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PAGE 8 THE GUARDIAN, AUG. 23, 1974 Wed 50 Years Mr. and Mrs. Leo IMe, above, of Paris were feted recently in celebration of their Golden Wedding anniversary. Father Paul Hoedebeck, O.S.B., celebrated a jubilee Mass in St. Joseph's Church. Grandchildren Cathy and Betty Ullrich and Robert Stehle, all of Little Rock, and James Ihle of Subiaco presented the Mass gifts. Servers were Jerome and Timothy Stehle of Little Rock and Joseph lhle of Subiaco. Children, grandchildren and great grandchildren of Mr. and Mrs. lhle served a dinner in St. Joseph's School cafeteria for relatives and close friends. A reception followed, then a supper. Mrs. Ihle is the former Bertha Litsch, daughter of the late Charles and Laura Litsch of Paris. Mr. lhle is the son of the late John and Josephine lhle of Paris. They were married July 1, 1924 in St. Joseph's Church. Christian Charity Sisters Mark 125th Wilmette, Ill. -- The Sisters of Christian Charity, who staff many schools in the U.S. in- cluding St. Augustine's, North Little Rock, Ark., and do a variety of other apostolic work, are celebrating the 125th an- niversary of the founding of their congregation. The work of the Sisters throughout the United States, as well as in Rome, Germany and South America, reflects the spirit of the foundress, Mother Pauline yon Mallinckrodt, in its outstanding characteristic -- charity. Mother Pauline was solicitous for the poor and englected of Paderborn, Ger- many. With her father's con- sent, as a young girl,, she established a society for the sick and poor, using the wealth Anniversary companions, became the first Sisters of Christian Charity. The Congregation flourished in Germany until the so-called Kulturkampf. Many of Mother Pauline's schools were taken, so she responded to many foreign calls for Sisters. Her first mission was begun in New Orleans, Louisiana, where the Sisters are still teaching in several schools. Although other kinds of apostolic work are being pur- sued by the Sisters today, education still remains the Congregation's chief apostolate. At the Generalate in Rome, the Sisters have large modern quarters for tourists from Germany and the United States. Among the new and relevant As Academic Year Approaches Many Scheduled Programs Keep Diocesan, Education Office Busy By Sister Fides Gough. O.P. Diocesan Coordinator for Teacher Training Programs "Back to school" is a somewhat frenzied activity referred to by many as "Sep- tember School Daze." Ob- serving the activity in the Religious Education Office, we are inclined to say the Sep- tember School Daze arrived in August. Most people would apply the phrase "Back-to-School" to the Kindergarten through college crowd. For those in the Diocesan Religious Education Office,the Back-to-School state of mind applies to a much wider group. Activities involved are more varied than those covered by formal in-school classes. High on the list of priorities in the diocesan office is the teacher certification program. Its purpose is to set up a series of teacher training sessions through which many volunteer lay teachers can obtain a certificate making them eligible to teach religion anywhere in the diocese. Planning for this program has been going on almost a year. It will begin to operate im- mediately and will eventually have a beneficial influence on hundreds of children. These are students who attend public schools and get their formal training in parish religious education. About 1,100 of these children are preparing to return to classes in early September. Pastors and a corps of volunteer teachers are organizing the program. Special age groups call for special preparation. A number of pre-school teachers from parishes of the Little Rock and North Little Rock Deaneries meet frequently in the diocesan office. Their aim is to sift through all the pre-school materials received and set up a year's program for five-year- olds of the diocese. A special program is also programs, assistance will be given to teachers in setting up schedules for the year. At these workshops, high school students of each parish will be en- couraged to assist teachers in making plans for the year. For adults, the best developed program at present is one in Scripture Study. Sparked by the enthusiasm of Fred and Tammie Woell, the classes will begin Sept. 9 and will continue for 12 weeks. They will be held on Monday evenings in Fit- zgerald Hall, St. John's Center, at 7:30 P.M. Lectures will be given on the Acts of the Apostles by Fathers A1 Sehneider, James Mancini and Jerome Kodell. Enrollment Closed Registrations have reached capacity, and those who apply now are being put on a waiting list. This series of classes will be followed by another to begin Jan. 13. This series will be on the Gospel of Saint John. For the Fall, Joe and Alice Rolf are recruiting couples for Marriage Encounter. The first encounter is scheduled for the week-end of September 13-15 at St. John's Center, Little Rock. The last Encounter for the year in the Little Rock area will be the week-end of October 25-27. The final Encounter for 1974 is planned for Nov. 15-17 at Coury House, New Subiaco Abbey. Frank and Lois Feist have well laid plans for Pre-Cana Con- ferences. The next seminar will begin Sept. 29, and will run for three consecutive Sundays. All couples planning marriage in November, December of January should attend this conference in Fletcher Lounge at St. John's Center from 2:00 to 5:00 P.M. Th e registration fee will be $3 per person. The Catechumenate is a program for Catholics and others who wish to study the Catholic religion. Those who make application will be received into the Church at the end of the series. A get- acquainted session will be held Sunday afternoon, Sept. 8 at St. Andrew's Cathedral Hall, 822 Louisiana Street at 4 P.M. Classes will be held each Monday evening from 8 to 9:30 at Fitzgerald Hall, St. John Center. These classes will be conducted by a team made up of Fathers John Oswald, A1 Schneider, James Mancini, Richard Strock and Sister Fides. The program is under the Sister FideS direction of Father Torres. Further information I of these programs is by calling 663-9435. Frances Flower Shop 1222 W. 6th St. - 372-2203 Little Rock, Ark. We honor your Diners, American Express and BankAmericard. I being prepared for the junior /G-- --i, _ ! of her generous father to projects of the Western and senior high school group. A finance it. Later, with the ap- Province of the Sisters of committee under the chair- o1 proval of ecclesiastical and civil Christian Charity is the House manship of Bill Bowers is reater 1 e oc authorities, she opened a day of Prayer in Calument City. An helping to plan a series of nursery and a kindergarten, extension in the Sisters' research units. Startingin early In 1842, with the admission of educational apostolate is the September, these will be two little blind girls into the Mallinckrodt Junior College presented inone-dayworkshops [ ,..,, LYON nursery, Pauline began another situated on the corner of Ridge in each Deanery. During these I , 7 ELEcTc.L- no.e I MEDIt0000 charitable work which today is Road and Elmwood Avenue in I V CONTRACTORS Zll00'g0000 ""' uu. I a large institute for the blind in Wilmette. Paderborn. The Sisters also teach blacks Uncernin Found I 4020 Bnmo Rd,, Ll'ttle Rock "t'--- Phone 753-6161 I algumol.y, u.[Rri Licensed -- Bonded -- Insortd 4214 New Conw i Pauline decided to consecrate and Latinos in i the inner city r '__a"-- North Little R W_a,y Pike I Two Locmi, her life to God in religion after schools of Chicago and Detroit. In Some Adult , arK. el ,dB lmL the death of her father. She was The Congregation has two advised by e cclesiasticalreligious onePrvinces in the United States, I ' " authorities to found a in the East with its Religion Courses num--s s Congregation of her own to Motherhouse in Mendham, New Washington (NC) -- Despite , I Pike Plaza ShopplngCenter I I __:U_: I:1 !, continue her work. It was then, Jersey; the other, the Western several years of greater em- I "Pernenalbd Work" I DAN SARNA, Re Pharm  onAugust 21, 1849, that Pauline, Province, with its Motherhouse phasis on adult religious [ J ry C.C BUMPASS, OWNER Member St Ma's Parish * together with three young in Wilmette. education by the Church in this $909 W. Markham 2700 Pike Ave. - 374-3785 dealCuntrY'of uncertaintythere is still aover greatwhat [, Telephone 663-6200 ! North Little Rock, Ark. i needs to be done and how to do ii ....... it, according to a draft report by , I En/ - Education.the National Center of Religious , I,. , Oy The 50-page report' which  I I [ was sent out to diocesan adult [ First l 00il__l N education directors across the For Each Special Occasion " country, is the first draft of a F'Jgl I A SPECIAL CAKE I lrl'lll ational Bank full statement on adult religious  education that is being | 1318 Main St.-Ph. 375-6418 I developed by the center. The ALNUT RIDGE,  ame00li IWALNUTRIDGE'IT OF LAWRENCE COUNTY center is a division of the U.S. taliot Sewing Center L ARKANSAS /lll MEMBER -O: Catholic Conference here. , The draft report examines the Family Machines-Industrial D "  / THE ONLY BANK Repairs and Service I M theory and present practice of - . " IAMONDS WATCHES-JEWELRY 1 [ l l L adult religious education 1508 So. University WATCH REPAIRING L*IZ".;!I I / YOU WILL EVER NEED around the country and pin- points the major areas of 666-7187 Cantrell& Graat-666-6651 |.[ MIRCANTIL[ BANK 00onoe00n 00ote00 I It points out that. although --- -- __ . Take home ! I '/  JONESBORO MEMBER VOlC programs for adults have in- creased significantly in recent VESTAL LAB l " : --  years, they have not attained TEBFORD DRUG STORE six pack the vision expressed by the U.S. CITIZENS NATIONAL BANK SIMMONS Your ZENITH holer 1105 Gee St. Jennebero, Ark. WALNUT RIDGE PHONE 886-3531 Bishops in their 1973 pastoral letter "To Teach As Jesus Did." 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