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Official Newspaper of the Rockford Diocese Vol. XVI--No. 43 ROCKFORD, FRIDAY, OCT. 27, 1961 10 PAGES Firm Design Aurora High ROCKFORD -- The firm of Fox and Fox, architects and engi- neers, of Chicago, lias been se- lected to do the architectural work for the new girls' high school to be erected on the West side of Aurora The selection was made by Mother Ida Marie, O. P mother general of the Dominican Sisters of the Third Order of St. Dominic, whose motherhouse is in Spring- field, and approved by the chan- cery office of the diocese of Rock- ford. AT I~||I=I=A| ~'~ I~ V This architectural firm was ! chosen because of the satisfactory L work they'have done for the Do-I d minican Sisters in designing aI .~ |~~ ~ ~ ~ new addition to their Marian-highI IV~4~ I school in Chicago Heights and all so a faculty building at this A m/,school ] |j ~, D'I ~A ~ n In Aurora the firm is well- q ~ ~ ~t~l ~ ~[,known, having designed the nurs-t es residence and hospital add]-I AURORA -- Plans for the con- ROCKFORD " Four students diocese of Rockford for its Co-!!on for th.e Sisters of Mercy at[struction of a new elementary I me lwercyvme sanitarium from high schools within the dio-, operation with the youth program " chool at Our Lad of Good Court ce~l ~ R~o~GdsT~lpyes:tntthat f the NuTiWiCn.g Support ecTsnew:~ tthennemw th:::e:~dPr n~ :el parish here ~ere announced p~ . n " ' t ' Revmw-t" quarter million dollar Gordon]toda by the Rev Sylvester Eye National Youth Convenhon to be/ Faoher Conmff stated Y ' Tecnmcai mgn SChOOl aenlcamn held in Buffalo, N.Y Thursday ing past records of convention at- ' t pastor of the parish. through Monday, Nov. 9-13.tendance, and of course attending ~ast momn m ~n!cago: .in cool-f Funds for the new school will - ~ ~lonmey nag DUll] tvlomer lVlC- Invltatmns to present the panel jto your present letter, I note that] .~ [~.^ ~ ~: ~ a a,~ ~ ~h, tt,~,~ came from the Rev John J. Con- the diocese of Rockford bus an- Amey ann Bromer Kme mgnlu~ ~ ~ s ~. niff, acting director of the youth fai]ingly supported the national schoo!s !n .Chicago, and JohetICa~o!mcarn. pmgn now n em.g con- department of the National Catho youth conventions. Since that is Camodc nigh SChOOl ann priory in[uucteu m aurora, m aa~,uon lic Welfare Conference at Wash- the case I would like to securelJoliet. They are presently pre- making pledges to cover me par- ington D C your opt'Ainu as to whether or not paring drawings for new Catholic ish coutribution towards the high In writing to the Very Rev. yon would be interested in under high schools in Stickney and Mun- school expansion p rogr,a~n, par- Msgr. Raymond J. Wahl, diocesan taking one of the panel sessions delem, j ismoners are nopeam mat m~ director of education, Father Con-connected with the convention Preliminary sketches for the pledges will cover the. cos! o niff expressed his thanks to the program [new girls"high school to be built]constructing a new elementary We would be honored indeed ill in Aurora are presently being pre- tschool. ]pm,|o ]you would consider accepting such[Pared by the firm I Proposed Floor Plan t'n nen rl tlC Inn invitation; further, I think you/~ [ To be located on pari,sh proper- ---v l ~ v will agree that this would be an[ [ty north of the sisters convent ~" /iuvaluable experience for*some ofl ld h. I'~ ~ 1 ]and facing on Talma street, the ~aran{',an [your young people. ] rlUly /tJayl U'V. [new school has been designed to ~,~l~smvm m / Students Chosen [ Weanesda, Nov 1 the [contain 12 classrooms. In addi- m ' " ~ n" hih I"I will look forward to your [ Feast of All Saints is a Hol- [ tien a gymnasmm of lU mr g ~ |~, ~ "h i'* J~.IJ reply on thi~ particular question, [ Day of obligation 'All CathY- ~school size, and a cafeteria cap- [~lk~ |~ I 0 ~ql~ and in the hope that it is affirma-[ licscare hel~by Church law to ]able of seating 300 persons will tire I look forward to an out-[ assist at the HoP Sacrifice of |be included in the project. Kitchen VATICAN CITY (Radio NC) standing participation by the dio-] the Mass on thi~da" [facilities, adequate to accommo- Sick "-eisons who' me unable ~o cese of Rockford in the program| To be"in the mon~l~ of No- |date additional workers needed ' " I ,~ . ~ - I"'W their homes ma- now re lot the forthcoming conventmn. / vember with its s-eeial dedi [for parmh affaws, ~nll be con- e?,~. ~ "i High school students chosen to,"i [ i- P --"= |structed adjacent to the cafeteria. celve ~oiy uommunlon in me ai- ~ ca~ on m me ~oum n urg ternoon or evening even if they present the panel are: chairman-/ tory, the Church offers the [ Near the main entrance will be ~ hoa,-id&- ,w in dan-er of[R bert Foster of St. Edward Cen-/ Toties-Quoties indulgence a ]the administration wing which do.~fh tho .qacrod Con~regationltral Catholic, Elgin; spe ker --/ Plenary indulgence for the [will include a reception room, ofthe'H~oi[ office'has ruled ICarl T. Berkaut of Marmion Mil-]souls ~in Purgatory to he /private office for the principal, The ruling was issued on the itary academy, Aurora; resourcet gained as often as a Catholic ]faculty room and health room. mhthm,itv nf 14i~ T-lo/in~ Porto } person -- Karen Strohm of Mart- / visits the Church anytime |Special features of the school will .~,',~"v' pi '--Inn Central Catholic, Woodstock;/ from noon of Nov 1 to-mid- [be the music department and a ~Three Provisions !and recorder- Barbara Henning, [' night of Nov. 2 and says at [science room equipped with a of Madonna, Am o~ a i a t these ra ers the Our teachers demonstration unit It contains three provisions i " ' / e s p y :, which seek to forestall excessive Schedule Of Activities [ Father, the Hail Mary, the [ Architect Chosen " use of the new Privilege and the! Diocesan delegates numbering,Glory be to the Father, each,The entire building totals al~- creation of diffic'ulties'~for parish[47, will leave Chicago Thursday, ] six times with an intention [proxima/~ely 31,000 s~quare fee't. priests. The Holy Office stipu- Nov. 9th at 10 a.m. in a. car re-t for the Pope. To gain these in- |Medern in design, the building will lated" I served for them on the New York[ dulgences it is required that a [be of fire-resistant brick, stone 1) The new conc'esslon' is' avail'- Central railway" . Rooms have been,person receive" the Sacra- /and concrete construction." . able only to neol~le who have not t reserved at the Hotel Buffalo / mcnts of Penance and Holy [ At tho m'f,~f*nt flrn~ '/~7 f'hild.ron been able to leave their homes Participation in the many panels / Eucharist within a week pro- [ "" Y'7 r-'T"- ,-.":" -7," -'--~.-:" for a week because of illness ILis.!e~nog to talks by ex-pres~dent[ ceedmg or following All Souls [~oo~e~ygth~:~gc~oollnSis~:rsPofars7 2) In making use of the prwil-I~asenn wer, aria. o.mer mmousI Day. [Francis and lay teachers assisted m t be wen pe~sonauues assisting at me ego conslderahon us g ' . by teachers' aids. These sisters / Ii Mass to which Cardinal Myers of[ [also staff St Jose h, St Michael, to what local priests me able to do. Local priests will judge each Chicago will preside, attending St Nicholas, anp St" Theresa th re uest of a sink the convenhon s cotillion and a case whether e q " [ v" i" t " i "~ 1" ',grade schools here, as well as Ma- and will also is ~ o '~ agm a ~a is as wen as person is reasonable " " oonna nlgfl SChooL " uur t,aay oI vmtcwy nanon,m set the time for taking Corn- ' r e i Architect for the p o] ct s reunionample y t h!mopportunit- ~h:~:n~.fll assme them of a busy Douglas Millin of Barrington, who, ~ D're in the firm of Smith and Millin, ~ ine t~ucnarlsuc ias~ ior SiCK 1 ctlng ti3e group WlU ue d-- :~ ^.l I.L tJ^l. A-- ^I,~ persons must be observed This O S gnor warn. rte wm De assist- -- : SChool, ann is presem~y aeslgnmg means ma~ mey must aostamleo ny me r~ev. wuuam ~wctiugn . . ' a new scnom ior mmnncmuen from sohd food and alchohc S~ster M. Cehne O S.F. element A . , a sch " 'V' ' parish marts are expecten m ne drinks for mree hours oetore[ ry ooz super lsor. anti bns~er ~' e ]1 reaay mr mumng approximately Commumon although they may l vi b nore ot l~oyian mgn SChOOl . . ' . . . " January lst drink nonalcohollc liquids and l~ take any medicines -- in liquid or solid form -- without any estric IR ht r lama RI b tion of time limit. [.w.~ v~- w v ~w.* ~ ~,v* ~ L'Osservatore Romano, Vat]- ~ . s ~ t,n A" 1 can Citydaily commented on theIWIII .attend un ~cnool /Ala Holy Office ruling, noting that it gives all Catholics the most am- ~ - ]* ** NEW YORK, (NC)--Rep. James ple opportunity to receive Com- L3ealcDHorl J. Delaney of New York said here that opponents of the Federal reunion. It expressed the hope, | however, that Catholics "will ab-I ROCKFORD -- The Most Rev. stain from increasing requests to lLoras T. Lane will preach during obtain still more ample dispensa-Ithe ceremonies of dedication for tions, which would practically l . . me new hquln nigh SChOOl in uas- lead to a total ehmmahon of the Eucharistic fast" ]cade, In November 1st at 2:3 ~.m. Cascade is Bishop in this issue ii Page World News 2 Catholic Charities 3 Weddings 3 Prior to the building of Aquin~~ i two parochial high schools, St. Martin and St. Mary, served the Iowa community Bishop Lane graduated from St. Martin in 1928. Family Clinic 3 The invitation to take part in Requieseant 3 the dedication ceremonies came Mission Column 5 from the Most Rev. Leo Binz, Words and Worship 5 Archbishop of Dubuque, a native Sharing Our Treasure 5 of Stockton and former Chancel- DCCW Page 6 lor of the Rockford diocese. Rural Life Page 7 Doris Answers Youth 8 Legion of Decency 8 St. Vincent's Jottings 9 Hi School News . 9 TV Movie Guide 9 Meet the Clergy 10 Coming Events 10 May They Rest 10 The new Aquin has been erect- ed as a central school to serve 400 students from five parishes in and around Cascade The Rev. Francis A Lana of Truer, Ia is school principal The faculty consists of Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Family KING OF KINGS--This stain- ed glass portrait of Christ the King whose feast will he cele. brated Sunday, October 29, hon- ors Our Lord as the "King and center of all hearts." This year the Feast of Christ the King will bring to a close in many dioceses throughout the United States, a special crusade of "Prayer for Peace" requested by the Holy Father. 1Free World [N Uy eeds On , ITime to Win I / NEW YORK (NC)--Former U.$. [ [president Dwight D. Eisenhower [ ]said here that the Western world /will triumph over communism if ] lit places its trust in its "unique" I ~ spiritual heritage. I,Gem Eisenhower told some 2,- 1500 guests attending the 17th an- [ ~ nual dinner of the Alfred E. Smith ~:~ ! Memorial foundation that the [ ]West has a greater appeal to [ ]world opinion than communism [,because it is committed to spiri- j [ tual values that communists deny. ] |The weakness of communism lies 1 I~!~d'Pth:r!iYee:Dttue~il~t~'7!~hl I g Y ]world opinion and communism [ [ will destroy itself. I [ The former president shared a i ]speaking program with Francis Cardinal Spellman Archbishop of NEW AURORA GRADE SCHOOL--This architect s sketch shows to contain 12 classrooms, a gymnasium, and a cafeteria. Of mud- / the proposed new grade school to be erected at Our Lady of Good ern design, the structure will be of fire-resistant brick, stone and [~e;~er Y ~kMaC~v(V' RNoel~r~n Rocke- yo ooe t Wagner Counsel parish in Aurora in the near future. The new school, to he concrete.--(Herrlin studio photo) [ located on parish property north of thc sisters' convent, is designed,Political Yardstick -=---~-/ Gen. Eisonhower said the com- ,~, ,~a,e, .~#~/ ,~-~ r Al'l'l I " ~=' *I .f /munists view man solely as an -ULaL tU r .n I-amity Kite [economic entity, while the West J also sees him as a spiritual being. = .= 1 ]J~ ~.~ l~4be. /Proof of dedication to spiritual E" lll j [uul au /concepts, he declared, tstheway / r r n k g It1 [ --. / free men help those who are in ,ixt, New Directorlneed. ] ' ], Whether communism succeeds m I WASHINGTON (NC) Fathert for the moment in science, edu- T ~ ' -- cation, economic planning or in- ^ ^,-1- ^, f -kI / John C Knott, head of the Mar " ternational programs is beside the 1 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 1 ~ V" ~= I I L1 1 ~ 1 1 Iriage and Family Apostolate of]point' he declared 1 Ithe Hartford archdiocese for !be,[ The value of a political system past 11 years has neon appomten ~s 1 i for Cuban measured b the ultimate By FATHER With the voice of the Churcl~ty is a long t'ad't'on i 1~ ' Y " JORGE BEZ-CHABEBE ]stilled the Castro regime satu. atholics. Past history attests tolmrect r, o:. me ~am~.y ~ne ou-[destiny of those who live under ' . reau 2~atlonal uatnollC weltare it" h i " " e sa d If it robs man of N.C.W.C. News Service !rated the people with anti-Cath. 'iS fact. When Fulgenclo Ba-Iconf'erence [, l his soul his dlgmt,his freedom, Will Premier Fidel Castro be olic propaganda. And with all sta deposed a democrat'cally m, " " ' " " "Y " able to crush Catholicism in Cuba,[Catholic schools turned into revo. ected government in March,] xne appointment o~ ~amer[lt must be renounced, whatever Knott who will take over the post the ammediate result may be IlutionaIy hotbeds Marxists car 152 Catholic leadeis protested " " where it has been established for " ' " u. November 11 was announc .I o ' " more than four centuries9 |indoctrinate the whole school-age ~d carried on a campaign[ : e~ Must Gain Time . oy .isnop ~nrlstopner a weloon f . 1 ipopulatlon, moughout the island against the[ " ,I The ormer president scored alreany lliS seit-styl~x~ ~octm- 1 : = . ~: lOt bprlngilelU Mass. eplscopail ,thi~ wi ~ u . J - - - - - ' ' Keep Faith UlCtutOi'lUl l'egillle, I 1 -- -- ' I ~ a~[~U~ W~ U~llV~ IIU~I'U ill lst" regime has aepnvea tnel ~ . Imooerator of the NCWC Farmiylthe last -ev=ral ,~,~ho ,a ~. Church of its 350 schools and col-I Youth leaders who felt it their "We nave gone JaCk 20 yearslLife Bureau i ~ ~, ," ~" ' Red than Dead ,' as a 'cruel per le~,es its two universities and 81 patnotm duty to fight against in our h~story because of a coup I c~aritable and social assistance communist domination in Cuba that pretends to substitute force ~ff amer ~n2~- succeeds ~vtsgr. versmn of, the hopes and belief of " . -- 1 [l/'Ylll~ a ~e~iunc wno lei~ tnelAmaripn organizations are persecuted. They are often for right," wrote Juventun, na- r~t ~to,~ho. ~o ~. ~ I --~,-'~ -," . larrested tried on trumped-up tional Catholic Youth magazine.l~oro~ur"La~v~ueeno~'~eav~nI He cited this country's foreign 1~ has also expelieu one UUlU- ' . . v ~ . m ~ ~ A m~,-. m: !charges and given stiff sentences. From 1956 through 1958, more]n~.~ h ~,~ T.~f~ ~o ~.o Womb ]md program as one example of en.o.e.~ -- .- ?~;: ;.o:~,e]Some have been executed ~than 500 Catholic youths were ar-l~ien'r':: V" SaT"l~r~ ~'CUR" *":~i''~'~" [the spiritual approach, and add- ~uuaroo ~oza Masvluai oI rm-I . . I y . t~ ~,I oo. ,:taa a~-i^ 1. va.o:-~ -- a~" priests ~o ~volners*s ~ne uuuan people, except me resteo, tortureu or runeu oy ~a-I ance director of the NCWC Faro- wu . . ~ 1 ters aoua merelrelatwely few Castro fanahcs who,t~sta forces m Santiago alone I'll~, Life" bureau, a~ med~, th ~ ~ .t--* [ We have .made m~stakes .m anu z,4o ,~ s~ . .Y tmay number about 10 per cent of I Catholic groups were in the lof actni- director when Ms~r De lam unts and m the manner of dis. are only anout tz~ prlesI:s leil~ in . . i . e~ e~ " f 1 mbutmn, and m some cases there [the population continue to pray i forefront o the protest aganst[Bfanc left He will continue as[ uuoa to care ior me splrl~ual,' " I to God, to love Our Lady of Char-ithe terrorist tactics of the dicta- assistance director [has been a lack of apprecmtmn of nee