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PAGE 4 THE GUARDIAN, MARCH 1, 1974 What's Happening Here and There Around the Diocese POCAHONTAS Ninety-four-year-old St. Paul's School here participated in the recent observance of Catholic Schools Week. The opening feature was a special Liturgy attended by students, faculty, parents and friends. The pastor, Father Frederick Zarrilli, was celebrant. Carried in the entrance procession were symbols of various facets of Catholic education -- the flag, a diploma, a trophy and a set of blue prints of the old St. Paul's School. To symbolize the challenge passed on to the younger generation to continue Catholic education, blueprints of classrooms and a library, now under construction, and of aparish center, soon to be built, were presented by the president of the building committee to a representative of the student body. Other features of the week's observance at the school in- cluded bulletin board displays, posters, exhibits of children's work and paragraphs written in Henry Block has 17 reasons why you should come to us for income tax Reason 16. We'll try to do everything we can to save ,you money. After all, we want your business again next year. [00s[00BLOCK THE INCOME TAX PEOPLE class expressing the pupils' ideas of what Catholic eduction means to them. LITTLE ROCK A Spanish Mass Will be celebrated this Sunday, March 3, at 5:30 P.M. in St. Andrew's Cathedral, " Seventh and Louisiana Streets here. Father Robert A. Torres, director of the diocesan Spanish-speaking Apostolate, said no buffet will be served after this Mass. PARAGOULD A social of volleyball and refreshments is planned during the next meeting of the St. Mary's Catholic Youth Organization here. During the recent statewide immunization drive, CYO members folded 3,000 letters to residents of the county. Thirty parish youths and adults attended CCD classes and an education movie in Jonesboro recently. JACKSONVILLE The Altar and Rosary Society of St. Jude Church here will sponsor a pot luck supper for theparishSunday, March 17, to mark the 31st anniversary of the ordination of their pastor, Father William J. Burke. The society also made plans at a Feb. 12 meeting to sew new linens for the altar. Mrs. Julia Frisbey, president, presided at the meeting and Sylvia Roper made the secretary-treasurer's report. Louise Husson distributed membership cards and medals from the Central Association of the Miraculous Medal to the 26 women present. A film on the "People of God" concluded the meeting. LITTLE ROCK Greater Little Rock CYO officers, chairmen, adult ad- HOLY YEAR 1975 Holy Year begins December 24, 1974. Plan now to visit Rome during this historic Occasion. We are now accepting applications for Tour Hosts from Priests, Clubs and Parishes. For information on Holy Year Tours, please send your name, address and phone number to" MarkJohnstone Alitalia Airlines 211 N. Ervay Building Dallas, Texas 75201 visors and priest moderators will meet this Sunday, March 3, at 1:30 P.M. in Morris Hall at St. John's Catholic Center, 2500 North Tyler here. They will discuss the CYO yearbook, organizing prayer groups, the forthcoming CYO European tour and plans for the state convention. PINE BLUFF New members will be received by Court Our Lady of Victory, Catholic Daughters of America, here Monday, March 11. A get-acquainted party for those joining the order was held recently in Gallagher Hall with State Regent Mrs. Johnny Turchi in charge. Mrs. Charles Failla, regent, and Miss Agnes Moran, district deputy, reviewed the history of the organization. Mrs. L. A. Mc- Fadin won the center piece door prize. Hostesses at the party were Mrs. John Webkes, Mrs. Frank Steele, Mrs. Ned Cer- niglia, Mrs. Louis Turchi and Miss June Smith. NORTH LITTLE ROCK Court Queen of Peace, Catholic Daughters of America, will be guests of members from St. Jude's parish, Jacksonville, at a brunch to be served in the parish hall there following the 10:30 A.M. Mass on Sunday, March 10. At the Court's monthly meeting March 19, cash prizes and merit certificates will be awarded to winners of a poetry contest the court sponsors annually. Parents, teachers and pastors will be guests. Refresh- ments will be served. The winning poems will be entered in the CDA state contest. The Court will sponsor a CDA Adds $398 To Burse Fund Little Rock -- The Arkansas State Court of the Catholic Daughters of America recently added $398.50 to the Catholic Daughters Seminary Burse of the Diocese of Little Rock. State Regent Mrs. Johnny Turchi presented the check to His Excellency Bishop Andrew J. McDonald. The Bishop commended the Catholic Daughters for their support of vocation work, and Msgr. James E. O'Connell, director of seminarians, said, "our cost in support of seminarians is becoming astronomical and this annual support from the Catholic Daughters is most ap- preciated." The latest contribution raised the toal of CDA burse donations to $12,377.50. Letter to the Editor Certified Seed- a good bean I Urges Writing Against Abortion Dear Editor : I read in your February 8 edition of the hearings scheduled for sometime in March on Anti-Abortion Amendments to the Constitution of the United States. Believing that abortion is definitely murder, I have today written my congressmen urging their support of any amendment which would protect those unborn human beings who cannot protect themselves. I plan to ask at least three of my friends to also take the time to write letters to their congressmen, urging support for such an amendment. If each of us wrote letters and then asked three of our friends to also write letters, the support for such an amendment would be overwhelming. Perhaps my letter might even save a life. Senate Office Building or House Office Building in Washington, D.C. are easy addresses to remember, and letters do not have to be fancy, only written. Mrs. Bet ttampel Little Rock Religion Teachers Graduate Mrs. Cleo Engelberger of St. Mary's parish, North Rock, one of 25 Arkansas lay teachers of reli completed a recent diocesan training course, is receiving a Teacher Certification from His Bishop Andrew J. McDonald at Feb. 19 Morris Hall Chapel at St. John's Catholic Center, Rock. The graduates took a course of nine arranged by Sister Fides Gough, O.P., diocesan of teacher training programs. Graduates were parishes: -- Holy Souls, Christ the King and St. Little Rock; Immaculate Heart of Mary, Marche; Patrick's, Immaculate Conception and St. Mary's, Little Rock; St. Andrew's, Marianna; St. Joseph's St. Jude's, Jacksonville; and Assumption, Atkins. rummage sale in St. Patrick's parish hall March 23. Seventy-one women attended a recent Day of Recollectioin, sponsored by the Court and conducted by Father Gabriel, O.C.D. in St. Patrick's Church. "The Catholic Woman in Today's World" was the theme. JONESBORO A Scripture class each Thursday at 10 A.M. during Lent, followed by a Mass at 11 : 15 has been arranged by the Ave Maria Guild of Blessed Sacrament Church here. The plans were made at a meeting Feb. 19 at the home of Mrs. John Goldsmith, 1909 Sherwood. Assisting the hostess cheon were Mrs. and Mrs. Haile pastor, Father Colavechio, who companied to the his mother, spoke expanded on- the pastoral of His Ex Bishop Andrew J. Mrs. B. R. Bosche business session. Deacon conducted elephant sale. Guests Mrs. Colavechio, were Barrett, mother Deacon; Mrs. Julie Dana Goldsmith, Latourette and Consola Panama, who is Yola Bell. 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