Page 6, 26th August 1938

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Marriage And Cel/bac

Fr, Martindale Answers His Critics SIR.—I did not re-read my article on celibacy which was written several months ago—obscurely, I fear, since critics have found fault with it......

The March Of Reparation

SIR,-1 think every Catholic to whom the Faith is something more than a holeand-corner concern must have heaved a sigh of relief on learning of the proposed march of reparation......

Church Usher's Plea

SIR,—What I should very much like to hear from the pulpit is a sound rating administered to persons who come to hear Mass and will not do as they are asked. Very often we, who......

The Church's Many Liturgies

Different Expressions of the Same Religion Sne,—God in His goodness has permitted the writer of this letter, a humble eikon painter, to be present at the Holy Sacrifice in many......

Mr. Noyes And " Voltaire "

SIR,—May I enter at least a mild protest as to two passages in the leading article on the above subject in your current issue, particularly as Mr. Noyes has published in today's......

The School Certificate

What Values Does It Measure ? SIR,—Your criticisms of the School Certificate examination are partly justified, but to replace it as an educational standard by the qualification......

Refugees_ From Germany

lloliday Homes Urgently Required SIR,—In answer to the appeal made by the Catholic Committee for Refugees from Germany last May to the Catholic schools and convents for......

For An English Liturgy

Sne—Congratulations to Mr. Leslie Derrington on his courage in proclaiming in your columns his stand for a vernacular liturgy. We laymen who move in nonCatholic circles in shops......

The Two Shrines At Walsing1iam

Misunderstanding Must Be Cleared Up SIR,—.1 have just returned from a three weeks' camping holiday near the Slipper Chapel, the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham. It is necessary......

The Purpose In Design

A Critic's Job Sin,—Though fully sympathising with Amelia Defries in all her difficultiesin bringing out Purpose and Design, having had similar experiences in my own various......

Good And Evil--with A Difference

Sm.—While disagreeing with most of the " Thoughts on the Eve of Success " (August 19), may I protest in particular, merely as a Catholic student of history, against Mr.......

Ex-seminarists' Aid Society

SIR,—I read with much interest Mr. John Drum's 'letter (August 12) on the difficulty of ex-seminarists finding work when they return to secular life. I would gladly co-operate......

Polish Ukrainian Problem

SIR,—The account you gave of the happenings among the Polish Ukrainians (August 12) seems to me rather confusing. What exactly is meant by the terms " Greek Uniate Catholics "......

The Society Of St. Gregory

StR,—In her admirable letter on Liturgical Reform in your last issue, Lady Hadcock refers to the Society of St. Gregory, founded for the purpose of promoting and encouraging......

St. Benedict's Body

Sr,—There are two theories as to the present whereabouts of Saint Benedict's body : one that it is at Monte Cassino and the other that it is at Saint BenOit-surLoire, having......

Gas-gangrene In Spain

Sae—Having read in this week's issue of the splendid gift you have made of antigas-gangrene serum to the hospitals in Spain, I should like to comment, as one who has seen this......

Irish Banking Report

SIR,—Your correspondents who complain that my summary of the Banking Commission's report was unsatisfactory were answered in advance when 1 began my letter by saying that the......

The Missal And The Mass

SIR,—Mr. Dudley wrote (August 5) concerning people who do not follow Holy Mass with a Missal, and suggested stocking the repository with prayer-books and missals as a means of......

The Catholic Press

SIR,—May I make a remark in connection with last week's " Under Twenty-five" article which suggested a " reform " of the Catholic Press? Of course the Press tries to present......