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m :] De The 0000Ouardian xg0000/s Briers " :iage tln Paul 11 told tturda]its attached to the :iCoSllse t2avhilo;nXi;ty  Official 00ubljca i of the q00iocese of Cittle 00ock )f the church's VOL. LXXI, NO. 5 JANUARY 29, 1982 ow is of human rights san rthe world and that urch is equally nformPed about other 11783Souble spots. ]orthA Ronald Reagan :" iat a Washington Will  )ri -- nference, 'If it is emaw - Hall  n tor certainwnen h "i ins' shouldn't we s ar o ter wil,, pt on the side that Mar- continuing, "I ..Y been one who "" --ol'''r tnls that abortion is e.e[king of a human mg Is lunch hose rdinal Cody of ; snu[o, although still lUr[ll e " -ms rlous condition, ,e. or ca Northwestern ']sterlrial Hospital to O. B!to his residence and tbam .aeesan spokesman 34-219 Foote said the , r--'e, al "is resting ,t urtably and will SON hue to receive ice prtl treatment." nter" RT S ial Mass was held in )'NE;tiek's Cathedral in k for Walter ,,,,,,,,,,!.ey (Red) Smith, 76, itzer Prize-winning db,L columnist of the /ork Times, WhmO dirdd H]ll5 at Sta . .$8. tal in Stamfora,. 11  Bishop James P. ,LLof Cleve-land said he family "beg God ,s, l_ and forgiveness ILe who murdered his I ll F r, Amos, who was b_...tod in his Chicago aent on the evening ._,_. 1, s _pga. king of three and ff woman who been arrested and IO=e]ed in the robbery- L r. ds, atholic Church in nts, and and the Church of and (Presbyterian) announced the of- 03 ,aCceptance of each 's administration of srn. .. Coll  Brendan Murphy, =--.=-, pastor of St. llmlomew Church, " Rock, will be the .rant of the weekly I...! sed Mass for Shut-Ins J!aUnday, Jan. 31, at 7 on Station KTHV, 11. Servers will be Don Douglas and Rogers. Dorothy will be the Minister, Mrs. Leary the lector Moore the director and O11 .Inside tn Priests seminarians t CUstodians of hope. ! Page 3 P... DOnald on NCCB's 'al Family Irittee" Planning Page 6 vocation.. srial.morality Feb. 20 t SKh' Page 8  prayer workshops Page 8 right.. "4 refit slated Feb. . Page 8 ! AS NATIONAL Catholic Schools Week approaches, preparations are being made for the state-wide spelling meet co.sponsored by the Diocesan School Office and the Knights of Columbus. Pictured above are, seated, Sister Henrietta Hockle, O.S.B., Superintendent of Schools, Bob Peters, Jr., State Deputy, and standing, Louis Mancini, Former Master. The Bishop Byrnes General Assembly, Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus of Little Rock, will provide 36 plaques, one to each of the first-, second- and third-place winners in grades l through 12. The Mon- signor Patrick J. Horan Assembly of Fort Smith will provide a $10 check to each of the t2 second-place win- ners The Father Anthony Lachowsky Assembly from Morrilton will provide a $5 check for each of the 12 third- place winners. The diocesan-wide meet is scheduled for 1 P.M., March 7, at Catholic High School in Little Rock. C 00tholic Schools Week Coming Up By Sister Henrietta Hockle, O.S.B. Diocesan Superintendent of Schools The thirty-nine Catholic schools in Arkansas will join Catholic schools throughout the nation in celebrating National Catholic Schools Week from Jan. 31 to Feb. 6. This year's theme for Catholic Schools Week, "The Good News In Education: Catholic Schools," is a theme with a clear double meaning. Catholic schools are "Good News" to students attending them, their parents, their church and the communities of which they are a part. A Catholic education has traditionally meant -- and continues to mean -- academic excellence in a caring com- munity. The talent that is developed and the values nurtured in Catholic schools contribute to a strong and just society. Catholic schools make many contributions to. many people in our contemporary world. They are truly "Good News" in many ways. But central to the purpose of Catholic schools is of course another kind of "Good News," the unique message of hope, trust and "love which they share with the young people from the beginning to the end of every school day, the'Good News of Jesus Christ. This news gives a view of life and death that is different from the world view. According to the reports sent to the Diocesan School Office, .the diocesan averages on the SRA Achievement tests that elementary students took this fall are well above the See Schools on Pg. 3 CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK Jan. 31-Feb. 6. 1982 GOOD NEWS IN EDUCATION : CATHOLIC SCHOOLS In its noblest sense, education can be defined as the influence the mother and the father have on the child. This influence begins even before the child is born. Of a child, it is said, "He looks like his father," or "She takes after her mother." Many years ago, both parents and the Church realized that mothers and fathers need the assistance and the help of a school system. To increase religious knowledge and religious formation, the Catholic school system is a splendid asset to the family and to the Church. The good news for education in Arkansas is the Catholic schools. Our thanks during Catholic Schools Week go to the parents, children, teachers and all associated with this noble work. May the good news of Catholic schools prompt us to live worthy of our heritage all the days of our life. Your friend, Andrew J. McDonald Bishop of Little Rock No Vanity Held Way To Peace By Karl Christ Little Rock - "America should project her traditional message of love, hope and respect for others and not the one that is hated and despised by the Third World," Moorhead C. Kennedy, Jr., summarized in the first of the three talks in the 17th annual Ecumenical Lecture Series last week. The former Iranian hostage and Foreign Service member spoke to one of the largest, if not the largest, crowds ever to attend one of the lectures sponsored by the Ecumenical Lecture Series Committee of Christ the King parish. Addressing the general problem of world peace and how religion relates to it, Bishop's Office 2415 N. Tyler Little Rock, Ark. Dear Friends in Christ: The month of February is Catholic Press Month. On this occasion, we reflect upon the power of the written word. in our diocese, the written word is The Guardian. We mail it to you each weekend. Not only do we encourage you to read it but we ask you to support it. We look upon The Guardian as our opportunity to visit with you and your family on a weekly basis. Both by subscription and by any additional gifts you wish to make, we hope to keep The Guardian alive and well in the year 1982. Asking God to bless you and your families, I remain, Your friend, 4, Andrew J. McDonald Bishop of Little Rock Kennedy said that peace is the  II* '" Center great religions. " successful is Is Opened at CHS religion in bringing peace?" he said. "The track record isn't very good. Religion and violence have gone together Little Rock -- Catholic High inches in width. The printer is all the way from the Crusades to Northern Ireland." The originator of the Cathedral Peace Institute at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City said he discussed this with a United Nations official. "The official said, 'Religion is Kennedy Speaks ridiculous. It causes wars.'" Kennedy said religions reject violence and r cited passive resistance, pacifism, marches and sit-downs against nuclear arms, etc. "If we had no hate in our hearts, peace would come without pledges of any kind," he stated. "We had peace movements in the 1930's," Kennedy went on. "However, they didn't 'concern the rights of others but only that the participants wanted to be left in peace." He said human nature is the base of all conflict. "Rage, fanaticism, greed and violence are not religion. Religion is being used by persons and groups. Each person or government believes God is on their side." Kennedy, in one of his rare references to his im- prisonment, said the revolutionary needs an ideology. "When we were captives, our Moslem guards would make us watch them pray. That wasn't religion but School has recently opened a Computer Center and in- stalled a Digital Equipment Corporation minicomputer, model 11-24. This is a fourth-generation unit first available in 1981. It employs the latest in ad- vances in computer technology. Massive storage capability is provided with two disk drives using record- like magnetic disk cartridges. These tisks are about 18 in- ches in diameter and hold information equal to a file cabinet. CHS has eight terminals connected to the computer. Terminals are small desk-top units which look like a combination black and white TV and electric typewriter. These are used by persons to communicate with the computer, to act like a typewriter or to perform calculations like a calculator. To prepare reports on paper and to have a permanent copy of important work, there is a computer-directed printer. The printer uses paper from a stack of folded continuous paper which can be almost 15 very fast and can print an See CH8 on Pg. 3 Official Announcement V?ALDloeese of S.TL The Most Reverend Bishop announces the following clerical appointment: Effective Jan. 31 Father Joseph H. Blitz, nominal assis- tant at St. Andrew's Cathedral, Little Rock; care of Holy Cross Mission, Sheridan. Rev. Royce Thomas Chancellor Ill INSTRUCTOR Mrs. Judy Safly is shown overseeing a group of Catholic High School students at work in the ..... See Reae on P9-'3., ,- - scheol'sJew Computer Center.