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PAGE 4 THE GUARDIAN, SEPT. 13, 1974 What's Happening Here and There Around the Diocese LITTLE ROCK The first fall meeting of Catholic Daughters of America Court Our Lady of Perpetual Help will be held this Sunday, Sept. 15, a 1:45 P.M. in Good Counsel School cafeteria, 1204 South Jackson Street. Recitation of the Rosary will precede the business session. The program will be keyed to the Right-to-Life theme. POCAHONTAS Gino Nale, an 18-year-old exchange student from Belgium, who is living with Mr. and Mrs. Bill Carroll, has joined St. Paul's Catholic Youth Organization here, Gino aspires to become a professional in- terpreter and plans to acquaint local CYOers with life in his native land. The Pocahontas CYO spon- sors a weekly prayer group meeting Sundays at 7:30 P.M. Each member will participate in a special youth liturgy planned for National Youth Week. PINE BLUFF As the result of 301 parishioners returning a poll on the time of Masses, the Liturgy at St. Joseph's Church here will be held an hour later on Sun- days, beginning Oct. 6. Father John O'Donnell, pastor, said Masses will be at 7, 9, and 11 A.M. on Sundays. However, he said parishioners indicated they wanted to retain the 7 P.M. Anticipatory Mass on Saturdays. Also responding to hours for confession, Father O'Donnell Course Lecturer Father John F. O'Donnell, pastor of St. Joseph's Church in Pine Bluff, will instruct two of the 18 classes for volunteers for CONTACT, a telephonic crisis ministry. The 18 session course will begin Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the Pulaski Heights Methodist Church in Little Rock. Father O'Donnell will speak Oct. 29 and 31 on "Forgiveness and Ac- ceptance" and "Telephone Counseling Techniques." The two-hour sessions will be at 7:30 P.M. on Tuesdays and Thursdays through Nov. 14. A $5 registration fee will be charged, but the fee need not be a deterrent to enrollment, according to Mrs. Patrick Contraceptive Chemicals in Water PoSSistbat!e, Cardinal Warns Vatican City (NC) -- Cardinal was carried Church is not at all Giovanni Colombo of Milan, simultaneously in the Vatican reaffirming the Catholic City daily L'Osservatore Church's "very clear" Romano and the Milan daily prohibition of artificial con- Corriere della Sera. His ob- traception and abortion, servations were meant to warned that governments rectify an account in the Milan someday may enforce mass daily of a statement made by contraception by piping con- Pope Paul Sept. 1.The Pope had traceptive chemicals into every blasted "certain immoral and home in the drinking water, inhuman programs to reduce We must look ahead and the birth rate," and the examine hypotheses which newspaper headlined the Pope's perhaPs seem absurd," he talk : "Paul VI : It is inhuman to declared, limit births." Cardinal Colombo's Said Cardinal Colombo: "The Women Religious Told They Can Change World Houston, Texas -- Production for use rather than for profit, health care that is no longer a commodity to be purchased, and right-to-life that does not need to be bought were three goals proposed here recently to 550 members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. In the keynote address, "Gospel Vision," at the Rice Hotel, Sister Marie Augusta Neal, S.N.D. called women religious "the most effective agents for the transformation of the world" because of their commitment to service and their degree of organization. The call today is to political mended that all church ministries be open to women as well as men, that women have an active part in the Church's decision-making, that their be widespread fasting during World Hunger Week Sept. 22-29 and that amnesty for war resisters be unconditional. wise limitation of birth. ': He said the Pope has excluded from the upright human limitation on births cordance with res procreation and the law." Such sentiments restated by the Vat delegation to the UN Population Conferen’ Bucharest in Au recalled. "We are not for population," Cardinal declared. "But we that in the procreative love and openness to must be present." "The Church's position is very clear," he said. is no possibilit: that position." He admitted-- that Catholics are not Church's teaching "living in perpetual promise." But he duty to speak. i S. 4th St. - Heber Springs, Ark. - PH. 362-2556 -, FABRICS • CUSTOM DRAPERIES • DRESSMAKING QUALITY MILK AND ICE CREAM If it's Borden, it's got to be good. FOR HOME DELIVERY PHONE 1501) 565-3431 talent. Pope Sends Aid Mission to Cyprus Vatican City, (NC) -- Pope Paul VI has sent Msgr. Joseph Harnett of the U.S. Catholic Relief Service (CRS) on a mission of assistance to the people of embattled Cyprus. Msgr. Harnett, a Philadelphian who is CRS regional director for Europe, Henson has announced. In keeping with the diocesan policy of moving the workshops around the state, Jonesboro was selected this time, Father Joseph L. Pallo, diocesan youth director, said. The one-day workshop was planned to accommodate adults in youth work, Father Pallo said. He added it has become increasingly difficult to obtain adults to work in parish youth activities and said he believed the workshop would strengthen adults by giving them tools with which to work. North Africa, the Middle East The day's activities call for an and South Asia, left Rome Sept. introduction to the workshop by  • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 2. He was accompanied by Henson and two morning • Msgr. Francesca Fortino, an meetings, one for emphasizing i IMMED|ATE OPEN|N6$ official of the Vatican's the importance of the individual Secretariat for Promoting and his growth and the second Christian Unity. relating to the family as a means of unity and prayer. : The Vatican's Pontifical After lunch, the parish activity Council Car Unum, the um- will be emphasized. I  for X-RAY brella agency that coordinates Gail Tillman will speak on the I TECHNICIANS and assists a variety of national appeal of the CYO, Marly Tate and international Catholic relief on the adult in the CYO and agencies, has been given the Cheryl Vonder Heide on the responsibility by Pope Paul for parish CYO. Father Pallo will the fulfillment of the special lead prayer groups. Mass will mission's task. be celebrated at 5 P.M. A $2 - , , -,--,- registration fee, which will CONTACT: ' include lunch, will be charged. TRADITION BROKEN REDS STII,L AT IT • Hartford, Conn. (NC)--The Vatican City (NC)-- The : ST. EDWARD MERCY HOSPITAL Connecticut Bible Society, a Archdiocese of Cracow has • traditionally Protestant confirmed that Polish • 1411 Rogers Avenue organization, has elected a authorities recently destroyed a Catholic layman as its new president. Raymond E. Donovan, a Northeast Utilities Co. executive, is the first Catholic ever to head the society, the oldest group of its kind in the United States. small building in an ar- chdiocesan ca/echetical center and biocked a pilgrimage marking the anniversary of the death of Blessed Maximilian Kolbe, according to Vatican Radio. Fort Smith,-Arkansas 72901 AC (501) 782-3071 Ext. 326 :...,..,......,,.,....,........f : that's really effective ! Park Plaza Canter Phone 664-2880 L The Tutoring Center IIIIIIIIIIIIIlllllll announced thfit Saturday if- I! a r d i n g. C O N T A C T action on the international level ternoon confessions will be director. C O N T A C T to bring about justice, she said. A BI6ELOW ROBINSON CO abandoned and the hour volunteers man the "We need to be teaching  'b changed to 11 A.M. to noon telephone -- 666-0234 -- political, social and economic Saturday, beginning Oct. 5. He around the clock to counsel problems and to create S, [ -- Materials Handling E, quipment L: also said, because of the lack of persons in need. All persons programs that will solve great I[ penitents Thursday afternoon manning telephones must problems," like production, ! SAL-ES-SERVICE-RENTAI and evening before First have completed the course, health care and the right-to-life.  1122 Plne St., North Little Rock, AZl Fridays, those hours of con- Delegates were welcomed to fession will be eliminated, reminded parisi0ners they are the conference by Coadjutor Phone 374-7519 i He addedthatconfessions will encouraged to seek the Bishop John L. Morkovsky of be heard before Masses on First" Sacrament of Penance any time Galveston-Houston and Sister ' 'i-, Fridays as well as from time-to- by appointment. Columba Walter, O.S.B., of St. i time before the S A.M. week-day Scholastica Convent, Fort i Mass. Father O'Donnell NEW BLAINE Smith, chairperson of LCWR • The Catholic Women's Union Region XII. Represented at the - -- will spend Wednesday, Sept. 18, meeting were more than 360 tq "- "'JL’ ,, in St. Scholastica Parish Hall American religious I :5  I (:h::85Sl:; here, sewing for the missions, congregations.  7   i  I Members will carry sack The conference recom- Phone 1-991 It,00 Countrge  I lunches" Dessert and c°ffee willbe served. CYO Workshop i Highway 365, South at Morga If( Cobblo00" I XORTHLITTLE.OCK n " St. Patrick's Altar Society Set at Jonesboro ! "op00. SUNDAYS • will conduct its first meeting of h| J ..... .  ONT,g,E MALL I [ the 1974-75 season this Sunday, Jonesboro -- A one-day Sept. 15, at 3 P.M. in the Parish Catholic Youth Organization L.........r$. Carl Zaia’, Owners MEN'S SHOES:  Florsheim "k Rand Center. Mrs. Madie Peterson workshop for adults and youth Bass . Portage . Acme Boots will preside. Project plans for throughout the state will be held BIIBIIBBIIBIIIIIIIll the year will be drafted. Mrs. at Blessed Sacrament parish II Margaret Isaacs, program hall here Saturday, Sept. 28, - Hush Puppies [ chairman, will present local state CYO President Larry I