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CAMPERS ENJOY a musical interlude under the shade of tall pines and also under the loving care of (from. left) Sister Annette, Sister Lucy and Sister Therese. (Torchia Photo)



"Summer Fun" promised the fliers distributed last spring at St. Peter's Church, Dighton. The promise was more than fulfilled, agreed the 50 01' so parish children, ages 4 to 14, who participated in a four-week program which concluded last Friday at the former Camp Tattapanum in Dighton. Now the property of a St. Peter parishioner, Frohman Anderson, who generously permitted its use, the camp proved ideal for a lively schedulEl of games, crafts, music and painless religious education, all efficiently administered by Sisters Annette Desmarais, Therese Gerard and musician Lucy Stonen, all Dominican Sisters of the Presentation. Young and bubbling over with energy and love for their charges, the sisters were as:sisted by a corps of parish teenagers, several of whom are also wintertime CCD teachers, plus Penny Rodriguez, visiting Dighton from the Dominican sisters' mission in Brownsville, Texas. The day The Anchor visited what the children had dubbed


Camp Wilderness, the theme was "witnessing," and stories, prayers, music, drama, games and even arts and crafts were based on the story of St. Stephen, the first martyr, and how he bore witness to his faith in Christ. Nametags, worn by everyone, changed daily and also carried out the theme, said Sister Annette. Demonstrating Christ's love shared with others, on this day her tag read "Sister Annette loves you." The program centered around the former Girl Scout recreation building, set in a pine forest. At a short distance, a cluster of cabins had been transformed into religion teaching aids. "In Kingdom Road" the children learned about the sacraments and "Mary's House" the role of our Lady in the church, while in "Heavenly Temple" there was the opportunity for quiet private prayer. The sisters paid tribute to Greg Mendes, the 16-year-old brother of Mary Mendes, one of the camp counselors, who took several days from his summer job to help clear years of grass

and weeds from long disused camp paths. Sister Therese has been religious education coordinator at St. Peter's for four years and developed the summer program three years ago, previously holding it at her community's provincial house, also in Dighton. But she and Sister Annette, who will take over the coordinator's job in the fall, agreed that the camp facilities have added immeasureably to the program resources. "It's so peaceful here-and it shows in the kids," they said. Among special camp projects were a Mary Day, centered around Mary's House, and a Balloon Day, when balloons containing prayers were released and each child received a personal letter "from God." "I'm going to frame mine and keep it forever," declared one little boy. One day the children studied Moses, solemnly t~ing off their shoes as they reenacted his reaction at sight of the burning bush, then playing a maze game Turn to Page Six

Clergy and Catholic editorial writers have welcomed the recent Vatican document which' calls for a redistribution of the world's priests, but have also pointed out difficulties involved. "I think it's a good idea," said Auxiliary Bishop Walter Schoenherr of Detroit, who was archdiocesan delegate for the clergy from 1968 to 1977. "But in light of the human implications in- . volved, I think it would be difficult to implement." Bishop Schoenherr pointed out that most priests in the United States have adjusted to an urban metropolis and have roots there. He also noted that the proportion of priests to Catholics has diminished in the United States. "About 10 years ago, for instance, Detroit had one priest for every 500 families. Today that's more like one priest for every 1,500 families."

Father James Zelinski, director of missions for the DetroitMidwest province of the Capuchins, said temporary service by priests in priest-poor areas is almost a necessity, but added, "I hope that the redistribution plan is not the Vatican's way of avoiding the celibacy issue in foreign lands." He explained that the Capuchins have 30 priests in Nicaraguan missions, aided by some 1,000 catechists who baptize and conduct funerals. All that is keeping them from being priests, he said, is' that they're married.

He added: "We have an archdiocesan mission in Recife, Brazil, and nobody is interested in going there." An editorial in The Catholic Standard and Time, Philadelphia archdiocesan newspaper, noted that areas which once had an abundance of priestly vocations no longer do. "In some U.S. dioceses," it said, "three or four times as many priests are dying and retiring as are being ordained, and the dilemma for American bishops is not where to place the clergy they have but how to cut back." Father Januarius Carillo of the Verona Fathers office in Montclair, N.J., described the Vatican document as a step in the right direction, but also pointed out: "I am afraid it's impossible to just tell a priest to leave a place like Montclair and go to Brazil." Father Carillo said missionaries see a waste of priestly manpower in the eastern United States. He cited parishes where no priest has to say more than one weekend Mass. He noted also that many priests are doing work which could be done by lay persons. Father 'Carl Arico, director of priest personnel for the Newark Archdiocese, noted that distribution of priests is a delicate issue. At times, he said, the archdiocese has had difficulty finding priests willing to go to Newark or Hudson County parishes. "It's obvious that in some parishes priests are overburdened," Father Arico said. "There are two ways to solve this - additional priests or sister-pastoral associates."

- "Should the official discussion of the Roman Rite's discipline on priestly celibacy be resumed? That ~, is it time to re.:open the door on a married clergy, as the Indonesian bishops asked recently?"

An editorial in the Catholic Voice, Oakland, Calif., diocesan newspaper, by Dan Morris, editor-in-chief, suggested considering such questions as these:

- "Can - or should - we look to the permanent diaconate to take up the slack?

In an editorial in The Beacon, Patrson, N.J. diocesan newspaper, Gerald M. Costello, executive editor, said: "I confess to some misgivings about the new document in its treatment - or its lack of treatment - of the expanded role of the laity and the religious women in providing pastoral and spiritual leadership. It says, by implication, that the way to meet the spiritual needs of priest-poor areas such as Latin America is to deploy priests from other sections of the world to serve them. This single remedy ignores the dramatic strides made by the Latin American church in fostering lay leadership, particularly through the communidades de base - small Christian communities - which have mushroomed in Central and South America." In these communities, Costello said, lay leaders "have emerged as a prophetic expression of the real faith of the people." In teaching, preaching and bringing the sacraments, they are representing Christ," he said. These small Christian communities "are a fact of life in urban slums and country villages throughout the Latin American church - encouraged by the bishops, who see in their astonishing growth a Christian answer to the faith needs of their people," he continued.


THE ANCHOR-Diocese of Fall River-Thur., Aug. 7, 1980

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WASHINGTON (NC)-An anti-nuclear weapons demonstration at the Pentagon last week by members of the Federation of 'St. Scholastica, a group of 22 Benedictine communities in North America, was part of the 1,500th anniversary celebration by the Benedictine order. The nuns prayed, sang, chanted and gave Pentagon employees plants and leaflets urging nuclear disarmament. WASHINGTON (NC)-Hispanics living in the United States are more frequently victimized by crime than nOIl.JHispanics, a Bureau of Justice Statistics study has found.


WASHINGTON (NC}-Bishop Thomas Kelly, general secretary of the U.S. Catholic Conference, has told PNlsident Carter that residents of the ,Love Canal area near Buffalo, N.Y., deserve special consideration and cannot afford to wait for courts or legislative processes to determine responsibility for the chemical dumpsite disater.


THE DAY AFfER a Mexican-American youth had been stabbed to death in Stockton, Calif., Bishop Roger Mahony leads a "spiritual walk" through the community in an attempt to ease tensions that have led to deaths of 33 young people in last four years. (NC Photo)

WNDON (NC)-Archbishop Derek Worlock of Liverpool, England ,and Anglican Bishop David Sheppard of Liverpool have criticized Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's caU to unemployed youth to move in search of jobs. They said the departure of many young people from H.e community would harm it. OSW, Norway (NC}-The Diocese of Oslo plans to establish a Norwegian-Vietnamese seminary to serve the Vietnamese Catholics who have come to Norway as refugees.

WASHINGTON (NC)-l?atricia Lawson Belanger, a consultant and volunteer coordinator fo rthe Archdiocesan School Board in Chicago, has been selected as director of the National Forum of Catholic Parent Organizations, a commission of the National Catholic Educational Association.


WASHINGTON (NC)-If legislation to remove the jurisdiction of the federal courts in school prayer cases is approved by the Congress, President Carter probably would ibe urged to veto it because the legislation appears to be unconsitutional, a Justice Department official ~'tas told a House subcommittee. VATICAN CITY (NC}-Melkite.JRite Archbishop Hilarion Capucct received a special papal message for Irania1?- authorities when he met recently with Pope John Paul II according to reliable sources at the Vatican. On a recent trip to Iran the archbishop discussed the case of Salesian priests recently charged with spying for Israel. He was scheduled to return to Iran after meeting with the pope.

BONUS BLESSING: Waiting in 90-degree heat for blessing of the fleet ceremony in Providence, participants are delighted by bonus sprinkling from a bedecked fishing boat. (NC Photo)

WS ANGELES (NC)-The director of California's Department of Public Health Services and one of her employees have been accused of violating the civil righJts of Catholics by using their state office to set up a spy network in Roman Catholic churches, according to a suit· filed in Los Angeles in superior court.

OHICAGO (NC)-The American Medical Association decided at its annual meeting in Chicago that physicians should not administer lethal injections in executions. "A physician as a member of a profession dedicated to preserving life when there is hope of doing so should not be a participant in a legally authorized execution," a policy report adopted stated. ~

INDIANAPOLIS (NCHndiana bishops have taken to the airwaves in radio and TV spots to "start people H.linking about their moral responsibility to be politically active," Archbishop Edward T. O'Meara of Indianapolis has announced. WASHINGTON (NC)-A federal Department of Health and Human Services policy to continue funding Medicaid abortions of poor women until the Supreme Court acts on a petition for a rehearing on the Hyde Amendment case has been described as a "conspiracy" iby one pro-life group and an expected event by another. The petition for rehearing was filed July 25. . WASHINGTON (NC)--JMigration commissions of the U.S. and Mexican bishops' conferences have announced plans to establish border orientation offices to help migrants from Mexico and other Latin American countries. They also said a plan to share priests, seminarians, deacons and nuns is in the making. LA PAZ, Bolivia (NC}--Since the military coup of July 17 the Catholic hierarchy of Bolivia has been "trying to end further bloodshed and to pressure the new government to provide infonnation about people who have been arrested.

THE DOME of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem is renovated after its heavy lead ceiling had to be removed because iron supports were getting brittle and threatened to collapse. (NC Photo)

CASTELGANDOLFO, Italy (NC)--JPope John Paull]] has appealed for the release of three West German teen-agers kidnapped in Italy's Tuscany region. He also asked for prayers fo rworld trouble spots, including the Middle East and some parts of Latin America, where he said justice and world peace are threatened.


Program for grassroots Its agenda is not aglitter with big names but the second annual National Catholic Lay Celebration of Evangelization isn't that kind of meeting. To be held Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 21 through 23, in Washington, D.C., it's not aiming to send participants home to namedrop about the famous and near-famous with whom they've rubbed elbows. Its goal is rather to fire them with enthusiasm for gE!tting to work themselves on the grass-路 roots level, reaching out ls friendly Catholics to the vast numbers of unchurched Americans. To accomplish this the Celebration will present 3~: models of evangelization- ""not just theories, but practicaL, tested methods of reaching the inactive and unchurched." The presenters, for 1the most part, will be non-famous, folksnext-door type Catholic:s, living proof that Mr. or Mrs. Average Parishioner can hope to succeed in his or her own evangelization attempts. Celebration workshops and presentations will consider evangelization of the 49 milli.on active and 12 million inactive U.S. Catholics, as well as the 80,000, 000 unchurched Americans. The program is seen by Father Alvin Illig, executive director of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Evangelization and thl~ moving force behind the Celebration, as an excellent means of preparing priests and laity for diocesan evangelization campaigns such as the "We Care/We Share" program that will begin Oct. 11 in the Fall River diocese. The diocesan effort has built on the national model, said Father Timothy Goldri(:k, its coordinator. It will involve every parish in the diocese with the exception of those in Somerset and Swansea which pa,rticipated in a pilot program last fall. He said that area co'ordinators of the program havl~ worked throughout the summer preparing an instruction kit tha.t will be distributed to priests a,nd parish leaders, and that a particular aspect of the project is the attention being paid to making all materials available :in Portuguese as well as English. Father Goldrick said it is expected that every horne in the diocese will be reached on Sunday, Nov. 23, the feast: of Christ the King. Parish Advent programs designed to appeal to a wide range of interests will follow and a massive "Come Home for Christmas" effort, inviting all to attend Christmas s:ervices in diocesan parishes, will climax the drive. Note: Further hd'ormation about the WashingtoJl Celebration Is available from the Paul1st Office for Evalligelization, 3031 4th St., NE, Washington, D.C. 20017, telephom~ 203-8325022. It Is noted that over 200 U.S. dioceses, lay ol1~ations aDd religious communities and movements have endorsed the Celebration program.

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NeeB leader raps Soviets WASHINGTON (NC) - The president of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops, Archbishop John R'. Quinn of San Francisco, has protested against attacks on civilians by Soviet forces in Afghanistan. He called on all governments with diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union to condemn the attacks and work to, bring about "a just settlement respecting the territorial integrity of Afghanistan.

BISHOP DANIEL A. CRONIN with Rev. Manuel P. Ferreira, pastor of Immaculate Conception Church, New Bedford (left) and Msgr. John J. Oliveira, episcopal secretary, enjoys Madeiran folk dancing at the four-day Feast of the Blessed Sacrament in New Bedford. Believed the largest Portuguese celebration in the United States, the feast included band music, a carnival, a parade and the serving of ethnic foods. On Sunday the observance centered around a Mass celebrated by Bishop Cronin at Immaculate Conception Church. (Rosa Photo)

He also said the attacks constituted a "savage disregard for human life" and noted that the Second Vatican Council called for the "unequivocal and unhesitating condemnation" of acts of war aimed indiscriminately at civilian populations.

Rosaries asked for Iran hostages

Portuguese bishops discuss politics LISBON, Portugal (NC) - In a pastoral letter on coming elections amid social unrest the bishops of Portugal told voters that the church is in politics for the common good but leaves partisan struggles to the laity. However, the bishops said Catholics should not vote for parties and individuals favoring "atheistic collective Marxism or pure unrestrained capitalism." "The main presence of the church in political life is implemented by the' commitment and action of the laity, since their special vocation is to bring Christian principles into real life," the bishops said in asking Catholics to cast their votes in the October general elections: Since the 1974 revolution which overturned four decades of rightist authoritarian rule, Portugal has had leftist governments but is ruled now by a conservative coalition. The bishops have had a difficult time keeping the clergy from publicly supporting platforms of the right or the left. In the pastoral letter the bishops reminded priests and Religious that they must abstain from publicly engaging in partisan politics. "They can make legitimate personal choices 路according to each one's conscience, but actions that bring interference, division or scandal are prohibited . . . We know most priests have been exemplary and thus enhanced the pastoral service in the unity of the people of God. But others are to be censured for the use of their sacred ministry, particularly preaching, for party politics," said the letter. The bishops added that the ban on partisan politics extended to the use of church property for political meetings. "We reaffirm our intention not

to enter the field of party politics out of respect for the right of Catholics to freely choose amid pluralistic options," the bishops said. "So do not expect the institutional church to indicate which party or person to vote for, nor to accept anyone's cla:jm as privileged defender of the church," they said. "This does not mean that the church should keep herself apart from politics, a noble activity of the human spirit and a powerful influence on the life of individuals and institutions. Thus politics merits the' interest of the church both in its overall orientation and in its concrete manifestations," the letter said. In forming their civic conscience, the bishops said, Catholics must follow the values of the Gospel. "It is therefore not licit to vote for parties or individuals esspousing social systems contrary to the Christian faith, such as atheistic collective Marxism or pure unrestrained capitalism." In past elections there was a

surge in the impoverished south toward socialist and communist candidates, while the conservative north brought to power in last December's election the current government. "Democracy in spite of concrete shortcomings in practice is of such value that it must be always promoted and defended," the bishops said, since the church considers it "the most conducive to the free participation of )l1en and women in society." The October elections will choose a new legislative assembly and a president for five years. The bishops said "the vote means recognition that the people are their own masters and can as such shape public life; it also means the duty to mold the future of individuals and society." "A totalitarian regime can never provide the adequate solutions for the problems of development of the Portuguese people and their material and spiritual needs. Democratic pluralism is necessary," he added.

MEADOWBROOK, Pa. (NC) - Yellow' ribbons tied around trees have become a symbol of remembrance for the American hostages in Iran, but a lay association in Meadowbrook is seeking spiritual aid for the captives. "Pledge a Rose" - the rose stands for rosary - is a campaign to get people to pray a daily rosary for the Americans in Iran. Participants' names will be entered into a book that will be presented to the hostages when they come home. "More things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of," quoted Mrs. Maria Delaney, a co-founder of the rosary project. "We believe there's got to be a little more spiritual effort made for the hostages." She said those wishing to pledge a daily rosary may write to her at Fiat Lay Associatoin, 1830 Valley Rd., Meadowbrook, Pa. 19046.

Wisdom "It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen." Oliver Wendell Holmes

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THE ANCHOR-Diocese of Fall River-Thur., Aug. 7, 1980

themoorin~ Cable TV Boom There is tittle doubt that cable TV is the new Pandora's box of the media world. With the vast increase of new channels, the franchise battle is on, in a way unlike anything that has yet occurred in TV land. For the business world it is a Klondike. Using every tactic known to man, competition for these new TV channels is reaching the level of open warfare. Viewers are being wooed and politicians are being pampered. 'The possibility of making the proverbial killing in this expanded marketplace far outweighs the difficulties and drawbacks faced by a few existing cable TV stations. This new market is a power market, being played by powerful forces for immense profits. For the winners of new station franchises, the windfall seems limitless. In large cities and small hamlets, the business community knows that this new market is the media force of the future. They want to be in on its ground floor. Imagine if you can the delight of a committed TV viewer at having the choice of 100 channels in one area. Imagine also the money the same viewer will spend to have such a choice. Business knows this and is after those dollars. One would think that other elements of our society would see the potential of this vastly expanded television world. Indeed, some minority groups and religious persuasions, have already moved in on the ground floor of cable TV, following the lead of business. Yet in this area the surface has hardly been scratched. For the U.S. Catholic community, in fact,cable TV is in general merely an item on some future agenda. But such inaction may prove to be more than tragic. There is little time left before the new franchises begin operation. To be sure, some dioceses have begun serious investigation of the potential of cable TV, but this in general has been a limited effort, aimed for the most part at rural areas. However, the vast majority of our population is urban. Even the trend towards the suburbs is waning. It is in the urban areas that the keenest competition for cable, TV franchising is and will' be found. Looking down the road to the extent possible, it seems that anyone urban Catholic diocese would not be able to operate its own cable TV station, either from the financial point of view or from the standpoint of effectively reaching all viewers within the diocese. It would seem that dioceses should get together, pooling resources and talents. In most areas a cluster of dioceses could collectively operate and direct cable TV stations. Perhaps this is a matter for the bishops of the various regions of the nation to explore at their next meetings.

Catholics cannot escape the electronic church. It is here and we must become part of it. What we can do is to make sure that this new evangelization tool is a true and valid reflection of authentic church teaching. This can be done only if we as a church become part of the action.


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Seminary training crucial spiritual life of seminarians, is less technical in approach. As VATICAN CITY (NC) -Two the word "urgent" in its title recent Vatican documents show suggests, it talks of areas that that Pope John Paul II considers are more controversial and of solid. thorough seminary train- greater popular concern in the ing one of the crucial conditions church today. for church renewal. It is particularly strong in The first. an "Instruction on emphasizing the Mass and the Liturgical Formation in Semin- Eucharist as the center of the aries" issued in June, 1979, is spiritual life of seminarians and essentially a technical document priests - a :focus which draws giving norms that seminaries extensively on the Second Vatiought to meet in order to pro- can Council and modern spiritvide priesthood candidates with ual writings. a thorough' practical and theor-But it opposes the post-conetical understanding of the liturciliar neglect or minimalization gy. of some other aspects of spiritThe second is a "Circular Letual life that has taken place. ter Concerning Some of the particularly in Western Europe More Urgent Aspects of Spiritand North America. ual Formation in Seminaries." It These areas include devotion was dated Jan. 6, 1980. to the Blessed Sacrament. mediPervading both documents is tation, penance, self-denial, a firm demand that seminary obedience and Marian devotion. preparation for the priesthood be The letter has strong words on thorough and balanced. some of these topics: The liturgy instroction insists - On eucharistic adoration: that seminarians be fully in- "A priest who does not have structed in the historical, the- this fervor. who does not acquire oretical and pastoral aspects of a taste for this adoration and is all liturgical acts. unable to communicate this to It would not easily be classi- others is betraying the Eucharfied as liberal or conservative, ist itself and is blocking the way but might best be called centrist. of the faithful to an incomparaIn speaking about sacramen- ble treasure." - On confession: "The semtals, for example, it talks about the "religious importance" of inary must impart to its students processions and the "usefulness a taste for this private absoluand value" of blessings and com- tion along with one for comments: "An attitude of respect munal celebrntions of penance for the various legitimate ways where these are possible . . . in which a Christian practices One can probably attribl1te the his faith in the course of his life striking slackening off in the must be inculcated into the stu- number of vocations at least partially to the gradual decline in dents." But it immediately adds, "At the practice of private confessthe same time, seminarians ion. A seminary must realize should be warned to be cautious ' that it is preparing future 'spiritand to avoid abuses and super- ual directors.' .. stitions." - On self denial: "It is indisThe second document, on the pensable for everyone according By Jerry Filteau

to his state in life. A priest cannot be faithful to the charge laid upon him and to all his priestly commitments, especially celibacy, if he has not been prepared to accept and impose UPOfl himself real discipline." - On obedience: "The word 'obedience' must stop being a forbidden word ... One certainly cannot claim to be obedient to God when he refuses to obey those to whom God has confided his mission." - On Marian devotion: "Christology is also Mariology. The fervor with which our supreme pontiff. Pope John Paul II. lives the Marian mystery is nothing other than fidelity." The document concludes with a novel suggestion of "a period of preparation for the seminary. given over exclusively to spiritual formation," It does not spell out what kind of program should be followed for this. It only says that it should take place "somewhere other than the seminary itself" and should be "of sufficient du- • ration." It comments: "We would like this suggestion to be followed and gradually to become part of the normal seminary practice." In the mysterious world of the Vatican and the Italian media, this circular letter appears to have been the source of mistaken news reports in March that the pope was about to order the world's priests to return to wearing cassocks in the streets. The comments are clearly a call to end abuses, especially in liturgical celebrations, but they cannot be interpreted as telling priests to wear cassock and surplice when driving to the supermarket.

THE ANCHOR-Diocese of Fall River-Thur., Aug. 7, 1980

Summer jobs About this time of summer, offspring in th.ousands of homes across .America are threatening to selfdestruct. Their summer jobs are the worst in the world. Never has there been misery like that suffered by each young worker. Gone is the memory' of their arduous search for the job last spring and the elation upon finding it. Faded are the anticipation and challenge of the first days of work. Diminished even is the miracle of the weekly paycheck. Replacing all this is the tedium of sameness every day, the hot grind of sun in outdclor work, the increasing nastiness of children in childcare jobs, and the relentless odor of french fries in restaurants. About this time, many youngsters begin a not-so-subtle campaign to get their parents to suggest they quit their jobs. The alternatives commonly proffered are insanity, depression or death by boredom. Some parents capitulate. They can't stand the agony of their youngster and don't want to be responsible for inflicti:ng it one more month. Or they can't stand the whining, griping, and bad moOds from 5 p.m. on E!Very day. One mother said to me, "Well, I let him quit his job because he disliked it so much. I :figure life is too short to spend it in a .job you hate." I look at the summe:r jobs differently. Parents aren"t responsible for the unpleasantness of



their· children's jobs. Parents shouldn't feel guilty if their DOLORES children aren't having a pleasant-while-profitable summer. CURRAN Parents put up with a lot of unpleasantness, from diapers to tax forms. It's part of life and this is a way of teaching childpathy for th:ose in lifetime jobs ren to get used to it. they hate. There's a vast difference beThe real value of the misertween empathizing with a child able summer job, in short, is experiencing his first large les- that it puts future work into son in the world of work - that perspective. It is a short term all is not jolly out there - and experience with long term valanswering for the drawbacks in- ues. Sometimes, of course, the volved. Once parents begin doing summer job is a joy and then the latter, they become respon- young people may have to resible for the child's summer hap- evaluate their future plans. They piness. may decide not to go back to More important, though, is the school, change jobs, or join the purpose of the job. While money army as planned but to stay in is certainly the basic motivation, the temporary job because it is the value of the summer job is what they enjoy doing. Or they its impact in later school or work may decide that four years in life. Doing lawns over and over college is worth not having to in the summer has a way of mak- do for life what they dislike doing algebra assignments attrac- ing in summer. tive in September to even the As parents, let's not be hasty most recalcitrant student. Serv- in removing the summer job ing coffee in gO-degree cafes from our children's lives. I remakes endurable the long regis- member a hot summer spent in tration lines, sometime neurotic a paper box factory as a fifteen professors, and meaningless year-old. I was miserable to live term papers that follow in high- with at home. I was hot, tired, er education. and bored. I complained, sufferPosting bills at a desk all day ed and put a new value on while realizing that the graying money. But in retrospect, that job probwoman at the next desk has done this for 18 years and plans ably had more to do with any to do it another 18 gives a valu- success I've had in life than all able perspective on work to the term papers I wrote later. It young people just about to en- taught me deadlines aren't so ter the work world. Disliking a bad. I'm awfully glad now my job temporarily gives one em- parents didn't ~et me quit then.



"The jury is still out on Virtually everyone agrees that REV. him," said a prominent Am- he handled himself brilliantly in ANDREW M•. improving enormously erican priest thoughtfully. Brazil, over his performance in Mexico. GREELEY "He's been pope for two years, and we still don't have a reading." And an American woman theologian who has been analyzing the series of talks the pope has been giving on the meaning of the human body added, "He's a complex, intricate and fascinating thinker. Sure he's got a conservative streak. But there's also a radical streak. I think he's more revolutionary on human sexuality than any Catholic theologian of our time." A lot of ink has been spilled on the intriguing, maddening, unpredictable personality of Karol Wojtyla. Yet he continues to be an enigma, slipping slway from labels. As an American bishop put it to me, "After four CE!nturies of figuring out the style of Italian popes we became pretty good at it. Now we have a different kind of man completely. We may never understand him." We may have to resign ourselves to the fact that we will never be able to give a clear, one-sentence explanation of who he is and what he stands for. The media penduluIn seems to be swinging back in his favor.

Dispensations are beginning to flow again for priests wishing to marry. While the right wing has not ceased to celebrate that he is one of them, the left is not as confident as it used to be that the right is correct in its analysis. But if our Slavic pope is an enigma and likely to remain one, he has at least revealed something to us about how he operates. Both the Brazilian visit and the return to dispensations for priests are the results of insistence from the pope's fellow bishops. The Brazilians sent delegations to Rome to brief the pope on his trip (as did the Irish last fall, but not the Americans). If they did not like the text of a talk they told him so and persuaded him to rewrite it. They insisted that he not only talk to them but listen to them. He listened, learned and changed. Furthermore, it is almost certain that pressure from bishops all over the world led to the reopening of the issue of dispensing priests. John Paul is not the kind of man who goes around asking people for their opinions.

if he doesn't hear from you, he figures you have nothing to say. This style puts the American church at an enormous disadvantage. While American bishops are often men of strong opinions their leadership is timid. Many American bishops were furious that the pope did not dialogue with them when he met them in Chicago last fall. Every time I hear such a complaint I ask, "Did you or anyone ask him to listen to you?" The answer is always, "No." The pope, in other words, is supposed to guess what the American bishops and the American church want without anyone telling him. .IIIUlIIlllllmmIIllIIIIllIOlllllllllllll'"I1I1II1I"llIllIlllllllllllllllhIllIllPllIlIlIllIlllllll.lUI"

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The Billy blunder In some comer of his muddy little heart, Billy Carter is probably happy. He has at last got a rise out of his superior, smarmy older brother, the president of the United States. For the three years that Jimmy has been in the White House, Billy has done his best to embarrass him. He has failed. The Billy beer endorsement, the overpaid. buffoonery at rustic fairs were received with amusement by the First Smiler. Jimmy Carter is notoriously indulgent with incompetence in his official family and eccentricity in his own. He has been, in the Southern way, faithful. His motorcycle-riding sister, his healer sister, never fazed him. Billy put presidential tolerance to the ultimate stress test. He relieved himself of antiSemitic remarks; he relived himself in public. He hung out with terrorists. Jimmy Carter-disavowed the bigotry, lauded the lifestyle. Other presidents with badnews brothers shunned and banned them. Jimmy embraced his. His family, he has indicated, is part of the presidential package, worthy to represent him at the most consequential gatherings. He has pushed his wife, his mother and his children forward. He dispatched his wife to greet the pope of Rome, his mother to Tito's funeral. Billy, of course, sought out his own diplomatic role - as a "friend" to the loathsome regime of Muammar Khadafy. Although the president occasionally tried his hand at evangelism - most notably, with the late president of Korea, Park Chung Hee, whom he attempted to convert to Christianity - he seems never to have suggested to Billy that it was reprehensible to serve the interests of an international thug. It would have booted the president nothing to point out that Billy's activities complicated his life in the White House, not to mention official U.S. foreign policy. The merest acquaintance with sibling rivalry would have told him that detailing his own discomfiture would simply add to ·Billy's fun. So Billy went blithely on, until July 14, when the Justice Department surprisingly published a "consent agreement" that suggested he was something more than First Black Sheep. The revelation that Billy was on the take with Khadafy was hardly shocking. Nor was the news that he would not be prosecuted for serving as an unregistered agent he is notoriously careless about details. And it was just one of those Washington things that the staff on the White




House had provided him with courtesies and contacts that made him more valuable to his Libyan clients. In absence of specific orders not to, underlings will leap to smooth the path of a presidential relative, being certain that such exertions will not lead to trouble with the boss. But one element in the stew was indigestible. It was the involvement of Billy Carter with the National Security Council. In the case of Zbigniew Brzezinski, the desire to please went beyond the pale. Three weeks after the seizure of 53 Americans in Tehran, Brzezinski had to his office Billy Carter and a represensative of the Libyan government - with the idea of coaxing Khadafy to help with the hostages. While the Libyans later got off a note to the ayatollah, they also sacked our embassy in Tripoli. But here, it is . not the consequences, but the action itself that causes the mind to boggle. If the president's national security adviser could think of no better go-between than Billy Carter, he is a blitheJing amateur who should be fired forthwith. If, on the other hand, he introduced Billy Carter into the delicate situation for the purpose of pumping up his Libyan connections and thus giving satisfaction to his employer, he is a world-class sycophant who should not be advising a president. Brzezinski is intemperate in his enthusiasms and antagonisms. He is given to gestures and utterances that make his judgments suspect. But is he in this instance taking what Richard Nixon, that great connoisseur of who-didwhat-to-whom; called "a bum rap?" Did he instantly hit upon Billy Carter as the ideal intermediary? Or had he been conditioned by mourning conversations with Billy's brother in the oval office about the tragedy of Billy's life and his indebtedness and the need for him to achieve something on his own? Did Billy volunteer, or was he drafted? It's a good question for the Senate investigating committee. The White House, in its "full disclosure" statement first said that it was Brzezinski's idea. Then, belatedly realizing how devastating a statement it was, Jody Powell backed off and said Brezezinski "cannot be sure" how it all came about. Only one thing is certain: Billy Carter has gotten his big brother in big trouble. He has his full, chagrined attention, perhaps for the first time in his life.



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Thurs., Aug. 7, 1980

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just for you PHILADELPHIA: (NC) "Everyone who writes to the pope asking for his prayers can be assured of a remembrance in the Holy Father's Mass," said Father John Magee, personal secretary to Pope John Paul II. The Irish-born Father Magee explained that the letters received by the pope are reviewed for requests for prayers, and that the names and special intentions of those who request prayers are recorded on a list reviewed by the pope each day. "The pope offers Mass every morning for those intentions," Father Magee said. He said his most precious personal memory of all the pope's journey's was the pope's arrival in Ireland. As the plane banked over Dublin's Phoenix Park Father Magee had said: "Your to my Holiness, welcome country." While the pope w-as expecting an enthusiastic welcome in overwhelmingly Catholic Ireland, Father Magee said, the pontiff and other Vatican officials were surprised by the warmth of their reception in the United States. People throughout the world seem "hungry for spiritual - . leadership," Father Magee said. "Every encounter is an encounter with Christ," he said. "with a different face of Christ in every person." The Irish priest, the only person to have been personal secretary to three popes, is a member of St. Patrick's missionary society. He was ordained in 1962 and served for six years in ..le Nigerian missions before being named procurator general of his community in Rome. He was then assigned to the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples as secretary for the missions of India, Pakistan, Burma and Ceylon. He was also secretary to the late Cardinal Sergio 'Pignedoli, who recommended him to Pope Paul VI as a personal secretary in 1974. Since then he was retained by Popes John Paul I and John Paul II.


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ROME (NC) - The Jesuit superior general, Father Pedro Arrupe, wanted to retire and began the resignation process several months ago, but Pope John Paul II has asked him to stay on, the press office of the Jesuit generalate has announced. The announcement said that Father Arrupe, "with ready and filial obedience," has accepted the pope's decision and suspended the process that would have led to his resignation. It said that Father Arrupe, who has been head of the Jesuits for 15 years and is approaching his 73rd birthday, had wanted to resign "for reasons of advancing age and its consequences," The contents of the announcement flatly contradicted a rumor floating around Rome, according . to which Father Arrupe was supposed to have reluctantly agreed to resign at the direct request of the pope. If Father Arrupe does eventually resign from office instead of remaining superior general +~ ... , hili' until death, he will be the first ~\;;, . Jesuit superior general to do so .i "') ~.~ . in the history of the order. -! .. In the past the head of the DOMINICAN SISTERS of the Presentation participate world's Jesuits was elected for in cereniony marking 75th anniversary of their arrival in life and could be removed for the Fall River diocese. At Mass with Bishop Daniel A. Cro- serious causes by a general connin as princi}>al celebrant the sisters brought stones in gregation of the order - a the offertory procession, carrying out the celebration power that has never been used. But at their. 31st general contheme "You are living stones, an edifice of the spirit." gregation (1965-66), the Jesuits Bishop Cronin's homily stressed the way in which the Domchanged their rules to state that inican community has manifested the Lord's presence the "father general may in good through its own presence and performance of the works of conscience and by law resign mercy over the past three quarters of a century. (Sister Ger- from his office for a grave reason that would render him per~ trude Gaudette Photo) manently incapable of the labors of his post," Father Arrupe, a Basque from Bilbao, Spain, is 28th superior !::ontinued from page one ing for sunshine during morning general of the famous order, involving learning 10 facts about camping hours, but afternoon founded by St. Ignatius of Loyrainfall for the Dighton farms. him. ola in 1540, which at various "When they pray, at changes times has been known as the At the end of each session they participated in unrolling a your heart," said Sister Annette. pope's personal army" or "shock scroll depicting in picture and "They're so receptive." troops." An important part of the camp symbol all the events of the He was Jesuit provincial in week, while a daily attendance program was Father Raymond Japan from 1954 until his elecchart was signed by a finger- Graham, SMM, St. Peter's pas- tion as the order's superior genprint, each different, each tor, who visited frequently and eral on May 22, 1965. special to God, pointed out the provided unstinting support, said路 During his 15 years as supthe sisters. sisters. erior general Father Arrupe has And they were high in praise Nor were the parents forgotten. A typical assignment for of their teen team. Members traveled' to practically every them was to draw and send in, met with them daily for three part of the world to visit Jesuit via their children, their concept weeks before the program be- provinces, which exist in more of God. One mother had to pro- gan and they remained at the than 100 countries. He called the 32nd general duce three concepts, 'one for camp every afternoon after the congregation of the order in each of her children in the pro- children had gone home. "We prayed together, plan- 1974-75. It was only the Jesuits' gram, chuckled Sister Therese. ned for the following day and congregation, a meeting called Many children participated in the entire camp program, said generally shared with each just to addres:;' major issues facing the Jesuits rather than to Sister .M1nette. "In four weeks other," said Sister Therese. As well as those already men- elect a new superior. of camp you can do more than in four years of once a week CCD tioned, teen volunteers were Two of the major topics of instruction," she added. "We Barbara Goncalo, John Goulart, discussion at that meeting were end up giving them the whole of Dawn Mellen, Patricia Rusin and the meaning of poverty for Jessalvation history in four weeks!" Diane Silvia. uits and their commitment to She said that St. Peter's is a "They really gave their whole promoting social justice, but the "heart parish," composed of summer to the program," said most controversial question was "people of the heart." Most are Sister Annette. that of the Jesuits' "fourth vow" farmers, which led to an impasse Their reward came in com- of absolute obedience to the over prayer, recalled Sister ments such as those of Judy, 7, pope. Therese. Many members of the general who said "I liked the prayer time "We wanted the children to best, talking to Jesus," and in congregation wanted that vow pray for good 'camping weather; the awed tones of a 3-year-old extended to more Jesuits than but they said 'Oh Sister, we need who said to her mother, picking the roughly one-third who were her up after camp, "Mommy, under it. 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would go against the basic constitution of the order. Last year at a meeting with Father Arrupe and the presidents of Jesuit conferences of provincials around the world, Pope John Paul II strongly praised the Jesuits, but also warned them against secularizing tendencies in the order and against laxity in areas of discipline, austerity, community life and fidelity to church teach. ings. In a subsequent letter to all major superiors in the society Father Arrupe called on them to pay special attention to those concerns in their next annual reports to him. The papal criticisms caused rumors about a serious rift between John 'Paul II and the Jesuits, but many insiders saw it as an indication of the high expectations that John Paul has for the Jesuits, long considere(J one of the church's most elite corps of thinkers and doers.

Seminary hea~ BALTIMORE (NC) - Sulpician Father Robert F. Leavitt, 37, has been appointed rector and acting president of St. Mary's Seminary and University, the oldest seminary in the United States. He succeeds Sulpician Father Leonard R. Foisy as rector and will also assume the responsibilities of Sulpician Father William J. Lee, president of St. Mary's. Fathers Foisy and Lee will take one-year sabbatical leaves.

(necroloQY) August 22 Rt. Rev. Manuel J. Texeira, 1962, Pastor, St. Anthony, Taunton Rev. William R. Jordan, 1972, Pastor, St. Louis, Fall River August 23 Rev. Thomas Clinton, 1895, Pastor, St. Peter, Sandwich August 24 Rev. Peter J. B. Bedard, 1884, Founder, Notre Dame, Fall River August 25 Rev. Joseph F.Hanna, 1974, Founder, Holy Cross, South Easton August 27. Rt. Rev. Francisco C. Bettencourt, 1960, Pastor, Santo Christo, Fall River Rev. Msgr. Hugh A. Gallagher, 1978, Pastor Emeritus, St. James, New Bedford

EDICTAL CITATION DIOCESAN TRIBUNAL FALL RIVER, MASSACHUSEnS Since the actual place of residence of ROGER QUILLIGAN Is unknown. We cite ROGER QU ILLIGAN to appear per路 sonally before the Tribunal of the Diocese of Fall River on August 18, 1980 at 1:30 p.m. at 344 Highland Avenue, fall River, Massachusetts to establish: Whether the nullity of the marriage exists in the CHAREST路 QUILLIGAN case? Ordinaries of the place or other pastors haVing the knowledge of the residence of the above person, Roger Qullilgan, must see to It that he Is properly advised In regard to this edictal citation. Henry T. Munroe Offlclalls Given at the Tribunal, Fall River, Massachusetts, on this, the 29th day of July, 1980


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Questioninjg Readers: Normally The Anchor does not publish aDOl:tymOUS letters. But the followinn letter so well describes the situation in which many middle-class American families find themselves, that we would like to 0IJen the Mall Packet to readers' replies to Mrs. R.L What advicE~ would you give her? Dear Editor: Every day I read in the paper or hear on the news about people in dire situations. In the last year there has been muc:h publicity about Mother TerElsa and her dedicated work the masses of poor in India. I am part of middle-class USA:, as I suspect are most of your readers. We have (my family) never gone hungry or "Worried about the basic necessi.ties of life. Oh, we do look for sales, try to buy at discount stores and defer buying a new car because of the expense. But nevertheless we do live comfortably and have some "nice" things (silver pl~lce settings, a few antiques) as well. My husband and I have done volunteer work at times (church charitable organizations) and contribute financially to our church on a regular basis. Still, when I think about so many persons in need, I feel conflict. If I sold most of my possessions and donated to the poor, it would be but " a drop in the bucket." Then I'd be in a poor situation myself, which I really wouldn't relish. I feel that I'd like to do some special things for my children too - such as beginning saving for college. I don't want myself to become paralyzed by the conflicts which I have and wind up doing nothing constructive. Hopefully you'll devote some articles to the responsib::lities of the middle-class American to those less fortunate.


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EDEL QUINN (seated) at hospital in Zululand, now the Republic of South Africa. The picture was taken in 1942, two years before her death of tuberculosis at age 37. With her are Zulu children and Ruby Roberts, at that time Legion of Mary envoy to South Africa.

Edel Quinn cause advances Miss Alice Beaulieu of the New Bedford curia of the Legion of Mary reports that area interest in the canonization cause of Edel Quinn, a young Irish organizer for the Legion, was heightened at a recent meeting in Boston. At the meeting, attended by Legion officials from several New England dioceses, "an unexpected visitor was introduced," she said. He was Father Joseph, a White Father from Uganda, who had been visiting the Fall River diocese to make an appeal for his missions. There he had met a Legionary who, on learning that he had been a spiritual director for a group in Uganda, invited him to the Boston meeting. He told those in attendance that he had met Edel Quinn once and had visited her tomb in Nairobi, now the object of frequent pilgrimages. She was outstanding for missionary zeal, promldgating membership in the Legion of Mary throughout Africa. Although suffering from terminal tuberculosis, she traveled tirelessly until death in 1944. In the days when one fasted from the previous midnight before receiving holy communion, she was known to go without food as long as 7 hours before reaching a church or chapel where she could communicate. "Her intense love for the Mother of God, her childlike trust and complete dependence dominated every aspect of her life, for she lived to a unique

degree in union with Mary," wrote a biographer. "The process for her beatification is well advanced," noted Miss Beaulieu. "What is now needed is evidence of a widespread appreciation of her saintly life," she added. "Where there is a possible miraculous cure through her intercession, precise evidence should be forwarded as soon as possible to De Montfort House, North Brunswick St., Dublin 7, Ireland."

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But don't get his Irish up. He doesn't dislike the image he has with so many people of being "Mr. Irish Catholic American." "What's wrong with that?" he asked. But he becomes upset by being called ,a "professional Irishman." "Is George Burns a professional Jew? Is Frank Sinatra a professional Italian? Is Lawrence Welk a professional Alsatian?" he asked in a challenging voice. "What the heck makes me a professional. Irishman?" The O'Brien home is in Brentwood, Calif., "10 minutes from the ocean." He and his wife Eloise are neighbors of Lawrence Welk and, like· him, belong to St. Martin of Tours parish there. Told that someone had described him as "a very conservative Catholic," he asked: "Now what the heck does that mean?" To the suggestion that it meant preferring Latin and the older liturgy, he replied: "I do prefer






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the Mass in Latin, we travel a lot, allover the world. And I feel I know what's going on up there if the Mass is in Latin. I can't figure out what's going on if it's in German or Spanish or Italian.

But he tells other stories too, including ones about other ethnic groups. "But I don't tell any Polish jokes," he said. "How can you poke fun at a people who have given the world such persons as Madame Curie, Paderewski, Rubinstein ... and Bobby Vinton?" he asked.

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He and his wife were in Denver to appear in "The Second Time Around," a play they have been touring in for about two and a half years. "I tell jokes in that play also," he said. "But I don't tell any stories that I wouldn't tell at my own dinner table. And I tell no stories to hurt anyone,"

Peru·Vatican accord made VATICAN CITY (NC) - The Vatican has announced that documents ratifying a new accord between the Holy See and Peru has been exchanged in Lima, Peru. The announcement gave no details about the contents of the agreement. Other sources said they believed it touched on areas such as the church-state relationship regarding Catholic schools, legal recognition of Catholic associations, and Cat.ilOlic pastoral assistanc~ to Peru's armed forces.


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BUZZARDS BAY, St. Margaret, 141 Main St.; Sat. 5, €;:30 p.m.; Sun. 8, 9, 10, 11 a.m., 12 noon; 7:30 p.m.; daily, 8 a.m,; oonfessions, Sat. 4-5, 7-8 p.m. ONSET, St. Mary Star or the Sea, Onset Ave.: Sat. 6:30 p.m.; Sun. 8:30, 9:30, 10:30 a.m.; daily, 9 a.m.; confessions, Sat. 3:30-4:30 p.m., after 6:30 p.m. Mass. CENTERVILLE, Our Lady of Victory, 122 Park Ave.: Schedule June 28-29 - thru Labor Day weekend, Sat. 5, 7:30 :?m. Sun. 7, 8:15, 9:30, 10:45, 12 noon; daily, 7, 9 a.m., First Fridays, Masses 7, 9 a.m., Ultreya, 8 p.m.; confessions, Sat. 4-5, 7..7:30 p.m. WEST BARNSTABLE, Our Lady of Hope, Rte. 6A: Sat. 4 p.m.; Sun., 8:45, 10 a.m.; confessions before each Mass. CHATHAM, Holy Red.~emer, 72 Highland Ave: Schedulo June 28, Sat. 5 p.m.; Sun. 8, 9, 10, 11 a.m.; daily, 8 a.m. SOUTH CHATHAM, Our Lady of Grace, Rte. 137, ofJ1 Rte. 28: Schedule June 28, Sat. 7 p.m.; Sun. 8:30, 9:30, 10::J0, 11:30 a.m.; daily, 9 a.m. EAST FALMOUTH, St. Anthony, 167 East Falmouth Highway: Sat. 4:30, 7 p.m.; Sun. 7:30, 9, 10:15, 11:30 a.m; daily, 8 a.m.; confessions, Sat. 3:30-4:15 p.m., weekdays, any time by request. EDGARTOWN, St. Elizabeth, Main Street: Sat. 4, 5:30 p.m.; Sun. 7, 9, 11 a.m.; daily, Mon.Fri., 8:30 a.m.; confessions, Sat. 11 a.m.-12 noon, 3-3:45 p.m. FALMOUTH, St. Patril::k, 511 E. Main St.: Schedule June 28-29, Sat. 5:30, 7 p.m.; SUll. 7, 8:45, 10, 11:15 a.m., 5:30 p.m.; daily, 7 a.m.; Sat. 8 a.m. St. FALMOUTH HEIGHTS, Thomas Chapel, Falmouth Heights Rd.: Schedule June 2829, Sat. 4:30 p.m.; SUIl. 8, 9, 10, 11:15 a.m.; daily 8 a.m. HYANNIS, St. Franc.!s Xavier, 347 South St.: Sat. 5, 7:30 p.m.; Sun. 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 a.m., 12 noon, 5 p.m.; daily, 7 a.m., 12:10 p.m.; .confessions, Sat. 4-5 p.m. and following 7:30 p.m. Mass. YARMOUTHPORT, Sat:red Heart, off Rte. 6A: Sat. 5 :p.m.; Sun. 9 a.m.; confessions, Sa';. 4-5 p.m., Sun. before 9 a.m. Mass.

NANTUCKET, Our Lady of the Isle, 6 Orange St.: Sat 5, 7 p.m.; Sun. 7:30, 9:30, 11:30 a.m., 7 p.m.; daily, 7:30 a.m., 12 noon; rosary before daily Masses; confessions, Sat. 4-4:45 p.m. SIASCONSET, Union Chapel: Sun. 8:45 a.m. during July and August.

SOUTH YARMOUTH, St. Pius X, 5 Barbara S1.: Sat. 4, 7 p.m.; Sun. 7, 9, 10:15, 11:30 a.m., 5 p.m.; daily, 7, 9 a.m. BASS RIVER, Our Lady of the Highway, Rte. 28: Sun. 8, 9:30, 11 a.m.; daily (Mon.-Fri.), 8 a.m. VINEYARD HAVEN, S1. Augustine, Church and Franklin Sts.: Sat. 5, 7 p.m.; Sun. 8, 11 a.m.; daily, 8 a.m.; confessions, Sat. 4-4:30 p.m., 6-6:30 p.m.

WAREHAM, St. Patrick, 82 High St.: Sat. 4, 6 p.m.; Sun. 7, 8:30, 10, 11:30 a.m., 5 p.m.; daily, 8 a.m.; confessions, Sat. 3-3:45, 7-7:30 p.m.

NORTH FALMOUTH, S1. Elizabeth Seton, 6 Shaume Rd.: Sat. 4, 5:30 p.m.; Sun. 7:45, 9, 10:15, 11:30 a.m., 5 p.m.; daily 9 a.m.; confessions, Sat. 3:15-3:45, 4:45- WEST WAREHAM, S1. Anthony, 5:15 p.m. . off Rte. 28 (schedule effective July and August): Sat. 7 p.m.; OAK BLUFFS, Sacred Heart, Sun. 8, 9, 10 a.m.; confessions Circuit Ave.: Sat. 6 p.m.; Sun. before each Mass. 8, 9:15, 10:30 a.m.; daily (Mon.Fri.) 7 a.m.; confessions, Sat. WELLFLEET, Our Lady of 5:15-5:45 p.m. Lourdes, 56-58 Main St.: Sat. 4 and 5 p.m.; Sun. 8, 9, 10, 11 a.m.; ORLEANS, St. Joan of Arc, daily, 9 a.m. confessions, before Bridge St. (schedule effective all Masses; Tues. 7:30 p.m.; charJune 21-22 through Labor Day): ismatic prayer meeting; Holy Sat. 5, 7 p.m.; Sun. 8, 9, 10, 11 day Aug. 14, 4:00 and 5:00 p.m.; a.m.; daily, 8 a.m.; confessions, Aug. 15,8,9, 10, 11 a.m. Sat. 4-4:50 p.m.; Our Lady of Perpetual Help novena, at 8 TRURO, Sacred Heart, Rte. 6A: a.m. Mass. Wed. Sat. 7 p.m.; Sun. 9:30 a.m.; confessions before Masses; Holy NORTH EASTIlAM, Church of day, Aug. 14, 7 p.m.; Aug. 15, the Visitation (schedule effective 9:30 a.m. June 21-22 through Labor Day): Sat. 5, 7 p.m.; Sun. 8:30, 9:30, 10:30, 11:30 a.m.; confessions, NORTH TRURO, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Pond Road: Sat. Sat. 6:30-6:50 p.m. 4, 5 p.m.; Sun. 9, 10, 11 a.m.; OSTERVILLE, Our Lady of the confessions before Masses; Holy Assumption, 76 Wianno Ave.' day, Aug. 14,4,5 p.m.; Aug. 15, (schedule effective June 28-29 9, 10, 11 a.m.; Air Foree Base through Aug. 30-31): Sat. 4:00 Mass Sat. and Vigil of Holy Day, and 5:30 p.m.; Sun. 7, 8:30, 10, 4:00 p.m. 11:30 a.m.; daily, 7, 9 a.m.; confessions, Sat. 3:30 to 4:00 p.m. WEST HARWICH, Holy Trinity, Rte. 28 (schedule effective June SANTUIT, St. Jude Chapel, Rte. 28-29): Sat. 5, 7 p.m.; Sun. 7:30, 28: Sat. 4:00 and 5:30 p.m.; Sun. 9, 10:30, 12 noon; daily 9 a.m.; 9, 10:30 a.m.; confessions, Sat. confessions, Sat. 3, 4:30 and 7:45 3:30-4:00 .p.m. p.m.; 1st Friday - Additional Mass at 11:00 a.m. and BenedicMASHPEE, Queen of All Saints, tion at 2:00 p.m. New Seabury: Sat. 4:00 and 5:30 p.m.; Sun. 8:00, 10, 11:30 a.m.; confessions, Sat. 3:30 to 4:00 DENNISPORT, Our Lady of the Annunciation, Upper County p.m. Rd. (schedule effective June 28POCASSET, St. John the Evan- 29): Sat. 4:30 p.m.; Sun. 7, 8:30, gelist, 15 Virginia Road: Sat. 4, 10, 11:30 a.m. Daily 8 a.m. Con5, 7 p.m; Sun. 7:30, 8:30, 9:30, fessions, Sat. 3-4 p.m. 10:30, 11:30 a.m., 5 p.m.; daily, 7:30 a.m.; confessions, Sat. 3-3:45 WOODS HOLE, St. Joseph: Schedule June 22 Sat. 5:30 p.m.; p.m. Sun. 7, 9:30, 11 a.m.; daily 8 PROVINCETOWN, St. Peter the a.m.;' Confessions Y2 hour be· Apostle, 11 Prince St.: Sat. 7 fore Sunday Masses. p.m.; Sun. 7, 9, 11 a.m., 5:30 p.m.; daily, 7 a.m., confessions, OTIS, Base Chapel: Sat. 5 p.m.; Sat. 6:30-7:00 p.m. and by ap- Sun. 9 a.m.; confessions one hour pointment. before Masses. '

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By Dr. James and: Mary Kenny Dear Mary: I am writing to you for help with my older son. Steven is a good, kind, loving son but he has stopped going to Mass. I don't believe he has any negative feelings concerning the church; he just does not think it is necessary to go to Mass. I know I cannot nag him as that could drive him even further from the church. I feel that he is floating - but one of these days he will have to make a decision concerning his faith. I hope my son will enjoy the comfort and support the faith has given me. I love my son very much and only want the very best for him. A. Thank you for your letter. You show a positive, loving attitude toward your son and insight into his feelings. You have analyzed and answered your own problem. I can only comment on a few of your very perceptive phrases. "I feel that he is floating." Many Christian oommunities recognize that a true adult fajth comes only from a personal commitment to Christ. Often the person must test - and perhaps reject - the practices of childhood. A person who does not go through this may well carry an immature

faith throughout life. The point at which Steven makes that adult commitment is between him and Christ. "I hope he will enjoy the comfort and support the faith has given me." Christians worship in community. You have found the community which "fits" you. Most likely the oommunity where you worship does not seem loving, supportive and hospitable to a young single man. In many minds the church is an institution which condemns sexual sins, missing Mass and perhaps taking drugs. Young people such as Steven might find the church more relevant if Christians were to condemn pride and greed and support social justice, issues important in their lives. Where do we find people actively tackling the problems of justice for minorities, peace and conservation of the resources of our precious planet? Often these causes are associated not with the churches but with the young. Yet these are very Christian concerns. Christ came· to bring justice, love and peace and to accomplish this end through his members -the people he formed - you and me, his church. There are many ways to bring Christ

to the world. "Steven is a good, kind loving son .. . I love him very much and only want the best for him." There you said it in a nutshell! Christ gave us his church to' form us into a community where we love and support one another, reach out to others and together offer love and worship through him to the Father. You have found this meaning of church. Steven has not. But Christ did not limit himself solely to working within the institutional framework of the church. Christ is working in your son - do you doubt it? And Christ is working in your genuine concern. In your mutual loving attitude, the Christ in you reaches out and touches the Christ in him. Pray that Steven will come to see membership in the church as Christ's invitation to live in community rather than as a bitter and irrelevant obligation we must bear. Meanwhile, continue to recognize Christ in Steven, in other young people, in your husband and in all who reach out in love. Questions OD family living and child care are invited. Address to the Kennys c/o The Anchor, P.O. Box 7, Fall River, Mass. 02720.

Lunch a magIC experIence By Marilyn Roderick During these dog days when cooking and even eating become chores, lunching at a delightful restaurant can be a very pleasurable experience. The other day two of my friends traveled to Boston with me. Both women love great restaurants as much as I and as we drove into the hot and muggy city they announced that they had chosen a place for lunch. Madeline Kamman, who formerly operated a gourmet cooking school and restaurant in a Boston suburb, graduated many remarkable students but the chef/ owner of the small, unique restaurant my friends had discovered has to be one of her most , exceptional. If memory serves, Ms. Kamman has sold her school and eatery and now dwells somewhere in France, but if our luncheon was an example of the mark that she left on her stui dents, her legacy remains in I glory. ; We sat at umbrella-topped tables in a small flagstone patio : at the rear of the storefront I restaurant in Cambridge. It was comparatively cool and the coolness was retained with the most exceptional carrot bisque I have " ever eaten, chilled, creamy and seasoned with what we all thought was just a touch of anise (I will spend the remainder of my days searching for the recipe!). The bisque was followed by an excellent lentil salad topped with what certainly had to be homemade sausage. Despite the heat we ate with gusto, then realized we had

neither time nor space for dessert despite the tempting appearance of homemade lemonice topped with a house special strawberry sa,uce. Dining can now and then be a magical experience and this tiny Cambridge restaurant proved the point. Now I want to return, this time for dinner, and perhaps obtain an interview with the owner/chef Robert Platner. Despite the heat, those members of our family who have a sweet tooth are always looking for something to finish off the meal and these brownies are about as fancy as you can get. They are also great if you're invited to a cookout and don't want to arr:ive emptyhanded. That's how we got this recipe from Ms. Ellen Shea of Fall River. Chocolate J\11nt Brownies 1 cup sugar

Y2 cup butter cup flour eggs beaten can (16 oz.) chocolate syrup teaspoon vanilla Y2 teaspoon salt Y2 cup nuts chopped 1) Mix together and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes in a greased 13 x 9 inch pan. Layered Topping First Layer: 2 cups confectioners' sugar Y2 cup butter 2 teaspoons creme de menthe and a couple of drops of green food coloring 1) Mix the above ingredients and spread on cooled brownies. Second Layer: 1 cup chocolate bits 6 tablespoons butter 1) Melt together and spread when cooled over the first layer. Chill finished brownies and cut into 1 inch squares. 1 4 1 1

Archdiocese plans housing project !BOSTON (NC) - The Boston Archdiocese is in the process of buying a site in Scituate, Mass., for a mixed-income housing development aftier members of a parish in the resort town had earlier opposed turning over parish land for the project. The archdiocese is buying Pitcock Farm, a property consisting of 8.68 acres of land, a family home, greenhouses and a fruit and vegetable stand, said Father Michael F. Groden, archdiocesan vicar for urban ministry and director for social development. ArchitecturaR studies are being

done, Father Groden said, and an announcement of the purchase will be accompanied by a description of the project, which is to consist of 40 units of low and moderate-income housing. Like archdiocesan housing projects in Beverly, Lexington and North Andover, the development will consist of attached townhouses and will be a cooperative. A cooperative is a form of ownership in which there is a single mortgage and deed held by a corporation in which each family has a share.

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'Parishioners are reminded that arrangements for use of school facilities should be made through Dennis Poyant, principal. ST. ANNE, FALL RIVER Retreat weekends will be sponsored by the parish Aug. 15 through 17 at Case House, Swansea, for those who have already made a retreat; and Sept. 19 through 21 at Peacedll,le, R.I., the latter a GIFf retreat. Those interested in the Auguslt retreat may contact Normand Morrissette, 674-5267; for the September program applications may be found at the doors of the church or information is available from Father John Foister, pastor, telephone 678-5322. ST. CASIMIR, NEW BEDFORD

The parish will hold its annual Polish-American festival tomorrow through Sunda3r on the church grounds. Entertainment, refreshments and games will be offered. The Saturday evening Mass will be celebratlld at 5 o'clock this week due to the festival schedule. ST. STAMSLAUS, FALL RIVER

Choir members will be commissioned at 10:30 a.m. Mass Sunday Aug. 17. Men's Club members will attend a Red Sox game tonight, leaving at 5 p.m. from the front of the school. The confirmation team will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the Kolbe Room. Confirmation and youth ministry members will hold a picnic at Colt Pll.rk, Bristol, Saturday, Aug. 16. HOLY NAME,

FALL RIVER The Men's Club will sponsor a parish picnic from 11 a.m. to 6 p.rn. Sunday, Aug. 17 at St. Vincent de Paul camp, Westport. Refreshments will be available and games have been planned. BLUE ARMY, FALL RIVER DIOCESE

The Blue Army of Our Lady of Fatima will meet alt 2 p.m. Sunday at Our Lady o~f Fatima Church, 4254 Acushnl~t Ave., New Bedford. SACRED HEART, FALL RIVER

Women's Guild board members will meet at the parish center at 7 p.m. Monday to discuss plans for the coming yE:ar. Teachers are needed. in the confirmation program and in the upper levels of the genEiral CCD program. Volunteers may contact the pairsh center, telephone 678-0873.

Miami schools plan for refugees MIAMI (NC) - Cuban refugee children in the Miami area will probably attend classes in three elementary schools closed more than a year ago because of small enrollments as well as in other schools.



A regional convention of Birthright will be held the weekend of Sept. 19 at Stonehill College, the first time such a meeting has been held in the Fall River diocese. Further information is available from Mrs. Susan Anderson, telephone 775-8704.

Between 12,000 and 18,000 children are expected to enroll in Dade County public schools this fall.


Adorers of the Blessed Sacrament announce exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, the feast of the Assumption, at Sacred Hearts Church, Fairhaven. Daily adoration is from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. BISHOP STANG ASSEMBLY

4th DEGREE K OF C New assembly officers are Herve Forcier, reelected faithful navigator; Roland Pare, faithful captain; Armand Cousineau, faithful scribe; Dominick Maxwell Jr., faithful comptroller. The assembly will meet Wednesday, Aug. 20. SS. PETER AND PAUL, FALL RIVER

Sister Prudence Croke, RSM will speak at all Masses this weekend on behalf of missions of community in Belize. Sister Marianne Postiglione, RSM, a native of the parish, has marked her silver jubilee as Sister of Mercy.


KING, SC, pronounced final vows as a Brother of the Sacred Heart last Sunday at his community'S provincial house in Harrisville, R.I. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold F. King of South Attleboro and an alumnus of Bishop Feehan High School, Attleboro, and Providence College. He entered the Sacred Heart community in 1972 and is presently teaching at Mt. St. Charles Academy, Woonsocket.

In the Archdiocese of Miami, which this year is opening a new elementary school in the southwest section of Dade County, Catholic Schools will accept refugee students whenever space permits, according to Father Vincent Kelly, archdiocesan Superintendent of education. Public school plans for new refugee students to be in sep-


Field days will be held Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 23 and 24 on the seminary grounds from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ST. JOSEPH, FAIRHAVEN

The Couples Club welcomes new members and those interested may contact any present member of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Wojick, 992-8954.

VATICAN CITY (NC) Pope John Paul II has named Archbishop Giuglio Einaudi papal pronuncio to Cuba. The 52-year-old archbishop has been papal pronuncio to Pakistan since 1976. Before that he served in other Vatican missions abroad, and was for four years auditor in the U.S. apostolic delegation. He succeeds Archbishop Giuseppe Laigueglia in the Cuba post.

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New council officers are Paul E. Duddy, grand knight; Richard N. Duddy, deputy grand knights; Albert Pinsonnault, treasurer; John Trainor, recorder; Rev. Maurice Jeffrey, chaplain. They will be installed Saturday, Sept. 27 with the program including Mass at St. Anthony of the Desert Church, Fall River, at 5:15 p.m. and a following turkey dinner. Business and corporation meetings will be held Monday.


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In touch


II Spectacular II


By Rebecca Christian

By Steve Landregan There is a little of the Spectacular Christian in each of us. For those who do not know what a Spectacular Christian is, let me quote a passage from "The Way," a book by the late Msgr. Jose Escriva. "Many who would let themselves be nailed to a cross before the astonished gaze of thousands of spectators, won't bear with a Christian spirit the pinpricks of each day," he writes. The Spectacular Christian in me surfaced early when as a boy with their children. extended family has its reper- I had visionS of becoming a forScripture says something about cussions in the community as eign missionary and saving paall. this. For example, in the Book well, particularly in the com- gans. My fantasy centered partiof Leviticus we read: "You are munity of the parish. Older cularly on the departure cereto rise up before grey hairs, you people frequently are more at- mony where the bishop presentare to honor old age:' tached to the church and to ed'me with a missionary's cross while astonished and admiring The relationship between gen- church activities than are young- friends and relatives wept 'as erations is important for the old er people. they bade me goodbye, possibly Younger people may express forever. Like all such fantasies, and for the young. From the viewpoint of personal develop- themselves differently. Healthy mine did not include backment, the young child needs par- and strong, the use of their cap- breaking and frustrating missionents - and grandparents too if acities to achieve success in ary labors - only glamor. possible. For the child's personal trades or professions may at Other Spectacular Christians value is affirmed more through times be a form of prayer for do not have time to teach a the experience of love and con- them. I do not say that young sixth-grade religious education cern than through classroom-people need not pray. But the class because they are saving teaching. Older people too ex- best form of gratitude to God is_ themselves to become the Bishop perience the need for affirma- the proper use of one's gifts. Sheen of the 1980s. tion. Yet mutual sharing is helpful The Spectacular Christian is In today's world this kind of for both the young and the old. the busy coordinator of the parexchange is very different from Younger people can share their ish youth program who has no earlier times. The rapid develop- experiences and successes with time to be a loving parent to his ment of science and technology older persons, at the same time own children. Or she is the makes it more difficult for two listening to them and showing sparkplug of the parish program generations to be on the same respect for their present religious for senior citizens who somehow cannot find time for her wavelength. Yet mutual exchange values. is not always a matter of what When this mutual apprecia- own aging parents. Think about the Spectacular one knows; often it is a matter tion occurs, the seasons of life of mutual respect and concern. can blend and contribute to a Christians in your own home and parish. Start with yourself. Respectful sharing within the stronger society. Are you so available to everyone else that your own family's needs escape your notice? Yet ministry can be called love in action. The family offers many opportunities for learning Tum to Page Thirteen

know your faIth.

The Bruening's Victorian bouse on Maple Street was replaced long ago by a contemporary one in a newer part of Decoran, lowa. Every year another of the eight German-American children of Eileen and Duane Bruening leaves home - for a military academy in Virgina, a retail job in Manhattan or a doctor's residency in the Southwest. Nonetheless, all converge on Decorah for holidays and in By Father. Comellus van del' Poel times of crisis. In between, phone Picture a young child on the calls, letters, gifts and pranks keep the children and their par- lap of an old person. A sense of happiness radiates from both. ents in close touch. The child is playful. The old perHelen is 27 and the oldest child. She sends a famous New son reminisces, ponders the York architect's autograph to 13- beauty of youth. This picture makes one think year-old Michael, who constantly sketches skylines and build- about openness to life and digings on notebooks. Beth, 11, calls . nity beyond youth; about growth 23-year-old Mary in Dallas to and development; about a forticheck out the fine points of cos- tude beyond physical strength; tumes. Mary manages a fashion about the beauty of the inquisitive child and of wisdom beyond boutique. "There's no esCaping. No mat- knowledge. This intertwining of ge~era足 ter how far away any of us ever moves, we'll never really cut tions is not always achieved. the family ties," Helen laughs. Through proposed legislation, Eighteen months ago she learned some states would even allow that federal legislation on time courts to decide that adults safety and health was going to must assist in the financial have a profound effect on the needs of their parents. This is a sad commentary on our society. famil~'s rock products business. Few experiences are more She q\lit her job in New York when her father asked her to painful for parents than being help the business understand rejected by their own children. Many parents can only main. and conform to the new laws. tain a sense of dignity and full Despite the limitations of living happiness if they have a sucin a small town where she knows cessful and loving relationship few single people her age, Helen enjoys being with her family. Though she owns her own home, most evenings find her sipping coffee or playing the piano in her parents' home. Tum to Page Thirteen



Mutual giving and sharing


II For children II

Community II

By Janaao MaDtemaeh

By Father John J. Castelot

Mary was excited. She was going to have a baby. At the same time Mary learned that her cousin Elizabeth was also pregnant, although everyone had thought she was too old to have a baby. Mary wanted to be with Elizabeth and help her. At the same time, she' also felt she could learn from Eiizabeth how to become a good mother. It took Mary about three days to get from her home in Nazareth to Elizabeth's home in Judah. When she arrived, tired but excited, Elizabeth was delighted to see her. They greeted each other joyously and at the sound of Mary's voice, Elizabeth's baby moved inside her womb. Elizabeth, filled with the Holy Spirit, almost shouted with joy, "Mary, blessed are you among women and blest is the fruit of your womb. Who am I, that the mother of my Lord should come to

St. Paul had an overwhelming sense of what being a Christian means. Because of its importance to him, some scholars consider-community the central theme of his letters. His interest may well have gone back to the indelible impression he received during his conversion experience, when he heard the risen Lord say, "Saul, Saul, why do you' persecute Ole?" Paul asked, "Who are you, sir?" And the answer came back, "I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting" (Acts 9:4-5; 22:7-8; 26:14-15). Paul had never seen Jesus :in person, but he had actively harassed Jesus' followers. Reflection would have led Paul to the conviction that the Christian and Jesus were united. It is not difficult to see how this intuition could have grown, assuming a central importance in Paul's theology. A true follower of Christ found meaning and validity as a Christian 110t in. isolation, but only in oneness Tum to Page Thirteen

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Apesar de todos os progressos da ciencia e das descobertas da medic ina os homens continuam a sofrer. Apesar de grandes esfor~os que a humanidade tern fei'bo atraves dos seculos para eliminar 0 sofrimento, ele continua a ser uma realidade que acompanha 0 homem do ber~o ao sepulcro. Dores fisicas e morais, dores provenientes de si mesmo ou causadas pelo mundo que 0 rodeia atormentam incessantemente 0 homem e, em face disso, e logico que o homem, como diz 0 Concilio Vaticano II, espere urna resposta para perguntas como esta: "Donde provem 0 sofrimento e para que serve?" "Qual 0 sentido da dor, do mal e da morte que apesar do enorm.e progresso alcan~ado, continuam a existir?" A dor aparece logo nas primeiras paginas da Biblia. Por causa da sua desobediencia, 0 homem e expulso do paraiso e lancr:ado para uma terra amaldi~oada onde a. dor, as doen~as e a mor te aparecem como castigo desse primeiro pecado. Assim, a dor aparece, logo de inicio, relacionada com 0 pecado, porquanto a dor €: a morte consti tuem urn castigo do peeado original. Em todo 0 Antigo Testamento, aparece esta rela.~ao entre sofrimento e pecado,e, pelcl contrario, a ausencia de pedado'correspondera uma ausencia de sofrimento. Antes do pecado os nossos primeiros pais nao l:::ofriam, estavam num paraiso de deIIc:ias; e a si tua~ao paradisIaca do fim dos tempos e tambem apresentada isemta de sofrimento. Oesta forma 0 Antigo Testamento explica a existencia do 'sofrimento em geral, como dE! todo 0 sofrimento em' particular como castigo de urn pecado cometido pelos nossos primeiros pais ou como castisro de uma fal ta pessoal. A catequese crista e os proprios Evangelhos apresentam 0 sofrimento e a morte de Cri.sto, verdadeiro servo de Jave, como elemnetos essenciais. E, de facto, ate Jesus, consuanto tivesse curado muitos doentes, nao se furtou Ele proprio 0 sofrimento. Pelo contrario, a missao de Jesus como Messias, ha-de consistir principalmente em sofrer e morrer em conformidade com a vontade do Pal. Jesus aceita essa vontade e prediz que 0 sofr!mento ha-de acompanhar os que entraramno Seu reino. PortantQ, Cristo nao exclui 0 sofrimento, antE~s 0 acei ta voluntariamente, e chegcl ao ponto de proclamar felizes os qUE~ choram ••• Para s. Paulo, 0 sofrimento e a cruz const! tUE~m 0 centro da prega~ao crista. Fo!, E~fectivamente, pelo sofrimento e pela cruz que os homens foram redim!d()s e reconcil!ados com Deus. A exemplo do Mestre, uma unica atitude pode SE~r tomada pelo cristao perante 0 sofJdmento: aceita-lo voluntariamente e nao como algo imposto e . inevitavel. 56 assim 0 cristao podera ser discIpulo de Cristo, visto que, e precise tomar a cruz e seg~i-I'O.


Spectacular Continued from page twelve to care and minister to others. For many people, both love and ministry are learned in the family first. Parents learn to serve through the varied experiences of raising children. Some develop the ability to comfort while sitting with mates through anxious hours waiting for a teen-ager to return with the family car. How many parents become less selfish when they unhesitatingly give up a long anticipated outing because a child becomes ill? Children learn to respect the

Community Continued from page twelve with Christ and with fellow Christians. As a result of his conviction, Paul cannot stand divisions in his communities. Whatever their cause or nature, they are a denial of Christ himself. In the first letter to the Corinthians (1,10-' 13), Paul says: "I beg you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to agree in what you say. Let there be no factions; rather, be united in mind and judgment. I have been informed . . . that you are quarreling among yourselves . . . Has Christ, then, been divided into parts?" On the positive side, Paul urges the Corinthians to share their talents for the good of the community. He recognizes. that they have differences; but the source of all gifts is the same .God. If what Paul says is true for the Christian community, it is true also of the basic community, the family. Members of a Christian family enjoy a unity which transcends that of blood. They too are one ,in Christ.

For children Continued from page twelve her. "The moment I heard your voice," she whispered to Mary, "my baby leaped in my womb for joy." Then she held Mary at arm's length and looked at her with love and wonder. "What a happy young woman you are 'because you trusted the Lord's promise.' " Tears of joy filled Mary's eyes. She began to sing a prayer of praise to God. "My whole being proclaims the greatness of the Lord, My spirit finds joy in God my savior. God who is mighty has done great things for me, Holy is his name. Ris love is always with those who trust in him." Mary stayed with Elizabeth about three months, helping her and learning from her. Elizabeth's baby was probably born while Mary was there. The parents named their son John. Then Mary returned to Nazareth to prepare for the birth of her own child. As she left Elizabeth and Zechariah's town she could see Bethlehem. She could hardly guess that in a few months her own baby would be born right there.

rights of others in the give-andtake of everyday living. Younger children come to respect the needs of older brothers by learning to play quietly during homework hours. Adolescents reluctantly use earphones so their rock music will not disturb elderly aunts' naps. Many adults grow when they assist a loved one during a lengthy illness or at the time of death. Family love also involves the enormous adjustments which occur when family members marry, bringing new persons into the family network. People learn to love in particular so that they can love in general. By learning to love and to accept family members, in spite of imperfections, people learn to love and accept others. If self-giving love does not happen :in families, it probably will not happen outside the family.


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In touch Continued from page twelve Eileen Bruening has no ready set of answers when asked if the values she tried to. teach her children' account for their closeness. "Well," she muses, "they have to learn to share. They always have to go to church. My worst fear when they go to college is that they will stop. Just recently I was very pleased when Mary told me she is going again." Family rules also dictate: half of money earned must be savedf Education beyond high school is strongly encouraged; chores are to be performed; excellence should be sought in any endeavor; each can give his or her opinion without censure. Just as important as the formal rules are the unwritten ones, say the Bruening kids. One unwritten rule: each child must try to establish independence upon leaving home. Eileen and Duane discourage weekend visits home until the child has demonstrated a successful adjustment to his or her new locale. The Bruenings freely admit there are disadvantages to growing up with so many other people. Perfect chemistry does not exist among all family members, and some siblings are too widely separated by age to know each other very well. Lack of privacy can be frustrating, all chorus, while watching parents relax once strict rules for the younger kids can be .annoying. Nonetheless, not a single Bruening would trade the occasional chaos he or she grew up with for the peace of another household.

Communist kudos WARSAW, Poland (NC) In an article on the recent Particular Synod of the Dutch Bishops, })olytica, weekly newspaper of the Polish Communist Party, praised the "diplomatic ability" of Pope John Paul II. Polytica said that the pope was able to "find a new way to resolve conflicts . . . by promoting an open discussion between opinions."


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Prayer is a daily â&#x20AC;˘ necessIty By Cecilia Belanger The subject of prayer comes up often. It is universal, with millions around the world giving a part of their daily lives to its practice. One of the best times for prayer is the morning, which even nature seems to favor as a fit hour for offerings to God. In the morning, minds are clear, as yet undistracted by the cares of the day. The hour is usually still and is a good time to share with our Creator the tranquillity around us. We can rejoice with the day and be reborn with it. As we slept, God watched over us. We have awakened to a new day and our unprisoned faculties have been set free. How fitting to raise to God the eyes which He has opened! Young people have told me that they find it difficult to pray at the end' of an exhausting day. But we must remember that it is not the length of the prayer that matters. And did Christ ever say that prayer from the weary, the confused and the exhausted is not accepted? . I remember an elderly gentleman, who used to sit on his doorstep in the evening, his black rosary in his hands, praying for the world in general. Sometimes we talked and he told me that only prayer sustained him in his declining years. He liked to pray in the morning and just as the shadows of evening were faIling. Many a person, gazing at the starry heavens, so vast, so mag- _ nificent, has felt that need to give thanks, as thoughts soared above all earthly things to God, their resting place. "Sometimes I'm afraid to pray," said one young girl to me. "I have to look into myself and examine my conscience and I don't always like what I see." I tried to reassure her by telIing her that there are few days in anyone's life that satisfy one's conscience, in which motives are always of the highest. But that does not mean that we should let the day pass without confessing our offenses, our wasted time to him who has already witnessed them. Shall we ret:.¡e with the burden of unrepented guilt on our conscience? It is like leaving a stain on our clothing without attempting to wash it off. The Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments agree that we must pray. It is a gift; a form of healing for the soul. How often do we hear people say, "I feel better after prayer." Prayer is the door to a new beginning. One can return to the world with a character that has been strengthened with the resolve that one wiIl do something about duties long neglected.

By Charlie Martin

BORROWED TIME Don't look now But here come the '80s I was so cool back in '65 Had it made 'cause I understood wbat to do to survive I had my car and I made the scene Didn't give a damn about no gasoline no no Well they can go to hell My friend we never thought about the world and its realities The promised land was ours We were the great society. I'm so confused by the things I read I need the truth but the truth is I don't know who to believe The left says yes and the right says no I'm in between and the more I learn Well the less that I know I got to make a show. 'Cause I'm Iivin' high Livin' fine Livin' high On borrowed time Yes no yes no No yes no yes Faith be with me now I'm just a dreamer in a dreamland Faith be with me now I'm just a dreamer in a dreamland 'Cause we're livin' high Livin' fine Livin' high On borrowed time Livin' high Livin' fine Livin' high On borrowed time Sung By Styx, Written By Dennis De Young and Tommy Shaw, (c) 1979 By StygIan Songs. All Rights Administered by Almo Music Corp.

STYX'S "BORROWED TIME" might have been titled "Song of Confusion." The writer is Dennis the talented and De Young creative heart of the group. In the song, be focuses on Life in the 1980s. And listeners are challenged. "Borrowed Time" asserts that it is impossible to find the truth because life is so confused. lJife in the past was easier, with fewer questions and more obvious values to guide decisions. But now life ds "in between and the more that I learn welI the less I know." Perhaps it would be easy to ignore today's problems and go on as always. Until we cannot get gas for our car. or heat for our house I)r the type of foods we seek, many of today's problems remain distant - other people's problems. These problems only become real when they directly touch our Uves. De Young asks if living with such indifference is not living on borrowed time, a time that will soon run out and leave us more confused. Why run away from problems when what we can do today will make the difference. for everyone's. life tomorrow? Some things are important if we are to meet today's challenges. Most important; recognizing the interdependence of people. No one can live in a private world. The challenge to make our world society more just and loving is ours. If we choose to "live high, live mne" without concern for the consequences such a lifestyle may bring, then we truly do live on time borrowed from the past. It is a cop-out to say that alI we have left are dreams. It is much easier to become a doomsday prophet than to work. toward meetir.g today's challenges. But it is incompatible with Christiilnity. If we are Christian, then we are committed to action, Jesus' vision IOf what the world can become grows from a faith that is neither magic nor wishful thinking. Christian faith is an action plan that sets high goals and depends on each of our efforts.

51 ENTERING FEEHAN HIGH SCHOOL freshmen spent part of their summer in a readiness program that combined small-group review of reading, language and math skills with orientation sessions introducing them to Feehan athletic, social and spiritual programs. Here Paul O'Boy, vice-principal of the Attleboro school, conducts a general session.

The pope speaks to youth During his recent trip to France, Pope John Paul II spoke at length to French youth on topics of interest to teenagers everywhere. In the coming weeks, The Anchor wiII present excerpts from his talks. . Not long ago I visited Africa. Their conscious desire is to make a link between Christianity and their culture and traditions. In Asia, and especially in the Far East, it is thought that Christianity is a religion of "the West," and yet I have no doubt that the churches which have taken root there are "Asian" churches. Let us return now to our main topic, the dialogue between Christ and the young man. In reality, I would say that we have not moved out of this context. The young man asked: "Master, what must I do then to have eternal life" (Matthew 19, 16)? Now you have, asked in your second question if it is possible to be happy in the world of today? In reality you are asking the same question as the young man. To him and to you, each one of you, Christ answers: Yes, it is possible. That is in fact what he is saying even if his actual words are: "If you wish to enter into life, keep the com~ mandments" (Matthew 19, 17). And further on he says: "If you would be perfect, go, selI what you possess and give to the poor and come, follow me" (Matthew 19, 21). These words mean that man can only know happiness insofar as he is able to accept the demands of his own human state, his dignity as a man, the demands made on him by God. Thus, not only does Christ answer the question as to whether it is possible to be happy, but he goes further. He tells us how we can be happy and on what condition. This is an altogether fundamental answer, one which will never be bettered and will never be out of date. You should give it plenty of thought and see how it fits into your own life. There are two parts to Christ's answer. In the first part it is a matter of keeping the commandments. Here let me digress a little because of your question concerning the principles of the church's teaching in the realm of sexual morality. You express your concern at the difficulty of these principles and you fear that for this very reason young people may abandon the church. My answer to you is this: If you think deeply about this question, and if you go just to the heart of the problem, I assure you that you will realize one thing. Th!,! church in this domain makes no demands other than those inseparable from married love in its true conjugal sense, that is to say in keeping with the responsibilities belonging to it.

By Bill Morrissette

portswOlch Form.n Spartan in New Job Donald Perry, a native of Fall River and a graduate of Bishop Stang High School, has been appointed to the football coaching staff at Northeastern University. He will be involved mostly with the offensive line and with recruiting. He earned nine letters while competing in football, basketball, baseball and track at Stang in the late sixties. In his four years at University of Bridge-

port he was a tight end on that school's football· team. He played on teams that compiled a 303 record, including a 22-game win streak. 'Perry goes to Northeastern from Boston University, which posted an 8-1-1 record last season and shared the championship of the Yankee Conference. He received his master's degree in physical education in 1975 from Springfield College.

About New Bedford High Coaching Posts Bob Liljedahl has been appointed head coach olF football at New Bedford High School. He succeeds Bruce McPherson, who resigned last month to become and director of health physical. education in the Melrose Public Schools system and head coach of football at Melrose High School. Liljedahl has been line coach under McPherson for the past eight years. Still vacant at New Bedford High School is the post of head coach of basketball, to replace John Pacheco, who resigned after the 1979-80 season. Reportedly, the leading candidates for the position are Marc Letendre, a former Fall Riverite now with the New Bedford publie schools system, Ed Rodrigues

and Ron Lomba, the latter two natives of New Bedford. Letendre is head coach of baseball at Bishop Connolly High School, where his wife, Michelle, is athletic director. He has been assistant coach under McPherson for the past three years as well as junior varsity mentor. Rodrigues, like Letendre is a graduate of Assumption College in Worcester, considered one of the finest guards ever at the Crimson school, was the fresh-' men coach last year. Lomba also has strong credentials and is presently an instructor at the Julius Erving basketball camp in Amherst. He has conducted several very successful all-star basketball tournaments in New Bedford.

New Conference Alignment There will be a change in divisional alignments for the 198081 basketball season in the Southeastern Mass. Conference. Division One, which formerly had nine teams, will have only six, Attleboro, Barnsta.ble, Durfee, New Bedford, Somerset, and Taunton. Connolly, Dartmouth and Fairhaven move from Division One to join Falmouth, Feehan and Wareham in Division Two. Division Three will be made up of Coyle-Cassidy, Stang, Old Rochester, New Bedford VokeTech, Dennis-Yarmouth and Holy Family while Division Four will have Seekonk, Bourne, Diman Yoke, Dighton-Rehoboth, Case and Westport. Although there will be interdivisional games, the new alignment may spell the end of the intense intra-city rivalry that has developed over the past few years between Connolly and Durfee, which are not scheduled to meet in inter-division play. Presumably, a home-and-home set between two can be arranged but the incentive wou:ld not be the same as when both were vying for the Division One crown.

ter and spring, was recently congratulated by Governor King in the course of a visit with his father to Beacon Hill. It will be remembered that Chris dropped a controversial decision in the Olympic trials final, after winning several New England titles.

Entering this week, the final one of the regular season, Kennedy was setting the pace in the Bristol County CYO Baseball League with 13 wins, eight losses and one tie for 27 points. North was only one point off the pace with 12 victories, seven losses and two ties for 26 points. Next were Maplewood, 10-8-2, 22 points; South End 8-13-1, 17 points; Somerset 7-11-1, 15 points; Central 6-9-1, 13 points. Barring unforeseen developments the post season playoffs should be underway by now. In the quarter-finals the team finishing third meets the sixth place team and fourth opposes fifth in best-of-three sets. First and second place finishes automatically advance to the First Semis.

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tv, movie news Symbols following film reviews indicate both general and Catholic Film Office ratings, which do not always coincide. General ratings: G-suitable for general viewingj PC-parental guidance suggested; R-restricted, unsuitable for children or younger teens. Catholic ratings: AI-approved for children and adults; A2-approved for adults and adolescentsj A3-approved for adults only; B-objectionable in part for everyone; A4-separate classification {given to films not morally offensive which, however, require some analysis and explanationl: C-condemned.

NEW YORK (NC) - "Sure, I knew there were things there that might make an average audience restless, but I said to hell with them. I wasn't going to strip the message away. The Catholic audience is my audience." William P. Blatty, author of "The Exorcist," was talking about his movie "Twinkle, Twinkle, 'Killer' Kane." Written and directed by Blatty, the film is set in an experimental facility to rehabilitate Marine officers who have either suffered mental breakdowns or are feigning the symptoms to avoid combat - the time is the late 60s. A new psychiatrist, Colonel Kane (Stacy Keach), arrives to take command, but the unit medical officer (Ed Flanders) sees at once that Kane may be more disturbed than any of his charges. Disturbed or not, however, Kane is filled with desperate zeal to help the men entrusted to him and he shows extraordinary forbearance towards them, even when Cutshaw (Scott Wilson), an astronaut who refused to go on a moon mission, baits him unmercifully. Life is absurd, says Cutshaw, madness is the natural condition, and he challenges Kane to prove otherwise. The confrontation is the heart of Blatty's film.

scare silly those who get a warm glow from the religious symbolism of "The Empire Strikes Back." Why did he write the film? "If it is possible, besides entertaining people, to illumine them to give the slightest insight into the way life is - if it is possible to do something apostolic, that is - I say, why not? What I wanted to do here was to confront the existence of evil and to offer a message of hope." But isn't confronting evil a risky way to offer a message of hope? "Well," he answered, "when we haven't faced the problem of evil fully, there is, I think, something wrong with our faith. "My movie has some dark and violent moments. But the world itself is dark and violent. The only trace of hope is, as Chesterton put it, th'at there exists a creature who looks around and says, this is wrong. "And whence comes this impulse in men and women? The characters of Kane and Cutshaw are aspects of myself. Cutshaw is the doubter, the mocker. Kane is the soothing father with all the Thomistic answers." Why did he choose to direct the movie himself? "To protect it." One aspect of "Kane" that Blatty was especially concerned about protecting, he said, was the resolution on its theme. It was a resolution meant to embody a very personal, non-Thomistic proof of God's existence that had immense significance to ,Blatty himself: "The only real answer to the mystery of evil is an act of love. That was the theme of 'The Exorcist,' and that's the theme of 'Kane' too. "If this picture works commercially, then the doors, the gates will be open to making motion pictures that deal with God and God-related issues." New Films "Cheech and Chong's Next Movie" (Universal): This second film by the oomedy team of Cheech and Chong is as objectionable as the first - drugs, foul language, crude sexual references - and is further marred by a plot that takes it nowhere. R,B

A poor Lebanese boy from Brooklyn, Blatty gained his education through scholarships to Brooklyn Prep and Georgetown, and he gave every impression that he was a man acutely aware of debts to be paid and promises to be kept. "The Hunter" (paramount): In an age in which certain Catholic writers, filmmakers and Steve McQueen plays a bounty intellectuals (not excluding some hunter hired by bail bondsmen theologians) seem anxious to to bring back clients who have distance themselves from the jumped bail. McQueen is good, church, Blatty, whose worldly but the movie is slipshod, with success has been enormous, an excess of plot threads never seems to have no interest in pulled together. Its violence playing the more secular-than- dQesn't fit its otherwise humorous style. PG, A3 thou game. "Raise the Titanic" (AFD): He has invested more than $2 million of his own money in his involves an attempt to raise the moody, superbly acted movie in . great ship to obtain precious which characters talk about such metal stored in a vault, a metal things as the existence of God, that will fuel a foolproof defense original sin, the horrifying mys- system that no missile can penetery of evil, the possibility of a trate. Naturally the Russians get good act, and other unabashed- into the act. Everything about ly Catholic concerns. . this film is unbelievably bad. 'It It is all done in a sometimes is to be avoided at all costs. brutally realistic style likely to PG, A2

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areat in virtue and rich in miracles, near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful Intercessor of all who invoke your special patronage in time of need, to you I have recourse from the depth of my heart and humbly beg to whom God has given such great power to come to my assistance. Help me in my present and urgent petition. In return, I promise to make your name known, and cause you to be invoked. Say three Our Fathers, three Hail Marys and Glorias. Publication must be promised. St. Jude pray for us all who invoke your aid, Amen. This Novena has never been known to fail. I have had my request granted. Publication promised. A reader. lAdvt.> H.C.C.

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PRE-CELEBRATION STUDY DAY • WBdnesday, August 20-Thursday, August 21, 1980 The Day Will Feature: Eight specialists oUerlng a background In theoretical/theological underpinnings for evangelization. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20th: THURSDAY, AUGUST 21st: 12:00 pm . Pre-Registration and Registration Booths Open. 1:30 pm ArchbiShop Francis Hurley, Archbishop of Anchorage, founding Chairman of the NCCB Committee on Evangelization: "A National Catholic Evangelization Vision for the '80's." 3:00 pm Bishop J. Francis Stafford, Baltimore, Chairman of the Bishops' Committee on Family Ministry: "What Evangelization Can Mean to the Amertcan Catholic Family." 4:30 pm Bishop Edward C. Oleary, Portland, Maine, Chairman of the Bishops' Committee on Parish Renewal: "What Evangelization Can Mean to Parish Renewal." 8:00 pm Archbishop Edward T. O'Meara, Archbishop of Indianapolis, former National Director of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith, Chairman of the NCCB Committee on Evangelization: "An International Catholic Evangelization Vision for the '80's."


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Evangelization through base communities of Christian families. Muhi-laceted evangelization outreach in inner city parish. Evangelization with teens and families through the Chrismatic Renewal in the Diocese of Pittsburgh. Festus Deanery Program How this Archdiocese recruited, Archdiocese of St. Louis, MO trained and commissioned parish based evangelists. Let's Belong. Christ the King Aunique reception process for new Minneapolis, MN parish members stressing personal . and communal renewal ... adapts the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. Parish Spirituality Renewal of parish spirituality ... Elizabeth, NJ involves training priests and people to pray through all aspects of parish life together. Simple yet effective. Mother of God Community. "Come and see", Christianity liVed Potomac. MD out is avital witness to the truth of the Gospel and evangelization takes on fleSh. Prayer League of Our Lady Anew evangelization effort within of America the Byzantine Melkite Rite utilizing west Paterson. New Jersey prayer league. pilgrimages and prayer services.

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St. Anthony E\'angelization Program Norton, VA Diocese of. Burlington. VT Martin De Porres Foundation Philadelphia, PA Children Needing Love Cincinatti, OH Evangelization and the Catechumenate Kansas City. MO PRISM Archdiocese 01 Washington Washinglon. D.C. Sioux Spiritual Center Plainview, SO Share the Word. Bible Study/ Sharing Severna Park. Maryland

Oiocesan wide six·week evangelization program targeted at the unchurched. Program involving paid full lime lay evangelizers in 18 black parishes. Changing children needing love to children of joy. Evangelization through school, youth gospel choir, and youttlliturgical dancers. Four city parishes coordinate their evangelization of unchurched. Key to the total effort is the Catechu· menate (Rite of Christian Initiation of AdUlts). Entering the 3rd year. Selection and training of young adults to work in parishes to reach out 10 young people not presently in touch with the Church. Native American Catholic Church. IIklw Models of Ministry and OutreaCh How one parish has used this new scripture program to form 30 neighborhood communities to reach out to the unchurched.

11 :30 am Repeat of above Workshops, Models and Presentations.

People of Hope Convent Station, NJ Proiect 72 St. Timothy's and Shaffer Methodist. Cleveland. OH New Life Prayer Community Washington, D.C.I~orton, VA L'Arche Community North America Mobile, Alabama

ACatholic adaptation of the Lay Renewal Weekend developed by the Southern Baptist Conference. Network of persons, lay and religious from various religious traditions that use Gospel Story· telling as amethod of healing. Summary of evangelization efforts designed for Catholic and other Christiam churches ... using programs, liturgies, and other celebrations as Christ·encounter opportunities. How the Archdiocese cooperated with aBilly Graham Crusade last August. For three years the People of Hope have spearheaded the task of organizing ecumenical eve of Pente· cost rallies. An evangelization adventure between these two congregations based on Luke 10:1·20. Apractical and powerful evangelization ministry bringing presence and prayer to the residents of the Lorton Prison Community. A"family" thaI welcomes mentally handicapped people who have been abandoned in hospitals. asylums or nursing homes. Started in France by Jean Vanier in 1964.

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Repeat of the above Workshops, Models and Presentations. CLOSING CELEBRATION SPECIAL UNITY MASS AND COMMISSIONING CEREMONY at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Celebrant: Archbiship Jean Jadot, Apostolic Delegate. Homilist: Bishop Eugene Marino, S.S.J., D.O. Included will be the presentation of the Second Annual Award for aCatholic Layperson's Outstanding Contribution to Evangelization. 10:00 pm NIGHT TOUR OF WASHINGTON, D.C.

The Celebration is a unique opportunity to more fully prepare your parish to be an evangelizing community. This national celebration is endorsed by over 150 dioceses, religious communities and lay organizations. Sponsored by: The Catholic Church Extension Society, The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, The Glenmary Home Missioners, and The Paulist Office for Evangelization Hosted by: The The The The

Archdiocese of Washington, Archdiocese of Baltimore, Catholic University of America, and National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception




THE SECOND ANNUAL NATIONAL CATHOLIC LAY CELEBRATION OF EVANGELIZATION Paulist Office lor Evangelization 3031 4th St., N.E., Washington, D.C. 20017

1. 0 Register me immediately for The Second Annual National Catholic Lay Celebration of Evangelization. Please send me _ _ full registrations. My check for $ _ made to the "Paulist Office lor Evangelization" is enclosed. One Person: $35.00 Husband and wife, or parent and one child: $65.00 Husband, wife and one child, or parent &two children: $90.00 ParentIs) and all children under 18 from one immediate family: $100.00 Parish groups of ten or more: $30.00 each participant

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Evangelizing the inactive and tile unchurched in Rural Appalachia.


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St. Cyprian'S Church Riverview, MI

7:00 am EUCHARISTIC CELEBRATION 8:45 am MORNING PRAISE 9:00 am THIRD GENERAL SESSION: MAJOR ADDRESS EVANGELIZING THE 80,000,000 UNCHURCHED 10:15 am Workshops, Models and Presentations by the following:


FOURTH GENERAL SESSION: MAJOR ADDRESS EVANGELIZING WITHIN AN ECUMENICAL AND INTER·RELIGIOUS FRAMEWORK Workshops, Models and Presentations by the following: Parish Renewal: Program and Process Jennings. LA The Healing Community of East Harlem, NY

Repeat of the Above Workshops, Models and Presentations. SHARE OUR FAITH A night of Celebration, Music, Prayer and Entertainment

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11 :30 am Repeat of the above Workshops, Models and Presentations. 2:00 pm SECOND GENERAL SESSION: MAJOR ADDRESS EVANGELIZING THE 12,000,000 INACTIVE CATHOLICS 3:15 pm Workshops, Models and Presentations by the following:

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Parish lay/clergy team leads weekly alienated Catholics meeting.

Alienated CatMlics Anonymous St. John the !laptist Church Longmont, CO Alienated Cattolics Meeting Blessed Sacrament Church New YOrk, NY

12:00 pm Pre- Registration and Registration Booths Open 5:00 pm Exhibition Hall Opens 8:00'pm OPENING CELEBRATION: With Enthronement of the Word, music, prayer and keynote presentations Mr. Frank J. Sheed, author, publisher, street preacher, evangelist for over 50 years. Mrs. Marilynn Kramar, Convert, founder of Charisma In Missions, an evangelization ministry to Hispanics in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Charisma In Missions Los Angeles. CA

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Rev. Frank PJIlce, Associate Director, NCCB/USCC Secretariate for Hispanic Affairs: "The Challenge of Evangelizing the American Hispanic Community." Dr. Dean Hoge, Sociologist from Catholic University, reflecting on astudy of 200 inactive Catholics, 200 Catholics who have returned to the Church, 200 unchurched who have sought uRlon With the Church: "Reflections on Movement In and Out of the American Catholic Church Today." Fr. Anthony Bellagamba, I.M.C., Executive Secretary of the United States Catholic Mission Council: "The Content of Evangelization." Dr. John Savage, aprominent Protestant expert and author on evangelization: "How the Protestant Community Uses Research Data In Evangelizing the Unchurched."



Year of Outreach Archdioces of Atlanta. GA

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• REGISTRATION This covers all events at the Washington Hilton Hotel and at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. • NfGHT TOUR OF WASHINGTON (optional) $5.00 per registrant. Checks payable to the Paulist Office for Evangelization must accompany all registra· tions. Register by Iilling out this panel and mail to: The Paulist Office for Evangelization, 3031 Fourth St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20017. • HOUSING AT THE HILTON HOTEL Singles: $42, $46, $50 per day Doubles/Twins: $52, $56, $60 per day The Hilton Family Plan will be in effect allowing children

to stay free of charge in their parents room (limit of four to a room) regardless of age. II additional rooms are needed for larger families, the room will be at the com· parable single rate. To receive these special rates, be certain to mention the Catholic Lay Celebration of Evan· gelization when writing directly to the Washington Hilton Hotel/Connecticut Avenue and Columbia Road, NW.! Washington, D.C. 20009. These special rates which do not reflect taxes, are available to participants up to July 31,1980. • LIMITED MEDIUM·STANDARD ALTERNATE HOUSING is available. Write the Paulist Office for Evangelization, 3031 4th St., N.E.lWashington, D.C. 2001 Hor details.