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PAGE 14 THE GUARDIAN, DECEMBER 5, 1969 Subiaco League Begins Retreat Movement Study Subiaco -- "We need a dif- ferent and new type of motivating force in the Church... we're fast losing our young people ... we must get some new blood on the grass roots level," was the theme set by Lester E. Doyle, president, at the quarterly meeting of the advisory board of the Subiaco Retreat League held at New Sub- inca Abbey's Coury House, No- vember 23. In colmection with the above theme, cummittees were formed to study the currant retreat move- ment in the Catholic church todis- cover the best type of retreat for those wishing to set aside a few $#,, HELP PREVENT I " I'FORm FIRES I %u%Jd., " IN THE SOUTH I days for spiritual renewal. Other business included exam- ining methods of coordinating re- treats on the local and parish level, and discussing retreat content and format currently in use by the Subiaco Retreat House. Those in attendance were Mr. Doyle of Camden; assistant pres- ident, Frank Tarleton of Hot Springs; secretary, Miss Betty Rose Gorrell of Subiaco; treasurer, Mitchell Allen of Sub- inca; Mrs. Catherine Wanslow, Mrs. Duard Bowling, and Mrs. Louis Boland, all of Ft. Smith; Louis Roell of Mountain Home; Louis Alpe of Crawfordsville; Hugh Scarbrough and Eugene Notten- kamper, both of Fayetteville; Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Gloor of Hot Springs; Miss Rose Marie Nab- holz of Little Rock, and Ollie Zeiler of North Little Rock. i j LL would be handled by Joint Church Aid. an inter- 00 YOUR New Airlift Seeks to Save 2-Million CHRISTMAS New York (NC)-- An emer- ces of high-protein food per child. S H O PPl N 13 gency "Children's Airlift" drive "This action," Robertson said, to save two million Biafran chil- "is just enough to keep these chin TIlE HOLY FATHER'S MlSSIOm AID TO THE ORIENTAL CHURCH dren from immediate starvation dren alive, just enough to sustain NO NEED TO LEAVE THE HOUSE MORE GIFT CARD SUGGESTIONS OUR GIFT TO YOU Dear Monsignor Nolan: Christmas is Christ's Birthday. This year, to show Him you love Him, give your presents to the poor .... For instance, train a boy for the priesthood We'll send you his name, he'll write to you, and you may stretch payments to suit your own convenience ($15.00 a month, $180 a year, $1,080 for the entire six-year course). The friend who has everything, if you sponsor a seminarian in his name, will appreciate this more than a gift he doesn't need. We'll send your friend our attractive Gift Card before Christmas, telling him what you have done .... Or sponsor a Sister-to-be ($12.50 a month, $150 a year, $300 altogether), a homeless child ($10 a month), or feed a refugee family for two weeks ($5). Your friend will be pleased you thought of someone else when you remembered him .... Please write to us today to be sure the Gift Cards reach your friends before Christ- mas. We'll send the cards as soon as we hear from you. a" qW We'll send a Gift Card (or a letter, if you prefer) to the person you designate for each of these Christmas gifts: [] $10,000 will build a complete parish 'plant' (church, school, rectory, convent) where the Holy Father says it's needed overseas. Name it for your favorite saint, in your loved one's memory. I-3. You can build a church now for $3,800, a school for $3,200, and the Bishop in charge will write to you. [] Your stringless gifts in any amount ($5,000, $1,000, $500, $100, $50, $25, $10, $5, $2) will help the neediest wherever they are -- in india and the Holy Land, for instance. Remind us to send a Gift Card. [] Our missionaries can offer immediately the Masses you request. Just send us your in- tentions. The Midnight Mass in Bethlehem will be of- fered for the members of this Association. This is our Christmas thank-you gift to you. Please pray for all of us, especially our priests and Sisters overseas; And have a happy Christmas! c' ENCLOSED PLEASE FIND $ FOR NAME STREET. CITY STATE____ ZIP CODE NEAR EAST WELFARE ABgOCIATION NEAR EAST MISSIONS TERENCE CARDINAL COOKE, President MSGR. JOHN G. NOLAN, National Secretary Write: CATHOLIC NEAR EAST WELFARE ASSOC. 330 Madison Avenue .New York, N.Y. 10017 Telephone: 212YUkon 6-5840 Children's A irlift Cliff Robertson, left, actor and vice president faith group operating flights to Biafra. of Americans for Blafran Relief, announced an Edward E. Swanstrom, center, is executive! emergency $9 million drlve--"Children's Air- actor of Joint Church Aid, and Wilson lift"--to save two million Biafran children from right, of Church World Service is imminent starvation. The funds to be raised operations. (NC Photo) Obituaries CONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 ment at Little Rock, Mr. Mamzer diedNovember .1 in St. Joseph's Hospital following a heart attack. He had been hos- pitalized on other occasions due to a heart condition. A convert to Catholicism, as was his wife, Mr. Manzer was actively engaged in the life of the Church. A journeyman line- man for Arkansas Power and Light Co., he found time after work to build the beautiful new liturgical altars at St. Mary's Church, St. Gabriel's Mission Church and the Good Shepherd Convent Chapel. He was born in Hot Springs and lived here most of his life. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of LB.E.W. and was active in many school and civic organizations. He organized Boy Scout Troop No. 9 and served as the scout master for two years. Survivors include his wife of the home, four sons, Frank E. Manzer Jr. of Liberty, Tex., Jan Gregory Manzer, Karl Anthony Manzer and Kevin Gerard Manzer, all of Hot Springs; a brother, Paul Vincent Manzer of Hollister, Mo.; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Godwin, Mrs. Josephine Denton and Mrs. Dorothy Linas, all of Hot Springs. A rosary service was conducted at the Gross Mortuary Chapel on November .3 by The Rev. Waiter A. Rajmund, former assistantpas- for at St. Mary's, now at St. John's Church, Hot Springs. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery. life for these small bodies." In accepting the check, Bishop Swanstrom said "thank God for people like yourself who are try- ing to keep this cause before the American people." According to the latest statis- tics, more than one million BI- afran children have died. The re- maining two million children face imminent death by starvation if they are not helped. Joint Church Aid now has 16 airplanes in its fleet, flying under extremely hazardous conditions. Earlier in November, the agency lost a Norwegian aircraft when it was bombed on the runway in Biafra. To date, 25 crewmen have died while flying for the airlift. To aid in the emergency drive, Rabbi Charles Mtntz of the Union of American Hebrew Congre- gations announced that his organ- ization will co-sponsor a series of benefits with Americans for Biafan Relief. It will organize a HOME MUSIC CENTER 8-track tape Cartridge Player/AM, FM, and Radio Automatic Record Changer/ Matching Speaker closures. Solid State Circuitry, Complete Stereo Auxiliary Inputs and Outputs. Lear Jet Stereo 8" MODEL H409 IIII 5801 West 12th Little Rock Terms Available & APP .3323 Pike No. Little Biafran ChJ number of premieres United States of Dave new cantata, "The Gates  tice." i Obscenity Law Overturned Norfolk, Va. (NC) judge federal court down on constitutional Virginia's law ma of obscene material evidence of guilt. Judge John D. Butzner Fourth U.S. Circuit Court peals said in his opinio for the three-judge court l law is uncon its presumption that a sessing obscene use it for public display. The case arose when was confiscated by laW ment authorities June 84 at a theater in Beach. THE CATHOLIC Please return coupon with your offering was announced here by actor Cliff Robertson, vice president of Americans for Blafran Relief. The drive seeks $9-million. The funds will go to Joint Church Aid, an inter-faith religious group which operated the flights to Bi- afra. Robertson presented a check for $25,000 from Americans for Biafran Relief to Auxiliary Bishop Edward E. Swanstrom of New York, representing Joint Church Aid. Robertson pointed out that the $25,000 would provide food for 100,000 children for 20 days, at a minimum daily ration of two oun-