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PAGE 4 ARKANSAS CATH(~IC JULY 28, 1991 By Judy Hoelzeman The Cathofic Women's Union will meet Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Sacred Heart Church at Omrleston. The all-day meeting will begin at 9 AM. The group recently conducted a successful fundmiser. Winner of the first-prize terrarium wasJeanie Stengel of RussellviUe; Jim Hendricks of Charleston won a quilt and Matt Koch of Dardanelle won an afghan. Proceeds were given to the St. Scholasfica Infirmary in Fort Smith and the Holy Ghost Fathers Retreat Center in Texas. For more information about the Catholic Women's Union or about upcoming meetings, contact Bemiece Hovezak at 9674536. L to R: Sr. Judith Delesandro, OSB, Sharon Goodson, Heather Goodson, David Goodson. Heather Goodson, of St. Mary's in Paragould, is the Arkansas state winner in the 1991 BIC '~Quality Comes in Writing" contest. Goodson's essay described her own family's tradition called "Family Sharing Time" which she hopes will continue "for ),ears to come." ~son said: "In the susmner, sometimes you ~_n catch fireflies. Without comrntmication," she adds, "a fanfily is broken." ~son, the daughter of Sharon and David Goodson, fin- ished the sixth grade at St. Map/'s ~hool last spring. For being the state winner, Goodson and her teacher, Sr.Judith Delesandro, OSB, both won cameras. Maria Hooper, of Christ the King in Little Rock, a physical therapist, has met the require- ments and paxsed an examination to become a "Certified Hand Therapist". Hooper, a native of Little Rock and the daughter of John and Beverly Hain of Our Lady of Good Counsel parish, is in pri~ffte practice. * * *'* The 105th annual St. Boniface Lawn Social will be held in Fort Smith on Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 6 to 10 PM. There will also be a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7:30 PM. Tickets for the meal are $4 for adults; $2 for children 6 to 12, and free for children 5 and under. All are invited to participate in this lraditional family get-together. Members of the 1941 senior class of St. Joseph's High School in Comcay gathered recently for a 50th year class reunion. The day began with Mass at St.Joseph Church; Rev. Alphonse Favre, CS,Sp was the celebrant. The group enjoyed lunch together and then met GILBERT G. CAVER. D.D.S.. P.A. Adults & Children General Dentistry 666-2801 5307 Kavanaugh LR JOE SAIA, CPA Personalized Tax & Accounting Services 123 W. 2nd, Pine Bluff 534-2012 Advertise your practice here each issue for only 1 $7.50...Cail Ron Hail, 664-0340, ext.326 for details. Members of the class of '41, St. Joseph's, Conway. Front row, L to t Antoinette Worm Elsinger, Catherine Moix White. Back row, L to R: AugU Moix, Norbert Lachowsky, Wilhemina Nahlen Nabholz and Leo Seiter. " ~O' at the home of Gerald arid Antoinelte Elsinger to reminisce about their high school cla!rite: * ** * !for Beth Roy was one of nine students from around the state who parlicil~ted in a Reade~e 1! Theater production at the Axkansas Territorial Restoration recently. The readings wore from letters and journals of Arkansans of the 1840s. Parlicipants wore costumes a~lti~ performed dances of the period. The program was sponsored by AEGIS (Acadeff Thq Enrichment for the Gifted/Talented in Summer). Roy is a Junior at Mt. SL, Mary Acadeff~rY, She and her parents, Martin and Vhginia Roy, are members of St. Theresa s in Little Rotider The Altar Sodety of St. Michael's in Oaerokee Village sponsored an old-fashioned cream social recently. A 'q'rash and Treasure" booth and a '~2hrisanas in July" offered parishioners plenty of bargains. The Men's Club and the Knights of Auxiliary also participated. The parish CYO operated a car wash. This was the second for the successful event. St. Mary of the Mount pastor Rev. Ralph Esposito recently celebrated a special Horseshoe Bend as a tribute to military personnel who served in the Persian Gul ioners of St. Michael's in Oaerokee ViUage also partidpated and both choirs provided singing. Special tribute was given to servicemen Nick Franke and Nick Nichols, St. Michael's. New officers of the St. Palrick ~ in North I_2-ttle Rock are: Brian Bowen, Melanie Prentice, vice-president; Rene Bowen, secretary;, and Sherry Rankin, Nine members recently attended the state CStO convention, where the group was the "most outstanding" C'K) in Division HI. In addition, Gregory Hendon and Youth Award and Kashia Pabian received the Outstanding Youth Merit Award. The 1951 through 1961 graduating classes of St. Paul's High School will gather reunion in Pocahontas on Saturday, Aug. 3. The day will begin with a get-together school at 10 AM. Mass will be celebrated at 5:30 PM and a dinner will follow. Last y~ the classes of 1940 (the first graduating chss in the school's history) through 1950 met a similar reunion. For more information, call Margaret Weyer at 892-3298. Bishop McDonald receives letter of thank Drs. Bruce E. Schratz, Melvin L. Belknap, and Byron D. Curtner are pleased to annouce the arrival of Richard P.Doncer, M.D. for the practice of family medicine beginning August 5, 1991 at North Little Rock Family Clinic 505 West Pershing, Suite C North Little Rock, Arkansas Little Rock - Bishop AndrewJ. McDonald received the following letter:. Dear Bishop McDonald: I am writing to you to express my grati- tude to you and the people of the Diocese of Little Rock for your most generous gift of $34,275.19 to help rebuild the Catholic Claurc_h in Central and Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union. As you know, the Church has been sub- jected to the se~rest trials and persecutions for decades throughout this region and is only now, by the grace of God, emerging from these hardships much in need of our assistance. Help is needed to support the forma- tion and training of priests, religious and lay leaders; the religious education of cat- echists; the religious formation of the laity, especially the young people; the conduct of ligious communication and evangeliza- tion; and the capacity for sodal minist~. With the prayers and generosity ofy~. ~ and the people of the Diocese of Li e Roq ( we will do our utmost to provide this confident that in each country of the r' gion, the Church will be renewed throt~ the power of the Holy Spirit and will oN again freely be able to bring the light~ faith into the hearts of all God's people. Thank you again for your generosity a~ good will. S aoerely yore,s, ev. R. Vt,D Direaor July:. that religious communitieS may take up, with renewed enthusi" asm, their service to the Gospel missionary activities. Pope John Paul L