Dr. Edmund Mulcahy, for 20 years medical adviser to the staff and students of St. John's Seminary, Vs'onersh, has been honoured With the Papal Knighthood of St. Gregory.
Dr. Mulcahy, whose home is in Guildford, also cares for the Rosminian Father' community at Wonersh, the Franciscans of nearby Chilworth Friary, and the Franciscan Missionaries of the Divine Motherhood at Mount Alvernia Convent, Guildford, and at their Mother House, Ladywell Convent, Godalming.
In addition,-he has given exceptional attention to many sick priests and religious brothers and sisters, and has been associated with Mount Alvernia Nursing Home, Guildford, since its earliest years.
He formally received the Knighthood at Ladywell Convent yesterday from Canon A. Iggleden, now Vicar-General of Arundel and Brighton Diocese, and a former Rector of St. John's Seminary. Mgr. Iggleden concelebrated Mass for the occasion with the present Rector, Mgr. J. P. McConnon,representatives of the Rosminians and the Franciscans, and other priests who have had close links with Dr. Mulcahy, The Equestrian Order of St. Gregory the Great was established by Pope Gregory XVI in 1831 as a means of giving recognition to those who have been outstanding in their devotion to the Holy See and in their work for the Church.