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AT GROUND BREAKING ceremonies for a parish center for St. John the Evangelist Church, Pocasset, principals are, from left, E. Randy Jarvis of Owen F. Hackett Jr. and Associates, New Bedford architects; Father James A. McCarthy, former Pocasset pastor, now pastor of St. Patrick's

Youth Ministry Forum Meets

parish, Falmouth; Father James W. Clark, present pastor; Lawrence Perrault, general contractor; Owen F. Hackett Jr. At right, sketch of new center, which will include a hall, workrooms, storage and office space. There will be adjacent parking for 100 cars.

Pocasset Ground Breaking

Representatives of diocesan Ground was broken last week apostolates involving youth met for a multipurpose center for recently at Bishop Connolly the rapidly growing parish of High School. St. John the Evangelist, PocasThe meeting brought together set. Designed by the New Bed- ' diocesan and area directors of ford architectural firm of Owen CYO, Scouting, Social Services, F. Hackett Jr., the building will Vocations and Court Chaplains, . include a large hall, six workas well as representatives from rooms, office space and kitchen, Catholic high schools and re- lavatories and storage facilities. treat movements. The hall, to be Constructed on Father Marcel Bouchard, assis- the 3.08 acre site on which St. tant director of Religious Educa- John the Evangelist church tion for Youth Ministry, con- stands, will correspond to the vened the meeting at the suggestion of the Priests' Council. Youth Ministry had been chosen as a major concern by the couricil in making its plans for this The 1979 Charities Appeal is year. in its closing days. The official Father Bouchard ,began with a closing is tomorrow. There are still many parish returns, priests' Tum to Page Thirteen donations and special gift contributions to be reported. Msgr. Anthony M. Gomes, diocesan director of the Appeal, said today: "All special gifts, priests' Communication with youth, donations and parish contribusingle parenthood, family educa- tions must be made at central tion, the elderly, exceptional headquarters of the Appeal in children, multicultural catchesis, Fall River tomorrow for accredialienated Catholics - all are tation in this year's Appeal. vital concerns for today's reli- These reports should be made gious educators. These and other in person to insure credit for issues will be included in the this year's Appeal. The final program of the New Eng-land total of the 1979 Appeal will be Congress of Religious Education published in next week's edition on August 17, 18 and 19, 1979, of the Anchor. ,I hope that everyat the University of New Hamp- one of the 113 parishes will be "over the top" tomorrow. shire campus in DUl'ham.

church in its exterior brick design. It will have its -own. parking lot for 100 cars. Father James W. Clark, pastor of the 'Pocasset parish, said that ,Bishop Daniel A. Cronin will celebrate 5 p.m. Mass in the church on Saturday, July 7 and that at that time he would bless the hall site. Father Clark said that the project will include brick paving and concrete walks at the hall

710 To Graduate At High Schools

entrances an~ that the lot sur- - A total of 710 students will rounding the hall will be land- graduate from the six high scaped. schools of the diocese in cereThe pastor commented that monies that begin Tuesday and roof and window insulation have will conclude on Sunday, June been selected with an eye to fuel 10. The number comprises 378 conservation and the overall project design and building ma- girls and 332 boys. The largest terials have been chosen not graduating class, 215 seniors, ,is only to enhance and comple- at Bishop Feehan High in Attlement the existing church struc- boro, while the smallest is the ture but for their aesthetic ap- 55 seniors at Coyle and Cassidy peal, economy and ease of main- High, Taunton, where principal Father Richard Beaulieu explains tenance. that the charms of a new public high school temporarily reduced class size, but that forthcoming classes are up to their former Boniface, St. Francis of Assisi, strength. Leading in time of graduation St. Hedwig, New Bedford; St. Mary, Sacred Hearts, Fairhaven; as well as size, Feehan will hold St. Rita, Marion; St. Mary, South its graduation at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Turn to Page Thirteen Dartmouth.

Charities Appeal Now at $970,765.39

Congress Plans Are Announced

"Families: Living, Learning, Serving" is the campus theme. Am0l1g speakers: Dolores Curran, author, columnist, teacher, wife and mother, will give the keynote address "FamBy: A CatechEltical Challenge of the 80's; Most Reverend Peter RoTurn to Page Thirteen

Thirty-nine parishes have thus far surpassed their 1978 final totals. The following parishes were added to the Honor Roll since last week's Anchor edition reporting: St. John, St. Joseph, Attleboro; St. Mary, Seekonk. St. Margaret, Buzzards Bay; Holy Redeemer, Chatham; St.

John, Pocasset; Our Lady of the Isle, Nantucket; Sacred Heart, Oak Bluffs; Holy Trinity, West Harwich; St. Joseph, Woods Hole. Cathedral, Blessed Sacrament, Espirito Santo, Holy Cross, Our Lady of the Angels, Our Lady of Health, St. Stanislaus, Santo Christo, Fall River; St.John of God, Somerset; St. Louis de France, St. Michael, Swansea. Immaculate Conception, Our Lady of Fatima, Our Lady of Perpettial Help, Sacred Heart, St.


Holy Family, East Taunton; Holy Rosary, St. Paul, Taunton; St. Ann, Raynham. Proceeds of the Charities Appeal, 'stressed Msgr. Gomes, support a wide range of social services and !!piritual apostolates. They include family and individual counseling and aid to unwed mothers and children with emotional needs. Homes for the aged, prolife activities, hospitals, camps, community centers and educational institutions are also served by the Appeal, . "The Appeal dollar," said officials, "may reach and help individuals entirely unknown to the donor. But Christ, who rewards even a cup of cold water given in his name, is not unmindful of the sacrifices made by the faithful of the Fall River their diocese on behalf of needy brothers and sisters."

Gushue To Head Holy Family Holy Family High School, New Bedford, has announced that William P. Gushue, teacher of social studies at the school since 1972 and assistant principal since 1974, will succeed John J. Finni as principal beginning in September. Mr. Finni completes five years as principal -at the oldest secondary school in the Diocese. Mr. Gushue is a native of New Bedford and a 1968 graduate of Holy Family. He received his B.A. degree in 1972 frOm Southeastern Massachusetts University and his M.A. in 1976 from Providence College Graduate School. He is certified in secondary school administration through Turn to Page Thirteen


THE ANCHOR-Diocese of Fall River-Thur., May 24, 1979


catholic charities appeal Leading Parishes AITLEB(\RO .aREA St. John, Attleboro St. Mary, Seekonk St. Mary, Mansfield Mt. Carmel, Seekonk St. Mark, Attleboro Falls

23,116.00 13,191.00 13,120.00 12,257.00 12,162.17

St. Mark St. Stephen St. Theresa Mansfield-St. Mary North Attleboro Sacred Heart St. Mary Norton-St. Mary Seekonk Mt. Carmel St. Mary

12,162.17 5,999.00 10,296.00 13,120.00 4, 512.00 11,446.00 6,785.00

CAPE COD AND THE ISLANDS AREA - 12,257.00 13,191.00 St. Pius X, South Yarmouth 26,250.00 St. Francis Xavier, Hyannis 24,504.00 . CAPE COD AND THE ISLANDS AREA Holy Trinity, West Harwich 15,042.00 St. Patrick, Falmouth 14,137.00 Brewster-ourLapy of 7,749.50 Corpus Christi, Sandwich 13,092.00 the Cape 11,796.00 Buzzards Bay-St. Margaret FALL RIVER AREA Centerville-our Lady of Holy Name, Fall River 26,110.00 11,465.00 Victory ( Cathedral, Fall River 15,956.00, Chatham- Holy Redeemer 10,235.00 Our Lady of the Angels, 9,348.10 East Falmouth-St. Anthony Fall River 15,688.00 2,797.00 Edgartown-St. Elizabeth St. Thomas More, Somerset 10,872.00 14,137.00 Falmouth-St. Patrick Santo Christo, Fall River 10,173.50 24,504.00 Hyannis-St. Francis Nantucket-our Lady of NEW BEDFORD AREA the Isle 7,767.10 Mt. 'Carmel, New Bedford 26,767.35 North Falmouth-St. Elizabeth Immaculate Conception, 6,108.00 Seton New Bedford 16,062.30 3,183.00 Oak Bluffs-Sacred Heart St. Lawrence, New Bedford 12,687.85 Orleans-St. Joan of Arc 5,7-71.00 St. Joseph, Fairhaven 11,265.20 Osterville---tAssumption / 11,344.00 St. Mary, South Dartmouth 10,820.00 Pocasset-St. John 8,202.00 Provincetown-St. 路Peter 3,411.00 TAUNTON AREA Sandwich-Corpus Christi 13,092.00 St. Mary, Taunton 9,658.00 St. Ann, Raynham 9,098.00 South Yarmouth-St. :Pius X 26,250.00 Sacred Heart, Taunton 8,199.00 Vineyard HavenSt. Joseph, Taunton 8,183.00 St. Augustine 2,211.00 St. Paul, Taunton 7,884.00 Wellfleet-our Lady 3,001.00 of Lourdes West Harwich-Holy Trinity 15,042.00 Woods Hole-St. Joseph 3,300.00 AITLEBORO AREA

Parish Totals

Attleboro Holy Ghost St. John St. Josepl).

FALL RIVER AREA 11,233.33 23,116.00 6,326.00

Fall River St. Mary's Cathedral Bless~d Sacrament

15,956.00 2,316.00

Espirito Santo Holy Cross Holy Name Notre Dame Our Lady of the Angels Our Lady of Health . Holy Rosary a:mmaculate Conception Sacred Heart St. Anne St. Anthony of Padua St. Elizabeth St. John the 'Baptist St. Joseph St. Louis St. Mathieu St. Miohael St. Patrick SS. Peter and Paul St. Roch St. Stanislaus St. William Santo Christo Assonet-St. Bernard Centra'l Village-St. John North WestportOur 'Lady of Grjic'e Somerset St. John of God St. 'Patrick St. Thomas More Swansea Our Lady of Fatima St. Dominic St. Louis de France St. Michael

8,125.50 2,515.00 26,110.00 6,783.00 15,688.50 . 5,703.50 5,350.00 5,678.00 7,636.25 6,928.75 3,173.10 2,094.00 4,190.00 6,872.85 3,107.50 2,105.00 7,781.00 9,409.00 7,296.00 2,233.00 9,944.50 5,816.00 10,173.50 5,073.50 3,943.00

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Sacred Heart St. Anne St. Anthony of Padua St. (Boniface St. Casimir St, Francis of Assisi St. Hedwig St. James St. John the Baptist St. Joseph St. Kilian St. Lawrence St. Mary St. Theresa Acushnet-St. Francis Xavier Fairhaven St. Joseph St. Mary Sacred Hearts Marion-St. Rita Mattapoisett--St. Anthony North Dartmouth-St. Julie South Dartmouth-St. Mary Wareham-St. Patrick Westport-St. Geo~ge


TAUNTON AREA Taunton Holy Family Holy Rosary Immaculate Conception Our Lady of Lourdes Sacred Heart St. Anthony St. James" St. Joseph St. Mary St. Paul Dighton-St. 路Peter North Dighton-St. Joseph North EastonImmaculate Conception Raynham-St.. Ann South Easton Holy Cross

7,951.00 9,408.00 10,872.00 7,826.50 6,949.00 9,266.00 5,808.00

NEW BEDFORD AREA New Bedford Holy Name Assumption Immaculate 'Conception Mt. Carmel Our Lady of Fatima

10,316.00 2,427.50 16,062.30 26,767.35 6,157.50

3,271.50 4,900.00 2,191.00 4,741.00 828.00 2,085.25 3,543.00 2,064.00 9,927.50 10,197.00 8,780.00 2,248.00 12,687.85 10,018.00 3,694.00 3,662.50 11,265.20 4,150.00 1,490.003,474.00 5,363.00 9,324.50 10,820.00 6,223.50 6,946.00

7,863.00 3,002.00 6,152.00 3,005.00 8,199.00 5,323.00 4,.913.00 8,183.00 9,658.00 7,884.00 1,267.00 4,938.00 7,860.50 9,098.00 7,767.50

Two Delegates At Girls' Parley

Ecclesiastical Bees Buzzing

Rev. Martin Buote, Diocesan Chaplain of the Catholic Committee on Girl Scouting and Camp Fire Girls, of St. Joan of Arc Church, Orleans, and Mrs. Theodore J. Aleixo of Taunton, diocesan chairman of the committee, represented the Fall River Diocese at the Second National Conference of the National Committee for Girls Organizations sponsored earlier this month by the United States Catholic Conference in Detroit. The three-day conference was hosted by the Detroit Archdiocesan Catholic Committee and consisted of general sessions and workshops at which procedures for presenting the various religious youth and adult awards programs were exchanged and discussed by the delegates representing 25 states. Also discussed was local implementation of national plans of cooperation between the United States Catholic Conference and the Girl Scout and Camp Fire organizations. Among conference speakers were Cardinal John Dearden, Archbishop of Detroit; Bishop Michael F. McAuliffe, of the diocese of Jefferson City, Mo.; Helen Brady, director of national and international relations of the Girl Scouts; Mrs. John Molyneaux, national representative of the Camp Fire Girls; and Rev. John Endejan, chairman of the national Committee for Girls' Organizations. The next national conference is tentatively scheduled for 1981 in Houston, Texas, and also in the planning is a series of regional conferences. Father Buote and Mrs. Aleixo will present a report on the conference to the Diocesan Committee on Girl Scouting and Camp Fire Girls at a June meeting in preparation for a general workshop in the Fan for Catholic leaders in Girl Scouting and Camp Fire. .

Three of four Ecclesiastical Bees testing knowledge of "chutCh vocabulary" in matters to do with Mass, the sacraments and other areas of Catholic life have been held as part of school observance of the diocesan jubilee.

John Magnani 'Bishop Daniel A. Cronin presided earlier this month at a funeral Mass for John Magnani, father of Father John V. Magnani, pastor of St. Mary's Church, Taunton. The Mass was celebrated by Father Magnani at St. Mary's Church, North Attleboro, with a large number of diocesan priests as. concelebrants.


Father Bousquet Jubilee Father Roland Bousquet, STL, will mark his silver jubilee of ordination at a Mass of thanksgiving at 5 p.m. Sunday at St. Stephen .Cburch, Attleboro, where he is pastor. Concelebrants will include Father Horace J. Travassos, assistant chancellor, and Father Raymond P. Monty, secretary to the diocesan tribunal. Father Monty will also be homilist. The congregation will include parishioners, friends, relatives and members of other parishes Father Bousquet has served. Music will be under the direction of Kevin Birch. A testimonial banquet will follow the Mass. The jubilarian, a Fall River native, was born Nov. 8, 1927, the son of Ephraim and Lillian (Bourque) Bousquet. He attended Blessed Sacrament grammar school and Msgr. Prevost High school before entering the Seminaire de Philosophie and the Grand Seminaire de Montreal, where he earned his licentiate in

sacred theology, magna' cum laude. After ordination on May 22, 1954, Father Bousquet served as associate pastor at Notre Dame parish, Fall River, St. Joseph, New Bedford and St. Jacques, Taunton. With his appointment as secretary to the diocesan marriage tribunal, he resided at S1. Louis de France parish, Swansea, from 1971 to 1972. He was then named administrator of St. Roch parish, Fall River, where he served until 1976, when he was named to his present assignment. Father Bousquet has served the marriage tribunal in a variety of capacities and is at present a defender of the Bond. He has also directed the New Bedford pre-Cana program, written for The Anchor, served as a member of the board of examiners for the clergy and has been chaplain to Taunton State Hospital.

Founder Says Cursillo Spreading

Madame p'resident?

-LOS ANGELES (NC) - The cursillo movement continues to spread its mesage of Christian' commitment worldwide, Eduardo Bonnin, its co-founder, reported. He was in California for regional and state Cursillo meetings.

CHICAGO ~C) - Ellen McCormack, the Long Island housewife who ran for president in 1976 as a pro-life candidate, may run again in 1980. She. has authorized establishment of an "exporatory Democratic presidential campaign committee" on her behalf for a possible pro-life campaign during the Oemocratic primaries and has said she will decide in the next fe'o/ months whether she will run. Her aimouncement came during the first National Pro-Life Political Action Conference, held in Chicago.

The Cursillo momentum is particularly strong in the United States, he said. An estimated 750,000 Americans have made a Cursillo de Cristiandad (Little Course in Christianity), according to Eduardo Kalbfleisch of New York City, U.S. national coordinator who accompanied Bonnin. A business man at Palma on the Spanish island of Mallorca, Bonnin, other laymen and priests, guided by a bishop, spent five years preparing for the first cursillo, given in January 1949 to counter immorality and religious indifference. .

The intensive three-day cursillo programs quickly spread through the Spanish-speaking world. The first U.S. cursillo was held in Texas in 1957 by two Spanish airmen training there. English-language cursillos began in 1961. The philosophy of the movement, .Bonnin said, is that "it is possible to share yourself at a supernatural level, as well as at a human level." He added that a cursillo does not teach anything new but "allows a participant to experience what he already knows." Bonnin said that cursillos have had a great influence on movements such as charismatic renewal and Marriage Encounter. ..




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Father Barry WaU, pastor of Sacred Heart Church, Fall River, was the judge for the bee for grades 1 and ~, held at M1. St. Joseph School, Fall River. Winners for grade 1 were Jeffrey Conroy, first, and Joseph Oliveira, second, both of Mt. S1. Joseph. .


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Grade 3 winners were Claudine Cloutier, first, Notre Dame; Linus Eldridge, second, St. James-St. John. Grade 4 winners were Nicole Canuel, first, Notre Dame; Donna Tavares, second, St. Michael, Fall River. Grades' 5 and 6 competed yesterday at St. Anne's School, Fall River, while grades 7 and 8 will compete today at Taunton Catholic Middle School. Awards will be presented next month at a' date and place to be announced.

Ex-Police Chief Lands'in Jail SANTA ANA, Calif. (NC) Former Santa Ana Police Chief Edward J. Allen ended up in what used to be his own jail after he was arrested with 11 other anti-abortion demonstrators for a two-hour occupation of an abortion clinic. Allen, who is retired, and the others were charged with criminal trespass at Dr. Edward Allred's Family Planning Associates Medical Clinic in Santa Ana. He was released from jail and will stand trial later. The demonstration was "a matter of conscience," said Robert L. Sassone, an attorney representing the protestors. "We are working toward the time when a morally and spiritually alert court will reinstate the abortion law as it was a few years ago," he said. "We believe that protests of this type will hasten that day."

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THE ANCHOR-Diocese of Fall River-Thur., May 24,1979

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themoorin~ Total Renewal There certainly is a new 'spirit in the Church and it's not merely the result of the election of a Polish pope. It's much deeper and more profound than that historic happening. It is to be found in the signs of renewal and revival that are flowing from the efforts and labors of Vatican II. The grassroots movements of the Charismatic Renewal, Cursillo, Marriage Encounter, Echo, Tech and Emmaus are but reflections of this active spirit that is penetrating the Church as it brings to life the teachings and documents of the Council. It is the spirit of hope that is seen in various parish prayer and study groups; it is the spirit of understanding that is growing as more and more Catholics daily read the Bible; it is the spirit of faith among those who are seeking to bring the millions of baptized b,rothers and sisters back to the pews. Yet, despite the great progress that has been made, there are still pockets of resistance dedicated to maintenance of the status quo, for whatever that might mean in the reality of today's world. Unfortunately, many of these obstacles to renewal are clerical. There are some priests who just do not want anything new to upset them and their tidy and tried way of life. To be certain, this is not the case in the majority of parishes. However, there are still many holdouts who attempt in evry way possible to block efforts to implement the decrees of Vatican II, even those marked with genuine discernment and 路enthusiastic dedication. Yet it is these same people who wail and moan as they see the emptiness of their churches on Sunday and the lack of cooperation by families in parish activities. The litany of woe could be chanted without end. Invocations of pleas are many; responses are minimal. It is indeed a very strange situation when a given local parish just refuses to. be part of an ongoing process of evangelization and renewal. This should not be the situa路, tion. With the shortage of priestly vocations, many bishops cannot heal the hurts, or they would have priestless churches. What then can be done? The burden, and it is indeed a difficult one~ rests both upon the shoulders of the Ordinary of a diocese and the laity involved in such distress. Bishops should -be constantly persistent ,.in their efforts to seek total parish renewal in their dioceses, as exemplified by our own Jubilee Day of Deyotion. In every way possible, bishops should make every effort to point out that what is now taking place in the church is of the church and has her blessing.' Parishioners who hunger for renewed faith should be respectfully persistent in their attempts to bring the teachings of the church to fulfillment in their parishes. In a spirit of loyal cooperation, they should share in current parish activities, always trying to expand and develop new ministries that will encourage worship and prayer that the lost sheep might once again find shepherds who really do care. Many of today's social ills and moral conflicts could 'truly be solved in the course of efforts to renew parishes still stubbornly clinging to a past that lacks love, a present that lacks faith, a future that lacks hope.


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'Look at the birds! They don't need to sow or reap or store up food, for your heavenly Father feeds them. And you are far more valuable to hi", than they are.' Matt. 6:26

Getting Unmarried Hazardous To Health By Amomette Bosco

A mother with three young children, recently divorced, was telling me her troubles. She had insomnia, a serious skin disturbance, a new ulcer, had had an automobile accident and was getting frequent headaches. I didn't have to be a physician to recognize that her array of new physical health problems were reactions to the- stress of her single-with-responsibilities life situation. Out of curiosity, I researched how much studying had been done on the relationship beween being formerly married and one's state of health. I found a dismal picture, as this mosaic of the results of several researches shows: ......: Sixty-three percent of divorced wives have experienced medium to high trauma, as measured by such indices as sleeplessness, memory loss or poor health at some point during the divorce process; - Over 40 percent of individuals filing for divorce reported five or more symptoms of mental health disturbance; - Divorced or separated women were more likely to admit to "worrying all the time" or of having fears of an impending nervous breakdown than any other group '- male or female - in the population; - A study conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics indicated that the divorced had more psychiatric symptoms and to a more serious degree than did persons of other marital status;

- Divorced and separated women scored highest of any group on questions dealing with the stressfulness of life; - In terms of the overall mortality rate, as well as the rate of death due to motor vehicle and other accidents, suicide and death from homicide, the rates are higher for the divorced of both sexes than for any other marital status. For divorced men, the suicide rate is 4.2 times higher, and for divorced women, 3.5 times higher than for married people. To mention specific studies, a sampling of 4,000 divorced persons in California, cited in "The American Way of Divorce, Prescriptions for Change," by Sheila Kessler, showed that divorced persons are more likely to report physical disabilities, chronic illness, neurosis, depression and isolation. A study done by the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, called "Selective Symptoms of Psychological Distress," stated that anxieties to women who are divorced were significantly higher and that they evidenced symtoms of nervousness, inertia, insomnia, trembling hands, nightmares, perspiring hands, fainting, headaches, dizziness and palpitations. Dr. Uri Bronfenbrenner, a noted expert in family life studies from Cornell University, did a study of 70 families and reported again that single mothers who worlt, made statements about stress twice as often as mothers from intact families. A few months ago, I attended a conference on stress and had

the good fortune to have Dr. Robert Rackel at my table for lunch. He is a family practitioner who heads what is called the ,best stress management clinic in the country at the University of Iowa College of Medicine. He said that more single than married people die from pneumonia, tuberculosis, cirrhosis of the liver, syphilis, influenza and various forms of violence. Hypertension is also more common among the unmarried or previously married, especially young widows and newly divvorced. In the first year after a divorce, said Dr. Rackel, divorced people have 12 times more illnesses than people who are married. The group in greatest jeopardy are divorced men. When it comes to coronary heart disease, strokes, cancer of the lung or stomach, the rate for 9ivorced men is almost double that of married men. It's almost three times as high for hypertension, five times as high for suicide, seven times as high for cirrhosis of the liver. Even driving a car is more dangerous for the divorced male, three times as fatal, as for married men. It seems that in spite of the concept of single men as carefree bachelors, facts show that this state is actually dangerous to their health. Such statistics have led Dr. James J.Lynch of the Psychosomatic Clinic at the University of Marylancl Medical School to conclude: "Lone~ liness is clearly a major contributor to premature death in this country."




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REFUGEES IN DISTRESS: Over 400 Vietnamese refugees are towed by a landing vessel from the USS Robert E. Peary in the South China Sea, about 400 miles south of Thailand. As people continue to flee Vietnam, other countries are feeling the strain of resettling them. (NC Photo)

Refugee Program WASHINGTON (NC) - The problems involved in caring for refugees from Vietnam and elsewhere in Indochina have become so severe that, according to reactions from government officials and resettlement agencies, even good news seems like bad news. The most recent gob<! news, these officials agree, is that Vietnam has announced it is ready to release up to 10,000 refugees a month directly to countries such as the United States, France and Australia which have resettled hundreds of thousands of refugees since 1975. Such a step would probably sharply reduce the number of "boat people," refugees leaving Vietnam in small, fragile boats.. But the bad news is that refu-

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gee experts seriously doubt whether Vietnam and the receiving countries are physicaIly capable of handling such large numbers each month. At the same time, the U.S. refugee program is facing several legal and financial crises. In the coming months, the United States will have to deal with a steady flow of Indochinese refugees from three sources: - The 250,000 people now in temporary camps in Southeast Asia, - The refugees, particularly relatives of refugees already in the United States, to be released each month. - A continuing, though probably smaIler, flow of "boat people." Don Hohl of the U.S. Catholic Conference office of l\:tigration and Refugee Services, said that people who do not fit into the categories for emigration to be agreed on by Vietnam and the receiving countries will leave on boats. In the short term, the U.S. coordinator for refugee affairs, Ambassador Dick Clark, says the U.S. program will run out of money on June 1.' Congress is working on a supplemental appropriations bill, but is not likely to complete action until at least the end of June. The State Department is also trying to untie other funds to cover the shortfaIl. Unless funds are found, Clark said the movement of refugees out of Southeast Asia will stop and some boats may be pushed back out to sea where some refugees would drown. John McCarthy, director of· USCC Migration and Refugee Services, told NC News that the

USCC has guaranteed the U.S. government that it will move half of the refugees scheduled to come into this country even without federal money. . The usec has resettled about half the Vietnamese refugees in the United States. McCarthy said that between cash reserves and cutting expenses in diocesan refugee programs, the usee can pay for the needed transportation. He said other refugee agencies will do their best to do the same. In the long term, the usce and other voluntary agencies are relying on a proposed overhaul of refugee law offfered by the Carter administration and Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) to make resettlement more orderly. 'But Hohl said Congress may not pass the bill by Oct. 1, the beginning of the next federal fiscal year. There is no organized opposition to the bill, Hohl said, but opposition could appear at the last minute. At the same time, he said, the ,bill faces a slow congressional process and several recesses that could delay passage. The proposed bill would broaden the political and geographic definitions of refugee and aIlow 50,000 refugees into the United States each year, compared with 17,400 under current law. The bill would allow the president to let iInOre than that 50,000 refugees a year into the country with Congress' agreement. The administration has sought appropriations for the transportation and resettlement of 120, 000 refugees in fiscal year 1980.



The example comes from our priests, Sisters and brothers who dedicate their lives to lepers. Few of us can follow in their footsteps, but all of us can spare something for medicines and supplies. Christ so loved lepers He worked miracles to cure them. The world still has 15-million lepers. Here's what your gift will do:

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NEAR EAST MISSIONS TERENCE CARDINAL COOKE, President MSGR. JOHN G. NOLAN, National Secretary Write: CATHOLIC NEAR,EAST WELFARE Assoc. 1011 First Avenue • New York, N.Y. 10022 Telephone: 212/826-1480


THE ANCHOR-Diocese oHall River-Thur., May 24,1979

Says Social Justice Is P路reached, Not Practiced

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The church has finally won its battle with its lay teachers. The Supreme Court has ruled (with Mr. Justice 'Brennan voting against the church, as he always does) that Catholic teachers are not covered by the provisions of the NationalI,.abor Relations Act. Since public school teachers are not covered by the act either, and since they have established their ability to o~ganize unions

nonetheless, one imagines that the hierarchy has not heard the end of Catholic teachers' unions - though now it will have to deal, in all mankind, with a militant union, probahly an affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers, presided over by that militant anti-Catholic, Albert Shanker. Cardinal Cody's victory may well turn out to be a Pyrrhic one for Catholic schools.. . I have been persuaded by the legal scholar, Professor H. Douglas Laycock, that even though the court ducked the constitutional issue, precedents are overwhelming for applying the freedom of worship clause to

the teachers' union case. Doubtless we can expect the church's lawyers to push the question as much as they can to make the church immune from as many laws (such as the copyright laws protecting church musicians) as possible. But it is not edifying to see the church going to court to engage in union busting. As far as the archdio(:ese of Chicago is concerned,' that is surely the goal. There is less interest in protecting the freedom of worship clause of the Constitution than there is in eliminating the teacher's union. The Catholic church, then, persists in its historic pattern of preaching about

social justice to others and refusing to practice it itself. The "Call to Action" shopping list of the demands of justice that should be imposed on other institutions stands revealed for what it is - hypocrisy. There are Some church leaders who insist that they are not anti-union and are prepared to engage in collective bargaining with their employees so long as the federal bureaucracy is not meddling in the sensitive issue of Catholic education. The behavior of the Internal Revenue Service unfortunately gives some prima facie support for this position. But if the church leaders are sincere and I

think some of them are, but most of them are not - they will promptly set up either in their own diocese or nationally a voluntary version of the National Labor Relations Board to protect the human rights of church employees to organize and to bargain collectively. If such an agency is not established - and I personally believe there's about one chance in 10 million that it will be - then the church will be in the bizarre position of having won a major victory over the human rights of its own employees within a week of Pope John Paul's issuing a major encyclical defending human rights.

Confessio'n~ by Computer: What W,e'v,e B,een N,ee路ding Iy MARY CARSON

The Church really ought to apply modem management techniques to some of its problems. Just compare the empty churches at confession time, to the lines of cars wating at dawn for gas stations to open. The difference is simply in how the situations are managed. Oil companies have created the fear that the world will run out of fuel right in the middle of your summer vacation. And so they have people willingly

waiting in line to pay an exorbitant price for fuel they have imported because they have ex-. ported our own fuel at an even higher price. Why can't such techniques be used by the Church? When was the, last time you saw fines outside a confessional? Those lines could be around the block if the Church operated like the oil companies.

age. (This could be the acid test to find if people really believe in the sElal of confession.)

terval since the last confession, and enter the sins and the number of times. The computer would light up the penance.

All this confusion could be explained as a necessary sacriSince it wouldn't be overfice ,to preserve the limited extended by sick calls, meetings, number of confessors we have or meal times, it could be an left. The fear generated by the "open 24 hours" confessor. possibility that tomorrow there With a little imaginative promight be no confessors would - gramming, the terminal could be the ideal stepping stone to query the penitent whether maracceptance of another manage- ried or single, male or female. erial tool - the computer. Think of the data that could be Suppose the Church set up an Alternate - Saturday - ConfessYears ago, the Church had collected! The Church would get ional promotion. From now on every conceivable sin - and computer models of practicing you would be allowed to go to some not even dreamed of by Catholics. It might even disconfession only on odd or even' ordinary people '-classified cover that there are thousands Saturdays, based on your age. . and coupled with a pre-assigned of sins no one is interested in This might present a problem appropriate penance. How sim- committing. for anyone in the habit of going ple to put all that information . Actually, the computer-conevery week. It might present an into the memory of a computer. fessor might help solve the even bigger problem for those The penitent would just go to problems of those who always who haven't told anyone their a terminal, key in the time in- shop around for a "good" priest.

What incredible sameness could be developed! An illicit affair by the edge of a rice paddy in China would draw the same sentence as an encounter in a barn loft in Kansas, or a liaison outside the waHs of Rome. Those who have been away since a bad experience with a fire and brimstone confessor might be encouraged to come back to Confession. The computer wouldn't rave and rant. It would just print out the facts ' in green and yellow. There is a bit of a problem with this plan. Anyone who has worked with computers knows they are ruthlessly unforgiving. Nevertheless, it would dramatically prove the shortage of confessors.

The Chu'rches' Role' In The Salt Debate By


It is entirely possible that

lobbying by American churches, especially in the Catholic community, made the difference in winning Senate ratification of the Panama



These days so much of our lnoney is spent on food and gasoliI}e that dining out has become somewhat of a luxury. I qon't mean the hamburg, pizza or hot dog sort of dining out, but the joy of a leisurely meal, well-served and filled with . taste delights.

cuss arms control issues and support the treaty. But, just as the administration faces a tougher Senate fight over SALT than over the Panama Canal, the churches will find it more difficult to influence the SALT vote. One reason is the highly technical nature of the treaty, but the major problem may be that while there was virtually unanimous support for the Panama Canal treaties within the re-

ligious community there is sharp division over SALT II. The majority of church groups support SALT II, arguing basically, that it does not go far enough in limiting nuclear weapons, but is still worth having. But the major SALT discussion in the churches, especially the Catholic Church, so far has involved SALT supporters and a small group of Christian pacifists who believe the treaty

legitimizes nuclear weapons and nuclear war and will send the arms race along a new路 path, emphasizing technology instead of numbers. The most visible organization taking this approach is Pax Christi, a Catholic pacifist group; the group's most visible spokesman is Auxiliary Bishop Thomas Gumbleton of Detroit.

Europeans know how to dine flummery, ragout of rabbit and out, with space between courses, pork and apple pie. good conversatidn and an air of All the trappings would have festivity making the event' been only "corny" if the food something very special. Last and service hadn't been of the evening Joe and I visited a very highest caliber. There are so lovely new-old eatery in the many ingredients that go into southern shorelands of Rhode a good dining experience' and Island. This restaurant, although today, -when the economy has newly built, is attached to a forced us to take a very carehandsome stone house of early ful look at our spending habits, vintage and itself gives the ap- we should demand the best from pearance of hailing from the our restaurant dollar. time of the first s.ettlers. Herbs An evening out should be the hang drying from the rafters, entertainment highlight of our our waitress' and waiter were week or even month and our in authentic colonial dress and discovery in Little Rhody filled the menu featured such items as that bill.

Confirmation Treat For Jason's confirmation, our cousin Mary produced a delicious dessert, delicate and light, perfect for a festive occasion. The recipe came from her niece, Mrs. Tina Gauthier of Immaculate Conception parish, Fall River. Lady Finger Cheese Torte 2 packages of Ladyfingers 1 8-ounce plus one 3-ounce package of cream cheese Y2' cup sugar 1 pint heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup pie filling of your choice (Mary used pineapple)

1) Line a 9 inch spring-form pan with the lady fingers standing them up all around and on the bottom of the pan. 2) Cream the cheese with sugar and vanilla till smooth. Whip the cream and fold into cheese mixture with a spatula. Pour Y2 of this mixture into lined pan. 3) Layer remammg ladyfingers on top of this and pour one half of the fruit filling, sparingly over this. 4) Add the remaining cheese mixture and top with fruit. 5) Refrigerate for at least eight 'hours.

Canal treaties in 1978; the Carter administration understands this and is relying on the churches to play a similar role in winning Senate ratification of the second Stategic Arms Limitation Treaty. Church action on SALT II has been built on the Panama Canal experience. Twenty-four religious denominat~ons and groups, including the U.S. Catholic Conference, have formed the Religious Committee for SALT to dis-

The debate will be difficult because of its moral ambiguity.

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Attleboro Area $346.50 Residents of Madonna Manor; $300 Attleboro Particular Council; $150 Conlon & Donnelly Co., Inc.; St. John Council K of C; $125 James A. Murphy & Son, Inc.; $100 F. & M. Curtis, Inc.; Joseph Curtis Real Estate, Carey Company, Taunton Cooperative Bank, Sadler Bros, Inc.; Thomas R. Leedham, Esq.; Art's 3 Hr. Cleaners, Inc. $50 Leedham Hardware, Paul W. Scanlan, Harry .J. Boardman Insurance Agency, Na'bisco Confections, Inc.; M.S. Company, Bergh Bros. Company, Inc.; $45 Marathon Company; $40 Capodanno's Pkg. Store, Inc.; $35 Reynolds & Markman, Inc.; Rojack's FruHland; $25 Mansfield Big Four Outlet; Reeves Company, Inc.; Richard's Auto Clinic & Garden Equipment, Ed Pariseau Real Estate, M. A. Vigorito & Son, Inc.; Baldwin's Office Supply, Falls Shopping Center, St. Anne's Women's Club, Sacred Heart Youth Group, Hi-Lo Meat Market, Frenchie's Service StaUon. $300 St. Mary Conference, North Attleboro; $250 Defiance Ble路achery; $200 St. Mary Conference, Norton; $150 Sacred Heart Conference; $100 Stephen H. Foley Funeral Home, W. H. Riley & Sons, Inc.; $50 Taunton Co-operative Bank; $25 H. L. Capron & Son, Lakeside Liquors, Inc.; Quick Stop Shop.

Cape Cod and Islands Area $300 St. John Conference, Pocasset; $150 St. Anthony Council of Catholic Women, E. Falmouth; $135 Dino & Sons, Pocasset; $100 St. Patrick Women's Guild, Falmouth; The Big Fisherman, Falmouth; Clayton General Contractor, Teaticket; $50 Elm Arch Inn, Falmouth; Mello Cleaners, Buzzards Bay; Fresh Pond Holy Ghost Society, E. Falmouth; Cape Cod Green Thumb Landscaping Co., Inc., So. Yannouth; Cape Carrier Corp., So. Yarmouth; Surf & Sand Motel, So. Yarmouth. $40 P.S. Fuel Oil Co. & Furniture Co., Teaticket; $30 Coca Cola Bottling Co., Vineyard Haven; $25 St. John Guild, Pocasset; A.B.C. Oil Co., Vineyard Haven; Sophisticated Junk & Antique Shop, Falmouth; Teaticket Hardware, Scott Aluminum Co., Teaticket; Newton's Upholstery, E. Falmouth; Onset Bay Pharmacy; McDonald's Paint Store, Falmouth; New Bedford Bargain Store, Falmouth. $25 Maco's Inc., Buzzards Bay; Bass' River Auto

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St. Patrick $200 In Loving Memory of Madeline Norton; $100 M-M Frank Krystofolski, Rev. John C. Daly, C.S.C.; $50 M-M Albert Carreiro, Mrs. A. Getchell, M-M Ralph Hayden, Robert D. Kiernan, Mrs. Helen McGlashan, M-M George 51. John, M-M Walter Smith; $40 M-M Agneus Veiga; $35 M-M William Nolan; $32 M-M Miguel Camphina; $30 ':Dhe Bozza Family, M-M Glen E. Leonard, M-M Henry McCray. $25 M-M Robert Anderson, Mrs. Theodore Baptiste, Mrs. Edward Beatty, Mrs. Howard F. Belliveau, M-M 'Fred ~. Burbridge, M-M Filemio Cardoza, M-M Thomas Costello, M-M GuilhefIllo DaSilva, M-M Joseph Gibwn, M-M Antone Gomes, Mrs. Albert

Sales, So. Yarmouth; Bassett's Package Store, So. Yarmouth; Don-Bern Glass Corp., So. Yarmouth; Dunkin Donuts, So. Yarmouth; Erwin's Pharmacy, So. Yarmouth; Old Colony Bank of Barnstable County, Yarmouthport; Bass River Pharmacy, So. Yarmouth; Linhares Precast, Inc., So. Yarmouth; So. Yarmouth Hardware; Yarmouth Furniture Co.; Green Spot Garden Center, So. Yarmouth; Roberts Cleaners, West Yarmouth. $1,000 St. Margaret Bingo, Buzzards Bay; $500 St. Margaret Conference, Buzzards Bay; $300 St. Patrick Conference, Falmouth; $250 Holy Trinity Conference, West Harwich; $100 Eaton & Blute Funeral Service, Inc.; Vetorino Brother Contractors, Barnstable; Falmouth Bank & Trust Co., Falmouth; Stone's Beauty & Barber Shops, Falmouth; $50 Frederic's Flowers, Bourne; $40 Ferreira's Grasmere Pub, Falmouth; $25 St. Au~stine Women's Guild, Vineyard Haven; St. Augustine Conference, Vineyard Haven; Quin1tal's Restaurant, Buzzards Bay; Harold L. Baker Co., Falmouth; Falmouth Jewelry Shop.

Fall River Area $1,000 St. Stanislaus Bingo Group; $500 First Federal Savings Loan Assn.; $350 Notre Dame Exchange, Inc.; $300 Holy Name Conference, in memory of Father McNamee, Father Coyle & Msgr. Harrington; $200 Colonial Herita~e Casket Co.; $100 In memory of Rev. James F. McDermott. $60 John F. Stafford Insurance Agency; $50 Jarahek Disposal, Inc.; Union St. Jean Baptiste, Conseil Cheverus #231; In memory of Rev. Francis A. McCarthy, The Coachman Restaurant, Hathaway Funeral Service -Fall River & Somerset; $40 Irven F. Goodman Arch.; $33 R. Andrews Co., Inc. $25 Walter J. Ziobro Jr., Mar Lou Draperies, John Torres, New England Apparel Mf~rs. Assn., Inc.; Leonard Pharmacy, Sambo's Diner, Fall River Steam & Gas Pipe Co., Atty. Bernard Saklad, Baker Tractor Corp., American Wallpaper Company. $500 Fall River Savin~s Bank; $476 Residents of the Catholic Memorial Home; $162 Waring-Ashton Funeral Home; $125 Frank X. Perron Insurance; $100 Fall River Emblem Club, Beacon Garment Co., Inc.; Fall River Florists Supply Co., Thos. P. Egan, Inc.; $79 Andy's Rapid Transportation, Inc.; $75 Brenner Realtors; $50 St. Joseph Women's Guild, Simon Supply Co., Inc. $25 Catholic Committee on Scouting, Portuguese Vincentian Fathers, John P. Slade & Son, Lincoln Mfg. Corp., St. Patrick Circle #335, Daughters of Isabella; Main Shell Service Sta'tion, Ideal Bias Bindin~ Co., Oak Grove Pharmacy, Quality Produce, Inc.; Fall River Paper & Supply Co.; Horvitz, Horvitz & Kyriakakis, Dr. M. B. Goldin, Daughters of Isabella - Assumption Circle #74. .

Henderson, M-M Herbert Lloyd, M-M Paul McMahon, M-M Roland G. Masse, Mrs. Delmo Pezzoli, Emilie & Deborah Rose, Laura Vecchi, Mrs. James Welch, Mrs. Mary E. Zylinski. $150 Alfred Pappi; $100 Francis A. Breagy; $50 M-M Colin Gordon, M-M John Hobbs, Emily Rocha, M-M John Texeira, M-M Albert Tocci; $35 Cross Insurance Agency; $30 M-M William- LeFavor & Family, M-M Philip McEntee; $25 M-M Adolphe L. Billotte, M-M James Cunningham, M-M Antone L. Fernandes, M-M John Filkins, M-M Ralph Greene, Ann K. Nolan, M-M William Paling, Mrs. Medio Pederzani, M-M Anthony Rollo, M-M Chester Skinder, M-M George Ta'ber, M-M Robert J. Vicino. SOUTH DARTMOUTH

St. Mary $150 Grenache Insurance Agency, M-M G. Albert Roy; $125 M-M Joseph R. Glennon Jr.; $110 M-M Armand Rheaume; $100 M-M Carlos Alves, In Memory of The Aubertine Family, Mary T. Luiz, Jason F. McHugh, Dr.-Mrs. Louis Miskell; $75 M-M George Saint Aubin; $60 Olivia M. Luiz; $50 M-M Paul Clark, M-M Angelo DeMello, M-M Neil Fitzgerald, M-M Luke Haran, M-M James Madigan, M-M Harry O'Neill, M-M Joseph C. DeMello, M-M Daniel J. Murphy, Misses Helen & Margaret Gamble, M-~ Gerald Morency. $35 M-M Manuel DeMello, M-M William A. Murphy, M-M Thomas Rossi; $30 Mrs. Armand Borges, Humherto Borges, M-M Frederick COI"beil, M-M Frank J. Mello, M-M Paul G. Caron; $25 M-M Richard Barry, Margaret Bernor, M-M Eugene Caron, M-M Levi Christie, Mrs. Frank Coleman, John DeMello Jr., Mrs. Wilbert Divis, M-M Anthony Freitas, M-M Antone Gomes Jr., M. Cora Guilmet, M-M H. Manuel Sylvia, Mrs. Robert A. Dias, Johnson F.amily, M-M Norman Menard, Judge & Mrs. George Ponte, M-M Joseph Ponte, M-M Victor J. Ladetto, Rita E. Powers, M-M Richard Vieira.

$200 Catholic Woman's Club, Valcourt Industrial Supply; $100 Rex Cut Products Company; $75 Dr. & Mrs. Joseph V. Medeiros; $25 Textile Workers of America No. 177, Professional Pharmacy.

New Bedford Area $500 Bay Bank Merchants; $250 Harriet Transport, Inc.; $200 Southeastern Bank & Trust Company; $150 Dartmouth Finishing Corp.; $100 Dr. Victor Almeida; $75 Stanley Oil Company; $60 Cooper Insurance Agency; $50 Plumbers & Steamfitters Local No.77, T. LeBlanc & Sons; $35 Walmsley and Hall. $30 Thad's Steak House; $25 George Bernique & Co., Brodeur's Machine Co., Inc.; Dahill Co., Inc.;路 Fibre Leather Mfg. Corp., International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local #224; New Bedford Catholic Guild for the Blind, National Bank of Wareham. $600 Glen Petroleum Corp; $500 Star Store; $300 Perry Funeral Home; $100 Macedo's Pharmacy, New Bedford Acushnet Co-Operative Bank, Knights of Columbus, Mattapoisett; Madewell Mfg. Co., Inc.; $75 Scovill Mfg. Corp., Fairhaven Pharmacy; $50 Guba's Pharmacy, Perfection Oil Company, Cox's Candy, Hathaway Machinery Co., Inc.; Hi-Way Concrete Products, George P. Ponte Insurance Agency. $35 Cornish & Company, Inc.; $30 New Bedford Storage Warehouse Co., Citizens Credit Union; $25 Duff Plumbing & Heating, Gold Bond Sterilizing Powder, D. N. Kelley & Son, Inc.; Park Motors, Inc.; Sconticut Neck Pharmacy, Inc.; Vir~inia Barry Real Estate, Bettencourt Pharmacy, Bradley & Halliwell, Dr. John F. Dias, Family Pharmacy, Fontaine Plumbing, Luzo Auto Body. Lum's Family Restaurant, Norm's Catering, Reca Rexall Pharmacy, Senechal's Pharmacy.

Taunton Area $250 Holy Family Conference, E. Taunton; $200 Taunton Cooperative Bank; $100 St. Yves Datsun Sales, Atty. Edmund Brennan, Nu-Brite Chemical Co.; $75 Holy Rosary Conference; $71 Mozzone Bro. Lumber Yard; $50 Edward Roster, Esquire; Atty. Hector Demers, John Bright Shoe Store, Sowiecki Funeral Home. $35 Maximillian Kolbe Guild; $25 Atty. Alan Medeiros; Gay & Gay, Attys.-at-Law; Atty. Philip Assiran, Polish-American Citizens Club, Holy Rosary Children of Mary, Holy Rosary Sodality, Bristol County Electrical Supply, Inc.; Princess House, Inc. $350 St. Joseph Conference, Taunton; $150 Dr. Thaddeus Figlock; $100 St. Ann Conference, Raynham, St. Joseph Women's Guild, T,aunton; $50 Gilbert Simmons 'Insurance; $30 Italian Naturalization' Club; $25 St. Joseph Holy Name Society, Taunton, Beneficial Finance Co., AI's Painting, DigMon Industries, Taunton Guild of Catholic Nurses, Holy Ghost Society, OctaIlon Service Station, Memorial To Edward & Isabell Murby, Joseph Keough Fruit & Produce, Hopper Feeds Engineering, DonIe's Tires.

$200 M-M Owen F. Hackett Jr.; $50 William Martin, M-M Edgar W. Moorhouse; $35 M-M Alfred J. Coutu, Dr.-Mrs. Anthony Martin; $30 M-M Thomas L. Maher. $150 Dr.-Mrs. Arthur F. Buckley; $100 M-M Herbert Arruda; $50 Dr.-Mrs. John Machado, M-M George Ponte, M-M A. Theodore; $45 M-M Harry C. Hunt; $35 Judge & Mrs. August C. Taveira; $30 Rosemary Quinn; $25 M-M Joseph C. Sebastiao, Mrs. Barbara Silva. $100 M-M Edwin S. Brady; $75 M-M David J. Pimental, Dr.-Mrs. Edward Herlihy; $26 In Memory of Hugh J. Carney; $25 M-M John Furtado, Mrs. James H. Mahoney, M-M Paul M. McManus. $75 M-M James Barrett; $35 M-M Francis Travers; $25 Mrs. Alice Dahill. ACUSHNET

st. Francis Xavier $75 A Friend, M-M James J. Gleason; $50 A Friend; $40 A Friend; $35 A Friend, M-M James M. Haworth, M-M Raymond J. LeBlanc, Leo, Yvonne & Violet Boucher; $30 M-M Nelson Girard; $25 A Friend (9), M-M George H. Blouin, M-M Leo N. Coons, M-M Raymond Gladu, M-M William A. Keefe, M-M Roland J. LaBossiere, M-M Martin McCoy Jr., M-M Leo Ricard, Louis M. Sylvia, M-M Gerard E. Ledoux. $150 In Memory of Eunice Almeida; $100 Benefactors clf St. Vincent de Paul Society; $50 In Thanksgiving; $47 Leslie Aranjo; $30 A Friend; $25 A Friend. DIGHTON

st. Peter $50 A Friend (2); $35 M-M Norman K. Smith; $30 M-M John A. Smith; $25 M-M Peter Cooney, M-M Alan Fanjoy, M-M John A. Goulart, M-M John Pelletier, M-M Charles Zajac, A Friend (2).

NEW BEDFORD St. James $30 M-M Donald Cordeiro; $25 In Memory of Ann & Frederick Aspden, M-M James Gi,bUn, M-M John Green, M-M Benedict Harrison, M-M Gil Souto, M-M George Dos Santos, Mrs. M. Josephine Talford, Leo Worden.

st. Joseph $50 Dr.-Mrs. Gerald Carrier & Michelle & Nicole, M-M Rene L'Heureux, M-M Gilbert Tousignant; $45 Anonymous; $25 Anonymous (2), Annette Collard, M-M George Cote, Alfred Gaudreau, M-M Pamphile Letourneau, M-M Lucien Robert, M-M Alfred" Sylvia Jr., Vezina. TAUNTON Holy Famlly $100 Mrs. George MacHardy, M-M Joseph Rapqsa; $70 Stephen Punda; $60 M-M Harold Lindskos, Joseph Perry; $50 Russell Chamberland, M-M Rabert Coveney, M-M Peter Deniz, Manuel Gomes, M-M Arthur Machado, M-M Joseph Mozzone, M-M William Powers, Stanley Slavick; $40 M-M William Emsley, M-M Francis Perry; $35 M-M RObert Adams, Ann M. Murphy,' M-M Thomas White; $30 M-M Ernest Andrews, M-M Ted Brassard, M-M Joaquim Correia,' M-M Carlos DeJesus, Alfred Dutra, M-M Francis Dutra, M-M Femand Medeiros, M-M Henry Sullivan, M-M Richard Alv路arnaz. $25 M-M Stanley Baran, M-M Edward Booth, M-M . Arthur Burgess, Mrs. Edith Cabral, M-M David Gain, Mrs. Helen Cameron, M-M Raymond Cooke, M-M James Comerford, M-M Joseph Castro, Mrs. Edward Crossman, M-M John Cwiekowski, M-M Fred Decain, M-M Joseph Donnelly, M-M William Durfee, M-M Mary Gordon, Lorenzo Grosso, Mrs. :l<'athleen Hey,wood, M-M Frank Jaros, Robert Kelliher. $25 M-M PhiUp LaFrance, M-M Robert Larkin, M-M Theodore Lippold, M-M William McArdle, Mrs. Mary Murphy, Peter Murphy, Dr.-Mrs. Rodisendo Oalican, M-M Frank Perry, Manuel Perry, Mrs. Adeline Roberson, M-M Manuel Rose Jr., Barbara Rutherford, M-M David St. Yves, M-M John W. Shea, M-M William Tavares, Richard' Vincent, Stanley Markowski, M-M Owen Sullivan, M-M Antone Pereira, M-M Charles Perry Jr., Mrs. Denise Shea, M-M J路ames Tichelaar.

Holy Rosary $50 Mrs. Sophie Guresh, In memory of Nicholas & Anp.a Bartek; $30 Mrs. Mary Dubena, M-M Joseph Drewriiany; $25 M-M Stanley Tokarz, 'M-M Her.bert Cardoza, M-M Anthony Snigier, Kenneth Cloutier, M-M Robert Bentley, M-M Gilbert Levesque, Olga Gesiak. $25 M-M Theodore Kalacznik & Family, M-M Louis Tokarz. .

St. Jacques $300 Rev. Andre P. Jussaume; $100 Laurent Desrosiers; $50 Maurice Larocque; $30 Clarina Hamel; $25 Adelard Carbonneau, Richard Hamel, Elaine McMahon, Wesley Schondek.

st. Joseph $60 Joseph A. Medeiros; $35 M-M William Moniz; $30 M-M Francis Quay; $25 M-M George Sackett, M-M Joseph McKenna, M-M Edward Nixon, Dorothy Busiere, :l<'atherine Cambell, Peter Shea, M-M. Paul Maynard, M-M Anthony Tosti, Doris Bartone. $100 M-M Edward Kennedy; $50 Garvin Family; $40 M-M Daniel Ferreira; $31 M-M Joseph Santos; $25 M-M William McGann, Anna Champney, Patricia Frazier, M-M Theodore Wojcik, Joan Frazier, M-M AMred Kenney.

St. Paul $50 M-M Henry Ryan; $35 M-M Jerome Gedritis; $30 M-M Alyre Cormier; $25 Eleanor Dwyer, Mrs. Francis J. Tummon, M-M Charles Correia, M-M Aime St. Pierre, M-M l!'rancis Almeida, M-M Paul O'Boy, M-M George Rose, M-M Joseph Souza, Mrs. Douglas Knopf, M-M James Doherty. $500 M-M Joseph B. McCarty; $50 The Flangheddy family; $30 M-M Edmund Teixeira; $25 Robert & Vivian Couto. NORTH DIGHTON St. Joseph $150 Henry Wareing; $100 Mrs. Richard Martin; $50 M-M Raymond Monteiro; $30 M-M Raymond Menard; $25 M-M Richard Arruda, M-M Joseph Coelho, M-M Walter Gonzalski, M-M Maurice Kent, M-M Norman LaFrance, M-M Antone Rose, M-M Donald Scott, M-M Manuel Vargas, Mary Vargas, St. Joseph's Women's Guild. RAYNHAM St. Ann $300 Dr. Maurice Lagace; $50 'David Gazzola, Anthony Ennis; $40 M-M Brian Gregg, Mrs. Anna Wilson; $30 The McGrath Family; $25M-M Virgil Grignon, M-M Joseph DelSignore, M-M Richard Vieira, Arthur Howell, Raymond Paine, M-M Robert Smith, John Spaulding, Arthur Alves, Andrew Galligan, M-M Leo Landgraf, M-M George Phillips, Bruce Wilcox. SOUTII EASTON Holy Cross $100 M-M JO.!;eph Kairys; $50 M-M Arthur Peterson; $25 Grace & Helena Murphy, M-M David Gomes, M-M Paul Reilly, M-M Joseph Bodio, Leon J. Lombardi, M-M Kenneth Cardone. $25 M-M John Connors. $25 M-M Peter Maloy. ATTLEBORO

lmmacuJ.a.te Conaption $450 Rev. William H. O'Reilly; $50 M-M Roland Dubois, A Friend (2); $25 M-M William Chausse, Nancy Reed.

Our Lady of Lourd,es $200 Rev. Manuel M. Resendes; $50 Joseph Silveira; $30 M-M Alfred Pimentel, M-M John Baptist, M-M Robert Mendes, Mrs. Cecilia Mattos; $25 M-M Arthur Andrade, M-M August Varella, Rose Mattos, Mary Mattos, M-M Manuel Raposa, M-M Alfred Rogers, William Vieira, Tavares family.

Sacred H.eart $100 M-~ Theodore Belanger; $50 M-M Coy Folclk, Mrs. Lois Stacey; $40 M-M John Vest; $35 Mary E. Cronan; $30 William McCaffrey, M-M Gilbert Perry, Denis J. Sullivan, M-M Francis Soitos; $25 Mrs. Louis V. Cook, Helen U. Cronan, M-M Raymond Gagnon, Mrs. Lois Hill, Norma Janis, M-M Raymond Knott, Margaret McCarthy, M-M Arthur McDermott, M-M Robert Martin, Mrs. Ernest Prairie, M-M L. Severino, M-M Barry Tarr, M-M Francis Unsworth, M-M Edward Feeney.

,St. Anthony $100 St. Anthony's Conference of St. Vincent de Paul; $50 St. Anthony's Holy Rosary Sodality, M-M John Abreau; $40 M-M Andrew Marshall Jr.; $35 M-M James Thomas; $30 The Nunes Family; $25 M-M Antonio R. Resendes, M-M Joaquirh Camara, M-M Joseph Abreau, M-M Lawrence Fontes, Henrietta Carvalho, M-M Joseph L. Amaral, M-M Michael Delany, Georgina Abreau, Antone DeSouza, M-M Frederick Wyatt, M-M Alfred Silva, Emma Andrade, M-M Joseph R. Amaral, Mary Enos. $25 M-M Joseph Gula, M-M Jacinto Costa, M-M Frederick Barker, Adelaide Marshall, Laurentina Craven, M-M Louis Dansereau, M-M Francisco Aguiar, Victoria Carew, Hilda Veloze, Charles Raposa, M-M John C. Coreia, M-M Manuel Andrade, M-M Peter Nolan. $75 Confirmation Class of 197,9; $30 M-M Charles Ferreira, M-M Anibal Antunes; $25' M-M Joseph C. Vaz, M-M John Coelho, M-M Joao Reis, M-M Manuel Silveira.

St. Mary $'1,000 In Memory of Michael J. Connolly; $200 Dr.-Mrs. John Fenton; $100 Anonymous; $50 Irene Malo, 4nna O'Keefe, M-M R. Smerdon; $40 John Grant; $30 Catherine Brady; $25 M-M Carlton Caron, Ruth ~as, Mrs. L. Gilbert, M-M William Hansen Sr., Mrs. lAlwrence Laughlin & Louanne Laughlin, Mrs. Alice J\fcKenna, Eliza,beth McKenna, Marguerite McMan~e, Mrs. James McMorrow, M-M David Martin, M-M John Murphy, Mrs. E. O'Gara, Cecelia Sheerin.

Holy Ghost $700 M-M Haymond Kelliher; $60 M-M Joseph Ambers, M-M James McAndrews; $50 Mary S. Sullivan, Jean Galligan; $40 M-M Stephen Sullivan; $35 John Flanag,an Jr.; $25 M-M Edward Furtado, M-M Alfred Elshant Sr., M-M Walter Tansey, M-M Joseph Lojeck, M-M Joseph P. Poholek. $25 M-M Clarence Fesbaik, M-M Joseph Rocha.

St. John the Evangelist $600 M-M William Morrissey; $100 M-M Robert Kenny, M-M Frederick Bartek; $60 M-M Harry Flynn; $50 Mrs. Francis Kelley, M-M George Carey, M-M Walter Ambler, M-M, Edward Kelley, M-M Victor Gulino; $40 M-M Anthony Magina; $35 M-M Kenneth McGrath; $30 M-M Francis Convey, Lawrence & Nabby Coffey, M-M Albert Pion. $25 Hermine & Pauline Davignon, M-M Roy Henderson, M-M Frederick Woll, M-M Mervell Cronin, Dr-Mrs Vincent O"Donnell, M-M George Cassidy, M-M Eugene Martin, M-M Peter Lynch, Robert Magina, M-M Kenneth Brough, M-M Clifford Bodge, M-M ' Russell Fonteau, M-M Normand Cloutier, M-M Frank Fanning, Mrs. Mildred Bellavance, M-M John Hannan, M-M Charles Met7;ger, M-M John Ricker, Mrs. Blanche Ronco. $100 M-M John Reardon, M-M Paul Rockett, M-M James Lee; $50 M-M Wilfred Cardin; $35 M-M Harry Flynp; $30 M-M Donald Trainor; $25 Mrs. William Bowen, M-M Arthur Nunes, M-M Emil Paquin, M-M Paul Croteau, M-M Victor O'Clair, M-M Joseph Carter, M-M James Carney, Mm. Wilton Dale, M-M Robert MacDonald, M-M Alan Brillon.

st. Joseph $200 Rev. Kevin J. Harrington; $50 M-M Joseph McGee; $40 M-M Arthur Dubuc; $30 M-M Leger Tur~otte; $25 M-M Francis Paul, Yvonne Chartier, Lucien Salvas, A Parishioner (2), Mrs. Warren Mackinley, M-M George J. Juaire, M-M Henry Giroux, M-M Hector Dubuc.

st. Theresa $50 Arthur Mondor Jr.; $30 William O'Br.en; $25 MichaelOsienski, Edward Almeida, Mrs. Marie Arundel, Wilfred Goulet, William Bergeron, Roland LePage, Rodney Blythe, Robert Foley, Robert Hannaway, Mrs. Irene Pitas. $100 M-M Edward Jameson, Mary & Alice Donoghue. $75 M-M D. Sullivan. , $25 Mrs. Wanda Lunderville, Maurice Poirier, Bruce Raymond, Thomas Reilly, Mrs. Frank Shrewsbury, George Tedino, Lucien Viens, Stephen Wujcik. NORTH ATTLEBORO St. Mary $125 M-M Stephen Linfield; $100 M-M James Coogan, M-M Joseph Doran, Mrs. Anne C. Levesque, M-M Edward McCrory, M-M Charles P. O'Malley; $75 M-M Louis Donley; $50 M-M Austen Butler, M-M Leo Cloutier, Joseph Miconi; $40 Mrs. Frank Fisler, M-M Richard Hindle; $30 M-M Joseph Burda, M-M Philip J. Clark Sr., M-M James Diamond; $25 M-M Joseph Cabral, Patrick Doherty, Rita Dunham, William Fournier, Alice Littlefield, Gertrude Littlefield, Marion Martin, M-M Herbert Nelson, M-M Edward Nolan, Mrs. Elizabeth Roessler, Irene F. Smith, M-M W. Szewczykowski, M-M James Thurston.


Sacred Heart $100 A Friend; $50 Fernand Goulet, M-M Francis Ouellette; $30 Roger Pinsonnault, M-M Rene Pinsonnault; $25 Joseph Achin, Louis Bardier, Mrs. George Boule, M-M Orner Briere, M-M Gerard Champagne, M-M Edmond Couturier, Albert La Pierre, Denise Pinsonnault, Mrs., Arthur Roy. SEEKONK St.' Mary $200 Rev. Hugh J. Munro; $105 J. David & Ann Francis; $100 Dr.-Mrs. Robert S. Burroughs; $75 M-M Gerard Cinq-Mars, Holy Name Society, M-M David W. Peckham; $52 Mrs. Clement Lesage; $50 M-M Frank Barney, Andrew Harney, Eliza'beth LimaIn memory of Manuel & Theresa Lima, M-M Eugene N. Perry, St. Mary's Womens Guild, M-M Henri Vidal; $35 M-M Ralph Baumgartel, M-M Herbert Leddy; $30 ~-M Robert Legawiec, M-M Joseph Perry. $25 Mrs. W. J. Amos, M-M Benjamin Braga, M-M Hector Carufel, M-M Joseph Don Carlos, M-M Louis Emond Jr., M-M Armand Fontaine, M-M Charles Greggerson, M-M William E. Hannan, M-M Harry Harker, Mrs.' Jeannette Maloney, William Newman, M-M Andre Papineau, M-M George Provost, M-M Jeremiah Ra:posa, M-M Joseph Regan, M-M Arthur Rollins, M-M Thomas Silvia, M-M Charles Sirois, M-M Stanley Strycharz, M-M Frederick Theberge, M-M Lewis Trucchi, M-M Willi-am Fletcher, in memory of Thomas E. Toppin.

Our La~y of Mount Carmel $200 'Dr.-Mrs. Dominick Indindoli, St. Vincent de Paul Conference, M-M Lawrence Weyker; $150 M-M Jose Doro; $100 M-M Fritz Ulmschneider, M-M William. S. Carden, Conyers Insur.ance kgency, Hendrick's Pools; Inc.; $75 Louise A. Oakland; $70 M-M David Pitassi; $50 M-M Norman Bergeron, M-M A. Quattrucci, Walter A. Rowe. $40 M-M Larry Marshall; $38 M-M Robert L. Carvalho; $35 M-M Edwin Arnold, Mrs. Stephen Clegg, M-M A. J. LeMieux, M-M P. Micheletti Jr., Dr.-Mrs. P. A. Pizzarello; $30 M-M Leo Melanson, M-M Francis Mooney, M-M Raymond F. Silva. $25 M-M James Ar.aujo, Jane Barker, M-M J. Earnest Beauregard, Louise Fallon, Flossie's Hair Fashions, M-M Paul Given, M-M Philip Hill, M-M Maurice Holland, Lester Keim, M-M James Lovely, M-M Armand Lussier, M-M Joseph Mullen, M-M Raymond Noelte, Mrs. W. G. Partington, M-M Henry Pestana, M-M Daniel Pimental, Seekonk Oil Co., M-M Robe.rt Stellmack, M-M William F. Sullivan; M-M Joseph Swift, Mrs. Jeanne Swoboda, M-M John Tretton, M-M Stanley F. Young. MANSFIELD

St. Mark $300 William P路arker Sr.; $100 M-M James Curtis, M-M Charles O'Neil, Dr.-Mrs. John Killion, M-M William Coimelly; $50 M-M Roy Hagerty, Mrs. John Gaffney, M-M Charles Mauer; $40 M-M Joseph Callahan Jr., Mrs. Ernest & Miss Anita Gendron; $35 M-M Wayne Harrison; $30 M-M Charles Masterson, M-M James Meegan, M-M Phili-p Lindstrom. $25 M-M Manuel Arruda, M. A. Foley, M-M George Smith, M-M Francis Moore, M-M Raymond Higgins, Mrs. Eva Guimond, M-M J. Irvin Wilson, M-M George Boyd Jr., Mrs. Ann Fanning, M-M Richard Riccio, M-M Joseph Dias, M-M Raymond Larocque, M-M Mario Roque, M-M Robert Guillette, Mrs. Margaret Waterhouse, M-M John A. Fuller, Mrs. Daniel Kiley, Edward J. Czekanski, M-M Henry Labonte, M-M Maurice Goulet, M-M Roland Bellavance, M-M Walter Stanford.

St. Mary $50 M-M Alan J. Blaha, M-M Arthur Dupree, M-M Joseph Murphy, M-M William A. Dennis, Dr.Mrs. Anthony Gasson; $35 Mrs. Winifred Marcussen; $30 M-M John A. King, M-M M. Placido, M-M Joseph Souza, M-M John Unger Jr., Mary Beatty, M-M F. Zuilkowski, M-M Francis Faria, M-M L. Jackson; $25 Mrs. Irene 路Barrows, The Dion Family, M-M Joseph Piseatell, Mrs. Irene Peterson, M-M G. Leonelli, M-M A. Del Grosso, Mrs. David Langill, M-M A. Zaffini. $60 Mss. Louise & Mary Capone; $50 M-M J. Baroncelli, M-M Robert Douglas, M-M V. Narciso, M-M James Vaughan; $35 M-M John Houghton; $30 M-M Robert Cinelli, M-M James Cronin, M-M Edward Finn, M-M Alfred Sarro, M-M Howard Titus; $25 M-M R. Bellarvance, M-M J. G. R. Cote, M-M A. Cfiovino, M-M J. S. Kelley, James Palladino, M-M Frank , Regula, M-M Richard Sherman, M-M William SJ,1llivan. ASSONET

St. Stephen $200 St. Stephen's St. Vincent de Paul Conf.; $100 St. Stephen's Council of Catholic Women; $35 A Parishioner; $25 M-M Daniel E. Bessette, M-M Russell Dugas, M-M Henry Frenier.

St. Bernard $100 M-M Ernest O'Brien, M-M Joseph Pavao; $30 M-M Richard Hougton; $25 M-M Leonard Nicol'an, M-M Robert Parker, M-M Charles Mayo, M-M Marshall Connolly.




FAIRHAVEN St. Joseph $100 M-M Albert Fisher, Dr.-Mrs. ~ark Fitzpatrick; $75 M-M Earl Dias, M-M Joseph SullIvan, M-M Manuel Sylvia, M-M Alfred Vincent; $60 M-M Armand Marian; $50 In Memory of Celia Garcia, A Friend, Manuel Garcia, M-M James Honohan, M-M Grover C. Johnson, M-M Albert Kenney, Mrs. Pasquale Nicolaci, M-M Raymond Starvish, Mrs. R. Stevenson, Helen Sullivan, M-M John T. Ward, M-M Edward Welch; $40 M-M Ernest Bouley, John Walsh. $a5 M-M Ernest Balboni, M-M Maurice Burke, M-M John Dwyer, M-M Antone Perry, M-M Philio Silva, M-M Joseph 81. Marie; $34 M-M August Gonsalves; $30 M-M Gerard Benoit, M-M Samuel Costa, M-M Charles Joseph, M-M James Lanagan, M-M Edwin McQuillan, David Wade. $25 M-M Robert Bach, M-M William Benoit, Martha Bisaillon, M-M Joseph Blouin, M-M Manuel Brun, Mrs. John Correia, M-M Michael Costa, M-M Antone DeTerra, M-M Arlindo 'Dias, M-M Dennis Duval, M-M Edward Duval, M-M Anthony Fernandez, M-M AnLbal Ferro, M-M Bernardino Fortunato, M-M Albert Gonsalves, Theresa Gold, M-M James Greenway, M-M Philip Harding, M-M J. Paul Hudon, M-M Paul Lopes. $25 M-M Joseph McKenzie, M-M Albert Moquin, M-M Paul Murray, Marie Noyer, M-M Cyril O'Leary, M-M Manuel Olivera, M-M Charles Oliveira, M-M Stanley Palys, Mrs. Aaron Parr, Thomas Robinson, M-M Anthony Rose, Aurore Silva, Walter Silveira, M-M Walter Silveira Jr., Mrs. Walter Smith, M-M Edward Soares, M-M John Souza, M-M Harry Young. M-M Anson Paigne $75 Mrs. Everett Barrow; $50 Margaret F. Soares, Rita B. Antonsen; $35 M-M Henry Fortin, M-M J. ~aul Methot: $30 M-M Thomas Rielly; $25 M-M Joseph Duarte, M-M John Vidal. $100 M-M James Buckley; $75 M-M Jerome Brault, Matthew O'Malley, Alt'xander Perry, Mrs. Olive Rioux & Mrs. Barney; $50 M-M Roland Sehuin, $35 M-M Rene Fleut"ent, M-M Dennis HOllan, Margar·et Manghan; $25 Marguerite Alden, M-M Earle Chandler, Mrs. Joseph Charade, M-M Ramond Gamache, M-M Joseph Hi:polti, M-M Benson Morris, M-M Nicholas Tangney, M-M John P.l'nder~ast, Grace Rose, M-M Roland Sel1:uin, M-M Ga,briel Souza. $150 M-M Domenick Nicolaci; $50 M-M Edward J. Dovle: $25 Irene J. Fitzgerald, M-M Roger Peloquin, M-M Norman J. Robinson. $35 Patricia Mello; $25 Roberta S. Braley.

St. Mary $150 M-M Roland Bourgault; $100 M-M Charles Ehmann, Dr. Robert Gaudreau, Association of the Sacred Hearts; $65 M-M Matthew Hart; $40 M-M Manuel Martin; $38 In Memory of Honarina Allua, M-M An-tone Costa Jr.; $35 M-M Normand Despres. M-M John Wojcik, M-M Donald Lipsett, M-M Weber R. Torres Jr.; $25 M-M Arthur Martin, M-M Albin Silva. M-M Andrew Martin. M-M Albert L. Labrie. M-M Robert Dorl!:an Sr., M-M James Joaquim, M-M Frank Marujo, M-M Bernard Boutin. $100 Sacred Hearts Fathers; $50 M-M Louis F. Vaudry Jr.. St. Vincent dePaul Society, Anthony Greco: $25 Mrs. Judith Rodrigues, Mrs. Leo Grenon, Mrs. Paul Seguin.

St. Anthony $300 M-M Francis J. Sullivan; $150 Dr.-Mrs. Lawrence J. Oliveira; $100 M-M Clarence Verdi, Mary Clare Doyle, K. Eileen Hurley; $50 Paulee Murphy & Daughters; $50 M-M William A. Delgado, Ross Steeves, M-M Frank Lynch, M-M Edward Ryan; $40 Robert A. Ging"as; $35 Dr.-Mrs. William Quinlan, Dr.-Mrs. Clayton King.

$100 In gratitude to the Hawthorn Dominicans and in memory of Laura Laperle; $40 Paul Landry.

St. Bonifaee $25 M-M James Butler.

NEW BEDFORD St. Casimir $200 Rev. Henry Kropiwnicki;. ~31.25 St. Casimir's Senior Citizens; $25 St. CasimIr s Circle, St Casimir's Holy Name Society; St. Casimir's Holy ROOary Sodality; M-M Stanley Adamowski; M-M Charles D. Arruda; Champegny Shoes, Inc.; Mrs. Wanda C. Da'browski, M-M Jan Domagala, M-M John Gonet, M-M Walter F. Gordon, Stanley Gra'biec, M-M Teddy M. Kalisz, M-M Gerard Mllrcotte, M-M Louis Peltz, M-M Louis F. Peltz ;Mrs. Genevieve Polar, M-M Henry Roszkiewicz, M-M Stanley Schick, Mrs. Delia She.erin, M-M Joseph Stoddard, M-M Eugene Wajda.

Our Lady of Fatima. $100 M-M Robert Bruno, M-M James Penler, St. Vincent de Paul Society; $50 M-M Joseph Chabonneau, M-M Roland Dube, Mrs. Pauline Hamel, A Friend, M-M J. Louis LeBlanc, Anonymous, A Friend; $40 Anonymous; $35 A Friend; $25 M-M Bernado Cabral, M-M Louis Chilardi, The Fiano Family, Lena & Pauline Forand, M-M Joseph Forgue, M-M Joseph Frasier, Anonymous, John Laronda Jr., A Friend (2), M-M Robert Munroe, M-M Barry Quail, Women's Guild-Qur Lady of Fatima.

st. Killim. $100 M-M Joseph Bernardo; $30 Mary Augeri; $25 Norman Berube.

St. Mary $150 St. Vincent de Paul-5t. Mary's; $60 M-M John Sardinha; $50 M-M Roland Tavano, M-M Robert Penler; $30 M-M David Costa; $25 M-M James Lally, M-M James Mendes, M-M William Constant, M-M William Bour'bo, The Misses McGoff, M-M Thomas O'Leary, M-M John Hernon, Ernest Ponte, M-M Martin Flinn, M-M Claude Gingras, M-M Richard Lally, M-M Howard Lord, M-M Robert Petitjean, M-M Joseph Towers, Frank Conez Jr., M-M Peter Becker, Mrs. Agnes Bowen, Alice & Hazel Davis. $200 Arnold Weaver; $50 M-M Anthony Thomas; $30 In Memory of Michael Griffiths; $25 M-M John Higham, A Friend.

St. Theresa $50 M-M Raymond Bourassa, M-M Joseph M. Goyette; $40 Paul Langlois; $25 M-M Ronald Silveira M-M Charles Jodoin, M-M Roland LeBlanc, M-M' James G. Kelley, M-M Anthony Gracia, M-M Cesar Marcelino, M-M Alfred Lemieux.

Holy Name $500 Rev. John J .• Murphy; $75 M-M Daniel Flanagan, M-M Salvatore Giammalvo; $50 M-M Walter Carter, M-M Robert Chandler, M-M Eric Erickson Mrs. Stephen Markey, Mrs. Albertina Souza; $40 M-M Charles Torres; $35 M-M Michael Cordeiro; $30 M-M Arnold Avellar; $25 M-M Ernest L'Aibbe, M-M Thomas Tighe, M-M Roger Trahan, M-M Lester Chase, Mrs. Russell Crawford, M-M John E. Macedo.

Sacred Hearts $25 ,Arnold Cejka, M-M Leonard Cejka. M-M Larry Martel, M-M Raymond Vary. MATTAPOISETT

St. Anthony of Padua $300 St. Anthony of Padua Parish Societies; $75 Rosette Daigle; $70 AdrienBeauregard' $35 Chausse-Dumont Funeral Home; $30 Rose Boudher' $25 Henry Dube, Roger Rioux, Anonymous (3) GOdelive Soucy, Amedee Lestage, Robert Levesque, Imelda & Lena Mailloux, M-M Wilfred Mailloux, M-M Leon Dumas. $300 Rev. Laureano C. dos Reis; $25 Wilfred & Sophie Hamel.

Dr.-Mrs. Daniel J. O'Neill, M-M Donald Pittman, Rene SaVoie M-M Raymond Souza, M-M Joseph P. Taffe Jr., M;s. Joseph E. Tomlinson, M-M Roger Tougas, M-M John Wade, Frances Agnes Ward, M-M Joseph Winterhaulter, Mrs. Albert Wobecky, M-M Robert Zukowski. $200 In memory of Thomas Aiello; $150 Rev. John A. Perry; $100 M-M Harding J. Carrier, Mary C. Halloran' $75 E.E.L. Inc.; $50 M-M Albert S. Perry Sr., In mem~ry of Katherine V. Sullivan; $40 M-M Edw J. Harrington $35 M-M William Winsper; $25 M-M Rllymond Lamontagne, M-M Charles Callaghan, M-M Leonard Hackett, M-M Dennis L. Sherman, M-M O. M. Canto, M-M Stanley Babiec, M-M Rene L. Bouchard, Col-Mrs. A. P. Mercier, Francis Mahoney, M-M Roland Hebert, M-M Richard H .. Brown.

Our Lady of Assumption $100 M-M Robert Garrison; $50 M-M Joseph Rogers, Mrs. J. ~obert Smith, M-M Severo G. Alfama; $30 M-M Joseph Silva; $25. St. Martin de Porres Guild of Our Lady of AssumptIon, M-M Aguinel Rose, M-M Antonio da Cruz, Edward Silveira, Mrs. Nellie Duarte. $25 Mrs. Maria Almeida, Mrs. Joanna C. Ramos.


st. Lawrence $117 In Memory of Mary A. Burke; $60 M-M Eugene F. McCarthy; $50 M-M Edmund Harrington, Mrs. Thomas Mahoney, Francis E.~cCarthy; $30 M-M Charles Burke, Mrs. Roland MathIeu, Mrs. Edward R. Mitchell; $25 M-M Harold S. Bllrney, M-M Felix Bruce M-M Malcolm J. Delaney, Mrs. Thomas Foye, Mrs. Michael Harrington, M-M William Kasper, Alice Lynatt, M-M Dalpha Levallee, M-M- James Manning M-M Emile Monfils, M-M Samuel Muraco, M-M Ja~k Nobrega, Veronica O'Brien, M-M Francis Smith, M-M Myron Tripp. $100 In Memory of Rev. William R. Jordan.; .$50 Amos Morris M-M Thomas Wood; $40 Mrs. Wl1liam Downey; $35' In Memory of Alan J. Moriarty; $30 Mary Downey, M-M Manuel Macedo; $25 M-M Theodore J. Calnan, Francis Carney, M-M James Corbett, M-M Willis Goodwin, M-M Hugh McKenna, M:-M Joseph Pierce, M-M William Souza, Mrs. EdIth Thatcher. $125 Dr.-Mrs. James Bolton; $100 Mrs. Thomas Osborne, Dr.-Mrs. William Walsh; $75 The Doherty Family; $65 Mrs. Ruth Markey; $60 M-M Thomas Long; $50 Almyra & Dorothea Brennan, M-M Pa~ric!t Davis, M-M James Dee, M-M Lawrence E. FInm; $40 M-M Edward McIntyre; $35 M-M John Fletcher, M-M Henry Horn, Mrs. Frances Koch. $30 Angela J. Hayes, M-M Alexander P.hillips, M-M George Rogers; $25 Anna M. Brady, M-M Antone Correia, Charles J. Donnelly, Katherine Fay, Mrs. Ernest King, Mary E. LaRoche, M-~ Peter Lemos, Anna McGlynn, M-M James McGlynn, Mrs. James Mosher, Mrs. Bernard Murphy, M-M Elmer Page, M-M Henry J. Perry Jr., M-M George Swansey.

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel $750 Rev. Msgr. Luiz G. Mendonca' $200 Holy Name Society; $185 Confirmation Clas~ 1979 Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church; $165 In memory of Guilherme M. Luiz; $125 M-M Arthur E. Hendricks' $100 Mrs. Maria C. Ferro, Mt. Carmel Senior Associ~tes, M-~ John J. Oliveira, M-M Manuel G. Souza Jr., A Friend (2); $60 M-M Hemiterio Sousa' $50 Dr. Marcio Bueno, Miss Adelina Freitas, M-M Gabriel Moura, Raul M. Pereira Jr., A Friend (4), Joao P. Amaral Jr., M-M Albino Da Silva, Mt. Carmel Womans Club, M-M Lucillio Manuel Machado, Moby Dick Press, Mrs. James Perry.

$25 Gerard Fitzgerald, Mrs. James E. Purdy, Dr. Frederick Moore, Mary A. Sullivan, Peter Wayner, M-M Edward De Costa, M-M Manuel Roderick, George Smith, M-M Philip Silveira, Frank Pimental Jr., William Ellis, M-M George Hillman, Mrs. Charles McIntire, M-M William HeIden, M-M Charles Caires, Susan McGowan, Elizabeth Vermette, Roy's Glass Service, M-M Wilfred Belanger, M-M Howard C. Cha9wick Jr., Marion Chadwick, Cornelius Hurley, M-M Bernard Talty, M-M Eugene Sheets, M-M Joseph Zychowicz.

Immaculate Conception $50 Mary Ferro Teixeira, In Loving Memory of Maria C. Fernandes; $28 A Friend; $25 M-M Jose A. Pires, Jose D. Almeida, Jose & Virginia Carvalho.

$40 M-M Duarte Manuel Raposo, M-M Edmund J. Sylvia; $35 Carolina Goulart, M-M Jose Souza; $30 M-M John S. Cabral, M-M Jose S. Costa, M-M Angelo Rego, A Friend (3), Manuel T. Costa Jr., M-M Jose Jeremias de Medeiros, M-M George M. Ferro, M-M Joao Tomas~a; $27 M-M Amilcar Vasconcellos..

Our ~y of Perpetual Help $52 Joseph Ogrodnik; $50 M-M Lionel Dubois, Anthony Frasier J~., M-M Casimir Smek-a, In memory of deceased prIests of parish, Friend.

$175 M-M Maurice Downey; $50 M-M Joseph Hassey, Dr.-Mrs. Roland Bilodeau; $35 M-M Charles W. Morse; $30 M-M Harold McIsaac, Joan Parkin, Alberta Silveira; $25 M-M Robert Welter, M-M William ,Goetz, Mrs. Kenneth Tuttle, M-M William Silveira, M-M August Medeiros, M-M Richard Langhoff, M-M Roy Lynch, M-M Miguel Brito, Dr.-Mrs. Edmund Harrington Jr.

$40 Anonymous; $25 In memory of Rev. Norbert Zonca.

$25 M-M Antone Borges, M-M Jose Carlos Cabral, M-M Ga'briel DaRosa, M-M Norman Ferreira, Isabel Goulart M-M Manuel Greogrio Martins, Hilda Mathew's, M-M Joseph Mello Sr., M-M Antonio Miguel, Maria Oliveira, M-M Jose F. Pereira, Mrs. Evelyn Raposa M-M John B. Resendes, Mrs. Mary M. Rocha, Dr.-Mr~. Mark S. Rosenthal, M-M George Silva, A Friend (12).

NORTH DARTMOUTH St. Julle BOOart $500 Rev. John F. Hogan; $300 M-M Lawrence A. Weaver; $250 NewBedford Seafood CoOp. Assn., Inc.; $200 Dr.-Mrs. E. Deane Freitas; $125 Mary A. & Winifred Keneally; $100 M-M William MacLean Jr.; $50 M-M Thomas J. Beedem, Brig. Gen. & Mrs. Charles B. Clavin, Marion S. Freitas, E. Gertrude & Mary C. Gleason, Dr.-Mrs. James Hayden, M-M Edmund L. Kelley, M-M Michael J. Martin, Mrs. Llewellyn L. Roberts, In loving memory of Joseph & Agnes Soares; $40 The Misses Hannigan; $35 Clara M. Weeks; $30 M-M Richard Cleveland, Roberta K. Dutra, Bert Larorest, M-M John Morris, M-M Manuel Nunes. $25 l\f-M Bernard C. Audette, Beatrice B. Freitas, M-M Llfonard Furtado, Ellen M. Gaughan, M-M William ,Harrison, M-M Edward V. Hill, M-M Peter Junge, M-M 1'4aurice P. Lafrance, M-M Antone Medeiros,

Sacred Heart $100 Bishop James E. Cassidy - Gen. Assembly 4th Deg. Knights of Columbus, M-M Henri Daigle & Family, Joseph Scammons, Anna Sirois; $75 M-M J. Roger Menard; $60 M-M Arthur H. Deschenes; $50 Sacred Heart Couples Club, M-M Orner Tardi' $25 Mrs. Bertha Bedard, M-M Joseph Bettencourt,' Charles Bouchard, M-M Romain Payant, Mr. George & Mrs. Isabel Pender, Mrs. Irene Rainyille, M-M Raymond Rainville, M-M Paul Soucy, M-~ Henry 51. Pierre, M-M Arthur Trahan. $85 M-M Leonard Simmons; $75 Gerald LaFrance; $35 In Memory of Lecomte & Denault Family; $25 Leonard Blais, Mrs. Annette Pires.

St. Anne $50 St. Vincent de Paul-5t. Anne's Conference; $25 M-M John R. Sylvia. $30 M-M Benoit Canuel; $25 M-M Robert Charest, M-M Roland Lessard, M-M Emile Ma't'ton, M-M George Ledoux.

I $25 John C. Branco, Joseph Branco, Mary Branco, Joseph D. Costa, M-M Joao Tavares do' Couto, Mrs. Mary Jacinto, David Sylvia Macedo, M-M Joseph ~. Martins, Aristides Medeiros, M-M Donald Morns, Hortense Ribeiro, Michael T. Riheiro, Mrs. Aurora Rodrigues, M-M Humberto Rodrigues, Irene. Sousa, M-M Edward Sylvia, M-M Fernando M. CorreIa.

St. Francis of Asslsi $50 A Friend, Men's League ~f St. Francis of Assisi; $25 A Friend (3), M-~ DaVIS Balestracci, M-M Walter Cabral, Mrs. Domemc Catalano, M-M Armand S. Coelho, Rose M. Funaro, M-M Henry K. Healy, M-M Edward F. Leary Jr., M-M Robert J. Morelli, M-M Leonel Neron, Dolores B. Peroni, M-M Irving J. Sykes, Dorothy Vikre, M-M William N. Whelan III.

St. Hedwig $50 M-M John L. Mello; $25 Amelia Caton, M-M Stanley Los.



St. Mary $200 M-M Joseph E Fernandes; $50 M-M Sam Arena; $30 M-M Thomas Bryant Sr., M-M William C. Curran, M-M Thomas V. Kelly; $25 M-M Edward D. Bartley & Family, M-M lNorm'an Corriveau, Mary Cronin, M-M Daniel Earley, Vangie Fonseca, M-M Leo S. Jencyowski, M-M Thercio Orlando, M-M Anthony T. Pires, M-M Irving C. Salley, Helen & Mary Schriever, M-M Thomas M, Sisto, John Wright, M-M George A. Yelle, M-M Henri Yelle.

St. Patrick $125 Anonymous; $100 Anonymous (3), Mrs. Patrick McDonnell; $75 M-M Michael Grady, M-M Edward T. Killen; $50 M路路M Anthony Capu~zo, M-M Joseph Costa, M-M Melvin Dolan, M-M Terence McKenna, M-M Thomas Matthews Jr., M-M Richard Lopes, M-M Elmer Ross, F:lm Arch Inn, M-M Vincent Inness; $40 M-M John Tegan; $30 M-M Thomas Dorsey. $25 Anonymous (4), Edward Studley, Frank Castles, Mrs. Elizabeth DeMello, M-M David Peterson, M-M Raymond Laboissiere, M-M Paul Harney, M-M Harold Swanson, Mrs. James Griffin & Mrs. Helen Terry, M-M Clifford Wolski, M-M Thomas P. Keenan, M-M John Farrell, Col. F. E. Kavanaugh, M-M Richard Kippen, M-M John Dalton. M-M Harry Spooner.

$50 Marirose N. Wood; $40 M-M Andre J. Charpentier, M-M Felix Yarusite8; $30 Wendy Pradt Lougee; $25 M-M Joseph F. Cummings, M-M Robert J. Devlin, M-M John M. Gomes, Hazel V. Hope, M-M Joseph N. Kuzdzol, M-M David J. Moitoza, M-M Carl W. Siegel, M-M Lawrence Taylor, M-M Oharles Tomase, M-M $100 M-M Charles Bardelis, M-M James SawYer, George A. Yelle, M-M Charles H. Blomer, M-M Gerard Anonymous; $75 Dr.-Mrs. Edward Fitch; $25 M-M John Champagne, M-M William Marvel. Ciummei, Louise Cook, M-M Bernard Cassidy, Patricia Daly, M-M Joseph F. X. Hill, Harold E. McCormick, BREWSTER M-M Michael E. Procek Sr., M-M Edward Stanton, Dr.-Mrs. Norman Starosta. Our Lady of the Cape $100 M-M James McKenney; $50 M-M Francis Lajoie; $25 M-M Frederick W. White, OSTEUVILLE M-M Judson Jr. Stafford, Mary A. McKeon, John R. Warden, M-M William Bosworth, M-M Paul Cahill, Our Lady ().f the Assumption $150 John Adomonis; Paul F. Sullivan, M-M Chester I. Jackman, M-M $100 Anonymous, Dr. Charles Haskell; $50 J. Norman J'ames Callanan, Ms. Margaret Welch, Ms. Elinor D. Fitzgerald, General Frederick Lough, Robert Crossy, Welch. Anonymous (2), David Sheehan, Gregory Beckel, James L. Gallogly Jr., Royal Gaffney; $30 Warren BUZZARDS BAY Volk, Armand Mathis; $25 Anonymous (7), Helen Scudder, David Hayward, Mrs. Emmanuel Gomes, st. Margaret $100 M;.M James R. McMahon Jr.; $75 Philip McCartin, Chester Brown, Thomas Driscoll, The Welsh Family; $50 M-M Keith Songer, Mrs. James Friel, Thomas Sherman, James Sou~a. Bertha M. Lawson, M-M Paul Govoni, In Memory of Rose & James Chantre; $40 M-M Tony Vieira; $35 $1,000 Anonymous; $100 Anonymous; $50 Eugene Mrs. Maryanne Poyant, M-M John Karl, M-M August Kennedy Jr., Anonymous; $35 Edward F. Donovan; Cristofori; $25 M-M Walter Eno, M-M Louis Eacobacci, $25 Paul Joyce, Anonymous (3), Edward Coughlin Sr., The Quintal's, M-M Joseph E. Ehmann, M-M John F. Thomas Warren, David Pina, Samuel Re, Daniel Burns, M-M Ross Martin, M-M Thiro Zanis, M-M Hackett. ' Gordon Landry, M-M Mary E. Dudley, M-M Ernest Perry, M-M Donald Lakin, M-M Donald Lakin, M-M NANTUCKET Leo Fleming, M-M Charles Ellis, Katherine Fernandes, M-M Joseph Oliva, Lt. Col. & Mrs. Victor E. Lindst. Mary $100 Eugene Thomas; $50 M-M Albert Brock; blom, M-M George Garceau, Mildred Morse, M-M $35 Island Motors Inc.; $~IO Margaret M. Pope; $25 John Bourne, M-M Daniel Sheehan, M-M Henry NickMrs. Richard Maloney, M-M Joseph Lennon, Coffin's erson, M-M Harry J. McCarthy, Mrs. Stacia Williams, Gift Store, Tonkin of Nantucket, The Four Winds, MM Nicholas Puorro. M-M Robert Ruley, Thomas F. Mara, Joseph M. Dixon. Our Larl,v of the Isle $50 Maxwell Deacon, M-M James $50 M-M Edward O'Melia, M-M Edwin Payton, K. Glidden, M-M J'ames F. Nicoletti; $30 M-M Frank M-M Neil McCallion; $30 In Memory of Elsie McCoy, Hardy; $25 Josephine Deacon, Ethel Dunham, M-M M-M ,Theodore Campia; $25 M-M Richard Post, M-M Adam Mastai, Catherine Cronin, Captain & Mrs. W. JohI\ Hennessey, Dr.-Mrs. Ralph Angus, M-M Frank Folger. Rose, M-M Raymond Fitzgerald, Mary A. Gomes, John Power, M-M Julio Lopes, M-M August Lopes, Mrs. POCASSET James McCormick.

CHATHAM Holy Redeemer $100 Holy Redeemer Guild, Margaret Nickerson, Marjorie O'Connell; $50 M-M Anthony Ueberwasser, M-M John J. Cavanaugh, Chatham Trust Company; $31 M-M John L. Speight; $25 M-M William D. Cotter, First National Bank of Ca,pe Cod, M-M George MacLean Jr., M-M Andrew W. Mikita, M-M William C. Moloney, Genevieve M. O'Connell, May A. Spellman, Mrs. Charles Tuttle, Madeline White, M-M Paul Fougere, M-M Richard J. Sullivan. EAST FALMOUTH St. Anthony $350 Rev. Msgr. Maurice Souza; $225 Rev. John C. Ozug; $200 M-M Peter Miscovitch; $100 M-M Oharles Berghaus, M-M Joseph McTiernan; $60 M-M Lawrence Peters; $50 M-M William A. Burke, M-M Frank DeSanto, Edmund F. Hohmann, Virgil W. Jan~en, M-M Edward J. Kendrigan, M-M Robert E, Linnell, M-M Arthur Lohan, Alfred A. Marks, Katherine G. Robbins, John A. Walker; $40 M-M Walter Fitzgerald, M-M William D. Corey, M-M Antone Vieira; $35 M-M Lincoln Dunbar, M-M Francis A. Kohout, George L. Manning, Manuel P. Rezendes; $30 Beatrice Emerald. $25 M-M Henry Borchelt, M-M John P. Cabral, M-M Saveray ConeYlbear, Lawrence Costa, Antone B. Couto Jr., John Dias Jr., David W. Elson, Joseph Farland, Louis Fucillo, Manuel R. Lopes, John Macedo, Leonard A. Marks, Joseph F. Motta, Gordon Newton, Guy Nickerson, Clara R. P.acheco, Clayton Peters, In Memory of Manuel W. Rose, Lawrence S. Silva, M-M Antone G. Souza, Cecelia Souza, John L. Tavares, Manuel L. Tavares, Robert Teixeir-a.

EDGARTOWN St. Elizabeth $75 Mrs. Margaret O'Neill; $50 M-M George Goulart, Charlotte V. Madeiros; $35 M-M Roland Authier; $25 Lawry's Seafood Market & Restaurant, M-M Joseph McHugh, Mrs. Walter Smith Jr., Wells Oil Co. . $500 Rev. Roger J. Levesque. $2;; G'rant Brothers, Marion B. Higgins. ORLEANS St. Joab of Arc $500 Rev. William J. McMahon; $50 The Cape Cod Five Cents Saving Bank; $25 Alexander H. Patterson. $50 David Collins, Patrick J. Philpott; $25 Harold J. Hawko, Kathleen Bresnahan, Vito Civita, Rita Grindle.

HYANNIS St. Francis Xavier $100 M-M Daniel N. Callahan; $50 M-M M,nuel Coute, M-M Emile Guertin, G. Roberta Hart, A~ty. & Mrs. Harold L. Hayes Jr.; $30 M-M John Flaherty, M-M Virgil M. Casey; $25 Mary Marnell, Florence A. Maher, M-M Theodore L. Holmes, M-M William E. Mather, M-M Francis T. Todd.

St. Jolm the Evangelist $100 M-M Michael J. Healy, Rev. James V. Lowery, C.S.C.; $50 M-M Walter Haas; $35 M-M Felix Conti; $2S M-M Edgar Beauregard, M-M Richard Hopwood, M..M Stephen Bertrand, M-M Raymond Morin, M-M Frank Flanagan, M-M John O'Connor, M-M Joseph B. Reynolds, M-M Fred Comings, Mrs. Alice Walsh. PROVINCETOWN St. Peter $50 Walter Welsh Council KC, M-M Edward Dahill; $40 Howard Days; $30 Adams Pharmacy; $25 A Friend, M-M Philip Caibral, M-M Edmond Dalpe, Thomas Francis & Family, Mrs. Daniel Hebert, M-M Clarence Kacergis, Frank & Julia McGrady, Red Inn, Warren Silva, M-M William White, Kenneth & Ruth Macara. $100 Blessing of the Fleet; $50 Charles & Elizabeth DeRi'ggs; $25 James E. BurJ!:e, J. Arthur Lopes, M-M Louis Rivers, Mary Rowe; M-M Emmanuel Souza.

SOUTH YARMOUTH st. Pius X $100 M-M Francis Cooper, Mrs. Catherine Walsh; $60 Edith A. Black; $50- Joseph & Anne Malone, M-M William T. Moynihan, Mrs. Ernest Eastman; $40 James Mullane; $25 Rita Dawson, Marie Duffy, Gilbert Enegess, Larry & Olga Firrantello, Orville & Gertrude Harrison, M-M Francis Holland, Marguerite A. Maguire, M-M John J. Norton, William Whalen. $500 M-M John F. Martin; $200 In memory of James T. & Anastasia M. McBride; $100 M-M James L. Keany, M-M William Portley; $50 M-M Thomas J. Ryan; $40 M-M Edward 'r. Martin; $25 Brooks S. Evans, M-M Howard J. Hupfer, H. C. O'Neil, Elizabeth Tormey, M..M Thomas J. Walsh, M-M Reneau Bouchard, M-M Nugent Chili, M-M John J. Gallagher, M-M Carmen Izzo, M-M Joseph H. Jas,per, Mrs. Raymond Jones, M-M Raymond L. McGrane, M-M Silvio Rossi.

WELL}'LEET Our Lady o路f Lourdes $500 In memory of Msgr. Connell & George & Loretta Morgan; $150 Ernest F. Rose; $140 Helen Purcell; $52 John & Ann Kelley; $35 Louise D. Fratus, Lorraine Kmiec; $25 James J. Fegan, Austin & Mary Rose, Mary M. Dutra, Kenneth & Constance Shea, John & Emile DoucEltte, Joseph Conway.

Vincent, M-M William Connors, Mrs. James Conway, M-M Robert Cusick, M-M Albert Musto, M-M Philip Waystack, Marie A. & Marie J. Walley; $40 M-M Richard E. White; $37 M-M George Cravenho. $25 M-M Julio Barrows, Mrs. Warren Breslin, Mrs. Grace Chase, M-M Robert Clark, Mrs. Dorothy Collins, M-M Joseph Duffy, M-M Albert Edwards, M-M Everett Frappier, M-M Francis Larkin, Joseph Leary, M-M 路Salvatore Micelli, M-M Donald Miller, M-M John O'Brien, M-M Bernard Powers, Anna H. Raftery, M-M William Sheehy, M-M George Sweeney. $25 M-M Norman Boulay, M-M Thomas Connors, M-M Leo Daley, Mrs. Cbarles Delaney, M-M Arthur Dolan, Dr. A. J. D'Elia, Dr. William Falla, M-M John Fitzmaurice, M-M Richard Gomes, M-M Russell Hamlyn, M-M Francis Hobin, M-M Arthur Kline, M-M Joseph Mahoney, Mrs. Louise Marlow, M-M ROIbert Welsh Jr. $50 M-M Henry Dugan, Nora M. Walsh; $25 M-M Walter O'Farrell, Madeline Monroe, Helene Tri'pp, M-M Lynn Wordell.

FALL RIVER st. Mary Oathedral $100 A Friend; $50 Lillian Cullen, Mrs. Mary Foley & Angela Foley, A Friend; $25 Joseph B()Urgeois, Mary Grondin, M-M William A. Johnson, Mrs. Michael McConnon & Barbara Nikinas, M-M Edward Raposa, A Friend.

Holy Cross $60 A Friend; $50 M-M Raymond Canuel; $25 Holy Cross Men's Club, M-M Bronislaus Kozack, John Rys, Anonymous, M-M Stephen Pirog.

Holy Name $250 Dr.-Mrs. John Dunn; $175 Dr.-Mrs. Francis D'Errico; $150 M-M James B. Doherty; $100 Atty. .& Mrs. Frederick Torphy, M-M John F. Mitchell, Dr. Anne Marie Higgins, M-M Daniel E. Bogan, Dr.-Mrs. Rene Nasser; $75 M-M Thomas McGuire; $70 M-M Nicholas Mitchell; $50 Mrs. Anthony Geary, M-M Charles Joerres, James B. Kelley Jr., Mrs. Henry F. Shea, M-M John J. Mitchell, M-M Michael Fitzgerald, Vincent M. Fitzgerald, M-M Edward C. Be.rube, Holy Name Society, M-M George Flanagan, M-M Matthew Sullivan, M-M Frank A. Connolly Jr., M-M James V. Rezendes Jr. $40 M-M Hugh F. Reilly, RudoIph LaVault; $35 Mrs. Raoul T. Gagnon; M-M Lionel Braz; $30 M-M William Keating Jr., Daniel T. Foley, Marion Foley; $25 Charles Hodkinson, M-M Edward Bucher, M-M Santi DiRuzza, M-M John Walsh Sr., M-M Roland Gagnon, M-M Edward Costa, Janet Britland, M-M Kenneth Reineiro, Mrs. Forrest Knight, M-M Joseph Tavares, M-M J. E. Cruger, Mrs. James Conlin. $25 M-M Paul Arnoe, Mrs. William Connelly, M-M Raymond McMullen, Paul Lyons, Mrs. Thomas Hi'ggins, M-M James Considine, M-M Owen L. Eagan, Dorothy Fitzgerald, Grace Cuttle, James B. Kelley III, M-M William Hacking, M-M Joseph Vieira, M-M Joseph Morais, M-M John White, M-M Augustine Flanagan, M-M Gaston Plant, Grace A..Taylor, M-M Robert Reynolds, M-M John Tavares, M-M Timothy Sullivan, M-M Thomas Souza, M-M Edmond Geary.

Notre Dame $50 M-M Robert Phenix; $25 M-M Conrad Desmarais, M-M Armand Dallaire, Gendreau Construction Co., Raymond Thibault, M-M Gabriel Thiboutot. $30 M-M Armand Raiche.

Our Lady of the Angels $25 Joseph Cambra, Jesse Barreira, Manuel Raymond, M-M Manuel Velho, Francis Fitta.

Our Lady of Health $25 M-M Edward Cabral, Luis S. Pacheco, M-M Manuel Pava'o.

Our Lady of the Holy Rosary $75 Dr.-Mrs. John Gagliardi; $40 Patricelli Family; $25 M-M Kiah O'Brien III, M-M James Teixeira. $35 M-M Joseph Graci; $25 M-M Ernest J. D'Ambro-" sio Sr., M-M Henry Maddaleno, In Memory of Robert B. Ponte. ,

Immaculate Conception $250 Immaculate Conception St. Vincent de Paul; '$100 Railings Unlimited; $60 A Friend (2); $55 A Friend; $50 In Memory of Henry Kitchen, Thomas Fleming, Thomas King & Evqrett Lafleur; Immaculate Conception Men's Club, Immaculate Conception Women's Guild; $25 M-M Norman Lamontagne, Mrs. Joseph Mithers, A Friend (2), Mrs. Catherine Brahy.

WOODS HOLE St. Joseph $500 A friend; $100 Dr.-Mrs. Raymond Gagnon; $65 M-M Walter Murphy; $50 A friend (3), M-M Harley Knebel; $40 A friend; $25 M-M Cornelius Hickey, M-M Paul Burke; A friend, M-M Gordon Elliott.

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Holy Trinity $100 M-M Rusllell Brennan, M-M Richard Kline, Raymond Rioux; $75 M-M AIbe~t Tessier, M-M Alan O'Farrell; $50 M-M Henry Nelson, Ms Mary

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FATHER PETER GRAZIANO, director of St. Mary's Home, New Bedford, congratulates Sister Mary Dativa, OSF at her golden jubilee Mass. (Rosa Photo)

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Love Doesn'l· Need Words procedures," for children taking four to six weeks nowadays, . Love doesn't need words. For were nonexistent in St. Mary's 50 years, Sister Mary Dativa earlier history. Children could has proved it. arrive at any hour of the day A quiet person, she glows or night with very few questions when she even thinks about the asked, she said. thousands of children she has "But the children are differmothered in 50 years at St. ent now," she added. "They are Mary's Home, New Bedford. more disturbed and they come She is unique in her commun- from broken homes. Homes ity for having spent virtually her might have been bad but they entire religious life in one as- usually weren't broken in the signment, coming to the New old days." Bedford facility in 1929 as an In contrast to present sleep18-year-old and still going strong ing facilities, Sister Dativa said today, 50 years later. that dormitories in former She celebrated her golden ju- times were so crowded that bilee last week at a Mass and children sometimes slept on the banquet at which tributes were floor, while the sister in charge read from Bishop Daniel A. Cro- had only a curtained cubicle in nin, New Bedford Mayor John the corner of the dormitory. "I was often up all night if Markey and the New Bedford city council. Among those in at- children were sick or crying for tendance were sisters of her their mothers," she recounted community, the Sisters of St. matter-of-factiy. While caring for her dozens Francis of Philadelphia, and many o~ the children, now of little girls, Sister Dativa also grown up, she has cared for over handled all the laundry for St. Mary's Home, working at it the years. At an interview she looked while the children were in back over 50 years, which began school and getting help from the when she, at ag,e 18, was re- "big girls" of 12 and 13 after sponsible for up to 50 little school. "The girls liked working with girls at a time when St. Mary's Home routinely cared for 150 her - she always had a treat to 200 children instead of the for them," put in Sister Mary 35 it now handles. Kennedy, also present at the "It was different then," ex- interview. plained Sister Dativa softly, "we The treats included "molasse!! had children with us because bread" at ,bedtime, said Sister Dativa. "The big girls wouId their parents had no jobs." She said many youngsters help me and we'd fix enough for were severely malnowrished all the girls and boys." After her years with the chilwhen they arrived at the home and ne~ded special motherly dren, Sister Dativa entered attention. She always managed upon a new assignment, cookto provil,ie extra snacks and bed- ing three meals a day for the time tre,ts for such children, she entire Home population (then said. about 100 people), plus continuShe recalled the "placement ing with the laundry. By Pat McGowan


"There was no such thing as a cold cereaI breakfast then," said Sister Mary. "Sister Dativa cooked three hot meals a day." "But the big girls helped," loyally reiterated the petite nun, who is now assigned to the sewing for St. Mary's Home, also a fulltime job. 'But there's plenty of time for visits to the quiet Home chapel. There, says Father' Peter Graziano, St. Mary's director as well as diocesan director of social services, Sister Dativa "prays us into the work we're doing." And there's always time too for today's crop of St. Mary's tots who, like their predecessors over the past half century, run to hug Sister Dativa when they see her in the halls.

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Cursillo Dear Editor: lin regards to the Cursillo Region I encounter the weekend of June 15-17 at Assumption college in Worcester. It promises to be a fantastic weekend for Cursillistas from throughout New England and New York State. May I enjoin Christians everywhere for their prayerful support. As we gather in the presence of Christ, the main ingredient will be worship and praise to God. It would be much appreciated if we felt the support and prayers of all of our brothers and sisters especially from the Fall River Diocese. Thank you. John O. Rego Swansea


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Churc;h History Is Studied at Theology Parley The Sixth Theology Institute for clergy of the Diocese of Fall. River took place last week at La Salette Center. for Christian Living, Attleboro. The theme, American Catholicism in Growth and Crisis, was expertly addressed by Msgr. Joseph N. Moody, presently professor of history on the faculties of St. John's Seminary, Brighton, and Boston College. Msgr. Moody developed the study of the history of the Church in the United States during four conferences. Bishop Carroll, the first Bishop of- Baltimore, was a key figure in the speakers's treatment of the heroic dimension, a review of the missionary impulse that created the Church in America. Msgr. Moody reflected on the state of colonial America, especially as preserved in reports of the earliest Jesuit missionaries. These reports, required by superiors, are some of the best and often the only records of the development of Catholicism in the colonial states and the West. Celebrating his 50th anniversary of ordination, Msgr. Moody underscored the immense work of the Church involved during the period of immigration, when, reflecting the American spirit of welcome, she helped thousands to enter the mainstream of American life despite the difficulties of adapting to an alien culture. In the Church, immigrants found a touch of tbeir homelands, easing the development of their new American identity, while preserving their faith. Although a native of New York, Msgr. Moody commented that he knows the northeast very well, having served as a Navy chaplain and as the commissioning chaplain of the USS Massachusetts. Making note that he was celebrating his 75th birthday during the year of the diocesan diamond jubilee, the historian reflected on the problems particular to immigrants working in the mills of Fall River. He described Fall River as a "microcosm" of the immigrant Church,

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By Father John Dietzen Q. several years ago I read that Jewish archeologists discovered evidence of writings relating to Jesus dating from the first century. These were to be released later but I've heard nothing on the subject since. Have· you any knowledge of what these might be? (Calif.) A. During the past few decades archeologists have discovered numerous writings apparently dating from around the time of Our Lord. To my knowledge, however,_ none of them deal in any explicit way with .Jesus and his life, unless they are documents already faQliliar to historians. Throughout Christian history

giving much credit to national parishes for sustaining morale and faith, while encouraging social companionship that facilitated the entry into life in the New World. Msgr. Moody noted his interest in having priests of Fall River and New Bedford, knowledeable in local parish histories, 'share their reflections with him. His final area of concern was that of the Church of the 20th century, involved in the tumult of two world wars. The threats of Americanism and Modernism, he commented, were occasions for much maturing of the Church in the United States. The sixth in a series of annual theology institutes for priests was part of the continuing education program for clergy, directed by Rev. Michel G. Methot. It offers the busy priest time to live, study, discuss, pray and grow with his brother priests. The 1979 Institute was especially appreciated for the opportunity it afforded to be in touch with the American church story in general and local stories in particular.

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considerable attention and respect was naturally afforded anything that would enlighten us about Christ. Full -texts of many documents have been handed down, even though the original, or even a very early manuscript, had never been found. Certain modern discoveries seem to give us parts of some of these documents, but contain nothing specifically about Jesus that we did not already know. Certain texts of the Dead Sea Scrolls, discovered after World War II in the southern part of the Holy Land, speak of a Teacher of Righteousness. Some conjectured at first that this teacher might be Jesus, or at least a man closely connected with him. Experts now agree that this is not so. The Teacher of Righteousness, whoever he was, died some decades before Our Lord, and apparently had no more connection with him than any of the other holy men living in first century B.C. P~es­ tine. Q, Several years ago my son, a Catholic, married a girl who had been baptized a Methodist and had been previously married. Her first husband abused her and their child, which caused her to divorce him. When she and my son were thinking about marriage, they went to a priest who told them they could not get married in the Catholic Church because she had been baptized a Methodist, so they ended up being married by a justice of the peace. This is a real heartbreak to me, and I think to him, too. Is there anything they can do to get married in the church? (Fla.) A. There are too many facts missing from your letter for me to give a very helpful answer. The mere fact of her being baptized a Methodist would not create an unsolvable problem unless her first husband were also a baptized Christian. If he were not, a procedure might be possible that would allow the marriage. Other significant factors would be whether her first husband had been married before, what circumstances existed in the first marriage that might suggest the possibility of an annulment, and so on. Presumably a priest consulted by someone like your son would ask all the necessary questions to explore any avenues for marriage in the church. If your son hasn't talked with at least one other priest during the past few years to obtain his opinion, I'd suggest he do that. Sometimes one priest will see a chance where another does not. Questions for this column should be sent to Father Dietzen c/o The Anchor, P.O. Box 7, Fall River, Mass. 02722.

Continued from Page One presentation on the task, the art, and the attitudes of youth ministry. The definition from "A Vision of Youth Ministry" was used: Youth ministry is the response of the Christian community to the needs of young people (age 14 to 18) and the sharing of the unique gifts of youth with the larger community. This includes the twofold goal of individual personal and spiritual growth and participation in the life, mission and work of the faith community. The gathering was reminded that ministry means valuing relationships more than programs. People, not projects, should be the focus of attention. Following the presentation participants divided into small groups to discuss their work, their needs, and possible goals for the future. The 20 people present agreed on the need to provide a training program which would enable parish leaders to work with and for youth. There was also a need seen for a broader sharing of ideas by those already involved in youth ministry. It was pointed out that all this should be undertaken in· the context of ministry to a total parish community. Father Bouchard pointed out that the need for training and sharing had been recognized previously by the Priests' Council and the Youth Ministry Advisory Group (youth and adults from various areas of the diocese). The result of these consultations, he said, points to the next steps to be taken for the development of youth" ministry in the FaIl River diocese.

Congress Plans Continued from Page One sazza will discuss the effects of modern culture on families; Sr. Paula Ripple, executive director of the North American Conference of Separated and Divorced Catholics, will speak on the single parent family. Rev. William Bausch, author, moral theologian, and parish priest, is interested in the role of the parish in reinforcing and teaching the faith through the sacraments; Rev. Cornelius van der Poel, director of pastoral care at St. Michael's Hospital, Stevens Point, WI., will discuss "Fami'ly Relationships - Genuinely Human and Deeply Divine." Rev. Msgr. Wilfred Paradis, an editor of the Natonal Catechetical Directory, will speak on Catechetical Issues and the Family in the 1980s. In addition there will be seminars on related topics, speciaI ministries, basic and advanced teaching techniques, scripture, theology, canon law, communications, problems discussed and solutions suggested. A picnic lunch, "cracker barrel" talks, a concert by The Damean~, and other events have also befn planned. Further informatiqn and registration forms are avaJlable from the diocesan Office pf Religious education, 423 Hi,hland Ave., Fall River 02720, telephone 678-2828.


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710 To Graduate At High Schools Continued from Page One Bishop Daniel A. Cronin will preside, and the valedictorian and salutatorian are Andree Fontaine and Katherine Cronin respectively. The Feehan class day and parents' night are today and a sports award banquet was held Tuesday. Graduating 108 girls and 69 boys, Bishop Stang High, North Dartmouth, will hold its exercises at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Bis1lop Cronin will preside, Father George Coleman, diocesan director of education, will be the main speaker and Lori Gamache will be valedictorian. An awards night and sports award banquet have already been held and a Mass and breakfast for graduates will take place at 9 a.m. Sunday. 'Bishop Cronin will preside at Coyle and Cassidy exercises set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 31. James P. Hoye is valedictorian and Elizabeth Figlock is salutatorian. The senior prom and banquet are scheduled for Tuesday and a baccalaureate Mass of thanksgiving will be celebrated at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. A class day Mass will be of-

Sisters' Senate The Sisters' Senate of the Fall River diocese will hold its annual meeting Tuesday at St. Mary's Home, New Bedford, following celebration of a 6:30 p.m. Mass by Father Peter N. Graziano, Home director. All sisters are welcome to attend.

Still Ordaining ROME-Suspended Archbishop Marcel ,Lefebvre said recently he intends to ordain another 31 men to the priesthood before the end of the year, the Rome daily II Tempo reported. Archbishop Lefebvre made the announcement at La Roche-SurYon, France, where he administered confirmation, the paper said.

fered at 10 this morning at St. Mary's Cathedral for the 69 graduates of Bishop Gerrard High School, Fall River. It will be followed tonight hy a senior awards banquet. Graduation ceremonies, presided over by Bishop Cronin, are slated for 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 3. Father Coleman will speak, as will Denise Letourneau, valedictorian and Sharon Tavares, senior class president. At 7:30 the same night Bishop Cronin will preside at the Bishop Connolly High School graduation in ·Fall River, where 101 boys will receive diplomas. Rev. John E. Brooks, S.J., president of Holy Cross College, will be the main speaker and Robert Langlais and David Rosa will be valedictorian and salutatorian respectively. Graduates will attend a senior Mass at 7 p.m.. Saturday June 2

Holy Family Continued from Page One graduate courses at 'Bridgewater State College. Mr. Gushue is a member of the American Historical Association and of the Massachusetts Secondary School Principals' Association. Son of Elizabeth Gushue and the late Timothy Gushue, he is married to Marsha Hebert. The couple has a six month old daughter, Allyssa. Mr. Gushue will be assisted in administration of the school by Mr. Kenneth L. Kramer, a teacher of English at Holy Family and also director of physical education and coach of the girls' basketball team.


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The Deaf-Mute

Susan Muto

By Father John J. Castelot

By Father Adrian van Kaam

Each account of Jesus' feeding the crowds (Mark 6, 31-44; 8, L-9) is followed by a series of parallel events: recrossing the lake, landing, controversy with Pharisees, dialogue about bread, miracle of healing. This is an obviously artificial structure designed to further Mark's theological purposes. The confusion and misunderstanding which follow each feeding lead up to the opening of a man's ears in one case and of a man's eyes in the other. This fits nicely into the evangelist's overall theme: Without faith Jesus cannot be understood, even by those who physically witness his miracles.

Vatican Council II is a call to spiritual renewal of the whole people of God. In the wake of the council the Holy Spirit inspires many lay people to a new interest in the life of the spirit. The more widespread the interest in spiritual formation, the more urgent is our need for experts. In view of this the Spirit seems increasingly to inspire. lay -persons to devote their life to prayerful reflection on the Catholic foundations of the spiritual life. One such leader is Dr. Susan Annette Muto, fireless research in the Scriptures, Church Fathers, Catholic doctrine and the spiritual masters forms the trustworthy basis of her teaching and writing. After a period of successful work .as editor of the Jewish Chronicle of Pittsburgh, God directed her to Duquesne University's Institute of Formative. Spirituality, where she deepened her understanding of ascetical and mystical theology and became deeply involved in the unique project of the faculty and doctoral students: the systematic scholarly development of a science of formative spirituality. Ms. Muto teaches courses in the art and discipline of meditative reflection and spiritual reading as preparation for and deepening of the life of prayer. She is now executive director of the institute and managing editor of its two journals, Studies In Formative Spirituality and Envoy. Like her colleagues, she considers herself a person called by God to fulfill a ministry in the church. This explains her dedication and that of her colleagues, which goes far beyond the call of duty and is rewarded with an increasing influx of dedicated students, clergymen, religious and lay people. Besides lecturing frequently, Ms. Muto is a prolific author. One of her best known works is "A Practical Guide to Spiritual Reading." Most recently she published together with this writer, "Tell Me Who I Am: Questions and Answers on Christian Spirituality" and "Am I Living a Spiritual Life?"




This helplessness is suggested 'We are worthy to be loved because our Creator loves us. by the fact that the deaf-mute . He who made us and knows us best, loves us.' contributes nothing to his cure, not even a gesture of appeal. "Some people" bring him to Jesus; Jesus relieves him of his infirmity, orders the crowd too, are cured of their impairconsole ourselves with the reali- and learn not to be ashamed By Sally Wall and it is they who respond to zation that with God's help, we of the small gifts we offer. From time to time, most of will be able to take forward the miracle. We can look for good resIn the context of Mark, the us experience dissatisfaction steps. ponses from others and turn man's physical deafness drama- with ourselves. We don't like aside hurtful attitudes. We will We are worthy to be loved tizes the' spiritual deafness of the way we behave and often because our Creator loves us. He find we are liked because we his contemporaries. Unless they, . that feeling stems from a very who made us and knows us like, and loved because we love. too, are cured of ther impair- real knowledge that we are cap- best, loves us. And finally, our longing for perment, they will likewise be un- able of behaving better. With such realizations we can fection will be satisfied when able to believe. Worse yet, which of us hasn't begin to change habits of self- we behold the Lord, who is love Jesus took the man off by him- known a person who actually deprecation. We can choose to beyond anything we can possibly self, a pattern in many of the disliked us? In our most vulner- express the best in ourselves imagine. cures in the first part of Mark. able moments such a person can He put his fingers into the man's seem to steal our sense of wellears and, spitting, touched his being. We wonder if something tongue. Then he looked up to is wrong with us. A seed of inheaven and emitted a groan. He security is either planted or fed. took him gently by the hand By Janaan Manternach When these negative experisaid to him, "Ephphatha!" (that and led him a short distance is, '!;Be opened!"). All of this is ences happen only occasionally, One day Jesus and his dis- from the crowd. Then he placed rather strange for one who we usually can set them aside. ciples crossed the Jordan River his fingers carefully into the could cure by a simple word or But if we habitually dislike our, into the area called Decapolis or .man's deaf ears. For a moment even from a distance. It smacks selves and live in lonely separa- the district of the 10 Cities. It of the techniques common among tion from others, we must take was a foreign country to Jesus, he was silent and motionless. so-called wonder-workers in the the matter seriously. Perhaps even though it was not very Then he spit into his own hands pagan world. But it may be that our dislike of ourselves results far from his own home. The and rubbed them together, since Jesus was in fact in pagan from a rather superficial ac- people there were not Jews like reached out and touched the territory he was accommodating quaintance with who we really Jesus. They were gentiles and mute man's tongue. Jesus looked up to heaven, are. his technique to the culture. had their own religious beliefs. groaned, then said, "EphphaTo know ourselves requires However, it may also be that Jesus had been in this foreign Christians in Mark's day exer- respectful attention. We need to land at least once before. Near tha!" which means ",Be opened!" All . at once the man found cised their charismatic ministry look into our depths. And then, the city of Gerasa he had cured of healing in this fashion. The we need to have compassion. . a strange wildman who lived that he could hear and talk. We fact that he has preserved the Before we can love and forgive in the town cemetery. But the can only imagine how he must Aramaic term used by Jesus others, we must first have citizens of Gerasa did nQt wel- have felt! (Ephphatra) suggests that it had learned to love and forgive our- come Jesus into their town. The peo~e watching were been retained in the tradition selves. This time, when the people utterly amazed: They could for use in comparable situations. And when we have done noticed Jesus and his disciples hardly believe their eyes and And the procedure illustrated something we find difficult to . they acted differently. They re- ears. They were filled with the efficacy of the sacramental forgive ourselves for, we should membered how Jesus had help- wonder. system, in which words and ges- remember that God has told ed that pitiful man near the Jesus walked back to the tures produce their effects as us over and over again that his cemetery at Gerasa and they crowd and told them not to tell visible channels of the power of forgiveness awaits us. If God thought of another suffering anyone what they had seen and the risen Lord. can forgive us our most serious man, who could not hear or heard. But they were so excited At any rate, "at once the transgressions, surely we can speak. He spent most of the day and happy that all they wanted man's ears were opened; he was forgive ourselves. just sitting around. to do was to tell everyone about freed from the impediment, and The key we should look for A group of his friends ran _us.' began to speak plainly" (Mark within ourselves is: Was I try- to get the deaf-mute. They They told everyone they saw 7, 35). Again, as is so common ing to make the right choice ac- begged Jesus to lay his hands what Jesus had done. "He has in Mark, Jesus enjoins them cording to the Christian princi- on the' poor man. They hoped done everything weII!" they strictly not to tell anyone ples I hold? When things go Jesus could help him speak and told anyone who would listen. (Mark's "messianic secret") but, wrong, for whatever reason, we hear. "Jesus makes the deaf hear and must be able to stand up again, Jesus smiled at the man. He the mute speak!" Turn to Page Fifteen

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Greatest Need "The theologian is right. Why not admit it? More than anything else the world needs love," - Sebastian De Grazia

THE ANCHOR-Diocese of Fall River-Thur., May 24, 1979

Reality of the Permane·nt Diaconate Fortunately, in most circumFor the past two years' this of the church will witness to paper has brought its readers Christ in the name of the Church stances, this diocese has been a series on the restored order in a manner and way uniquely blessed by the total support given to the Pennanent Diaconof deacons in the church, popu- their own. ate program by the Bishop. The larly referred to as the PennanNot that' they will be "doing ent Diaconate. The reason for their own thing." No, indeed. . deacon candidates know this. this presentation at this time They will be serving. the people For this is not a mere sign of should be only too obvious. The of God in a way that is just pietistic consolation. It is a Diocese is now completing the not present in today's church. reality of encouragement for second year course of studies In union with the Bishop, to them, their wives and their chilfor its first class of ordained whom they have a unique rela- dren. In this spirit they are able Pennanent Deacons and has ac- tionship, they will witness to the to' take upon themselves the cepted 25 men to begin another Gospel in places and cirCum- heavy burdens imposed on them class starting in the Fall. stances where many priests are by their fonnation program. The candidates know that they not To be sure, the fact that the unable to function. only have the support of the present Editor of The Anchor Indeed, it is for this reason Bishop, they know they have a also directs· this program presents an infonnation opportun- that some tensions have develop- real historic theological special ity that does not exist in other ed between priests and deacons. relationship with him and thus dioceses. This has not been So many priests, even today, with all of God's people in this without benefit. A vast major- refer to Pennanent Deacons as diocese. ity of men who have shown in- "lay" deacons, not realizing that As this new series on the terest in the second class for these men share with them the Pennanent Diaconate continues, prospective candidates have same sacrament of Orders. Such further explanations of the role mentioned that they first had a a mentality is also an evident of the future deacons in this deeper awareness of their own reminder of an extreme concept diocese will be shared with our vocation by reading in this pa- of clericalism that became an readers, a1lways in the hope per the series of articles that artificial prop for many priests that such a series will be helphave been published on the de- in the church. ful in developing a better undervelopment of this important new It' is imperative, as another standing of the diaconal miniscommunity in the diocese. series on the Pennanent Dia- try in the life of the diocese. It is also essential to note conate is offered our readers, that the people of the diocese that those who presently have have been well infonned about ,the charge to care for souls the Pennanent Diaconate realize that in another year and through this medium. True, not a half they will face the reality Continued from Page Fourteen . everyone is equally interested in of Pennanent Deacons sharing as usual, they disregard the orthe ·Pennanent Diaconate. There in this work here in this dio- der "He has done everything well! He makes the deaf hear are some indeed who couldn't cese. care less. The idea that pennanent and the mute speak!" (Mark 7, Yet even these people will in deacons are a removed reality 37).. a few short years feel the effect from the priestly expression of The words in which their reof this program on their own Holy Orders is pure spiritual action is cast are an allusion to lives. Through the diaconal fantasy. The priest of this dio- Isaiah 35, 36, where the blind; ministry of service the diocese cese,. as in every diocese, must deaf and dumb are used as figuwill touch the hearts and souls realize and come to grips with rative signs for the blessings of many who today do not even this reality if they presently feel of the messianic age. It is thus know the Lord. In hospitals, that they enjoy the benefits of that Mark points out that in nursing homes, jails, colleges belonging to a private and ex- Jesus the reign of God has enand parishes these new clerics clusive clerical club. tered human history.

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ST. MARY'S CATHEDRAL, FALL RIVER 'Bishop Gerrard High School students will attend a class day Mass at 10 a.m. today and the school's choral group will be heard at 4 p.m. Mass Saturday. Women's Guild members will attend 5:45 p.m. Mass today, then hold their annual banquet. New officers are Mrs. James A. O'Brien Jr., president; Mrs. Michael Arruda, vice-president; Miss Eleanor Shea and Mrs. Lucille Medeiros, secretaries; Mrs. James Melvin, treasurer. ST. PIUS X, SOUTH YARMOUTH The Women's Guild will hold its annual communion breakfast at Bishop's Terrace, West Harwich, Sunday, June 3, following 11:30 a.m. Mass. Entertainment will be by the Nantucket Sound Quartet and reservations may be made with Claire O'Neill, 398-3649. ST. ANTHONY, TAUNTON ,First communicants will be breakfast guests of the Women's Guild following 9:30 a.m. Mass Sunday. Miss Barbara O'Brien, Bristol County Home 'Economist, will speak on "Home Faddisms" at the guild potluck supper to be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 5.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL, GREATER FALL RIVER Vincentians will meet for Mass at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 5 at St. 'Patrick's Church, 1598 S. Main St., Fall River. A meeting will follow in the school building. Summer camp applications should be returned by this date. The annual Vincential regional conference will be held the weekend of June 1 through 3 at ·Boston College. A bus will leave at 3 p.m. June 1 from St. Mary's Cathedral parking lot. Reservations may be made with James Gillet, 673-5332. ST. JOHN OF GOD, SOMERSET The first anniversary of the dedication of the new church will be marked at 7 p.m. Tuesday with a Mass of celebration. A social hour will follow in the parish ~enter. All parishioners and friepds are invited. A M~ss, prayer meeting and social hf>ur are scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, May 31.

ULTREYA, GREATER TAUNTON Father Gilles Genest of LaSalette Shrine, Attleboro, will be guest speaker for an ultreya at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at Sacred Heart parish center on First Street. .

ST. STANISLAUS, FALL RIVER Confirmation candidates will make a retreat from tomorrow through noontime Monday. The Men's Club will meet at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 3. A one-day workshop on the grief process in children and adults wilf be offered Saturday, June 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the parish school. Reservations may be made with Paula King, 679-5838. ' ST. PATRICK, FALMOUTH New Women's Guild officers are Miss Anne Vieira, president; Mrs. Charles Russell, vice-president; Mrs. Berniece Mott, treas-

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ST. ANNE, FALL RIVER The first parish renewal weekend will take place June 8 through 10. Each parish organization will be represented and the prayers of all are asked for its success. Marriage Encounter will hold a meeting at 8 tonight in the school. .MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER, FALL RIVER DIOCESE A country-wide community night lfor coup,les who have been encountered will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 2 at St. Joseph Church, Fairhaven. Worldwide Marriage Encounter will hold a national convention at Kent State University, Kent, 0., the weekend of June 29. Information is available from area coordinators. ' SACRED HEART, FALL RIVER TACT youth group members will meet at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the parish center for an outing to Rocky Point Park. Confirmation will be administered at 7 p.m. tonight by Msgr. Luiz G. Mendonca. New Women's Guild officers will be installed at a banquet Monday night, June 4 at the Coachmen restaurant, Tiverton. SS. PETER AND PAUL, FALL RIVER Cars will leave the rectory parking lot at 7 a.m. tomorrow for a Senior CYO mystery ride. Cheerleading practice is held each Wednesday after school in the schoolyard. Girls in grades 6 through 8 are invited to participate. The Retirees Club will meet at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Father Coady Center. NOTRE DAME CEMETERY, FALL RIVER Father Lucien A. Madore, cemetery director, will be principal concelebrant at a Memorial Day Mass at 10 a.m. Monday in the mausoleum. Father John FoIster will be homilist and the Mass will be offered for all buried at Notre Dame and for benefactors. Arrangements for the ceremony were made by the Franco-American Civic League. ST. MARY, SEEKONK . A "New Beginnings" day will be held Sunday, June 10 for high school and post-confirmation students.

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