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EAG u GR,M)E SCHOOL MUSIC FESTIVAL--This combined tonette and flutophone band composed of students from St. Edward and St. Patrick schools in Rockford provided a delightful per- formance at the annual Rockford deanery grade school music festival held at St. Patrick school auditorium recently. The band played "Rousseau's Hymn" and "A Dream" both by Buchtel. Theme of the festival was "United Nations--United Voices." (Observer photo) School Music Festivals More than !,400 elementary school children from the Free- port and Rockford deaneries of the diocese participated in the annum deanery Masses and music festivals of the Rockford unit of the National Catholic Music Educators Assn. this past week in their respective deaner- ies. lowed by a short narration on lgroups and bands. the festival theme, written by The Mass and festival at Free- Sister Mary Thoma O.P and port was held in the new presented by Michael Clifford gymnasium at Aquin Central of St. Bridget. Catholic high school under the International Songs direction of Sister Mary Beat- The combined assemblage rice, O.S.F Mass was at 11 then sang a group of songs rep- a.m. followed by lunch at St. resenting v a r i o u s countries throughout the world. They were In two other deaneries, those] accompanied by the combined of McHenry a n d Sterling,]junior and senior bands compos- Masses were celebrated but no ed of students from St Anthony combined music festivals were St. Edward, St. James and St. held. Instead, each school held Patrick schools. its own private music festival. Rockford Festival The Rockford deanery Mass and festival was .held at S~. Patrick church and school gymnasium with approximately 740 attending. The Mass was at 10:30 a.m. with lunch following in the church basement. The festival was held at 1 p.m. un- der the direction of Joe Guz- zardo. Theme for the festival was "UnitedNations -- U n i t e d Voices." ; The afternoon's program be- gan with the singing of the "Star Spangled Banner" and the presentation of the flag by! a Boy Scout honor guard, fol-I The St. James boys and girls chorus, directed by Sr. Thoma then presented two songs follow- ed by two instrumentals by the' senior bands. St. Bernadette choir also sang two numbers which were follow- ed by numbers presented by the combined tonette and flutophone bands from St. Edward and St. Patrick schools. Other Festivals Four songs were presented by St. Peter choir and two songs by St. Patrick boys choir, inter- spersed with an instrumental by the combined junior and senior bands. The program ended with ren- ditions by the combined choral THE OBSERVER IBoy of Year Is Guest of Kennedy WASHINGTON -- (NC) -- When Richard Lopez goes to a ball game, he does it in style That, at any rate, would be the natural conclusion after the 17-year-old Catholic youth's visit to the American League sea- son's opener between the Wash- ington Senators and the Chicago White Sox. Richard's host at the game was the President of the United States. AKends Ball Game It began when Richard went to the White House to meet President Kennedy. The El Paso, Texas, youth was chosen "Boy of the Year" among the! 600,000 members of the Boys Clubs of America. After the President presented him with a bronze plaque, he l asked Richard: "Would you like~ to go to the ball game?" Richard did, and he was on hand when the President tossed out the first ball to open the baseball season. Richard lives with his widcw- ed mother in E1 Paso and be!ps '.are for three younger brothers. Credit, Inspiration A member of Sacred Heart )arish in south El Paso, he i,~ senior honor student at Bowie high school. He is a member ot the student council and national honor society, sports editor, manager and photographer for Vir/cent's Home for Children. the school newspaper, captain The afternoon program began at of the baseball, basketball and 1:30. ]tennis teams, and former choir Final Mass In Series I president. ! T " he Mass for McHenry dean- He was chosen Boy of the cry was held at St. John church Year for his contributions tc in Johnsburg under the direc- tion of Sister Mary Andrella of St. Mary, McHenry, and for Sterling deanery at St. Patrick church in Dixon under the direc- tion of Sister Barbara Ann of St. Mary, Sterling. Final Mass in the series will be in the Aurora deanery Wed- nesday April 26, at Holy Angels church in Aurora and will be under the direction of Sister Mary Carolyn of Holy Angels. Wins Fellowship STERLING -- James M. Her- bach, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mau- rice Herbach, Sterling, who will receive a B.S. degree with a major in chemistry at Lewis his home, school, church, com- munity and Boys' Club. O.D. Hightower, executive director of the El Paso Boys' Club who ac- companied him here, described Richard as "a credit and in- spiration to his family and com- munity." college in June, has been award- ed a teaching assistantship at Florida State university where he will work on a master's de- gree in chemistry. While attending Lewis college, Herbach was on the dean's hon- or list for three semesters and was a member of the Biology club, Physics club and Student Government. He is a 1957 grad- uate of Newman high school. IL S an, PR an STAMPS AND BUiI, mNG I TERIALS DIAL Rockford - Collect - WO8-0521 FLUSH DOORS s498 Any Size 15 Lb. 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Christ's Prayer Described the Mission --His Mission, Our Mission! The "Mission" Means Love, Sacrifice, Work! The "Mission" Depends on All of Us;. Enroll: In the Holy Father's Principal Mission-Aid Organization THE SOCIETY FOR THE PROPAGATION OF THE FAITH Home and Foreign Missions Will Benefit! COLLECTION IN ALL THE CHURCHES OF THE DIOCESE Rt. Rev. Msgr. Thomas S. Green, Diocesan Director 507 Ave. B Sterling, Ill. Main 5-0640 I II I