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PAGE 6 THE GUARDIAN, DECEMBER-17, 1982 O'Donnell to Give News Workshops New Orleans -- The for the Diocese of Little Rock. Arkansas Chapter of the O'Donnell has broadcast National Association of Local religious radio news for 35 Church Communicators years. (NALCC) will conduct two Dr. Lynn Wahl, assistant days of workshops Friday and professor in the UALR Radio, Saturday, Jan. 21-22, during Television and Film the four-day annual con- Department, who is co- vention of the National Audio- chairman of the NALCC Visual Association here. c o n f e r e n c e, s a i d Two of the workshops on the arrangements are being identification, selection and made for O'Donnell's production of religious news workshops to be used for will be conducted by William credit in the UALR continuing W. O'Donnell, K.S.G., education program. managing editor of The Guardian, who is associate director of communications Keep Current Read TheGuardian Join the STAG Line Sta00 EMMETT HOFFMAN Distributor Jim Lienhart Any size Bus available, from school bus to luxury air conditioned coaches. HOUSTON-BIGELOW BUS LINES ARROW COACH LINES 2715 W. lOth 666-9891 Dr. William M. Hammell of the Communications Department of Tulane University, New Orleans, will collaborate with Dr. Wahl in presenting another workshop on "The Narcotic Effect of the Electronic Media." Chairing the NALCC con- ference will be The Rev. Richard Drake of the First United Methodist Church of Little Rock, president of the NALCC's Arkansas Chapter. His presentation will be on "The Effective Presence" of the religious community in the electronic media. Dr. W.ahl said O'Donnell's workshops will provide training in writing for the ear as distinct from writing for the eye. Those planning to attend who wish to apply the workshop toward a semester hour of college credit will be required to register in ad- vance with the UALR con- tinuing education depart- ment, Dr. Wahl said. A $10 fee will be charged and students will be required to complete 10 hours of scholastic ac- tivities, including prescribed reading and written assignments. Sessions at the NALCC conference on Satellite, Low Watt and Cable TV will be conducted by Harold Cole, general manager of Advance Video Systems of Little Rock, and Robert L. Robertson, of the Wesleyan Satellite Net- work. The NAVA-NALCC con- vention will be held at the International Hotel. The registration fee will be $35 for NALCC members and $45 for non-members. Advance registrations should be mailed to NationalAudio- Visual Association, 3150 Spring Street, Fairfax, Virginia 22031. Blesses Offerings Father AI Blitz, pastor of St. Mary of the Mount parish, Horseshoe Bend, is blessing food and monetary offerings brought to the altar by parishioners to be distributed to needy families at Christmas. The event was sponsored by the Ladies Guild of the parish. AIDRC to Aid Flood Victims Little Rock -- The Arkansas Inter-Faith Disaster Relief Committee (AIDRC) that was organized after the 1978 floods in Little Rock was re- activated here last week to correlate church efforts to relieve suffering resulting from recent tornadoes and floods. The Rev. Donn Walters, Executive Director of the Presbyterian Urban Council, convened the committee Dec. 9 at the Presbyterian Center, 2200 South Gaines, Little Rock. Churches represented recommended that these funds be used in the new crisis. One recommendation was that some of the money be used to replace dentures lost by flood victims. The AIDRC recommended that pastors encourage parishioners to volunteer their services to the Red Cross and to federal disaster relief agencies. The corn, mittee acknowledged an increasing need for financial contributions, but it stressed that manpower is an equally important need. CDAs Family New York -- The Board of the 180. Catholic Daughters of Americas has voted petition the President and Congress to establish "National Family Week"{ Americans. At its recent meeting here, the CDA said stitution can take the the family in giving to human life and our society. It is fitting that official reco be given to the im strengthening family way of a National Week. The Catholic Dau also registered their opposition to a move being heard in the aimed at disbanding the Armed Forces Cha Corps and elimina chapels on military stallations both at home overseas. To do so would be "a of basic human rll guaranteed by the Amendment to the stitution" and "w severely restrict or military personnel and dependents" their ri the practice of religion, CDA said. CDA said in its the military chaplai program is well fundamental a - were Episcopal, Baptist, j.lj..jj..]jl.g.;gijlJl Methodist, Presbyterian, Another recommendation its services to the ........ n "" "hodist from the committee was that and that"chaplains Ruebel met - - ' ........ families close to devastated unique and tpmcopal ano evenm uay ,, ..... - areas "adopt children of personalized service A°venust';'alters re-orted disaster-victim families for members of the armedf' • p . . Funeral Home. the Christmas hohday $22,000 remains in the corn- . and their dependO mittee treasury from the 1978 The AIDRC headquarters especially in times of  flood relief effort. It was phone number is 376-1366. flict." The board also pa' Publi Fi " 1 Re.p resolutions aimed at  tinuing their efforts to cort Jack Reed- Gee. H. Wittenberg - Frank E. Swilling C Lg(la O't • the production and sale S upp d by Po tiff especially asitpertainsP°rn°graphic m ateri '. 6313 WEST MARKHAM LITTLE ROCK o"te JJ.JgJJJ.]i. Vatican City (NC) -- The publication, for the first time, exploitation of children. Vatican should publicly of figures for the total ex- jliJWio report on its financial penses and revenues of the world-wide Peter's ! pOMlrdllaT˘   situati°n because Cath°lics vatican's central ad- c°lleeti°n and °ther ..... private donations. need to know how their mmlstrauon. Peter's Pence and contributions are being used, The figures showed that an private donations, whela  TIWT SaRqC˘S  i saidP°peJ°hnPaullI' operating budget deficit of eluded as Vatican "Individuals and Christian $28-million had been erased produced a budget surplt communities need to be by contributions from the $5-million. 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