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:The GUardian Official 00ubljcation of the 00iocese of 00ittle 00och LcilOL. LXlll, NO. 29 JULY 19, 1974 ;,00odward B. Dillon, Jr. Elected Little Rock Man Heads Serra International Edward B. Dillon, Jr. London -- Serra International, the worldwide Catholic men's organization devoted to the promotion of religious vocations, is now headed by an attorney from Little Rock, Ark. Edward B. Dillon, Jr, was elected president of the Serra International Board of Trustees last Tuesday during the organization's annual con- vention here. Dillon, a partner in the law firm of House, Holmes and Jewell, was elected by delegates from 28 countries to succeed Albert E. Maggio of San Francisco. His term is for one year. The prominent Little Rock layman was an international vice president of Serra when he was raised to the presidency. He has been a member of the Little Rock Serra Club since 1956. Dillon's election was a lather J.T. Hanichek 00uccumbs in East Bridgeport, was visiting his family here when he died suddenly July 11. He joined the Congregation of the Holy Ghost and made his first profession at the Ridgefield, Conn., novitiate Aug. 15, 1927. He was ordained Sept. 21, 1934. Father Hanichek served as an assistant pastor in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and New Orleans before being named pastor of St. Cyprian's parish, Helena, Ark., in 1943. Sixteen years later, he was given a pastorate in Alexandria, La., and in 1968 he was transferred to a New Orleans pastorate. He returned to Arkansas in 1969 and served at Sacred Heart parish, Morrilton; St. Gabriel's parish, Hot Springs, and St. Joseph's parish, ConWay. Father Hanichek was the son of the late Joseph and Catherine Elias Hanichek and the brother of Sister M. Jodocia, Mrs. Catherine Balash, Mrs. Mary Kubik and John, Thomas and Frank Hanichek. The family home is at 115 Russell Road, Stratford, Conn. 06497. Bridgert Conn- A Mass of tristian'Btial was offered in =AI John Nepo- I |Cene t ltjUrch here ............. iLiehek ,sep h T. ': 7n ot St. Joseph's parish, .Way, Ark., who previously :, pastoral assignments in :lena -... , Morrilton and Hot IFrlngs. Father Hanichek, a native of --rean Bishop ,EIl'rrested lt?oky.o (NC) --Bishop Daniel 51GJrr= 1 Soun of Won Ju, South 6- tea, has been arrested by ;enter et Police in Seoul, it was rted here. was ..: Was believed that he ested because he was DPected of having g' l ..,ey to support ant'- rnment demonstrations. raaop Tji was arrested earlier mtla .h.e Year after denouncing 'J)uslcient Park Chung Hoe's -,,,lne. Burial was in St. Michael's Cemetery, Stratford, Conn. highlight of the July 14-16 con- vention that was keyed to the theme "All People Share God's Love." Lectures and discussions centered on ways of making the world aware of this truth, especially in view of the forthcoming Holy Year. The 1974 convention marked the beginning of the 40th an- niversary year of Serra's establishment. Among out- standing personages who ad- dressed the gathering were M. August Vanistendael of Brussels, secretary general of International Cooperation for Socio-economic Development; John Cardinal Wright, prefect of the Sacred Congregation for I C YO in Paris There's no mistake, it's the Eiffel Tower of Paris and those are Little Rock CYO tour members in front of the land- mark. Mrs. Catherine J. Proctor (at left) of Hazen enjoys viewing the Tower while Lee Ann Steplock of Warren, Marie Kelly, Marty Heft and Kim Smith, all of Little Rock, turn for the photographer, Father Joseph L. Pallo, who led the tour. A photo story of the three-week, seven-country tour is on Page 3. the Clergy; and John Cardinal Heenan, Archbishop of West- minster. The retiring president, Albert E. Maggio, observed Serra's objectives are the fostering of vocations to the priesthood and religious life and the development of Catholic lay leaders to help themselves and others realize their own Christian vocation to service. Serra now has 375 local clubs and more than 12,000 members in 30 countries. The movement was named for Father Junipero Serra, the Franciscan missionary who established missions from San Diego to San Francisco. Bishop's Brother Dies in Georgia Savannah, Ga. -- Eugene B. McDonald, 64, a brother of His Excellency Bishop Andrew J. McDonald of Little Rock, Ark., died last Friday in St. Joseph's Hospital here, three days after undergoing surgery. Word of his brother's death reached Bishop McDonald in New York shortly before the Arkansas prelate was to board an airliner for London to attend the convention of Serra In- ternational. Bishop McDonald was the principal celebrant of the Mass of Christian Burial for his older brother last Monday in Blessed Sacrament Church where the bishop had been pastor for nine years when he was elevated to the episcopacy in 1972. Mr. McDonald, a native of Savannah, moved to Dublin, Ga., three years ago when he became district manager of Interstate Life and Accident Insurance Company. He was an alumnus of Benedictine Military School, a Navy veteran of World War II and a Past Grand Knight of Savannah7 Council, Knights of Columbus. In Dublin, he was a member of the Catholic Men's Club, Moose Lodge, No. 1609 and the Dublin Life Underwriters. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Interest High in CCSA Symposium Little Rock -- Interest is high in Symposium-1974, to be sponsored Saturday, Aug. 3, at St. John's Catholic Center here by the Catholic Com- munications Society of Arkansas. The CCSA president, John Thompson, editor of the North Little Rock Times, said the scheduled appearance of I.E. "Gene" Herrington, a Baptist, as the symposium's Resource Person has brought a statewide response in advance registratiops. Herrington, a former managing editor of the Arkansas Democrat who now handles public relations for Arkansas Power and Light Company, will discuss "The 00=rofessions Mark Olivetan Jubilees Chaplain ASU Newman Center; Father Bernard L. Bolds of Walnut Ridge; Father Joseph L. Pallo, Diocesan Vocation Director; Father Frederick B. Zarrilli of Pocahontas; Father Thomas J. Sebaugh of Wynne, Father Bernard Roberson of Little Rock, Father Bruno Fuhrmann, O.S.B., of Subiaco; Father August Sperl and Father Gerry McCaughly, both of Springfield, Ill. ; Father Lawrence P, Maus of Blytheville; and Father Jerome H. Mosman, Vocation Director of the Diocese of Fort Worth, a cousin of Sister Mary John Seyler. Father Louis Stemac was present for the ceremony. The Rev. Mr. George Murdaugh was Deacon of the Mass. Also present for the Mass was Brother James Moster, O.F.M. Cap., Washington, D.C., a nephew of Sister M. Floren- tine, O.S.B. Media Mirror Society" in morning and afternoon sym- posium sessions. His Excellency Bishop An- drew J. McDonald will be the speaker at the noon luncheon in the Catholic Center refectory. He will review the recent regional meeting of Bishops which studied evangelization and communications. The day's program will begin with Mass at 8 A.M. in the Center's main chapel. The celebrant will be the society's moderator, Msgr. B. Francis McDevitt, V.F., diocesan communications director. Other priests attending will concelebrate. Breakfast will be served at 8:30 in the refectory, and the first symposium session will begin at 9:15 in the Fletcher Hall lounge. A floor discussion will follow both the morning and afternoon presentations by Herrington. After the noon luncheon, a brief business meeting of society members will be held in the Lounge. A vacant vice presidency is to be filled. Herrington's afternoon presentation will begin at 1:30, and floor discussion will con- clude with an evaluation of the day's program by George Wildgen, assistant to the publisher of the Arkansas Gazette. - Two Bishops and Mass in Holy Angels here on the Solemnity Benedict, July 11, as 13 'etan Benedictine Sisters diamond, golden and :r anniversaries of SSion, two professed vows and two novices invested in the Benedic- Excellency Bishop An- J. McDonald was the celebrant. Among was His Ex- cy Bishop Albert L. er, former Bishop of Bishop McDonald the homily and noted significant service the Sisters have given of Little Rock, and Lafayette. In ose making final and the jubilarians a total of 625 years service to the Church. Diamond jubilarians were: Sister Gertrude Poole of Fort Smith; Sister Claudia Bischel and Sister Modesta Fetsch, both of Rhineland, Texas; Sister Leona Steger of Switzerland. Golden jubilarians were: Sister Caroline Barmettler, Sister Gebharda Truniger, Sister Marcella Huser, Sister Bernardine Gureninger, Sister i Berchmans Buehler, Sister Irmina Tiefenauer. All the golden jubilarians are originally from Switzerland and came to the U.S. to enter the convent here. Silver jubilarians were : Sister Joan Hess and Sister Mary John Seyler, both of Muenster, Texas, and Sister Cabrini Arami of Montague, Texas. Sister DePorres Polk of Erath, La., and Sister Catherine Jones of Memphis, Tenn., made a solemn life commitment with final vows. Virginia Akes of Little Rock and Peggy Bourgeois of Gramercy, La., received the habit of the Olivetan Benedictine Sisters and new names. Virginia is now Novice Andrea and Peggy is Novice Sharon. Eighteen priests who con- celebrated the Mass were Father Hugh Assenmacher, O.S.B., retreat master and Director of Benedictine For- mat ion Program, Subiaco Father Louis Deuster, O.S.B., Holy Angels Convent chaplain; Father Richard P. Davis of Fort Smith; Father Earl J. Booth of Engelberg; Father John A. Janesko of Stuttgart; Father John E. Barnes of West Memphis; Father Francis Colavechio of Jonesboro; Father George F. Turner, Eugene. B. McDonald Mary O. McDonald of Dublin; a daughter, Mrs. Mary Ryan of Savannah; three sons, Eugene, Jr., of Rockingham, N.C., Robert M. of Merritt Island, Fla., and James A. McDonald of Honolulu, Hawaii ; seven sisters, Mrs. Alice Hiltz, Mrs. Bernadette Pigman and Sister M. Incarnata, R.S.M., all of Savannah, Sister M. Aurelia, C.S.J., and Sister M. James, C.S.J., both of Augusta, Ga., Mrs. Ann Jordan of Brooklyn, N.Y. and Mrs. Eleanor Arnett of Jacksonville, Fla ; three brothers, J.J. McDonald of Savannah, Richard McDonald of Atlanta and Bishop Mc- Donald; seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. A Rosary service was con- ducted last Sunday in Blessed Sacrament Church. Burial was in the Catholic Cemetery, Savannah. Latin America Col lection Scheduled Little Rock -- The annual Collection for Latin America, sponsored by the USCC Division for Latin America, will be taken up in the Diocese of Little Rock this Sunday, July 21. Funds from this appeal are used to train leaders from among the Latin American poor to give their people an awareness of their human dignity and a desire to change unjust: socio-economic struc- tures. Father Frederick A. McGuire, C.M., director of the USCC division, said the funds "do not feed starvingbabies or supply blankets and medicine to disaster victims. There are other Catholic organizations providing these services." In announcing the appeal, His Excellency Bishop Andrew J. McDonald pointed to widespread injustice afflicting Latin America, and to per- secution of lay and clercial persons seeking changes.