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PAGE 4 ARKANSAS CATHOLIC JUNE 17, H W By Judy Hoelzeman Sacred Heart parish in Morrilton will celebrate "Spiritual and Fun Days"June 22, 23 and 24. The weekend will begin with Mass at 7 PM Friday, the feast of the Sacred Heart. All-night prayer vigil in the presence of the Blessed Sacra- For good food, friendly service & an inexpensive meal, stop by to see us today. 1902 N. Grant ( across from Pulaski Heights Bank ) LR 666-9933 M - F 6 am to 2:30 pro; Sat. 6:30 am - 2 pm Cool down with our new non-fat frozen yogurt. THE BIG APPLE Del[ & Gourmet Coffee House Green Mountain Plaza, Little Rock 228-9900 Mon.- Sat. 10 tll 6 We accept all major credit cards. Charles & Theresa Sawatski, Christ the Kin~ Parish Wally Gieringer Mike Wallace 2721 Kavanaugh ,, 663-1196 ment will follow. On Saturday, Fr. Lance Bliven, CSSp, pastor, will conduct a parish retreat from 9 AM to 4 PM. A sandwich lunch will be served at noon. The day will conclude with the sacra- ment of reconciliation from 4-5 PM and the prayer vigil will continue through- out the night. Sunday will begin with Mass on the front lawn of the church at 11 AM. A pot-luck lunch will be served at 12:30 PM in the school cafe- teria. Family activities planned for Sunday afternoon include softball, horseshoes, music, a sing-along and games for all ages. A rosary and conse- cration of families to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, beginning at 5 PM Sunday, will conclude the weekend celebration. All are welcome to join Sacred Heart in prayer and fun to celebrate its parish feast. For more information, call Rodie Rohlman at 354-5817. Greg Lensing, son of Herman and Beth Lensing of St. Anne parish, North Little Rock, graduated from the University of Dallas as valedic- torian, with a 4.0 grade point aver- age. Lensing's honors included the Helen Cor- bitt Award and the Willmore Kendall Award Greg Lensing for best student in Political Philosophy. He will attend the University of Texas Law School in the fall. St.John the Baptist parish in Malvem honored its high school graduate and parishioners completing adult educa- tion courses at a recent ceremony during Sunday Mass. A reception fol- lowed. Recognized were Kathy Finley, who completed the Business Computer Word Processing Course at Ouachita Vocational School; Wandy Floriani, who received an Associate degree in Child Care; Francis M. Zgleszewski, who completed the Physical Therapy Assis- tant Technician Course at the Naval School of Health and Sciences in San Antonio, TX, and high school gradu- ate Elizabeth Salisbury. Salisbury, the valedictorian of tiffs year's Malvern High School senior class, received nfimer- ous awards and honors, includ- ing the Arkansas Scholarship from the University of Arkansas at Fay- etteville, Governor's Scholarship and David B. Edwards Scholarship. She Elizabeth Salisbury won academic awards in math, history, engineering, foreign language and science as well as the Active Scholar Award for her par- ticipation in extra-curricular activities. She is a lector at St. John's and is the daughter of Thomas and Ann Salisbury. Danny Quinn of St. Matthew parish in Osceola, son of Pat and Debbie Quinn, recently graduated from Osceola High School. He has been acUve at St. Matthew's as an altar server and as a CCD teacher. For the past several sum- mers, he has served as a coun- selor at a camp for children withDanny Quinn muscular dystro- phy near Dover, in northern Tennes- see. Quinn was awarded an academic scholarship from University of Central Arkansas, where he will begin college in the fall. Barbie Kay Fredrich, daughter of Nina Coco Fredrich of St. Mary parish in Helena, and Phil Fredrich of Holy Redeemer in El Dorado, recently graduated as sa- lutatorian of DeSoto Academy in West Helena. She received an academic schol- arship to the University of Ar- kansas at Fay- Barbie Kay etteville. While Fredrich at DeSoto, Fre- drich tutored stu- dents of all ages and is interested in pursuing an education degree. She is the granddaughter of Vincent and ola Fredrich of St. Mary's in.Helena, and Barbara Fredrich of Holy Souls in Little Rock. Nurse By Judy Hoelzeman Fort Smith - Louise Dunn Richards of Immaculate Conception parish recently won two prestigious awards for her vol- unteer work. In May, Richards received the 1990 Shuffield Award from the Arkansas Medical Society, an organization repre- senting 3,000 physicians and medical students in Arkansas. She was nominated for the award by the Fort Smith Medical Auxiliary for her work in the area of AIDS Louise Richards education. The Shuffield Award is sidered the highest honor given medical community to a Richards, a registered nurse who gan her career in the Army in II, helped establish the Fort Smith AIDS Education Center. With volunteers, she does home nursing for AIDS patients and gives throughout the state. Much is with families of persons with helping them understand deal with their feelings. A couple had received a letter from their son ing them he had AIDS came to the cetate! to get information about the diseaS "Then we all sat and cried togetlaer'] Richards said. People come to the cdv, ter whether they are patients or relatives of patients, "when they can't talk anybody else," she added. Sometimes t work involves helping persons find places to live, furniture and household necessities. On June 19, Richards will also one of eight Arkansas C ice Awards at the Excelsior Hotel Rock. She was nominated for the in part for her work at St. Edward Medical Center Hospice in Fort It was through the hospice that began her involvement with AIDS tion. Volunteer service is nothing new Richards. In 1975, along with her band, William, then-director of Cross in Fort Smith, she helped homes for Vietnamese refugees rarily housed at Fort Chafee, and sored several refugees herself. As a school nurse, Richards aware that some of her students victims of child abuse. This led her others to convince SCAN (Susp' Child Abuse and Neglect) to branch office at Fort Smith. She served as a SCAN volunteer for ten An Arkansas native from Richards has three grown children four grandchildren. Her helping others, she says, comes fror0 foster mother, whom she described very giving person," and from her and her experience at Cursillo. "I've found out the secret in doing others is that you receive much more you're happier," she said didn't expect the attention and she's received lately, but that "I enjoyed them."