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Sunday, March 30, 1947 THE OBSERVER EDITION OF OUR SUNDAY VISITOR News Section--Page 7 Cathedral Men Donate Labor In Building Hall In Church Basement Rockford--The generosity of the men of the parish in donating their labor is making possible the construction of a parish hall in the basement of St. James Pro-Catbedral here. Building costs at the present would make he construc- tion of such a commodious recreation and meeting place pro- hibitive, but the handsome hall will be completed with the expenditure of but $10,000. enhance the beauty of the audi: There had been no basement in torture, which will fill a long felt the church, so a good deal of ex- need in this parish. cavation was necessary. When completed the addition will pro- vide the parish with a spacious hall that may be used for meet- ings and social gatherings. A plat- form sunk in the wall will provide a good sized rostrum and small stage. Added features of the construc- tion work that has been underway for some time, will provide a large storeroom and two wash- rooms. A soundproof ceiling will insure the quiet of the church as well as I BLUE BIRD DIAMONDS 525 and Up CARL LINQUIST. Jewelry, Silver 1137 Broadway Rockford I I Our Own Shop i ' HUNTER CUTTING I l 7TH FLOOR I I Rockford Trust Bldg. ilmlmmmm mmmmlmlmm mmm m Imlmlm m The Rev. Joseph T. Healey, ad- ministrator of the Cathedral in expressing his gratitude to the men of the parish for the strenu- ous work they are doing in their free time stated that while the work schedule will of necessity be a little longer than would be with paid labor he was satisfied that the quality of the addition to the facilities of the parish would otherwise have cost so much that it would be impossible to build at this time. Holy Week Services Listed For Morrison Morrison--The Rev. Edward J. Connolly, pastor of St. Mary's church, Morrison, has announced the following schedule of services for Holy Week in the parish church: Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Rosary, Sermon, Benediction and Confes- sions. Thursday, 6:00 and 6:30 a.m. Holy Communion; 7:00 a.m., lIigh Mass; visits to the Repository all day; 7:30 p.m., Night Prayers and Confessions. Friday, 7:00 a.m., Mass of the Pro-Sanctified; 12:00 to 3:00 p.m.; Three Hours Agony. Holy Saturday, 7:00 a.m., Bles- sing of the New Fire, Paschal :Candle, etc., Mass; 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m., Confessions. Easter Sunday, 8:00 a.m., High Mass and Benediction; 10:00 a.m., Low Mass. Th i rd t Francis To Meet March 30 Aurora--The Aurora fraternity of the Third Order of Saint Fran- cis will meet on Sunday, March 30th, at 3 o'clock in the Madonna Chapel. Father Gervase, O.F.M., will deliver the conference and officiate at Benediction. Fort F HooTs o| I}eotion St. Mary's Hospital, Palm Sunday. U. Of I. Newman Club Discuss The Issues Of The Day DeKalb-- Champaign--Lively interest in current domestic and world prob- lems characterizes the semi-week- ly discussion groups sponsored by the Newman club at the Univer- sity of illinois. Held in the Cath- olic Student center, the meetings are planned and held by the stu- dents, the chaplains at St. John's Catholic chapel on the campus serving as moderators. The topics, "Campus Morals" and "Catholic Action," inaugu- rated this semester's series of dis- cussions. Informal debate on these subjects served to highlight the part of the Catholic student in combating the looseness of modern morals. The participants in the sessions emphasized the import- ance of the Catholic student's ex- ample off campus and recommend- ed an attempt to increase attend- nce at daily Mass. The committee in charge of the discussions is composed of Ray- mond Laschober, chairman; John Moran, Joseph Micoli, Leon La Beau, and Frances Stuhlfauth, committee advisers, and Alex Ma- daresz, secretary. "Religious Education in Se- cular Schools" and "The Vatican and World Politics" will be dis- cussed later this month. Bill To Incorporate Catholic War Veterans Introduced in Congress Washington,h 24.(NC)-- Representative Thomas J. Lane, of Massachusetts, has introduced a bill to provide for the incorpora- tion of the Catholic War Veterans by Congress. The organization was founded in 1935 by the Rev. Edward J. Higgins, an Army chap- lain in World War I. Introducing the measure, Mr. Lane told of the work that the CWV has done fo" veterans of every race, creed and color, and for men in the service. He cited the praise given them by military and national leaders. People Of Northern Illinois: Develop the Monday Night Shopping Habit In These Leading Rockford Department Stores. OPEN MONDAY NIGHTS MONDAY STORE HOURS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Poland Will Send Delegates To YCW Meet In Montreal Montreal, March 24--(CPS)-- Slawomir Matza, president of the Central committee of the R.M.K. (Polish Y.C.W.), announced today that Poland will be represented among the forty-eight countries attending the International Study Week of the Young Christian Workers June 23-28 in Montreal. Mr. Matza is making a two month tour of Canada and the United States to organize and coordinate the Y.C.W. movement. Canon Joseph Cardijn, founder and international chaplain of the world-wide movement, will receive during the Study Week an honor- ary degree of Doctor of Political, Economic, and Social Sciences from the University of Montreal. He will be present for the Degree and the lSth anniversary of the Canadian J.O.C. June 29-30, after which he will make an extensive tour of Canada and the United States. The Y.C.W. with over a million members throughout the world has for its aim the rehabilitation of the worker according to Christian ideals. The motto, translated into all languages concerned, will be the dominant theme of the con- fcrences--"In a strife-torn world, i youth rebuilds anew." Rare 'Doctrina' of Philippines Given To Library Of Congress Washington, March 24--(NC--- Two rare volumes, "Doetrina Christiana," printed in Manila in 1593, and the firs: book ever printed in the Philippines, and the "Ordinances of the Dominican Or- der in the Philippines," printed in 1604, have been presented by Leasing J. Rosenwald, rare book collector, to the Library of Con- gress, and accepted by Dr. Luther H. Evans, Librarian of Congress. They are believed to be the only copras in existence. OWENS Easter Party To Be Held In Aurora Aurora--The Easter Card party, an annual event sponsored by the Parent Teachers association of Our Lady of Good Counsel parish will be held in the school hall on April 7. Mrs. Gilbert Unger will be chairman. Mrs. Gilbert May introduced a resolution calling for the inaugu- ration of a circulating library in the parish. The April meeting will be a pot luck luncheon, with a so- cial hour following. I FIREPROOF STORAGE I 715 S. Main Street ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS PIGGLY WIGGLY SUPER MARKETS Complete FOOD Centers Free Parking Lots For the Convenience of Our Customers 315 N. Church 6th & Charles 1045 W. State 5448 N. 2nd St. St. Anthony Hospital School of Nursing Conducted by The Sisters of St. Francis Grade "A" TraininK School Accredited by A,M.A., American College of Bur- goons and the Illinois Department of Registration and Education. 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