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PAGE 12 THE GUARDIAN, JANUARY 10, 1969 Irish Provide Highest Proportion (IF Missioners Dublin (NC)-- Proportionally, Ireland has more Catholic mis- sionaries serving in other countries than any other nation, according to a survey published here. With a population of about 2.9- million, Ireland has 7,085 mission- aries serving overseas. The fig- ure, published by the Missionary Service Center, is 568 more than the 6,517 shown by the centerPs first survey in 1965. Of Ireland's population, about 2.7-million are Catholics. The United States, with a total population of more than 200 mil- lion, of whom about 47.4 million are Catholics, had 9,655 mission- aries serving overseas as of Jan. I, 1968. The figures for both countries include priests, Brothers, Sisters and lay people. For Ireland, the breakdown is 2,797 priests, 486 Brothers, 3,547 Sisters and 255 lay people. The geographical distribution of Irish foreign missionaries is: Africa, 4,473; Asia and Oceania, 2,027; and the Americas, 585. Before tile outbreak of its civil war with the secessionist state of Biafra, Nigeria had the great- est number of Irish foreign mis- sionaries: 1,449. The survey showed that the Holy Ghost Fathers and the Society of St. Columban have the greatest number of missionaries serving overseas, 572 members each. Ii Arkansas Valley I Church, Shoppers Guide II ALTUS--St, Mary's Church. Sunday Masses: 8:00 CLINTON--(Station). Sunday Mass: 4:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. Holy, day Masses: 8:00 and (Legion Hut). 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. MORRILTON- Sacred Heart Church. Sunday B00NEVILLE--AIIumptIon Church. Sunday NIIII Masses: 7:00, 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. Holyday 9:00 a.rn. Holyday Mass: 5:00 p.m. Masses: 6:00 and 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. State Sanatorium. (First Floor, Nyberg Bldg.) PARIS--St. Joseph's Church. Sunday Musses: Sunday Mass: 7:30 p.m. Holyday Mos: 8:00 and I0:00 a.m. flolyday Masses: 6:00 7s30 p.m. and 8:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. ILARKSVILLE--HoIT Redeemer Church. Sunday RUSSELLVILLE -- St. John's Church. Sunday Masses= 7:00 an dll:00 a.m. Holyday Masses: Masses: 7:00 and 10:30 a.m. Holyday Mass: 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. 11:30 o.m. Paragould St. Mary's parish in Paragould has elected members to a Parish Council that has met twice each month since August to study and work on ways to meet the modern needs of the church. The council members approved a constitution and by-laws at their December meeting. The fol- lowing members were named to the six aposto- lates: Florian Martin, financial; Mrs. Mary Dohmen, family life; Urban Donogne, liturgi- cal action; Mrs. Judy Smallwood, parish and community life; Robert Raley, educational pro- Parish Council gram; and Linus Dohogne, building tenance. Members of the Council pict from left to right, seated: Florian Mtdl I,e, nancier; Urban Donogne, vice presida'L.-L,2 Lane, president; and Mrs. Dorothy SF  secretary. Standing: Mrs. Mary Dolce r ward Raley, Linus Dohogne, Mrs. Ali tn,s tar, The Bey. Bernard Malone, pas "V Judy Smallwood, Robert Raley and S Aloysia, O.S.B. i Russell Stayer Candies Faberge, Helena Rubensteln And Revlon Cosmetics Phone 963-2177 Paris, Arkansas MERRICK 70 MOTEL UNITS Courteous Service With Cleanliness HIGHWAY 64, EAST JUNCTION 7 Russellville, Ark. SUNNYSIDE TRUCK STOP and CAFE "Collese 4k University .Students Welcome" l-Hghwy 64 Chu.kJville OZARK HARDWOOD LUMBER CO. A COMPLETE BUILDERS SERVICE 754-3013 413 Wilson St. Clarksville, Arkansas ADA200IS PLUMBING & ELECTRICAL CO. PLUMBING AND ELECTRICAl, CONTRACTORS COMPLETE LINE OF PLUMBING & ELECTRICAL BUPPLIES PARIS ARKANSAS i Quick Service Laundry-Cleaners Yo Sanitone Dry Clenners 105 MAIN, CLARKSVILLE 121 S. BOULDER, RU&SELLVILLE PHONE '/54-3060 PHONE 968-1505 MORRILTON - MALVERN - CONWAY - ASHDOWN Geo. Crye - Gerald Laux - Herb Laux - James Loyd - E.F. Spigner ALSO OPERATING SELF SERVICE SHOE STORES MORRILTON - CONWAY - RUSSELLVILLE i The children of St. Mary's Church in Paragould received their First Holy Communion Decem- ber 8. Pictured with them is their pastor, The Roy. Bernard Malone, and their teacher, Sister M. Aloysia, O.S.B. Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus, who formed an honor guard, were from leR to right: Bill Gatz, Florian Martin, Max Brengard, Urban Dohogne. The First First Communion in Paragould Communicants are, from left to row -- Mary Patricla Hobbss Julian Douglas Dohmen, Teddy Quails, Steve Brengard and Michele Dollar. -- Sarah Ann Weyer, Sara Jane Gilel Table, Dessert, ond Altar Wines ,,QAo,00 fine wines WiTH * since 1880 "oH* Hobbs, Michelle Woodruff, ry Gatz. fine . since 1880 POST WINERY, INC. ALTus, ARKANSAS PHONEN0 8"27| Ceylon Interrupt Jaffna, Ceylon investigation of worshippers at a night Mass here has by Ceylon's Prime ley Senanayake. Four police suspended following an inquiry. After an attack on parked outside St. police entered the Midnight Mass and charge on the Saying the police spattered church, '' priest complained man hit him from The attack resulted ization of three injuries to several Police said some turned the jeep and policemen. Running to escape arrest, the  cod the police to police said. Bishop Jerome of Jaffna has of the church.