Page 4, 1st January 1982

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Poland, The Pope And The Value Of Prayer

CARDINAL Hume in his homily at the Mass for Poland in Westminster Cathedral reminded the congregation that recourse to prayer was not a forlorn hope, the clutching of a drowning......

`join Us In Peace Prayers For The Pope's Visit To Scotland'

OUR CLUB has been running a Rosary crusade praying for "peace during and after the visit of Pope John Paul to Scotland". We invite all parishes, organisations, schools and......

A Family Rosary

THE ROSARY as a dying practise, has been given much space by Urbanus. It may be oniv too true as a church practise, but many families are rallying to the request of Our Lady at......

What Proof Of These Hurtful Insinuations?

IT IS DISTURBING to frequently hear and read — even in the Catholic press — insinuations and accusations without at the same time evidence in support being given. An example was......

Let The Spirit Of Christmas Extend Into This New Year

AMIDST the Christmas spirit oi giving it would seem that one idea could be spread a little wider. This idea is very simple in that all you are asked to do is to give one per......

Cafeteria-style Communions

REGARDING Richard Green on Mary Kenny's article. Surely the question here is not one of "quasi magical transformation" of the bread and wine and the spell being broken if......

Whatever Happened To Purgatory?

I RECENTLY attended a requiem Mass for a dear friend — come to think of it I don't believe it was called that on the book I was handed. I think I've only attended two requiems......

Campion's Last Prayer On The Scaffold

COULD I correct one word in the quotation in the letter from T. Purvis, Dec II. . Edmund Campion did not say 'you' in the following, but, baited on the scaffold to pray in......

The Importance Of Local Customs When Attending Orthodox Mass

PEREGRINUS, Dec I 1, states that, in the absence of a nearby Catholic church, "it is possible and permissible to attend Mass and receive Communion at any Orthodox church." While......