SHIFTING SANDS below the site of the proposed £100.000 secondary modern school in Leyland. near Preston. are expected to add several thousand pounds to the bill.
BISHOP FLYNN, of Lancaster, will lay the foundation stone of St. Anthony's Infants' School at Cadley, Preston. on Sunday.
A SOLEMN TRIDUUM of Masses in thanksgiving for the beatification of Blessed Marcellin Champagnat, founder of the Marists Brothers. has been celebrated at the Rosary Church, SaltIcy, Birmingham, NOTTINGHAM KNIGHTS of St. Columba, who have promised to raise £100 a year towards educating new priests for the diocese, attended a foundation Mass at St. Hugh's College, Tollerton, on Sunday.
OLDEST SPECTATOR at the Corpus Christi procession at St. Joseph's Home for the Aged at Newcastle-on-Tyne was Sister Mary Magdalene: she is 95.
FOUR PRIESTS of the Ilexham and Newcastle diocese celebrated their silver jubilees last week-Fr, John Aherne, of Crawcrook, Fr. Thomas Cahill, of Gateshead, Fr. Patrick Lacey, of West Hartlepool, and Fr. James Phelan. of North Gosforth, Fr. Thomas Finnigan. of Annfield Plain. celebrates his silver jubilee this week.
AFTER SOME 2,000 MEMBERS of the British Red Cross Society from 28 London boroughs had paraded on Horse Guards Parade on Sunday the Catholic members attended a special service conducted by Canon Francis Bartlett in St. Anne's Church. Abbey Orchard Street.
WORK HAS BEGUN on Halifax's £150,000 secondary modern School of St. Thomas More. Half of the cost is subject to a Ministry grant.
BATLEY'S FIRST Catholic Mayor, Councillor J. Harkin, accompanied by members of the town council, walked in procession from the Town Hall to St. Mary's Church for High Mass on Sunday. The 14-year-old mayoress. Mary Harkin. his niece, was in the congregation.
LAYING THE FOUNDATION STONE of the new £20,000 church at Yeadon, near Leeds, on Monday. Bishop Heenan publicly expressed gratitude to non-Catholics for the encouragement they have given the parish priest, Fr. Murray, of Rawdon.