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Peter Hastings was a visionary Catholic headteacher who championed and encouraged children's insatiable curiosity and their right to enjoy learning in an atmosphere of freedom; his was an unusual approach in the generally conservative tradition of Catholic education.
Peter Charles Hastings was born in Kuala Lumpur in 1922, the second son of a ...Comments (0) | Continue reading..
Sir Roy Shaw
Former head of the Arts Council who reviewed for The Tablet and twice joined - and left - the Catholic Church
Sir Roy Shaw, who has died aged 93, was Secretary-General of the Arts Council of Great Britain between 1975 and 1983. For a quarter of a century before that, he worked in adult education at the universities of Leeds and Keele. He brought to the Council a commitment ...
Sr Sybil Boddington
On Friday 16 March 2012 the funeral of a remarkable woman took place at Our Lady and All Saints Church in Parbold, Lancashire. Mass was celebrated by six priests, Fr. Bernard Bickers, Fr. Graham Dunne, Fr Philip Endean SJ, Fr Kevin Kelly and Fr. Tom McGuiness SJ. The large congregation included many members of the Sisters of Notre Dame together with a good contingent of family and friends from various ...
Convert from a Jewish/Anglican background who was inspired to become a Catholic through the faith of her husband's missionary brother
Madeleine Devlin, who died on 22 March aged 102, was a woman of boundless energy, grace and academic talent. She helped two brothers and made their lives much easier: the first her husband Lord Devlin, the Law Lord, and ...