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PAGE EIGHT THE GUARDIAN, FEBRUARY 19, 1938 A T o] Christ In Picture And Story .... By Father Francis THE GREAT GIFT OF again. Her Medal is Miraculous. " OUR LADY As a little child Zoe had always prayed to our Lady. She loved our Lady very much. She had asked her guardian angel to please ask our Lady to come down on earth to see her. Then she became a Sister of Charity, as her sister Mary Louise had done before her. he was Sister Catherine. As she knelt in the seminary she prayed again that our Lady might come. That night, in the chapel, Sister Catherine actually saw and talked to our Lady. Then our Lady came again and Sister Catherine saw a vision of a beautiful medal. *** Sister Catherine knev that she had a big secret. It was a secret that belonged to God and our Lady. There was only one person to whom she could tell it. And that was Father Aladel. Sister Catherine knew that Father Aladel would have to have the beautiful Medal of our Lady made. ] So she went to him. She told him all about what she had seen. She told him that our Lady want- ed him to have the Medal made. Father was much surprised. But he did not have our Lady's Medal made right away. One day Sister Catherine was praying to our Lady. She said: "It isn't my fault, Blessed Mother, that your beautiful medal isn't made yet! I told Father, but he has not done anything about it." Our Blessed Lady said: "He will have my Medal made. He loves me very dearly. He would not do anything that I do not like." And so at last the beautiful Medal was made. Two thousand of them! We shall call it the Miraculous Medal." And all this was true. Our Lady was working many miracles through her beautiful Medal. She was making the sick well again, and the bad people good. A miracle is something very great that God does, or that He lets His Mother or the Saints do. A miracle is something very won- derful. Our Lord worked many miracles when He was on earth. He raised the dead to life. Only God can do that. He fed thou- sands of people with five little loaves of bread and two little l fishes. Only God could do that. God let our Lady work many, many miracles for the people who loved her Medal. The sick get well, the bad get good, Just as our Lady said they would. (Medal Stories, published by the Whitman Company, Racine, Wis., may be purchased at ten cent stores and elsewhere). Nuns Aid Firemen As Blaze Levels Home for Aged West Conshohocken, Pa., Feb 14 (E). -- The century-old structure known as St. Joseph's Home for the Polish Aged, near here, is to- day a charred hulk as the result of a five-hour blaze which des- troyed the upper three floors and caused injury to 11 firemen and a priest. The rescue of the dozen aged inmates of the home and a large part of the efforts to subdue the blaze were contributed by the 10 Sisters of the Holy Family of On the front side was our Lady Nazareth, who, after bringing standing on the world. She was their aged charges to safety bat- holding out her hands. Rays of tled side by side with firemen to light were falling from them. :urb the engulfing fire. It was Around her were the words: "O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee!" On the back was the letter M, the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary and the Cross. Around all these were twelve stars. These Medals were given to all the Sis- ters. They were told to give them to the poor and sick and little children. Sister Catherine kissed hers again and again. "Yes, we must give everybody a Medal," she said. "Everybody must love our Lady more and more. And our Lady will give to those who wear her beautiful Medal, very many graces." A medal like this you shall make. And all should wear it for my sake. Just at this time, very many people in Paris were quite sick. Many were dying. The doctors were not able to save all the peo- ple. The Sisters of Charity went to see the poor, sick people. They put the beautiful Medal of our Lady around their necks. They said to the people: "Our Blessed Mother brought this Medal from Heaven. She gave it to one of our Sisters. Our Lady says that you should wear it around your neck. You should say the little prayer on it. If you wear this Medal for love of our Lady, she will give you great graces. "Say the little prayer on it with me." Then the poor, sick person woulcl say the little prayer. "0 Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee." Our Lady heard their prayers. The sick people who wore her Medal got well. Those who had been very bad became good. They were sorry for the4r sins. They went to Confession. Their black Souls were made white again. They received Holy Communion. Our Lord came into their hearts. They were very good from that time on. Everybody said: "What a beautiful Medal! Our Lady gives great graces to those who wear it. "We will wear it all the time;" They said, too: "Our Lady is working many miracles through her beautiful Medal. She makes sick people well. She makes bad people good uch heroic work which averted the destruction of the first floor chapel and thus enabled the Rev. Boleslaw Zywicki, chaplain, to save sacred vessels and vestments. Father Zywicki was later injured fighting the blaze. He had braved the smoke and heat to save the Blessed Sacrament and furnishings of the chapel. Calmly, however, he set up a makeshift altar in the garage building and celebrated the usual Sunday Mass there later in the morning. The Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth took over the build- ing 25 years ago and until July, 1936, operated it as an orphanage for Polish boys. It then became a home for the aged. What Do You Know? ANSWERS (Questions on Page 4) 1. (a) To Keep the Sun- days and Holy Days of obliga- tion holy by hearing Mass and resting from servile work; (b) To keep the days of fasting and abstinence appointed by the Church; (c) To go to confes- sion at least once a year; (d) To receive, the Blessed Sacra- ment at least once a year and that at Easter or thereabouts; (e) To contribute to the sup- port of our pastors; and (f) Not to marry within a certain degree of kindred nor to sol- emnize marriage at the forbid- den times. 2. The Latern Treaty was signed, establishing the Vatican City and bringing to an end the seclusion of the Popes in the Vatican, and a concortlat was arranged with the Italian government securing recogni- tion in Italy of the Catholic re- ligion. 3. George Washington. 4. Brought up in the spirit and practices of the Pharisees, of which they approve, these questioners are loath to accept the teachings of Jesus. Thus would our Lord excuse those who so bitterly pursued Him for His new ways and doctrines, and with the same spirit of gentleness must all those be animated who would lead souls from the paths of sin and error to the ways of truth and virtue. 5. Such a prayer is called an ejaculation. (N. C. W. C. Features) t.., ,,t . ,00xl ,I,,,, / . .' l LJ " -'AN IMAGINARY VISIT His German Friends The first missionary who went to preach the Gospeal in Ger- many was St. Columbanus (from Ireland) in the year 583 A. D. Other priests continued the work, but the real apostle of the Ger- man people is St. Boniface, who was martyred in the year 755. Today there are upwards of 63,- 000,000 people in Germany. Of these there are approximately 22,- 000,000 Catholics (about the same number as there are in the United States). At present the Catho- lics are being persecuted by the government. The Pope has urged the Catholics of Germany to be faithful to their religion even if it means suffering and death. Model airplane building is sport that all boys like. I am sure the boys of Germany spend many a happy hour at this hobby. Wouldn't the Boy Jesus enjoy a visit with His German friends? See how well you can color the :picture. I I00Flying Priest' IITells of Pope's Interest in Planes Washington, Feb. 14. 00--An in- teresting bit of conversation with Pope Plus XI, showing His Holi- ness' intense interest in the use of modern means to spread the Faith, was related here this week by Father Paul Schulte, O. M. I., the "Flying Priest," who is labor- ing to provide airplanes, auto- mobiles and motorboats to the mis, sions. "In my audience with the Holy Father," said Father Schulte, "he asked me if I hao come by plane." "No," I replied. "Why?" asked His Holine.ss. FASHIONS Style No. 1960.--A novelty wool boxy bolero costume . so dev- astatingly young and smart . . . popular with 'teeners. The simple dress is so complete without the bolero jacket. Note the contrast- ing bodice of the dress to give it a suit effect. Delightful, too, in one material, as solid colored or a printed rayon crepe. You'll enjoy sewing it and will want another in a striped and plain cotton for next summer's wearing. An il- lustrated sewing chart accom- panies the pattern and enables you to sew it in no time at all. Designed for sizes 11, 13, 15, 17 and 19 years. Size 15 requires 3 yards of 39-inch material with 1% yards of 39-inch material for blouse. Style No. 1554.- Two spring dresses . . . made with the same pattern. You'll want them both. Mother will especially like the slim lines of the buttoned-down- the-front coat-like print dress. Two patch pockets add to its tail- oredness. The narrow tied collar is very youthful. Smart sophisti- cation for daughter is the shirt- waist type dress see small view! Note the front closing bodice . . . flared skirt. It's good looking in turquoise blue rayon crepe silk 'neath your dark coat and wearable all through spring. Use the patter again for summer cottons, linens, etc. Designed for sizes 14, 16, 18, 20 years, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46 and 48-inches bust. Size 36 requires 3 yards of 39-inch material. Price of pattern 15 cents each (coin is preferred). Wrap coin carefully. Pattern mail address, N. Y. Pat- tern Bureau, The Guardian, Suite 1110, 220 East 42nd Street, New York, N. Y. (N. C. W. C. Features) I "-T "My Superiors wouldn't let me," [ I answered. "You are right, my son, in obey- ing your Superiors," the Holy Father replied. "But the next time, come by plane." Father Schulte related the inci- dent at a lecture here at the Cath- olic University of America for the benefit of the National Catholic School of Social Service. He also showed a remarkable set of films portraying the hardships of mis- sion work in the Arctic regions He told of the vigorous work done in 'motorizing the missions" by MIVA, the organization he him- self formed for the purpose. Over the Arctic," and made a plea on behalf of Father Schulte's motor work for the missions. See to Commemorate Constitution Signing As an introduction to the film, percede the serwces the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Fulton J.I " " Sheen, celebrated radio speaker, ] The Rev. Robert J. White, Dean made his first motion picture ap-[of the Catholic University of pearance. In the film itself, he in- [ America School of Law, will troduced the portrayal of "Wings lpreach the sermon. Pittsburgh, Feb. 14. (EL--Solemn Vespers and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament will be held at St. Paul's Cathedral here, Sunday, February 13, as the Diocese of Pittsburgh's observance of the Constitution Sesquicentennial. The services will be sponsored by Fort Pitt Assembly of the Fourth Degree of the Knights of Columbus and cooperating Cath- olic societies. A procession will  IN THE KITCHE With Molly Gavin How and What to Serve: 1 These questions are asked often:  "What is a canape?" and "Is a cocktail as served at the first course at dinner a beverage?" Canapes and French or Italian appetizers are very much alike. A canape is a small open toasted sandwich, that is, a slice of bread toasted on one side, filling placed on the untoasted side, then gar- nished. Left-over vegetables, meat or fish can be utilized in preparing the filling. Canapes are very eco- nomical, easy to prepare, and start a dinner off well. They give an individual touch to a luncheon or dinner that can not be achieved in any other way. A cocktail as served at the first course at dinner is not really con- sidered a beverage. It is in the same category as soup, and acts on the stomach as an appetizing stim- ulant. Cocktails are made usually of mixed fruits, fruit juices or fish, with a cocktail sauce served over them. The most popular cock- tails served today are oyster and tomato juice cocktails. Canapes, appetizers or cocktails should be on the service plates when the family sits down to.din- ner or luncheon, and when served at a formal meal a small paper doily is placed under the canape or the glass containing the cock- tail. The following recipes con- cern pretty canapes, appetizers or cocktails. Cheese and Olive Canapes Cut white or whole wheat bread in % inch slices and cut in cir- cles with a cookie cutter. Toast on one side. Cover with cream cheese moistened with mayon- naise dressing. Put a slice of a stuffed olive in the center and a border of finely chopped stuffed olives around the edge. Oyster Cocktail 6 small raw oysters 1 tbp. tomato catsup 1-4 tsp. lemon juice 1 drop tabasco sauce Salt 1-2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce Mix the catsup, lemon juice (or vinegar), tabasco sauce, salt and Worcestershire sauce together. Place oysters in a cocktail glass or sherbert glass and pour the sauce on them. Green peppers from peppers from which the insides have been cut are attractive to serve oyster cocktails in, especi- ally for a St. Patrick's day party. A cocktail glass full of cocktail sauce can be placed in the center of a bed of ice and oysters served on the halves of the oyster shells the same as serving oysters on the half shell. Clams are prepared and served the same as oysters. There are several good cocktail sauces sold on the market that can be used if preferred. Fruit Cocktails Equal quantities of canned peaches, pineapples, pears, ba- nanas, oranges cut up and mixed together and served in cocktail or sherbert glasses. The mixed fruit must be thoroughly chilled before serving. The fruit can be varied according to what is in season. Berries when in season can be added. Canned fruit cock- tail is very good with sliced ba- nanas added. Peach Tapioca 1 can sliced peaches 1-3 cup quick-cooking tapioca 1 qt. milk scalded 1 tbp. butter 1-2 cup sugar 14 tsp. salt 1 egg yolk 1 tsp. vanilla 1 egg Add the tapioca, sugar and salt to the milk and cook in a double boiler 5 to 10 minutes, or until tapioca is clear, stirring frequent- ly. Pour a small amount of tapi- oca mixture over the slightly beaten egg yolk, stirring vigorous- ly; then turn this back into the double boiler and cook until thick- ened. Add the butter and vanilla fold in the stiffly beaten egg white, pour over the drained peaches and chill. Serve garnished with whipped cream or marshallow, or a maraschino cherry. The juice from the peaches can be used in a fruit cocktail or gelatine des- :sert. Baked Firman Haddle Wash the smoked firman haddie, put flesh side down in dripping pan, cover with cold water, let stand on back of the stove 10 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water. Place on an earthen dist, cover with milk, and bake 20 minutes. Serve with bits of butter over top. Braised Beef Put about 5 lbs. round of beef, or any inexpensive cut in an iron or with closely fitting out U lb. salt pork 1 cup each chopped rot, onion and turnip. meat with salt and dredge with flour. a bed of vegetables the covered kettle 20 2 pints hot water and ly until tender, about turning meat and basting ally. The kettle can be] back of stove where it' mer slowly, and will on the bottom. It sary to add more should be about a when meat is cooked, gravy with 4 tbps. before serving. HOUSEHOLD A few branches of ering shrubs, such Pussywillow, etc., will doors in vases of m a warm room in a dow. Never turn out cakes from tins as come out of the oven. 10 minutes and give chance to shrink. A good grade of cessary protection for Some of the cheaper ing make rust spots oa:! if the soap is not out. When polishing ways rub with the wood. Never trust to when packing away storage. Write on the is within and it time later on when fails you. For a dark marble soft cloth into olive oil marble well with it. with a clean chamois. beautiful. When paraffin is jelly glasses, put it into and set aside. It ea when needed and jellies. Many of the JuniO not know that they ca licious confections out age of dates. Dates healthful at this may be made up salads, desserts or Stuffed Stir into the lightly of 1 egg, 1 cup sugar, adding orange you have the proper for stuffing the dates are not pitted stones removed), and remove the with the sugar gether and roll in sugar. Grated oran flavor; a small piece orange peel or nut to the filling gives stuffed date. DO YOU That soups can be served in hundreds of excellent soup recipe hid away in files for "Soup Pamphlet" many excellent be a great addition library. Send your a three-cent stamp of mailing and pamphlets available cents are: "Canapes ers," "Sandwiches," pes," "Pies and Homemade Candy large Molly Gavin be had for one dollar dress all requests to 1312 Massachusetts Washington, D. C. (Copyright, 1938, Fr. Mm'quette Will Be Malwaukee, Feb. result of an article Rev. Charles T. and published in the the Milwaukee ties has decided to mural which for picted Father Jesuit Missionary, robe of a Franciscan, After reading the tiele, Dr. Samuel of the museum, the writer and the erroneous -corrected.