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THE GUARDIAN, SEPTEMBER 23, 1938 PAGE SEVEN L LEGATE'S RECEPTION TO OPEN CONGRESS Reception For Legate Planned Application Blank (E)His Eminence Mundelein, Arch- and Papal Leg- Pope Plus XI National Eucharistic be accorded an im- at a platform at the Mississippi Street, when he Monday, October 17, Over the Congress. for the reception events in which the will participate today by the Rt. M. H. Wynhoven, of the Eucharistic of which the F. Rummel, of New Orleans, is the will be es- Louis Cathedral, reception will Which the credentials Holy Father to the will be presented. will follow and in honor of the held Monday night Auditorium. Pontifical Mass Congress ceremon- Apply Ltions Diocesan Corn- direct contact been assured reservations are the housing of pil- National Eucharistic is, however every even larger crowds than was first an- Housing Commit- that applications be as possible. As- made to the corn- attention will diocesan applica- The Guardian announced that has now beer difficulties have and the applica- given immediate at- who have made Will receive their tick- for lodg- at once. you to use the which is pub- Guardian and to to the office as Society in Chicago ssion for the Society to hold a this week in Auditorium was re- officials. The Corn- Works cancel- and the decision in by Mayor Ed- Tower Society, ac- Dress and other re- creating havoc in cities by its at- and especially Church," the "It is not good for any sect to use to attack an- tYe're not checking but refusing public attacks on religion.'Y Tower Society has and placarding of the city, notably around Holy Name several days Dies in Flanders Flanders. ).--One the Papal Zouaves Iders, Amante de at the age of 93.1 in 1866, he Join- 'army of Pope Pius Cholera was raging himself as a Spirito Hospital. himself in the and returned village with high Courtiers there are presence of the times, not to speak to him, but mere- him, and to show that they are his then, you come of our Lord, if you can; if you and show yourself do not be anxious ies, Cardinal Mundelein will offi- ciate at the Solemn Pontifical Mass, Tuesday, in the Municipal Stadium at City Park. He will kneel before the Blessed Sacra- ment on a float in the procession that is to be held Thursday after- noon and, at the conclusion of the procession, will officiate at Solemn Pontifical Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament. He will im- part the Papal Blessing and will officially announce the closing of the Congress. Archbishop Rummel has invit- ed members of the Fourth Degree, Knights of Columbus, to act as guard of honor to Cardinal Mun- delein at the civic reception and at the closing procession. This will be the first time Cardi- nal Mundelein will have presided at a Eucharistic Congress, the first time a Papal Legate has been sent to New Orleans and' the first visit of Cardinal Mundelein to New Or- leans since he was elevated to the Sacred College. In February, 1923, he spent three days in New Orleans after a visit to Caribbean and South American ports. In 1926, Cardinal Munde- lein sponsored the 28th Interna- tional Eucharistic Congress, which was held in Chicago. 150 Provisional Altars Vessels, linens and vestments for Masses that will be said at 150 small provisional altars by | visiting Archbishops, Bishops and I priests during the Congress are being assembled at the mother house of the Missionary Servants of the Holy Eucharist. These altars are to supplement the accommoda- tions that will be provided by sta- tionary altars in the more than 50 parish churches and in religious houses. One hundred of the provisional altars will be in the Hall of Altars in the Municipal Auditorium, 30 in the Roosevelt Hotel and 20 in Notre Dame Seminary. The Rev. A. J. Wester, pastor of the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Marrero, just across the river from New Orleans, is chairman of the sacristy commit- tee. The Rev. Daniel C. S. M., of Notre Dame Seminary, vice chairman, has the responsi- bility of the sacristies at the Muni- cipal Auditorium, at St. Louis Ca- thedral and in City Park. The Rev. Gordon Raine, of St. Ce- cilia's Church, will be in charge of assigning time and place for Masses to be said at the provi- sional altars. The Rev. Patrick Cunningham of SS. Peter and Paul's church is collecting chalices for the altars and the Rev. Ed- ward B. Postert, O. M. I., of St. Louis Cathedral, has supervision of the 500 boys who are being trained to serve the Masses. Entire Auditorium Engaged The entire Municipal Auditor- ium has been engaged for the duration of the Congress. This in- cludes a hall with a seating ca- pacity of 5,212, one with a seat- ing capacity of 2,945, smaller halls, committee rooms and exhibit rooms. In the larger hall will be an altar at which Masses will be ,celebrated from 5:30 to 9 a. m. !daily and from which Holy Com- munion will be distributed con- tinuously between these hours. A million particles of Hosts will be provided by religious Orders. The Orders will provide also the large Diocesan Eucharistic Congress "Special" to New Orleans ADDRESS CITY, NAME ADDRESS CITY Enclosed find railroad round trip fare , (Indicate Which) : Full fare (Coach) ............ $13.45 Pullman and Berth ............ $27.70 Half Fare for Children Under 12 (Coach) ............ $6.78 Half Fare for Children Under 12 (Pullman & Berth) $17 Indicate accommodations desired by applicants: One single room Two single rooms i, ..... One double 00b0m Indicate approximate housing rate desired: $00.2s D $2.00 $2.s0 (Amounts quoted are per person per day payable in New Orleans). Card. Hayes' Red Hat Eighth Haft..Euc.haristicCongress Is Htmg in Cathedral New York. (E).hThe red hat of Cardinal Hayes was hung this New Orleans, October 17-20, 1938 morning from the ceiling of St. Patrick's Cathedral over the altar "k " r under which his body lies. The hat was worn by the Car- General rrosram dinal only once, on the day on SUNDAY, October 16--General Communion for men In all city which he received it from Pope churches; Opening of Mission Exhibit at Municipal Audi- Plus in 1924 when he was raised torlum, to the Cardinalate. Along with  " " the hats of Cardinal Farley and MONDAY, October 17--Morning: Arrival of Papal 'Legate; Eve- Cardinal McCloskey, it will re- ning: Public civic reception for Papal Legate and visiting main in the Cathedral perman- dignitaries, ently. Profuse Flower Decorations In New Orleans New Orleans. (EL--Flowers in the white and gold of the Papacy and flags of the four countries un- der whose domination New Or- leans has been since it wQs found- ed 220 years ago will:form a colorful background for the 8th National Eucharistic Congress here October 17-20. This will be the first Eucha- ristic Congress in the United States for which flowers have been chosen for the principal dec- oration, the Rev. George J. Mc- Namara, C. S. C., Chairman of Decorations, said. For three days when Pontifical Mass will be celebrated at the stadium in City Park, the "open air cathedral" of the Congress, a different flower scheme will be used each day. Approximately 1,200 blooms will be banked on the platform of the altar, against a background of shrubbery. As the altar will be the simple liturgi- cal table, no flowers may be used on .it On Tuesday, October 18, when His Eminence George Cardinal Mundelein, Archbishop of Chica- go, will celebrate Pontifical Mass as the Papal Legate, bronze, white and yellow chrysanthemums will be used. At the Children's Mass the following day there will be used white calla lilies and yel- low calla lilies which are being grown especially for the occa- sion. Thursday, at the Women's Mass, yellow and white roses will be used. There will be a Holy Hour for men from 11 p. m. to midnight, Wednesday, followed by Mass, at which the decorations will be' largely in lighting effects. Yellow and white flowers will be used each day on the 100 altars that will be erected' in the "Hall of Altars" at the Municipal Audi* torlum and on the 40 altars that will be erected in the Roosevelt Hotel, where reservations have been made for Archbishops, Bish- ops and other members of the clergy. It has been recommended to the pastors of the more than 50 churches in New Orleans and suburbs that in addition to deco- rating the interior and exterior of their churches with banners that they use yellow and white flowers on the altars for the dura- tion of the Congress. Over the entrance of St. Louis Cathedral, on the site of the ware- house which on Sundays and Holy Days served as the parish church in the earliest days of New Or- leans, will be a large scenic mon- strance, on each sid'e of which will be an angel and a group of flags. The liturgical reception of the Papal Legate will be held in the l Cathedral. The 35 miles of the Floral Trail have been planted in white and yellow flowers which will have for a background grass, the leaves of the azalea plants, and of vari- ous shrubs. Householders have planted seeds so that their yards will bear yellow and white blooms in time for the Congress and special attention in planting has been given to Beauregard Square. This is in front of the Municipal Auditorium where the municipal reception to Cardinal Mundelein will be held and where sectional meetings will be held. Over the business part of Canal street, which leads to City Park, will be elaborate decorations placed by business houses as well as by the Congress committee. On the facades of the business houses will be chalices, mon- strances, altars and various sym- bolical devices, many of them out- lined in colored electric lights. There will be 6,000 pounds of cloth in the 2,000 flags and the additional pennants and streamers that will be used in the street decorations. Among the flags will be that of the French monarchy, when the vast area of Louisiana, extending from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico was claim- ed in the name of Louis XIV. Next in historical order the red and gold flag of Spain, the Stars and Stripes, which the Louisiana Purchase brought to the city in 1803, the Stars and Bars, the bat- tle flag of the Confederacy. In addition, there will be the flag of Louisiana and the flag of the City of New Orleans. There also will be the Papal flag and pennants bearing the official emblem of the Congress in many colors. Three medieval shields, for wo- men, men and children, will be used to destignate the places of assembly for each parish for the Eucharistic procession, which, it is estimated, will be three miles long. 325,h Anniversary Of Statue Erection Antwerp. 00.rain the center of this city there is a section known as the "Zwanengang," its popu-' lation belonging to the working class, which has just celebrated the 325th anniversary of the bring- ing of a statue of Our Lady into its midst. The year 1623, when the statue: was erected, marked the close of a period when the southern part of the Low Countries, now Bel- gium, was won back to the Cath-: }lie Church. HIMSTEDT PLUMBING & HEATING COMPANY Serving Little Rock For Mere Than tO YEAR8 AIR CONDITIONING Installation and Repairs HEATING Reliable Satisfactory 401 W. Canitol Ph. 8153 L Hosts for Masses said at the pro- visional altars. Breakfast will be served in one of the large exhibit halls, At no time during the Congress will Holy Communion be distri- buted at the open air cathedral, The altar at which Mass will be said in the main hall of the Muni- cipal Auditorium for the public will be on a platform that will be depressed below the floor level when the hall is needed for the reception for the Papal Legate and for sectional meetings Tuesday and Wednesday. The third floor of the Municipal Auditorium, where will be the Hall of Altars and the necessary sacristies, will not be open to the public. Benedictine Brothers will I be sacristans for the Hall of[ Altars and Missionary Servants of[ the H01y Eucharist will be sacris- I tans for the public chapel in the l Municipal Aud'itorium. A hundred and fifty sets of white vestments have been made by members of religious Orders and by sodality members under supervision of the nuns. The hun- dreds of pieces of altar linens have been made by members of re- ligious Orders and by members of altar societies. After the Congress the vessels and altar furnishings will be returned to the owners; the vestments and the linens will be given to poor missions. TUESDAY, October 18---Morning: Solemn: Pontifical Mass by Papal Legate, formally opening the Congress, at City Park Stadium. Afternoon: Sectional Meetings Holy Hour for Clergy. WEDNESDAY, October 19---Children's Day; Morning: Solemn Pontifical Mass, City Park Stadium. Afternoon: Sectional Meetings; Holy Hour for Rellgiotmi Evening: Sectional, Meet- ings; 11 P. M.: Holy Hour for men, City Park Stadium, fol- lowed by Pontifical Low Mass for men. THURSDAY, October 20--Women's Day; Morning: Solemn Pon- tifical Mass at City Park Stadium. 4' P. M.: Beginning of Solemn Eucharisti c Procession of the Blessed Sacrament to City Park Stadium, sermon, Benediction, closing of Congress. New Marylmoll Junior Seminary Is Blessed Arkon, O. {E).The Most Rev. Joseph Schrembs, Bishop of Cleve- land, has just blessed the new Maryknoll Junior Seminary here. The seminary is housed in the former O'Neil home and has an enrollment of 11. Upon comple- tion of the course here, the stu- dents will leave for one of the So- ciety's junior colleges. After blessing the seminary, Bishop Schrembs celebrated Mass in the seminary chapel. He also preached a sermon in which he reviewed the history of Maryknoll and noted that there are 1,100 members in the Society, of whom Manila Catholic Hour Speaker Is U. S. Priest Manila. 00.The Catholic Hour broadcast over the leading radio broadcasting station in the Far East, KZRM-Radio Manila, had as its subject "Education Crime." Among the principal speakers was Father Runnel M. Sullivan, S. J., professor of philosophy at the Ateneo de Manila, who will direct the remaining programs of the Catholic Hour this month. .Father Sullivan is a newcomer. 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