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President, pope meet

HUNDREDS attended a recent prayer and healing service at St. Anne's Church, Fall River. (Gaudette photo)

VATICAN CITY (NC) - At a meeting that was more substance than ceremony, Pope John Paul II and President Bush exchanged views on the fighting in Lebanon, political changes in Poland and the outlook for East-West detente. Meanwhile Barbara Bush took time from official meetings and state dinners to serve lunch to 40 homeless women at a Vatican shelter staffed by Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity. After a 55-minute private audience May 27, Bush and the

pope delivered speeches that emphasized the importance 'of new opportunities for peace and human rights in the world. It was Bush's first meeting as president with the pope. Vatican officials, noting that the encounter came early in the Bush term, said it allowed the Holy See to, provide input on several important issues - especially Lebanon and the changing scene in Eastern Europe. Bush said he came away from the meeting committed to "redoubling our effo~ts, in every way pos-

sible, for world peace, for strengthening the family and for freedom of religion." The president said his 55-minute private conversation with the pope "was a talk that I'll long remember. I was again inspired by his moral and spiritual leadership." The pope, speaking to Bush and his 33~member entourage in the papal library, said recent world events had demonstrated that Turn to Page II

U.8. bishops to discuss their teaching role WASHINGTON (NC) - The U.S. bishops are to vote on statements on their own doctrinal responsibilities and on reconciliation between the United States and Vietnam when they hold their spring meeting June 16-19. The meeting, the first to be held at Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J., will also feature extended discussions on evangelization of black Catholics in the United States, integrating Catholic social teaching in'the church and society, and implementing the bishops' 1987 national pastoral plan for Hispanic ministry. A three-year, $360,000 plan to observe the 1992 fifth centenary of Christianity in the Americas is also up for a vote at the meeting, It includes plans for celebrations to culminate in an October 1992 visit by Pope John Paul II to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, to meet with a convocation of bishops from throughout the Americas. Also to be voted on at the meeting are two clergy exchange agreements, one with the bishops of

Korea and one with the bishops of the Philippines. Although the meeting of about 250 bishops will last four days, only the first two are devoted to business sessions open to the press. The third day, Sunday, is a day of prayer and recollection, to be

led by Cardinal Godfried Danneels of Malines-Brussels, Belgium. June 19 will be devoted to an executive session closed to the press, according to an agenda released by the bishops' Office for Media Relations in Washington. -The office said a final press con-

ference would be held Saturday, June 17, after the last public session of the meeting. The document "Doctrinal Responsibilities: Approaches to Promoting Cooperation and Resolving Misunderstandings Between Bishops'and Theologians" has been

St. Mathieu's p,arish to close Bishop Daniel A. Cronin has announced closing ofSt. Mathieu's Parish in Fall River, effective June 25, 1989. Bishop Cronin explained that it was a painful decision to make; however, he stated that both the diocese an~ the parish must face the reality of declining vocations and the dwindling number of parishioners. The late Rev. Adrien E. Bernier, whom Bishop Cronin praised as a noble churchman, had continued to provide priestly ministry to the parishioners until last fall, when his terminal illness prevented him from doing so.

After Father Bernier's death, the diocese assessed the viability of ,the parish, consulting with parishioners and priests alike. "Although we must face the painful reality of closing this parish, its spirit will continue, not only in its rich history, but also in the people who have been affiliated with St. Mathieu's. Their faith was the essence of St. Matheiu's parish and that faith will continue in the many other parish communities that will receive them," said Bishop Cronin. The bishop thanked the parishioners for their gracious coop-

eration and prayerful spmt. He also thanked the priests of St. Anne's parisn, especially the Rev. John R. Foister, pastor, for their generous ministry to St. Mathieu's. , During June, parishioners are invited to register with a new parish community of their choice. St. Mathieu's records will be kept at St. Anne's parish, and the diocese will begin to take the necessary steps regarding disposition of the parish property. The last Mass to be said at the parish, on Sunday, June 25, will be offered for the repose of the soul of Father Bernier.

in various drafting stages since 1980. It was initially presented to the bishops for debate and a vote at the end of their meeting in November 1987. Atthat time, Denver Archbishop J. Francis Stafford wanted to return the document to the bishops' Committee on Doc-' trine for substantial revision, argu-. ing that it treated' the teaching authority and doctrinal responsibility of bishops too lightly. The bishops voted down his motion to return the document to the committee, but there were not enough bishops present to continue the meeting, so business was suspended. • In November 1988 the slightly revised document was again on the agenda but a last-minute letter from the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, expressing concern that portions of the document seemed to put bishops and theologians on the same level, led to its withdrawal. The tardiness of the Vatican interTurn to Page Six

First pope in A rctic Circle VATICAN CITY (NC) - Chalk up another first for the traveling pope: today John Paul II will become the first pontiff to cross the Arctic Circle when he visits the Norwegian town of Tromso. Crossing the Arctic Circle will put him within reach of slightly more than 600 of Norway's 20,000 Catholics, The fact points out the lengths to which the pope will have to go during his trip to five Nordic countries to find the sparse and scattered Catholic population in a region where Lutheranism is the dominant religion. The pope also will visit Iceland, Finland, Denmark and Sweden on his trip, which started yesterday and ends June 10. It will be the first papal visit to each of the five

countries, where the total number of Catholics is less than 200,000. Except for Sweden, which has more than 120,000 Catholics, the pope's followers in the other countries would easily fit into a section of the sports stadiums that often provide the venue for papal events. ,During the 10-day trip, the pope's itinerary calls for visits to 14 cities and towns in locations so far north that in June the sun hardly sets. The papal visit is expected to give a shot in the arm to the region's tiny Catholic minority, many of them either immigrants or refugees from central Europe and South America or descendants of immigrants and refugees. The trip will give the pope an opportunity to cement ecumenical

relations with Lutherans, 'send signals to the Soviet Union; he will be within 60 miles of the Soviet border while visiting Finland, a neutral country in superpower struggles; and strengthen waning religious values in a highly developed, secular and materially well-off society with roots in Christianity. The region's Christian roots go back to the Middle Ages. Catholicism was firmly established in four of the countries by the beginning of the II th century and in Finland during the 12th century. Currently, Lutheranism is either the state religion or the favored one throughout the five Nordic countries. It swept away CatholiTurn to Page Six


Not to SCaUl-

POPE JOHN PAUL II will visit 14 cities and towns in five countries during his trip to Scandinavia which started yesterday. (NC map)

Valdez gets' another first

New head for oldest see

WASHINGTON (NC) - Valdez, Alaska, already famous for the' worst oil spill in history, now has a pleasanter claim to fame: it is the first place in the United States where a Catholic nun performed a marriage. . The nun, Mercy Sister Carol Ann Aldrich, is the leader of the Valdez Catholic communiiy in Valdez, but technically she performed the ceremony in a civil capllcity. A combination of fog, rain, a priest shortage and a provision in church law led to Sister Aldrich presiding at the May wedding of Stacey Smith and Rodney Mitchell at St. Francis Xavier Church in Valdez. The nun has been pastoral coordinator of the 90-family parish since last fall when the previous pastor was reassigned by his order. Archbishop Francis T. Hurley of Anchorage - who was to have assisted at the marriage but could not land his plane in Valdez because of bad weather - explained the details in a telephone interview. He said he invoked a provision in church law for mixed marriages - Mitchell is not Catholic under which a bishop can dispense the Catholic party from being married according to the canonical form ordinarily required by the church. Under the provision, the couple In addition to giving comfort to could choose any civilly licensed . . BEIRUT, Lebanon(NC) -Car- . ing a trip to Lebanon in 1986, official to officiate at their wed- dmal John J. O'Connor of New show support for unity among Maronite Catholics, the American I churchman, in his role as president ding. Sister Aldrich obtained civil York expre~sed chu~ch supp~rt Lebanese. . ' ~or Leb~no~ s M~r?mte Ca~hohcs Moslem political leader Sel~m of the Catholic Near East Welfare certification, and they chose her. Archbishop Hurley said the Val- m a whlrlwmd VISit to their em- Hoss issued a statement May 28 Association, also visited hospitals, dez case followed a similar inci- battle~ countrr May 27-30 that expressing "surprise" that the N~w schools and other social service dent three months earlier in which took him sp~e~mg from on~ end of York churchman had decided facilities damaged by artillery fire. Maronite Catholics make up bad weather nearly prevented a mostly ChnstIan east Beirut to against his planned visit to wJst another. Beirut. Hos~ charge~ that "soi'ethe largest Christian community deacon from getting to a wedding He told the Lebane~e that the one has .an mterest m rreventI g in Lebanon, numbering 900,000 at another priestless parish. Since it is likely that his archdi- pope and the U.S. bishops are thecardmal from heanng us . .. out of more than 1.5 million Lebocese will face more· such situa- ~eeply ~oncerned o~er their situa- on a .fals~ pre.ten~~ regarding the anese Christians, acording to CathI olic Near East Welfare Associations, he plans to ask the U.S. tlOn. Without refernng by name to secunty SituatIOn. Cardinal O'Connor said May ~O tion figures, which show 2.1 million bishops to request Vatican per- Syria, which. keeps more than mission for trained lay persons to 3?,000 t~o~ps m Lebanon, the car- that in a telephone conversatipn Moslems in Lebanon. Power sharing between Moslems preside at marriages when an or- dmal said ~he world must know with the Moslem official the predained minister cannot be present. that no outSIde pow~r can come in vious day, Hoss told him there ~as and Christia~s is ~ centra~ is~ue in no problem putting security forces Lebanon, which smce earher m the The archdiocese -has five par- to govern Lebanon. But his plans to visit Moslem at his disposal, although there ~as . century has apportioned power by ishes coordinated by nuns, with priests flying in one or more week- leaders in west Beirut were can- some concern about "sudden In- religion -:- a system that has given planned attacks" by radicals. I Maronites the majority. ends a month to administer sacra- celed by what the cardinal said ments. turned .out to be "inaccurate" inRoss heads a Moslem Cabinet Maronites 'say reforms can be Archbishop Hurley said that form~tlOn o~ serious threats to his that rivals that of Gen Michel ~orked out t.o make powe~ s~ar­ since Valdez lost its resident pas- .secunty..He mstead s~oke b~ tele- Aoun, the Maronite Catholic arrh y mg more eqUitable, but ChnstIa~s officer appointed in 1988 by Olh- must be guaranteed .that they Will tor, visiting priests have provided phone With Mos~em ft~ures m the Mass and sacraments three weeks wester!! sector, mcludmg the son going President Amin Gemayel!to not ~e forced to hve under an out of every four. He was the visit- o.fShelk Hassan Khaled, the assas- head an interim government until IslamiC government. ing priest the weekend of the Mit- smated leader of Lebanon's Sunni long-delayed presidential electidns chell wedding because confirma- Mosle~s. . . . a~e held. I tions were also scheduled for SaturDunng h~s tnp to .the ~Iddle Cardinal O'Connor met with day evening, he said. Eastern nation, Cardmal 0 Con- ·Aoun May 28 at the genedl's A longtime bush pilot, Archbi- nor .repeated~y offered groups headquarters in the shell-batterbd June 4' shop Hurley said he thought 'he holdmg ~mencan hostages, such presidential palace in the dry Jp1949, Rev. Jose P. D'Amaral, might get through.although regu- as ASSOCiated Press correspondent lands ofeast Beirut near the "Grebn Parochial Vicar, lar flights were grounded. But Terry Anderson, to "go where~~r Line" _ the no man's land betw len Fall R i v e r 'Santo Christo , forced to land in a small village !hey are, wherever they may be· If the Christian and Syrian-controtied 1920, Rev. Louis J. Terrien, OP, about 120 miles from Valdez, he It would help the hostages. Moslem sectors. The buffer zont is Dominican Priory, Fall River called Sister Aldrich and granted While the U.S. government ob- so named because of the scrub 1979, Rev. George Daigle, Pasthe dispensation. He then borrowed je~ted to his journey, ~he cardinal vegetation and grass that has gro{vn a car in the village and got to Val- said he had the blessmg of Pope on it during the l4-year Lebanese tor, Sacred Heart, North Attleboro June 5 dez for the 7 p.m. confirmations. John Paul II, with whom he had conflict. . I 1954, Very Rev. ThomasJ. McThe archbishop said it was "a met. for 90 minutes just before The cardinal, saying that Aoun Lean, Pastor, St. Francis Xavier, value judgment" whether to let the leavmg Rome for Lebanon. had given him a "much better Hyannis wedding go ahead without him or During a May 28 Mass at a understanding" of Lebanon's sit~a1970, Rev. Msgr. Louis Prevost, make the couple wait, ruining their tion, promised to prepare a "vJry Pastor Emeritus, St. Joseph, New reception plans and the schedules Marian shrine in thi: hills above Bedford the port city of Juniyah, he told comprehensive" report on it. I of out-of-town relatives. Cardinal O'Connor was escorted June 8 He said he judged that a delay the more than 2,000 .congregants in his travels around east Beitut 1961, Very Rev. John s. Czerwould cause "g'tave inconvenience," that the pope's "heart is filled with and Juniyah by a special forpes wonka, Assistant, St.Stanislaus, and was sufficient reason under pain and sUf~ering for you." He also said he brought a mes- unit of the Lebanese army whIch Fall River church law for a dispensation. June 9 .---- ---- ~a~e from the U.~. bishops, who Aoun commands. His mo~orc~de , Will n~t turn their backs o?, you. careened through the streets with 1945, Rev. Timothy J. Calnen, They w~ll not ~bandon YO~'. sirens blaring and vans full of ~he Pastor, St. Joseph, Woods Hole GOD'S ANCHOR HOLDS Cardmal 0 Co~nor said pnor soldiers dressed in camoufl~ge 1966, Rev. Joseph S. Larue, to t~~ Lebanon. tnp that he hoped fatigues and black berets ard Pastor, Sacred Heart, North Attle_------- - - - - to VISit west BeIrut, as he had dur- wielding Swiss-made machine guns. boro

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BALTIMORE (NC) - Bells rang out for 30 minutes May 23 as a procession of priests, deacons and ecumenical leaders opened the installation Mass for Archbishop William H. Keeler as head of the archdiocese of Baltimore, the nation's oldest see. Representing the Fall River diocese at the installation were·Bishop Daniel A. Cronin and Msgr. John J. Oliveira, chancellor and episcopal secretary. . Head of the diocese of Harris- . burg, Pa., since 1983, Archbishop Keeler, 58, 'was named in April by Pope John Paul II to succeed retiring Archbishop William D. Borders. He concelebrated his installation Mass with Archbishop Borders; Archbishop Pio Laghi, papal pronunico to the United States; Archbishop John L. May of St. Louis, president of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops; Baltimore's auxiliary bishops; and the suffragan bishops of the Maryland province. Archbishop Laghi welcomed Archbishop Keeler and praised the tenure of Archbishop Borders. "We are all grateful for the work you have done for the church of the United States and here in Baltimore," he said, to thunderous applause and a standing ovation. In his homily, Archbishop Keeler exhorted his new flock to feed the hungry, shelter the homeless and protect human dignity. Baltimore Was established as the first diocese in the United States in November, 1789. In April, 1808, it became the nation's first archdiocese. In addition to Archbishop John Carroll, the country's first bishop, Baltimore has been led by such historic figures as Archbishops Francis P. Kenrick and Martin J. Spalding and Cardin.als James Gibbons and Lawrence Shehan.

Pilot staffer named acting editor BOSTON (NC) - Leila Harrington Little, a staff writer at The Pilot, Boston's archdiocesan newspaper, has been named its acting editor by Cardinal Bernard F. Law. Ms. Little, who has been at The Pilot for two years, will edit the paper until a permanent appointment is made. Philip F. Lawler, executive editor since 1987, announced his resignation in March. Ms. Little has three decades of experience in the fields of publishing, public relations and business management, including eight years. as a researcher and reporter for Time magazine in New York. She also has been an editorial assistant with the· Boston publish~ ing firm Little, Brown and Co., a corporate public affairs director, and manager of an art gallery. A graduate of Katharine Gibbs School in Boston, and of the College of Notre Dame of Maryland in Baltimore, she also studied at Manhattanville College of Sacred Heart in Purchase, N.Y. . 11111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111I11I111111 THE ANCHOR (USPS-545-Q20). Second Class Postage Paid at Fall River, Mass. Published weekly except the week of July 4 and the week after Christmas at 887 Highland Avenue, Fall River, Mass. 02720 by the Catholic Press of the Diocese of Fall River. SUbscription price by mail postpaid $11.00 per year. Postmasters send address changes to The Anchor, P.O. Box '7, Fall River. MA 02722. .

capacity he has directed a boating safety course offered by Mount Hope Bay Flotilla 814 of which he is a staff officer. He has also assisted with training of sea cadets at Fall River's Battleship Cove and during the summer has accompanied Coast Guard personnel on safety patrols. He is also called upon for duties as a chaplain, sometimes offering Mass during lengthy cruises and officiating at Blessing of the Fleet ceremonies. Father Oliveira Father Oliveira will offer a Mass of thanksgiving for his years of priesthood in the course of the Holy Ghost feast to be celebrated FATHER ANDRADE



both of which Father Freitas served. Born in Terceira, Azores, March 5, 1925, the son of the late Jose L. and Maria (Leonardo) Freitas, he attended elementary school at Terra Cha and prepared for the priesthood at the Seminary of Angra, Terceira, and at St. Mary's Seminary, Baltimore. Following ordination, he was parochial vicar at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel parish, New Bedford, and at Santo Christo parish, Fall River, also taking two years for study at Catholic University, Washington, D.C. He was named pastor of St. Elizabeth's in 1972 and of St. John of God in 1974. He has served on the dioc'esan Divine Worship Commission and has been associated with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, first as moderator of the Fall River Particular Council and since 1977 as diocesan director of the organization. An expert seaman, he has for over 30 years been a member of the Coast Guard auxiliary. In that

Lt. Walter H. White "Even a fellow Walter had ar- the funeral home to Sacred Heart rested came up and told me what a Church by policemen on foot. great man he was," said Father Scores of police from surrounding Edward J. Byington, pastor of communities formed an honor Sacred Heart parish, Fall River, in guard at the church and after the his homily at the Tuesday funeral concelebrated funeral liturgy stood of Walter H. White, 66, who died at attention before the Fall River May 26. police station as the cortege passed White, nicknamed Whizzer, a the building en route to St. Patrick's retired Fall River police lieuten- Cemetery. ant, was "able to do what he did At the final commendation folbecause of his union with Christ," lowing the Mass of Christian Bursaid Father Byington, noting that ial, Father Byington personalized the 50-year parishioner was a daily the prayer: "Whizzer," he said tencommunicant at Sacred Heart. derly, "may the angels of the Lord A Fall River native, son of the receive you into paradise." late Thomas F. and Mary (McLelWhite is survived by his wife, lan) White, he played professional Fern (Goodwin) White, a secrebaseball with the Chicago White tary for the diocesan Catholic Sox, Cleveland Indians and Fall Charities Appeal office, two sons, River Indians. David H. White of Somerset and He was a World War II Navy Timothy H. White of Houston, veteran and joined the 'Fall River . Texas; a daughter, Nancy E. White of Fall River; a brother, Thomas police department in 1947. He was named a lieutenant in 1953 and G. White of Ft. Pierce, Fla.; four appointed to the department's in- sisters, Audrey Shott of Swansea, Merna Renaud of Fall River, Carspectors' division in 1966. After three years as a prosecutor in Fall lene Plocica of Tiverton, R.I., and Ardith Petrin of Casablanca, MoRiver district court, he was named director of the Massachusetts rocco; two grandchildren and sevCriminal Justice Regional Train- eral nieces and nephews. ing Academy. He served there from --- - -1973 to 1984, then returned to the Fall River police department as GOD'S ANCHOR HOlDS training officer, remaining in that post until his retirement in 1987. His hearse was escorted from















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June' 10 and II at Out Lady of Lourdes parish. Born Sept. 11,1924, Father Oliveira received his early education in Angra, Terceira, Azores, also beginning preparation for the priesthood at the Angra seminary and continuing at St. Mary's Seminary, Baltimore, and at Catholic University. He was parochial vicar at Santo Christo and St. Michael's parishes, Fall River, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, New Bedford, and St. Anthony's, Taunton. He returned to St. Michael's as pastor in 1969 and became pastor at Our Lady of Lourdes in 1985.


Three mark 40 years Three priests will mark their tor of Our Lady of Health Church, 40th anniversary of ordination on Fall River, in June, 1970. Sunday, June II. All were ordained Father Andrade served in Fall on that date by Bishop James L. River until 1975, when he was Connolly at St. Mary's Cathedral. granted a one-year leave to become They are Rev. Manuel Andrade, spiritual director of the Seminary parochial yicar at St. John the of Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. Baptist parish, New Bedford; Rev. Returning to the diocese in 1976, Daniel L. Freitas, pastor of St. he was parochial vicar of St. John of God parish, Somerset; Michael's parish, Fall River, until and Rev. Joseph Oliveira, pastor 1985, when he assumed his present of Our Lady of Lourdes parish, assignment. Taunton. Father Andrade will celebrate Father Andrade ' his jubilee June 25, when noon Father An(lrade was born in Mass at St. John the Baptist will Taunton March 30, 1926, the son be followed by a parish reception of the late Manuel and Maria to which members of other churches (Medeiros) Andrade. He attended where he has served will also be elementary school in the village of invited. Rabo de Peixe, St. Michael, Father Freitas Azores, and prepared for the priestFather Freitas will celebrate his hood at the Seminary of Angra, jubilee June II with a conceleTerceira, Azores, and at St. Mary's , brated Mass at 4:30 p.m" followed Seminary, Baltimore. by a banquet at Venus de Milo . He served as parochial vicar at restaurant at 6 p.m., for which St. Anthony of Padua, Our Lady Father Joseph M. Costa is chairof Angels, and Espirito Santo par- man and Gloria Costa is cochairishes in Fall River and at Our man and treasurer. Also involved Lady of Mt. Carmel and Immacu- in arrangements are representatives late Conception parishes in New from St. Elizabeth and Santo Bedford before being named pas- Christo parishes in Fall River, at

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themoorin~ A Losers' Conflict Secretary of State James Baker's recent scolding of Israel at least caused the raising of an eyebrow in most diplomatic circles. It has been some time since a ranking AmericanWhite House official has dared to question the state of Israel on almost any subject. Of course, the Baker chiding will not send even minor shock waves across the killing fields of Paltestine. The world knows well that the United States cannot nor willabandon its de facto military and economic support of Israel, which receives a '$3 billion aid package from this country. About $1.8 billion goes to bolster military development and $1.2 to so-called economic assistance. Despite all the talk, no one in Washington or in Congress is about to change the way America does business with Israel because the political consequences would be disastrous. What is unique about the Baker statement is that a presidential cabinet member dared even to hint that Israel should change the way she treats her captive people. Even the media pundits were caught unaware by this chiding. Nevertheless, it happened and there must have been a reason. Be that as it may, Baker surfaced the feelings of many Americans in regard to the . . Palestinian question. In times when Russia is daring to show a new path to its own people and when China is tqying with new ideas, it's rather sad to see Israel stubbornly determined to enforce the status quo with the Palestinians and -refusing even the merest notion of compromise. Each day more and more Palestinians are aligning themselves with Islamic fanatics with all that implies, especially in the area of Pan-Arabian support. The Israeli response has been and continues to be an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. However, David's slingshot has been replaced by today's sophisticated implements of war and the combatants are too consumed by hate to even think of peace. Unfortunately, the United States is once again caught in the middle and will continue to pay aheavy price for its position as evidence~ by the bombing of Pan American Flight #103. Although the governments of the world will brush aside Baker's reflection on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, we should not. Realistic appraisals of the situation should be heard. It should be a source of hope that others might dare, even agains~ great odds, to offer solutions that might extricate the United . States from a hopeless entanglement. There is no doubt that the' Mideast situation will worsen. The fanatics are beginning to rule the day. For proof, one has only to look at suffering Lebanon. What is happening there can surface with explosive force anywhere else throughout the area. History teaches that it is nearly impossible to control religious fanaticism in any denomination; but it 'can be contained and moderated by purposeful and merciful actions . which heal and unite. However, such processes must come from within. They cannot be enforced or demanded. In the case of the Israelis and Palestinians, it would be well for the United States to heed this lesson. It is' obvious we cannot contain the conflict, nor should we inflame it. We should not continue to give to one side what we deny to the other. If we continue to follow this policy, in the long run the American people will be the real losers. Baker's words ~ight have been minimal; the danger is real and maximum.




"Rejoice and ~e joyful in the Lord your God." Joel 2:23 .


Making life By Father Kevin J. Harrington I

During this commencement se~­ son, graduates are exhorted by a variety of speakers to live by thb highest of ethical principles. O~­ timistic and encouraging word,S are usually the order of the d.a~. Woody Allen was an exception when he gave a two-sentence ad'dress, telling graduates there wer~ two roads ahead of them: one lead~ ing to death and destruction; the other to.despair. I At worst, commencement orar tors exploit the naivete of youth;. At best they reinforce their sel~­ confidence as they face the uncerL tainty of the real werld. ! An old rabbi once said: "As young man, I tried to save th~ world. In middle life, I tried to save the community. Then I trie~ to save my family. Now that I am old, I ask for the strength to save myself." . I The worst part of trying to sav y " The Editor ourselves is facing up to what wr truly are. Realizing our inner dis r hevelment, seeing how lacking i~ good design our lives are, can be more disconcerting than facing a world full of real or imaginary I enemies. . We often think of design in ar~ 'OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF THE·DIOCESE OF FALL RIVER and architecture but frequently Published weekly by The Catholic Press of the Diocese of Fall River. fail to consider its importance in our own lives. When visiting Ii. P.O. BOX 7 . . . . 887 Highland Avenue museum I often initially wonde~ Fall River Mass. 02722 508...£>75-7151 why a particular painting or sculp~ .. PUBLISHER .. ture was considered worthy of Most Rev. Daniel A. Cronin, 0.0., STD. preservation and prominent disr FINANCIAL ADMINI$TRATOR play. I hl,lve to learn why a particuRev. lar artist is admired by his or he~ I colleagues; but eventually I can usually understand the unity, vart




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iety, harmony and balance der-icted in his or her work. Similarly, a well-designed life has the quality .of unity found in good art. Such personality evolution takes time and is usually assisted by caring friends. Balance is another quality of the well-designed life. A variety of interests inoculates us against boredom, which can be a deadly enemy. Many people who have suffered through the agony of addiction testify that boredom was one of the factors wreaking havoc in their lives. Young people, especially, need a dramatic challenge to help them prove themselves and feel that their lives have meaning. . Without the right blend of unity and variety, one can become an out-of-balance person, even a fanatic. Such people may help to raise consciousness but they rarely succeed in making needed changes.

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Balance is especially valuable in the political arena. When out-of-balance people ·hold important positions, we may' all suffer. Last March 24, when Captain Joseph Hazelwood allegedly had too much to drink and overestimated the abilities of his. third mate, the Exxon Valdez went aground, spilling millions of gallons of oil and contaminating some 700 miles of Alaskan shoreline. We may never make so dramatic a mistake but all of us have been guilty of negligence at one time or another. Too often we travel on automatic pilot until we are forced to face a crisis and may need to turn to others to heJp clean up the mess or disharmony we have brought into our lives or into those of others. Perhaps if we regarded our lives as serious works of art in the making and cherished them as we do the work ofa Da Vinci or a Michelangelo, it would make a difference. At the sign of peace at Mass we implicitly recognize the beauty of our·fellow worshipers. The root of "shalom," the Hebrew word for J1ea~e, means to be intact, com'plete, put together inside. . To greet someone with "Shalom" means to wish him wholeness, to hope that he is filled with the happiness that comes from being in harmony with self, others, nature and God. Ii is' asking that' his life be·a work of art.

.. Easier "It is often easier to fight for

one's principles than to live up to them." - Adler

Wedding woes Several years ago we visited friends at their simple lake cabin and had a wonderful day with them. They live in a part of the country where the weather is pleasant only three months or so a year and it was obvious they loved escaping to their lake life for the weekend. "Do you come out here a lot in the summer?" I asked innocently and knew right away it was the . wrong questIOn. They stared at each other f Oli a full minute and then he said, "This . the f'Irst time .. IS thiS summer. Too damn many weddings." ' d' d She became d efenSlve an tne ' d I to so ften hiS wor s." t seems l'k I e · d' ' , k'd a II our fnen s an d re Iatlves I s are getting married and that's taken all our Saturdays. John doesn't think we have to go to all of them but I know they'd be hurt if we didn't." We were close enough friends to be able to talk about it freely. Obviously, it was a source of contention between them. He worked in a hot and dirty job all week and longed to get away to the lake on Saturday but they both came from large families and were of an age where the nieces and nephews had reached the marrying age. I understood both sides and was sorry for them. They had saved and worked hard for their lake getaway but they couldn't get away.

We got into a discussion on how command a performance is a wedding. We agreed that family wedding attendance is important but disagreed on weddings of friends' children. I even remarked that in this age of expense some friends may feel called upon to invite us but might be happy if we send . regrets. The other half of our friends' problem was that she enjoyed weddl'ngs but he dl'dn't _ a fal'rly common couple problem, I've noted. • If there aren't many close friends there or if the ones who are there . are fellow workers, it can be just another day for a lot of men. And we all deserve a day off at the end of the week. Living farfrom our relatives, we have the opposite problem. We miss the wedding fun, the reunions )Vith relatives, and the joy that family weddings bring. We get to a few, but not many. I don't believe that weddings are command performances, though, and that if they steal our summer relaxation from us, we need to send regrets now and then. Invitations shouldn't imply mandatory attendance. A Simple note to the effect that we have other plans should take care of hurting others' feelings, especially if they are real friends. Sometimes we're invited to wed-

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dings offriends' children where we don't even know the bride and groom. Attendance at these isn't mandatory. M e Issue ore 'Important t' of wedding etiquette, however, is the issue of leisure time. Whenever a social event prevents us from enjoying needed and longed-for . relaxation, we need to give ourselves permission to say no. . Stress I'S rampant I'n our culture and leisure time is our best antidote. When our priorities are right, we will take opportunities to play even if there's a workshop or wedding we could attend. Others might and will often try to make us feel guilty but, as Eleanor Roosevelt once said, "You can't be made to feel guilty without your permission." When we hand our schedules over to others because of the guilt they instill in us, we are handing our lives over to them. I don't know how our friends resolved their problem but they still have their getaway. Ijust hope they are able to use it now and then.

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Q. My question concerns celebrating a Sunday liturgy without a priest. A friend of mine in Maine says it happens in their area, but I am confused. How are such services performed without a priest? Is a lay person allowed to read the Gospel, give a homily and follow the exact format as an ordained priest, excluding only the consecration? I am confused. (British Columbia)

A. Sunday liturgies without a priest are occurring in ,increasing numbers in many countries. This must baffle Catholics who quite rightly have always considered celebration of the Eucharist an integral part of the Sunday worhsip. As you know, the eucharistic liturgy has been essentialfor Christians from the beginning, We cannot even imagine the development of a custom which would contra.dict that tradition. Apparently, until the church discovers some way of dealing with


Using symbols Lately I have been hearing parochial school system symbolministers of mainline denom- ized the strength of Catholicism in America. inations express great concern Today the use of many such about their congregations. The symbols has diminished or disapnumber of churchgoers is decreas- peared altogether, while we have ing; they feel they are not reaching people who relate to a symbolic youth; and there is confusion over world much different from that of how to bring renewal to congrega- their grandparents. tions. For example, there has been a Many Catholic pastors can echo dramatic increase in working wothese sentiments, leading me to men familiar with the images and wonder how to foster renewal in symbolic language of the business Catholic parishes. world. If I turn my attention at this Youths wearing headsets listen point to symbolism, it might seem to music filled with symbolism a curious turn of direction. But that would have mystified youths anthropologists, sociologists and 50 years ago. theologians alike stress a link beI also think in this context of the tween the understanding of sym- new wave of immigrants in the bols and the renewal of com- United States. Often the symbolism munities. to which they relate is foreign to Wolfhart Pannenberg, a German those they sit next to in church on and a Protestant professor of the weekend, yet all are part of the theology, writes that only through U.S. church. Their worlds of symsymbols and symbolic language bolism must be understood and can the larger community to which addressed. we belong be made present in our If tipping one's hat and meatless experiences and activities. Fridays are gone, what syr.nbois If symbols are not understood are replacing them? If parishes or if people cannot relate to each have Hispanic, black, Asian and other through a common symbolic Middle Eastern members, what language, the life of a community efforts are they making to underwill suffer. stand the symbolism that is theirs? An action can be symbolic, as And how much effort is made to can a picture or image. Remember explain the rich symbolism of the old adages, "Actions speak louder than words" and "One picture is worth a thousand words." OUR LADY'S When we examine symbols that ' Catholics used to use, we realize RELIGIOUS STORE how much they taught about faith. Mon. - Sat. 10:00 - 5:30 P.M. For example, men used to tip their hat as they passed a church, GIFTS as a sign of respect for the Blessed CARDS Sacrament. Meatless Fridays symbolized observance of the day BOOKS Christ died. Nuns wore habits to show their dedication to a world 673-4262 beyond this one. Catholic churches were distinguished by the crosses 936 So. Main St.. Fall River on their steeples. In a sense, the




liturgy and liturgical music to our young people? Usually when a parish thinks of renewal it thinks in terms of new programs. Perhaps, then, parishes might consider a program on "Revisiting Symbolism in Our Lives." If some symbols have been lost, surely others are taking their place. What are they? To explore Christian symbolism is to explore ties that bind. A living community is one with a shared language of symbols.

ordained to preside at the Eucharist, the phenomenon you ask about will continue to grow. The bishops of your' country (Canada) established a ceremony and policy for Sunday liturgies conducted by lay people or others who are not priests as long ago as 1981. The Vatican Congregation for Divine Worship issued a "Directory for Sunday Celebrations in the Absence of a Priest" in June 1988. The U.S. bishops' Committee on the Liturgy now is preparing such a ritual for our countr'y, based on that Vatican Directory. Generally these rituals call for a Liturgy of the Word similar to the one at Sunday Mass, with some form ofthanksgiving prayer (which, as you indicate, is not to be in the form of the eucharistic prayers of our present missal), a communion rite and concluding prayers. According to a survey sponsored


by our bishops last year, 70 dioceses in the United States have parishes or missions under the administration of a deacon, lay person or a religious sister or brother. Thirty-one ofthese dioceses had Sunday worship without a priest during 1987, Leaders of Sunday prayer in. almost all of these dioceses have been authorized to preach as well as read the Gospel and other Scriptures. Statistics are yet higher in a number of other countries in Europe and Africa. More detailed information for Canada, including instructions and complete rituals, is available from the Canadian Catholic Conference (90 Parent Avenue, Ontario KIN7NBl). As I indicated, similar documents for the United States are not yet available.

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In March Archbishop Oscar H. Lipscomb of Mobile, Ala., doctrinal committee chairman, and his staff met for four days -in Rome with staff members of the doctrinal congregation and agreed on 38 amendments to the 57-page text. Afterwards Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, head of the doctrinal congregation, wrote a letter saying the consultation was "deeply appreciated" and his congregation "can only express its satisfaction with the way in which the bishops' conference has chosen to deal with this matter." OF the St. de Paul Heart parish, New Bedford, The statement on U.S.-Vietnam bag mImatur~ loaves of bread ~lessed and dIstnbute~ to pa~IshlOners on Ozanam Sunday in reconciliation calls for the United' commemoratIon of the-work wIth the poor of Fredenc Ozanam, founder of the Vincentians. States to restore formal diplomatic Loaves also went to ~arket Ministries soup kitchen in! New Bedford. From left, Joe relations with Vietnam. That statement also was on the preliminary Bettencourt, Roger Vaneur, Paul Soucy, Ted Masse, George Smith, Joe Sylvia, Ed Andrews. l agenda of the November 1988 meeting, but it was withdrawn for the sake of further consultations, . including a fact-finding visit by three U.S. bishops to Vietnam. Sunday church attendance is 90 percent ofthe population oft~e Continued from Page One The clergy exchange agreements low, but church life is also expressed five countries professes Luthe;cism in the aftermath of the 16thwith the bishops of the Philippines during weekday activities in prayer century Protestant Reformation, anism, although only 5 to 10 percer1t and Korea, where dioceses of the houses and by participation in attend Sunday worship services·l when it was accepted by the region's North and South are in a single Remnants of anti-Catholic atti- Lutheran organizations and activ- bishops' conference, are two more rulers, who imposed it on their ities, he said. . tudes surfaced during the pre-trip subjects. The Nordic countries - espe- in a series of such agreements that For centuries natives in much of planning. The Danish Lutheran cially Sweden, Finland and Nor- the U.S. bishops have engaged in the area were forbidden to be bishops decided that the popb way - are among world leaders in to assure orderly processes for the Catholic. Catholic priests were pro- would not speak at the June (; the percentage oftheir gross nation- movement of priests from one hibited from entering the countries, prayer service in the Lutheran cathd- al product devoted to foreign aid. country to another. ALWAYS MONEY A\i\IlABLE except to tend to the spiritual dral at Roskilde because the poptiThe proposed fifth centenary' . Sweden has taken in a large FOR HOME PURCHASE OR needs of the handful of necessary lation was not ready for it. Instead, . numl?er of political refugees from observances of evangelization in IMPRo\'EMENf Catholic foreigners such as diplo- the pope will attend the service, the Americas involve a wide range then speak to Danish Lutherans ~t Eastern Europe and Chile, who of projects over the next three mats and migrant workers. form the bulk of the nation's CathProtection of religious freedom . the nearby residence of the lodl years, designed to draw attention I olics. began evofving in the 19th century; Lutheran bishop. Catholic and Lutheran church to the religious significance of in Sweden there were religious But ecumenical relations are gen- leaders als'o note that while inter- Columbus' discovery. of America. . restrictions as late'as 1952. erally good, and Vatican and Luth- est in formal religion is low, there In addition to the meeting of Today in several ofthe countries eran officials are optimistic thdt is an ethical revival in the region as bishops and the pope in Santo children are automatical!y regis- the pope will further encouragb people look beyond material well- Domingo, plans include productered as Lutherans at birth, unless Catholic-Lutheran dialogue. The being to seek a deeper. meaning for tion of history books and articles, "lTIl CO:\YE.\IE.\T OFFICf$ their parents formally request other- pope has to ecumenical events oh existence. catechetical and homiletic matellIROl'GHOlT SOI11lEA."TJ::R~ ~IASS, wise. The result is that more than his schedule, an average of one ~ The five· countries have among rials, media progtams, a U.S. pasd~~, more than the norm for pap~1's highest a~nual per cap-- toral letter and a joint statement VISitS. . I Ita Incomes, each topping $10,000: by all bishops of the Americas. Catholic and Lutheran officials Norway leads with $13,790. Annual Also to be discussed are prelimpredict that the pope's approach U.S. per capita income is $11,670. ·inary drafts of a National Black will be pastoral. They do not expedt "There is an openingfor values, Catholic Pastoral Plan and a dochim to break new theologidl discussions of ethics, but not too ument fitled "Here I Am, Send ~round. I much interest in the state church," Me" - a proposed bishops' stateThe visit should produce ~ said Swedish Jesuit Father Lars ment on evangelization of black "strong papal affirmation of Cat~­ Rooth, director of the Scandina- Catholics in response to a 1987 ACCREDITED olic-Lutheran dialogue," said Gun!- vian department of Vatican Radio national congress of black Catho.._C.!!!..._ nar Staalsett, general secretary df and an organizer of the papal trip. lics. the Geneva-based Lutheran World Although the drafts will not be The pope's trip is expected to voted on this June, their discusFederation, the Vatican's partnet buttress this. His travel bags are A Well Qualified Staff Will in international dialogue. i always filled with speeches on the sion will aid in development of Supervise The Following Activities: Staalsett, a Norwegian, said the need to bring technological advan- final documents to be voted on at a visit would "bring a greater award- . ce~ under ethical guidelines and on later meeting. • American Red Cross • Archery A discussion on "integrating our ness at the level of ordinary ped- the overriding importance of reSwimming & Boating Program • Track & Field Events social teaching into the life of the spect for human life. , pIe" that Catholics and Lutherans • Water Skiing • Putting & Driving Range While the pope might have pro- church and the broader society" should relate to each other as fel• Sunfish Sailing ,• Riflery blems convincing people of his will consist of two presentations low Christians. • Basketball • Arts & Crafts anti-abortion stand and sexual followed by six workshops on social code, he should find a ready au- justice and social ministry issues. • Softball • Dramatics dience for his moral overview of '1I1111111111111111illlllllllllllllllllllllillUlIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII • Baseball • Campcraft & Indian Lore world issues, said Father Rooth. • Tennis • Optional Overnight ..At many international meet- States, West European countries, HEATING, INC. I • Soccer & Field Hockey Camping Experience ings, Swedes found that their views Soviet-bloc nations and the VatiSales and Service . . " . . . " coincided with the Vatican," he can. for Domestic . = The accords have since become Four Camping Sessions: added. and Industrial . ' ::.:: The June 4-6 trip to Finland common ground for a variety of July 3 - July 14 995-1631 also provides the pope with a nat- East-West negotiations and fit in July 17 - July 28 2283 ACUSHNET AVENUE ural platform to reiterate his desire well with the pope's often-expressed July 31 - August 11 aim offosteringa reunited Europe. NEW BEDFORD to visit the Soviet Union. August 14 - August 25 But the pope will be "careful Finland historically has been a' I Reasonable rates include 'I meeting place for East and West. about not meddling in domestic Before declaring independence in Soviet issues," said Father Rooth. insurance and supervised bus Any statement he makes will be 1917, it was ruled by Sweden and transporation within the framework of the Helthen by Russia. For Information and Application: Since independence, it has be- sinki accords on respect for human SHEET METAL come a bridge in East-West rela- rights and religious freedom, he J. TESER, Prop. CATHEDRAL CAMPS tions as witnessed by the 1975 said. RESIDENTIAL Write or Call P.O. 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ANCONA, Italy (N C) - Citing good conduct, Italian authorities have granted a two-year reduction in the life sentence being served by Mehmet Ali Agca, the Turk who shot Pope John Paul II in 1981. Authorities in Ancona cited "irreproachable conduct" by the 3 F year-old papal assailant, who is in a maximum security prison in nearby Ascoli Piceno. Based on previous Italian cases, legal observers estimated that Agca would be released after serving 24 years, or in 2005. He could qualify for four additional years by meeting good conduct requirements. Agca was arrested immediately after the shooting in St. Peter's Square May 13, 1981. He confessed to the attack, which seriously wounded the pope and two women. Years later, Agca claimed he was part of a plot involving other Turks and Bulgarian agents. At a trial based on those accusations, however, Agca was uncooperative and eventually refused to testify. The defendants were acquitted and released.




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Laicized p'riest returns to active ministry Letters are welcomed but should be no more than 200 words. The editor resenes the right to condense or edit. if deemed necessary. All leiters must be signed and include a home or business address. They do not neces~ sarily express the editorial "iews of The Anchor.

Facejacts Dear Editor: After watching Tom Brokaw's follow-up discussion of Roe vs. Wade on NBC, I realized something about pro-choice. Advocates of abortion as a solution to unwanted pregnancy have rationalized and intellectualized the reality of abortion. To them, abortion is a sort of eraser that wipes out a mistake, and then the woman can go on as if nothing really happened. . Too bad we can't say the same for the aborted baby. He or she . cannot just pick up his or her life and go on. The unborn baby's reality ends in the death-dealing procedures of abortion.·1t is final. An "I'm sorry" won't change it. But then, the intellectuals counter with semantics - "a fetus is not a baby." They also say,how cruel we advise a woman that she would do better, to have the baby and give it up for adoption to someone who really does want it. Yet they are not cruel for advocating death to the unborn. Will ,things change when abortion' is routinely done for, gender selection? Will we have gone too far then? Or will there be another rationalization to oil our consciences? Let us face facts. There is no such thing as being "only a little bit pregnant," and human beings conceive human beings. Abortion ends the fetal life of a human being. Janice Vinci New Bedford

Thank you Dear Editor: I was well pleased with the writeup in The Anchor about my poem and the picture was very good. (~nchor, ~ay 12). I've had many nice compliments on it. I would just like to thank you all. It was great. Please also thank Dolores the girl who took the picture. ' My daughters:in Arizona are very pleased with their mother and her poems and writings. My neighbor across the street from me got me 10 "opies to send away to my people. It is so nice to have good neighbors along the way. I do try to be happy. Margaret P. Mello Fall River

The Anchor Dear Editor: Waiting eagerly for my weekly copy of The Anchor, I get more and more fascinated with the title because of its thought-inspiring direction to the daily changes in this storm-swept world floundering in every form of life attempting to tear down God's kingdom. Weekly we meet The Anchor and for us, the faithful, another version of an anchor, the seaman's key, comes to mind. The anchor keeps his ship from drifting or being swept away. Alone, the anchor needs to be held by something stronger than itself. Here is where we take our stand. Let not the changes, as we see them in the life of all of us, get us lost in the turmoil. For us, we look to the only safe anchorage as we profess our Faith, the supernatural gift of God, and witli this st~onghold we cannot be deceived by what the world offers. See, Father Moore, what The Anchor is doing for me as well as the mariy way's being offered,'on page after page, in our diocesan weekly for 'its readers to ponder. Di'd' not Jesus telt us in' John ),6:33 ."Have, confidence, I have overco'me the world"? What further proqf do we need as we follow "the Way, the Truth and the'Life"? .God bless you, Father, for your extensive' programs. Sister Theodosi~ Giide~, age 92 Motherhouse, Sisters of Char\ty of Nazareth Nazareth, Ky. 40048 I

The Unspoken Word I never got to call you "Ma." At the beginning of time, when we were all waiting to be, I waited my turn. Grandma had her turn. You had your turn. But when it came to me, you decided I would be too much trouble. I shouldn't be born. Your feminist rights were at stake. I waited for you to make the decision that you thought was yours alone to make. You didn't care about God, who planned the universe and each one of us. You didn't care about Daddy. As you and I walked to that abortion clinic, I knew what it meant. And where there had been light and warmth before, darkness began to descend and as I left you, perhaps you could feel my pain for the word that would never be spoken, "Ma." Jeanne M. Gagne Fall River

Booklet invites Hispanics LOS ANGELES (NC) ~ A booklet inviting both new and fallen-away Hispanic Catholics to participate in the Catholic Church has been published by the Franciscan Communications and the Catholic Church Extension Society. Titled "La Iglesia Catolica: Quienes Somos?," "The Catholic Church: Who Are We?," the 16page booklet is published in Span-' ish. It was published to help remedy "the lack of catechet.ical resources which fully address and integrate

the Hispanic community into our Catholic family." The booklet, which quotes the U.S. bishops' 1983 pastoral letter on Hispanic ministry, includes information about Catholic values activities and beliefs, describing the Mass and sacraments, emphasizing the importance of daily prayer and quoting Hispanic and nonHispanic Catholics on what their religion means to them. Further information on the booklet is available by calling (800) 421-8510.

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MATTHEW E. Schiller, 38, has been named associate publisher of The Tablet Publishing Co., which publishes the Brooklyn diocesan newspaper, The Tablet, and other publications of the Brooklyn diocese. Schiller supervises a computer service The Tablet offers other nonprofit publishers, including The Anchor. He joined. The Tablet in 1973 as an advertising salesman arid has been the paper's business, manager since' 1984. In hisne~ po~sthe,'will co'ordinate other,-undertakings of the company, which include publication- ofa Spanish'langu'age rilont~ly and di'rectories 'for' the Brooklyn and Rockville Cenfre dioceses. '

MONDOVI, Wis. (NC) - BeBefore seeking readmission to fore all Masses during his first the priesthood, Father Blazewicz weekend at Sacred Heart Parish in earned a doctorate in education, Mondovi, Father William Blaze- taught college English and was a wicz, 55, shared from the pulpit science specialist for the Philadelthe unusual circumstances of his phia public school system. priesthood. In 1976 he inquired about reThe parishioners responded with admission but at that time the Vata standing ovation. ican was not accepting priests who Father Blazewicz was ordained had been laicized. . for the Diocese of La Crosse, Wis., Now, however, a Vatican offiin 1959, but left the active ministry ciaI told National Catholic News eight years later and was laicized Service in Rome, readmission is in 1971. not considered unusual. As the In mid-December the Vatican number of laicization requests has Congregation for the Doctrine of gone down, the number of readthe Faith notified him that his mission cases has increased, the application for readmission to the • official said. The source declined priesthood had been approved. He to give figures on how many priests was then assigned to Sacred Heart. have been readmitted. His hope as a priest, he said, is After the Vatican began proto make the celebration of the cessing applications in the early Mass the focal point of his parish 1980s, Father Blazewicz went to and to kindle a deep devotion to St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Christ in the Eucharist among his Philadelphia to prepare for return parishioners. to active ministry. In retrospect, he said, ne left the He said his friendships with Proacti,ve priesthood after being caught' testant ministers have shown him up in what he called the "silliness" the positive aspects of celibacy. , "Many Protestant clergymen exthat marked the years following perience much tension in ,their the ~econd,Yatican Council. Father Blazewicz told the Times- marriages," he said. "It's especially Review, 9ioc~,sa'n newsplJ.per, that hard on their wives and children. .a~, the time he ~as "feeling frus-. Also,~~sa-marriep person there are trated an}:! nOl really effective as a r,' a lot of everyday"distractions that priest. ... I was yo'urig ;lnd made a stand 'in the way of deepening your. fO' ~istake.;' .' , '; spiritual life.':' j Forabo,ut,f~u,ryears;heseldom;: "Here in Mondovi I've expe;:; ~entto Mass. He c~edit.!! the rosary" rienced how often people call upon with. reactiva,ting his prayer life their priest, and the importance of .and aiding his, ~eturn to th,e church. beingconstantlya~ailable,"hesaid.

Vatican applauds Chinese students VATICAN CITY (NC) - Chi- in Tiananmen Square" is whether nese young people demonstrating "one welcomes, despite everything, for democracy in Peking's Tianan- the direction of renewal implicit in men Square are challenging their the path of the new generation," country to renew itself, the Vati- the Vatican paper said. can newspaper L'Osservatore This generation is asking "above Romano said in a front-page editor- all, not to be used," the paper said. ial. The editorial said the first steps The editorial said China's young of the mass youth movement have have "written a ~age of history" "ended an era of comfortable with "their courage, their tenacity, myths" and point to a new directheir style, their thirst for dem- ' tion for the country.. ocracy." . Hundreds of thousands of stuThe May 28 editorial described dents from Peking and elsewhere the vast throngs that blocked mil- have occupied the enormous square itary convoys on ,the outskirts of ~or weeks. The students are pressPeking as a "human wall" defend- 109 for the resignation of top ing the students from repression. government officials and greater Beyond the labels of "new revo- democracy in the country. lutionaries" and "counterrevolutionaries" that have been applied to the students, there are real problems facing the "complex and mulGOO'S ANCHOR HOLDS tifaceted Chinese society," it said. The.dilemma posed by the "extraordmary youthful mobilization



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WASHINGTON (NC) - Convincing U.S. Catholic couples tb follow church teachings on ma~­ riage and family life requires ap. expla,nation of those teachings ani:! not simply asserting that "the pope says so," said the vice president df an institute focusing on the theology of marriage and family. I Carl A. Anderson, vice presiderit of the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Famlily, said the church's understand!ing of the human person and of God's creation needs to be exL plained to Catholics before many of them will follow the teachings! Anderson is also vice-president for public policy of the Knights olf Columbus, which is funding th~ institute's Washington campus, l where classes began last Septembe~. It is the first branch campus of the Rome-based institute. I The number of Catho"Jic couples using artificial means of birth cont trol, Anderson said, shows "how much work needs to be done" i~ , educating pebple about the ChriSt tian vision of marriage and famil)' life. I "It is a very complicated issue that has to be looked at from phiL losophy, theology, sociology, etc.f to begin to understand why the church teaches this," Andersort said during interview with National I Catholic News Service. "The answer isn't really 'the pop¢ says so.' The answer has to b~ fiIIed out with an understanding of Christian life, theology and spiritut ality.". I Before becoming an official of the institute and the Knights, Andert son, 37, held positions in the office of Sen. Jesse Helms, R-N.C., at the U.S. Department of Healttl and Human Services and at tht White House. He said strengthening family life, improving educa1 tion and upholding pro-life valueJ were the focus of his government ...... I work.

Anderson, who has been a visiting professor at the institute in Rome, wiII teach courses on family law and on laws related to bioethics, human rights issues and population policies. In the interview at his Washington office, Anderson described himself as "one of those pro-life activists who came to Washington and stayed." His pro-life activism began while he was an undergraduate at Jesuitrun Seattle University and worked against a 1970 Washington state referendum legalizing abortion. • After receiving a degree from the University of Denver College of Law, he and his wife, Dorian, moved to the nation's capital, where he became legislative assistant on pro-life issues to Helms. After five years in Helms' office, Anderson moved to a position as a legal counselor in the Department of Health and Human Services, where he helped develop policies for the medical treatment of severely handicapped infants. In April 19l52 "Baby Doe," an IndIana newborn with Down's syndrome, died of starvation after the baby's parents refused to allow surgery to correct a blocked esophagus. Anderson worked with HHS officials, physicians and others in preparing what became the 1984 federal regulations barring discrimination against handicapped newborns. In 1983 he moved to the White House Office of Policy Development helping formulate Reagan administration policies on pro-life,

population control and family Issues. Anderson co-chaired the White House Working Group on the Family which held hearings and researched the overall situation of U.S. families and the impact on families of various government policies, such as welfare or federal tax laws. The group's work led to President Reagan's September 1987 executive order requiring federal agencies to review all current and proposed activities and policies on the basis oftheir impact on families. "That was something I was I~cky to participate in," Anderson said. "It recognizes that people live in families," and that their dreams and aspirations are tied up with a desire to improve the quality oflife for their families. In 1985 Anderson moved to the president's public liaison office and· was appointed acting director in 1987. His "swan song" there was coordinating Reagan's September 1987 meeting with Pope John Paul II in Miami. "I can look back on my government service with a certain sense of accomplishment," said Anderson, who joined the Knights' staff in . December 1987. "Government service is really taxing on one's family and family commitment," he said, adding that it's difficult to leave a White House meeting to attend a Cub Scout dinner. Working for the Knights, he said, meant continued pro-life involvement, as well as pro-family activities at work and at home.



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tv, movie news Symbols following film reviews indicate both general and Catholic Films Office ratings, which do not always coincide. . . General ratings: G-suitable for general viewing; PG-I3-parental guidance strongly suggested for children under 13; PG-parental guidance suggested; R-restricted, unsuitable for children or young teens. Catholic ratings: AI-approved for children and adults; A2-approved for adults and adolescents; A3approved for adults only; A4-separate classification (given films not morally offensive which, however, require some analysis and explanation); O-morally offensive.. Catholic ratings for television movies are those of the movie house' . versions of the films. "Earth Girls Are Easy" (Vestron): When three fuzzy aliens crash-land into a ditzy manicurist's pool, she (Geena Davis) is torn between love for her philandering physician fiance (Charles Rockett)

and her attraction to one of the aliens (Jeff Goldblum). This satire of California glitz, consumerism and grade-B beach party and alien films fails amid poorly done musical numbers, sexual innuendos and a denigrating view of women. Endorses sexual promiscuity. 0, P'G /

"Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" (Paramount): The final installment in Steven Spielberg's trilogy on the deeds of rogue archaeologist Indiana Jones. This time he's with his father (Sean Connery), a medieval scholar out to save the Holy Grail from the evil clutches of the Nazis, circa 1938. Eye-popping stunts and intense comic-book violence are balanced by the interaction between father and son. Top-notch acting, too intense for youngsters but probably OK for older adolescents. Minor sexual innuendo, minimal rough language. A3, PG 13. "Miracle Mile" (Hemdale): Ill-

conceived story about promising romance between strangers (Anthony Edwards and Mare Winningham) that deteriorates into a doomsday thriller about a pending nuclear holocaust nightmare on the Los Angeles streets. Grisly violence, profanity, sexual vulgarities. O,R "Road House" (United Artists): Formula Western with Patrick Swayze as a college-educated bouncer who cleans up a Missouri nightclub, incurring the wrath of the town kingpin (Ben Gazzara) and his henchmen. Women are resident playthings, and men are resident idiots. Interminable fisticuffs, graphic sexual encounters, endorsement of vigilantism, nudity. 0, R

TV Programs The Energies of Love," 1-2 p.m., June 4, NBC: Yuppie materialism and the selfishness of the "me generation" are rejected in the religiousspecial, "The Energies of Love," which considers why some people aid those whose needs are ignored by the rest of soCiety. Among them are a Jesuit physician caring for AIDS patients in Boston, a police detective who

President, pope meet Continued f~om Page One encounter, and from Bush's re"truly, the hour of international marks it was apparent tllat he did. interdependence has struck." "We have heard your eloquent Bush began his remarks by stat- appeals for an end to the violence ing: "There is no doubt we are wit- in Lebanon," Bush said. Then, in ness to dynamic changes in much the single departure from his preof the world. Changes that move . pared text, the president turned to toward greater freedom and basic the pontiff and added: "My heart, human rights.'.' too, aches for the people of that The president went out of his once: peaceful land." way to use Poland as an example "I can assure you that we will of this change and said much of continue to do everything we can the credit should go to the Polish- to bring peace -"and to help resborn pope. tore Lebanon's unity, sovereignty Bush praised the recent church- and territorial integrity, with the supported roundtable agreements disbanding of militias and the withthat have opened the way to politi- drawal of all foreign forces," Bush .all pluralism in Poland. The accord said. "is a tribute to the spirit of the Only 12 days earlier, tlie pope Polish people - as well as to the sent a personal message (0 Bush determination of the Polish church and 16 other world leaders, pleadand the Holy See," he said. ing with stronger nations to come Bush told the pope that the legalization of the Catholic Church to Lebanon's defense. A Vatican in Poland in early May was "due in official who deals with Middle Eastern issues said May 26 there is a large part to your leadership." feeling that "Lebanon has been "This triumph represents'the first completely ignored" in the United full normalization of church-state States, perhaps as a deliberate polrelations in any communist state - and it is a tribute to your endur- . icy move. Another Vatican official said ing commitment to freedom," he the pope was clearly trying to said. Bush then noted that he had increase international pressure on recently announced a package of Syria to withdraw its forces from financial measures aimed at en- Lebanon. Much of the pope's speech was couraging economic and political reform in Poland and elsewhere in in praise of the United States and "those values of the spirit" on the region. "We hope these programs will which the country was founded. The pope noted that in Bush's help the Polish people achieve the inaugural address, he had described economic recovery and political participation they so rightly de- power as existing "to help people" and "to serve people." serve," he said. "This is true at different levels, . Bush's aid program for Poland, announced during a speech in including power at the political Michigan in mid-May, has gener- and economic level," the pope ated excitement among Vatic;ln added. The president, seated next officials, who see economic recov- to him in a high-baCked chair, ery as the best protector of social nodded at the pope's words. While Bush met privately with and religiou~ liberalization in the .the pope, Secretary of State James country. One Vatican official active in Baker held talks with his Vatican Polish affairs said the meeting counterpart, Cardinal Agostino demonstrated that the pope and Casaroli. Joining them were nationBush, perhaps for slightly differ- al security adviser Brent Scowent reasons, seem to recognize croft and the No.2 and No.3 offiPoland as a significant testing cials in the Vatican secretary of ground for reform in alI of Eastern state's office, Archbishops Edward Cassidy and Angelo Sodano. Europe. Vatican officials had said the Later, the president introduced pope a1so'planned to strongly raise the members of his entourage to the issue of Lebanon during the the pope, quietly describing what

each one did. The atmosphere was cordial and friendly, with the pope warmly greeting the officials and sharing laughter with Bush. At the end of the ceremony, the president and his wife, Barbara, presented the pope with a gift of a silver bowl and plate. Bush had what he called "a touch of America" after the papal meeting when he greeted some 250 seminarians, priests, religious and Catholic laity in Ii Vatil!an hall. He was given an ovation by the crowd, which iflcluded top U.S. Vatican officials. . Mrs. Bush During her visit to the Vatican shelter, Mrs. Bush spooned out rigatoni with tomato sauce as Archbishop Cassidy held plates for her. She then served salad, bread and strawberries to the homeless women before going upstairs in the building to visit several bedridden residents. The 72-bed hostel, at the edge of the Vatican's border with Italy, was opened last year by Pope John Paul II as a gift to the Missionaries of Charity. Mrs. Bush heard about the initiative and asked if she could make a low-key visit to the facility. Mrs. Bush later said she was impressed by the church-run shelter. "It was magnificent. There was great warmth, affection and love, and it did not smell like an institution. It was wonderful," she told reporters. When she arrived, Mrs. Bush was greeted by the 65-year-old doorkeeper, Adelina Lunati, who thrust a bouquet of flowers into the first lady's hands and welcomed her "to the house given by the Holy Father to us poor." Mrs. Lunati, white-haired and nearly toothless, said she had been abandoned at the age of 10 months in an orphanage and had been poor ever since. She said being doorkeeper is "the greatest joy I have - I'm like St. Peter, 1open to the sick and the poor." Residents applauded as Mrs. Bush greeted the four nuns who run the house and two American novices who were helping out over the weekend. The Americans iden-

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- Reflection pn realities faced by community members and action taken to "transform" these realities. _ Celebration of members' faith and lives through liturgy, popular religiosity, spiritual events and reflection. _ Evangelization oHallen-away and "conversion" of already participating Catholics. - Exercising an "option for the poor" and themselves acting as examples of justice. _ Participation in varied church ministries in which leadership is shared. Hector R. Rodriguez, 44, a member of the team offacilitators for the meeting from Washington, said that "parishes used to be small, close-knit faith communities. Now we're saying they need to be transformed to that again." Jacqueline Cuadra, diocesan coordinator of Hispanic ministry in Raleigh, N.C.. said Hispanics go

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to Protestant churches because th~y feel the "giant majestic churches <?f the Anglos" are impersonal. Base communities, she said, can "petsonalize" Catholic parishes. I Father Lorenzo Ruiz said 12 small communities he had worke~ with, at Holy Family parish ip Albuquerque, N.M., "transforme(l the entire parish" and'community. There were no sidewalks an'd inadequate drainage in the poqr Hispanic neighborhood in which the church was located, he said. When it rained the streets woul~ flood and children walking to school would arrive with their clothes covered with mud. : As a result, he said, they werle frequently sent home for clean clothes. Parents' participating ih, church communities were concerned their children were missing school and angered that the city was not preventing the flooding. I "They organized and wept tp city hall and even to the statef Father Ruiz said. Their efforts paid off and - using an inexperi1


community" - the water is now I drained into existing ditches. Miss Cuadra said that in the diocese of Raleigh small commudities have helped to unite Puertb Rican, Colombian and Peruvia~ residents who are mainly well,educated professionals, and poor Mexican and Salvadoran season~l migrant· workers who work oil area tobacco farms. '. I The relationship of the professionals to the migrants is "not p~-' ternalistic, but one of genuine friendship; she said. I Father Ruiz said one stumbling block to creation of small communities nationwide is fear on thb . part of some "burned-out" pries~s "that this is one more programi' they must cpordinate. I But, he said, "I can assure you this is a model of church in which the priest doesn't have to do ever~thing." In his experience, he sai~, small ecclesial or base communities foster lay leadership and help to decrease the priest's duties. I In Latin America, such communities have thrived among thf rural and urban poor and stress action to overcome poverty ana what members see as unjust soci~tal "ructure,. I

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. After boys' and girls' track team members participated in a recent state class meet, three athletes continued to state competition: Cara McDermott, who set a school triple jump and 400 record; Brian Ramos, who won the 2-mile for the second straight year, and Muffy Merrick, who won the girls' 2mile. McDermott is theJirst Connolly athlete to qualify in two events. Speech and debate learn members Matthew Carlos and Porsha Ingles competed in the Catholic Forensic League national speech tournament last weekend in Philadelphia May 26-28. They were the first Connolly students to enter the competition. The golf team finished regular season competition in possession of the Southeastern Mass. Conference Division II crown.

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Top to students for 1989 at the Fall River school are Derek M. Leahy, who will attend Cornell V niversity; Alexandra' da Silva, Boston College; Aimee Vezina, Notre Dame; Natalie Troya, Bowdoin; Helena Pacheco, Wellesley; Lori J. Hennebury, Bates; Jennifer A.F.J. Tung, McGill; Catherine A. Wilcox, Rhode Island School of Design; Jeffrey M. Pereira, Boston College; Monique A. O'Brien, Holy Cross.

Bishop Stang At the North Dartmouth High School, Meghan Foley is the highestranking junior. At an awards night program, she received an award from the College Club of New Bedford and the Harvard Book Award. The Wellesley Book Award went to junior Cathrine Baptiste and the Holy Cross Book Award to junior Thomas Pacheco. A Hugh O'Brian Leadership Program award went to sophomore Vince Jornales.

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Principal's Scholarships of Excellence went to entering freshmen Suzanne Alderson of Christian Day School, Fall River; Kevin Grant, Mortin Middle School, Fall River; and George dos Santos, O.L. Mt. Carmel School, New Bedford. The Bishop Stang Parents' Club Scholarship went to Rene Gagnon, St. Anne's School, Fall River. .

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Top 10 graduates are Paulo Pereira, to attend MIT; Tara Medeiros, Boston College; April Asata, university of Hawaii; Kevin McRoy, Stonehill; Christina Connelly, Boston College, Monique Doherty, Stonehill; Sean Hayden, Notre Dame; Barbara Cannistraro, West Point; Michael Spencer, Holy Cross; Russell Ford, Marian College.


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CHARLIE Rice serves spaghetti at Teen Ministry dinner at S1. Joseph's parish, Taunton. Proceeds went to Sister Doreen Cloutier, CSC, about to depart for missionary work in Africa. During a Mass preceding the dinner she spoke on the work she will be doing.

Bishop Feehan Latinist George Jabren received a gold medal and a summa cum laude certificate in the annual Nationall,-atin Examination; a silver medal and maxima cum laude citation went to Rebecca Hulbig; and magna cum laude recognition went to Ruta Kulvaitis, Andra Voght, Adam Dooley, Christopher Haskins, Kristin Harris and Kristin Olsen. Classics students participated in a recent Classics Convention in Cambridge, competing in ancient history and Latin language and track contests.

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Juniors Michael Sibilia and Brian Split at the Attleboro school. will attend the annual American Legion Boys' State c~mvention, this year to be held at Bentley College June 17 to 23. Chosen on the basis of academic achievement, an essay and extracurricular activities, they will take part in model state and local government programs.

Coyle and Cassidy Hats at the Taunton high school are off to: -Chad Larivee on his nomination for the Greater Fall River Outstanding Lineman Award -Dave Gauthier and Dan deAbreu for qualifying for the 1mile in the State Meet -Todd Ducharme for tying the school record ih the 110 meter high hurdles - Michelle St. George who set the school record in the girl's javelin. -Sister Vera Herbert, chosen Teacher for a Day at Taunton High by the Taunton Education Association, Inc. -Jean Lincoln who broke the school record for long jump. -Debbie Arruda, Lauren Shurtleff, Andrea Baskinger and Jen Reardon who broke the school record in the 200 meter relay • -Rebecca Murphy, Jean Lincoln, Missy Battaglia and Cheryl Benjamin who broke the school record for sprint medley -Jean Lincoln, Rebecca Murphy, Debbie Arruda and Missy Battaglia w~o placed sixth in the 100 meters at the State Meet, the first time a CC girls team had placed in the State.


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Graduates challenged: end "drug train" nightmare

By Father Joe Felker It is prom time. It is time for

end-of-the-year graduation events and a general winding down ofthe school year. It is a time when we can become very centered on ourselves and our school's customs,'or we can expand and see beyond to new ideas and new options for celebrating these events. At a recent high school retreat I was talking with some juniors and seniors after supper. "Are you going to the prom?" "How much are you spending?" "Where are you going for dinner'!" These were the main topics of discussion. I said, "I'm going to the prom this year." After a couple of startled looks, someone said, "Who is taking you?" I responded "I'm a chaperone and will be there for the Mass before." To which I heard, "Oh." Yes, at least one Catholic school has a prom Mass for the,couples, their parents and staff. Afterward, the couples go out to dinner and then on to' the dance. It is a nice ",ay of reminding everyone that our religious belief and val,ues touch all aspects of our lives. A few of those going to the prom record ~hat they ~pend and give 10 percent of the total to th~ church or a charity. The cost of a dress or tuxedo, shoes; flowers" dinner, hairstyling and the pro in itself can easily come to '$400 or $500. Giving $40 or $50 fo church or a charity is a nice offer-ing to help a wor.thy cause. Another school has an aftergraduation party. It costs $25 for the evening of fun, food, games, movies and prizes, ending with a nice breakfast. Besides the admission fee, the public school collects canned goods and usable clothing for local food pantries and church shops for the poor.

A very clear message is given. In all we do - in our celebrations, in our lives - we should share with the less fortunate. Several parishes in my area recognize graduating seniors at a Sunday liturgy, followed by breakfast for them and their parents. The graduates help plan the liturgy and are lectors, giftbearers and so forth. Again, it is a way for the parish to celebrate with its young people. A special blessing is given as the seniors move on to college, vocational schools and fulltime jobs. Often the junior class is involved in the breakfast, ushering and serving at this event. Finally, let's look at the long break of s'ummer. Is there some way to keep connected to parish activities? Is there a summer school program in need of volunteers? Are senior high students needed to help with junior high fun activities? Has your parish service projects you can be involved in? ',' The parish really needs teenagers willing to share their time, talent and treasure. Teens are important members ofthe community. So, what about it? How will you celebrate the prom, the ending of the school year arid the movement into summer break? Will you share. in a significant way with others at this time? I hope the answer is yes. Folks need your energy and enthusiasm. The church needs you.

MIAMI (NC) - When students ,0fSt. Thomas University in Miami graduated in May, they received a lecture on drug abuse. Jesuit Father William J. Byron, president qf The Catholic University of America in Washington, said he was speaking about drugs instead of usual commencement topics "without apology" because the "drug train" hurtling through the country is a national "nightmare." It is a problem "that awaits a creative remedy froni you, the next generation of leaders in this great country of ours," he said. Father Byron argued that resolving the drug crisis requires looking at the reasons behind the demand for drugs. He cited three main causes for the demand: - Everyone's desire for a "high," which comes easily from drugs, but at the cost of dependency, and far less easily from "athletic, academic, artistic or other achievements." - The desire to avoid physical or psychological pain in a culture that "encourages escape at any price" from pain, disappointment, discouragement and monotony.

RENE DICKHAUT of CoyIe-Cassidy was named Division 3 Player of the Year on the All-Scholastic girls' basketball team chosen annually since 190 I by Boston Globe sports reporters.

Child aid 'asked WASHINGTON (NC) - The U.S. Catholic Conference has asked the Senate to support an amendment allowing low- and moderateincome parents to get government aid for, child care even at a religious facility. Frank J. Monahan of the USCC's Office of Government Liaison, said the amendment to the Act for Better, Child Care "would allow parents ,the right to select the day care provider of their choice." , The act, if passed, 'would provide grants to nonprofit agencies to expand child care and would give child care :certificates to lowincome working parents.

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Sister Marie Edward ,Age: 33 Native of: Pennsylvania is home, but raised in a military family and lived in ,i'number of foreign countries and several states. Education: B.A., Immaculata College, Pennsylvania; AD in Nursing, Cochran School of Nursing, New York Outside Interests: Reading, Art.

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chological pains of growing up can make drugs attractive. "To the adolescent eye, everyo~e else is happy, except me. All others feel good about life and about themselves; I'm the only one with the problem," he said. He asked the graduates "to consider what you might do in the years ahead - as parents, helping professionals or just friends - to put yourselves ,between some adolescents and their problems." He suggested that' underlying the demand for drugs in the United States ,are cultural attitudes that must be overcome. "Do not be taken in by the big lie our culture of consumerism perpetuates," he said. "Do not believe that to have is to be, that to have more is to be more fully human, and, worst lie of all, to live easily is to live happily. "Life will be painful at times. Bear it, and in the burden you bear, you will find happiness." , He urged the graduates to realize their own" infinite worth, regardless of what you do or what you have." . "I hope you will communicate this realization by word, action and the commitment of your concern and time to others, especially to the young, ,as your personal contribution to the reduction of the demand side of the drug problem in America," he said. "If demand reduces to zero," he added, "supply no ,longer remains a threat."


CLIFTON, N.J. (NC) -;- The diocese of Paterson, N.J., will work to provide the h'omeless with emergency, transitional and permanent housing. A task force plan commits the diocese to use land and buildings "where appropriate and available" to provide hO,using. ;1


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SI. Frlneis bvier $100 M-M Thomas Gianrdino, M-M Gilbert G. DesRochers, l'Iinilred Bopp, M-M William O. Bill; $50 M-M James Godsill, Helen Blair Sullivan, Alice D. Degnan, M-M Robert Guertin, Roberta Hart, Mary Rowell, John S. Rotella, Stanley Nicole; $35 Red Rose Inn, M-~ John Gillen, M-M Spencer O'leary, Barbara Flinn; $30 M-M Paul J. Cahill, M-M Gil Raposa; $25 Anne 0_ Cullinane, linda Fontneau, M-M Horlce C. Roderick, Christina Mulcahy, M-M Julius P. Morin Jr., Margaret l. Pieroni, M-M Quentin M_ Harmon, M-M Arthur Conley, Mrs. Wesley Bennett M-M Bernard Foley, Patricia M. Flanagan, Charles D'Agostino. , I '. SANDWICH

EAST f ALIOUTH $1. Anthony $250 M-M John Michaels; $200 John Coppinger; $160 M.M Donald Kart; $150 Alvaro LOIles; $125 M-M Eugene Brady; $120 M-M Angelo Esposito; $100 M-M William Bonito, M-M George Botelho, John P Cabral, Alice S Dulra, L1cI/Mrs- William Joyce, M-M Richard Lemoine, Margaret R McGalligan, Madeline McKenna, M-M Charles Mahoney, M-M Arthur Monteiro, Geraldine ARobbins, M-M Plulino Rodrigues, Mrs MPSimmons, M-M Manuel GSouza, M-M Frink MTeixeirl, M-M John P Vidal; $75 Donnl Sofuolis; $70 Robert Calarella; $60 Ella MlY Hayes, M-M Lawrence Peters; $50 M-M Michael Augusta; M-M George Barboza, M-M Willilm ABurke, Mrs Hilda 0 Cabral, Gloria M Carnmey, Ar1IIlIndo Costa, M-M Edwlrd Duggan, Beatrice BEmerlld, M-M George Gonsalves, M-M John Goldpaugh, fredil Mae HlYes, M-M Stephen P Holmes, Edwlrd Kendrigan, M-M Allred AMarks, Arthur Marshall, M-M Manuel CMedeiros, M-M James O'Donnell, M-M Hugh Owens, Shirley MPecue, M-M Antonio Pilla, lamesS Pine, DrlM John Podlaski, M-M John Sattelmair, M-M John Shea, Emma RTavares, M-M Maurice Hames. M-M Joseph Teixeira, CHTurell, M-M Mark WYoung; $40 M-M Daniel Ferreirl, M-M JoaQuim R LiAll, M-M Antone Mlrtin Jr, Mrs ML Rezendes, M-M Joseph LTavores, M-M Antone Vieirl; $35 M-M George Chlmplgne, M-M Rllph Hamilton, M-M Richard G'Hirtle, M-M Gerlien Kuipers, Agnes BLewis, M-M Vincent Luckrlft, M-M Louis Marshall, M-M John O'Calllghln, Bllnche Perry; $30 M-MJesse Costa, Geoevieve Farese, Mlrglret Martine, M-M Theophilus Olivoirl, M-M Jude C ROYlls, M-M Gilbert L Tlnres; M-M Mlnuel Aguiar, M-M Gerlrd RAlves, Domingl Andrlde, M-M Thomls Arnold, Rita 81rtel, "M Adolph P Bishop, M-M Willilm Bonito, M-M Henry Borchelt, M-M Glry Botelho, Mlrion Bergess, II-M George PClbrll, M-M Jlmes Cardeiro, M-M Joseph Cmoll, M-M Arthur Cilmbelli, M-M Plul Cotter, "'M Willilm J DeMello. Lorrline DePonte, M-M Ernest DeSouzI, M-M John OilS Jr, M-M JoaQuim Domingos, M-M Stanley CEldredge, M-M Johq J Fllnlgln, M-M Frink figuerido, M-M Arthur Fonseca, M-M Carl fonseCl, M-M Louis Fucillo, M-M RlY Godin, M-M John Gumbleton, Nlncy Gustafson, Irene Hlndy, M-M Robert Henderson, M-M George Howlrth, M-M Bernlrd MIgnos, M-M Oaniel Killettl, M-M Kenneth Kozens. M-M Willilm Kersey, M-M Edward Knights, M-M Robert Levert, M-M Frink liml, M-M DanielL Lopes, M-M Louis McMenomy, M-M Frink RMacedo, M-M Chilies Macleod $25 M-M George Mlndigo, M-M frank Moniz, M-M Benjamin FMoreland, M-M Joseph FMotta, M-M Joseph Peter, M-M John Rlpoza, Manuel F RlPOZl, Ronald J Rlpazl, M-M Joseph Reihl, Miry Richlrdson, M-M Wllter J Roach, M-M donald Robello, Miry L Robello, M-M Gilbert J Roberts, Ruth Rodriguez, M-M Virgilio Rodriques, M-M David Sinicki, M-M Edward Santiago, Mrs Dlniel Shea, M-M Thomls Shevory, M-M Joseph Souza, M-M John Stm, M-M ManuelL Tavares, M-M John Vlrao, M-M George EWeeks, Mary Whitley, M-M Robert f link $100 M-M Thomas ABrown, M-M Joseph PLosi, M-M Guy Nickerson; $80 M-M Kevin Smaller; $75 - M-M DanielL Pacheco; $50 M-M Joseph Andrlde, M-M Tony Andrews, Ritl Banville, M-M Harry Corbett, Barbarl Feener, Omer Gervlis, M-M Willilm S Guilmartin, M-M Stlnley Helmsdorff, M-M Ernest G Holcomb, M-M Michael Miller, M-M Frank Teixei,.; $35 M-M Kevin Cavlnlugh, M-M Richlrd Lewis; $25 Timothy JAndrade, M-M Robert HBourlssa, Kathleen Carr, Grace Cltrambone, Mrs Wllter Cronin, M-M

UO Cavalier Motor Lodge, South Yarmouth $25

Longlellow's Pub, So. Yarmouth, Cape Cod Excavating, Provincetown, feeney Construction, E. Falmouth, I & L Enterprises, East Falmouth, Town Cleaners, East Falmouth, Riverway Lobster House, So. Yarmouth, Hearth & Kettle Restaurant, So. y'armouth, Teixeira, Florist, Hyannis, H.N. Hinckley & Sons, Inc.. Vineyard Haven, Yates Pharmacy, Vineyard Haven, Bass River Exxon, South Yarmouth, Silver Cloud Towing, So~th Ya~mouth ..



Peckha,!, Eleclrical, Inc., Hyannis



US John E. Medeiros, CPA, Provincetown



Bank 01 Boston, Southeastern Region


Ro-Jack's Food Stores, Inc., So. Attleboro-


Fall River

Dave's Crossroads Cale, lric., 'South Easton Dr. &'Mrs. William Donahue



Cornish & Co., Inc.



Harry J. Boardman Ins. Agency, So. Attleboro


Fairhaven Motors, Brodeur Machine Co., Inc., BellenOil'sjl Oritz Corp. .


$50 Hyannis Pharmacy Mchoul Funeral Home, Provincetown Bass River Sunoco, So, Yarmouth Hallett Funeral Home, So. Yarmouth Dukes County Savings Bank, Edgartown

Hathaway Funeral Service Potter Funeral Service, Inc_, Westport

John F. Folan, ESQ.


SI. Mary's Couples Club, No. Attleboro




SI. Mary Conference, No. Attleboro

$100 Fall River Emblem Club Wynn & Wynn, P.C., Attorneys Fall River-New Bedlord Express, Assonet layre Depl. Store


Andy's Bay State Auto Body, Inc.. So. Attleboro

SI. Theresa Conference_ So. Attleboro

$80 Ray's Barber Shop, So. Yarmouth

Anderson-Little Company, Inc.

National Bank of Fairhaven SI. Anthony Women's Guild, Mattapoiselt


Tara-Dunphy Hotel, Hyannis Elm Arch Inn, Falmouth Bank of New England South, Falmouth Bova Publishers, Inc., Boston SI. Mary's Guild, Our Lady of the Isle Church, Nantucket

Aberdeen Mfg. Company

American 'Press, Inc.

Butler Tire Sales, No. Attleboro J.E_ Case, Inc., No. Attleboro Charles R. Mason, Atty., No. Attleboro Frank Miller & Sons, Inc., No. Attleboro







Waring-Ashton-Coughlin-D.D_ Sullivan-Driscoll Funeral Directors

Bank of Boston, Southeastern Region Leedham Hardware, So. Attleboro

Holy Redeemer Guild, Chatham Sheraton-Hyannis

Borden-Remington Corp,

The Standard Times



$700 Fall River Five Cents Savings Bank

Corpus Christi $200 M-M Gary M_ Della Posta, Anonymous; $150 M-M Ch~rleJ A. Peterson; $100' Francis X. Bova, M-M Robert F_Leahy; $75 M-M Robert G. Quinn, M-M Henry J. Raux; $50 M-M Mario G. Baratta, M-M Edward A. Brennan, M-M Robert J. Crowley, Richard Hadley, M-M Flancis J. McCusker, M-M Kenneth W_ Mooney, M-M John l. Roberti; $40 M-M F. Dow Clark; $30 M-M Paul R. Regazio; $25 M-MNeil W. Allison, M-M James M. Boles, M-M Gerald E. Caron, M-M Roland E. Ch~vrefils, Theresa P. Chisholm, M-M Michael Doolan, M-M Joseph P. Greene, M-M John J.lrvine, Jennie t!.Lesperance, M-M Roger C. Mazerolle, Jayne l. Messina, M-M Paul J. O'Connell, Victor Pasteris, M-M Jay Shapiro. NANTUCKET


SI. Ilry -O_l. oltholslo $100 Dennis Santangelo, Aele McKeever; $50 Mrs_ Ric~ard Congdon, M-M James McKenna, Marsha Kotalac; $40 M-M Richard Caton; $25 M-M Stephen Lamb, ",-M Richard Hardy, Joseph Abdallah, M-M Richard Starr, Julie Reinemo, M-M Callie Pearce, M-M Robert McGrath Jr., M-M Larry Manchester, M-M Fred Coffin. I $50 M-M Jean C. Berruet; $25 M-M Albert Glowacki, M-M Glenn DaSilvl, Mrs Leonora J Gaspie OSTERVILLE

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Ou,l.Idy of the Assumplio~ $1000 Anonymous; $150 M-M John Curran; $100 M-M Armand Mathis; $50 Mrs. Paul Mark Ryan, John Queen, Florence & Norma Keane, Anonymous; $30 ",-M Phifip McCartin; $25 M-M Nichol.s Russo, Mrs. John Reilly, Mrs. Alexander Ellis, Kathryn O'Connor, M-M William Naughton, David Buckley, M-M Odber Mdean, Anonymous. I EOGARTOWN SI. EIiZlboth $100 Philip C. Walsh; $50 Dukes County Savings Bank.

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MASHPEE Christ the King $600 M-M Robert Cishek; $500 M-M William H. Sullivan; $250 M-M Gregory Beckel; $200 John J. Daly; $125 M-M James Lyons, M-M Michael Lane; $100 M-M John MCGrath, M-M Thoms Marchillo, M-M Walter Carlson, Jr., M-M Andrew Carmichael, Mrs. William A. Burns! M-M Donald Cook. M-M A. Edward OeloeJr., M-M John Crowley, Mrs. Howard Lane, Mrs. FrankShea, M-M John Davitt, M-M Paul Roma, M-M Louis Chong, M-M Frank Fantasia, M-M Jean Dian, M-M John Foley, Bov_a Publishers, M-M Dwight Giddings, M-M Ramond Leganowicz, M-M Joseph F. O'Connor, M-M John Davitt. $60 Catherine Kane; $50 M-M Michael J. Musto, M-M Waller Dudash, M-M John V. Harvey, M-M Charles Whitehead, William Quirk, Helen T. Foley, M-M John D. Wilcox, M-M Peter Ilaxter, M-M Donald McCarthy, M-M William Malone, M-M Palmira Bisio, M-M Richard Wanders; $35 M-M Harold Smith Jr., M-M George Snyder Jr.; $30 M-M Richard Raitto, The Misses Corcoran, M-M John ~ichardson. $25 M-M Frank Rahery, M-M Thomas Quinlan, Katherine Gomes, Shirley lebergs, ",-M Alcide Cormier,

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Aurora Bird, M-M Richard Roser, M-M John Fernands, M-M Martin Toomey, M-M Thomas J. Glennon, M-M John Loucks, M-M William Boyd, M-M Joseph Raffetto, DrlMrs Alfred Rich, Jr., M-M John Regan, Ellen Tucci, M-M.Charles Kaplan, M-M Daniel Leary, M-M John J. McDonnell, M-M Nicholas Morris, M-M Gerard Williams, Dorothy Pender, Sarah Fordham, M-M Alva Brown, lilly Gomes, Raymond Cronin.-M-M John Howard, M-M Colin MacDona.I~, M-M James Souza, M-M Charles Papagni. BUIZARD'S BAY ., SI. Margaret's $100 M-M Paul Moncevicz;$5D M-M James Lvnch, M-M Nicholas Fernandes; $35 M-M John Burns; $25 Albert Bass. $50 Jal1)es H.Feeney; $25 Paul ACaldwell PROVINCETOWN SI. Poter The Apostle $250 Mary Hackett; $100 Mary Lou Santos; $50 M-M Edward Carreiro; $25 M-M Joseph Ferreira, Debbie M. Silva & Michael Trovato, M-M John While, M-M Robert Cabral. Warren Crawley. ORLEANS SI. Joan of Arc $1000 M-M John A. MacL_ellan; $100 M-M John F. Prendergast; $50 M-M Henry D. Chambers, M-M Henry McCusker, M-M Robert Tischler; $25 Beverly Adamkovic, Mrs. Ronald Corrigan, Marie Jones. OAK BLUFFS Sacred Heart $50 M-M Brad Edwards, M-M David Cook; $25 Mrs. Irene H. Pacheco. NORTH FALMOUTH SI. Elizabeth Seton $250 M-M GeorgeJ. Pwer Jr.; $100 Mrs. John McNally, Mrs_ Martin Lawless, M-M Richard Welch; $50 M-M Jack Howard, M-M Clifford G.Long, M-M Bernard T.Lawlor, Hugh R. Rooney, M-M Nicholas Verven; $35 M-M Alfred P. Silva; $30 M-M Robert Inman, Roland G. Schnieders; $25 M-M Peter Alinskas, Barbara & Russell Bishop, M-M Robert Galaska, M-M Michael Hinds, Jenkins, Cole & Gleason, May Kenny, M-M Richard Kelly, M-M John MacDonald, Mrs. Alice Kraby, M-M Dana Miskell, M-M James J. Nixon, M-M Lawrence J. Palmer. WDOOS HOLE SI. Joseph $400 A Friend; $250 AFriend; $200 AFriend; $100 M-M Cornelius Hickey, M-M Brian McDermott, M-M Leonard Beford, M-M George Rooney, M-M Kevin Nolan, AFriend; $50 DrlMrs Walter McLean, M-M Charles Clarkin, Mrs. Daniel O'Grady, AFriend; $25 M-M Barry O'Neil, Louise Stubb, M-M C.R. Heulelder, M-M Fred Metell, Sophie Weslonski, M-M Roland Beliveau, M-M Thomas Orluskie, M-M Daniel Harrington, Catherine Geddes, Patricia A. Harrington, AFriend. $200 AFriend; $100 AFriend; $35 DrlM Edmund Finnerty; $25 AFriend FALMOUTH . SI. Patrick $500 Anonymous; $300 DrIMrs Paul R. Bouche; $250 M-M Terrence Dineen; $200 Aida Vita Re; $100 Edmund C. Wessling, Elizabeth DeMello, M-M Kenneth Rebello, William H. Borden, Jr., Anonymous; $50 In Memory 01 Frederick & Katharine Greene, Mrs. John Donovan, M-M Michael Early, Reed Hamilton Family; Rita Noll, McManamon Family, M-M James G. Green, M-M Joseph W. Sharp, M-M Anthony Ghelli, M-M Thomas O'Donnell, Anonymous. $35 M-M Edward Godlewski, Gertrude C. Arcaro; $30 M-M Charles V. Fay; $25 Jane I. Walker, McCleary Family, M-M John T. McEvoy, M-M Thomas F. Adams, M-M William McEachern, Louise Cook. M-M Joseph McLeISh, M-M Joseph Knych, M-M Albert Fetters, M-M Arthur Mullane, Mrs. George Fonseca, Sherman C. Baker, M-M Peter Bergagna, M-M Frank Medeiros, M-M Eric Peterson, M-M Louis Rabesa, Anonymous. WEST HARWICH Holy Trinity $400 Elizabeth J. Dolan; $330 Marion J. Halbritter; $200 John Kaveny, M-M Bemis Boies, AttylMrs Joseph W. Downes, Catherine F. George, M-M Gerald F_ O'Neill; $180 DrlMrs Joseph E. Anderson; $150 Wallace & Jeffery Somers; $120 M-M Stanley Nowak; $100 A_Lawlor Burnbaum, M-M Ralph Barnes, M-M Edward M. Blute, M-M James Botaish, Jane Britton, M-M Louis A. Chadik, M-M Louis P. Drinkwine, Jr., M-M CorneliusJ. Driscoll, Frances C: George, In Memory 01 Olivia Gorman, M-M James W. Howard, M-M Carl Johnson, M-M Eugene B. Kirk, Daniel & Irene Manning, M-M William H. Merigan, Nathan T. Mowry. $100 M-M Richard Pickett, M-M Alexander S..violi, Joanne Sullivln, M-M John Sullivan, Margaret Trainer, M-M Michael Walsh, Adaline Wetherbee, Joseph Whalen, Joan Whitney, Martha Wilder; $75 M-M William Brophy, Rosemary T. Frizzell; $60 Amos Leylon; $55 Gerald Flintoh. $50 Mrs. Howard E. Clark, M-M George Ambrose, M-M John F. Coyle, lillian F_ Dowd, Edward Hathaway, Mary M. Moran, M-M Thomas Ogborne, Alice Saudade, Han_ Marilyn Sullivan, M-M Robert E_ Welsh, M-M C.M_ Cronin, Oorothy Desrochers, Mary & Helen Doherty, DrlMrs Robert Dolan, M-M Kenneth Durling, M-M John Farina, M-M Edward Fontaine, M-M Robert Gallagher, M-M John Gilmore, M-M Paul Hendrick, M-M Arthur Howard, Mrs. Eugene A. Hudson, M-M Richard Larkin, M-M Robert J. Lowrie, M-M Frank Matranga, Alice Miller, M-M Thomas Peterson, Jr_, M-M R_ Terrence Russell, Rosemary Schreiner, M-M Leo Shea, Mrs_ William R. Sheerin, Marion Woodlock. Or. William falla, Fernand Fournier, M-M Thomas OgbOlne. $40 M-M Roger Cahill, M-M Warren Holme{, M-M William Tomkinson; $35 M-M William F. Downey, M-M Joseph Stinson, Mrs. Sharon Stout, M-M Edward Immlr, M-M Herbert PatriQuin; $30 M-M Robert Johnson, M-M Edwin Roderick; $25 M-M Joseph Carvllho, M-M Joseph Fernandes, M-M Fred Gilnelli, M-M Bernard Hanlon, Sr_, M-M James J.. Higgins, M-M Joseph Keough, M-M William O'Donnell, M-M Vincent Roscio, Evelyn Savini, George R_ Tucker. $25 M-M Joseph Aldonis, M-M Raymond Alvey, M-M Walter Arsenault, M-M Julio Barrows, M-M Edward Blake, Elizabeth Bradley, Elizabelh Breed, M-M Edward Burns, E. Cannata, M-M William Cavallini, Joseph Codl, John l. Collins. $25 John Conaghan, M-M Francis Concannon, M-M David Conlin, M-M Matthew Crehan, Mrs. Frank J. Cross, M-M Clifford A. Daluze, M-M Leo H. Dauphinais, M-M Joseph Demango, Mrs. Frances DiNetto, M-M Edward T. Donnelly, Ms. Gail W. Doyle, Catherine Drohan, M-M Bertram Dubois, W.V. Dunn, M-M John Eastman, M-M John Ferguson, M-M William l. Flynn, M-M Stephen Ford, M-M A.G. Forti, M-M Joseph Gavin, M-M John Gibbons, M-M Joseph Gilmette, M-M ValereGodbou\, Mrs. Anthony Ganci, M-M Herbert l. Gumpright. M-M Lawrence Henningsen, M-M Harold Heslop, M-M Charles Hodgson, Mrs. Oomenick Horvath, M-M Almon Hunter, M-M Patrick Kelleher, M-M Adrien L'Heureux, M-M Brian Lucas, Mary McCarthy, M-M Donald McGowan, M-M John McGrath, M-M John McKeogh, M-M Joseph Maier_ $25 Mrs. Kathy Mello, Mrs. William Morey, M-M Edward Myers, M-M William P. Novack, Anthony F. O'Donnell, William O'Grady, Mrs. George O'Malley, Joan l. Pasda, M. Abbie Pierce, Annica Pina, Ms. Edith A. Ryan, G.W. Sears, Mrs. Clement F. Smith, M-M Henry Souza, M-M Raymond T. Speakman, M-M Michael Stacy, M-M James Supple, Theresa Sykes, Mrs. Charles Taglialeri, M-M John Tierney, M-M Joseph Tully, M-M Jan Vandenberge, Mary E. Walsh, Rita A. Walsh, Veronica Watkinson, Mrs. Frank Welch, M-M Edmund Williams, Christine Wood, M-M Paul Bedard, The Ebb TidelRichard McCormick. M-M John Jannell, M-M Robert Paradise, M-M George Sherman, M-M Edward A. Sleeves.



D~r Lady olVictorY $750 Re~.·~~hn-A. Per;y; $500 'M-til William Prior; $200 M-M- Emil~G~eriin, tiM .

James Murphy, M-M James Pendergast; $125.M-M Joseph Reardon; $100 M:MWiliiam Devine, Edward W. Kirk, M-M George Sheehan, Mrs. Robert D. Thompson, M'M Richard Griffith, M-M Richard G.. Parojinog. M-M John B. Sweeney, M-M Edward·D. Tocio, John Vetorino; $75 Mrs. Valmore Guertin. $5D M·M Frank J: Carey, M-M John T. Carney, M·M Lawrence F. Chenier, Kathryn Connors, Florence Eagan, Mrs. Robert Elliott, Gertrude A. Fisher, M-M Robert G.Levine, M-M Robert McDonald, Mrs. Arthur Morash, M-M Pasquale j, Russo, Julia Sullivan, Alice Toscano, M-M John Willett. M-M Robert Cannon, M-M Leo Coveney, M·M Michael Dean, M·M Michael Gilligan, M-M Daniel A. Harkins, M-M Everett B, Merrifield, Jr., M·M Joseph Murphy, M·M Michael j, Tenaglia. .. .' $40 Mary F. Foley, M·M Daniel J. Gallagher; $33 M-M Paul Charest; $3D Peter Ausiejus; $25 M:M Jakob Adam, Dr/Mrs Curtis Barry, M-M Ernest Bergeron, M-M Richard J. Bianco, Eileen Burton, Helen T. Callahan, M-M Richard Carroll, Joseph Cenga, M-M Edward Clark, M-M Francis X. Collins. $25M·M Frank j, Deleo, M-M John Gentile, Maty T. Grace, M-M Thomas Hersey, M-M Edward B. Hutchinson, Jr., M-M Charles Kerr, M·M Roland j, Morin, M-M Peter Murray, M-M Robert A. O'Neil, M·M Gerald M. Ott, M·M Edward Perry, M-M Edward Peterson, M·M Anthony Pino, Mrs. Walter E. Robbins, M-M R.j, Russo, M-M Paul j, Smith, Jr.. M-M William Stone, M·M Lawrence Verrier, M·M David j, Werner, Mrs. Robert Wheeler, M·M Chester Yacek. $25 M-M Bento Correia, Dr/Mrs Louis DeRosa, M-M Harold Graham, M-M Leonard Higgins, Leo A. Horstman, M-M Walter Janson, M·M John Lees, M-M John Norton, Mrs. Gerald R. Phillip, M·M John R. Robichaud. Gloria Rocha, M-M Anthony Silvestri, Joseph A. Tweed, Antanas Vieskalnis, M-M Stephen Gouveia.

WEllflEEt , Our lady 01 Lourdes $100 Maria Ueberwaser; $25 j,l. Hastings. BREWSTER Dur lady 01 the Cape $50 M-M Charles Malone; $25 M-M Richard TWilling CHATHAII Holy Redeemer $200 M·M Robert Byre. M·M Charles Magner; $100 Francis X Bova, M·M William Brennan, M·M Norman Normandeau; $59 Helen McCarthy/Anne Raleigh, M·M Douglas Wells; $35 Nancy Erskine; $25 Mrs Marjorie EConnors, Ida Galligan.M-M Gary Hackett, M·M Clifford Primeau, Mary Ropulewis TAUNTON Our Lady 01 Lourdes $500 Our Lady 01 Lourdes Conference, St Vincent de Paul; $50 M·M David F Medas; $30 M-M Mario Pereira; $25 M·M Carlos Cabral, M·M Anthony Corriea, Mrs Ida Crowninshield, M-M Laszlo Kakuk Sr, M-M Richard King. M-M Baldomero Pena, Mrs Peggy Reams, M·M Paul Gregg. Gilberto Resendes, Mrs William 0 Shea, M-M Stephen KSherman, M·M Joseph Silveira, M-M Gilbert M Teixeira, Mrs Barbara Wordell, AFriend 51. Paul $75 Deacon/M John Schondek; $50 M-M Matthew Schondek, M-M Robert Roulusonis, M-M Brian Eddy; $30 M·M Raymond Rogers; $25 M-M Roy Moss, M-M Norman Menard. David Correia. M-M Richard Perra. M-M Lyman Taylor' Sacred Heart $700 Rev Cornelius JO'Neill; $100 M·M Joseph Kuper, Mary GKennedy, Paul WSaben. M·M Oaniel MLeBrun, M-M David Dennis, M-M Horace Costa; $50 M·M Robert McClellan, M-M Hector Quintana, M·M Joseph Tavares. M-M Thaddeus Kuczewski; $40 Maxine Baldini; $35 M·M Frank Vaz & Family; $30 M-M Joseph Duarte; $25 M·M Steven Rubadbu, Grace Ganzer, M-M Galen Rheaume, M·M Allred Baptista Jr, M-M Eugene Braga,Mrs Louise Kelliher, M-M Manuel Goes. James Leonard, Vonda Lee Leonard, M·M William J McDonald, M·M James Hebert. Helen Reis, M-M Robert Vierra, M-M John L Heureux, M-M Frank Rose, Mrs Edward Feeney, Mrs Leo Brady, Melisas MSmith, M-M Edward Cayton, Thomas Halloran, M·M Brian Reed, M-M Raymond Thebault, M·M Raymond Francisco, M·M George Rezendes, M·M William Lopes, Mary Ann Rogers, M-M James Wyall, Mary Bullock, FrancisO'Keele, M-M RWJohnson, Esther VMcDonald, Madeline Hathaway, James Martin, M-M Joseph Martin, M-M Joseph Isidorio, M-M Albert Mendonce, Matthew Kuczek, M-M Jones Johnson, M-M Joseph Burke, Helena Matteson 51. Joseph $650 Ally/M David Gay; $150 M-M David Bisio; $50 M·M Peter Reilly, M·M Stanley Pawlowski; $25 Paul Blain, Robert M Barbosa Jr 51. Anthony $100 James Nunes, SI. Anthony Prayer Group, John Ferriera; $60 Hilda Wyatt; $50 JoseS Cabral, Stephen Correia; $30 Idilio Nunes; $25 Francis Campos, John J Sikorski. Joseph Correia, Catherine Oliver, Mary & Walter Stadnisky, Alice Sousa, Antonio Amaral, Richard J cordeiro; $50 M-M James Pereira; $25 Manuel GOUlart, Maria Silvia, Richard Pacheco, Maryanne Jacinto, Anthony Burgess Stllary $1000 In Memory 01 Rev. Msgr. James Dolan; $100 M·M Joseph lannoni, Dorothy McManus, William WSmith, Robert & Diana Sullivan; $60 Peter Corr; $50. Pauline Orsi; $30 Marion Campbell, Mrs Ralph Reckard; $25 M·M William Balthazar, M·M James L Downing. Mrs Thaddeus Figlock, M-M Alvin Gosson, James Kelliher, Charles Kelly, Louanne Laughlin, Francis McCarthy, M·M James Silvia, M-M Charles Tripp $300 Spanish Apostolate at SI. Mary's; $100 Mrs Claire Auger, M·M Orlando deAbreu, Mrs Nina Knox, M·M Louis Raposa; $60 Dr/M William JCasey; $50 M-M Ronald Tauraias, M-M George Powers, Mrs John Mocka. M·M Joseph Medeiros. Mary EMcNamara, David Leonard. Bertha Leonard, William FCarney; $40 M·M James Keogh, M·M Edward Emsley; $25 M-M James Alvilhiera, M·M Raymond Bollelli, Margaret Chaisty. M·M Charles Cronan, Margaret Dorsey, M·M John WDowney, M-M William Fisher, William Fitzgerald, Mrs Joseph Fournier, Mrs Norman Gordon, Mrs William Hansen, M·M Ralph Hodgson, M-M James Lavigne, M-M Edward McGaughran Sr, Monica McGuire, Blanche Paquette, Mrs George Raymond, M-M Mark Reilly, M-M Mark Raposa, M-M Russell Seekell, John Sullivan, M-M Robert Thigpen, Ronald Wilkins 51. Jacques $100 M·M Paul Racine; $50 M·M William grunday; $25 Mrs Willrid Milot EAST TAUNTON Holy Family $100 M·M Peter Deniz. Mrs Frances Scroggins; $60 M·M Thomas Giggin; $50 M·M Joseph Kramer, Jr, Mrs Mary Silvia, Pacheco Egg Co, Stetson's Agway Sales; $25 Mrs Frank Faria, M·M Francis Legere Jr, M·M Charles Perry Jr, M-M Stephen Pielech, M-M Stephen SUllivan, M·M David St Yves, M·M Richard Martin, Mrs Albert Banks, James Pacheco, Janet Malloch, M·M John Smith, Anne Bettencourt RAYNHAII

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M-M Egino Savioli, M-M Frederick Bartek, M-M David Reed; $75 Or. Keith Choquelle, M·M Raymond Morrissey; $50 M-MJohn.Harrington,.M·M.Edward.Kelley.M-M Harold y!ashburn; $40 M·M Salvatore" • Ciccio; $35 M-M Alan Blaha, M·M David Gibbs ". $25 Bernadine Veiga, M-M Armond Beauregard, M'aj/M J.T. Murphy, M·M John O'Connell, M-M Robert Joy, M-M Garerd Lafrancois, M:M David Carreiro, M-M PauJ.Taylor,. M-M HenfY Simoneau, Mildred Bellavance, M-M Paul Bellavance, Cecile Schneider', Mrs. Thomas Clinton, Mary Rainville, M-M Joseph Lemieux $100 M·M Edward Lopes, Jr. M-M Johp Braun, M-M Edward O'Donnell M·M Donald Desvergnes, Mrs. Francis Kelley; $50 M-M Gerard Champagne, M-M Raymond Farrell, M-M Neil Jacques; $35 M·M Raymond Diresto, Thomas Keane; $25 M·M Ted Smith, M·M Leonard fitzpatrick,.M·M David Adams, M·M Armand Teixeira, M·M Walter Coelho, Emerald Hanlon, DanielA. Pion M-M Joseph Destefano, M-M peter Sbardelli. M·M Robert Lamarre, M-M Williams Bergevine, M-M Harold Kelleher, Jr, Irene Bolton. Mrs. William McKenna and John . $80 Dr1M Lino Tiberi; $30 M·M Manuel Rebelo; $25 Mrs. Milton Dale, M-M Paul Lorincz, M-M Stephan j, Globa, Louis Desvergnes ATTlEBDRD FALLS Saintllark Parish $150 M-M Jamesj, Swanson; $100 M-M Norman Rogers, M·M FrankSpinale, Nina .. Olson; $75 M-M Edward Knapp; $50 DominickLaFratta, M-M Peter Cragan, M·M Gregory Cavalieri, Mrs. Judith Maclean, M-M Leonard Roberge. DrlM Rene Bousquet, M·M Alfred Hopkins; $40 Mrs, Goerge. Johnson, M-M Wayne Harrison, M-M John Folan; $35 M-M Thomas Gledhill, M·M Arthur Barry, Eugene Touzin, M-M Laban O'Brien; $30 M-M Richard LeCompte, Jerry Pepi $25 Mrs. Leo Monast. M·M Phiiias Lallier, M·M James Harackiewicz, M·M Joseph Dery, M-M Eric. Hughes; M-M Bernard Proia, Mrs. Paul Lavoie, M-M David Lucia, David Casale, Michael Babul, Jane K. Kelley, Grace B. Fitton, M-M Armand Brunelle, III, M-M Delphis Soullier, M-M Donald LaFratta MANSFiElD 51. Mary's $200 SI. Mary's Catholic Woman's Club; $100 M·M John Wilson; $50 M-M Francis L McGowan; $25 M-M John Barry . 51. Mary $150 Mr. RobertG. Didas; $100 M-M Gary Willis; $80 M·M William j,Lawrence, Sr.; $75 M·M Adam Spilewski; $65 M-M Thomas E. Rogers; $60 M·M Charles E. Egan; $50 M-M E. Atwell, M·M William Cooney, M-M C.M. Fillmore, M-M Bruce Gallagher, M·M Paul KildUff, M-M Dominic Poillucci, M·M R. Vantassell, M·M Thomas Volta, M·M Anthony V. Ferrara, M·M Patrick McPherson; $40 Mrs. James Coyne, M-M Janies Musto; $35 M-M Alfred Turinese; M·M John Todesco, M·M Alvin Steward; $30 M-M Barry Breen, M-M Richard Breen. Mrs. George Pomlret $25 M·M Williama Adie, M-M Louis Amoruso, M·M Tom Balboni, M·M John Brunelli, Mrs. Richard Colley, M-M Edmund Donovan, M-M William Ferris, M·M John Girard, Mary Ellen Gremore, M·M Phillip Hatch, M-M Michael Heroux, M·M RobertUnari, Kevin O'Sullivan. James Palladino, M·M Gary Palmieri, M-M Francis Shaw. M·M Thomas Sheehan, M·M Robert A. Shulfleton, M-M Paul Elhier, M-M Edgar Deviney, M-M Mark Anderson, M-M Robert Shaw, M-M Franklin Fleck, M·M James St. Don, M-M Gerald Wright, M·M Glenn SanGiacomo, M-M Paul Murphy, M-M Richard Sherman, Viota R. DePrezio, M·M Ronald j, Sullivan, Jr., Mrs. Robert Macivor, M-M Francis Ferney, M-M T. Scarpellini, M·M Alexander Thompson, M-M Michael Harn, M-M Doug Ernst. M·M Raymond Collins, M-M John Stanovitch, M-M . Ronald J. Sullivan. Mrs. James Talbot . No. AlIleboro 51. lIary's $500 Mrs. John Smith; $200 M-M Paul J. Roche; $150 St. Mary's Women's Guild; $125 Mrs. Elmer Ralston; $100 In memory of John R. Carter In memory of Rev. Msgr. Paul F. Terracciano, In memory of Mary j, Tetrault, M·M Howard Gaudette; $50 In memory of M·M Thomas Langford, In memory 01 M-M Adelord Tetrault, In memory of Edmond E.Levesque, St. Mary's Altar.Servers, M·M Normand Brissette; $30 M-M Frederick Whittier; $26 Dr/Mrs. Robert Bedard; $25 M-M Raymond Desautel, M·M Louis E. Ganon. Regina Herrick, M-M Owen Johnson, M-M Michael Roche, Lillian Wojciechowski Sacred Heart$IOD Courtois M·M Raymond. Johnson M·M Charles, $50 Dion M-M Paul, Doucelle M·M Donald; $40 Alexander M-M Bruce; $30 Richards Mildred; $25 Bennett M·M Andrew, Centazzo M-M Peter, Cloutier M-M Arthur, Coyle M·M Brian, Fredette M·M Robert, Herou. Robert, Lacasse M-M Raymond, Macksoud M-M Edmund, Marcil Mrs. Henry, Martineau Marielle, Mercier M·M Kevin, Nalley Mary, Saeeaw M-M Narin Pinsonnault Denise, Prefontaine M-M Bertrand, Tattrie Mrs. Madeleine, Carroll M-M Robert, Jelle Mrs. Cecile, Landry M·M George, Perry M-M Charles, Pinsonnault Mrs. Ester, Prelontaine M-M Gerald NORTON Saint lIary's $240 M·M Forrest Wallace; $200 M-M Edgar Bosworth; $100 Vangie Fonseca, M·M William Lynch; $60 M·M John Drane $50 M-M Kevin Eagan, M-M Donald Halloran, M·M Lawrence Taylor M·M John j, Camara, M-M John Mannix, M-M Michael Murphy, M-M Ernest S. Tasho; $40 M-M Joseph Materia, M-M Thomas Sisto $30 Mary Gouveia, M-M Paul Grenier $25 Patricia Anderson M·M Edward Beatty, M·M Eugene F. Boyle, M-M Paul Chastenay, Jr, M-M Michael Feldmann, M·M Albert Harvey, M-M Herbert Hunter, Eleanor Higgins, Martha B. Howell, M·M Willrid LaPointe, Mrs. Donald Nevius, M·M Andrew M. Principe, Mrs. Arthur C. Puscheck, Mrs. Robert Russell, Robert Smith, M-M John F. Sullivan. M-M Stephen Austin, M-M Armand J. Brown, Jr., Mary Cronin, M-M Paul Cunniff, M·M Richard Demers, M-M James A. Devine, M-M Earl H. Dion, Mrs. Donald Dion & Family, M·M Paul Gangemi, Robert Hays, M·M Slephen Jacques, M·M Lawrence Larocque, M-M Norman j, Marshall, M-M Walter Messenger, M-M David j, Moitoza, M-M John Murphy, M-M James Rulling, M-M Thomas Williams, M-M Frederick Celeste SEEKONK Our lady 01 Ill. Carmel $125 Rita O'Neill; $120 M-M Joseph McCabe; $100 M-M James Araujo, M-M William j, Quirk; $65 Lucille Stark; $50 Mrs. Muriel Hunt, M-M Harvey Mace, M·M James Murray, M-M John P. Searles, M-M James Tiernan. M·M j, Roger Vaillancourt, Mrs. George Wood; $35 M-M Raymond F. Silva; $30 M-M David Avila, Mrs. John Botelho, Mrs. Manuel DeMallos, M·M Joseph Hendricks, Mrs. Helen Lewis, M-M George Roderick $25 Mrs. Catherine Balazs, Robert A. Candido, M-M John Chmura, M-M Paul Cosgrove, M·M George Daily III, M-M Michale Filuminia, M·M Fred, Gordon, Nelspn E. Goulet, M-M Charles Grossman, M-M Ronald Hebert, Mrs. Manuel HendricksJr.. M-M Walter Kelly, M-M Richard Leclaire, M-M Alexander lisy, M-M Thomas McGovern, M-M 'Frank Mooney, M-M Joao Oliveira, M-M Robert J. Partington, M-M Raymond Pickett, M-M Anthony Piquette, M·M John Pontilice, M-M Thomas Rose, Rose Mary Schultz, M·M William Toole. M·M RobertG. Vandal, Mrs. MadelineVartanian, M-M RobertWhitaker, M-M N. Paul Doyle $200 Our Lady 01 Mount Carmel Women's Guild; $150 Joseph R. Swift; $100 M·M Ralph Castino, M-M Alfred Musson; $75 M-M James Roberts; $50 M-M Paul Jannetti, M-M Carl R. Mitchell, Jr., Raymond l. Murray, Seekonk Knights of Columbus, M·M Henry j, Hayes III; $35 M·M Paul A. Armstrong; $30 M-M Peter Hopper, M-M Ralph Tomei. Mrs. Antonio Nunes $25 M·M Louis DelSesto, M-M Ernest G. Hicks, Jr., M·M Mark Loiselle, M-M Robert J. Miller, M-M Leo Morin, M·M Daniel Pimental, M-M William Serpa, M·M Robert M. Sloane, M·M Anthony S. Spagnolo, M-M Dennis A. Taylor, M-M Dennis Violette, M·M Frank Santoro, M·M Eugene F. Silva, M-M Norman B. Denham, Mrs. Morelo Rodrigues, Mrs. Louisa Fallon Sl.llary's $1,000 In Memoriam; $500 Anonymous; $125 Anne Sullivan; $100 Anonymous, Afriend, James & Deborah Bolton, M-M Ernesllrahan. M-M Alfred Karol, Mrs. Thomas Toppin; $60 Afriend; $50 A Iriend M·M John Przybyla, M-M Joseph Palana, M-M Roger Farren, Arthur & Ross Rollins, M-M Joseph Bannon, M-M Robert Besselle, Louise Legare, Emma Legare, M-M Eric Spenser; $48 M-M Robert Biron; $40 M-M David Turinese, M-M Harold Doran; $35 M-M Robert Jacobs, ST. Mary's Prayer Group; $30 M·M Francis Walker, M·M Henry Cutler, Anonymous $25 James & Helena Armstrong, M-M George Casey, M-M William Cone, Mary GreenWOOd, M-M Alex Kagan, M·M Sylva Langlois, M·M Peter Louvaris, M·M Peter Cardosi, M-M Robert Forsher, George &June Frenier, M-M George Geisser, Irene Goudreau, Mary Lou Heffernan, M-M Joseph Lamontagne, Mary C. Marcinkwicz, Denise Mongeau, M-M Timothy Mcginn, Thomas and Sherry Ustas ASSONET 51. Bernard $400 M-M Gary Marcondes; $100 Jean M. Fairhurst; $50 M-M William Boulay, M·M Felician Brochu; $25 Mrs. Carol Araujo, M-M John j, Brown, M-M Brian Lawton, M·M Marc Rousseau, M-M Glen White. SDIIERSET SI. Thomas 1I0re $25 M·M Edward Camara, Francis R. Dacey, Alice G. Gagnon, M·M Herman Neher, M-M Michael Saucier. St.John 01 God $961 Confirmation Class Walk-a-thon; $500 Rev. Daniell. Freltas;$IOO In Memory 01 Arthur &Anna Leite; $75 Altar Boys St. John 01 God; $50 John Velozo, Jr., Edward Machado, Gary Velozo; $25 Maria Chaves, Roger Lemelin, Allred Medeiros, Frederick Kudlacik, Joao Jesus. 51. Patrick $100 M-M Carlton Boardman, F. Moriaty; $75 M-M Richard Mullaney; $50 M·M James Darcy, M-M Valentino Pallolla, Mary Quirk, Joan Whittington; $40 M. Manuels; $35 Mary Belanger, M-M Raul'Silva; Mrs. John Hogan, John Walsh; $25 Leo Bond, M-M Tobias Borges, M-M Peter Calise, Jr., Joseph Capostagno, M·M Frank Carreiro, Rene LePage, M-M Norman Levesque, M-M Joseph Macek, M-M Fernando matos, Mrs. Thomas Murphy, M-M Albert Ouellette, M·M Allen Pacheco, M-M Armand Saurette, M-M Arthur Sullivan, Jr., M-M John Toomey. WESTPORT 51. John the Baptist $50 Mrs. Mary Taylor; $40 M-M Thomas Peters. Our Lady 01 Grace $100 M·M Manuel M. Vale, Mrs. Irene Gavriluk, M·M John McGough; $50 M-M Daniel Alexander, Wayne Dore d/b/a Dore &Son Plumbing; $35 M-M John T. Senay; $27.77 M-M Frank Mellen; $25 M-M Joseph Botelho, M-M Robert LaFrance, M·M Edward Nowak; M-M Jeffrey Veloza, M-M' Francisco Souza, Jr., M-M Donald Danis, M-M Donald Clements, M-M Henry Lavoie, Sr. 51. Georee $100 M-M Paul Methot; $30 Mrs. Ronald Perrier; $25 J.O. Forand Tax Service, M-M David Loranger, M-M John Oliveira, M-M Michael Sullivan, John Szyszko. SWANSEA Our Lady 01 Fatima $1500 Anonymous; $500 M·M J David Connell; $200'Anonymous; $125 M-M Thomas Doyle; $120 Claudia Mullane; $100 Louis Almeida, M·M Michale Ziobro, Anonymous; $79' Anonymous; $60 Anonymous; $50 M-M John 0 Arsenault, M-M John Gunn, M·M Thomas CMaiato. Thomas MMcGovern, M-M Maurice LPichette, M-M Robert Tschirch. Anonymous; $40 M·M Joseph Vera, Anonymous; $35 M·M James THodkinson, Anonymous; $30 M-M Jeffrey Kirkman, M-M Charles Leary, . M-M Thomas CLowney &Sons, M·M Robert Oliveira, Anonymous; $25 M-M Francis LKelly, M·M Kevin M Kelly, M-M Keith Kenyon, Mrs Irene Koven, Mrs John Bernard, M-M William RBouchard, M·M Joseph. Chaves, M·M Donald HFerron, Mrs Joseph FFoley; M·M Gary Giaconetti, M-M Edward SMcNerney, M-M Allred Medeiros, M·M Edmund Pontes. M-M William J Souza, M-M Roger Talbot. Anonymous 51. Dominic $100 M-M John Carreiro, M-M Joseph Vital; $50 M·M Raymond Bryden. Edward Mitson Sr, Dorothy HRoy, St Dominic's Women's Guild, M·M John Silva; $40 M·M Gerardo Chiavettone; $30 M·M Robert Trudeau; $25 M-M Lamont Beaudette, Mrs Arthur Cote, M-M William DaPonte, M·M Frank Kopeski, M·M John Maguire. Fred Marszalek, M·M Thomas Murphy, M-M Raymond O'Connell, Dana Richard, M·M Dwight Doane. Joan Kelley, M·M Jose Sousa $100 M·M William Unsworth; $50 M·M Jack Gomes; $30 M-M Bernard Ouellette; $25 M·M Stanley Szczepanek Jr, M-M Richard Berard, John Clement Jr, M-M Lawrence Barnwell

51. Louis de France$IODO Rev. Andre PJussaume; $100 M-M Richard Dufour, M-M Normand Fortin; $50 M-MRichard Boulanger, M-M RomeoChaiest, Mrs William Fleti:'her:M'M'GeiaiifFontaine, M-M Allred Iwanski, M-M Walter Pierce, M-M John Walsh; $35 M'M Eric Araujo, M-M Alphonse Mendoza, M·M .wiliiamO'Neil; $25 Mrs linda Ahearn, M-M John D.Bisbano,M·M Alfred Bouchard, M-M Raymond . Boulanger, M·M Richard Boyer, M·M Leo Chabot, M-M Richard MChouinard,M-M David Correira, Linda & Leon Dunnam, M-M William RGilbert, M·M Michael Hebda, M·M Edward Larrivee, In Memory 01 Rev Bernard ALavoie, Paul Mathieu, M-M Raoul Messier, DrlM Philip Robitalaille, M-M Allred GSouza $40 M-M Fernand CEAuclair; $30 M-M Kenneth Carr, M-M Robert Gauthier, M-M John McCarraher; $25 M-M John Barrett, M-M Daniel DeMello, M-M Ronald Desrosiers, Mrs Joseph Duquette, M-MJeffrey Gouveia,M-M Roger Laflamme, M·M Rene Lavoie, M-M Ronald Paul, M'M Raymond Saucier, MrsJeanne Shileikis, M·~ David Stallman . 51. lIichael $125 M·M Charles Viens; $25 M-M Daniel Azevedo, M-M Robert Flanne;" M-M Stephen Higgins, In Memory 01 James & Martha Scholes, M-M Thomas Leach, M·M Roger Keyes, M-M Joseph Goyette, M·M Gerald Sevigny NEW BEDFORD 51. lI~ry $700 Rev. John F. Moore; $100 In· Memory of Richard J Brown; $50 In Memory of Rosie Medeiros, M·M William Constant; $25 M-M Joseph Gendron, Diane Charbonneau, M-M Gilbert Butts, M·M William Cotter, M-M Manuel CCorreia,M-M Jose Carvalho, Mary F& Anna THarrington, M-M Joseph Campbell, M-M Albert Pepin, M-M Joseph Simas Jr, M,"" Raymond Fontaine, M-M Alan DRebello, Mona Provencher, In Memory of Arnold Weaver, Clifford Pina; M-M David A.Pelletier, Waldy Kut,Francis M Devlin, Pauline Mathieu, Mrs Ben Wegrazniak, M-M Robert Lavoie, M·M MarkJussaume, M-M Ilaymond Veary, Rose Harris, M-M Mark Richard. M·M George Green, M-M David Poulin, M·M Joao Medeiros; M-M Daniel Fortier, Mrs Vincent Peternel, M-M Ronald Hubert. M-M David Alves, M-M Nelson Ostiguy, M·M Dennis Malloy. M·M Michael Hartley, In Memory 01 Luigi &Florida Fiano, PaulineLaquerre,M·M Robert Hebert, M-M James REdwards, Cecilia Oliveira, M·M Conrad Levesque,Florence Lavoie, M-M Louis Roy, M·M Fred Scoll, M-M Carlton Spooner, M·M Edward Haggerty, M·M Carlos Pacheco, M·M Thaddeus Irzyk Jr. M·M Michael Rapoza, Michele O'leary, Thomas O'leary, M·M George A Desrosiers, M-M Kevin Sweeney, M-M William AHall, M-M Allen Ponichtera, Laurette Payette, Belmire Blackburn, M-M George Souza, M-M MarianoGentiii, M·M Adrien Messier, M·M Richard Collard, M-M William Ochab, M-M David Caron. M·M David Joaquim, Cheryl Pacheco, M-M James ESullivan Jr, M-M Richard Landreville, Mrs Gerard Demanche, M·M William Avila, M-M Kazimierz Pelczarski, M·M David Loveridge, M-M Gabriel Holmes Jr, Hilda L Souza $200 Rev. Robert TCanuel, St. Mary's Women's Guild; $100 Steven Perry, M·M Dennis Poyant; $60 M·M Normand Boutin; $50 M-M John Maguire, Alfred Dias, M·M Gaston DeBrosse, James & Rita Mendes, Rene Carrol; $40 M·M Michael Forgue, M·M Robert Allain; $35 M·M Richard Lally; $30 HopeS Mulberry; $25 M-M Manuel Travers, M·M Antone Oliveira, Mrs William Donlan, M·M Joseph Towers, M·M Martin McCoy, Margaret Cabral, Doris Bachand, In Memory 01 Donald HBarlow, M·M Victor Silva Jr. Mrs Gunter Erlenkamp, M·M Louis Dumont; M-M Robert Andrade, M-M John Hernon, Mrs Joseph Chaplin, M·M Joseph Alves, M·M Arthur Greene, M-M Edward Correia, M-M William J Blake, M-M William Whelan Jr, M·M Kenneth EStrong Jr, M·M Paul Deneault, M-M Francis Lynch, Gloria Berube, Nancy Curry, M·M .Richard Waite, Evelyn Loranger, M·M Roger Bourgeois, M·M Raymond Rocheleau, M-M David A Provencher, M-M Edward Angelo, M-M John Teixeira, M-M Felix Kocor, M·M Daniel Costa, Joseph Pelletier, M-M Evangelos Safioleas, M·M Paul JCosta, M-M Francis Macey, Mrs Richard Greenhalgh, M·M George Martins, Jr, M-M William RSilveira, M·M Romeo Dion . $35 Mrs Allred Delreitas, M-M Leonard Coller; $30 M-M Joseph Winsper, M-M Arthur Correai, Joseph &Grace Marco, M-M Alexander Phillips, Mabel Reiendes, M-M Rosario Pineau, M·M Manuel Mota, M·M Robert FLagasse, M-M Frank Condez, M-M Ernest Barboza, Norma Sylvia; $25 M·M Norman Letendre, M·M Emile Brugger, Mrs Lawrence Hughes. M·M Anthony Denault, M-M Joseph Santos, Rosemary Wach, M·M Rod Lussier, M·M David A Medeiros, M-M Robert Coache, Thomas Griffiths, M·M Raymond CSt Gelais, M-M Paul Doherty, M-M \'(illiam Walsh, M-M John Pimentel Jr, M-M Dennis Desnoyers, M·M Clarence Marshall, M·M Roland Tavano, M·M Normand Arsenault, M·M Gary Gomes, M·M Ernest lizotte, M·M Arnold BCamara, M·M Frank Moniz, M·M John Green, M-M Francisco Belmiro, Bruce Cathcart, M-M Michael WBriand, M-M Walter Jaworski, M-M L Gibbs, M-M Ronald Silveira, Helen Baillargeon, M·M David Sylvia, M-M Bruce lima, M-M Kenneth J Sylvia, M-M Charles Vardo, Mrs Jesse Mathews, M-M Edmund Correira, M-M Joseph Corkum, M·M Normand Langlois, M-M Glen Machado, M-M lawrence Lynch, M-M Saul Santos, Izaura Teixeira, M-M Richard Botelho, M-M Steven Nunes $40051. Vincent DePaul Society of St. Mary's; $180 M·M John HLeBoeul; $150 DrlM Roger Lacost, M·M Gilbert Costa; $100 M-M Pierce Penton, In Memory of Jesse Mathews; $70 M-M John Freitas; $60 M·M George Wheeler, M-M George Taber; $50 M-M Joseph FALeBlanc, M-M Arthur Caron, Alice & Hazel Davis, Mrs John Dexter, M-M John HighamJr, Edward MacLean, M·M Paul Marashio, Maria Almeida, M·M Peter Becker, Dr/M Manuel GCamacho, M·M Phillip Chasse, Henry & Jane Martin·Fortin, M·M Patrick Gannon, M·M George ELandry, Mrs Manuel Rezendes, M·M Paul Szwaja, M-M David Resendes, M-M Francis 0 Sullivan, M·M Ronald Walsh, Mrs Edward Szyndlar, Antoinette Bertalotto, M-M Leo Laquerre, M·M Antonio Pinheiro. M-M Dennis Wilkinson 51. James $100 M-M Gerald Stabell, SI. James Catholic Youth Organization, SI. James Ladies' Guild, M-M Paul Lestage, AFriend; $50 M-M Anthony Silva, M·M lhomas Oliver, M-M Chris Donnelly, M-M Leonard Guilbeault, Mrs Daniel Dwyer, M·M William Jakusik, M·M William Whalen', M·M John Sylvia; $40 M·M Paul Hart, Mrs Joseph Hathaway; $35 M·M Paul Rezendes; $25 Margaret ABernier, M-M Calvin Medeiros, Winnilred EFolger, M·M Leonard Souza, Ann Gulbeault, M·M Richard Rostron, M-M Edmund Quadros. M-M Charles Gomes, M-M John Connor, M-M Raymond Couto, M·M Francis Lamb, M·M Vltorino Noia, M·M John Green, M·M John Britto, M-M Joseph Ferreira, M-M William Dlejarz, Sara Harrison, Mrs Francis Roach, Beeverly Gracia, Bridget Finch, Helen Jarusik, Irene Schall 51. Lawrence $150 M-M William Kearney; $125 M-M David RNelson; $100 M·M Joseph Harrington, St. Lawrence Guard 01 Honor; $75 Hope Mcfadden; $60 M-M Allred Beauregard; $55 Robert Tessier, $50 M·M James Anderson, M-M Paul FCardoza, Mrs Malcolm JDelaney. Mrs Anne EHooper, M-M Henry Horn, M-M Edward Lopes, Veronica O'bRien, Helen & Elizabeth O'Connor, M·M Joseph Pierce, Albert P Porter; $40 M·M George Swansey; $35 James FMcGlynn, Mrs Arthur FWalsh, Mrs Mary Winterson; $30 Mrs Ernest King. M·M Paul LaForesl $200 Mrs Edwin livingstone Jr; $100 In Memory of Rev William RJordan, M-M David AMcLaughlin; $60 Mrs Mary BWheaton; $50 M-M James Dee. M-M Richard TSaunders Jr, Joseph VSmith, M-M Leo Slewart, M-M Robert JSylvia, M·M Leo Tracey; $45 Patricia ENorton; $40 M-M Steven Beauregard; $30 M·M Peter Clavin, Helen E McGrath; $25 M-M Edward T Butler, M-M Odee LLandry, Mrs Joseph E MacFarlane, Mary Manning, M·M William Montigny, Mrs Pierre Roy, Robert Sullivan, M-M Arthur B Walsh. M·M Steven RWarn $100 M-M Raymond Barbero; $60 M-M Thomas Ryan; $50 Evalynne A Turner; $25 M-M Robert Bedard, Michelle Conceicao, M-M James FCosta, M·M Albert LFisher, M-M Robert J Marinelli. James S Sheerin, M·M Manuel Sylvia. MrsClara EVieira, Mrs Edward Varsel. Allen Wall, M-M Raymond Beaulieu, M·M John Burt, M·M Bruce JBotelho, M·M James Corbell, Mrs Odena DeCosta, M-M Roland Dumas, M·M Ned Emmons, M-M William Fortier, M·M Daniel Germano, M-M Paul Humason, Mrs Donald MacMullen, Ann Mahoney, M·M Paul EMarshall, M-M Hugh McKenna, Mrs Patrick J Moore, Mrs James EMurphy, John M Newby Jr, Mrs Veronica M Peccini, Gerry Rivet, M-M Joseph ARivet. Antone Rutkowski, Mrs Richard Rymszewicz. M·M Richard Sparrow, Margaret ESullivan, Or Paul FWalsh, M-M John Warren, M·M Raymond EWeber, M-M John RWhalen Our Lady 01 Assumption $50 M-M Noel Almeida, Mrs Elizabeth Duarte; $25 OLDA Senior Citizens, M·M Earle Bargasse, M-M Edward Rogers, Constance Tavares, St. Martin de Porres Guild, Our Lady 01 Assumption Club, M-M Antonio Costa, M·M Albert Houtman St. Anne $$500 St. Vincent de Paul Society; $25 Normand Lapointe 51. Anthony 01 Padua $500 St. Anthony Bingo; $200 In Memory of Msgr. Albert Berube; $100 Barrie Lee; $50 Robert Levesque; $52 SI. Anthony Youth Group; $35 Harry Hathaway; $25 Dorothy Desrosiers, Roger Bourgeois $200 Anonymous; $100 In Memory of Rev. J.F. McCarthy; $100 Adrien Beauregard; $50 AGroup of Friends, Anonymous; $40 Leo Picard, Jose Medeiros, Patricia Powell; $30 Ja.ime Resendes; $25 Oscar LeBlanc, Joseph Remillard, Antonio E Conterno, Ada Paradis, Paul Goudreau, Jean Duval, Annette Florent, Maurice Cote, Janet Mailhotte, M-M Gaston Laverdiere, Anonymous . 51. Francis 01 Assisi $500 In Loving Memory of Frank Garcia; $100 M·M Francisco Morgado, M·M Victor Reis, M-M Peter Regis; $35 M-M Henry Healy, M·M John Maiato; $30 M-M Antone Alfonso, M-M Armand S Coelho; $25 M-M William A Besse, Mrs Joseph Castellina, Salome Cordeiro, Mrs Richard Holden, M-M Leonel Neron, M-M Carlos Viegas, Dorothy V!kre, Norma PRegis, M-M Marcus Schlosser 51. Hedwle$500 Franciscan Fathers, OFM Conv; $120 M-M Joseph Rapoza; $35 Smietana Family; $30 Lee Cook; $25 M-M Antonio L Medeiros, Chester Nietupski, M·M Joseph Szaro, Barbara Traban, M-M William Wunschel, John Barylski 51. Joseph $500 SI. Joseph Parish Bingo Holy Name $130 M-M Leonard FSouza; $100 M·M Richard Babineau, Paul Mulvey, M-M Robert Sylvia, M·M Edward FMurray; $50 M-M Arnold Avellar, M·M Joseph Cazemiro, Mrs Helen Mello, M-M Antonio Mendes, M-M Norris Walecka, M-M Charles Xavier; $30 M·M William Demsky, M-M Stanley Gaj, Mrs Lawrence Harney; $25 M-M Frank Burns, M·M Lester Chase, M-M Henry Carreau, M-M Michael Collet, Mrs Mary AConlon, M·M Robert Connor, M-M Joseph Estacio, M-M Stanley Koska, M·M Leo Law, Mrs Jackson Lovelf, M·M Stephen Luce, M-M Sylvester Luce, Mrs Anthony Mulroy, Ms Rose Neves, M-M Augusto Vieira, Mrs Micahel PWilson, Mrs Mary L Wilson . $125 M-M SalvatorGiammalvo; $100 AFriend, M·M Charles Quinn, M-MSalvatore Fernandes, Francis Smith; $75 Helen Mcintyre; $50 M-M Sergi lacoponi; $35 Edith Mcintyre; $30 M-M Donald Girourd; $25 M-M Augusto Fernandes, M-M Thomas Thomas, M-M Harold Briggs, M-M Kenneth· Camara, Felicia Bociek, M-M Joseph Brunette, M·M Arthur Martin, M-M'Laurien Rock, M-M Igance Alawalski 51. Theresa $500 In Memory of Rev Joseph NHamel and Rev William Collard; $350 AFriend; $150 M-M Joseph Mandeville, St Theresa St Vincent de Paulln'Memory 01 Rev William Collard, M·M Henri Valois; $100 MauriceGamache, MrsAdrien Lemire, AFriend; $75 AFriend; $50 M·M Roland Benoil, M·M Robert Cyr, Mrs Paul Fontaine. M-M Leonard Poyant,A Friend;'$35 AFriend; $30 M·M Robert Reney, A Friend; $25 M-M Richard Bousquet, M-M Nicholas Catrambone; M'M William Dugas, M·M Gerard Leranger, M-M Larry Moreau, M-M Vite Merra, Mrs Marie Parent, St Anne Sodality, M·M Mark Sullivan Immaculate Conception $600 Portuguese Prayer. Group,. Rev. Jose A'.F. dos Santos; $365 1~89 Confirmation Class, Anonymous; $200 In Thanksgiving; $100 M-M Joao BTeixeira, AFrien'd;'$60 M-M David Plira; $50 Immaculate Conception Youth Group, M·M Manuel CRamos, M·M.Manuel Medeiros; $30 Maria RCordeiro, Maria E5 Franco, M-M Jose Pereira & Isaura Pereira; $25 M·M Ernest Pacheco, M.M Urbano sarros, John Cordeiro, Joaquim Rebelo' ,. Our Lady 01 Fatima $100 M-M Robert Berche; $50 MrS Jacqueline King; $25 M-M Fred Anderson, M·M Eugene Berche, David Correia, M-M Roland Fortin , 51. John the Baptist $100 M-M Octavio 0 Fragata; $50 M-M Joseph Motta, Anonymous; $30 AFriend; $26 M-M Joseph RGarcia; $25 In Memory o(Msgr John ASilvia, Eva Sylvia, M-M Gilbert Vieira

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PAX CHRISTI, FR Members will participate in ecumenical service 7 p.m. June 4 at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Providence. Among speakers will be Rev. Allan Boesak, a South African leader in resistance fo apartheid.


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CATHEDRAL, FR Parishioners will honor CYO basketball teams at a spaghetti supper 7 p.m. Sunday. BL. SACRAMENT, FR Women's Guild meeting 7 p.m. Wednesday followed by potluck supper and singing by junior choir. ST. STANISLAUS, FR Adoration of Blessed Sacrament today. Kindergarten promotion 7 tonight, school hall. HOLY NAME, FR -Summer classes for altar servers forming. Information at rectory. ST. PATRICK, FALMOUTH Communal anointing ofsick, II: 15 a.m. Mass Sunday. Transportation: 548-6326, 540-2486. ST. MARY, N. ATTLEBORO Healing service and Mass 2 p.m. Sunday. LaSALETTE CENTER, ATTLEBORO Teach the Children Well II and,I1I catechetical programs will be offered ,July 24-28 and July 31-Aug. 4 respectively. A vacation Bible school for children will take place concurrently. Information: 222-8530. EMMA US RETREAT Emmaus #79, begins tonight at Cathedral Camp, East Freetown; Galilee reunion 7 p.m. June II. ST.ANNE,FR Kindergarten graduation 10 this morning. New Home and School board officers: Susan Chapdelaine, president; Rose Almeida, vice-president; Joanne Bergeron; treasurer; Elaine Gagnon, Bertha Medeiros, secretaries. SS. PETER & PAUL, FR Kindergarten graduation 7 p.m. Thursday, Father Coady Center. Vincentian meeting also 7 p.m. Thursday, rectory.





O.L. CAPE, BREWSTER I Harvest Sunday June 4: donatiorts of canned or paper goods acceptt¥t by Vincentians. I HOLY GHOST, ATTLEBORO I Youth Group Boston trip tomorBy Richard H. Hirsch row. Dedication of new organ 3:3'0 p.m. June 25. I Director, U.S. Catholic Conference Office for Film & Broadcasting VINCENTIANS, FR I District Council meeting 7 p.m. NEW YORK (NC) -In a recent June 7, O.L. Grace Church, Wes,"Why Johnny's Watching article, port. I Needs Watching," Jerome L. SingRALLY FOR LIFE I Pro-life rally 2 p.m. tomorro\\j, er, professor of psychology and Boston Government Center plaza. child study at Yale University, Information and carpooling: 636-[ asked if parents can assume that children know television is just a 4903. of make-believe. SACRED HEART, I world Singer said research has found N.ATTLEBORO Green thumb gardeners needed to that some parents regularly dishelp keep parish grounds beautiful:. cuss television broadcasts with Information at rectory. Vincentianjl their children, while others rarely meet after 8:30 a.m. Mass Sunday. help them understand the false! VINCENTIANS, TAUNTON ness of the TV world. District Council meeting 7 "The children of the 'mediating' Monday, Mass at St. Anthony'~ , parents turn 'out to be relatively Church; rpeeting 8 p.m. .st. Joseph'~ more immune to the negative efchurch hall. fects of television, and they underI stand much better what commerBREAD OF LIFE PRAYER GROUP, FR cials are," Singer reported. Meeting at 7:30 tonight at Blessed It seems, however, that no one Sacrament Church;, members will hear a teaching by Father Richard in school or at home is making Andrade,parochial vicar at stl sure that young people are mediaMary's Cathedral. The first sessiorl literate, able to recognize how teleof a 7-week program, "Foundations vision gives them messages and of Christian Maturit(' will fOllOW'1 values. Several years ago the U.S. Catholic Conference Department of administrato~ Communication produced a media hom~ literacy program for use at eleBishop 'Daniel A. Cronin has mentary, junior high and senior announced appointment of Mis~ high school levels. The texts were published by the Jean M. Golitz as administrator of . Our Lady's Haven nursing hom~ National Catholic Educational Asin Fairhaven. Miss Golitz assumed! sociationfor Catholic school I teachers. But the project made just her duties on May 22. . Rev. Edmund J. Fitzgerald, direcJ a small ripple and never became tor of diocesan' nursing homes,1 part of the Catholic education said she holds a bachelor of sCiencel agenda. But it should be part of degree in health care management that agenda and deal with such from St. Francis College" Brook'! questions as: Iyn, N.Y., and has had extensivel - Do children, espl;cially those . experience\n the field of longbelow age 12, think about who terrp care, most recently as admin-I their TV heroes are and, more istrator for the past six years of importantly, why they are their Parkwell Health Care Center in heroes? i Hyde Park. ' - Do they grasp what TV commercials often are really selling lifestyles, values and attitudes - - -......... 1 toward others?

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- Do they recognize that violence is too often the problemsolving method of first resort? - Do young girls buy into television's false message that a middle-aged man can be a sex symbol, but that for a woman to be a sex symbol, she must be under 30? Singer concl uded that more research is 'needed on the impact of TV viewing, but warned parents against letting television's purveyors of violence and commercialism become dominant influences on their children. He asked if parents were prepared to monitor, control and discuss the medium so that their own family values might prevail. Singer's right on, but it also seems that parents, especially in families with two wage-earners, need help and that the schools could shoulder some responsibility here. Certainly religious edu'cation teachers should pay attention to anything shaping values. To be literate today is not only to understand how the printed word communicates meaning, bUt also to know how society's dominant medium, television, transmits its messages and vision of reality. Making sure young people can distinguish between authentic and non-authentic visions of life is not only a media literacy issue but a,lso a religious issue, important to both classroom teachers and parish religious educators.

Chicago covenant CHICAGO (NC)' - Cardinal Joseph L. Bernardin and. Luthe- . ran Bishop Sherman Hicks recently led Chicago Catholics and Lutherans in signing a covenant pledging cooperation, while admitting that serious differences, specifically on abortion, remain between the two denominations.


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SCENE AT May 21 dedicaton of a monument in Arlington National Cemetery honoring Catholic chaplains who died in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Among those memorialized is Father Arthur C Lenaghan, who grew 'up in Sacred Heart parish,Fall River. His name is seventh from the bottom in'the second column of World War II chaplains, the first group listed on the monument. Father Lenaghan is interred in his family's plot in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Fall River. (NC photo)


Bishop Daniel A. Cronin has announcedclosingofSt.Mathieu's ParishinFallRiver,effectiveJune 25,1989. BishopCroninexplainedthatit wasa painful...

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