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' k:_ 0nne FamilyTo Travel Aboard aadian War Ships To 'Quint !et' Launching-In Wisconsin rior, Wis. (E)--The world's I lets and their family, all of whom Ia.ous sisters, the Dionnelwill come here for the ceremony, lPlets, already thrilled over iwill live on the ship during their -rOSPect of christening the stay here. l,Victory Fleet ' at the yards The Most Roy. William P. O'Con- nor Butler Shipbilders, Inc., nor, Bishop of Superior, has been a lvlay 9, will no doubt just named a member of the general er when they learn they committee in charge of the launch- , malce the trip here on a ing, which will be attended by i? Corvette, escorted by U. high ranking officials of the Unit- , Patrol vessels, ed States and Canadian govern- , .at's more, the quintup- ments and by leaders of the Ca- . , . tholic, Protestant and Jewish faiths 00exve First The Columbia Broadcasting _00te In Scrap System has completed arrange- ments for a full hour coast-to -i,r ,P L Lfon&es 'L coast broadcast of the affair. It also has been announced that the a cO.The Junior Red Cross Great Lakes Naval Training Sta- ll St. Benedict's Parochial recently when the School arded first place OV?n all in Logan County a .D00k on Schools at War. rap book is composed of 0us activities the School !!itl in to help win a just fl victory, and is demon- IiY pictures, some photos l}PPings and in instances, L, all drawn or inserted 'dren themselves. "The g'. rays and Works for d Victory" is the motto tr0Ughout. s a Yabe/:nerSh smony '.ltev. Francis Zimmerer, "taplain. The collection I/ er the performance was tUrchose Defense Stamps. /acnYea n dor 1 a rFbn IL.' Which they received a :n. The sale of the seed I a bond. Bingo parties l hi-weekly and proceeds ?. Defense Stamps. Candy 4' at School for the same pur- lh21dren are doing their ,h. r. and scrap iron were are Red Cr00s and ' .embers As members tor Red Cross, students and papers to i,.- ''IIzze ee. letters ..,,as $,r in an effort to cheer ![ " Benedict's topped all ngratulations 0BINSON JrVIBE R CO. 2-2263 ING MATERIALLS r.H.A. LOANS 9 /6',, ARRANGED lS West 12th St.  Arkansas tion band will furnish the music. The Rev. S. A. Gorouard, of St. Louis Church, has written to Mrs. Dionne, inviting her family to at- tend Benediction in the church. The sisters will each christen a freighter, slated for merchant duty with the English fleet and con- structed under the lend-lease program Each will christen a ship named for herthe Emilie, Cecile, Annette, Marie and Yvon- no. Robert Butler, head of the na- tion-wide shipbuilding organiza- tion, is a Catholic and the father of four children. His only son, Walter, 18, left West Point to en- ter active military service. His eldest daughter, Margaret, 23, is the wife of an Army lieutenant His wife, an accomplished pian- ist, is playing weekly programs at Red Cross and army recreation centers, while his other two daughters, Mary 16, and Catherine, 10, are doing their part in war campaigns and other movements to aid the war effort. other schools in the County in the collection of old phonograph rec- ords. Five hundred were col- lected. The school has an enrollment of almost a hundred pupils and has been active as members of the Junior Red Cross the past two years. The students who are taught by Sr. M. Adelaide, O.S.B., Sr. Martina, O.S.B., and Sr. Man- reen, O.S.B., are now nearing the completion of their fourth War bond. Subiaco.The children of Mary Sodality of St. Benedict's Paro- chial School received fifty-seven new members, under probation the past year, into the Sodality at two o'clock, Sunday afternoon. The promises and act of Con- secration were led by the Rev. Anthony Schroeder, O.S.B., pas- tor, and Charles Eckart, prefect and repeated by the children. Badges were distributed and the blessing given at the Communion railing by Fr. Anthony, who also addressed the children and' ex- :plained the rules and regulations , EASTER GREETINGS LITTLE ROCK MOTOR 3rd & BROADWAY BUICK DEALER NEW AND USED CARS CO. Little Rock f A Better Service Institution 2nd to 3rd on BROADWAY LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS Blass Co. Little Rck. 4rkallsa s Every Customer Must Be Sgtisfied , Apparel Headquarters for the 72nd Arkansas' Largest and Best Store With Arkansas' Largest and Best Assortment d - la's is splenddl read with authentic and h . " y y aUhful fashions for men, women and children r at E, aster and on through summer, i ! -- , / THE GUARDIAN, APRIL 23, 1943 'Easing The War's Heartaches' i:: ,. :: ......... '" :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: :: : i:: []:: :ii :::::::::::::::::::::::::::: .' ,.::::::::. ,. '.::::q..% .:: : :,::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ::::::':::f  ",::::::::::::: :i:::i::i:" :::i:i PAGE SEVEN I Holy Childhood Association Centenary To Be Marked By Children's Nation-Wide Novena Pittsburgh. (E)--In commemora- in the world-wide fields of ac- tion of the one-hundredth anni- tion of our heroic missionaries. xzrnrxr f t)o fCl]ndino" f fha "It is particularly gratifying to .... ":-f ...... . "." .....  ..... learn that the centenary will be Ponhhcal Assoclatmn of the Holy observed chmfly by a Novena of Childhood, thousands of children Prayer throughout the nation dur- enrolled as members throughout ing the month of Our Lady. I am the nation will begin a novena of confident that under the zealous thanksgiving in honor of the Holy and inspiring guidance of the Di- Child on May 3, the Feast of the rectors and teaching Religious the Finding of the True Cross. children of the Association will From Members of the Hierarchy by their fervent prayers offer have come words of warm ap- a fitting tribute of gratitude to the proval on this form of a celebra- Blessed Lord and His Immaculate tion. His Excellency the Most Mother for the blessing enjoyed Roy. Amleto Giovanni Cicognani, by the Association during these Apostolic Delegate to the United hundred years, and so also insure States, in a congratulatory letter, the favor of divine protection in commended the novena: in the fol- the years to come." lowing term: In addition to an act of thanks- "It affords me great pleasure giving, the novena also will be In this scene taken at the Apostolic Delegation in Washington, staff members, assisted by Seminarians to offer my heartfelt congratula- from Holy Cross College of the Catholic University of America, are engaged in the tremendous task tions on the occasion qf the :hun- of receiving and dispatching thousands of communications concerning war prisoners and inter- dredth anniversary of: the Ponti- changes of messages by families separated by war. It is a small part of the world-wide work.of fical Association :of the Holy charity set up by Pope Plus XII when he established the Vatican Information Office for war vic- Childhood. May the Infant; Jesus tims of all nations and creeds, na grant that through this Assoclation In the photo, His Excellency, Archbishop Cicog ni is shown with a group of the seminarians as the missionary efforts!of our Ca- he personally supervises the work. Third from the left is Monsignor Joseph McShea, of the Dole- tholic youth will rise to new suc- gation staff. Rent Newsphoto. ,   cesses and so reap abundant:fruits of the Sodality. The beautiful _ .  ' . ' s sng' bY'ShChirldnFrr'vaay NATIONAL CATHOLIC 5ubmco Pastor Phght, Pohsh of the Cross and Benediction fol- ,,/ ||| :*L an..,. Children Told lowed.  -"i 111 VI Itll l" ILl l The Sodalists are headed by A" ...... By Prmst-Poet" Charles Eekart, prefect, Florence  } KKL sal Lo Schmalz, first Assistant prefect,   .uhia- Tho velar Fah;n Orchard Lake. Mich. iE)Grap- Mar ................  ............ y lie]m, econu ass]stunt pro-  II[/lll LIEE Diersing, O.S.B., pastor of the hically depicting the tragic plight ect Stella Schluterman, Secre- kk ''_1 Shoal Creek community, has been of the children of Poland, an arti- tary and' Sr. Martina, O.S.B., 'r' a patient at the abbey infirmary cle titled "The Golgotha of the treasurer. .----" since April 13. He is thought to jPoslhhehildzebWtsn bnYo:e e %v. : :* ,' have taken sick with late "flu" P,lmb,,, r,$,,.,, , fM D Mf and several minor complications lish oethas a eared inp , pp : the .... .,Lo a.au .... FB.,,E .............. " Sodalis, monthly publication edit- -- . . . _ amer 'flman nfla neen worl- Prmmples Of sox Grand Ave.. Des Mom,s, la ing hard on his new rock church ed here by the faculty of SS. Cyril  to replace the plant burned down and Methodius Seminary. The made in behalf of the spiritual and temporal welfare of the Sovereign Pontiff, the Supreme Head of the Association. At the national of-, fice of the AssOciation here, the special novena exercises will be! conducted by the Very Roy. Rich- ard Ackerman, SS.C.Sp., national director. the life-sustaining blood is being drained from their veins to strengthen and give added life to their oppressors." The article also states: Czec- hoslovakia, Jugoslavia, Greece, the Jews and all subjugated races are passing through a similar Gehenna. The cross of the Polish child' is double that of the other children, for Soviet Russia has adopted the German method as her treatment of the Polish fam- ily, in separating parents and children, brothers from sisters. "The author of this article liw ed through the Soviet occupation Christian Morality Vatican City. (E) It was be- cause of transgressions of the Sixth Commandment, which in their localities has been declared to be antiquated and outmoded, that His Eminence Joseph Cardi- nal Schulte, Archbishop of Col- ogne, and the Most Roy. Lorenz Jaeger, Archbishop of Paderborn, issued a Joint Lenten Pastoral expounding the immutable prin- ciples of Christian morality. The German Bishops prove in their pastoral that chastity is not only a manly virtue of renuncia- tion, but is also-contrary to what its opponents may say---a positive force in the lives of individuals and nation. Naturalism proclaims the right of so-called free love, and in af- firming that every maternity is holy represents a grave menace especially to young womanhood, the Archbishops point out. The Joint Pastoral affirms that mater- nity in wedlock can not in any- way be put on the same level with natural maternity, stating that "whoever says it can desecrates the ideal of maternity and of hu- man dignity and certainly contri- butes nothing to the welfare of young womanhood." The Joint Pastoral denounces the argument of utility, stating that sin never becomes a good ac- tion, even if some utility, stating that sin never become a good ac- tion, even if some utility is in- volved. The second part of the Pastoral protests against the rising tide of divorce and ,against everything directed against the stability of the family. Finally, the Pastoral defends virginity, which is ridiculed by modern naturalism,, and defined as an excessive form of unnatural deniaI of life. 41 Italian Chaplains Reported Killed In Action London. (E)Berlin Radio, heard here, says 41 Italian army chap- lains have been killed in action, that 56 have been wounded and that 18 are missing. From the lowest depts there is a path to the loftiest heights. Easter Greetings to our Many friends and Patrons Little Rock Tent & Awning Co. 1101 Center Phone 2-2209 R.F. D vs. Gem Del. Reverend dear Father: I am so sorry you were not in when I came to bid you goodbye as I left to come to work in the city. I wanted to tell you how much I appreciated all you did for me during my high school days. I hope I shall always be a worthy alumna of our beloved Alma Ma- ter and ever faithful to your pa- ternal and priestly teachings. I except, to come home over weekends now and then, but I do hope you will drop me a line. I am a little lonesome. Very respectfully yours, Mary Jo My adddress is: Gem Del. Bright City 1 am the pastor and I saw Mary Jo on the steps of a downtown church some five years later. She was still a good Catholic girl but it was not the same Mary Jo of high school days. Should she look that old at twenty-three? Should she need so much paint and lipstick, she, who needed none at seventeen? Had she saved any money? Oh no, she was making many payments on this and that. As a matter of fact, now she is always in debt. Had she changed her philosophy of life? That was the biggest change. The movies, dates, part- ies, good times. "I hope I don't have too many kids. (She came from a lovely farm family of ten.) I don't want" to get married yet. I want to be free a little longer. I will be back to the old town for Christmas." Fifteen years have passed and she Js now thirty-eight and has two children. They attend the Catholic school in the city where she lives. The husband works but the job is hone too steady. He is a convert; he does quite well at his religion (he is an ex- ception). She looks older than she is and a little disappointed with life. The city is quite at- t:active, but its phantom beauty never quite came within her grasp. Would she have been dis- appointed if it had? No, because she lost the R.F.D., philosophy when her address became: Gem Del., Bright City. Catholic Flier Wins Canadian Hero Award Montreal, Que. (E)--Flight Ser- geant Joseph Barsalou, 22-year- old son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Barsalou, Montreal, has been awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal. While details of his hero- ism are not officially available here, it is understood he receivec this decoration for continuing at his post as an air gunner while on a raid despite the fact that he had suffered a serious wound. He now is in an English hospital Flight Sergeant Barsalou, who has been overseas with the Royal Canadian Air Force for more than a year, has taken part in many raids over enemy territory, eH received his education from the Holy Cross Fathers at St. Laurent College and the Jesuits Fathers at Brebeuf College. MITCHAM'S Dog & Cat Hospital 717 State Little Rock, Ark. Shearman Concrete Pipe Co. Manufacturers of Permanent Products, Culvert Pipe, Sewer Pipe Phone 4-1229 Little Rock, Ark. about tltree years ago, when the old Saint Scholastica convent and adjoining buildings, historic dio- cesan landmarks, were swept by fire. A new rock parish school and rectory have been built, testi- fying to the zeal of Father Fab- ,ian's ministry during the last two years. He personally works on the rebuilding operations with his i volunteer parish crew, and su- pervises all proceedings. Workmen had begun pouring I fourdations for the new church i last week when Father Fabian took sick. Many supplies had I been procured before wartime "freezing" orders went into ef- fect, and the parish plans to build on as far as it can. Father Fa- bian at press time was hopeful of being back with his flock at Easter. Easter Recess original article was written in the Polish language. "While the children of all war- torn countries are the greatest sufferers, the fate of the Polish child in a veritable Golgotha, where the slaughterers Of the in- nocents have overstepped all imaginable bounds of fanatical beastiality. Normally war de- prives the child of father, but leaves him a mother and the pro- tection of the community at large. In civilized war even the enemy recognizes brutality toward chil- dren as unseldier-like and degrad- ing for any human,', the article states. "The war deprived the Polisl child not only of his father, but also of his mother, family, home and even country,-of everything! Of a piece of bread and a sip of milk! The Polish child is de- prived of his school and Church, and even the comfort of {he Min- ister of God is lost to him. Total Given war is quenching the last spark . lot joy and gladness from his na- Sublaco Academy I turally, happy little heart. Even Subiaco. -- Subiaco Academy Easter Monday get-to-gether de- students are on Easter recess from I signed to promote fraternal char- Wednesday of Holy Week till 8:00 lity among the members. a.m., Tuesday of Easter week. I Purpose of suspending classes is to permit students to attend the Holy Week services and faculty members to take unrestricted part in the same. Many students avail themselves of the recess, while others, particularly young men studying for the priesthood, join lhe abbey in its solemn observance of the sacred days. The Rt. Rev. Abbot Paul M. Nahlen, head of the institution, annually pontifi- cates at many of the solemn func- tions in the abbey church. More than a score of Fathers and clerics, including the monastic choir, have important roles. The abbey annually has an Eat FELTON'S Famous Chili 215 W. 3rd No. Little Rock, Ark. of Poland until 1941, and wit- nessed the terrible tragecty of hundreds of thousands of Polish families, torn from their homes, separated from one another, and sent to the interior of Asiatic Rus- sia and Siberia to hard' slave la- bor and slow starvation. This planned breaking up of the fam- ily group is one of the most hor- rible episodes of the Polish exile." hdulgenced Asltion Announced At Vatican Vatican City. 00 The Sacred Penitentiary has issued a decree hy which His Holiness Pope Plus XII grants a partial indulgence of 300 days and a plenary indul- gence which may be gained monthly under the usual condi- tions, for the recitation of the following aspiration: "Most Holy Trinity we adore Thee and through Mary offer Thee our petition. Grant to all unity in the Faith and courage to profess it unwaveringly." This has served to recall here the aspiration in bebalf of Rus- sia to which Pope Plus XI at- tached a 300-day indulgence, namely: "Saviour of the World save Russia." 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