SPREADING THE GOSPEL AT HOME AND ABROAD
N his address at his enthronemen / t (reported on page 0) on Monday, the Archbishop of 1,Vestininsler eaid that the kind me.ssages he had received and the sacrifices and prayers offered on his behalf had largely banished the shrinkieg fear hi: W0111(1 otherwise have felt in his new task. He thanked the faithful in his own name and in that of the Vicar of Christ who had sen t him.
His PredeOessors olticp I 11:1N e obediently accepted
is hi itself difficult tetuugh. it is 1110Ir tu Li ii beenuee Of the necessity it imposes of upholding the grand tratilitiOns (if any predecessors.
. How shall I be able to follow even afar off sueli 41 father and such a leader as the late laniented Cardinal Bourne? "
He relied, Mgr. Ilinsley declared, on his brother bishops, the suffragans and aexiliaries of the archdiocese, us well as on the chapter and other clergy. " In all important matters and affatrs Whieh relieern the coalition Christian interrsie of England arid NA'ales. I depend flii 1ho unanimous judgment and t‘linleheartrel support of Ili e hierarchy. or oik 1111wiiiiiily 1 mil portiettlarly vonticlent regarding the question of our schools.
What Says the Pope, "1 conio I.) 1,11i Ph I ho snreiy that the two glorions martyrs Illesseil Jelin Fisher and Blessed ThoireiS MOre \\HI be on my right hand and OD 111Y
left , . With their eanonization linked the celebratioe this very same year of tne centenary or St. Bede the Venerable, the father of English history. a great Witnees by Ills life and by his writings to the Catholic traditions Of our fatherland . .
" Now you will ask what message of Impe end enereiregenieot ito I Laing rriau [wine, Ii ii lip. tallier of ali istians„ oter liee,ved holy fullirat.tlo groat pontiff Pith; NI. Pax rltrisN in )0r01.0 VIM st i wee the t' l'y if 16, bcari rrom Lii iirst (lay t lee poittinente. Peace is his eonslani ere to the werld whirls is. torn In j11iLs liv War and hy rmiinus resale; of international jealousies :Ind stilt,'
"We mest lti9Hi. I L he efforts of statesmen ard or ocolciaiisis are vata secure tulips, there be a. tenting ii led ii i return to
i:r.d. The \N eat canied give us the pata(tn hf Christ. [Nee mitleflal mei exteree I pe,e e-elte etelehly of
prettirel mid order--ean be sceured i in ly the rie.ell 1 he peace or Chriet in the hiriihiiti f Christ."
Reason and Obedience The selfishness ni every indivilliml must he lin-Hight into subieeliun to reaeon, and reason 'mark iitiralierli to the law of God. Then ‘•.•()Lliii Christ reign in the family, in the commercial and Seicial relations of manleind.‘lit the kingdoms and states of the world.
"I have been often asked what will be my policy. "Policy is to me a cold word But if WO 11111St talk of policy. all the bishops are one iii adhering to the great programme of the Pope as expressed in his eneyelieals. Our home policy is Catholic Action, our foreign policy is
m issionary fti1ln11. These are two phases of the living artivity of the Church, which is the Mystiical Body of Christ.
" all. bishops and clergy and the faithful lalty, as members of Chrise, are hound to work in harmonious arcord—as one organic. fOree—for the good of the whole body rind for the salvation Of all mankind. Catholic Action, as defined by Pius XI, is the share rind co-operatli,n of the 'laity with the hierarchy iii thn Putting aside ale narrnwness of rare. or of nationality, of parish or of party, we must endeavour to unify and coordinate all soeleties or nrganizalions whi-t PXt51 among his. and ell enrieties which have done so mucIb for the pro motion of peace, for char-Liable objects, for social and economic justice."
Our Schools and Missions
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Mgr. Hirriiey's Lefererice te the ilule Of the laity Imearde the peess e, ill be foetid on paec 16.
"Fear God; Honour the King" Two Pvelits of serpoosing
interest," lo? eVold 1-01, fill•a` plat'1!
in the rf1NV days—the canonization
hr Ifiessed Johi: Fisher mei Bteesect ThOrnas More, iind I Ii e ceielcration 01 lbe ilihilie Of Ins alajesty tile lime.% There is it ispee7a1 slgrilI1ILrie1 iii tee err ncirliewe I I I theee events . mere ind Fieher died becauSe true to Inc whole ditty of Christian r.itizensropmore true to their King than the King tA3 111i-risen%
" Nee these two saints, rework NA1111 115 1 i Ile foot Of les lalesi y s Intone to assure King George, our true atid lawful hete, of our devoted att,nen inent. ."