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THE GUARDIAN, OCTOBER 15, 1943 PAGE FIVE Of American ciscans Adopted Holy Land School Jerusalem. 00--Following standards set by Terra Sancta College the largest of the educational institutions conducted by the Holy Custody, under the direction of American Franciscans, the Custody of the Holy Land is now expanding its school to include secondary classes, the equivalent of high schools in in a number of its larger parishes in Palestine. is another example of how educational methods of the Amer- Franciscans at Terra Sancta have established standards which Christian schools in Pales- .atholic as well as Ca- adopted. recent educational report of Palestine Government states in the Jewish and Christian almost 10 per cent children apparently receive of some kind, while less one-half of the Moslem chil- attend any school. This of school---or lack of reflected in inverse ratio by delinquency in the coun- the report states. For ex- in 1942, regarded as a nor- it is pointed out that boys were dealt with by courts: of this number 1,600 Moslems, 298 Jews, and 90 Still Inadequate greatly extended and during the 25 years of occupation following their over ires the Turks in the world war, the public system of Palestine is still to cope with the needs school-age population. Of- statistics reveal that there some 314,000 children of age (5 to 15 years) in the of whom only about 178,000 actually attended school. Of these, about 64,000 frequent private schools conducted by the Christian, Moslem, and Jewish interests. Among the Christian children, numbering 25,000, over 15,000 are in the 108 Catholic schools of Palestine. It is inter- esting to note in this connection that several hundred dissent Ori- entals, Moslems and Jews attend Catholic schools--a tribute to educational and ethical standards of these schools. The schools maintained by the Holy Land Custody--ranging from large modern ones in the cities to small school-houses in the remote: missions  teach approximately 4,000 children in Palestine, some 2,000 in Syria, Lebanon, Egypt and Cyprus. This extensive edu- cational network provides (with the exception of the Colleges in Jerusalem and Aleppo, which are practically self-sustaining) free education for all Catholic chil- dren. attending those schools, which are supported by the alms of Catholics throughout the world --which nowadays means prin- cipally the Americas. Education is by no means a new Church. TO HEAR MASS Corrected as of October I, 1943 Lady, Help of Chris- yeas of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Mass on Sunday at 8".80 Tuesday at 7:80 P.M. Sunday 0:80 o'clock. ---Church of the Assumption. on the 1st, 2nd and 4th Sundays .0 o'clock, on the 8rd and 5th at 8:00 and 10:00 o'clock. KNOB--St. Richard'a Church. on the 2nd and 4th Sundays at Lady of the BIs-I Charch. Mass on 1st, 8rd Sundays at 8:00 o'clonk; Bnd Sun;ys at 10:80; holy days at ity Houri. Mass Lday at 7:00 o'clock. m Court room ef Saline Courthouse. Mass every Sun- tt 9:00 o'clock. Mass every Sun- the State Hospital at 10:89 :. Ann's Church. Mass 9nd Sunday at 9:00 o'clock and 4th Sunday at 11:00 o'clock at 9:00 o'clock. St. John's Church 1st and 8rd Sundays at 8:80; and 5th Sundays at 10:0e [DEN.--St. Louis' Church. Sun- at 7:80 and 9:80 o'clock. Ross Church. Mass day at 9:30 o'clock. RIDGE.  St. Joseph's Mass every Sunday at 8:00 and o'clock. Heart Church. every Sunday at 8:00 and 1O:00 HILL.---St. Matthew's Church, on the 2nd and 5th Sunday at o'clock. -- St. Joseph's Church. on Sunday at 5:80, 7:80 and ?clock. Sacred Heart Mass on the let Sundays at 2nd and 4th Sundays at 10:80 on the 1st at 10:00 o'clock. -- St. Barbara's Church. on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays :80 o'clock and on the 2nd nnd adays at 8:00 o'clock. St. Mary's Municipal Mass on Sundays and Holy- 6:30; Weekdays at 6:10 o'clock. BLUFF. m St. Elizabeth's Mass on 1st and 8rd Sundays 5th Sundays at 8:00 o'clock. Boniface's Church. Mass 1st, 2nd and 5th Sundays at O'clock and on the 3rd and 4th at 9:00 o'clock; Holy Days at O'clock. DORADO. w Holy Redeemer Masses on Sundays at 7:80 o'clock; Holy Days at 7:00 00 o'clock and First Friday's at Joseph's Church. bn Sundays at 7:00, 0:00 and 11:00 weekdays at 7:00; Holydays at 7:00; First Fridays at 7:00 on Ist, Srd and days at 8:00 o'clock and on the tth Sundays at 10030 o'clock. CITY.-- St. Francis Church. )a 1st, 8rd and 5th Sundays of the at 10:30; on 2nd and 4th Sundays o'clock; holy days at 7 :O0 o'clock; at 8:15 o'clock. FORT SMITH Boniface.--Masscs on Sundays :00, 7t45, 9:30 and 11:00 Masses on Holy Days at 7:00 and 8:30 o'clock. -- St. Ahne's Church. Mass 3rd and 5th Sundays at 10:30 d Sacrament Church. 4th Sunday of the month at St. Alphonsus Church. the last Sunday of tile month O'clock. Leo's Church. Mass inn" services at 7:80 P.M., until November 1 ; from November 1st till Lent, Sunday evening services will be at 8:00 P.M. Our LAdy el Good Counsel Church. Sunday Masses at 7:00, 9:00 and 10:80 o'clock; weekda Masses at 6".80, 70 and 8:80 o'clock; Holy days at 6:00. 7:80 and 9:00 o'clock. Holy Soul's Chapel.---154oes at 7:30 and 9:00 o'olook; First Friday at 7 ".30 o'clock. Confessions preced- ing Thursday from 2 till $ o'clock. MARCHE.lmmaculata Hurt of Mary Masses on Sundays and Holy days at 9:80 o'clock; Weekdays at 7:80 o'clock. MARIANNA.--St. Andrew's Church. Mass on let, 8rd and 5th Sundays of the month st 8:00 o'clock; on 2nd and 4th Sundays at 1e:s0 o'clock: holy days at 9:60 o'clock McCRORY.--St. 155ary's Church. Mass on 1st, 8rd and 5th Sundays of tha month at 8:80 o'clock; 2nd and 4th Sundays at 11:00 o'clock; holy days at 11:00 o'clock. McGEHEK.  St. Wlrmnd's Church. Masses ou Sunday at 6:00 and 8:80 o'clock; Holydays at 6:00 and 8:00 o'clock; Weekdays t 6:80 and 8:00 o'clock. Confessions before each Mass. MENA. St. Agnes' Church. Mass every Sunday at 8:45 o'clock. Holy Communion distributed at 7:80 o'clock. MONTICELLO. A. & M. College. Mass every Sunday at 11:00 o'clock. MORRILTON.---Sacred Heart Church. Sunday Masses at 8 t00 and 10:80 o'clock. Hn]y Days at 6:00 and 8:00 o'clock. Weekdays at 7:80 o'clock. MORRISON BLUFF.---SS. Peter and Paul Church. Low Mass on Sunday at 8:00 o'clock and High Mass at 10:80 o'c]ock. MORRIS SCHOOL. (Nine miles west of Searcy on Highway 36). St. Panrs Church. Mass every morning at 6:30 o'clok NORTH LITTLE ROCK St. Anne's Shrine.--Mass on Sun- days and Holydays at 9:00 o'clock followed by Benediction; First Fri- day at 7:00 o'clock, , St. Mary's Church.----Sunday Masses at 8:00 and I0:00 o'clock with Benediction at 7:30 P. M. Week- days: Men., Tues., Thurs., and Svt. at 8:00 o'clock and on Wed. and Fri. at 8:30 o'clock St, Patrick's Church, Masses on Sundays at 7:00, 9:00 and 11:00 o'clock, Masses on He]y Days at 6:00, 7:00 and 8:80 o'clock, NEW BLAINE, -- St, Scholastlca's Church.--Sunday Masses 3enediction at 8:30 and 16:00 Weekdays at 9:00 o'clock NEWPORT.  St. Cecilia's Church Mass on 2nd and 4th Sundays at 8:00 o'clock; 1st, 8rd and 5th Sundays at 10:80 o'clock; weekdays at 8:00 o'clock; First Fridays at 7:80; holy days at 6:30 o'clock. , PARAGOULD,---St, Mary's Church, Masses on Sundays at 8:00 and 10:00 o'clock ; Holydays at 6 :O0 and 8 :OO o'clock. PARIS.---St. Joseph's Church_ Masses on Sundays at 8:00 and I0:00 o'clock Weekdays at 8:80 o'clock. PETIT JEAN.--St. Elizabeth's Church. Mass nn Sundays and hdly days at 9 o'clock. PIGGOTT,Mass on 2nd Tuesday of the month at 8:00 o'clock. PINE BLUFF,--St, Joseph's Church. Masses on Sundays at 7:30 and 10:O0 o'clock. PLUM BAYOU.--St. Mary's Church. Mass on 1st and 8rd Sundays of the month at 9:00 o'clock. RATCLIFF.---St._ Anthony's_ Church. Mass on Sundays and Holy Days at 8:45 o'clock. " RECTOR,--St. Henry's Church. Mass on the 2nd Sunday at 8:00 o'clock and on the 4th Sunday at 10:00 o'ch)ck. RUSSELLVILLE.--Mass on the Znd 2nd, lock. \\; St. Mary's Church. Mass nt 7:30 cud 10:00 o'clock, HOT SPRINGS John's Church. Snnday Masses :00, 8:00 and 10:30 o'clock. Church. Sunday Masses and 10:30 o'clock ; Holy Days at 7:30 und 9:00 ck; weekday Mass at 7:30 .Sycamore Bend_ Mass on 5th Sundays at 11:00 o'clock. Biassed Sacrament Masses at 8:00 and ck; Weekdays at 7:30 and VILLAGE.--St. Mary's of The lurch. Masses on Sundays and 8:00 and 10:00 o'clock. St. Francis' Church. the 1st and 5th Sundays at ,ck and on the 3rd Sunday at t A .LITTLE ROCK s'.R nflrew's Cathedral.Low Mas- b,l a 6:00, 7:00, 9:00 and 10:00 s, cluc.  with High Mass at 11:00 . ok. Holy Days at 6:30, 7:30, tl ' and 12:05 no():, o'clock. Week- Ya at 7 00 and 8:00 o'clock; First ,c:ay an, at 6:00, 7:00 and 8:00 th ok with Benediction following th e 8:00 o'clock Mass. Confessions t] lrcceding Thursday from 4 to t '" and from 7:30 to 8:30 P.M. dward's  Church.Masses on 7:0aYs and Holy Days at 5:30, do:f, :30 and 11:00 ()'clock; Week- s at 0:30 and 8:30 o'clock. No- 4th and 5th Sundays at and 4th Sundays at 10:00 o'clock. SEARCY.--St. James' Church. Mass on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday at 8:45 o'clock. SLOVAC.SS. Cyril .and Methodius Church. Sunday Masses at 9:00 and 11:00 o'ch)ck. STUTTGART. Holy Rosary Church. MasseH on the 1st, 2nd and 4th Sunday at 8:00 and 10:00 o'clock; 3r,l and 5th Sundays at 8:00 o'clock. Itolydays at 7:00 and 9:00 o'clock. ST. VINCENT.--St. Mary's Church. Masses on Snndays and IIoly days at 7:30 and I0:00 o'clock; Weekdays at 8:00 o'clock. SUBIACO. St,. Benedict's_ Abbey. Masses on Sunday at 4:30. 5:80, 6:30 8:00 and 10:00 o'clock Weekday Mas- ses at 4:30, 5:30, 6:30 and 7:00 o'clock. SULPHUR SPRINGS.Mass on the 2nd Sundays at 9:00 o'clock. TEXARKANA.---St. Edward's Church. Masses on Sundays at 8:30 and 10:30 o'clock; Holydays at 6:30 and 8:30 o'clock. TONTITOWN.--St. Joseph's Church. Masses on Sundays and ltolydays at 8:00 and 10:00 o'clock. WARREN.St. Luke's Church. Mass on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month at 9:00 o'clock. WEST MEMPHIS.  St. Michael's Church. Mass on Sundays and holy days at 9:00 o'clock. WYNNE.St. Peter's Church. Mass on 1st, 3rd and 6th Sundays of the month at 11:00 o'clock: 2nd and 4th Sundays at 8:80;holy days at 8 :SO ; weekday Mass at 8:00 o'clock: Holy Hour First Fri- day of the month, 7:30 o'clock. No. 47 The Story Of The Bible In Pictures have often said, declared unto us, saying: You shall not see my face without your youngest brother. Israel said to them: You have done this for my misery in that you told him you had also another brother. But they answered: The man asked us in order concerning our kin- dred: if our father lived: if we had a brother: and we answered him regularly, according to what he demanded: could we know that he would say: bring hither your brother with you? And Juda said as we to his father: Send the boy with me, that In the mean time the famine was heavy upon all the land. And when they had eaten up all thee corn, which they had brought out of Egypt, Jacob said to his sons: Go again and buy us a little food. Juda answered: The man declared unto us with attestation of an oath, saying: You shall not see my face, unless you bring your youngest brother with you. If therefore thou wilt send him with us, we will set out together, and will buy necessaries for thee. But if thou wilt not, we will not go: for the man, we may set forward, and my live: lest both we and our children perish. I take the boy upon me, require him at my hands; unless I bring him again, and re- store him to thee I will be guilty of sin against thee for ever. If delay had not been made, we had been here again the second time. Then Israel said to them: If it must needs be so, do what you will: take of the best fruits of the land in your vessels, and carry down presents to the man, a little balm, and honey, and storax, myrrh, turpentine and almonds And take with you double money, lad carry back what you found in your sacks, lest perhaps it was done by mistake. And take also your brother, and go to the man. And may my Almighty God make him favorable to you; and send back with you your brother, whom he keepeth, and this Benjamin: and as for me I shall be desolate without children. So the men took the presents, and double money, and Benjamin: and wont down into Egypt, and stood before Joseph. activity of the Franciscans here. Even under the adverse conditions then existing, they founded the first free schools in the Holy Land, it being a matter of record that even before 1560, when the first free school on the American continent was established in Mex- ico--also by Franciscansthey conducted a boys' school in Jer- usalem; while a pilgrim of 1598 relates that in his day they had a florishing school also in Bethle- hem. A Franciscan Tradition After 1839 when freedom of education was granted in Pales- tine by the then-ruling Sultan Abdul Megid, the Franciscans, with the cooperation of Sisters of St. Joseph, a French foundation, opened numerous parish schools for native girls, and that at a time when the very idea of edu- cation for women was decidedly frowned upon in the Orient, and considered a novelty even in cul- tured New England. Yet today in Palestine, only 4 per cent of Mohammedan girls are permitted to attend school. Even in the darkest years pre- ceding the present century, it was the proud tradition of the Sons of St. Francis here that they al- ways managed, generally amid great difficulties, to ]give at least a rudimentary education to those fortunate enough' to come within their influence, so that there was hardly a town in all the Custody territory where one could not find someone who owed his edu- cation to the Franciscans--a tradi- tion no less true today. Catholics Join Dutch In Prayer For Netherlands London. (E)--Joining with Ca- tholics in occupied Holland, who observed Sunday as a day of prayer for a just and victorious end of their trials and of dedica- of their country to the Im- maculate Heart of Mary, officials of the Netherland, Government-in- Exile and members of the foreign diplomatic corps, including a rep- resentative of the United States Ambassador, attended a Solemn High Mass in Westminster Ca- thedral here and offered prayers for the welfare of the Dutch peo- ple. The Catholic Bishops of Eng- land and Wales and Australia had instructed their clergy to urge their people to join Netherlands Catholics in observance of the day. The Rev. A.F.M. Monchen senior Belgians Impede Nazi Attempts To Seize Church Bells By George Barnard for melting down and conversion decided that, as a general rule, ern provinces of Holland London. (E)Further details of Belgian resistance to the lzi in- vaders are made available here by the Inter-Allied Information Committee, which says that the people of Belgium are impeding German attempt to take away the church bells. Belgian engineers and work- men at Hoboken have refused to melt down the bells from Antwerp churches which had been sent to their foundries for smelting. Many parish priests have re- fused to open the doors leading to the belfry stairs in their churches. Faced with this resist- ance, workmen sent by the Ger- mans have defied church regula- tions and broken their way into churches in order to remove the bells. Historic Bells Seized Despite the promise given by the German military governor, General yon Falkenhausen, that historic bells would not be seized chaplain of the Netherlands forces, celebrated the Mass, at which Queen Wilhelmina was represented by Rear Admiral Baron C. B. de Vos Van Steenwijk, and Prince Bernhard by Major General H. J. Phaff. Members of the Netherlands Government at- tending were Foreign Minister Eelco N. Van Kleffens, Minister of Justice J.R.M, Van Angeren, and Economics Minister Pieter A. Kerstens. Washington. ()-- Catholics in Australia joined with Netherlands Catholics in observing Sunday as a day of prayer for the Nether- lands, according to dispatch re- ceived here from Melbourne by the Officer of War Information. A Solemn Mass in St. Patrick's Cathedral in Melbourne was brqadcast throughout Australia. Willemstad, Curacao. (E)-- Ca- tholics of Curacao joined on Sun- day with fellow Catholics of the Netherlands, England, Wales and Australia in observance of a day of prayer for the Netherlands. The Most Rev. P.J.H. Verriett, Vicar Apostolic of Curacao, cele- brated High Mass and preached a sermon on the significance of the day of prayer, which was also the occasion of the ,dedication of Hol- land to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. He who desires only God is rich and happy; he is in want of noth- , ing, and may laugh at the world. into guns, a bell dating back to 1647 has been taken from the tow- er of St. John's Church, Namur, and the bells of the churches of St. Loup, St. Nicholas, the Sacred Heart, Sainte Czois and St. Jo- seph of Namur, the old bells of Sainte Catherine's Church in Brussels, Sainte Marie (Schaer- beek) where the largest bell weighed three and a half tons, La Trinite, (Ixelles) St, Barbs (Mol- enbeek) St. Guidon (Anderlecht), and St. Jesse (St. Josse-Ten- Noode), the parish church of Liege, St. Marie des Anges, St. Veronique, St. Croix, St. Martin, St. Jean, St. Marie and St. Mar- guerite at Liege have been re- moved. Two bells have been taken from St. Gervais Church at Sehaer- beek, Brussels. Despite the protests of Cardinal Va Roey and the Belgian Bishops removal of church bells has been speeded up. The Germans have New Catholic Radio ProsTam For October 17 Washington. 00--A new Catho- lic coast-to-coast radio program, "The Hour of Faith," will make its debut over the stations of the Blue Network at 11:30 a.m., Eastern War Time, on Sunday, October 17, it was announced here, by the National Council of Catholic Men. It will be broadcast each Sunday at the same hour by the Blue Net- work, and will be produced by the N.C.C.M., which also produces the NBC "Catholic Hour" over a country-wide network of the Na- tional Broadcasting Company. The Most Rev. John F. Nell, Bishop of Fort Wayne and Epis- copal Chairman of the Department Lay Organization, National Ca- tholic Welfare Conference, will give the keynote address. Other :speakers in the inaugural pro- gram will be Edgar Kobak, Vice- President and General Manager of the Blue Network, and Wilbert J. O'Neill, President of the Na- tional Council of Catholic Men. The first regular speaker in "the Hour of Faith" will be the Rev. James J. McLarney, O.P., Professor of Sacred Eloquence at the Dominican House of Studies, Washington. He will open a ser- ies of talks on Sunday, October 24. An instrumental and choral group has been assembled by the Ntinl Council of Catholic Men Jews, On Yom Kippur, Recite Prayers For Pope East St. Louis, Ill. 01--Special prayers for the safety of His Holi- ness, Pope Plus XII, were offered by members of Agudas Achim temple here, as a part of the Jew- ish commemoration of Yom Kip- pur. Announcement of this was made by Abe Shaftal, president of the East St. Louis Hebrew congregation. "In recognition of the great friendship shown to the Jewish people by the Pope, and the dan- ger to which he is now subjected by reason of his imprisonment by the Nazi hordes," the announce- ment states, "special prayers for his safety will be said by the con- gregation." for churches may not keep more than Dutch men and students deported one bell. to Germany for enforced labor. The Catholic Church in Belgium Prayers are offered up for those who have been dragged devoted Sunday, August 15th, to from their homes. prisoners of war and workers con- The German-eontrolled press, scripted for work in Germany. reporting this, complains that no The newspaper Le Soir, report- prayers are offered in the Dutch tng this, said: "In all the parish churches of Brussels, the faithful churches for Dutchmen who on- received Holy Communion in the list in the German controlled name of those who are absent forces on the Russian front. from us. High Mass was cele- The Dutch church has shown brated at I0 am., in the Collegiate Church of St. Michel nd St. Gu- its opposition to the Germans dule by the Cardinal "Archbishop and those helping them by refus- er Malines. Flowers were heaped ing to officiate at the burial of at the foot of the altar of Our Dutch Nazis killed on the Russian Lady of Deliverance, to whom a large congregation of the faith- front and brought back for burial ful offered Prayers, imploring or Dutch Nazis executed by Dutch that her saving grace might be patriots. extended to the absent ones and Prayers are said regularly in to their homeland." Services For Workers both Catholic and Protestant Special church services are churches for the Dutch Royal held in the churches in the south- Family. especially for "The Hour of Faith." ROGOSKI - DAVENPORT PLUMBING COMPANY PLUMBING- -HEATING Serving Little Rock Since 1897 30 W. 7th Phone 9942 St. Anthony's Hospital MORRZLTON, ARK. The Holy Bible No. I No. a No. S Douay Version Size 5 5/8 x 8 inches, 1300 pages Contains I4 maps of the Holy Land and 4 page family records. 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