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FALL RIVER, MASS., THURSDAY, MAY 28, 1981

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Appeal sets record The Most Reverend Daniel A. Cronin, Bishop of Fall River and honorary chairman of the 1981 Catholic Charities Appeal has announced that a record-setting total of $1,277,630.74 has been recorded. "I am profoundly grateful to everyone who has helped in any way," the bishop said, pointing out that the unprecedented generosity of contributors places diocesan programs, including socia.! services, counseling. health care and special apostolates on a firm financial basis for the 1981-1982 fiscal year. Bishop Cronin reported that 1981 Appeal totals were the highest in the 40 year history of the annual spring campaign, topping 1980 figures by more than $67,500. "It's a real consolation to me," he added, "to know that we can make plans to maintain and to improve our diocesan programs. So many folks depend upon us. I am delighted that our good parishioners all through the diocese and our kind friends in business and industry have made the 1981 Appeal so very successful." Monsignor Anthony M. Gomes, director of the Appeal, commented that over 100 of the 113 diocesan parishes had gained honor roll status by surpassing their last year totals. Leading parishes were Mount

Carmel, New Bedford, with returns of $32,829, Saint Pius X, South Yarmouth, $32,605, and Holy Name, Fall River. $30,031. From Diocesan headquarters, Monsignor Gomes noted that while regional and national "special gifts" to the Appeal continue to show growth, the principal strength of the campaign rests in the important parish returns, where, for the second consecutive year, the level of contributions exceeded the $1 million mark. V. Vito Gerardi of New Bedford, lay chairman of the 1981 Appeal, praised the thousands of volunteer workers who conducted the vital door-to-door phase of the drive. An informal survey of pastors indicated that parishioners seemed cheerfully generous, even in an uncertain economic atmosphere. There was a sense that the number of contributors was greater than usual, an indication, one priest said, that people appreciate the good work of the institutions and agencies benefiting from the Appeal. "God has most certainly blessed us," Bishop Cronin concluded, "and I am certain that he will bring abundant blessings to all those who have helped to make our 1981 Catholic Charities Appeal such a grand success.

P ope keeps gaining

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS form honor guard for annual Santo Christo procession of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, New Bedford.

.ROME (NC) Pope John Paul II, declared out of danger by his doctors, taped a Sunday noon message for St. Peter's Square May 24 and met briefly with Mrs. Rose Hall, one of the two Americans wounded with him May 13. The pope's doctors said he was in "very satisfactory condition," and should be restored to health within 60 days, barring any unexpected complications. The pontiff is on solid foods after nine days of intravenolls feeding. "That's a real relief," the pope reportedly said when he was told the intravenous feeding tubes in his right forearm would be removed. Meanwhile, Vatican Press Office Vice Director Father Pierfranco Pastore, told reporters that he wanted to "set the record straight" on the pope's words when he was first shot. He denied that the pope made the widely quoted comment: "Why did they do it?" The pope told his secretary,

Msgr. Stanislaw Dziwisz, "I feel a lot of pain," and said that he was hit "in the stomach," Father Pastore said. He said that during the ambulance ride to the hospital the pope repeated several titnes in Polish: "Jesus, Jesus. Mary my mother." As the pope woke up in the hospital room the morning after the operation, Father Pastore added, he told Msgr. Dziwisz at his bedside, "Last night we did not recite compline." Compline is the night prayer of the Liturgy of the Hours, the official church prayers marking the times of the day, which bishops, priests, deacons and some professed Religious are required to say daily in ordinary circum!'>tances. Turn to Page Three

HOLY DAY Today is Ascension Thursday, a holy day of obligation. All should attend Mass.


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Leading Parishes ATILmORO AREA 24,694.00 St. John 18,785.00 St. Mary-Mansfield 18,632.00 St. Mark-Attleboro Falls Mt. Carmel-Seekonk 15,574.80 St. Mary-Seekonk 15,162.20 CAPE COD and THE ISLANDS St. Pius X-5o. Yarmouth 32,602.00 St. Francis X.avier-Hyannis 26,218.75 Corpus Christi-Sandwich 25,864.00 Holy Trinity-West Harwich 22,010.45 Our Lady of VictoryCenterville 19,260.50 FALL RIVER AREA Holy Name 30,031.50 Our Lady of the Angels 16,904.70 St. Mary's Cathedral 16,699.00 Santo Christo 14,189.25 St. Thomas More-Somerset 13,235.00 NEW BEDFORD AREA Mt. Carmel 32,829.56 Immaculate Conception 25,568.03 St. Lawrence 14,633.00 St. Joseph-Fairhaven 13,667.78 St..Mary 13,286.00 TAUNTON AREA St. Mary 13,251.00 St. Ann-Raynham 11,634.00 Immaculate ConceptionNorth Easton 10,914.00 Holy Cross-South Easton 9,707.00 St. Joseph 9,560.00

Parish Totals

10,219.25 16,904.70 6,014.50 6,652.00 6,233.75 9,279.00 8,760.90 6,039.11 2,341.00 4,942.00 7,746.00 3,980.00 2,390.00 8,920.00 10,739.00 8,566.00 2,377.00 12,213.00 6,560.00 14,189.25 5,897.00 5,119.00 9,667.00 9,478.00 9,992.00 13,235.00 11,109.00 8,564.00 10,670.50 7,323.00 7,579.00

CAPE COD AND mE ISLANDS AREA Brewster

FALL RIVER AREA Fall River St. Mary's Cathedral Blessed Sacrament Espirito Santo Holy Cross Holy Name

Notre Dame Our Lady of Angels Our Lady of Health Holy Rosary Immacula,te Conception Sacred Heart St. Anne St. Anthony of Padua St. Elizabeth St. Jean -Baptiste St. Joseph St. Louis St. Mathieu St. Michael St. Patrick SS. Peter & Paul St. Roch St. Stanislaus St. William Santo Christo Assonet-St. Bernard Central VHlage-St. John North Westport Our Lady of Grace Somerset St. John of God St. Patrick St. Thomas More Swansea Our Lady of Fatima St. Dominic St. Louis of France St. Michael Westport-St. George

16,699.00 3,171.00 9,644.00 2,899.00 30,031.50

Our ·Lady of the Cape Buzzards Bay-St. Margaret Centerville Our Lady of Victory Chatham-Holy Redeemer East Falmouth-St. Anthony

11,931.77 12,785.50 19,260.50 14,841.00 14,495.00

Edgartown-St. Elizabeth 3,195.00 Falmouth-St. Patrick 17,702.00 Hyannis-St. Francis Xavier 26,218.75 Nantucket Our Lady of the Isle 10,533.00 North Falmouth St. Elzabeth Seton 8,551.00 Oak Bluffs-Sacred Heart 3,246.00 Orleans-St. Joan of Arc 14,073.00 Osterville-Assumption 12,212.50 Pocasset-St. John 11,675.50 Provincetown-St. Peter 5,207.00 Sandwich-Corpus Christi 25,864.00 South Yarmouth-St. Pius X 32,602.00 Vineyard Haven-5t. Augustine 4,573.00 Wellfleet-Dur Lady of Lourdes 4,020.00 West Harwich-Holy Trinity 22,010.45 Woods Hole-St. Joseph 3,690.00 ATILEBORO AREA Attleboro Holy Ghost St. John St. Joseph St. Mark St. Stephen St. Theresa Mansfield-St. Mary North Attleboro Sacred Heart St. Mary Norton--St. Mary Seekonk-Mt. Carmel Seekonk-St. Mary

13,400.00 24,694.00 6,297.00 18,632.00 6,620.00 12,768.00 18,785.00 5,204.50 11,864.00 8,031.00 15,574.80 15,162.20

NEW BEDFORD AREA New Bedford Holy Name 12,792.00 Assumption 3,165.75 Immaculate Conception 25,568.03 Mt. Carmel 32,829.56 Our Lady of Fatima 7,570.00 Our Lady of Perpetual Help 3,512.00 Sacred Heart 5,324.00

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 -Billiart South Dartmouth-St. Mary Wareham-St. Patrick

3,126.00 4,960.00 1,773.00 2,691.00 4,942.00 1,942.50 11,620.00 11,253.00 10,322.00 1,900.00 14,633.00 13,286.00 4,790.50 5,016.00 13,667.78 5,145.00 1,674.00 4,247.00 9,428.00 11,368.92 12,009.00 12,591.00

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

8,621.00 3,205.00 8,500.00 3,156.00 8,931.00 5,863.00 6,031.00 9,560.00 13,251.00 9,032.00 3,226.00 6,305.00 10,914.00 11,634.00 9,707.00

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serving as Attleboro Juvenile Court chaplain and an advocate in the diocesan marriage court. Father Wingate, ordained Feb. 2, 1957, by Bishop Connolly, was associate at St. Joseph, Taunton; St. Lawrence, New Bedford; St. Mary, Taunton; and Sacred Heart, Fall River, before being assigned to Mansfield. He has served as New Bedford area Girl Scout chaplain.

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LEFT TO RIGHT, top to bottom, Fathers Levesque, Murphy, Ryan, Gendreau, Lagoa, Robillard, Roy, Wingate.

New assignments for eight diocesan priests The Most Reverend Bishop has announced appointments involving eight priests of the diocese. Father Roger J. Levesque, administrator of St. Elizabeth Church, Edgartown, will be pastor of St. Joseph Church, Attleboro. Father James E. Murphy, associate pastor at Sacred Heart, Taunton, will become technical assistant at St. Jacques, Taunton, remaining director of the Taunton area Hispanic apostolate. Father Albert Ryan, associate at St. Mary's Taunton, will enter hospital ministry at Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River, residing at Sacred Heart rectory, Fall River. These appointments .are effective Wedr.esday, June 10. Effective Wednesday, June 24, are the following appoin.tments: Father Richard Gendreau, associate at St. Louis de France, Swansea, to associate, St. James, New Bedford, and campus ministry at Southeastern Ma.ssachusetts University. Father Raul M. Lagoa, associate at St. Mary, Norton, to associate at Our Lady of Lourdes, Taunton. Father Raymond A. Robillard from associate, St. Jacques, Taunton, to associate, St. Theresa, South Attleboro. Father Richard Roy from associate, St. Theresa, South Attleboro, to associate, Sacred Heart, Taunton, and chaplain at Coyle and Cassidy High School, Taunton. Father Arthur K. Wingate from associate, St. Mary, Mans-

field, to associate, St. Mary, Norton. Father Levesque, ordained April 25, 1959, by retired Bishop James L. Connolly, was associate pastor at St. Anne's, New Bedford; Notre Dame, Fall River; St. Theresa, South Attleboro; and St. Joseph, New Bedford, before being assigned to Edgartown in 1977. He has worked with Boy Scouts since 1967. Ordained May 11, 1963, by Bishop Connolly, Father Murphy was associate at St. Patrick's, Fall River, and St. Mary, Taunton, before beginning his present assignment. He also served for five years in Latin America as a member of the St. James Society. He has been director of the Taunton area Hispanic apostolate since 1971. Father Ryan was ordained in 1958 in Litchfield, Conn. He taught in a seminary and was involved in paris!l work until 1966, when he became an Air Force chaplain, serving at various stations until 1974, when he became associate at St. Mary's, North Attleboro. He has served in his present parish since 1979. Father Gendreau was ordained May 3, 1969, by Bishop Connolly and was associate at St. Michael's, Swansea, -before beginning his present assignment. Father Lagoa, ordained June 2, 1979 by Bishop Daniel A. Cronin, has served in the Norton parish since that time and has also directed the Attleboro area pre-Cana program. Father Robillard, ordained May 21, 1966, by Bishop Connolly, was associate at St. Hya-

cinth, New Bedford; St. Joseph, Attleboro; Notre Dame, Fall River; Sacred Heart, New Bedford; and St. Louis, Fall River, before being named to his present post. He has been chaplain

at Taunton Juvenile Court and Taunton State Hospital. Father Roy, ordained May 10, 1975, by Bishop Cronin, has been associate at St. Theresa, South Attleboro, since that time, also

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OFFICIAL APPOINTMENTS Reverend Roger J. Levesque, from Administrator, Saint Elizabeth, Edgartown, to Pastor, Saint Joseph, Attleboro. Reverend James E. Murphy, from Assistant, Sacred Heart, Taunton, to technical Assistant, Saint Jacques, Taunton, rema!ining Director of ,the Spanish Apostolate in the Taunton Area. Reverend Albert Ryan, from Assistant, Saint Mary, Tauntan, to Hospital Minist:y at Charlton Hospital in Fall River, with residence at Sacred Heart Parish, Fall River. Effective Wednesday, June 10, 1981. Reverend Richard Gendreau, from Assistant, Saint Louis de France, Swansea, to Assistant, Saint James, New Bedford, and to Campus Ministry, Southeastern MassachusetJts University. Reverend Raul M. ,Lagoa, from Assistant, Saint Mary, Norton, to Assistant, Our Lady of Lourdes, Taunton.. Reverend Raymond A. Robillard, from Assistant, Saint Jacques, Taunton, to Assistant, Saint Theresa; South Attleboro. Reverend Richard Roy, from Assistant, Saint Theresa, South Attleboro, to Assistant, Sacred Heart, Taunton and to Chaplain, Coyle and Cassidy High School. .Reverend Arthur K. Wingate from Assistant, Saint Mary, Mansfield, to Assistant, St. Mary, NOIlton. Effective Wednesday, June 24, 1981.

Continued from page one At the pope's request Msgr. Dziwisz prayed the previous evening's compline with him, Father Pastore said. For the Sunday noon Regina Coeli May 24, the pope tape-recorded a thr~e-minute message, led the Regina Coeli, and gave his blessing, Father Pastore said that immediate1yafterward the pope conc~lebra~Mass in his room with 路his ,secretary of state, Cardina(Agqstino Casaroli. He said he did'.not know if the pope stood during Mass, but said that on previous days the pontiff sat in an armchair while celebrating Mass. The pope's Regina Coeli message, played over loudspeakers to about 30,000 pilgrims gathered at noon in St. Peter's Square, focused on the value of sickness and suffering when it is offered to God. His voice showed some signs of weakness and strain. For his first solid meal the pope had soup, cooked fruit, and some of the ton and a half of fresh fish that a group of Sicilian fishermen had sent to the hospital in homage to the pope. Doctors did not say when Pope John Paul would be allowed to leave the hospital, but there was some speculation that he might return to the Vatian in June. Dr. Francesco Crucitti, head of the surgical team that operated on the pope, emphasized that the pope was still convalescing and that the 60-day prognosis by the doctors was a general prediction that, barring complications, the pope could be restored to "a condition' of approximate normality" of health in two months.

Laetare medalist NOTR!E DAME, Ind. (NC) Edmund S. Muskie, former secretary of state and 22-year veteran of the U.S. Senate, has been named the 1981 recipient of the University of Notre Dame's Laetare Medal. Governor of Maine from 1954 to 1958, he is the first Polish-American to receive the medal. He is now practicing law in Washington.

NOTICE Bishop Daniel A. Cronin will administer the sacrament of confirmation to adults at 11:30 a.m. Mass Pentecost Sunday, June 7, at St. Mary's Cathedral, Fall River. Adults wishing to receive the sacrament at this time should contact any parish priest.


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Get on the Bandwagon There can be little doubt that the public reaction to proposed cuts in the Social Security program elicited the appropriate response. When the people raise their voice, when they organize and band together for a cause affecting their own lives, then Congress will listen and, if possible, act. Now is the time for parents of children in private/parochial schools to act. In the United States Senate there is a bill which will prevent parents who exercise their constitutional freedoms from being penalized for doing so. The bill in question, popularly known as Packwood/ Moynihan, would give parents of children in private or parochial schools a phased-in tax credit on their tuition payments. When fully effective, the credit would amount to 50 percent of tuition payments to a maximum of $500 per child. From the outset, let it be made clear that there are entrenched opponents to this bill. A few members of Congress sincerely believe that tuition tax credits would violate the First Amendment; a few others would use this constitutional argument as an excl!se to avoid facing the facts of the case. However, the main opposition comes from those forces which have reduced public education to its current status. The National Education Association is totally opposed to any form of aid to private/parochial education and especially to tUition tax credits. Afraid that the gravy train is coming to a abrupt halt, as indeed it is, and clutching at its fragmented straws of credibility, this organization will do everything in its power to defeat any type of tuition aid. In this battle, opponents to the right of parental choice have gained powerful support from influential liberal Congressmen. The two senators from Massachusetts, judging from their voting records, woulud not be in favor of helping parents in this regard. It is illogical that the federal government should deny grants to grade and high school students yet give them to those same students once they are of college age. It is equally illogical that the Supreme Court has repeatedly upheld legislation providing benefits for both public and private/parochial school children in the. areas of busing, textbooks, standardized testing and diagnostic and therapeutic services. To date the Court, as it should, has treated laws enacted by the Congress, a coequal branch of government, with much greater deference than laws passed by the states. Those concerned about our American tfreedom of choice; those who wish to see the rights of Americans ensured by law; those who want a free choice in the matter of child education should vigorously support the Packwood /Moynihan bill. It should be recalled that parents who seek tuition credits are paying taxes for the support of public education. They are not trying to evade that payment. They just want justice. A fair shake under the law will be provided them by Packwood/Moynihan. It's not just a matter of making a lot of noise or of mailing a letter. It is a matter of getting to our elected officials and letting them know, especially in ou r state, that they cannot take ou.r votes for granted. It is a matter of getting tuition tax credits off the ground and into the offices of Congress. It is a matter of getting on the bandwagon and getting that bandwagon on the move.

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'A hard and cruel music' By Thomas P. McDonnell I take it that a long enough time has elapsed, since the deatli by assassination of the popular composer John Lennon, not to have held against one the fact that one may have been something other than thoroughly enchanted by the life and works of the man. I mourn the death of anyone cut down by madness, especially in the midst of whatever gifts of artistic creativity that one might be said to possess, but I am also a dedicated enemy to the kind of milieu that John Lennon rep~ resented and out of which his music issued with either hammering or banal insistence. I believe there is a sickness of soul in humanity. today and should like to consider what I take to be at least one of its manifestations in the alleged music of our time, commonly known as rock, and all that too familiar jazz. Jazz may be one thing, and a very good thing at that, but rock is another and you can have it. Rock in general is a hard and cruel sort of music, typical of our times, and therefore full of violence. It is positively dispiriting to have to read those Charlie Martin rationalizations of the top rock and pop lyrics that the National Catholic wire service feels compelled to publish every week as a service to its subscribers. I realize, of course, the

goodness of the intent, which is to salvage something meaningful from the demented havoc wrought by these alleged songs. The fact is, however, there isn't all that much that can be salvaged from what one might naively presume to be the best of such songs. The worst of them, of course, are hymns to the drug culture and to sexual permissiveness at a time of life when adolescents are neither psychologically equipped nor spiritually mature enough to handle sexual responsibilities. Also, in rock music, the appeal to sexuality itself is almost always made at the lo\test possi. ble levels. In short, rock lyrics tend to be filthy. Parents are not only unaware of where their children are, they don't know what the kids are listening to. In the indoctrination of the young, therefore, it is not unusual for rock lyrics to appeal to perversion and adultery as acceptable modes of behavior. The Rev. Jesse Jackson has called pornographic music a form of child abuse. We fool ourselves badly. I think, to presume that the nicer or blander lyrics interpreted by Charlie Martin for the NC wire service do not in fact emanate from the hard rock and drug culture in which Janis Joplin, Jimmy Hendrix, John Lennon, and others have been sacrificed in the utterly pagan rites of self-destruction.

It is mostly on the grounds of music itself that I object to the primitivism of rock's maniacally insistent beat which, in the end, must reduce the listener to an almost malignant state of unconscious drives and potentially dangerous aggressions. When the great Russian exile Alexander Solzhenitsyn addressed a Harvard University graduating class several years ago, it went almost unnoticed that he spoke of our "intolerable music" as one of a shattering litany of signs which clearly reveal to us the steady disintegration of Western culture.

There is a struggle out there, my friends, which we had better recognize as crucial to the existence - and, indeed, the destiny - of the planet. Solzhenitsyn believes that it is "a fight of cosmic proportions" and that it has already started. Meanwhile just for the hell of it, we drench ourselves in a raucously thumping noise that pretends to be music and we dance :n garish bad taste to the flashing strobe lights of our endless unrest. "'''1I1ll1l"",",m""r1l''I1I'IIIlI'''''1"n'"'lIllfllIIIllIl0l1ll1lPI1l'ilIu..m'UU'''t1IIl'U_

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A. You're not the only one. This profound, frustrating question has intrigued Catholic and other Christian theologians for centuries. The final truth is we just don't know. Scripture and other Christian traditions tell us a

number of things about life after death, but they do not fill in many details. We know first of all that we will rise to a new life. We also know that this being which will exist in eternity will be ourself each of us with full consciousness of our identity from before death and with our full human nature, body and soul. . Furthermore, from the evidence of Jesus after his own resurrection, we know that this human nature will be dramatically different; our mental and physical capacities will go far

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beyond our experience in this life. One thing is sure. Confronted with the unveiled infinite reality of God, with all the potential of creative love that is (in our limited human way of speaking) barely scratched by all the creation we know, and with the highly elevated spiritual and physical powers we will have to know and love that divine nature, I really do not think we will have a problem of boredom. We can only walk close to that great reality of heaven before we are confronted with the simple fact that we are dealing here with a mystery hidden deeply in the heart of God. No theo· logian has ever gotten far beyond St. Paul's declaration, "Eye has not seen, ear has not heard, nor has it entered into the heart of man what God has prepared for those who love him." I suppose we just have to trust in God that Paul knew what he waS talking about. Q. I was surprised at your recent answer to the question eoneemiog the place or Mary's birth and death. You said she probably died arcnmd Jenasalem. I thought we believed that Mary did not die but was taken up into heaven by God in the AssuMption. Do we believe that Mary died or don't we? (penn· sylvania) A. Catholic doctrine says nothing one way or the other about Mary's death. Christian writers have through the centuries debated both sides of this question. It has, however, nothing to do with the doctrine of the Assumption. When Pope Pius XII defined the doctrine of the Assumption in 1950, he deliberately avoided any attempt at settling the con· troversy. He simply said that "at the end of her earthly life" (the offical Latin text reads "expleto terrestris vitae cursu"), Mary was taken body and soul into heaven by God. The most common belief is that Mary died just as everyone else has, including Jesus. But there is no official church teaching on the subject. Q. In the Apostles' Creed we say "He descended into belL" Would you please explain why we say this? Jesus was the only perfect person on earth. He neVer sinned. Why would he have to go to hell? (Florida) A. The word "hell," as it is used in the Apostles' Creed, does not mean the "hell of the damned," which it usually means in current English. The use of the word "hell" in our ·English translation is unfortunate, but has been traditional for so long it will hardly be changed now. The word is a translation from the Latin (also Greek and Hebrew) word which means the "lower regions" - a generic name for the place where people go after death, without regard to a condition of reward or punishment.

We have a similar word (unfortunately also vastly misunderstood) in our Christian tradition. The name "limbo" has been used to designate a possible place or condition for children who die without baptism in other words, a place that is neither heaven nor hell but somehow neutral. As I indicated, misunderstandings of what the church has and has not taught about limbo are widespread. Nevertheless, limbo would probably be a more ape propriate word than hell for the "place where Jesus went" after his death.

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Questions abollt lieaven, hell and purgatory as every sacrifice of the Mass and everY other prayer for the dead attests. Perhaps. one reason less is said about it today is that we have a lot of ; collected debris about purgatory to clear out of our minds. The hoary pil=tures of torture, p~p, and a scourging God which made of purgatory a kind of minihell may literally scare the devil out of someone, but they are totally irrevelant to the doctrine of purgatory. These gory images grew up around the idea of purgatory through the Middle Ages and later into the . Renaissance.

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At least two things are ~lear in the Catholic doctrine concerning purgatory. First, the Church teaches that there is some condiiion or circumstance after death by which any temporal punishment remaining for sins committed during life is satisfied, and that our prayers and good works on earth can assist those who are "in purgatory." Second, it is equally clear that the official teachings of the councils and other sources of Catholic belief have no intention of answering details about purgatory - whether it is a state or condition on the one hand or

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a place on the other. Or whether time is Involved or not. Since the world after death would not seem to have hours or 4ays or locations in our sense of those words, it seems quite unlikely that purgatory involves place or time as we usually think of them. It is very possible that, in the burst of awareness of the reality of God and creation that might occur immediately after death, the pain that comes from our knowledge of our sins and shortcomings might be so acute and intense that an entire purgatory - or cleansing, which is what the ~ord, '~purgatory," means - could occur in an instant. While such an explanation seems to square with what we might expect about the threshold of eternity we simply don't know for sure. The church has not attempted officially to satisfy our curiosity about such questions, and probably couldn't if it tried. Q. I have visited many different parishes in our state in which the name of the deceased person for whom a Mass is being offered is not mentioned.. In 'act, in our area this practice has been eliminated almost c0mpletely. Is it Just that priests do not want to bother, or is there another reason that the Mass Intention is not indicated at the Mass itself?

A. I can think of two reasons. First, most priests today try to reduce announcements during Mass to a minimum. Since the special intentions for daily Masses are usually in the parish bulletin, everyone at church already has access to this information. If a particular name is to be designated, the appropriate place would be in the Prayer of the Faithful or possibly in the Eucharistic Prayer at the commemoration of the dead. Second, there is a greater realization today than in the past that all celebrations of the Eucharist are for the entire church, universal and local. This fact is emphasized frequently by the very prayers of the Mass themselves. Even though the phrase is used in some pious prayers, there is no such thing as "an abandoned soul." Every offering of the Holy Sacrifice has the same intention as the first offering of that sacrifice by Jesus on Calvary and in the resurrection: the salvation of the world. The practice of having special intentions for the offering of the Eucharist has a long, honorable and continuing tradition in the church. We continue that tradition today by our "special Mass intentions." That fact, however, should not lead us to forget that the intention of Christ and the church in every offering of the Mass is much larger than any specific personal intentions of our own. Q. A Catholic friend of mine was buried during the past few days, but there was no Mass. She was taken from the funeral

home to the cemetery for something called a committal service, which lasted about 10 minutes. In our city, Catholics are always taken to church for Mass before burial. Why wasn't she?

tery. Such a plan is expJicitIy provided for in the official "Rite of Funerals." However, whenever the Mass is not part of the burial rite it· self, the eucharistic celebration for the deceased person should take place without the body, either before or after the funeral.

Is this something new? (Calif.)

A. In our country, as in most of the rest of the world, the celebration of the Eucharist is nearly always a part (in fact, the central part) of the funeral rite for, Catholics. For one reason or another, however, it does occasionally happen that Mass is omitted at that time, and that the funeral proceeds from the mortuary directly to the ceme-

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It used to be unusual to preplan one's funeral but in the last 20 years, area funeral directors agree, the practice has grown in popularity. "We never push the idea on anyone, but people like to do it." says Mrs. Cecile Rock of Rock Funeral Home in New Bedford. And William Poule of DuffyPoule Funeral Service, Attleboro, notes that pre-planning not only relieves tensions for survivors but ensures that a person's wishes in the matter of funeral arrangements are clearly understood. "People used not to like to

talk about these things, but now they are breaking through," he said. Initially, agreed Mrs. Frances Hallett Webb of Hallett Funeral Home, South Yarmouth, there may be hesitancy in approaching the subject but almost invariably peace of mind comes when a person has made his or her arrangements. "If a person doesn't want to make complete arrangements, we encourage him or her at least to take a form and fill in information that will be needed for a death certificate," she said. "That

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Burial norms are explained NEW ORLEANS (NC) - The new guidelines for Christian burial issued by the New Orleans Archdiocese represent its "position and teaching on death and burial," according to Father Thomas C. Dowling. Father Dowling chaired a committee of the archdiocesan Liturgical Commission which drew up the new guidelines after consultation with priests of the archdiocese and Archbishop Philip M. Hannan. "The need for such guidelines," from the questions asked by priests and people about new regulations and church teachings on death and burial, plus the increasing number of funeral Masses being held elsewhere rather than in the parish church." The guidelines, he said, are prefaced with a reflection on death and then outline the proper rituals. In "The Preferred Plan of the Rite of Funerals," three stations for funeral services are given: the first station, which is a service in the mortuary or funeral home; the second station, which is the funeral Mass in the church; and the tHird station whi'Ch takes place at the grave or tomb. "The stations are set up as a progression of mood through the rites accompanying death and burial," said Father Dowling. Emphasis is placed in the guidelines on burial from the parish church, which is the proper place for the funeral Mass. "Mass in the funeral parlor is an extreme option," said the priest.

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Two from diocese at N.Y. parley Sister Lucille Levasseur, SMSM, and Mrs. Janet Mathieu, RN, both associated with a newly-formed Responsible Family Council working out of Our Lady of Fatima parish, New Bedford, will be among participants in a "Conference for the Family of North America" to be held today through Sunday at Manhattan College, Riverdale, N.Y. Drs. John and Lyn Billings of Australia will be present to provide intensive training in the Billings Ovulation Method of Natural Family Planning. Also among speakers will be

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Miss Giordano expects priests' councils, spiritual growth to pursue a premedical course, probably at Brown Univer- and the development of priestly professional skills. The topic of sity, while Hyland will ent~r Harvard. (Doucette Photo) the convocation was "Priest as Person." One of the speakers, Father LES DAMES PATRONESSES Thomas A. Kane, executive diNEW BEDFORD rector of the House of AffirmaCORDIALLY INVITE ALL MEMBERS AND THE PUBLIC tion, a therapeutic center for TO ATTEND THEIR ANNUAL priests and Religious in Whitinsville, Mass., said a priest who is DESSERT CARD PARTY not developing a capacity for inFOR THE BENEFIT OF timacy "is easily observed by Sacred Heart Home of New Bedford his cold heart, his boredom, his isolationism marked by rugged WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 1981 - 1:30 P.M. individualism, his lack of radiaWHITE'S RESTAURANT - NORTH WESTPORT ting the warmth of Christ." 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[Iteerlng pOint! ] ST. MICHAEL, SWANSEA A Follies organiational meeting will be held tonight after 7 p.m. Mass in the rectory basement. All performers and workers should attend. There is a special need for sewing volunteers. Altar boys will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday. A May procession will be held at 9:30 a.m. Mass Sunday. Teens and adults interested in forming a youth group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the rectory. VINCENTlANS, FALL RIVER Members will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 2 at Our Lady of Grace Church, Westport. Among agenda items are St. Vincent de Paul arrangements and plans for the northeast regional convention, to be held in June at Stonehill College. ST. JULIE, NORTH DARTMOUTH Ladies Guild officers are Bette Quinn, president; Rosemary Raymond, vice-president; Jane Smith and Marrianna DeMatos, secretaries; Linda Bolton, treasurer. At their annual banquet members awarded scholarships to Louise King, Angela Cerruli, Kerry Zeida, Richard Medeiros Jr., Vincent Sylvia Jr. and Jeannine Lamarre. ST. MARY, NEW BEDFORD The School Advisory Committee has presented the school with funds for purchase of a Betamax television taping system. New Eucharistic ministers will be presented to the parish at 10:15 a.m. Mass Sunday, June 7. having participated in a holy hour and Benediction service the preceding day. SS. PETER & PAUL, FALL RIVER CYO members will attend II a.m. Mass Sunday, while first graders will help prepare a "creation liturgy" at I p.m. Tuesday. SchoQl art will be on display in the school following 9:30 and 11 a.m. Masses Sunday. . Parishioners are asked to attend a planning meeting for the parish IOOth anniversary at 7 p.m. Monday in' Father Coady center. ST. JOHN OF GOD, SOMERSET A Mass at 7 tomorrow night will mark the third anniversary of the dedication of the new church. Parishioners are asked to join in an ecumenical prayer service at 7 p.m. Sunday at Somerset Congregational Christian Church. The Holy Ghost observance will take place at 8 tomorrow night at the home of Brian da Silva, 63 Eschol St., Swansea. NOTRE DAME, FALL RIVER A Mass and reception at 1:30 p.m. Sunday for Sister Eugenia Belcourt, RJM, will honor her service to Notre Dame SchooL The reception will continue until 4 p.m. in the parish hall.

OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL, SEEKONK A living rosary and May crowning ceremony will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday on the rectQry lawn or at the same time Monday in case of rain. DAUGHTERS OF ISABELLA, AITLEBORO Alcazaba Circle will meet Thursday, June 4, in K of C Hall on Hodges Street. A 6 p.m. potluck supper will be followed by a business session and elections. ST. STANISLAUS, FALL RIVER Thirteen days of prayer in honor of St. Anthony of Padua will begin Monday. Children not registered in the ceo program may be registered this Sunday at the school. GUILD FOR BLIND, NEW BEDFORD Members will hold their annual banquet and elections at 6 p.m. Tuesday, .June 2, at Stevenson's restaurant. The Versatones will entertain. HOLY NAME, FALL RIVER Parishioners interested in ser· ving on the school board are asked to notify the rectory this week. School graduation exercises will take place at 7 p.m. Monday, June 8, in the church. HEALING SERVICE, PROVIDENCE A healing service will be conducted by Father Edward McDonough, C.SS.R. at Providence Civic Center. Information on transportation is available from Sister Cecelia Ferro, SSD, telephone 993·2877. LA SALEITE SHRINE, AITLEBORO Father Richard Lavoie, MS, will conduct a healing service at 2 p.m. Sunday. In preparation for Pentecost, Father Andre Patenaude, MS, will conduct a communal cere· mony of penance at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 4. Many La Salette priests will be available to hear confessions. The program will replace the usual afternoon schedule for reception of the sacrament. ST. ANNE, FALL RIVER Enrollment is nearly full for the kindergarten and grades three to eight. Interested parents should contact the school immediately. ' Senior cheerleading tryouts for ages from high school freshman to 22 will be held June .3 and 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. and June 5 from 3 to 5 p.m. A retreat returnees Mass will be offered at noon Sunday. Also on Sunday a Marriage Encounter meeting will be held in the cafeteria from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ST. MARY, SEEKONK A teacher training session for CCD volunteers will be held Sunday. An appreciation dinner for workers is set for Friday, June 5. ST. PIUS X, SOUTH YARMOUTH New members and officers will be installed at5 p.m. Mass Wednesday. A banquet will follow.


SPECIAL GIFTS National $400 Our Lady's Chapel.

PARISHES TAUNTON

Holy Rosary $25 M-M John Drewniany, M-M Paul Zaczkiewicz.

Fall River Area $2400 B. M. C. Durfel~ Trust Co.; $1500 Fall River Trust Company, $1200 Eastern Edison Company; $1000 Venus de Milo Restaurant; $700 Fall River Gas Company; $250 St. Anne's Credit Union; $150 Joseph Nadeau's Sons, Louis Hand Inc.; $100 Zayre Dept. Store, Potter Funeral Service Inc., In memory o£ George F. Bolger and in honor of Catherine McCann Bolger; $75 Holy Name Women's Guild. $50 The Coachman Restaurant, Elmer C. Slater; $35 Irish Specialty shoppe; $25 Horvitz, Horvitz &: Kyriakakis, Coronet Print Inc., Atty. James P. Killoran. $50 Atomic Fence Corp.; $25 Bristol County Insurance Agency.

Immaculate Conception $1000 Immaculate Conception Beano; $25 M-M William Chaussee, M-M George DeMoura, M-M Dominic Tigano, Thomas &: Veronica PQwers. '$100 Mary Ellen Courcy.

Sacred Heart $50 The Wade Family, Mrs. Lydia Moore; $30 Robert J. McClellanl M-M Arthur Crosby; $25 M-M Thomas Perkins, M-M Claude Cornaglia, M-M Manuel Gomes, M-M Arthur McDermott, M-M Gerald Doiron, M-M Brian E. Brown. $50 M-M Theodore Belanger.

Taunton Area $2200 Rennie Manufacturing Company; $306 Residents of Marian Manor; $100 Clifford seresky, Dighton Industries, J. Frank Conley Inc., Cornelius J. Murphy Insurance Agency, Armand Yelle, M.D.; Allan M. Walker &: Co., Inc.; $75 11'. B. Rogers Silver Co., Inc.; $50 George F. Glynn Realtor, J. R. Tallman Insurance Co., Coyle &: Cassidy Monogram Club. $50 Davol-Taunton Printing Inc., Mechanics' CooperaUve Bank, Mulhern's Pharmacy, Robertson Factories Inc., Sacred Heart WomEm's Guild, Weir Cooperative Bank; $25 Henry G. Crapo, Farrell's Restaurant, William N. Howard &: Sons Insurance, Edward F. St. Pierre Inc., Stanley R. Parker Jr., M.D.; Taunton Chapter Catholic Nurses, Leahy's Liquor Store. $100 Hodgman Mfg. Co., Immaculate Conception Conference, North Easton; $25 We the Parish Association, Imlllaculate Conception, North Easton; Princess House, Inc.

New Bedford Area $602 Friends of Catholic Charities; $500 Paul G. Cleary &: Co.; $150 Capt. Frank's Seafood Market, Atty. Paul J. McCawley; $100 Stott Funeral Home, Morris Glaser Glass Co., Fairhaven Lumber Co., Cape Cod Sportswear Co., Inc.; $50 Rodney Printing, Jay's Drug Store, Wareham; Plumbers &: Steamfitters, Simon's Supply Co., 1m:.; Coastal Fisheries, Dugan Buick-Pontiac, Inc.; Dr. Manuel F. Sousa. $50 Lou Kalife's Building Products, Inc.; The Daher Family &: Beatrice Howe, M-M Dominick Roda, M-M Joseph Roda, Cyclone Cleaning Co., Thomas &: Thomas, Attorneys; $35 Cornish &: Company, Inc.; $25 Bradley and Halliwell, Duff Plu:nbing &: Heating Co., First Bristol County National Bank, Gateway Arms, Louis G. Sylvia &: Sons Insuram:e, Town &: Country Cleaners, $25 Bellenoit's, Gaudettl!'S Pavilion, Hi-Way Concrete Products, International Ladies Garment Workers Union, New Bedford Fillet, Inc.; Rezendes Furniture Showrooms, Seafood Dealers Assn., State Road Cement Block, Mrs. Anna Magaletta, Prof. &: Mrs. Anthony John, M-M Richard Nader. $50 New Bedford Fish Market; $35 Atty. Raymond McK Mitchell; $30 Thad's Steak House; $25 Colonial Textile Mfg. Corp., Plymouth Savings Bank of Wareham, Cody &: Tobin, Inc.

Attleboro Area $402 Residents of Madonna Manor; $75 Standard Plastics; $50 Mrs. Cora Brogan, Bliss Brothers Dairy, Inc.; M.S. Company, P.edro's Service Station; $40 Atherton Furniture Co.; $30 Siddall's; $"25 Milady's, Inc.; Hazel E. West Insurance. $50 Marathon Company.

Cape Cod and Islands Area $700 Reliable Market, Inc., Oak Bluf£s; $500 Bay Colony Federal Savings & Loan Assoc., So. Yarmouth; $100 Li'ttle Island Store, Inc., Oak Bluffs; Sacred Heart Bingo, Oak Bluffs; Edson's, Dennisport; St. Joseph's Conference, Woods Hole, St. Joseph Parishioners Group, Woods Hole; $75 Automatic Payroll Service, So. Yarmouth; $50 St. Augustine Guild, Oak Bluffs; Cape Carrier Corp., So. Yarmouth; Hallett Funeral Home, Inc., So. Yarmouth; Linhares Precast, Inc., So. Yarmouth. $25 The World of Watson's, Orleans; M-M Carl Hartung, Hurricane Pine, Dennisport; Bass River Auto Sales, So. Yarmouth; Banast Motel, W. Dennis; Bass River Pharmacy, So. Yarmouth; Erwin's Pharmacy, Inc., So. Yarmouth; Rob.erts One Hour Cleaners, W. Yarmouth; So. Yarmouth Package Store, Paul Sullivan, Realtor, So. Yarmouth; The Wayside Studio, So. Yarmoth; Martha's Vineyard National Bank, Vineyard Haven; A-I Instant Printing, West Dennis; Finley's Y-D Liquor Store, West Dennis. $50 Bishop Tyler K of C, Teaticket; $35 Grasmere Pub.

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St. Paul $500 Rev. Cornelius J. O'Neill; $125 St. Paul's Holy Name Society; $75 Salvatore Sinelli; $50 M-M Richard Brennan, Dominic Casella, Frank Casella. M-M Rock DesVergnes, Olivia Giannini, M-M George E. Hickey, M-M Leo Lerous, M-M Charles A. Paul; '$40 Joseph Giannini; $35 M-M Joseph Morey; $30 M-M James H. Fagan, Shirley Dickenson; $25 M-M Francis Almeida, Phylis Benoit, M-M Rudolph Bessette. $25 M-M George F. Bergin, M-M Ernest BotelHo. M-M Franklin Brown, Eleanor A. Dwyer, M-M Alyre J. Cormier, M-M John Fontes, M-M Jerome Gedritis, M-M Peter Higgins Sr., M-M William LaB-rie, M-M George Menard, M-M Gerald Mitton, M-M John C. Nordeste III, M-M Paul O'Boy, Manuel Oliveira, M-M M. Phillippino, St. Paul's Women's Guild, Margaret Tummon, Manuel Souza, Mrs. Albert E. Smith. $100 John Egan; $50 M-M, Paul A. Silva, Deacon &: Mrs. John Schondek; $25 M-M James F. Doherty, M-M Leo Mogan, M-M Richard H. Neville, M-M Walter Sowyrda, M-M George Charette, Vivian Couto, M-M Clement Wade. EAST

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Holy Family $25 M-M Antone Gomes. st. Anthony $50 st Vincent de Paul Society, St. Anthony's Holy Rosary Society, Anthony E. Medeiros, Alice Costa, Joao Fontes; $40 M-M Andrew Marshall Jr.; $30 M-M Charles Ferreira; $25 M-M Francisco Aguiar, Jacquelyn B. Rogers, Emma Andrade, M-M John Silvia, Ms Henrietta Carvalho, M-M Jesse M. Linhares, M-M Silvino S. Sousa. $100 St. Anthony's Prayer Group.

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St. Peter $50 M-M Leo J. Deslauriers; $25 Dr. Rose Borges, M-M Edward Carey, John Furrh, Mrs. Josephine Haggerty, M-M Henry Keenan, M-M Clinton Rose, Michael S. Rose, M-M Norman Rose, M-M Charles Zajac. NORTH DIGHTON

St. Jacques $300 Rev. Andre P. Jusseaume; $50 Maurice Larocque, James Morin, Rita Parent, Paul Racine; $35 James Shea Jr; $25 Frederick Andrade, Dr.-Mrs. Leo Arcand, Roland Auclair, Therese Blain, George Mador, Mrs. Walter Taylor, Agnes Tremblay. $25 St. Jacques WQmen's Guild.

St. Joseph $700 Dr.-Mrs. Thaddeus Figlock; $200 Rev. William E. Farland; $175 Rev. Herbert T. Nichols; $100 M-M William Hurley; $80 Joseph A. Medeirso; $75 Garvin Family; $50 Walter Powers, K. Helen Smith; $50 Maribeth Dahill, Osborne McClellan; $35 M-M Francis Guay, M-M Robert Hill; $30 M-M Melvin Lewis, M-M Charles Benjamin, M-M Robert Silveira, M-M J. Nichols, M-M Roger Kingsley Jr., Anna Champney, Helen Dahill, M-M Frank Sylvia. $25 M-M Raymond Harnois, M-M Robert Thomas, Donald Lewis Family, Grace McManus, M-M David Rose, M-M John Sheehy, M-M Raymond Taylor, Mrs. James McCarthy, Patricia Frazier, Joyce Pinto, M-M Stanley Pawlowski, AI's Painting, M-M Joseph Yorkoski, M-M Edward Aleixo, Mary Ann O'Connell, M-M John Steen, M-M William McGann, M-M Joseph Oliveira, M-M Edward Mocka, M-M James McCaffrey, Mary McNearney, M-M Mark Chase, M-M James Doyle, M-M James Goldrick, M-M Robert Martin, M-M Louis Chaves, M-M Robert Forgue. $100 M-M Edward Kennedy; $35 M-M William Moniz; $25 M-M Lawrence Masterson, George Sackett, P. Frank Leddy, David Leonard, M-M Vincent Laffan.

St. Josell'h $125 Mrs. Richard Martin; $100 Mrs. Margaret Kelley; $60 M-M Paul Achtelik; $50 M-M' Robert Dutra, M-M Henry Conaty, Mrs: Paull Horton, Mrs. James Williams; $35 M-M Richard Donahue, M-M Robert Pursley, M-M Vincent Furtado, M-M Frank Gomes, Doris Booth, M-M Frank Costa, M-M Gerald Cuniff, M-M Robert Hebert, M-M William Johnson Sr. $35 Joseph Mason, Susan McGuirk, M-M William O'Connell, Leo Pivirotto, M-M George Rebello, M-M Antone Rose, Dr.-Mrs. George Schloemer, M-M John Silva, M-M Louis White; $25 M-M Donald Emond. M-M Norman LaFrance, M-M Antone Medeiros, M-M Raymond Menard, M-M Donald Scott, M-M Frank Ulak. $200 M-M Joseph Murray; $25 M-M Clarence Mahoney, M-M Donald J. Rondeau, M-M Donald Cleary, M-M Joseph Coelho, M-M Robert McConville, Beatrice Vargas. NORTH EASTON

Immaculate Conception $60 M-M Patrick E. White, M-M Albert Corte; $50 M-M David Howard, Dr.-Mrs. J. F. McCourt; $35M-M William O'Connell; $26 M-M Alan L. Blac~well; $25 Anthony Alho, M-M F. Cardarella, M-M A. P. Dacey, M-M Ralph Dorgan M-M Francis Freeman Jr., M-M George McGarry' M-M Richa,rd Tino. ' Immaculate Conception $50 M-M Joseph A. Palano, M-M Alvaro Sousa, $30 M-M John Bellino, $25 Mrs. William J: Cotter, M-M Daniel Healey, M-M Frank E. Jardin, M-M Robert J. Kass, Eileen Lordan, Mary Lordan, M-M Sabino C. Minerva. RAYNHAM

St. Mary $1000 In memory of Michael J. Connolly; $500 In memory of Msgr. James Dolan; $400 In memory of Rev. Walter Buckley; $200 Dr -Mrs. John Fenton, M-M Fred George; $100 M-M Robert Murphy, Richard T. Donahue, Esther &: Ethel Buckley, Mary McNamara; $75 T. Russell; $55 Janice Russell. $50 Alice McCusker, F. Mulholland, John Mulholland, Anna O'Keefe, Dr.-Mrs. William J. Casey, Ralph Buckley, M-M Kenneth Baker, J. Bird, Edward Duffy, John B. Grant, John Keating, Mrs. L'aurence Munise, W. W. Smith, Cecelia Sheerin, M-M R. Smerdon, M-M Philip Farrell; $45 John Gonzals, M-M Edward Tokarz; $40 Leonard N. Souza. $35 Carlton Caron, Lelia Duffy, L. Palazesi, $30 W. Clifford, J. Coute, M-M John R. Moore, Joseph O'Boy, Antone Pontes, C. Brady, J. Mulholland; $25 Katherine McKeon, Winifred D. McKeon, Mary Mulholland, C. Murphy, John O'Hearne, M. Turinese, Raymond Boffetti, Catherine Donahue, Miss C. Donahue, Mrs. Thaddeus Figlock, Mrs. Lawrence &: Rita Magee, Mrs. E. O'Gara, J. Padula, M-M Robert F. Thigpen, Gerald Tripp, M-M Richard Menard. $25 M-M George Aguiar, M-M Wm. Alexander, Mary Bird, Helen Chaisty, Margaret Chaisty, John Connors, Ruth Dias, Terrence Dorsey, C. Fitzsimmons, Leo Gilchrist, Thomas Granfield, Mrs. Charles Hoye, Marguerite Hoye, M-M Christos Lazaris, Mrs. Helen Lynds, M-M David H. Martin, J. Murphy, John McAloon, Marguerite McManus, Mrs. James McMorrow, Miss J. McNamara, In memory of Francis J. O'Boy, M-M F. Powers. $25 M-M Albert Fonseca, M-M James Kelliher, M-M Clifford Lentz, M-M George Powers, Andrew ScheI'ben, J. Sheerin, Nora Spillane, D. B. Sullivan, l\;l-M Edward W. Tonry Sr., J. Vacca, Armand Yelle. $40 Irene Rowley; $25 Marion Campbell.

St. Ann $300 Dr. Maurice Lagace; $200 Theodore Kapala; $75 M-M William Ollerhead; $60 M-M Oscar Vitali; $55 M-M David Yelle; $50 M-M Brian Gregg, Mrs. John L. Dooley, Josephine Kapala; $35 Barbara O'Brien; $30 Mrs. Sidney Roberts; $25 M-M Steven Strojny, M-M Richard Bagge, M-M Philip Belanger. M-M Joseph Scanlon, Matthew Grzywacz, Mary McGrath, Alfred Fraga, M-M Marcel Marotte. M-M Edmund Goodhue. $110 Anna Morehouse; $100 M-M George Bumila; $40 M-M Joseph Squizzero; $25 M-M Salvatore Oliveri. Mrs. Assunta Finnigan, M-M Clifford Bettencourt M-M William Peckson, M-M Arthur. A. Court, M-M' Brian Newton, M-M James H. Mulvihill. WAREHAM

St. Patrick $500 St. Patrick Conference, Society C'f St. Vincent de Paul; $400 A Friend; $120 George F. Frazier, M-M Robert Williams; $100 Father Callahan Council Knights of Columbus; M-M Albert Tocci' $75 Marie E. Murphy; $50 M-M Paul Ginnett, M-M Colin Gordon, Robert A. Kiernan, M-M Walter Smith, M-M Charles L. Quarleno Jr., 51. Patrick Circle and Rosary and Altar Society; $35 Dr.-Mrs. Thomas Geagan' $30 M-M Adolph L. Billotte. ' ' $25 Tony Bacchieri, M-M Joseph Cardoza, M-M Arthur Collins Jr., M-M John Grenda, M-M Hulot Haden. M-M Harry Hinckley, M-M Charles Hunter, M-M Frederick Kite, M-M Fred Kuppens, M-M George F. Ladd. M-M Alfred Langdon, M-M William LeFavor, Mrs. Philip Lukey, M-M William P. MacCurtain, M-M John F. McDonough, M-M Thomas Mitchell, M-M Everett L. Morgan, M-M Robert Parece, Mrs. William Rogers Jr.. M-M John Silva, M-M Chester Smith Jr., M-M Joseph stec, Mrs. Gertrude Sullivan, M-M Robert J. Vicino, Mrs. Frances Vitale.

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Holy Cross $125 M-M Robert J. Huddy; $100 St. Vincent de Paul Society, M-M Joseph Kairys, M-M John Richardson, Dr.-Mrs. Edward O'Brien; $85 M-M Joseph M. Cady; $75 M-M James Lyons, Mrs. Jennie Overton; $50 Rev. Robert E. MacDonnell, CSC; Rev. John B. Larrere, CSC; M-M Ignatius McCann & Family, M-M Arthur J. Peterson, Mrs. Bertha Cunningham, Edward Marcheselli. $40 M-M Joseph Walton; $35 Mary E. Nathan; $30 M-M Thomas Hunt, Mrs. Warren Stedman, M-M Daniel O'Reilly; $25 M-M John Brown, M-M Robert Bruce, M-M Kenneth, ~ardone, M-M William Higgins, M-M Joseph Macrin'a, Edward McLeod, M-M Francis O'Toole, M-M William Stares, Vic & Cheryl Tulli, Leon Lombardi; M-M Paul Fitzgerald, Raymond Daly, Lawrence Hurley, Joseph A. Menendez. $25 John & Lorraine Costigan, Dr.-Mrs Francis Drew, Patricia Gentile, M-M Lee L'Archevesque, Dr.-Mrs. Paul Marino, M-M Frederick Meade, Mrs. Douglas Porter, Frank Puopolo, M-M Charles T. Smallwood, Lucy Stoddard, M-M Paul Sullivan, Dr. Thomas Lucy Stoddard, M-M Paul Sullivan, Dr. Thomas Berry, Harold Bergeron, M-M Joseph Carney, Alvan Caswell, M-M John D'Arpino, M-M Robert M. Downey, M-M David Morse.

Sacred Heart $60 Memory Doris B. Goulet; $50 Richard Leydon; $40 Normand Achin, Joseph Achin; $35 Emile Seymour, Leo Piette; $30 Roger Pinsonnault; $25 Normand Jette, Bertrand Prefontaine, James Hannon, Albert Desilets, Robert Sirois, Irene Boulet, Rene Pinsonnault, Claire Desche::tes, Louis Mayer, Roger Bourassa, Albert Lapierre, Adelard Canuel, Normand L'Homme, Leo Lacasse, Edmond Couturier, Albert Davignon. $250 Aonymous; $100 Ann Hill. $40 M-M Joseph Doran Jr.; $25 Dr.-Mrs. Henry Bedard.

St. Patrick $100 Anonymous, M-M Ernest Foley, Mrs. Edmund Sherman; $60 Mrs. Bernard O'Hayre, M-M Robert L. Koob; $50 M-M Leo Griffin Jr., M-M James Lavallee, Anonymous; $25 John C. Fabry, Arthur & Marie Corey, In memory of John Marshall, Sherman C. Baker, M-M Frederick Toran, M-M James Smith, M-M Jeremiah O'Neill, Mrs. Robert Swanson. $30 M-M Joseph Reynolds; $25 M-M James Foley, A. R. Hallahan.

St. Mary $100 Charles P. & Irene M. O'Malley; $50 John Bevilaqua Jr., M-M Joseph Sullivan; $40 Mrs Frank Fisler, M-M Louis Meomartino; $30 M-M Liam Murray; $25 M-M John Collins, M-M William Conroy, M-M John Coyle, M-M John Devlin, M-M James Diamond, M-M Francis M. Gallagher, Joanne Hastings, M-M Donald Levesque, M-M Nando Melchiorri, M-M Richard Nolin, M-M Joseph O'Neill, In memory of Josephine Petrone, M-M Lester Ralph, Catherine Shuman, M-M Herbert R. Snell, M-M W. Szewczykowski, Mrs. Francis Vandel.

ATTLEBORO SEEKONK Holy Ghost $50 M-M Robert Nelson; $25 M-M Edward Furtado, Manuel Almeida, M-M Robert Devental, M-M Francis Hynes, M-M John Spellman. $200 M-M John A. Caponigro; $50 M-M Donald Pelletier; $25 William Beinvienue.

St. John the Evangelist $250 M-M Harry Borden; $125 M-M William Morrissey; $100 Kevin Lawless, M-M Harold Washburn, M-M Thomas Castro; $50 M-M Edward Maher, M-M Victor Gulino, Mrs. Robert Crook; $25 Hugh Corbett, M-M David Murphy, M-M Kenneth Brough, M-M Raymond Pierson, M-M Norman Morin, M-M Manuel Botelho, Mary A. Noble, M-M Alvin 路Cassidy, M-M William Rose, M-M William Bowie, Mrs Arthus Mondor, Ellen Loew, Mrs. John Withrell, M-M James Carney, M-M John Carty.

St. Joseph $50 M-M Gerard Proulx; $35 Mrs. Joseph Bellonzi; $25 Ruth Poirier, M-M Leonard P. Pinault, M-M Robert McAuliffe, M-M John Morin.

$100 Dr.:Mrs. John Killion; $50 M-M James LaFratta, M-M Paul J. Tausek, Mrs. Margaret Troy; $35 Dominic LaFratta; $30 M-M Robert Mangiaratti; $25 M-M Thomas Rush, M-M Leon Campbell, M-M Eugent L. Mages, M-M Kevin Cunningham, Frederick Paine. St. Mark $25 Mrs. Ismay Sharkey, M-M Micha.el Kosinski, M-M Dennis O'Neil, Mrs. Patricia Dunn, M-M Daniel DelVecchio, M-M Anthony Gazzola. SOUTH ATTLEBORO

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st. Theresa $100 M-M Dominick Berardi, M-M Louis Lacivita; $50 M-M Anthony Rezendes; $25 Mrs. Alfred Danho, M-M Wilfred Goulet, M-M Russell Goyette, Mrs. Rose Hagopian, M-M Joseph Ledger, M-M Thomas Leedham Jr., M-M Antonio Pinto, M-M Lucien Viens. $60 M-M Normand Carrier; $50 G. Russell Lebeau Family; $35 M-M Albert Lefebvre; $25 M-M Rene Gingras, M-M Gerald Keane, M-M William LaBree, M-M Joseph Lamoreux, M-M Oscar Paquin, M-M Thomas Piggott, Mrs. Frank Shrewsbury. MANSFIELD St. Mary $200 M-M James Fife, George C. Shields, Council K. of C. #420, Mansfield; $100 M-M Vincent Botti; $72 M-M Kenneth Megan; $60 Babs Douglas; $50 M-M Wm. J Higgins; $40 Mansfield Council on Aging; $35 James Palladino, M-M G. Leonelli, M-M Leo Peloquin, M-M Wm. DeBaggis, M-M Alfred Sarro, M-M Domenic Cerreto, M-M Jos. Phillips, M-M R. Greenwalt, M-M Thomas Levesque, M-M G. Bacchiocchi, M-M Paul O'Neill, M-M A. Daniel Geribo, M-M Raymond F. Carridy, Mary Faria. $30 M-M Bart Jackson, M-M A. Zaffini, M-M John Driscoll, M-M Anthony Sarro; $25 M-M Robert Anton, M-M A. Pellegrini, M-M M. Piccolomini, Sherino Amici, Mrs. Josephine LoDico, M-M Frank Nones, M-M Lee Duclos, M-M Richard Butler, Mrs. Roane, M-M Alphonse Musto, M-M L. Anderson, M-M Albert Jackson. $100 M-M Robert Tetrafetta; $75 Anonymous; $30 M-M James L. Cronin, M-M Arthur R. Kane; $25 James Breen, M-M Rdbert Maloon. $100 In memory of Couley-Clark Families. NORTON St. Mary $250 St. Vincent de Paul Society, St. Mary's Conference; $100 M-M John Flynn, M-M An,thony T. Pires; $40 M-M Thomas Cahill, Felix & Kathryn Yarusites; $30 M-M Thomas Sisto; $25 Mrs. Donald F. Dion & Family, M-M John T. Gill, M-M Robert Janelle, M-M Joseph S. Jolly, M-M Paul L. MacKinnon, M-M Robert Maher, M-M Carl W. Siegel, M-M Robert Wilke, John Wright, M-M Joseph F. Cummings. St. Mary $48 M-M Francis O. Gallagher; $40 M-M Donld Butts; $30 M-M William C Curran; $25 M-M Walter Ambrose, M-M Eugene F. Boyle, M-M Albert E. Brunelle, M-M Thomas Bryant Sr., M-M Thomas Bryant Jr., M-M John J. Camara, M-M William V. Flaherty, M-M John M.. Gomes, Robert A. Houde. $25 M-M Leo S. Jencyowski, M-M Joseph N. Kuzdzol, Louise LaChapelle, Mrs. William J. Lynch, M-M Norman J. Marshall, M-M William Marvel, M-M Antonio Medeiros, Mrs. Mary Nunes.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel $125 D & J KusiakChampagne; $25 Daniel Callahan, M-M Arthur Johnson, M-M Everett L. McPhillip, M-M William O'Neil Jr. Our Lady of Mount Carmel $240 Anonymous; $150 Mt. Carmel Guild; $100 Dr.-Mrs. Raymond George, Gerard & Martha Gorman, M-M L. William Tasca; $30 M-M John Botelho, M-M Richard Capuano, M-M Alfred T. Morris Jr., Mrs. W. Gordon Partington, M-M William F. Sullivan, M-M Robert Tobiasz. $25 M-M Ralph Castino, M-M Manuel DeMattos, Mrs. Martina Fogarty, M-M Anthony Leiter, Joseph Medeiros Jr., M-M Francis Mooney, M-M Antonio Perri, M-M James Risko, M-M John P. Searles, M-M Robert Stellmach. $200 M-M William Cuddigan; $25 M-M Raymond Korkuc. BREWSTER Our Lady of the Cape $100 M-M Raymond A. Roncari; $50 Hugh & Marie Sullivan; $30 Frederick & Viola Welch, M-M Felix Julian; $25 M-M E. F. Hartnett, M-M Paul Cahill, M-M George J. McCusker, M. Virginia Leaver, M-M Robert Cahill, M-M Thomas Murphy, Ethel M. Padden. BUZZARDS BAY St. Margaret $50 M-M Neil McCallion, M-M Edward O'Melia, Mrs. Catherine Kelley, David J. Pickett; $35 M-M George O. Stewart; $30 M-M Manuel Garcia, M-M John J. Bosnengo; $25 M-M Louis F Facchetti, Mrs. Robert B. Kennedy, Agnes T. Rogers, Helen M. Perkins, Margaret M. Walsh, M-M Marson Parisi, Mrs. Catherine C. Connelly, M-M John A. Dellea M-M John R. Diede Sr, Mrs. Wayne F. Dudley, Rory' R. Griffin, Mrs. Henry M. Carey, M-M Marshall Bugg, Mrs. Ida Gibson, M-M Julio Lopes, M-M Manuel Silva. $50 M-M Eugene G. Sweeney, M-M Keith E. Songer; $30 M-M Joseph E. Ehmann, M-M August E. Cristofori. $50 Buzzards Bay Eagles #3741. CENTERVILLE Our Lady of Victory $200 M-M Robert Bancroft; $100 M-M George Sheehan, M-M Donald Colebourn' $60 M-M William Sullivan; $50 M-M Edward Souza: M-M Lawrence Colwell, M-M John Dunton, M-M Eugene Kiernan, Elaine C. Golden; $30 M-M Joseph Reardon; $25 M-M F. Stanley Smith; M-M Thomas Fellows, Dr.-Mrs. Curtis Barry, M-M William Kelly, M-M Louis Galgani, M-M James Monahan, M-M Paul Donovan, M-M Frank Tenaglia, Mrs. Wray Lockwood M-M William Robie. ' . CHATHAM Holy Redeemer $100 M-M Edwin H. Burke, M-M Richard L. Mitchell, M-M Norman Normandeau, M-M Alan F. O'Farrell; $50 William Whiz Carroll, Mrs. Douglas Wells; $40 John Ford, M-M Donald Parent; $25 First National Bank of Cape Cod. EAST FALMOUTH St AnthonY $100 M-M David C. Silva, M-M Charles Mahoney; $50 M-M John A. Reine & Son, Ella May Hayes, Mrs. Adam L. Napier, M-M Donald J. Karl II, Louis A. Marks Sr., M-M Tony Andrews; $40 Clara R. Pacheco, M-M Abel Mello; $25 M-M Arthur Monteiro, M-M Scoba Rhodes, Manuel F. Rapoza, M-M Henry J. Bonneau, M-M Lawrence Silva, Albert Souza, M-M Manuel S. White Jr., M-M Benjamin F. Moreland, Joseph M. Lewis, Francis O'Hara, M-M Joseph Teixeira, M-M Henry C. Willis, M-M James Carreiro, Anna C. Pollard, M-M Richard E. Geggatt, Janina V. Sikora, M-M Charles MacLeod, M-M Frank Simmons. $100 Mrs. Kathleen Heywood; $60 M-M Patrick W. Lewis, M-M Virgil Jansen; $25 M-M Patrick Bishop Sr., M-M William Burke, M-M Robert Teixeira, M-M Henry Borchelt, Sisters of the Holy Ghost Society, Anthony R. Faria, Builder, Inc. EDGAR'rOWN St. Elizabeth $50 Mrs. Corinne Fournier, M-M Roland Authier; $35 M-M George T. Silva, Mrs. Walter .C Smith Jr.; $25 Mrs. Philip J. Norton, M-M Edwin Bettencourt, M-M John Pine, M-M Stephen Rose. $100 In memory of Laura M. Paul; $25 M-M Charles Hayes. .

HYANNIS St. Francis Xavier $125 M-M Edward McCarthy; $100 M-M P. Donahue, M-M Emile Guertin, Margaret Lucht; $50 Marie L. Chamberlain,. M-M John Medeiros, M-M Earl Fratus, Elizabeth Andrioli, Dr.-Mrs. John Miller, G. Roberta Hart, M-M Manuel Conte, M-M Everett Horn Jr., Margaret Fitzpatrick, Ellen Ronan, Margaret Moran, M-M Charles Cogan, Mrs. John Sullivan, M-M Asa Stanley. $45 M-M Edward Kelly Jr.; $40 M-M R. R,ocheteau Jr., M-M Frank Dolan, M-M W. Witzman, Lillian Senteio, M-M William Corey; $35 Robert White, Kathryne Garvey, M-M Cedric Sears; $30 M-M James S. Knudsen, M-M Alfred McKenna, Alan E. Cavanaugh, Virgil Casey; $25 Robert F. O'Rourke, M-M John Lyons, M-M Carl Ferdensi, John F. Dempsey, M-M Leonard Brown, M-M Louis Santos, M-M Thomas Harring. $25 Florence Lysaght, Mary C. Murphy, M-M John Tolchinsky, Eileen Hurley & Thomas Mulvehill, J. F. O'Connor, Loretta Ryan, Dorothy M. Clark, M-M William Johnson, M-M Leo Horgan, M-M Joseph Donahue, M-M ]'f. R. Furlong, Mildred & Joseph McManus, Beatrice Welsh, Florence A. Maher, M-M Gerald Lyons, M-M William Twohig, Paul Slavin, Mary Ryan, M-M Roger Edwards, Anne A. Green, M-M Richard Mitchell, M-M M. Rugg, Mary Marnell, Richard E. Powers, Marguerite Field, M-M T. L. Holmes. st. Francis Xavier $100 Elizabeth Ricker; $60 M-M M-M John J. McConnell; $50 Mrs. John T. Shannahan, M-M Marshall Lovelette, Ruth A. & Alice D. Degnan, M-M Edward J. Kelley; $40 Thomas F. O'Keefe; $30 M-M William. McTague, M-M Walter C. Ahern, Samuel A. Lowry, M-M Austin Bell, Mrs. Vilette Thomas. $25 M-M Joseph Ryan, Virginia M. & Marion E. Long, M-M Wn O'Neil, Mrs. Mary M. McAdoo, John McKenna, M-M James F. McGrath, John Dillon, Rosa Fernandes, M-M David Bisbee, M-M Robert Bastille, M-M William E. Mather, Richard Cressy, M-M Francis J. Maguire, M-M Paul Antul, M-M Frederick Murphy, M-M Alexander Ostrokolowic7;, Agnes Jones. NANTUCKET Our Lady of the Isle $100 Anthony Cahill; $50 St. Mary's Guild, M-M Francis Santos; $25 Capt.-Mrs. W. Folger, Mrs. Joseph Swain, M-M John Santos, M-M Paul Bixby, M-M Harold Boehm, M-M Jar.:les Egan, Josephine Deacon. NORTH FALMOUTH st. Elizabeth Seton $100 M-M Joseph F'. Montle; $50 Ralph DeGregorio; $25 M-M Edward Kempton. $35 M-M George Ferreira. OAK BLUFFS Sacred Heart $50 Mrs. Harold G. Andrews; $30 A Friend; $25 Mrs. John Campos, M-M John Riley. $25 M-M James S. Rego Jr., In memory of Rt. Rev. Patrick H. Hurley, M-M Herbert Combra. ORLEANS St. Joan of Arc $25 David Bessom, M-M Henry D. Chambers, William N. Gaine, M-M Maurice Gauthier Sr., M-M Joseph P Kelley, James P. Moran. OSTERVILLE Our Lady of the Assumption $150 John Shields; $100 Anonymous, Robert Crotty; $75 Donald Roycroft; $50 Frank Teixeira, Anonymous, Benjamin Perry; $30 Mrs. Eugene Mason, John Fay; $25 Lawrence Bjork, Anonymous, Mrs. William Hurley, John Corcoran, Joan Shields, Agostino Leone, Richard Grey, Seth Zarum, Paul Joyce, John Murdock, Katherine Graham. $100 John V. Harvey; $50 Philip McCartin; $25 Thomas LYQns, Anonymous, Richard Cashin. SOUTH YARMOUTH St. Pius X $500 M-M John F. Martin; $路200 Mrs. William C. Salmon; $100 M-M Eugene DuquE!tte; Atty. & Mrs. James H. Quirk Jr., M-M Thomas J. Ryan; $75 Edward & Marguerite Martin; $50 Arthur J. Grimley Jr., E. J. O'Brien, M-M William A. Portley; $35 Ann Conley; $30 Emila & Ruth Camandona, M-M Lawrence Kenney, M-M Bernard Mulcahy. $25 James T. Cassidy Jr., M-M William J. Cunningham, Francis Driscoll, M-M Edward M. Duggan, Mrs. Barbara Fitzpatrick, George Flanagan, M-M Norman Gauthier, Dr.-Mrs. Arthur J. Gorman, A. Byrd Long, M-M Ernest Maillet, M-M John Manwaring, M-M Robert J. McCarthy, Dennis P. Nobrega, M-M Albert Robbins, M-M Neil H. Smith, M-M James N. Stephens, M-M George Talbot, Vincent N. Delaney, Mrs. Raymond Jones, M-M William Lynch, Walter & Mabel Millett, Mary J. Moriarty, Bernice Poutas. $200 M-M Robert A. Lynch; $100 M-M Carmen Porazzo; $50 Mrs. Emily M. Piekos; $25 Mrs. John Annessi, Herbert L. Connors, M-M Stephen Crowley, M-M Marcel Kenney, Mrs. Henry Hanelt, Kenneth & Doris Streight, Albert & Anne Theroux, John P. & Ruth E. Farrell MARION St. Rita $100 Mrs. Edith Leonard; $50 Phoenix Pharmacy; $25 Col.-Mrs. J. Napoli; M-M C. Lamoureaux.

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