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PAGE 8 THE GUARDIAN, DECEMBER 3, 1982 -Clare Rollosson Stays Busy With Various Aid Jobs By Joyce Dillinghan] A strong belief that one should tithe not only one&apos;s AAAA--.AAAAA. AA AAAAA. iJii[KR-+:gf t SHOPPERS GUIDE ROY RHEA. Owner Rhea Drug Co. HILLCREST - L.R. 2801 {Lavaaaugh GG3-4131 FREE DELIVERY DAN'S SHOE SHOP RAY AND CLARENCE TROILLET "The lest in Shoe Repeirin$" Phone 666-9'731 2903 Kavanaugh VISA MASTER CHARGE money but one's time has been the impetus behind Clare Rollosson's involvement in various programs connected with the Diocese of Little Rock. A Eucharistic Minister for three years at Christ the King parish, a daily communicant and a member of the Parish Council, she was a member of the core committee which launched the first group of 21 deacons who were ordained in November, 198t. Originally asked to teach "Psychology and Principles of Coun- seling," she meanwhile ob- served that the wives of the candidates could need advice concerning the new roles their husbands would be un- dertaking and made herself available for group discussions with them. Along with Father Richard S. Oswald, Director of Family Life, and psychologist Dennis Kellar, she taught a course on "Marriage and Sexuality." She was in- strumental in evolving a program on ministry in- ternship and assisted Father NELSON- BALMAZ. INC. INSURANCE-BONDING P.O. Box 5746, Little Rock, Arkansas 72215 OfFices: No. 4 Shockleford Plaza Little Rock, Arkansas 722] 1 (501) 227-4574 ,/ 5114 Kavanough [' Little Rock; Arkansas Phone: <53-4118 PFIEFER-HILLCREST PLUMBING& HEATING Prompt and Efficient 376-6000 i "Pete" Zakrzewski Fran Yaniger Lamps Lamp Shades Repairs 5608 R Street lain I) Ltttle Rock AR 72207 llkm00 501/666-2628 Albert J. Schneider, Director of the Permanent Diaconate Program, with his work in teaching supervision of the deacons to the pastors. Plans are now underway for another three-year course for laymen interested in becoming deacons and Clare will be active in the recruitment and evaluation of candidates. For the past 10 years, she ClareRollosson has worked at Holy Souls School one half-day each week counseling with teachers C]'A NOW concerning their problems with students and with the Is lity students themselves on an a Rea , emergeney basis. Conducting workshops on Bishops Told communications for the Olivetan Benedictine Sisters Washington (NC) -- The at Holy Angels Convent in Catholic Telecommunications Jonesboro is another of Network of America, "what Clare's projects, was once a dream three years All of this is in addition to ago, is now in place, begin- her full-time position as ning its serviee to the Social Services Program Co- church," Bishop Louis l/l. Ordinator for the Little Rock Gelineau of Providence, R.I., Community Mental Health told his fellow bishops Center, where she began work recently. as a social worker in 1970. Bishop Gelineau, chairman Present duties include the of the board of CTNA, a for- overseeing of 11 employees profit corporation wholly throughout thestate, owned by the U.S. Catholic "I'm the aging specialist for Conference, developed to the Center," she laughed, provide satellite tom- "both in theory and in munications for the church, practice." addressed the National Services for the aged in- Conference of Catholic clude workshops for those Bishops-U.S. Catholic Con- who will be caring for the ference general meeting in elderly in nursing homes and Washington. hospitals and seminars for CTNA is providing three middle-aged couples who are hours of radio and television coping with aging parents programming a day, with 33 while raising their own dioceses now affiliated, families. She has served as Bishop Gelineau said. Those the Arkansas representative dioceses represent 34 per cent to regional meetings on aging of the U.S. Catholic and on the Planning Com- population, headded. mittee for the Governor's Meanwhile, CTNA's first Conference on Aging in teleconference is set for this Arkansas. month to link the Dioceses of Clare pointed out that 15 Charlotte and Raleigh in years ago, she didn't even North Carolina with the CTNA know what social work was all staff in New York City for a about. Before marriage, she meeting, Bishop Gelineau attended the University of reported. Texas for two years and after Services to be provided in marriage, she graduated the future, in addition to more from Rice University as a Phi programming, include fur- Beta Kappa. Being in honors ther teleconferenees and classes at both universities, telelectures as well as elec- she never had to declare a tronicmail, the bishopsaid. major, the only requirement But, he said, more dioceses being a certain number of need to affiliate with the hours in specific courses such system. as language, science and He also suggested that literature, dioceses, wherever possible, In the winter of 1967, with share costs of implementing her youngest child, Melissa, CTNA services locally and in school, she became bored that dioceses get acquainted with the usual round of lun- with local cable TV cheons, style shows and operations. bridge and looked over the "It's imperative that strong curriculum at Little Rock local ties with cable operators University (now UALR). She be developed. Cable operators took courses for the next two should be nurtured" to help years, e.g., "Introduction to the diocese in their Sociology" and "Introduction telecommunications en- to Social Work," after which deavors, Bishop Gelineau she was accepted at the advised. Graduate Institute in He also said that questions Technology where she about CTNA's relationship received her Masters Degree with Mother Angelica's in SocialWork. Eternal Word network, a Beginning in February, separate and somewhat 1969, and for the next 16 months, Clare attended daily classes throughout the week and burned the midnight oil studying until I in the mor- ning even on weekends. Clare and her husband, John, an engineer, are natives FAMOUS CHILl & WHOLESALE MEAT- COMPANY Joe Korkames, Owner 1421 No. 7th Street ASK FOR CHILl PHONE 782-0096 Fort Smith, Ark. 72901 Master Distributor For DPM of Arkansas & Kansas of Houston, Texas, having first moved to Arkansas to farm at Oppello (Conway County). They moved to Little Rock in the late 1950's. Besides Melissa, their children are Paul, Peter, Carmencita, Clare Ann and Michael. All have been supportive of their mother's professional life. Clare recalled the New Year's Day dinner in 1968 when she announced to her family that she was going back to school. She anxiously awaited their reaction. "No one fell out of their chair," she observed happily and the rest is history. She has enriched her own life and that of many others as well. Statue Is Dedicated At Subiaco Subiaco -- A statue of St. Jude was dedicated by Abbot Raphael DeSalvo, O.S.B., at New Subiaco Abbey recently to commemorate the generosity of Conrad and Gretchen Elsken to the Abbey many years ago. The statue was given through the generosity of members of Our Lady of the Holy Souls parish in Little Rock as an expression of appreciation for the many years Margaret and Joe Beck have served their parish. The ! statue of St. Jude was chosen as a fitting memorial to the 1982 Elsken and the Beck families because of the Becks' Miss Agnes P. devotion to this saint, daughter of Drs. Present for the dedication and Helen Schaefer,. were five of Mr. and Mrs. elected the Elsken's children and two of Homecoming Mr. and Mrs. L.M. Beck's represent Catholic family. School and Conrad Elsken was born in Mary's Academy. Prussia (Germany) onMay6, is captain of the 1850. In 1900, he married cheerleaders, aGirls' Gretchen K. Kraemer and representative took up residence in Paris, member of the Ark. They moved to Subiaco Honor Society. Her in 1901. He was instrumental consisted of Miss in the establishment of the Beck, daughter of railroad through Subiaco, in getting Highway 22 through Mrs. Joseph Beck; the town and in obtaining GigiDavis, dau telephone service in the area. and Mrs. Sam Davis; He was always a strong Susan Miller, supporter of New Subiaco Mrs. Mary Ann Abbey and his family con- Miss Tami Ward, tinued the tradition after his of Mr. and Mrs. death on May 4, 1931. Ward, and Miss Taylor, daughter Corenna Taylor. competitive Catholic com- munications operation, will be addressed through a liaison committee being formed by Mother Angelica and CTNA. CTNA began its programming operations Sept. 20. Bishop Gelineau's report, which began with applause from his fellow bishops when he said that CTNA "is now a functioning, operating reality," also was praised by Archbishop John R. Roach of St. Paul-Minneapolis, NCCB- USCC president. "It's henomenal what we've arned in one year," Ar- chbishop Roach said. Or, as Auxiliary Bishop Anthony G. Bosco of Pitt- sburgh said, "Hip, Hip Hurray for CTNA." You need both. All Ilomeowners and mortgage life insurance. You're in good Alhgate Life Insursm I mmlmj JERRY COOKE Sears - McCain BUS. SCULPTURE BY CONAL M c SHANE 00ketcl? []ox 5606 'R' Street Little Rock, Arkansas 72207 945:30 Tuesday thru Friday. 9-4:00 Saturday, Closed Monaay Watch For... DIAMOND LIQUORS Rixie Exit- Highway 67 North