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Members of the Catholic Wo- men's Apostolate of Aurora en- joyed a potluck supper Friday, +Dec. 19, at the home of Mrs. Thomas Mulligan. Special guests Monsignor M. A. Schumacher and the Rev. Herman Meilinger, mod- erator, received spiritual bouquets from the group. The two radio skits to "Put Christ Back into Christmas"-were read to those pres- ent and everyone joined in singing Christmas carols. Court Elgin 1195, Catholic Daughters of America will hold the next meeting Tuesday, Jan. 27, 1953. Miss Foley was chairman of the December party, assisted by the vice regent, Lucille Zubeck, and the lecturer, Mrs. John Flood. The Revs. Thomas Bermingham and Jo- seph Rojemann were guests of honor. Mrs. May E. Egger gave sev- eral dramatic readings. Members brought gifts for the men and wo- men at St. Joseph's Home for the Aged, Freeport. the national convention held re- cently in Milwaukee, Wis. St. Ann's society of St. Joseph's parish, Elgin, ,at the December meeting installed as officers for 1953: Mrs. Joseph Westerman, president; Mrs. A. B. John, vice president; Mrs. Alfred Klinger, re- cording secretary; Mrs. William MeEnerney, financial secretary; and Mrs. Refugio Magana, trea- surer. The next meeting will be Sun- day, Jan. 4. Mrs. Robert J. Schmelzle enter- tained members of the Thomist Club at Freeport, in her home. The Rt. Rev. Msgr. C. F. Conley spoke to the members on "Religion Our Most Vital National Asset." Mrs. M. B. Downes and Mrs. Jo- seph E. Duffy were co-chairmen of the silver tea conducted by the Aquin Home-School association, Freeport, for the Dominican Sisters last Sunday afternoon. The Rev. Walter J. Ryan ad- Sister Mary Cleophae, manager dressed members of St. Anne's of the business office at St. An- society, St. Mary's parish, Elgin, at thony hospital, Rockford, and Sis- the December meeting. New offi: ter Mary Gregory of the pharmacy, cers named for 1953 are: Mrs. will spend Christmas at the home Thomas Sunderman, president; of relatives in Germany. For the Mrs. Richard Dobbert, vice presi- first time in 20 years, the Sisters dent; Mrs. Harrison Giertz, secre- will have an opportunity to visit tary, and Helen Klebes, treasurer, the scenes of their early years. The Altar and Ro-------sary society at Mr. and Mr~hael Healy, St. SS. Peter and Paul Parish, Cary, in James parish, Rockford, heard re- 1953 will be directed by: Mrs. Paul cently that their son, Thomas Wil- Wenzel, president; Mrs. John Her- liam, is a chief aviation electronics rison, vice president; Mrs. Merge man in the U. S. Navy. Thomas Kvidera, secretary, and Loretta Healy is a graduate of St. Thomas Kalteaux, treasurer. The Rev. high school. He enlisted at the age Francis Kilderry, pastor, and the of 17 and has made a career of the Dominican Sisters were guests of service since 1940. He is married honor at the December meeting, and the father of two children. Madonna fraternity of the Third St. Ann's sodality of St. Peter's Order of St. Francis will observe parish, Rockford, holds the annual the 25th anniversary of their as- Christmas party Friday, Dee. 19, tablishment in Aurora in 1953. At in the Catholic center at 839 N. the December meeting, Mrs. Fred Main street at 1:30 p.m. Sister Ambre, prefect, and Mrs. Joseph Servile will direct the children of l~Ienzl, vice prefect, reported on the parish school in a program of ic. The Rev. Francis P. Ken- will deliver an address. Offi- will then be elected for the coming year. Mrs. Ed Keenan and Mrs. Ralph Where Women Shop Taylor are co-chairmen. For Men~S Mrs. R. A. MacHa---'---tton, president Christmas Gifts o2 st. Anne's society, Holy Angels parish, Aurora, welcomed all the 119 N. Main -- Rockford members of the society at a Christ- mRs potluck dinner in the hall of the new parish church. ! Reid's Fish Mrket ! Mrs" Ralph Davis was general chairman of a Christmas sale con- FISH---OYSTERS----SEA FOODS ducted by the Altar and Rosary DIAL 3234 society of St. Mary s parish, Ster- ling. Lunches were served to the 1225-27 Broadway--Rockford students of the parochial school and Newman high school at noon , time. I JOHNSON & C.Y.R. Hohday Hop WIESLAND - Plastering Contractors Acoustical Treatment No Job Too Large or Too Small 1353 Fourth Ave., Tel. 3-3322 ROCKFORD Coming Events Fine Furniture and Carpets k4odern and Traditional Styles to Correctly Dec- orate Your Home At Real Savings. House of Lindberg Broadwar gth St. Rockford, Ill. Main Galena, IPreeoort, EIL Rockford Dec. 28--Pre-New Year's Holi- day Party & Orchestra Dance-- Catholic Center--9 to 12. Jan. 17--Dance--Knights of Co- lumbus Clubrooms--auspices Cane club of St. Bridget's parish. Jan. 28 -- Winter Benefit Party --Muldoon Education Auxiliary. Feb. 17--Pre-Lenten Card Party --St. Thomas High School Patrons Club. Feb. 15--Surprise Party -- St. Bridget's Parish hall -- auspices Cana Club. March 22 -- Athletic Banquet-- St. Thomas High School Patrons Club. April 18 -- Ham Party -- St. Thomas High School Patrons Club. April 22 -- Annual Spring Card Party -- Muldoon Educational Aux- iliary. Aurora Dec. 26--Annual Holiday Dance --Midwes~ Country Club--Hinsdale --auspices Marmion Alumni Asso- ciation. Feb. 4-5 -- Annual Card Party --Madonna High School Auxiliary. Dixon Dec. 20---Food Sale---Dixon Paint Shop--sponsored by the Catholic C. Morreol Nominated mester of 1953. Don FIah~rty, now president of the Newman club, For Vice President Post placed Mr. Morreal's name in nom- ination. Election of officers will Champaign--Charles Morreal, a take place Sunday, Jan. 4, 1953. son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Morreal, Mr. and Mrs. Morreal are the St. Anthony's parish, Rockford, at parents of six children. The oldest the last meeting of the Newman daughter is married. Charles, the ..... oldest boy, is a senior at the Uni- club m the Umverslty of Ilhnms v r i" of I'll " "" "" rreal i- w i . . e s ty I no]s. mr. lvio s as nom nated for wee-president employed by the Illinois Gas-Elect- of the club during the spring se~ ric company at Rockford. Season's Greetings Fair Department Store Rockford Loves Park WANTED I The Augustinian Fathers at St. Thomas High School, Rock- [ ford need the services of a married couple for housekeeping and | maintenance work. Applications should be made to Ft. Prior o I the Principal at St. Thomas High School in Rockford | I Women's club. 0( or Freeport -- -- T Dec. 21--Annual Christmas Pro- gram--The Aquin Choral Club--- E. J. G A L L A G H E R 8 p m --Aquin Auditorium Dec. 26 -- Alumni C'hristmas PLUMBING & HEATING CONTRACTOR Formal--Aquin Auditorium.. 1604 Huffman Blvd. Rockford sgec. 27 -- Dancing tarry -- Knights of Columbus Hall. Morrison I Dee. 20~-,Christmas Bake Sale-- Rockford Standard Furniture Co. I Gallentines Care -- auspices St , Mary's Altar and Rosary Society. ~ I St. Charles FINE FURNITURE AT LOW PRICES I Feb. 17_-::Spring Card Party -- "" ...... T ...... ' St. Patricks Parish Hall--sponsor- I IOO ! ith :it., el. Z-~577 Rockford I ed by St. Patrick's Women's club. | April, 9--Spring Style Show--St: -- J Patrick s Parish Hall--sponsored by St. Patrick's Women's club. i -,~ ~--.__l -_--.J l II ~ I April 12--Card Party--sponsored IlL I + %~UCII ann ,umoer I by the Alumni of Mt. St. Marys'j 1 Tel. 3-5419, 1228 Cedar St., Rockford, IlL I Academy. _ ar m m MILLWORK--'4RON FIREMAN STOKERS I April 16 17 Spring Kummage__ ~ Sale--St. Patrick's Parish ,Hall-- ~ 9 to S--auspices St. Patrick s Wo- I~ ................... men's club. Sublette I ,Z:~~::,?7.:.. I Dec. 21--Annual Christmas en-II .... ~'-. _-: .... _ .... I tertainment -- St. Mary's School I ,uo Koc~o,a ,,u. mas. ,e,epnone ~-o~ea I Auditorium--2 p.m. [ will be a feature of the evening. --~-- P'--- Eddie Sautel and More DeVlieger will entertain. The orchestra will be under the direction of AI Grace. "FU R N I Friday, Jan. 2, is the annual New Year's Dance. "Mistletoe Magic" is I[ 218 S. Main St. 3-0423Ill TE'. ~:?O72~2 ST. I ROCKFORD chairmen are Margie Gustafson II II and Arthur Southwood. WINNEBAGO AUTO WRECKING Rock . .,-,, ,,.,,,.rs, AND PARTS CO. BR?ADWAY MARKET Mothers Club Set Party 1050-1040 Kilburn Ave. THE FINEST IN MEAT Rockford--The Sisters of the LARGEST STOCK OF NEW AND USED C. Andrews, Prop. parish school and members of St. PARTS IN THIS AREA 1536 Broadway Rockford, IlL Anthony's Mothers' club and PTA will have a Christmas party Sun-Dial 2-0618- Rockford, Illinois day, Dec. 21, from 2 to 4 p.m. in I the school music room. Mrs'. Frank .....,. ROCKFORD LUMBER Cascio and Mrs. Joseph Pernaciano Uttlce :)upplleS AND FUEL CO To Be Held Dec. 22 are chairmen. Refreshments will be served to McFARLAND OFFICE A complete nine of Rockford--Dave Donahue and those in attendance following theEQUIPMENT CO. BUILDING MATERIALS~FUEL and Kay Roach are co-chairmen of the program of entertainment. 3-0427 FUEL OILS CYR Holiday Hop to take place in 227 South Church St. ELECTRIC HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES = : : : : FOR THE OFFICE Phone 3 0442:[10 I STATE the Catholic "center on TuesdaY l~ EVERYTHING " Violin, Guitar, Wind Instruments, J U LIAN Accordion and Piano Instruments LoQned [H Sterling Rosaries III Pro,. Ill Funeral Directors I In Belvldere 109VS So. State St., Phone 92 BLUE BIRD DIAMONDS $25 and Up CARL LINQUIST, Jewelry, Silver 1137 Broadway, Rockford Bride and Bridegroom Prayer Books HUNTER & CUTTING ROCKFORD TRUST BLDG. ROCKFORD Rockford III. 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