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PAGE 4 ARKANSAS CATHOLIC FEBRUARY 25, I By Joyce Dillingham Leslie Maddox, fifth-grade student at St. Joseph School, Paris, i won second place in the northern division of a state- wide essay contest on Christopher Columbus. The prize of a $50 savings bond was presented to her by the sponsor, Sarna Corp. of North Little Rock. Entries were judged on clarity, accurate information and grammar Maddox is the daughter of Betty and Jim Maddox, parishioners of St. Joseph's. and Fr. Warren Harvey, associate pas- tor of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Little Rock, and of St. Augustine's, North Little Rock, conducted the sessions. Issues for the discussions included Spiritual Growth and Development, Prayer As A Way of Life and Steward- ship As An Expression of Prayer. Attending the retreat from St. Peter's in Pine Bluff were Anthonette Akins, Wherida Bentley, Marvin Caudle, Willis Cook, /dice Dorn, Jan and Charlie Fletchinger, St. Mary Gottsponer, SSND, Cheryl and Larry Harley, William Howard, Terri Jackson, Shirley Jacob, Evelyn Johnson, Reba Jones, Lydia Perry, Mildred Perry, Katie Pierre, Linda Ross, Donna Ryles, Michelle Thorns, Sr. Johnette Waguespack, SSND, and Cas- andra Williams. Fr. Walter Bracken, SVD, pastor of St. Bartholomew parish, Little Rock, polka, rock and roll, and country and western music. The cost is $5 a person. Soft drinks, popcorn and party favors will be avail- able. No one under age 18 will be ad- mitted. ,', , , Emily Long The Daughters of the American .Revolution, El Dorado, recently an- essays have been entered in the competition. Tracy Jucas .... , | Students in the fourth, fifth and I grades of Blessed Sacrament Sch0 l Jonesboro, entered an essay cont'! sponsored by the Knights of C" olumb during Catholic National Schools We The theme was "Vocations." . Fifth-grader Cheryl Puryear won place in her grade and also as ove Marian att' i ( and scri I Dayton, OH - The International pieces their complete de "P Marian Research Institute, founded in (artist, year, media, dimensions, P ! 1975 at the University of Dayton to ent location); [ facilitate and encourage Marian Stud- * religious art exhibits which ies in the U.S., has asked the Diocese have been presented in the dioceSe I t of Little Rock for assistance in locating the past 20 years; and ] i 20th century Marian art in the U.S.* artists in the diocese who pt . ii| ) Marian art, and persons knowledge t Specifically, the Institute is looking about contemporary Marian art itJ [ for. major Marian art work (painting, diocese ) sculpture or other media) since Vail- Local project director is Rose i!l can II; Matthews, 666-1730. | color reproductions of such art .......... , 1023 Rushing Circle HERMAN and Fr. Thomas A. Mullally, SVD, pus- tor of St. Peter's, joined the group after ' nounced the winners of its annual essay the week-long retreeat at the House of contest. The contest is open to all fifth Prayer in Shoal Creek. and sixth grade students in Union winner for the three grades. Otli [[ County. , awards were: Fourth grade, Amy Leslie Mad(log * * * * This year s winners are students ofinnon, first; Leslie Deacon, second; i * * * A Mardi Gras Dance will be sponsored Holy Redeemer School, E1 Dorado. Megan Henry, third. Fifth grade, LeiS [ The annual retreat sponsored by the by St. Mary's Church, 16th and Parker They are fifth-grader Emily Long, Walden, second; and Vann Vault)! i Council for Black Catholics was held at Sts., North Little Rock, on Saturday, daughter of Clarice and Chris Long,third. Sixth grade, Kim Tran, fi hI Subiaeo recently. Fr. Perry Henry, CM, Feb. 24 from 8 - !2 midnight. The and TracyJucas, sixth-grade, daughter Kalon Wiggins, second; and Steph iI ! of Robyn and Dr. John Jucas. Both Bosche, third. !![ Operation Rice Bowl begins Ash WednesdaYl] : By Carol-Ann Blow developing world. Diocemm Social Services Operation Rice Bowl will start on Wednesday and conclude on I Catholic Relief Services, the overseas Sunday. The program encour t ii ] rehef and development agency of the Catholics to save money to shpport I U.S. Catholic Conference, has entered programs overseas and local area P ] its 13th annual Operation Rice Bowl grams inthe diocese. campaign. This years theme is Ofthe funds collected, 25percent | Global Family- Together We Make A be used in the diocese 75 perC [ ; Difference." - will be used for CRS develop e i This theme was chosen to underscore projects. The money which stays , the critical choices Christians make as diocese can be used by any pardon! [ ] parents, teachers, consumers and citi- ing parish for its own assistance i zens, and the need to rethink lifestyles gram or can be given to Catholic | "i and patterns of consumption which are services for dist bution in the dioC i | i damaging the environment. OperationTo obtain Operation Rice Bowl Rice Bowl, sponsored by CRS and dis- terials or more information, i [ tributed through Catholic Social Serv- Carol-Ann Blow, Diocesan Coordita , I I ices, points out the links between envi- for Operation Rice Bowl, St. Jobl! i1 ronmental problems and poverty in the Center, Little Rock, !