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January 16, 1944
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Sunday, January 16, 1944 Lecture Series For i Non-Catholics In Aurora Jan. 16-23 Our Lady of Good Counsel Church has arr'mged an opportun- ity for their' non-Catholic relatives and friends to receive first-hand information about the largest and eldest christian religion. Our non- Catholic friends are frequently mis- Heaven. Questions and difficulties from the audience and the Question Box will be auswered each evening by the speaker. Father Lilly has had years of ex- perience in conferences and dis- cussions with thousands of non- catholics of every variety of re- ligious conviction. A cordial invitation is extended to Catholics and non-Catholics alike. Attendance involves no obli- gation. There are no fees, col- lections or further respomuibilties. For fuz'ther information call Aurora 9880. informed about our religion. Father Lilly assures non-Catholics of a i sincere treatment of the Church, St. Joseph's Study her ply)gram, and observances. The c*x:lentials of Christ and Club To Present His Church are adequate. They are Play Jan. 16-17 Reverend Warren C. Lilly, S.J. Juminous with the divine and su- pernatural. These facts and truths will be presented at 8 o'clock each evening of the week January 16-23, under the :following subjects: SlJNDAY The Catholic Peace Movement. MONDAY The Catholic World Civilization. TUESDAY The Catholic and Non-Catholic Bibles. WEDNESDAY Confession and priestly Absolu- ;ion. THURSDAY The Lord's Supper--Catholic Worship. FRIDAY The Godhead of Chrst--Phe Sac- Heart. SATURDAY The C2lentials of the All-Nation Religion. SUNDAY Immortality, lesrTxeton, and Aurona.--Final touches are be- ing given to the three-act Comedy, 'Life Begins at Sixteen,' which will be presented by the members of the St. Joseph's Study Club on Sunday Jan. 16 and Monday, Jan. 17 at 8 o'clock in St. Joseph's Hall. This comedy of youth px)vides plenty of entertainment for young anti old as its characters represent persons with whom we ordinarily associate. Miss Rose Linden is di- recting the play. The following are the cast of characters in order of appearance: Paul Hollis, an imaginative boy of 16--Eugene Weber; Hilda, a Swedish hired girl--Lois Schu- reacher; Mrs. Jessie Hollis, the mother--4oan Ulrich; Mr. Harry Ho]lis, 4,he fataer--lZaymond Kar- theiser; Frannie Ho]lis, Paul's twin sister--Elaine Conrad; Marjorie Hollis, an abler sister--Violet Mo]- dovan; Crandall Sm.vthe, a man !with means--Jack Adams; George Gordon, a man without means-- Richard Amble; Snookie Hollis, 10 yrs old & ging strong--MaNe Hopp. Members of the 'Secret Seven': Theo A rbuckte--Richard Cod- dinRon; Pide Mille.r--Dolings; Assel]; Fattie Zimmer--Edward :Leon; Daisie Jenkins--Arlene Mil- ]en; Boots Bennett--Josephine Krant; Elsie Taggart, a bank tel- ler-Anne Dieser. A specialties program will be arranged to take care of intervals between acts. Nurses' Retreat At St. Charles' Hospital Aurora. -- A 3-day Retreat for all nurses at St. Charles Hospital will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 11 at 7:30 P. M. and continue all day Wednesday and Thursday, cloing Friday morning. Our Lady Of Good Counsel Holy Name Men Enroll 200 Aurora.--On Thursday evening, Jan. 13, approximately '2.00 mem- bers were enrolled in the Holy Name society of Our Lady of Good Counsel parish at a meeting in the church hall. Designated as the Father Meilinger class, in tribute to the new pastor, each member received a copy of the Holy Name manuel and button. At this meet- ing plans were completed for the joint reception of Holy Communion at the eight o'clock Mass on Sun- day, Jan. 16, by members of the Hoty Name society and the Fath- er's club of the parish. Under the dissection of the so- cieties' officers for 1944: F. N. Weber--President" Win. B. Chawgo--Viee-President; George H. Wittry--Reeording Secretary; Fnank Heimann--Financial Sec- retary; Clarence De Geeter--Treasurer; the drive for new members was completed in two weeks. The par- ish was divided into two zones with a co-chairman in charge of each territoyy. The zones were divided into five distxicts with a captain in charge of each district. Each captain was given th1ee two-men teams who "weze to call on from four to ten men each. Seventy- two members of the society were active upon the membelhip com- . mittee. After the reception ceremony last Thursday night, Father Meilinger eangratulaqd the membership com- mittee upon the splendid represen- tation they had secured for the society among the men of the par- ish. To the new membm he also addressed words of congratulation and indicated some of the activities planned for Holy Name men dur- ing the coming year. Entertain- men and refreshments followed the initiaOon tax.monies. Alter, Rosary Society Card Party Jan. 16 Aurora.--The officers and coun- cillors of the Altar and Rosary So- ciety of Holy Angels church met at the home of Mrs. Ronald Gaff Sunday to arrange for a card party to be held in the parish hall Sun- day Jan. 16. Mrs. Randall Bowers was named General chairman, and Mrs. Gaff, co-chairman. Members af the various commit tees are: Tk'kets, Mrs. Gaff, chair- man, Mrs. Hazel Reedy, Mrs. John Ails, Mrs. Clarence Abens, Mrs. Louis Houlne, Mrs. Emil Weiss, Mrs. Robert Blackwood, Mr-. John I ............ The Very Reverend Canrad Hillenbrand, Mrs. Jacob Wittry, .| w m e ',nce wm Toveihe, 1.%C., Superior of the Mrs. George Breier, Mrs. Homer I Stok and eeder Cfle Sacd Heart Mission Seminary at Fuquey, Mrs. James Quinn, Mrs. O. ! Arrivin Weekl Geneva, Illinois, will conduct the E. Devin and Mrs. G. H. Klein; I g Y i Retreat. i refreshments, Mrs. Clarence Aborts, I BowJing Cattle Co. n l-- c. w. y rmion Milita Ma ry Accedit urslng I I! Amra.--One-hundr nd ineAurora, W. J. Van der Meer, 70 S May St., Am'ova ad R. F. . l II eade00 c]ass,00ed the Ma,'-I -: ........... I' II mion ,onor Roll :for the secomtlvlTor.y,c,ales.won._the];tin.i.on, ..----.--,,,,------.v ..--,,,n.. grading period. With only ,io[of 1e Honor Cadet: eniors--R. B. more wek to the semesl.r ex-! Ackerman, Logoocee and T. M. aminations, a zereral scholastic j Ba.m, Chica; juior::-A. W.. onocatJon was hekl for  pur- Cook, A'urora, . . mnuernne, m- o the Scmred Heart )ur Years High School Required Send #o loguo ILLI NOtS "  ] 14 OOWNR CI.EANm ANO DYERS ORIfNIL AO OOMllC, IULI CUF.AIII AURORA, n.L. ST. 0S4PH /dEl SPITL AURORA. LUHOIS A aeexlited cheel of nuretng eea. daeAed by tim $Im of rey. Por High 8eheel eqtrived. Thia .ehl aim meeredited r elvlMt U? . Nanm  st.dents. P. F. SCHUSTER Plumbing -- Healing 2o semet l#hono 44 ::. Ill. pose of reviewing the wrk already done ad  emcoura the entire cadet rps amd each individual cadet to make a aine eff"t in study as a preparation for the ex- aminations rand a suooessful cam- brian of e]'k for tim first se- mester. For the vitalization ef sdy, discussion of methods of study and motlvn for study were premmted by Father Joseph, headmur, .Captain ao, P.M.S., & T. al Captain Bednard, su- pervisor ad Father Hube% Chap- lain. In recognition e good work per- formed during the past ]'ading period, the honor roll was pub- licly read. Each cadet rose as his name was called in his lroup; a special honor presentation wasl extended to the distinguished cadets as their names were called. They! were presented from the stage of l the auditorium, i Honors f te Distinguished ! Cadet were won by five cadets: se-i or, R. F. Karteiser, '/) Highi St., Aurora; rnor, R. M. lr, 912 Pralre, Aurora; homors-- D, L. Sctmler, 270 High St., eago, J. C. Ertel, Aurora, F. E. Giaeomarr, St. Cmrles, C. A. Leahu, Iliana Harbor, J. A. May, Aurora, W. L. odaff, Aurora, 3. L. Orso, Aurora, L. A. Quigley, Wilmington, G. J. Staek. Eola, and R. F. Totman, Claire, Ill.; sopho- mores--A. C. Esser, Aurora, R. L. Gorecki, Aurora, W. J. Hoan, Aurora, J. E. oran, Wheaten, P. Mexico City Clergy Granted Faculties For Extra Masses Mexico, City, Jan. 10--(NC)-- By virtue of o circular addressed to oil the priests of the Archdiocese by the Most Rev. Luis M. Mortinez, Archbishop of Mexico, vicars far- Din, pastors, vicars and other priests hove been granted the nec- essary licenses and faculties to celebrate two and three Masses, according to the needs within their respeclive parishes or churches, on Sundays and Holy Days, from now until Jan. 1, 1945. Issuance of this circular instruc- tion has been necessary because there ore not enough priests in the Archdiocese to serve the spiritual needs of the people. Australian Woman, 91, Travels 600 Miles To See Nephw Ordained Melbourne, Australia, Jan. 10.-- (NC)--A Brisbane woman, 91 years of age, traveled 600 miles to attend the oxxlination of her nephew, the Rev. Father Bourne, as a Marist missionary, by the Most Rev. Norman Gilroy, Archbishop of Sydney. Nineteen members of the Society of Jesus, including three refugees from iIongkong, were ordained at Sydney. The number included nine Jesuits who had been wholly trained in Australia. Heretofore, scholastics of the Jesuit commun- ity had received part of their training ahroad, but the war con- ditions prevented this in th,; case of the nine new priests. chairman, Mrs. I. D. Devine, Mrs. Edward Perkins, M. L. B. Small, Mrs. Elmer Konen, Mrs. Edward Marsh, Mrs. M. A. Frieders, Mrs. Emil Weiss, Mrs. Fred Darimont and Mrs. John Ails; tables, Mrs. George Greiter, chairman, Mrs. Homer Fuquey, Mrs. Louis Houlne, Mrs. Albert Frieders, Mrs. William Hem:y and Mrs. William Collins; special awards, Mrs. R. Hufflund, and table awads, Mrs. J. J. Wittry. COMPLETEL Y AI Sister Mary Elizabeth Dies At St. Charles Hospital January 10 Aurora.--Sister Mary Elizabeth of the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart, stationed at St. Charles Hospital, for the past twelve years, (lied on Monday morn- ing, Jan. 10, in her seventy-ninth year. The Rev. Robert E. Buck]ey, chaplain of the hospital, celebrated Solemn Requiem Mass on Wednes- day morning, Jan. 12 at ten o'clock. The Rev. C. A. Henke], pastor of St. Theresa of Jesus parish, Aurora, was deacon and the Rev. N. J. Thiry, pastor of St. Charles Bar- romeo parish, Hampshire, subdea- con. The Ray. Paul Tuchlinsky, chaplain of St. Anthony's hospital, Rockford, was master of cere- monies. Tim Ray. Nicholas Chris- toffel, O.F.M., Vicar Monialis in the archdiocese of Chicago, preach- ed the sermon. Sister Elizabeth was bm'n Feb. 4, 1865 in Cross Village, Michigan. She is sure red by one brother and several nieces and nephews living in that community. In 1894 Sister Elizabeth entered religion as a member of the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart, hose Moth- erhouse is in Joliet, Illinois. May she rest in peace. Australia's Most Decorated Air Officer Is A Catholic Melbourne, Australia, Jan. 9. (NC)--Warrant Officer Norm:,.n Williams, a Catholic, holds the dis- tinction as the most decorated non- commissioned officer in the Royal Australian Air Force. Warrant Officer .Williams, who was educated by the Josephine Sis- ters and the Marist Brothers, num- bers among his decorations the Conspicuous Gallantry Medal and the Distinguished Flying Medal with Bar, with which he person,lly was invested by King George VL Office Supplies Greetin0 Cords Gorne and Toy: Fountain Pens Denmson Good, BOOKS AND BIBLES PARTY GOODS PARAMOUNT STATIONERS Phone 9309 24 Fox Stree R-CONDITIONED THE DALEIDEN MORTUARY High and Liberty Streets * Aurora, Illinois AMBULANCE SERVICE DIAL 20586 ROOFING - - SIDING.- - INSULATION BIRD PRODUCTS 12 inenth to Pay Eimetes Free. MALCOR ROOFING COMPANY MARRY M. THEISEH 2t9 Woodrwn Ave Phone 6479 Aurora, IlL Aurora rrinadl Cre41 st @ash rvlese Bedy Shop AURORA BODY SHOP FRAME AND AXLE SERYI! Fnde  8ody tepairing Painting Uphotslering Tops Lmet Schlitz J J Thomasson (]. Jtlngls, Jilra, T. W, J.V- PHON 5313 60 S. lver St anaugh, Aurora, V. "A. Marx,,, Aurora, E. L. Phillips, Cleveland, l| C. E. 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