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T PAGE 6 THE GUARDIAN, MARCH 1, 1974 Retreat League To Mark Jrubilee Subiaco -- The Abbey Retreat League's 10th anniversary will be celebrated at New Subiaco Abbey here tomorrow and Sunday, March 2-3. Registration will begin at 1 P.M. Officers for 1974 will be installed at a 2:30 business meeting at which His Ex- cellency Bishop Andrew J. McDonald will speak. Officers to be inducted are: Victor Roell of Mountain Home, president; Daniel Burton, Bavarian Courtrooms To Keep Crucifixes Munich, Germany (NC) -- A request from a group called the Free Religious Communities of Bavaria that crucifixes no longer be displayed in cour- trooms in the state was rejected by Dr. Philip Held, Bavarian minister of justice. Crucifixes in Bavarian courtrooms will remain, Dr. Held said, because the general public has not objected to them. assistant president; Alicia Minden,. secretary; Hugh Scarbrough. Jr., treasurer, and Mrs. Azile Wrape of_ Little Rock and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Funk of Hot Springs, new ad- visory board members. A dinner at 6 P.M. tomorrow will be followed by an -address by Dr. W. J. Brulet of Lake Charles. LB., regional vice president of the men's division of Retreats International. Breakfast at 7 A.M.-will begin the March 3 program. A Con- celebrated Mass, will be offered at 10:lb. Dinner will be served at 11:50, and H. G. "Jim" Rountree of Rogers, immediate past president of the National Council of Catholic Laity, will speak at 1 P.M. Abbot Michael LeAsing, O.S.B. will speak briefly and offer a prayer of thanksgiving to conclude the program. Bill and Helen Tomkins are co-chairmen of the arrangements committee. Assisting them are Mr. and Mrs. Funk, Dan Burton, Rose Marie Nabholz, Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Lammers and Father Herbert Vogelpohl, O.S.B. -' SUBIACO ACADEMY Throng at Fayetteville CYO Worksho# Dozens of Arkansas Catholic youths, many from distant Smith, and those in Rogers, Springdale, parts of the Diocese of Little Rock, attended a recent CYO Berryville, Batesville, Pocahontas, Engelberg, adult-youth leadershi p workshop at St. Thomas Center, Ridge, Clarksville, Charleston, Russellville, Fayetteville. Among parishes represented at the Feb. 16 Little Rock, North Little Rock and Pine Bluff. gathering were the two in Fayetteville, the three in Fort - Arkansas Obituaries MRS. MARIE JOIINSTON nam Funeral Home, and the Geels. Mass of Christian Burial was Mr. Geels died Feb. Fort Smith -- Death came offered Feb. 13 in Immaculate Little Rock. hospital. recently to Mrs. Marie DuVal Conception Church by the survived by his wife, Johnston, 85, of 3701 BErnie pastor, Msgr. William E. five daughters, Chr Avenue, who was organist in Galvin, V.F. In the sanctuary Linda, Dorothy, Immaculate Conception Church during the Mass were Father Kathy, and three sons, here for 40 years and was a Richard Davis and Father Tim and Billy John, all former president of the Lucian Hogan. home; two sisters Diocesan Council of Catholic Surviving Mrs. Johnston are Richard Arhms of Women. three sons, DuVal Johnston, Mrs. J. T. Schluterman Mrs. Johnston, widow of Burley C. Johnston, Jr., and Smith; and four BArley Johnston, Sr., taught David Johnston, all of Fort Raymond, Cletus piano for manyyears. Shewas a Smith, who presehtly operate Lawrence, all of j former president of St. Anne's Johnston's Quality Flower Boniface of North Littl .a Mother's Club, St. Anne's Shop, founded by their late A Rosary service Alumni Association, the father; 12 grandchildren and ducted in the .... Musical Coterie, United seven great grandchildren. Funeral Home cha Daughters of the Confederacy Burial was in Calvary evening before the College Preparatory Residence Miss Roth and the Wednesday Club. Cemetery. Pallbearers were School for Young Men- The Johnston and DuVal Fred Mock, John Durilla, Conducted by Benedlctine Monks- Nurse Receives families have been prominent in Franklin Wilder, Robert Mc- Immaculate Conception parish Cann, Marlin Hoge and Dr. Moderate Rates for several generations. George Allen. .... Scholarship Mrs. Johnston, who was born Of  -:---c-7.. in Fort Smith Dec. 8, 1888, died WII,LIAM GEELS | __- Feb. 11 in Medi-Homes Nursing Insurance _! 00is00,00ucy 00ome. 00o00ary service was 00orr0000on 00luff--n0000s00 of j Roth, 20, daughter of Mr. and conducted Feb. 12 in the Put- Christian Burial for William JOHN E. Mrs. Verne Roth of Stuttgart, Geels, 47, of Scranton was of- ALL FORMS OF . received the $1,600 Harper and fered Feb. 20 in Sts. Peter & PERSONAL .  Mary Bayer Harb Memorial Arkansans Thanked Paul Church here by the pastor, Trust Scholarship Award at Father Hitary Filiatreau, -HEALTH-  - recent graduation exercises of For Mission Aid O.S.B. For Entire the School of Practical Nursing Greensburg, Pa. -- Bishop In the sanctuary was Father PH. Little Rock 847-0 at St. Vincent Infirmary here. William G. Connare of Raymond Wewers, O.S.B., of Miss Roth will now enroll at Greensburg, chairman of the Clarksville, an uncle of Mr. Rte. 1, Box 813E ACADEMY the University of Arkansas- American Board of Catholic Little Rock to study for a degree Missions, has sent an eX- FOR CATALOG, WRITE: BOX G, SUBIACO ACADEMY, bdBIGCO, AItKAN,L$ 7265 in nursing under the Harb pression of gratitude to the VBOSES01-9-t0 Scholarship plan. Diocese of Little Rock for Miss Roth, a 1971 graduate of $11,076.09 contributed to the  Stuttgart High School, hasthree board by Arkansas Catholics. SOUL sisters and three brothers. Her In a letter to Father James R. mother and one sister are Savary, diocesan director of the nurses. Society for the Propagation of SEARCH The surprise award to Miss the Faith, Bishop Connaresaid: Roth was presented by A. Jack "I am sure the Lord will bless I g g Reynolds, the Infirmary ad-you, Bishop McDonald, the [ CLINTON ministrator. She is the llth priests, the religious and thelay nursing graduate from St. people of your Diocese for this Bridal Registries FURNITURE CO. Vincenrs to receive a Harb generous help to your less Our Specialty • scholarship from $18,314.14 fortunate brethren around the 219 North 14th st. 919 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith willed to the Infirmary from the United States." Harb estate. • Mrs, Joe !Mar)Breen Phone 783-8281 Anointing Y0# C CONTINUED FROM, PAGE 5 Kingdom and the healing of by the bishop. It took on its ADVERTISE Jesus shows the kingdom has power of a sacrament from the arrived, and is realized in the blessing and was similar to the I Thi Spce restoration of the sick to water used in Baptism. wholeness. But, in the time of Interestingly enough, while J Christ, and in the early Chruch, the oil's blessing was reserved RRST FEDERAL too, the reference is not to body to the bishop, presbyters and alone. The intention is to save lay persons could anoint ,VJNk ANO " the sick person as he is raised up themselves or a sick relative or LOOUI ASSOCIATION 't to health. For, in Hebrew friend. Attached to the use of PLUMBING thought there was distinction the oil itself, was a prayer, and HEATIN• between body and soul, and associated with this was the @ CONTRACTING there seems to be some con- laying on of hands. Please note, REPAIRIN• nection between sin and so far, we have mentioned sickness, so that saving and nothing about death. Neither Residential -- Commercial healing go together, the scripture texts nor the early __e__ The presbyters called in are liturgical books or corn- MAIN OFFICE: Atematl˘ Coatrel seen as official ministers of the mentaries give rise to the 6th a Garrison- Fort Smith beclallsts Church, the local community connection with death -- they BRANCH OFFICES: praying with and for the sick speak of restoring the body as 7th 8" Broadway - Van Buren c.,,.,..,-,o. Smith Bender Brothers person. In James, then, the well as giving strength, Phoenix Village Mall- Fort Smith early practice of the Church forgiveness of sins, protection JanssenandMenaStreet-Mena 2 Albert Pike-Fort Smith shows that it is neither a of body, soul and spirit. This Phone782-1430 spiritual healing alone, nor general, loose application of simply a bodily-medicinal ef- anointing existed untilabout 815 fect in the manner of faith when we have the oldest healing. The sick person is seen complete rite for anointing ARKANSAS VALLEY as religiously powerless and is which is the Carolingian ritual. threatened by sickness in his In this period the celebration INSURANCE COMPANY  faith and trust in God. Thus, by is a communal one, which in- raising him up from his bodily cludes several ministers, choir weakness, we save him from and delegates from the local INSURANCE- REAL ESTATE -- HOME LOANS the obstacle that sickness church. We can presume that constitutes to his wholeness there still was no strong at- Clarence M. Sharum - Insurance with God. tachment to serious, initial Chas. L. Keck - Home Loans We pass from the practice of illness resembling death since the early Church up to the 12th part of the ritual instructs the Century. During this period, person to get out of bed and anointing was still administered receive a blessing. The priest 615 GsoN Avg. FORT SMITH to the sick. Our resources of was to anoint the area where the these early periods indicate a pain was most intense. This was Phone 783-1114 great importance attached to to be repeated for seven days the oil used and it being blessed until some recovery was noted. A vocation is a beautiful happening. The unlimited loveliness of the Person of Christ is and everywhere. The Olivetan Benedictine Sisters Him as teachers, nurses, laboratory technologists, musicians, domestic service, administrators day care work and in all ways they can show Him. Remember, a vocation is non-existent unless the sings out to meet it. Thoughts of peace are illusive if I caught by the desire to find it. A Christ for life void of self-bargaining is the sweetest glimpse of but free will stands at the altar of decision. How will you serve Him? How much do you care? much love can you give? Vocation Directress Holy Angels Convent Jonesboro, Ark. 72401 St. Andrew's Day Care ,. 503 E. St.' 6th i' (One block west of Sheraton I-I01 Sister Dominica, 0.S.B. Little Rock, Ark. Children 3 - 6 Open 6:30 A.M. to 6 P.M. Licensed by Health Department For Information, Call 374-0520 - ALSO - BENEDICTINE STUDIO OF MUSIC Classes in Piano, Organ, Accordion and For Information Call: Sister Philippa, O.S.B. • 376-2703