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of the Society's labours--compared with our spiritual condition here, even thirty years ago, it affords abundant cause for gratitude to our God.

“ If the view can afford encouragement to any labourers in our expanding field ; if it can gratify any of our brethren at home, who delight in the efforts now making to render the progress of the Church commensurate with the increasing population of the world, as it will surely be, in God's appointed time, we may well rejoice in this joy ; more efforts are still required by all the members of the Church, both here and at home--new calls for aid will be heard on every side, but He, whom we desire to serve, can animate every heart to new benevolence, and new effort.

“ The source of greatest uneasiness, is in the insufficiency of all that has been effected, and in the unavoidable neglect of many important places, and many congregations, who are worthy of all our care.

I have scarcely visited a single place, with-
out feeling that my visit was too hurried.
In none have I been able to accomplish all
that I desired to do ; and yet a
tion of the Eastern section of my Diocese
remains un visited. I will hope, however,
if spared to labour through the ensuing
summer, to visit the greater part of it; and
humbly rely on that health and blessing
which can give strength to weakness, and
make every thing tend to the glory of the
Lord, and the salvation of sinners--that
blessing which can give light to our dark-
est, and comfort to our most dreary hours
-which can cheer us in every difficulty,
support us in every toil, and make the
very humblest of his instruments contribute
to the gladness of the City of our God."

The Tomatin, having on board the Bishop of New Zealand and his family, and several clergymen, was spoken with on the 18th of January, in lat. N. 3, long. 20. The passengers were in good health.

CHURCH EXTENSION. Cornwall Diocesan Church Building As- ing, to which they had subscribed. Shortly sociation.-A meeting of the friends of this afterwards they had to contribute again to Association in the deancries of East and erect a gallery in it. “And now," said West, was held in the Town Hall, Liskeard, the Rev. Gentleman, “I can state that on the 14th of March, the Hon. G. M. For- both are crowded and insufficient, and the tescue in the chair. On this occasion the aisles full of persons who cannot find room Rev. R. Scott stated, that while in Eng- to sit down. The Rev. J. H. Pailby, on land and Wales there is one church on the seconding the same resolution, mentioned average to 35 square miles, and to 1,000 the deplorable and astounding fact, that in people, the average in Cornwall is one the parish of Stoke Damerel, where there church to 55 square miles, and 1,400 peo- are four churches, and a population of ple. The inhabitants of Cornwall have 30,000, there is not one free sitting in increased from 188,000 to 311,000 since any. 6. To the poor the Gospel is preach1801: and as there are 209 parishes, and ed!” said the Saviour, when he sojourned only 244 churches in all, the average of upon earth ;—what would he say now ? population to a church has risen from 900 The vicar of St. Mary Magdalen's, to 1,400, even if it be supposed (which is Taunton, has it in contemplation, provided incorrect) that all the remaining 35 churches he should meet with support from the pawere built since 1801. Again, the popu- rish, to re-pew and otherwise greatly imlation has increased full 13 per cent. prove this venerable and magnificent church. During the last ten years a similar increase He also proposes, as soon as the above of churches would give 30 new ones built design is accomplished, to erect in the in that time; but there have not been western part of the town a third church, to so many built since 1800. So tbat ground be called St. Paul's Church. Towards this has been lost to an awful extent..--On latter object, the liberal sum of 1,0001. has seconding the third resolution, the Rev. T. been offered as an endowment. Grylls said, of 10 new churches lately built The foundation stone of the intended by help of this Association in Cornwall, new Church at Chevithorne, a village about he had been called to take part in the open- two miles from Tiverton, has been laid by ing of four ; so that he could tell--and a the Rev. Wm. Raver, rector of Tidcombo gratifying tale it was—how the whole Portion, in whose district of the parish the population thronged from all around to site is situated. bless God for the new privilege. Nor was The first stone of the new Church at this merely for novelty. In the list of the Rawcliffe, Yorkshire, was laid on the 9th Association's grants was a Chapel at Flush- of March. The funds for the building have

been contributed by the principal landowners and inhabitants of the parish, with the assistance of the Incorporated Society for building and enlarging Churches. No fewer than 3,000 persons were present at the laying of the stone.

On Sunday, 27th Feb. the newly-appointed Dishop of Chichester, Dr. Ashurst Turner Gilbert, Principal of Brasenose College, Oxford, was consecrated by his Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury, in the private chapel, at Lambeth Palace. His Grace was assisted on the occasion by the Bishops of Lincoln and Llandaff.

Bethnal Green Churches. In the third annual report, now in course of publication, the Committee of the Bethnal Green Churches' Fund, with the sanction of the Bishop of London, make a final appeal for assistance in raising the sum yet required for the completion of the great work of providing ten additional Churches (with partial endowments,) schools, and parsonage-houses, in that vast and most destitute parish. It appears from the report, that within three years from the commencement of their exertions, 63,0001. have been provided out of the 75,0001. required-that two churches have been consecrated—that four more are in progress--that eight sites out of the ten have been procured, and that the sum of 12,0001. only is now required to complete the work of giving churches, clergymen, and schools, to a population of 74,000 souls, who have hitherto been sadly destitute of all external means of spiritual and moral improvement. The first of the new churches (St. Peter's) was crated in July last-a regular (though comparatively small) number of persons attend at daily inorning and evening prayers ;a large congregation at the three Sunday services, and between thirty and forty at the holy communion. A temporary building has been used as a school-rooni in connection with the church, which, affording only a limited accommodation for about seventy Sunday and day scholars, is now quite full. The second church (St. Andrew's), which was consecrated in December last, numbers as yet but a small, though steadily increasing congregation--there are nearly one hundred and fifty children in the Sunday and day schools, the increase of whose numbers is only delayed until the school-rooms attached to this church are completed. A clergyman has been appointed to another district where the erection of a church has been commenced (St. Bartholomew's), who has an early morning and afternoon service on Sundays in the church of the adjoining district of St. Andrew; and who supports a national school with one hundred and fifty scholars,

an infant school of sixty, and an evening school with an attendance of between forty and fifty adults. Another district, that of St. James the Less, the church of which will be ready for consecration early in the spring, also enjoys the advantage of a resident clergyman, who has an attendance of about two hundred children at his Sunday and day schools, besides thirty adults who attend for evening instruction. A building las lately been taken by the clergyman of the district of St. James the Great, which will immediately be opened as a day and Sunday school. One of the churches (St. Philip's), in the poorest part of the parish, will be ready for consecration in two months, and a clergyman has been nominated to the district. The Principal and Fellows of Brasenose College, Oxford, patrons of the rectory, who have liberally subscribed towards this important object, have not less liberally consented to vest the perpetual patronage of eight of the new churches in the Bishop of the diocese, and to give him the first nomination to the remaining two. Seeing the beneficial results which have followed the partial development of the energies of the church in Bethnal Green, the Committee earnestly implore all those who have the power of aiding them, to come forward at this, the eleventh hour, as fellow-labourers in the cultivation of a hitherto destitute portion of the Vineyard of Ilim who gave himself for them.

Kingston-upon- Thames. — The District Church of St. Peter, being the fourth Church consecrated in this parish during the last ten years, was consecrated on Saturday, Feb. 19, by the Lord Bishop of Winchester. The Church, which is built in the Anglo-Norman style of architecture, cost nearly 4,7001., of which sum her Majesty's Commissioners for building churches contributed 5001. ; the Incorporated Church Building Society, 3001.; and the Diocesan Society for the same object also 3001. ; the remainder having been raised by the free offerings of the parish and neighbourhood, except nearly 2001. deficient at the time of consecration. The collection after the service amounted to 1431. including a do nation of 302. from the Bishop, and one of 201. from G. Reynell, Esq.

The church of All Saints, in South Lynn, which has been a considerable time under repair, was re-opened for divine service in the afternoon of Friday, the 4th inst., upon which occasion a sermon was preached by the Hon. and Rev. J. T. Pelbam, rector of Bergh Apton, from the 9th verse of the 48th Psalm. At the conclusion between 60 and 70%. were collected in aid of the cost of the repairs and altera


tions,--in addition to a very handsome subscription for that purpose, made previously to the commencement of the undertaking.

The foundation-stone of a new Church, about to be erected in the parish of Nailsea, Somerset, was recently laid in the presence of a numerous and highly respectable assemblage.

On the 17th of March the first stone of a new Church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, was laid at Sewstern, in the parish of Buckminster, by the Rev. T. H. Bonney, Archdeacon of Leicester, in the presence of the assembled parishioners and the Rural Deans and Clergy of the neighbourhood.


Visitation. --The Bishop offOxford has given notice that he intends to hold a Visitation in the month of May next.

Bethnal-Green Churches' Fund. Her appointments which his Grace the ArchMajesty the Queen Dowager, has lately bishop has already made :- In the Archcontributed 3007. to this fund.

deaconry of the West Riding- The Rev. The Lord Bishop of Durham has sub- S. Sharpe, D.D., Vicar of Doncaster; the scribed 3001. towards the erection of a new Rev. T. Sutton, Vicar of Sheffield; the training school in the city of Durham. Rev. G. Chandler, Rector of Trecton; the

Colonial Bishops' Fund. The collections Rev. A. B. Wrightson, Rector of Hansmade on Palm Sunday, in obedience to the worth. In the Archdeaconry of the East Bishop of London's letter, have been Riding- The Rev. W. H. E. Bentinck, already reported to the amount of 64001. ; Rector of Sigglesthorne; the Rev. c. and returns from about two hundred Flotham, Rector of Roos. In the Archchurches are yet to come in.

deaconry of Cleveland (North Riding) Lichfield.-- Weregret to have to announce The Rev. S. Creyke, Rector of Wigginthat the Lord Bishop of this diocese has ton; the Rev. T. Egerton, Vicar of Dunhad another severe attack of illness. nington ; the Rev. E. Churton, Rector of His lordship was in great danger for some Creyke; the Rev. (. Dixon, Vicar of time, and still remains in a precarious con- Helmsley ; the Rev. W. Gooch, Vicar of dition.

Stainton; the Rev. F. Lipscombe, Rector Appointment of Rural Deans in the Dio- of Welbury. cese of York.- The Archbishop of York Church-rates. A vestry meeting was has recently revived the office of rural dean lately held at the national school-room, within his diocese, upon the representation Falmouth, to make a church-rate for the of the Archdeacons, for the purpose of aid- ensuing year of 4d. in the pound. Noting those functionaries in the execution of withstanding that the anti-church-rate their important duties. The office of rural party issued printed placards of the meetdean is one of great antiquity, but has long ing, the total number of opponents to the been in abeyance. The following are the rate was seren; for the rate, eighty.

IRELAND. The Right Rev. Dr. Sandes, Bishop of

APPOINTMENTS. Cashel, has been seriously indisposed, but On Saturday, the 5th March, the Rev. by the last accounts his Lordship was Edward Gustavus Hudson was installed somewhat better.

Dean of the Cathedral of Armagh. The Lord Lieutenant has appointed the The Board of Trinity College, Dublin, Rev. Maurice Day and the Rev. Henry have elected the Reverend T. M.Ncece, Woodward to be Chaplains to his Excel- F.T.C.D., as Archbishop King's Lecturer lency.

in Divinity, vacant by the appointment of His Grace the Archbishop of Dublin has the Rev. Dr. O'Brien to the see of Ossory. issued his inhibition against the prayer- The living of Arboe, in the gift of the meeting, which was wont to be held in College, is also attached to the ProfessorUpper Baggott-street, once a week, by the ship: Rev. H. Verschvyle.—Limerick Chronicle. The Rev. Dr. Elrington, Regins Professor of Divinity, of Trinity College, Dublin, and rector of Loughilly, has been appointed to the rectory of Armagh, vacant by the death of the Rev. James Edward Jackson, late Dean of Armagh ; patron, the Lord Primate.

ORDINATION. On Sunday, the 27th of February, at an Ordination holden by the Right Rev. George De-la-Poer, Lord Bishop of Kilmore (who officiated for the Lord Primate), in the Cathedral church of St. Patrick, Armagh, Lord John De-la-Poer Beresford, M.A., of Trinity College, in this University, was ordained Priest.


Concluding passage in the Ansuer of the new Bishop of Ossory to the Address of the Divinity Students of Dublin University. (March 8.)—“And now, my dear young friends, nothing ought to remain but that commending you to God, and to the word of his grace,' I should bid you affectionately farewell. But I cannot utter that solemn word without finding many anxious thoughts for you crowding upon my mind, which I cannot entirely repress, though I feel that anything like a full expression of them would be entirely out of place. It would be impossible, at any time, to look upon so many of those to whom the eternal interests of others are to be to such an extent intrusted, without many anxious feelings,- when one thinks of all that is to depend upon the knowledge, and the faith, and the purity, and the zeal, and the patience, and the love which you shall bring to your high office, and thinks, too, as he must think, of all the varied and strong temptations which youth has to encounter, both from within and from without, it would be impossible not to feel many anxieties both for you and for those to whom you are hereafter to minister. But a new class of anxieties for your future course are provided in the circumstances of our times, which are fraught with such dangers even to those who resist best these more ordinary temptations; and knowing, as I know, how many and what powerful agencies are at work at the present day undermine sound principlein how many ways sophistry will be engaged to perplex and delude you— to lead you to think lightly of deadly error. if you cannot be seduced to embrace it, and to undervalue fundamental truth, if you cannot be persuaded to reject it—to hold it back, if you do not renounce it-knowing this, I cannot look upon you now without deep and painful solicitude. There is one who can keep you stedfast--who can guide you in all your perplexities--defend you from all dangers---carry you through all temptations-—keep you from falling, and present you faultless

Rev. Anthony Adams, perpetual curate of Ballymakenny, to the rectory of the Union of Collon; patron, the Lord Primate.

The Ilon. and Rev. C. B. Bernard, M.A., of Balliol College, son of the Earl of Bandon, to the living vacated by the promotion of the Rev. Horace Newman to the Deanery of Cork.

Rev. W. T. Day, to the perpetual curacy of Marmullane, alias Passage, county of Cork; patron, the Dean and Chapter of Cork.

Rev. W. A. Fisher, to the Rectory of Kilmore, alias Crookhaven, county of Cork; patron, the Bishop.

Rev. Wm. Henry Foster (brother to Baron Foster), rector of the Union of Collon, to the Rectory of Loughilly ; patron, the Lord Primate.

Rev. M. Hewson, to the perpetual Curacy of Ballycotton, county of Cork; patron, the Dean and Chapter of Cloyne.

Diocese of Clogher.- Rev. J. L. M'Ghee, to the Curacy of Tydavnet, county of Monaghan; patron, the Rector.

Rev. Mark Whittaker, to the Curacy of Killeevan, county of Monaghan ; patron, the Rector.

Rev. Charles Miller, Curate of Derrynoose, to the perpetual Curacy of Ballymakenny; patron, the Lord Primate.

Rev. Charles Monsell, to the county of Aghadee ; patron, the Rector.

Rev. W. Waller to the Rectory of Kilcoman, county of Limerick; patron, the Rev. W. Waller.

The Rev. Thomas Kettlewell has been appointed by Lord Ormond and Mountcashel to the endowed school of Clonmel, vacant by the preferment of the Rev. Dr. Bell to the living of Ballydruid.

Rev. W. Waller, the Rectory of Chapel
Russell, county of Limerick ; patron, the

Rev. W. T. Day, the perpetual Curacy of Templebrady, county of Cork : patron, the Dean of Cork.

Rev. Francis Langford, Rector of Kilcornan, county of Limerick; patron, Rev. W. Waller.

DEATHS. Hon. and Rey. T. Monks, Wo Rectory.

Rev. Cæsar Otway, Assistant Chaplain of the Magdalen Asylum, Dublin.

efore the presence of his glory with exceeding joy.' To him I commit you, and once more bid you affectionately farewell.”




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Nor more strange was the medley of characters, in David's cave of Adullam, when “every one that was in distress, and every one that was in debt, and every one that was discontented, gathered themselves unto him,"—than is the startling conjunction of all kinds of religious eccentrics, which is now seen in the camp of the Tractarians. With a blindness to facts which is quite ludicrous, does Mr. Dodsworth, in one of his late pamphlets, attempt to account for Mr. Sibthorp's defection on the score of his “ lowchurch” education and connexions ! But where shall we turn, for such a medley of those who have been “ low churchmen," as we find even among the Oxford array. Whether Mr. Newman himself has been a Dissenter, we know not, but his nearest connexions, we believe, are Nonconformists, and something more. Mr. Irons, another of their writers, is the son of a Baptist minister. Mr. Aitken, also a pamphleteer in their behalf, was, within these three or four years, a Methodist preacher of a singularly irregular chaAPRIL, 1842.


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