'VW. PAUL SAUVE. Q.C., Premier of Quebec, died after a sudden heart attack at his home near Montreal. last Saturday. aged 52. He had received the Last Sacraments.
Earlier in the day, apparently in good health. he had attended Mass and received Holy Communion with his wife and family, at the local Catholic church.
Mr. Sauve. leader of the UnionNationale Party, had been Premier only since September, but in that short time he had made a notable impression in Canadian political circles and also abroad. 1-k had led an exceptionally brilliant career.
At the age of 23 he was called to the Bar, and immediately became a member of the Quebec Legislature, representing a rural constituency which his father had held since 1908. At the age of 29, he became the Speaker of the Assembly, when the average age for such an office was 50-60.
During the last war, he won the Croix de Guerre with silver bar as a commander with the Canadian Army in the North-West Europe campaign.
' Fr. Patrick Lynch, S.J.
Fr. Patrick Lynch, Si.. who taught at St. Michael's College, Leeds. from 1944-48 and 1949-59, died at Manresa College. Rochampton, on December 29. Rorn in Ilford, Essex, 1910, he was educated at St. Ignatius College, Stamford Hdl, North London, and ordained 1942. He taught for a year at St. Francis Xavier's College, Liverpool. before moving to Leeds. He had to retire through ill health to Iviatiresa College, Roeltampton in 1958.
Fr. A. Hatvarden, S.D.B.
The Anglo-Irish province of the Salesians of Don Bosco lost its oldest member by the death on New Year's day of Fr. Aloysius Hawartien, S.D.B. lie was 86. Born at Cheltenham, Lancs., he was one of the earliest members of the Salesians' English foundation. He made his profession to the Servant of God, Venerable Michael Rua-St. John Bosco's first successor, whose cause for beatification is proceeding Also present on the occasion was the famous catechist general of Don Bosco's time, Er. Barheris. Ordained 1897, he was appointed first Prefect of Studies of the new Salesian school at Battersea, South-West London, and in 1903 opened the new mission of St. Mary Magdalen a, East Hill, in nearby Wandsworth. He was rector of the Salesian community at East Hill until the middle twenties when the parish was handed over to the diocese, He was for many years chaplain to I4.M. Prison, Wandsworth, From 19181919 he was parish priest of the Sacred Heart Church, Battersea, and at Farnborough from 1922-1925. He was parish priest at Chertsey. Surrey. from 1925-41 during which time he built St. Anne's church. He remained at Chertsey as an invalid for the rest of his life, keenly interested in choir work and founding and running choirs tor prisons and oilee charit.es.
Fr. F. Rodgers, .S.D.B., L.R.A.M.
Fr. Francs Rodgers, S.D,B., L.R.A.M., died at the Salesian House, Blaisdon Hall, Longhopc, Glos. on December 23, aged 39. Born at Salford (lanes), he entered the Salesian novitiate, which was at that time at Beckford (Glos), in 1939, and made his perpetual profession at the Salesian Missionary College, Shriglev Park, Macclesfield, Cheshire, in 1946. He was ordained in 1950. A year previously, he obtained the degree of L.R.A.M.
A correspondent writes: For several years past. he had suffered much ill-health and had several times come very close to death; his recovery had sometimes the mark of the miraculous. Told three or four months ago that he was soon to die, he continued to carry out his ordinary duties and to teach. His final effort was the preparation of a concert for the boys of Plaisdon on the feast of the Immaculate Conception. He saw that th-ough with characteristic enthusiasm and zeal and then took to his het to await the end.
Fr. William Jarvis Fr. William Jarvis, a former superior of Sr. Joseph's Society feu Foreign Missions Mill Hill. died on December 23, aged 76 Born at Briston, Lincs., in 1883, he was one of a family of nine whose parents were both converts after marriage. He began studies for the priesthood at Ushaw College. Durham, but preferring the foreign missions he transferred to Mill Hill where he WAS ordained in 1911. Hs was appointed to India and spent 38 years in what is now the diocese of Nellore. He lived a life of unimaginable austerity, but his constant cheerfulness and boundless generosity endeared him to all, writes a correspondent. He was Society Supervisor for a time and attended the General Chapter of St. Joseph's Society in 1924. He returned to England in 1949 on account of ill-health. His last years were spent in retirement and isolation at Jordan Hospital. Redhill. Surrey, where he died.