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'ayer For 00Native Catholic Living Among Pasans ission Intention Of March York. itC)--Prayers of the March are request- Holy See for "Catholic Youths Living Among because their problems great and always present and are in need of courage and Announcing the mission intention, the Rt. Thomas J. McDonnell, director of the Society Progagation of the Faith, in America it is difficult the problems which these youths, since one- of our population is Ca- the difficulties which Monsignor McDonnell Some there is the problem a religion which is antithesis of everything by their family and among whom they live Whom they hold deep and They must face and in many cases affection by those they hold and dearest. They must from the practice which lad their forebearers fqllow- enturies. All this for the a Redeemer,' Who loved Unto death, but for Whom pagan families or friends desire for knowledge or of these facts one mar- courage and tenacity native youths lip- pagans in mission lands. of the Society for of the Faith are communications de- the trials of our Catholic YOuth in mission lands. the difficulties of youth. The caste laws relatives and friends almost, insurmount- between him and oth- the mere touch of lips would pol- the spring 'from is obtained. By con- Catholic Indian youth, of the teach- charity, realizes outcasts have an equal and that there for a series of reincar- them to reach, not true heavenly bliss. ;,most pagans there ex- in ancestor worship, in or matriarchal and a positive reverence pronouncements of tribal and the oraculer decisions Witch doctors. Among Ca- in mission lands the accorded parents and faust be retained without them divinity. On the other hand they must exercise the balance of wisdom which accords respect and filial devotion but dis- cards idolatry and superstition. Through their Christian training they recognize that the Sacrifice offered daily on the altars of the mission chapel has the quality of divinity which differentiates It from the sacrificial ceremonies of the chiefs and witch doctors. The Society For The Propagation Of The Faith PENALTIES FOR SACRILEGE The name of Bishop Francis T. Roche is familiar to many of our readers for he has been in charge of the see of Tuicorin for the past twenty years and has written on mission matters prolifically dur- ing those two decades. Being a native of India he knows the men- tality of his people and appreciates the difficulties facing them both from the nationalistic yiewpoint and the threat of invasion. We may be certain therefore that the following facts are authentic rec- ordings of a recent outbreak of violence. "At Mokameh, Patna diocese," he writes, "the priest's bungalow was looted by a mob. Having been !forewarned the Father had hidden the Blessed Sacrament, but the looters forced open the Tabernacle, thinking that money was kept there. They stole the only cibor- ium they could find and took away tableware, typewriter, bicy- cles, books, breviaries, etc., after clubbing the priest. "The following day," continues Bishop Roche, "one of those who broke open the tabernacle was shot in the looting mob at Mo- kameh station, and the one who assisted him found his arm para- lyzed. At Marpa rioters put up the Congress flag on the cross of the church. The man who hoisted it and tied it to the cross died the next day of cholera." THE CIRCLET OF CHARITY In Morocco the cities of Casa- blanca, Rabat and Fez have hos- pitals staffed by Franciscan Mis- sionaries of Mary and this same community#has other missions in Midelt, Marakesh, Oudja, Tara- dount, Meknes and Taza. Certain- ly the members of this zealous sisterhood have encircled the globe with their charitable undertak- ings, which in North Africa in- clude educational and welfare work for women and children as well as dispensaries. Did You Know That according to "The Indian LEGION OF DECENCY I]lftzkreig etimate of current entertainment feature motion pictures prepared of the New York Archdiocese Council of the Legion of Decency Operalion of the Motion Picture Department of the Inttraatioual Fed- olic Alumnae. REVIEWED THIS WEEK Day Power of the Press The Two Fisted Justice CLAss A--Section I--Unobjectionable for General Patronage PREVIOUSLY REVIEWED Junior Army Queen of Destiny Double Life Keep 'Em Slugging (formerly entltled "Sixty ,eo Kid Rides Again, The Glorious Years") Girls Laugh Your Blues Away Reville with Beverly of Robin Hood Lifo Begins in College Ridin' Down the Canyon Little Flower of Jesus Saludos Amigoa London Blackout Murders Secrets of the Under- Lone Rider Rides On, The ground Lone Star Trail, The Seven Days Leave Swings It Ma, He's Making Eyes at Sherlock Holmes in Strike at Me Washington Mad Man of Europe Silver Skates Ca Gulch Military Academy Stage Coach Buckaroo Mrs. Miniver Stranger in Town , The Monastery Sued for Libel karoo Mug Town Sundown Kid fy Gal Night Plane from*Chung. Tarzan Triumphs king Tennessee Johnson tshlngton Slept Night to Rememer, A Texas to Bataan Fith, The One I)a.ngerous Night Tombstone One of Our Aircraft is U,-Boat 29 eve, The Missing Underground Agent War Against Mrs. Hadley, Overland Stags Coach The rich Gets Pardon My Gun Wild Horse Rustlers Perpetual Sacrifice, The West of he Law Phantom Plainsmen Wizen Johnny Comes Pride of the Blue Grass Marching Home (formerty entitled "Gantry the Grce") ' World at War UD Love Pride of the Yankees. The Yanks Are Coming, The CLASS A--Section II--Unobjectlonable for Adults REVIEWED THIS WEEK LI, The Margin for Error Great Divide Powers Girl PREVIOUSLY REVIEWED Pacific Hitler's Children In Which We Serve Eight Ball Isle of Forgotten Sins Blue He, risen (now "Prisoner of Ja- The pan") Burma Isle of Missing Men Journey for Margaret ungle Siren in the City Lady From Chungking Lady Bodyguard Lone WolS Strikes, The Men Lure of the Islands -stlgator Unknown New As- vii Dogs I Meets the Wife Sky Secret Wind Guy The Parade Silent Witness They Got Me Covered Prison Girls (also entitled "Gallant Lady") Prisoner of Japan (formerly "Isle of For. gotten Sins") Queen of Broadway Quiet Please, Murder Ravaged Earth Reunion Rio Road to MoroccO Secrets of a Co-ed Major and the Minor, The Secret Enemies Man of Courage Seven Miles From Aleatras Manila Calling Shadow of a Doubt McGuerins From Brook- Silver Queen lyn, The Stand By for Action Meanest Man in the World They Dare Not Love Men Without Souls Midnight Moonlight Masquerade Nightmare Now, Voyager Outsider, The Over My Dead Body Payoff, The Pittsburgh Time to Kill To Be or No to Be Today I Hang Undying Monster, The Voice in the Night, The X Marks the Spot Yank in Libya, A Young Mr. Pitt You Were Never Lovelier CLASS B--Objectionable n Part REVIEWED THIS WEEK PREVIOUSLY REVIEWED I Married e Wlteh I'll Sell My Life In This Our Life Keeper of the Flame Kisses for Breakfast Three Hearts for Julia Our Wife. Mm Beach Story, The Sin Town Somewhere rll Find You Star Spangled Rhythm Kllou Sunset Murder Case Man Who Seeks the Truth That Uncertain FeeMng Moon and Sixpence, The This Thing Called Love MuJer de Dadle, La Throe Girls About Town Mummy's Tomb, The Time in the Sun My Heart Belongs to Traitor Within. The Daddy Virgin Bride, The Once Upon ,L Honeymoon White Cto THF GUARDIAN, MARCH 5, 1943 PO-P-E-NING OF NCCS TR00-FNING" iN' PAGE SEVEN I NCCS field stare members" from Eastern'and Mlddle'WesteStatattended the "opening session of. the annual training institute of the National Catholict Communlty Service, at Catholic Universit,, I ashington, Feb. 23 to March 9. Pictured on that ,, occaaion: left: to' right: John F. Hlckey, of New /York, Treasurer of the United Service Organizatlorm; Monsib, nor Michael J. Ready, General Secretary,| [_.National Catholic Welfare Conference 'and Secretary to the Board of Trustees, NCCS; Dr. Chester I. [la_r!Lard,.President of the use, who addressed the meeting,and"James J Norris. acUn  x " ....  ..... -j,_: ......... -,j- .1 ,  ge ecutive) o..mrt C. _jLimi_lewphoto.tN,C;V. - Sentinel" the 91,604 Catholic In- dians scattered in Alaska and twenty-two of our states are min- istered to by 198 priests? That St. Mary's Mission on the Lower Brule Reservation, S. Dak., has been destroyed by fire? That the recently deceased' and internationally renowned scien- tist, Dr. George Washington Car- ver, was born in slavery and was traded for a horse when a boy? That, according to Nicholson, one of the best known authorities on Indian snakes, there are in that country 7,000 snakes to the square mile, 1,000 of which are venomous? WHAT IT MEANS For the man entering the arm- ed forces of our nation there is a long and trying period of prepara- tion before engaging in active duty, when, physically and mentally he must be at the peak of perfec- tion. Such is also true of our soldiers of Christ, the missionaries of the Catholic Church. They, too, must put in their training period, where spiritual develop- ment is carefully nurtured. The young fire of zeal for the salva- tion of souls must be tended to grow into an all-consuming blaze, which will make the charity of Christ the motivation of every act. There must be developed an un- derstanding of distant and strange peoples, their customs and lmbits. There must be an adaptation to the ways of life different from any- thing known previously. But be- hind all this, according to Mon- signor John J. Broadman, Brook- lyn Diocesan Director of The Soc- iety for the Propagation of the Faith, remains the story of the romance of the missions, the story of adventure, on the part of Christ's intrepid Commandos. Be- hind it all lies the story of love, love of God, love for souls--that love wtfich makes the missioner, :he soldier, the saint. DEATH OF ESKIMO SISTER News has just been received [rom Rev. John P. Fox, S.J., of the death of one of the native Eskimo Sisters who worked with him at Hooper Bay. She was Sister Mary John, of the native community known as the Sisters of Our Lady of the Snows/ and was boz at Tununak, Alaska, on January 6, 1919. After attending the government grade school on Nelson Island, she entered the mission school at Akulurak, under the Ursuline Sisters. In 1939 she received the habit of the native While these are the traditional 'eportings of the usual death no- tice, one striking statement is made by Father Fox concerning Sister Mary John. He writes that when told of her approaching end, "she replied that she was ready to go to heaven and that from there she would send us many postu- lants to take her place." Already she seems to be making good her promise "for," concludes Father Fox, "two new ones were received yesterday." Burma For Christ "Climbing the mountains of Upper Burma," reports "The Far Cut Stone Rosary No. 7&.-Sterling Sliver, Loc-Link rosary with finn cut quality stones in Amethyst orEmerald bemds. Crucifix with Droop- ins Head Cerpue .... $7.B0 The Guardian East", a young priest founded the first Catholic mission among the Kachin people. He dedicated it to Our Lady of Lourdes. That was forty years ago. The pioneer priest is today a white-bearded veteran, but he has the joy of see- ing blessed fruits issuing from his labors. Mary Immaculate has not failed her Kachin missions. Since 1936 St. Columban's priests have had the privilege of working in that mountain harvest field. The veteran, Father Gilhodes of the Paris Foreign Missions, has been with them to guide and en- courage. Now, despite the proxi- mity of war, the soldiers of Christ are continuing at the Burmese sta- tions, allowing no danger to deter them from their first and greatest task, the salvation, of souls. Eighty-One Yeaxs Of Service Isabelle Wathen was but seven- teen years of age when she be- came a member of the community known as the Sisters of Loretto at the Foot of Cross but during the intervening eighty-one years, as Sister Mary Athanasius, she wit- nessed the development of Ken- tucky from a frontier territory and the expansion of her beloved Sis- terhood into a world embracing apostolate. ' Within two months of her nine= ty-ninth birthday Sister Mary Athanasius was called to her re- ward, so richly deserved after more than eight decades of ser- vice. What a different land she left! Yet in some respects, not so different! War ravaged the land in 1861 when she entered the Lorettines just as it does today. But there were no machine guns in those days; no tanks, no air- planes, no wireless. Living was simpler and harder. Milk was not delivered to the door, already sterilized and bottled; Sister Mary Athanasius had to help in milk- ing the cows in Nerinckx. There were no electric water heating de- vices; "she hauled buckets of wa- ter up the steep, frozen hill to wash clothes. Sometimes she would slip, spill the water and roll down hill for a fresh start. She took care of turkeys and chickens, cooked, chopped wood. She had charge of the historic log cabin that was once the home of the great Father Charles Ner- inckx and Father Stephen Badin the first priest ordained in the United States." Thus Sister Mary Athanasius may be considered a proof that hard work is no enemy of long- evity. However over and above all she occupied a unique place as one of the most striking exam- plars of the historical and tradi- tional background of a truly great, pmneering American sisterhood. No prayer is unheard, none is wasted, there is none that we shall not meet again in the world to come. Oh! when we come to die how bitterly shall we mourn that we have prayed so little, prayed so negligently; 'we shall see then timt life was hardly life when it was not also prayer,Faber. Bishop McNamara Ordains 142 At Catholic U. Washington. (IC)- Ordination rites, which began Saturday, in which a class of 142 theological students were advanced to the priesthood, diaconate, subdiacon- ate and minor orders, were con- cluded in the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception at Ca- tholic University of America here. The Most Rev. John M. McNamara, Auxiliary Bishop of Baltimore and of Washington, was the ordaining prelate. Those ordained to the priesthood included Benjamin McVey and Gregorius Figueroa, of Atonement Seminary; Carolus O'Laughlin, of St. Anselm's Priory; Joannes Tool- an, of Viatorian Seminary, and Edvinus Bauer, of Holy Cross Col- lege. The class of 67 advanced to the rank of deacon included theologi= cal students from Holy Name Col- lege, Whitefriars Hall, Marianist College, Viatorian Seminary, Third Order Regular of St. Francis Mount St. Mary's, Niagara Semi- nary, Augustinian College, Pal- latine Fathers, St. Anselm's Col- lege and Queen of Apostles Semi- nary. Forty-five candidates were administered the rite of sub-dea- con; eight were in the class for Tenure; 13 were elevated to the rite of Exorcist and Acolyte, and 13 were administered the minor order of Lector. 'Day Of Catholic Students' Arranged In Ecuador Quite, Ecuador. {)Student or- ganizations of this capital are pre- paring to celebrate the "Day of the Catholic Student" on the feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, March 7. The Juventul Universitaria Catho- .lies and ottmr branches of the Ca- tholic Student Youth movement are participating in the prepara- tions. Temperance Groups Report Progress Quebec. (E)The Lacordaire and Jeanne D'Arc temperance soc- ieties, which are under Catholic duspices, have made substantial progress during the past year. The membership in Quebec Prov- ince now is 17,600, as compared with 10,100 a year ago. The num- ber of circles has grown from 120 to 168. What pleasure shall be ours in beholding our Lady of the Im- maculate Conception, the glorious Mother of God. The saints to whom our Lady appeared speak enthusiastically of Mary's celestial beauty, of her queenly gracious ways. When you bestow immense sums of money in charity, you do not do anytlfing near as noble as when you save a single soul. Nothing is so dear to God, He has nothing more at heart than the salvation of souls.St. John Chrysostom. Rosewood, Brass-Inlaid Crucifixes With Knotted Edges Unique design inlaid with polished brass wire. The particular feature of these crucifixes is the knotted edge which makes them attractive to those who want a Crucifix that is different. Furnished either in Old Silver or Gold Bronze corpus: No. 452G  Crucifix, 16 inch, rosewood, Gold Bronze corpus, at ....................... . ............. $3.20 No. 452S  Same as above only with Old Silver corpus, at.. $3.20 (Add 20c for postage and Packing) Order from The Guardian {ni.ho]JCHonor @@A DioceSeof Roll  Little Roc St. Mary's Chur00:h, Hattieville , Arkansas Very Rev. Msgr. Otto Loeb, V.F., Pastor The following is a list ot a series showing the Catholic men and women of the Diocese of Little Rock now serving their country in the Armed Forces. The lists as they appear each week will be grouped accord- ing to parishes and will be compiled trom the otficial report of pastors submitted by them last fall as a com- plete list of names of members of their parish serving in the Armed Forces as ot November 1st, 1942. Ad- ditional names will be supplied the Chancery Office by the pastors on May 1st, 1943. PRAYER IN TIME OF WAR (Adapted from Cardinal Newman) O Lord Christ, Who in Thy mercy heareth the prayers of stoners, pour forth, we beseech thee, all grace and blessing upon our country and its citizens. We pray in particular for the Presi- dent-for our Congressfor all our soldiersfor all who defend us in ships, whether on the seas or in the skiesfor all who ale suffering the hardships of war. We pray for all who are in peril or in danger. Briug us all after the troubles of this life into the haven of peace, and reunite us all to- gether forever, O dear Lord, in Thy glomous heavenly kingdom. HONOR ROLL Hattieville.  The remarkable record of St. Mary's Parish, Hat- tieville lists 41 young men In the armed services of our country. The family of Mr. Henry Kauf- man has four sons in the army, Florian, Herman, Ben and Leo. The Charles Zimerman family has three sons in the armed services, William and Alfred in the army, and Emil in the navy. Mr, and Mrs. Frank Beck have three sons in the army, Hugo, Frank, and Henry. The family of Joe Beck have two in the army, namely Leopold and Ferdinand, and Francis, in the Navy. Following are the names of all the boys that appear on the hon- or roll at St. Mary's Church, Hat- tieville: Alex Zimerman, Navy, Joseph Wiedower, Navy, Leo Gottsponer, Marine, Hugo Beck, Army, Emil Gottsponer, Army, Leopold Beck, Army, Albert Fericher, Army. Wil- liam Waggoner, Army, Leo Wagon- er, Army, Ernest Sponer, Army, Edward Beck, Army, William Zhn- erman, krmy, Florian Kaufman, Army, Richard Nell, Army, Albert Only 25c Each The Walnut wood Crucifixes, with Gold BronzeFinishCorpus, are made and finished with the same care as the higher- priced lines. No. 664G  Crucifix. Walnut finish, God Bronze corpus, each ..... 2So (Add 1Oc for postage) The Guardian Beck, Army, Herman Kaufman, Army, Emil Sponer, Army, Carl Sponer, Army, Alfred Zimerman, Army, John Wiedbwer, Army, Joseph Reiter, Army, Frank Beck, Army, Leo Nell, Army, Edwin Nell, Army, Albert Wiedower, Army, Lawrence Ferricher, Army, Ben Kaufman, Army, Emil Zim- erman, Navy, Caspar Buryener, Army, Henry Beck, Army, Carl Hartman, Army, Carl Wiedower, Army, Joseph Miles, Army, Vic- tor Zimerman, Army, Francis Beck, Navy, Albert Buryener, Army, Eugene Beck, Army, Frederick Hartman, Army, Oscar Gottsponer, Army, Leo Kaufman, Army and Ferdinand Beck, Army. := Co-Founder Of Polish Women's Alliance Dies Chicago. (E)  Prominent Chi- cagoans attended' the funeral of A. Emily Napieralski, official of the Polish Women's Alliance for 25 years, held at St. John of God Church here. Miss Napieralski, native of Po- land, was one of a large family all of whom attained prominence in Chicago civic and professional life. She became widely known as president of the Polish Wo- men's Alliance of America, which she helped to found and which she headed until 1935. You do well to watch attentively over your own personal salvation, nevetheless he does better who strives to help others.---St. Ber- nard. My Sunday Missal by Fr. Stedmn 352 Pages, The new simplified method of following the Mass, the explanations before e a o h Mass and about the parts of each Mass, the :calendar of the Masses showing the Mass page for every Sunday and Feast Day for years to come. Many beautiful illustrations. No. 251  MY SUNDAY MISSAl Improved art hoard binding. Printed in fine opaque paper with meny beautiful illustrations w'eil bound. At .............. 25 No. 25a  MY SUNDAY MISSAL De .Luxe duro-leather, fine new binding, 2 ribbon markers. Red, edses. 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