Langdale, Fr Eugene

Fr Eugene Langdale was a pioneer of Catholic social work in England and a close friend of Cardinal Cardijn.

Ordained in 1934, Fr Langdale was instrumental with others in bringing the Y.C.W. Movement to England. During the war he was an Army chaplain.

He translated many articles by Cardijn into English, including those published in the book, Challenge to Action.

He died on Tuesday 10 October 1967, aged 58, at his parish, St. Thomas More's, Eastcote, Middlesex. 



 Catholic Herald (13 October 1967)

The Tablet (21 October 1967)


The dialectics of Canon Cardijn (YCW Priests Bulletin, July 1946)

The home and the worker Pt 1 (Catholic Herald 9 September 1938)

The home and the worker Pt 2 (Catholic Herald 23 September 1938)