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LXXI, NO. 10 MARCH 5, 1982 ve in the Father Vicente Lopez, formerly Hispanics in the of Tucson, Ariz., named associate of the Secretariat Affairs of the Conference of Bishops (NCCB) Catholic Con- (USCC), sue- Father Frank Who is now studying in theology Catholic Institute in 200 to 4OO have been removed home of Malvin 'eisburg, former of Medical Y!ic Laboratories, m Santa M0nica, was questioned after 500 were found in a container from his home law Ciosek, minister for said Lech the head of ity, Poland's independent probably will to attend his baptism March Walesa's release likely to cause and cal actions"' to Poland's overnment. of Santo wiere Bishop Alricio of San El Salvador, was raided at unidentified men was no personal or other property bresident of Our Inc., and President of the dic Press iation, told Ssional sub- that Congress restore the ential mail rate formerly ac- the non-profit ames p. Reynolds, of Good Church, Little mill be the celebrant Weekly televised Shut-Ins this at 7 A.M. Channel Johnson will be and music will by Dennis Servers will be Stehle and Chris Inside Pope stres- Page 2 hos- Page 7 y band Mardi Gras. Page 8 Workshops sche- Page 8 HIS EXCELLENCY Bishop Andrew J. McDonald of Little Rock (left) is shown blessing the cornerstone of the St. John the Evangelist Church (right) at Huntsville during dedication ceremonies. St. John's Church Dedicated Springdale; Father Rudolph E. Maus, Pastor, St. Joseph's Church, Fayetteville; Father Joseph L. Pallo, Pastor, St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Fayetteville; Father Raymond R. Rossi, Pastor, St. Elizabeth's Church, Eureka Springs; Father Rainer J. DeClerk, Pastor, St. Peter's Church, Mountain Home, and Father Martin Busby, Pastor of St. John the Evangelist Church and Chaplain of Rogers-St. Mary's Memorial Hospital, Rogers. Also present were Deacon Don Althoff, St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Fayette- ville, and Deacon James I. Swinetek, of St. Peter's Church, Mountain Home; Brother John Francis Tyrrell, F.F.S.C., Fayet- teville, and Brother Andrew Huntsville -- Feb. 16, 1982, will be a day long remem- bered by members of St. John The Evangelist parish as that date was when His Excellency Bishop Andrew J. McDonald of Little Rock dedicated the new church. Parishioners gathered in a semi-circle as Bishop Mc- Donald blessed a time capsule which was inserted in the structure's cornerstone. Led by the Bishop in procession were priests, deacons, Brothers, altar boys, Sisters, guests and members of the parish. Priests in attendance were Msgr. John E. Murphy, V.F., Pastor, St. Vincent de Paul Church, Rogers; Father Amos H Enderlin, Pastor, St. Raphael's Church, Arkansas Catechetical Theological Studies. The Day will start with registration at 9 A.M., with the opening prayer service at 9:30. The first session will begin at 9:45 when Father Hauser will speak on "The Sacraments." He also will give talks on "Baptism" and "Eucharist." The closing prayer service is scheduled for 2:30 P.M., with ad- journment at 3. Those attending are asked to bring sack lunches. The registration fee of $3 is to be paid on March 20 only. A registration notice including name, mailing address and Schmidt, F.F.S.C., Fayet- teville. Sisters of St. Dominic, O.P., from Rogers-St. Mary's Memorial Hospital-who at- tended were: M. Amata, M. Catherine, Catherine Dominic, Marie Celine, M. Johnette, M. Jude, M. Marguerite, M. Michael, M. Michele, Paula Marie, M. Teresita, John Vianney and Rita Rose. Other guests included: Mr. and Mrs. Leo Heigel and Mr. Norman Schmuck, Little Rock; Rev. Lewis See, Pastor, First Methodist Church, Huntsville; Mr. and Mrs. Greg Walker and family, Harrison; Mr. and Mrs. Mark Swafford and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Delaney Fausett of Omaha, Ark.; Day Slated Consuella, Office of Religious Education-CCD, 2500 North Tyler Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72207 (phone - 664- 0340, Extension 24). Registration forms can be obtained from Catholic school principals, CCD co-ordinators and pastors or by requesting them from the Diocesan Office of Religious Education. Those attending receive four hours of sacramental theology toward catechist certification. Sister Consuella said cassette tapes of Father Hauser's lectures will be County Judge Charles J. Whorton, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Felix Brashears, Mrs. Amalda Litterell and Mr. and Mrs. Jack La Bounty, Hunt- sville; Dr. Mario Costaldi and son, Rogers; Mrs. Gene Karnes, Springdale, and Mr. Paul Collins, Kingston. "May this building which we bless in Your Name be a house of salvation and grace where Christians, gathered in fellowship may worship You in spirit and truth -- and grow together in love...We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ Your Son," Bishop McDonald prayed. At the conclusion of the Mass offered by the bishop, a ,covered dish supper prepared by the ladies of St. John's parish was served. Marriage Encounter Set March 12-14 Little Rock -- A Marriage Encounter will be held Friday through Sunday, March 12-14, at St. John's Center, 2500 North Tyler Street. The weekend enables couples to know each other better and improve their relationship through better communication. For more information or registration, call the Family Life Office (664-0340), or mail inquiries to P.O. Box 7565, Little Rock, Arkansas 72217. Psychology and Masters in parish or institution should be available on March 20 for $5 Sacred Theology and sent by March 15 to Sister. perset. III Little Rock -- Arkansas Catechetical Day will be held Saturday, March 20, from 9 AM. to 3 P.M. at St. John's Center here, it was announced by Sister M. Consuella Bauer of the Diocesan Office of Religious Education. The day's theme is "Sacraments Today: A Catechetical Overview." Father Tom Hauser will be the main speaker. A priest of the Diocese of Fort Worth, Texas, Father Hauser is a faculty member of the Per- manent Diaconate Program in the Diocese of Little Rock. He has a bachelor's degree in Two Monks Pronounce Perpetual Vows In Ceremonies at New Subiaco Abbey Subiaco -- Two monks Men's Chorus and by the pronounced their perpetual Brass Ensemble of the vows and another made his Academy band. first commitment in ceremonies at New Subiaco Abbey Feb. 10. Brother Thomas Moster, O.S.B., and Brother Joel Felton, O.S.B., made their solemn monastic profession in the presence of Abbot Raphael DeSalvo, OS.B., and members of the Subiaco community during Mass for the feast of St. Scholastica. Both came to the Abbey as monastic candidates in 1977. Brother Thomas, of Muenster, Texas, was an oblate of the Abbey for 20 years before joining the monastery, working as a teacher in Sacred Heart High School in Muenster. He pursued advanced studies in drama and speech, including a research project at the Passion Play in Oberam- mergau, Germany. He currently is the sacristan at the Abbey, as well as a teacher of English, speech and drama in Subiaco Academy, and director of dramatic productions. Brother Joel, of Omaha, ...... Neb., came to Subiaco with a background in music education and organ. He worked as an organist in Omaha and in New York. He is presently an organist at the Abbey, a member of the music department of Subiaco Academy and the director of Centenary Halt, the Abbey's performing arts center. During the same ceremonies, Homer Lindsey, of Pocahontas, made his three-year commitment as a monk, taking the name Brother James. He has just completed a year of novitiate and will continue his studies in the monastic formation program at the Abbey. Music for the celebration was provided by the Academy Brother Joel Brother Thomas Father McBrien To Speak Little Rock-- The 13th annual Ecumenical Clergy and Laity Conference, sponsored by the Division for Education of the Arkansas Council of Churches and the Arkansas Council on Brotherhood of the NCCJ, will be held Wednesday and Thursday, March 10-11, at St. John's Center, 2500 North Tyler Street here. Principal speaker at the two-day event will be Father Richard P. McBrien, Ph.D., a priest of the Archdiocese of Hartford, Conn., and author of 12 theological works. Father McBrien, whose column is run weekly in The Guardian, is a past president of the Catholic Theological Society of America and the 1976 winner of the society's John Courtney Murray Award "for distinguished achievement in theology." Currently Crowley-O'Bri- en-Walter professor of theology and chairman of the department of theology at the University of Notre Dame, Father McBrien was formerly professor of" theology at Boston College and director of its Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry. Deeply involved in ecumenism, Father MeBrien has chaired the joint graduate program of Boston College and Andover Newton Theological School, served as trustee of the largest ecumenical consortium in the United States IBoston Theological Institute) and chaired the Catholic Theological Society's special committee to evaluate bilateral consultations. Familiar to many as an on- air commentator on Catholic See McBrien on Pg. 4 Official Announcement  Diocese of The Most Reverend Bishop announces the following clerical appointments: Father Joseph M. Correnti, head ad- ministrator of St. Anne's Parish, North Little Rock. Father Lawrence A. Frederick, adminis- trator of Holy Cross Parish, Sheridan. Father John D. Rid- dell, sick leave. Father Robert A. Torres, adminis- trator, , St. John's Parish, Malvern, and St. Mary's Parish, Arkadel- phia. Rev. Royce Thomas Chancellor