The following clerical appointments in the Archdiocese of Birmingham are announced from Archbishop's House, Edgbaston: The Rev. J. F. Rowland, from Burton-on-Trent to Cresaweil and Tean (temporarily); the Rev. Thomas power. to Bourtor Han; the Rev, David Cashman (recently ordained), to be assistant priest at Stoke-on-Trent; the Rev. Joseph F. Cleary (recently ordained), to St. Chad's Cathedral, Btrtninghttui; the Rev. Michael McCabe (recently ordained), to the Sacred Heart, Coventry; the Rev. Colum McCabe (recently ordained), to St. Ambrose's. Kidderminster; the Rev. William C. McGann (recently ordained), to St. Chad's, Sedgley; the Rev. Francis McKeever (reeentiy ordained), to Burton-on-Treet.
The Rev. John Dempsey, formerly curate at Ilford, was recently canonically inducted as the new parish priest of Silvertown.
Mgr. O'Grady, representing the Bishop, presided at the ceremony in SS. Mary and Edward's Church. In his subsequent discourse he referred to a great tradition established in Silvertown by Mgr. Canon Ring, the founder of the mission, and continued by the late Canon Fitzpatrick. Mgr. O'Grady said he knew that Fr. John Dempsey, whom he had known for many years, would be a zealous and worthy successor to those who had been parish priests before him.