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March 15, 1974

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THE GUARDIAN, MARCH 15, 1974 PAGE 3 Perfaith Center Aids Needy in Pocahontas lhontas -_ Women from all Ontas churches, together LPPointed members of St. 'Parish Catholic Youth ization, are operating a Lunity Aid Center here to Je elothing--f ro needy M. A. Baltz, a com- e ant of St. Paul's, has  upper rooms in a ess building he owns for Zthe center which is open  ednesday. The center is ,, above the community's l Drug Store. fanny years, individuals Worked to help the of farm workers who ) income during the non- g season and who cannot ,ment because Now, however, ling of all sizes, shoes care items are e to them at the Aid Which also operates a Shop for families that prefer to pay something for Mrs. Edwin Cox, Jr., has been what they receive, designated to receive donations Proceeds from the thrift shop to the center, which also may be are used to buy shoes,'-diapers delivered to the center at any and specially-needed items, time on Wednesdays. Death Is Lenten Topic Pine Bluff -- A public seminar on "Death and Dying," spon- sored by St. Joseph's parish, is being held here on Sunday nights during Lent. The seminar opened with a documentary film, "To Die Today," which reported on a long study of dying patients' emotions and feelings. Other presentations arranged by the parish Adult Education Committee, include Dr. H.L. Wineland of Pine Bluff, speaking on what death is and whether the dying process should be prolonged; The Rev. Ed McDonald of the Little Rock Baptist Medical Center staff, lecturing on how culture in- fluences expressions of grief, how to deal with guilt feelings and how to cope with loneliness and separation; Adam Robinson, Jr., a funeral director, speaking on "The Burial of the Dead" and explaining remote preparation for death in planning funerals and pur- chasing cemetery lots; and Robert Holmes, a Pine Bluff attorney, offering suggestions on when and how to make and review wills. The final session will be a presentation on the theology of death in the Judaic-Cbristian tradition by the pastor, Father John F. O'Donnell, and the associate pastor, Father A1 Baltz. COMPLETE TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS INDIVIDUALS - BUSINESS AND GROUPS 'rickets Reservations * Hotels * Car Rentals * Tours --AT REGULAR RATES-- pd,. /l00my 2813 Kavanangh, Little Rock. - Phone 666-0242 Edward L. Hoyt AGENT AUTO, LIFE, FIRE AND HEALTH INSURANCE Office 753-0834 Home 225-2713 Havea glorious meal atWlc dcrkchr's Wein Keller Restaurant. The tours are nice too. Follow the highway signs up St. Mary's Mountain on Highway 186, easily accessible from U.S. 64 and In- terstate 40. Tours, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Wein Keller Restaurant open 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Reservations please. 0000eder00ehr WINE CELLARS. INC. ALTUS. ARKANSAS WE NEED YOUR OPINION ON CATHOLIC SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATION I Catholic education in Pulaski County is co-educational for the first ] eight (8) grades and separate for boys and girls in grades 9-i2. The | Groups listed below need your opinion of the existing high school I system versus a physical merger of the two high schools. PLEASE COMPLETE THIS QUESTIONNAIRE AND MAIL TO: Catholic School Survey P. O. Box 186 Little Rock, Arkansas 72203 (1) Are you in favor of a merger between Mount St. Mary and Catholic High to provide co-education at the location of Catholic High, 6300 Lee Avenue? [] Yes [] No Comments: (2) Do you have a child attending Mount St. Mary or Catholic High? [] Yes [] No Comments: (3) Would you like to make any additional comments regarding the Catholic secondary school educational system? Comments : NAME: ADDRESS: CITY, STATE : MARITAL STATUS: Number of children age 18 or younger: SIG NATURE: ' PARISH : (Optional) THANK YOU FOR YOUR SINCERE INTEREST. Pulaski County Area Catholic Board of Education Administration & Faculty of Mount St. Mary Lay Advisory Board of Mount St. Mary Academy Student Council of Mount St. Mary Academy Bishop Andrew J. McDonald Superintendent of Schools Presbyterate (all Priest residents of Greater Little Rock ) Administration & Faculty of Catholic High School Lay Advisory Board of Catholic High School Student Council of Catholic High School What's Happening Here and There Around the Diocese EL DORADO Lap robes and wheel chair pads made by members of the Altar Society of Holy Redeemer Church were given recently to the Hillsboro Nursing Home. Father Aloysius Dunleavy, pastor of St. Louis parish, Camden, spoke on ,'Reconciliation with God and Man" March 4 when he was guest Lenten speaker at a society meeting. A question and answer period followed his talk. Plans for an Easter project were initiated. Hostesses were Mrs. J. Edwege Granade and Mrs. Grace Sullivan. LITTLE ROCK Joe Borengasser is the new president of the Christian Couples Club here. He will be installed tomorrow, March 16, at a meeting in the home of Buddy and Mimi Kordsmeier. Also to be inducted are Harrigan Wortsmith, vice president; Sharon Balmaz, secretary; and Steve Reed, treasurer. A potluck supper will honor outgoing and !ncoming officers. NORTH LITTLE ROCK A party, sponsored by St. Mary's Parent Teacher Organization, will be held next Friday, March 22, following the 7 P.M. Mass, PINE BLUFF St. Joseph's Altar Society met March 4 and heard committee reports from June Smith, Noni Meyer, Angeline Fratesi and Freda Marlo, Lenten suggestions read by Noni Meyer and a poem read by Margaret Cutrell. Mrs. Gil Redelman showed slides of a recent trip to Hawaii. Mrs. Gladys Gaske and Mrs. Freda Marlo were co- chairmen of a St. Patrick's social. Hostesses were Alene Braswell, Amelia O'Connell, Margaret Cutrell, Effie Ruggeri, Dolly Maginine, Pauline Peyer and Marie Donovan. Prizes were won by Mrs. C.B. Hoekaday and Mrs. Meyer. LITTLE ROCK Mrs. Joe Yaeger will present candidates for membership in Court Our La- dy of Perpet- ual Help No. 1223, Catholic Daughters of America, this Sunday, March 17, during a 2 P.M. Mass in Good Counsel Church here. The pastor and court chaplain, Father Louis J. Janesko, will be celebrant. Regent Nell Earnest will preside at a business meeting and a social hour will follow. SHERIDAN Nine children and four adults received the Sacrament of Confirmation recently in Holy Cross Church here as the parish celebrated the 25th anniversary of its church. His Excellency Bishop Andrew J. McDonald administered the sacrament to Sherri Skorcz, Marie Earnesty, Sandy Cunningham, Libby Cash, Lisa Maryovich, David Voss, Randy Hale , Chris Hale and Mark Skorcz, and to four adults, Carolyn Skorcz, Carol "Walker, Cathy Walker and Eddie Cash. At a dinner that followed the Feb. 24 anniversary Mass, the first pastor, Father Jesse Cheney, recalled the sacrifices of the first parishioners who built the church themselves using lumber from their farms The present pastor, Father Albert Schneider, reviewed parish growth since 1949 and told of plans to build a new church. Harvey Skorcz, president of the parish council, welcomed visitors. These in- cluded His Excellency Bishop Albert L. Fletcher, former Bishop of Little Rock; Father Royce Thomas, Father Evarist Foix, O.C.D.., Father Anthony Morello, O.C.D., Sister Ricarda, R.S.M., and Sister Corlita, R.S.M., from Mount St. Mary Convent, Little Rock, which provided catechists for the parish for many years, and Miss Joe Schneider and Miss Bernice Ritter, who also have worked as catechists. LITTLE ROCK Our Lady of Perpetual Help Court No. 1223, Catholic Daughters of America, has announced winners of the poetry contest it sponsored here, preparatory for the CDA's state contest. In Division I -- for fourth, fifth and sixth grade pupils -- first, second and third prizes were awarded respec- SEE AROUNO ON ,PAGE 4 NELSON- BALMAZ INSURANCE Business - Personal JAMES NELSON - GABE BALMAZ Rodney Parham and Hidden Valley Drive Office 227-4574