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sh, Briefs The Guardian y A _qes I Ritter, the priest who Official 00ublication of the q)iocese of Cittle q00ock iu'c ier for runaway JULY 16, 1982 ard in New York VOL. LXXI, NO. 29 , protmed a U.S. .y dourt decision ce in IJttes to limit the ,f Angand circulation i lhc rnography as a "a ! heror children. ,sidenl 11 S, produ the attorney t Fall4 jman Wilson, a Archbishop Bernardin Urges Catholic Peace Church Boston (NC) -- American is always rooted in justice, Archbishop Bernardin said Although Archbtshop The blshops' commltteehas with the more he sees in the church's Bernardin did not discuss the set itself two tasks, headded- "The first is to produce a the and childhood j wrilthe late John lichaX)dy of Chicago, Catholics should make theirs along of the forthcoming will sue the 'snecUn-Times for a "peace church," At- traditional cultivation of the capacity to create a con- details [, .. ,iiat she received chbishop Joseph L. Bernardin moral theology limiting war." stituency for peace a uniquely pastoral letter, he indicated pastoral letter on the arms a church Catholic contribution to the that it will relate Catholic race which will be religiously morally perceptive IL LL) II ,elesfdSnllegally from of Cincinnati said at-a Con- Becoming peace 'ausc+al for over $10- ference on Nuclear Disar- "means shaping the public peace-making process in theological and biblical prophetic, angv  the grounds of mament, position of.the church as an America today. . n " traditions to specific and technically competent, The archbishop, chairman institution and the personal "Such a consUtue cy, he problemsofwarandpeace, which meets standards of of the U.S. bishops' Corn- consciences of the members said, "is potentially as broad "We have tried to strike a excellence. mittee on War and Peace, of the community of the as the church itself in this balance between making "The second is to provide said "the creation of a con- church into a coherent, country . .As Catholics, specific contributions to the for a method of im- rick A. Garand, stituency for peace may be consistent force for furthermore, they are heirs to public debate and yet inviting plementation, dialogue, ff St. Mary's the most important con- acknowledging and respec- a moral and religious the larger Catholic corn- education and action within Sumption, Ohio, tribution we have to make to ring the dignity and rights of tradition which should equip munity into a further dialogue the community of the church, ado Diocese, was the public debate at this all the members of the human them to participate in the on these issues," he stated, which will make the pastoral ibbed outside the time." family, reversing the arms public debate with conviction, "We realize the issues we letter a living document, a and m " " where he About 300 clergy and lay race and re-directing courage and wlsdo confront in the nuclear age source of inspiration in Coral people attended the con- resources to the human needs The public concern over the require the resources of action for Cathohcs. and police ference but Humberto Car- of our citizens and the poor of nuclear peril has created several disciplines, the ex- Dr. Helen Caldicott warned the in- dinal Medeiros of Boston, who the globe." what Archbishop Bernardin periences of many vocations conference participants that had called for the meeting, The archbishop's corn- called an "open moment in and the co-operation of all mankind may be afflicted was in a Minnesota hospital mittee recently completed the the history of the arms race people of good will to resolve, with a fatal illness - nuclear recovering fromanillness, draft of a major pastoral An opportunity to use ideas, We have sought to be precise weapons. The president of 20, daughter of Archbishop Bernardin said letter on the nuclear arms ideals and public sentiments about our competencies and Physicians for Social Mrs. Thomas to create a peace church race and Archbishop Ber- to reverse the race, reduce its capabilities but urgent about Responsibility said the illness a was rapidly spreading as Rock and a will for peace in " Loifttl. means "the development of nard in called for a dangers and rescue the world the need to support political ' Theresa's See Peace on Pg. 3 as named Miss the positive themes of the reassessment of U.S. nuclear from the threat of destruc- and moral biblical vision of peace which strategy, tion." our nation." i/ !, at Hot Spring s .. - ++:==+-_===-++:+-_:=z+--; 00ar, [ Works 0 Stress g,,hop', Om,e 15-2 graduate will Official for the Miss dy 00ptember. |Announcement Confession Stu Little Rock, Ark. , , isKeane 73and  iiilskmbe I1!+ !i: it! - Jse of Mary Hibbs, Diocese of Dear Friends in Christ: [, !isters of the Holy Little Rock [ Jesus and Mary, There is nothing more pleasing to our Lord than m auto crash near " PAlS N. Tyler readiness in faith to share the riches that come our way II.Y., and three Street, Saturday, Aug. 14. a beginning. We hope the with someone else. No gift to a diocese can be greater uns in the car broken bones, The Most Reverend Given by the Office of August 14 meeting will help than the gift of a devoted priest. Gladly, in an effort to $/ig'e ns and other Bishop announces the Religious Education-CCD, the catechists develop or in- meet the needs of the wider and larger church, we share following clerical workshop will feature tensify study programs on the gift of a priest with Holy Trinity Seminary, Dallas, 13-1721 appointment: presentations on the this Sacrament in their own Texas. Father Francis Colavechio did intend to join the Sacrament of Reconciliation, parishes, for the catechists St. James Society and work as a missionary in South mas G. GaUagher, Rev. Francis D. Cola- the formation of conscience of themselves and in their America. He has now graciously consented to serve as for education of vechio, Spiritual children and practicalaspects religion classes," Sister Spiritual Director for Holy Trinity where many of our Catholic Con- Director, Holy of the New Rite of Recon- Consuellaconcluded. seminarians are preparing for the priesthood- +, announced that Trinity Seminary, ciliation. The workshop will be from 9 ming the Lord" is Dallas, Texas. There also will be a sharing A.M. to 1 P.M. in O'Connell With the same spirit that prompted us to permit Father me for the ob- session on how the Lounge, Morris Hall, at St. Albert Schneider toserve as Vice Rector of Holy Trinity +e of Catechetical Rev. Royce Thomas several years ago, we now permit Father Colavechio to on Sept. 19, saying Chancellor sacramental catecbesis for John's Center. There will bea Reconciliation and the registration fee of $2, payable serve as Spiritual Director. We ask you our people to , Jine was chosen to celebration of this sacrament on Aug. 14. pray to the Lord God for an increase of vocations to the p . the =============.4 priesthood and religious life. parish as a are carried out in some of the Those who plan on coming O !ling community, parishes on the various grade are .asked to notify Sister Your friend, :!ing people into the VO C a t i o n s levels. Consuella, Office of Religious + Andrew J. McDonald and welcoming the The recently-completed Education-CCD, 2500 North Bishop of Little Rock Ito the lives of the Weekend Diocesan Guidelines for First Tyler, Little Rock, 72207, no : Reconciliation also will be later than Monday, Aug. 9. presented and explained. Slated ligious Leaders' _____Thomas Marks. The study day is for all Pope Says Re -----te pastor at Our Little Rock - The annual catechists, in both CCD and f the Holy Souls "Vocation Awareness the pai-ochial schools, and not  R KILittle Rock will be -Make ..... +brant of the' weekly Weekend for Men" will be just for those involved with IS to Be Peace to dlFtl Mass for Shut-Ins held Friday through Sunday, the Sacramental Preparation Duty rs nday, July 18, at 7 Aug. 6-8, at St. John's Center, for First Reconciliation. 2500 North Tyler Street, it was Pastors and parents are also _-Jan Station KTHV, announced by Father Joseph invited, along with CCD Co- ea+lll. M Correnti diocesan Ordinators and School Vatican City (NC) -- of all the others, because they meeting with them for their ii " ' +i vocations director. Principals. Religious leaders have the were undertaken in conditions co-operation in the work of the The weekend begins "Since 'Reconciliation and responsibility to be peace- which, in general, would have church. Inside Friday, Aug. 6, at 8 P.M. and Penance in the Mission of the makers, said Pope John Paul discouraged the visit of a "The Pope is not alone," he concludes with Mass at 11 Church' is the theme of the II during an hour-long ad- Pope in two countries in a told them. "He does not feel on A.M. Sunday, Aug. 8. World Synod of Bishops, dress to cardinals in Rome state of hostilities. But these alone." Throughout the weekend, scheduled for 1983, it seems and to members of the Roman 'risks' have by now become Reviewing his pontificate there will be talks and appropriate for+ us," said Curia, the church's central included withinthe lens of the since he last met with them Qry... discussions by various Sister Consuella Bauer, administration, universal pastoral action of last Christmas, the Pope priests, seminarians and lay O.S.B., diocesan CCD The Pope described his the Pope of today." highlighted particularly his resigns at San persons concerning different director, "to prepare our- recent trips to Great Britain The Pope affirmed that May 28-June 2 visit to Britain, aspects of ministry in the selves for this event by and Argentina as pastoral "peace constitutes a common where he shared in a historic Page3 Diocese of Little Rock. centering this year's missions for the cause of platform for the action of service of prayer in Can- This weekend is conducted meetings around Recon- peace and said he was Christianity in the worid, terbury cathedral with each year by the Arkansas ciliation. "willing to go also, without Anglican Archbishop Robert seminarians to expose in- delay, to the martyred land of Thanks Aides Runcie, leader of the world- materialism hurts terested men to the priesthood +'The Sacrament of Lebanon, if that would be wide Anglican Communion. through the talks, association Reconciliation is also coin- possible, for the cause of Page4 with priests and seminarians cidentally a part of the on- peace." +'It is so," he said, "in Latin ,'Ecumenism has been a and through active par- going study of the sacraments The POpe said the visits to America. It is soin theMiddle chief concern of mine since . ticipation in liturgical func- initiated by the Office of Britain and Argentina at a East where peace, so corn- the beginning of my pon- tions throughout the three Religious Education last time when both countries promised but so necessary, tificate," he said. "But this itions total $6,295 in days. year," she added, were at war with each other has a religious character, a year was particularly rich Father Correnti said Youth "'The'NationalCatechetical were atypical but a necessary spiritualdimension." with excitement and with Page8 Leaders and priests can assist Directory" stresses the im- part of contemporary More than 40 per cent of promise." by personal contact with men portance of on-going pastoralaction. Lebanese citizens are At Canterbury, the Pope PJQrIs'. they feel are experiencing a catechesis in the area of "These two trips...were, I Catholics. and Archbishop Runcie call to the priesthood and to Reconciliation each suc- would like to say, 'atypical," The Pope thanked the agreed to form a joint corn- love, faith, remember in the Aug. 8 Mass ceeding year after children that is, with a pastoral cardinals and Curia members mission to recommend Page8 thesuccess of this program, have received this sacrament character different from that during his semi-annual practicalsteps toward unity.