Item 28 - Fr Birch to Bishop Clark: Mass Offering and Stipends procedure

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GB ARCHON 2913 WSHR-01-06-28


Fr Birch to Bishop Clark: Mass Offering and Stipends procedure


  • 1979-10-3 (Creation)

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1 page; headed; typescript

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1979 -1984: Director of Shrine at Walsingham reporting to Council

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WAL file2

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RCDEA Archive

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Fr Birch states that:

  • People expect masses to be said at the Shrine
  • they presume the stipend goes to the Shrine
  • the current system saddens them
  • they are joyous at the enclosed system.
    The new system means they know what is happening - gives figures to illustrate the system
    Naturally the canonical and traditional stipend - a Mass for those who require it - 623 on the waiting list
    [Attached is a form letter with an explanation of "Novena of Shared Masses"]

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