Page 5, 8th October 1976

8th October 1976
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Love, Charisma And Patrick O'donovan

I would like to thank Patrick O'Donovan for making some very good points about the Mass he attended at the Southampton-conference of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal (September......

Need For Freedom And Will-power Among Homosexuals

Dr Frank G. Rickards (September 24) may he right in saying that the homosexual is at no time free to decide his or her proclivity, but need we go so far as to say that our......

No Adequate Defence

The recent television coverage of the CND case for nuclear disarmament revealed that despite the heavy expenditure on defence there is, in fact, no adequate defence. Unless we......

One Is Never Too Old . . .

MOST people feel that a vocation is something they decide upon and pursue when in their late teens or early twenties. I dare say this is true in 85 per cent of the cases with......

Music And Dialogue In Cathedral

Perhaps your readers would like to know of forthcoming music events in Westminster Cathedral for which there are immediate vacancies for enthusiastic singers, First, the New......

Chaplains For West Indians

The grossest non-sequitur in your issue of October 1, is Patrick Mondoza's concluding from Resolution 10 in the "Briefing" that Fr Michael Hollings is correct in opposing the......

Harvest Festival Services

While watching an Anglican Eucharistic Service of Harvest Festival on television on Sunday, I again wondered — as I have often done in the past why a comparable service of......

Why Not Joint Schools?

Your article on Catholic education printed of September 24 has prompted me to put forward the suggestion that we explore much more vigorously the possibilities of joint......

`progressives' Not Smug

In answer to Mollie Lloyd (September 17) on the new Mass, I do not think the majority of "progressive" Catholics are smug: we act how we feel, and hope our conscience is an......

Breath Of The Power Of God

Wisdom 7: The wisdom of God Towards the end of Old Testament times several influences com bined to bring into prominence a mystical idea of wisdom. Basically the idea was that......

Impediments Of Traditionalsim

First of all I must introduce myself. I am a Chinese youth from Sarawak, and have been a Catholic since I was baptised as a baby. Our missionary priests were the Mill Hill......

Choice Of Language Irrelevant

I find it difficult to understand the need for any controversy over the merits of one rite over another in the celebration of Holy Mass. When Our Divine Redeemer instituted the......

Aid For Oneparent Families

Ann Hamtyn writes (September l7) of the lack of' support by the Christian community for oneparent families at the time of the crisis in their marriage. The counsellors of the......

War Prisoners Material Sought

For some time 1 have been collecting material for a book, commissioned by Messrs Hamish Hamilton, about German prisonersof-war in Britain. between 1945 and 1948. This has......