Page 5, 8th August 1969

8th August 1969
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Advance In The World Of Retreats

M Y heart bleeds for Paula Davies and the many of her generation who in her article of July 18, "Young people's retreat with a difference," only remembers "those three days of......

Sad Yet Hopeful Symptoms In Controversy Over Mass

T HE news that Fr. Bryan Houghton has resigned his parish rather than imposing the Missa Normativa is sad yet hopeful. It is very sad when liturgical changes are so depressing......

Why This Need Of Change?

F R. JOHN SYMON (July 18) in his Question and Answer column describes the "genuine desire" on the part of "educated young congregations" to receive Holy Communion in the hand.......

The Battle Of The Bookshops

M AY I be permitted to put a few matters in. perspective concerning the peculiar circumstances surrounding the sale of Burns Oates bookshops which you reported on July 4, and on......

Wales And English Terrorism

M R. G. DAVIES (July 25) evidently did not read my letter of July 11 closely. For instance, I am not a Welshman, as he says, but, as I wrote, "an English Catholic living in......

No Green Light For Marxism

rr P. O'MAHONY, in his ' "Irish Diary" of July 18, makes some surprisingly inept statements in commenting on recent speeches by Cardinal Conway. He says: "The really......

Missing Mass

mitted directly against the Creator. In real life, if one of us misses Mass on Sunday, does he really mean to turn his back on God? I doubt it very much. Usually he is not......

'questions Answers

Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question—What do you think of the view that the worst sin a Catholic can commit is to miss Sunday Mass through his own fault? M.C., Rosneath,......

Doleful Wealth

I AM very concerned as to how Paul Newman (July 25) can find James Cameron's views on the American moon programme compelling "from a moral. standpoint." On the evidence it would......