McNamara to take the place of the Dominican Fathers at Stroud; the Rev. W. Ryan to Glastonbury ; the Rev. G. Smith to Corpus Christi (Weston-superMare); the Rev. T. Walsh to Amesbury; the Rev. D. Hickie to Wardour; the Rev. T. Keane to Bridgwater.
Rev. H. Parker, The Willows, Kirkham, has been appointed to the Lancaster Chapter in succession to the late Canon Lupton.
The Rev. Herbert William Gray, parish priest of Our Lady of Refuge, Cromer, has been appointed an Honorary Canon of Northampton Cathedral Chapter in recognition of his yeoman services in the Northampton diocese, Ordained about 40 years ago, he was for a long period priest-in-charge of
Fakenhans, where I h 1 lie spiritual care of a large district. lie was responsible for the establishment of churches at Fakenham. Wells-next-the Sea, and East Dereham,'
The Rev. J. F. Malone, parish priest of Bedford, is to be the new Dean of the Deanery of St. Francis, in succession to Canon H. O'Connor, on his leaving Luton for Lynford.
The Rev. James W. Shorten, from Ireland, to be assistant priest at Our Lady of Good Counsel, Eastwood.
The Rev. G. Hughes, assistant priest, St: Patrick's, Rochdale, and the Rev. G. Connor, assistant priest, St. Malachy's, Collyhurst. Manchester, to be Chaplains to the Forces.
The Rev. Hugh Donaghey has been appointed chaplain to MM. Forces. The Rev. Edward Sillem to be assistant priest at the Cathedral.
Cistercians Fr. Edwaid Catteralt, 0.C.R., who by special permission of the Abbot of Mount St. Bernard's has been assisting at Our Lady of Good Counsel, Eastwood, Notts, has now returned to his monastery.
Southwark Travelling Mission The centre to be visited this weekend by the Southwark Travelling Mission is Lamberhurst,, parish of Goodburst. Kent. Mass will be said at the Chequers Hotel. Lamberhurst. at 8 o'clock and also at Green Gate, Drenchley. at 9.30. On Sunday, March 26. Mass will be said at the Foresters' Arms, Paddock Wood, at 7.30 and at " Sunnycote," Marden, at 9.15.
St. Patrick's Day in London
The annual religious celebration organised by the Gaelic League of tondon will be held this Sunday, March 19, at Corpus Christi, Maiden Lane, at 3.30 p.m. There will be Rosary and sermon its Gaelic and Benediction.
LONDON SCOUTS' CONFERENCE NEXT WEEK
The annual conference of the Catholic Scout Guild (I ondon area) will be held on Monday and Tuesday, March 20 and 21, at the Convent, Carlisle Place. SAVA, at 7 p.m. Only one subject will be taken each evening in order that those present may have an opportunity for full discussion.
Monday: " Catholic Scouting and the Service of Youth after the War." Speaker. E. E. Reynolds: general editor, the Boy Scouts Association; chairman. the Rev. Roderic More °Terrell. Tuesday " Why Catholic Scouting?" Speaker, Cpl. Leo Ionise. from the Royal Netherlands Military Hospital: chairman, the Rev. B. F. M. Hussy.
The St. George's Day Rally will be held on St. George's Day, Sunday, April 23. at the Oratory, Brompton Road. Full details later.
The Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela. Chile, Dr. Tomas Munia Pablos, is seriously ill with heart disease and has received the Last Sacrament.
A Religious Brains Trust, organised by the Leicester Christian Council, took place this week at the Domestic Science College. The trust, representative of the Anglican, Free Church and Catholic .communities, dealt with the many questions which occur to people when they are discussing religion. such as " Is religion necessary?", " What is the Church's attitude to war?" and "Is Christianity a failure?"