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PAGE 6 ARKANSAS C..A'IHOIJC FEBRUARY 24. 1991 ............. ....... Benedictines meet, h( 4' statement ,o ,f Atchison, KS -The Conference of "2 ,,~ American Benedictine Prioresses met at Mt. el 1"1~ St. Scholastica Conference Center here re- centlv. St. Louise Sharum, prioress of St. I ~ , Schoiastica Monastery in Fort Smith was one ~ 4 of the prioressess in Attendance. "* Prioresses from 56 monasteries came la llt from Mexico, Central America, Canada and tv ~k the U.S. to spend the days together. ,The .~ Vl I gathering included a workshop on 'Cel- ~ I ebrafing and Modeling American Benedic- tA fine life-Style" and a retreat directed by Sr. ~ ~ ~,., Abbot Jerome Kodell, OSB, of Subi- MaryJo Leddy, author and lecturer. The ~ ~ ~h ace Abbey will direct a March 15 - retreat focus was "Revitalization and the 17 retreat-"On the Road to derusa- Balance in Benedictine Monastic Life." ~ ~'' ' bi -- ' ................ At the concluding business meeting the ,0m .ne -,,e o, a, -,.,e ......... Portion Rer a & Trainin Center pnoressestssuecluaemaowmgstatementon let g the war in d,e Gulf: ~ ~i near Eureka Springs. For informa- The tresazt war in the Persian Gulf, withits "* lion, contact4 the Center. at Route 4, slaughter of p people, the abuse technology, and s,=, Box 30, Eureka Springs, 72632; the desUudk of ecolo systems, is a systemic 253-7379 edl. We press our sorrow to the men, women,L to R: Ban Nguyen, Luyen Lott and Le Nguyen. and children who will grieoe the un~ loss "F " ," from 1 andLu en idedthe 17 family memberSI of li~ uiIhin their families for years to come. We 'amily page .. . y gu . r ask that ag dt/zens asmme~farca~/ng was delayed due to his former military and which by now included gaggling, scampet I ..- -. one another to ethica~ mora~ and spiritual prisoner status. The rest of the family re- ing children who were delighted at the ~I (FOR v25 SEE THE GREAT PASSION PLAY & \ awakeni that will end vidence in all o[ its fused to leave without him. tention they were attracting, into two c~'I I ~,~,, ~~,~ ~.,~ I ,~,o%,~a, ;"bea*~"aof~rr~ According to the U.S. Orderly Departure and a van. z,t l lorGROUPSoII2-160,h EurekaSpdngs, Ark l ~am,,P,~ and'ragr/d. "~"" r*" ~ Program (ODP), the collapse of the South "I thought everything was going fine urn"I [ /~-Cmditkx~d Lodging, Swimming, $ 9lLkas, | ~'March 20, vigil of the feast of St. Viemamese govemment was marked by the the lady at the baggage counter told r#tI [ ~C00~mt, Dess~ & ~eaktasl [ Benedict, the Benedictine Sisters will,,hold departure of over 150,000 people. Massive their luggage had been lost," Luyen reca~i k,. AkI.~,A.UDED! CallS01/253~18t0day! J aHolyHourfrom8-gPM to pray for peace, boat departures from Vietnam in 1978-79 wincing in memory. ~I'hat's when I rc,~i gave urgencytothe need to establish a safer got nervous and started to worry." ] means ofexodus for those wishing to leave. Up until then, however, the two