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ARKANSAS CATHOLIC October 1, 1994 Page 9 convention LrlTLE ROCK -- The Little Rock Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (DCCW) will hold their 48th biennial Convention on Oct. 14 - 16 at the Holi- day Inn in JacksomSlle. There will be a board meeting at 6:30 p.m.; registration Will begin at 7 p.m., followed by a recep- tion and opening activities at 7:30 p.m. Evening prayer at 9 p.m. will conclude riday evening. Registration will continue at 8:30 a.m. Saturday with morning prayer at 9 a.m. Elizabeth Reha of the diocesan Fam- ily Life Office will be the morning pre- senter and Sr. Yvonne Lerner, OSB, of the Permanent Diaconate Office will be the afternoon presenter. Both presenta- tions will center around "family" as DCCW celebrates the International Year of the Family. Small group discussion and large group sharing sessions are also on the agenda. Officers for 1994-96 will be elected during the business session and Will be installed during the Mass to be Celebrated by Bishop Andrew J. McDonald and Fr. James West, clergy moderator for DCCW. Caroline Thomas, president of LRDCCW, will preside over the evening meal, along with the Bishop and Fr. West. A video presentation "Were You There?" (as seen through a grandmother's eyes) Will conclude the activities for Saturday. Sunday moming will begin at 9:30 a.m. With the Scriptural rosary followed by a roundtable discussion. Mary Tinker, province director for the Province of Oklahoma City (of which our diocese is a part) will report on National COuncil of Catholic Women activities. Drawing of prayer partners for the year, plus other surprises, will be the last " activity before closing prayer service. Registration fee is $25 and includes all materials and Saturday evening meal. All other meals are on your own. Room fee is $40 per night for one to four oc- CUpants. Room reservation must be made directly with the Holiday Inn, 982-1513. To register for the convention, call Donna Hayes, 623-6201 or 623-7222. Reg- istration deadline is Oct. 1. Photo.courtesy of Catholic Schools Office NEW PRINCIPALS --The following people are new principals in the Catholic schools of Arkansas. From Left: Denise Troutman, principal, St. Mary School, North Little Rock; Peter Rivera, principal, St. Joseph-St. Peter Junior High School, Pine Bluff; Mary Lee Kellar, assistant principal, Christ the King School, Little Rock; Kathleen House, principal, Christ the King School, Little Rock; Sr. Rachel Auringer, OSU, principal, Sacred Heart School, Morrilton; Deborah Bruick, assistant principal, Immaculate Concep- tion School, North Little Rock; Mary Lensing, principal, Immaculate Concep- tion School, North Little Rock; Bonnie Kline, principal, Blessed Sacrament School, Jonesboro. "Spain," continued from page 1 tionality of the measure, citing a 1985 Constitutional Court ruling that the gov- ernment has the responsibility to protect unbom life. Seven of the 15 judges forming the General Council of Magistrates, a na- tional goveming body for judges, also criticized the constitutionality of the bill based on the Constitutional Court decision. Six judges favored the bill and two abstained. Council votes on proposed laws are influential in parliamentary de- bates. Abortions have been on the rise among Spain's heavily Catholic popula- tion since the 1985 law took effect. There were 16,590 in 1987, and 41,798 in 1991. Almost 95 percent of Spain's 39 mil- lion inhabitants professes Catholicism. i~ t'~ imfJP -= Little Rock K of C calendar of events The Bishop Andrew Byrne Assem- bly, Fourth Degree of Little Rock, an- nounced their activities for the re- mainder of 1994. Oct. 2 -- Annual Family Fish Fry, Maumelle Park, hosted by the Herman Binz Family; Nov. 5 -- Dinner meeting at the K of C Hall in Stuttgart; activities will begin with Mass at Holy Rosary Church followed by dinner and an activity for the wives; DeC 1 -- Byrne Assembly mem- bers and wives will host the annual "Priest Appreciation Night" at the Litde Rock Hilton Hotel to honor priests and recognize Msgr.J. Gaston Hebert, VG, for his contributions to the diocese. All members of the Fourth Degree are invited and encouraged to par- ticipate in the upcoming activities. For more information, call Jack Dallas, 664-4559 or 663-0485. "Jubilarian," continued from page 1 been spent in pastoral work. As a pastor or assistant he has served in the follow- ing places: Sacred Heart, Muenster, Texas; St. Edward, Little Rock; St. Scholastica, Shoal Creek; St. Mary, Altus; St.,Joseph, Rhineland, Texas; St. Boniface, Fort Smith; St. Peter, Lindsay, Texas; St. Mary, Fort Worth, Texas; and St. Benedict, Subiaco. Ft. Walbe also taught a year at Corpus Christi Academy in Texas, and was chap- lain for a year at Conway County Memo- rial Hospital in Morrilton. Following a 1992 heart attack, Fr. Walbe is now at Subiaco Abbey, living the monastic life to which he had vowed himself in 1939 and which he continued to observe in his many parochial years. Joining him in jubilee festivities were both his sisters, Rose Adams of Charles- ton, and Sr. Elaine Walbe, OSB, of St.. Scholastica Monastery in Fort Smith. QQQ @ O O @ O O OO @OO@O@8 U Call Mr. Insurance, Joe Dolan for all your insurance needs. 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