Crypt Maas for 4,000
QOME 4,000 children, mostly over 11-years-old. will attend a special children's Mass in the Trypt of the new Liverpool Cathedral on the Feast of All Saints, Saturday, November L at 10.30 a.m.
This Mass will be part of the octave of ceremonial, beginning on the Feast of Christ the King, Sunday. October 26, which will open the crypt of Liverpool's Metropolitan Cathedral.
The City schools of Liverpool will have 2000, places and the rest Of the diocese the other 2.000. Each school will send 27 children with three teachers as escorts and stewards.
The Mass will be sung in the Crypt chapel which holds about 800 people. The remaining 3.200 children will be in the crypt corridor. It is hoped that those in the corridor will have the help of closed circuit television. There are no seats so all will stand for the 90-minute ceremony,
New church for Army hospital
Timor' ow (Saturday) the Bishopin-Ordinary to HM. Forces, Archbishop Mathew, will bless the new church at Wheatley Military Hospital at a service conducted by Fr. C. S. McKenna, Southern Command's Senior Chaplain, attended by Major-General R. Murphy, Representative Colonel Coinmandant, R.A.M.C.
The building which now houses the new church was re-appropriated about a year ago, and has been renovated by servicemen and local parishioners.
United Nations Day at Westminster
Archbishop Godfrey of Westminster will preside at Mass in Westminster Cathedral on United Nations Day, Friday, October 24. at 6 p.m. The preacher will be Fr. Joseph Christie, Si. The Mass has been arranged by the Sword of the Spirit for United Nations Day.
The Ambassadors of some 17 nations and at least 12 other diplomatic representatives have signified their intention of being present.
ON MONDAY, the feast of St. Edward the Confessor, a Civic Mass was celebrated at the church of St. Mary and St. Edward, Newland Street, Silvertown. The Mass was attended by the Mayors and Mayoresses of East Ham, West Ham, and Woo I wich.