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PAGE 5 ARKANSAS CATHOLIC SEPI"EJVIBER 9, 1990 new officers Subiaco - William Hegeman of G nway was recently elected president oI the Arkansas State Council Catholic Knights of America at the 41st triennial COnvention at New Subiaco Abbey. egeman succeeds Herman Lienhart of herwood, who served as president for the past five years. Christopher Kordsmeier of Morrilton Wa.s elected second vice-president. Re- elected were Anna Vorster, Subiaco, first ice-presiden t; Ernest Warner, Ocahontas, third vice-president; Alicia '*Unden, Springdale, secretary; and Agnes Knittig, Little Rock, treasurer. State spiritual director is Rev. Wilfiam /eWers, OSB, New Subiaco Abbey. Delegates elected to the national COnVention in New Orleans in 1991 are Allcia Minden, Anna Vorster, Peter i qrster, Martha Hegeman and Herman 0rst. Elected delegate-at-large is 'aerrnan Lienhart. The convention closed with installa- tion of officers followed by Benediction. State officers, L to R: front row- ;ga es Knittlg, Christopher Kords - and Alicla Minden; back row- /llan Hegeman, Anna Vorster and ",,neSt Warner. Herman J. Llenhart (center), outgo- Ing president of the state council of Catholic Knights of America, pre- sents a check to Rev. Aaron Pirrera, OSB, Director of Coury House at Subiaco, to help fund the newly-in- stalled elevator there. The money was donated by the 41st triannual state convention of the Catholic Knights of America recently at Subiaco. Bill Hegeman, newly- elected president, is at right. Youth Ministries plans Little Rock - The diocesan Office of Youth Ministries will sponsor an AdultWorking Retreat at Holiday Inn Airport - East on Sept. 22 - 23. Facilitated by John Heird and Dea- con Don Streit, the retreat aims to build community, bridge problems, train, educate and affn'm dedication in the work of youth ministry. The retreat is open to any paid or volunteer adult who works with youth. Cost for the retreat is $35, which includes a $15 non-refundable deposit due with registration by Monday, Sept. 17. For more information, contact Susan Cherepski, Director, Office of Youth Ministries, 2500 N. Tyler St., Little Rock, 72217, 664-0340. Program explores non-violence As recent events at Tiananmen Square, the Berlin Wall and throughout Eastern Europe have demonstrated, political movements struggling against repressive governments are increasingly choosing alternatives to armed insurrection. Filmmaker Ilan Ziv anticipated these extraordinary historical developments by exploring the emergence and effects of popular resistance in three volatile areas- Chile, the Phillippines and the Israeli - oc- cupied territory of West Bank. "People Power," the first documentary to probe this trend, will air on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 10:30 PM on Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN). Ziv, Israeli by birth, eagerly joined the Israeli army and served for three-and one- half years in an elite paratrooper unit, fight- ing during the bloody 1973 October War. Soon afterward, he moved to the U.S. and became a filmmaker documenting, among other subjects, liberation struggles around the world. He recalls in the f'dm, "freedom fighters who saw violence as their only option shaped my political outlook and that of my generation." But, he says, after years of wit- nessing firsthand the bloodshed of guerilla war, "I found myself wondering if Che Guevara's road to justice could have been mistaken, and if Martin Luther King's choice of non-violence could be more than simply a moral option - could it be an effective political strategy?" 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