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ng of Catholic For Missions 's July Intention York. 0C)--In announcing Mission intention for 3f July, which is "The of Catholic Lead- Mission Countries," the Msgr. Thomas J. Mc- National Director of the the Propagation of the rninds that the Redeemer, e "emerged from His 30 of retirement" began the of "training the first Ca- leaders in the world." human standpoint His subject was poor: hum- simple man from a tax-collector, a painter," Msgr. Mc- "However, He knew Would have years of in- that they would on his journeyings and Galilee; that be eye witnesses to which He would per- did not overlook their their denial of defection in the gar- . Over and with His infinite wisdom timely training would into the lions of le to brave the terrors the slash of the whip ,ord, the horror of the hundred years later of intensive train- and it is only we are in a position to its truly destructive In 1867, the German founded the Ger- this narrow world like a colossus' even as his twentieth century imitator would presume to do. And yet as Archbishop Goodier, I S.J, in his Occasional Historical i Essays reminds us 'in that very same year another petty man (did) walk under his huge legs and peep about, and ahnost un- der his very nose published the bible of a new religion, whose ideals and aims were the very opposite to those of the Iron Chancellor.' "For more than three-quarters of a century those Marxian prin- ciples have become the handbook of communistic training which would strike at the roots of the Christian doctrine. Hence the ap- peal made by the Holy See for prayerful intercession in behalf of the timely training of Catholic leaders in mission countries." Soldiers, Sailors Receive Communion At Field Mass Rio de Janeiro.(E) --Despite a steady rain, the annual Field Mass for Army and Navy men, held under the auspices of the Catholic Military Guild, was cele- brated by the Most Rev. Andre Arcoverde, retired Bishop of Tau- bate. More than 2,000 men re- ceived Holy Communion. The congregation included the Secretaries of War and Navy and many other high military and Government officials. After the Mass, the Miraculous Medal was and did "bestride distributed among the men. BRo00-. - - BARDEN RAYMOND AND GUY Under. One Roof-Everytiflng For Your Table Phone 86 IOAHONTAS ARKANSAS DALTON BROTHERS In Pocahontas  A GOOD GENERAL STORE SELLING GOOD MERCHANDISE Lawrence Dalton, Prop. I*OCAHONTAS ARKANSAS PALACE DRUG STORE THE REXALL STORE Prescriptions Accurately Filled POCAHONTAS, ARKANSAS Phone 80 Congratulations BANK OF POCAHONTAS Member F.D.I.C. Pocahontas, Arkansas JOHNSON GROCERY & MKT. Phone 76 Pocahontas, Arkansas THE GUARDIAN, JUNE i 8, 1943 Immaculate Conception Church --Guardian Photo The Immaculate Conception Church at Hoxie makes a fine pic- ture. It is built of deep red brick. The attractive interior of the church has been entirely renovated. The Rev. Thomas Reynolds, who only recently was accepted as a chaplain in the United States army was the pastor here. The Rev. Joseph M. Walshe has been appointed to succeed Father Reynolds. Chinese Catholics Love Our Lady Of Guadalupe (By James Fonseca Mora) Jesuit Mexican Province at E1 Montreal. (E)- "we have ex- Paso, Texas. Ten years later he whs sent to Peking to study Chin- ese, Japanese and Manchu at Chabanell Hall. He made his theological studies at the Univer- sity of Zi-ka-wei at Shanghai and was ordained on June 3, 1942, with some 40 other priests of 18 nationalities-- American, Asiatic tended the protection of Our Lady of Guadalupe to a people suffer- ing and enduring the unspeak- able; the Chinese love the Virgin of Tepecyac," the Rev. Federico Chavez Peon, S.J., said in de- scribing the work of Catholic mis- sionaries in the Far East. Father Chavez, the first Mexi- can Jesuit to be ordained in China, and the first missionary official- ly designated to establish in that country the missions of the Mexi- can Province of the Society of Jesus, celebrated the first an- niversary of his ordination at Montreal. Temporarily in Can- ada, he soon will visit his par- ents in Mexico. He was born at Gaudalajara, November 25, 1910, and in 1927 entered Ysleta Col- lege, house of studies for the CongTatulation WILCOX & SON Furniture Co. Phone 444 WALNUT RIDGE, ARK. Greetings LEW ALLEN'S CAFE POCAHONTAS, ARK. and Europeanmby the Most Rev. Auguste Haousissee, S.J., Vicar Apostolic of Shanghai. The Vic- ariate Apostolic of Anking, in which the Mexican missions are located, has a population of 7,- 000,000 inhabitants of whom only 26,000 are Catholics. Face Difficult Situation "The situation of the Church in China is extremely difficult," Father Chavcz said. "Means of subsistence have been cut off-- interiorly because cultivation of the land is under control of the occupation troops, and exteriorly because little or no aid is ar- riving. The few foreign mis- sionaries who have remained in the invaded zones have had their activities summarily restricted and are virtually prisoners. Many have died trying to go to the aid of the dying in prohibited zones. Schools and dispensaries lack food and medicines, and the ma- jority of them have been closed. The native clergy finds itself in extreme penury and in a situa- tion which is aggravated by the fact of Chinese citizenship." Devotion To Our Lady Referring to Chinese devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe, wherever the Blessed Virgin is known under that appellation, Father Chavez said that Mexican Jesuit missionaries have erected three churches dedicated to the Morena Virgin in Central China. Colored pictures of the miracu- lous image were sent to China from the National Basilica in Mexico and some 20,000 have been distributed. The Chinese seemed to be enamored by the swarthy appearance of the Vir- gin and the bright colors of her robes; some of them, still pagans who have never given the slight- est indication of conversion, Fath- er Chavez said, treasure this image of the Mother of God and weserve it with reverence in their PAGE SEVEN Subiaco Faculty Attend Mass Of Crusaders of Sacred Heart I Fr. Hoedebeck Academy Receive Honors | Subiaco.mA group of faculty men from Subiaco Academy left Sunday to attend the First Mass celebration Tuesday for the Rev. Paul Hoedebeck, O.S.B., at Muen- ster, Tex. Fatimr Hoedebeck is a native of Muenster. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hoedebeck, at present live at Denison, nearby. The new priest was ordained June 3, at Little Rock by His Excel- lency, the Most Rev. Albert L. Fletcher, D.D., Auxiliary Bishop of Little Rock. In the group from Subiaco was the Rt. Rev. Paul M. Nahlen, president of the school, whom Father Hoedebeck selected as the preacher of the festive occasion. Pastor at Muenster is the Rev. Thomas Buergler, former pastor at Paris, Ark. The Rev. Richard j Eveld, O.S.B., a former prefect and music teacher at the academy, I is assistant. The Muenster parish was re- ported here as preparing for one of the most impressive ceremonies in its history. Heroic Chaplain Is Magazine Article Subject New York. (E)--The Rev. Jean Francis de Gueser, S. J., chaplain of the French battleship, Rich- elieu, which recently came to this country preparatory to joining the war fleets of the United Nations, was wounded in World War I, taken prisoner, escaped three times, was recaptured twice and was tinder sentence of death before his last escape, it is re- counted in an article in Jesuit Missions, published here. Written by the Rev. John E. Reardon, S. J., and titled, "The Gallant Chaplain of the Rich- elieu," the article recounts an af- ter'-luncheon chat between Fath- er de Geuser and other Jesuits at the Jesuit Missions House, here, during the chaplain's visit to this city. The article states that Father de Geuser's adventures during the last war won him the mili- tary honors of France, the Legion of Honor, the Military Medal, the Criox de Guerre with palm and the medal Des Evades. His wounds in the last war necessitate four surgeries and spending years in a cast. The French chaplain was one of twelve childrennine boys and three girls. Four of the boys be- came priests. Father de Geuser now is 47. He was ordained in 1927. Pope Leo's "Apostle Of Temperance" Dead London. (E)-- Named by Pope Leo XlII "the apostle of temper- ance", the Rev. Francis Cuthbert Hays has died within a few days of his 73rd birthday anniversary. Plus X gave him a brief of recom- mendation and both Benedict XV and Plus XI blessed his work. Under his crusade, started in 1896, a total of 385,000 people of all creeds have taken the temper- ance pledge. On two world tours Father Hays preached in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. A large secu- lar friendly society here awards annually a Father Hays Trophy for temperance knowledge and work. Father Hays intended to become an attorney, but, inspired by the work of the late Cardinal Man- ning he became a crusader for the moral welfare of the people and for betterment of the conditions of the poor. A dying man was asked what should be put on his tomb. He answered, "Here lies a fool who went out of the world without learning why he came into it."-- Cure of Ars. homes. He personally translated into Chinese tne history of the apparations at Guadalupe. The lives of Father Pro and the heroic Maria Luz Camacho also have been made available to the Chin- ese in their own language. Helena.The Senior Unit of the Catholic Student Mission Cru- sade met Friday in the auditorium of Sacred Heart Academy. After the reports had been read and approved, Miss Virginia Saia, president, gave a brief address in which she expressed her gratitude for the splendid cooperation of tiae student body during the school year. Miss Saia pointed out some of their accomplishments such as providing flowers for St. Cy- prian's Church, for colored, at Christmas and Easter, also a number of small articles were giv- en for use in the church and school, including the Crucifix above the altar, prayer books ,and vesper cloth. The First Paladin Degree was conferred upon the following stu- dents for the completion of one study course of 10 hours; sub- ject, The American Negro: Angela Brocato, Agnes Haslett, Mary Thelma Newton, Theresa Svitah, June Tausch, Patricia Conners, Mary Lena Myers, Gracia Saia, Gloria Young. The Third Degree of the Pa- ladin order was awarded to the following members: He3en C. Burke, Rose A. Bro- cato, Frank Clancy, Sam Francis Brocato, Virgia Saia, Helen Jo- seph, Walter B. Clancy. This honor is conferred only after thirty hours of study or the equivalent, in debates, public speaking, etc. After the conferring of hon- ors, Reverend Gregory Keller, gave an inspiring address on the SAXON DRUa spirit of self sacrifice, wiich the Crusaders exercise by working and praying for others. Father urged the students to continue the laudable practice of consideration for others. Reverend William Burke also spoke briefly, encouraging the members of the Crusade to con- tinue their good work and good example. Members of the faculty con- gratulated the members who had completed their achievements and received honors and praised all the members for a good work well done. Praymg Polish Women, Children Slain By Nazis London. (E)---German motorized troops surrounded a group of Polish women and children pray- ing before a statue of the Bless- ed Virgin last month and with- out cause opened fire on them, killing nine and wounding many others, according to underground information received here by KAP, Polish Catholic Press Agency. The killings occurred in the village of Duniny Kieleckie on May 11, it was stated. The Po- lish women and children were fol- lowing the centuries-old custom of Poles to gather before shrines of the Blessed Virgin during May and participate in devotions. ZALAKER CLEANERS WALNUT RIDGE, ARK. WALNUT RIDGE, ARK. Congratulations HOTEL LAWRENCE WALNUT RIDGE. ARK. Congratulations rom SHERUM THEATRE WALNUT RIDGE, ARK. IMPERIAL THEATRE 302 Marr St. JOHNSON FUNERAL HOME Distinctive Fmmral Service Instant Ambulance Service Pocahontas Arkansas Phone 60 WALNUT RIDGE Geo. 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