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NAL and ,SOCIAL I ALLANDITEMS' STORIES or Send Social Items to The Guardian SUBMITTED 309 West Second St., Phone 5486, by| MUST BE Tuesday. | SIGNED Hi P. T. A., Mrs. Joe president, will have a bone- Card and bingo party at the Mrs. H. W. Browning, Road, Thursday, 6, afternoon and evening. Mrs. Charles Bedford Nancy Joe and Sally returned to their home, Tyler, Little Rock, visit at the home of her Mr. and Mrs. Joe Quinn has been advised of the lnadvlsabil- accounts of Unit- movements. There- are sorry that we find it to omit notices concern- arrival or departure of Sgldlers in foreign ports. annual Easter Morlday card sponsored by the of Our Lady of Church, will be under the direction Brugnone, chair- and Mrs. George Hum, co- The party will be held and evening in the par- and will feature prizes table and a number of Catholic Women of Little sponsoring the furnishing room of Company B, Camp Joseph T. Rob- s of chairs, ta- curtains, games, etc., appreciated. The are in charge and called in regard to the Mrs. J. J. Slattery Jerry Glenn 3-6320, Durst 4-4581, Mrs. M. 6020, and Mrs. R. C. Rosedale 6/R1. Society For Propagation The Faith before have the missions a protector to lead them the dangers of the they do today. Never night when the Angel take the Child and and fly into Egypt," Wisdom and patient cour- Joseph been in such the month of March, and on his feast day, the Church directs of homage and to the head of the Family. Endowed Creator-Foster Son with alities which have made pattern for all men twenty centuries, St. the duties of of all positions with Our ancient histories we the wrath of Herod, who competition, or- of all the male In current his- find an analogy in the hatred of modern des- believe that by banishing nuns and brothers from they will crush the This is why we petition St. Jo- over our mission- guard them with the that kept Jesus safe in Bethlehem and and Nazareth. "Ite counsels Holy Mother to Joseph." just received word India, that "a half, Eucharistic Proces- the Archbishop offi- made through the im- of North George- 10th in connec- Tercentenary of the Church. Over 3,500 parts of the city the procession girls represented the of the existence of the answer your criticism is not 'new' news" by YOu that, while the giving this infor- August 23rd, 1941, this office. Be- our readers might be fact that so-called has a Catholic edi- three hundred years Know That: Chinese and many of Indians still thresh biblical way? cream consists of fish chopped up fine, berries, a generous seal oil and reindeer mixed in snow. Blessed Virgin of tours, the Hungar- to France, was the to be liturgically universally fever- and seven oth- in other parts of Jesuit martyr, John did such extra- ssionary work in In- canonized? go in Ireland, in the exact, the repro- different relig- cod each other. Each island could not one faith Catholic Business Women's Club The Very Rev. Msgr. Joseph A. Gallagher, Vice Rector of St. John's Seminary, addressed mem- bers of the Catholic Business Wo- men's Club at their monthly din- ner meeting Monday evening, March 9, at the Freid'erica Hotel. Monsignor Gallagher spoke most interestingly and enthusiastically on "Literature and the Catholic Church." Miss Helen Burke intro- tuced the guest speaker. Mrs. Fred Morrison, president, presided over a brief business ses- sion at which time committee chairmen submitted their reports. Miss Myrtle Skees, Recreation Chairman, announced the annual Communion Mass and Breakfast would be held at St. Edward's Church, Sunday, April 12, at 8:30 a. m. Miss Mary Measler introduced Miss Marie Heid, Assistant Di- rector of the USO Club sponsor- ed by the National Catholic Com- munity Service and invited the members to attend an Open House :to be held Sunday, March 15. Guests of the evening were: Mrs. Celia Eton, Mrs. D. F. S. Galloway and the Misses Ruth Grabiel, Maire Snider, Eleanor Flynn, Frances Wesson, Marie Held and Mr. Lynn Snider. Miss Nora Miles was in charge of the Surprise Table. A toast to the club was made by Miss Bernadine Honan and Mr. Lynn Snider played several selections on the acordion. Java Mission Raised To Vicariate Hastings, Nebr. 0}.--One hun- dred and seventy Catholic priests, Brothers and Sisters were sta- tioned in the Vicariate of Ban- doeng, Java, the Crosier Fathers of Immaculate Conception Monas- tery here report on the basis of 1939 statistics on the Mission of the Crosier Fathers in Java. The Rt. Rev. Msgr. James H. Goumans, O. S. C., recently was named Vicar Apostolic of Ban- doeng, Java, according to word received here. A native of Venray, Holland, he went to Java as Su- perior of the Mission there in 1926. Bandoeng was set up as a Pre- fecture Apostolic in 1932, and Monsignor Goumans was named its first Prefect. Because of the rapid growth of the Mission and the increase in the number of missionaries working under Mon- signor Goumans, Bandoeng was raised to the status of a Vicariate Apostolic last month and Monsig- nor Goumans was named Vicar Apostolic, the Crosier Fathers state. The Catholic population of the Vicariate in 1939 was 17,917, of whom 1,723 were natives and 16,- 924 were Europeans. There were 147 persons under instruction at the time. Forty-seven Catholic grade schools were attended by 2,- 485 boys and 1,927 girls. There were eight regular mission posts on the island. The report of the Crosier Fathers stated that there were 815 baptisms, 276,182 Holy Communions and 189 marriages last year. Nuns Open Sanitarium. Dyer, Ind. (EL--Mount Mercy Sanitarium for the treatment of convalescent cases will be open- ed here March 19 by the Sisters of Mercy. The Most Rev. John F. Noll, Bishop of Fort Wayne, will bless the new buildings. must perish. The distinction be- tween them was clear: On the one side was Patrick, the apostle of the true God Whose loving mercy makes a bright and shining path in a world of-darkness; on the other side was the druid priest, the follower of a false faith which had made a world of shadowy fears and uncertainty for men. As it will always be so, so it was then: with the help of Almighty God St. Patrick triumphed. The knowledge of the Irish peo- ple acquired by Patrick when he acted as slave shepherd stood him in .ood stead during the meeting and the fire of faith he lighted has burned brightly during the succeeding 15 centuries. He light- ed the brand of mission activity which has been spread by Irish Catholics throughout the world and is hailed today as ofie of the great missioners of the Church. Heart-to-heart talks with our Lord about the trials, the worries, the troubles and anxieties of our day will do much to obtain for us the refreshment promised by Christ when He said: "Come to Me all you who labor and are burdened and I shall refresh you." Consolation shall sometimes be given to you; but to be fully sat- isfied shall not be granted to you. , i i i i ii say It With... -,FLOWERS FROM [ THE GUARDIAN, MARCH 13, 1942 PAGE THREE U. S. PRIESTS FOR BOLIVIAN MISSION These group of 20 Maryknoll missioners, who will staff the new mission field in the northern section of colonial Bolivia. which has just been assigned to the Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America. They are. left to right Roy Thomas J. Danehy, of Manitowac, Wis.; Rev. Alonso E. Escalante, New York City. and Rev. Raymond J. Bormer, South Ardmore. Pa. (N.C.W.C.) Greater Little Rock Activities St. Andrew's Cathedral. Lenten devotions will be held at the Cathedral Wednesday eve- ning at 7:45 with B.enediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament and a sermon by the Rev. Mr. Harry Chinery. Friday devotions, beginning at 7:45, will include Stations of the Cross and Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament. Mass will be celebrated at the Maryknoll Nuns Travel By Bike In China Maryknoll, N. Y. (E). -- Four Maryknoll Sisters en route to mis- stuns in the interior of South China traveled six days over torn roads riding on the back seats of bicycles, accompanied by soldiers as a protection against bandits. Traveling by boat, bus and bi- cycle, the Sisters spent 14 days making the 350-mile trip from Hong Kong to Pingnam. One of these Sisters was on her way to a new house opened last October in Yung Hui, Kwang- si, the fifth new mission opened by the Maryknoll Sisters since the outbreak of the Sino-Japanese conflict. The traveler destined for the new mission, Sister Margaret Marie Jung, of San Francisco, American-born of Chinese par- ents, is a convert to Catholicism. She was missioned to China in 1939, one of the last group of Maryknoll Sisters to whom pass- ports were granted for travel to the Orient. Sister Mary Rose Lei- Cathedral at 12:05 noon each week day during Lent. On Tuesdays and Fridays dur- ing Lent an 8 o'clock Mass is cele- brated at Holy Souls Chapel. Good Counsel Church. Discussion Club under the aus- St. Patrick's To Celebrate Patron Feast North Little Rock.--The annual St. Patrick's Day party will be given by the Altar Society of St. Patrick's Church Monday after- noon and night in the parish hall, 20th and Maple Streets. Both cards and bingo will be played during the afternoon and evening. Attractive door and play- ing prizes will be given away at both times. A grand prize will also be awarded. Mr. L. Dumboski and Mrs. J. P. Roddy are co-chairmen for the event. Mrs. Oscar Zaloudek and Mrs. W. J. Toland are co-chairmen for the bingo party. The party will be held in con- junction with the regular week- ly social held each Monday night. 2 Newcomers In Ranks of Catholic 'Best Sellers' New York. (EL--Two newcomers break into the ranks of the 10 best sellers among Catholics as given in the "Booklog," monthly report issued by America, national Catholic weekly published here by the Jesuit Fathers. The two books are "We Have Been Friends Together," by "Raissa Maritain (Longmans), and "Thy People My People," by the Rev. E. J. Ed'- wards, S. V. D. (Bruce). For another month, "The Man pices of the Confraternity of Chris- Who Got Even with God," by Fa- tian Doctrine, Msgr. John B. thor Raymond (Bruce), continues Scheper, director, will be held' in in the Number One Spot. Her- the hall Thursday night at 8 p. bert E. Cory's "The Emancipa- m., March 19. tion of a Freethinker" (Bruce) Sunday night devotions at 7:30 has risen from third to second, consist of Litany of the Saints, and Theodore Maynard's "The prayers for the Church and Civil Story of American Catholicism" Authorities and Benediction of (Macmillan) from fifth to third. the Most Blessed Sacrament are The ten best sellers in order for the general intention of peace are: and for parish boys in armed serv- ice. Lenten devotion every Wednes- day night at 7:30, consisting of Rosary, Sermon and of the Most Blessed Sacrament. Friday night devotions at 7:30 consisting of Way of the Cross Eucharistic and Little Flower No- vena and Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament. Novena to St. Anthony every' Tuesday morning following Holy Mass. The Easter Monday card and bingo party will be held this year, as usual, in the parish hall, after- noon and evening. Mrs. Umberto Brugnone will act', as chairman and Mrs. Geo. Hum as co-chair- man. Keep this date open and plan to attend this annual affair. St. Edward's Church. Fourth Sunday in Lent (Lae- tare). Masses will be celebrated at 5:30, 7, 8:30 and 11 a. m. Ser- mon in all Masses will be on Superstition and Fortune-telling. Lenten devotions will be held at 7:30 p. m. 7:30. Lenten devotions, Wednesday and Friday evenings at 7:30. Entertainment by Social Circle No. 3, directed by Mr. M. N. Han- son, Tuesday night at 7:30, will be Bingo. St. Patrick's Church. Devotions tonight at 7:30 will include Way of the-Cross, No- vena prayers, and Benediction. The Novena in honor of St. Pat- rick and St. Joseph will be con- cluded at the evening devotions Wednesday. The Mission collection will be taken up at the Masses Sunday. Sunday is Holy Communion day for the girls of the parish. The War Relief offering will be taken up at the end of the Masses Sunday. Nursery school attendants Sun- day will be Joan DeBons and Irene Zaloudek. The Roy. James W. Nugent of the faculty of St. John's Seminary will continue his series of Lenten sermons at devotions to be held at 7:30 Sunday evening. The serv- ices will include Rosary and Bene- diction. Devotions Wednesday evening at 7:30 will include Rosary, sermon, and Benediction. The annual St. Patrick's card party will be held in the hall Mon- day afternoon and evening. Mrs. L. Dumboski and Mrs. J. P. Roddy are co-chairmen for the event. A High Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, St. Patrick's Day, at 8 fels,, of Schenectady, N. Y., who Hon Regular serwces had been transferred from g . " during the Kong to Pingnam, was one of the week: Daffy Masses 6:30 and 8 six Maryknoll Sisters mis- a m sioned to China in 1921. She also Devotions to Our Lady of Per- was one of a group of Sisters cap- etual Help, Tuesday night at tured by Chinese river bandits in 1926. Returning to her own mis- sion after a business trip to Hong Kong was Sister Moira Riehl, of North Bergen, N. J., superior at Pingnam, where for the past six years she has directed the N'ative Novitiate. Going to Laipo to serve as Superior was Sister Miriam Carmel Lechthaler, for- merly of New York, who had been stationed at Pingnam, where she directed the Training School for Women Catechists, opened there in 1938, the first of its kind in Maryknoll missions. 20 Years Needed To Erase Nazi Lies, Says Speaker Detroit. (EL--Twenty years of re-education will be required to clear up the lies and prejudices inculcated into German youth by Nazi and Prussianism, an audience of 500 was told here by Dr. F. W. Foerster, non-Catholic German ex- ile, educator and author. Dr. Foerster spoke at Catholic Central Auditorium here in the 13th lecture of the current Chris- rain Culture Series under the aus- pices of the Assumption College Lecture League, Windsor, Ont. Nazism did not begin recently, Dr. Foerster said, but is the flow- ering of an' intellectual and moral disease with roots far back in history. There has been a good German;, and many heroic and splendid Germans, he said, but as a group they have not been ex- pressive enough in opposing the poison in their midst and have therefore become usable in the de- signs of evil men. Concern Felt For Sisters In Nine Burma Convents Providence, R. I. (E).While no recent news has been received of the welfare of Franciscan Mis- sionaries of Mary in the Far East, ccnsiderable concern is felt by the Sisters here for the safety of their nine convents in Burma and par- ticularly for their leper home and hospital for incurables at Rangoon. The latest word from the Sisters in the Philippines was a cable dated December 28 informing Mother Mary Hildegard of Jesus, : United Provincial here, that all were well. There are ten Ameri- can Sisters among the 120 Francis- can Missionaries of "Mary in ten convents in the Philippines. Two of the convents are in Manila. There are also American Sis- ters in several of the Congrega- tion's houses in China, in the ten convents in Ceylon and in one at Brisbane, Australia. "Th Man Who Got Even With God"; "The Emancipation of a Freethinker"; "The Story of Amer- ican Catholicism"; "All the Day Long," by Daniel Sargent (Long- roans); "Fear Not, Little Flock," by the Rev. George Zimpfer (Bruce); "The Keys of the King- dom," by A. J. Cronin (Little, Brown); "A Woman Wrapped in Silence," by the Rev. John W. Lynch (Macmillan); "We Have Been Friends Together"; "Gall and Honey," by Edward' Doherty (Sheed and Ward), and "Thy Peo- ple My People." Channel Island Nuns Send Message By Vatican Radio London. (E).--Nuns in the Chan- nel Islands, between England and France, now in German occupa- tion, have again got a message to the English mainland via Vatican Radio. They are concerned Bbout the welfare of two of their Sisters now in England. The message came from the Sisters of Mercy in Guernsey. It reported that the nuns are carrying on their school work with a roll of 32 pupils, and that the anxiety of the nuns is about the missing Sisters. The message reported that the two priests at the parish church in Guernsey, Canon Hickey and Father William Kirk, are well. The Channel Islands are in the Portsmouth Diocese. There has been no direct communication with England since early in the war. Marquette Offers Course In War Problems Milwaukee. (E).--A compulsory course in "The Engineer and War Problems," with 90-minute lec- tures three times a week, has been substituted for several non-en- gineering courses abolished from the curriculum of 90 senior engi- neering students at Marquette University here. The program change, announced by Dean Franz A. Kartak of the Marquette College of Engineer- ing, also included advancement of the commencement date for the 90 seniors from May 31 to April 19. Graduation is being speeded for engineer seniors, Dean Kartak said', to free them for the armed forces and defense industries. Credit Union Founders' Club Names Priest Member New Orleans. (E).- The Rev. William J. Castel, pastor of. St. o'clock. Rita's chqrch, received a certi- The feast of St. Joseph will be ficate of membership in the Credit observed with the celebration of a Union Founders' Club of  the Na- High Mass at 8 o'clock Thursday. tional Credit Union Association of Madison, Wis., at a dinner which Studen[ Swing Axes For National Defense ', Emmitsburgh, Md. '(E).--0n the wooded slopes of the Blue Ridge Mountains that lift above the spires and crosses of 134-year-old Mount St. Mary's College students are swinging axes in a unique activity in the school's new pro- gram of physical fitness for na- tional defense. The students are members of the recently-formed "Men of the Woods" Club, which aims to provide strenuous physi- cal exercise for those not interest- ed' in athletics. Brothers' China Institution Declared City's Model School Tsinan, China. (E)The Marian- ist School here has been officially declared the model school of the city by the Educational Board, ac- cording to Lumen Service. In announcing this appraisal, the Board asked the Brothers to give demonstration classes which all the teachers in the city were in- vited to attend. was a feature of the eighth annual meeting of the Louisiana Credit Union League. Membership in the club is open only to persons who have founded a credit union. Fa- ther Castel has founded four par- ish credit unions. As the ivy clings to the lofty tower, so should you lovingly lean on Jesus. He is the friend that changes not. HIMSTEDT Plumbing & Heating Company Serving Little Rock For More Than 20 Years Installation and Repairs of PLUMBING & HEATING 321 West Capitol Phone 6153 Little Rock, Arkansas Reliable--Satisfactory Seminarians' Retreat Master --Courtesy Home Missioner The Rev. Albert E. Culliton, professor of Romance Languages, History and English at St. Char- les Borromeo Seminary, Colum- bus, Ohio, recently conducted a retreat for students of St. John's Home Missions Seminary. Father Culliton is an alumnus of Saint John's of the Class of '29. Entries For CPA Literary Contest Pour In St. Louis. (M).---As the deadline on March 15 for the literary con- test now being conducted by the Catholic Press Association of the i United States in connection with 1942 Catholic Press Month ap- proaches, entries are flowing into the office of the Rev. Herbert Walker, S. J., here, chairman, of the C. P. A. Literary Awards Committee. Submissions for the contests are being made first to the respective diocesan publications and Catho- lic magazines, which, in turn, will submit the two best entries in each contest for national judging. The fiction entries selected by the newspapers will be sent to the Rev. J. Fred Krtebs, General Man- ager of the Witness, Catholic pa- per in Dubuque, and the feature t semi-narians-Aid ..... In Civilian Defense Work St. John's Seminary, Little Rock.--The students are prepar- ing to engage actively in the Na- tional Home Defense. Monsignor James P. Gaffney has designated seven seminarians who will act as air raid wardens in this sec- tor. He also appointed a num- ber of men for Red Cross duty. Both groups will undergo a ser- ies of instructions in their respec- tive positions..The future wardens will learn the make-up of the in- cendiary bomb, the technique of handling them, and also the dis- ciplinary measures necessary to control a group of people. On the other hand, the prospective Red Cross men will receive instruc- :tions in First Aid, and practical training in bandaging. This sector comprises the ter- ritory east and west between Tay- lor and Van Buren Sts., and north and south between the ravine be- hind the seminary and S street. Monsignor Gaffney impressed the students, by the evidence of his words, of the whole-hearted cooperation he intends to give the .President and National Defense Board in their effort to make America safe and calm through the National Defense Program. He said . . ."it is up to us . . ." to prepare for any future emergency, no matter how remote that crisis may be. The Chief Warden is John C. O'Dwyer. His assistants are the Messrs. Joseph Quinn, William Wellman, Edmund Seguin, James Reynolds, John Doyle and Ed- ward Roberson. Joseph Peychaud Gresham has charge of the Red Cross group. His chief assistants are the Rev. Mr. McDonnell, and the Messrs. Clark and Semper. Those taking the First /kid' course are: The Rev. Messrs. McDonnell, Chinery, Johnson, DeFalco and Graves. Messrs. Wachtrle, Boyce, Burke, Silk, Gallagher, McCallum, J. O'Dwyer, Cresham, Tarpy, F. Mur- phy, Clark, Bujarski, Wenger, Wellman, Semper, Rockenhaus, F. Janesko, McCarthy, Boyle Whalen, McSweeney, Foster, Reynolds, Au- gustyn and Doyle. -- Courtesy. "Home Missioner." What will afford me most con- solation when I am on my bed of death? This question if rightly p0dered will influence one's whole life. h ul MoRRISON M HATTER HATS MEN'S CLEANED AND BLOCKED 523 Main St. Ph. 9576 entries to Dr. J. L. O'Sullivan Dean of the School of Journal-'1' ism at Marquette University, Mil- waukee. They, together with Fa- ther Walker, comprise the Liter- ICE COMPANY of Arkansas ary Awards Committee. Magazine members will also select entries for that section of the contest and submit them to Father Walker. The primary purpose of the con- test is to encourage and develop fiction writers for the Catholic markets. Magazine members will select entries and submit them to Father Walker. The perfect victory is to tri- umph over one's self. Little Rock No. Little Rock Cabot Brinkley Beebe Pine Bluff DeValls Bluff II I IIIII Bernard T. 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