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PAGE 6 THE GUARDIAN, MARCH 19, 1982 NCRLC Will Sponsor Three Regional Parleys Chicago -- The National rural life programs• Also board also elected two new Catholic Rural Life Con- approved was a motion to officers - Father George ference tNCRLC) Board of develop a network of persons Bowling, vice-president, and Directors, at their annual in different regions of the Mrs. Blanche Barber, meeting, voted to sponsor at country to represent the treasurer. least three regional Catholic NCRLC on specific occasions. Rural Life Conference According to recently- Cusack expects that the meetings in 1982 in order to appointed NCRLC Executive focus on local issues in the regional meetings will bring encourage more grass-roots Director Greg Cusack, "This an increase in Conference involvement of Conference regional thrust will provide membership which will help members, the Conference with a achieve the goal set by the This decision is indicative of broader-based membership board of 1,000 new members a shift of NCRLC priorities that will work through their toward strengthening the regions on local issues across during 1982. Conference at the diocesan the country•" One regional effort under level. Cusack said he hopes that the direction of the NCRLC is For example, the board with grass-rootsinvolvement, the Heartland Project, a voted to return 20 per cent of more local concerns can be program sponsored by the all national membership dues made known on a regional bishops of 44 midwestern to the diocesan level for use in level. This movement can dioceses as a follow-up to "&apos;THERE'S NOTHING wrong with a teen-ager that trying to reason with won't aggravate," wrote a wit who obviously had lived with teens• Indeed, sometimes this seems too true to be funny. However, teens say the same thing about parents. How can they be so unfeeling, so ignorant and so forgetful of their own adolescence? Adolescence. the fourth stage in family life, can be a trying time for adolescents, parents and younger siblings alike• Natural feelings of emergence on the part of Dolores Curran Talks , With Paren)t Lent and Family Li/e: Sta00,e iBluff of meaningless ieSoci blather.  r's honest non-emotional way with their youngsters• When our adolescents question the value of Mass, parents can say, "When I was young, I didn't sense the need for a close relationship with God as much, either• As I got older, I realized the importance of Him in my life and I don't want to deny you God now because you might need Him later on." The honesty of this approach appeals to adolescents, who once saw no need for dentists or multiplication tables, either. Often when teens hear their 1982 funding local and regional have the effect of building their May, 1980, pastoral young adults conflict with parents' deep feelings about alliances and coalitions with statement, "Strangers and authoritarian patterns the value of faith in their own otber rural groups in con- Guests: Toward Community comfortably established in lives, they realize how valid junction with NCRLC regional in the Heartland•" At the the family. "Because I said they are-- not just another bit meetings, hesaid• request of the midwestern so" becomes unacceptable to "Right now, there are in- bishops and by unanimous a formerly compliant and consent of the NCRLC board, happy youngster now given to d- i! CO[;r teresting beginnings of regional in the meetings the formerly independent moods and objections. Music ,ar,,,,e ROYRHEA, Ownerh ,, C0, s°utheast' n°rth midwest and Heartland Pr°ject will hen- gets l°uder' pouts l°nger and D C BAI' northwest states," Cusack cefortb be administered as a families tenser at this time as r" Do Rhea Mru added, regional program of the relationships begin to change Man,, reoions are NCRLC from carefree childhood to HILLCREST--L.R. J" "' " ' " auton • r of F1 ,ant  .... ,.,,.=,h g."LAl"q representeo oy me 10 newly- "We have a moral omy. ........... 6 ....... elected NCRLC board responsibility to commit THE ADO! E PRESCRIPTIONS • FREE DELIVERY members. Directors elected ourselves to the im-  SCENT has a PAT COOK  . to second terms are'. Father plementatlo n of the Heartland clock .... inside that tells him it's . "The tsank That • George Bowling, Edmonton, Blsnops ...... statement ume to start becomlmzv his Registered Pharmacist The Community" DAN S SHOE Ky.; Mrs. Blanche Barber 'Strangers and Guests' ,; own person rather than an • • .... Detroit, Mich., and Father Cusack said, "and we are offshoot of his parents. He • starts dmagreelng on DilLies l(l I Donald Baxter, Boston, Mass, pleased that this comes at a .... " " P "' , CARLISLE ARKA ]-l7rl ArLrll -watner Samuel He tkamt Newboard membersimclude time when we are trying to meetsa ltsw nomer eas-C-!°mmgduanditchurch'idHe RAY AND CLARENCE p our 00e00io00a, TROILLET "Stockdale, Texas; Marie presence " and values and realizes he The Sest in Shoe Repairing Cirillo Washin t n r . _ .  ._ must eventuall choose for , g o , ,.,.C., In otht action, the ounu ........ Y ..... • i t nlmseu tie onen teem guzJty _. Ss er Elizabeth Demirgian voted to develo n two official ' rnone 666-9731 Memohis Term • Bernard NCRLr mi-,, v ctatpmont for betraying his parents by 2903 Kavanaugh Evan" 'ol "  e .... : .............. wanting to be different from s, C legeville, Minn.; one on American Indian • J m .... them. 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