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Sunday, February 11, 1951 THE OBSERVER EDITION OF OUR SUNDAY VISITOR News Secti0n--Page 5A Mrs. R. A. Henzie has accepted chairmanship of the bake sale to be sponsored by St. Peter's PTA, Rockford, on Feb. 11, in the school hail. A White Elephant sale will be held in conjunction with the reg- ular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 27. The CYA of Aurora elected Tom Xalstedt president for 1951. Mari- anne Sibenaller was chosen vice president; Nancy Pampa secretary, and Jim Edwards, treasurer. Thus i~ar this year total member- ship is 330 y~ung people. No dances are held during the Lenten sea- son. 1Nans are being formed to produce another minstrel show in the spring Miss Gertrude Miller of Rock- ford has recently joined the Rock- ford Catholic Charities staff. An experienced asocial service worker, Miss Miller previously served as assistant probation of- ricer in Rockford and Chicago. Pre- viously she has been a visitor for the state department of public as- - sistance, a social'worker for the cancer clinic of St. Anthony has- t~oital, and a field placement worker r the Washington housing au- thority. A graduate of St. Thomas high Weiler, refreshments; and Pat Scherer, lobby. Parents who chaperoned the af- fair were: Mr. and Mrs. Walter Brummel, Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Skelly and Mr. and Mrs. August Zitt. In charge of the annual birthday dinner meeting of the Catholic Woman's league Junior guild were: Loraine Means, program chairman Shirley Fitzgerald, refreshments Frances Lange, friendship; am Adona Schmitz, treasurer Invitec guests were Mrs. F. J. Oberlander, Catholic Woman's league president; and Mrs. Joseph Nelson, Junior guild advisor. Miss Margaret Mur- ask[ presided at the short business meeting. Installation of officers for 1951 was held at the January meeting of St. Anne's society, Our Lady of Perpetual Help parish, Sublette. Chosen to direct activities of the organization are: Mrs. Irene Boyle, president; Mrs. Marie Full, vice president; Mrs. Rose Bulfer, secre- tary, and Mrs. Florence Malach, treasurer. Captains are: Mrs. Hel- en Jones, Mrs. Louise Dinges, Mrs. Clara Glaser and Mrs. Shirley Mal- ach. Mrs. Mark Sharkey, Mrs. John Faive and Mrs. James McLaughlin Memo to Maa .#AY g055/ $O~rrHsN" Cb*$T I[ Gilts And Bequests The Diocese of Rockford will gratefully accept gifts and lega- cies from benevolent persons who desire to make an acknowledg- ment of God's goodness to them. Gifts to the Diocese will be used for Saint Vincent's Home for Children and Saint Joseph's Home for the Aged, for the educotien of worthy young men to the Priest- hood, for works of charity in an ever-broadening field, and for the support of religion in the needy areas of the Diocese. Bequests of the Diocese should be made in the legal title: "John J. Boylan, Catholic Bishop of Rock- ford." Bequests to an individual parish should be mode in the above title but with a directive stating that the bequest be administered for the benefit of the parish. Father Kupfer Named Head Of Formosa Mission Maryknoll, N.Y.--Father Wil- liam F. Kupfer of Flushing, N.Y., has been appointed Prefect Apos- tolic of the Prefecture of Taichung on Formosa, according to a cable from the Holy See received at Maryknoll headquarters here. The 42-year-old Father Kupfer, now local superior of Maryknoll Missioners in Hang Kong, has been stationed in China since 1933. ,As school, Miss Miller received the will serve on the altar committee bachelor of philosophy degree from in St. Patrick's parish,r arMaytwn'~ ~l , ..e__h ~r] of the n_we miss" ion territory Loyola University, Chicago Mast- for the month of Feb u y. I I.. ~ .....h~ ~.~;~ the title -' er's degree m social work was In St. Mary's parish, East May-l M..~i~n.r earned at Catholic University, tow'n, Mrs. George King and Mrs.[ ""The~'iP~rifecture of raichung is Washington, D. C., where she ma- Cecilia Weber have been appointed[ Marvknoll s ci~hth territory in the jored in administration. ~Oerb/her altar committee during] J orient. - It staffs-missions in the Y ...... I Dioceses of Kaying, Kongmoon Lee Baile was eneral chair- ~ The especmlly Important mission of the Cathohc Press]wuchow and the Prefecture o~ _ Y ,, g ,, - _ . man for the Patriotic Hop, an Members of the Thom2st club of/during the present crisis, when attacks are being leveled] K wei-ii-nl [-Sou-t-h-Chin-a;-and th-e informal dance held last Friday in Freeport met last week in the homelo.oinst the Church by atheists communists and secularistst Prefecture of Kyoto in Japan. Two Madonna gymnasium. Assisting of Miss Josephine Osborne. Henry/?6" _ ..... _L_ _~ .L~. __~.] .' ..... ~-^--'-~-] -" ......... lather areas have been under Cam- , ,, in many p~trts u~ tzlv wvr~tz, w~ vmpuu~zvu ~L mv~gcv Miss Bailey were Frances Huss,~Morton Robinson s book, The l .................... I munist control and closed to mis- decoration chairman; Loi.s Zitt, l Cardinal" was reviewed by MrsJ01 ArCnDlsnops ann .tilsnops mrougnouc me nab[on marKmg[sioners in recent years, the Die- orchestra chairman; Mary Ann Robert J. Schmelzle. [the observance of February as Catholic Press Month. leese of Fushun in Manchuria and ~~[ ~ . ' the Vicariate of Pyengyang in __ t, -, m I Archbishop Howard Church . .. In every age the im- Korea. Other Maryknollers are IN ILl~l~lkW,iN, ilPh IN' AMd~MJ~,I~Id~B II IIiPFiih~l [ r [portance of the Catholic Press stationed in Bolivia, Peru, Chile, U ~ IL~ ~ U [ "I s "" v ward|has been stressed The present age|Guatemala, Mexico, Hawaii, and U[J~ aII LuJJ~ _ jj~jllll_llllll ~ ~jpjj ~l~jj _n_tances of hoshht to , ..... |- ~ [and ignorance" about the Catholic ] more ......... than any other as empna- I Tangany~a, .~nca. Imm NLm . O~ IChurch are constantly in evidence l s~zed its positron m ~ne mmsmn-I ............. _ , . ,, l=nr Nl n N=nt rlnn lOut laity greatly need to be for-lar.y..l tb2 .Church. --- B shoplCard, Bernard Grnffnn BUn EWE~.UU m-uu unnu ~,~u wm~ It[fled against and to be given re-IWnnam ~. ~uuoy ox t~ovzng~on.JA,.^:.t~A I.. I^nA^n. -- /plies to these charges, so far as J ..... i~,,v,;:,y, .~...v T vj Covington, Ky. --(NC)-- Special l erans, or others who have served in/m humanly possible . . . For this, I Dl$110p ~ucera ~OndltlOn t~rows Worse departure ceremonies in parishesJ past wars. /the archdiocesan newspaper isl I fox"-yung men entering, the armedl 2. All at homo should _sledge/indispensable. Other Catholicl. "The diocesan newspaper ...... is[ London --(Radio, NC)--His Em- serwces were urged m a pastoral l~enerous sniritual support of ~/papers and magazines serve the~rlmore than a news agency; ~t ~s/mence Bernard Cardmal Gnffm, letter by. B~s op Wflham T. Mulloy] ~. fightg_ _ men through Masses,/own. valuable purpose. ~ Arch- an..mstructr,, and. adult educator, I Archbishop. . of. Westroster,. was of Coyeta. ~ Communions, prayers and pen-| bishop Edward D.Howard all g~wng mformatmn on all currentI snooted m h~s own house, m West "These ceremonies should includel ances. Special prayers should be / Portland in Oregon l issues and providing the rightl minster. It was dana as a precauo n well thou~,ht out sermon on thel offered in parishes, schools, andl [answer in the fields of truth andl tionary measure in view of the de- -^~.;u.~ ..#~.~" ,~o~ ~oU ^ ,~.olfamily circles. [ AFekk;tkOn Rltter Iceduct."-- Bishop Louis B. Ku-[terioration of his health. ,~-,~ -~ .... ~ ....................... r er f Lincoln Ne r .... c a o , eb Cardmal Grlffm has been fll for defense of the very foundatmns all 3. Parish organizatmns shouldl . I " J .... Western civilization--God and the~ form correspondence clubs to keep[ In the Archdiocese of St. Louns,~ n.'-L--_t~_tU." .... I so_me time... The serious codittos , ,, Cathohc Press Month also brou ht ~n~no m;vunn~ of the ~arumat was announces m teachings of God s Church, the|men in the armed forces informed~" ~ I P Y [ . -. Bishop wrote I of activities at home and of the[ the tenth anniversary of the[ ... .. .. . | a letter to all the c~ergy. "me , .... -* .... ;- the-- ~ founding of The St. Louis Re~ I ~ever nezore was cnere great-| prayers of the clergy and the pea- " " ' " 1 r concmueu ~ ............... " " h d a h Souvemrs m rosarms, seapu a I -- | ister archdiocesan weekly Arc~-I er need for an enhg tene C t -I vle were earnestly requested. medals, Sacred Heart badges, J ~ Jh;~h,~n Jn~e~h E Ritter" in aJolic laity. Our Church is being[- He is suffering from a worsen- medals of St. Christopher, and the[ Alarm Exnressed let te; to sgr Harry E.ISuppressed and crushed ever~-[ ing condition of-high blood pres- like should be presented on these l ~ -- r ~- J Stitz editor, congratulated him[ where that the legions of Stahn[ sure, which he has had for two occasions," he continued. "Let usl[lv~l, ~lll~Unp.~, dr)~land the -a-er on their service t~Jtake control. Who shall deny that|years. His heart was serio,sl impress upon our young men the[vv~m nu ,u~,unn~,,, vm Jthe archd~io~ese "Jhe has his minions in our verylweakened as a result genuine sincere interest which we[ Bl-:|==ffi=ffi==.~ ~L .... L[ " ]midstT Thank God there is no[ It was stated that the Cardinal, on the.home front have in them." irlllLII linl~qtl#i[llUlr~iril imminent danger that the should t " | VV I Bishop Connol|y | ....... Y. l who is 51 "is more han holdmg ........... n I /gam con~rot nere; Duc wno znows/his own after a heart attack a'few Warnlng O[ tne splrl~Ual nazarus of service life and the physical[Rome 7-(NC).-7 Alarm has be en~ "The Catholic Press is anlhow ~ng we. shall en~oy our[days ago." Three doctors are m ~.,,.;1~ .~ h~tfl~, ~;~h...~ ~/~.~T..../expressea over me xuzure of me/essential in promoting a soundl presenz security ~ uvviously, wel constant attendance .v:..*.~'~,,i~'is~n~'~n~u'~,~o realize/Catholic Church in the PhUippineslCatholic life. It is impossible forlhave many enemies even at homed .............. ~t''~-" "~-'"^r-" "* ;s ;---~-'er~tive "ha+|because of the lack of priests and|the Catholic family to keel~lWe must be prePared at all times/[~,,.~;I,,, /;4~a /~^ng, F-.m,-a ,.~~= u,,,,s~ o, ~ ,,,,~, ,~ ~ ~ lchurohes on~ .,~... ^~.~.~c, lt;.~oll . . . ~. ........ ~- I 4-^ ~;~1~.t.n~l ^V"'*'" ,.S.,..,.I~.. i u~imHH/ i, umu ~VlUU~ll@li~lm~l~ ............... ~ .... ~..t.w.~... /elements /,^..,:,.. :*--If --~th #--*- t, ,ooiotl Bmhop Russell J McVmney ofi St. Loms--(NC)--The Natmnal pare our young men co lace mese " . ~u,~ .~ ... ~"~' ........ " " " hi dangers." [ The shortage of the Cathohc[the influence of modern pagan|Prowdence. [C.o..nfere.nee on Famdy.Life, w .ch ..... [clergy in these 7,000 islands is]thought, without the information[ n. ,' ..._ 4,. |wm re.nero sere ~,arcn..o-] o,,n c.n.e. .~m. op~ ~.ne .p.rac~ces recom-[laid to the peculiar conditions in[ and guidance regularly brought[ Dlsnop, Tlrz31moN ]general the.me oz ~ne unna,: wm menaeu n me zimno were , near an aaaress on ~ne relation o~ Y P : |the Philippines and the islands [into the home through the agencyl , ........ [ ............... 1. Young men should be briefed[history. According to Fides, mis-] of the Catholic Press."~ Bishop[ .m mese momentous times tne[ ~ne ~o.o annua~ s~a~emenc o:.. ~ne before induction on the dangers of [ sion news agency here, the short.[ Thomas A. Connolly ofSeattle.] posmon oz me ~a.mo.nc tressI u: ~. ~erarcny ~o me generat neia Army life by former chaplains,[age is blamed on" / Irises in importance ~om in pro-|o~ marriage counsenng. "~ne con- mem~bers of the Catholic War Vet-[ 1 A certain failure to form a[ Bishon Iv[dine accurate news of religious[ vent[on is sponsored annually by [native clergy, j r J in,rest_ and ill presenting anJ the Fam~ly,L!fe Bureau of the Nao l 2 The sunnresaion frnrn thai "A o~d ~thol;~ m~v ,at ~-~.1 auznentle vtewpoin~ on SuDjec~[ tieat ~ammic weare t~onIer- [enghteenth to the twentieth cen-~main a stranger to the lnterests|a.ffectinl~ faxth and morals.--=|enc, e. ...... ~k ~m ~ n I[~ ~ |turies of the Society of ,Jesus,|of the great family to which he[~|snp.."aurence J. ~]tz~mon of|_ A.na ..~ney can ..pray.xor z~e ~ I[] ~ I[~ || || ~ which impeded p.rogress in vital, belo-~,s He must seek to b~ welil-~marmo. I Aposuesmp, ox. zne rress m Ame o [sectors the Jesmts had occup|ed/informed about the Church. He| Book Week I~ca. (The S~gn, Feb., 1951.) . [since their arrival in 1558.U must cultivate a true loyalty tel I~ " J ......... , |[ 3. Finally, and above all, afterlthe cause of the Church through[ Theme of the Book Week cele-| I / I R. G. FULLER lithe cession of the Philippines tolacquaintance with news and events[brat[on (February 18 to 23)) is[ J .,, It- ,,, li -~,,,~n-~, -~-~-~ lithe United States by Spain in 1898,[that affect Her interests."--Bishop["Ageless Books for Every Age."[ ~L~m n " i. I rvn.,.~,, v,.,,,~.,,.,~ lJthere was a mass exodus, more orlThomas L. Noa of Marquette. JThe Rev. D. Bernard Theall,[ n i1~ V 1 I Ucensodforllraaois&Iowa |[less forced, of some 900 Spanish[ -. _ ...,~ , IO.S.B., of St. Anselm's Priory,| B | Furn/tureandFIoorCover/ne i[ILriests, who were not replaced.[ Bashop Mcu|ulnne|| |Washington, D. C., national chair-[ I ,,,,.^,e - liThe population at the time wasl . ,, Jman. of. the observance, In" an ar-[I j "~" ............ I[about one-third of what it is now, I The diocesan newspaper m thelhele m {he Catholic Library[| I:IRgT ~[and the exodus had an almost fatal / right arm of the Church," Bishop|World magazine, called upon the/I . . ___'.'_'- --.'"-_'..... -[effect on the Cathohc Church.|Eugene J. McGuinness of Okla~-J- librarians to support the observ-[I NATIONAL BA_ .._NK -ffi n .. | In the present population of[homo City and Tulsa declared in,ante by display of a poster ex-|, A, --,,,.~v I[~ ~ ~. L ~.. II JJ ~. [about 18,000,000 people, some 16,-[The Southwest ~ourier, his di.Jecuted by Dam Stephen Reid,[I q~pr AMOUI [[~ ~ r I[~ J[~ | | J[~ [0o0,000 declare themselves to be]ocesan paper, which also remindedlO. S. B., and bX special assembly[I ....... ll~ V ~ Ill 51~ U n ~ JCatholics, sa.ys the Fide~ agency. | that the late Bishop Francis C.[programs, exhib.i~, book . talks, l| ~em~F r. u. ~. t.. , lOthers are d~vided, as. follows: l,-[Kelley had sod." "1If I had to|broadcasts and s~mflar achwhes. [I ~_ , ~ ||500,000 a.ffi.hated vnt.h the schis-Jchoose between my diocesan caper| ~~ I"lpg~'fll, L:,~PAN l/marie .~giipayarts, aDoUt 700,000 / and a Cathedral, I would chooseln ~~ ~n~n~tvum l~u~uml J[Moslems, around 400,000 Protest-lthe diocesan paper."[J d .Mn:vl d ll T . t l qk4t BJLl 14 [~AT| M/~. I [ants, 50,000 Buddhists, 13,000 Shin- I ....... rl "" ................ ..... ..... and 80, 0 10n [ng tol DlSn0p nunnoy /I h.ica---- nn ok,e IIUMI= AFI'LIAPIq~I:3 I/omer re|lE~Ol~. ~'ot' the 10,UUU,UU~Pl /I ................. , . ' I/Cstholics the~e ~uro only 2,0~1 Cathollo Preu Month elm[I Rochelle Jl. s I/Prle p, lncludtn mi dons:tu0 oM lfied the |t Am , Imu Mmo