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The ANCHOR Fall River, Mass., Thursday, Dec. 17, 1964

Vol. 8, No. 51

© 1964

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laymen Must Help Develop The Christian Community PITTSBURGH (NC)-The challenge to today's layman is bound up with the notton of "the Christian community," Father Louis N. Colonnese of the Latin American Bureau, National Catholic Welfare Conference, said here. Speaking to 800 men gathered for a Holy Name day program, Father Colonnese noted "with a certain sense of relief" that Ameri­ can Catholics are turning between those who are devoted not only officially introduces the "from the cloudy waters of to the social teaching of the world to this social orientation, a private moral and spiritual Church and those who favor a but ratifies the judgments of its private morality, the former are proponents of recent years," he life to a more communitar­ ian-oriented life which more necessarily on the· winning side." stated. "The Second Vatican Council Turn to Page Eighteen closely reflects the Christianity that Christ intended." However, he said, ehange is ~oming slowly. "It is a difficult task to overthrow the individ­ Ilalistie and subjective spiritual­ Ity which was common to our 10rebearers," he declared. Father Colonnese· said the The Reverend Patrick J. O'Neill, superintendent <Yl (lrincipal impetus for "the re­ awakening of the Ch.ristian to Diocesan Schools, is appealing to the citizens of Berkley to lhe true nature of Christian life" support his petition concerning the transportation of pupils has come from "the objective Ix> two Catholic High Schools in Taunton. Parents of these character of contemporary and now official liturgical theology." pupils, through the Diocesan of obtaining transportation for He said that "in the struggle School Office, appealed to the their sons and daughters. Berkley School Committee However, since no stand was last Winter for the purpose taken by the committee, Father O'Neill feels that the next step to be taken is an open letter to the Town's School Committee and thus appeal to the public. The letter follows: December 16, 1964 Though press reports have "We are distressed to learn of your decision to refuse school mentioned in detail the In­ bus transportation to children of struction on the Liturgy is­ Berkley who attend Monsignor sued by Pope Paul in Sep­ Coyle and Bishop Cassidy High tember last and one of its pro­ . Schools. We feel that this is an visions permits the reception of unfortunate decision for two Holy Communion both at the reasons; first, because it fails to evening Mass (Midnight Christ­ fulfill State Law, and secondly, mas and Easter Vigil) and at the because it is not in the best Mass celebrating the Feast ­ educational interests of your later in the mornin:::-~th{'.w pro­ Town. Confronted with the sit­ visions, and the Instruction it­ uation, we feel that we have no self, by the expressed order of recourse but to present the facts the Pope and the Congregation to the citizens of your Town and of Rites, will not go into effect trust to their good judgment." until March 7, 1965. Thus the "First, we feel that your posi­ first use of this new incentive Turn to Page Sixteen REV. PATRICK J. O'NEILL to greater and more fruitful participation can be used for the first time only on April 18, 1965 Easter Sunday: The September Instruction on the Liturgy is the next step in implementing the liturgical re­ forms of the Vatican Council. It With the annual Diocesan appeal for victims of leprosy refers especially to structural . under way, a report has been received from Rev. Joseph changes in the Mass, e.g., short­ Sweeney, M.M. on his activities in the past year on behalf ening of the Prayers at the foot of the Altar, dropping of the of Korean lepers. Writing to Msgr. Raymand T. Considine.. Last Gospel, set ways of pro­ Diocesan Director of the So- are given roadside treatment. claiming the Scriptures in Sol­ ciety for the Propagation of "Two of our five cars were se emn, Sung and Read Masses, etc. It also follows through on the Faith, Father Sweeney old we could not keep regular notes that two new ambu- schedules due to frequent break­ a world-wide level what vari­ ous episcopal conferences have lances had to be ordered from downs," he explained. To par the United States to service some for the ambulances, how~ver, a been deciding for their own ter­ 70 wayside stations where lepers doctor who h~d :worked WIth the ritories. Maryknoll mISSiOnary 30 years had to be dismissed. "It was.J lad farewell." Turll to Page Ten

Diocesan School Head Asks Transportation

A Dominican nun at St. Mary of the Springs College, Columbus, Ohio, is one of a handful of scientists whose work has laid the foundation for a possible cancer cure. $ister Rosarii Schmeer, chairman of the college biology department, disclosed that a with similar tumors died almost l'esearch method she has de­ immediately. yeloped over the past two Sister explained that a ''twist years, while studying at the of fate" originally led oto the use :Woods Hole Marine Biological of clams in her work. Seeking a cheap supply of an­ Institute, Woods Hole, is credited imal life for growing tumors in :-ith making possible the discov­ the laboratory she selected clams ery that clams contain a sub­ because they "are plentiful and stance which successfully re­ a part of the human diet." tards cancer in animals. She also noted that Mercene Her activities were mentioned 1M. conjunction with a report on has not yet been tested on hu­ a tumor-preventive extract is­ man beings. "We're not ready for clinical eued by Dr. C. P. Li of the Na­ testing yet," she explained. "This tional Institutes of Health. Sister Rosarii-who has been method is strictly in the research active in cancer research since stage." The key to further progress she was an undergraduate at St. Mary of the Springs College, in her work, Sister said, is the discovery of a natural product eolumbus, Ohio, 16 years ago-­ has had "amazing" results with which will produce "the same regression, the same inhibition" her clam extract. Injected into diseased mice the in tumors. In an exclusive interview by powder, which has been dubbed Mercene after the Latin name of The Anchor with contacts of Sis­ the clam, has been 80 to 100 per ter Rosarii while she resided in eent effective in inhibiting the Cape Cod Parish certainly were manifestations of dedica­

tumors. tion to work of a Religious in the

Untreated m i e e implanted field of science. "She's a very nice person." That's how Mrs. Sarah N. Smith of Woods Hole, Sister Rosarii's Summer landlady, summed up her award-winning guest. "She works seven days a week while she's . here," continued Mrs Smith, who has had Sisters Scholarship opportunities studying at the Woods Hole In­ tor undergraduate students stitute as her Summer boarders lit the Catholic University of for decades. "Sometimes she'd ten me America in Washington, ",ere recently announced by its Turn to Page Eighteen Jtector, the Most Reverend Wil­ liam J. McDonald. A tuition scholarship for a IIMnplete college course having • total value of $4,800 to $6,000 IB available to a student from the Archdiocesan Province of Boston. Besides the Diocese of Pall River, this ecclesiastical Rt. Rev. William H. Harrington, pastor of Holy Name Paris-h, Fall River, is bringing area contains the Archdiocese of into reality the spirit of the third Session of Vatican Council II concerning aid to So. Boston and the Dioceses of Amerioa and at the same time remembering a former parishioner who is dedicating her 8pringfield, Worcester, Portland, life to the people of Riberalta, Bolivia.. Sister Maureen Thomas, M.M., a S'urgeon and a Manchester and Burlington. member of the Maryknoll Information concerning ap­ for the next two Sundays and York, Sister served as a lay lab­ Sisters, will receive a Chri8t~ parishioners are asked to con­ piication procedures can be ob­ oratory technician before she tained from the Diocesan School mas gift from her home par­ tribute in order that the Mary­ entered Maryknoll in 1949 and Office, 368 North Main Street, iSih for the addition to the knoll Sister will rea.lize that al­ following the novitiate was sent I'all River, or from any of the hospital she though she is thousands of miles to George- trincipals of the Diocese's from home, her home parish is town . Medical heads in jun­ Catholic High Schools. not far from her. ",'i~ gle area of the School, Wash­ Sister Maureen Thomas, the ington, where So. American .~,.. country. former Anne Marie Higgins, of she received At all the Fall River, is the daughter of h cr medical '23 Masses 1 a s t Mrs. Thomas F. Higgins, Sr. of ·degree. 867 Robeson St., and the late Following in­ Sunday morn­ ~~.·~T.1 The fast and complete ab­ # · 1 ing, Monsig­ Mayor Higgins. Her brother, Dr. ternship at St. atinence associated with the Thomas F: Higgins, is a Fall Elizabeth Hos­ ·J/-...i. . •. ! nor Harring­ Vigil of Christmas may be ob­ ton announced River physician. A sister, Miss pital, Brigh­ served on either Wednesday that recepta­ Eileen Higgins, is also a eity ton, the young Dec. 23, or Thursday, Dee. %4, cles would be resident. nun ­ surgeon

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Holy Communion StiliOnIy Once This Christmas

Leper Priest Explains Need Of Help to Msgr. Considine

c. U. Scholarship Made Available To Area Students

Msgr~ Harringto.n Plans Christmas Surprise

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Papal Message Salutes Macao VATICAN CITY (NC)-P()JIe Paul VI in a special message marking the celebration of the ~Oth anniversary of the arrival of. Jesuit missionaries in Macao eited that Portuguese enclave as the gateway for the entrance of the Gospel into China. The Pope saluted Macao in a letter to his personal legate to the fourth centenary celebration, Jose Carinal da Costa Nunes, onetime Bishop of Macao. "In the annals which record the spread of the Christian Faith, this event rightly holds a place Gf singular merit and importance. For from daily and prolonged labor were brought forth * >I' • abundant fruits, in that the light; of the glory of the Gospel, ema­ nating from this source, in recent years has realized an increased intensitY.· ....


THE ANCHOR-Diocese of Fall River-Thurs., Dec. 17, 1964

Weekends Hurt Child's Progress In School

Retired Couples Find Challenge

In Assisting Neglected Boys

NEY YORK (NC)-For many eouples, the "golden years" of retirement offer little more than inactivity. But that's not the case with Mr. and Mrs. John Roughan, who have found themselves with their most challenging task. The Roughans have taken on the work of caring fol' seven of New York's troubled and neglected teenage boys. It all began when the Roughans learned that the Brothers of the Christian School who run Lincoln Hall, a residential school for delinquent boys in Lincolndale, N. Y., were having difficulty locating house parents to stat..: residences for boys in Queens. Like Their Own With a little encouragement

and persuasion, the Roughans decided to give it a try. They were assigned to staff a modem home in a middle-class residen­ tial neighborhood in Flusing at . a starting salary of $6,400 plus room and board. Overnight, they became parents to seven boys. Soon they began to run the home and care for the boys as if they were their own children. Any apprehension or fears they had vanished in their preoccupa­ tion with caring for a family again. "Boys will be boys," says John, "and these are really no differ­ ent from any other boys in New York today. Once they learn you are honest with them, they'll be honest with you. I really don't have any serious trouble with any of my seven boys."

CINCINNATI (NC) ­ Overdoses of TV and lack of sleep on weekends hit grade school pupils so hard that


CONFIRMATION IN THE ORIENT: Hong Kong's Bishop Lawrence Bianchi administers Confirmation to young mothers while making his Christmas visit to Our Lt.dy of the Angels Parish conducted by the Maryknoll Fathers. Assisting him ,are Rev. John E. Geitner, M.M., and Rev. Eugene A. Thalman, M.M. NC PhotQ.

Morally Unobiectionable for Everyone

. Apache Rifles Boy Ten Feet Tall Brass Bottle Cheyenne Autumn Circus World Day Mars lnvaided Disorderly Orderly Dream Maker Drum Beat Duke Wore Jeans East of Sudan Emil and the Detectives Fall of Roman Empire Fate Is the Hunter Father Goose Finest Hours First Men in the Moon

Guns of August HBmlet Incredible Mr. limpet Ullies of field longest Day Mediterranean Holiday Modern nmes Mouse on Moon Murder Ahoy Murder Most Foul My Fair lady Never Put it In Writing One Man's Way Only One in New York Papa's Delicate Condition Patsy, The Pepe

Romeo & Juliet Sampson & Slave Queen Santa Claus Conquers the Martians Secret of Magic Island Sergeants 3 Summer Holiday ,Those Calloways Truth About Spring Unearthly Stranger Voyage to End Universe When. the Clock Strikes Who's Minding Store Wild & Wonderful Windjammer Yank in Viet Nam, A You Have to Run Fast

Unobiectionable for Adults, Adolescents Act I Advance to Rear Aphrodit. Behola A Pale Horse Black Zoo Blood on the Arrow Captain Newman. MD Chalk Gardell Children ,of Damned Charade Citizen Kane Come Fly With Me Distant Trumpet Donovan's Reef Fail Safe Evil Eye


Hamlet Horror of It All I'd Rather Be Rich King of Sun lawrence of Arabia Man from Galveston Mary, Mary Miracle Worker Moro Witch Doctor Muscle Beach Party Night Walker Point of Order Ring of Treason Roustabout SanJuro Satan Bug

Seance on a Wet Afternoon Secret Invasion Shock Treatment 633 Squadron South Pacific Taggart 36 Hours Twenty Plus Two Twice Told Tales Unsinkable Molly Brown Voice of Hurricane Walk Tightrope Walls of Hell Weekend With lulu Wheeler Dealers World of Henry Orient

Morally Unobiectionabfe for Adults

America, America Ape Woman . Bay of the Angels Bebo's Girl Bedtime Story Bikini Beach Blind Corner Buddha . Bus· Riley's Back ill Towll Bye Bye Birdie .. Cardinal· Cartouche Code 7, Victim 5 Crooked Road Darby's Rangers Flight from· AshiYa Goldfinger !

Goodbye Charlie Strange Bedfellows

Horror Castle Soft Skin

Mud· Term of. Trial

Hypnotic Eye Thin Red line

loneliness 1>f long Third Secret

Distance Runner Three Penny Opera

los Tarantos· Thunder of Drums

Luck of Ginger Coffey To Bed or Not to Bed

Mafioso Town Without Pity

Mail Order Bride Two on a Guillotine

Man's Favorite Sport West Side Story

No. My Darling Daughter Hard Day's Night

Pillow Talk Where Love Has Gone

Pink Panther Woman of Straw

Rio Conchos Young lovers

Rounders Zulu

For Adults (With Reservations) This classification is· given to certain films, which, While not morally offensive hi themselves, require caution and som e analysis and explanation as a protection to the uninformed against wrong Inter pretations and false conclusions. . Anatomy of -II Marriage Lilith . Sud~enly last Summer . . Best Man Martin Luther' This Sporting life Black like Me . Organizer . Tom Jones Divorce: Italian Style Nothing But the Best .. Under Yum Yum TreCool World-... . PumpKin Eater· . Victim . Dr_ Strahgelove Servant Visit, The 8112 Sky Above & Mud Below Walk on Wild Side Girl With the Green Eyes Strangers in the City Young & Willing

Need New Social Consci'ence

NEW YORK (NC) - Sound economics alone will not win the war against poverty, a social research expert said here, "and the social conscience of America m\;;st be awakened to the real­ ization that it is not enough." Msgr. Paul Fur:fey, director of the Bureau of Social Research at the Catholic University of Amer­ ica in Washington, addressed the annual St. Vincent de Paul Con­ vocation at St. John's University here. ' The prelate cited three exam-

Concert 'Tonight The combined glee clubs and madrigal singers of Stonehill College, North Easton, will pre­ sent their annual concert at 8 tonight in Hemingway Audito­ rium on the campus. Featured will be carols of many nations aI'd also to be heard are the Moreau Hall Choir and the Holy Cross Fathers' Seminary Choir. Refreshments anel dancing will follow m, the studlmt union. Area residents are invited.

Necrology DEC. %0 Rev. Manuel S. ~rravassos, 1953, Pastor, Espirito Santo, Fall River. DEC. 23 Rev. Owen J. Kiernan, 1901, Pastor, Immaculate Conception, Fall River. Rev. Charles P. Trainor, S.S., 1947, St. Edward Seminary, Se­ attle, Washington, . . DEC. %4 Rev. James K. Beaven, 1886, Pastor, Sacred HE!art, Taunton Rev. Timothy J. Duff, 1914, Assistant, St. Joseph, Woods Hole.

Morally Obiectionable in Part for Everyone Americanization of Emily Black Sabbatlt Comedy of Terrors Curse of liVing Corpse Diary of a Bachelor Female Jungle 4 for Texas Frightened City Get Yourself A College Girt GI Blues House Is Not A Home Jessica· Joy House John Goldfarb, Please Come Home

Kitten With A Whip Strangler

lady in Cage Sunday In New York

love, the Italian Way The Devil and the

Man in Middle 10 Commandments .

Masque of the Red Death Three Fables of love

Nutty, Naughty Chateau Tiara Tahiti IBrJ

Paparna Party nme Travelers

Psyche 59 Under Age

RaCing Fever Vice and Virtue

Sex and the Single Girl "Viva las Vegas

Shock Corridor What A Way ToGo

Small World of Sammy lee Where Boys Are

Soldier in the Rain Why Bother to Knock

Some Came Running Yesterday, Today and

Splendor in Grass Tomorrow

Condemned Emolv Canvas Miss Me Stupid Lefs Talk About


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Mass Ordo FRIDAY-Ember Friday in Ad­ vent. II Class. Violet. Mass Proper; No Gloria <1r Creed; Common Preface. SATURDAY -Ember· Saturday in Advent. II Class. Violet. Mass Proper; The celebrant may omit the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th lessons with their versicles and prayers appointed for this day. The first lesson and the Epistle, however, must be said. SUNDAY-IV Sunday of Advent. I Class. Violet. Mass Proper; No Gloria, Creed, Preface of Trinity. MONDAY-St. Thomas, Apostle. II Class. Red. Mass Proper; Gloria; 2nd Coli. of previous Sunday; Creed; Preface of Apostles. TUESDAY - Mass of previous Sunday. II Class. Violet, Mass Proper; No Gloria or Creed; Common Preface. WEDNESDAY - Mass of previ­ ous Sunday. II Class. Violet. Mass Proper; No Gloria or . Creed; Common Preface. THURSDAY - Vigil of Christ­ mas. I Class. Violet. Mass Proper; No Gloria or Creed; . Common Preface.


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many "don't catch up untii Wed­ nesday,' a Sister told a paren~ meeting here. ''This means that teaching grade school children becomes harder every year, said Sister Melithon of St. Jude's School, and she asked the help of par­ ents in supervising homework for "all little ones and some older ones." "This doesn't mean sitting beo­ side them," she said. "Parent. should stay in the 'background, ready to assist, but never taking over the assignment." Sister Melithon called home­ work "the number one bugaboo today." She said that parent. fairly well agree that today'. world demands more of young people, but fail to agree on what it takes to prepare them for it. Example Another speaker, Sister w'n­ liam of St. Dominic's Schoo), told the parents that their ex­ ample is the main force in the teaching of religion." A third speaker, Sister Anita ~ St. Matthew's School, asll:ecI the parents for help in exposing children to the alphabet and books before they come • school. "It used to be that when chI'1­ dren started school, they kneW' many nursery rhYmes," she said. "It is amazing now to see the blank looks on some children'. faces when you read a nurserJ: rhyme."

College to Acc.ept Women Students AUSTIN (NC) - Women are breaking doWn the walls at all­ male St. Edward's Unive.rsity conducted by Holy Cross Bro'lb­ ers here in Texas. Brother Raymond Fie c it; C.S.C., president, speaking at • Founder's Day dinner, said ad­ mission of women to the student body is planned definitely in the near future. He said present plans call for solving the situa­ tion through a coordinate rather than coeducational arrangement. This entails conducting a sep­ arate college for women, having· its Own name but sharing the campus and some classes and eqUipment with the men sfllt­ dents, Brother Raymond said.

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President of Serra Lauds Clubs in Latin America

Thurs., Dec. 17, 1964

Cardinal Again Visits Military 't Christmas

MANKATO (NC)-The president of Serra Internat­ ional said here in Minnesota he returned from a trip to Latin America Serra Clubs "with stars in my eyes" because of their quality. Thomas P. Coughlan spent four weeks visiting most of the 22 Serra they have weekly retreats for Clubs in Latin America. the boys led by the Serra chap­ Only days after his arrival lain. The other three months the back at his home here, he place is used as a vacation spot left for Mexico to launch two new clubs there. Coughlan, father of eight chil­ dren, was elected head of Serra International last June. The movement of business and pro­ fessional men dedicated to fos­ tering religious vocations has 310 clubs in 16 countries. Coughlan said the Serra move­ ment south of the border has been influential in strengthen­ ing the relationship between re­ ligious order and diocesan voca­ tion directors, has several "ex­ traordinary" progarams and is getting increasing recognition as a major vehicle for apostolic lay action. "I'd rate the club in Monte­ 'Vtdeo, Uruguay, one of the best - i f not the best in the world," eoughlan said in an interview. Build Retreat House "They do terrific work. The men go to schools and find young boys interested in the priesthood They set up a voca­ tion club led by a Serrano ''In addition, they have built a retreat house on the Atlantic coast and for the nine months

NEW YORK (NC)-Fran­ :is Cardinal Spellman has an· nounced that for the 14th consecutive year he w'ill

for the diocesan clergy," he re­ lated. "These men, and others like them, sacrifice time, energy and personal resources to do some­ thing about vocations-and they do it effectively," he said. Coughlan, .who made the trip at his own expense, said he had recommended to Serra Interna­ tional headquarters in Chicago that extra effort to put into keeping in close touch with the Latin American clubs.

Council to Give Film Awards

NEW YORK (NC)-In a move to prod American film makers into producing more and better films for family audiences, the National Council of Churches has established a series of annu­ al motion picture awards. The announcement came on the heels of the statement by the Catholic Episcopal Committee on Motion Picture, Radio and Tele­ vision in which the legion criti­ cized Hollywood for a "substan­ tial decrease" in the production of films suitable for family at­ tendance. The bishops also ob­ jected to an increase in the num­ ber of "objectionable" films for BOSTON (NC) - Clergymen, adult audiences. police officials and civic leaders The National Council of participating in a conference on . Churches, which includes most juvenile crime here came up Protestant and 0 r tho d 0 x with a wide-ranging set of pro­ churches in the U. S., will an­ posals for dealing with the prob­ nounce its first film awards for lem. Am 0 n g recommendations of "outstanding artistic merit and significance" in 1964 next Feb­ the symposium; held at the Jes­ ruary. uits' Boston College, was the cre­ The council does not propose ation of youth councils in many parts of the state to work for to censor films but has formed the prevention of juvenile crime> a committee, headed by the Rev. H. K. Rasbach, minisler of Hope before it occurs. Lutheran Church in Hollywood James L. Handley, head of the to nominate films for consider­ Boston bureau oJ; the Federal ation in a variety of categories. Bureau of Investigation, stressed the "cost of crime in America" in a talk to the meeting. Church Plans First "For every dollar we spend on education, both public and Agricultural School private, $1.11 goes to crime, and SINOIA (NC)-The first agri­ for every dollar contributed to culture school to be run by the religious organizations, regard­ Catholic Church here in South­ less of sect, crime cost us $9," ern Rhodesia will be opened the FBI official said. next month. A two-year course will be given at St. Joseph's farm run by German Jesuits. Students will pay no fees but will have to grow part of their food them­ selves. Accommodations for 20 HONG KONG (NC)-An Irish students will be available. Jesuit priest is a director of an A team of four students will interfaith committee here which be given a 10-acre plot for cul­ Is pressing the Hong Kong gov­ tivation and the profit will be ernment to make an all-out at­ theirs. The school has been made tack on this colony's prosperous possible through gifts received narcotics trade. from Germany. Father Herbert Dargan, S.J., joined with a Lutheran and two Anglican clergymen· to form the COMPlETE working committee of the Dis­ eharged Prisoners' Aid Society. Mortgage Service Following a five-day closed anywhere on Cape Cod seminar, they urged government officials to impose stiffer fines en persons engaged in the drug trade and to treat addicts as sick • RESIDENTIAL persons rather than criminals. • COMMERCIAL It is estimated that one person • CONSTRUCTiON in 36 is a drug addict in Hong Kong where the annual illegal • SEASONAL traffic in drugs amounts to about Call EX 8·2266 $4.2 million. Last year more than 60 per cent of those in prison were convicted of drug addic­ tion. "The vast majority of our prison population are not really. criminals at all," Father Dargan South Yarmouth. Hyannis said. "They are drug addicts. Dennis Port -Yarmouth Plaza Drug addiction, like alcoholism, is not a crime but a disease."

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BISHOP'S NIGHT: At annual Bishop's Night program of Fall River Catholic Woman's Club, Mrs. Thomas F. Burke, vice-president, left, and Mrs. Anthony J. Geary, president, welcome Bishop Connolly. Right, joining in weI. o?me, is Rev. John E. Boyd, club chaplain.

Pontiff Emphasizes Beauty of Mary

VATICAN CITY (NC)-Pope Paul VI' eulogized the beauty of Our Lady on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, remark­ ing that the world has "almost lost the concept of a beauty of such sublimity." Because of this, he told the crowd in st. Peter's Square, and because "we have such desire for beauty, we go around looking for it in exterior human and visible appearances. "But the Madonna provides for us the image of an essential beauty, the interior harmony of the total perfection of her being.

It is the beauty we find in chil­

dren-the beauty of innocence. "This is the beauty we must hail in Mary, and we ought to be glad that it reflects in us, re­ minding us where to look for it •"If • • the world were indeed capable of appreciating this beauty of the Madonna, what torrents of goodness, spiritual energy and joy it would find rising in itself? Let us beg the Madonna, 'totally beautiful,' that she assist us and smile upon us, revealing to us the secret of her life full of virtue." .

spend his Christmas with mili­ tary personnel and their fam­ ilies. He will visit Guantananio 8ay Naval Base in Cuba. On Dec. 21, the cardinal will .onsecrate the Most Rev. Fre­ miot Torres in Ponce, Puerto Rico, as the new Bishop of Ponce. On the following days, Cardi­ nal Spellman will visit Air Force, Navy and Army installa­ tions in Puerto Rico. He will be at Ramey Air Force Base, Dec. 22 at Roosevelt Roads Naval Sta­ tion, Dec. 23, and at Fort Bu­ chanan on Dec. 24. Ma'ss at Guantanamo At the invitation of Rear Ad­ miral John D. Bulkeley, the car­ dinal will fly to Guantanamo Bay Naval Base to offer his Christmas Midnight Mass. He will visit the many units at Guantanamo for three days. On Dec. 11, the cardinal marked his Silver Jubilee as Military Vicar for the Armed Forces of the United States. It was on Dec. 11, 1939, that Pope Pius XII appointed him to be the bishop for the American military personnel and their families. During World War II, the car­ dinal made frequent trips to the combat areas in Europe and Africa. In 1951 he went to Korea at Christmas time and started his custom of spending Christmas with U. S. military forces. Last year he went to Antartica at the ~nvitation of the Navy.

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THE ANCHOR-Diocese of Fall River-Thurs., Dec. 17, 1964

Progress in Brazil

The Parish Parader-

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION, FALL RIVER New Year plans for the Wom­ en's Guild include a· discussion program in January, to be ron­ ducted by Rev. Robert L. Stan­ ton. ST. ROCH, FALL RIVER The Council of Catholic Women plans a New Year party for Monday, Jan. 4 in the parish hall. Gifts will be exchanged and

arrangements are in charge of Mrs. Albert Cantin and Mrs. Charles Pelissier. ST. ELIZABETH, FALL RIVER Planned for Feb. 13 by the Women's Guild is a malassada supper. Mrs. Gilda Ferreira and Mrs. Rose Machado are chair­ men. Next regular meeting will be held Jan. 13. ST. JOSEPH, FALL RIVER Cub Scouts will sponsor a Christmas party at 7:30 tonight in the schopl hall. Parents and families are invited. Parents of fifth through eighth grade pupils will meet in the school hall at 7:30 Monday night, Dec. 21 for an interpretation of tests recently given their chil­ dren. The Women's Guild invites public and parochial school chil­ dren from grades one through six to a Christmas party to be held in the school hall from 2 to 4 Sunday afternoon, Dec. 20. CYO juniors will hold a Christmas dance from 7:15 to 10 tomorrow night. Seniors will at­ tend a communion breakfast Sunday morning, Dec. 20, fol­ lowing 9:30 mass. Rev. Walter Sullivan, Diocesan Director of Youth, will speak.

Set Parties, Supper For Attleboro KC Council 404, Attleboro Knights of Clumbus, will hold a Christ­ mas party for members' children Sunday afternoon, Dec. 20 at Peter Thacher School audito­ r "m. A party for members will fellow at 6:30 at the Council heme. A New Year's Eve party. will be in charge of Richard Bel­ more, and planned for January is a ham and bean supper for Knights .ant: the women's auxil­ iary on Saturday, the 16th.

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SANTO CHRISTO FALL RIVER Sunday, Dec. 20 is the date and Blinstrub's restaurant, Boston, will be the ~ene of the annual Christmas party for the Council of Catholic Women. Members will leave by bus at 6 from the front of the church. The unit an­ nounces a cake sale for Sunday, Jan. 10, with Mrs. Mary Faria as chairman.

Also planned for January is in­ stallation of officers. Next reg­ ular meeting is set for 7:30 Mon­ day night, Jan. 11 at the parish hall, and on the February cal­ endar is a potluck supper. OUR LADY OF ASSUMPTION, OSTERVILLE The Women's Guild announces a food and greens sale for to­ morrow at House and Garden Shop in Osterville. SACRED HEART, NO. FAIRHAVEN The combined efforts of the Ladies of St. Anne, the members of the CCD and girl scouts of Troop 20, have made it possible to conduct on Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock a Christmas party for all children of the parish. Each child is asked to bring a 50c gift for the exchanging of gifts. Parents of the very young children are invited to attend. Members of Troop 20 of the girl scouts will receive Commu­ nion in a body at the 8 o'clock Mass, Sunday. There will be no meeting this month for the Ladies .of St. Anne. SACRED HEART, FALL RIVER . The Men's Club will present a forum on juvenile delinquency Jan. 10 and Feb. 14 in the school hall.

Needs Used Cards Don't throwaway you I' Christmas cards after the holi­ days, requests Rev. Eugenio Pet­ rin, missionary to India. They'll make his mission tots very hap­ py, he says, and they can be sent to- him at Dem Dima Cath­ olic Mission, P. O. Birpara, Dis­ trirl .Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, India. To avoid customs pay­ ment, he adds, packages should be marked "No Commercial Value-Used Christmas Cards­ Printed Matter."

Boston-Born Dominican Prelate Ex"lains Situation in Nigeria BOSTON (NC) - The Bishop black he is a Moslem, if he is put it this way: "Africans don't white he is a Christian, the na­ want to be Americanized any tives believe." In rural parts of more than Americans want to be the sprawling diocese the natives Africanized." are slow to accept visiting white Boston-born Bishop Edward missionaries, he added. P. Lawton, O.P., of Sokoto, Ni­ Education Problem geria, home for his first visit in From a Christian viewpoint many years, observed: "One is there is an education problem in safer in the Nigerian bush these N'igeria, Bishop Lawton said. He days than on the streets of Bos­ explained: "The government ton." controls the schools' and the The 51-year-old alumnus of Moslems control the government. Boston College is the first Do­ That makes it difficult." minican bishop to serve in Ni­ Moslems· are convinced theirs geria. The veteran missioner was in the true religion, Bishop consecrated a bishop last August Lawton said he found soon after after Sokoto was raised from a arriving in Nigeria. He added: prefecture to a diocese which "Ironically, they think of Amer­ covers 50,000 square miles and ica as being the 'dark conti­ has a population of 5 million nent..' " persons. He said Moslems will not ac­ Bishop Lawton will begin a cept the Trinity and don't be­ "nur of Dominican houses of the lieve in divinity. He added: United States after Christmas. "They say Muhhamed is the In Nigeria, the bishop said, great prophet and therefore Moslems hold political power Christ cannot possibly be. They and Islam is the predominant re­ • leek upon Christ's suffering and ligion. crucifixion as a sign of weak­ "Islam is adap',;ive," he ex­ ness." p~ained, "and can easily fit into The Dominican bishop highly old social structures and tribal praised the U. S. Peace Corps. life. Moslem is stronger all the "At first we were apprehensive, time and often race is a deciding but the volunteers have done factor." tremendous things and made a He said in Africa °if a man is great impression on the Africans.

WASHINGTON (NC)-A sign of progress has come from

'I'O BRAZIL: Rev. Paul E. :Dledeiros of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate has been assigned to missionary duty in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Medeiros, 343 Ashley Blvd., New Bed­ ford, he is a graduate of St. Anthony's High School, that city. A sister is Sister Mary Paul de Damas, C.S.C., now teaching in Nashua, N.H.

Orphans I..earn Donor's Name JACKSON (NC) -For years the St. Joseph Home for Boys here received checks for $20, $25 and sometimes $50 with an un­ signed note asking .that the money be used to buy the chil­ dren oranges, ice cream or cloth­ ing. . The checks were -delivered by Father F. Leon Cahill, Catholic chaplain at nearby Southern Michigan Prison. One day Sis­ ter Mary Arcadia asked who the doner was. "It had been going on for so long that I didn't realize it was a secret," Father Cahill said. He identified the donor as Thomas Bommarito, 70, serving a life sentence for a g"mgland-style killing. Sister Arcadia wrote Bom­ marito and soon he began re­ ceiving cards and letters and Cbristmas cards from the chil­ dren. Recently, Sister Arcadia ift.­ "ited Bommarito to visit the home. "U I asked the adminis­ tration that," he re:plied, "they'd probably place me in a mental ward." But warden GE~orge Krupp didn't think that way. Bomma­ rito was awaiting parole and de­ portation to Italy and Krupp ap­ proved his visit to the l:!.ome. Prayers Answered "It was like mee1:ing my fam­ ily for the first time," Bomma­ rito said. "The boys all knew me by name." Bommarito said he remained anonymous over the years be­ cause he didn't want anyone to think he was to make "points" with God through his charity. He had us.ed his prison salary to provide extras for the youngsters on Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving and other holidays. Before leaving for Italy, Bom­ marito said that "many times I thought I'd die in plrison. But the prayers of the Sisters and the kids must have been answered. There is nothing E:tronger than a child's prayer.

Decency Crusade NEWARK (NC) ·-More than 1,OO() adults attended Sacred Heart cathedral here in New Jersey Sunday when Archbishop Thomas A. Boland. presided at the launching of .a crusade of prayer and activity in behalf of decency:


consumers' food cooperative in Brazil founded two and a h~ years ago by an American Jay missionary-a request for twcl cash registers to help in the bookkeeping.

The request, reported here by the Latin America Bureau of the National Catholic Welfare Con­ ference, comes from a food co-op established and directed in Ri­ beirao Preto, BraZil, by Ronald Piontek, a Papal Volunteer for Latin America. Piontek, his wife and two children are in Brazil as Papal Volunteers sponsored by the Lafayette, La., diocese. He ma­ jored in business administration at the University of Southwest-

em Louisiana, while his wife ila a medical technologist who stud­ ied at the same school. In Ribe­ rao Preto, Mrs. Piontek runs _ organization for domestic ~ vant girls and conducts a eate­

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CHRISTMAS IS CHRIST'S BIRTBDAf. TO SHOW HIM THAT YOU LOVE HIM, give somethinl' to the poor ••• Refugee parents in the Holy Land need milk and eggs to feed their children. $11 'trill feed a family for a month! . . • lDfants in makeshift Bedouin tents 5hlver at night on the desert sand. $6 will boy three blankets ••• Hope­ ful nttle girls at our orphanage in Be1blehem look for a dress, new shoes, a doll, in their Christmas ltooking. You can "adopt" an orphan for only $10 a month • . • Christ's Birthday is next Friday. The HoI, Flllher'l Missio". Aid What you give the hungry, the JM Ihe Orienllli Church shivering, the abandoned, He said, you give to Him. This week especially, your gift to the missions . says to Him, "I love you." . . . What are "the missions?" They are people, not place-names. They are lepers, cancer sufferers, the blind, the aged, foundlings, homeless refugees. The~ .are the people for whom Christ became aD infant, and was crucified. Three out 01 four people alive right now are hungry ••• Won'f you share with others what God hal ,iven you? Send us you gift. Your Cbrlstmll8 will be happier!



A STRINGLESS GIFT.-Twice this year the Holy Fathn went overseas to see the missions for himself. Your gift "n. strings attached" in any amount helps him to help where help Is needed most. MEMBERSHIP.-Enroll yourself, family, and friends, ID this Association. All will benefit in the Masses, prayers and eaerifices of our missionary priests and Sisters. Your enrollment offering (For an individual, $1 a year, $20 for life; For a family, ., a year, $100 for life) helps III! help the. destitute. We'll send you • certificate. + NEW CHAPELS.-In memory of your loved onell, why not buIld. mission chapel all by ;gourseIn We'U ten you where it's needed, and you may name it for yQur favorite 1Aint. A onall chapel eosta '1,800, payments to auit yourself. Write te




SACRED ARTICLES.-Mission chapels need chalices ($40). altan ('75), vestments ($50), statues ($30>, tabemaeles ($25), nnctuary bells ($5>. Like to live one in memory? + NEW SISTERS.-As your personal represe~tatlve, train a native Sister. She will write to you, you may write to her, and you'll be part of the good she does for lepers, orphans, the blind. Her training costs only $12.50 a month, ($150 • year, $300 altogether) payable at your convenience. + NEW SCHOOLS.-The Holy Father asks help to build a Bchool ($3,200) in eight villages which have no schools. You'll enable youngsters to become self-supporting. + MISSION CLUBS.-Help the missions all year long by joining, and asking others to join, one or more of our mission clubs. The dues in each are $1 a month. Tell us now which club (or clubs) you want to join: 0 DAl\fiEN CLUB (for lepers), BASILIANS (for mission schools), 0 PALACE OF GOLD (for the aging), 0 ·ORPHANS BREAD (feeds orphans), 0 MONI?A GUILD (for mission churches), 0 CHRYSOSTOMS (for natIve llriests), 0 MARY'S BANK (for native Sisters).




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New York City Dons Kid Gloves To Fight Smut law and lost, New York City, • ow will put on kid gloves in an attempt to· rid the metro­ politan area of one of its filthiest menaces-the lucrative pornog­ 1'llphy racket. Deputy Mayor Edward F. Cav­ ataugh, Jr., executive chainnan .t. the Mayor's Citizens Anti­ pornography Commission, said ihe city would attethpt to influ­ ence judicial decisions and pub­ lic opinion against the publish­ ing of obscene material, rather Chan cracking down on publish­ ers and distributors as in the

past. Following a lengthy session of the commission at City Hall,

Cavanagh said t'le members were agreed that the three nov­ els, "Lady Chatterly's Lover," "Fanny Hill," and ''Tropic of eancer," were obscene, despite court rulings to the contrary. The city unsuccessfully has ehallenged these books in the eourts. Emphasizing that the com­ mission has no official standing, the deputy mayor conceded the group was "on delicate grounds." "While we try to influence ju­ dicial determination," he de­ elared, "we cannot pressure a eourt. We hope that by making public the commission's opinion on specific public actions, we may be able to sway public opinion. Represent Average Citizen "Newspapers can't print the language that's in these maga­ zines," Cavanagh remarked as he thumbed though some of the publications the commission had perused during the meeting. '"I hope that the commission will agree on some legislation to keep this material out of the hands of children," he said. "But as far as adults are concerned, I think the law is adequate." Cavanagh said the commission IlePresented a cross section of ftte city's citizens and that be­ eause their feelings represent tbose of the average citizen. they eaR determine the standards of the community.

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VATICAN CITY (NC) -Ig­ noring the demands of the Ital­ ian communists, Pope Paul VI audienced the Congo's premie!!', Moise Tshombe, and voiced again an urgent appeal for peace in that troubled African nation. The day before, the commu­ Dist news paper, L'Unita, had ealled on "democratic and anti­ colonial forces to mobilize against the slaughterer" and to prevent Tshombe from setting foot in Rome. Communist leaders protested Tshombe's visit to the Pope after the Catholic premier had an­ nounced his request for such a visit before leaving Leopoldville. Though the Vatican had not Jet made an official announce­ ment of the audience when the communists protested, L'OsseI'­ vatore Rom a n 0 unofficially pointed out that the Pope could not refuse since normal diplo­ matic relations exist between the Holy See and the Congo. "And besides," the Vatican City daily added, "this visit of­ fers the Holy Father an occasion to renew, in a more direct and eompelling way, his urgent and heartfelt appeal for the pacifica­ tion of the troubled Congolese nation, especially dear to him because of the number of Cath­ olics there and the grave 0b­ stacles sta~ding in the path Gf this country 10 1'0UftC ill 1wfe­"

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Hearing BeUs More Than Christmas Treat For Gaughan Family of New Bedford It's the week before Christmas, the calendar tells, And wherever you go, there's the ringing of bells .•• But "hearing bells" is more than a Christ mas season treat for Mrs. Richard T. Gaug­ han of New Bedford. It's a way of life that started almost 14 years ago when Richard. Gaughan and his bride, the . former Mary Muldoon, walk­ ed out of St. Lawrence Church after their wedding. As they started down the steps. they were greeted by a clanging concert from the bells of a fire engine parked on the apron of Fire Station 5 located across the street in what now is C i v i I Defense Headquarters. Richard Gaughan was captain of Station 5. Since that day, Mary Muldoon Gaughan has had more than her share of bells-fire bells, that is. Now that her husband is chief of the New Bedford Fire Depart­ ment, Mrs. Gaughan has more "bells" to contend with-those of the two direct line telephones, one in the downstairs hall and one in their bedroom, that link the chief with fire headquarters 24 hours a day. An attractive woman, with dark hair and a bubbling sense of humor, Mrs. Gaughan laughs as she tries to explain what it's like being married to a fire chief. Cold Turkey "Well, for one thing," she says, "you learn not to plan things. I won't be at all surprised Christmas Day if just as rm putting the turkey on the table he leaves for a fire." Even the older children ­ Kathleen, 12, Ricky Jr., 11, and Thomas E., 6lh-have a set for­ mula to follow if their fire chief father isn't waiting to meet them after catechism or lectures 01' movies. The fonnula: "Wait 10 minutes and then walk to the Center Fire Station," was evolved after Chief Gaughan went off to a fire one day, completely for­ getting that Ricky was waiting for him at the Whaling Museum. Ricky finally got home. So did a red-faced fire chief. Fires aren't scheduled. So neither is a firefighter's time. Mary Muldoon Gaughan dis­ covered that the day :Kathleen was born. Father Gaughan was not pacing the floor in, the fathers' waiting room at St. Luke's that day. He was "work­ ing a fire at the Parker Street dump," she recalls. Now that her husband is chief, his hours are more pre­ dictable, Mrs. Gaughan says. "He doesn't work shifts now'" ...... he's just on duty all the time." While admitting that the fam­ ily sees less of Richard Gaughan now that he is chief, Mrs. Gau­ ghan obviously is proud of her husband. Dedicated Chief "He's very conscientious," she says. "He goes everywhere he's supposed to. There are lots of people these days who shirk re­ sponsibility, but he's very dedi­ cated to the Fire Department and wants to do a good job." Sitting in the comfortable liv­ ing room of the Gaughan home at 761 Rockdale Avenue, Mrs. Gaughan recalled the days when her husband was studying for the exam for chief. "He's awfully good with the children," she said. "If I'm doing something and they interrupt me, I'm likely to say, "Go away now, I'm busy.' But he stops whatever it is he's doing to talk to them." Finally, it got to the point where "he had to close himself in the bedroom to get any time for studying." While the ehildren ~ ~ "&Gine to visit DaddI' lit

GAUGHAN FAMILY: seated, left to right: Fire Chief Richard Gaughan, Thomas, and Mrs. Gaughan holding Patrick. Standing, left to right: Richard Jr. and Kathleen. the fire station" not far from home was a daily occurrence. "They loved to go and look at the engines and see what was happening," Mrs. Gaughan said. One of the biggest thrills young Tommy has had to date was the day an engine was being taken out for a test run. Tommy was on the sidewalk as it started by and stopped. His lather scooped him up in his arms and Tommy and father rode as far as the comer. . "There's never been a more excited little boy," his mother said. Kathleen walked down the stairs and into the living room to report that 8-month-old Pat­ rick Joseph, youngest firefighter in the Gaughan clan, was awake and ready for company. Then the front door opened and Tommy blew in with his father. Tommy, face red from the cold and with important stories to tell about his after­ noon, trod across carpets with snow-crusted boots. Christmas Surprise Mrs. Gaughan looked and shook her head. "Can't worry about a little thing like that," she said. "Not with three boys in the house." The chief shook off snow and settled down to join the con­ versation. Does he expect his sons to

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Yet Another Step The Supreme Court decision upholding the public ac­ eommodation section of the Civil Rights Act of '1964 is yet another step forward in the nation's move to make all its eitizens equal under the ].aw. The section prohibits the refusal of service or- segre­ gation in hotels, motels, restaurants, places of amusement and gasoline stations if their operations affect interstate eom~erce or if discrimination is supported by state action. Those opposed to this section argued that a man who runs a business should be free to serve or to reject any person corning to him. By his standard, a business can be either public or private, depending on the color of the skin of the man doing the approaching and the prejudices or lack of them of the man who opens the business and puts out a sign inviting the public's patronage. The Supreme Court based its rejection of this claim

On the basis that such a course of action by a business­ Owner would seriously impede interstate travel. Of course, the real reason that the section was con­ demned was that people wished to -continue their discrimina­ tion against Negroes solely on the basis of skin color. And the Supreme Court, in making its decision, used the com­ merce clause to assert its jurisdiction over interstate matters while preserving the idea that the individual states have some remnants of sovereignty-a sovereignty that must not, however, endanger the union and a -sovereignty that must not reduce any American to the status of a second­ class citizen. When any state tries to do this under the thinly-disguised pretense that it is exercising its sovereignty, then it ean and should be restrained., ­ Recent events in Mississippi, where any white man can murder a Negro with an overwhelmingly good chance of escaping legal punishment, have s'hown that states - can and do abuse their sovereign power. The Civil War was fought and won to establish that 8uch abuses must not be allowed to stand.

Vietnam Giving not a solution to a thorny and complex problem but rather an analysis of a mistake made by this country, a letter to The New York Times last week stated: "By now I would think it has rather conclusively been demonstrated that, by bringing about the overthrow of Vietnamese Presi­ dent Diem last year, the United States struck a sharp blow at stability in that country. It seems to be clear that the organized Buddhist movement there is, at best, entirely irresponsible and, at worst, Communist-controlled or infil­ trated." It is too bad that this lesson had to be learned at such a price-an agonizingly slow process of war in that. racked eountry and a series of governments unable to gIVe ~he people a sense of solidarity and purpose but on the defenSIve themselves from attacks by students and Buddhist leaders. The Americans in Vietnam must feel especially frustrated . at a situation that shows little signs of being resolved.

This is just one of the many problems besetting the world and facing the government of this nation. Prayers for those in authority are not merely a courtesy but a necessity at this time-for more than human wisdom is needed to effect peace and justice throughout the world.

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C"fhnOlA.9h the Week With the ChWlch By REV. ROBERT W. HOVDA, Catholic University TODAY-Mass as 011 Sunday. In the midst"of these days of fast­ ing and prayer, we return to the Sunday Mass. The ember days in season are ecclesiall days, days when the whole Church prays and ooes penance for the sake of the whole Church. In ibis advent time, our prayer must be that the Church on earth reflect and c:ommunicate more adequately thll great real­

ity of the Incarnation and of Christ as the Head of creation. The Church has a "separate" ex­ istence only to convince the world that He is its King, that it belongs to Him, that its fu­ ture is in His hands, TOMORROW-Frid::lY of Ember Week. All that we know as evil in the world, all the realities from which our sense of justice slJrinks, find an answer in His con:ing (First Reading). This -conviction, too, is part of the joy we know as Ch:ristians. It IS 2. long-range view, to be sure, but a view that is not overwhelmed by li:fe's sorrows. Our patient striving for justice may be beset by failures and mistakes, but 5.ts direction is as true as His judgment is certain.

That it was in history, in con­ crete flesh and blood, is made painstakingly clear in the first part of the Gospel lesson: "It was in the fifteenth year of * * * when * * * was governor * * * when Herod was * * * " No mythical figure this, but Some­ one who has a number and a time and a date. What it tells us

in brief, is I suppose, that the Savior was a man. MONDAY-St. Thomas. Apos­ tle. Everything about Thomas was real. His doubt was real. The Christ who appeared to him was real. His commitment of faith, when he finally was able to make it, was decisively real -not an "I guess so," but "My Lord and my God!" The raw material of Christian­ ity is not in dreams nor in phil­ osophies but in the world's events and in time's deeds. All kinds of dreams and philoso­ phies may ensue, but the root and starting-point of Christian faith is a real encounter with a Person.

SATURDA Y OF EMBER WEEK. Mass simplified to the, first and the last two readings. "All mankind is to see the sav­ ing power of God" (Gospel). Even the Egyptians (First Read­ ing) are called by this coming to share in His glory. The world is still a place of struggle. There will be evil times (Epistle) and even an ap­ parent triumph of the wrong. But Christ is Lord and all man­ kind has been accepted for sal­ vation in Him.

TUESDAY-Mass as on Sun­ day. "Let the parent earth bring forth a saviour from its womb" (Entrance Hymn). The world's sin and disorientation could not be considered the parent of this birth. But there was a "good earth" still, despite those defects, to which this supernatural event came not as contradiction but as fulfillment. Salvation, the grace of God offered to man in Jesus Christ, doesn't come to our world as a shock or a repudiation. The world needs it and was made for it.

FOURTH SUNDAY OF AD­ VENT. Even to the very end, Advent is a celebration of the Christian's hope in an ultimate righting of wrongs (First Read­ ing), bridging of valleys and leveling of hills (Gospel). Even to the very end Advent looks toward the end of time, the end of the whole process of crea­ tion. Yet on this last Sunday of the season we are close to the Birth­ day of Jesus Christ and the lit­ urgy does not ignore this fact. Offe:,tory and Communion Hymns, particularly, sing the praise of that coming in history.

WEDNESDAY - Mass as on Sunday. "He will bring to light what is hidden in darkness, and reveal the secrets of men's hearts" (First Re,ading). Clearly this refers to the Lord's judg­ ment. But it is also true that in the coming of this Saviour in our flesh something about that flesh is brought to light, something of its "secret" is re­ vealed. The Gospel is news, but the kind of news that has been in­ tuited and dimly foretold. It is news that fits us and our condi­ tion like a glove.

UniversityHonors Atty. Donovan . CINCINNATI (NC)-James B. Donovan, New York attorne~ was presented with the St. Francis Xavier Medal by Xavier University here in Ohio and likened to the 16th century mis­ sioner-saint for whom the award is named. Father W. Eugene Shiels, S ..J., chairman of the university's his­ tory department, said of the medalist, who negotiated the re­ lease of Cuban prisoners cap­ tured in the a.bortive anti-Castro, Bay of Pigs invasion: "He re­ stored to the 20th century one of the Church's ancient corporal works of mercy that is all but forgotten by modern man-he ransomed the captives at great personal peril an~ sacrifices." Spirit of Saint Donovan, a Fordham Univer­ sity alumnus who also nego­ tiated withSovi~t Russia for the release of Francis Gary Powers, U-2 plane pilot, and two other Americans, was honored at the annual observance of St. Francis Xavier's feast day by the Xavier Alumni Association. The medal has been awarded annually­ since 1954 to a perSQn exempli­ fying the spirit of St. Francis Xavier. He crossed into hostile camps where the language of diplomacy was no longer lij>oken, where hate and hurt inflamed every contact, where reason and right had lost their meaning," Father Shields said. "And by the strength of his spirit, by the words that he found to speak, by the penetrating thrusts of his keen mind, and by the depth of the faith in his heart, he con­ founded the enemies of logie and opened the prison doors."

Refuses Minister's

Integration Appeal

WASHINGTON (NC) - The' U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review the conviction of a white minister for "interfering with religious worship" by try­ ing to integrate a church in At­ lanta, Ga. The high court turned down without comment -the appeal by the Rev. Ashton B. Jones, 67, who receive¢l the maximum pos­ sible sentence under the law­ 12 months performing public works, six months in jail and a $1,000 fine. It was noted that Justice William O. Douglas favored hearing the case. The sentence was imposed by Fulton County, Ga., superior court and upheld last April by the Georgia Supreme Court. The incident for which the minister was convicted and sentenced occurred June 30, 1963, at the First Baptist church in Atlanta. The Rev. Jones had sought ad­ mission to the church accompa­ nied by a Negro boy and girl and a white girl. -'

Statement on Jews Pleases Convert DETROIT (NC) -A convert from Judaism said postponement by the Second Vatican Council ' of a statement that the Jews are not specifically guilty of the· death of Christ may prove "a blessing in disguise." Msgr. John M. Oesterreicher, member of the Vatican secreta­ riat for Promoting Christian Unity, told the Downtown De­ troit First Friday Club he is confident the council will ap­ prove the declaration at the fourth session, "If the (council) Fathers had accepted the first draft, it would have been just a piece of paper," said the director of the Institute of Judeo-Christian Studies at Seton Hall University, South Orange, N. J. "The fact that it was discussed again and again has entered the public's mind."

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Left, CFM members Mr. and

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work on federation news­ .letter, "The Vine." Name re­ calls vine and branc):les sym­ bolism of Mystical Body, on which CFM spirituality is is based.

.Catholic-Jewish . Center to Fight Jleliqious Bias

Rapid Growth of Christian Family Movement Challenge· Birth

Control Laws

In Diocese Like That of Mustard Seed

ROME (NC)-Defense lawye1'll

a test case involving a mem­ Like the Biblical ml,lstard seed, the Chris tian Family Movement is growing in the in ber of the Italian parliament Fan River Diocese. Unknown in the area 11 years ago, it i8 no'Y' a lusty youngster, able have challenged the constitu­ to support a federation of parish groups that extends from Fall River and the Attleboro's tionality of Italy's laws forbid­ to Martha's Vineyard in Nantucket Sound. "The Vine," federation newsletter edited by ding the dissemination of birth control information. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Mc- H di . i'. • L hI' f St J h· ,. aven, SCUSSlon on raCIal is­ J;lreparatlon of meetings and sit­ ._. The case was tried before the o aug In 0 .' 0 n ~ p~rsues is aided by the insights- of ·ting in at the meetings them­ Constitutional Court - Italy's Ish, Attleboro, now In Its two colored couples who are selves. Heading CFM chaplains highest tribunal. A decision is third volume, describes the members of CFM. CFMers were cin the Fall River Diocese is Rev. not expected for another month.

MIAMI BEACH (NC) - A joint Cathollc-Jewish interna­ tional research center has been established in Rome to fight prejudice, the American Jewish Committee announced here. Ralph Friedman, chairman of the AJC executive board, said the center already has pilot local activity of this interna­ projects underway in Italy, Spain and elsewhere to analyze tional organization which exists religious teaching materials as for married couples working to­ ?eth~r to promote happier fam­ possible sources of prejudice. Friedman described the center -Ily hfe. Each group IS made up ?f five or six couples froni a parat a meeting of the Jewish Com­ mittee's executive board. He said Ish. They learn from, encourage, inspire and help one another, it would be known as the Leon­ allowing all to realize the rela­ ard M. Sperry Center for Inter­ group Cooperation in honor of tionship between religion and a late Los Angeles industrialist everyday life. Officers explain that the CFM, and officer of the committee. as it is popularly known, bases The Jewish leader described the Rome Center as a "major its activities on the observe­ judge-act technique of the step in the implementation of the new spirit of ecumenism and Young Christian Workers. Mem­ bers observe their environment in+erreligious understanding," and any problems that may exist, "arising from the ecumenical judge what can be done to im­ council's recent vote to accept in principle a statement on prove matters, then act on their Catholic-Jewish relations that judgment. Guidance is afforded by a absolves Jews of the charge of deicide. yearly handbook issued by CFM national headquarters in Chi­ Has Pope's Approval "This center will help carry cago. One year, meetings and out in a realistic way, with the activities may be slanted towards aid of leading churchmen, theo­ 'international friendship, another logians, social scientists, educa­ year towards politics. Large is­ tors and scholars, the growing sues are broken down into small impulse to eliminate the reli­ manageable areas, conc;erning gious roots of bias and preju­ which groups hold discussions dice," he said. and take actions. Diocesan Activities Friedman said the center has been established at the Interna­ CFM units reporting activities tional University for Social in "The Vine" include the Sacred Studies, Pro Deo, in Rome and Heart parish North Attleboro would work with its faculty and group, which ~ill sponsor a Cana student body. Conference for area married Friedman said the project re­ couples, starting· in January. eeived the approval of Pope Paul Both Sacred Heart and Notre VI during a private audience Dame, Fall River, will distribute which he had last May with a . Christmas baskets to needy par­ delegation from the AJC. ish families. "Increase and multiply" is the watchword at St. Mary's, See­ konk, where one original group NEWARK (NC)-A non-Cath­ has divided into three new units. olic, Dr. Edwclrd F. Sprague, has At St. Joseph'S, Attleboro, plans been named a Knight of St. Syl­ are in the making for a sidewalk vester by Pope Paul VI, Arch­ caroling session Wednesday, Dec. bishop Thomas A. Boland of 23 at Oakhurst Apartments for Newark announced. Dr. Sprague, the elderly. Members will also a member of the Reformed hold an Epiphany party Sunday Church, has served on the sur­ afternoon, Jan. 3. All other CFM gical staff of St. James Hospital units are invited. for 40 years. At St. Augustine's, Vineyard




astonished, report Mr. and Mrs. Edmond L. Dickinson of Sacred Metell, to discover that preju­ Heart, North Attleboro. dice existed "even _on Martha's The chaplains met recently at Vineyard." the home of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Sacrifice boxes and Advent Kerrins of Attleboro federation wreaths are keynoting Christ­ president· couple, to'discuss the mas preparations in the homes CFM program and plan a general of CFMers in St. Mary's parish, procedure for chaplains in order North Attleboro, note Mr. and that they might better "help Mrs. Ed Rogers. The unit also people discover the riches of sponsored an evening of recol­ Christ and make these riches the lection .for. some 80 couples at impulse of their action." the beginnmg of Advent. Dr. and Mrs. Kerrins outlined Liturgical Gifts certain points that couples in A liturgal gifts booth was a CFM thought should be brought "booming success" at St. John's out by chaplains in order to help parish bazaar in Attleboro, .say them attain greater spiritual per­ Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Moore. fection. Discussion centered "We were pleased," they write around ml!ans of helping couples "that some $400 worth of good, recognize their potential for solid family-oriented articles got actions which will give them into the hands of members of closer union to God through the parish." greater identity with Christ. Race and politics have occa­ To Meet Regularly sioned so;me lively actions in the The chaplains decided to meet Attleboro parish, it is reported. . at least three times a year to An evening of recollection sup­ appraise the program and its plied spiritual formation with operation. The - Spring meeting regard to race question and will be held in connection with a CFMers also heard an Episco'­ federation workshop to be held palian priest report on his .ex­ at that time. Also, it was de­ periences as a volunteer worker cided that chaplains should in Mississippi. strive to attend regional chap­ Some members are attending an lains' workshops whenever pos­ extra Mass a week "offered for sible and try to have at least the intention that they be better representation at the national prepared this year for the ,com­ CFM convention in Notre Dame, ing of Christ"; while others have August 25-29, 1965. a continuing action of visiting Among other things an­ old folks. nounced at this meeting were The age of the laity will be these: Sunday; Jan. 10, the fed­ w':!lcomed by the CFM, say eration will take part in the T V members, at an Evening of Re­ Mass over Channel 6, New Bed­ collection set from 8 to 11 Sun­ ford, b:>- having representatives day night, Feb. 21 in Fall River. attend from the various units in Three laymen, representing the Diocese. Notre Dame parish, Fall River; Federation officers and con­ St. Joseph's, Attleboro; and St. tact couples will meet at the Mary's, North Attleboro, ~ill Iwme of Dr. and Mrs. Kerrins conduct the program, speakmg at 8:30 Friday night, Jan. 8. on knowing, loving and serving Plans will be made at this time God. for the Spring Workshop. Cana Chaplains Meet Conferences will be held in the An integral part of CFM are area January through. April, unit chaplains, who work with 1965. The exact dates will be each parish group, aiding fa released shortly.

The trial, which began in lower courts at Lendinara and Florence, is the result of charges brought against Giancarlo Mat­ teotti, a Social Democratic mem­ ber of parliament, and Luigi De Marchi, leader of a private or­ ganization which gives advice on contraceptive methods. • The two were indicted for

violating two prewar laws which

forbid persons to publicly pro­

mote qr incite practices against

procreation, or to publish writ­

ings "even directly or on a

therapeutic or scientific pretext"

which spread knowledge of con­

traceptive methods.

Alumni BaU Alumni of Holy Family High ­ School, New Bedford, will_ hold their annual scholarship ball from.9 to 1 Monday night, Dec•. 28 at New Bedford Country Club. John Curry and William Reed are· co-chairmen and an­ nounce that tickets are available from executive board members.








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:THf ANCHOR-Diocese of Fa" River-Thurs., Dec. 17, 't964

Praise for See·s

Refugee Work

Do Sign Last Name to YuleCard Begs Oft-Trangressing Writer By Mary Tinley Daly In this day of initialed agencies and the like: SEC, FBI, NASA, NANA, PTA, and so forth-and fifth-you might begin to wonder what ISFSOCCSWCNO means. Foregoing initials are attached to the newest 00: all societies, evolved just this How many Marys must our pre-Christmas season. Only friends know? With the closest, recently formed in this coun­ of course, they will recognize try it has tentacles reach­ our signature-we think. How­ ing throughout the world. Hence­ forth, according to organizers. this newcomer will be known as the Interna­ tional Society for Suppression of Christmas Car d s Signed With Christian Names Only. To bring it into focus, we at our .house, you at yours, undoubt­ edly received cards last year, and the years before, signed "Helen and Bill," "Gertrude and Pete" and multiplicity of "Mary and Johns." (Ourselves being "Mary and and John," perhaps this hit home more forcibly since over and over again we have signed notes - though not Christmas cards thus - with the egotistical thought that all our friends would know that "Mary and John" meant us. If you can find two more common names in con­ junction, go ahead and use 'em~) First Card This year, the first card to ar­ rive was signed simply "John" This caused us pause. The Head of the House asked in pseudo­ seriousness, "Do we know any one named John?" "Certainly," I answered. ''Our dear friend, John W. W. Cum­ ming, Admiral Cumming from Portsmouth, Va. But he always signs himself "John C." and no­ body could mistake that definite, bold handwriting.". "I know a boy named John," Ginny mused. "But right now, I ean't think of his last name. Be­ sides he wouldn't be sending a card to you anyway." Another car d was from ""J\i[ary." "Well, it's Ii grand old name, of course," quipped the Head of the House, "but does she think she's the only Mary in this merqr eld world?" We'd like to thank Mary for !ler card, if we only knew which of the many merry .~arys we know. While the Head of the House was enjoying the anonymity of 1his friendly "Mary". card, we were blushingly silent, remem­ bering the many time~ we have llent cards of all sorts: sympathy~ get-well, bon voyage,congratu­ lations - and signed them the same way, simply "Mary."

Commies Kill .Nine

At Sunday MQ!is

SAIGON (NC) Vietcong eOmmunists firedri~e grenades and two mortar rounds into a Catholic church during Ii Sun­ day Mass, killing nine persons and wounding 16. It was the eountry village church in Phuoc Vinh about 60 miles north of Saigon. The parishioners .are refugees from North Vietnl\m. Their par­ ish priest, likewise from the north, is aged 77. The congregation attending the usual Sunday Mass included members of the local Vietnamese self-defense· corps as well as or­ dinary civilian parishioners. Five of those killed and seven of the wounded belonged to this local defense unit. The rest of the victims were civilians. All were Vietnamese.

ever, most of the "in-people"­ the ones we see most often, that is, seldom see our signature. We talk to them on the telephone, meet them as neighbors, friends, not correspondents, and our sig­ nature is not checked as it is at the bank. Of course, when couples have Christian names not encountered every day, or unusual combina­ tions and one knows them well, there is instantaneous recogni­ tion. For instance, the Mallet-Pre­ AIRMEN AID AMERICAN NUNS: Airmen at Alcon­ vosts hardly need sign their last bury, Eng. USAF base, help American nuns preparing a name - Christian names Hilde­ garde and Marcel would hardly new convert. Clear:ing underbrush at Badby House 'are, left be repeated in anybody's mail. to right: Al/e Lawrence Chase, Sutton, Mass.; Mother' Same way with the Nees: An­ Bernadette, Frankfort, Ky.; A2/e Fred Engle, Butler, Pa..; . toinette and Dermot, and the and Mother M. Reginia, Barre, Vt. NC Photo. Meehans, Veech and Bob. Old Familiars And the other long-familiar, the almost - family friends: "Helen and Frank" brings an au­ DUBUQUE: (NC) Henry Benedict, college president, said. tomatic response, ''The Halls"; Viscardi, Jr., of King~: Point, N. Viscardi, 52, developed Abil­ "Marguerite and Dan" - of Y., once cri:9pled champion of ities, Inc., a major busi.ness .with course, the Culhanes '" '" '" the the handicapped, has been named plants on Long Island and in "Helen and, Ted" with a North for the second annual Thanks- 'Florida. He heads the Human Carolina postmark brings a giving Award of Clar:il:e College Resources Foundation which op­ warm glow that the Cooks Me conducted by the Siste:rs of Char- erates a school for disabled still remembering us. ity of the Blessed Virgin here. children, and is a member of the But, with a long list of Viscardi was honored in ree- President's Committee on Em­ Christmas cards, it might be well to consider, as we sign ognition of t:!le oppor1;Unities he ployment of the Physically them, that maybe not everybody has created for handicapped Handicapped. He was unable to children and adults, Sister Mary walk until he was 25 years old. on that list is too-too attentive. Bearers of that lowest common' denominator name "Mary-and­ John," we have become quite conscious of the value of signing our last name-and even that, Daly, is not too uncommon. One of the classic models at our house, the mystery never discovered, was a card, a beau­ tiful card, signed "Squeakie and Koo." We should remember this pair, if for nothing else than their unusual names. But we don't. Will the real "Squeakie and Koo" please stand up and iden­ tify themselves? That is why we are joining the DeW society, ][SFSOCCSWCNO.

Award for Friend of Handicapped

LOS ANGELES (NC) - '.Ale U. S. Government expressed its appreciation to the archdiocese of Los Angeles for its work OIl behalf of Cuban refugees. John l!'. Thomas, director eJ the Cuban Refugee Program ill the Department of Health, Edu­ cation and Welfare, issued • statement commending the arch­ diocesan volunteer committee OIl completion of its two years' ac­ tivities. The warmth of welcome by t'be people of southern California and the sympathetic understand­ ing of their problems have be­ come symbols among the :ref. . gees, Thomas said. "Attitudes such as these come about because there are AmeF­ icans who are concerned with the problems of other people of the problems of other people/' he added.

Cincinnaft See DenieS Pion to Drop Grades CINCINNATI (NC)-The Cift­ cinnati archdiocese, which has dropped the first grade in its parochial schools, has denied any plans to drop other grades and criticized those responsible for rumors that the second grade would be discontinued. In a letter to the clergy, the archdiocesan chancery declared that "those children who attend­ ed the first grade in the publie school system are expected te return to the school of the par­ ish for the second grade, and they will be expected to attend. the Summer sessions of catechet­ ical instructions, as well those who will be preparing to at­ tend the first grade in the public school system."

Conege Enrollment Shows Sharp Rise WASHINGTON (NC) - The U. S. Office of Education said here college and university en­ rollment this Fall totaled 5,320,­ 294, with 1,825,805 students in privately controlled institu~ons. The Federal agency said en­ rollment in public institutions J'ose 13.1 per cent and that ill private schools by 6.8 per cent ever figures for Fall of 1963. The office said the jump is due largely to arrival of the post­ World War II babies at college age. "The impact is expected to be just as great next year," it commented. The current total enrollment figure doubles that for 10 years ago, it said.

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Thurs.• Dec. 17, 1964

Canadian Nuns Safe in Congo

By Marilyn and Joseph Roderick , Just as the madonna lily is associated with Easter, tn€ poinsettia is traditionally thought of as the Chri8tm.a~ plant. Too often, however, the poinsettia is discarded after it finishes blooming, when with only a little effort it ear­ be made to bloom for several red cabbage and mushrooms seasons. This year, when piero~ and Mazurek, a cak€ your poinsettia has faded, with a fruit topping. The tradi­ remove it to a cool, dark tional Polish feast ends with place (a eellar or garage will do) 8Ild aUow it to remain undis­ turbed and unwatered until warm weather arrives. In late April or early May cut the stems back to approximately five Inches. By this time new growth • hould start to appear. Remove the plant from its pot and shake off the old potting soil. Repot, using soil made up of two parts garden soU or loam, one part peat moss and one part sand: Mix this wen and add a table-' spoon of hydrated lime and a tablespoOD of bone meal for lood measure. After it has been repotted and the, danger of frost has passed, May 15 is a safe date, the poin­ settia may be placed in the gar­ den for the Summer. Bury the pot up to its rim in a sunny spot in the garden. To ensure that the roots remain in the pot, place a piece of stone or wood in the bottom of the hole before' the pot. is buried. The plant Can re­ main in the garden for the Sum­ mer. requiring only a few appli­ eations of liquid fertilizer from time to time and frequent water­ Ing. Before cold weather arrives, ~me time in October, the poin­ settia should be brought into the house where it should be placed' in a sunny window. In order to ensure a Christmas bloom. it should receive no arti­ ficial light after darkness. This means that it should be shaded every evening. If it is subjected. to long periods of light, the poinsettia's bloom may be de­ layed by as much as a month, 80 shading Is absolutely neees­ ~.

In tile Kltehea Every family has its own idea ef how Christmas Eve should be spent. In some households- it is the occasion for an open house. In others Midnight Mass is. the focal point of the evening. How­ ever. no matter what custom is followed, there is something dramatic and snspenseful about this night of waiting that calls lot something meaningful to em­ phasize its importance. In man y Polish homes throughout the diocese, Christ­ mas Eve is celebrated by the Wigilia or traditional Christmas Eve supper. As is true of many eustoms brought to this land, it has been changed slightly,. with eome parts added and others left out, but essentially the basic Ideas are the same. In the origi­ aal feast; stalks of grain. are placed in the four comers of the dining room to assure plenty for tile cominw year anel Diu of hay 8I'e placed under the handwoven , doth that graces the table to embolize- the birth in the· man­ pr at Bethlehem. A menu: at this supper would Include sOUli (mushroom or cab­ bage), fish {this is traditionally • meatless meal} generally carp,

Nurses~ Pubtidst NEW YORK (NC}-Helen M. "leming has been appointed as­ mstant director of public rela­ tions for the American Nurses' Association.. For the last four years Miss Fleming has been di­ :rector of press and public rela­ tions for the Paulist Fathers, the first lay person to hold that po­ mtion. She is an alumna of St. Lawrence University, Canton. •. Y., and IlltBides ill Freeport, II. Y.

OTTAWA (NC)-Four of sev­ en Canadian members of the Sisters of Wisdom, missing in the Congo since August. arE' now sate in Leopoldville. Three of them are stUl unreported, how­ ever. This is the report of the Cana­ dian Department of External Affairs which said it had no de­ tails on whether the Sisters in Leopoldville were among hos­ tages freed by Belgian para­ troopers in Stanleyville. The nuns had been engaged ia nursing and teaching. The four nuns safe were listed as: Sister Susanne de Notre Dame~ ,Sister Stanislaus~ Sister 'Anne de Ste. Marie and Sister Montfort de la Croix. Listed -as missing were: Sister Yvonne de Bon Pasteur, Sister Marie Gaston and Sister Thecle de Marie.

singing carols and exchanging

presents. In country areas even the animals are included. for they partake of the remains of the supper to remind us that an God's creatures must eelebrate on this. the most wonderful and wondrous of nights• The following recipe for pier­ ogi was given to me by Mrs. ,Anthony Dygas of the First Polish National Catholic Church, Fall River. Pierogi 3 cups flour (sifted) 2 eggs 'n cup water 1 t. salt I-Mix all ingredients into the flour. 2-KIiead until dough is is smooth 3--Roll dough on floured sur­ face to '14 inch thickness, cut with a round cutter, or glass (about 21h to 3 inches in diam­ eter). ~Place 1 teaspoon of filling in center of each round of dough. Fold over edges and press to­ gether with fingers or fork.. 5-Cook in boiling, salted water about 10 to 12 minutes, stiJl'ring constantly to prevent sticking. 6-Drain and poUr coId water over these turnovers:. If-Fry in butter until slightly browned . 8--Sprinkle wit h buttered bread crumbs. Cheese and Poiato FiIIin& 1 pound Fanner'& cheese JA cup butter or margarine 5 medium potatoes" 2 t. salt 'I.. t. pepper I-Boil potatoes until soft 2.-Mash and mix with re­ maining ingredients. 3--Cool before using filling.

Says West Has Duty To End Global Poverty WASHINGTON (NC) - The modem world is facing a wholly new situation in regard to af­ fluence and poverty-and this situation presents western Chris­ tians with a wholly new chal­ lenge to action, British econo­ mist Barbara Ward said here. Miss Ward (Lady Robert Jackson), an editor of the Economist magazine and author of such books as "The Rich Nations and the Poor Nations." said that for the first time in history the indust.rialized west­ ern nations possess the resources to eradicate global poverty. "We have the resources" we have- the skills," she declared, and thu£ the response of the West, whether action or inaction, ~ truly "a matter of moral choice and moral wilL"

Deny Plans to Open Files to Historians

VISITS PATIENTS: Mother Ann Michael, O.S.F.. re­ cently elected :Mother General of the Rice Lake, Wis., Fran­ ciscan community, likes to visit the pediatrics patients at St. Joseph's Hospital, where she worked before her election. Here she laughs with one of her patients, as he gets his ex­ ercise on ''Duke Harry,. the hairless horse." NC Photo.,

Psychiatry Helps Sanctity Priest Sees Problem of Mentally III Rooted in Emotions and Not Free Will BATON ROUGE (NC) The Church is looking toda.y to the behavioral sciences for guidance in attempting

to develop the human person­

ality toward sanctity, a DlM'riage-coWlSelor priest said here at the Catholic Student Center of Louisiana State University. Fat her George Hagmaier, C.S.P., professor of religious ed­ ucation at Catholic University in Washington, D.C., said too much emphasis on the soul and the spiritual can be just as cor­ rosive in society as materialism. Thinking of emotions and drives as lower faculties, Father Hagmaier suggested, causes reli­ gionists to assume "that the higher faculties are always in control of the lower; that spir­ itual helps can solve all behav­ ioral illnesses." . The reasons for mentally ill behavior are often rooted not in free choice, but in the disordered emotions of the patient, said the . speaker. BoOt Roles Both the priests- and the pq-

Epiphany Supper .:ran

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Philadelphia Sisters Mark Sesquicentennial PHILADELPHIA (NC) Archbishop John J. Krol of Philadelphia offered a Solemn Pontifical. Mass in the cathedral here, climaxing a week _of ob­ servance of the sesquicentennial of the Sisters of Charity in Phil­ adelphia. In 1814 three Sisters of Char­ ity came to the City of Brotherly Love to staff St. Joseph's Asy­ lum. This was the beginning of organized Catholic social service in the citv aDd in the United SWe&



Poinsettia, Pierogi Traditiona' Ways to Greet Yuletide

supper Wednesday, -Jan. 6. The planning committee will com­ plete arrangements at an execu­ tive board meeting at 7:30 Mon­ day night, Jan. 4 at St. Anne'. Hospital, Fall River.






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ehiatrlst have important roles to play, in helping people become more free. self-reliant human beings, leading happier and holier lives, Father Hagmaier said. A careful distinction must be made" he added, between the "couch and the confessional pa­ tient. Seminarians must be taught to distinguish between persons who are able to help themselves and make free choices in all areas or just in one and those who need psychi­ atric help." Father Hagmaier stressed the importance of the pre-school years, where the highly impres­ sionable child, "a bundle of feel­ ing," picks up "signals" from his parents and carries them with him. throughout life. Father Hagmaier said many parents do not realize that a 'child's basic attitudes "have been ' set or ielled'~ before he enten the first grade and is placed in a "t:::athoIic desk:" to!' the nuna to form him.

VATICAN CITY-Vatican of­ ficials have denied the report in a Dutch Catholic newspaper that Pope Paul VI has decided to open Vatican files to historians studying the activities of the Holy See in regard to nazi Ger­ many. The report printed in Amster­ dam's De Gelderlander stated that the Pope had decided "in prineiple~ to open the files from the period of 1937 to 1943, pre­ sumably because of recent at­ tacks on Pope Pius XU's actions relating to the' nazi regime and his alleged weakness in not con­ demning t hat government's atrocities specifically. A high Vatican source said there was no plan to waive the existing practice regarding se­ cret files of' this period. All such documents are kept secret 100


Elect New President DETROIT' (NC} - Sister llll. Ambrosia, supervisor of second­ ary education for the IrnInacu­ late Heart of Mary congregation, was inaugurated as president of the 1,800.,.member Central .Ass0­ ciation of Science and Mathe­ matics Teachers. Inc.. at its 65th annual meeting here.

College Gets Grants wASltINGTON (NC) -Dun­

barton College here rectived a grant of $3,000 from the Euo, Education Foundation for unre­ stricted use by the college, which is conducted by the Holy Cross Sisters:.



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Cardinal Cushing Blames Apathy For Crimes

Sister Maureen

Continued from Page One America in 1960. In April of this year she re­ turned for a short stay in order to receive from Cardinal Cush­ Ing the annual award given by St. Luke's Physicians Guild· of Boston for her medical and re­ ligious work in So. America. Sister's Christmas letter ill a word picture of poverty and suffering, but the only message you can read between the lines is one of hope for these brothers of Christ. Julio, aged 42, has leprosy, and while he lives in one of two rooms of his shack, his wife and 10 children live in the other. (And we think Christmas shopping is difficult.) Gilberto has been ill for five years with what is diagnosed as Yaws-yet he says a Hail Mary for Julio. (And we consider sacrifice as the time,.it takes to write our Christmas cards - but only to those from whom we receive one.). When the Fall River nun ar­ rived in .Riberalta, the h()spital had 'ten beds (no wo~der so many suffering must stay at home.) Her hope, after the Bos­ ton award in ·Boston, was to in­ c;rease the number of bed~;to 45. Now Monsignor Harrington and the parishioners of the par­ ish to which Sister Maureen Thomas belonged, are attempt­ ing on the next two Sundays to increase the number of beds in order that the many seriously sick Bolivians might receive the basic medical care. The Anchor feels certain that the Christmas charity manifest­ ed on the fourth Sunday of Ad­ vent by the Holy Name Parish­ ioners in helping one of their own becomes a guarantee of Christmas joy and peace in every home of the parish.

Leper Priest· Continued from Page One Also on the debit side, said Father Sweeney, is a lack of food from United States surplus stocks. "Most of our patients are undernourished and need food as much as medicine. This Win­ ter we will have to use funds for both." Father Sweeney spoke glow­ ingly of Marianum Antigen, a treatment for leprosy developed by Sister M. Suzanne, a French nun, and .lamed in honor of our Lady. "The Marianut;ll treatment is generally overlooked by the medical world, but we have the leading expert 'in Korea going over the records of our doctors who have used :.t for seven years. His reports confirm their confi­ dence in it." Sister Suzanne and her exper­ iments are well known to ·many of the Diocese of Fall River. On a tour of the States, a decade ago, Sister gave a lecture at the Catholic Memorial Home, Fall River, that was attended by many members of the medical profession and hundreds of in­ . terested persons who had heard of this universally renown nun. . The missionary· notes: "We hope to live long enough to help prove the· value of Sister Su­ zanhe's contribution to· the con­ trol of leprosy," but add$, "We lla\1e .to hurry. Our Dr.· David Anr ~s. 7:t and I hope t.o pass 70 .. .. September.". . ..Contributions to l}nnual Diocesan appeal for lepers may be sent to the Propagation of the Faith office at 368 North MaiD Street. Fall RiveI'.






BOSTON (NO) - Richarcl Cardinal Cushing of BostoJ\ blamed the general breaIt. down in public morality fop the 2,500,000 crimes committecl in the United States)ast year. "In this era of luxury fOIl r"me and poverty for others, t~ laws of God and the country are being ignored .and the liberty ~ which we boast is being intefloo preted as a license to do what you want to do," he told 3.500 Boston policemen at the annuall policemen's ball here. "Until we come back to God;"" the. cardinal said, "in Whom our nation, from the time of its birth, has placed its trust, crimtl will increase and multiply." Boston Police J Discussing the local poli.ctl problem Cardinal Cushing said "we can't expect the officers andl men to keep e city clean anell free of crime unless we, the public, stand behind them." . "The Ten Combmandments of God are considered antiquated and no longer binding and ftI youths and· adults ignore these God-made laws, how can we cx.-e pect them to respect man-ma<Qi laws?" he asked. The cardinal decried "the se~ ularistic and materialistic soci­ ety in which we live." He sai. that today it calls for "extraor­ dinary personal heroism for po­ licemen to do their job."


Urges Law Cou rse In Arts Program

NUNS TRY OUT A PROPOSED NEW GAR.B: Sister Stephen, left; and Sister Im­ maculata, who teaclr at Bishop McGuinness high school, Oklahoma City, tell Father David Monahan about the Ursuline Sisters' pilot study in which they wear high heels and a band in their hair with a modern blouse and suit. The trial is authorized by their super­ ior, Mother Charl~ McGrath, O.S.U., of the Paola, Kansas, community. NC Photo.

Students Like Nuns y..'earing New Habit OKLAHOMA CITY (NC)-It's orated with the Ursuline crest. getting sl) you can't tell the nuns . Headdress or veil-;~hat's out. Said Sister Stephen: "It makes . from the students at McGuinnes High School here in Oklahoma­ the change in the religious garb Clergy Asks Special of the Ursuline nuns is that dras­ tic. Teacher Training Sister Stephen, who teaches art, and Sister Immaculata, who NEW BRUNSWICK (NC) teaches English, showed up for Some 200 New Jerlley religious classes in the new garb approved leaders have urged that courses by the i r superior, Mother hi human relations be required Charles McGrath of the Paola, in training programs for public Kan., community. and private school teachers. They now wear a dark street The recommendation cam e length skirt, long sleeved white from the second Religious Lead­ blouse and a dark weskit dee­ ership Conference on Human Rights. Co-sponsor:; were the New Jersey Confer·ence on Re­

Former President ligion and Race backed by the

Back at Fordham majo:~ faiths, including the Cath­

NEW YORK (NC) - Father olic Province of Newark. Robert I. Gannon, S.J., is back at Another resolution asked pub­ Fordham University-an~Father lic and priva~e schools to exam­ Vincent T. O'Keefe, S.J., univer­ ine textbooks and other mate­ sity president, commented "it's rials to see that they include an nice to have him home again." adequate account (If the "part Father Gannon, president of played by Negroes in American Fordham from 1936 until 1949, life and world affai:rs." has been named assistant to the president of Fordham. His first major' assignment . will be to write a history of the­ old Jesuit institution,.to be pub­ Just Across The lished in 1966. CoggeshaH St. Bridge Father Gannon 1)88 been' ser­ Fairhaven, .Man. ving assu'perior'of ·the iJesuit Missions Residence here. He il Finest Varitety a native of this city and joined SEAFO()D the Jesuits after graduation from· Georgetown University, Wash-· Served Anywhere - Also ington, D. C., in 1913. He W88 01'­ . STE~K$'"'7CHOPS-~CHICI<EN dained ill 192cr. _.



one feel more like a woman. It's easier to drive a car, clean house and do the other work any woman has to do." Sister Immaculata commented: "I feel like I've been freed from armor. I feel more genuine." She recalled one of the maxims of St. Angela Merici, who founded the Ursuline community in the 16th century-"change according to the exigencies of the times." Reaction among the students was that they now felt much closer to the nuns, while parents and non-Catholics said the change banished "fear" of the nuns.

WASHINGTON (NC)-Ame~ ican universities are turning 014 half-educated men because the standard undergraduate liberal! arts program lacks a basic course in law, an educator said at 11 conference on Law and the Lib­ eral Arts, meeting at Catholie University of America here. Dr. Richard Wasserstrom, deM( (If arts and sciences at the Tus­ kegee Institute, proposed a non­ professional undergraduate la1l'. course which would differ wide.. ly in approach and content frOnl ·the courses in professional la'W, schools. He would give the liberal artu student a survey of the legal system, with c~ose attention tQ the development of Anglo­ American common law. He would also illustrate the nature of legal analysis with examplell from case material.





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Cardinal Asks Why Criticism Of Church

Thurs., Dec. 17, 1964

Says Academic Freedom Issue At Georgetown

BOSTON (NC)-Richard Cardinal Cushing (J[ Boston complained too many per­ sons today are. using the Second Vatican Council as a "freeway to criticize the Catholic Church." Before the annual meeting of the New England unit of the". National Catholic Educational Association, the Cardinal re­ ferred to an article in a national magazine (Saturday Evening Post), written by a ~oston Col­ lege alumnus who was once an altar boy for the cardinal. Cardinal Cushing did not name the author (Edward R. F •. Sheehan) but said the story por­ trayed the Catholic Church in ferment. Positive Approach The author "has a facility for writing and a nice personality" and "he would go places if he took a positive approach to the Church rather than rehashing everything critical that has been said," the cardinal said. The story is typical of many appear­ ing in both the religious and sec­ ular press today, the prelate added. . . "Actually," s a I d Cardinal Cushing, "the' ecumenical coun­ dl was an opening of the win­ dows, a throwing back of the roof to display the Church ill ..11 its glories." .

Court Brands .

Noyel Obscene

HACKENSACK (NC) ..:... The New Jersey Superior Court here bas held the novel "Fanny Hill" obscene and sustained the efforts of Bergen County Prosecutor Guy W. Calissi to ban it in New Jersey. Judge Morris Pashman saId that the 18th-century novel b¥ John Cleland is "sufficiently ob­ scene to forfeit the protection of the First Amendment of the (:onstitution." .~ , ''Free rein should not be given under the guise of constitutional guarantees to vilely depict 'per­ versions and sexual adventures as John Cleland saw fit 200 years ago," Judge Pashman said. "This is not a better highway to a better constitutional world; it is rather the path to decay and decline. The Constitution should not be the sword of a shameful profiteer of filth. It must be the shield to protect our sense of moral decency." Judge Pashman saId that 1ft finding the book obscene he had applied four tests either pre­ scribed or suggested by the U. S. Supreme Court--"social value," "prurient interest," patent offen­ siveness, and "hard-core pornog­ raphy." By all four, he said, this publication fails to measure up to the requisite standard" for First Amendment protection.

Israel Tree Honors Former CPA Head RICHMOND (NC)-There's a tree growing in Israel as· a me­ morial to John J. Daly, editor of the Catholic Virginian, Rich­ mond diocesan newspaper and former president of the Catholic Press Association. The tree was planted in B'nai B'rith Martyrs Forest on the land of the Jewish National Fund. Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Cohn of Richmond notified Mrs. . Daly they had directed that the tree be _p~~mt~d. uin r~vered_ niemory'~of her hu~band. Twenty:"one' mem»ers w ere received 'into the· John J. Daly Memorial Class of the Newport News Council, Knights of Co­ lumbUl, at an investi1ure.


WASHINGTON (NC)-A: controversy has erupted here over the dismissal of a Georgetown University fac­

FIRST SINCE KOREA: First Medal of Honor winner since Korean war, Capt. Roger Hugh C. Donlon' is greeted at White House by President Lyndon B. Johnson; Sister Mary Florence, R.S.M., the hero's aunt, and Mother Mary Regina, R.S.M., Mother General of _the· Sister of Mercy of the Union. Sister Mary Florence teaches the 6th grade at Good Shepherd school in the Bronx, New York. NC Photo.

~n TV Telecast of Midnight Mass from Washington

Nation to Hear S.hrine's Organ WASHINGTON (NC) -Per­ ·sons throughout the United States who view the nationwide . ~lecast of. Christmas, Eve Mid­ night Mass from the National Shrine of the Immaculate Con­ ception will hear one of· the finest pipe organs to be found anywhere. A gift to the great Shrine here from Francis Cardinal Spellman, the Military Vicar, and from the Catholic chaplains and men and

women of the U. S. armed forces, the organ has many unusual features. The fine musical instTument has been years in the making;

at a cost of some $250,000. It has

been put in place only in recent

months, and will be heard na­

tionwide for the first time on

the Christmas Eve telecast. The

Mass of St. Joseph which will be

sung was written by Flor Peeters

for organ.

While not the largest pipe or­ gan in the world, or, even in this country, the Shrine instrument has the largest exposed divisions

of any organ in America. These parts are in the Ruckpositiv di­ visions which hang against the gallery wall, and these contain more pipes than any similar di­ visions the makers know of. 'Pontifical Trumpet' The Shrine organ utilizes four separate blowing units to supply wind to the pipes. In the gallery over the main entrance to the church are 1%, 5 and 7% horse­ power blowers. There is a 7% horsepower blower in the front chancel organ, high above the floor near the sanctuary. There is a "Pontifical Trum-

pet," which points toward the main altar from a spot above the gallery organ case' above the main entrance to the church. This is made of bronze, and is the first known use of such metal in organ construction. . The contact system throughout the organ is of sterling silver. All cables in the organ are shielded with tin-coated wire to eliminate static in broadcasting. The American Broadcasting Company will televise the Christmas Eve Mass, beginning at midnight, Washington stand­ ard time.

ulty member who believes ~ lost his job because he publishe<t articles critical of the university., Francis E. Kearns, an assistant professor of English at George.. town who joined the faculty in: 1960, has asked the American Association of University Pro.. fessors to investigate "question.. able circumstances surrounding my dismissal." Kearns said he thought George­ town terminated his contract be­ cause of articles he published iIi the Commonweal and RampartS magazines criticizing the atti. tude of the Catholic Church iJ( general and Georgetown in par_ ticular on racial justice and aca-- , demic freedom. However, uni­ versity officials never said the articles were the reason for hie dismissal. I Father Gerard J. Campbell, S.J., who recently succeeded Father Edward' B. Bunn, S.J., as Georgetown's president, made this statement on the dispute:' i "Dr. Francis E. Kearns ·waf notified last June that his fac­ ulty contract would not be r~ newed after the current aca­ demic year. This notice was thll usual one given to younger fac-. ulty members whose service8 were not considered necessary' for the department. This deci­ sion was not based on any pub­

lications of Dr. Kearns durin.

the past academic years." Kearns said that after his ar-o ticles .were published, he was criticized by some older faculty members.


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Pontiff's Mass­

For Workers

,VATICAN CITY (NC) Just as he did last Christmas -his first as Pontiff-Pope Paul VI will celebrate one of his Christmas Masses this year in a working-class parish. . Pope Paul will begin Christ­ mas with the customary mid­ night Mass in the Sistine Chapel with representatives of all na­ tions having diplomatic rela­ tions with the Holy See. At 8 a.m. he will offer Mass in the parish church of St. Raphael the Archangel in the Trullo quarter just outside Porta Por­ tese, Rome's "flea market." At 11:15 a.m., if weathe- per­ Illits, he will offer Mass outside the Basilica of St. Peter before the crowd in St. Peter's Square. At noon he will give the cus­ tomary blessing to the city and the world from the balcony of the basilica. The Pope has scheduled this year's Christmas message to the world for Dec,· 22 at 8 p.m., . Rome time. The Pope's broad­ , cast will' be carded by Vatican, Radio aDd oiher broadcasting Systems throughout the world. . OnCh~istr.Das E\le the 'Pope will hold his cu~omary audience with cardinals and prelates 8lf Borne. . -,.


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THE ANCHOR-Diocese of Fan River-Thurs., Dec. 17, 1964


SPOF Annuities

God Love You

Recalls 'Hoodlum Priest's' Work 'With Teen-agers

By Most Rev. Fulton J. Sheen, D.D. Have you ever thought of how many of us during the ChrIst­ mas Season worry about the presents we must buy for those close to us or those who expect one from us and how few of us ever think of giving just one present to someone too poor, too helpless, too diseased, too far away from our luxurious world, to expect anything? And yet, is it not in the giving of the unexpected gift out of Christian charity that our Christmas becomes Christ-like? Numerous agencies provide ways for the generous to give an impersonal present to 'an unfortunate unknown' but Our Lord has provided in His Mystical Body one very personal way-His Vicar on earth's mission fund, the Holy Father's Society for The Propagation of the Faith which aids the needy of the entire world. We cannot aid everyone with a gift, but we can aid him who caD help everyone. In no other form of charity does your money go directly to the Holy Father and so adequately aid his Missions, as by an annuity taken .out with The Society for the Propagation of the F a i t h . . .

. By Rev. Joseph T. McGloin, S. J. There was this man who liked to be called "The Hood­ lum Priest," Father Charles Dismas Clark, S.J. It may interest a few of (or the few) readers of this column to know that this Hoodlum Priest got his start, aptly and helpfully or not, with teenagers! At the time of his tion a few things that others Budden death some months haven't mentioned. back, many fine columns on Hesitant, Gentle Father Clark appeared, and there's no use repeating all that was writ- ten . about him the n. But Father Cia r k was my friend, and I'd like to say a couple of t h i ng s about him which I haven't seen in print. In the days when I was .' scratching 0 u t any writing I did either between classes or during the Summer months, it was my privilege to live in the same community with Father Clark for some six Summers at The Queen's Work in St. Louis. (There were others there who made living at this place a privilege, too--the incomparable and irreplacable Father Dan Lord, the brilliant and witty Father Bakewell Morrison, for instance.)' Many Grateful Neither the movie, ''The Hood­ lum Priest," nor the obits have brought out the tremendous amount of work Father Clark had done with teen-agers­ teaching, counseling, and above all, in retreats. It was common for him to spend whole nights, right up to Mass time the next morning, in the confessional. There are men today who be­ eame, or remained, religious be­ cause of the influence of Father Clark. And there are certainly many more who feel they may well owe the pursuit of their salvation to his influence. As I scanned the columns fol­ lowing Father Clark's death, I noted many details which I knew to be perfectly true. It made sense that five thieves and a murderer had been his pall':' bearers. (He would undoubtedly have noted that a Pharisee had buried Christ, and that thieves and murderers seemed prefer­ able.) ,

I can hear him now saying that aU judges should have to "do

time," so that they would know what they were doing when :-.. they sentenced a man. I can be­ lieve his interview with news­ men when they asked him how he could possibly try to get con­ victed murderers, for instance. released on society once more, and ,his reply that the news­ papers killed more people every day, reputation-wise, than any IIlUmber of murderers. OpPGSIUon Helpful. I can remember his starting Dismas House, and I can believe the fact that only 15 out of the first 1700 to matriculate had re­ lapses-a startling figure when you understand that the usual rate of relapse outside of a place like Dismas House is always 60 to 80 per cent. Yes, all this I can believe, be­ cause I saw much of it first-hand myself. With the truth went the usual exaggerations--particular­ 11' along the line of the opposi­ lion he encountered. Anyone but • vegetable· meets with opposi­ tion of course. And the opposi­ tion to Father Clark was, like everyone else's, quite bearable and even, in its way, helpful. But I've said I wanted to men­

From the movie and from some of the columns, you could get the idea that, since he was a fighter, he was also an habit­ .' ually violent, even trigger-tem­ pered, man. He was not. Invar­ iably, when you heard him begin to address a crowd, he sounded . hesitant and gentle. He was soft-spoken in conversation. True, when he warmed to a sub- ject or had a battle on his hands, he could get plenty determined. Thank God for that. , You might also get the impression that, since he accomplished so much with his Dismas House, he was generally efficient and or­ ganized. Not so. He gave the im­ petus, and he would always have pushed his way through a project. Father Clark always tried to identify completely with those

he worked with. He became a teen-ager with teen~agers, an A:A. with the alcoholics, a G.I. with the soldiers. And when he went all out for his cons, he be­ came one of them, too-sympa­ thizing with them, talking their languagl., and allying himself with them. . Preferred 'Dismas' He begged for these men, and he built Dismas House for them. He himself took the name of Dismas, which he preferred to his baptismal name of Charles, because it identified him with his men. He was often on the defensive about them, so that no one could criticize them to him. Since he did have a chip on his shoulder where his boys were concerned, you could un­ derstandably make the mistake of thinking he was too easy on them or even a pushover. But the fact was far different. I have heard him, on occasion, stoutly defending his boys to a group of us Jesuits, then answering the phone and tearing the hide off one of these same boys for something which called for that sort of treatment. He was a realist. But the cons were his family. And, while we can criticize our own families, we don't want others doing it. And we bend over backwards .especially to bring out their vir­ tues when these virtues are hard to find. CloSe to Christ Another mistake one could . make would be to think that· Father Clark was a do-gooder, a philanthropist· whose heart bled for the poor con. Npt at all. He was simply following Christ's own preference for trying to save not the just, butsinnel'8, for working with the "little people," the "least of my brethren." One night, when I was a newly ordained priest, I came home late with the entire Divine Office to say. It took me an hour and a half at that time to do so. And all the time I sat in the back pew saying it that night, Father Clark knelt in front of the chapel near the tabernacle, not saying his .Office," but united undoubtedly with the Source of his strength. Father Dismas scorned phil­ anthropy and do-goodism, But like the first Dismas, he was close enough to Christ to under­ stand Him and w~at He wan~

NEW SUPERIOE:: Father Paul J. Hill, M.S.C'.,. new su­ perior of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart in the United States, is a :native of Lorain, Ohio. He was ordain­ ed, in Rome in 1950 after studies at the Grege-rian uni­ versity. NC 'Photo.

Pop'e Sets S,ite For Ma ria n!;


4OO-year-old city of Higuey,

Dominican Republic, has been chosen by Pope Paul VI as the site of the Internation;11 Marian Congress, Mall'ch 18 to 25, 1965, according to an announcement of the U. S. office of Marian Congresses here. Construction is progressing on a new basilica In honm' of Mary, and a village of 200 homes which will be turned over to the poor as a living memorial to the Fourth Mariological and Elev­ enth Marian Congresses to be held there. Archbishop Octavio Beras of Santo Domingo said here: "The Church is conscious that we

cannot give attention e,xclusive­ 11' to dead stones, even those of a church dedicated to Our Lady, while the living stones of Christ -which are the poor--are hun­ gry and suffer." A Congress spokesman said Pope Paul called the Interna­ tional Marian Congresses on his own· initiative and chose the Dominican Republic, the first non-European site, for ,the meet­ ings. The Dominican Republic is ealled the cradle of the, Faith in the New World. The first Mass was offered there and the first convent, hospital, univE,rsity and metropolitan See in the, Western Hemisphere we r e es:tablish~d there. The housing project, to be known as Villa Nazaret, is being built under the joint auspices of the Dominican hierarchy and government, with funw; donated in part by American Catholics. The houses Will have three bed­ rooms, kitchen, living room, dinette, bath and covered patio. The Dominican govemment is donating the land wth its engi­ neers direetiIig the con.!ltruction, using in' part the labor of those who win later be hoU&ed in the . new development.

Alumni Cotil!lion . Alumni of Bishop Stang High School, North Dartmouth, will hold their second annual cotil­ lion Monday night, Dec. 28 in the Gold Room of New Bedford Hotel A buffet will be served from 7 to 9 and dancing will fol­ low until 1. Dress will be semi­ formal, according to announce­ ment made by Miss Arlene Ax­ ruda and Miss Diane Laflamme, co-chairmen. Ticket deadline ill , SUnday, Dec. 20 .

In consideriq an annuity, YOU might ask yourself the fol­ lowing questions. 1) Am I giving it to an institution or a IOcieq that already has much. or am I giving it to the poor who have Dotbing? ~) Am I limiting it to one of the religious societies of the Chureh, many of whom help the Missions, or am I aiding all of them by allowing the Holy Father to make the dis­ tribution? 3) Am I giving it to someone who will invest it on a long-term basis or am I giving it to one, namely the Holy Father, who will allocate It the very year it is received to the hungry and needy people of the world? If you answer the three questions in the affirmative, you will want to know the many other advantages

of an annuity with .The Society for the

Propagation of the Faith.

What is an annuity? Why is it providing more adequately' for Our Lord's poor when given to The Society for the Propagation of the Faith? An annuity is not for people who have extra money collecting dust. It is for those who have adequate money but need it in trust. An annuity given this Christmas is not merely an out­ right present, but a legal agreement whereby in return for a cash gift yoU are provided with a sure and fixed income for life. The amount of your income, returned to you semi-annually, depends upon your age and the amount you offer the Missions. Your gift

benefits you here and now by adding worry-free days to your

life and income tax savings to you now. By removing the annuity

sum from your will, you avoid all estate tax consequences later.

Your thoughtfulness now will provide for your spiritual as well

as your temporal welfare. You will share in the good works, Masses

and other prayers of 300,000 missionaries of every order and con­

gregation. When God transfers you to heaven, your annuity gift

is transferred to the Holy Father who transfers it to the poor of

the world.

This Christmas when 1"011 are receiving Our Lord at Mass,

He will be commemorating His birthday hy suffering with two­

thirds of. the world who are tattered and starvinK. He will be bearing the agonies of eleven million lepers who sti1I need treat­ ment. A gift to those suffering in His My'stieal Body can briq tar-reaching effects in your life, eternity and world. But, most important, through an annuity contract with the Holy Father's mission fund you invest iii the greatest business of the world­ God's business of saving mankind. By taking out an annuity to the SPOF, you are not merely giving to the starving. You are giving to Him, just as the Wise Men who came with gifla on that first Christmas. If you wish to invest your hard-earned money seeurely for

a guaranteed, worry-free income and gain spiritual benefits this Christmas. write for our manual on annuities. giving your date of birth. Our address is: Most Rev. Fulton J. Sheen. 366 ,Fifth

Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10001. God Love You! GOD LOVE YOU to E.H. for $50 "This is being sent as an act of love· for God, as an act of thanksgiving 'for His blessings and. as an act of amendment for offending Him." ... to B.A. for $100 "My husband just bought me. a ~ jacket for a Christmas gift. It made him very happy to buy it. ,Jt has been my observation that women who wear fur jackets seldom gave any donation. I do not wish to be one of those women. 1 plan to put. aside $1 each time I wear. the jacket and to send. it for charity as the amOunt reaches a .worthwhile gift. To wear it in. comfort I feel I must Share' it : with the poor who have no warm coats." Cut out this coupon, pili your sacrifice to It and mail It to the Most Rev. Fulton J. Sheen. National Director of the SocietY for the Propagation of the Faith, 366 Fifth Avenue, New York 1. N. Y., or TOur Diocesan Director, RT. REV. RAYMOND T. CONSIDINE. 368 North Main Street, Fall River, Mass.

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I(ennedy Memorial Library Fund To Benefit from ·Victory Spree' At Bishop Stang High School

THE ANCHOR Thurs., Dec. 17, 1964

TM Kennedy Memorial Library fund wm benefit from a victory dance held by the Stangscript, school paper at Bis/hop Stang High in N'orth Dartmouth. The "Victory Spree" hoo(}l'ed the school's championship football team. Coach Carlin Lynoh received held in Boston in March. For a wristwatch and Sister Bishop Stang it's James M. Anne Denise, principal, was Quinn, student government gifted with a football autOo' president, and for Dominican graphed by team members. A;cademy it's senior Julie MelNational Honor Society memVIn. bers at Jesus-Mary Academy, L4 courtesy and good grooming Fall River, are sponsoring a campaign b~gan yeste~day at school-wide drive to fill ChristSHA Fall RIver and WIll con­ mas baskets for needy familit$. tinue through Wednesday, Dec. Each homeroom is bringing in a 23. Sponsored by the National eertain type of food so baskets Honor Society, the campaign will be balanced as to contents. will seek to spur students to Gifts of clothing will accompany greater effort in those two de­ the baskets. partments. Reminding p~ers Christmas will be merrier for made by NHS members WIll be residents of two Fall River nursdisplayed at strategic locations ing homes, due to sodalists at in the school. Sacred Hearts Academy, Fall Madonnas hold the spotlight River. The girls will send cards at Bishop Cassidy High School. to home guests, decorate their The collection includes a Ger­ rooms and stage a Christmas man wood carving, American music program for their benefit. ceramic pieces, Italian bronze, Varsity basketball players at Venetian glass and an Oriental Bishop Cassidy High in Taun:' madonna. Most'of the statues ton have been named. They're forming the display were loaned Kathy McCarthy, Di Majkut, by. Mother Anna Gertrude, Nancy Cornaglia, Sheila BoS.U.S.C. and by lay faculty mem­ HONOR STUDENTS: National Honor Society officers telho, Debbie McKenny, Rose bers. at Mt. St. Mary Academy, Fall River, are, seated from left, Gallagher, Paula Coelho, Pat The Christmas assembly at Patricia Gunning, president; Claudette Auger, s~:retary; Pinto, Joan Raposa, Kathy Dominican Academy will fea­ Knute, Sue Rannacher and An- ture music by the school orches­ standing, Monique Demers, treasurer; Paulette Thibault, drea Trycinski. The girls will tra, directed by Sister Mary of vice-president. play their first five games at the Sacred Heart, and awarding home, enthusiastically supported of prizes in an Advent contest by the Cassidy cheerleaders and sponsored by the sodality. photography staffs are busy on her hobby and she's pointed to­ wards a secretarial career. the '65 Corona, while the busi­ Pep Club. Other Advent activities at the Jayvee members are Rosie Fall River school include visits ness staff held a successful cake Pizza's her favorite food, Hawaii McKenna, Mary Ann Boiros, Peg to old folks' homes, aid to needy sale last week, with proceeds her choice as a vacation spot. Her pet peeve, says she firmly, Woc-rl, Barb Quill, Ann Ramsey, families and taking orphans for benefiting the yearbook. . At DA it's the Dominilog that is people who don't use direc­ Jean Burton, Maureen Harnois, a day of Yuletime fun. And jun­ tional signals. She thinks the Ellen Kennedy, Linda Nadeau, iors will have a Christmas party holds the spotlight,· with pic­ June Zagol, Jan Cornaglia, and for the orphans, raising money tures being snapped and captions world needs Peace through Un­ derstanding (that's DA's school written. Last Friday was pho­ Rosemary Ducharme. for it by shining fellow students' theme for the year, so she's noth­ tography day, with seniors pos­ Glee Club Cantata saddle shoes. Seniors hope to ing if not loyal). The annual glee club cantata raise money to sponsor a needy ing for special pictures. Prevost seniors are being Area Sports will be presented at 8 tonight at foreign child through one of the measured for graduation caps SHA Fall River's varsity vol­ Dominican Academy,Fall River. "adopt-a-child" plans. and gowns. Won't be long now. leyball team attended a scrim­ Directed by Sister Mary Pius, Sweet Success Also at the Fall River school, mage practice at Case High in members will warble tunes apPrevost High School's candy three boys have been received propriate to the season. Solodrive to raise money for various Swansea, while basketball play­ as sodality aspirants, and 10 have iats will be Lucille Boilard, school uses has been pronounced ers were at a clinic at Bridge­ made temporary eonsecration as water State College. Sharon Correi~, and I?iane Pi- a great success, with students DA girls took a basketball test sodalists. chette. Val Stmton WIll be ae- achieving 133 per cent of their to see how familiar they are with Coyle's added Steve Chambers companist. goal. new rules and the '65 team will as treasurer and Mike Toolin as And at Holy Family High in ' Coyle Student Council has dobe announced shortly, says Miss secretary to it's student council, New Bedford, the glee club en- nated $100 to the Kennedy Me­ Nancy Walsh, phys. ed. teacher, and the councils of Coyle and tertained for St. James Women's morial Library. Also at Coyle Guild. Students participated in t~unior prom titled" A Night who also said the· traditional Cassidy are co-sponsoring a alumnae game is set for Monday, square dance to be held at Cas­ "a huge rally," says Gloria Har- in Winter Wonderland," will be Dec. 28. sidy Saturday, Jan. 23. It'1l6 be rington, for the first basketball held Tuesday, Dec. 29 at Taun­ Bowling is the biggest at Pie-. for ,freshmen and sophomores at game of the season, and when ton's Cotillion Ballroom. they weren't doing that avidly At a football dinner at Feehan vost High, with one-third of the the two schools. devoured the second issue of High Christopher Servant and student body participating in the Future Nurses at Feehan will sport. Boys are divided into entertain Bristol County Hospital By Fy Spy for this school ye~r.. Brian Frost were announced as Eight juniors at .Prevost High co-captains of the varsity team. American and National leagues. patients Wednesday, Dec. 23. The American, which goes in for They'll carol, present a skit, and til Fall River have been tapped And six Feehan seniors will for National Honor Society mem- enter the Elks National Founda­ - gay team names, has Gutter give small gifts to the sick. bership. They are ~oger Lizotte, tion Youth Leadership Contest Dwellers and Playboys as lead­ Journalism students at Cassidy Leo Talbot, Paul Blais, Robert this month. They are Marie ing teams, with the Rolling Pins will publish the first issue of the holding high series title. Lacourse, Roger.. Arsenault, Bilello, Susan Connor, Lea Meu­ school paper shortly after The N~tional league is more Christmas vacation. George Desmarais, Louis Pois- nier, Carol Varone, Kerry Hop­ sober, assigns numbers to teams. SOD, and Richard Silva. They'll man and Raymond Stafford. John Dziduszko, CoyleseniOJ', be inducted at the school'~ Bishop Stang's math team So team 12 leads the league with from Holy Name parish, :FaB team four having high series. Christmas assembly, to be beld came home as second place win­ River, has been accepted .. Coyle High basketball team Notre Dame University under Wednesday, Dee. 23. The 88- ner in a Notre Dame Math .embly will be sponsored by League meeting at Notre Dame met Bishop Feehan High on, the early acceptance plan. He present-members of the NHS. High School, Roxbury. Top Tuesday in the first game of the will major in biological research. new season for ~ Bristol Also at Coyle, John W. Correira Student Council members at Stang scorer was Paul Roy. Coyle. have decorated the school And tryouts have been held at County League. of Sacred Heart parish, Taunton, At SHA Fall River Monday will enter next year's freshman "in the true mode oi Coyle SHA Fall River for sophomores was Senior Privilege Day. The Christmas spirit." In ~ main who plan to be in the school's class at Bentley College of .Ab­ foyer of the Taunton school. annual gym meet, slated for lucky gals didn't have to wear eounting and Finance. . natlvity scene greets visitors. February. Sports the sophs tried uniforms and had no homewo~k. And juniors at Coyle are JJe­ while traditional hymns and out for were tumbling volley­ Debate NeWIll joicing in their class rings.' carols are heard in the halls. ball and basketball. School team Bishop Cassidy and Msgr. Noel, Noel Voiee of Democracy captains Norma Pereira and Coyle Highs will soon partici­ Dominican Academy socIalist. Voice of demOcracy speech Kathleen Sylvia, together with pate in inter-ciub debate on the will make a pilgrimage to La contest winners are being chosen squad captains Ann Marie Dunn nuclear weapons topic which is Salette shrine Monday, Dec. 21. in Diocesan highs. Bishop and Kathleen Smith, were this year's Narragansett League They'll also present a skit at the, Feehan's representative for Atjudges. choice. And Coyle is also plan­ tleboro area competition will be Junior-Seniol' sodality at ning participation at tourna­ Paul McGowan, senior. He is Bishop Cassilyis preSE\nting a ments at U. of N.H., Stonehill competing for the second year. stage version of "The Littlest College and Holy Cross College. At Dominican Academy the Angel" for the Christmas assem­ Sophs and the student COllncll school and city winner is Louise bly. The group's headed by Sis­ at Cassidy will sponsor an at­ Lanneville. She will represent . ter Margaret Eugene, moderator, school dance Saturday, Dec. 26. Fall River in state finals. At and Carrie Riva, student chair­ Should do a lot to alleviate that Coyle High the voice boy ill man. The cast includes 13 stu- post-Christmas letdown. 94 TREMONT STREET Richard DeMello. dents. Student of the month at DA is J'AUNTON, MASS. Also being chosen ue studen. III apite or Yule festivities, Rnior Gertrude Rousseau. A to represent their schools at the work continues on school year­ member of Holy Ghost parish, 'hi. VAndyke 2-G621 aDIMlal StwleDt Govemmeat .... )M)oJq. At ~dI: 1a)rout . . Tiverton, she namell readina _


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Christmas assembly eontrastlng

what Christmas is to some people

with what it should really be.

The Feehan Chorus was heard

last night in traditional Christ­

mas carols over Attleboro sta­

tion WARA. They'll also visit

Marian Manor and other homeS

for the aged during the Yule sea­

son. Student council members

will be responsible for gifts ~

be brought along on these visits.

Also at Feehan, decorations,

sounds of carols and bulletin

board' displays are announcing

"the proximity of Christmas,"

according to Anchor reporter

'-Cynthia Paioni. The student council will sponsor a Faculty Christmas Party Tuesday, Dec. 22. Members plan the menu and

cafeteria decorations and serve

refreshments to their teachetrs,

at this traditional affair.

The students' assembly pm­

gram will be held Wednesday,

Dec. 23. A skit will be based

on Dickens' "Christmas Carol,"

there'll be caroling, and Santa

will bring gifts. Additionally,

new members will be inducted

to the National Honor Society.

The program will close with a

Bible Vigil, with Old Testament

prophecies and their New Testa­

ment fulfillment read by four

students. Four specially chosen

carols will accompany the read­


~ishop Cassidy's French Club

will sing French carols at the

Christmas Assembly and tomor­

row night at Marian Manor.

They'll render, among others,

French versions of Rudolph the

Red-Nosed Reindeer, Silent

Night and Jingle Bells. At their

own Christmas meeting, a party

and French play will be fea­


And other carollers from Cas­

sidy will be heard at Marian

Manor again and at Immaculate

Conception parish party for the

blind, and at· Lakeville Sana­

torium. The girls will present

Christmas souvenirs to their


Stang High will present As

annual Christmas concert, under

the direction of Sister Patricia

Gertrude, S.N.D., Saturday

through Monday, Dec. 19 through

21. It is entitled "Joy to the

World" and is truly an interna­

tional program. Christmas songs

representing most of the major

countries of the world will be

sung by various glee clubs

and small choral groups with ap­

propriate costumes and settings.

Featured will be Stang Chllrale,

a group of about 40 students,

which will present a number

sung in eight part harmony ill

eight different languages. The

concert band, representing the

United ~tates, will present a

lively version of "Rudolph the

Red-Nosed Reindeer" and uPa­ rade of the Wooden Soldiers.­

The band will also accompa~

the narration of "'Twas 18e

:Night Before Christmas."

Top MaD Paul Roy, a senior, has beeJl

ehosen top science student •

Stang. He' is therefore eligible

to eompete for the Bausch and

Lomb scholarship.





WYman 9-6984


THE ANCHOR-Diocese of Fall River-Thurs., I)ec. 17, 1964

Protest Cancels

Christmas .Film

In Public School

Morton's Traveller in Italy Vibrant, Delectable Book

NEW YORK (NC) - The showing of a movie entitled "Christ the King" in a New York City public school was

By Rt. Rev. Msgr. John S. Kennedy Have you, by chance, been waiting for someone to say a good word for Lucrezia Borgia and Niccolo Machiavelli? if so, H. V. Morton, the nonpareil travel writer is your man. Among the thousands and thousands of words in his huge and entrancing A Traveller which the ordinary tourist jibs in Italy (Dodd, Mead, $10), at. But there is more to his atti­ there are quite a few favor­ tude than tolerance. He is sym­ able to Lucrezia and also pathetic and appreciative, ready some in favor of Machiavelli. tr be pleased, and exceptionally

canceled this week following a sharp protest to the Board of Education by the American , Jewish Congress. The Parents Association of Edgar D. Shimer Junior' High School in Jamaica, Queens, withdrew plans to show the re­ ligious film in the school audi­ torium-after school hours-as a fund raising event. A Walt Disney children's film replaced the scheduled presen­ tatio!\ of "Christ the King," de­ scribed by Catholic Film Dis­ tributors, Inc., as "the story of Christ's passion." The announcement· of the scheduled showing of the film was contained in the newsletter of the school's parents associa­ tion, which was distributed 18 pupils by their teachers. An ad­ mission price of 25 cents was to be ~harged, with parents invited to attend the film showing with their children.

l\Ifr. Morton is no one to accept catholic in interests. uncritical­

One finds him expressing dis­ ly what is en­

likes for very few features of trenched opin­

thP. places he explores; for ex­ ion. Of Lucre­

ample, present day traffic-its zia, he writes,

noise and its stink-in the nar­ "My own feel­

row streets of ancient to~. ings about Lu­

In northern Italy, he found erizia are clear­

that towns rich in history and ly cut: I am

celebrated throughout the world definitely on the

are almost as closely packed to­ side of the de­

gether as playing cards. But re­ ,- -. .­ - -. -. fense. No one

gional and provincial differ­ said a word

VATICAN STAMPS: Vatican City post office issued ences are sharply marked. In a 'against her: her

small geographical area, the these commemoratives of Pope's visit to India and Eucha­ detractors were the enemies of contrasts <ire remarkable and ristic Corgress there. NC Photo. her father and brother."

this is the result of the centuries And of Machiavelli, "4o * * Per­ of history in which that" part of haps the most misunderstood the country is steeped. Council Objects character in Italian history * * • Milan Today The American Jewish Congress As an individual, he was honest Mr. Morton gives one a clear Metropolitan Council heard of and likable· • '" No one now, in Nuns ArriVE' in Boliva as Demonstrations the plans and protested to school 'an age of brainwashing and notion of Milan as it is today, the prosperity, the bust~e, the in­ superintendent Calvin E. Gross. wireless propaganda, could pos­ Break lOut Against Government

Howard M. Squadron, chair­ sibl) think of Machiavelli as genious innovations (s~ch as the day hotels). But he goes, straight anything but a promising begin­ PATERSON (NC)--"I'll bet no started. A school for nurses, man of the Council, wired Gross: on to show what a power yet is "Despite active discussion of ner in the art of achieving re­ St. Ambrose, dead more than other missionaries ever had such not far from us, had a big these issues in the press during sults by any means." a welcome! We had. 'fireworks' bazooka aimed at Paz's men. 1,500 years. the past few years, despite firm and Cl real revolution." Delves Into History "We were at a distance but and well-publicized decisions by The Communists of Milan, he The comment cam.e from four But what do Lucrezia and tells us, proudly refer to them,. could see everything. Truck­ the United States Supreme Court missionary nuns in their first" Machiavelli have to do' with a selves as Ambrosiani. He saw letter to Mother M. Candida, loads of men passed by with asserting that public schools may travel book about Italy? Only the bones of the saint, and he rifles. The priests were standing not be used to support sectarian provincial of the Mi1:sionary Sis­ one unfamiliar with Mr. Mor­ on their porch watching the practices or promote religious relates his life story, as, later, ters of the Immaculate Concep­ . ton's way of writing would ask events when a bullet missed one beliefs, the staff of the' New he does those of St. Francis of tion, since leaving New Jersey such a question. Not merely does of them by four inches. They de­ York City public school system he describe, as they are today, Assisi and St. Catherine of Siena. on Oct. 8 for Bolivi~l. cided_ to go inside and 'play· it would appear to have_ no firm Bergamo charmed Mr. Morton. Sisters Emery Kavanaugh, As­ those places in Italy visited by safe'." instructions from responsible him. Not only does he convey It is peculiar, though,' that he sunta Parent, Jean Paul Boucher officials for preserving religio:us "No Yankees out i,!' the street does not mention Pope' John and Leo Joseph D'Atri arrived present atmosphere. freedom and separation of for 10 days!" This was the ad­ XXIII in this, connection. How­ Not only does he go into suc­ at Guanay, Bolivia, as demon­ church and state in accordance ever, he does indirectly cast strations broke out against the vice from the American Em­ 'eulent detail about art and ar­ bassy, one of the Sisters said. With the requirements of the chitecture, lodgings and food, some light on the development governmen~ of Paz Estenssoro. U. S. Constitution." Things quieted down, however, of the late pontiff. the everyday lives of the people, "W~ were close enough to the Sisters reported, when Paz Much has been made of the smell gunsmoke," the Sister re­ the experiences that befell him along the way. He also delves pope's peasant origins as well ported. "Machine guns and hand left the country. "Everything seems back to normal now, but as his love of Bergamo. But how into history. . grenades went off aU about us, the people are a little tense," ELECTRICAL did this peasant become the And, of course, there is .a lot of and the priests from the Fran­ Contradors the Sister concluded. scholarly, cult.ivated, historically history to delve into in Italy, ciscar.. Cen1ral House called to minded leader that he proved tell U3 to turn off all lights and layers and layers of it. Describ­ ing a journey into the Umbrian himself in the papacy? to stand back fror.:l the win­ University Talk Living Museum hills with, a young Italian, Mr. dows." ANN ARBOR (NC)-Detroit's Morton remarks, "Every hill In what Mr. Morton says of , In a few days the nuns were Archbishop John F. Dearden held its castle or its church; the Bergama, where young Roncalli in the mids~ of a full-grown rev­ will take part in the Winter lec­ slopes were grey with olives and went to school and served as a olution. The letter said: "At " outside each farm stood a cone priest, the answer is probably abo u t 10:00 A.M. shooting ture series sponsored by the religious affairs office at the of hay where the golden hair of supplied. Mr. Morton speaks of University of Michigan here. The tlie perpendicular fields was Bergamo's architectural and ar­ prelate is scheduled to lecture New Novitiate 944 County St. coiled around a long pole. There tistic glories, its character as of Feb. 16 on the significance of the LOS GATOS (NC)- Arch­ was not a building, a stone, a New Bedford a living museum, its splendid li­ tree, ar.. odd-looking hillock, or braries, etc. Here, one suspects, bishop Joseph T. McGucken of Second Vatican Council. a strangely-shaped field that is a great factor in the molding San Francisco officiated at the dedication Saturday at Guada- , was not the scene of some story." of a great man. Iupe College here in California Hopes for- Sequels Another century is entered at If this is true, as it is, of the Cremona, the seventeenth, when of the new western novitiate of eountryside, how much truer is the incomparable violin maker, the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin MaD'. it of the cities! DADSON Oil BURNERS Antonio Stradivari fashioned his It is particularly true of Rome. miraculous instruments there. But Rome is not touched hi this No writer, of course, can do ATTLEBORO'S

book. At the very end, Mr. Mor­ justice to Italy, and much less Leading Gardenl Center

ton is on his way there. But he a single book turn that prodi­ probably feels that he has cov-­ gious trick. But Mr. Morton here ered that subject in his earlier comes close to making the mani­ A Traveller in Rome. . fold marvel reach orie through This time, he confines himself print. His is a packed, vibrant, South Main & \lVall Sts. to northern Italy, nor does he and delectable book. It has maps , begin to exhaust even that. One and photographs. Did I· like it? hopes the present work will have I loved it. CA 2-0234 640 Pleasant Street Ne. Bedford Tel. WY 6-8271 a series of sequels. He starts out witli Milan, moves up to the lakes; proceeds Loyola School Gets to Bergamo, Cremona, Piacenza, Large Endowment Parma, Mantua, Modena, Bolo­ gna, Ravenna, Ferrara, Padua, CHICAGO (NC)-A $1,410,455 endowment was made to Loyola ( Venice, Vicenza, Verona, Eventu­ ally he gets down to Florence, University's Stritch School of COMPAKr Arezzo, Siena, Cortona, and Per­ Medicine through the estate of WHOLESALE AUTOMOTIVE ugia, and ends up in Assisi. William G. Potts, Chicago indus­ AND There is, naturally, many a stop trialist, who died in 1937. Complete Line

along the way. Potts, a pioneer in the paper INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIE) Building Malterials

" . Catholic in Interests cup industry, in his will stipu­ Mr. Morton has an extraordi­ lated that all assets of his estate • GENERAL TIRES • DELCO BATTERIES nary capacity for understand­ . be turned over to Loyola's med­ 8 SPRING ST., Fl~IRHAVEN • PERFECT CfRCLE RINGS

ing, rcceptance, and delight. As ical program on the death of his a seasoned traveller. hI'! can widow, who died in Miami FAn RIVER - ~EW ~EDFORD - HYANNIS - NEWPORT

WYman 3-2611 eheerfully put up with things Beach, Fla., 011 Oct. 20 at age 93. "'-'~"""



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THE ANCHOR-Diocese of Fall River-Thurs., Dec. 17, 1964

Demands. Huge Missionary Effort for Full Equality

'Very Misleading' Glenmary Home Missioners Question Catholic Population Figures

WA8HINGTON (NC)-A Catholic social action leader ealled here for a "gigantic missionary effort" aimed at bringing equality of opportunity to America's Negro citi­ zens. Father John F. Cronin, 8.8., s'aid that in most of the Dation the battle for civil rights has been "l'argely ''Their problem is more elemen­ won," but at the same time tary: to find a job that can pay enough for decent family liv­ -the battle for equal oppor­ ing," he said.

tunity is scarcely beginning." "What we need above all is a gigantic missionary effort to our inner cities and to our rural slums, comparable to the great evangelizing efforts of Christians in Asia, Africa and the Amer­ icas. Nothing less can meet the challenge of true democracy, true opportunity and a true sense of Christian brotherhood," said Father Cronin, assistant director of the Social Action Department, National Catholic Welfare Con­ ference. College Address He spoke Sunday at Dunbar­ ton .College on civil rights and unemployment as part of a lec­ ture series on "The Sociological Aspects of Contemporary Edu­ cational Problems." Father Cronin said passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and of various local and state laws "marks the beginning of the end of a long struggle for equal rights." "Most of us here today should live to see the day in which America has no second class citi­ zens, no victims of racial dis­ crimination," he predicted. At the same time, he said, an end to segregated practices in public accommodations and housing will mean little to the typical Negro slum family.

Koreans Enjoy Bible Vigils INCHON (NC)-To help in­ still appreciation of the word of God in converts, a U. S. mission­ er in Korea is introducing them to Sacred Scripture through Bible vigils. The Bible vigils-meetings in church at which a priest or lay­ man leads the congregation in re~dings from the Old and New Testaments - have produced an excellent reaction, reports Father Joseph H. Davis, M.M. of Wil­ liamsville, N. Y. During the vigils, the Bible is . carried in procession into the church and enthroned. After the Bible has been incensed, selec­ tions are read. Following the reading, a short sermon is given, followed by a period of silent meditation. The vigil is con­ cluded by a hymn in common, or by recitation of a Psalm together. Father Davis reports that re­ actions to the vigils vary. "For some people," said the Mary­ knoller, "these Bible services are strange and difficult to com­ prehend. But for most of them they are wonderful experiences."

"It was beautiful, Father, I never heard these words before; they are surely God's words," one Korean said to the missioner.


Remedial Reading Program

NEWARK (NC) - A Negro apostolate parish here in New Jersey has received a $10,000 grant from the Victoria Founda­ tion to conduct a remedial read­ ing program. Msgr. Thomas J. Carey, ad­ ministrator at Queen of Angels parish, said the program would be launched in July with 150 students, he added. Plans call for continuing the program three years to reach at least 750 children who are two years or more below their proper grade level in reading, Msgr. Carey said.

Father Cronin IWted that the struggle for equal employment opportunity "is gaining ground daily" and said there is "actu­ ally a shortage of skilled Negro labor today - many firms are looking in vain for such work­ ers." He said this points to the fact "the real problem is lack of edu­ cation and often lack of incen­ tive." "Slum homes and slum schools" he said, "do not usually produce the drive for study and advancement. On the contrary they give us more than the nor­ mal share of dropouts and vir­ tual illiterates." He commended person-to­ person efforts to improve educa­ tion and create incentives among the poor, including tutoring pro­ grams conducted by college stu­ dents, the new Volunteers in Service to America established under the war on poverty pro­ gram, and neighborhood centers run under the auspices of churches and other groups.

EXPERT: An expert on witch doctors, Rev. James Norman, O.M.I., who serves the Zapotec Indians of south­ ern Mexico, believes that not all wi1;oh doctors are bad. NC Photo.

GLENDALE (NC) - Figures about the U. S. Catholic popula­ tion are "very misleading," ac­ cording to the Glenmary Home Missioners. Their research center here said '. that while one out of every four people in the U. S. is a Catholic, there are large areas of the country where the Church is virtually unknown. The center staff prepared a map showing 20 rural dioceses containing one-fourth the na­ tion's total population but only three per cent of the Catholic population. In these dioceses, mostly

southern, only one out of 25 peo­ ple is a Catholic, "a much small­ er proportion than in Africa," it was stated. 'Big-City Church' "In actual practice, the Church in our country is for the most part a big-city Church," the center staff stated. The Home Missioners, whose national headquarters and major seminary are located in this Cin­ cinnati suburb, work in the rural areas of the U. S., where they esf;<lblish new diocesan parishes. Their goal is "to make the Cath­ olic Church available to every American."




Expect 33 Prelates At Chicago Meeting CHICAGO (NC)-Three car­ dinals and 30 archbishops and bishops from the U. S. and Latin America are expected here for the second annual Catholic Inter­ American Cooperation Program from Jan. 27 to 29, Albert Car­ dimll Meyer of Chicago said. CICOP, founded in 1963 to alert U. S. Catholics to the so­ cial, economic and religious problems of Latin America, drew more than 2,000 partici­ pants to its first meeting.. Cardinal Meyer said: "Our Latin friends come as teachers. The large number of Americans who will attend come to learn how best to provide all the help which can be spared for work in Latin America. We have a common hemisphere, common ocean boundaries, in general part a common faith. As brothers, then, we must become closer in understanding and love. It is my hope that the CICOP meeting will provide another large step in this direction."

Catholics Take Part In Religious Exhibit TAIPEI (NC)-A Catholic ex­ hibit has been attracting partic­ ular attention among the esti­ mated 15,000 persons who daily flock to a Religious Cultural Ex­ position being held here on For­ mosa.

A small section of the Catholic exhibit is devoted to the "cap­ tive Church" on the Chinese mainland. Pictures of those who died or are still imprisoned by the Chinese communists are en­ twined with barbed wire. Other sections show Mass vestments and photographs of the ecumen­ ical council. Other exhibits are set aside for Protestants, Moslem, Buddhists, Taoists, and Confucians.

Italian Pilgrims BURBANK (NC)-Some 3,500 members of the Italian Catholic Federation have made a pilgrim­ age for the intention of Christian unity to the top of Mount Raph­ ael to a small chapel which was built by St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, first U. S. citizen-saint, when she worked here in Cali­ fornia. Mother Cabrini died in 1917 and was canonized in 1946.


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Continued from Page One tion does not fulfill State law. Chapter 76, Section 1 of the General Laws states that prhate school pupils 'shall be entitled to the same rights and privilege.; as to transportation to and from school as are pmvided by law for pupils of public schools.' The same section' presents tbe pur­ pose of this provision, '••• to protect children from the haz­ ards of traffic and promote their safety'." "Since the Town of Berkley has no high school of its own and. must transport its public school students out of town to another school, we maintain that private school students should be ac­ corded the 'same rights and priv­ ileges.' It seems quite clear that the purpose of the law, to pm­ mote safety, can only be fulfi1led b~' actually transporting the chil­ dren to and from school. We con­ tend that the present School Committee policy of oniy offer­ ing parents of private school ... children a sum of money equ31 to the per pupil cost of transpor­ tation but otherwise leaving them to shift for themselves ful­ fiUs neither the spirit nor the letter of the law. Whenever the law and the courts refer to this matter, they speak of transporta­ tion to and from school, and nowhere provide for a substi­ tute such as reimbursement." "Consider what the Town pro­ vides for public school ch:ldren. It lay~ out carefuuly planned bus routes, it arranges detailed bus schedules, it provides well equipped vehicles which must meet rigid state standards, it secures competent drivers, it sees to it that all the children are properly insured. All of this is co-ordinated by a trained su:' perintendent of schools, and could not possibly be done by an individual parent. But the Town has similar obligations to its children who attend private schools. These obligations it claims to fulfill, not by any of the above efforts, but by a sim­ ple, inadequate cash reimburse­ ment to parents. ':an it be rea­ sonably claimed that the Town is exerting as much effort fo!' the safety of private school chil­ dren as it does for public school children?" "Actually, 'per pupil cost' of transportation is a statistical average which is helpful in ad­ ministration, but which does not reflect real life situations. The Town does not pay exactly the same cost to transport each of its public school pupils. Some live greater distances from the school, and obviously, it costs more to transport some children .-.»: than others. However, everyone grants that this should be dor..e, since it is the actual transporta­ tion, not the per pupil cost, that saves lives. We suggest that the same applies to private school ehildren. It would no doubt cost the Town more to transport these children. If, however, one of these ch:ldren were struck down while walking to school, it would .indeed be little consola­ tion to know that he had been offered the per pupil cost of transportation. "Secondly, we feel that your decision is not in the best inter­ ests of the Town. Apart from transportation, the Town pays $490 in tuition fees for every child who attends the Dighton­ Rehoboth public regional high school. The Town does not, of cOurse, pay tuition for students in parochial school, and could not de so legally. Thus, every child who attends a parochial school actually saves the Town 4490 each year in tuition ex­ penses. Therefore, even though it might cost the Town more ta .rovide transportation, t his

would be more than supplied for by the saving in tuition. In­ deed, it would seem that ,the Town would want to encourage this kind of saving of the tax­ payers' money." "Finally, we urge that fair consideration be given to the rights of taxpayers in this mat­ ter. The' U. S. Supreme Court has clearly established in the Everson Case that transportation is not a direct aid to religious education, but a normal func­ tion of the state's police power in providing for the safety of its children. The parents of the children attending the parochial schools in question have exercised their constitutional right of freedom of choice in ~ucation, and are quite willing to assume the total cost of that education, thereby relieving the Town of its re­ sponsibility. All that they are asking is their fair share-not of educational assistance - but of a necessary health and safety measure in the transportation of their children. We are confident that fair-minded fellow citizens would not have them deprived of their right." Sincerely yours, (Rev.) Patrick J. O'Neill Superintendent

Present Newman Letfer to School MASON CITY (NC)-A letter by John Henry Cardinal New­ man disputing a claim that he was an inept disciplinarian as a teacher' has gt:en presented to Newman High School here in Iowa. The !etter was given to the high school by John MacNeider of the Northwestern PGrtland Cement Company. It was written by Cardinal Newman, famous 19th century British convert churchman, late in his career to the Daily News newspaper as a reply to one of his former pupils at Oxford, who wrote in his memoirs that the youthful Newman was un­ able to maintain order among his students when he was a tutor. Discourteous Account Wrote Newman: "I am Sorry that, at the end of ,nearly 60 years, he should not let by-ganes be by-gones. I have never said a word against him,and his ac­ count of me is as discourteous as it is utterly unfounded. If I were as cowardly as he represents, I never ought to have been a ('~llege tutor. "The truth is, when I came into office, the discipline was in a very lax state, and I, like a new broom, began sweeping very vigorously • • • This roused the indignation of certain high and mighty youths, who • .... did their best to oppose me and to spread tales about me. I don't consider that • .. • I got the worst of it in the con­ flict; and what Lord Malmes­ bury calls 'helpless resignation' .... * I interpret to have been the conduct of a gentleman under great provocation."

Fund Drive to Help Catholic Hospitals INDIANAPOLIS (NC) -Two Catholic hospitals are slated to receive more than $8 million from a $15.5 million public sub­ scription campaign by the Indi­ anapolis Hospital Development Association. St. Vincent's Hospital will re­ ceive $5.8 million toward a new $18 million hospital complex. st. Francis Hospital, in suburban Beech Grove, will recei¥e $ltl million for expansioa.



School Head Asks Transportation

Msgr. William W. Baum

'Direets OfiFice On Eeumellism January 1 WASHINGTON (NC) The Missouri priest, named its executive director, will open the' office of the new Bishops' Committee for Ecu­ menical Affairs here in January. MsgT. William W. Baum, vice chancellor of the Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., diocese and an of­ ficial of ecumenical and litur­ gical commissions there, will make his headquarters at the National Catholic Welfare Con­ ference; The committee he will serve if directed by Archbishop Law­ rence J. Shehan of Baltimore. The six-member bod.y was set up in mid-November by the Hierarchy at its annual general meeting, held in Rome between sessions of the Vatica,n Council. Msgr. Baum, 38, is :l native of Kansas City who was ordained in 1951, has made advanced studies in theology in Rome, served as parish priest and held several posts in the chancery. Since 1959, he has b,~en execu­ tive secretary of the Diecesan . Commission on the Liturgical , Apostolate. He was elected to the board of directors of the Na­ tional Liturgical Con:Eerence in 1961 and re-elected in 1964. In February of thiH year, he was named vice-chairman 9'f the Diocesan Ecumenical Commis­ sion. He also serves as a perma­ nent observer consultant of the Secretariat for Promoting Chris­ tian Unity, Rome, for the Con­ sultation on Church Union. The office Msgr. E:aum will direct has been charg,ed by the hierarchy with interpreting the decree of the Vatican Council on ecumenism as it affectH the U. S. Church. It will also propose guidllnes for ecumenical dialogue and action, provide a poin.t of con­ tact for non-Catholic Christian churches, direct the dialogue with Oriental Orthodox in the country and be a liaison between the U. S. Bishops and the unity secretarfat in Rome.

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Church Has Weaknesses Of Human Organization By Rev. Andrew M. Greeley As the aggiornamento moves forward, one notes an increasing impatience with the pace of change. We are not moving fast enough, it is alleged; we are being disappointed here, frustrated there, and perhaps even betrayed some­ where else. There is of course Church as to be permanently nothing wrong with holy im­ disillusioned by the imperfec-· patience; it is a prophetic tions they see in it. charism without which real It would have been nice if the

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social change is impossible. But Lord had made His Church in it should not blind us to the such a way that it would be free from inertia, lethargy, weakness, necessarily er­ corruption, indifference and nar­ ratic nature of change in a hu­ rowness; but such a church man organiza­ would have been composed per­ DELEGATE: Giorgio Borg haps of archangels but not of tion. We are not Olivier of Malta has been happy with de­ human beings with free but weak human wills. lays, false appointed his country's first starts, compro­ Our belief in the Church delegate to the United Na­ would be historically and theo­ mises that seem tions general assembly on logically uninformed if it ex­ un nee essary, admittance of his. country pected that the bride would be setbacks, disap­ free from blemish before that this month to the U. N. NC ~ointments; but neither ought day on which the Bridegroom Photo. returns. we to be sur­ prised by them, nor disillusioned .. One occasionally has the im­ to the point of despair. If these pression that some people are as Paroc~lial frustrations did not occur, the scandalized by the humanness Church would not be a human of the Church as were the an­ cients by the humanity of Christ. organization. The te.mptation to panic in the They would like the Church to face of a defeat is strong, espe­ be free from the inevitable CINCINNATI (NC) - Class

cially for those whose whole weakness of human nature sizes are smaller in parochial

lives have been dedicated to . (such as death). schools of the Cincinnati archdi­

preparing for the aggiornamento. Yet if a human church is a ocese than at any time i.n recent

As one Protestant observer at logical continuation of the hu­ the Council put it, "The liberals man· nature of the Incarnation, years, the school office has re­

are the new prophets of doom; the rejection of the humanity 1)f ported.

As a result of discontinuing they win battle after battle and the Church is almost a rejection when they suffer a setback or a of the Incarnation. Faith that is the first grade in the current s.chool year, schools have "made delay, they say, 'Good heavens! based on the Church being free We've lost the war!' (Though from the weakness of its mem~ progress" in the direction of a this observer himself was not bers and leaders, only to collapse maximum of 40 children in each above an occasional despairing in the face of such weakness, is class, the report showed. Last year two-thirds of the statement.) no faith at all. elementary school classrooms in Yet the war is not lost, though Progress and growth in a hu­ the diocese had 40 or more it may not have been won yet; man organization are never au­ and, while defeats on key issues tomatic or painless. The upward pupils; this year 52 per (lent are are maddening, the changes of curve is not smooth but jagged; in that bracket. The number of classes with the past few years represent but the only thing that could in such an overmhelming social the final analysis turn the curve 45 to 59 pupils was cut almost trend, that an end or a reversal downard permanently would be in half. Last year 37 per cent of for the aggiornamento is almost despair. At this point in the his- classes had 45 or more, while this year only 20 per (~ent are unthinkable. that large. Defeats and delays can be un­ Looking in the other dilrection, derstood only in the context of the report indicate that in the everything that has happened; to Continued from Page One past shool year only 18 per cent isolate them from the history of the last half-decade would be in­ about her experiments," said of classes had 35 to 39 pupils en­ credibly naive. Mrs. Smith, "but it went in one rolled while this year 27 per cent are in that bracket. Social change is not inevitable; ear and out the other. I'm not a it can be slowed and temporarily scientist!" 40 Maximum halted by human confusion, In 1959, the archdiocesan In spite of working hours that weakness and even malice. But often extended from 8 or 9 in school board established 50 as the mere existence of these the morning until midnight, Sis­ the maximum number of chil­ phenomena within the Church ter Rosarii was always at St. Jo­ dren in a class. When the an­ does not mean that depair is in seph's Church in Woods Hole nouncement of the dropping of order. Indeed, discouragement for morning Mass, said Rev. Ed­ grade one was made earlier this and disillusion would seem to win J. Loew, administrator. year, the board reducecl to 40 play into the hands of the ene­ When asked if Wood's Hole the maximum enrollment of new mies of change. Sisters. aid in sacristy work at classes coming into the school, ,• . Real Danger and set the same as a g·oal for St. Joseph's during their Sum­ But the real danger is not that mer stay: "They have no time," upper classes. the veteran liberals will give up; he said. Some of the religious "Obviously, in one yeal~'s time when they lose a battle they will are at tht: institute to teach, we could not reach the goal of lick their wounds and come back some to study, some, like Sister a maximum of 40 in each class­ to fight another day. The real room," Msgr. Carl J. Ryan, su­ Rosarii, to do research. danger is that some of ·the Sister Rosarii was the only perintendent of schools, com­ younger generation will so mis­ religious from her community mented. "But we have made understand the nature of the at Woods Hole, said Father progress in that direction." He pointed out that on a sta­ Loew, but she roomed with three members of other congregations tistical basis, the discontinuation 5,000 Attend Mass at Mrs. Smith's home. She will of grade one, involving some return this Summer to continue 10,000 children, would also have At Vietnam Shrine her work in the field of cancer affected about 225 lay teachers. SAIGON (NC)-"What faith!" research. As a matter of fact, however, exclaimed . Archbishop Angelo the parochial schools this year's Palmas, apostolic Delegate to have only 74 fewer lay tE~achers Vietnam, commenting on the than last years's total ofB87. Catholics he had met on his re­ Continued from Page One cent visit to Hue archdiocese in ~ central Vietnam. For North Americans the spe­ An estimated 5,000, including cific task of community lies in representatives from 34 parishes, the direction of Latin America, assisted at his Mass celebrated Father Colonnese said. on the esplanade outside the "The revolution of the hungry, church of Vietnam's shrine of the illiterate and the oppressed Our Lady in La-Vang. So.. Dartmouth ­ Going from Hue to La-Vang, in Latin America is afoot," he • the Delegate was greeted by explained. : and Hyannis : fervent crowds at parish "We ~ave the choice of guid­ .churcheS along the road. Large ·ing this revolution as Christians congregations also attended his dealing with basic issues as _ So. Dartmouth WY 7-~1384_ Masses in the temporary cathe­ Christ did," he said, urging re­ -. Hyannls • 2921 -_ dral and in the Redemptorists' sponse to papal appeals for aid church in Hue. to Latin America.

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Hanewich Sees Feehan High As Future Sports Power

Spirit E~thu~es Forme!' BC St@r

By Fred Bartek "We may not have the enrollment of boys that 'ft W<)uld like but we make no apologies for that. Weare in a class, which we voluntarily joined, and, we mean to make every effort to 9tay with the lead,ers in that class." That is the summary of Coach enrollment," said the former Chet Hanewich who has just Eagle who played at Newton completed his first year as Heights under Coach Mike Holo­ head grid mentor at Bishop vak, now coach ot the American Feehan High School in Attleboro in the Bristol County League. ''Catholic sec­

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to the north­

western section of this diocese when Feehan High was es­ tablished. 0 u r regional school continues to grow and our boy - enrol.l1Jlent is bound to grow with it. And, as the school moves ahead, you can look for the name Feehan to gain much

more favorable publicity on the

sports pages of your hometown newspaper." "We think we did pretty wen this year in our first year in the Bristol County League," the former Boston College end and fullback asserted. "True, we had our ups and down. But, all in all, we feel satisfied with the prog­ ress of the team. We have four boys who are being sought after by Eastern colleges." That· speaks for itself, especially for members of a club completing their first year against seasoned campaigners in a well establish­ ed county school league. "The potential is there at Fee­ han High. You just have to-look at the type of game we played against Durfee Of Fall River and Stang of North Dartmouth," Hanewich pointed out. Will to Win "Our boys have the will and the desire to win. The rest will come with time, practice and competition," the former Brook­ lyn Dodger-owned player de­ clared. "We are overcoming tra­ ditionalism in some families, too. Boys at first were somewhat re­ luctant to go to Feehan because they wanted to graduate from 'the same high school as their fathers. This feeling has changed radically. Soon we expect our boy-enrollment will not only equal but will surpass the girl

Basketball Tourney Set for Dec. 28-30 ARLINGTON (NC)-A field of eight high school basketball teams from three states and the District of Columbia has been picked for the fourth annual Christmas tournament Dec. 28 to 30 at O'Connell High School in this Virginia suburb of the nation's capital. Brother F. Damian, F.S.C.. tourney director, said the field

is composed of defending cham­

pion South Hills Catholic, Pitts­ burgh; West Catholic, Philadel­ phia; Calvert Hall; Baltimore; St. John's, Washington, D. C.. and O'Connell,' all Christian Brothers' schools; Landon, a Bethesda, Md., private school, and St. Stephen's, Alexandria, Va., Episcopal school.

Football League Patriots, "And when we .reach this point, you can look for better Feehan clubs who will be in the win column more than we were this past season." Prospects Bright "I do not mean to create the impression that we are apologiz­ ing in any way. As a matter of fact, I think we did exceptionally well for a beginner with a lim­ ited boy enrollment. We are assured the nucleus of a good club next year," said the astute Attleboro mentor who started his athletic career in baseball and football at St. Raphael's Academy in Pawtucket before he matriculated at the Boston Jesuit College. . "The ebullient display our boys manifested in the second half of the Thanksgiving Day game against our southern re­ gional high school rivals is a barometer, I am certain, of the things to come at Feehan," as­ serted Chet Hanewich who gained his coaching experience with LaSalle Academy in Provi­ dence, as an assistant and at Barnstable High on Cape Cod as a head coach. . "For a time on Thanksgiving Day things looked somewhat bleak. But, the spirit and enthu­ siasm of our boys was never dampened. They went out on a spree that brought us, at one time, within a touchdown on the scoreboard. It took intestinal fortitUde and our boys showed they had it," observed the Attle­ boro grid mentor who also di­ rects the school baseball club. Guidance Teacher "So you can see why I said earlier that we will be in the

Presbyterians Help Jackson Churches NEW YORK (NC)-The Com­ mission on Religion and Race of . the United Presbyterian Church here has sent a check for $2,500 to the "Committee of Concern" of Jackson, Miss., for destroyed churches there. Robert Stone, associate direc­

tor of the Presbyterian commis­

sion, stated in a letter: "We wish

to designate one-half of this

amount for the parish hall of the Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church in Hattiesburg. From our own experiences in Hattiesburg we have been well aware of the splendid leadership and cooper­ ation this parish has given to the freedom movement there."

Jesuit Addresses

Quaker 'Meeting

COACH CHET HANEWICH 'Completes First Year in Bristol County 'Learue win coluDm more often in the future with time, practice and competition," declared Hanewich who is a mathematical engineer by training and education. Hanewich is interested in the future welfare of every boy on his squad. He has been contacted on numerous occasions by several leading colleges concerning the abilities of his best grid players. He serves as a father

Maryknoll Grads Have Reunion MOLINA (NC) -More than 300 people from all parts of Chile assembled here recently for the annual homecoming of the Maryknoll agricultural school. The group, consisting of grad­ uates and parents of students at­ tending the school, watched a demonstration of the school's farming equipment, went on a tour of the buildings and exam­ ined the latest plastic classroom teaching aids from the United States. A soccer game between the ex-students and the present ones provided the day's enter­ tainment. The agricultural school, staffed by Maryknoll Brothers and Chilean professors, teaches 150 boys. Classes covering most phases of modern farming last 10 months. G'raduates of the shool have little difficulty in finding jobs since there are more vacancies in farming posts· than there are graduates.




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CO. RALEIGH (NC)-Qne of ev­ was on the theme "Unity in ery five Catholics in the diocese Diversity." , of Raleigh is a conveTt. A check Canadian-born Father Jacques of annual reports of the diocese, Amyot, S.J., now a professor of ~ which had its 40th birthday Sun- . sociology and anthropology at day, disclosed 11,641 converts Chalalongkom University in : NORTH FRONT STREET since 1945 when Bishop Vincent Bangkok, Thailand, spoke on S. Waters became head of the ways of making contact with the , NEW BEDFORD ~ See. Today there are 49,954 minds of persons who have been WYman 2-5534 ( Catholics in the diocese, which brought up in different culturea \ coven North carolina. Mel backgrounda. ~.I'

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and guidance teacher to them all, as he helps them to solve their own problems concerning the college of their choice. He has been instrumental, too, in interesting some colleges to evaluate the potentialities of some players he thinks are deserving of con­ sideration for a collegiate ath­ letic scholarship. .Hanewich, who like his close friend and former associate Carlin Lynch, is another who oper­ ates on the theory that the best football player is no good to a team if he is delinquent in his studies. "And, our principal, Sis­ ter Mary Urban, keeps a close

eye on the academic standing of every member of every athletic squad at our school. Sister Urban is as interested, in seeing her students further their education by going to college. Sister Mary Urban is our best sports booster," observed the Pawutcket native who kept up his own athletic career until a few years ago. Won Six Letters Hanewich, who earned three football letters at Boston Col­ lege, also corralled three baseball letters at the same Jesuit insti­ tution. After he graduated from BC, he played baseball for Mon­ treal in the Canadian Coast League? a semi pro loop. The Feehan coach, who started out as a math teacher at LaSalle in Providence, later entered private industry as a mathemat__ ical engineer for Pratt-Whitney in Hartford. He returned to teaching at Barnstable High and during his stay at the Cape he played in the fast company of the Cape Cod League, in which many present day major league stars once played. He switched to diocesan teach­ ing and coaching the third Year that Bishop Stang High School was in operation. He worked under Lynch as an assistant grid coach and he was the head base­ ball coach. The diocese engaged his services for the second re­ gional high school when Feehan. embarked on its own athletic. program in the Fall of 1962. He married the former Anne Higgins of Pawtucket in 1956. They are the parents of four boys. The Hanewiches belong to St. Theresa's parish in South Attleboro where Rev. Gerald Chabot is pastor.

Best wishes for peace ud joy during this holiday season

and hope for happiness and prosperity to you and yours, in the New Year, from the people at your Stop & Shop.


'JH! ANCHOR-Diocese of Fan River-thurs., Dec. 17, 1964

Plan Interchange Of Church Visits NEW ORLEANS (NC) - An interchange of church and syna­ gogue visits which brought home to New Orleanians last year the meaning of ecumenism will be repeated here and held for the first time in Baton Rouge this January. Known as "Operation Under­ standing," the program a year' ago resulted in more than 40,000 persons visiting houses of wor­ ship. In New Orleans, the exchange of visits will be dedicated to the memory of New Orleans Arch­ bishop Joseph F. Rummel who died Nov. 8. Interested persons who 30m in the visits will have laymen guide them through the churches and synagogues, explaining ob­ jects and ceremonies. No services will be involved. In New Orleans, the program will last for four weeks. In Baton Rouge it will continue three consecutive Sundays.


College Observes 75th Anniversary CONCELEBRATION: Bishop Albert R. Zuroweste of special permission from Rome's Commission of the Litur­ Eelleville, Ill., and 12 of his priests concelebrate Mass at gical Decree. NC Photo a Diocesan clergy liturgical day following the obtaining of


University Honors Johnson at AI1niversary Observance

WASHINGTON (NC) ­ georgetown University honored two Presidents of' the United States and installed a new pres­ ident of its own as a 15-month observance of its 175th anniver­ sary closed. An honorary doctorate of laws awarded posthumously to John F. Kennedy, who before his death had accepted invitation to attend the convocation, was re­ ceived by the late President's sister, Mrs. Sargent Shriver. President L y n don Baines :Johnson, who attended George­ town law school for a brief pe­ riod 30 years ago, recei ved a similar degree in person. The President also delivered the principal address, a speech which was held to be of high significance in international re­ lations. Father Edward B. Bunn, S.J., president of Georgetown for the last 12 years and now holding the newly created office of chan­ eellor, formally inducted his suc­ !lessor, Father Gerard J. Camp­


bell, S.J., the 44th president of Georgetown. ' Taking part in the exercises were Archbishop Egidio Vagnoz­ zi, Apostolic Delegate in the U. S.; Archbishop Patrick A. O'Boyle of Washington; Auxil­ iary Bishop Jeremiah F. Minihan of Boston, an alumnus and one time football star at George-

specially recorded by the cele­ brated musician for the convo­ cation, to "carry his sentiments of admiration and affection" for the late President. T he convocation concluded with a solmen Mass offered by Father John M. Daley, S.J., pro­ vincial of the M,-,ryland Province of the Society of Jesus.

Communists Destroyed All Rc~cords Of Bishop-Designate's Ordination WHITING (NC)-A Redemp­ torist priest who 13 years ago couldn't prove that he had been ordained will be consecrated a bishop to serve as spiritual lead­ er of Slovak Byzantine Rite Catholics in Toronto, Ont., Sat­ urday, Jan. 2. Bishop-designate M i c h a'e I Rusnak, C.SS.R., was born in Pennsylvania, but was reared here in Indiana. His parents; Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Rusnak, with their five sons and one daughter.

Explains Mass in Vernacular

For U.S. Servicemen Overseas

OXFORD (NC)-Mass in the vernacular has particular signi­ ficance for those American ser­ Vicemen around the globe who have been attending Sunday Mass in nearby towns and for :Whom Latin has seemed a touch ef home. Now that the national lan­ guages are being used the ser­ viceman who doesn't attend Mass on his overseas base gen­ erally finds it less easy-unless he happens to be stationed here in Britain where the language is roughly the same. Father (Lt. Col.) Raymond F. Coleman, USAF, chaplain at Brize Norton aid base in the Ox­ fordshire countryside, discussed the new vernacular for Ameri­ cans, and compared it with the version in the English parishes around the base. For the two Sundays prior to the first Sunday in Advent when the vernacular was introduced, Father Coleman celebrated Mass in the base chapel facing the eongregation of Air Force per­ sonnel and their families. More Attentive "Many parents remarked ..

town; and Auxiliary Bishops Philip M. Hannan, William J. McDonald and John S. Spence of Washington. Bishop McDon­ ald is rector of the CEltholic Uni­ versity of America.

The convocation was in the

nature of a memorial. The pro­

gram included the playing of a

composition by Pablo Cassals,

WASHINGTON (NC)-Bishop William J. McDonald, rector of the Catholic University of Amer­ ica, offered a Low Pontifical Mass in the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception yes­ terday to initiate the 75th anni­ versary of the founding of St. Paul's College, Paulist Fathers major seminary which adjoins the university. Archbishop Lawrence J. She­ han of Baltimore preached the sermon. Father Isaac T. Hecker, found­ er pf the Paulist Fathers, first American community of priests, was an early proponent of founding both the Catholic Uni­ versity and St. Paul's College.

me immediately after Mass how much more attentive and in­ volved their children had been because they could witness the Mass with the priest," Father Coleman said. "This combined with the vernacular has brought more response and a renewed vigor to the participation, espe­ cially up to the Canon of the Mass." The chaplain explained that a supplementary 'text for use with Sunday missals had been sup­ plied by the Air Force for Cath­ olic personnel. But for the first couple of Sundays he was ad­ vising the congregation to use a Mass card only. Father Coleman said that while more than 300 servicemen and their families attended Mass on the first Sunday in Acivent at the base chapel, many others living off-base attended the En­ glish parish churches near their homes. "The English version (as presented by the Hierarchy of England and Wales) varies slightly from that in the supple­ mentary text we have which was approved by the U. S. Bishops," he said.

came to Whiting in the early 1920s where Rusnak was em­ ployed in an oil refinery until the Depression era. Out of work and unable to provide for his family, Rusnak sent his wife' and chiJ.dren back to friends in eastern Slovakia, Mrs. Rusnak was kllled in a World War II bombing. As they were able, the children rejoined their father here after the war, except Michael who decided to remain in Czechoslovakia and study for the Redemptorist priesthood. He was oJ~dained in 1947.


He was reunited with. his fam­ ily here but was unahle to re­

sume his functions a:; a priest because the communists had de­ stroyed all of his recoJrds. Even­ tually, with the help (If Chicago Redemptorists, he was able to establish his religiou:. identity and ordination record.



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