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News Section--Page 4A THE OBSERVER EDITION OF OUR SUNDAY VISITOR Sunday, July 15, 1951 Returns From Korea Fortieth Wedding Fr. Roche Describes Difficulties In Saying Mass Anniversary Noted By Sterling Couple Freeport -- An NCWC story reached Korea in adequate Ansong, the Christian community reads: "Standing before the leap- strength, turned over their school to us for Sterling- Mr. and Mrs. Andrew hood altar the chaplain raised his "Often we set out to offer Mass living quarters," he said. "When Carrino observed their fortieth hand to give his last blessing to for an outfit only to find it had we rang the church bell there on wedding anniversary with open members of the 24th U.S. Infantry moved away before we reached it," Sundays, both American GI's and house in their home last Sunday. Division." The chaplain referred the chaplain recalled. "We were the Koreans of the town flocked Friends and relatives called in the to is Father Roche. Many in the never without a congregation, to the door, left their shoes out- afternoon to offer congratulations I diocese of Rockford' know Father however. All men gathered to side and came in to worship." and best wishes to the jubilarians. Roche. He was at Sacred Heart worship God when the battle" slack- .Mary Rainone and Andrew Car- seminary, Geneva, before entering ened, be it in rice paddies, rugged GIIs C ib rind were married in Sacred Heart service in World War II. After hillsides or the ruins of a build- ontr ute church July 6, 1011. The Rev. n. N. discharge, he returned to Sacred ing." ~¢~ 391 T T Iris Fegers witnessed the marriage Heart seminary and made new Sundays are not the only days • O O~,70 vows. Attendants were Mr. and friends. With the outbreak of has- of worship for the fighting men Mrs. Lawrence Coppotelli, Sr., of tilities in Korea, FatherRoche of Korea. Only the intensity of Nelson, cousins, of Mrs. Carrino. again volunteered. The story the fighting make some days dif- The Carrinos have lived at their goes on. ferent from others. "We held ser- Tokyo --(NC)-- Warrior GI present address for 33 years. They The Rev. (Major) Paul D. vices on every day we could," said Joe came to Japan as a conqueror, have five children, Ralph of Long Roche, M.S.C., has served in Korea Father Roche., but the soft spot in his heart has Beach, Cal.; Andrew J. of San since July 5, 1950. Before leaving "I remember Sunday, December been conquered by Japan's orphan- Francisco, Cal.; Francis, Anthony and Mrs. Joseph (Mary Lucille) for the United States on the army 8, very well as a day we could not ed children. Latest proof of this rotation plan, he offered his final hold services," the priest said. is seen in the $4,391 contributed Cesarek of Sterling, and 13 grand- children. Mr. Carrino has worked Mass in a quiet, shady grove. Only "That was when the full force of from Joe's pay check within one three times during the 11 months the Chinese entry into the fight month for the erection of a three- Dr. John Lingard, famed English for the past 25 years at Interns- Father Roche was inKorea was he hit the 24th Division. Church was able to say Mass in a church, postponed, but many men told me story building in Tokyo, the car- priest.historian of the 19th celT- tional Harvester Co. in Sterling. Last spring he received the Bronze later how they prayed as they nerstone of which has just been tury, the centenary of whose Star for meritorious achievement, fought." blessed by Archbishop Maximilian death hal just been celebrated in on a small stage here three times Chaplains in Korea work much de Furstenberg, Apostolic Dele-England. He wrote the monu- a week from July 29 to August 19. The story goes on: closer to the fighting men than the[gate to Japan. mental 8-volume history of l~g- One is a Biblical drama and the other a native peasant production. "The first Mass I said in Korea chaplains of World War II, ac- The building is being erected by land to 1688 and received a triple Rehearsal plays are always pre- was in an old U.S. artillery school cording to Father Roche, who i the Salesian Sisters, who are al- doctorate from Pope Plus VII. It seated here between the Passion left over from the occupation," served with the 29th Infantry Di-i ready caring for 360 orphans in is said that Pope Leo XII created Plays which recur once every ten said the chaplain. "That was be- vision in Europe. "The almost the Akabane sector of Tokyo and him a "Cardinal in petto." Dr. years. They are to keep members fore we actually got into the fight complete lack of enemy artillery are expanding their facilities. The Lingard is buried in Ushaw Col- of the Passion Play cast in train- over here. That was the last set- and air power makes this possible," stone was blessed on the very day legs, first seminary, in England ing and help to develop new talent. vice we held in a building for a he explained. "The large groups on which the laundress of t~te" after the Reformation.(NC long time." of men gathered at the front to Salesian Sisters' community, . s In the feverish days of the early worship are not likely targets for :Maria Domenica Mazzarello, was Photos) --~-- fighting in Korea services were the enemy in Korea." canonized in Rome. held whenever and wherever the Speaking of the Korean people, In addition to their drive for Vocational Unit Founder V_t_a m o t tides of battle calmed for a short Father Roche noted the large pro- funds, which was sparked by Sgt. ~,hile. As the 24th Division fought portion of the native population Robert B. Shannon of Akron, Ohio, Is Honored With Award / its desperate delaying actions that is Christian. "The few times thc soldiers have also provided ' ' against the invading North Ko-I have offered Mass in civilian large quantities of food, clothing Jamaica, N.Y. --(NC)--- The roans, the chaplains were with the churches, there has been a Korean and toys for the children. They first annual Catholic Career Con- Au~mobllaS fighting men, giving encourage- choir and a large number of Ko- also rolled up their own sleeves ferenees award was presented to smog, PONTt4C, G~tC TRUCKS ment to the living and administer- terns in the congregation." for the work of tearing down an the Ray. Andrew Ansbro, C.P., ~vccmote'J Most Up to sate Lubncatlr~ ing the Sacraments to those who "In one church there was an old condemned building at the or- conference founder, at a Cam,u- Dept.--Day and Night ~rvic@ Latest Modern Equipment. Body and were dying. Although assigned to excellent children's choir," he re-lphanage, nion breakfast of the vocational Motor Works----'$tandard Oil" Pmdt~ts the division artillery at the time calls. "It seemed a little strange counsel organization here. FAaGO GARAGI he came to Korea, Father Roche to hear the piping young voices Three hundred members and also held servTces for riflemen, singing strange words to the fa.!CQrdi~aI To Take friends of the conference and rap- engineers and service troops as miliar religious melodies." they all fought together to hold Korean Christians have always Port In Retreat resentatives of thediocesan Legion of Mary units attended the break- back the forces of communism un- held out the hand of brotherly love PHONE $9 DAY OR NIGHT til the United Nations forces when Father Roche met them. "At Fete infast'MaryWhiChImmaculatef°ll°wed a MasSchapelSungby Father Ansbro. The Rev. Patrick KEBIL-COULTRIP Wheeling, Ill.--(NC)--His Emi- J. 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