Skip to main content
Hide Articles List

15 articles on this Page

-4-%I LONDON LETTER. -*

Advertising

I The Old Man's Spirits.

LORD ABERDARE AND EDUCATION.

Advertising

r" YANKEE YARNS..-7.-

Advertising

FACTS AND FANCIES.

! CARDIFF SCHOOL BOARD. I…

-THE STRANGE FIND AT I SWANSEA.

-=-ELECTION INTELLIGENCE.

Advertising

--ITHE COAL TRAFFIC BY RAILWAY…

II.---\, ! LORD BUTE OM THE…

News
Cite
Share

I. LORD BUTE OM THE R £ F0i\- MATION. I.. I,I The new collegiate bnildins of St. Aloysiuer* Glasgow, were formally opened on Thursday by of Among those present at1, the ceremony were the Archbishop of Gla-gow,. the Bishop of Dunkeld, the. Bishop of Galloway,, I the Very Rev. Monsiguor Smith, tla Very Rev. Provost Monroe, the Very Uev. Canons Masruire,. Macfarlane, Cavan, Condon, the Very llev. Prior Jerome Vaugban, the Very Rev. Prior Arsenius, O.S.F., Mr A. Campbell and Mrs Campbell of Lochnell, Mr Monteith of Carstairs, &c. The noble MAIIQUIS, in the course of his ad- dress, congratulated the fathers of the society upon the completion of a building so necessary for the success of an important and benefi- cent scheme. He also congratulated the Catholics of Scotland upon seep in the resumption ot that tra- I dition which from the earliest ages of the national history had united higher education the Catholic Churcn. To deny such a tra-ut;on with regard to that highest education would hardly possible in a country where three of the lour I LTniveraities were f Catholic institution. They were sometimes favouied with the assertion that for the school system below the universities they were indebted to Joim Kn ix. The assertion oelonged to the same class as th« statement thac Manomedans tiunk that women have no souls, tuat nobody was allowed to eat and drink after receiving extreme unction, or some fireworks of. tuat, 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 tho riftb ceatenary of tiie death of VVycliiiie. Hducation was early connected with the monasteries anci con- tinued to be so, but grammar schools were, 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, compulsory for all persons t of a certain social position to send their eldest ¡ sons to one, the object obviously being that the proprietors of the country should all be men of: eulture. It was not till 1616-40 years after John Vinox was laid in his ;-ravC-tll',At by an act of the Pa -liamentary Council an attempt was made at a morA general system. The lleformation. in some rest>eats less d<"triJctlve than in England, spared t;1P\n- £ >v"amnr scho0if!» only subjecting the masters to the aKorovnI of the new clergy; but the re- formers no more created these schools than they built St. G\ e ;'s Church in Edinburgh- They f took possession of both. On the other hand, the ta.sk created by\the extinction of monastenes was in time supplied by theerectionu s,ae new schools, such a« Glasgow Umvo^iUj, He wished the fathers of the society the ^raos. and most enduring success in walls the knowledge, not only things wlrcu are mora directly or God.. bJt 'l1*' of human learning. To droatn t'nat »ny'*nc/efe of real knowledge or true contemplation (,'f f;iets could justly mutate against the faith either themselves or ^tilers would be itself a" nmdsljey.

Advertising