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May 7, 1982     Arkansas Catholic
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GREAT news which minds and our throughout last week of the forthcoming [ Mother Teresa to our restored to us of the poor in community. We that everyone in the make an effort to to Little Rock to par- in her.visit. We ask all that Mother Teresa a way to send Sisters minister to the poor A.bba House. and Tuesday were in the office. Late afternoon, I joined and David James and for a journey to irish at Petit The occasion was and happy. The waters were to be over two children. and Louise Hartman received their ninth love and devotion family circle. He the beautiful and noble of Andrew Joseph. and George Fullerton STEVE PINTER CENTURY 21 PRO REALTY 20 Chicot Road 888-2913 Home - Nice 3 BR, 2 BA, Cedar. Master BR suite has living den also with garage. $69,500, good rend J. Donald of Little Rock THE GUARDIAN, MAY7, i982 ..... : PAGE 3 presented their first child Amber Nicole. Many relatives and friends came to the church for this happy oc- casion. Father Savary arranged the baptism for us. Deacon Ed Read and his wife Kate were not only God- parents but they also helped with the service. Following the baptism, we enjoyed a reception for the children at the Hartman home. DURING THIS week, especially on Tuesday, we also initiated plans for Mother Teresa's visit. In these same days, plans were made to promote the passage of the Hatch Amendment among our Pro-Life leaders. This Pro- Life Amendment, supported by the Bishops of our country will be voted upon in the United States Senate, probably in June. It is very necessary and important that we let our senators know that this Amendment deserves passage. The lives of untold numbers of unborn children depend upon it. Thursday was devoted to a journey to Chicago to par- i John's Center. Early Friday morning, I was pleased to offer Mass for this group so thoroughly dedicated to the healing ministry throughout the Diocese. In the afternoon, I participated in the first gathering of our efforts for Parish Renewal under the inspiration of the program offered by the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops. Father Richard Oswald and those associated with him brought together more than 20 parishes. In the afternoon, the pastors worked together. In the evening, lay leaders came in from the parishes and worked Friday evening and a good part of Saturday. There was a true family spirit among those assembled. leaders throughout the State. The young people offered a Following the beautiful Confirmation at Barling, Mary and Leo Hiegel took me to the Immaculate Conception Church in Fort Smith. Monsignor Gilpin and Father Jack Harris presented the class for Confirmation. Once again, we witnessed the spirit of the Lord descending upon our young people, renewing the total parish community and filling our minds and hearts with joyful hope for the future. Then they drove me to the airport. At 3:00, Bill Canino had flown from Little Rock to Fort Smith. He picked me up and flew me to Fordyce for the See Bishop on Pg. 4 full measure of co-operation andleadershipaswell'More i q ] than 650 young people POCAHONTAS assembled at the hotel in Fayetteville for the con- FINE QUALITY, 1.0WPRICES vention. Workshops were the FRIENDLY SERVICE, AND order of the day on Saturday. QUALITY STAMPS At 6:00 in the evening, we assembled for a very touching and beautiful liturgy. This was followed by a banquet and awards to various groups who have actively par- ticipated in the youth movement throughout the diocese. EARLY SUNDAY morning, Leo and Mary Hiegel drove me to the Sacred Heart of Mary Church in Barling for Confirmation at 10:00. Father Malaehy of Subiaco serves this community even though Sewing-Vacuum-Fan Ctr. CUSTOM MONOGRAMMING SALES-SERVICE-REBUILDERS VACUUM CLEANERS SEWING MACHINES CEILING FANS-ALL SIZES Emory La Brot & Associates Phone 22.54)I00' (We Rent the Rug Doctor) AFTER AN opportunity to Colony West ticipate in the final farewell give a brief address to those he has a full schedule at the 10300RodneyParham ( Lower Level ) for His Eminence John working on Parish Renewal, high school at the monastery. Cardinal Cody. In addition to on Saturday morning, Martha This was my first visit to this unIHa.ll.lllll.lml.mll.mlUlll.mnmllm.lllIMUllllllll"nllllIMlllmM"lHIl being the Archbishop of and Charles McNeildrove me parish community since I i Chicago, Cardinal Codywas a to Conway to perform the dedicated the new church in i NEW DIXIE (Bigelow) j great friend of our diocese as marriage of Ronnie Kord- March 1979. I recalled the ride president of the Catholic smeier and Barbara Jean from Barling to Subiaco late i KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL 6680 ------ Church Extension Society. Knoble. It was a happy and that Saturday evening in the i Sponsoring joyful occasion in the life of company of Bishop Fletcher. the families and the parish. Arkansas was playing Texas ==- SPAGH[TIrl & SAUSAGE SUPPER | Without fail, this Society has come to our aid in the mission areas of the State of Arkan- sas. We urge you to pray for the happy repose of his soul; pray for the guidance of the Spirit in choosing a new Ar- chbishop; pray for our benefactors associated with Catholic Church Extension. On Thursday afternoon and Friday, the Arkansas Catholic They then drove me to Russellville where we met Leo and Mary Hiegel who had been participating in a meeting at Subiaco. Leo and Mary drove me to Fayet- teville so that I could par- ticipate in the State-wide CYO Convention. My gratitude goes out to Father Joe automobile radio. I had to keep my eyes on the road. Bishop Fletcher slumped over as far as he could to hear. Finally he rose up and ex- in basketball for the South- =- west Conference cham- - i pionship. The further we " Saturday, May 8, 1982 drove away from Fort Smith, - i the weaker became the i 4:00 to T:30 P.M. = Adults: $4.00, Children under 12:$2.00 [ sm Children under 6 are free i == := Hospital Association held its Correnti, priests, adult ad- claimed, "We won." May he immllllllllllllllllmm"lll"llllllll"lllllllluull"lm"""llllll"Ml"Ml"Mllllllllllllw. annual convocation at St. visors and hard working lay rest in peace. NOW Is the Best Time to See Catholic Europe for Yourself! Join the group with Bishop McDonald July 2nd! You're welcome everywhere with Bishop McDonald: gleaming Paris, Lourdes of the miracles, and the "eternal city" of Rome. The cheerful, chatty Irish are waiting for you, too, at Dublin, Killarney and Cork -- plus Blarney and a lot of other wonderful places. The peoples and places of Europe you've heard and read so much about will unfold before you with amazing ease. 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