Konstant's pause for thought
BISHOP David Konstant of Leeds will be among church leaders taking part in BBC Radio Two's early morning "Pause For Thought" series starting in April. The programme aims to provide a glimpse into the spiritual lives of the church men and women through prayers chosen and introduced by them.
THE Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament hopes to attract thousands of supporters this Sunday at a rally designed to highlight the huge sum spent by NATO on both convential and nuclear arsenals. Part of the money raised by the event will go to Shelter and War on Want.
SOME 43 pupils from Cardinal Heenan High School, Leeds, spent Holy Week in Rome. The highlight of the tour was Mass celebrated by Pope John Paul II on Easter Sunday. 'I hey also visited religious shrines in Rome and the birthplace of St Francis of Assisi.
IN a recent parliamentary speech Catholic MP David Alton called on the government to support the rescheduling and cancellation of Third World debt. If, as the government has argued, the repayment of debt, at a time of inflation and high interest rates, is prudent for Great Britain, it would seem reasonable to urge the government to favour an identical approach to the developing world, Mr Alton added.
THE Duke and Duchess of Norfolk are giving an AngloFrench soiree at Le Meridien Hotel, Piccadilly next Thursday in aid of Help the Hospices. All funds from the £70 a head evening will go to the charity that the Duchess leads. Further details on 01-225 1133.
BISHOP Victor Guazzelli will celebrate a Mass of anointing for people with Aids, their partners, carers, families and friends on Sunday April 16 at St Aloysius Church, Phoenix Road, London NW1 at 4pm.
FOLLOWING a successful workshop at the Cenacle Convent, Liverpool, last month, Tumble Trust Relaxation has been invited to conduct a course at the Retreat House, Chester. The course will start on April 27 and will be tilled "Relaxation: A Christian Dimension". Details from Maureen Kane on 0244 371604.