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The 00zOuardian I! il ata Mass in Vatican's Audience " Official C00ubljcation of the 00iocese o1: CirCle Cl00och 6,000 priests that of God should VOL. LXXI, NO. 19 MAY 7, 1982 an important role in life of prayer, them to the passage in Christ, shortly his death, com- "the disciple he loved" to care for Catholic Conference Commended President action in or- that the name of a attack submarine nged from "Corpus to the "City of Christi" following of the choice of by religious leaders, of Congress and Jozef Glemp, Catholic primate, the government an- that it would 000 detainees and x martial law could pave the for a papal visit to August. Celeste Goncalves 33, a Portugese nun, was killed by who attacked mission in Luanda, Vatican Radio Cardinal Bibeiro of has called on i! : i iiii00iiiiiil : / ..... PAT AND JIM GRABHER are standing on the front porch of the Abba House with daughters Mary Theresa and Elizabeth. The house currently is being renovated to provide shelter to unmarried pregnant women. Catholics to House Labor their lives in the Abba .tican Council II Life Roll Weekend Planned Little Rock - The weekend of May 15-16 has been designated as Life Roll weekend in the Diocese of Little Rock by His Excellency Bishop Andrew J. McDonald. The weekend was declared in conjunction with the Senate hearing on the Hatch Amendment. A Life Roll card will be distributed at all parishes and missions in the state that weekend and parishioners are asked to fill them out and send them to their Congressmen. Bishop McDonald said, "Sometime within the next few weeks, the Hatch Amendment should be voted on by the full Senate. So, now more than ever, it is most urgent that everything humanly possible be done to impact our Congressmen. Asks Signatures "We ask that you sign a Life Roll card when they are distributed at your parish. This will give you another opportunity to declare to your FATHER ROBERT W. WILSON, of Fort Worth, Texas, is shown addressing a large group on the topic of parish renewal at a meeting at St. John's Center in Little Rock last weekend. Renewal Program for the visit John Paul II, e f P legislators that you are Atte d | High toarriveMayl2 Of LOV or air concernedandwantthemto actively work tO restore r at lee s May 15 after a protection for human life." to Fatima on the Women and then, for one Little Rock -- Represen- want them and the Chancery of the 1981 ByKariA. Christ The bishop continued, on his life at St. year, the home for teen-age "After signing the card, your tatives from 27 parishes were Offices to work together." in Rome. Little Rock -- Abba House, a girls who were drug addicts or name will be added to a list of present at the first con- Msgr. F. X. Murphy then dream fashioned by a Little alcoholics, under the auspices Rock couple, is coming into of Teen Challenge of thousands of others and vocation in the Diocese of gave a brief history of parish forwarded to your legislators Little Rock Parish Renewal councils in the diocese. "I was the spotlight with the for- Arkansas. Program at St. John's assigned to establish parish thcoming visit of Mother The Grabhers, both 33 years in Washington." Catholic Center last weekend, councils in 1968," he said. "I Teresa of Calcutta June 2-3. ofage, reside next door to it. The Life Roll Card includes Guest speaker was Father had dialogue with parishes What exactly is Abba How did the Abba House get the following: Robert W. Wilson, pastor of throughout the state, with House? It is a home for in- started? St. John the Apostle parish, both pastors and laity, and digent pregnant unmarried "We were working outside Fort Worth, Texas. He has booked guidelines for them." girls. It also furnishes aid to of abortion clinics in an effort LIFE ROLL written and lectured Father Richard S. Oswald, others not residing in the to keep young unmarried frequently on many aspects of diocesan director of Parish house proper, women from having their The unborn, infants and the parish. Renewal, then told the priests The haven is the brainchild babies killed," Pat said. elderly should he protected. I The main thrust of the to divide into two groups and of Jim and Pat Grabber, a May had no option other than am opposed to abortion, in- meeting was to get ideas from "listen." young couple with three abortion due to finances and fanticide and euthanasia, the Parish Council members "I want you-all to discuss children who have devoted a living problems. Please add my name to the and pastors present as to what your parishes and what is lot of time and prayer to "So Jim and I decided to list of those supporting life, they thought were needs in needed. We can then get founding the home. open a home for them where the Life Roll, and advise my their parishes, common threads when we join And the answer to their they could have medical aid elected representatives and Then Father Wilson together .again," he ex- prayers may come when and, most of all, real care. We candidates for office of my responded to these needs and plained. Mother Teresa comes here to also help those who are living pro-life position and my gave suggestions for further Ideas brought back to the look at it. The Grabbers hope at home or other residences support for a Human Life actions, meeting included a need for that she will station some of with financial help," she Amendment to the United Father Royce R. Thomas, broader visions of her Missionaries of Charity added. States Constitution (i.e., the diocesan chancellor, evangelization, community in Sisters here. "We started in an apart- Hatch Amendment) and pro- welcomed the priests at the parishes, getting lay people The house itself is an 18- ment but had so many calls life legislation that will first session. "Lay respon- who are willing to work, in- room, three-story white from homeless pregnant protect and support human sibility is needed," he said, corporate old and new frame building located at 1002 women that we knew there life rather than destroy it. "and the bishops called for members into the family of Oak Street. It formerly was the Trebing Home for Blind See Abba on Pg. 4 Please keep me informed on parish renewal at their last the parish, not to over- pro-life activities in my national convention. The area." parish is the local church. We See Renewl on Pg. 4 Cardinal Krol of delphia said the comp- n the United States "is an internal which our national through mounting debts and the James R. Savary, of St. Elizabeth's Petit Jean, will he Celebrant of the weekly Mass for Shut-Ins Sunday, May 9, on Channel 11. Hoyt will be the Servers will he and Greg Hartman. be furnished by Elizabeth Choir. A of second- and third- will offer a Day program. will he Julie Inside of Brooklyn test- on budget cuts' Page 2 (lrlsos... hts of Columbus equipment for pro- . Page 7 So . . Singles list May Page 7 ittee... and Justice to 22. Page 7 Father Alcuin Kubis, O.S.B., na00m hen Cd00eessSpape:ri:0000 Sr. Pauline Du.nn, 86, Dies To Celebrate Golden Jubilee VClMUsgr?joWhCk'BetlcNulty of At St. Scholastlca's Convent Little Rock- Father Alcuin there until 1926. He was or- St. Petersburg, Fla., visited Kubis, O.S.B.,73, pastor of St. dained May 21, 1932, by the diocese during the past Fort Smith - Sister Pauline lived at St. Scholastica Edward's parish here, will Bishop John B. Morris. week to work on the Life Roll Dunn, 86, of St. Scholastica Convent. celebrate his golden jubilee as From 1932 to 1941, he was project. He is connected with Convent, died Tuesday, April Surviving are two sisters, a priest Friday, May 14, with director of minor seminarians , the national pro-life office. 27, in the convent's infirmary. Sister Mildred Dunn, O.S.B., a 5 P.M. concelebrated Mass and assistant prefect at Born in Little Rock on April St. Scholastica's Convent, and at St. John's Center, 2500 Subiaco Abbey. He then was i 21, 1896, she was a daughter of Marie Dunn Moss, Richmond, NorthTylerStreet. athletic director and head Death ROW [FImclie Edwinand Matilda Dunn. She Calif.; a brotber, John Dunn, Father Francis I. Malone, coach at Corpus Christi, was baptized in St. Andrew's Napa, Calif., three nieces and associate pastor of St. Texas, Academy until 1953 Receives gopii$1TI Cathedral and attended onenephew. Patrick's parish, North Little when he was named prefect Mount St. Mary Academy. Rock, will be the master of for the 1953-54 year. Grady -- Billy Gale Henry, a After entering St. Scholastica Fathers David Flusche, ceremonies. Father Louis J. From 1954 to 1958, he was Death Row inmate at thestate Convent in 1913, she attended  O.S.B., Hiliary Filiatreau, Janesko, pastor of SS. Cyril pastor at Scranton, Morrison prison, recently was baptized Little Rock College for O.S.B., and Joseph E. Milan and Methodius parish, Slovak, Bluff and Prairie View. He into the Catholic faith by Teacher Training Courses for offered the Mass of Christian will deliver the homily, then went to Lindsay, Texas, Deacon Frank King, who was Sisters from 1915 to 1922. Burial April 29 in the Convent A reception will follow in and served as pastor of St. ordained Nov. 7,198L Her teaching career Chapel. Lector was Sister spanned over 50 years in the Hilary Decker, O.S.B. Pall- Fletcher Lounge open to the Peter's parish from 1958 to Mr. King has been active in parochial schools of the Little bearers were Sisters Annette public. A dinner for invited 1960. prison ministry for 18 months, guests only will conclude the From 1960 to 1968, he was but this was his fit baptism. Rock Diocese. After retiring Ketter, Carmen Beshoner, event, pastor of Sacred Heart parish, in 1965 as a regular classroom Kathleen Ashour, Leona Father Aicuin was born Muenster, Texas, before Another Death Row inmate, teacher, she spent many Marie Selig, Maurus Witt and Sept. 9, 1908, in Lindsay, coming toSt. Edward's parish Darrel Wayne Hill. was the years being a substitute Rosalie Ruesewald. Texas. He entered Subiaco where he has been pastor sponsor., teacher for other Sisters in the Burial was in the Convent Abbey in 1922 and studied since thattime. . _ . . .,. schools. Since retirement, she Cemetery:__