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January 27, 1961

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 1961 THE OBSE2 VER M,i iI ~a3ealiing on homes either}and natural waistline of the by the sisters includes ehil- ands of people have taken/ Io h,e help or to ask f o r softly tailored dresses dren and adults--those who!part in the educational and~ hel They are usually call- . . - . -"~ ~ ~. .' j Practical Changes should be Cathohcs and recreahonal programs of-I ec~ na asKea to call or arei . ,}, -: , iohof someone in need, l in their catecheti6alwork[those wno express a wlsnl.terea oy mecenterwmcn accrding to S i s t e r Ann the sisters are I~ e l Io e d by to become Catholics. T h eils now staffed by five sis- Sehstian, M.S.B.T. custo-ithe Missionar- c' ,(, ~ I] adults usually call and asklters" t dia of the center. ]Apostolate a group~o'}near~- to be given instructions by Interior Views Later ! athering Fragments !Iv 100 who do home visiting, the sisters as the result of, On these pages a r e pic- ! Z dicated in as. e c i a 1instructi n and s u m m e r[some contact with one of tures of many of the -- t l school w o r k One "f +t, - - ,~leS OI ~t. iMlzaoetn ~oclal '[ va to -atherin- the fra- Ithe services of the center +~. s s s" IvICA members alwa-s a- ~ ~ en~er. ronowmg mc ~cJ~- - rnets of Christ's flock, the a .~-iby a friend or relative The ter's o~en house to be held I . companles a n y oi me sls-J . ' e ~arent zeal of the smters ~ ~.~.~ ~t ~ Islsters cooperate closely Feb 5, the OBSERVER will t rnaes zne aDanaonea sore, ~ "~ Iwlcn I-~OCKIOrCt pastors m have nictures of the inter- thcabandoned cause a n d Catechetical Work this work ior of the new Missionary ! thc abandoned place near- Catechetieat ,work done Through the years thous- Cenacle. iestto their hearts. 1 'he religious life of the s eogregaUon combines the ~olcofemplative with the ac- -Iris. ~t was in t h e U p p e r Room I y Ghost des- ~i~ teemed. " U p O In the apostles : gnng them the courage to vibmg the Faith of Christ to ; [alnations, tne houses of the i si;ers are called Cenacles. [ Vear Distinctive Dress ~t he smters of St. Ehza- wear a religious garb -tWich is particularly adapt- l'lec to their a e t i v e lives. ~ITb purpose of the founder ~.olthe~ o r d.e r, Vineentian Y Tnoma. A. Judge, IFther ' s CUB SCOUTS--Sister Catherine Francis is introduced to the "latest" in equipment by some of the cubs under her charge. The St. Elizabeth Social Center Cub Scout group numbers around 65. ~C L, M.S.SS.T w a s to 'll? serve and spread t h e [f th in home mission field. this end the sisters wear .Iei thes that r e f 1 e e t the ,l!ariod in which t h e y are ill ing" r i[!In 1959 the siste's dress sins modified to give it a a[todern' look. Perhaps t h e s t noticeable changes ltere the shortened s k i r t NEW HOME--The Most Rev. Loras T. Lane and Sister Ann Sebastian, custodian of St. Elizabeth Social Center, Rockford, stand before the newly blessed convent to be used by the Missionary Sisters of the Most Holy Trinity who staff the Center. The convent recently acquired and remodeled for the Mis- sionary Sisters is located at 1413 S. Main St. Bishop Lane off- i!!ii: :i i i!: !:i:i ::x:. ::/x x :i rAGE 9 ered the first Mass in the convent chapel on the Vigil of Christmas. The convent will also serve the Missionary Cenacle Apostolate, a group of lay-workers associated with the Social Center. An open house is planned for the public Sunday, Feb, $ following that scheduled for the religious sisters of R~ckford convents Sunday, Jan. 29. (Herzog Photo) OCTOBER ROSARY--During the month of October, Rockford- [ ians of Latin American origin met in each Others homes to say 1 the Rosary. They are shown here at St. Elizabeth Social Center. BOYS!'The little girl pictured here on her dad's lap doesn't look like she's complaining, but being the only girl in a family i~f nine children can be quite a problem. The young lady's laame is Marguerite and she really enjoyed playing with other little girls at the five year old kindergarten at St. Elizabeth Social Center--that is until she lost her transportation to the Center. Now. she has to stay home, and will have to unless someone will volunteer to take her to school. 823 N. Madison Street Rockford Girl Scouts from a project with Sister t, left, a helper looks on, ! 1031-1037 School Street Rockford dations 4 ES SLIP COVERS !lADS WALL PAPER I ITAI N {)ecorating ' gehrlen Rockford 1515 Cunningham Street Rockford J Congratulations 223 E. State Street Rockford Expert htstallations Chlurches---Schools.--Institutions Plumbing Heating attd Air Conditioning 111 S. Court St. Rockford Servicing Catholic Institutions, in the Rock/ord Area. Congratulations 1117 N. 2nd Street Rockford Servlng the Rock]ord Diocese jor more than 30 years 200 Sayre Street Rockford