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I S' C.ATI bI IC" S'E -R 16, ]'990 St. Mary R. Mooney, RSM, celebrates 60 years Fort Smith - Sr. Mary Reginald Mooney, RSM, will celebrate her 60th anniversary of religious profession as a Sister of Mercy with a Mass and other activities Sept. 22 at St. Edward Mercy Medical Center. During her years as a Sister of Mercy, Mooney's works has been in food service management. She has served in that capacity at various health facilities under the auspices of her order; most of her professional service has been in Arkansas, at Mercy Sr. Mary Reginald Mooney, RSM hospitals in Hot Springs, E1 Dorado and Fort Smith. 54th Annual Catholic educators conference Little Rock- "Commitment to the Future," is the theme for the 54th An- nual Conference for Catholic school educators, scheduled for Sept. 28. Over 500 educators will gather at Catholic High School, 6300 Lee Ave., to hear Emily D. Mathis, PhD, from Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN, speak on "Facing Challenges of the 90s." Abbot Jerome Kodell, OSB, from New Subiaco Abbey will head up the list of workshop presenters by address- ing the group on "A Biblical Model for Educators." Registration begins at 8 AM. Bishop Andrew J. McDonald will be the cel- ebrant of the opening liturgy at 8:45 AM. Any priest associated with Catholic schools in the diocese is invited to concelebrate at this Mass. The new format introduced last year will again be followed with the keynote session beginning at 12:30 PM. Exhibits from over forty leading publishing and school supply compa- nies will be open from 8AM - 2 PM, at which time exhibitors' drawings will be held. MSM of '81 Plans 'lOth' reunion kf Little Rock - Members of the Mt. St. , ary Academy Class of 1981 interested Serving n the olannin cmmittee r A u the ten-year reunion are asked to Op, ." ,. tact Anita Kordsmeier Paul, 664- n006. The reunion will be held next summer. Members of the class are also asked to UPdate their addresses and phone i%tbers by calling Paul or mailing the AtCrmation to her at Mt. St. Mary lteaflemY, 3224 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little 9ok, 72205. For "Youth in Crisis" Hot Springs K of service award winner Hot Springs - The Hot Springs Council of the Arkansas Knights of Columbus has been named one of the top ten International Service Award winners for 1989-90, according to K of C Public Relations chair Art Gerard of Conway. The objective of the local council's 'Youth in Crisis" program was in re- sponse to the suicides of four Hot Springs teenagers within five days, ac- cording to Gerard. In order to help the work of a five-county Community Counseling Service, the council pro- vided meeting facilities, meals and transportation for counselor training groups. Gerard said that much of the orga- nizing and group training for the project was under the direction of Betty Harrison, Clinical Director for the Community Counseling Service. Harrison's husband, Joe, is a member of the Hot Springs council. Dennis Keliar, M.S. of New Life Counseling Services COury House fall schedule uhiaeo - Courv House continues to the Evenings of Recollection and offers credit hours for certification ~1" ~.!. , agious Education teachers, ac- 1~.. Ulag to Rev. Aaron Pirrera, OSB, "ector. X Oct. 1, Nov. 5 and Dec. 3, Rev. "'U htal Assenmacher, OSB, will present _ s. on the Sacraments. Those at- three evenings will receive all OUrs of certification credit in ; 01ogy. The evening begins at 4:15 and consists of time for private r'~Yer, . . :. %rlf, Eucharistic adoraUon, dinner, (~c~relace and the Sacrament of Rec- Ur mation. Bed and breakfast is offered ta; modest price for those wishing to < 'r OVernight. hblaco Abbey will offer a retreat p asizing the healing power of Jesus The Nov. 9211 retreat will begin the 6 PM dinner on Friday, Nov. h'trM Will end Sunday afternoon, Nov. atteafter Mass. The public is invited to parti this Mass even if they have not f% lpated in the retreat. Reservations e retreat are now beint accented. "%t i " thaw s $55 per person, or $90 for led Couples l~(~l, " het ~ lnore information contact Con- llTUry House, Subiaco, 72865; 934- Little Rock - A special preview of the musical comedy Nunsense, to benefit Our Lady of Holy Souls Catholic School, is set for Sept. 25, 8 PM at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre in Little Rock. Billed as a "madcap review," Nunsense is performed by the fictitious "Little Sisters of Hoboken." The char- acters possess, and present, talents ranging from vaudevillian routine to tap dancing. The script for this comedy has been well received, and is a winner of the Outer Critic Circle's Award for Best Musical. "Many of the Holy Souls School par- ents were taught in Catholic schools by nuns, and are sure to appreciate the humor in this play," said Susan Blair, president of the Holy Souls Home and School Association. Blair said their group hopes for a sell- out of the 350-seat theater. Money raised from this production is to be used for an expansion of the school, cur- rently under review. Tickets are $20 for orchestra seating, $15 for first mezzanine and $10 for second mezzanine. This price includes an intermission champagne reception sponsored by Twin City Bank. The Official opening of this produc- tion will be Sept. 27. The Arkansas Repertory Theatre al- lows groups to sponsor preview perfor- mances for fund raisers, up to three days preceding each of its eight season performances. offering Christian Counseling for the CHILD- ADOLESCENT- ADULT Member of Christ the King Parish Licensed by AR Board Of Examiners in Psychology. Member Assoc. of Christian Therapists. Over 20 yrs. experience, 13 in private practice 1501 N. University - Suite 910 Little Rock, 72207 (501) 664-3010 Choose from an assortment starting as low as $6)s Cathollc Bible Study Handbook by Abbot Jerome Kodell $8. sm Bible tabs $5. [] Join a Scrli ture Study Qroup in your parish. Shop by phone or mail. 372-2582 The Guardian Church Goods Store 409-411 W.7th St. P O Box 1231 Little Rock, AR 72201 [ or [ amill PUn... It' the 8t ThereSa flut umn [Po [ ! 6219 Baseline Rd. in Little Rock Your Favorite Church in the gym, 7 PM til i0 PM chu c.h grouncts frcm 12 Carnival on the Noon til i0 PM CHI - after 5 PM Mass