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Sunday, October 24, 1943 tl Says Congress Now Doing What Popesl Have Advocated For Past 25 Years Chicago (special).--"What our Congress finally got around to doing only recently, the Popes have been telling us we ought to have done ever since 1918," declared the Rev. John J. Fahey at the Mother Shrine of the Novena to Our Sorrowful Mother ill his second in a series of five explanations on the Pope's Peace Points.. The discourse :was broadcast over WCFL, Chi- cage . cause the action of Congress may Father Fahey, professor at the St. Mary of the Lake Seminary, lYlundelein, Ill., and who has been specially appointed by Archbishop Samuel A. Stritch, D.D., Chicago, Chairman of the Bishops' Commit- tee on the Pope's Peace Points was referring to the resolution in- troduced by Congressman James Fulbright, (Ark.) and passed in the 15wer house in Washington by an overwhelming vote. "This resolution is in agreement with the program of Plus XII for peace," stated Father Fahey. "It's terms are somewhat general, but the idea back of it was substanti- ally what Plus XII advocates in the third of his peace points of 1939." He declared he referred to the Fulbright resolution mainly be- CHICKEN and HAM DINNER Served 12 to 3 Sunday, Oct. 31, 1943 by Altar and Rosary Society Cory, II1., at Cary Village Hall Everybody Welcome Virgil Lumber-Coal Vincent Aa Schuh Grain Feed & GENOA I Drugs BALDWI N'S PHONE 83 DRUG STORE EDGAR BALDWIN, PH. G., R. PH. McCORNACK OIL CO. Distributorl TEXACO PETROLEUM PRODUCTI Stations Lcmated At GENEVA BATAVIA ST. CHARLES SO0 West Main 215 East Main St. Charles Funeral Service Russell C. Norris MORTICIAN '*Personal Attention N Sedan Ambulance Phane $1 Coal, Ice W. H. Parker & Son ST. CHARLES COAL & ICE CO. ' Not. Inc. Phone St. Charles 57 Yard Office: I lth Avenue and Great Western Tracks COAL, ICE and WOOD Weight Quality Service Plumbing R. L WAGNER Silent Automatic Oil Burners IRON FIREMAN STOKERS Office 549 m Phones m Res 152 112 E, Main Street help people to appreciate the wis- dom and vision back of the Pope's teaching on international peace. He added : "We had to learn our lesson the hard way. It has taken two devas- tating wars to make us learn a lesson that Popes have been trying to teach us now for almost 25 years; not only Plus XI[, but his two predecessors, Benedict XV and Plus XI. "Shortly after the end of the last war, we Americans declared to Europe and the rest of the world: 'From now on we're going to live our own life; what you do among yourselves is none of our concern.' ;' Father Fahey pointed out, how- ever, that Benedict XV had a dif- ferent idea of what we and the rest of the world ought to do. "Benedict XV looked out upon the world with the eyes of Christ, and saw the nations not as isolat- ed units, but rather as members of a great family of nations under God," said Father Fahey. He con- tinued: "We have now, through the war, :finally come to realize that the Holy Father was right. Whether we like it or not we are bound up with the rest of the worht. If vio- lence breaks out anywhere, it will have its effect on us. "Maintaining the peace involves all of us. The task is too huge; the factors are too complex for any one nation or small group of na- tions to do alone." Bishop Confirms 39 At Somonauk Somonauk.--His Excellency, the Most Rev. John J. Boylan, D. D., Bishop of the Rockford Diocese made his first official visit to Som- onauk on Sunday, Oct. 17, and ad- ministered the Sacrament of Con- firmation to a class of thirty-nine at 7:30 in the evening. The mem- bers of the class were: Gerald Sherman, Edward Nugent, Jack Schnitz, Robert Fanning, Raymond Sherman, Vincent Bruer, James Miller, Robert Meyer. LeRoy Fox, Edward Weismiller," David Parisot Gerald Meyer, James Barr, Gerald Miller, LaVerne Fox, Bernard Fox James Dolder, Thomas Femister also Mr. Melvin tIobbs and Mr. L. V. Carr. Kathryn Deholt, Marceil Dresh- mire, Mary Fox, Marion Hann Dolores Nugent, Betty Barr, Mary Bruenig, Joan Micheal, Joan Sau- ter, Dorothy Clapper, Lois Ulrich Colleen Meyer, Pauline Schnitz Anna Marie Jornlin, Grace Clap- )er, also Mrs. Lawrence Schnitz Mrs. Elmer Priene, Mrs. Donald Brandon and Mrs. Robert Hann. The pastor Rev. C. J. Kirkfleet O. Praem., was assisted by several neighboring priests. Class Elections At St. Edward High Elgin.--Class elections held at St. Edward High School this past week insure the success of student activities for the year 1943-1944. The Senior Class will be under the capable leadership of Thomas Phil- bin. He will be assisted by Rich- ard Kroeger, vice-president; Ruth Beckman, secretary; Beverly Lind- er, treasurer, and Juil Stoddard, social chairman. Robert Jacob will head the Jun- ior Class. Others elected were Lois Mungerson, vice-president; Mary Helen Smith, secretary; Norman Linder, treasurer, and Mary Kay Real, social chairman. The Class of '46 chose the fol- lowing: President, Betty Lou Nor- ton; vice-president, LeRoy Lodge; secretary, Katherine Gmur; treas- urer, Alyce Van Acker and social chairman, John Costello. Freshmen elected were: Jack Sprinker, president; Patricia Dougherty, vice-president; Phyllis Kroeger, treasurer; Dave O'Rourke, secretary, and James McKennon, social chairman. "He called me an assl" , "Don't stand for it." "What'll I do?" "Make him vrove it." THE OBSERVER Speaks On Peace The Rev. John J. Fahey, S.T.D, (above) who has been giving a brilliant series of explanations of the Pope's Peace Points at the Mother Shrine of the Novena to Our Sorrowful Mother, Chicago, by special appointment of Arch- bishop Samuel A. Stritch, Chicago, Chairman of the Bishops' Commit- tee on the Pope's Peace Points. Father Fahey will conclude the series on Friday, Oct. 29. The talks are broadcast on the Novena radio program "An Hour'with the Queen of Heaven" over WCFL, Chicago, from 8:05 to 9 p.m. CWT. Archdiocese Of Chicago To Celebrate Hundredth Anniversary In November Chicago, Oct. 18  (NC) -- The 100th anniversary of the founding of the Archdiocese of Chicago will be marked by a celebration of great religious significance. The observance will open in Holy Name Cathedral with a Solemn Pontifical Mass of Thanksgiving on Sunday, November 14, with the Most Rev. Samuel A. Stritch, Archbishop of Chicago, officiating. Many Archbishops, Bishops and Abbots from various ])arts of the country will be present. The event will follow closely the Annual Meeting of the American Hier- archy in Washington. On Tuesday, November 16, a Solemn Pontifical Mass will be celebrated for the priests and Re- ligious conducting the schools and other institutions of the Archdio- cese. On Saturday, November 20, there will be a Solemn Requiem Mass for all deceased Archbishops, Bishops, priests, Brothers and Sis- ters who have served the Archdio- cese. Students Give Program Of Spanish Music St. Charles.--A program of mod- ern Spanish and South American music, both vocal and instrumen- tal, was given in the Mount audi- torium on Thursday evening, Octo- ber 21 at 7:30 o'clock. Miss Helen Smith of Geneva, senior at Oberlin Ohio, College of Music, who is majoring in cello, was accompan- ied at the piano by Miss Helen Erday, Mount St. Mar. graduate, who is also majoring m musm at Oberlin. Miss Zira Piccinni gave several vocal selections. Miss Piccinni graduated from the Mount last June and is majoring in voice at De Paul University. About thirty Mount students witnessed the Student Prince pro- duction at the Playhouse Theatre in Chicago on Friday, October 22. Mrs. Jennings of the St. Charles Girl Scouts made the necissary arrangements for this trip. St. Francis Xavier rAve Maria Hour' Subject Garrison, N. Y., Oct. 18--(NC) --The story of St. Francis Xavier Patron of Foreign Missions, will be dramatized in the Ave Maria Hour over Station WMCA, New York, Sunday, October 24, at 6:30 P'St'.'-- Francis Xavier, a native of Navarre, met St. Ignatius Loyola while at the University of Paris and was one of the seven first Jesuits. President Lauds Work Of Bishop- Elect F. J. Haas Washinfton, Oct. ]8 -- (NC) -- Accepting the resignation of the Most Rev. Francis J. Haas, recent- ly appointed Bishop of Grand Ra- as Chairman of the Commit- tee of Fair Employment Practices, President Roosevelt today praised the work of the Bishop-elect and expressed his personal regret over his departure. In a letter to Monsignor Haas, the President said: "I am not sur- prised that His Holiness Pope Pins XII has called you to this high position." "In all the posts of responsibil- ity in which you have served your Government," the President con- tinued, "you have shown a hu- manity and skill which both Church and Country greatly need in these difficult days." Replying to Bishop elect Haas' offer to render any assistance within his power in the future work of tim Committee, President Roosevelt said: "I am taking liter- ally your offer to let us continue to share your wise and warm-heart- ed counsel in dealing with" this great and continuing problem of fair practices in employment for all the people of America." In his letter of resignation, Mon- signor Haas had reported that the "FEPC as now reorganized is run- ning along smoothly" and had ex- )ressed the conviction that the President "with the help of the vast majority of the American people" wili meet the problems ahead "both now and after the peace." Society Plans Card Party Somonauk.--'The Altar and Ros- ary Society of St. John's church will sponsor their first card party of the season on Thursday after- noon, October 28, in Fechan hall at 2 p.m. The committee in charge of this party is: Mesdames Edward Frein Edward Sauter, Vincent Brandon Miles Meyer, Thomas Fennister Chas. Kuehlum, Giles Meyer, Al- bert Denilauler, Burton Nelson John Parisot, August Marco, Les- ter Breuer, the Misses Myrtle Geo- rge and Anne Dandauville. The public is cordially invited. Revenue Chief Was Former Grid Star St. Louis, Oct. 18.--(NC)--Rob- err E. Hannegan, who has been appoinCed by President Roosevelt as Commissioner of Internal Rev- enue, was a grid star at St. Louis University, where he was gradu- !ated in law. He was a letter man in '22, '23 and '24. New= Section -- PeER Ir Cenacle Calendar Friday, October 22--Sunday, Oc- tober 24th: (;eneral Retreat to Ire )reached by Reverend Benjamin B, Myers, O.P. 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