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PAGE S ARKANSAS CATHOLIC FEBRUARY 18, 1990 prizes in essay offered Little Rock - "What Do You Do All Day?. finding out what motivates persons to choose the religious life, and the sources of their problems, goals and satisfactions. The authors of the top four essays in each category (sister, brother, deacon, priest) in each grade division (8-9, and 10-11-12) will be awarded prizes of$100, $75, $50 and $25. Fr. Edward J. McCormick dies at age 8 Little Rock - Fr. Edward .Joseph McCormick, 81, died Feb. 8 after a lengthy illness here. .The question might better be asked, Winners will receive their prizes atBorn in Brockton, MA, in 1908, Fr. What doesn t a sister or brother, deacon Sunday Masses in their home parishesMcCormick was ordained in the Did- or priest do all day, but that's the theme on May 6, designated as World Day ofcese of Little Rock in 1934 by the late of the 1990 Vocations Essay ContestPrayer for Vocations. Winning essays will Bishop John B. Morris. From that year being sponsored by Arkansas Catholic, be published in Arkansas Catholic. until he joined tile Army in 1942, he diocesan offices of Catholic Schools, served in pastoral positions at Bly- eligious Education and Vocations, and theville, Fort Smith, DeQueen, Foreman .the Greater Little Rock Serra Club. The and Hoxie. latter has pledged a total of $500 in He became a U.S. Army chaplain in prize money. . March, 1942, serving with the 9th Air Fr. Edward J. McCormick l: The competition xs open to all Catho- Force at several bases in the U.S., 1908 - 1990 te youth in grades eight through 12. England, Holland, France, Belgium, Not intended as a class assignment Germany and Italy. His group landed ing over a wedding. During that month, (teachers are not involved in thejudg- in Normandy 15,days after D-Day. he ministered to a total 1,938 people. ira r g P ocess), the Vocauons Essay is Ft. McCormick s service record showsAfter the war, Ft. McCormick re- esigned to be an indeoendent oroiect that a typical month for him as a chap- turned to Arkansas, where he served as t0r interested studen'ts. Under the lain was a busy one. For instance, in pastor at Slovak, West Memphis, l brella theme - "What Do You Do All May, 1942, he held 140 personal inter- McCrory, E1 Dorado, Fort Smith, ua ?, .... t 'y_ ." students will mtervmw a sister, views, made 20 hospital visits, 15 Guard Springdale and Marche. He retired in rther, ae *acon or priest with a view to House visits, ten home visits, and 1985. handled three welfare cases and three Mass of Christian Burial was held at .ql.: disciplinary cases in addition to saying Immaculate Heart of Mary in Marche ="UliJ|aco uuers urses. The test will be administered 25 Masses, another ten Masses with on Feb. 13, celebrated by Msgr. James Scho arshl--saa| I1~ Mar. 1. and Mar. 5 in the Union Life sermons, and holding ten confession E. O Connell of Little Rock. Immacu- Building in Little Rock. Participants may sessions and ten extra-liturgical Com- late Heart of Mary was the site of Fr. choose either date for the test. munions. He also gave a Sex Morality McCormick's 50th Anniversary of Ordi- A,Suhiaeo - The Subiaco Academy Competing students will also have alecture, an address at an Initiation nation Mass in 1984, at which Msgr. , umni Association is offering up to short interview with representatives of Banquet, and speeches to the Central O'Connell was homilist. H0,0 es .00 m scholarships to boys inter- Subiaco Academy and the Alumni As- California Knights of Columbus, two ,tted In attending Subiaco Academy for e 1990-91 school term. The scholar- sociation. Winners will be selected on U.S.O. clubs, a local National Catholic Cmmunity Cnference' and a lcal I i :'ps are available to students graduat the basis of academic ability and score parochial Scho?! in addition to presid: from a Catholic grade school in the on the exam. Interested parents andstudents may : ? ;:e. ded Central Arkansas area, and to phone collect, (501) 934-4240, for '::: th- and tenth-grade boys who have additional information. ] Diocese - Infirm and retired priests [ i:,i III IS I(christmas): $15s'806"52 I in the Catholic school system .UE.a.ch applicant is required to take a I National - Retired religious fund ] ' [fe inexamthein standardSpiritacademic. ii l':;?; ! [. [ (December): AsofFeb. 9 $93,301.62 ]1 His Holy Spirit. The seminar will be conducted by " [ MORRILTON PACKING [ erninar scheduled Charles and Phyllis Ledbetter of Im-' maculate Conception, North Little ] COM]P , INC.. Rock. They have spent the last 15 years ] Pork Packers..dlrect from producer _ feneSt onu ne emn .... I ] will be held Mar. 3-4 at St.and have a background of Scripture | Convent,. Immaculate Concep-studyand leadership training. They [ :::Pansh. The seminar.will be spore have held leadership training seminars ] by "In His Presence Prayer and" :workshops throughout the state Oil n [ and will be open to all. It is and in surroundingstates. I d to fit a large range of people, Registration will be 8:30 AM, Satur- [ . practicing Catholics to theday, Mar. 3 at St. Anne s Convent. For 354-2474 Morrllton, AR : ,rched and unbelieving. The more information, contact Catherine [ ar will feature theteachings of Nolte, 484-0690, or Gretchen Limberg, U.S, Army Chaplain Pture concdrnin, g Jesus Christ and 646-8615. Fr. Edward McCormick YOUe,A N make GREERs The Differenee!:March":"10 11 ti:. 1. 20West BradwayCO" gharmacy Home o[fine ? I 354-2361 =.. .o=..' Richard De$atvo, I.D. Mornlton, AR Hwy. 64 hast, Morrilton 354.318{ Henry Rohlman, Jr.