Page 7, 28th February 1941

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Homes For The Homeless

The " Homes for the Homeless " Committee is still receiving appeals for homes in the country from elderly and aged men and women, mostly delicate or slightly infirm. Many have......

Honolulu A Bishopric

Honolulu, much in the news at present as an advanced American Pacific naval base, has recently been raised to the dignity of a Bishopric. This new diocese, which will form part......

Irish Honour For English Specialists

The National University of Ireland will confer on March 6 the Degrees of Doctorate of Science honoris cause on two well-known Catholic specialists in Britaia: They are: Dr.......

Southwark Convents Destroyed

—CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1. The convents which have been completely destroyed are: Jesus and Mary Convent, Rotherhithe; Bethany, Balham; the Marists' Convent at Richmond; Sacred......

The Post-war School Warwickshire N.u.t. New President's...

Imagination was stimulated by a picture of a post-war school painted with various colours by Mr. Vincent Curran, headmaster of Coleshill Central School, in his presidential......

Pius Xii Wrote To These Children

Pope Pius XII personally signs a letter to the children of St. Dominic's School, Hartshill, which has just reached them in answer to one of theirs sent to the Holy Father on......

Former Oxford Schoolgirl Gets The G.c.

A former Oxford Catholic schoolgirl has been awarded the George Cross. She is Miss Gillian Tanner, a member of the London Auxiliary Fire Service, and a former pupil of Rye St.......

Damage To Portsmouth Cathedral Amounts To £1,000

The total damage to St. John's Cathedral, Portsmouth, which was struck in a recent raid, could be repaired at a cost of about £1,000, it is learnt, and for a sum of £250......

Strive For The Church, Strive!

—BISHOP OF SALFORD (From Our Own Correspondent) MANCHESTER. The Annual Conference last week-end was in many ivays one of the most important in its twenty years' history. Among......

The Rev. T. Barney, Parish Priest Of The Church Of

the Sacred Heart, Exeter, is making satisfactory progress after an operation in the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.......

Mgr. Mccormack Orders Weekly Dedication To Sacred Heart

" Devotion to the Sacred Heart is for strong men; it is for fighting men and civilians: it is for saints and for sinners; it is for the fervent and for the tepid. Let......

Escapes From German Prison Camp

Flying-Officer Michael J. Dowries, D.F.M., D.F.C., known in the Royal Air Force as " No. I Dog Fighter of the Sky," has made good his escape from the Prisoners of War Camp at......

How Boy Scouts Help In War

In a list of War Service activities which have been carried out by Cubs, Scouts, Rovers and Scouters during the past year, the 32nd annual report of the Boy Scouts' Association,......

" Uncle Mac's" "be Good" Talks Bad Boys Will Not Listen

—SAYS MAGISTRATE As reported in a recent issue of the CATHOLIC HERALD, Manchester Magistrates have suggested that " Uncle Mac " of the B.B.C. should broadcast talks in the......

Wearing The W.a.tee Uniform. Miss Naomi Jacob, In An Address

at Huddersfield, on " Why I am an Optimist," said that amid all their troubles and dangers it was marvellous that Cockney jokes were all about the discomfort of air raid......

Archbishop Recalls Heroism Of Former Nurses' Guild President

Birmingham Catholic Nurses' Guild bids fair to become one of the most virile organisations in the archdiocese. Its potentialities were a matter of pleasurable comment by the......

Fr. Ealbert Whelan, S.j.

BUSINESS MANAGER OF " AMERICA" 1-r, Albert I. Whelan, Si., business manager of America, the famous U.S. Catholic weekly, died last month in New York after an operation. He was......

Mrs. Ryan

MOTHER OF THREE FRANCISCAN PRIESTS AND TWO NUNS The death has occurred in Kilrush, County Clare, Eire, of Mts. Ryan, the mother of Fr. Felix Ryan, 0.F.M., Liverpool; of Fr. Paul......

On Active Service

Flying-Officer Peter Gard, R.A.F., of Liskeard, fottnerly a pupil of St. Boniface's College, Plymouth, missing since last June, has now been officially listed as killed.......

Last Year $11,000 Went To Aid Convert Clergy And Sisters

In spite of war conditions the Converts' Aid Society can be said to have had a successful year. It is true that subscriptions and donations in 1940 were down by £2,736 lls. 2d.,......

Vatican Radio Flashes

Eye-witness of the martyrdom of many of his Chaldean spiritual children during the infamous massacres of the last war in Asiatic Turkey, Mgr. Audo (Israel), the 84year-old......

Sea Apostola7'e Is World-wide Demand Grows For Seafarers'...

A group of Navy men in a destroyer, unable to get to Mass for many weeks, have been saying their evening prayers together, front one tattered copy of Fr. Martindale's Seafarers'......

We Thank You

IT is with great pleasure that I place on record the generosity of many Remmers who have increased their subscription to the Guild during these troublous times. Also the very......

Mgr. Parker At Kettering

The new Bishop of Northampton, the Rt. Rev. Mgr. T. Leo Parker, paid a lightning visit to St. Edward's, Kettering, on Wednesday last. This was the first church outside......

University Federation Will Have Social Science Section...

THE SPIRIT " Front Our Own Correspondent The importance of Catholic participation in the forthcoming congress of the National Union of Students at Cambridge was stressed by......