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Diamond, Silver Jubilarians Honored By Bishop at St. Scholastka's Convent Fort Smith -- "Jubilee day is a time for congratulations and rejoicing, but principally it is a day of thanksgiving to God for the great things He has done for us," said His Excel- lency Bishop Albert L. Fletcher, in a sermon at profession jubi- lees of several Benedictine Sis- tars of St. Scholastica Convent here last Monday. "How the world has changed in the 60 years since Sister Loretta, Diamond Jubilarian, entered the convent at St. Scholastica in Shoal Creek, Arkansas," continued. His Ex- cellency. "But jLhe things she learned as the essence of the spiritual" life are still the same." Celebrating Silver Jubilees on the same occasion were Sis- ters Irma, Richard, Vivian, Jo- sella, Dominic, Corinne, Valeria, and Felicitas. The Bishop also remarked how the temporal or- der has changed since their profession of vows 25 years ago and he thanked them and the whole community for the work they do in the,schools and hos- pitals for the Ctmrch in Arkan- Nursing Mercy Sister Marks Golden Jubilee of Profession Sister Margaret Mary, R.S.M. St. Scholastica Sodalists Going E1 Dorado -- Sister Margaret Mary Cooper, R.S.M., was hon- ored at a Golden Jubilee Cele- bration at Warner Brown I-Ios- pital here July 31. Tim celebration, marking Sis- ter's 50th year of Religious pro- fession, began with High Mass offered by The Rev. Joseph F. Murphy in the hospital chapel. Present in the sanctuary was The Rev. Louis Janesko, pastor of Holy Redeemer parish. Par- ticipating in the Jubilee Mass were several friends and many Sisters of Mercy from convents in Little Rock, North Little Rock, Fort Smith, Hot Springs, and Brinkley. Sister Margaret Mary was born at St. John's, Newfound- land, Canada. She came to Little Rock in 1909 to dedicate her life to the service of God. She remained in Little Rock for many years, teaching at Mount St. Mary's Academy. When the Sisters assumed administration of Warner Brown Hospital in 1927, Sister Marga- ret Mary was one of the first Sisters appointed to care for the sick and suffering there. Since that time Sister has been active in all phases of hospital work and is, currently, super- ...r.. Institutes visor of a medical division in the hospital. Fort Smith -- Fourteen stu. From the E1 Dorado area and dents of St. Scholastica Acade- from over the state, Sister re- my will participate in two forth- calved numerous congratulatory coming Sodality institutes, ac- cording to Sister Charles Marie, O.S.B., Sodality moderator. The Summer School of Cath- olic Action in Chicago, Aug. 20- 25 will attract Paula Kaelin, Anne Earnhart, Jo Ann Zim. mer, Rose Ann Leding, Celes- tine Leding, Shirley Brennan, teggy Loewy, Phyllis Schwartz, Lynda Walker and Mary Ann O 6--THE GUARDIAN AUGUST 10, 1962 greetings from friends and for- mer patients. Braun. They will be accompan- ied by Sister Charles Marie, O.S.B. Four other Sodalists plan to attend the Sodality Congress of the Lay Apostle at Oklahoma State University, Stglwater, Oklahoma, August 26-31. T h e y are Christine Ford, Virginia Ah. lert, Carleen Shelby and Rose- mary Weinsinger. ELECT NATHAN SCHOENFELD -t d STATE REPRESENTATIVE . FOR GARLAND COUNTY LAWS ARE THE ONLY WORK OF THE LEGISLATURE! " ELECT A LAWYER TO BE [" YOUR LAWMAKER! "' A member of St. John's Parish and ' the Hot Springs Catholic Men's Club. ELECT SCHrOENFELD STATE REPRESENTATIVE Pol. adv. paid for by Nathan Schoenfeld SaS. Bishop Fletcher read a letter from the Apostolic Delegate, His Excellency Archbishop Egi- die Vagnozzi; bestowing the Apostolic Blessing and go od wishes of His Holiness Pope John XXIII on the jubilarians, their community and friends. The Very Rev. Msgr. John M. Bann was celebrant of the Solemn High Mass. The Rev. Albert S. Marchiano was dea- con, and The Rev. Rainer ,l. DeClerk, subdeacon. The Ray. Joseph Milan was master of ceremonies. Also present in the sanctu- ary, besides Bishop Fletcher, were The Right Rev. Abbot Michael Lensing, O.S.B., The Right Rev. Msgr. Joseph A. Murray, The Very Rev. Ray- mend Wewers, O.S.B., The Ray. Bede Mitchell, O.S.B., The Rev. Herbert Vogelpotfl, O.S.B., The Ray. Paul Hoedebeck, O.S.B., The Rev. Bernard Schumacher, O.S.B., The Rev. Bernard Beck, O.S.B., The Rev. Alphonse S. Favre, C.S.Sp., and The Rev. "Bernard Bolds. A banquet honoring t!ae jubi- ]arians was served at noon. A program had been presented for them the pz'evious evening. Sister Loretta, the moderator of the St. Scholastica Academy Alumnae Association and o its publication, the Alumnator, also has charge of the convent print shop where she spends many hours of her day. Before her long career of teaching in St. Scholastica's Academy, Sister taught the elementary grades at St. Boni- .face School, Fort Smith, and St. Mary's School, North Little Rock. In 1924 she became the ,first principal of the academy in Fort Smith. She retained that position for 10 years. From 1934- 41 Sister was absent from the Eastern Arkansas Church, Shoppers' Guide I m m a c u l.a t e Conception Church-- Sunday Masses: 7:30, 9:00 and 10:30 A.M. Holy Day Masses: 6 and 8 A.M. and 6 P.M. FORREST CITY St. Francis Church, S. Wash. tngton St.- Sunday Masses 7:15 and 10:45 A.M.; Holy Day Masses: 7 A.M. and G:30 P.M. $ONESBORO Blessed Sacrament Church. Sunday Masses: 7 and 9 A.M. Holy day Masses: 7 A.M. and" 6 P.M. Bob Sullivan Chevrolet Co. Chevrolet  Cadilla SALES SERVICE 301 W. 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