Westminster For Bernard Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster: March 17, St. Patrick's, Soho. Assists. at High Mass March 18, Cathedral. Presides at Requiem Mass and gives the Absolution, on the anniversary of the death of His Eminence Cardinal Hinsley. 11 a.m. March 20, Cathedral. Presides at Requiem Mass for members of H.M. Services killed during the war, 12 noon.
For Mgr. King, Bishop of Portsmouth: Sunday, March 17 Pontifical Mass, Woolston. Sunday, March 31. Confirmation, Liphook.
For Mgr Ellis, Bishop of Nottingham: Saturday. March 16. Ordination at St Joseph's College, Upton, Notts. Sunday. March 17. Visitation and Confirmation at St. Joseph's, New °Belton, Notts. Tuesday. March 19. Profession at Tower House Convent (Franciscan Sisters Minoresses), Mel
ton Mowbray, Leicestershire Thurs. day, March 21. Annual meeting of Nottingham City Section of the Cetho. lie Women's League, in the Cathedral Hall, Nottingham.
Clifton For Mw. Lee, Bishop of Clifton: Saturday, March 16. Ordinations at Bindon House, Wellington (Assumptionist Fathers). Sunday, March 17. Confirmations at Minehead, in the morning.
ANNOUNCEMENTS Anniversary Requiem Cardinal Griffin and Cardinal Gilroy will be present at the anniversary requiem for Cardinal Hinsley which will be sung at Westminster Cathedral on Monday next at 11.00 a.m.
Travelling Mission The centres to be visited this weekend by the Southwark Travelling Mission are Shome, parish of Gravesend. Kent. Services will be held at St. Katherine's. On Saturday and Monday there will be Mass at 8.30 and on Sunday, March 17, there will be Mass at 7.45. Rosary, sermon and Benediction at 3.30 p.m. Mass will also be said at the Village Institute, lion, at
9.15. Bowlhead Green, parish of
Godalming, Surrey. Mass will be said at Our Lady's Oratory on Sunday at 8.30 and also at the Old School. Puttenham at 10.
The quarterly meeting of the Metropolitan Catholic Teachers' Association will be held at Westminster Cathedral Hall, on Thursday, March 21, at 6 p.m. After the ordinary business of the meeting, Commander R. T. Bower, M.P., will give an address on "Can Catholics Save Civilisation?"
Civil Service Guild
The annual meeting of the Civil Service Catholic Guild will be held in the Stork Hotel, Liverpool, this Sunday, at
St. Christopher's On week-end, March 16-17, St. Christopher's Catholic Cycling Club are having a Youth Hostel weekend to Puckeridge, near. Ware, leaving London on the Saturday afternoon, and travelling by way of Enfield and Hertford, Virgil Society
Miss J. E.. Lowe, MA., will lecture to the Virgil Society on " The Problem of Dido and Aeneas," at 3 p.m. at the City Literary Institute, Stukeley Street, Drury Lane, on Saturday, March 16. Notamembers are welcome.
The second of the series of four talks by Fr. C. C. Martindale, Si,, on " The Necessity of God" will be given on Tuesday. March 19.
The most important event its religious broadcasting during April will be the revival of the last five plays of Dorothy L. Sayers' aeries, The Man Born to be King. They can be heard after the 9 o'clock news in the Home Service. Palm Sunday, April 14; Monday, April 15: Wednesday. April 17; Good Friday. April 19, and Easter
Sunday, April 21:
SOCIETIES University Catholic Association Cardinal Griffin has appointed the following officers of the University of London Catholic Association: President. Professor A. J. Allmand, D.Sc., F.R.S.; hon. treasurer, Professor G. Temple, D.Sc., F.R.S.; hon. secretary, Miss Mary Dempsey, B.Sc.; hon. assistant secrelaty. Ms. S. J. Sims. U.B. The chairman of the University of London Catholic Society, Mr .r. G. Weiler; the chairman of the U.L.C.S. Graduate Section, Miss Monica C. Grobel, M.A. The Rt. Rev. Mgr F. K. McClement, D.C.L., M.A., the chaplain to the Catholics in the university, is ex officio a member of the committee. The Cardinal has further appointed the Rev. W. G. Wheeler, M.A., as his personal representative on the committee.
The University of London Catholic Association exists to obtain funds to help in the support of the chaplaincy to the Catholics in the University of London and it is now resuming its work after the unavoidable lapse Occasioned by the war.
The annual general meeting of the Bromley Catholic Parents' and Elec. tors' Association was held in St. Joseph's School, Plaistow Lane, recently and elected the following officers: Chairman, Mr. R. Murray Sisk; vice-chaitman, Mr. Wynne Thomas; treasurer, .Mr. W, Willett; secretary, Mr. A. H. Healy.
Guild of St. Stephen A meeting of the clergy of the archdiocese of Westminster was held at Archbishop's HMSO on March 5. The Archconfraternity of St. Stephen for Altar Servers has formed a council of priests in addition to the council of lay-servers. The Guild medal, made of bronze, will soon by produced again in the original size and style, as designed by Fr. 'Hamilton McDonald, who founded the Guild in 1905.
C.E.G., Nottingham Nottingham branch of the Catholic Evidence Guild has resumed its Sunday night meetings in the Old Market Square, Nottingham. These had to be abandoned during the ewar. A weekly Study Class is being held in the Cathedral Hall, College Street. Nottingham, and this week the Rev. Fr, Rudolph Crawford. 0.F.M., addressed the members and related some of his own experiences of Catholic Evidence work in London and elsewhere.
THE REV. B. BUCKNALL The Rev. Bernard Bucknall, who had been 20 years parish priest at St. Thomas', Shildon, Co. Durham, collapsed ia the street last week on his way to administer the Sacraments to a parishioner. He was earned into a chemist's shop, where he was found to