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PAGE 8 THE GUARDIAN, JULY 16, 1982 Daughter Of Year Selected Pine Bluff -- Betty Dempsey was elected Catholic Daughter of the Year at the July dinner meeting of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court Our Lady of Victory 564. She has held many offices in the Order. She is a Past Regent and has served as treasurer. She is presently serving as district deputy. Other awards were given to members who had perfect attendance for the year - Vickie Turchi, Priscilla Rucker, Mattie Marconi, June Smith, Kathryn Turchi, Aline Kraeszig and Nora McGrath. Catholic Daughter husbands honored with Helper Awards were AI Bednar, auctioneer; Joe Turchi, bartender; James McCoy, Dan Petrus, Mike Turchi and Jeff Winkler, bingo workers, and Sherry and Johnny Turchi, cooks. Guests at the dinner were the nuns of the Daughters of Charity and prospective members to be received into the Court in September. Five members will be at- tending the National CDA Convention in Chicago, July 23-29. They are Kathryn Turchi as State Regent, Mary Mitchell as Local Regent, and Gertie Schimmel, Margaret Karlovic and Nora McGrath as delegates to the con- vention. Father Leo A. Riedmueller, V.F., is the local Chaplain and was recently appointed by His Excellency Bishop Andrew J. McDonald of Little Rock as the State Chaplain of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas. CRS Aid Reaching Two Million Poles Washington (NC) -- Humanitarian aid to Poland sponsored by Catholic Relief Services is reaching two million people each month, the president of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops said. The president, Archbishop John R. Roach of St. Paul- Minneapolis, said the "remarkable success" of the CRS aid program for Poland "has once again reflected great credit on the church in the United States." By Sept. 30, he added, CRS will have shipped a total of 140-million pounds of food, commodities and relief supplies to Poland, with the aid reaching primarily the ill, the aged and children. CRS, the overseas aid agency of American Catholics, is a division of the U.S. Catholic Conference, the public policy arm of the U.S. bishops. ! Betty Dempsey Burses Receive $6,295 Little Rock -- A total of $6,295 was donated to diocesan burses during the month of June to help finance the education of men for the holy priesthood. The bulk of the donations, $5,000, went to establish a burse in the names of Lt. Roscoe Lee Sanders, Lt. Col. Vincent A. Coringola and Maj. Ralph L. LaForge. A donation of $500 to the Mater Dei Parish of Harrison Burse raised it to $4,300. The Msgr. McTameny Burse received $500 to hike it to $1,500, while $200 was received for the Delores Shrader and Jean Gallucci Burse asking prayers for the Gallucci deceased and prayers for the health and happiness for the Gallucci living to make it $3,926. Other donations were $50 to unassigned burse, now $12,631.57; $25 to Father James P. McDonnell Burse noting 40th anniversary, $6,077; $10 Msgr. O'Connell Burse, $10,730, and $10 to Father Joseph M. Walshe Burse, $4,420. Burse funds are invested by the diocese and the interest and dividends are applied toward the education of men for the Arkansas priesthood. Donations should be sent to Msgr. James E. O'Connell, Endowment Director, P.O. Box 7565, Little Rock, Arkansas 72217. C.Y.O. to Host Rosary Service Little Rock - Christ The King C. Y. O. will host a Rosary service for all unborn children Sunday, July 18, at 7 . P.M. at Christ The King Church, 4000 North Redney Parham Raed. The Rosary will be led by Jubilarians' Homily Br Cites Love, Faith Conway Shopping G(u, ; the n( Fort Smith - "God as a loving Father and the faithful, loving response of the 10 Sisters marking jubilees" was the theme of the homily of Right Rev. Abbot Raphael De.Salvo, O.S.B., V.F., at the recent festive Eucharist at St. Scholastica convent here. Noting that their combined years of service added up to 540 years and that Sister Louis Zink, the 75-year jubilarian, was also from Spielerville, now Subiaco, as were last year's two 75-year jubilarians, Sisters Flavia and Gregory Kehres, the Abbot enumerated the ways God's loving care has been manifested in the lives of each: Baptism and the other sacraments, their vows, their parents, teachers, their religious community and the people with whom they have worked. He compared their response to that of Samuel, his readiness when he said, "Speak, Lord, for your ser- vant is listening." The Abbot said that living out the call to religious life is far from simple and that it has to be lived out day to day, year to year. "As time goes on," he said to the jubilarians, "the signs of God's love become clearer, and as women of faith, you know why you are here." While sympathetic to the pain caused by the changes in religious life over the years, he stressed thai Benedictine religious life is essentially the same today as it was when these women entered the community. He praised the Sisters for their influence in the Diocese of Arkansas as they engaged in various professions in the Church. He expressed his gratitude for the "grace" they are for the Church in Arkansas, for the sign of the Father's love they are to him and the others attending. "The jubilarians call us to a deeper faith and spirit of prayer," he said, "they are a sign to all of a total, joyful giving of ourselves in whatever way God calls us." The Abbot encouraged them to continue to "Prefer nothing whatever to Christ," ac- cording to the call given by St. Benedict in his Rule. . ," addi Jubilarians were Sister[ L r i--s sup ,.s Z00k years00 I Ottilia Schmucki, Lioba they ce ral Bruck, Aquinas Randel and |/L__ ApPLIANE FURNITURE, mtmorea Majella Adams, 60 years; Sisters Norbert Hoelting, II HARKRIDER & 2rid ST., CONWAY, ARI Patrick Cingolani, Clarine |'V' Phone AC (501) 327-65rdiaa ! Rockenhaus and Mary Paul II secr( Rossi, 50 years, and Sister ' ' 1 unde] Dolorita Thompson, 25 years. Concelebrants were His Excellency Bishop Andrew J. McDonald of Little Rock, Right Rev. Raphael DeSalvo, Msgr. John B. Scheper, Msgr. Francis McKee, Father John Walbe, O.S.B.; Father Hilary Filiatreau, O.S.B.; Father Jerome Kodell, O.S.B.; Father David Flusche, O.S.B.; Father Bruno Fuhr- mann, O.S.B.; Father Harold Heiman, O.S.B.; Father Raymond Rossi, Father Bernard Bolds, Father Raymond Bruck, Father Michael Irwin, Father Placidus Eckart, O.S.B., and Father Joseph Milan. USCC Supports Safety Sabbath Chicago (NC) -- The U.S. Catholic Conference has expressed its support for the National Safety Council's National Safety Sabbath to be held next Feb. 11-14, the Chicago-based council an- nounced. Announcing the con- ference's support, Vincent L. Tofany, council president, said the guiding principle of the National Safety Sabbath is that "if you care for someone, you will help them avoid accidents through instruction and example." Tofany cited asking someone to use a safety belt in an automobile as an example of caring for that person's well-being. 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