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PAGE 9 ARKANSAS CATHOLIC FEBRUARY 25, |990 Former Anglican priest-- d.nkers, NY (CNS) - New York Car- jmal John J. O'Connor Jan. I3 or- uaiaed a former Anglican priest who is raarried and the father of four children, A point of view is more valuable when it's shared... Shareyours with our readers in Ill I IIID()III I on page 2 trraer Catholic priests demonstrated We want to hear _ ea. SUpport for a married priesthood what you have to say. uutside St. Joseph's Seminary near YOnkers. Columns should be about 500 words, , l r. Trevor Nicholls, 47, became the and address a single topic. latest of about 50 married Anglican i:: priests ordained since 1980 when the i ARKANSAS CATHOLIC Va.tiean approved a vrogram for use rfly in the U.S. Most o'f the others were P,O. Box 7417 0fraer Episcopal priests. (The Diocese Little Rock 72217 . of Little Rock has one such priest - Fr. Alan Rosenau of Hot Springs, who is ried and the father of three.)Cardlnal John J. O'Connor Stands with Fr.TrevorNIcholls, hiswifeMarlonand i , -1 . Lvtembers of two groups of priests who active priesthood to marry dis- tWO of their four children. (Chris Sheridan~Catholic New York/CNS) ] AT KELLER'S COUNTRY DORM RESOffr [ [( For Groups of 12 or morn ) Eureka Springs, Ark I [ ed a sign outside the seminary Speaking of celibacy as the normal Fr. Nicholls and his family were re- lAir-Conditioned Lodging, S "mmming,$gu'ckeu, [ I G cr cooker. An for $24 ] ,,t r=ng. .the. ordination. It read'. "A requirement for priesthood, Cardinal ceived into the Catholic Church in [ each t Call 501/253-8418 today I [ =arried Priest - It's About Time." O'Connor said, "It would foolish to see December 1975, after he had served n,..ttwould be uncharitable, unjust, very celibacy as a discipline that could never seven years as an Anglican priest. "" I I foolish to say that the sense change." " Fr. Nicholls will continue teaching p .t eu/t n the part of f oman Catholic Calling the criticism by the former religionattheJohnA. Colem nC = O nership l)= ts who married and cannot.comeCatholic priests =understandable," he lic High .School, Kingston, NY. ' sailk groundless," Cardinal O'Connor added: I m sure that ifl were in the ======================= [ IS on the way t I 0efore the ordination, position of many of those fellows who [ March 10- 11 [ h/At nding the ordination were Fr. have married, I would long to come _ " u011S' wife Marion, and their daugh-back and function as a priesL" ? Fr. Nicholls said that his attraction to It Would be foolish to see the Catholic Church began when he was Celibacy as a discipline that studying history at the University of Uld never change." Leicester in Wngland, his native coun- try. He said he grew up with "the evan- m gelicals traditional suspicion of the [-'-':--"| s, Catherine, 8 and Hannah 10. Two Roman Church." During his studies, he m Eng- omo C olic teaching on u" l ey are Sarah, 18, and Mark, the trustworthiness of Scripture. of CORPUS, a national =Finding statements on the Bible virtually indistinguishable from those l ? Uzation of former nriests, and the contained in the most highly approved -a oordinating Committee, a evangelical doctrinal handbook was tro o 0 22 ,, Polhan New York Rcoup, said th akin to discovering that a person whom Ft, x,7 protesting the ordination of you had always considered to be rotter the; chlls, but rather were urging and a cad wasn't such a bad fellow after " " all," he said. remstatement. BreakO ou2of the Tomb Ig @ & & & June I0- 16 "Seasons of Your Heart" The resurrection of Jesus, Thls LECTIO DIVINA retreat that Incredible moment of Is based "Breaking out of the Tomb" on the scripture themes ao radio ads pulled Isa victory that has power of the book r~ide~ (CNs)- Anti-immigrant radio ads that angered Houston's bishops and many city to heal our wounds. Seasons of Your Heart. the/ t ere pulled by the six radio stations that broadcast them less than a week after During this weekend Contemplative In style, a red, But the ads were expected to begirt running nationally within six months, we will explore the reasons It wtll lead you Into a way , eric ua.a.spokesperson for the ads' sponsor, the Washington-based Federation for for our reluctance to accept ofpraying the scriptures radio .m igration Reform. The bishops of the Diocese of Galveston-Houston called the gift of reconciliation with the Ear of your Heart. ~ai~ atlvertising campaign a "blatant attempt" to use =scare techniques" to stem that Jesus offers us through hIs death and resurrection. . to the U.S. Houston was being used as a test market for the ads. Director:. Sr. Macrlna Wlederkehr Onstrators protest and to E1 Salvador Fee: ,55.00 Fee: ,150.00 ~..~ta'l~n (CNS) - Catholic bishops, rabbis, actors, housewives, nuns, human fights Name Address l Church workers exiled from El Salvador came from Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Clty Stat " --'- -- t ,r'ee2 San Francisco, Chicago and New YorkJan. 25 to call for an end to U.S. military Please register me fo- owing retlTe- : _.__._ __ alvador and to protest the November assassinations of six Jesuit priests in San iT ttae . Date . ~hRr~' and the more than 70,000 deaths of Salvadorans over the last decade in the [ Please return( with a non-refundable registration fee of $10.) to. )ore ~_~t~lerica country's civil war. The U~q. government gives the Salvadoran government million daily in economic, military and other aid for its war against rebels DEADLINE FOR Sister Gertrude Grabber, OSB ~el~ .. ~e Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front. U.S. lawmakers are expected to RF_XHSTRATION... P O ]BOx 3489 u.S. aid to El Salvador in the coming weeks. 7 DAYS BEFORE Fort Smith, AR 72913 ,: .... , ,. OPENING EVENT. 501-783-113S ...................