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LORD BUTE AT GLASGOW. ROMAN CATHOLICISM AND HIGHER EDUCATION. WHAT THE REFORMERS DID FOR THE GRAMMAR SCHOOLS. The new collegiate buildings of St. Aloysius, Glasgow, were formally opened on Thursday by the Marquess of Bute. Among those present at the ceremony were the Archbishop of Glasgow, the Bishop of Dunkeld, the Bishop of Galloway, the Very Rev. Monsignor Smith, the Very Rev. Provost Monroe, the Very Rev. Canons Maguire, Macfarfane, Cavan, Condon, the Very Rev. Prior Jerome Vaughan, the Very Rev. Prior Arsenius, O.S.F., Mr. A. Campbell and Mrs. Campbell, of Lochnell, Mr. Monteith, of Carstairs. &c. The noble Marquess, in the course of his address, congratu- lated the fathers of the society upon the I') com- pletion of a building so necessary for the success of an important and beneficent scheme. He also congratulated the Catholics of Scotland upon an- other step in the resumption of that tradition which from the earliest ages of the national his- tory had united higher education with the Catholic Church. To deny such a tradition with regard to that highest education would be hardly possible in a country where three of the four Univer- sities were of Catholic institution. They were sometimes favoured with the assertion that for the school system below the Universities they were indebted to John Knox. The assertion belonged to the same class as the statement that Mahomedans think that women have no souls, that nobody was allowed to eat and drink after receiving extreme unction, or some fireworks of fiction with which, among other things, a limited group had just celebrated the fifth cen- tenary ot the death of Wycliffe. Education was early connected with the monasteries and con- tinued to be so, but grammar schools were also instituted in such numbers that in 1496 an Act of Parliament could make it, and did make it, com- pulsory for all persons of a certain social position to send their eldest sons to one, the object obviously being that the proprietors of the country should be all men of culture. It was not till 1616—40 years after John Knox was laid in his grave—that by an act of the Parliamentary Council an attempt was made at a more general system. The Reformation, in some respects less destructive than in England, spared the grammar schools, only subjecting the masters to the approval of the new clergy but the reformers no more created these schools than they built St. Giles's Church in Edinburgh. They took posses- sion of both. On the other hand the task created by the extinction of monasteries was in time sup- plied by the erection of some new schools, such as Glasgow University. He wished the fathers of the society the utmost and most enduring success in spreading from those walls the knowledge, not only of the tlungs which are more directly of God, but also of human learning. To dream that any in- crease of real knowledge or true contemplation of facts could justly militate against the faith either in themselves or others would be itself an infi- delity.

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