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that nothing is than that Catholic Catholic literature circulation, as which instructs one have every and strengthens and Christla virtues. fS, PP. XV. 4 --~~-~~. A Catholic Paper Is a Perpetual Mission-- Pope Leo XIII. "The Guardian in every Home"---Our ~otto. THE OFFICIAL. ORGAN OF THE DIOCF-.SE OF LITTLE ROCK THE GUARDIAN, SEPTEMBER 13, 1930 No. 50 PRIESTS, 1CATHOLIC EDITORS ilMMACU , SCHOOL , PAY TRIBUTE FROM 28 HATIOHS AT ARCHBISEOP ATTEND CONGRESS the clergy and the gen- of Toledo are paying a tribute of affectionate Most Reverend Samuel D., the newly appointed Qf Milwaukee, and until of Toledo. These trib- are tinged with regret the prospect of losing they ,have come to love nine years he has selwed of Toledo. article from the To- is worthy of publica- and accurate of the meaning of the conferred on bhe Bishop: the great arches of St. in Rome there is year a little lamb. It simple enough, not a than ~he intonation Latin over the tomb patron, St. Agnes. is shorn and, the ritual soft fleece is borne away to convent adjoining the St. Cecelia, here to be long twining strands by Nuns. It is not a hard wool of one lamb is not so soft it feels like silk, make a pallium--a small brawn From Urn. finished, the pallium a golden urn on the tomb in St. Peter's Cathedral. a p is drawn each is appointed in ,of the Church world, and it a city or a sea from the prelate. It is a Church back to the time of )01 of one lamb is not much. shops are few. Abou~ the of Rt. Rev. Samuel Alphon- for nine years Bishop of vithin a few months will rest sent across a sea by Pope will be then, at 43, the ef Milwaukee, the young- that rank in the Unit- of Bishop Stritch's the Archbishopric was Archbishop viewed in ret- the years that have came to Tolc~do, years seen the Toledo Diocese on Page 4) OF JESUS' DEDICATED IN VALE OF AGONY Alexander Mombelli, Correspondent, N. C. W. ~' News Service.) Sept. 1.---The dedica- e raagnificent mosaic on the Basilica of Gethsemane place with simple cere- the Garden of Olives. executed by Ditta of Rome from designs by represents the Re- with His Eternal On one side of a group representing dig- People of the intellectual On the other side representing lo~zly and Persons, one of whom, a Offering to the Saviour the dead son. Under the ~ this legend, in Latin: "Of- and supplications with acere she was heard Valerio Valeri, Apes- to Palestine, who had from Cairo~ ac:compa- A. Tondini, who will be to the Apostolic Delegation in the dedication. were the Rt. Rev. O. F. M., Custodian Places; Comm. Giovanni Consul General, and of the Italian ship of students from of Leghorn, who Palestine and who the day visited the Holy Sep- ere virtually all of them Communion. ,IS o 8Y THE BISHOP WITH SOLEMN STATE AI D CITY [INITE TO RECEIVE THOUSANDS AT CONSE@ATION OF 2 BISHOPS OCTOBER 28 (By N. C. W. C. News Service.) Brussels Host to 244 Leading Jour- nalists--U. S. Agency Is Praised; Its Plan Explained---Ideal Press Probably One of the Finest Grammar Schools of the State Is Solemnly Blessed by the Bishop, Assisted by Clergy of the Die- just been received here of the selec- CONGRESS , 0MAHAI" wash ngtn' Sept. 5.--:-Word has tion of October 28 as the date of ~their consecration by ~wo newly-ap- (By N. C. W. C. News Service.) ipointed Bishops. They are the Rev. Service Outlined Papal Nunclo's Felicitat.:ons. cese--Building Is the Best of Its Omaha, Nebr., Sept. 5. With the i Dr. Edwin V. O'Hara, named 13ishop Kind in This Section. Sixth National Eucharistic Congress i of Great Falls, Mont., and the Rev. By ]VI. Massiani I only a few days off, the committee ' Louis B. Kucera, who has been nam- (Staff Correspondent, N. C. W.C. On Monday, September 8th, the The completed building cost over of 500 clergy and laymen of thei ctl Bishop of the See of Lincoln. News Service.) Bishop solemnly dedicated the beauti- one hundred and fifty thousand dol- Omah~ Diocese have practically corn- The consccration of Dr. O'Hara, Brussels, Sept. 2. When M. Reneful new Immaculate Conception Par- lars. The school was designed by pleted thc'r preparations for the huge Delforge, president of the Interna- ish School at Fort Smith, Ark. The Basham & Wheeler, architects, andgathering. tional Bureau of Catholic Journalists, ceremony took place at 3 p.m. Thethe H. G. Buchanan Company were One of the tasks is the providing of called to order the International clergy from Fort Smith and the sur- the general contractors. Messrs. Ed- 50 special automobiles for the per- Catholic CongTess in the Institute St. rounding territory were present and ehnan had charge of the electrical sonal use of archbishops and bishops Louis, Brussels, Monday, there were a large number of the people of the work, anti ttartmeier Company theduring the Congress, and the use of present 244 delegates from 28 coun- parish, plumbing and heating. 500 automobiles for transporting the tries, some as far distant as Japan, New Immaculate Conception schoolThe new school is generally regard- clergy. China and the United States. is one of the most at~tractive build- ed as the finest institution of its The housing committee has secur- Previous to the opening of the con- ings of its kind, and doubtless there kind in the state. It is entirely fire- ed, in addition to thousands of hotel gress, the delegates inspected a press is no school in the South that sur- proof construction throughout, rooms, the promise of some 10,000 exhibition on display adjacent to the passes it in efficiency and beauty of The building will house the parish rooms in private homes to assure co- convention hall. The exhibits of Bel- construction as well as solidity, school of Immaculate Conception par. cry visitor to the Congress, whether glum, France and Holland were most The building is three stories high ish. It will likewise serve as a cen- priest or layman, ample provisions. elaborate. That of the Catholic Press and is built in the shape of a "T." ter for parish activities. The new There will be no shortage of hous- of the United States was well placed, The two arms follow an angle to con- school is located just in the rear of ing facilities, as a complete check-up attractively displayed and the center form with the property line. In the ~he rectory and occupies the entire of all rooms available ~n Catholic of much interest, two arms are housed the classrooms space xvhich was once the grounds of homes has been made throughout Speakers at the opening session and offices of the school building, tl{e old Immaculate ConceptionOmaha's 40 parishes. In addition were Paul Segers; Francois Veuillot, The leg of the "T" houses a spacious Church. many non-Catholics of the city have president of the Union of French auditorium, equipped with a motion ~ The Dedication. offered the use of their homes. Journalists; Father Bangha Bela of picture booth as well as a complete , Hungary, and Father John J. Consi- f~tted stage. The auditorium con. ~The solemn ceremony of the dedl- The city council of Omaha has vet- dine, American priest who is director rains a balcony as well, and the seat. cation was begun before the Highed a sum of $5,000 for the use of of the Fides Service, a central agency ing capacity is estimated at about Altar of the Church, with the singing the decorations committee to be used for Catholic missions news with head- eight ~hundred persons. Above the of the Veni Creator Spiritus. The in decorating downtown streets and the city hall. The commissioners of quarters at Rome. auditorium is occupyin~ ~he space of procession then formed, escorting t'he Ideal Press Servlce. the second and third floors is a sun Bishop to the main entrance of the Douglass county.have appropriated a similar sum. As the Congress ira- The report of Father Considine, room covering the entire wing. This building, where the walls were huge hall is planned as a recreation blessed with Holy Water, inside and mediately precedes Omaha's and Ne- braska's fall week of fesiivities, Ak- while given on his own responsibility, room for the c.hildren. The side walls out. The Bishop erected the dedica- carniva~l gave evidence that he had sought the are entirely of glass and are movable tion crucifix in the lobby of the main Sar-Berr, decorations for this week will also he in place for the advice of leading churchmen. He and can be ~aken out during the entrance of the school building.Congress. quoted the following statement from warm weather, making the whole~t the conclusion of the ceremony St. Cecilia's Cathedral will be bril- an ecclesiastical authority at Rome: floor a summer garden. The rear of the procession ascended to the sun liantly lighted with flood lights and decorated elaborately in the Congress colors. Creighton Stadium, the scene of the large laymen's public Eucharistic "All Catholic Action must be con- trolled by the local ecclesiastical au- thority. An international agency would escape, naturally, from the control of local ecclesiastical authori- the sun room is devoted to a kitchen, room, where the Bishop made a short which is completely equipped for par- talk. ish entertainments. (Continued on Page 4) Motlaer of Bishop Non-Catholic Donates demc.nstration, will also be decorat- J. M. Gannon Dies I Chapel to St. Joan ca. at 90 in Erie, Pa.t By M. Massiani, Provisions have also been made for adequately parking the thousands of autos expected in Omaha during the Congress. The Rt. Rev. Thomas Heylen, Bish- op of Namur, Belgium, and president of the permanent committee of the International Eucharistic Congress, in nearly four weeks.She was in her near Hohwald in the Vosges moun- letter to the Rev. Joseph Ostdiek, ex- tains, ecutive secretary of the Omaha Con- ninetieth year. The donor was imprisoned in a eel- gress, sent his good wishes and said Funeral services will be held to- lar at this site early in the w~r be- that he hoped this year's gathering morrow morning at St. Peter's Cathe- dral. Bishop Gannon will be the celeb- rant of the Requiem Mass. Burial will be in Trinity Cemetery. Mrs. Gannon was taken ill while Bishop Gannon was absent in Europe. When her condition became serious a cable message was sent to the Bish- op, who terminated his visit abroad personal representative, General de of His EmLnence George Cardinal and came home with all possible Pouydraguin,. former Governor of Mundelein, Archbishop of Chicago, haste. Arriving home a week ago Sat- Strassbourg. urday, Bishop Gannon was at his mother's room every morning, and gave her Holy Communion. The LIVERPOOL ARCHBISHOP, Rev. Timothy B. Sullivan of t~he Ca- HEADING 220 PILGRIMS, thedral gave Mrs. Gannon the Last ATTENDS PASSION PLAY Sacraments 11 days ago. At Mrs. Gannon's bedside when she By Rev. Dr. Wilhelm Baron yon died were Bishop Gannon, eight other Capitalne. children and many of her 23 fit-and- Cologne, Sep/;. 1.--The Most Rev. children. Mrs. Gannon's children in- Richard Downey, Archbishop of Liv- clude William M. Gannon, Thomas erpool, and the 220 members of his Gannon and James Edward Gannon, flock who composed a pilgrimage to of Erie; Robert L. Gannon of New York City, Mrs. Mac E. Carey and Oberammergau, visited Cologne and Mrs. Joseph W. Flynn, of Erie, and Aix-la-Chapelle on their return trip Mrs. T,homas Kaveny and Mrs. H. T. down the Rhine. All were most en-' Frauenheim of Pittsburgh. There thusiastic in ~heir pra'ise of the play were also present the Very Rcv. R. T. and th~ devotion of the players. Guilfoyle, Chancellor and Secretary to Bishop Gannon; the Rev. G. Gerald Upon his arrival at Oberammergau, Dugan, Rector, and the Rev. Martin Archbishop Downey was welcomed at Noon Glynn, Father Sullivan and the the station .by Anton Lang, the for- Rev. C. R. McQuillan of the Cathe- mer "Christus," who delivers the pro- dra] staff, logue in this year's play. The Arch- Mrs. Gannon was born in Mercer bishop was a guest in Lang's home County, May 13, the daughter of pio- neer settlers in that county. Her bus- during his stay at Oberammergau. band died in 1894, and Mrs. Gannon had made her home with her son, now her son had been assigned to other Bishop Gannon, and had taken charge duties. She was a charter member of his house ever since he was pastor of the I. C. B. A., Good Cheer Cir- of St. Brigid's Church, Meadville, She cle, the Catholic Daughters of Ameri- was an honorary member of the La- 'ca, and was the first and only hone- dies' Aid Society of St. Anthony's rary president &f the Bishop Gannon Church, Cambridge Springs, and St. Guild, an organization effected at the Brigid's Church, continuing her inter- opening of St. Joseph's Home for est in these organizations even after Children. and the Hen. Martin T. Manton, of New York, only North American truS- tee of the permanent International Eucharistic Congress Committee, will Director of the Rural Life Bureau, N. C. W. C., will take place in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Con- %. ceptmu, Portland, Ore. The Most Rev. Edward D. Howard, Archbishop of Portland in Oregon, witl be the consecrator.. At the annual meeting of the Catholic Rural Life Conference, con- cluded last week in Springfield, Ill., Bishop-elect O'Hara was presented with a magnificent crozier, the gift of the board of directors and mem- bers o fthe Rural Life Conference. On this occasion, the Rev. W. How- ard B:shop, President of the Confer- ence; the Rev. John LaFarge, S, J., of the America staff, the Rev. Joseph Schmidt of Carlisle, Pa., treasurer of the Assbciation, and the Rev. A. J. Lackey of Manhattan, Kans., past President of the Association, deliver- ed addresses, hailing Bishop-elect 0'Ha~ia as "the inspiration of the Catholic Rural Life Conference." They also paid tribute to the fact that he is a man of many ideas and pos- sessed of the energy to develop them and to put them into effect. Dr. O'Hara, responding, spoke of the extraordinary capacity for co-op. eration to be found everywhere, to- gether with rich sympathies and rich service. (By N. C. W. C. News Service.) Dubuque, Ia., Sept. 5.---The Rev. Louis B. Kucera, pastor of ttoly Trin- ity Parish, Protivin, Ia., who has been f appointed Bishop of Lincoln to suc- ceed the Most Rev. Francis J. Beck- man, who was transferred to the Archiepiscopal See of Dubuque, has chosen Tuesday, October 28, as the date of his consecration. Many members of the clergy of the Dubhque archdiocese, where Father Kucera has served for many years as pastor and member of the faculty of Columbia College, will attend the ceremony, which will be held in St, Raphael's Cathedral here. Bishop-elect Kucera, who was or- dained in 1915, served, prior to going to his present parish, as assistant pas- tor at Tama, Ia., and later was Pre- fect of Discipline and Professor of Latin at Columbih College, Dubuque~ Catholic Newspaper's Value in School Told By President of C.PeA. (By N. C. W. C. News Service.) New Orleans, La.--Benedict Elder, ~ditor of The Record, of Louisvillet be broadcastove~" thin" network: ]KY., and president of the Catholic In addition . -t s ssociation, addressing the an- the two local radm sta Pre s A tions, WOW, - 1 meeting of the National Catholic operated by the Wood Jnua men of the World, and KOIL, oper-iEducation Association here recentl~ ated by the Mona-Motor Oil Com-!expressed the hope that it was "but pany, have agreed to broadcast all im-!the beginning of an era of~ collabora- portant sessions of the Congress. :tion between the Catholic press and Plans for the civic reception in lthe Catholic school, in which both honor of the Apostolic Delegate and :shall realize that, as their aim is one, other dignitaries at 8 p. an., Monday, 'their spirit must be one, and every September 22, in-Ak-Sar-Ben Colise-helpfulness possible should be given urn, preceding the Congress opening, 'one to another." have been completed. Governor At-i Mr. Elder, speaking on "The Value thur Weaver, of Nebraska, and May- of the Catholic Newspaper to the or R. L. Metcalfe, of Omaha, will:Catholic School," said in part: voice the welcome of state and cityi "Naturally, there must be a rap- ~o the thousands o Congress visitors, i prochement of the Catholic paper and In fact, the entire citizenry of Oma-I the Catholic school. They have the ha,, Catholic and non-Catholic, are same object, are working for the preparing a genuine western welcome ~same cause, why should they not col- for the Congressists. i laCerate, at least, co-ordinate? Com- i ing to cases, tile first point is, does COL. CONLEY DIES your school take an interest in the (By N. C. W. C. News Service.) i Catholic paper? Of course, you are Ridgefield, Conn., Sept. 8.--Col.; glad to have publicity through any channel, but are you prouder of such "' Louis D. Conley, who was commander of the old Sixty-ninth Regiment, New York National Guard, from 1910 to 1916, died at his country home here Saturday of meningitis. He was 56 years old. publicity when given in the daily l~a- pers than when given in the Catholic paper? I leave that question with ~you, but I trust you will accept a re- mark in connection, to the point that; A requiem Mass for ]ae repose of the Catholic paper does not appre- his soul will be celebrated in St. I ciate being considered second baaed [ - . Mary's Church tomorrow morning. (Continued on page 5.) ties. Hence, the Holy See would not look favorably upon the superimposi- tion of a Catholic organization out- side the authority of the, Bishops." Father Considine continued: "Hence, let us propose that an ideal organization for the distribution of Catholic information would be (1) One that would take its primary im- pulse from the strong moral support of the Hierarchy; (2) One that would be maintained financially by the Catholic people as one of the princi-. pal activities of Catholic Action; (3) One that would be under the techni- cal direction of able Catholic jour- nalists; and (4) One that would be assured the co-operation of all organs of the Catholic Press, which, in turn, it would serve to the utmost; remain- ing free, however, to undertake also other press activities of advantage to the Church. "We beg leave to note that the press service operated by the Ameri- can Hierarchy, through bhe National Catholic Welfare Conference, ful- fills to a certain degree the condi- (Continued on Page 5) EAST AFRICA CATHOLIC SCHOOLS AGAIN LAUDED BY EDUCATION OFFICIAL Tabora, British East Africa, Aug. 25.--(N. C. W. C.-Fides.) The Di- rector of Education of Tanganvika Territory, Mr. E. S. Rivers-Smit~h has addressed the following words of praise to His Lordship, Bishop G. Michaud, Vicar Apostolic of Tabors, for the White Fa'thers' educational center at Tabora: "I am more than satisfied with the progress during the year since my last visit, and particularly with the metic- ulous care with which suggestions made last year have been adopted. "As regards the industrial shop, I have nothing but praise. T,he pres- ent standard of drawing is remark- able. The handwork is excellertt. "There is ample evidence of hard work in connection with outdoor ac- tivities, and if the enthusiasm which has characterized the beginning is mantained, there can be but little doubt tha this school will hold a prominent position amongst the lead- ing educational institutions in ~he ter. ritory."