Page 7, 7th November 1941

7th November 1941
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Westminster's Future Priests

Funds Needed for Training Them Anxiety of the Hierarchy as to the supply of future priests is augmented this year by the need of • increased funds to meet the high expenditure......

Ten-point Rallies This Week At Lancaster, Plans Too For...

A Ten-Point Rally was announced for Wednesday of this week at Ashton Hall, Lancaster, both the Catholic and Anglican Bishops of Lancaster, together with representatives of the......

Notes For Ransomers

There was a Policeman in Brighton— My notes about wearing the Ransom Badge three weeks ago, brought me the following very interesting letter:— " I am wondering if I may proffer......

Huddersfield Disaster

Priest's Courage (From a Correspondent.) "One of the heroes of the death-a-minute factory fire at Huddersfield was a young Catholic priest, Fr. Patrick Reeves," said one of the......

Obituary

Dom G. HobsonMatthews, O.S.B. DUNKIRK HERO: DEATH NOW OFFICIALLY RECORDED The War Office has now officially recorded the death of Dom Geoffrey Gervasse Hobson-Matthews, 0.S.13,,......

Catholic Action In Liverpool

REDEDICATION TO OCR LADY IMMACULATE On Sunday, December 7, the eve of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, there will be a solemn renewal of the consecration of Catholic......

Why You Don't Get Letters

A number of copies of " Music and Liturgy," published by the Society of St. Gregory, have been returned to the publishers marked by the postal authorities " gone away,"......

This Ceylon Diocese Is 100% Native First Ceylonese To Be

ordained priest in modern times, and now Bishop of Chilaw, Ceylon, Mgr. Edmund Pieris, 0.M.1., former Rector of Barella Seminary, has seen in the last year his diocese become......

In Memory Of A Czech Soldier

As a tribute to the memory of a Czech soldier, Private Gejza Poksiva, who was killed in a recent accident on the Watling Street, flowers were laid and candles lit on his grim in......

The Carnegie Hero Trust Fund Has Presented An Oak-framed...

and cheque for £15 to Mrs. M. Quinan, mother of 10year-old Thomas Quinan, an evacuee from St. Patrick's, Sunderland, drowned while making two attempts last May to rescue another......

Presentations To Banbury • Teacher

The congregation of St. John's, Banbury, have presented a cheque and illuminated address to Miss Maud Sansom, on her retirement after nearly forty years on the teaching staff of......

New Premises For Our Lady's Missionaries

The blessing of the new premises of Our Lady's Missionary League at 10, Ashley Mansions, Vauxhall Bridge Road, S.W.1, took place on October 29, when Mgr George Telford, Director......

Priest's Courtesy Brings 3 Indian Soldiers Into Church

Three non-Catholic soldiers were recently received into the Church by Mgr. Thomas Roberts, S.J., Archbishop of Bombay, in his private chapel at Wodehouse Road, and received......

C.e.g., Birmingham

Catholic Evidence Guild speakers in Birmingham and the Potteries have held outdoor meetings since May, and hope to continue this as long as possible in spite of the black-out,......

Bristol Convent Fire

DESTROYS UPPER FLOOR A fire lasting several hours broke out last week at the Convent of the Sisters of Mercy, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, when the upper floor was completely......

N.e. Raid Damage Was Slight

Another Catholic schoot suffered through a recent air raid on the North-East, but fortunately no serious structural damage was sustained. The school which was partially......

Old Lancs Church Burnt Down

Many messages of sympathy have been conveyed to the clergy and people of the Church of the Twelve Apostles, Westleigh (Lanes) in the mysterious file which completely destroyed......

Youth Movement Ile$ton And Lsleworth Form Catholic Youth...

chief aim being to encourage Catholic Youth activities in the Borough of Heston and 'stem/teeth, a Catholic Youth Association was inaugurated for the district at a meeting of......

Bishop " Bought" 200 Girls To Save Them From Worse Fate

One of the most picturesque and venerable missionaries in Australia is Mgr. Francis Xavier Gsell, M.S.C., Bishop of Darwin. A native of Alsace, he established a mission among......

Ontario Indians Pledge Loyalty To Holy Father

Large delegations of the Ojibway, Ottawa and Potawatomi tribes pledged their loyalty to His Holiness Pope Pius XII and to King George VI at the first Indian Catholic Congress,......

Chinese Carried Libraries On Backs

" When the war broke out," says Fr. O'Farrell, Si., of New York. "the. Chinese, eager to preserve their seats of learning, literally loaded their universities on their backs and......

80,000 In Perpetual Succour Confraternity

On Sunday last, marking the thirtieth anniversary of his first Mass, Canon Reginald O'Reilly, D.D., for some twenty years rector of St. Peter's, Birmingham. was honoured by a......

Press Squads Australia's Catholic Paper Boys' Organisation

Best example in England of a persevering Catholic Press Apcotolate carried on by young People is that of the Bolton Catholic Workers' Group, which, ete . often stated in this......

Presentation

REV. C. M. DAVIDSON, D.D. A silver bowl and an armchair were presented to Dr. C. M, Davidson, on Sunday. November 2, on the occasion of his leaving Newmarket to Lake up his......

English Priest To Be Vice-consul

A unique appointment has been made in respect of an English priest, Fr. Harry Smith, a Holy Ghost missionary, having been named honorary British Vice-Consul at Port-au-Prince,......