Page 2, 2nd January 1959

2nd January 1959
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Catholic Doctors & State Hospitals

Grave defect of the Welfare State ido not wish to enter the controversy about the Welfare State, but I should like to draw attention to one serious flaw which exists in it.......

Democratic Disaster

S IR. Apropos your leader " Democratic Disaster : what is happening is that the democratic superstition (as Pareto, one of its deadliest critics, well calls it) is being found......

Defending The Faith

S IR,-Wc are prompted to write to your paper in answer to the queries raised by two of your correspondents in your issue of December 19 In reply to' Miss Pamela Kitchener, we......

'little Elevation'

S ER,-There is, of course, no doubt that this ceremony is among the most ancient parts of the Mass. "I o this day in the Oriental rites there is no Elevation at the Consecration......

The Risen Christ

S IR,-A propos the last para graph of the letter written by Mr. Norman Nicholas, might I ask him if he has ever seen a paschal candle? Or even a baptismal font containing the......

Catholic Yout,h

Responsibility for the Older People S IR,-Our Catholic teenagers are the shoots which have sprung from the Catholic community. They are the products of our Catholic homes,......

Young People Go Elsewhere

-" Visiting Religious" asks where Catholic young people have gone. The really awkward question, however. is: "Who has let them go ? " and the answer is : " Most of the adult......

Youth And Our Services

S ffi,-It is obvious that. as far as barely literate youngsters are concerned the average Low Mass is nothing but halfan-hour of unintelligible mumbling. The first part of the......

Handicapped Children

Catholic Homes Unavailable S IR.-I would endorse Elisabeth FitzRoy's letter of December 19. Our third child is badly retarded mentally, although a lovely child physically, and......

2. Send Cuttings Of Newspaper Attacks On The Faith, To...

Reporting to the Bishop S IR.-sWill someone in authority inform me whether it is possible to appeal to a Catholic diocesan consishary whenever there has been a case of real......

Newman's Green Baize Bag

Sir,-Now that it is recalled, I distinctly recollect that my father, John Beard, often used to recall ;hose days and I myself have heard him mention " Father Newman's fiddle,......