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FALL RIVER, MASS., THURSDAY, MAY 25, 1978

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St. Patrick's To Close Its School in June St. Patrick's parish, Fall River, staffed by the Sisters of Mercy, will close its school in June, ending an educational enterprise that began during the pastorate of Father Michael Cooke, who served the South End parish from 1890 to 1914. The statement of Father James F. Kenney, present pastor of St. Patrick's follows: We have an announcement to make today, which we make with much sadness, affecting as it does, 100 of our parish families and 50 families from other parishes, all represented in our parochial school. It has long been common knowledge that the survival of St. Patrick's School has been precarious, its continuation be-

ing a matter of concern from -year to year. Declining enrollment, scarcity and irreplaceability of religious teachers, uncontrollable escalation of costs - all factors which have resulted in the closing of other Turn to Page Eleven

Vocation Vigil For Diocese It began last year in St. Margaret's parish, Buzzard's Bay, as a project of Father Timothy J. Goldrick, associate pastor. It was so successful that this year it's going diocesan and come this weekend everyone will know about Vigil for Vocations. It's a plan that takes the Lord Turn to Page Thirteen

Graduation Ceremonies Set 路For Catholic High Schools Seven hundred and sixty-eight seniors, 446 girls and 322 boys, will graduate from the seven high schools of the diocese in ceremonies that begin at 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 30 at Bishop Fee-

han High School in Attleboro and will conclude at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 11 at Holy Family High School, New Bedford. The largest class will be the 205 students graduating from Bishop Feehan High School, where Bishop Cronin will presside, Mary V. Diaz will be valedictorian and Susan C. Richardson will be salutatorian. Other events at the Attleboro school included a sports banquet Tuesday, and a class day program and Mass yesterday. 'Parents' Night wilr be held tonight. One hundred and seventy-five boys and girls will graduate from Bishop Stang High School, North Dartmouth, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 31. Bishop Cronin will confer diplomas and will speak and greetings will also be delivered by Michelle Carrier, senior class president. The Turn to Page Thirteen

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CCA Report The 1978 Charities Appeal is in its closing days, standing at a total of $992,291.78. The official closing is tomorrow. There are still many parish returns, priests' donations and special gift contributions to be reported. Msgr. Anthony M. Gomes, diocesan director of the Appeal, said today: "All special gifts, -priests' donations and parish contributions must be made at central headquarters of the Appeal in Fall River by 1 p.m. tomorrow. These reports should be made in person to insure credit for this year's Appeal. The final Appeal total will be published in next week's Anchor. I hope that every one of our 113 parishes will be over the top tomorrow in order to surpass last year's final record total." Sixty-eight parishes have thus far surpassed their 1977 final totals. The goal is 100 percent enrollment in this year's Honor Roll. The following parishes have been added to the roll since last week: Holy Ghost, St. John, St. Joseph, Attleboro; Sacred Heart, North Attleboro; St. Mary, Norton. St. Mary, Seekonk; Our Lady of the Cape, B~ewster; St. Anthony, East Falmouth; St. Patrick, Falmouth; St. Joan of Arc, Orleans. Assumption, Osterville; StPeter, Provincetown; St. Pius X, South Yarmouth; St. Augustine, Vineyard Haven; Holy Trinity, West Harwich. ;Cathedral, Holy Cross, Notre Dame, Holy Rosary, Immaculate Conception, Fall River. Sacred Heart, St. Anne, St. Elizabeth, St. Joseph, St. Patrick, St. Michael, Fall River. 5S. Peter and Paul, St. Stanislaus, St. William, Fall Turn to Page Eleven

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Pastoral Ch:anges To Affe-ct ~,iany The Most Reverend Bishop has announced clerical changes affecting many areas of the diocese. Always mindful of the needs of local parish churches and after due consultation with the Priests' Personnel Board, the Bishop has made these changes effective on Wednesday, June 1~

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Announcement of Father John Higgins' retirement from the pastorate of St. Mary's Church, Mansfield, was made in last week's Anchor. It is the policy of this paper to give special recognition to. the clergy who have served the diocese well as they retire from active ministry. Father Higgins will be replaced by Father Edward C. Duffy, the present pastor of St. Mary's Church of North Seekonk and Attleboro. Well-known throughout the diocese, Father Duffy is especially noted for his service to diocesan youth in the New ,Bedford area.. As former area CYO director, he was a foremost supporter of the Providence College Friars and of course of his friend Bob Cousy's Boston Celtics. Father Lucio Phi1lipino win -be

the new pastor of Immaculate Concepetion parish, North Easton, replacing Father Joseph O' Donnell who has resigned from flat pastorate to take a sabbatical leave. Father Phillipino has recently served at St. Bernard's, Assonet, and _has been associate director of the Diocesan Health Facilities. Father Justin Quinn will move from St. Rita's parish, Marion, to take up new duties as pastor of Immaculate Conception parish, Fall River. Celebrating his silver jubilee as a priest this year, Father Quinn has spent most of Turn to Page Eleven

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Regan -fo Mark Jubilee Msgr. John J. Regan, rector of St. Mary's Cathedral, marked his 25th anniversary of ordination on Monday. Formal observance of the event will come at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 10, when he will offer a Mass of thanksgiving at the Cathedral in the Turn to Page Eleven

Deacon Ritual At Cathed ra I Raul Lagoa of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel parish, New Bedford, a member of the class of 1979 at Pope John XXIII Seminary, Weston, will be ordained to the transitional diaconate at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Cathedral, Fall River. Diocesan candidates for the permanent diaconate and their families will be present at the ceremony as witness of their sharing in the diaconal role; and Father John F. Moore, director of the permanent diaconate program,/will be among assistants to Bishop Cronin.

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CATHOLIC CHARITIES APPEAL 12,827.34 St. Mark St. Stephen 5,568.00 10,623.00 St. Theresa ATILEBORO AREA 13,976.50 21,042.50 Mansfield-St. Mary St. John, Attleboro North Attleboro St. Mary, Mansfield 13,976.50 Sacred Heart 4,712.00 St. Mary, North Attleboro 13,450.00 St. Mary 13,450.00 Mt. Carmel, Seekonk 13,257.00 7,290.00 St. Mark, Attleboro 12,827.34 . Norton-St. Mary Seekonk CAPE COD AND THE ISLANDS AREA Mt. Carmel 13,257.00 St. Pius X, South Yarmouth 26,612.00 St. Mary 12,026.00 St. Francis Xavier, Hyannis 24,787.00 CAPE COD AND ISLANDS AREA Corpus Christi, Sandwich 16,103.00 St. Patrick, Falmouth 15,549.75 Brewster-our Lady of the Cape 8,601.00 Buzzards Bay--St. Margaret 11,250.00 Holy Trinity, West Harwich 14,133.00 Centerville-Our Lady of Victory FALL RIVER AREA 10,600.00 Holy Name, Fall River 27,359.10 Chatham-Holy Redeemer 10,12350 Our Lady of the Angels, East Falmouth--'St. Anthony 10,721.50 15,461.00 Fall River Edgartown-SI:. Elizabeth 2,449.00 Cathedral, Fall River 14,956.00 Falmouth-St. Patrick 15,549.75 St. Thomas More, Somerset 12,230.00 Hyannis-St. Francis Xavier 24,78700 St. Patrick, Fall River 10,342.00 Nantucket-our Lady of the Isle NEW BEDFORD AREA 7,62150 Mt. Carmel, New Bedford 29,174.40 No. Falmouth--St. Elizabeth Seton Immaculate Conception, 6,495.50 15,395.00 New Bedford Oak Bluffs-Sacred Heart 3,181.00 13,992.00 St. Lawrence, New Bedford Orleans-St. Joan of Arc 5,91600 12,043.70 St. Joseph--fairhaven Osterville-Assumption 11~450.00 11,572.00 St. James:~ew Bedford Pocasset-St. John 8,162.00 TAUNTON AREA Prvincetown--'St. Peter 5,108.00 12,893.00 St. Mary, Taunton Sandwich-Corpus Christi 16,103.00 8,701.00 St. Ann, Raynham South Yarmouth- St. Pius X 26,612.02 8,629.00 Sacred Heart, Taunton Vineyard Haven-St. Augustine 3,382.00 8,042.00 St. Joseph, Taunton Wellfleet-our Lady of Lourdes 7,740.00 St. Paul, Taunton 3,149.00 West Harwich-Holy Trinity 14,133.00 Woods Hole-St. Joseph 3,252.00

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ATTLEBORO AREA Attleboro 12,649.66 Holy Ghost 21,042.50 St. John St. Joseph 5,860.00

FALL RIVER AREA Fall River St. Mary's Cathedral 14,956.00 :Blessed Sacrament 1,760.00 Espirito Santo 7,112.50

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Holy Cross 2,420.00 Holy Name 27,359.10 Notre Dame 7,344.00 Our Lady of the Angels 15,461.00 Our Lady of Health 5,413.60 Holy Rosary 5,436.00 Immaculate Conception 7,501.25 Sacred Heart 9,091.50 St. Anne 6,691.89 St. Anthony of Padua 3,337.75 St. Elizabeth 2,152.00 St. John the Baptist 3,004.00 St. Joseph 7,252.00 St. Louis 3,320.00 St. Mathieu 2,368.00 St. Michael 9,512.00 St. Patrick 10,342.00 SS. Peter and Paul 7,412.00 St. Roch 2,588.00 St. Stanislaus 9,570.00 St. William 6,096.50 Santo Christo 9,071.60 Assonet-St. Bernard 5,033.00 Central Village-St. John 4,560.00 ;'Ilorth Westport-o.L. of Grace 7,048.50 Somerset St. John of God 7,660.00 St. Patrick 9,536.00 St. Thomas More 12,230.00 Swansea Our Lady of Fatima 8,796.00 St. Dominic 6,987.00 St. Louis de France 9,116.00 St. Michael 5,565.75 NEW BEDFORD AREA New Bedford 10,418.00 Holy Name Assumption 2,240.50 15,395.00 Immaculate Conception 29,174.40 Mt. Carmel Our Lady of Fatima 5,526.00 Our Lady of Perpetual Help 3,251.00

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. George

You are cordially invited to be with his Excellency Daniel A. Cronin, S.T.D. Bishop of Fall River on the occasion of a Memorial Mass and the Blessing of the New Chapel at Sacred Heart Cemetery No. 2 Mt. Pleasant Street New Bedford, Massachusetts on May 29, 1978 at twelve o'clock noon

4,635.40 2,334.00 4,415.50 800.00 2,441.00 2,237.00 1,843.00 11,572.00 10,915.81 9,404.00 2,349.00 13,992.50 9,738.00 3,648.00 4,050.00 12,043.70 '8,687.00 1,470.00 3,235.00 5,628.00 9,730.00 10,512.00 7,184.25 6,748.00

TAUNTON AREA Taunton Holy Family 7,345.00 Holy Rosary 2,896.00 Immaculate Conception 7,035.00 Our Lady of Lourdes 3,199.60 Sacred Heart 8,629.00 St. Anthony 6,039.50 St. James 4,833.25 St. Joseph 8,042.50 St. Mary 12,893.00 -St. Paul 7,740.00 Dighton-St. Peter 2,167.00 North Dighton-St. Joseph 4,642.00 North Easton-Immaculate Con. 5,150.00 Raynham-St. Ann 8,701.00 South Easton-Holy Cross 7,471.00

REV. ERNEST E. BLAIS Director - Treasurer

MOST REV. DANiel A. CRONIN Bishop

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CHD Grant F'orms 路Now Available Father Peter N. Graziano, diocesan director of Catholic Soc\al Services, has announced that application forms for Diocesan Campaign for Human Development grants are now available at his office, 783 Slade St., Box M, South Station, Fall River 02724. The deadline for applications is Tuesday, June 20 and the di路 rector noted that last year 33 proposals were considered, of which 22 were funded for a total of $11,300. Projects receiving aid includeJd Big Brothers and Sisters, alcoholism programs, 'summer recreation activities, Birthrights and programs meeting needs of the aged and those with various handicaps.

St. John of God Dedication Set A Mass of dedication for the new St. John of God Church and parish center in Somerset will take place at 4 p.m. Monday, May 29. Bishop Daniel A. Cronin will officiate and Cardinal Humberto Medeiros of Boston, whose first priestly assignment after his ordination in 1946 was to St, John of God, will be among honored guests. A reception in the center, to which all parishioners are invited, will follow the ceremonies.

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()FFICIAL RETIREMENT Rev. John T. Higgins, frJm the Pastorate of St. Mary's Church, Mansfield. SABBATICAL Rev. Joseph F. O'Donnell has resigned from the Pastorate of Immaculate Conception Church, North Easton, in order to take a sabbatical leave. APPOINTMEN"l"S OF PASTORS Rev. Edward C. Duffy from Pastor, St. Mary's Church, North Seekonk and Attleboro, to Pastor, St. Mary's Church, Mansfield. Rev. Lucio B. Phillipino f:'om Administrator, St. Bernard's Church, Assonet, to Pastor, Immaculate Conception Church, North Easton. Rev. Justin J. Quinn from Pastor, St. Rita's Church, Marion, to Pastor, Immaculate Conception Church, Fall River. APPOINTMENTS OF ADMINISTRATORS Rev. Francis L. Mahoney from Associate Pastor, Immacu路 late Conception Church, Fa.! River, to Administrator, St. Mary's -Church, North Seekonk and AttleOoro. Rev. Leonard M. Mullaney from Associate Pastor, Immaculate Conception Church, Taunton, to Administrator, St. Bernard's Church, Assonet. Rev. John J. Steakem fom Associate Pastor, St. Julie's Church, North Dartmouth, to Administrator, St. Rita's Church, Marion. . All changes are effective Wednesday, June 14, 1978.

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themoorin~ Vigil for Vocations As announced in all parishes of the diocese this past weekend, a unique Vigil for Vocations will be held throughout the diocese on the weekend of June 3 and 4. A segment of this special vocations weekend will involve the faithful of the diocese. Parishioners will be asked to join the Vigil by promising to pray on one day each month for one year for vocations to the religious life. Prayer cards for this purpose will be made available at all churches this weekend. This paper urges everyone who attends Mass this weekend, including summer visitors, to become part of this Vigil. Vocations to the priesthood, diaconate, brotherhood and sisterhood are everyone's business. Often in the past it was thought that a vocation was a private affair between a particular individual and God. Fortunately, the unique concept of ministry in the Church is undergoing an evolutionary change. As a result, the concept of vocation is being viewed in a new dimension. The rapid growth of the permanent diaconate in this country is a particularly encouraging factor reflecting this broadened and more realistic notion of vocation. Yet, de· spite this positive sign, the fact remains that many more priests, sisters and brothers are required to serve effect· ively the needs of the Church in the years ahead. Really, what all of us must do is to take the words of Christ to heart. So often we look for gimmicks and miss the message. Christ recommended that we handle the vocation crisis simply by "asking the harvestmaster to send workers into his harvest," by praying for vocations. What was true in His day is equally true today. Somewhere along the line of modem progress we as a church have lost the simplicity and honesty of this message. Now once again we are asked to take those words of the Lore. to heart. The Vigil for Vocations is a reminder of His original request. Let's heed it.

What Price Murder? This past Sunday a local paper carried a display ad for a gynecologist to perform first trimester pregnancy termina·· tions (fancy phrase for abortions) on a parttime basis. In e. punch line the ad emphasized that the position was "very lucrative!" Talk about worshiping the golden calf! Not only do we advertise for a merchant of death but we stress the fact that money is the object of the murders. It is these signs of our times that should make us aware of the fact that abortions have become a big money deaL It is also interesting to note that often those who righteously uphold abortions happen to have a little abortion clinic business on the side. In some situations these little murder mills are indirectly supported by not so guiltless foundations which hide under the cloak of neutrality but in fact are responsible for a definite pro-abortion attitude. Newspapers, it is true, depend upon advertising as their chief source of income. Yet must they become so involved in the profit game that they become effective tools in the hands of those who would sell a life for a buck? In the face of such advertising policies, the voice of protest must not be stifled by threats; truth must not be intimidated by deceit; the heartbeat of life must not be destroyed by murder for a price.

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"with the human condition of loneliness, objection, fright, guilt, the questions of pain and sorrow, life and death, and we view these in the light of the message of Jesus Christ." No sleight-of-hand techniques, no high pressure, no hard-sell approach, simply an invitation to the lonely and the searchers to become part of a believing family. This approach is a far cry from old convert·making methods, which appealed to rational arguments. The new approach is warm, friendly and intimate, as is evident in its motto: "We care: we share." Yet it is more than hearts and flowers. As its brochure says, "There is no true evangelization if the name, the teaching, the life, the promises, the kingdom and the mystery of Jesus of Nazareth, the Son of God, are not proclaimed." The Gospel message reaches full development when the hearer accepts and assimilates it, then makes a sincere commitment to follow it. I find that many Catholics think that ecumenism is dead and that evangelism may prove to be its replacement. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Ecumenism is very much alive but frustrated at top official levels. Members of the AnglicanCathc.~ic and Lutheran-Catholic dialogue groups have been making strides in agreement on points of doctrine, unfortunately Vatican officials are proceeding at snail's pace in taking action on them findings. Christianity needs unity to make progress. Matthew Arnold once wrote: "Two things about the Christian religion must surely be clear to anybody

with eyes in his head. One is that men cannot do without it: the other, that they cannot do with it as it is." This is true more than ever. Secularism was and is a flash in the pan: it cannot give men and women the sense of the holy needed for a happy human life. But Christianity is also disappointing because it speaks not in a clear trumpet tone but in discord. • I' If a Christian leader says "the church teaches," the response in the minds of many Christians is "What church?" ,Christ spoke with authority because his Gospel had unity, Vatican II has helped immensely in bringing Christians together, but much is yet to be done if Christians are to speak in a united voice. Evangelism will help give the unchurched new trust and confidence in Christ, but that confidence will be shaken if Catholic Christians say one thing, Protestant Christians another.

May Crowning Victoria Vezina, a guest at the Catholic Memorial Home, Fall River, crowned a statue of Our Lady earlier this month in ceremonies following a Mass celebrated by· Father Edward McIsaac, home chaplain. A party for residents followed the observance. ..""'m"'l'''

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f'ranciscan Head Is Elected During a general chapter in Assisi, Italy, Yugoslavian Father Vitale Bommarco, 55, the 116th successor to St. Francis, was elected minister general of the 4007-member order of Conventual Franciscans, smallest of three communities of First Order Franciscans. Twenty-two American Franciscans were among chapter delegates, representing four provinces, including the province of St. Anthony of Padua. In the Fall River diocese, members of 51. Anthony province staff Holy Cross parish, Fall River, and Our Lady of Perpetual Help and St. Hedwig's parishes in New Bedford. The order operates missions, parishes, schools, publishing houses and social agencies throughout the world. Among its members was Blessed Maximilian Kolbe, the 1941 martyr of Auschwitz, who founded the City of the Immaculate near Warsaw, at the time the world's largest religious house, carrying on a vast printing apostolate.

At Meeting Father Thomas L. Rita, associate director of the diocesan Department of Social Services, is attending a meeting of state and diocesan directors of prolife organizations in New York City this week. In connection with the meeting he will also attend a conference on Natural Family Planning and a symposium marking the 10th anniversary of publication of Humanae Vitae, Pope Paul VI's encyclical on the transmission of life.

Conservative Praised VATICAN CITY (NC) - Pope Paul VI has given warm praise to Bishop Johannes Gijsen of Roermond, Netherlands, whose appointment in 1972 drew wide protests because of his reputation as a conservative.

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May 30 Rev. Jordan Harpin, O.P., 1929, Dominican Priory, Fall River Rev. Edmond J. Potvin, 1937, Pastor, St. John Baptist, Fall River Rev. James M. Quinn, 1950, Pastor, St. John ,Evangelist, Attleboro May 31 Rev. Vincent A. Wolski, O.F.M. Conv., 1964, Pastor, Holy Cross, Fall River June 4 Rev. Jose P. d'Amaral, 1949, Pastor, Santo Christo, Fall River Rev. Louis J. Terrien, O.P., 1920, Dominican Priory, Fall River June 5 Very Rev. Thomas J. McLean, 1954, Pastor, St. Francis Xavier, Hyannis Rev. Msgr. Louis Prevost, 1970, Pastor Emeritus, St. Joseph, New Bedford June 8 Very Rev. John S. Czerwonka, 1961, Assistant, 51. Stanislaus, Fall River

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Chapel Blessing on Holiday Bishop Cronin will celebrate Mass and bless the new chapel at Sacred Heart Cemetery No. 2 on Mt. Pleasant St., New Bedford, at noon Memorial Day. An invitation has been extended to the public by Father Ernest E. Blais, cemetery director, to participate in the service. The brick-faced Cape Cod style chapel is primarily designed for use in conducting interment prayers following parish funeral Masses, said cemetery officials. They noted that the majority of families prefer the chapel ceremony to traditional graveside rites and that the prob-

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By REV. ANDREW M. GREELEY

Historians of the future will ponder the May, 1978

meeting of the American Catholic bishops. The last great battle to provide some sort of justice for Catholic schools was raging on the floors of the Houses of Congress and the leadership of American Catholicism gathered in solemn assembly and agonized over Rhodesia, ERA, birth control (celebrating the 10th anniversary of "Humanae Vitae" kind of like celebrating the anniversary of the sinking of the

By MARY CARSON

Serious studies have been done on the mental outlook needed to be a good parent. Whether they ar,e taken seriously by anyone contemplating parenthood is an open question. Having worked for 23 years raising eight children, I am a bit late but I studied one such article. I now hav,~ documented proof of something I have long suspected. I shouldn't have had any kids. While these articles deal with theoretical attitudes, they seem

Extraordinary Book Sure To Be Ignored by Bisho'ps Titanic), a vague and wel'.meaning plan for family life apostolate and the solemn kterment of the Call to Actio it tent show. About the Pacl<:wood-Moynihan-Roth bill the hierarchs seem to have sai:i nothing at all. The barricades were assaulted and the commanding Officers were somewhere else. Meanwhile, the national PTA sends form letters to all PTA members in the country to send their congressmen on the tax credit issue, and members of the Coalition to Save Public Schools cheerfully spread lies about Catholic schools, serenEl in the confidence that the Church an:l its leadership will continue t:> lie down and play dead. Small wonder that the Co'-

to leave out some of the more practical aspects. So if you':i like to discover if you're suite,:l to parenthood, answer "true" or "false" to the following: 1. I will be able to go without a full night's sleep for months at a time and go 0,1 cheerfully with my daily task~" knowing that being a good parent requires some sacrifice. 2. When my toddler spills hi ~ milk on the floor and I am wiping it up and he spills the other half on my head, I will gently remind him this is not a good thing to do. 3. When I have almost finished chasing the last kid out the door to catch the school bus and she says she is a pine tree in the school play . . . and needs a costume . . . TODAY . . . . I will take brown paper. bags and crayons and creatively

umbia Broadcasting System feels free to vilify the Catholic Church on the abortion issue all the time ignoring the fact that black opposition to abortion is stronger that that of Catholics. While the bishops bite their tongues, help for friends of educational choice comes from what many would consider an unlikely source, the University of California at Berkeley. Two law professors there, John Coombs and Steven Sugarman, have written an extraordinary book, "Education by Choice: The Case for Family Control."

preme Court in the famous Serrano case, requiring equalization of school expenditures in all school districts in the state. The theory was later rejected for national application by the U.S. Supreme Court on the basis of a very dubious opinion by the reactionary justice, Mr. Powell. But it still applies in California and is one of the most powerful intellectual tools of egalitarianism to be found in American society.

Coombs and Sugarman are radicals. In an earlier book, "Private Wealth and Education," they laid out the theory later adopted by the California Su-

"Education by Choice" is an even more radical book. Arguing basically with the methods and from the traditions of AngloSaxon law Coombs and Sugarman propound the extraordinary, insidious, revolutionary doctrine that the family is the best institution to determine the best in-

whip up an instant tree. 4. Before taking my child to church I'll explain the beauty and wondEr that surrounds Mass, inspiring such reverence that my child will always behave piously and devoutly. 5. ,J will never become angry with my children, because I teach by example. If I yell at them, they will learn to yell. 6. I will always provide them with nutritious, well-balanced meals so that they learn good eating habits. This will prevent the junk-food syndrome during adolescence. 7. My children will always be neatly dressed in clean, properly fitted clothing. 8. Each of my children will have a quiet, well-lighted, suitable place to do his homework . . . and will NEVER study distracted by radio, records, TV or

the phone. 9. When I do not like a teenage fad, I will explain my reasons to my children. They will recognize my wisdom and abandon the fad immediately. 10. When my children are young I will teach them the value of good order and neatness in a home. This training will serve them well - particularly during 'their teenS. 11. Knowing that regular, adequate sleep is important, I will set bedtime schedules that will' be strictly followed . . . even if there is a term paper due the following morning. 12. I will start early to keep the lines of communication open so that my children will always feel free to discuss ALL their problems with me. 13. Following my good example, my children will always be

terest of the child, and that it should make decisions about education. Yet Education by Choice ought to be read by every priest, religious and layperson who is at all serious about the Catholic schools' role as an educational alternative. We will not see a more deftly defined, sharply honed and brilliantly articulated defense of the family's authority and responsibiity in question. It is part of the appalling irony of the contemporary state of American Catholicism that the Church will ignore Coombs and Sugarman's powerful arguments about the importance of the family, while it goes through the ritual motions of launching yet another national campaign on the family.

polite, courteous, responsible and thoughtful. 14. All my children's friends will always be welcome at my home. 15. ·Every day I will be grateful to God for the marvelous opportunity of being a parent. .;:

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If you answered "true" to more than half of these, forget it. Don't even babysit. If you answered "false" to more than half of these, at least you have some idea of what parenthood is really like. If you answered "false" to all of these . . . it's too late . . . you're stuck with the kids you are already raising. Just hang in there, do the best you can and don't be intimidated by all the articles that try to convince you that everything you are doing is wrong.

Natural Networks Can Contribute to Mental Health By JIM

CASTELLI

One American in seven needs mental health care at some point in his life; at any one moment, 20 percent of the population - particularly the poor, non-whites, women and separated and divorced persons - suffers from depression. These findings by the President's Commissiol1l on Mental Health outline the scope of the problem. ilts recommendations

include more funding for com· munity mental health centers; smaller mental hospitals, com· munity~based centers; trainin{; more mental health profession-· als, and inclusion of menta: health care in national insurance. The commission also offered two approaches of special signi,· ficance for Catholics. It empha.. sized the importance of com, munity support systems such a1l family, - neighborhood, church and voluntary associations in improving mental health; and it recognized that racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds must be considered in mental health matters. Neither point is new. But thE.' commission report marks a rec·

members and the larger society ognition of their value by the the mentally ill in their midst. government, and that can have. . The report's emphasis on com- and can make important cona positive impact on future men- munity support systems repre- tributions to personal mental tal health care. sents a "breakthrough," accord- health." "More people with emotional The report notes that there ing to Paul Asciolla, executive are 50 million Americans of director of the National Italian- problems turn initially to clergy and other religious leaders and Eastern or Southern European American Foundation. to traditional folk healers . . . background. Many share the "Families, friends and neighproblems of people traditionally bors are usually the first people than to health professionals," though of as "minorities" in that to whom a person with a men- the commission said. It urged efforts to: . they cannot find mental health tal or emotional problem will Recognize and strengthen or other social service profess- turn or from whom support will ionals who speak their lang- be forthcoming," the commiss- natural networks to which people belong; uage or understand their culture. ion said. - ~dentify potential support As a result, ethnics often do "This is especially true in ra- formal institutions can provide; not receive needed treatment. cial and ethnic communities - Improve linkages between This diminishes their support which over the years have de- community networks and formal for mental services and research veloped strong, culturally sensi- mental health services; and also means that many Eu- tive networks of support. Re- Initiate research into forropean-American communities gardless of their form, families mal and informal community continue to respond with fear to serve as buffers between their support' networks.

C·ost o,f Clot:hes Necessitates Ca,nny Shopping By MARILYN RODERICK

"It's ridiculous!" groaned. a friend who had just paid. $21 for pants for her 14-year· old son. The rising cost of children's clothes hit me too this week when I bought Jason a suit and the only one I could find wa~ $50, a pretty high price for a

12-year-old Beau Brummel. I should have had a clue the other week when I bought a suit for a one-year-old and found that toddler's togs have risen in price by at least twothirds since the days when I was buying them regularly. Since my son usually exists in cords and alligator shirts, and

I know their cost, it's when deviate from that norm that find prices breathtaking. The only thing to do is to shop for bargains, for which I had no time in the case of Jason's suit. Another enemy of economy is brand names. Our young people are brainwashed and pants that sell for less, look

the same and wear as well are bypassed for B,rand X, which everyone's wearing. With food as well as clothing prices hitting all-time highs, if any readers have suggestions on stretching clothing budgets, by all means share them with us!


CATHOLIC' CHARITIES APPEAL

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1978

THE ANCHOR-Diocese of Fall River-Thur. May 25, 1978 ATTLEBORO Holy Ghost $200 John Caponigro; $50 Jean Gallig路an; gan; Mrs. Winifred Nelson; $30 John Flanagan Jr.; $25 M-M Jahn Cloud, Mrs Mary Brogan, M-M Raymond Castro, M-M Alfred Elshant Sr, M-M Clarence Fischback, M-M Edward Godin, M-M Joseph Lojeck, M-M Joseph Rocha, Mrs Mary Soares, M-M A.D. Stentiford, Margaret Viveiros, M-M Jose Viveiros. St. John the Evangelist $100 M-M Robert Kenny, M-M Frederick Bartek; $75 Mrs Florence Doyle; $50 M-M William Morrissey, M-M Harold Kelleher, M-M Gilbert Rea, M-M Carlton Redding, M-M Wilfred Cardin; $35 Mrs James Barnett, M-M Ailithony Magina; $30 M-M Henry Flynn, M-M Donald Trainor; $25 M-M William Maguire, M-M Garry Wheelock, M-M Harold Gentle, M-M Charles M. Metzger, Mrs Mary Grimes, M-M Peter Lynch, M-MFrank Fanning, M-M Manuel Botelho, M-M Richard Busch, M-M F. Kenneth Callahan, M-M John Smulligan, Mrs Wilton C. Dale, M-M George Cassidy, M-M Lawrence Fitton, M-M Francis Bowen, M-M Gerald DesJardins, M-M Albert Laliberte, Mrs Evangeline Maher, M-M Joseph A. Borges, M-M Paul Garon, M-M Paul Silvi,a, M-M Alfred McNally, M-M Roy Henderson, M-M Joseph DiMartino. $100 Norking Co., M-M Thomas Castro, M-M William Flynn, M-M James Lee; $60 M-M Harry J. Flynn, Kevin Lawless; $50 Mrs Melvin Candelet, Mrs Francis E. Kelley; $30 M-M Thomas Blake; $25 Mrs Craig Stevens, M-M John Carroll, M-M Normand J. Morin Judith L. Adams, M-M Roger E. Forget, M-M Joh~ Hannan, M-M Hugh McBrien, M-M Manuel Rebelo M-M Earl Cruff, Alice S. Croke, M-M Ernest Ander~ son, M-M Richard Hanlon, M-M Paul A. Croteau. St. Joseph's $75 St. Joseph's Spanish Apostol,ate; $50 Elco Company Inc; $40 M-M Rene Dubuc; $37 M-M Robert Boucher; $35 M-M Joseph Bellonzi; $30 M-M Robert Borek; $25 Mrs Adwilda Cesolini Mrs Orner Gaudreau, M-M Andrew Figuerado, St. Joseph's Women's Guild, Edward Courbron, M-M Clarence Gurn A Friend. ' ATI'LEBORO FALLS St. Mark $300 Mr. William Parker Sr; $200 M-M William Walton; $150 M-M Albert Gallant; $100 Dr & Mrs John Kil;1ion, M-M Charles O'Neill; $50 M-M Clyde D. De PrIest, M-M Robert Seguin, M-M Philip Cronan' $35 M-M Albert Gingras; $30 M-M William Lott路 $25 M-M Arthu~ Foley, M-M Malcolm Fales Jr, In Me~'lOry of Flora FrIgon, M-M Robert, Guillette M-M Dennis O'Neil, M-M Ronald LeGendre, M-M Edward Armon Walter and Grace Feid. ' Saint Mark $200 M-M Robert Cunningham; $100 M-M Raymond Coogan; $50 M-M Paul Tausek, M-M John Gaffney, M-M Joseph Fredette, M-M Victor Larkin' $25 M-M Ernest Baumann, M-M Robert Sharkey M-M Roland Bellavance, M-M Michael Alessandri: Mrs Ellen Hillman, M-M Earl Logan M-M Leo Desrosier M-M Elliot Gallagher, M-M John J. Diamond M-M Kenneth Custy, M-M Henry Collins, M-M' Brook MacLean. SEEKONK St. Mary $150 M-M Joseph M. Hodge; $100 M-M E.G. Maher; $50 M-M Gerard Cinq-Mars, Holy Name Society, M-,M David W. Peckham, M-M Eugene N. Perry, St. Mary s Women's Guild $37 M-M Robert Biron' $30 M-M Nicholas Barney, M-M Myron T. Dourado, M-M Charles Greggerson; $25 M-MAlbert J. Buckley Jr, M-M William Dunn, Dr & Mrs Longobardi M-M Thomas Silvia, Mrs Alice Smith, M-M Joseph Strycharz. $150 M-M Gear:ge Agostini; $25 M-M Lewis' T,rucchi, M-M Robert Smith. soum ATI'LEBORO St. Theresa $200 So. Attleboro K of C Council 5876' $100 M-M Louis LaCivita; $50 M-M George LeBeau: Mrs Katherine Bradley; $30 M-M William O'Brien' St Theresa Lord Jesus Community, M-M Joseph Ro~ bichaud, M-M Anthony Rezendes M-M Edward Messier; $25 Mrs Marie Flinkfelt, M-M Wilfred Goulet, Mrs Frank ShrewsbUry, M-M Emile Sztaba M-M Charles Nolan, M-M Robert Joubert, M-M Rodney Blythe, Mrs Manlio Frova. st. Theresa $50 George Boyd; $30 Mrs Dorothy Boisse M-M John Casserly; $25 M-M Sigmond Kaczowka' M-M F.rancis McInerney, M-M George Busby, M-M Leo Fontaine, M-M Joseph Lamoureux M-M John Sandberg, M-M Morris Vieira, C. Vieira. NORDI ATTLEBORO Saint Mary $100 Doranco, M-M Edward McCrory' $50 Mrs Louise Farrands, M-M Joseph A. Kelly M-M Charles McLaughlin, M-M Joseph Miconi Sr' M-M Ma.r~ Vandenberge; $40.Mrs Frank Fisler, M-M' James RhIlmger; $30 M-M MarIano Araujo M-M John Chaplow, M-M Phi~ip J. Clark Sr, M-M james McCullough; $25 M-M Damel J. Cavanaugh, M-M Thomas Feeney, Mrs August Funke. ,M-M Francis M. Galla,gher J M Hustler, Alice Littlefield, Gertrude Littlefield ' M~M Louis Meonartino, H.P. Nelson Tool Co. Inc.: M-M Roland PerreaUlt, Irene F. Smith, M-M Joseph Sullivan M-M Willard Whiting, Helen Wright. $100 M-M Bernard Byrnes; $25 M-M Robert Kelley M-M Joseph O'Neill. ' SEEKONK Our Lady of Mount Carmel $200 Rev. Hugh J. Munro; $150. M-~ Jo.se O. Doro; $100 Anonymous; $65 M-M DaVId Pltassl; $55 Home & Commercial Security' $50 Edward Douglas White Assembly K of C M-M William Heaney; $45 M-M Everett L: McPhilllp' $35 Helen E. Browning, Antonio Ribeiro Jr; $30 M-M John E. Moore; $25 David Smith Real Estate, Pine Acres Real Estate, Backlund Insurance M-M Michael Durkay, M-M William F. Sullivan, Ailonymous.

NORTH ATTLEBORO Sacred Heart $100 A Friend; $50 In Memory of 1D0ra Goulet; $25 Mrs Claire Deschenes, Laurence Gaudette, A Friend (2), M-M Raymond Ringuette. NORTON St. Mary'S $250 Defiance Bleachery; $25 M-M Norman Corriveau, M-M Edmond Kirby, M-M Antonio Medeiros, M-M Richard Mahoney, M-M George Yelle, M-M David J. Moitoza, M-M Terrence M. McNeil. St. Mary'S $200 M-M Joseph E. Fernandes; $60 M-M Franklyn W. Wood; $50 M-M Samuel Arena, Mrs Oharles J. Drane, M-M Michael J. Murphy; $40 Felix & Kathryn Yarusites; $30 Victor J. Waz, M-M Donald Butts, M-M Thomas V. Kelly; $25 M-M Arthur F. Brown, Frederick J. Watson, Mrs. Vangie Fonseca, MM Joseph S. Jolly, M-M Thomas Bry,ant, M-M William C. Curran, John Wrig.ht, M-M Joseph N. Kuzdzol, M-M John J. Ribeiro, M-M Charles H. Blomer, M-M Joseph F, Cummings. . BREWSTER Our Lady of the Cape $100 M-M William Creamer; $50 M-M Richard Reeves; $25 M-M James J. Walker, Ignatius Fennell, M-M F. L. Jennins, Elizabeth b. Curran, M-M Rudolph G. Egert, M-M John Mulhern, Mrs Albent G. Wagda, M-M William Shanahan. $100 M-M Joseph A. P.are, M-M Leonard McHugh; $50 M-M Alfred Baty, Mrs Dorothy Jameson; $45 Mrs. Mary E. Besso; $40 M-M Arthur Barnum; $30 M-M William Saunders; $25 M-M James T. Phillips, Helen M. Donahue, Dorothy Pendergast, M-M James Callanan, M-M Fred Welch, M-M John Sulliv-an, M-M Daniel Grigas, Mrs James J. Hennessy, M-M John R. Quilty. BUZZARDS BAY St. Margaret $50 Mrs Louis Cavicke. Bertha M. Lawson, M-M Charles Fuller; $35 M-M John Karl, Betty Doherty; $30 M-M James Lopes, M-M Melvin J. Burns, M-M Leo Gagnon, M-M Charles Lindbeng, In Loving Memory of Elsie McCoy; $28 In Memory of James J. Tamagini; $25 M-M Joseph E. Sweeney, M-M Oliver L. Garneau, Rachel P. Murphy, M-M Alex,ander Stoma, M-M Victor Gosselin, Marianne Poyant, M-M William Connors, M-M Robert Fagan, M-M John E. McManus, M-M Raymond Fitzgerald, M-M Ralph Johnson, Ruth M. Pope, M-M Edward Kelly, M-M Donald F. Roycroft, M-M Willam P. Gelson, Mrs M. Elizabeth Robinson, Mrs Annie Eldridge M-M Marson Parisi, M-M William F. Carmody Sr, M-M Louis F. Fougere, M-M Earl Reynolds, M-M Frank L. Potter Jr, Rose Marie Umanzio, Mrs Alfred W. Salie, M-M David Smith, M-M Charles Ellis. CHATHAM Holy Redeemer $100 Holy Redeemer Women's Guild, Harold N. Scheurer, Mrs Robert H. Wolin; $50 M-M John J. Hay, Chatham Trust Company $31 Mrs John Speight; $30 Lawrence Hunter & Peggy Eldridge; $25 First National Bank of Cape Cod, Cecilia J. Aide, M-M William Cotter, M-M John P. Dixon, M-M Joseph Forbes. M-M James Griffin, M-M WIater M. Haarsgaa,rd, M-M Thomas A. Likos, Robert E. McMullen - Chatham Bars Inn, Dr Charles A. Murphy, Vivian O'Connell, Mrs Benjamin Rollins, Lewis R. Sullivan Sr. EAST FALMOUTH Saint Anthony $300 A Friend; $100 Fresh Pond Holy Ghost Society, Paulino Rodriques, Mrs E.M. Rodriques, George Botelho, Inc. M-M Joseph E. McTiernan; $75 Alvaro Lopes; $50 Souza's Texaco, Shirley M. Pecue, William Bonito, M-M Edmund F. Hohmann, Carmen G. DeGartiez, Mrs IIrene B. Roderick, M-M George Botelho. $35 M-M William Fitzgerald; $30 M-M Arthur Pimental, John R. Ca.bral, M-M Theophilus Oliveira; $25 M-M Manuel G. Souza Jr, M-M Maurice J. Tavares, Joseph L. Tavares, Harold L. Baker Co, Inc, Mrs V.P. T-avares, Pedro CarvalhO, Geonge Barboza, Cecelia Souza, M-M Frank Figuerido, Mrs B.M. Pacheco, M-M Arthur Monteiro, Mrs Mary J. Jansen, Virgil W. Jansen, M-M Henry Borchelt, Leonard A. Marks, M-M Joseph Teixeira, M-M Joseph Ferreira, Thomas R. DeCosta, William & Margaret Burke, The Capewind Motel, Alfred A. Marks, Mrs John J. White. FALMOUTH st. Patrick $500 Anonymous; $75 Dr & Mrs George DeMello; $50 Anonymous, Harold McCormick; $35 M-M John Tegan; $25 M-M Robert E. Arnold M-M Bernard Cassidy, M-M John J. Cavanaugh, M-M John Ciummei, Mrs Max Cohen,Rita E. Conlon, Mrs Louise Cook, Elizabeth T. DeMello, M-M John Donovan M-M William Drew, John Flaherty, Mrs Reed Ha~ilton M-M Louis Jenney, Eva Kavadaras, M-M Joseph B: Miskell, Frank J. Morse, M-M Charles O'Hara Mrs Wallace Pierce, M-M Francis Shea, Mrs Robert Swanson, M-M Joseph Tewes Jr. HYANNIS st. Francis Xavier $50 Margaret Fitzpatrick M-M William F. Naylor Jr; $35 Mrs G Roberta Hart, M-M John F Keveney; $30 Marguerite M. & Dorothy A. Mondor; $25 M-M Albert Jamieson, M-M George T. Lampert. . St. Francis Xavier $50 M-M Edmond W. Dery' $25 M-M Arthur F. Maddison, M-M William F. MUlla~e. $50 M-M SaIQuel A. Lowry; $30 M-M James M. Murray, M-M Patrick F. O'Connor, M-M Robert C. Thornton; $25 Charles P. Flynn, Ruth A & Alice D. Degnan, M-M Kenneth Bowen, M-M Alfred Giangl'ande, M-M Arthur W Snow, M-M Seward K Reid Jr, M-M Robert L. Fredericks. $100 M-M Edward J. McCarty; $50 Atty & Mrs Charles Ardito, M-M Manuel J. Coute, M-M Daniel Francisco, Mrs Ronald Mansbach; $30 M-M Virgil M. Casey, M-M J. Craig Medeiros; $25 Fred J. Murphy, Dorothy M. Clark.

EDGARTOWN St. Elizabeth $75 Mrs Ellsworth Fisher; $35 M-M Donald Maguire; $25 M:rs Isa,ac Norton, Mrs Walter Smith Jr. NANTUCKET Our Lady of The Isle $100 Jeannette Piotti Snow; $50 M-M William Hays; $30 M-M Joseph Cody; $25 M-M George O'Neil, Mrs Bernard Holmes, Mrs Lillian Thurston, Helen Levins, Jeremiah Towhill, M-M Wendell Howes. Our Lady of the I!ile $25 Coffin Gift Store, Thomas M~. . OAK BLUFFS Saered Heart $125 M-M Henry Corey; $50 Romuald W. Maher. Sacred Heart $500 lleliable Market in Memory of Arma.ndo Ed Pacheco. ORLEANS St. Joan of Arc $300 Bingo; $20 St. Vincent de Paul; $50 Howard Gamsa)", A Friend, John Ahern, Ben Bartolini; $40 Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank; $25 Maurice Gauthier Sr, A Friend, Vito Civita, Rachel & Elizabeth Ficco, A Friend (2), In memory of Frank Wells, Rosario Oadorette. St. Joan Of Arc $50 A Friend; $25 A Friend (3) In memory of Kathleen C. Roche. OSTERVILLE Our Lady of The AiSumption $1,000 Anonymous; $100 John P. Curran; $50 Hugh Colliton Jr, Edward Tyminski, John Shields; $35 Anonymous; $30 Anonymous; $25 Anonymous (3). Rita Gallagher, J Eugene Harrigan, Henry LaBute, Thomas O'Connell, John Donovan Jr, Edward F. Donovan, Thomas Driscoll. Ou.r Lady of the Assumption $500 Frederick Grise; $100 Dr Leo V. Hand; $50 John M. Coughlin, Edward MacCourt, Ste.phen Casey, Helen McCarthy; $35 Anonymous; $30 John C. Linehan, Thomas Sherman. $25 Anonymous (6), Frederick Lough, Holy Ghost Society, Caleb Scully, Robert Kesten, Roy Smith, Jo'seph Monteforte, Charles Rogers, John B. O'Donnell. Helen Callahan, Edwin Pina, John Rogers, Antone Souza, Mrs George Carlson. $100 Anonymous. POCASSET St. John the Evangelist $225 Anonymous; $125 Anonymo,us; $100 Anonymous, Howies Market, Rev. James V. Lowery, C.S.C.; $75 In memory' of John Gillis, Anonymous; $60 M-M Willi.am J, Whamond; $50 M-M Louis J. MacArthur, M-M Walter G. Haas, Anonymous (2); $40 M-M Raymond Lucier, Mrs. William Smmons, $35 M-M Paul Medeiros, .$30 Stanley Bergeron; $26 Mrs Stanley G. Johnson. $25 M-M p.atriclt Malone, M-M Daniel Asquino, M-M Roger Beals, M-M Maurice Bosse, Anonymous (3), Mrs Irene Christian, Elizabeth Maginnis, Paul Nugent, M-M John O'Connor, Mrs Peter J. Keating, M-M John LaFlamme, Roger L. Hall, M-M Ralph Brown, M-M -Robert Kennedy, M-M Fred Comings, M-M Leonard White, M-M Russell Burns, Gilbert Hadad, M-M Robert Cavicchi, M..M Harold Czarnetski, M-M John O'Brien, M-M Char:les W. Huff, M-M Roland Brown, M-M Sali Shaker, Mrs Ralph Emerson, Mrs Kay Hi-ggins, Frank Flanagan, M-M Edward Grant. PltOVINCETOWN St. Peter the Apostle $250 St. Vincent de Paul in memory of the Captain Bill; $150 Benson and Young Insuranee, Seamen's Saving Bank; $100 Blessing of the Fleet Committee, Tip for Tops 'n Restaurant, Walter Welch Council Knights of Columbus; $50 M-M Edward Dahill, Charles & Elizabeth De Riggs, A Friend; $30 M-M Robert Studle)', A Friend. $2'5 J;ames Burke, M-M Phillip Cabral, M-M John Cook, M-M Warren E. Costa, M-M Edmund Dalpe, M-M John W Downey, M-M John Grace, M-M Clarence Karcer,gis, Bri an A. King, Land's End Marine, Mu 'Dorothy Linsk路:!y, J. Arthur Lopes, Mrs Diane Motta, M-M Eugem! Poyant, Margaret Roberts, Mrs Mary Rowe, M-M Francis Silva, Mrs John Snow, M-M Emmanuel Souza, A Friend (3). SANDWICH Corpus Christi $200 :MacDonald's Sandwich Hardware; $125 M-M Dante Gallerani; $120" M-M Andrew E Oleson; $100 M-M Lt!O Diotalevi, M-M George J Kelso; Roy & Alma Lindgren, M-M Walter K Lynch; $75 M-M Peter Cooke IH; $52 M-M Gustavus Colletto; $50 M-M Joseph Bazzinotti, M-M William Bullock; M-M Francis A Kelleher, M-M James Militello, M-M Paul H O'Brien; $36 M-M Paul Gallant; $30 James Q Clemmey; $25 M-M ~'ohn F Bernard, Bryden Insurance 'Agency, M-M Josepl:. P Greene, M-M Luigi Pasquale, M-M Gerald Sullivan. SOliTH YARMOUTH Saint Pius Tenth $150 M-M James H. Quirk; $100 Rev. Joseph McGrady SJ: $50 In memory of Patdck Griffith, G. Dorothea Ellis & Miriam Ellis; $30 M-M John Davidson, Mrs John Hines; $25 Mrs Helen Burke, M-M Frederick Callahan, Mrs James Feeney, Gladys M. Finley, -Richard E Keefe, Mrs Charles Knox, M-M Donald Fanning, M-M Hugh Kilmartin, M-M Louis Parks, Mrs Catherine -Ramsdell, M-M Milton A. Garv,in, M-M Joseph Whitehead, MElrguerite A. Maguire, Joanne M. Twohig, M-M' Alben\; S. French, Mrs John W. Spence, M-M Leo E. Wesner. $125 M-M William H. Mitchell; $100 Mrs Joseph Hanley; $25 M-M Thomas F. Donnelly, M-M Norris Gladding, Mrs Ferdinand Killian, M-M Donald Lake, M-M Norman D. Landry, M-M Leo MacIver, M-M John Osterman. VINEYARD BAVEN St. Augustine $100 Leonard Martin; $50 Beatrice Phillips, M-M Dennis WE.lsh; $35 M-M William Figueiredo; $25 M-M John Larsen, M-M James Gillis, M-M Joseph Tierney, Mrs Helen Elbow.


WELLFLEET Our Lady of Lourdes $150 M-M Albert Rose; $100 M-M Harry Parkington; $50 The Downs -Insurance Agency Inc, $30 Lorraine I. Kmiec; $26 M-M Walter Doucette' $25 Margaret M<:Laughlin, Rose Galvin, M-M Law~ renee R. Cardinal, James J. Fegan, Arthur & Francis Mooney, M-M Austin L. Rose Jr, Edna Tripp. WEST HARWICH Holy Trinity $130 Mrs Catherine White; $100 M-M Peter Gimblet~; $50 M-M Albert Edwards; $25 In Memory of GIlbert Arruda, - M-M Everett Frappier, M-M Henry Hanelt, Marguerite & Edward Hathaway, Mrs Louise MarlQw, M-M Lynn Wordell. $125 M-M Bemis Boies, M-M Paul Hunter; $100 M-M Francis Sims; $50 Evelyn Clarke & Dorothy Ryan, M-M Robe,rt Cusick, Rev. Bernard O'Rourke; $30 M-M Russell Hamlyn; $25 Dr. Anne Arbach, Elizabeth & Helen Coghlan, M-M Carl Johnson, Warren Mazanec, M-M Ronald Nordstrom, M-M Thomas Ogborne, Mrs Robert Shannon, M-M Henry Stenberg, M-M David Webber. WOODS HOLE st. Joseph's $300 Paul McCusker; $50 Elmer Hallett; $25 Harry E. Handy. FALL RIVER st. Mvy's Cathedral $600 Rev Msgr John J. Regan; $200 51. Vincent dePaul Conference; $40 M-M N. T. Tyrrell; $25 M-M Geor,ge Burns, Mrs Charles M. Connor, Mrs Mary Foley & Angela M. Foley; William P. O'Brien, M-M Edward Raposa, Mrs Raymond Reynolds. St. Mary's Cathedral $200 Rev. John F. Moore; $50 M-M Laurence A. Coyle, Claire O'Toole; $40 M-M M-M James A. Robinson Jr; $3'5 M-M Joseph O'Connell, Mary C. Silva; $25 M-M Gerald Holleran, M-M William A. JohmKln, Mrs Stephen O'Toole, M-M Leo Thibault, St. Francis Resident. Blessed Sacramellit $100 St. Vincent de Paul Society of Blessed Sacrament; $30 A Friend; $25 M-M Roland Lavoie. Blessed S!\cramen.t $25 M-M Albert Beaudoin. Espirito Sa.nto $500 Rev. lyn Hubert, A :rriend; Manuel Lindo, Madelina Moniz, Frank B: Souza, Fatima Moniz, A Friend

Luciano J. Pereira; $50 Eve$25 M-M Joseph Medeiros, Gomes, John Miranda, Abel Iliondina Souza, Maria De(9).

Holy Cross $75 Holy Rosary Society; $25 Holy Cross Men's Club, John Rys, M-M Bronislaw Kozack. Holy Name $300 Dr Daniel T. Harrington; $250 Atty & Mrs George T. Bolger, Dr & Mrs John Dunn; $200 Dr & Mrs John Delaney; $140 Dr & Mrs John M. Carvalho; $100 In Memory of Ann M. Lynch. Holy Name Men's Club, Peerless Laundry, Inc, M-M Walter F Neves, M-M James B. Doherty, Dr & Mrs Rene Nasser, Atty & Mrs William F. Long Jr, In Memory of Willam R. & Cecilia M. McConnell; $75 Atty James B. Kelley Jr, Atty & Mrs Thomas McGuire, Thomas B Manning; $60 M-M Wilfred Driscoll; $50 Frank L. Daylor, Mrs Michael Regan, Atty & Mrs Roger Morgan, M-M Frank A. Connolly Jr, Mrs Anthony Geary, M-M Edward C. Berube, McArdle Family, M-M Arthur J. Donovan, Mrs James Worden, Grace Sullivan, Mrs John Harding, A1;ty & Mrs Joseph Callahan; $40 M-M Henry J. Pleiss Jr, M-M Owen L. Eagan; $35 M-M Edward J. Maher; $30 M-M Leo Melanson, Mrs Thomas Collins, M-M William Henry. " $25 M-M Roger Tache, M-M Edward Nicoletti, M-M Lionel Braz, M-M Mario Zitano. M-M James Donnelly, M-M James J. Quinn, M-M Edward Teixeira, M-M Edmond Geary, Alic'e Monohan, M-M Joseph Vieira, M-M John Walsh Sr, M-M Santi DiRuzza, James B. Kelley HI, M-M Thomas D. Conlon, M-M Fred D'Adamo, M-MGeorge Darmody, M-M Kenneth Reinerio, Mrs Richard C. Duffy, M-M Thomas Norton, M-M Francis Harrington, M-M Vincent Johnson, M-M P.aul l:'anzisera, M-M Rouel Rapoza, Grace A. Taylor, Helena Kelley, M-M Fernand Bonnoyer, M-M James Considine, Elizabeth Crowley, M-M Rene Garant, M-M Anthony D'Ambrosio, Patrick Callahan, Mabel Moran, M-M John F. McMahon, M-M Thomas Cullen, M-M Joseph McGuill, Mrs F.atricia Selleck, M-M William Collins, Eleanore Howard, M-M John E. Cruger, Anna L. SuUiwn, Catherine Shea, Mary Ann Dillon, Relenza C. Manchester, In Memory of Frank and Maria Isabel Medeiros, St. Raphael Provincial House Ssters of Providence, M-M Joseph Leite Mrs Forrest Knight, M-M Joseph Morais, M-M Anton'e Almeida. Notre Dame $110 A Friend; $100 A Friend; $25 M-M Umberto Latessa Jr. Notre Dame $60 Dr & Mrs. Adelard Demers; $26 Raymond Thibault; $25 Remi Couture, M-M Gerard Duquette, M-M Roger Fournier, Mrs. Laetitia Petit. Our Lady of the Angels $50 Joseph Mello; $25 In Memory of Jami~s Arruda from wife, Amalia. Our Lady of Hea.lth $100 Holy Rosary Society Irman<I.'ade do Espkito Santo; $50 Luis S. Pa,checo &'Family; $40 Anonymous; $30 Anonymous; $25 Am:mymous (3) A Friend (3). ' Our Lady of the Holy Rosary $37 M-M Lawrence Talbot; $3'5 M-M Joseph Graci; $30 Mrs Lena Ricci, M-M Alphonse Saulino & Family; $25 M-M Ernest J. D'Ambrosio, Edith S. Flanagan, M-M Frank Santos, The Sasso Famil,y, M-M Frank Stetkiewicz. $30 Mrs Marilyn Roderick, The Furgiuele Family. Sacred Heart $l:iO In memory of May H. Healey; $75 James Kennedy;: $52 M-M Robert Nedderman' $50 A Friend, In ml~mory of Thomas H and Thom~s L. Flynn by Catherine Flynn, Dr & Mrs Antone Feno Jr, $25 In memory of mother & father by Mae A. Pickup, A Friend, Mrs Manuel M., Costa. St. Anthony of l!"adua $50 Dr Othilia V. 'Petrone' $25 Mrs Edna Silva. '

FALL RIVER Immaculate Conception. $100 In Memory of Thomas W. and Mary Newbury & Robert W. Newbury; $75 Immacu1ate Conception Men's Club; $60 A Friend' $50 A;omic Fence Company. M-M Edward Iwanski' Immaculate Conception Women's Guild; $30 In Mem~ ory of Josephine D'Andrea; $25 Bertha Ashworth Mrs Catherine Brahy, Roy Burgess, Gilbert Cyr Sarah Firth, In Memory of John & Mary McMurre'r M-M Mario Lacava, Mrs Joseph Mithers, Leonel Pai~a $100 In Memory of the deceased priests of the parish; $30 In Memory of Everett Lafluer, In Memory of Henry J. Kitchen, In Memory of Thomas J. Fleming In Memory of Thomas J. King; $25 M-M Thoma~ Fournier. St. Pa1;rick's $50 M-M Carlton D. Boardman; $35 Robert M. Meehan, M-M Harold Meehan; $30 M-M Wm. V. Mahoney Jr; $25 Armand A. Saurette, Norman L. O'Brie"::I. st. Anne $50 M-M Andre Plante; $30 M-M Maurice Michaud; $25 M-M Normand Chapdelaine, M-M Roland ::'essard, M-M George Ledoux, M-M Gerard, Tremblay, Ladies of St. Anne Sodality, Holy Name Societ~r, Children of Mary Sodality. " St. Jean Baptiste $31 M-M Orner Harrrison; $25 Alfred Berube, M-M Arthur Gauthier, St. Jean Baptiste C()nference St. Vincent de Paul, Maurice Milot, M-M Louis R Bouchard st. Jo~ep'h $100 St. Joseph's Conference, Society of St. Vincer..t DePaul, Francis r. Harrington; $75 Katherine M. Sullivan, Julia Harrington; $50 Joseph D. Har>rington,' Mrs Mary Whittaker, Mary Cullen, M-M John Mercer, St. Joseph Women's Guild, M-M Jose Borges; $35 Elaine Banks; $30 M-M Walter Nichi.por; $25 Leo J. Caine, Agnes O'Brien, M-M Frank M. Silvia Jr, John ~r. Fitzgerald. st. Joseph $40 Mrs Richard Lown; $25 M-M William Lomax, Helen L. McAvoy, M-M Timothy Thompson. St. Louis $100 St. Louis Conference-St. Vincent de Paul Society, St. Louis Woman's Guild; $60 Anita Collard; S50 In Memory of Philbin & Whalen Families; $35 James Whalen Jr; $25 M-M Robert C. Whi,te, St. Louis c.Y.a., M-M John Maher, Angela Partridge. Saint

l~thieu

$25 M-M: Alfred Mello.

St. Michael $100 Sandra C. & Paul J. Tavares; $30 M-M Antone Moniz. St. Patrick $30 Mrs A. Simmons; $25 Mrs Anna Bevilacqua; In memory of John W. Falvey Sr; In memory of Joseph M. Griffin, M-M Raymond Sual'lt, Mrs Alton King. SS Peter and Paul $2:00 Rev. Stephen A. Fernandes; Mary Cunningham. In memory of Jerome D. Foley, Sr, Margaret Rodrigues, M-M Joseph Stankiewicz, M.ary Whitehead. SS. Pder & Paul $30 Mrs Florence S. T,aylor; $25 Mrs Deborah Harding, M-M Leonard Mendoza, M-M Edward Quirk, Mrs Eva Lawlor, M-M John Luebke. st. Roch $50 St. Roch's Conference-St. Vincent de Paul Society. St. Stanislaus $500 Rev. Robert S. Kaszynski; $250 Paul E. Gibson; $1151 Paula J. King; $105 Mary Joy; $100 M-M Robert Kulpa, St. Stanislaus School Students and Faculty; St. Stanislaus Confirmation Class of 1978, A Friend; $85 M-M Walter Gosieminski; $80 Mrs Aliee Kret; $50 In Honor of Our Lady of Czestochows St. Stanislaus First Communion Class of 1978, M-M Thomas Pasternak, St. Stanislaus Women's Guild, M-M .Joseph Gromada; $40 M-M John Deveney, Anne Marie Teasdale, M-M Richard Ernst, M-M William Crawford; $39 Mar~in Forczyk Family, $37 M-M James Pollard; $36 Mrs William Leeming; $35 M-M Waszkiewicz & Jean; Mrs Lois Walkden, M-M Stanley Wojnak, Denis Butler, M-M John Rogers, Valerie R. Polka, In Memory of Martin J. Bernat, M-M Walter Suczel~, Walter Joseph Roncka, M-M Matthew Jagielski; $28 M-M Robert Polak & Son; $27 M-M Joseph Minim'; $26 A Friend, M-M John Luddy, Eleanor Roberts, M-M Thomas Wrobel. $25 M-M Joseph Cichon & Family, Mrs. Alexander Kocon, Antoinette O::-zechowski, Thomas Pietr.aszek, M-M Edward Girza, Frank Janchrik, Jan E. Torres, M-M ,John PoIak, Irene & Helena Sokolowski, Stanley Drewniak, Daniel Gagnon, M-M Peter Homen, M-M Eugene Hadala, Stanley Lach, Peter Haracz, Mrs Adam Polak, Mrs. Barbal'a O'Niel, M-M Walter Stasiowski, M-M Robert Rioux, M-M Edward Piszcz, M-M Michael Zwolinski, M-M Walter F. Zdabosz, Mrs Frances Winiarski, M-M Philip Violette. st. WilHam $300 St. William's St. Vincent de Paul Conference; $50 Victor St. Denis; $25 M-M Ronald Mardula, Kennedy Family. St. William $50 Christopher Lake, Jr, $25 M-M Thomas Moore, M-M Daniel Carvalho, John A. Diskin. Santo Christo $400 Rev. .l\,ntonio C. Tavares; $2oo Rev. Daniel Oliveria Reis, $20"0 St. Vincent. de Paul Society; $130 In Memory of M-M Justino Simoes; $120 Anonymous; $50 Helen L. Oliveira; $30 M-M Jose P. Medeiros, M--M Michael Moreira, Mrs Maria dos Anjos Pimenta, M-M Ped.ro J. Raposo, Augustinho J. Viveiros; $25 Cunha's Bakery, Madeline Freitas, Anibal G. Lage In Memory of James Leonard'o, M-M Francis L. MUll~ aly, M-M Carlos A. da Luz, M-M Paul K. Rebello, M-M William Reis, Maria de Deus Resendes, M-M Edmund Souza, In Memory of John & Gloria Pontes, Renato R. Tavares, Ronnie's Studio. CENTRAL VILLAGE St. John $25 Norman Guay, Tobias Fleming, Carl Brodt, Edward Cloutier, Agnes McCloskey, Henry Arruda. . $30 St. Isidore Council K. of C. $25 Patricia Clancy.

ASSONET St. Bernard $110 M-M Roderick D. Ferullo. WESTPORT St. George $'100 Dr & Ml's Thomas Galvin $75 St. George-St. Vincent de Paul; $60 Dr & Mrs Gerald Pietsch; $40 Dr & Mrs Michael Jusseaume; $30 Edwin Silveira; $25 Peter Putis, St. George Couples Club, A. Parishioner (2), M-M A. Steven~on. SOMERSET St. John of God $375 Rev. Daniel L. Freitas; $300 St. Vincent de Paul Conference; $150 Holy Name Society; $50 Holy Rosary Sodality; $35 M-M Manuel Michael; $30 Robert Paiva; $25 Joseph C. Borges, Manuel Carreiro, Lionel Nobreg,a, Manuel B. Silvestre, M-M Ric.hard Torres. St. Patrick's $50 William F. Ready, Nora Silva; $35 M-M John N. Daly, Thomas J. 路Falvey, M-M Valentino Pallotta; $25 John T. Smith, M-M Roland Poitras, Francis J. Kilgrew, Leo A Bond, M-M WilHam L Slaby, M-M Thomas B. Donahue, M-M Laurent Guay, Edw.ard M. Soares. st. Thomas More $125 Henry Gurl; $100 St. Thomas More Women's Guild $50 M-M Frederic Bartek, Mrs John H. J()hnston, Helena B. Mahoney & G. Berna,dette Mahoney; $30 Rosemary Dussault, The Shea Family; $25 The HEART Youth Group, M-M William F. Croke, M-M Joseph J. Malvey, M-M Edward R. McCann, M-M Albert Remy, Florence M. Sullivan. SWANSEA Our Lady of Fatima $50 M-M Edward Heffernan; $25 Joseph D. White. . St. Dominic's $60 M-M Harvey Lenon; $50 M-M Albert Rousseau, M-MRichard Thiel, M-M Graig Sherwin, Memory of John G W.alsh Sr, M-M John McCarthy, Mrs August Dominogos, M-M Francis Salomon. st. Louis de France $100 Parish Bingo; $50 Chet's Auto Supply, Inc; $25 M-M Raymond Boulanger, M-M Elphege Blanchette. St. Louis de France $500 M-M Normand J. Lecomte; $1'50 St. Vincent de Paul Conference; $100 Raymond D..Ouellette Sri $50 M-M George Boulay; $2fi M-M Rene Michaud; $25 M-M Arthur Grimes, M-M T,homas Butler, M-M Orner A. Thibault, M-M Paul Lanneville Jr, M-M Raymond Gaudreau, M-M George Levesque, M-M Gerard Boucher, M-M Joseph Rodrigues. St. Louis de France $30 M-M Jean Em()nd; $25 M-M Emile Boilard. st. Michael's $'100 Bingo Building Community Fund, M-M John Farias; $50 A Friend; $40 M-M Kenneth Gardiner; $35 M-M Edward Thompson; $25 M-M Robert Cardinal, M-M Paul L. Tobin, J. Camille Levesque, M-M John Segun, A Friend. NEW BEDFORD Holy Name $75 M-M Salvatore Giammalvo; $25 Mrs. Bjarne Bendiksen, M-M Lester Chase, M-M Edward McBride. Our Lady of Assumption $50 M-M Severo G. Alfama, M-M RobeI1t Garrison; $30 M-M Antonio Da Cruz, M-M Joseph Cruz; $25 M-M Aguinel A. Rose, Mrs Edith T. Bannister, M-M Sam Barboza, M-M Joseph Baptista, Nellie Duarte. $100 M-M Edward Joseph; $50 J. R. Smith, M-M Joseph Ramos; $35 Palmira Silva; $30 Joseph P. Silva; $25 St. Martin de Porres Guild of Our Lady of Assumption Parish. Immaculate Conception $200 Sodality of the Holy Rosary; $75 Dr David Costa & Wife; $50 Noe O. Medeiros; $30 Jose Torres & Wife, John & Pauline Medeiros, Edmund Nobrega & Wife, Augusto da Silva,; $25 Alipio Matias & Wife, Francisco Penha. $100 Abel & Clementine Rebello; $40 Albuquerque Family; $30 Ernesto Pereira & wife, Octavia Jorge & wife; $25 Mrs Maria Melo.

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel $700 Rev. Msgr. Luiz G. Mendonca; $300 Holy Name Society; $250 Mt. Carmel Women's Club; $'186 Confirmation Class of 1978; $135 A Friend; $100 Manuel A. Gomes, Mrs Maria C. Ferro, MM Jose Evaristo Melo, M-M John J. Oliveira; $82 A Friend; $60 A Friend; $50 Mrs Mary F. Cardoza, M-M Manuel Rapoza Jr, A F,riend, M-M George Mendonca, A Friend; $40 M-M Edmund J. Sylvia; $35 Joao P. Amaral Jr, Mt. Carmel Cub Scouts Pack 11 & Leaders; $30 Antonio M. Tavares; Mari'll Amelia Almedia, M-M George M. Ferro, M-M Jose Francisc() Rosa; A Friend. $2'5 Mrs Mary Aguiar, Rosemary L. Ferro, M-M Antone Garci,a, Alexandrina Macedo, Artistedes Medeiros, M-M Joseph Mello Sr, M-M Antonio Miguel, Maria Oliveira, M-M John B. Resendes, Dr & Mrs Mark G. Rosenthal, M-M. Mario Souza, M-M Charles Vieira, A Friend (4), M-M Fernando M. Correia, M-M Adriano Mello, M-M John Fort,!nato. Our Lady of Fatima $250 Rev. Arthur C. Levesque; $100 M-M John Rita, Anonymous; $50 Atty & Mrs J. Louis LeBlanc, Anonymous; $40 Anonymous; $30 M-M Marvin Forsythe, A Friend (2), Anonymous; $25 M-M Joseph Forgue, M-M Roger Lachapelle, A Friend (2). M-M Joseph W. Rousseau, M-M Louis Ghilardi, M-M Raymond Bourbeau, M-M Richard J. Langlais, M-M Peter Duff. Our Lady of Perpetual Help $75 Casimir Smeka; $60 Thad's Steak H()use.. $25 In memory of deceased priests of parish, A Friend. St. Anthony of Padua $100 Anonymous, Dora Montle; $25 Robert Levesque, Anonymous. St. Anthony of Padua $150 Anonymous; '100 st. Anthony's Bingo; $40 In Memory of Mother Rev. Sr. Alida Girard, and wife Laura by Edward O. Girard, Paul Landry; $30 M-M Leo Picard; $25 Amedee Lestage, Anonymous (2).


-NEW BEDFORD Saint Anne $50 St. Vincent de Paul Society-St. Anne's Parish; $25 M-M John Zager, M-M Normand Cayer, M-M Aldei Lafrance, Mrs Irene Furtado. $200 Atty Ferdinand Sowa; $150 Rev. Henry Kropwinicki; $125 Anonymou~; $25 M-M Frank .hrosik, St. Casimir's Couples Club, Holy Name Society, Holy Rosary Sodality, St. Casimir's Circle. st. Casimir $25 M-M Jan Domagala, M-M Gerald Marcotte, M-M John Gonet, M-M Louis Peltz, M-M Louis F. Peltz. St. Francis of Asslsi $52 Hormidas J. Mareotte; $50 A Friend, Mrs Rosaria Nicolaci; $30 In Memory of Agnes Vercellone, M-M Domenic Catalono, $25 M-M Davis Balestracci, Rose M. Funaro, A Friend, Dorothy Vikre. st. Hedwig $50 M-M John L. Mello. st. James $75 The Mahoney Family, M-M Richard C. Fontaine; $50 M-M Robert Arnett, M-M William Whalen, M-M Robert Clark; $25 The James Walsh Family, M-M Donald Cordeiro, M-M John Green, M-M Ronald Lepire, M-M B.J. Harrison, M-M John M. Newby, M-M Edward M. Kelly, St. James Ladies Guild, William O'Malley, Helen A.S. Ross, William Souza Family, M-M William Wing, Mary Phaneuf, Loretta Phaneuf, Janet Connelly, Agnes Kearney & John J. Kearney, M-M John Sylvia, M-M Leon Bellavance, Mary Marshall, M-M Valmore Barabe. $200 M-M Norman Murphy; $100 Dr & Mrs James Quinn; $50 M-M Francis Quinn, M-M Raymond Tschaen Sr; $30 M-M Daniel Hayes; $25 M-M Gil Souto, Gabrielle Cotnoir, M-M Joseph Jupin, M-M Arthur Amaral, M-M Edward Connulty, M-M William Jakusik, Mrs Jane Livsey, M-M Ralph Bernier. St. John the Baptist $225 Rev. Jose A. F. dos Santos; $100 M-M Harry Dunham; $50 M-M Ernest Correia, Germaine Ferreira, M-M Antone Almedia, A Friend; $35 A Friend; $30 M-M Manuel Freitas, In Memory of Gabriel V. Medeiros; $26 M-M Joseph Garcia; $25 M-M Antone Arruda, The Lewis F.amily, M-M Celestino Macedo, A Friend (2), M-M Anthony Neves, M-M John C. Pavao, M-M Edmund Perry, Isabel Souza, Mary Barton" M-M Antone Carreiro, Mary Dalzell, M-M Joseph P. Jardin, Evelyn Mello, M-M Joseph C. Motta, M-M George Vasconcellos. $50 Atty. Edmund Dinis, M-M Frank H Parsons; $30 A Friend, M-M Daniel Vieira; $25 Mrss. Eva Carreiro Mrs Maria L Dinis ' St. Joseph $150 M-M Conrad Seguin; $40 Theotime Leblanc; 35 Louise Seguin; $25 M-M Lionel Marchand, M-M Edward England

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Saint Lawrence $200 M-M Edwin Livin,gstone Jr; $100 Mary Downey, Mrs Anne E. Hooper, Dr & Mrs George Riley; $60 M-M Eugene F. McCarthy; $50 Mrs Thomas Mahoney, Mrs Edward D. Murphy, M-M John B. Roberts; $35 M-M Willis Goodwin, Mrs. Frances Koch; $30 M-M John Fletcher, M-M Joseph MacFarlane; $25 Katherine Fay, Robert Hitchen, M-M Andrew Kennedy, M-M Leo P. Kenney, Mrs J'ames Mosher, M-M James E. Murphy, Henry J. Perry Jr, Madeline Riley, M-M Francis Smith, M-M William Souza, M-M Norman Sylvia. Saint Lawrence $125 M-M John Dunn; $100 Dr & Mrs Robert Small;$85 Mrs Thomas Osborne; $60 Mrs Mary B. Wheaton; $50 Margaret Austin, M-M James Dee, M-M Thomas J. Long, Helen & Elizabeth O'Connor. $40 Clayton B. Russell; $35 M-M Charles Phelan; $30 William Doyle, Angela J. Hayes, M-M Manuel Macedo, Mrs Roland Mathieu, M-M John F. Sullivan, M-M Thomas Ryan; $25 M-M Raymond BoLton, M-M Wilson Bonneau, Anna M. Brady, M-M Theodore J. Calnan, M-M Edward F. Carney, Francis Carney, M-M James Corbett, Owen Hackett, M-M William Kinf, M-M Peter Lemos, Mrs Hazel McCrohan, M-M Hugh MClKenna, M-M Edward Mello Jr, M-M J'ack Nobrega. M-M Elmer Page, M-M Joseph Pierce, M-M Peter Pumilia, M-M Albert Smith, M-M George Swansey, M-M Arthur B. Walsh, Ann Whelan, M-M Thomas Wood. Saint Lawrence $150 M-M William Kearney; $117 The Burke Family - In Memory of Helene D. Burke; $50 M-M Edmund Harrington, Mrs. John B. O'Rourke; $40 Mrs. William Downey, M-M Edward McIntyre; $30 M-M Paul Curry, Mary Downey, Helen McGrath, M-M Alexander Phillips; $26 M-M August Santos; $25 M-M Harold S. Barney, Mrs. 1Ihomas Foye, Mrs. Alice L. Holmes, M-M William Kasper, M-M Richard Porter, Rosemary Porter, Anna Riley, Mrs. Edith Thatcher, M-M Myron Tripp, Mrs. Edward Varsel. st. Mary $150 Arnold D. Weaver; $50 Mrs Rose Harris; Dr & Mrs. Roger LaCoste, M-M John Dexter, M-M David Costa; $30 Mrs James Morrison, Edward McClean, M-M William Whelan, M-M Albert Pepin, M-M Frank Condez, Jr, M-M Joseph Walsh, M-M Albert BourOO; $25 M-M William Constant, M-M George Landry, M-M Emile Brugger, M-M Joseph Towers, Mrs. Margaret Lord.

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St. Theresa's $50 Lorraine Desrosier, M-M Roger Renaud; $25 M-M Raymond A. Guerette, M-M Charles Jodoin, M-M Charles Gomes. NORTH DARTMOUTH st. Julie $50 Patricia A. Harrington. EAST TAUNTON Holy Family $50 Thomas P. Corcoran, Robert S. Coveney, ~-M Joseph Mozzone, Joseph Perry; $40 M-M Edwin Davis; $30 M-M Edward Booth, M-M Ted Brassard, M-M Joaquin Correla, M-M Don Parish; $25 Albert Amaral, Helen Cameron, R'aymond Cooke, John CWiekQwski, Everett King, Philip LaFrance, John F. M'CCaI1hy Family, M-M Edward McGarry, Antone Pereira, Alfred St. Yves, John Valadao. $50 In memory of Nicholas & Anna Bartek; $25 M-M Gilbert Levesque.

FAIRHAVEN St. Joseph's $100 M-M Albert Fisher, M-M Edward B. Loughlin; $50 M-M John Lima Jr, Roberta S. Braley, Mrs Pasquale Nicolaci, M-M Donald Sullivan, M-M Louis Vaudry; $35 M-M John Dwyer, M-M Henry Fortin; $25 M-M Bernie Fortunato, M-M Grover C. Johnson, M-M Edwin Marnik, M-M Richard Claflin, M-M Antone DeTerra Sr, M-M Antone DeTerra Jr, In Memory of Walter D. Smith, M-M Leon Sylvia, Manuel Soares, Ralph Souza. $100 The Association of the Sacred Hearts; $25 M-M Roger Peloquin. J S1. Joseph's $185 Atty & Mrs William Carey; $50 Matthew O'Malley, Margaret F. Soares; $30 Alexander PeNy, A Friend; $25 Theresa Gold, Mrs Joann Longden, Margaret Manghan, Thomas Rielly. St. Mary's $37 M-M Antone Costa Jr, In Memory of Honarina Allua; $30 Mrs. Mary Peters; $25 Mrs Leo Grenon. M-M Frank Marujo, Mrs. Stella Pacheco. Saint Mary's $35 M-M Francis Santos, $25 M-M John Santos. Sacred Hearts $100 M-M David SlOOr, $25 M-M Leo Lake. Sacred Hearts $100 Damien Council No. 4190, Knights of Columbus Matt,apoisett; $25 Helen Moore. MATTAPOISETT St. Anthony $160 Dr & Mrs Lawrence Oliveira' $150 M-M Maurice Downey; $100 M-M Charles A. C;owly, St. Anthony's Bingo. M-M John Connor, M-M Clarence Verdi; $50 Frank Pimental Jr, M-M Joseph Hassey, M-M Edward L. Ryan, M-M Roy Lynch; $35 M-M John Losert, M-M David Bancroft; $30 M-M Frank Cooper. $25 M-M Donald Fleming, William Leahy, Mrs Mary A. Sullivan, M-M Edw.ard Days Jr, M-M John Nunes, M-M William J. HeIden, M-M Eugene Sheets M-M Howard C. Ch.adwick Jr, Mrs Howard C. Chad~ wick Sr, Dr & Mrs Charles Tava.res, M-M Gustave Scannapieco, M-M William Goetz, M-M Fr,ank Lynch, M-M Charles Morse. M-M John D. Gibbons, Mrs Kenneth Tuttle, M-M Bernard Talty. ACUSHNET St. Francis Xavier $100 A Friend $40 A Friend $25 A Friend. M-M Leo N. Coons, M-M Nathan Gomes. $25 M-M William J. Yeary. St. Francis Xavier $75 A Friend; $60 M-M James J. Gleason; $30 A Friend; $25 M-M William A. Keefe M-M Roland J. LaBossiere. ' SOUTH DARTMOUTH Saint Mary's $200 Dr & Mrs AI1thur F. Buckley; $150 M-M G. ALbert Roy; $125 M-M Joseph R. Glennon Jr $100 Thomas M. Quinn, M-M Edwin Brady, M-M Joh~ J. Smit,h; $50 M-M Herbert Arruda, M-M Paul Clark M-M Vincent Hemingway, Dr & Mrs John Machado: M-M George Ponte; $40 M-M Harry C. Hunt; $35 M-M Francis Tr.avers, Dr & Mrs Anthony Martin' $30 Rosemary Quinn; $27 M-M Willi-am Theberge. ' $75 M-M James Barrett, M-M David J. Pimental' $50 M-M Vincent Hayes, M-M Gerald Morency' $25 M-M Joseph C. Sebastiao. ' TAUNTON Holy Rosary $50 M-M Marcellus Lemaire, Mrs Sophie Guersh; $30 M-M Joseph Drewni.any, M-M Russell Woodward; $25 M-M Elwin Nickerson. Immaculate Conception $35 Carl Chace; $25 Mary Power. $50 In Memory of Lauretta F. Miller; $25 Elizabeth Leahy. Our Lady of Lourdes $50 George A. Macomber Jr' $27 William Viera; $25 Alfred Rogers ' Sacred Heart $50 Joseph LaiNinfa; $35 M-M Raymond Francisco; $30 M-M Evans Lava, Mrs Lydia Moore William McCadlfrp.v, M-M Joseph l.'\'nworth, M.,M Ralph Barboza; $27 M-M Joseph Quigley; $25 M-M William Andrade, Mrs P. Leo Brady, M-M Edward Callahan, Mrs Louis V. Cook, M-M John T. Flannery, M-M Richard Flannery, M-M Raymond Knott, M-M Charles Mansfield Jr, M-M Steve Mazzoleni, Margaret MCCarthy, M-M George A. Moitoza, M-M Richard H. Peyton, M-M Manuel Rebello Jr, M-M L. Severino, Mrs Claude Simmons, Virginia Wade, Mary & Josephine Welch, Mrs Rosemary Allison,. M-M Philip Lemieux. . St. Anthony $45 The Nunes Family $40 Andrew Marshall Jr; $30 Charles Ferreira; $25 Joseph Victorino Anibal Antunes, M-M Peter Nolan, Francisco Aguiar' Frederick Wyatt, Mrs Victori路a Carew, Joseph Abreau: $50 John Ferreira; $30 Manuel Silveira, Henrietta Carvalho, Laurentina Craven, M-M Joseph R. Amaral Joseph V路az, Virginia Rodriques, Antone DeSouza AI~ fred Silva, Louise Agrella. . ' St. Mary $100 Mrs Alfred O'Keefe, Mary E McNamara, Richard T Donahue; $50 James Burns, J. McNamara, M-M Howard Donahue, M-M R. Smerdon, Helen & M.V. Chaisty, Philip Farrell, Donald Cole; $40 Thomas Russell, Janice Russell, John B. Grant; $35 M-M James Avila; $30 M-M Joseph Rihbany, J. Coute, Joseph Scarano, Joseph. O'Boy, Lawrence T. Callahan; $25 Pete H. Corr, RIta Magee, Mrs. Anthony Elias, M-M Edward F. Morrissey, Mrs Lawrence Laughlin and Louanne Laughlin, J. Carney, C. Fitzsimmons, Margaret Chasity, M-M David Martin, In Memory of Francis J. O'Boy, Mrs L. Munise, Marguerite Hoye, Marguerite Claffy, M-M Kenneth Baker, Catherine Donahue, Dorothy. Donahue, M-M Thaddeus S. Figlock, J.E. Flood, Dr Howard B. Carroll, John Connors, F. Mulholland, J. Mulholland, John Mulholland, Mary Mulholland, M. Murphy, M-M James McMorrow, Dennis McSweeney, P~tricia McSweeney, Robert Perry, Mrs J. C. Roster, MIriam Shepard, M-M Clifford Silva M-M Robert F. Thigpen, M. Turinese. ' Saint Jacques $50 Roland Auclair, Laurent Desrosiers' $25 Adela,rd Carbonneau, Richard Hamel, Alma Pelle~ tier, Roland Pelletier, Mrs Walter Taylor.

TAUNTON St. Joseph $275 John Agostini; $50 Arthur Deniz, Robert Murphy; $40 Edward Aleixo; $30 Roger Kingsley Jr; $25 Melvin Lewis, Katherine Cambell, Lois King, Frederick Smith, John Sheehy. $100 Walter Powers; $25 Peter Shea. M-M John Steen, Anna Champney, Mrs Bernard Cleary. SaI.nt Paul $250 M-路M Joseph B. MCCarty; $60 M-M Ronald Chandler; $30 M-M Alyre Cormier; $30 James ,Cassidy; $27 Eleanor Dwyer, ,Mrs Francis Tummon; $25 Rita Carroll, M-M Chester Jackman. NORTH DIGHTON St. Joseph $100 Henry Wareing; $50 M-M Richard J. Rebello; $40 M-M Henry Conaty, M-M Richard A. Donahue; $25 M-M Thomas Kelly, M-M Maurice Kent, Mrs P.hilip R. Layne, M-M Antone Medeiros. S1. Joseph $125 In Memory of Atty Richard K. Ma,rtin; $25 M-M Frank Costa, Leo Pivirotto, M-M Robert Secatore, M-M Louis White. st. Joseph $30 M-M Robert Dutra; $25 M-M William Hogan, St. Joseph's Women's Guild. NORTH EASTON Immaculate Conception $100 William J. Lahey; $75 Dr & Mrs James F. McCourt; $65 M-M Dominic Ingemi; $50 Mary Buckley, M-M Francis Mahoney, M-M Alvaro Sousa, M-M Patrick White; $40 J. Frank Conley Inc; $30 Arlenf! Noon; $25 Anthony Alho, M-M John Graca Jr, McCarthy Coal Co, M-M Charles McCarthy Jr, Mrs George Morse, M-M Edmund Richard. RAYNHAM st. Ann $100 M-M George Dion Jr, M-M George Bumila; $50 Mrs Doro';hy Walford; $30 M-M John Botellio; $25 Mary McGrath, John L. Dooley, M-M Virgil Grignon. St" Ann $200 Dr Mnurice Lagace; $100 Theodore Kapala, Thomas J. Whalen; $60 M-M Oscar Vitali; $50 Almon Turner, Riohard Tonry; $30 David Hutchinson; $25 Andrew Galliuan, George Phillips, Thomas W. Whalen, Josephine Kapala, M-M Richard Mastria, Robert D'Orsa, Joh:~ Spaulding. $50 John Reis; $2:; Robert L. Cross, Edward J. M'Urby. SOUTH EASTON Holy Cross $50 M-:M Arthur J. L. Peterson; $30 M-M Joseph Walton, M-M: John Brown; $25 Mrs Leo Savard, M-M John Devlin. Holy Cross $100 Dr & Mrs Howard Carpenter; $25 Dr & Mrs. Paul Marino, M-M Robert Hegarty, Grace & Helena Murphy, Dr & Mrs Robert Haglund.

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Special Gifts .A111LEBORO AREA

$200 A. Caponi gro & Co.

$150 McGowan Insurance Agency, St. Mark Women's Guild

$100 Dodgeville Corp., W. H. Riley & Sons

$75 . E. G. Lambert Insurance

$70 Willis-MacKinnon Insurance

$50 V. H. Blackington Co., C. Ray Randall

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$30 Thomas Tartarian

$25 Attleboro & Plainville Coal, J. Richard O'Neil Co., Pedro's Service Station, Portuguese Ame-rican Club, MacDonald Moving & Stonge, Clover Super Market, Lavery-Irvin/!, Inc. NEW BEDFORD AREA

$250 Harriet Transportation Co.

$150 Captain Frank's Seafood Market; Grenache, Normandin Insurance Agency, Inc.; Dartmouth Finishing Co., DeBrosse Oil Co.

$100 Macedo Pharmacy, Mariner's Insurance Agency, Ma.;s. Trucking Corp., Park Oil Co.

$80 Sullivan & Foster

$75 Harold Cooper Insurance Co.

$50 Coastal Fisheries, Inc.; John DuganBuick, Pontiac; Dorothy Cox Candy $35 Atty. Raymond McK. Mitchell $30 Amaral's Linguica Co.

$25 Bettencou::t Pharmacy; Bradley & Halliwell Machinl! Co., Inc.; Central Pharmacy, Coastal Chloysler & Plymouth, Crystal Ice Co., Inc. Fontaine's Pharmacy, Fontaine Plumbing, International Brotherhood of Etectri. cal Workers, Local #224; Janson's Pharmacy, Lincoln Pharmacy, Lum's Restaurant, N. B. Fillet Co., Inc.

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SPECIAL GIFTS FALL RIVER AREA

$600 Citizens Savings Bank $500 First Federal Savings & Loan Assn., F. L. Collins & Sons Inc.; The Jaffe Foundation $300 International Ladies Garment Workers Union; In Memory of Father McNamee, Father Coyle & Msgr. Harrington . l~246.50

Residents of Catholic Memorial Home $162 Waring-Ashton Funeral Directors $125 Frank X. 'Perron Insurance $100 .Borden & Remington Co., Fall River Shopping Center Associates, Clover Club of Fall River, Colonial Heritage Casket Co. Zayre Department Store, Capri Textile Processors, Inc.; Fall River Emblem Club $70 Beetle Plastics $50 Madison Restorations, Inc.; Plante Jewelers Spindle City Dye Works, Gibmar Electric Company, J. C. Roofing Co., Inc.; Boyer Paper Co., ][nc.; Almeida Electrical, Inc. Gamache Trucking Co., Fall River Glass Company, Fall River Office Equipment Co., ,Inc.; United Labor Council of Greater Fall River, Swansea Auto Parts

$25 Atty. Philip Goltz, J. Fred Beckett & Son St. Patrick Circle Daughters of Isabella Tom Ellison, Inc.; Merri-Cards & Gift Shop, Hadley Insurance Agency TAUNTON AREA

$1000 Rev. Msgr. James :'Jolan $300 St. Joseph Confere.:lce $150 Atty. Talbot Tweedy $125 St. Paul Holy Name Society $UD

Holy Cross Conference $100 Dr. Robert Mealy, K of C Council #238, Atty. Edmund J. Brennan, Atty. Theodore Aleixo, Hennessey's 'Fkg. Store St. Ann Conference, Atty. Richard Bentley, Mr. & Mrs. William Hurley, K of C Council # 82 $75 Aleixo Insurance Agency, St. Ann Women's· Guild $70 Mozzone Bros., Inc. $60 Holy Rosary Conference, Bay Bank $55 Weir Cooperative Bank $50 Dr. Armand V. Bo:ino, Sacred Heart Women's Guild, Atty. Orlando Abreu, $40 Atty. Hector Demers, John Bright Shoe Coffee Sam lndustrial Caterers Store $35 Taunton Stove c,J., Robert Kane, Irish Specialty Shoppe Frank J. Smith, Joseph F. Enos Co., St. $30 Joseph Women's Guild John's Shoe Store Boyden Plastics Co., Students of Coy:teDr. Richard H. Fitton Jr., Jos. Nadeau's Cassidy, League of the Sacred Heart, St. Sons Jacques; Sowiecki Funeral Home, I'CI $25 Pickwick International, Inc.; Mary American Inc., Our Lady of Lourdes . O'Neil, .Pacheco Brothers, Daughters of . Conference $45 Isabella Circle #74, Hathaway Funeral Atty. Frank V. Phillipe Service $40 Professional Pharmacy, Catholic ComGeorge Glynn Realtor, J. Fra.nk Conley mittee on Scouting of Fall River, Sambo's Diner, William Stang Assembly K of C Funeral Home $35 Wilbur's, Cox Paper Company, Roger Maximillian Kolbe Guild, Holy Rosary Dufour Piano & Organ Studio, Lewis Parish Gray & Sons Co:, Baker Tractor Corp. $30 John Torres, Ideal Bias Binding Co., Horvitz, Horvitz & Kyriakakis, Swan Robertson Factories Inc., St. Peter Finishing Co. Conference, ItaHan Naturalization Club

How To Wake Up Dear Editor: I thoroughly enjoy Mary Carson's column, and I especially delighted in the one for May 4. Waking up in the morning and following through with getting up had always been my most difficult chore. Alarm clocks or any loud noise totally ruined my day. Perhaps it was the clanging of my parents' alarm when I had to get up extra early to prepare me for the mile and a half trudge to parochial school many years ago, and the after-clang calling: "WILL YOU GET UP," Perhaps it was my late husband's horrid fear of being late for work, hence alarm clocks scattered in most I"ooms of the house. After my husband died I really was desperate and started praying to any saint I could think of, and some that perhaps weren't saints. "Hate to wake up mania" had been with me most of my life. So one very desperate night,

§§§§~3[Letters after a day of having to take everyone to school, one as fal" as Rhode Isla.nd, I had had it. So the TV went off before the 11 p.m. news, I got ready for bee. and shut the light off, fumbled for my seldom-used rosary, fin·· ished it and pleaded: "Please Blessed Mother, get me up tomorrow, the kids have to get to school on time and there's so much to do." The next thing I saw was the bright early morning sunshine and I was awake and it was only 6 a.m. No alarm, no calls of "Hey .mom, we're late again." It was and is grand. Of course, I just happened to be wearing my miraculous medal. Now for tl~.e miracle of "Lose the early morning zombie look," Good Luck Mary, and God Bless. Mrs. Elizabeth Bartlett Norton

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The Other Side Dear Editor: I have been saddened by the somewhat onesided coverage of "Holocaust" by our Catholic papers, the Wanderer excepted. If 29 million persons died, why no mention of the "other 23 million"? And why should this holocaust be so emphasized while other "holocausts" are passed over, esp. those under Communist lUle where millions of Christians have been murdered in Russia, China, the Ukraine, Armen.a. And what about Uganda today? Also, anyone familiar with Germany and its people would say that the Dorf family as depicted in the film,) is not. representative of the average German family in those days. I can attest to the agony of the German people at that time when "speaking up" could mean loss of one's livelihood and even

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one's life. And many did protest and suffered the consequences! As to the Concentration Camps: how much do we know of the conditions in our prisons and mental hospitals? I believe a TV presentation of the latter was shown in February. Most viewers of Holocaust would not be familiar with historical elements which led to the rise of Nazism; would not know that Anti-Semitism did not originate in Germany; and would be unaware of the intense post-war efforts on the part of the German Government and the Churches to make amends to the Jewish population. In all fairness, I think the "whole picture" should be shown! Sister M. Juliana, OP Philadelphia 'P.S. I am a native Bostonian, of German parentage, lived there several years, spent 10 years at our Fall River Home (The Rose

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Christ Fasted Dear Editor: There have been several articles in past weeks dealing with the fact that the clergy have lost touch with the people. Have they not lost touch with themselves? One writer suggests priests walk their parishes. This is a wonderful idea, however, many can hardly make it to their cars. When man partakes in the glory of God, he does not partake in the spirit only but physically also. When Christ was with us He taught us not only to pray but also to FAST. In the Ladder of Divine Ascent, St. John writes ."Satiety of food is the father of fornication; an empty stomach is the mother of purity," Christ fasted and Christ walked. Mrs. Ann Aboody Sout~ Denni$ Letters are welcomed, but should be no more than 200 words. The editor reserves the right to condense or ed it, if deemed necessary. All letters must be signed and include a home or business address.


Pastoral Changes Continued from Page One his priestly years serving in the New Bedford area. . The new adminstrator' of St. Rita's will be Father John Steakem, presently associate pastor at St. Julie's, North Dartmouth. For the past seven years Father Steakem has also been chaplain and instructor in religion at Bishop Stang High School, North Dartmouth. Another member of the ordination class of 1960 who will be on the move to a new assignment will be Father Francis Mahoney, who will assume the duties of administrator of St. Mary's parish, North Seekonk and Attleboro. For the past nine years, FATHER J. NELSON LA- Father Mahoney has been assisMONTAGNE, S.S.S., son of tant pastor of Immaculate Conthe late Mr. and Mrs. ception, Fall River, and has also served as area CYO director. George Lamontagne of New The youngest new administraBedford, will celebrate the tor in the diocese will be Father golden anniversary of his Leonard Mullaney who will now

priestly ordination at a noon Mass on Sunday, June 4 at St. Anthony Church, New Bedford, where he was baptized, confirmed and received his first communion. After graduation from St. Anthony elementary school in 1915, the jubilarian joined the Blessed Sacrament Fathers and was ordained in 1928. His assignments have included rectorships of a minor and major seminary and parochial work in Albuquerque, Chicago, and New York City. For reasons of health, he is semi-retired but he remains active with the Catholic Union of the Sick of America, keeping in touch. by correspondence with its . hundreds of members. Mrs. Godelive Soucy and Sister Alma Lamontagne, C.S.C. of New Bedford are the survivors, with Father Lamontagne, of a family of six. Former classmates from St. Anthony School are cordially invited to 'join the· jubilee celebration.

CCA Report Continued from Page One River; St. Bernard, Assonet. St. Patrick, St. John of God, Somerset; Our Lady of Fatima, St. Dominic, St. Louis de France, Swansea. St. Michael, Swansea; Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Sacred Heart, St. Anthony of Padua, St. Boniface, New Bedford. St. Casimir, St. John the Baptist, New Bedford; St. Francis Xavier, Acushnet, Sacred Hearts, Fairhaven; St. Julie, North Dartmouth. St. Mary, South Dartmouth; St. George, Westport; St. Anthony, St. James, St. Joseph, Taunton. St. Mary, St. Paul, Taunton; St. Ann, Raynham; Holy Cross, South Easton.

Msgr. Regan Continued from Page One presence of Bishop Daniel A. Cronin. Following the Mass, a committee of parish council and Women's Guild members will host a reception at St. Mary's School Hall to which parishioners and friends are invited. Msgr. Regan, who is financial administrator of The Anchor and director of Diocesan Health Facilities in addition to his Cathedral post is a Taunton native. Born June 16, 1927, he attended St. Mary's grammar school and the former Coyle High School in Taunton. He prepared for the priesthood at St. Charles Seminary, Catonsville, Md. and St. Mary's Seminary, Baltimore, and was ordained by retired Bishop James L. Connolly at St. Mary's Cathedral. After a brief assignment at St. James parish, New Bedford, Msgr. Regan was associate pastor at SaCred Heart, Fall River, for 12 years, then served at St. Patrick, Falmouth, until 1971, when he was named Cathedral rector. He was designated a domestic prelate June 30, 1974.

HF Alumni Members of the class of 1928 of Holy Family High School, New Bedford, will attend 9 a.m. Mass Sunday, June 11 at St. Lawrence Church. A communion breakfast will follow in the school hall. Alumni planning to be present should contact Mrs. George Sheehan, 993-0780 by June 9.

be responsible for St. Bernard's parish, Assonet, while remaining director of Cathedral Camp, East Freetown. In addition to these diocesan announcements, there is another clerical change of diocesan interest. Father R. Gahriel Blain, O.P., pastor of St. Anne's 'Church, Fall River, from 1975 until the parish passed under diocesan- direction earlier this year, has been named by his Dominican provincial superior to the pastorate of SS. Peter and Paul Church, Lewiston, Maine.

School Closing Continued from Page One parochial schools - have buffeted St. 'Patrick's as well. Cost escalations of recent origin have forced us to confront the inevitable and acknowledge that problems beyond our fiscal resources preclude the operation of St. Patrick's School beyond the close of the current school year. This decision has been reached painfully, after much prayerful consideration, extensive discussion with the parish school board through evaluation of the fiscal potential of parochial and parental resources and the concurrence of diocesan authorities. . Our sincere thanks are extended to the many who have shared in the effort to maintain St. Patrick's School, not the least of whom are the members of the parish school board and their affiliated workers, for without their devoted concern St. Patrick's School would have been forced to close some years ago. It remains for us now to join together in a oommon effort to resolve the consequences of this change in our parish circumstances by directing our efforts to the welfare of all members of St. Patrick's Parish in a spirit of parish unity and solidarity. May God bless all for the good works of the past and the Holy Spirit inspire us to provide for the needs of the present and the future!

Maryknoll Missioner Dies in Air Crash MARYKNOLL, N.Y. (NC) Maryknoll Father Thomas Mantica was one of four persons killed in an airplane crash in Sudan, Africa, last month. The 47-year-old priest was ordained 20 years ago and assigned to Japan. He was director of a day care center in Japan until 1967, when he helped organize Maryknoll Missions in Sudan.

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Someone recently offered this bit of sage advice. "Don't gripe about your church, it might have changed since you were there last time." Within the Catholic tradition these words seem to have relevance as parishes offer innovations such as new kinds of music at Mass, communal Penance services and lay persons distributing Holy Communion and speaking from the pulpit about marriage, social problems, and parish finances. In fact, priests often hear people say they don't go to church anymore because it just isn't the same as it was in those peaceful days before the Second Vatican Council in 1962-65. On the other hand, many priests feel that a greater proportion of Catholics who come to Mass today have an active and personal commitment to their faith than was the case in those complacent days of old. Catholics who are firmly convinced of the abiding presenca of the Holy Spirit speaking in the church through the pope and the bishops seem least likely to turn away from the church in frustration during these days of rapid change. They know that the Spirit will guarantee the church's authenticity, no matter what changes occur. But this does not mean that every new experimental practice can be blamed on the pope or the bishops. When the Second Vatican Council called for renewal, the enthusiastic response throughout the world sometimes left both bishops and average lay persons gasping in dismay. In this age of ra~:>id communication and full media dramatization of a kind of "instant reform" exploded during the past decade. Several more decades will be required to sift the chaff from the wheat. Three areas of Church life stand out as authentic and desirable: 1. The new model of the church as People of God. The laity are now more fully involved in the church's work through pastoral councils and parish councils; through leadership roles in Catholic schools and hospitals; through parish ministry to the youth, to married couples, to the sick and the aged; and through family-centered religious education. The church as a community has a renewed vision of her role as a leaven in the civic community .. and as collaborating ecumenically with other churches and communions for the good of the human community. 2. The new model of the priesthood and religious communities. The role of service to the world and presence in the world has changed the traditional model of priests and Religious

Religion should be a canny mixture of spiritual experience and exemplary moral behavior. Elimination of one or the other produces inadequate results. Take away the spiritual experience and you have only the cranky moralist. Remove the moral quest and behold a mere self-seeker of spiritual experience, doomed to disappointment because without the moral quest, he cannot realize spiritual experience.

THIS IS AN ACTUAL PHOTOGRAPH of St. Therese of Lisieux (in black veil) ~ith her Carmelite novices. The statue of the In fant of Prague in the background sY.ID~oh~es the saint's teaching of "spiritual childhood ," her path to perfection through ImItatIOn of the virtues of the Child Jesus.

The Saint of Little Things By Father John J. Castelot

Imagine a girl who died at 24 having done nothing spectacular, yet who came to 'oe known and revered all over the world in just a few years, without the help of a press agent. was acclaimed a saint by millions of Catholics and non-CatJ:olics, and within 30 years was canonized. The girl was Therese Martin, who became Sister Therese of the Child Jesus and is referred to lovingly as the Little Flower. Marie-Francoise-Therese was born at Alencon on Jan. 2, 187 3. She was the youngest of five daughters, whose father was a watchmaker and jeweler, and whose mother produced fine lace. While Therese was her daddy's darling, she was just feur when her mother died, and it took her eight years to recover from the emotional shock. This was her "winter of trial." Eer

as persons not only set apart but even isolated from the human community. Seminaries no longer follow a monastic life style but encourage pastoral activity by their students and contacts with the larger Christian and civic community. The contemplative orders, however, are still an integral part of the church. 3. The new model of spiritual development. The old asceticism of an individual and private spiritual life has come to include greater emphasis on community prayer and worship and spiritual growth through serv 'e and support of others iii need. The Mass and the sacraments are becoming more effective experiences of the presence of Christ as路 well as exercises of spiritual conviction.

resultant sensitivity, shyness and diffidence made school life difficult for her, although she was a good student. At, 10, she became seriously ill, suffering convulsions, hallucinations and comas for three months. Her sudden cure came in answer ';0 her prayers to Our Lady of Victories. Then, on Christmas of 1886, she underwent a dramatic change, her "conversion." It came about simply as a reaction to a chance remark of her father's about her childlike attachment to Christmas festivities. Whatever the psychological connection between the remark and her reaction, she later wrote that "on flat blessed night the swe~t child Jesus, scarcely an hour old, filled the darkness of my soul with floods of light. By becoming weak and little for love of me, He made me strong and brave; he put his ownweapons into my hands so that I went from strength, beginning, if I may say so, 'to run as a giant.' " Earlier that year her sister Mary had joined Pa\lline, her eldest sister, in the convent, Carmel of Lisieux, and the next year she got her father's permission to enter the same convent. However the ecclesiastical authorities considered her too young. A few months later her father took her to Rome on a French pilgrimage for the sacerdotal jubilee of Leo XIII. When she knelt for the Pope's blessing, she broke the rule of silence and asked him, in honor of his jubilee, to permit her to enter Carmel when she was 15. His kindly but noncommittal answer was: "You shall enter if it is God's will." It was God's will, and she joined her sisters on Apr. 9, 1888.

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She took seriously the special Carmelite duty to pray for priests. In spite of her physical delicacy she observed all austerities called for by the rule, but she was not allowed to fast. Her prayer life was unpretentious. Her autobiography contains a beautifully simple description of prayer: "With me prayer is a lifting up of the heart; a look toward heaven; a cry of gratitude and love uttered equally in sorrow and in joy. In a word, something noble, supernatural, which enlarges my soul and unites it to God . . . Except the Divine Office, which in spite of my unworthiness is a daily joy, I have not the courage to look through books for beautiful prayers . . . I do as a child who has not learned to read - I just tell our Lord' all that I want and he understands." She struggled against her irritability with the idiosyncrasies of some of the sisters. She wrote, " I am a very little soul, who can offer only very little things to our Lord." She was appointed assistant novice mistress when she was only 20 and was considering accepting a call to join the Carmelittes in Hanoi. But it was not to be. Tuberculosis struck her down 18 months before her death. Her autobiography, written over the years at her superior's command, was edited and circulated among other convents. But soon it became public, and her "little way" to holiness created a sensation among ordinary Christians. Near death she had promised: "After my death, I will let fall a shower of roses." Those roses were untold graces for innumerable souls. She was canonized by Pius XI in 1925.

The .council of Trent had urged Catholics to be people of good works both in the area of moral action and spiritual deeds. While hoth are necessary, there is a primacy given to the spiritual deeds, for the spiritual experience should sustain the lasting dedication to the moral order. For Catholics the Mass has always been the supreme source of spiritual experience. This was true officially and in theory, but not always in practice. The Council of Trent reformed the Mass by eliminating what we might. call the "allegorical Eucharist," in which each part of the ceremony reflected a scene from the Passion, and replacing it with a "ritual Eucharist" in which each detail was minutely regulated. The Tridentine Mass was to be unchangeable, reflecting the unchangeable nature of the church. From one point of view this was successful. The Tridentine Mass prevailed from 1570 to the mid-1960's, although it was not accepted in France and Germany until the 1830s. As a recognizable international ritual, it offered comfort, solace and familiarity to Catholics from Rome to Paris to New York to Hong Kong. On the minus side, it allowed for no spontaneity to speak of, and it forbade the use of vernacular. Protestants had made the transition to local languages but the Fathers of Trent could not take that step. Thus, while Catholics held onto the Mass as their central saving ritual and sacrament, they often looked elsewhere for the spiritual experience of God which their souls hungered. On the popular level, this was expressed in what has been called devotionalism. Critics have complained that such devotions were too sentimental, suffused with bad taste and inauthentic quests for the experience of Christ. T/1e opinion is too harsh. Devotionalism for centuries afforded millions of Catholics a simple, direct and appealing access to the love and experience of Christ.


THE ANCHOR-Diocese of Fall River-Thur. May 25, 1978

Graduation Ceremonies Continued from Page One Senior Mass will be celebrated in the school chapel at 9 a.m. Sunday by Father John J. Steakem, school chaplain. Graduation ceremonies will be held for the last time at St. Anthony's High School, New Bedford, which closes this June. Twenty-nine girls and 18 boys form the final class of the venerable parochial high school. They will receive their diplomas from Father Bertrand R. Chabot at a Mass at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 1 in St. Anthony Church. The principal speaker will be Father Richard Beaulieu, principal of Coyle and Cassidy High School, Taunton. At Coyle and Cassidy, cermonies for 9(} graduates are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 2, in the school auditorium, with Bishop Cronin presiding and speaking. Ellen Guglielmo will be valedictorian. Students will gather at 12:45 p.m. the same day for a baccalaureate Mass, also at the school. Sunday, June 4 will be graduation day for students at Bishop Gerrard and Bishop Connolly

Vocation Vigil Continued from Page One literally, recalling that his advice on getting vocations is very simple: ask the one in charge to get them for you - pray to the Lord of the harvest. That's what people in the Fall River diocese will be doing for the next year. This weekend the Vigil will be explained at all Masses and participants will be asked to sign a card pledging to offer special prayer for vocations on one day each month. The cards will be returned to Bishop Cronin as tangible evidence of the prayer power that will be directed to the vocations goal. In a section of the card to be kept by those joining the program, the bishop explains the Vigil further. He writes: May I suggest that on your chosen day you try to attend Mass and spend some time in prayer, offering it for priestly and religious vocations. You could, also, offer a Rosary, visit to the Blessed Sacrament, or any specific sacrifice or act of charity for the following intentions: - For priests, sisters, brothers and deacons who have served your parish in the past, for those who are now serving; and that future Church vocations will be forthcoming from your home, parish and dicese. - For those studying for religious life and the priesthood. - for one of the above, who at this very moment, is facing great temptation. If you miss your chosen date, the next most convenient date is fine. May God bless you for joining our prayer "Vigil for Vocations." Somewhere there is someone who needs your prayers.

high schools in Fall River, with Bishop Cronin presiding at both ceremonies. Bishop Gerrard will graduate 94 girls carrying traditional red roses at 1:30 p.m. ceremonies. Paula Hinman will be valedictorian and J anine Landry, class president, will greet parents. Students will attend Class Day exercises today and an awards banquet tonight. Congresswoman Margaret Heckler will be the principal speaker at Bishop Connolly's ceremonies at 7:30 p.m., with Donald J. Dufour giving the valedictory address and Joseph M. Amarello as salutatorian. A banquet is scheduled for Wednesday, May 31 and a class Mass at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 3 at Holy Name Church Fall River. Ending the graduation season, Holy Family High will grant diplomas to 60 seniors at June 11 ceremonies in St.· Lawrence Church at which Very Rev. John P. Driscoll, V.F., pastor, will preside. Father James E. Murphy, a member of the Holy Family class of 1953, will be the principal speaker. A valedictorian and salutatorian, yet to be named, will also speak. Seniors will attend a sports banquet Sunday, June 4 and National Honor Society induction ceremonies Wednesday, June 7.

New Order Begun By Famed Nun ROME (NC) - Mother Teresa of Calcutta, world-renowned founder of the Missionaries of Charity, has established a contemplative order for men. The order was founded Pentecost Sunday in Acilia, a small town outside Rome. Called Fratelli della Parola (Brothers of the Word), it is the male branch of the Sisters of the Word, also founded by Mother Teresa. Members will spend most of the day in contemplation, also then devoting several hours to preaching or announcing the Gospel message in other ways. The Missionaries of Charity, whose work is the service of the poor, have nearly 1,100 members in iOI houses throughout the world, including one in New York City. Lay persons, called Co-workers of Mother Teresa, are associated with them.

Aid End Asked WASHINGTOt\' (NC) - The U.S. Catholic Conference has asked Congress to end U.S. military aid to Bolivia, Nicaragua and Paraguay and to reduce military aid to South Korea and

SISTER ROSAUE BERTELL, a researcher whose field is the biological and medical effects of radiation, applauds speaker at a Rocky Flats, Colo., demonstration against nuclear arms. (NC Photo)

Annual Income OTTAWA, Ontario (NC)Catholic and Protestant church leaders issued a joint call for a guaranteed annual income for all Canadians to ease the bleak outlook for the unemployed and those on welfare. The ll-page statement issued by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Canadian Council of Churches called on the government to act this year on their proposal to create "an acceptable basic income for all Canadians."

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people, of the many sects who claim they and they alone have the answers. Of one church saying that it and it alone is superior, especially when they take a good hard look at the members of these churches and then in sorrow, shake their heads. Wo:~ds, words, words. There is only one race - the human race. And the long, uphill struggle has shown us one thing, the affirmation that God made us this way, that Christ died to keEp us this way, so that the big sin has always been that we are constantly trying to put asunder what God has joined together. Let no one accuse youth of not loving their country whenever they discuss these matters. Love and freedom have nothing to do with the transactions performed by some nations. Power is in there somewhere - the . love of power. Security? How can one be secure? Is there ever security in this world? The only security is our faith. The self that relies on God knows that He is the only security. It is the ego that cannot accept that fact. On Palm Sunday I looked at the symbol for peace that I received. r never throwaway the palms. They are part of our future. They make us ask hard questions of ourselves. Vou ask, "What kind of King inspires me to wave this palm?" Is myself large enough and my ego small enough to follow Him into a city of viJlence? Will I deny Him? Or will I accept every blow rendered to Him?" It is hard to be a Christian. But for some of us, harder not to be.

Bishop Feehan New class officers at Bishop Feehan High School, Attleboro: - Seniors: Ann Pollis, president; Mary Ann Nelson, vicepresident; Shelaghe Ashe, secretary.; 'Fatrida Gill, treasurer; - Juniors: David Pinsonneault, president; Edward Le-

Short people got no reason Short people got no reason Short people got no reason To live They got little hands And little eyes And they walk around Tellin' great big lies They got little noses And tiny little teeth They wear platform shoes On their nasty little feet Well I don't want no short people Don't want no short people Don't want no short people 'Round here Short people are just the same As you and I (A fool such as I) All men are brothers until The day they die (It's a wonderful world) Short people got nobody Short people got nobody Short people got nobody To love They got baby legs And they stand so low You got to pick 'em up Just to say hello They got little cars That go beep, beep, beep They got little'voices Goin' peep, peep, peep, And they got grubby little fingers And dirty little minds They are goona get you every time Written and Sung by Randy Newman; (c) 1977, Hightree Music Randy Newman says the joke is on him. "Short People" was intended to be a satire on narrowmindedness, and instead, has been taken literally. But poking fun is intended to help the listener notice situations that are not funny at all. Taken with less than its satirical intent, this song presents little. But it offers valid ideas when considered within its intended context. "Shortness," or narrowmindedness is a condition manifested in many ways. Too often our put-downs "shorten" another's sense of worth. The carefulness and sensitivity in which we respond to another can make the difference in how he realizes his potentials. When our view is "tall," when we look at our lives with confidence and imagination, we discover that each stage of life's growth is filled with opportunities to learn and love. But when we allow fear to "shorten" our attitude, we miss the fullness meant to be ours. Looking at the Gospel, we see that Jesus took the time to add the personal caring to cure all types of "shortness." He saw personal worth in each person and helped others see it. As his followers, our task is the same.

gare, vice-president; Robin Weggard, secretary; Ingred MeszoeIy, treasurer; - Sophomores: Lisa Valade, president; Mark Diamond, vicepresident; Maura Healy, secretary; Mark Dieterlie, treasurer. Underclassmen Honors Day is today, with awards presented for academic and athletic achievement. Football players will sponsor a pancake breakfast Sunday, June 4 to raise funds for a summer football camp; while cast members of the Feehan Musical Revue presented last month made a special trip to Madonna Manor, North Attleboro, to 'entertain guests unable to attend the performance itself.

Bishop Stang Last Wednesday was Academic Awards Night at Stang High, North Dartmouth, with topranking students receiving certificates and service awards presented for school activities.

Bishop G'errard Marie ,Paule Boulay was winner of a recent ping-pong tournament at Bishop Gerrard, Fall Riy,er. Principal Sister Elizabeth McAuliffe was second. Also a recent activity was a health fair emphasizing services available to teenagers.


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Plymouth, New Bedford Track Winners ning the 220 in 25 minutes, seven seconds. Old Rochester girls joined in the parade of new school records. Although placing fifth in the event, Gretchen Hamer tossed the javelin 104 feet, 2Y2 inches, for a new school mark, Falmouth garnered 46 points and Maggie Lowe threw the disto outdistance Somerset, 36. cus 105 feet, 6 inches, for still New Bedford High had 32, Old another Old Rochester school Rochester 31, Bishop Stang High record. 28Y2. In the hattie for first place in Joanne Bourque, Stang's all- the boys' meet competition was around athlete, set a new meet keener with only 8Y2 points and school record in the javelin, separating New ,Bedford High, winning that event with a 136Y2, from runnerup Dartthrow of 137 feet 1 Y2 inches.' mouth, 128. Fairhaven had 70, Spartanette Denise Higgins was Barnstable 49, Falmouth 48Y2, second in the high jump with a Dennis-Yarmouth 37, Yoke-Tech 27, Old Rochester 26. five-foot jump.

'Falmouth High, the host school, was the winner in the Southeastern Mass. Conference Division One girls' track meet, and New Bedford was the winner in the boys' East Division at New Bedford Yoke-Tech.

In the record-breaking department, Joanne was joined by Stephanie Hiller, who was first in the two-mile run in 12 minutes, seven seconds, a new school record for Stang. Jackie Bariteau of New Bedford, posted still another school record, win-

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Among Crimson winners in the individual events were Tim Porter, high hurdles; Neil Macedo, pole vault; Russ O'Berry, triple jump; Ken Johnson, 220; Rick Haddocks, 440; John Cottuli, discus. New Bedford also won the mile relay.

Eastern Mass. Baseball Playoffs Next Week Except for possible "makeup" games, the Conference's Divisions One and Two have completed their regular baseball schedule, and Division Three will reach that point tomorrow with Wareham at St. Anthony, Bourne at Falmouth, New Bedford Yoke at Fairhaven, Dartmouth at Old Rochester. Holy Family has a bye on tomorrow's Division Three season finale. The Hockomock League also completed its regular season yesterday.

Entering this week's action, Somerset and Dennis-Yarmouth, running a tight race for the Division One Conference crown had qualified with New Bedford High not yet out of contention for a berth in the Eastern Mass. playoffs.

The schools that have qualified are looking ahead to the Eastern Mass. tournament, scheduled to open one week from today and continue on June 3, 6, 8 and 9.

Sharon and Oliver Ames of the Hockomock League appeared to have dinched berths in the Eastern Mass. tourney with Canton and King Philip still in the running.

Case, seemingly well on the way to the Division Two title, and Seekonk are certain qualifiers but Bishop Connolly High and Dighton-Rehoboth were not mathematically out of the picture.

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ST; STAMSLAUS, FALL RIVER First Communion will be received at 10:30 a.m. Mass Sunday. First Communicants will participate in the Corpus Christi procession planned for 4 Sunday 'afternoon. SACRED HEART, OAK BLUFFS New officers of the Women's Guild are Mrs. Jane P. Votta, president; Mrs. Mary R. Thomas, vice-president; Mrl;. Lois De'Bettencourt, secretary; Mrs. Estelle Surprenant, treasurer. Among the unit's major project is sponsorship of a Father NeeIan Memorial Scholarship. Parish women are invited to attend a Mass at 6 p.m. Monday, June 12. A dinner at the Ocean View will follow. mmwACULATE CONC~O~ FALL RIVER Women's Guild installation services will take place at 7:30 p.m. novena services Monday, June 5. A banquet will follow the next day at the Coachmen restaurant. To be seated are Mrs. Andrew Cook, president; Mrs. George Charbonnem:., vice-president; Mrs. Wilton Wiles, secretary; Mrs. John Albernaz, treasurer. ST. MARY, SEEKONK . The Women's Guild will hold an international night program Monday, June 19 a.t the CCD Center. Members will contribute ethnic cooking specialties. ST. JOSEPH, NEW BEDFORD The monthly evening of prayer will follow 7 p.m. Mass Wednesday, May 31. The theme will be "A Tribute to M··:>thers" and all are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served.

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ST. JOHN BAPTIST, CENTAL VILLAGE Women's Guild members are planning a schedule of summer . events including a banquet at tlJe Jolly Whaler on Tuesday, June 13. Those attending will meet in the church parking lot at 7 p.m. S5. PETER AND PAt:lL, FALL RIVER Jean Vitullo and Daniel Carey have been elected to fi1l vacaIlcies on the parish council. The Women's Club will SPOIlsor a day in Portsmouth, N.H., Sunday, July 16 which will include luncheon and a 2Y2-hOl.:r cruise through the Isles of Shoales. Margaret O'Neil (6-808<':) is taking rl~servations. The parish Senior CYO wi J meet Tuesday, May 30 at 7 p.m. in Father Coady Center. Plans will be furthered for an awards banquet, Sunday. June 4. SACRED HEART, FALL RIVER First Penance will be received at 10 a.m. Saturday by third grade CCD pupils. Children must be accompanied by at least one parent. All CCD classes end for the season (JD Sunday. The Women's Guild will celebrate its 30th anniversary at an installation banquet to be held Monday, June 5 at the Coachmen restaurant. The parish council will hold an open meeting at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in the parish center.

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