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If you want to do something that: will contribute more toward a dur- able peace than anything else you could do, start going to your parish Church each morning and celebrate Mass with the priest. Make it a lractice to eceive Holy Commtnion at that Has,.,, LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS, FEBRUARY 19, 1943 NO. 8 Members of the 1943 Ordination Class of St. John's Home Missions Seminary, pictured with His Excellency, the Most Reverend Bishop, and read- ing from left to righ! as follows: The Rev. Paul A. Wachtrle, ordained by Bishop Morris for the Diocese of Grand Island, Nebraska. The Reverend John H. Morse, ordained at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Dallas, for the Diocese of Dallas. The Reverend Francis J. Tait, ordained the Most Rev. Eugene J. McGuinness, for the Diocese of Raleigh, N.C. The Reverend Bernard H. Loughrey, ordained at Dallas, for the Diocese of Dallas. The Reverend John Joseph Boyce, ordained by the Most Rev. John B. Morris, for the Diocese of Little Rock. The Reverent William J. Burke ordained by Bishop Morris, for the Diocese of Little Rock. The Reverend James J. Gallaghe, ordained by Bishop Eustace, for the Diocese of Camden, N.J. The Reverend Walter P. Silk, ordained by Bishop Lynch, for the Diocese of Dallas. The Reverend Jesse C. Cheney, ordained by Bishop Morris, for the Diocese of Little Rock. The Reverend John Vincent McCallum, ordained by Bishop Lynch, for the Diocese of Dallas. The Reverend John Christopher O'Dwye, ordained by Bishop Morris, for the Diocese of Little Rock. The Reverend Joseph Pey- chaud Gresham, ordained by Bishop Adrian for the Diocese of Nashville. The Reverend John P. Bahz, ordained by Bishop Adrian, for the Diocese of Nashville. The Reverend Joseph Bernard Tarpy, ordained by Bishop Adrian, for the Diocese of Nashville. %ur Candidates Of I,RI ND PAUL A. !|" RLE Roy. Paul A. Wachtrle, raan of his class was to the Priesthood on Feb- His Excellency John B. Morris, joins the Diocesan Diocese of Grand Is- Born at Burwell, Ne- 12, 1917, he is the and Mrs. George Wach- his elementary and School courses at Ord, On  24, 1931, l St. John's Seminary. and Minor Or- hands of the Most Roy. cher, D.D. Auxiliary in 1940, 1941, respectively. Wachtrle will sing his Mass Sunday morn- 21, in the Church of Perpetual Help, The Rev. Thomas Will be Arch-priest. of St. John's Semi- Deacon and Sub-dea- Thomas Coo- Master of Ceremonies. Altar boys will act as of the Mass. The Msgr. Joseph A. Vice Rector of St. will preach the livarents and' relatives, who ,ier t f_at Buhl, Idaho, will be :lh0rt or his First Mass. After ats Vacation spent with h.!s i hi's 'ather Wachtrle witl |bier_active missionary life in 'ka.ese of Grand Island, Ne- I 0000r:nd John Morse is :|rea. . and Mrs/F. I. Morse | ho anna, Texas, where he ;clc  February 2, 1915. He D __ rementary School at ! "ee "-- ', A,- rner Academy, E1 Do- :|cl.yaas, and St. John's '::ivecl 'ls t Springs, Ark. He :lcation Y duaior ttigh School 'trecl slSt Hot Springs and :,, as a" has Seminary in Itf ba candidate for the Dio- rOIIs,.--t..ll,as, Texas. He receiv- ed i  n the Cathedral of the 1943 Antonio, Texas, and all Minor Orders with his class in the years 1941, and 1942 at St. John's Semi- nary. He was promoted to the Sub-deaconate by the Most Rev. Auxiliary Bishop Fletcher of Lit- tle Rock on the Feast of the Epip- hany, January 6, 1943. On Jan- uary 10 he received lle Diaconate, and on January 31 he was raised to the Sacred Priesthood together with the three candidates for the Diocese of Dallas, Texas. Father Morse sung his First Solemn Mass on his twenty-eighth birthday, February 2, 1943, the Feast of the Purification. Two of his classmates, the Revs. James J. Gallagher and Paul A. Wach- trle were Deacon and Sub-deacon / @css From St. n's Ordained For Diocese Of Little Rock a candidate for the diocese of Raleigh, Norlh Carolina. He was raised to the clerical state in the Spring of 1940 and received Minor orders in May, 1941 and 1942 On December 21, 1942, his Excellency the Most Rev. Eugene J. McGuin- hess, D.D., Bishop of Raleigh, N.C., raised him to the dignity of the Holy Priesthood. Father Tait sang his First Solemn Mass at the Church of the Resurrection, Philadelphia, Pa., on December 27, 1942. The officers of the Mass were as follows: As- sistant Priest, the Rev. Thomas J. Di " :ocese of the Mass respectively. Charles REVEREND FRANCIS ,L TAIT I. Smith was Master of Cere- The Reverend Francis J. Tait mones. A nephew of the newly was the first member of this years ordained, together with other al- class to be ordained to the Holy tar boys of the Parish performed Priesthood. He is the son of Mr. the minor ceremonies of the Mass and Mrs. Francis Tait and was The Rev. Vincent J. Wolf preach- born in Philadelphia, Pennsyl- oct the sermon, vania, September 23, 1914. He Father Morse paid a visit to St. received his Elementary education John's Seminary last week and at the Ascension parochial School sang a Solemn High Mass in the in Philadelphia and his secondary Seminary Chapel, assisted by the education at the Northeast Catho- Rays. John Boyce and John lic and St. Joseph's High Schools. O'Dwyer as Deacon and Sub-dea- He studied his Junior College at con respectively. Mr. Frank Mur- Mctuchen, New Jersey. In 1932 phy was Master of Ceremonies. he entered St. John's Seminary as "The Heart oJ ,,fl ST. JOHN'S HOME MISSIONS SEMINARY, LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS F. Ryan, Deacon, Rev. Paul A. Wflchtrle, Subdeacon, the Rev. William J. Burke, Master of Cere- ,Semor]ty m the Class at St. * . John's Seminary is determ- * ined entirely by the date of * registration as a student of * the Seminary. * ************* **** monies, Mr. Francis McCarthy. Minor offices were filled by stu- dents of St. John's Seminary: The Roy. James J. Allen, Professor at St. John's Seminary, preached the sermon of the day. Father Tait was appointed as- sistant at St. Anthony's Church, Southern Pines, N.C. He is also in charge of the Pine Bluff Mis- sion. REVEREND BERNARD I!. LOUGHREY The Reverend Bernard I-1. Loughrey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Loughrey, received the dignity of. the Holy Priesthood at the hands of His Excellency the Most Reverend Joseph P. Lynch, D.D., Bishop of Dallas, Texas on January 31, 1943. The ordination ceremony took place at the Sacred Heart Cathedral, Dallaz, Texas. Father Loughrey sang his first Solemn Mass on Sunday morning, February 7, at St. Colman's Church, Ardmore, Pa. The officers of the Mass were as follows: Rev. Eugene A. Kelly, Pastor, Assistant Priest, Rev. James P. McDonnell, Deacon Mr. Thnas F. Loughrey, brothe of Father Loughrey studying fox: the priesthood at St. Charles Semi- nary, Philadelphia, Pa., Subdea-. con, and Mr. William J. Morris, Master of Ceremonies. The altar boys of the parish filled the minor offices of the Mass. The Righ Rev. Msgr. Joseph A. Gallagher, Vice Rector of St. John's Seminary preached the sermon at the Mass. Father Loughrey was born at Ardmore, Pa., March 21, 1917. Re attended Grammar School at St. Colman's, Ardmore, Pa. After two years of studies at West Ca. tholic, in the fall of 1933 he on. tared St. John's Seminary. He received Minor and Major Orders with his class at the Semi- nary. Father Loughrey read' a Low Mass in the Major Seminary Chal el the day following his ordina- tion, Sunday, February 1, assisted by the Right 1Rev. Msgr. Joseph A. Gallagher. REVEREND $OHN JOSEPH ]8OYCE The Rev. John J. Boyce, son of Mr. John . Boyce, deceased, ani. Grace MeGeever, was born Sep- tember 4, 1931, in Philadelphia, Penn. He attended St. Anthony, S' School for his elementary training: and La Salle High School for hi Secondary education. On Septer- ber of 1933 he entered St. Jolm'  Seminary where he prepare himselL since then for the Day o See CANDIDATES on page 5