Radio Medway will he holding another "Lent Course" this year after the success of the one held last year. Called "Where I here is Life, the course can be followed alone or in discussion groups. Further details, study pamphlets and cassette recordings of the broadcasts are available from "Lent Course, BBC Radio Medway, 30 High Street, Chatham, Kent.
Sister Margaret McGrath of the Medical Missionaries of Mary has taken over as National Secretary of the National Religious Vocations Centre from Er Bernard Barlow OSM.
A Catholic boys' choir is making its mark on the musical world. The Schola Cantorum Cardinal Vaughan. Kensington, recently took part in the Firent Festival and won two first prizes and a second in three competitions they entered. Under their Director. Anthony Pellegrini. the choir is to visit Paris alter Easter. The highlight of their visit will he a High Mass at Paris's Cathedral of Notre Dame, A rosary with medals attached, in a sal leather case, vi as found in Westminster Central Hall on Jan 30 after the SKILmass lobby. It may be retrieved from: Mr B. Fairhall, 97 Fishponds Road, London, SW17 7U. A Bible study group in Nigeria which also helps the motherless. disabled, and the aged. asks for unwanted newspapers, religious hooks, Bibles and magazines. If you can help, please Write to: Gabriel Onu I Iviunkwo, Orodo Bible Class, Orodo P. A. Owerri, Imo Stale. Nigeria. fior the firNI time in its 'lister) Manchester \\ di have a Catholic woman lord Mayor. She is Cllr Mrs Winifred Smith. a Labour Party representative, and shc has chosen her sister. Mrs Anges Riley to be Lady Mayoress. The new Lord Mayor will be installed on May 21 and the Pope has already awarded her his Apostolic blessing for her public service.
("aeon Richard So:a:al, iii the Arundel and Brighton diocese, htLs been appointed a Papal Chaplain by Pope John Paul II. Mgr Stewart works in Rome for the Secretariat for Promoting Christian Unity. Before going to Rome he served for over eight years as Secretary to the National Ecumenical Commission in London. i
Brian Wicker, the Catholic writer. is to be the nevi, principal of Fircroft College, Birmingham, Fircroft is one of the eight colleges in the Selly Oak Federation which attract students from all parts of the world. Brian Wicker has lectured at Birmingham University since 1960, and presently holds a senior lectureship in English literature.