Page 2, 24th July 1953

24th July 1953
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Page 2, 24th July 1953
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Grammar School Problems

Victims of Middlesex Scheme SIR .--Since my letter appeared in your issue of July 3, 1 have been hearing from Catholic parents who feel they arc the victims of the Middlesex......

Republishing R. H. Benson

SIR ,-A good deal of the talk about republishing the works of Mgr. Benson or anyone else is unrealistic. People simply refuse to believe the enormous expense that is entailed......

Vocations Exhibitions Views Of Readers

SIR,-The article by Canon Dudley Symon gives the public a very good idea of the Vocations Exhibition, and raises points not touched on by other contributors. Firstly, with......

A Question Of Will

SIR,-The cOincidence of the Rhodes centenary with the Vocations Exhibition makes one think. Before conscription, and leaving out the drive oCunemployment, there was no......

A Parent's Problem

Sm.-What parents fear is not a vocation but a failed vocation. Such a failure can render a man unable to resume a normal career. In the case of boys from poor families the......

Need For Sermons

Sta,--Whatever results may accrue from the Vocations Exhibition, the fact should be faced that the mere necessity of having to resort to such means reveals a very serious state......

Colour Bar ?

SIR,-1 have just been horrified to read in your paper in the report on the Vocations Exhibition that a priest, by the flick of the wrist, was changing a black doll into a white......

Readers Are Reminded That The Normal Limit For Letters Is

400 words. No notice Is taken of letters without name and full address (not necexsarily for publication).......

Failure Of The Family?

A Long-Term Study SIR,-Mr. Lawrence J. Rogers's letter under this heading, THE CA - mom HERALD (July 17, 1953) is, 1 think, excellent and timely. His suggestion indicates the......

Marriage Training Course

SIR.-All the desirable things which Mr. Rodgers asks for will be procured if Catholics in all parts of the country will take up seriously the work of preparation for marriage.......

The Commented Mass

SIR,-On the last Sunday after Pentecost in 1957 I was at Holy Mass in St. Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh. The congregation consisted largely of parents and their 'children. A......

Drift From The Church

SIR- Hundreds of young Catholic men and women come to London to work, each year. It's a big town and a .bad one. They come into contact with new ideas and people, and......

Selling Catholic Papers

notice that you use the heading. "Selling t h c Catholic papers' (plural), above a letter published in your issue of the 19th. The letter is clearly concerned with the sale of......

The Tv Issue

B.B.C. Dictatorship? SIR,-Your an ti-Speaight correspondents are missing the immedi ate point. The immediate point •s not monopoly, which can be discussed and settled at......

Regional Culture Protected

SIR.-Colm Brogan calls the B.B.C. a monopoly. But what's wrong with a monopoly? In the West Country the B.B.C. has fostered a sense of local pride. It has broadcast village......

Quibbles ?

SIR.-The defendants of sponsored television have produced so far, in defence of their case, a aeries of quibbles, a welter of words, and support for the methods of big business.......

A Parent's View

SIR,Mr. Ted Kavanagh's specious arguments are entirely beside the point. No one objects to decent and wholesome advertising. Such is to he commended. But we thinking parents are......

Low Mass

SIR,.1 notice "Jotter's" remarks regarding the Ordination Mass being audible throughout, and from this I wonder why so many of our Low Masses are completely inaudible, On the......

Suitable To Britain ?

SIR,-Now that the lesson of Olympia has been learned, and our great need for priests is widely known, it seems time that the idea inspired by the Pope through his Ordination of......

School Or Home

Parish First Communions SIR.-It is evident that letters on this subject are taking several courses: some attempt to see the basic causes and find solutions of current problems,......

Problem Solved

SIR.-The difficulty raised by Mr. W. Dermot Farrell's priest friend (against Family First Communions) seems a real one. but widespread experience shows it can be overcome as......

Catholic Evidence

Answers to your Questions My difficulty concerning the doctrine of Hell is to conceive of God's insisting on maintaining the damned souls in their misery. The obliteration of......

!points From Letters :

Noviceship for marriage ? In the article "A Young Man prepares to leave the world," Dom Columba Cary-Elwes speaks of four years' novitiate for men preparing for the priesthood......