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February 4, 1990     Arkansas Catholic
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. yJoyce Dillingham elude an in-depth look at sterilization, Springs - Veteran journalist Isa- associate editor of The Springs Sentinel-Record and ten- staffer, was chosen as the Employee of the Year. must demonstrate profes- on the job and service to the munity. p?$he believes newspapering is a call- "1 mg and not just a job," said Melinda :1 Gassaway, executive editor. |" Peregrin's life reflects her strong | olic faith - "I'm 100-percent Catho- f lc . and her educational advantages i are also, she said, "Catholic all the wayl" h Her background gives credence to 0ti belief that she should be aware of Ill . .and involved in important issues, Top- cs on which she has won awards in- 13rence se on a series on rape and a special news section entitled "Children of Poverty in the Land of Opportunity." A native of Detroit, MI, Peregrin majored in journalism at the University of Detroit, a Jesuit college, graduating in 1951. She received file college's Tower Award, presented annually to an out- standing alumnus. An unforgettable experience came in 1949 when she was with a group of fellow students who had aprivate audience with Pope Plus XII at his summer residence, Castel Gandolfo. "I remember the aura of his entrance into file throne room," she said. "It was overwhelming, it was thrilling." And she remembers the Pope's humble concern when a frail-looking woman tried to K\]i Isabelle Peregrin (David Vann/Hot Springs Sentinel-Record) kneel before him and he indicated that she Shouht not try; Before moving to Arkansas 18 years ago, Peregrin covered the downriver area for The Detroit News. "I do miss reporting - being where the action is," she said. "However, I still am at the focal point. I like young people and enjo'y working with them," she said. "Isabelle is a perfectionist anti the consumate editor who makes us all look good in print," said Gassaway. Peregrin and her husband John are members of St. John's parish, and are active communicants and cursillistas. They have six children and two grand- children. She serves on the Salvation Army Executive Board, the Friends of the Librmy Board and the OuachitaJob Corps Community Relations Council. I, Little Rock - The diocesan Office of Jlastice and Peace will sponsor a mini- COnference on the U.S. Bishops' Eco- :,.1 oraic Pastoral, "Economic Justice for all. 8 , for Central Deanery parishes on ] , raay, Mar. 3, from 9 AM- 1PM at ] rtst the King Parish Life Center, 4000 | aOdney Parham Rd. 1 1The program will include prayer, 41s ge group input, small group discus- ti ' ns as well as time during the day for arish members to meet and plan ac- oa steps in their respective parishes tOr follow-up to the presentation. , A $3 fee her nerson will cover costs, Cluding a c' opy -of the pastoral for each P,arh.cipant. The registration may be from pastors or from the Ce of Justice and Peace, and along lth the fee needs to be returned by eb. 23 to the Office of Justice and eace, PO Box 7239, Little Rock, 72217. t a[ .re A r e' advattising , begins b ',"r re, y 28... For $50 you can advertise your business to fellow parishioners for 3 months ( one ad per month ). :f Little Rock- The new program of rraation for the permanent diaconate art With a retreat for aspirants and wives Jan. 19-21. Sr. Macrina * ederkehr, OSB. of St.-Scholastica -treat Center in Fort Smith conducted the retreat. .The 21 aspirants from 18 parishes will attend classes in Church History, i r pture, public sveaking, liturgy and ,. The , will be held one weekend per for the next three and a half rears. erra ice anent deacons already in serv- ., attend a retreat with their wives ,tt t[%t" John's Center Mar. 9-11. Jerry of Tex kana will conduct the r treat To start reaching fellow parishioners, send us your business card, the name of your parish and your check for $50. It's that simple. Mail to: RON HALL ARKANSAS CSmOt : P O Box 7417 Little Rock, AR 72217