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A(3E 5 ARKANSAS CATHOLIC FEBRUARY 4, 1990 P&R W S By Joyce Dillingham Marie Pinter, parishioner of St. 0seph s, Conway, is a regional director of an internatonal project which is |Searching for descendants of Swiss s|e igres. In the 19th century, a'large contin- e'J|gellt of French and German Catholics 011tlift their country because of economic tk]anti political changes. They emigrated t0]fr~ Valais, one of Switzerland s 25 0f'l~antons (states). Many settled in Ar- ed[,~sas. An 1882 Arkansas Gazette ar- 31 | cle.reported that 27 French speaking M|eo~Viss families were traveling on the Fort he|a~ith Railway to settle in the Conway and Hickey Himstedt, Lonoke, parish- ioners of St. Rose, Carlisle. btl?ea. Among settlers were families with names of Anthematten, Balmaz, ,tb] astonay, Dayer, Dussex, Favre, ........... #|geOrge, Imboden, Moix, Luyet, Mas- Mayor, Metrailer, Nabholz, Luy Himst t ce| eldraatten, Simon, Troillet and Zer- * * * * td,|raatten. Dr. Thomas Jansen, parishioner of 0IxA, e project, called Walasians of the Our Lady of the Holy Souls, Little Rock, 'V0rld,, is part of Switzerland's 700th was one ofsLx Arkansas doctors named he| iVersary of its constitution's estab- among the "Best in America" by Town ]. sl ment. Descendants will be invited & Country magazine. attend a ten-day "Rediscovery cele-Jansen has been in private practice Jq2 ation in Switzerland planned for july in Little Rock for 34 years. He was ]ar "Aug. 5, 1991. Project coordinators professor and chair of the dermatology e SCheduling chartered flights, trans- department of the University of Arkan- t|Prtation, lod in (mostly with rela- sas for Medical Sciences and chief of . y .o graded tours, dermatology of the Veterans Admini- ~|_ tinter said the nroject wants to en- stration Hospital. Selections were made ~| ~Urage re~zional or local celebrations from a survey of physicians. / those unble to make the trip and to Jansen and his wife Fran are parents ~ ~.~te contact between Valasians and of five children. They have five grand- | etrd I 0rdescendants" . children. . idlt , more information, call Pinter at Her address is Route 2, Box Ronald Kelley, parishioner of St. qA' COnway, 72032. Joseph's, Pine Bluff, received a $500 ] tr h Ed ::c | * * * * challenge grant from Arkansas Power Pete Becker celebrated his & Light Co. for a proposal, entitled #| birthday on Jan. 14. He has been DATE, to eradicatedrug, a!cohol and ^, tlfful altar server at Sacred Heart tobaccouse. He is an eighth-grade his- tory teacher at Wat n Clmpe! Junior High School, which will match the grant. Kelley plans to sponsor essay, poster and slogan contests, buy film and audio-visual aids and schedule speakers "" L * * * * for health, civics and practical living di- cy Himstedt has been named news classes. rectr at KAIT, Channel 8, in . He is the son of Gladys Kelley and ] b, 'flhro. She has been executive the late E. D. Kelley. at KTHV, Channel 11, Little qS th' " since 1989. She began working Benjamin DuHart, Jr., of St.Joseph's, u. e station as a reporter in 1979. Pine Bluff, has received a full four-year 8a' _a stedt will be a member of Blessed academic scholarship from the Univer- 'J ~" araen t parish. Her parents are Sue sity of Central Arkansas in Conway. A I~| ~t~ :~ ia=a=,:~' : SAVE Your Trading : " Stamps and Soup Labels,,, I Your hoiI e or Uo.s are a e [|! " ~C~he]p prOVide for the odocadon of needy _~ l arid Easter Ison the way. 1 t ~cL"^ 'ndian children at St. Joseph's Indian ~ J Please pick up those you wish to J~! t ~u~I;.TRADING STAMPS: S&H Green, Top .~| ~ ~gh~"=ueChip, Paid, GoldBond, RedHoldan, J keep by February 15th, because, I~[ t O.~r'~us, Greenbax, etc. LMC & BW coupons l We will give the cemetery a dean ,~! t 6.n"~,H MAYER ( POP: Proof of purchase) & l sweep soon alter that day. "~| t ~y"Puell labe s (Front Panel Ofll ~=tas - Y)" / senior at White Hall High School, DuHart will major in chemistry. His parents are Helen and Benjamin DuHart. In celebration of Catholic Education Week, the St. Joseph, Conway, Parent Teacher organization sponsored a bookmark design contest. Scott Spra- gue, senior, and Sarah Walter, second- grader, won the grand prize in the high school and elementary divisions, respec- tively. The winning designs were made into bookmarks and distributed to each student and teacher. Established four years ago, there are now 125 members in 11 rotating groups in The Nocturnal Adoration Society at Christ The King parish, Little Rock. Each member spends one hour in prayer before the Blessed Sacrament between each First Friday of the month at 7 AM until Saturday at 4:45 PM. The society is an intemational organi- zation. Founded in Rome in 1810, it has more than 300 active branches in the U.S. Its purposes are to unite the members in prayer before the Blessed Sacrament during the hours of the night; to deepen the faith, love and Christian commitment of the members in and through the Person of Christ present and active in the Blessed Sacra- ment; and to pray for the needs of the Church and the world. For more information, call Greg Elsken, at 868-5405 or Jack Hennelly; 225-6678. Enemies, A Love Story - Ron Silver, Anjelica Huston. Drama - R (sexual situations, one scene with nudity, lan- guage). A Holocaust survivor finds himself married to three women. Everybody Wins - Nick Nolte, Debra Winger. Suspense - R (profanity, sex- ual situations, obscenity). Everybody wins except whoever goes to see this nonsense. Internal Affairs - Richard Gere, Andy Garcia. Action/Thriller - R (lot of obscenity, extreme violence). A very intense movie about Internal Affairs tracking a bad cop. My Left Foot - Daniel Day-Lewis. Drama - R (profarfity, lots of strong language, adult situations). True story of poet/painter Christy Brown who overcame Cerebral Palsy. The acting and story are marvelous, but beware of the language. Ski Patrol - Ray Walston, Martin Mull. Comedy - PG (sexual innuendo, some language, crude humor, one use of profanity). Some great ski footage, but even the kids will be bored with this lame comedy about an evil land developer trying to steal a ski resort. For All Mankind - Documentary. The whole family can view this beau- tifully made film about Nell Armstrong's flight to the moon. letter of thanks From Archbishop Quinn Little Rock Bishop Andrew J. McDonald recently recited the following let- My Dear Brother Bishops: When I appealed to the body of Bishops at our November meeting for a National Collection for Earthquake Recovery in the Dioceses of Monterey, Oakland, San Jose and the Archdiocese of San Francisco, I did not know how immensely helpful such a collection would be. The xepresentatives of our dioces.an Charities and Finance Offices have been meeting to assess the needs and how the National Collection can best benefit the entire recovery proc- ess. They are developing a formula to divide the funds for the immediate, direct social services, the rebuilding and repair of churches, and the short-term and long-term housing programs which the Church can effectively address. I write now for two special requests. First, we are able to most effectively and efficiently do this work by knowing as soon as possible howmuch money is available for it. Please ask those who process your collections to forward them just as soon as possible to the National Catholic Disaster Relief Com- mittee at Catholic Charities, USA, 1 19 "F" Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20004. Secondly, the outpouring of financial assistance, prayers, letters of support and concern from you, my Brother Bishops, your staffs and the generous Catholic people have been truly over- whelming. May I ask you to express through your diocesan letters, newspa- pers, or announcements our deepest and most sincere gratitude to every individual who has responded to this need with acts of charity in so many forms. The season of Christmas, the virtues of charity and sharing and the tradition of generosity by our Catholic people have been unceasing since the Oct. 17 earthquake and we will never be able to adequately express our deep and sincere gratitude to the countless individuals who came to our assistance. With sentiments of my continuing esteem and gratitude, I am Sincerely yours in Christ, John R. Quinn Archbishop of San Francisco