Page 2, 31st December 1954

31st December 1954
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The Problem Of New Churches

SIR, -May I reply to your correspondent, M. MeCrone, firstly to reaffirm my disapproval of what he describes as "post-1914 brick Romanesque," and secondly because my earlier......

Catholic Directory

Sta,-The Catholic Directory for 1955 has just been published. What will happen to all the used copies of the 1954 edition? Might I suggest to the clergy and other fortunate......

A Visit To Poplar

SIg,----There has been a considerable correspondence about new churches. I venture to add to it. The east end of London is not a fashion abl e qua rter. Consequently few......

Skibbereen And The Vernacular

SIR.-In her article "Rome and Skibbereen," your contributor describes the attentiveness and devotion of the "Irish peasant" congregation attending Tenebrae in the Western Irish......

The Catechism

SfR, -Fr. Hemus, in his article about the leakage, states that "The only real preventatives of the dreadful wastage are . .. Catholic schools where the spirit of faith is taught......

Child Adoption

Sre,-In connection with the comments of Hilary Halpin, Chairman of the Children's Committee of the London County Council, Catholics generally have a duty to support the......

Children In Catholic Schools

Stn,-The Newman Association Demographic Survey is sending out a questionnaire to all head teachers of Catholic schools. hoping thus to ascertain the number of children not going......

Fighting Apartheid

Sot-Already for many Negroes and Coloured people in South Africa the only visible alternative lies, for themselves and their children, between acquiescence in the semislavery......

The Late Fr. W. L. Arrowsmith .

SIR.-THE CATHOLIC HERALD of November 19 reported the death of the late Rev. W. L. Arrowsmith in London on November 14. Fr. Arrowsmith was always the true intellectual,......

Drift From Full Catholic Practice

The Importance of' Sermons SIR, - The question of sermons has been brought up in this correspondence. It is a subject that is awkward for the layman to handle, especially in a......

Leadership Courses

SIR,-I have a nephew-a Chief Petty Officer-who Was sent to the Jesuit College with some R.A.F. men for a leadership course a year or two ago. He told me that he would not have......