CARDINAL Basil Hume jets off to Chicago on Sunday to address clerics there on the nature of priesthood in the modern world. He will stay in the US for three days.
The rest of the bishops have duties closer to home to attend to. Bishop Howard Tripp. auxiliary in Southwark, attends a public Life consultation at Upholland College on Sunday and a meeting of the Catholic Association on Wednesday at 6pm.
Meetings loom large in the diaries of Bishop Crispian Hollis of Portsmouth and Bishop Patrick Ken of Salford. Bishop Hollis attends meetings at the Catholic Radio and I Centre, Hatch End, on Monday and One at the Catholic Media Trust on Tuesday. Bishop Kelly will beat a Diocesan Trustees meeting on uesday and a Rescue Society meeting the folkm ing day. There are civic duties, too, in store for Bishop Hollis the lord !slay or's Banquet at Pot pailout h Guildhall on Tuesdav and the eriring Lord Mayor's dinner in Winchester on Iriday .
Bishop Alan Clark of East Anglia has a Confirmation Mass at RAU Lakenheath in Suffolk on
iii.•sday at 7.30prn, and Bishop Augustine Harris of Middlesbrouuli has con lirmat ions at Ampleforth College, I lehusley On Sunday, St Anthony's, Brotion on Tuesday , SS Joseph and Cuthbert al Loftus On Thiirsday and at St Mary 's Cathedral :11 Coulby Newham on Sunday .