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L. I.C. & M. I. A CHV^X (Cambro Breton Mission), Llanrwst, North Wales. Vol. I. . 9th OCTOBBE 1910. No. 10. 4» *t» 4» 4* *t? 4* 4* 4" 4* 4» 4* 4* 4* 4s 4* 4? 4* 4* 4? 4* 4* 4* •$» 4* 4* 4* 4* 4? 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* 4* IT^IEST of all, strive to be punctual for Mass and other Services of the Church. You would consider it a mark of bad manners and as wanting in due respect, if you failed to keep an appointment to the minute with one who was a great deal your superior in station. To fail in keeping exactly your appointment with God at the church is irreverent and nearly always unnecessary. Then, on entering the church gates, you should not speak without a serious reason fordoing so. It does not seem good taste either to smoke up to the church door. If overcoats, wraps, &c., are worn, it is better, if possible, to take them off when you arrive at the church door rather than in your seat. Remove also as much mud from your boots on the scraper and door¬ mat as possible : the kneeler in the church is not intended for that purpose. On getting inside the cburch, you will dip your middle finger into the holy water, and make the sign of the cross upon yourself reverently and not too hurriedly. Then, " bow the knee " as you come immediately by your seat; this genuflection,—which is made, as an act of adoration, to our Lord present in the Blessed Sacrament when we first come to His presence and when we last leave it,—is performed by bending the right knee until it touches the ground, which it should do close by the side of the left foot. When you have afterwards knelt down in your place, remember that prayer to our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament is your first duty. If prayers are being recited or hymns, &c., sung in which the congregation are intended to join, you will avoid reciting or singing louder or quicker than those about you, and you will also try to begin and end with the rest of the congregation. If you use your rosary at times when it is not said publicly, avoid making a jingling noise with it, as such a habit is often disturbing to those about you. Then, avoid coughing or moving about or looking at books during the sermon. And, if it is necessary for you to sit, when the person in the seat behind you is kneeling, try so to sit as not to inconvenience the person kneeling. It is the custom to bow the head, and this includes the shoulders as well, at the mention of the holy name of Jesus, and you may also do so during the first part of the " Glory be to the Father," &c. Then, follow the service as attentively and devoutly as possible, with care and reverence, remembering in Whose presence you are and Whom it is that you are paying your homage to. You may be sure that you will increase your own love for, and devotion to, our divine Lord in His sacramental life and increase them in others, if on all occasions you treat the Blessed Sacrament with the utmost respect that you can command. N.B.—An offering will be required for the collection. It is the duty of every one in the congregation to give something, however small; and children should be early taught this obli= gation by having a portion of their parents' offering given them to put in the collection. "Catholic Customs" (C.T.S.),