Page 6, 24th June 1938

24th June 1938
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Lay Foreign Missions Volunteers

Need for Organisation Sat,--As a civil servant in Northern Rhodesia I have been brought into contact with a number of missions in Africa, and the need for more workers,......

Is It An Occasion Of Sin?

SER,—One may reasonably ask what good purpose did Fr. Parsons hope to serve by his first letter. An experience of nearly thirty years has taught me that no amount of clerical......

Clergy, Cinema, Theatre

Sue— Your Scottish correspondent is singularly misinformed about the ruling of Canon 140 on attendance of the clergy at theatres. There is no general prohibition of attendance......

Homes For Incurables

SIR,—I am trying to find a Home for a man of 38 who has been bedridden for many years with rheumatoid arthritis, but without success. Can any of your readers make a suggestion?......

Religious Facilities On Ships

Tribute to S.A. Line Sut,—For many years we have protested against the leading South African shipping company's treatment of our Catholic priests, giving facilities only, and......

Catholic Life In The " Slums "

SIR, —In protest against the article by Miss K. O'Leary in your issue of June 10, I would like to point out that if she wishes to realise her ambitions as a great Catholic......

The Catholic Press In Trains

SIR, —Travelhog by train last Saturday morning to work, it was very gratifying to see that three people out of six in my compartment were reading a Catholic news paper. This is......

Girls Guide Us

SIR .—During the pilgrimage of the Guild of Our Lady of Ransom in York, I was so edified by a small group of Girl Guides, wearing ties of the Papal colours, that I cannot......

Cost Of Having A Baby

SIR, —Your reverend correspondent, If or Hael, writes " , flowers for the wife ... sound very far-fetched to the average man and woman who manage to love each other without......

Collective Security

SIR,—With regard to Mr. G. Wynne Rushton's letter in the last issue of the Cm - moue HERALD criticising some reflections I made about collective security, all I can suggest is......

The Children's Mass Responsibility Of Parents, Not Teachers

SIR ,—A correspondent has raised the question of the Children's Mass and has asked for some clerical opinions. The facts seem to be generally accepted: daring the holidays there......

Cardinal Bourne At Montreal

SIR,—No. I would not agree that "in essence " the Cardinal's much criticised, because much misunderstood, Montreal speech was " an eloquent plaidoyer for the use of the English......

Liturgy And The Catechism Individualistic Prayers Fo U R...

From The Bishop of Pella S IR, —The congregation answering the priest in place of the server. I am puzzled about this being advocated, as I read in Woywood's "Canonical......

St. Dominic And The Rosary

The Evidence Sue—Mr. Totman's courteous enquiry calls for an answer. First, let me give the considered conclusions of modern Catholic Scholars of indisputable orthodoxy and......

Sna—may I Add A Word On This Subject Of Religious

instruction? Children are perpetually distracted by the continual series of pictures that pass before them from many sources to the accompaniment of noise of every kind. Hence......

On " Little Theologians"

Sna—In reply to Miss Maloney's letter I would say that as the subject we have been discussing seems to be opening out into the question of whether the Catechism should be learnt......

Revival Of Sacred Hymns

Sra,,—I am grateful to you for your reference to my work on Catholic Hymnody (Song Prayers of the Church : Irish C.T.S.). This will be followed by a pamphlet on the same lines......

Walsingham Pilgrimages Plea For Two Nights' Stay

Sta.—There can be no Catholic whose heart is not filled with gratitude and wonder at the phenomenal spread of the devotion to Our Lady of Walsingham within the four years that......

Anti-catholic Defamation

SIR , —I happen to be reading for the first time an interesting survey of international relationships, entitled " Characteristics," by Stephen Graham, and published in 1936. 1......

" Tails " In Processions

SIR,—At the risk of appearing a hypocrite, I am constrained to refer to the custom of insisting upon the wearing of evening dress with " tails " by those privileged to carry the......