Continued from page 1 Yet his room is still open to the student who cares to consult him or to confess to him.
Those of us who remember the early days with gratitude and value his friendship are now simply delighted that the Holy Father has given him the Sacred Purple. We are sure that no-one ever thought of it less as something that might be his. Work for the love of God, work because work is interesting and worth while? Indeed yes! Work with any thought of emolument or honour'? We know too well what he would think, and say, about men who chose to work like that. But he is a great man and well deserves the honour that has been done him. May God give him many years to enjoy it. Rome until 1921 taking a triple doctorate-in theology, philosophy and Canon Law.
He returned to the Southwark diocese and worked for six years in Bermondsey-of which he became very fond. He was especially attached to All Saints' School in Tooley Street and his calls would include both the Downside and Fisher clubs with which he had been associated (with the late Dom Stephen Rawlinson) in founding.