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PAAGE 7 ARKANSAS CATHOLIC MARCH 4, 1990 ~IP mnl mm= lmB If ill IlBl n ~l llllm ~ n Him llllm =~= m ill lib ill ~m m m + o m m I v ! i, / I By Joyce Dillingham Subiaco, Arkansas 72865 A Catholic college-prep boarding school | C North Little Rock - Newly-inducted for boys, grades 9 through 12, conducted / hief of Police Wimam Nolan is a vet- I by the Benedictine monks. | eran 31-year law enforcement officer I .Who says that spiritual guidance has [ OPEN HOUSE +| been an all-encompassing influence on .| his SUccessfufcareer. ............. + .... " I ' for prospective students ."They make a great teamI" he says, SUNDAY, MARCH 4 r eterring to the Holy Spirit and his ! gUardian angel." I 1 0:00 A.M. TO 5:OO P.M. In the 1950s, Nolan, a New Orleans | Tours, interviews, meet faculty and students native, was a sophomore civil engineer- student at Tulane University - al- unhappy one. He vividly remem- riding the bus to school one 0rning when suddenly a thought ecarne clear to him. "I just knew I !h. suld be a police officer," he said. "And 0 knew I would someday be a police let'." - - lst" After joining the New Orleans Po- e Department at age 20, he was in- Umental in estabhshmg the first program in a large and in establishing individual iden- i labels for DroDertv protection ft._ " t~ew Orleans he testified four . twice in jury trials and twice . or,e the grand jury- against the umern godfather," Carlos Marcello, Was sent to nrison Nolan o an- ~ed oft c o the ld e of the first sting operations in ._ . "S., resulting inarrests and "" victions. , 1975, 16 years with the New after _ -ans Police Denartrnen Nolan took arl r " r t, the po- t mg deacon ts a way I "ave of giving all of my blessings back to oth- chief in Homewood, IL, a Cook Suburb of Chicago. After 14 as Chief of Police in. Homewood, Came to Arkansas. : Wouldn't tolerate corruption," Gustafson, vice-president of raternal Order of Police in burglary rate has really gone said Ruth Thomas, a reporter I'Iornewood-Flossmor Star, a has received favorable tablishing a "foot patrol" For one hour a day, 50 patrol around visiting businesses neighborhoods. a believer in our force being Nolan. "Pro-acdves" are reducing the opportunity for as Opposed to being areactive" - up after the crime has been he says. of COmmunication is a basic says. He believes that improve as police private citizens become : with and understand each Chief William P. Nolan (Run Hall) other's goals. He is supporting more citizen in- volvement by speaking to civic groups explaining his programs for fighting crime. He has visited high-crime hous- ing areas where he talks with tenants. He wants the criminal element to know that it is not welcome. Nolan takes his dedication into all aspects of his life. While in Homewood, he entered the Archdiocese of Chicago's diaconate program. "I feel that being a deacon is a way I have of giving all of my many bless- ings back to others," he says. He has been called a seasoned and articulate speaker, and has not lost his "N'Yawlins" accent. Nolan likes to relate his work experiences into his homilies and he has plenty of experi- ence. Between New Orleans and Chi- cago, he stood security for almost every U.S. president since John F. Kennedy. Dignitaries, chiefs of state and celebri- ties were under his protection. Police work provided a turning point in his family's life came when he and his wife Gay and their small children were in New Orleans. Hurricane Betsy in 1965 caused many families to evacu- ate hurriedly. Nolan was in a command position with the police force and unable to check on his own family for 24 hours. Not knowing whether they were alive or not is a memory Nolan says he will never forget. When his family was located and found to be safe, but homeless, the outpouring of help from friends and strangers was extraordinary, he says. The Nolans are members of Im- maculate Conception parish. Diocese - Ill and infirm priests (Christmas): $157,585.90. National - Retired religious fund (December): $93,356.62. National- Black and Indian Home Mission (January): $26,476. As of Feb. 22 I For Information: (501) 934-4291 %BBlll ilia B ill ImlB B HAl mmm lib B if ilil BiBlmm B~i lib im= , O Specializing in Charter Service O Oaklawn Race Track Service Southland Race Track Service The most convenient way to go to the races / 663-6002 2715 West 10th Street In Arkansas Call toll-free Little Rock, AR 72204 1-800-632-3679 NOWN ALl0 AS CATHERINE DE VIGRI, SHE BORN IN 1 13 OF A LAWYER AND DIPLOMAT FOR MAROUIS NICHOLAS D'ESTE Off FERRARA. SHE BECAME MARGARET P'ESTE'S MAID OF HONOR AND COMPANION AT AGE 11, LEFT THE COURT ON THE DEATH OF HER FATHER, ANO BECAME A FRANCISCAN TERTIARY/:IT FERRAR WITH A OROUP OF WOMEN UVING A SEMI-MONASTIC UFE, WHO LATER BECRME POOR CI. RES. CATHERINE SOON BEGAN TO EXPERIENCE VISIONS OP CHRIST AND SATANo AND WROTE OF HER EXPERIENCES, ONE OF WHICH OCCURRED ONE CHRISTMA5$ IT WAS VISION OF MARY WITH THE INFANT JESUS IN HER ARMS, A VISION REPROPUCEO OFTEN IN ART SINCE. THROUGH HER EFFORTS THE MONASTERY IN FERRARA RECEIVED PAPAL APPROVAL TO BE ENCLOSEq BUT 5HE LEFT TO BECOME PRIORESS OF THE NEW POOR CLARES' CORPUS CHRISTI CONVENT IN BOLOGNA. THE CONVENT BECAME FAMOUS FOR THE SANCTITY AND SUPERNATURAL 61FT5 OF CATHERINE./ SHE OlEO THERE ON MARCH 9, 1463, WAS CANONIZED IN 1717_., ,qNO 15 THE PATRON OF ARTISTS. HER [ FEAST 15 MARCH 9. Sponsored Debbie's Hair Productions ST. CATHERINE of Bologna Full Service Styling Salon for Men & Women 2220 Washington Ave. Conway, 329-8809