grant me the hospitality of your columns in order to reply to your Russian Correspondent's remarks regarding Russia's claim to......

United Services Catholic Association An Appeal

SIR,--A number of appeals are being made by individuals and organised bodies for gifts or donations to provide articles of devotion or comfort for members of H.M. Forces. All......

Lizatenoar Of The We&

Sunday, December 3. First Sunday in Advent. Purple. St. Francis Xavier. The g reat work of St. Francis Xavier, one of the earliest co-workers with St. I g natius Loyola in the......

St. Jude

SIR,--I was very interested to read Mr Watson's letter, for I. too, have wondered. Some 15 or 20 years a g o I received a pamphlet on St. Jude, published by the Benedictine nuns......

Catholic Papers In Convents

Si R.—Your para g raph re proper appreciation of Catholic papers in the CATHOLIC HERALD reminds me of a startling discovery I have recently made. You say: " Catholic parishes,......

Catholic Morning Services

SIR,—Some time a g o there was placed on the market a publication called Catholic EveningServices. If the compilers could be persuaded to issue, as a companion volume, some "......

Unmarried " Wives" Letters Of Protest

SI11,—I would like to assure your correspondent that the question of the new legislation in connection with what is commonly called " The Unofficial Wife " of members of the fi......

The Use Of " Father"

SIR,—Fr. Donal Reidy is indubitably correct in saying that secular priests were styled " Father " in Gaelic Ireland, where the Catholic tradition always remained pure—the purest......

People's Sunday Mass

have followed with much interest the correspondence relatin g to the music at Mass. May I be allowed to put in one more plea for a Sunday People's Mass in every parish? A Mass......

Objective And Subjective

Sn a —In my last letter I was referrin g to the Holy Mass, and not to anythin g before or after it. I repeat that Protestant worship cannot be compared with our Holy Mass—not......

Hymns And The Liturgy Plea For Consistency

regard to the compromise suggested by " Romanus," I still maintain that hymns should be entirely excluded during Low Mass. The structure of Holy Mass, High or Low, implies an......

Family Allowances Y.c.w. Survey

SIR,-1. endorse all that the Rev. M. J. Walshe has said both in his articles and in his letter with regard to family allowances. The only difficulty is the manner in which these......

Our Enemies Christian Attitude Towards Them

Stit,—" Catholic Citizen's " commonsense letter is indeed welcome. To suggest, as you do, that gangsters such as Hitler are entitled to the same respect and courtesy as honest......

Si M —in Its Comments On Churchill I Am Afraid Your Paper

is out of touch with En g lish opinion and, I would venture to add, with the realities of the situation, We are not, as it happens, without hi g h ecclesiastical precedent for......

Continued Front Jrrevious Column_

to be throu g h his intercession that ( q uotin g the account in the pamphlet of the Apostle's labours in Persia), "Barbarity twill be.] replaced by g entleness, cruelty by......

Answer To Prayers

SIR,---I should like to record my g ratitude to St. Jude for his intercession. About ten days ago I started a Novena to him, of which the intention was that within the nine days......

Early Closing

SIR,—Mr Alfred Denville, M.P., is a g ainst any reduction of shop hours as It is a g ainst the interests of small shopkeepers. Perhaps he would care to consider the interests of......

Si M —i A G Ree With The Standpoint You Took About....

at the enemy. We do no g ood by yieldin g to what is worse In us, either to ourselves or to others. My children in their prayers say, " And make Hitler a g ood man," addin g......

Badges For Catholics

A IR raids, both in actual and possible, have had S marked effect on a lar g e number of Catholics. Have you noticed how many more Catholics than usual are wearin g bad g es?......