ItISHOPS' ENGAGEMENTS Southwark
For Archbishop Amigo; Sunday, October 25. Sings Mass at St. John the Baptist's, Brighton. Monday, October 26, Presides at meeting uf representatives of the Deaneries. Thursday, October 29. Attends meeting of the Hierarchy. Saturday, October 31. Pontifical 1st Vespers of Feast of All Saints, at St. John's Seminary, Wonersh.
For Bishop Doubleday This Sunday —Visitation and Confirmation at Canvey Island.
For Bishop Hannon. This Sunday: Says Mass at Towyn (Merioneth) and administers Confirmation.
For Bishop McNulty: Sunday, October 25. At St. Anne's, Crumpsall, Manchester, for celebration of church sil ver jubilee. Sings High Mass and preaches at evening service.
For Bishop King. This Sunday: Sings Mass at Bitterne Convent.
Nottingham Appointmehts The Rev. John C. Dowd, of the English Martyrs, Alvaston, is to be parish priest of St. Peter's, Grimsby, vice the late Fr. Joseph Feskens.
Fr. Francis J. Lynch to be Chaplain to the Good Shepherd Convent, Blackley. Fr. Joseph Rumfitt to be assistant priest, St. Edward's, Rusholme. Fr. Gerald Seaston, MA., recalled from St. Edward's College, Malta, to be assistant priest, St. Mary's, Bolton, Fr. Richard Carey, assistant priLet, St. Malache's, Collyhursi, to be Oistant priest, St. Joseph's, Darwen. Fr. Dermott Murphy, assistant priest, St. Stephen's, Droylsden, to be assistant priest, St. Mary's, Swinton. Fr. Gerard Connor, recalled from the Shrewsbury diocese, to be assistant priest, St. Malachy's, Collyburst, Fr. Francis Walls, assistant priest, St. Alban's, Blackburn, to be assistant priest, Sacred Heart, Colne. Fr. Francis McManus, recently ordained, to be assistant priest, St. Anne's, AnCoats. Fr. John llennessy, recently ordained, to be assistant priest, St. Alban's, Blackburn. Fr. Francis Handley, recently ordained, to be assistant priest, St. Stephen's, Droylsden, Fr, William Coupe, assistant priest, St. Edmund's, Bolton, and ' Fr. Bernerd Heseltine, assistant priest, Sacred Heart, Colne, to be chaplains to the Forces.
The Rev. Albert hooker, parish priest of Leatherhead, has been appointed chaplain to the Dames Augustines at Nutley ; the Rev. Oscar Leake, parish priest of Dover, to be parish priest of Leatherhead ; the Rev. William Sewell, D.D., rector of Selsdon, to be parish priest of Dover.
Newman Society The monthly meeting of the Newman Society will be held at 23, Hereford House, W.1, on Sunday, November 1, with a discussion meeting opened by M. Joseph )3ech, Foreign Minister of Luxembourg, at 3 p.m. For professional groups: 7 p.m., Monday, October 26, Social Science; 7 p.m., Monday, November 2, Natural Science; 7 p.m., Friday, November 6, Literature and Journalism. Speaker,. Douglas Woodruff.
St. Francis' Ramblers
The St. Francis' Ramblers have the following ramble on Sunday, October 25 : From Coterham. London Bridge, depart 11 a.m.: fare 3s. 4d.; distance 12 miles. Lunch at Oxted ; ma at Godstone. Catholic members invited.
Southwark Travelling Mission The centre to he visited this week-end by the Southwark Travelling Mission is Five Oak Green and Paddock Wood, in the parishes of Tonbridge and Goudhurst, Kent. Mass will be said at "Nutley," Five Oak Green, on Saturday and Monday at 8 o'clock. There will also be October Devotions and Benediction here on Sunday afternoon at 3.30. On Sunday morning Mass will be said at the " Kent Arms," Paddock Wood, at 9 o'clock and also at the chapel at Keen's, Hadlow, at 10.45.
Lieut. George Phillips, R.N.V.R., of The Moorings Hotel, Burnham Overy, Norfolk, has been awarded the D.S.C. for gallantry in the Dieppe raid.
The Girls' Training Corps attached to the Notre Dame Convent in Southwark, now takes over Sunday duties from the regular voluntary staff at the Belgravia Club for Women in the Services run by the Westminster branch of the C.W.L.
The man said to have been the first to set foot on the beach at Dieppe as a member of the raiding party, is Seaman Albert Hopkins, of Balsall Heath, Birmingham. Napkins, who is nineteen years of age, is an old pupil of St. Catherine's Catholic School in the centre of the city. His name Was included in the list of D.S.M. awards, Women are needed, and should apply to their local Poppy Day Committee, to sell poppies on Remembrance Day Sunday, November 8, in aid of Earl Haig's British Legion Appeal Fund, which assists ex-Service men and women of all Services, all ranks and all wars, their dependents, and the widows and children of the fallen.
Dances for Service men staying at the St. Columba Catholic Services Club and for their friends are now being held, on alternate Saturdays at the Club, in Eaton Square, Loitdon. Admission is forbidden to men in Service boots, and a collection is made by helpers at the Club of old shoes that can be lent to dancers for the occasion.
Mr. L. W. W. Lilting was elected Provincial Deputy at a Nottingham Provincial Council meeting of the Knights of St. Columba on Saturday. Other officers elected are; Mr. E. S. Weston, Chancellor ; Mr.. L. Bell, Secretary ; Mr. W. S. M. White, Treasurer ; Mr. W. E. Stanley, Advocate; and Mr. J. Taylor, Warden.
In a Youth Movement discussion at Lancashire Education Committee, on Monday, Mr. R. I. Constantine (Accrington) criticised the amount of grant requested by two Catholic organisations in the Crosby district and hoped such grants would not be devoted to sectarian purposes. Mr. J. W. Sunderland (Great Harwood Weavers' secretary) said they realised the Crosby Catholic schools were doing extremely creditable work and going into the question of youth service very deeply.