Page 2, 24th March 1961

24th March 1961
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Christians?

Practical Falling Short of 'Christ Incarnate' S IR, When critics say that the Church does not do enough to improve the conditions of socially handicapped, physically and......

Need Our Churches Be Boxes?

S IR,-Every architect, and I hope every reader, will find the recent discussion on church building interesting, timely and challenging. The difficulties of answering the......

Catholics In Hospitals

S IR,-As a part-time Catholic nurse, in a non-Catholic hospital, perhaps I can help a little over the question of Catholics in hospital (Pat Jones column, March 10). Please may......

Happy Daughter

S IR,-Certainly 1 will say a kind word for working mothers in response to Mrs. Coward's plea! And T say it as the offspring of just such a mother. I am the eldest of seven......

'for Thine Is The Kingdom'

S ER,-Since the Our Father is to be found in the Book of Common Prayer with and without "For Thine is the Kingdom", it presumes that either version is correct for the......

On Saint Valentine

S IR,-The idea of the recently celebrated St, Valentine's Day (February 14) as a time for sending art in proof of love is an ancient affair. It was well known in Chaucer's time......

Contraception And Housing

S m, Rosemary Sliced, writing in her new weekly column, makes a valuable point, which I hope will be given the attention it deserves. Talking of the sin of contraception, she......

Christian Social Unity

S IR, While we are considering the possibility of greater co-operation between the Churches, may I suggest that we try to combine on social questions? For a start, could we not......

Church Notices

S 1R,-Would some enlightened Catholic tell us whether the Sunday sermon and the usual reading in English of the epistle and gospel, are now "out " ? It is certain that in some......

The 'faber' Style

S IR'In spite of Father Hagspiel's letter, I must still maintain that Faber's writings are "prolix and sometimes turgid". The theological quality of "Growth in Holiness" and the......

Called 'prosper'

S IR,-For some time I have been troubled by the slightly querulous attitude taken by the faithful in the matter of my Christian name. Eyebrows are raised ever so slightly and......

Saint Anne's Well

S IEt, I visited Reading at the week-end and was shown the St. Anne's Well, which was supposed to be a place of pilgrimage in the Middle Agee. I was disturbed to see that it was......

Convert Contacts?

S IR,-Could not some persons be appointed in every church to act as " contacts ", carrying on the Apostolic mission by helping the priest to make use of the willing hands to be......