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Twelve To Attend Spring Parley Led by Bishop Daniel A. Cronin, 11 priests, Sisters and laypeople of the diocese will attend the annual New England Spring Convocation of bishops, clergy and laity at Mont Marie, Holyoke, from Friday through Sunday, March 3 through 5. With the theme, "The Need for a Vision to Guide Shared Responsibility," the meeting will consist of group discussions and general meetings aimed at developing a series of inputs and comments to be used by the bishops of New England as a resource for policy-making by regional and national Church leaders. Speakers will include Father Robert Kennedy, a member of the Canon Law Society of America and on the faculty of Catholic University, Washington, D.C., whose topic will be the Vatican II vision of responsibility viewed in the American perspective. Also to be heard are Deacon Kevin Ranaghan, director of the communications office of the National Service Committee for Charismatic Renewal; and Bishop Albert Ottenweller of Steubenville, 0., who will speak on the parish as a sharing community. Among mem.bers of a steering committee that planned convocation details was Mrs. Michael J. McMahon, Fall River, past president of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women, who will attend the meeting as a pastoral council representative. Turn to Page Six


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Bishop Cronin Named To Serve N. E. Military His Excellency, the Most RevDaniel A. Cronin, has been appointed by Cardinal Terence Cooke, Archbishop of New York and Military Vicar of the United States, to be Chaplain Delegate with the powers of .a Vicar General in the Military Vicariate for Region I, which encompasses the six-state New England area. Bishop Cronin will thus exercise jurisdiction in supervising the pastoral care of souls for Catholic military personnel and their families at bases through. cut the region. In his capacity as Chaplain Delegate of the Military Vicar, I:ishop Cronin will be expected t:> visit every military installation in New England, to meet with Catholic chaplains and personnel, to 路visit with Protestant and Jewish chaplains as the representative of Cardinal Cooke, to administer the Sacrament of Confirmation and to observe and encourage the pastoral ministry for the many thousands of Catholic men and women serving in the various branches of military f~rend

,. SEVENTEEN MEN aspmng to the permanent diaconate are questioned by Bishop Cronin during the ceremony at St. Mary's Cathedral admitting them to candidacy. Having completed preparatory studies, they now embark on a course leading to ordination in 1980.

Permanent Deacon Candidates Urged To Grow in Holiness Describing the permanent diaconate as a "magnificent calling," Bishop Daniel A. Cronin last Sunday admitted to candidacy the first class of men to aspire for the diaconate in the' Fall River diocese. At a historic ceremony in St. Mary's Cathedral, 17 men were received for this diocese. "You are beginning a new phase in your lives as Christians," Bishop Cronin told the candidates. "This is a simple ceremony but a significant occasion for the church, the diocese and yourselves." The Bishop sketched the history of the diaconate through the centuries, noting that in early times deacons were expected to be the "eyes, ears, heart and mouth of the bishop," acting as his extension in serving the faithful. Today, said the bishop, the deacons will extend the ministry of parish priests. He noted that their apostolate would be threefold, embracing liturgy when they serve at the altar; preaching and teaching; and "serving their brothers and sisters in Christ." He exhorted the candidates to grow in holiness, noting that he hoped that other vocations would

develop among the 69 children included in their families. In a special appeal to wives, he urged them to "call upon the Holy Spirit for the strength, understanding, patience and kindness you will need." At the reception ceremony, Bishop Cronin was assisted by

Msgr. John J. Regan, Cathedral rector, and by Father John F. Moore, director of the permanent diaconate program. Masters of ceremonies for the Mass were Msgr. John J. Oliveira, Msgr. Thomas J. Harrington and Father Barry W. Wall. Turn to Page Six

Here, within the Diocese of Fall River itself, Bishop Cronin will, as Chaplain Delegate of the Military Vicar, assume jurisdiction for the large Otis-Camp Edwards complex and the radar station in Truro, as well as Turn to Page Six

Annual Relief Collection Set for Laetare Sunday Preparing for the annual Catholic Relief Services (CRS) collection, to be held in all diocesan parishes on Laetare Sunday, March 5, representatives of the Fall River diocese attended 'a day-long meeting in Boston. Mrs. Jessie Dumont, chairman of the International Affairs Commission of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women; Msgr. Thomas J. Harrington, diocesan chancellor and CRS campaign director; and William Dumont heard CRS National Director Bishop Edwin B. Broderick report on the agency's worldwide programs. The bishop emphasized that CRS, official aid and development arm of American Cath-

olics, touches the lives of 18 million needy people each year in 85 countries. Of particular Turn to Page Six

NOTICE This issue of The Anchor includes a Diocesan Directory in handy pull-out form. To publish it we have had to omit several of our regular features, but all will return next week. For the convenience of those who will frequently refer to the Directory, we have printed an edition on better quality paper and of a size ideal for slipping inside a telephone book. Copies, at $2 each, are available from our office.


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Makes Statement On Homosexuals

Cursillo Community The "Oasis" is the publication of the New Bedford North End Regional Ultreya. The members have kindly sent it to us and we are happy to share with our readers the events that they have planned, as well as those Mother Nature has canceled. By the way, all Ultreyas in the diocese are welcome to send us their newsletters. Every attempt will be made to bring to our readers the work of Cursillo in our area; however, we remind all that we can only print that which is sent. The February UItreya of the New Bedford group has been canceled and news of the March meeting will be sent to all members. A day of recollection has been tentatively set for Sunday, March 5. Among coming events the Oasis calls to readers' attention: On March 16-19, Cursillo No. 84 will be held for women at La Salette. A Holy Hour will be held at St. John the Baptist Church in New Bedford on Friday March 17th. (Every Friday of a Cursillo weekend this Ultreya has a holy hour for Cursillo candidates.) Father Alvin Illig, director of evangelization efforts f.or the National Conference of Catholic Bishops, will direct a workshop on the, subject from 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday, March 12 at St. Margaret's parish, Buzzards Bay. An announcement of the event from Cursillo headquarters at the Center for Christian Living in Attleboro notes that the Rectors' Board has found Father Illig to be an effective witness to the importance of evangelization in today's Church and urges Cursillistas to participate in the workshop. Further information is available from Pat Lewis at the Center. The Anchor also announces a forthcoming series which will attempt to explain the Cursillo movement to our general readership. There are many who still feel that this is somewhat of a mysterious movement in the Church. In some cases there even has been confusion an'd consernation. It is hoped that a clear explanation of the program will aid many who feel doubtful to see that they have nothing to fear. Perhaps they will become interested enough to make further inquiries! The series, in this column, will be offered by Anchor editor Father Moore.

Second Occupation PARIS (NC) - A French traditionalist Catholic priest has announced plans to lead a traditionalist occupation of a second Catholic church in Paris this spring. The priest, Father Louis ~oache, is director of the traditionalist seminary of Flavigny-sur-Ozerain and leader of the group Combat de la Foi (Fight for the Faith).


FOR THE FOURTH YEAR, Attleboro listeners are hearing a radio program at 8:15 a.m. each Sunday in Lent on station WARA, thanks to the efforts of (seated) Fathers Richard Roy, Robert Donovan, George Bellenoit; and (standing) Fathers Kevin Harrington and Albert Ryan, all serving Attleboro area parishes. Father Harrington is program director for the series.

Bishop Anticipates Successful Appeal Bishop Daniel A. Cron'.n. meeting with priest directors of the diocesan Catholic Charities Appeal, was optimistic that the 1978 Appeal total w:.ll surpass that of last year, which reached over $1 million for the second time in history. At the meeting Bishop Cronin reviewed last year's Appeal and stressed allocation of funds to the various of the diocese, including health care, care for the elderly, pastoral activities, development of religious personnel, social service and child care and education. Msgr. Anthony M. Gomes, diocesan Appeal director, explained campaign procedures. He said Bishop Cronin will address deanery meetings of priests and that cooperation by all involved will be needed to ensure success for the annual project. The Appeal's kick-off meeting is scheduled for 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at Bishop Connolly High School auditorium, Fall River. Bishop Cronin will speak and Father Charles Soto, OFM, director of the New Bedford Spanish Apostolate, will explain the work of this important ministry, which is also going forward in the Taunton and Attleboro areas. Over 1000 clergy, religious and laity are expected to be in attendance at the meeting. The Special Gift phase of the Appeal will be held from April 24 to May 6. The Parish Houseto-House campaign is scheduled for Sunday, May 7 from noon to 3 p.m. Over 105,000 homes in the diocese will be visited by 18,500 volunteer solicitors for contributions to the Ap:;>eaI. This phase ends officially on May 17. Meeting with the Bishop were the following priest directors: New Bedford - Rev. Manuel P. Ferreira, pastor of St. Johr the

Baptist Ronald Francis boro pastor

Church, assisted by Rev. A. Tosti, pastor of St. of Assisi Church; AttleRev. Bento R. Fraga, of Holy Ghost Church,

Pope Deplores Irish Bombing BELFAST, Northern Ireland - Pope Paul has deplored the bombing of the Le Mon House restaurant in Comber, County Down, Northern Ireland, as an "inhuman deed." TW,elve people died and 30 were injured by the bomb blast last week, which was attributed by police to the Provisional wing of the Irish Republican Army. About 400 persons were in the restaurant, in the Protestant Castlareagh district just south of Belfast, when the bomb exploded. Witnesses said the restaurant was turned into an inferno within seconds, and then a second bomb exploded in the parking lot. Police described it as one of the worst atrocities in the history of the eight-year civil war. The Pope's message, sent by Cardinal Jean Villot, papal secretary of state, to Bishop William Philibin of Down and Connor, said: "The latest in the tragic series of destructive acts that have brought affliction on the people of your diocese and of neighboring dioceses has caused renewed sorrow a.nd grief to the Holy Father. "Deploring the inhuman deed, he has directed me to give assurance of his prayers for the victims and their relatives while he asks God to move hearts so that peac.e and harmony may be established in your troubled land."

assisted by Rev. Roger L. Gagne, pastor of St. Mark's Church; Taunton - Very Rev. Walter A. Sullivan, pastor of Sacred Heart Church, assisted by Rev. Leonard M. Mullaney, assistant pastor, Immaculate Conception Church; Fall River - Rev. Msgr. Anthony M. Gomes, pastor of Our Lady of Angels Church, assisted by Rev. Francis L. Mahoney, assistant pastor, Immaculate Conception Church; Cape Cod and the Islands, Rev. John F. Andrews, assistant pastor, St. Francis Xavier Church, Hyannis.

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (NC) "The homosexual problem . is both real and complex , (and) affords no easy solution," said Archbishop John Roach of St. Paul-Minneapolis in a formal statement on the issue. In an introduction to his statement, the archbishop emphasized that he was not ad(lressing any single current issue nor urging a specific action. Instead, he called the statement "a reflection on the considerations that have been a part of the Catholic tradition in responding to the question of homosexuality. " Although the Catholic community "recognizes and affirms the human dignity and worth of homosexuals as persons," it cannot condone the homosexual life style, said Archbishop Roach, vice president of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops and the U.S. Catholic Conference. "Both religious and civic leaders must seek ways to assure homosexuals every human and civil right which is their due as persons, without, however, neglecting the rights of the larger community," he said. But because homosexual behavior "lacks both the complementarity which exists between masculine and feminine personalities and the possibility of the deepening that can come through sharing the joys and burdens of parenthood and family life" the Catholic Church considers it wrong, the archbishop said. Warning that the churches and society should "carefully avoid passing judgment on the inner moral state of any individual," Archbishop Roach said that "many good men and women . . . did not choose to be homosexual, and are trying to lead moral, constructive lives in their circumstances." Since such individual~ cannot look to the support normally found in a marriage, "they deserve a special degree of pastoral consideration from their churches, as well as human understanding and compassion from society," he said.

It is a melancholy fact of contemporary life that prices keep going up: for food, clothing, education, shelter- the list seems endless. For Sis'~ers For a long time The Anchor One of a series of days of has held out in the face of the recollection for Sisters of the common problem as costs of diocese will be held at 2 p.m. labor, newsprint and posta,ge Sunday, Feb. 26 at Our Lady's have escalated, but the time has Chapel, 600 Pleasant St., New come when we must make a Bedford. Father Randy Gibbons, modest increase in the cost of OFM of the chapel staff will a yearly subscription. conduct the program and celeEffective with this issue, our brate a closing Eucharistic litcost per issue will rise to .20 urgy. and our yearly subscription rate to $6, mailed anywhere in the 'Springfest' country. Our foreign rate will A "Springfest" for young be $9. women interested in religious It might be noted that The life will be held by the Sisters Anchor is one of the last dioce- of Notre Dame Friday evening, san newspapers in the nation to March 31 through Saturday raise its rate, and that many evening, April 1 at Bishop Fenother newspapers, including wick Convent, Margin Street, some that publish only 50 times Peabody. Those interested may a year, have gone to $7 and $8 contact Sister Gerry Burns, SND at the convent.路 per year. As we regretfully make this Fall R;ver Deanery . concession to the cost of living, we pledge to our readers that Members of the Fall River our efforts to keep them abreast . deanery will meet at 10 a.m. of Church and world events as Wednesday, March 1 at Immacseen with Catholic eyes, will ulate Conception church hall, continue and intensify. Fall River.

Free Port Asked For Boat People WASHINGTON (NC) "Thousands of lives could be saved" by offering the "boat people" - Indochina refugees escaping in small boats - a free port where they. can receive temporary asylum, according to a U.S. Catholic Conference official recently returned from a visit to Southeast Asia. The official: John McCarthy, director of the USCC's Office of Migration and Refugee Services, said 10,000 or more refugees may have died trying to escape in recent months. He urged that the United States establish an "openended admission procedure" to allow refugees to come into this country. Under current law, the attorney general must grant a special parole authority for each group of refugees. McCarthy explained that a free port is generally a facility where goods are handled free of customs duty and regulations. "Can we do less for human beings than is done for machinery, tools and automobiles?" he asked. He said large ships have often passed small boats full of refugees, despite longstanding international law and maritime tradition requiring that they help boats in trouble. "Past experience has taught the masters of these vessels," that picking up refugees leads to "untold complica~ions," McCarthy said. "Many countries, when learn~ ing that refugees are aboard a vessel, will not permit any of the crew to disembt'frk," he said. "No landing rights are given to refugees and the ship' must maintain them on board with the hope of reaching some port that will grant temporary asylum. Describing his experiences in refugee camps, McCarthy said "Everywhere the picture etched in my mind is that of children. "In each refugee camp or facility I visited, there were these little tots, sometimes hundreds of them, crying or playing with self-made toys, with wonderment of why they had moved, sometimes secretly and most speedily, from their normal environment. "In talking to their parents, there was repeated the preamble to all past refugee movements: 'I could possibly exist, but I wanted to provide a new and hopeful life for my children.' "

THE ANCHOR-Diocese of Fall Iliver-Thurs., Feb. 23, 1978

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READY FOR INVESTITURE with habits as professed Franciscan Tertiaries are Greater Fall Riverites above, shown with Father Cyril Iodice, OFM, director. Stormpostponed ceremony will be held at St. Louis Church, Fall River, at a date to be announced.

Franciscan Tertiaries By Barbara Kolb and Paula Richardson " . . . If you seek perfection, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor . . . afterwards, come back and follow Me" . . . such is the essence of a lay Franciscan's life. What best describes the lay Franciscan's way of life are the words that St. Francis adopted from the Gospel: "The life I live now is not. my own; it is Christ who lives in me." More than just talking about Christ - being His living image is crucial to the Franciscan Tertiary. Our way of life has no meaning unless we show the world that our lives have changed because we have experienced Christ intimately as our Lord and Savior. As Tertiaries or Third Order members, change occurs in our lives when we realize who we are because of who Christ is. To allow Him to become the center of our beings is to change our lifestyles and our way of thinking, because it is Christ who has called us to be His messengers to the world. As lay Franciscans, we are a fraternity of men and women who live in everyday surroundings, and whose vocation is to show Christ to those with whom we live. More than the clergy or the religious, it is the layperson who has the greatest opportunity for personal contact with others. His or her perseverance in the spirit of willing self-denial, unselfish love, and joyous sacrifice

Why Couldn't It Happen in August? TULSA, Okla. (NC) - Want a Dreamsicle, a Fudge Bomb or just some plain vanilla ice cream? Visit the unlikeliest ice cream man in town, Father James McGlinchey, director of Catholic Social Services for the Tulsa diocese. "Everyone who comes in here we give them ice cream," say~ Father McGlinchey, whose agency recently received 15,000 gallons of ice cream from a dairy products company closing its Tulsa operation. Russ Lamb, the company's manager, valued the mountain

of ice cream at $28,331.37. It includes 1,675 gallons of vanilla ice cream, 5,000 Dreamsicles, 2,300 Fudge Bombs and various other frozen confections, all of which went into cold storage at a cost to the agency of $900 and will eventually be distributed to poor people, and social service institutions.

allows God's power to inspire him to reach out to others in many small ways. The Franciscan layperson en路 thusiastically commits himself to a life time of living Christ in the world through profession. Profession is a wholehearted involvement in the life of Christ. Through profession, we become a living sign of encouragement and hope for a searching world to see. Such is the essence and challenge of being a lay Franciscan - to willingly change and become Christ's living image in the world.


"The martyrs were bound, imprisoned, scourged, racked, burnt, rent, butchered - and they multiplied." - S1. Augustine


VATICAN CITY (NC) Vatican Radio marked the 30th anniversary of the death of In路 dian leader Mahatma Ghandi last month, by appealing foJ' recognition that nonviolence hi "the only possible way" to reach peace in the world.

Vatican radio said Ghandi's concept of nonviolence stressed that: - "Nonviolent action be based on truth. The one who practices nonviolence must be aware of the justice of his cause."

Nonviolence, or "shimsa" as practiced by Ghandi, Vatican Radio said, "has a decisive importance in a world like ours, in which violent acts of individuals and groups, especially in the big cities, are becoming a growing threat not only to the maintenance of legal order but to ~ the very existence of civil society."

- "In his nonviolent struggle against injustice, his purpose must be not that of prevailing over his unjust adversary, but rather bringing the adversary to awareness and recognition of his error. Nonviolent action must therefore be inspired by love and not hatred for the adversary."

Recalling that Ghandi was assassinated by a member of a violent Indian minority while fasting to bring peace among various battling Indian religious groups, Vatican Radio said: "It could seem that his sacrifice was in vain. But history amply testifies that through such personal sacrifices the slow progress of mankind toward the highest ideals of fully integrated community receives new inspiration and impulse."

Asking whether men today would have the courage to follow the way of nonviolence to reach peace, Vatican Radio concluded:

Vatican Radio noted that, during his struggle against the British colonial regime, Ghandi had proposed Christ as an example of a "true nonviolent 'satyagrahi,' that is one who knew. how to sacrifice his life so that truth might prevail."

"It is the only possible way. There are no others."

Canon Law Criticized ROME (NC) - A report based on responses from hundreds of religious orders to the proposed revision of canon law for Religious has heavily criticized the draft. The report, drafted for the International Union of Superiors General by an international team of theologians, said that the world's Religious have especially objected to the draft's emphasis on the role of bishops in the lives of Religious and their orders.

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themoorin~ The Papacy and the Palestinian Peoples The smirking attitude of Moshe Dyan as he belittled the aid of the American efforts in behalf of Israel on national television should serve to point out to the people of this country that they have been sold a bill of goods by a powerful and influential lobby. The diplomatic stepdancing that continues to dominate the already prejudiced national news media also continues to ignore the plight of millions of people who have suffered at the hands of a determined aggressor. ' During the present phase of the illegal colonization of Arab lands by Israel, it is well that this paper once more focuses attention on the Pontifical Mission for Palestine and its work for the millions of displaced Arab peoples. In the aftermath of the Arab-Israeli confrontation in 1948, one million Palestinians were driven from their :homes and their land was annexed by the "new" nation of Israel. The Holy See just did not stand by and offer pious platitudes of consolation for these displaced peoples but acted to help them even though the vast majority were not Catholic. Pope Pius XII founded the Pontifical Mission for Palestine to aid the innocent victims of aggression. Since its founding this agency has worked c~>ntinu颅 ously and against great odds to serve the invo.untary nomads of the desert. Distributing food and clothing in emergency situations, its main effort is to help refugees to help themselves through education and medical aid. In the past 25 years the Holy Father's Miss:.on has dispens,ed well over $100 million in money, goods and services to meet the needs of the Palestinian refugees. To be sure, there are extremists on both sides, Palestinians and Zionists who by their radical and vengeful pursuits have clouded and distorted the real plight of the Arab refugees. The terrorists are few, the needy are many. It. is imperative that through the smoke and carnage of war we recognize the basic issue that is of such great concern to the Holy See. The Pontifical Mission for Palestine is attempting to tread the destructive minefields that are planted each day in the Middle East that it may continue to reach out and help the displaced, dispersed and diffused. In doing its work it seeks neither land, buildings nor profit. Through close cooperation with other international agencies, especially the United Nati(J)ns, the Pontifical Mission for Palestine is>the mainstay of survival and existence for the poverty-stricken refugees who are the real victims of political injustice and inequity. As this most important church-sponsored organization continues its efforts to help the millions of refugees in occupied Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and the Gaza Strip, we must not be dissuaded by smiling diplomats or sneeling generals from offering our full support to a cause for which Our Holy Father Pope Paul asks our "generous witness of charity." .




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'Why should we and our land perish before your very eyes?' Gen. 47: 19

A Voice From Jerusalem By John B. Sheerin, C.S.P.

Recently I returned from Jerusalem where I had attended the Second Je::usalem Conference for Christians and Israelis. Noted Jewish, Christian and Arab speakers addressed the meetings. One evening, five of us visited the home of Yehoshafat Harkabi, former Chief of Intelligence of the Israeli Army. He welcomed us and while he spoke frankly about the problems involved in achieving a lasting peace in the Middle East, he was quite optimistic about the future. He said that he supports the creation of a Palestinian state on the West Bank of the Jordan, a project favored by President Cartar but opposed by Premier Begin. The UN Partition Plan for 'Palestine in 1947 contemplated the formation of a Jewish state and an Arab state in Palestine to settle the Arab-Jewish quarrels. The Jewish state, Israel, came into being in 1948 but no Arab state lent its approval. The Arabs wanted all of Palestine, not a part, and so they invaded the new Jewish state immediately. The Isralis repulsed a series of Arab invasions over the years, setting up an army of occupation on the West Bank until a peace treaty would be signed.

The Arabs refused to sign such a treaty but pressure is being brought to bear upon Israel to surrender the West Bank. Harkabi believes that the Palestinians should be given a free hand in determining what kind of state they should create on the West Bank but Premier Begin disagrees. His Likud Party program opposes self-determination for the Palestinians: He has said that such a state would be "a mortal danger to Israel." Harkabi discussed with us some of the problems connected with a Palestinian state. He intimated that some form of Jordariian control would be feasible as an interim arrangement but he pulled no punches in demanding an Arab state on the West Bank. It would be tempting fate, however, for the Israelis to withdraw from the West Bank without. receiving some assurances that -they would not have to defend themselves against a repitition of Arab attacks and terrorism. No Israeli government is going to pull back to borders where the people of Israel would be sitting ducks for Arab artillery. Harkabi did not see the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) as an insuperable obstacle to peace. True, the PLO Charter phrases its goal as the destruction of the Jewish state,

but the moderate Palestinian leaders now holding political office under Israeli occupation wiil not want to hand over their jobs to the -FLO. Moreover, the PLO has lost much of its clout due to its insane policy of terrorism in Lebanon, and at the 31st session of the UN General Assembly, various 'spOkesmen discussed the Palestine question but not one mentioned the PLO by name. It is significant that Sadat, in recommending self-dett;!rmination for the Palestinians omitted any reference to the PLO. Harkabi, however, called attention to the sleeping giant, Soviet Russia. Soviet foreign policy has been angling for a long time to get a toe-hold in the Middle East. Harkabi alluded to the old maxim about "fishing in muddled waters." This has been an old Russian practice. The Soviets stir up trouble in order to provoke an incident that they might exploit to use as a pretext for intervention in the Middle East troubles. The Soviets are not at all happy that the United States has presently a commanding position in Middle East affairs.

A LRdder "To pray is to become a ladder on which thoughts mount to God." - Abraham J. Heschel

. THE ANCHORThurs.. Feb. 23, 1978


[ Letters to the editor II lellers are welcomed, but should be no more than 200 words. The editor reserves the right to condense or edit, i.f deemed necessary. All letters must be sIgned and include a home or business address.

Christmas Cards Dear Editor: I wonder if there is any place that we could give our Old Christmas cards. Many of my friends have thought the same thing. I'm sure many of your readers would also like to know. I know space is short but please answer me if you can. Mrs. Margaret Perreira Fall River Readers?

And Stamps Dear Editor: May I ask your readers to please send their cancelled stamps to: Sr. Claire Adrian, O.P. St. Catharine Motherhouse St. Catharine P.O. Kentucky 40061 The proceeds from the sale of these stamps are used for our retired and sick Sisters, and assistance in this project will be appreciated. Sr. Claire Adrian, O.P. St. Catharine, Ky.

Rosaries Too Dear Editor: Will you perform a Spiritual Work of Mercy and cooperate with us in our present major drive to gather one million rosaries and religious articles for free distribution to the very poor victims of earthquakestricken Guatemala? We humbly suggest that you send us surplus, unused and broken rosaries (we


Necrology February 27

Rev. Joseph N. Hamel, 1956, Founder, St. Theresa, New Bedford February 28 Rev. Philip Gillick, 1874, Founder, St. Mary, North. Attleboro March 1

Rev. James F. Masterson, 1906, Founder, St. Patrick, Somerset Rt. Rev. Peter L. D. Robert, P.R., 1948, Pastor, Notre Dame, Fall River March 2

Rev. James J. Brady, 1941, Pastor, St. Kilian, New Bedford Rev. Antonio Berube, 1936, Pastor, St. Joseph, Attleboro Rev. Tarcisius Dreesen, SS. CC., 1952, Monastery Sacred Heart, Fairhaven Rev. Alphonse Gauthier, 1962, Pastor, Sacred Heart, New Bedford Rev. J. Orner Lussier, 1970, Pastor, Sacred Heart, North Attleboro .,_"""""""011"""",,,,,,,'""1"""""""""""_"""""""""""""",,,,,,,,,111-

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repair them) for these people of Guatemala, our neighbors. This is an emergency drive we also conduct a year-round drive. With the help of God and Mary, we have collected over 2,000,000 rosaries, etc., for free distribution throughout the world. The earthquake in Guatemala that killed 30,000 people, injured 75,000 and made one million homeless, was among the greatest catastrophes in American history! If it is fitting to send them food, ·etc., who would question the appropriateness of a spiritual gift, namely, a rosary? I am a 100% disabled veteran, but with the help of God and Mary, I can do limited volunteer paper work and have a truly dedicated Christian secretary and 10 wonderful volunteer helpers. We want the recipients of our rosaries to pray daily for their own sanctification. Please send rosaries and reli-<' gious articles anytime to Father Patrick Peyton, C.S.C., 773 Madison Ave., Albany, N.Y. 12208, or to me: P. Marion Chudy, T.O.F., 1821 West Short 17th St., North Little Rock, Ark. 72114. May God and Mary bless you. P. Marion Chudy, T.O.F. North Little Rock, Ark.

Another Religion? Dear Editor: Your recent editorial on Charismatics was very interesting, as were the letters to the editor that followed. So I thought that I would give my views. Some years ago I joined a prayer group, and at the beginning it wasn't too bad, but later with non-Catholics entering, so many different theologies '#lre coming forth that I came to feel that as a matter of faith I could no longer attend the meetings of the group, for fear that my Roman Catholicism was in jeopardy. As I found that we had to bend more to pentecostalism than Roman Catholicism ... The charismatic movement was started by a few lay people who studied the pentecostal religion and instituted this into a movement that has attracted many Catholics. Initiation is like joining another religion. As though the one you have is lacking. This from the beginning of my experience with it, saddened and confused me. Some fellow Catholics seemed to think that the Holy Spirit wasn't present to them before. I always felt He was with us always, and especially through the Sacrament of Confirmation. Many Catholics who are charismatics seemed not to have studied their own Catholic religion very much. I believe that Catholic prayer groups should retain their Catholicity and not bend toward Protestantism in trying to satisfy their non-catholic members.


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MARY'S ON TOP OF THINGS but she and her followers have their work cut out for them at this intersection in the heart of Los Angeles, a city whose full name is Our Lady, Queen of the Angels. (NC Photo) In some, no place is given to Our Blessed Mother or the Saints. This I sorely missed . . . If any charismatics are to rebuff this letter - think about the devotions you no longer accept. Anne Amous New Bedford

Foster Parents Dear Editor: While extreme pressures of work did' not allow me to do so immediately, I felt I would be remiss in my duties if I did not pau~1'l to write you,!l ,few words of thanks for your kindness in publishing an article on the "sponsorship of Benedetta Bi in Burma by Mrs. Gertrude Charpentier of New Bedford. We certainly appreciate your kind help and cooperation. We have already received some inquiries from persons in your area; and we hope the article you published will result in. a few more new Foster Parerffi; for us! Alice Marino Foster Parents Mission Club 9800 Oakland Ave. -Detroit, Mich. 48211

Little Things Dear Editor: At some time or other you no doubt have heard the expressions: it's the little things that count, or it isn't the size of the gift, but the thought; as a matter of fact we may add, good things come in small packages, or a recipient may hear, it isn't much, but it's from the heart ....

Truly, it's the little things that count. Categorically speak· ing, it is the same with God, one may recite chapter upon chapter, or page after page of prayers, but just a short phrase, a few words, or even just calling His name "Jesus" with fervor in our hearts could be' just as pleasing to Him. Nothing could appease the Lord more than sharing a little of our love with Him, in quiet contemplation I often review the wonders and beauty God's hands have designed for us in this world. How can one not believe that it is the Lord who has so carefully molded our lives, given us love and understanding. A small deed of charity in the name of Jesus is worth a handful of gold in .appreciation and gratitude; so little on our part can mean so much to the recipient. A chat with the lonely, a telephone call to a shut-in, or a word of encouragement to one burdened with sorrow; a cheerful word will bring a bit of joy to a heavy heart . . . So let us all spread a little cheer along the way, each kind word to God is a fervent prayer, all our good deeds will be recognized by God; He will generously reward us with His rich blessings. Madeline Lagueux Westport

In the footsteps of Saint Paul at Athens and Corinth, and in the footsteps of Jesus at Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Naza· reth, Capernaum, Cana, Bethany et a!. CRUISE on the Sea of Galilee; SWIM in the Dead Sea; CLIMB the Mounts of The Beatitudes, The Transfiguration and Car· me!; WEEP on the Via Dolorosa and in the Garden of Gethsemane; ENJOY Tel Aviv, Caesarea and Haifa; and THRILL to the Tomb of David, the Dome of the Rock, the Acropolis and the Temple of Apollo!


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Should Be Proud Of Jewish Jesus PHILDELPHIA (NC) Jews "ought to be much prouder of Jesus" than of Albert Einstein, Heinrich Heine or Sigmund Freud, acoeding to an Orthodox Jewish scholar of religion who said Jesus is "closer to me than to many a Christian theologian." In an article in the Journal of Ecumenical Studies, published at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pinchas Lapida welcomed new trends in the Christian theology of Jesus, and said a return to the human Jesus means a return to the Jewish Jesus. That theology allows Jews to see Jesus "as a fellow human being, as a fellow Jew, as an Israeli" and even "as a Zionist and a fellow struggler,"· said Lapida, a former Israeli diplomat and now professor at the Orthodox Jewish Bar Han University in Israel. "Jesus was as faithful to the law as I would hope to be," Lapide added. "I even suspect that Jesus was more faithful to the law than I am - and I am an Orthodox Jew." Although the Jew and the Christian may be separated by the theology of the 48 hours beginning with the death of Jesus, there are 33 years of His life to be theologized on together, he said.

AT BOSTON MEETING.of diocesan representatives involved in Catholic Relief Services are, from left, Mrs. Jessie Dumont, Msgr. Thomas J. Harrington; Bishop Edwin B. Broderick, Cardinal Humberto S. Medeiros, William Dumont. The Dumonts are from Centerville.

Annual Relief Collection Continued from Page One interest to the Fall River delegation was his report on CRS initiatives in assisting the resettlement of Portuguese refugees from Angola and Mozambique.

world," Victims and refugees receive Focusing on improving the emergency aid and CRS help situation .of the disadvantaged, continues in the foim of remore than 60 percent of CRS • habilitative and reconstruction projects. resources is directed toward selfhelp programs, explain.ed Msgr. Harrington.

Commenting on the forthcoming diocesan collectjon, Msgr. Harrington sa:d, "CRS does a remarkable job of minimizing administrative expense to assure that the goods and services donated reach their target: the destitute of the

CRS has a staff of some 900 trained specialists at work around the globe, he added. Their placement in areas of need helps the agency to respond quickly to natural disasters and political strife situations, as in Lebanon.

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An experience of prayer, teaching scripture, and sharing will be held on Wednesday evenings, March I, 8, and 15 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Holy Trinity Parish Hall, Rt. 28, West Harwich. The program will be directed by Rev. Maurice Proulx, M.S., Miss Sharon Malloy and Sr. Margaret Goldsbury, C.N.D. from the Diocesan Spiritual Life Center, Pawtucket, RI. Offered for adults and high school students, the series is sponsored by the Lower Cape Directors and Religious Education Coordinators and the Hyannis Knights of Columbus.

Candidates Continued from Page One Music for the occasion, directed by Glen Guittari, cathedral organmaster, and Father Horace Travassos, included selec~ons from Brahms and Mozart. A reception for candidates, their families and their friends followed in the Cathedral hall. In other news of the diaconate program, Father Moore will next week attend meetings of the Bishops' Office for the Permanent Diaconate and the National Conference of Permanent Diaconate Directors, both to be held in San Diego. At the second meeting, he will participate in panel discussions on "Spiritual Formation of Deacon Candidates" and "Incardination and Excardination of Ordained Deacons."

Alhambra Meeting Region One Council of Caravans of the International Order of Alhambra will meet at 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 3, at K of C Hall, 25 Webster St., Everett. Regional Director John Raguccii will preside.

Continued from Page One Coast Guard installations in various locations and the Army Engineers' unit charged with supervision of the Cape Cod Canal. Officials at the office of the Military Ordinariate in New York explained that Bishop Cronin will also exercise his duties at such large facilities as the Naval complex in the Newport, R.I. area, the submarine base in Groton, Conn., Pease Air Force Base in New Hampshire, Fort Devens in Massachusetts and Naval Air Bases at Brunswick and other locations in Maine. Scattered throughout the New . England area are also sev-" eral radar stations like that in Truro. Bishop Cronin will be responsible for overseeing pastoral care provided for Catholic servicemen and women and their families at these and similar smaller sites. The duties of the Chaplain Delegate are not confiried to active duty 'installations. Within the ambit of Bishop Cronin's new duties fall all the Veterans' Administration hospitals in New England. There is at least one VA hospital in every New England state, with several in Massachusetts. Bishop Cronin will be visiting each VA Hospital to meet with 'Chaplains, staff and patients. A spokesman at the Military Ordinariate in New York explained that Bishop Cronin's jurisdiction as a Vicar General for the Military Vicariate, while ordinarily exercised in the New England area, is, nonetheless, not restricted and thus has virtual world-wide scope. There are over two million Catholics served by the Military Vicariate, residing in over 40 countries throughout the world. In addition to military personnel, any American Catholic living overseas and working in some capacity for the government is a subject of the Military Vicariate. This would encompass, for example, Catholics and their family members employed by the State Department or by American Economic Missions.

S'pring Parley Continued from Page One Others to he present are Msgr. Thomas J. Harrington, diocesan chancellor; Father Ronald A. Tosti, pastor of St. Francis of Assisi parish, New Bedford; Father Timothy J. Goldrick, St. Mal'garet's parish, Buzzards Bay and a Priests' Council member; Sister Theresa Trayers, SND, North Dartmouth, representing the Sisters' Senate of the diocese. Miss Dorothy Curry, New Bedford, a parish councillor; James H. Quirk Jr., a pastoral council member; Mrs. Aristides A. Andrade, Taunton, a parish and pastoral councillor and a leader in the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women. Rev. Mr. Mark A. Hession, a student at St. John's Seminary Brighton, and a parish councillor; Sister Muriel Balch, OLVM, New Bedford, a religious catechetical coordinator; Mrs James Meloni, Attleboro, a lay catechetical coordinator.

FALL RIVER DIOCESAN DIRECT()RY As of February 23, 1978 Diocesan Ordinary MOlt Reverend

DanIel A. Cronin, S.T.D. Bishop of Fall River

Rev. Mig,. Luiz G. Mendonca Vicar General CHANCERY O~F1CE 47 Underwood Street. Malling address: Box 2577, Fall River, 02722. Tel. 675-1311. Rev. Msgr. Thomas J. Harrington, J.C.L., Chancellor; Rev. Msgr. John J. Oliveira, Secretary to the Bishop and Vice Chancellor; Rev. Horace J. Travassos, Assistant Chancellor. EPISCOPAL VICARS Rev. 'Msgr. Alfred J. Gendreau, S.T.D. (Fall River); Very Rev. John J. Smith (Attleboro-Taunton); Rev. Msgr. Henry T. Munroe (Cape Cod and Islands). DIOCESAN TRmUNAL 344 Highland Ave., Mailing address: Box 2577, Fall River 02722. Tel. 675-1311. Rev. Msgr. Henry T. Munroe, Officialis; Rev. Msgr. Daniel F. Shalloo, Promotor Justitiae; Rev. Msgr. Thomas J. Harrington, JCL, Rev. Roland Bousquet, STL, Defenders of the Bond; Rev. James iF. Kenney, Rev. Edmond R. Levesque, Rev. Joseph Oliveira, Pro-Synodal Judges; Rev. Richard W. Beaulieu, Rev. George C. Bellenoit, Rev. Marc H. Bergeron, Rev. Joseph M. Ferreira, Rev. Manuel P. Ferreira, Rev. Edmund J. Fitzgerald, Rev. Timothy J. Goldrick, Rev. Roger D. LeDuc, Rev. Raymond P. Monty, Rev. Leonard M. Mullaney, Rev. Bruce M. Neylon, Rev. Msgr. J,ohn J. Oliveira, Rev. Thomas L. Rita, Very Rev. John J. Smith, Rev. Ronald A. Tosti, Rev. Horace J. Travassos, Rev. Joseph F. Viveiros, Advocates; Rev. Edmund J. Fitzgerald, Rev. Maurice R. Jeffrey, Rev. Msgr. John J. Oliveira, Notaries; Rev. Raymond P. Monty, Secretary and Notary. DIOCESAN CONSULTORS Very Rev. John P. Driscoll; Rev. Roger L. Gagne; Rev. Msgr. Anthony M. Gomes; tRev. James F. Kenney; Rev. Msgr. Luiz ~. Mendonca; Rev. Msgr. Henry T. Munroe. DEANS Rev. Msgr. Daniel F. Shalloo (Fall River); Very Rev. John P. Driscoll (New Bedford); Very Rev. Walter A. Sullivan (Taunton); Rev. Msgr. Gerard J. Chabot (Attleboro); Rev. Msgr. William D. Thomson (Cape Cod).

PARISHES OF THE DIOCESE ACUSHNET St. Francis Xavier, 125 Main St., 02743. Tel. 995-1592. Rev. Paul J. Price, SS.CC.; Rev. Richard McNally, SS.CC. ASSONET St. Bernard, So. Main St., 02702. Tel. 644-5585. Rev. Lucio B. Phillipino, res. Immaculate Conception. 15 Thomas St., Fall River. ATTLEBORO St. John the Evangelist, 155 No. Main St., 02703. Tel. 222-1206. Very Rev. John J. Smith, Rev. Kevin J. Harrington, Rev. Robert C. Donovan, Rev. Mr. Bernard Vanasse. st. Joseph, 208 So. Main St., 02703. Tel. 226-1115. Rev. Ernest N. Bessette, Rev. Normand J. Boulet. St. Stephen, 683 So. Main St., 02703. Tel. 222-0641. Rev. Roland Bousquet. Holy Ghost, 71 Linden St.,' 02703. Tel. 222-3266. Rev. Bento R. Fraga, Rev. Herve Pilotte, M.S. St. Theresa of The Child Jesus, 18 Baltic St., So. Attleboro, 02703. Tel. 761-8111. Rev. Msgr. Gerard J. Chabot, V.F.; Rev. Richard M. Roy. ATTLEBORO FALLS St. Mark, 105 Stanley St., P.O. Box 1240, 02763. Tel 699-7566. Rev. Roger L. Gagne,IRev. George C. Bellenoit. BREWSTER Our Lady of the Cape, Stony Brook Rd., 02631. Tel. 385-3252. Rev. Rene J. Gelinas, M.S.; Rev. Andre Patenaude, M.S.; Rev. Elmeric Dubois, M.S. BUZZARDS BAY St. Margaret, HI Main St., 02532. Tel. 759-4621. Rev. John G. Carroll, Rev. Timothy J. Goldrick. CENTERVILLE Our Lady of Victory, 122 Park Ave., 02632. Tel. 775-5744. Rev. Francis B. Connors, Rev. H. Stanley Barney. CHATHAM Holy Redeemer, 72 Highland Ave., 02633. Tel. 9450677. Rev. John .J. Brennan, SS.CC.; Rev. Leo King, 55.


DIGHTON St. Peter, 2039 County St., 02715. Tel. 669-6463. Rev. Flavius Gamache, S.M.M.

DIOCESAN OFFICES CATHOLIC YOUTH ORGANIZATION 403 Anawan st., Fall River, 02720 Rev. Paul -McCarrick, Dir. CHARITIES APPEAL 410 Highland Ave., Fall River, 02722. Tel. 676-8943. Rev. Msgr. Anthony M. Gomes, Dir. DIOCESAN ARCEmVES Box 2577, Fall ;River, 02722. Rev. Msgr. John J. Oliveira, Dir. DIOCESAN DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 423 Highland Ave., Fall River, 02720. Tel. 678-2828. Rev. George W. Coleman, Director; Rev. Michel G. Mi!thot, Director of Religious Education; Rev. Marcel H. Bouchard, Assistant Director of Religious Education; Sister Theresa Sparrow, R.S.M., Assistant Director of Religious Education; Sister Marion Geddes, R.S.M., Superintendent of Schools; Sister -M. Laurita Hand, P.B.V.M., Assistant Superintendent of Schools. DIOCESAN DEPARTMENT OF PASTORAL CARE FOR THE SICK 795 Middle Street, Fall River, 02724. Tel. 674-5741. Rev. Edmund J. Fitzgerald, Dir. ' DIOCESAN DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES AND SPECIAL APOSTOLATES 783 Slade Street, Box M, So. Station, Fall River, 02724. Tel. 674-4681. Rev. Peter N. Graziano, M.A., M.S.W., Dir.; Rev. Thomas L. Rita, Assoc. Dir. DIOCESAN HEALTH FACILITIES 368 North Main St., Fall River, 02720. Tel. 678-9941. Rev. Msgr. John J. Regan, Dir.; Rev. Lucio B. Phillipino, Assoc. Dir. DIOCESAN NEWSPAPER: "THE ANCHOR" 410 Highland Ave., Fall River; mailing address, P.O. Box 7, Fall River, 02722. Tel. 675-7151, Rev. John F. Moore, Editor. DIOCESAN OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS 410 Highland Ave., Fall River, 02722. Tel. 675-7151. Rev. John F. Moore, Dir. EPISCOPAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR RELIGIOUS Rev. Lucien Jusseaume, 889 Pine St., Fall .River, 02722. Tel. 672-5802. MISSIONARY COOPERATIVE PLAN Box 2577, Fall River, 02722. Rev. Msgr. John J. Oliveira, Dir. PERMANENT D1ACONATE PROGRAM 410 Highland Ave., Fall River; mailing address, P.O. Box 7, Fall River, 02722. Tel. 675-7048. Rev. John F. Moore, Dir. PROPAGATION OF THE FAITH 368 North Main Street, Fall River, 02720. Tel. 672-7781. Rev. Msgr. John J. Oliveira, Dir.

EAST FALMOUTH St. Anthony, 167 E. Falmouth H'way, 02536. Tel. 548-0108. Rev. Msgr. Maurice Souza, Rev. John C. Ozug. EDGARTOWN St. Elizabeth, Franklin St., Box 156, 02539. Tel. 6275017. Rev. Roger J. Levesque. FAIRHAVEN Sacred Hearts, 382 Main St., 02719. Tel. 992-0482. Rev. Jeremiah Casey, SS.CC.; Rev. Joachim Shults, SS.CC. St. Joseph, 17 Adams St., 027'19. Tel. 994-9714. Rev. Ambrose Forgit, SS.CC.; Rev. Thomas Grannell, 55. ce.; Rev. Martin Gomes, 55. CC. St: Mary, 41 Harding Road, 02719. Tel. 992-8721. Rev. Matthew Sullivan, SS.CC,; Rev. Patrick Killilea, SS.CC. ' FALL RIVER Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption, 327 Second St., 02721. Tel. 673-2833. Rev. Msgr. John J. Regan, Rev. Barry W. Wall, Rey. George W. Coleman, Rev. John F. Moore. Blessed Sacrament, 2492 South Main St., 0'2724. Tel. 672-5473. Rev. J;lerve .Jalbert. ESlliri~o Santo, 249 Alden St., 02723. Tel. 672-3352. Rev. Luciano J. Pereira, Rev. Edmond Rego. Holy Cross, 69 Pulaski St., 02721. Tel. 672-2093. Rev. Cyprian Sondej, O.F.M., Conv.; Rev. Stephen Majewski, O.F.M., Conv. Holy Name, 709 Hanover St., 02720. Tel. 679-6732. Rev. Msgr. Daniel A. Shalloo, Rev. William G. Campbell, Rev. Bruce M. Neylon. Notre Dame de Lourdes, 529 Eastern Ave., 02723. Tel. 679-1991. Rev. Msgr. Alfred J. Gendreau, Rev. Thomas E. Morrissey, Rev. Marcel H. Bouchard. Our Lady of the Angels, 221 Kilburn St., 02724. Tel. 676-8883. Rev. Msgr. Anthony M. Gomes, Rev. George F. Almeida. Our Lady of Health, 642 Cambridge St., 02721. Tel. 672-2793. Rev. Luiz A. Cardoso, Rev. Joseph M. Costa. Holy Rosary, 120 Beattie St., 02723. Tel. 672-7'232. Rev. Vincent F. Diaferio.

SAINT VINCENT l[)E PAUL SOCIETY Rev. Daniel L. Freitas, Dir., 996 Brayton Ave., Somerset, 02726. TEl. 678-5513. VOCATIONS Very Rev. John J. Smith, Dir. 155 North Main St., Attleboro, 02703. Tel. 222-1206.

COMMISSICtNS AND COUNCILS CAMPAIGN FOR lflUMAN DEVELOPMENT Rev. Peter N. Gradano, 783 Slade St., P.O. Box M, So. Station, Fall River, 02724. Ti!l. 674-4681. CAMPUS MINISTRY Rev. George W. Coleman, 423 Highland Ave., Fall River, 02720. Tel. 678-2828. CATHOLIC SCOU1:'ING PROGRAM Rev. Martin L. BUl)te, Dir., Box 336, Orleans, 02653. Tel. 255-0170. DEAF APOSTOLA~rE Rev. Joseph Viveircs, Dir., 160 Seabury St., Fall River, 02720. Tel. 673-085:!. â&#x20AC;˘ DIOCESAN COUN(~IL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN Rev. Msgr. Gerard .J. Chabot, Moderator, 18 Baltic St., So. Attleboro, 0270i:. Tel. 761-8>1'11. DIOCESAN ECUMlI!:NICAL c;OMMISSION Rev. Edward J. Burns, Chairman; Rev. Horace J. Travassos, Co-Chail'man, Box 2577, Fall River, 02722. DIOCESAN FINANCE COMMISSION Rev. Msgr. Thomas ,J. Harrington, Box 2577, Fall River, 02722. Tel. 675-13l:l. DIOCESAN GUILD- FOR THE BLIND Rev. Brian J. Ha;rington, Box 430, Norton 02766. Tel. 285-4462. DIOCESAN LIAISON WITH CHARISMATIC GOOUPS Rev. Robert S. Kas:~ynski, 36 Rockland St., Fall River, 02724. DIOCESAN 75th ANNIVERSARY COMMITTEE Rev. Ronald A. Tosti, Coordinator, 247 North St., New Bedford 02740. Tel. 997-7732. DIVINE WORSHIP COMMISSION Rev. James F. Lyons, Chairman; Rev. Msgr. John J. Oliveira, Secretary, Box 2577, Fall River, 02722. PRIESTS' COUNCIL Rev. Robert S. Kaszynski, Chairman; Rev. Pierre Lachance, O.P., Vice Chairman; Rev. Timothy J. Goldrick, Secretary; Box 2577, Fall River, 02722. PRO-LIFE APOSTOLATE Rev. Thomas L. Rita, Director, 783 Slade St., Box M, So. Station, Fall IRiver, 02724. SISTERS' SENATE Sr. Theresa Traye::s, S.N.D., 500 Slocum Road, No. Dartmouth, 02747. TELEVISION APOSTOLATE Rev. John F. Hogcln, Coordinator, 494 Slocum Road. No. Dartmouth, 02'747. Tel. 993-2351.

Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, 15 Thomas St., 02723. Tel. 673-2122. Rev. Edward J. Burns, Rev. Francis L. Mahoney, Rev. Raymond Cambra. Sacred Heart, '160 Seabury St., 02720. Tel. 673-0852. Rev. James F. McCarthy, Rev. Joseph F. Viveiros, Rev. Robert J. Carter, Rev. John A. Gomes. st. Anne, 818 Middle St., 02722. Tel. 678-5322. Rev. John R. FoIster, Rev. R. Gabriel Blain, O.P., Rev. Michael Doran, O.P., Rev. Arthur N. 'Robert, O.P., Rev. Piel're Lachance, O.P., Rev. Rene Patenaude, a.p. St. Anthony of Padua, 48 Sixteenth St., 02723. Tel. 673-2402. Rev. Laureano C. dosReis, Rev. Edward C. Correia. st. Elizabeth, 5111 Tucker St., 02721. Tel. 679-6903. Rev. Jorge de J Sousa. st. Jean Baptiste, 951 Stafford Rd., 02721. Tel. 6726552. Rev. Rene Gautt.ier, Rev. Antoine Charest, S.M. St. Joseph, 1335 No. Main St., 02720. Tel. 673-1123. Rev. Paul F. McCarrick, Rev. Maurice T. Lebel, S.J. st. Louis, 420 Bradford Ave., 02721. Tel. 676-8603. Rev. Paul Rotondi, O.F.M.; Rev. Ciro Iodice, O..F .M. St. Mathieu, 82 St. Mary St., 02720. Tel: 672-5842. Rev. Adrien E. Bernier. St. Michael, 189 Essex St., 0'2720. Tel. 672-6713. Rev. Joseph Oliveira, Rev. Manuel Andrade, Rev. Manuel T. Faria. st. Patrick, 1598 South Main St., 02724. Tel. 672-2302. Rev. James F. Kenney, Rev. Maurice R. Jeffrey, Rev. Kenneth .J. Delano. SS. Peter and P,lul, 250 Snell St., 02721. Tel. 6768463. Rev. Msgr. Patrick J. O'Neill, Rev. Stephen A. Fernandes, Rev. Edmund J. Fitzgerald. St. Roch, 889 Pir.e St., 02720. Tel. 672-580'2. "Rev. Lucien Juss~aume, Rev. Raymond P. Monty. St. Stanislaus, 36 Rockland St., 02724. Tel. 672-0423. Rev. Robert S. Kaszynski, Rev. Marian Ogorek, S.Chr. St. William, 42 Chicago St., 02721. Tel. 675-7503. Rev. William .J. Shovelton, Rev. David Belliveau, S.J. Santo Christo, 185 Canal St., 02721. Tel. 677-9284. Rev. Antonio C. Tavares, Rev. Gilbert J. Simoes, Rev. Daniel Oliveira Reis.

FALMQUTH St. Patrick, 511 E. Main St., P.O. Box 568, 02541. Tel. 548-1065. 'Rev. James A. McCarthy, Rev. Francis X. Wallace, Rev. William 'Baker. HYANNIS st. Francis Xavier, 347 South St., 02601. Tel. 775-0818. Rev. Msgr. William D. Thomson, Rev. John F. Andrews, Rev. Robert Canuel, S.M.M. MANS FmLD St. Mary, 330 Pratt st., 02048. Tel. 339-2981. Rev. John T. Higgins, Rev. Philip A. Davignon, ·Rev. Arthur K. Wingate. MARION St. Rita, Box 154, 10 Pleasant St., 02738. Tel. 748-1497. Rev. Justin J. Quinn. MATTAPOISETT st. Anthony, 22 Barstow st, 02739. Tel. 7'58-3719. ·Rev. William McClenahan, SS.CC.; Rev. Roy Yurco, SS.CC. NANTUCKET Our Lady of the Isle, 6 Orange St., 02554. Tel. 2'280100. Rev. Msgr. Lester L. Hull, Rev. lRaymond F. X. Cahill, S.J. NEW BEDFORD Holy Name, 121 Mt. Pleasant St., 02740. Tel. 992-3184. Rev. J·ohn J. Murphy, Rev. Robert A. Oliveira. Our Lady of the Assumption, 47 South Sixth St., 02740. Tel. 994-7602. Rev. Raphael Flammia, SS.CC.; Rev. Coleman Conley, SS.CC,; Rev. Francis Gillespie, S5.CC. Our Lady of Fatima, 4256 Acushnet Ave., 02745. Tel. 9lJ;>-7a,,1. Rev. Arthur C. Levesque. Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, 136 Earle St., 02746. Rev. A. Castelo Branco, Rev. Evaristo Tavares, . Rev. Henry S. Arruda. . Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, 230 Bonney St., 02744. Tel. 993-4704. Rev. Msgr. Luiz G. Mendonca, V.G.; Rev. John J. Oliveira, Rev. Joaquim da Silva, .Rev. Gastao Oliveira. Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 235 No. Front St., 02746. Tel. 992-11378. Rev. Felician Plichta, O.F.M., Conv.; Rev. Adolph Szelagowski, O.F.M., Conv. Sacred Heart, 341 Summer St., 02740. Tel. 993-1204. Rev. Ernest E. Blais, Rev. Msgr. Henri A. Hamel. St. Anne, 890 Brock Ave., 02744. Tel. 997-9271. Rev. Roland R Boule, Rev. Henry Kropiwnicki. st. Anthony of Padua, 1359 Acushnet Ave., 02746. Tel. 993-1691. 'Rev. Bertrand R Chabot, Rev. Marc H. Bergeron. St. Boniface, res. 382 Main St., Fairhaven, ()2719. Tel. 992-0482. Rev. Joachim Shults, S5.CC. St. Casimir, 2048 Acushnet Ave., 02745. Tel. 995-0345. Rev. Casimir Kwiatkowski. St. Francis of Assisi, 247 North St., 02740. Tel. 9977732. Rev. Ronald A. Tosti. St. Hedwig, 2 Acushnet Ave., 02744. Tel. 996-8703. Rev. Edwin Agonis, O.F.M., Conv.; Rev. Jeremy Chodacki, O.F.M., Conv. St. James, 233 County St., 02740. Tel. 992-9408. Rev. Armando Annunziato. Rev. John A. Raposo, Rev. Kevin F. Tripp. st. John the Baptist, 344 County St., 02740. Tel. 992-7727. Rev. Manuel P. ·Ferreira, Rev. Thomas C. Lopes, Rev. Jose A. F. dosSantos, C.M. St. Joseph, 51 Duncan St.~ 02745. Tel. 995-5235. Rev. Daniel A. Gamache, ·Rev. Roger D. LeDuc. St. Kilian, 306 Ashley Blvd., 02746. Tel. 992-7587. Rev. Paul Guido, O.F.M.; Rev. Donald D'Ippolito, O.F.,M.; Rev. Charles Soto, O.F.M. St Lawrence, 110 Summer St., 02740. Tel. 992-4251. Very Rev. John P. Driscoll, Rev. Thomas E. O'Dea, Rev. Paul McDonald, O.S.B.

St. IUary, 343 Tarkiln Hill Rd., 02745. Tel. 995-3593. Rev. Bernard H. Uns.worth, Rev. John A. Perry. St. Theresa, 2693 Acushnet Ave., 02745. Tel. 995-0403. Rev. Joseph A. Martineau. NORTH ATTLEBORO St. Mary, 14 Park St., P.O. Box 1027, 02760. Tel. 695-6161. ·Hev. Cornelius J. Keliher, Rev. Bernard R Kelly, Rev. Albert J. Ryan, S.,M.M. Sacred Heart, 58 Church St., Box 894, 02761. Tel. 699-8383. Rev. George S. Daigle, Rev. Richard L. Chretien. NORTH DARTMOUTH St. Julie BilI:art, 494 Slocum Road, 02747. Tel. 9932351. Rev. John F. Hogan, Rev. John J. Steakem. NORTH DIGHTON st. Joseph, 499 Spring St., 02764. Tel. 822-1425. Rev. William F. O'Connell. NORTH EASTON Immaculate Conception, 193 Main St., 02356. Tel. 238-2232. Rev. Joseph F. O'Donnell, Rev. Gerald P. Barnwell, Rev. John Daly, C.S.C. NORTH FALMOUTH St. Elizabeth Seton, 6 Shaume Road, P.O. Box 861, 02556. Tel. 540-2695. Rev. Joseph L. Powers, Rev. Joseph Wiseman, C.S.C. NORTH WESTPORT . Our Lady of Grace, 569 Sanford Rd., 02790. Tel. 674-6271. Rev. Edmond R Levesque, Rev. William L. Boffa. NORTON St. Mary, 132 So. Worcester St., Box 430, 02766. Tel. 285-4462. Rev. John V. Magnani, Rev. Brian J. Harrington. OAK BLUFFS Sacred Heart, Circuit Ave., 02557. Tel. 693-0342. Rev. Joseph F. D'Amico. ORLEANS St. Joan of Are, Bridg'e Road, P.O. Box 336, 02653. Tel. 255-0170. Rev. William J. McMahon, 'Rev. Martin L. Buote. OSTERVILLE Our Lady of the Assumption, 76 Wianno Ave., Box E, 02655. Tel. 428-2011. Rev. Clarence P. Murphy, Rev. James R McLellan. POCASSET • St. John the Evangelist, p.o. Drawer G, 02539 (15 Virginia 'Rd.). Tel. 563-3121. Rev. James W. Clark, Rev. James W. Lowery, C.S.C. PROVINCETOWN st. Peter the Apllstlle, 11 Prince St., 02657. Tel. 487-0095. Rev. John C. Martins, Rev. Michael R Nagle. RAYNHAM St. Ann, 660 No. Main St., 02767. Tel. 824-8604. Rev. Gerald T. Shovl~lton. SANDWICH Corpus Christi, 8 Jarves St., 02563. Tel. 888-0209. 'Rev. William F. Morris, Rev. Raymond Robida, M.S.; Rev. Dennis B. Sughl'ue, C.S.C. SEEKONK Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, 1062 Taunton Ave., 02771. Tel. 336-9022. Rev. Thomas C. Mayhew, Rev. Georg'e E. Harrison. St. Mary, 68 Hebron Ave., 02703. Tel. 222-0399. Rev. Edward C. Duffy, Rev. Hugh J. Munro. SOMERSET St. John of God, 996 Brayton Ave., 02726. Tel.

Shrines" Retreat Centers

EAST FREETOWN Cathedral Camp (Boys) and Our Lady of the Lake Camp (Girls). P.O. Box 63,02717. Tel. 763-8874. Rev. Leonard M. Mullanej', Director. NEW BEDFORD Kennedy Youth Center, 377 County St., 02740. Tel. 996-0536. Rev. Paul F. McCarrick, Diocesan Director. WESTPORT St. Vincent's Camp, Catholic Boys' Day Camp, Nazareth Camp, Adamsville >Rd., 02790. Tel. 636-8831. Rev. Edmond R Levesque, Director.

ATTLEBORO ·La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St., 02703. Tel. 222~5410. La Salette Center for Christian Living, 947 Park 5t" 02703. Tel. 222-8530. NEW BEDFORD Our Lady's Chapel, 600 Pleasant St., ()2740. Tel. 996-8274. NORTH DARTMOUTH St. J,oseph's Hall, 800 Tucker St., 02747. Tel. 996-2413. NORTH EASTON Holy Cross Fathers' Hetreat House, Washington St., 02356. Tel. 238-2051.

Special J\postolates ATTLEBORO Spanish Apostolate, c/o St. Joseph's Rectory, 208 S. Main St. Rev. Kevin J. 'Harrington, !Director. FALL RIVER Apostolate to Portuguese Immigrants, 249 Alden St., 02723. Rev. Luciano J. iPereira, Coordinator. NEW BEDFORD Regina Pacis Hispanic Center, '171 Rivet St., 02744. Rev. CharLes. 50to, O.F.M., Director. TAUNTON Spanish Apostolate, 14 St. Mary Sq., 02780. Rev. James E. Murphy, Director.

'camps, Communnty Cen'l'ei's FALL RIVER Catholic Youth Center, 403 Anawan. St., 02720. Tel. 672-9644. Rev. Paul F. McCarrick, Diocesan 'Director.


Rev. Daniel L. Freitas, Rev. Stephen R Salvador. .st. Patrick, 306 South St., 02726. Tel. 672-1523. Rev. Msgr. Robert L. Stanton, Rev. Joseph D. Magv.ire. St. Thomas More, 386 Luther Ave., 02726. Tel. 673-7831. Rev. Howard A. Waldron, Rev. Ralph· D. Tetrault, Rev. Horace J. Travassos. SOUTH DARTMOUTH st. Mary, 55 Middle St., 02748. Tel. 992:'7163. Rev. Msgr. Arthur G. Considine, Rev. William P. Blottnan.

Hospitals, lliomes for Aged Genelral Hospital St. Anne Hospital, 795 Middle St., Fall River, 02724. Tel. 674-57~1.

Speciial Hospital Rose Hawthorne Lathrop Home, 1600 Bay St., Fall River, 02724. Tel. 67a-2322.

Homes for Aged FALL RIVER Catholic Memorial Home, 2446-2474 Highland Ave., 02720. Tel. 679-0011. FAIRHAVEN Our Lady's Haven, 71 Center St., 02719. Tel. 999-4561. NEW BEDFORD Sacred Heart Home, 359 Summer St., 02740. Tel. 996-6751.

SOUTH EASTON Holy Cross, 225 Purchase St., 02375. Tel. 238-2235. Rev. John Murphy, C.S.C.; Rev. James T. Preskenis, C.S.C. SOUTH YARMOUTH st. Pius X, 5 Barbara St., 02664. Tel. 398-2248. Rev. Msgr. Henry T. Munroe, Rev. William M. Costello, Rev. Joseph E. McG:-ady, S.J. SWANSEA st. Dominic, 1277 Grand Army Highway P.O. Box 22, 02777. Tel. 675-7206. Rev. Daniel E. Carey, Rev. James F. Greene. St. Louis de France', 56 Buffington St., 02777. Tel. 677-9503. Rev. Louis R. Boivin, Rev. Richard j. Gendreau. St. Michael, 270 Ocean Grove Ave., 02777. Tel. 673-2808. Rev. Clement E. Dufour, Rev. Michel Methot. Our Lady of Fatima, 530 Gardner's Neck Rd .. P.O. Box 204, 02777. Tel. 676-1541. Rev. John P. Cronin. TAUNTON Holy Family, 370 Middleboro Ave., East Taunton, 02718. Tel. 824-5707. Rev. Robert Kirby. Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, 80 Bay St., 02780. Tel. 823-3046. Rev. Sebastian Slesinski, O.F.M.,Conv.; Rev. Valerian Czywil, O.F.M., Conv. Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, 387 Bay St., 02780. Tel. 824-8794. Rev. William H. O'Reilly, Rev. Leonard M. Mullaney. Our Lady of Lourdes, 49 First St., 02780. Tel. 8820357. Rev. Manuel M. Resendes, Rev. Steven R. Furtado. Sacred Heart, 311 Somerset Ave., 02780. Tel. 8232521 & 8'23-2522. Rev. Walter ·A. Sullivan, Rev. Terrance F. Keenan. st. Anthony, 126 School St., 02780. Tel. 822-0714. Rev. George E. Amaral, Rev. Arnold R -Medeiros, Rev. Americo M. Moreira, O.F.M. St. Jacques, 249 Whittenton St., 02780~ Tel. 824-7794. ~ev. Andre P. Jussaume, Rev. Raymond A. Robillard, Rev. Richard W.Beaulieu. St. Joseph, 19 Kilmer Ave., 02780. Tel. 824-5435. Rev. William E. Farland, Rev. Herbert T. Nichols. St. Mary, 14 St. Mary's Square, 02780. Tel. 822-7116. Rev. Paul G. Connolly, Rev. Arthur T. DeMello, Rev. William T. Babbitt, Rev. James E. Murphy. St. Paul, 261 Tremont St., 02780. Tel. 824-7166. Rev. Cornelius J. O'Neill, Rev. Edward J. Byington. VINEYARD HAVEN st. Augustine, Franklin St., 02568. Tel. 693-0103. Rev. James F. Buckley. WAREHAM St. Patrick, 82 High St., 02571. Tel. 295-0080. Rev. James F. Lyons, Rev. William W. Norton. WELLFLEET Our Lady of Lourdes, 56-58 Main St., 02667. Tel. 349-2222. Rev. Jude F. Morgan, SS.CC.; Hev. Alphonsus McHugh, SS.CC. WESTPORT St. George, 12 Highland Ave., 02790. Tel. 636-4965. Rev. Rene R Levesque, Rev. Timothy J. Place. st. John the Baptist, 945 Main Rd., 02790. Tel. 6362251. Rev. Edward J. Sharpe. WEST HARWICH Holy Trinity, South Main St., 02671. Tel. 432-4000. Rev. John Sullivan, SS.CC.; Rev. Boniface G. Jones, SS.CC.; Rev. James R Nickel, SS.CC. WOODS HOLE St. Joseph, Millfield St., P.O. Box 3, 02543. Tel. 548-0990. Rev. James P. Dalzell. NORTH ATTLEBORO Madonna Manor, North Washington St., 02760. Tel. 699-2740. TAUNTON Marian Manor, 33 Summer St., 02780. Tel. 8'22-4885.

Catholic Schools of The Diocese Elementary Schools ACUSHNET st. Francis Xavier, 223 Main st., 02743. ·Tel. 995-4313. Sr. Annette 'Roach, O.P., M.A., 856 Tucker >Rd., No. Dartmouth, 02747. Tel. 997-4348. ATTLEBORO St. John the Evangelist, Hodges St., 02703. Tel. 222-5062. . Sr. Mary Jessica Aguiar, RS.M., REd., 54 Linden St.. 02703. Tel. 222-1935. FAIRHAVEN St. Joseph, Spring & Delano Sts., 02719. Tel. 996-1983. Sr. Bernadette Hemingway, SS.CC., B.,A., 330 Main St., 02719. Tel. 992-3467. FALL RIVER Dominican Academy, 37 Park St., 02721. Tel. 6746100. Sr. Louise Synan, O.P., M.A., 856 Tucker Rd., No. Dartmouth, 02747. Tel. 997-4348. . Espirito Santo, 2 Everett St., 02723. Tel. 672-2229. Sr. Patricia Murphy, F.M.M., M.A., 621 Second St., 02721. Tel. 673-2892. Holy Name, 850 Pearce St., 02720. Tel. 674-9131. Sr. Barbara Walsh, S.U.S.C., M.A.. 570 Rock St., 02720. Tel. 679-5417.

Holy Union Primary School, 527 Rock St., 02720. Tel. 673-6767. . Sr. Ann C. Boland, S.U.S.C., M.A., 47 Prospect Place, 02720. Tel. 679-1044. Mt. St. Joseph School, 56 St. Joseph St., 02723. Tel. 672-"2943. Sr. Rose of Carmel, S.C.Q., M.S.'W" 56 St. Joseph St., 02723. Tel. 672-2943. Notre Dame School, 34 St. Joseph St., 02723. Tel. 672-5461. Sr. Eugenia Belcourt, R.J.M., B.S., 138 St. Joseph St., 02723. Tel. 675-1564. St. Anne School, 240 Forest St., 02721. Tel. 678-2152. Sr. Frances Theresa Bisson, O.P., 37 Park St., 02721. Tel. 674-2556. St. Jean Baptiste School, Lamphor St., 02721. Tel. 673-6772. Sr. Yvette Dumas, S.S.J., B.A., 924 Stafford Road, 02721. Tel. 674-2683. St. Joseph Montessori School, 2501 So. Main St., 02724. Tel. 674-8893. Sr. St. Louis Paquette, S.S.J., M.A., 105 Howland St., 02724. Tel. 678-5794. St. Michael School, 187 Essex St., 02720. Tel. 678-0266. Sr. Therese Faucher, S.U.S.C., BS., 189 Wellington St., 02720. Tel. 672-0673. st. Patrick School, 760 Slade st., 02724. Tel. 678-8512. Sr. Mary Emeline Moynagh, R.S.M., M.Ed., 55 Tuttle St., 02724. Tel. 672-1593. SS. Peter & Paul School, 240 Dover St., 02721. Tel. 672-7258. Sr. Leona Misto, RS.M., M.A., 707 Highland Ave., 02720. Tel. 676-0898. st. Stanislaus School, 37 Rockland St., 02724. Tel. 674-6771. Sr. Theresa Mary Gondek, C.S.S.F., M.A., 730 Broadway, 02724. Tel. 672-6564. St. Vincent School, 2425 Highland Ave., 02720. Tel. 679-8511. Sr. Marie Bernadetta Ryan, RS.M., M.A., 2425 Highland Ave., 02720. Tel. 679-8511. NEW BEDFORD Holy Family-Holy Name School, 91 Summer St., 02740. Tel. 993-3547. Sr. Maryanna Thompson, P.B.V M., M.S., 106 Bullard St., 02746. Tel. 992-0286. Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School, 103 Crapo St., 02744. Tel. 997-9612. Sr. Cecilia Ferro, S.S;D., M.A., 238 Bonney St., 02744. Tel. 993-0529. St. Anthony School, 106 Bullard St., 02746. Tel. 994-5121. Sr. M. Cecile Lebeau, C.S.C., M.A.; 106 Bullard St., 02746. Tel. 99"2-0286. St. James-St. John School, Wing & Purchase Sts., 02740. Tel. 996-0534. Sr. Mary Nora Smith, RS:M., B.A.,59 Rockland St., 02740. Tel. 992-3694. St. Joseph, 39 Duncan St., 02745. Tel. 995-2264. Sr. Jeanne Dube, S.S.J., A.B., 39 Duncan St., 02745. Tel. 995-5224. st. Mary Home, 593 Kempton St., 02740. Tel. 99"27345. Sr. Julia Mary, O.S.F., 593 Kempton St., 02740. Tel. 992-7345. St. Mary School, 115 Illinois St., 02745. Tel. 995-3696. Dennis R Poyant, M.A., 258 Oregon St., 02745. Tel. 998-1541. NORTH ATTLEBORO St. Mary-Sacred Heart Consolidated School, 125 Broad St., 02760. Tel. 695-3072. Mr. Kieran J. Chapman, M.A., 3 Dailey St., Apt. G., Attleboro 02703. Tel. 222-7644.

PARISH PRIESTS OF THE DIOCESE (P) - Pastor (R) - Retirpd (A) - Associate Pastor (SL) - Sick Leave (IR) - In Residence (C) - Chaplain (L) - On Leave

-AAgonis, Rev. Edwin, O.F.M., Conv., St. Hedwig, New Bedford (P) Almeida, Rev. George F., Our Lady of the Angels, Fall River (A) Amaral, Rev. George E., St. Anthony, Taunton (P) D'Amico, Rev. Joseph F., Sacred Heart, Oak Bluffs (P) Andrade, Rev. Manuel, St. Michael, Fall River (A) Andrews, Rev. John F., St. Francis Xavier, Hyannis (A)

Annunziato, Rev. Armando A., St. James, New Bedford

TAUNTON Our Lady of Lourdes School, 5"2 First St.,,02780. Tel. 822-3746. Sr. Mary Margretta, Sol, RS.M., B.E., 55 First St., 02780. Tel. 822-9206. st. Mary Primary, 105 Washington St., 0·2780. Tel. 822-9480. Sr. Mary Margaret Rommal, S.U.S.C., B,S., 78 Broadway, 02780. Tel. 822-0314. WESTPORT St. George School, American Legion Highway, Route 177, 02790. Tel. 636-2644. . Sr. Jeanne Boucher, C.S.C., B.A., U8 Highland Ave., 02790. Tel. 636-4909.

MIDDLE SCHOOL TAUNTON Taunton Catholic Middle School, 61 Summer St., 02780. Tel. 822-0491. Sr. Mary Bridget McGettigan, S.US.C., M.A., 2 Hamilton St., 02780. Tel. 823-0072.

HIGH SCHOOLS ATTLEBORO Bishop Feehan High School, 70 Holcott Dr., 0"2703. Tel. 222-7950. Sr. Mary Faith Harding, RS.M., M.S.L.S., Our Lady of Mercy Convent, 70 'Holcott 'Or., 02703. Tel. 2227970. FALL RIVER Bishop Connolly High School, 373 Elsbree St., 02720. Tel. 676-1071. Rev. James C. O'Brien, S.J., STL, MA, Ed.M., Acting Principal, 373 Eisbree St., 02720. Tel. 676-1071. Bishop Gerrard High School, 1017 Middle St., 02721. Tel. 674-9681. Sr. Elizabeth McAuliffe, RS.M., M.S., 261 Spring St., Newport, RI., 02840. Tel. (401) 847-4039. NEW BEDFORD Holy Family High School, 121 North St., 02740. Tel. 99~-0433.

SCHOOLS FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN FALL RIVER Nazareth Hall, 887 Highland Ave., 02720. Tel. 6761572. Sr. Maureen Mitchell, RS.M., M.A., 152-154 Holden St., Providence, RI., 02908. Tel. (401) 521-2211. HYANNIS Nazareth Hall on the Cape, 261 South St., 02601. Tel. 775-1'107. Sr. M. Carolita Schmith, RS.M., 261 South St., 02601. Tel. 775-1107.

Boivhi, Rev. Louis R., St. Louis de France, Swansea (P)

Bouchard, Rev. Marcel, Notre Dame, Fall River (A) Boule, Rev. Roland B., St. Anne, New Bedford (P) Boulet, Rev. Normand J., St. Joseph, Attleboro (A) Bousquet, Rev. Roland, St. Stephen, Attleboro (P) Bowen, Rev. Donald J., St. J'ames Soc., Latin America (L)

Branco, Rev. A. Castelo, OL Immaculate Conception, New Bedford (P) Brennan, Rev. John, SS.CC., Holy Redeemer, Chatham


Broderick, Rev. Msgr. Christopher, 6 Lakefield Rd., So. Yarmouth (R) Buckley, Rev. James F., St. Augustine, Vineyard Haven (P)

Buckley, Rev. Walter, 10 E. Broadway, Taunton (R) Buote, Rev. Martin, St. Joan of Are, Orleans (A) Burns, Rev. Edward J., Immaculate Conception, Fall River (P) Byington, Rev. Edward J., 51. Paul, Taunton (A)


Arruda, ·Rev. Henry S., Immaculate Conception, New Bedford (A) Avila. Rev. J. M. Bettencourt, Box 706, Falmouth, MA (R)

-BBabbitt, Rev. William T., St. Mary, Taunton (C) Baker, Rev. William, St. Patrick, Falmouth (A) Barney, Rev. H. Stanley, OL Victory, Centerville (A) Barnwell, Rev. Gerald P., Immaculate Conception, No. Easton (A) Beaulieu, Rev. Richard W., St. Jacques, Taunton (IR) Bellenoit, Rev. Geo.rge C., St. Mark, Attleboro 'Falls (A)

Belliveau, Rev. David, S.J., St. William, Fall River (A) Bergeron, Rev. Marc, St. Anthony of Padua, New ,Beqford (A) Bernier, Rev. Adrien E., St. Mathi·eu, Fall River (P) Bessette, Rev. Ernest E., St. Joseph, Attleboro (P) Blain, Rev. R. Gabriel, OP, St. Anne, Fall River (A) Blais, Rev. Ernest. Sacred Heart, New Bedford (P) Blottman, Rev. William P., St. Mary. So. Dartmouth (A)

Boffa, Rev. William L.• Our Lady of Grace, No. Westport (A)


'Mr. John J. Finni, '19 Washington Ave., 02740. Tel. 999-6034. St. Anthony High School, 106 Bullard st., 02746. Tel. 994-6557. Mr. Dennis J. Desnoyers, B.S., 91 Bridge St., Fairhaven, 02719. Tel. 993-4593. NORTH DARTMOUTH Bishop Stang High School, 500 Slocum Rd., 02747. Tel. 996-5602. Mr. George A. Milot, M.Ed., 1152 Cherry St., Lakeville, 02346. Tel. 947-0452. TAUNTON Coyle and Cassidy High School, Adams and Hamilton Sts., 02780. Tel. 823-0433. Rev. Richard W. Beaulieu, M.Ed., 249 Whittenton St., 02780. Tel. 824-7794.


Cahill, Rev. Raymond F. X., SJ, OL Isle, Nantucket (A) Cambra, Rev. Raymond, Immaculate Conception, Fall River (A) Campbell, Rev. William G., Holy Name, Fall River (A) Canty, Rev. Msgr. Joseph C., P.O. Box 129, So. Dennis (,R)

Canuel, Rev .Henry R., Philip F. Tripp Towers, New Bedford (R) Canuel, Rev. Paul E., St. James Soc., Latin America ('L)

Canuel, Rev. Robert E., SMM, St. Francis Xavier, Hyannis (A) Cardoso, Rev. Lulz A., OL Health, Fall River (P) Carey, Rev. Daniel E., St. Dominic, Swansea (P) Carroll, Rev. John G., St. Margaret, Buzzards Bay (P) Carter, Rev. Robert J., Sacred Heart, Fall River (C) Casey, Rev. Jeremiah, SS.CC., 'Sacred Hearts, Fairhaven (P) Chabot, Rev. Bertrand R., St. Anthony of Padua, New Bedford (P) Chabot, Rev. Msgr. Gerard J., V.F., St. Theresa, So. Attleboro (P) Charest, Rev. Antoine. S.M.. St. Jean the Baptist, Fall River (A)

COLLEGES NORTH EASTON Stonehill CollegE:, Washington St., 02356. Tel. 2381081 and 696-0400. Rev. Bartley Ma(~Phaidin, C.S.C., D.Theol., President.

NURSERY NEW BEDFORD St. Saviour Day Nursery, 405 County St., 02740. Tel. 997-0233.

Religious C:ommunities · Men Congregation of the' Mission (Vincentians): Fall River. Holy Cross Fathers: North Easton, North Dartmouth, South Easton. Missionaries of La Salette: Attleboro, Brewster. Franciscans, Holy Name Province: New Bedford. Franciscans, Imma.culate Conception Province: Fall River, Buzzards Bay, New Bedford. Friars Minor Con"entual: Fall River, Taunton, New Bedford. Dominicans: Fall River. Jesuits: Fall River. Sacred Hearts: Fairhaven, Wareham, Acushnet, Chatham, Mattapoisett, New Bedford, Wellfleet, West Harwich. Montfort Fathers: ;South Dighton. Brothers of Christian Instruction: Fall River.

ReligiolLis Communities clfWomen Carmelite Sisters for Aged and Infirm: Fall River, Fairhaven, CentNville. Discalced Carmelitl~s: South Dartmouth. Daughters of Charity of Sacred Heart: AttleboroSeekonk. Sisters of Charity of Quebec (Grey Nuns): Fall River, New Bedford. Dominicans of St. Catherine of Siena: Fall River, Acushnet, North Dartmouth. Dominicans of St. Uose of Lima: Fall River. Dominicans of the Presentation: Fall River, Dighton, North Attle1)oro, Taunton. Felicians: Fall River. Franciscan Missionaries of Mary: Fall River. Guadalupanas Sist«!rs: New Bedford. IThird Order of st. Francis: New .Bedford. Holy Cross: New Bedford, Westport, South Attleboro. Religious of Jesus-Mary: Fall River. Sisters of Mercy: Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, Taunton, Hyanni:;. Missionary Servan(;s of Most Blessed Trinity: Attleboro, Hyannis, Wareham. Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters: Fall River, North Dighton, New Bedford, Fairhaven. Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur: North Dartmouth. Sisters Servants of O.L. Queen of Clergy: New Bedford, Fall River. Sacred Hearts Sist«:rs: Fairhaven. Sisters of Providence: Fall River. Sisters of the Resurrection: New Bedford. Religious of the Holy Union, Immaculate Heart Pr.ovince: Fall River, Taunton. Religious of the H,)ly Union, Sacred Heart Province: North Attleboro, Taunton. Sisters of 81. Dorolhy: New Bedford, Taunton. Sisters of Ste. Jeanne d'Arc: Fall River. Sisters of st. Josep::t: Fall River, New Bedford. Sisters of St. Martha: Attleboro.

Chodacki, Rev. Jeremy, OFM Conv., 51. Hedwig, New Bedford (A) Chretien, Rev. Richard L., Sacred Heart, No. Attleboro (A)


Clark, Rev. James W., St. John the Evangelist, Pocasset

(P) Coleman, Rev. George W., St. Mary's Cathedral, Fall River (IR) Collard, Rev. William E., Catholic Memorial, Fall River (R) Conley. Rev. Coleman, SS.CC.,- OL Assumption, New Bedford (A) Connolly, Most Rev. James L., Priests' Hostel, Fall River ('R) Connolly, Rev. Paull G., St. Mary, Taunton (P) Connors, Rev. Francis B., OL Victory, Centerville (P) Considine, Rev. Msgr. Arthur G., St. Mary, So. Dartmouth (P) Considine, Rev. Msgr. Raymond T., Catholic Memorial, Fall River (R) Correia, Rev. Edwa.rd C., St. Anthony of Padua, Fall River (A) Costa, Rev. Joseph M., OL Health, Fall River (A) Costello, Rev. M., St. Pius X, So. Yarmouth (A)

Cournoyer, Rev. !\1[sgr. Joseph A., 39 Plymouth St., New Bedford (R; Cronin, Most Rev. Daniel A., Bishop's Residence, 394 Highland Ave., Fall River, Diocesan Ordinary Cronin, Rev. John P., OL of Fatima, Swansea (oF) Cz.ywil, Rev. ValeJ:ian, O.F.M. Conv., Holy 'Rosary, Taunton (A)

-DDaigle, Rev. George S., Sacred Heart, N. Attleboro (P) Daly, Rev. John, C./;.C., Immaculate Conception, North Easton (A) Dalzell, Rev. James P., st. Joseph, Woods Hole (P) D'Amico, Rev. Josellh F., Sacred HeaTt, Oak Bluffs (P) da Silva, Rev. Joaquim, CM, Mount Carmel, New Bedford (A) Davignon, Rev. Philip A., St. Mary, Mansfield '(A) Delano. Rev. KennEth, St. Patrick, lFall River (A) DeMello, Rev. Arthllr T., St. Mary, Taunton (A) deMedeiros, Rev. .Joao V., Catholic 'Memorial, Fall River (R)


Deneault, Rev. Ubalde J., 39 Ingraham St., New Bedford ('R) • Denehy, Rev. John F., Col. USAF, (C) D'Entremont, Rev. Clarence J., Our Lady's Haven, Fairhaven (C) Diaferio, Rev. Vincent, OL Holy Rosary, Fall River

Killilea, Rev. Patrick, SS.CC., St. Mary, Fairhaven (A) King, Rev. Leo, SS.CC., Holy Redeemer, Chatham (A) Kirby, Rev. Robert E., Holy Family, Taunton (A) Kropiwnicki, Rev. Henll'Y, St. Anne, New Bedford (A) Kwiatkowski, Rev. Casimir, St. Casimir, New Bedford (P)

(P) D'Ippolito, Rev. Donald, O.F.M., St. Kilian, New Bedford (A) Dolan, Rev. Msgr. James J., Catholic Memorial, Fall River (R) Donovan, Rev. Robert C., St. John Evangelist, Attleboro (A) Doran, Rev. Michael, O.P. (Prior), S1. Anne, Fall River (A)

Dos Reis, Rev. Arthur C., S. Miguel, Azores (R) Dos Reis, Rev. Laureano C.. St. Anthony of Padua, Fall River (P) dos Santos, Rev. Jose A. F., CM, St. John Baptist, New Bedford (A) Driscoll, Very Rev. John P., St. Lawrence, New Bedford (P) Dubois, Rev. Elmeric, MS, OL Cape, Brewster (R) Duffy, Rev. Edward C., St. ,Mary, Seekonk (P) Dufour, Rev. Clement E., St. Michael, Swansea (P)

-ED'Entremont, Rev. Clarence J., Our Lady's Haven, Fairhaven' ,(C)

-FFahey, Rev. James W., Armed Forces (C) Faria, Rev. Manuel T., St. Michael, Fall River (A) Farland, Rev. William E., S1. Joseph, Taunton (P) F/enton, Rev. Msgr. Bernard J., 1 Hope Ave., Pocasset (oR) Fernandes, Rev. Ste~ben A., SS Peter & Paul, Fall River (A) Ferreira, Rev. Manuel P., St. John Baptist, New Bedford (P) Fitzgerald, Rev. Edmund J., SS Peter & Paul, Fall River (C) Flammia, Rev. Raphael, SS.CC., OL Assumption, New Bedford '(P) Foister, Rev. John R., St. Anne, Fall River (IP) Forgit, Rev. Ambrose, sS.ce., St. Joseph, Fairhaven (P)


Fraga, Rev. Bento R., Holy Ghost, Attleboro ,(P) Freitas, Rev. Daniel L., St. John of God, Somerset (P) Furtado, Rev. Steven R., OL Lourdes, Taunton (A)

-GGagne, Rev. Roger, St. Mark, Attleboro Falls (P) Gallagher, Rev. Msgr. Hugh A., Our Lady's Haven, Fairhaven (R) Galland, Rev. Benoit R., Cdr. USNR (C) Gamache, Rev. Daniel A., St. Joseph, New Bedford, (P)

Gamache, Rev. Flavius, SMM, St. Peter, Dighton (P) Gauthier, Rev. Rene G., St. Jean Baptiste, Fall River (P)

Gelinas, Rev. Rene J., MS, OL Cape, IBrewster '(P) Gendreau, Rev. Msgr. Alfred J., Notre Dame de Lourdes, Fall River(P) Gendreau, Rev. Richard, St. Louis de France, Swansea (A)

Gerrard, Most Rev. James J., Catholic Memorial, Fall River (R) Gillespie, Rev. Francis, SS,CC. OL Assumption, New Bedford (A) Gleason, Rev. Msgr. James E., Priests' Hostel, Fall River (R) Goldrick, Rev. Timothy J., St. Margaret, Buzzards Bay (A) Gomes, Rev. Msgr. Anthony M., OL Angels, Fall River


Gomes, Rev. John A., Sacred Heart, ,Fall River (C) Gomes, Rev. Martin,, 8t. Joseph, Fairhaven (A) Grannell, Rev. Thomas,;gS.CC., St. Joseph, Fairhaven (A)


Graziano, Rev. Peter N., St. Mary Home, New Bedford (C) Greene, Rev. James F., st. Dominic, Swansea (A) Guido, Rev. Paul, O.F.M., St. Kilian, New Bedford (P)

-HHamel. Rev. Msgr. Henri, Sacred Heart, New Bedford (A) Harrington, Rev. Brian J.,:'.81. Mary, Norton (A) Harrington, Rev. Kevin J., St. John Evangelist, Attleboro (A) Harrington, Rev. Msgr. Thomas J., Rose Hawthorne Hospital, Fall River (C) Harrison, Rev. George E., OL Mt. Carmel, Seekonk (A) Higgins, Rev. John T., St. Mary, Mansfield (P) Higgins, Rev. Philip J .. Armed Forces (C) Hogan, Rev. John F., St. Julie, N. Dartmouth (P) Hoye, Rev. Daniel F., Washington, D.C. (L) Hull, Rev. Msgr. Lester L., OL Isle, Nantucket (P) -1-

Iodice, Rev. Ciro, O.F.M., St. Louis, Fall River (A) D'Ippolito, Rev. Donald, O.F.M., St. Kilian, New Bedford, (A)

-LLachance, Rev. Pierre, OP, St.Anne, Fall River (A) Lamontagne, Rev. Mauriee H., Catholic Memorial, Fall River (R) Lebel, Rev. Maurice T.. SJ, St. Joseph, Fall River '(IR) LeDue, Rev. Roger D., St. Joseph, New ,Bedford .(A) Levesque, Rev. Arthur C., OL Fatima, New Bedford


Levesque, Rev. Edmond, R.,OL Grace, N. Westport (P) Levesque, Rev. Rene It., St. George, Westport (P) Levesque, Rev. Roger Jr., St. Elizabeth, Edgartown (P) Lopes, Rev. Thomas C., St. John Baptist, New Bedford (A) Lowery, Rev. James ·V., CSC, St. John Evangelist, Pocasset ,(A) Lyons, Rev. James F., St. Patrick, Wareham (P)


Patenaude, Rev. Rene, OP, St. Anne, ,Fall River (A) Pegnam, Rev. John, Cdr. USN (C) Pereira, Rev. Luciano J., Espirito Santo, Fall River (P) Perry, Rev. John A., St. Mary, New Bedford (A) Phillipino, Rev. Lueio B., St. Bernard, Assonet (P) Pilotte, Rev. Herve, MS, Holy Ghost, Attleboro (A) Pinto, Rev. Antonio F., M1. Carmel, New Bedford (At Place, Rev. Timothy, S1. George, Westport ,(A) Pliehta, Rev. Felician, OFM Conv., OL Perpetual Help, New Bedford (P) Powers, Rev. Joseph L .• S1. Elizabeth Seton. N. Falmouth ,(P) Preskenis, Rev. James T., CSC, Holy Cross, So. Easton (A)

Priee. Rev. Paul J., St. Francis Xavier, Acushnet (P)

-QQuinn, Rev. Justin J., St. Rita,




-MMaddock, Rev. Jay T., Rome (L) Madore, Rev. Lueien, M1. S1. Joseph School, Fall River (C) Ma,gnani, Rev. John V., st. Mary, Norton (P) Maguire, Rev. Joseph ID., St. Patrick, Somerset (A) Mahoney, Rev. Francis L., Immaculate Conception, Fall River (A) Majewski, Rev. StephE:n, O.F.M.,Conv., Holy Cross, Fall River (A) Martineau, Rev. Josepbi A., St. Theresa, New Bedford (P)

Martins, Rev. John C., St. Peter Apostle, Provincetown (;P) Mayhew, Rev. Thomas C., OL Mt. Carmel, Seekonk (P) McCarrick, Rev. Paul I~., S1. Joseph, Fall River (P) McCarthy, Rev. James A. St. Patrick, Falmouth (P) MeCarthy, Rev. James F., Sacred Heart, Fall River (P)

McCarthy, Rev. Raymond, St. Louis, Mo. (SL) McClenahan, Rev. Will:lam, SS.CC., St. Anthony, Mattapoisett '(P) McDona.ld, Rev. Paul, O.S.B., St. Lawrence, New Bedford (A) McGrady, Rev. Joseph E., SJ, St. ,pius X, So. Yarmouth (A) McHugh, Rev. Alphonsus, SS.CC., OL Lourdes, Wellfleet (A) Mcisaac, Rev. Edwarcll F., Catholic Memorial, Fall River (C) McKeon, Rev. Msgr. Fz'ancis E., 72 Ashland St., Taunton (R) McLellan, Rev. James R., OL Assumption, Osterville (:A)

McMahon, Rev. William J., S1. Joan of Arc, Orleans (P)

McNally, Rev. Rieharcl, SS.CC., St. Francis Xavier, Acus:1net (A) Medeiros, Rev. Arnold R., St. Anthony, Taunton (A) Mendonca, Rev. Msgr. :Luiz G., Mt. Carmel, New Bedford· (oP) Methot, Rev. Michel, St. Michael, Swansea. (A) Monty, Rev. Raymond P., St. Roch, Fall ,River (A) Moore, Rev. John F., 81. Mary's Cathedral, Fall River (IR) . Morais, Rev. Lorenzo H., Catholic Memorial, Fall River (R)

Moreira, Rev. Americo, OFM, St. Anthony, Taunton (A)

Morgan, Rev. Jude F., SS.CC., OL Lourdes, Wellfleet (P)

Morris, Rev. William F" Corpus Christi, Sandwich (P) Morrissey, R~:v. Thomas E., Notre Dame de Lourdes, Fall River (A) Morse, Rev. James H., Rumford, R.I. (L) Mullaney, Rev. Leonard, Immaculate Conception, Taunton (A) Munro, Rev. Hugh J., St. Mary, Seekonk (A) Munroe, Rev. Msgr. Henry T., st. Pius X, So. Yarmouth (P) Murphy, Rev. Clarence, OL Assumption, Osterville CP) Murphy, Rev. James E .. St. Mary, Taunton (lR) Murphy, Rev. John, CSC, Holy Cross, S. Easton (P) Murphy, Rev. John J., Holy Name, New Bedford (P)

Raposo, Rev. John A., St. James, New Bedford (A) Rcyezek, Rev. Stanislaus J., Essex, MD. (R) Regan, Rev. Msgr. John J., Cathedral, Fall River (P) Rego, Rev. Edmond, Espirito Santo, Fall River (A) Reis, Rev. Daniel Oliv~ira, Santo Christo, Fall River (A)

.Resendes, Rev. Joao V., .Catholic Memorial, Fall River (R)

Resendes, Rev. Manuel, OL Lourdes, Taunton (P) Rita, Rev. Thomas L., St. Vincent's Home, Fall River


Robert, Rev. Arthur N., OP, St. Anne, Fall River (A) Robida, Rev. Raymond, MS, Corpus Christi, Sandwich (A) .

Robillard" Rev. Raymond, St. Jacques, Taunton (A) Rocha, Rev. Dr. Anthony, Lisboa, Portugal (L) Rotondi, Rev. Paul, O.F.M., St. Louis, Fall River (P) Roy, Rev. Riehard, St. Theresa; S. Attleboro (A) Ryan, Rev. Albert, SMM, St. Mary, N. Attleboro (A)

-SSalvador, Rev. Stephen B., St. John of !God, Somerset (A)


Santos, Rev. Jose A. F. dos, CM., St. John the Baptist, New Bedford (,A) Shalloo, Rev. Msgr. Daniel F., Holy Name, Fall River


Sharpe, Rev. Edward J., St. John Baptist, Westport (P) Shovelton, Rev. Gerald T., St. Ann, 'Raynham (P) Shovelton, Rev. William J., St. William, Fall River (P) Shults, Rev. Joachim, SS.CC., Sacredllearts, Fairhaven (,IR) Silva, Rev. Joaquim da, CM, Mt. Carmel, New Bedford (A) Simoes, Rev. Gilbert J., Santo Christo, Fall River (A) Slesinski, Rev. Sebastian, O.F.M. Conv., OL Holy Rosary, Taunton (P) Smith, Very Rev. John J., St. John Evangelist, Attleboro (iP) Sondej, Rev. Cyprian, O~F.M. Conv., Holy Cross, Fall River (P) Soto, Rev. Charles, O.F.M., St. Kilian, New Bedford (lR) Sousa, Rev. Jorge de J., St. Elizabeth, Fall River (P) Souza, Rev~ Msgr. Maurice, St. Anthony, East Falmouth (P) Stanton, Rev. Msgr. Robert L., S1. Patrick, Somerset (P)

Steakem, Rev. John J., 51. Julie, N. Dartmouth (A) Sughrue, Rev. Dennis, CSC, Corpus Christi, Sandwich (A)

Sullivan, Rev. Msgr. George, Priests' Hostel, Fall River (R)

Sullivan, Rev. John, SS~CC., Holy Trinity, W. Harwich (P) Sullivan, Rev. Matthew, SS.CC., St. Mary, Fairhaven (P)

Sullivan, Rev. Walter A., Sacred Heart, Taunton (P) Szelagowski, Rev. Adolph, O.F.M., Conv., OL Perpetual Help, New Bedford (A)


Tansey, Rev. Msgr. Arthur W., 21 Vincent St. Fall River (R) Tavares, Rev. Antonio, Santo Christo, Fall River (P) -N, Tavares, Rev. Evaristo, Immaculate Conception, New Bedford (A) .. Nagle, Rev. Michael, St. Peter the Apostle, ProvinceTetrault, Rev. Ralph, st. Thomas More, Somerset (A) ,toW/l (A) . Thomson, Rev. Msgr. William D., St. Francis Xavier, Neyion,.Rev. Bruce M., Holy Name, Fall River (A) Hyannis (P) Nichol~, ·Rev. Herbert T., St. Joseph, Taunton (A) Tosti, Rev. Ronald A., St, Francis Assisi, New Bedford Nickel, Rev. James, SS.CC., Holy Trinity, W. Harwich (P)


Norton, Rev. William W," St. Patrick, Wareham (A)

-0O'Connell, Rev. William F., St. Joseph, N. Dighton (P) O'Dea, Rev. Thomas IE:•• St. Lawrence, New Bedford


Tremblay, Rev. Edmond, 252 S. Beacon St., Fall River (R)


O'Neill. Rev. Cornelius J., St. Paul, Taunton (P) O'Neill, Rev. Msgr. Patrick J., SS. Peter & Paul, Fall Rive::- (P) O'Neill, Rev. William F'., Capt. USA (C) O'Reilly, Rev. William H .• Immaculate Conception, Taunton (P) Ozug, Rev. Johh C., SL Anthony, E. Falmouth (A)


Oliveira, Rev. Msgr. John J., Bishop's Residence, 394 Highland Ave., Fall River Oliveira, Rev. John J., OL Mt. Carmel, New Bedford (A)

Oliveira, Rev. Joseph, SL Michael, Fall River (P) Oliveira, Rev. Robert A., Holy Name, New Bedford (A)


Tripp, Rev. Kevin F., St. James, New Bedford (C)

-UUnsworth, Rev. Bernard H., St. Mary, New Bedford (P)


Olive'ira, Rev. Gastao, OL Mt. Carmel, New Bedford


Travassos, Rev. Horace J., St. Thomas More, Somerset


O'Donnell, Rev. Joseph F., Immaculate Conception, N. Easton (P) Ogorek, Rev. Marian, S:.Chr., St. Stanislaus, Fall River

-JJalbert, Rev. Herve, Blessed Sacrament, Fall River (P) Jeffrey, Rev. Maurice, St. Patrick, Fall River (A) Jones, Rev. Boniface, SS.CC., Holy Trinity, W. Harwich (A) , . Joseph, Rev. Louis, USAF (C) Jussaume, Rev. Andre P., St. J'acques, Taunton (P) Jusseaume, Rev. Lucien, St. Roch, Fall ,River (P) Kaszynski, Rev. Robert, St. Stanislaus, Fall River (P) KeeDan, Rev. Terrence, Sacred Heart, Taunton (A) Keliber, Rev. Corne'lius J., St. Mary, N. Attleboro (P) Kelley, Rev. James F., LCDR USNR ,(C) Kelly, Rev. Bernard R., St. Mary, N. Attleboro (A) Kenney, Rev. James F., St. Patrick, Fall River (P)

-PPannoni, Rev. Msgr. Joseph R., OL Holy Rosary, Fall River (R) Patenaude, Rev. Andre P., M.S., OL Cape, Brewster

-VViveiros, Rev. Joseph, Sacred Heart, Fall River (A)

-WWaldron, Rev. Howard A., St. Thomas More, Somerset (P)

Wall, Rev. Barry W., Cathedral, Fall River (A) Wallace, Rev. Francis X., St. Patrick, Falmouth (A) Walsh, Rev. Msgr. Thomas F., Priests' Hostel, Fall River (R) Wingate. Rev. Arthur, St. Mary, Mansfield (A) Wiseman, Rev. Joseph F., SCS, St. Elizabeth Seton, N. Falmouth (A) -XYZYureo, Rev. Roy, 88.CC., St. Anthony, Mattapoisett (A)

THE ANCHOR-Diocese of Fall I~iver- Thurs., Feb. 23, 1978

Students Get Message: Prison Life Grim


Then, after a look at individual cells, they were seated in the prison auditorium on plain benches. Before them were a half-dozen prisoners. "We ain't no cops. We ain't no social workers. We're prisoners. We're gonna tell you what prison life is like," said the first speaker. "See that guy over there?" he asked, pointing to another inmate. He's here for life. I've been here seven years and I'm doing 30. You think we're playin' games with you, you all wrong." Then the others spoke, 15 or 20 minutes apiece. It was a rough session. They described the grimness of life behind bars, its utter desolation. They used ugly street terms in talking about homosexuality in prison, of homosexual rape. "We're all dead, you know,"







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Fiorella heard about the program and decided his students should see it. "They're good kids," he said. "But they are in an inner-city situation, and I thought this would be good for them."

The teenagers quickly learned this would be no ordinary class trip. They filed into a screening room, emptied their pockets, passed through an airport-type metal detector and had their wrists stamped with the date.



By Gerald M. Costello RAHWAY, N.J. (NC) - "You ain't gonna hear one good thing about this place," the inmate at Rahway State Prison told a group of young visitors. "Nothin' cool about it. We're animals, period. You think anybody cares about us here? They don't care about nothin' except that body being in the cell at night." The teenagers hearing that grim message on a recent day were students at School 12 in Paterson, N.J., brought there by their teacher, Charles Fiorella, a member of St. Gerard parish 1n Paterson. The group was one of dozens that go through the prison each month to learn the truth: that there is nothing remotely glamorous about prison life, that it is ugly, vicious, dirty and cold. Twice a day, five days a week, groups of teenagers come to Rahway State Prison for two hours of straight talk from those who know prison life best - the lifers. Many have had early brushes with the law and seem headed for trouble; others live in the inner cities where crime can easily attract the young and disillusioned. But through a project organized by the 48-member Lifers' Group at Rahway, made up of long-term prisoners there, thousands of young people have heard the prisoners' message. Stop messing around, the message goes. It leads to trouble, and trouble, finally, leads right here.

Each student took home a letter to his parents, warning that the language and the treatment would be rough. Some refused permission for the trip, but most thought it a good idea.






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State Prison, where they met inmates. (NC Photo) one inmate told the rapt audience. "Only thing is, ain't none of us layin' down." The School 12 group wa!l particularly affected by an inmate from Paterson named Willie Allen, serving 19 to 27 years. "Yeah, I know all those streets. . . . I know where you hang out," Allen told them. "I recognize some of you, 'cause I know your hrothers and sisters," he said. "I did the same dumb things you're doing. I know a lot of your mothers and fathers don't have a lot of money, but they make sure they got enough to take care of you -and you don't listen to 'em, right? You better, 'cause they want to help you. Once you get in here, ain't nobody gonna help you." The prison program started in 1976, when a former inmate's young son began getting into trouble. If he knew what I knew, his father reasoned, he'd stay away from juvenile problems and prison at all costs. The first program opened to mixed reviews. "We tried the big brother approach, you

know," said Henry Ragland, serving a 20- to 30-year sentence. "That didn't seem to work; it was too nice. That's when we decided to really tell it like it is. It's rough, sure, but this is a rough place. People have to know that." Some 4,400 juveniles have been through the program since it began and less than 10 percent of them have got into trouble again - a remarkable figure, correction officials feel, in view of their background and environment. ·Inmates receive no special privileges for taking part in the program - they even lose the dollar-a-day pay they receive for prison chores when they partkipate in the presentation - and there are no guarantees of a favorable parole hearing. So what's in it for the lifers? "Looking at those kids, it's like a reflection of myself when I was younger," said Ragland. "It's like giving a gift, you know? That's how I feel; this is a gift to these kids. You just have to hope they're smart enough to appreciate it."

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'I Can't Please My Husband' By Dr. Jim and Mary Kenny Dear Dr. Kenny: My husband is in one of his moods again. He is dissatisfied with my cooking and housekeeping, fin,ds fault with the way I mother our children, and complains about my topics of conversation and my involvement in La Lech~! League. Any attempts at reasoning or explaining only makes matters worse• • used to really hustle to try to correct things which seemed to bother him, but as soon as I'd get one taken care of, two more would spring· up in its place. So taCkling it from that angle seems hopeless. Sometimes I think he':s married to the wrong perS011 - I bear practically no resemblance to the person he expects me to be, and some days I l:an't do anything to please him. Other times he's himself and I'm myself and we get along fine until zap! We're off again. And usually I don't even know what triggered it. Would yOUl think I was paranoid if I said that sometimes I think he says those things just to hurt me? Sure, • get crabby and strike out sometimes too. Maybe he just needs some place to blow off steam and • hap-" pen to be handy. But when tantrums and sulking and complaining go on for days and weeks, • get desperate. He won't go with me for counseling. He says the trouble with this marriage is all my fault and as soon as • straighten out, everything will be O.K. • know I can't make him change. But maybe you could give me sOJpe help in coping with the sitlLlation. At present, I just draw into myself and try to stay out of the way during these "times. Unfortunately, it is hard for me to reverse and open up and reach out again when the storm is over. Also, • assume • must be contributing something to reinforcing the pattern. Can you tell me what it is and what • can do differently? He is totally different when not on one of these binges, and • really do love him. A. Your letter surely gives a vivid picture of a difficult situation. You are correct in asking what it is that you can do. There is no future in wondering what your husband can do, then blaming him for not doing it. Assigning fault and blame may help one feel a bit better, but it is gen1erally ineffective in solving the problem.

You ask what you can do differently. First, I think you need to do more of the same. You need female friends and woman's support groups like La Lecbe League. Don't let your husband discourage you. You need companionship and support. There is a lot of love in La Leche League, not just for babies but for mothers too. Tap into this source. It would also be good to join a group of women who get together to discuss common handicaps in growing up female in 20th-century Am. erica. This kind of group may be a woman's support or enrichment group, Mama's morning out, or an exercise or reli-. gious study group. Somehow, women begin to share their problems and give each other a listening ear and encouragement. If your community doesn't have such a group for women, start one. In regard to your husband, there is a possibility that some physical problem is contributing to his moods. You might try to encourage him to have a physical examination. Next, keep giving "I-messages." Tell what it feels like inside you when he indulges in his fault-finding. When you reveal youtself like this, you will be vulnerable. He may use it to hurt you more. However, it is the only way to let him know what his moods and attitudes do to you. There is always some hope with this approach, more than if you draw into yourself. Love involves the gift of self: Not judgments like, "Why are you SUlking?" or "Y9U have no right to criticize my friends." Rather, love encourages personal revelations like, "That hurt" and "I really 'do love you." You ask how you might be contributing to his criticizing" behavior. I do not know enough specifics to help you pinpoint this. However, in general I can say that any time you can return positive behavior a touch, a caress, even saying "Ouch" when he hurts you in response to his negative behavior, then you are discouraging negative behavior. When you live with constant put-downs, it is hard to keep up your self-esteem. Make a personal list of all the things you do well. Don't let false humility keep you from giving yourself credit. Keep positive

remarks going toward your children too. They need reward and encouragement as much as food and clothing. Finally, you say that you still love your husband. Ask yourself why. Make a list of all the reasons, all the quirks and behaviors you still find attractive in him. Pay attention to these. Touch him and talk to him when the good things are happening. Comment on them. Ignore the moods and the criticism and the complaints. This is sound behavioral therapy. It is also deep love. Reader questions on family living and child care are invited. Address to The Kennys, c/o The Anchor, P.O. Box 7, Fall River, Mass. 02720.

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South Africa Finds A Friend CONCORD, N.H. (NC) - Answering 14 clergymen who publicly challenged his statements on South Africa, New Hampshire Gov. Meldrim Thomson Jr. said the South African government is trying to improve the life of blacks in the nation. "The government is working to bring roads, schools and hospitals to the black people," Thomson told a news conference three days after he returned from a la-day tour of South Africa. "This does not mean that I

endorse apartheid," he added. But, "we should not be pointing the finger of scorn." Thomson came under fire earlier in the week when' 14 New Hampshire religious leaders, including two Catholic bishops, challenged his statements in a joint letter to their congregations. The leaders said that contrary to the governor's claim that blacks enjoy freedom in South Africa, "injustices and denials of freedom ... continue unabated."

Thomson, whose trip was paid for by the pro-government South African Freedom Foundation, mentioned the clergymen's letter in a prepared statement. Saying his critics should "inform themselves about the facts," he added: "I was pleased to see the statement of 14 clergymen to tjleir communicants. While they disagree with some of my comments, which they have a perfect right to do, they admit that their informaion is based on hearsay rather than personal experience."

Justice Program At Stonehill A regional workshop on "Education for Justice" will be held at Stonehill College, North Easton, on Friday and Saturday, March 10 and 11. One of a series being held around the country, the session will bring together educators from schools, CCD programs, colleges, universities and adult education centers throughout New England. The Stonehill workshop wiII focus on the development of skills and knowledge for social action. Father Lawrence Gorman, director of training for the permanent diaconate program in Chicago; Sr. Marjorie Tuite, OP, director of field education at Bellarmine Seminary; and Harry Fagan, director of the Commission on Community Action in Cleveland, will co-direct an afternoon and evening program on March 10 designed to familiarize teachers with the basic approaches of church-based social action programs. On Saturday, March 11, a panel of New England social justice and world peace action group leaders, including Anthony AugustenelIi of the New England Council on Social Ministry and Patrick Speer of the Campaign for Human Development, will present a survey of resources and practical experience available to, students and teachers. Later that day, a panel of educators will outline successful models of education for justice already operating in schools, colleges and parishes. The program will be open to the public. For information, call or write David O'Brien, director, StonehiII Institute for Justice and Peace, Stonehill College, No. Easton, 02356, telephone 2381081.

MARYKNOLL SIS T E R Mary Corde Lorang, 73, died after a heart attack suffered during this month's blizzard as she stood in the snow at Maryknoll, N.Y. reading weather instruments for a New York City radio station. A psychologist who had served in Washington State, Hawaii and Guatemala during her religious life, she had kept daily weather records since 1969 and had been recognized by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for her work for the National Weather Service.

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A-l Approved for Children and Adults Across the Great Divide Freaky Friday Bugsy -Malone Herbie Goes to Monte Childre nof Theatre Street Carlo Candleshoe Race for Your Life, Dersu Uzala Charlie Brown . For the love of Benji

The Rescuers Pete's Dragon Sasquatch Summerdog Three Warriors

A-2 Approved for Adults and Adolescents Airport 77 The American Friend The Black Pearl Close Encounters of the Third Kind Equinox Flower Fantastic Animation Fest· ivai Greased Lightning A Hero Ain't Nothing But a Sandwich

Jacob the Liar Julia The Lincoln Conspiracy MacArthur Midway Mohammed, Messenger of God Nickelodeon Operation Thunderbolt People That Time Forgot Roseland

Scott Joplin Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger Star Wars Viva Knievel Volcano We All loved Each Other So Much The Wild Duck You light Up My life

A-3 Approved for Adults Only Aguirre Day of the Animals Obsession All The President's Men' The Domino Principle Oh, God! All This and World War II The Duellists The One and Only Alpha Beta The Eag"e Has landed Orca America at the Movies Eat My Dust The Outfit Annie Hall Efti Briest Outlaw Blues Another Man, Another The Front Piece of Action Chance Future World Pink Panther Strikes Again Audrey Rose Gator Rebellion in Patagonia Bad News Bears in Break· Gray Eagle Rocky ing Training The Greatest Rollercoaster The Battle of Chile Grizzly Roseland Big Bus Harry and Walter Go to Sandakan 8 Bingo long Traveling All· New York Scott Joplin Stars' High Street Seven·Per·Cent Solution Bittersweet love I Never Promised You a The Shootist Black and White in Color Rose Garden Shout At The Devil Black Sunday Iphigenia Sidewinder Bobby Deerfield Island of Dr. Moreau Silent Movie Bound for Glory Jaws Silver Streak Breaker, Breaker King Kong Smokey and Bandit Bridge Too Far laGrande Bourgeoise Sorcerer Brothers last Remake of Beau Geste Spy Who loved MI~ Buffalo Bill and the IndiansThe late Show A Star Is Born Burnt Offerings let's Talk About Men Stroszek By the Blood of Others lifeguard Swashbuckler The Car logan's Run Sweet Revenge Cassandra Crossing looking Up Telefon Checkered Flag or Crash lumiere Tentacles Citizens Band March or Die Thieves Coma Mr. Klein The Turning Point Cousin Angelica Murder By Death A Woman's Decision Cria! New York, New York The World's Greatest lover Damnation Alley 9/30/55

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God had sent them on it, had reversal of the father's attitude chosen them for it, and ~hat to his circumstances. His diffiAs children we always liked they couldn't fail, so long as culties seemed to melt away. to do errands. It was fun being they remained obedient to his Even his physical pain disgiven the responsibility of de- revealed intent. appeared. Wouldn't one say that livering gifts, going to the store, In the eyes of the Puritans ·child was indeed God's errand taking a cake or pie to someone. there was a distinct advantage boy? I've seen children fight to be in being "God's errand boy." the one to do the errand. Maybe some will think all this But how things have changed! is irrevelant to our day and One mother was telling me age, that we are too scientifishe has a hard time convincing cally sophisticated to believe in anyone of her three children to "holy errands." It is good for WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. do an errand. I wonder why? us to stop and ask ourselves, (NC) - The mysterious appearWe are all! familiar with er- "What errand am I supposed ance of 500 one-dollar bills at rands. Sometimes, if they hap- to be running this day?" Assumption High School in Wispen to be demanded at the There was a ma'n going consin Rapids, has astonished wrong- time, they can be one of through a dificult time, personand excited students. life's minor nuisances. You ally and professionally. He was A small box, .marked "urgent" know. the sort of thing: "Don't beginning to feel extremely disand addressed to Sharon Link, forget to stop by the dry clean- couraged. One day he was drivAssumption student council ers on the wuy home," or "Stop ing with his young son. The boy president, was discovered in the at the store and see if," etc., must have sensed his father's school office Feb. I. When Miss etc. feelings, for sudenly he touched Link opened the box, she found What makes people think er- his arm and said, "Daddy, God a letter and 500 one-dollar bills.. rands aren't important? All life loves you and He will make it The money came from an is an errand. Why do we think . all right." anonymous donor who directed that if we are not committed ,What followed was a complete that each Assumption student to highly significant tasks or receive a dollar and chaHenged' lofty purposes we aren't functhe students to use "initiative, tioning? imagination and creativity . . . A young fellow tOld me reto offer your school a substanJack Battersby and Marie Poircently that he apologized to his tial return on this investment in mother after she'd asked him ier of Bishop Feehan High youth," School, Attleboro, are among to do something. He said he The students have three snapped back. "I'm not your area students attending a 4-H Conservation School in Ashmonths to prove they did someerrand boy." Then he said he "felt like a heel," adding, "She's land, Mass. through tomorrow, thing constructive with the been running errands for me all preparing to become active in money. "You have the seeds, nurture them," the unknown domy life and after I'd said it I local conservation activities. Feehan faculty members, di- nor said. "At the end of the could have hitten my tongue." rected by Paul Klenk and Kath- three-month period, you as I'm glad he realized that.· Something else we forget. leen Rowlands, will participate people will have a greater inThat there is an older and no- in a cardiopulmonary resuscita- sight into yourselves," Miss Link said she hasn't "seen bler use of the word "errand." tion course to be offered in the . Our ancestors used to speak of school under auspices of. the the students this excited about something in a long time." The "holy errands." The Puritans Attleboro fire department. who 'came to this continent to And three Feehanites got an students have already begun to . plant the, Kingdom of God on its unexpected taste of convent life organize into groups of 25 to 30 shores liked to refer to their when they were stranded by the decide how to use the $500. venture as "an errand into the storm at the school, two for Whatever the final plan, the wilderness." three days and one for five. students "hope to prove that The Puritan leaders had no "Life in the convent is not what with a little faith and effort, doubt they were on a religious I expected it to be," was the kids can work together for a errand. They were confident that cryptic comment of one student. good cause," Miss Link said. By Cec:ilia Belanger

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Interscholastic Sports



CYO Girls' Junior Basketball Denise F. Toohey, director of ren Torres and Joan Fontaine, the Catholic Youth Organization St. John/James, New Bedford; Girls' Junior Basketball League Judy Belli, Holy Name, New of the Fall River Diocese, now Bedford. Cathy David, St. Mary, New in its 20th year, has announced . all-star candidates for the 1978 Bedford; Chris Coons, St. Franseason. The girls selected, sixth cis Xavier, Acushnet; Leonor through eighth graders from Luiz, Mt. Carmel, New Bedford; Westport, New Bedford, Acush- Mike Guy and Paulette Dumas, net and Fairhaven, will play area St. Joseph, New, Bedford; Pete Britto, Our Lady of Assumption, high school freshmen teams. They are Jo-Ann Reedy, Jen- New Bedford. "This is one of the few pronifer Young, Patty Dumont, Sue Guay, Pam Torres, Beth Martin, grams in the diocese giving girls a good training in organMary Beth Bruce. Jennifer Wheelden, Debbie ized basketball," stated Miss "Participants learn Bento, Tina Bergeron, Sharon Toohey. fundamental ball, with many acSouza, Joann Hippolito, Margarquiring court finesse making ita Tonetto, Gabriela Melo. them leaders on high school Karen Bourgeois, Chris Men- teams. In addition to skills, girls des, Melody Livramento, Cathy learn good sportsmanship." Johnson. Present league standings show The all-star players are drawn Our Lady of Assumption in first from nine teams competing regu- place, with 8 wins and no delarly on Saturday mornings at feats, followed by St. Francis, Kennedy Center, New Bedford. 6 wins, 1 defeat; and St. George Coaches are Cheryl Roderiques and Holy Name, each with 5 and Vicky Leshyk, St. Joseph, wins, 2 defeats. Fairhaven; Sister Jacqueline KiHigh scorer for the league and rouac, St. George, Westport; Ka- her team is Mary Beth Bruce.

Attleboro, Fall River All-Star Champs Attleboro won the CYO junior all-star basketball tournament held in the Fall River CYO Hall last Sunday by topping Fall River, 50-48, in the final. The tourney champs defeated New Bedford, 44-40, and Fall River turned back Taunton, 54-49, in the semi-finals. In the senior all-star tourney, held Monday night 'in the Kennedy Center, New Bedford, Fall River defeated Taunton, 61-43,

in the semi-final and went on to defeat New Bedford, 70-62, for the tourney crown. New Bedford had drawn the bye in the semis. Keith Junior High of New Bedford defeated Dartmouth Middle School Monday night in the George Washington basketball tournament held in the Taunton Catholic Middle School. Dighton-Rehoboth upended Mulcahey Junior Hi,gh of Taunton in the consolation final.

Hockey League Finale Sunday The Bristol County - Catholic' Hockey League closes its regular schedule Sunday night with the customary three-game card. Champion Fall River South and runnerup New Bedford clash in

the opener at nine o'clock. Somerset and Fall River North meet at 10, and, Taunton opposes Westport-Dartmouth at 11. The playoffs are scheduled for Sunday, March 5.

Eastern" Mass. Tourney Next Week The recent blizzard has caused a week's delay in the opening of the Eastern Mass. basketball playoffs. The preliminary rounds 4n the boys' playoffs are now scheduled for March 2 through 4, the quarter-finals for March 5, the semi-finals for March 6 and

the finals for March 11. Because of the number of postponed games that remained to be made up at this writing, it is not possible to give at this time a list of all schools qualifying for post-season play.

Blessed Are Poor - They've Nothing To Lose SPOKANE, Wash. (NC) The thief who robbed the home of Bishop Bernard Topel of Spo~ane g.ot little b~sides a lesson In baSIC economics: you can't take much when there's not much to take. The thief ransacked the house and took three dollars. "Looking over my belongings I decided I had to agree with the trespasser's judgment that there was very little else in my

house of any intrinsic value," the bishop said. For ten years Bishop Topel has lived a pauper's life in a lowincome neighborhood in Spokane. He raises his own vegetables, cooks his meals and washes his clothes in a small frame house that cost him $4,000.


SOVIET ACTOR MAXIM MUNZUK is a heroic guide, Dersu Uzala, whose name gives the title to a new Japanese film about turn-of-the-century exploration. (NC Photo)

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In Fall River, Greater Fall River Cable TV has been awarded a provisional license for a 20-channel system at a subscriber fee of $7.50 monthly. And available to diocesan viewers will be a seven-week series for young people on Channel 27, produced by the Catholic Youth Department of the Worcester diocese. Generally titled "Journey to Freedom: The New Exodus," the programs, featuring Father Michael Kolar, will be heard Mondays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 11 :30 a.m., beginning March 6. Accompanying study and discussion materials are available from t~e Worcester youth department. , In planning Easter activities, bear in mind that NBC will televise Easter Sunday' Mass live at 11 a.m. from the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, D.C. Cardinal William Baum will celebrate and the National Shrine Choir will offer Mozart's "Mass in C" (the "Sparrow Mass"). New Films

Blue Collar (Universal): Three Detroit auto workers, feeling worn down by their work and trapped by their environment, rob the safe of their corrupt union local only to discover, not money, but an incriminating account book. Their attempt at blackmail, however, ends disastrously. A dull film that comes to an arbitrary and undramatic ~onclusion. "Blue Collar" is slick and cynical, lacks any moral context and lays on the sex with with a heavy hand. Condemned. "Operation Thunderbolt" (Cinema Shares) is the -Israeli film of the heroic rescue of the hijack victims at Entebbe by Israeli commandos, an event that electrified the world and has already been the subject of two television films. This version is a methodical and low-keyed recreation of that rescue. Though it often skimps on characterization, it does capture enough of the excitement of its subject to make lit an entertain:'ng and

moving viewing experience. Ap· proved for adults and adolescents. "Sasquatch" (North American) is a pesudo-documentary abou t an expedition into the wilds of British Columbia in search of a creature legendary ape-like called Sasquatch by the Indians. The acting is atrocious, and the general tone is one of tedium which stock footage of wildlife and scenery does little to aile· viate. Approved for all. In writer-director Michael Crichton's film adaption of Rob· in Cook's best-selling novel, "Coma," Genevieve Bujold plays a fiercely indepenuent young surgeon, a resident at a Boston hospital, whose best friend goes into a fatal coma during the course of a routine operation. It turns out that the hospital has a disproportion. ately large number of such case,; and Miss Bujold sets herself to find out why. "Coma" is a well constructecl and harmless entertainment for adults but in spite of its PC; rating, parents should be ad· vised that rather graphic operating room sequences, some incidental background nudity ancl the casual introduction of an extramaritial affair are factors that make it questionable viewing for all but mature viewers. Morally unobjectionable for adults. "The Boys. in Company C" (Columbia) is a muddled movi ~ about a company of young Marines in boot training and subsequent combat in Vietnam. Drugs, atrocities, failures b military leadership, simple greed and downright cynicism on the part of everyone involved in the struggle are the order of the day. The film's foul language, bereft of any significant context, and its moral ambiguity are offer.sive. Morally objectionable i [1 part for all. "A Night Full of Rain" (Wal··

ners) attempts to use the marriage of a mismatched pair -- . an Italian Communist journali~,t (Giancario Giannini) and an Am-


erican feminist (Candice Bergen) - as a metaphor to express the ills of society, but the result is a static and boring film. Some nudity, sexual byplay and irreverent references in the film's treatment make it morally offensive. Morally objectionable in part for all. "The One and Only" (Para. mount) is a nostalgic '50s comedy directed by Carl Reiner. Henry Winkler plays a supreme egotists who woos and wins a shy proper girl on an Ohio campus, and then they go to New York, where he is forced to turn to wrestling to support her, succeeding in fabulous fashion. The film makes for mildly entertaining adult fare, some coarse sexual and scatological references ruling it out for a more general audience. Morally unobjectionable for adults. On Television "Lorna Doone," PBS, Feb. 23, 8-8:30 p.m. This first of a 10episode series begins a tale of robust adventure and winning romance in the finest Sir Walter Scott tradition. The material is brought off in the high style one expects from such British productions, always placing the action's violence in the context of the morally good. It is family entertainment that does not insult adult intelligence.

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Publicity chairman of parish organizations are asked to submit news items for this column to The Anchor, P. O. Box 7, Fall River, 02722. Name of city or town should be included, as well as fUll dates of all activities. Please send news of future rather than past events. Note: We do not carry news of fundraising activities such as bingos, whists, dances, suppers and bazaars. We are happy to carry notices of spiritual programs, club meetings, youth projects and similar nonprofit activities.

ST. JOSEPH, ATTLEBORO "Brother Sun, Sister Moon," a film on the life of St. Francis, will be shown at 7 tomorroVl night and 7:30 Sunday night in the parish hall.

Fundraising projects may be advertised at our regular rates, obtainable from The Anchor business office, telephone 675.7151.

ST. ANNE, FALL RIVER Confirmation candidates will !l1eet at.4 p.m. today in the parish prayer room. St. Anne Fellowship will'meet at the school at 7:30 p.m. Due to storm-caused closing of the school, registration fo,:, next year will be extended through Friday, March 10.

ST. STANISLAUS, FALL RIVER The adult choir meets from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. each Wednesday. Members are now preparing for Holy Week Services and newcomers are welcome. Work on an Easter tapestry is being done in the school from 9 a.m. till noon and from 1 to 4 p.m. every day this week. A spiritual direction day for Our, Lady off Czestochowa Confraternity will take place Wed. nesday, March 8. A meeting for parents of children preparing for First Penance is scheduled for 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 1.

ST. MARY, SEEKONK New Women's Guild officers include Jean Brackett, president; Stella West, vice-president; Bette Smith, treasurer; Marilyn Leddy and Barbara Lynch, secretaries. The unit meets on the third Monday of the month from SSt PETER AND PAUL, September through June. At its FALL RIVER OUR LADY OF THE CAPE, last meeting members heard a Adults not yet confirmed may presentation on "Death and Dy-_ choose to receive the sacramen: BREWSTER A Lenten service of scripture ing" by Sister Konstance Ko- with the parish class or in a zel of the Diocesan Spiritual separate ceremony for adults and song will be conducted by Father Andre Patenaude, MS at Center, Pawtucket. to be held at St. Mary's Cathe7 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26 and dral. Arrangements may be Sunday, March 19. Coffee will made at the rectory. be served following the pro,Places on the memorial grams. plaque at the church entrance FUNERAL HOME, INC. are still available. Mass is said ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI, R. Marcel Ray C. Lorraine Ray on the anniversary of the church NEW BEDFORD Rager laFrance Claudette Roy Morrissey dedication for all whc contriA new parish council has been FUNERAL DIRECTORS bute to the parish in this way. formed and members have been 15 Irvington Ct. Retirees Club members wiL appointed to subcommittees, inNew Bedford be served a chicken dinner at cluding spiritual life, social con995-5166 their meeting at 2:30 p.m. Tuescerns, education, parish actividay, Feb. 28 in Father Coady ties and administrative responsiCenter. Reservations should be bilities. A constitution and bymade by Saturday with Laurena . laws will be voted on at a meetMaher, chairman, telephone HALLETT ing to be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, 674-3153. March 12, in the church hall. Funeral Home Inc. OUR LADY OF ASSUMPTION, OUR LADY OF ANGELS, 283 Station Avenue NEW BEDFORD FALL RIVER South Yarmouth, Mass. A Marriage Encounter infor·· Holy Rosary Sodalists will mation night will be held at 8 Tel. EXeter 8-2285 hold a breakfast meeting followp.m. Sunday in the church baseDirector-Norman A. Hallett ment. All married couples are ing 8 a.m. Mass Sunday. invited and refreshments will be served. What's your favorite scripture, poem, verse WASHINGTON (NC) - Conor saying? gress is considering proposals Have it permanently and to end a favorite congressional .uniquely lettered on a pastime - introducing riders to beautiful plaque designed appropriatiof.s bills to prevent with "you" in mind. federal expenditures for certain activities. HANDCRAFTED INSPIRATIONAL PLAQUES The proposals grew out of by GASPAR last fall's debate over when and if the federal government should available at these fine pay for abortions for Medicaid gift shops recipients. The Falmouth Nationa~ Bank NEW BEDFORD FALMOUTH. MASS. Rep. Herbert Harris (D-Va.) • Dot's Card & Gift Shop BY the Vi"a~e Green Since 1821 has said he will introduce a pro·Pine Shoppe .Ox Bow posed rules change to permit • New Bedford Crafts • Lightonly those :iders to appropriahouse Christian Bookstore After Mass Sunday Brunch tions bills w:,ich would raise or • Gift Gallery • Surrey Shoppe At lower the funding level. The ·Our Lady's Chapel .PIP House Democratic study group • Regina Pods Center is considering a similar proposNORTH DARTMOUTH al. • Zale Jewelry-Moll Harris said he has discussed • Pine Traditions Lunches - Sandwiches • Cocktails his proposal informally with a PADANARAM Tennis Courts Available Now number of congressmen and was .Woodhouse Shop surprised at the degree of supCounty Road, Pocasset WESTPORT port he found. 563-7171


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Bishops Give Support To Humphrey-Hawkin Bill By Jim Castelli WASHINGTON {NC) Spokesmen for the U.S. Catholic Conference have told Congress that a revised version of the Humphrey-Hawkins full em· ployment bill backed by the Carter Administration is not toothless but "contains measures which are absolutely essential to any serious atempt to achieve full employment."

- It provides anti-inflation, labor standard and nondiscrimination provisions.

Auxilil:lry Bishop Eugene Marino of Washington, D.C., testified . for the usec before the House subcommittee on employment opportunities chaire'd by Rep. Augustus Hawkins (DCalif.), the bill's leading House sponsor. Bishop Marino was accompanied by Francis Butler,USCC associate secretary for domestic social develdpment.

"We are pleased to see that enactment of this legislation is a priority of President Carter's Administration," Bishop Marino said. "In our judgment, the full employment bill pending before Congress embodies principles which reflect an economic order subservient to human need."

Bishop Marino also said the USCC "can think of no more fitting tribute to Sen. Hubert Humphrey, a selfless, courageous and dutiful public servant, than the passage of this bill. Humphrey died of cancer Jan. 13. The USCC has supported versions of the Humphrey-Hawkins bill for more than two years. Congressional leaders believe the bill has an excellent chance of passage in the next session of Congress, partly because of the Administration's support and partly because of sentiment that the bill should be a memorial for Humphrey. Bishop Marino praised five main features of the HumphreyHawkins bHl: - It affirms "the right of all Americans who are able, willing and seeking work to full opportunity for useful, paid employment at fair rates of compensation." - It sets specific goals and timetables for achieving full employment. The bill calls for reducing adult unemployment (for those 20 and over) to three

percent and overall unemployment to four percent within five years of passage. - It calls for reducing and then removing the gaps in the unemployment rate among different sectors in the labor force, for example, teenagers, women and members of minority groups.

"Far too often in the past," he said, "we have employed economic strategies which appeared to utilize the victims of unemployment as stabilizing factors in our national economy," he said. "The formulation and implementation of economic policies and- legislation cannot be left solely to market forces. What is at stake is not merely economic theories or political programs, but human lives." "We have recited before this committee in the past," he said, "a long litany of social ills which pastors frequently meet in their ministry among the unemployed, aberrations which stem from the persistently high levels of unemployment of the past several years - child and spouse abuse, suicide, drug addiction, alcoholism, racial antagonism and crim~"

The Object "The role and Object of Christian education is the formation of a new human being, reborn in baptism, into a perfect Christian." - Pope Pius XII