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News Section--Page 2A THE OBSERVER EDITION OF OUR SUNDAY VISITOR Sunday, February 11, 1951 I 1 ? Toronto--(NC)--It is important must learn that many aspects of to realize that in the struggle be- human life comprise an intimate tween communism and democracy, secret realm which need not be i the Soviet Union is far ahead of shared with or exhibited to all," the West in preserving the integri- Dr. Ratner continued. "Only at a ty of the family, the basic unit of later age should talks be held be- a nation, Dr. Herbert A. Ratner, tween father and son or mother professor of preventive medicine and daughter. at the Strich School of Medicine, "Such talks must particularly loyola University, Chicago, de- cover questions of sexual morality. lared in a lecture here. Every parent must work toward "It is ironic," Dr. Ratherde- training the future citizen to be clared, "that American sexologists happy only in family love and to ---who profess not to be material- seek the joys of sex life only in istic--are trying to initiate a pub- marriage. If parents do not set ]ic school program of secularized such a goal for themselves and do sex education at a time when the sot reach this goal, their children Russians--who are materialistic-- will lead a promiscuous sex life have discarded such a program for full of dramas, unhappiness, mis- s more spiritual approach becaus~ ery and injury to society." of its disastrous results. "It is a tribute to the realism He told an audience at a Religion of the Russians," Dr. Rather con- and Life lecture in Eaton Auditori- cluded, "that even though they um that after the 1917 revolution, have rejected the Book of Revela- the communists introduced a full- Lion, they have not hesitated to fledged sex program like that Am- learn from His book of Nature. erican sexologists "are now trying One cannot help but feel thai'the to foist on us step by step." He Russians who know better must be added: "The Politburo in the past happy to see the headway that 30 years has completed the radical sex education is making in extensive experiment with nature' America. For they must know that norms in the history of mankim though we are strong enough to de- only to find out that its theories fend ourselves from the atomic were wrong as measured by the bomb, we cannot survive this an- devitalizing effect on their (Rus- emy from within." sia's) national life." "Their new party line on sex education recently released in thi: country," Dr. Rather contim "sounds, even without their men Lion of God, like an orthodox Christian encyclical." Americans should be astounded when what was for a time the most uninhibit- ed nation in the world warns that "sex education must be conducted On Tuesday evening, Feb. 20, Convent-Bound t Fr. E. J. Lehman Silver Jubilee Jan. Mary Beth Watson, of Akron, Ohio, secretary in the office of General Thomas H. Chapman, Chief, Maintenance Division, Hq. Air Materiel Command. Wright- Patterson Air Force Base, Day- ton, Ohio, since 1942. Renowned among her fellow workers as a devout Catholic. Miss Watson, who is niece of General F. R. Upthegrove, Commandant of Gen- eral Headquarters, Wiesbaden Military Post, in Germany, will soon enter the Order of the Sis- ters of Charity, Mount St. Joseph- .on-the-Ohio, Cincinnati. {NC Photos) without too open and downright Bishop Muldoon assembly, Fourth r v_a/ Set cynical selection of physical prob- Degree Knights of Columbus will lems," he added, hold the monthly meeting at theD..E~y Rock Falls "Americans can afford to re- Mandarin Garden restaurant, Rock- :fleet on the not unfamiliar con- ford. A large attendance is desired Parish" "- ocmty elusion of the Russians that a child at this meeting as candidates for the Fourth Degree will be ap- proved. Rock Falls--At the January Dinner will be served at 6:30 meeting of St. Andrew's Altar and ~.m. Reservations may be made Rosary society, Rock Falls, Mrs. with Faithful Navigator George Ambrose Hermes, president, an- | nounced plans for a spa~ghetti din- Ee ~o or pro- nerto be given by the organization Didier Hugh F. McGavock, gram chairn~an. Sunday, Feb. 25, in the parish hall. Monday night, Feb. 12, Aurora Mr. and Mrs. Renato Adami will council will hold the regular meet- act as chairmen of the dinner. ing at the club rooms. Speaker It was decided to have Wednes- for the evening will be a man who day of each week as "Rosary Day." was one of the soldiers who un- Some members will recite the derwent the "Death March of Rosary at 2:30 p.m. and others at BaLeen." 7:30 p.m., whichever hour is cat- Second meeting of the month venient. will be Monday night, Feb. 26. The Reports were given by Mrs. committee is planning a special ald Minners, secretary; Mrs. Don: program for this meeting, nard Droste, vice president; Mrs. Renato Adami, treasurer's report; CAY Club Plans Holy Mrs. Arthur Franks, chairman of 83 S. LA SALLE Year Pilgrimage Tour the advisory board; Mrs. Ward Martin, January altar committee Rockford--To gain the Holy chairman; Mrs. Silvio Tintori, gen- eral altar committee; Mrs. Ned Me- Year indulgence, members of the Ginn, publicity; Mrs. Terrence Fur- AURORA CAY club plan a pilgrimage on long, sick committee. Sunday, Feb. 25. Members and friends will meet at St. Anthony's Mrs. Henry DeCrane, chairman, hospital at 2 p.m. They will pro- Mrs. Roman Smidebush, Mrs. Vin- ceed to St. James pro-cathedral cent Minertz, Mrs. Jack Wessels, then to St. Mary's, St. Patrick's Mrs. Robert Blackburn, Mrs. Ado ST. JOSEPH-MERCY HOSPITAL and St. Anthony's churches, where Nordini, Mrs. Vincent Sutton, Mrs. Aurora, Illinois the prescribed prayers will be re- Secundo Baroncini, Mrs. Nick Nor- Am accredited Schoo! nt Nursing con. cited. The Rev. P. E. Kunkel will ducted by the Sisters of Mercy. Four Years Hilh School required. Next el~ lead the pilgrimage. September 1. 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