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'O LORD I AM NOT WORTIlY'--As a sign of their unworthiness, the seven men ordained to the priesthood at St. Andrews' Cathedral, Lit- tie Rock, on Ascension Thursday, i)rostrated themselves on the sanctuary floor as the priests in attendance chanted tim Litany of the Saints, with His F, xeellency Bishop Albert L. Fletcher, kneeling before the altar. This portion of the. ordination rite calls on the Church Triun)phant to intercede with God that lie May give Worthy ministers to the Church Militant. Worldwide Vocation Effort Urged Vatieml City, (Radio, NC) The first International Con- gress on Pric, stly Vocations llas concluded with an appeal to all Catholics for study, action and organized cooperation to meet a growing demand for priests throughout the world. The appeal came from Arch- bishop I)ino Staffa, Secretary of the Sacred Congrt'gation of Seminaries and Universities, which sponsored the three-day 2ollgl'ess. The appeal urged theologians to plumb Calholic thought and set it forth "with maxilnum clarity." Catholic thought so Shown can reach all levels of Catholic life through today's modern communications, and thus create a favorable climate for increased vocations, he said. Educaters dedicated to form- ing future priests were urged to keep two elements in mind: the richness of Catholic tradi- tion such as the writings of the Fathers of the Church and tile teachings of the councils, and secondly, the use of modern advances in the educational field to bring this tradition to the full attention of seminar- tans. The final part of the appeal for study went to experts in pastoral matters, who were urged to study the problems of vocatkms and to approach solu- tions with sincerity and humil- ity, facing facts as they are. In the field of action, second major sphere delineated by Archbishop Staffa's report, he proposdd these points for a comprehensive approach. ---"Every effort, every sac- rifice and every bit of knowl- edge must be dedicated to our seminariansminor and major so that they respond fully to 2THE GUARDIAN JUNE 8, 1962 _ I THOU ART A PRIEST FOREVER--The most solemn moment of the Ascension Thursday ordination ritual at St. Andrew's Cathedral, Little Rock, is pictured here. His Excellency Bish- op Albert L. Fletcher stands before the altar with his right hand raised, immediately after imposing his hands on the head of each of the ordinandi, while all of the priests in at- tendance move in turn behind the newly-ordained, imposing their hands on each. The priest at the right with his hands on the head of The Rev. Robert T. Dienert is the Little Rock diocesan chancellor, The Right Rev. Msgr. Joseph A. Murray, who was Master of Ceremonies for the ordination rite. Mov- ing up at the right to impose hands on The Rev. Walter J. Weicicoskie is  The Rev. Joseph H. Blitz of St. John'sHome Missions Seminary, one of the chaplains to Bishop Fletcher. their very lofty calling." --Bishops and clergy must be prepared for tackling the prob- lems of vocations by thorough study of them and of the solu- tions produced by specialists in the vocational field. --Attention must be given to "A Progressive Bank For A Progressive Valley" ARKANSAS VALLEY BANK Dardanelle, Arkansas MEMBER F.D.I.C. the young, nourishing possible vocations by spiritual counsel and by exposing them to the prlesthood's great, traditions and ideals. --Families must be encour- aged to stimulate and cooperate with vocations among their children. --Each diocese must bring all the previous points into co- operation. The Archbishop's final appeal for organized cooperation-- was addressed to all levels of the Church: diocesan, national and international. Elect ROYCE WEISENBERGER of Hope -- CHANCELLOR 2nd Division, in Miller, Sevler, Little River, Iolk, Howard, PiJe, Clark, Nevada & Hempste'ad Counties. Pol. Ad Pd. by R. Weisenberger ,: i i t Published Weekly by The Guardian Press, lne,, 311 West Second St. t)Entered as second-class matter March 21, 1911. at post office at I,ittle Retie. Arkansas, under the Act I Congress of March 8, 1897. Seceml-class postage pP.id at '" Little ltock, Arkansas SUI]SCRIPTION PRICE: $3.50 the year The Guardian is the official publi at on of the Diocese of IAltle tie It has proved its worth dllrhll the many years of its existence. It merits ,1 whole, hearted support of the priests and people of the diocese. With tills h: its higil goal, as an instrument of Catholic Action, ca,n be achieved. IALBERT I,. I,'LETOt] Bishop of Liitle I: : EDITOR ..... :, RIGHT REV. MONSIGNOR )i! THOMAS L. KEANY, Ph.D. !, i blotmt St. Mary's Academy, :,i Little Rock. Ark. BUSINESS MANAGER MR. AUGUST I'ROBST, Jl, MANAGING EDITOR MR. WILLIAM W. O'DONNELL. Address All Departments P.O. Box 3628 Telephone -- FR 5-2476 :, lusioess Hours 8:;]0 A.M. to 5 P.M. Monday through Friday: Sq.tu 8:80 to Noon. Closed on major Nationtd Holidays and Holy Days of Pope Makes New Appeal for Peace, In Algeria, Cites Fifth Commandmenl!: Vatican City, (El -- His sions Our heartfelt appeal: LOt' no one arrogate to lfimself the" right of destroying human liveS" May there instead be seen t every man the image of G0cr the Creator, the heavenly Fat er of us all and may each c!aS.P the bands of his brothers lit ttoliness Pope ,John XXIII has again appealed for an end to the slaughter in Algeria. "Let the rule of law prevail in mu- tual charity," he said. He voiced his "profound sor- row" over the strife in Algeria, especially "at the sight of the blood which drenches t he earth." The Pope was speaking in St. Peter's at a special audi- ence for members of the inter- national Association of Airspace Material Manufacturers and of the European Industrial Space Studies Group. Ciling the commandment, "Thou shalt not kill," Pope John declared: "It is a definite command given by the Author of Life, estal)lishcd for the protection and the defense of a right which is the same ]'o1" all, the trans- gression of which brings fatal consequences and harmful re- percussions to the framework Qf international relations. "Oh, the Mediterranean shores (if Africa! . .. A land wlli('h work and concord could have, and still can, quicken with life for the benefit of peoples and for the triumph of justice. May the day of peace soon dawn for all those regions- peace which is the desired and univer- sally acclaimed brotherhood, peace which means prosperity for all families. "We renew as on other occa- Christ the Redeelner." Then the Pope reiterated a elaborated on the commaZm ment he had cited initially: . : "Do not kill--neither bY ti sword nor by word or printea matter, nor by assent nor IY nationalistic exasperations!' IN)pc John said that the dU ?. of man is to work out the peat !) ful evolution of t)eoples respe! ' ing each other's rights. " , hope, therefore,'.' he said, "tl t men of differenl, origins, b respecting " one another,. =f maY loY( fer the world a display u . collaboration, of reciprocal 1 t tegration of their energies a! interests, all of them seekff | together the connnon good ani the betterment of peoples."  Plumbing & Heating Jk REPAIR SPECIALISTS Gee. M. Woods Call FR 2-3342 Little Rotk For ALL your Insurance needs Call Mike Bajorek Bus. FR 4-1589 Home FR 4.1157 MFA Insurance -- 1014 Main Little Rock HALL'S FAMILY DRUG STORE Our Motto: Complete Satisfaction At All Times 5923 Kavanaugh - MO 3-2310 sss.. 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