Page 7, 26th December 2003

26th December 2003
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Our Priority Remains The Conversion Of England

John Gumrner W hat then should Catholics hope for in 2004? Peace must head the list of our desires, particularly in today's world where the dominant nation has begun to believe......

Growing Familiar With The Manger

The following passage is taken from St Augustine of Hippo's Sermon On the Nativity: Hear, 0 sons of light, who have been received by adoption into the kingdom of God; hear, my......

Guardians Of The True Spirit

of Christmas From Mr Diarmuid Collins Sir, Looking around our high street shops, it seems in many ways, that Christ is being left out of the Christmas preparations. Because of......

Good News

From the Rev Stephen Lennon Sir, As a participant in the Nottingham Diocesan Assembly, I am dismayed by your report (Dec 12). For more than a year parishes have been generously......

From A Member Of Nottingham Diocese

Sir, Your report on the Nottingham Diocesan Assembly is very timely. When we first heard about the Assembly we were presented with a prayer in which we were invited to pray to......

Be Fair To Paisley

From Mr Philip Sandland Sir, After reading Charterhouse Chronicle (Dec 12) by William Keenan, I felt I must write a few lines on the subject of Dr Ian Paisley. Firstly I am a......

Installation Joy

From the Rev Joseph Farrell KHS Sir, I was very pleased to have been invited to the installation Mass of Archbishop Kevin MacDonald at St George's Cathedral on 8th December.......

Man Of Courtesy

From Miss H M Smith Sir, As regards the late and dear Cardinal Basil Hume, the monk and Cardinal, please may I say that he had the thoughtful steadiness, not to be afraid to say......

Mountain Climbed

From the Rev Bryan Irving Sir, In this season of goodwill it gives me great joy to be able to advise the "mountain of debt" of £104,000 which became quite a problem for us in......

A Proposal For The Renewal Of The Church

From Mr David Lindsay Sir, Further to Eric Hester's very interesting article (comment, Dec 5) on Church reorganisation, we need to recover the understanding that the Church's......