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Official Bishops' Relief Collection D To the Clergy,, Religious and Faithful of the Archdiocese of Seattle Dearly Beloved in Christ: The annual Bishops' Relief Collection will be taken up in every Catholic Church throughout the United S t a t e s on Laetare Sunday March 28. The g e n e r o u s contributions of the faithful to this national collection have, for the past 20 years, enabled the bishops of the coun- try to sponsor the tremendous work of Catholic D Relief Services. This agency has aided more than 30 million needy, men, women and children, in Southern Europe, Africa, the Near and Far East and Latin AmerJ.ca. It has distributed over one and three-quarter billion pounds of surplus food, clothed people in every part of the world and promoted so- cial, educational, health and welfare programs in over 70 countries. It is the largest work of mercy and charity and compassion ever conducted by a non-government agency. D Not too long our Holy Father, Pope Paul ago, VI, quoting from Pope John's two great encyclicals, "Mother and Teacher" and "Peace on Earth", stressed the maternal anxiety of the whole Church for the poor, the needy, the afflicted, the hungry, the suffering and the sorrowing. Last year we contributed the sum of $70,381.86 to this important nationwide appeal. This outstanding response has been increasing year by year and I am D confident that your generous interest in this special appeal will again this year represent an eloquent total of gratitude to the Good Shepherd for the i- total of gratitude to the Good Shepherd for the in- He has showered upon each and every one of us and which we take so much for granted. If we could forget our troubles as easily as we forget our bless- ings, we would probably be a happy people. With every best wish and blessing, I am Devotedly yours in Christ, N. B. The foregoing letter is to be read at all Masses in every Church and Chapel in the Archdiocese on Sunday, March 21. Western Deanery--ACCW The Reverend Pastors of the Western Deanery are requested to make the following announcement Sunday, March 21: The Western Deanery, ACCW, will meet Wed- nesday, March 24, at St. Martin of Tours Parish Hall, Fife. Luncheon will be served at 12 noon and the general meeting will follow. The moderators, all deanery officers, presidents of affiliated organizations and activity chairmen are requested to attend the board meeting at 11:30 a.m. Holy Land Collection D The annual collection for the Preservation of the Holy Places in Palestine is to be taken up in all the churches of the Archdiocese on some Friday evening during the Holy Season of Lent. The Reverend Pas- tors arerequested to forward the proceeds of the col- lcti,on to The Chancery without delay. THE CHANCERY By Order of the Most Reverend Archbishop D March 19, 1965. Leffer Tells FaCal Sg. Fox Acciden Word has come from friends honeymooners . . . They were of the family in Ireland giving a first hand account of the death of Bartholomew Fox, father of Father John P. Fox, pastor of Sacred Heart Church, Battle Ground. Mr. Fox was a sergeant in the police force there. In a letter to the Most Rever- end Thomas Gill, Auxiliary Bishop of Seattle, the tragic circumstances of Mr. Fox's death are described. g, "We were all deeply shocked land heart-broken over the trag- edy," the letter begins. "To add to our sorrow a hun- dred-fold Sergeant Qd Mrs. Fox with their youngest daugh- ter, Eileen, had just left our house an hour before the death. "They had recently purchased a house-site in Headford, four miles from Shrule and had in- tended to have a bungalow built when he retired inautumn. "It was their wedding anni- versary. They were happy as full of the dream house but his heavenly home was only an hour ahead. "He had Holy Communion that morning and a passing priest annointed him as he carried the oils." "He was killed about 500 yards from his own house on the Galway road after leaving us. Some mischief maker had set fire to roadside bushes and there was dense smoke which spoilt their vision. The driver of the on-coming car (from Gal- way) Wobbled directly across the road and there was a head- on collision. "It is generally said Mr. Fox hit the front and was thrown back off the broken seat. He . \\;, died immediately. "Mrs. Fox and Eileen es- caped with minor injuries. I have visited them since the funeral and they are full of courage and resignation. They are truly marvelous." Cursillo Schedule Seattle, April 8-11- Men St. Louise's, Seattle Longview, April 22-25- Men St. Rose's Seattle, April 29-May 2- Women Sacred Heart Church Yelm, May 20-23- Women I Seattle, May 28-31--Men Seattle, June 17-20- Men Yelm, June 24.27- Men Seattle, July 8-11- Women Yelm, July 29-Aug. 1- Men Yelm, Aug. 12-15- Women Vancouver, Wash., Sept. 16-19- Men Ultreyas (Reunion Meetings) Blessed Sacrament -- Second Thursday, 8 pm D Palisades Retreat House -- First Tuesday, 8 pm St. Bernadette's Parish- Fourth Tuesday, 8 pm St. Margaret Mary's, Yelm- Second Sunday, 2 pm (Application forms for attendance at Cursillo may be obtained from Cursillo Secretariat, 907 Terry Ave., Seattle 98104.) Lay Retreat Schedule Visitation Retreat (Women's Retreat House) March 26, 27, 28 St. Benedict, Seattle St. Joseph, Elma The Palisades D (Men's Retreat House) March 26, 27, 28 All Saints, Puyallup St. Andrew, Sumner St. Mary's, Centralia St. Joseph, Chehalis April 2, 3, 4 April 2, 3, 4 St. George, Seattle St. Bernadette, Seattle Our Lady Queen of Heavenl St. Francis, Cowlitz Tacoma Sacred Heart, LaConner Our Lady of Mt. Virgin, Seattle St. Thomas, Riverton I Unassigned : -- ..... :=-: ..... lPope Pleads for, World Needy YORK (NC) m wide relief agency mamtamed December, the Pope told "We all realize more vividly Pope Paul VI appealed to by American Catholics. the U.S. Bishops he saw first that these hungry and sick, U. S. Catholics to assist him in caring for more than a billion persons throughout the world who "are hungry and homeless, cold and sick, lack- ing those basic needs which minister to human dignity and spiritual growth." The Pope reminded Amer- icans they can aid the gigantic mission of mercy by generous contributions to the Laetare Sunday collection for the U.S. Bishops' Relief Fund which will be taken up, generally, in parish churches throughout the coun- try March 28. The papal plea was made in a letter to the US. archbishops and bishops, released here at headquarters of Catholic Re- lief Services -- National Cath- olic Welfare Conference, world- The agency, which gets its principal snpport from the Bishops Relief Fund, operat- ed a program last year which assisted 40 m i 11 i o n needy persons in 73 countries of the world. "Laetare Sunday will find you again asking your generous people, themselves also now more deeply conscious of the plight of their needy brothers and sisters of God's great fam- ily, to' contribute to the Bishops' Relief Fund," Pope Paul said in his letter. "We would have you convey to them our warm appreciation f o r shouldering with us the burden, increasingly heavy, of feeding and caring for the flock of Chirst, His people everywhere." On his historical visit to India hand some of the fruits of your practical love of neighbor." "We are moved by the effec- tiveness of this brotherly as- sistance, and we cannot but en- courage you, venerable brothers, to continue and to in- crease this program on behalf of the poor and undernourished peoples of the world. Such proof of fraternal affection and sym- pathetic understanding cannot but contribute to bring about peace based on justice, charity and mutual respect," Pope Paul wrote. In its globe-girdling work of mercy, CRS-NCWC dispens- es food, clothing, medicines and other relief materials solely on the basis of need-- without regard to religion, color or national origin. these who are without home and without hgpe, wherever they live, are the fatherly concern of all of us who have the pastor- al care of souls, and the fra- ternal concern of mankind in general," Pope Paul wrote to the U. S. bishops. "The poor, and those in what- ever need, are not mere ab- stractions, not mere numbers, not only staggering statistics. Like us and our flocks, they are flesh and bone, heart and soul. They have eyes and ears, they walk and talk and hope and yearn. Like us they suffer when in need, and their needs .are greater and more elemental than we can really appreciate. In a word, these poor are our brothers," Pope Paul continued. Robert Murphy Sister Formation Conference Diplomat Attracts Regional Delegates NCCJ Speaker Robert Murphy, one of the outstanding figures in Ameri- can diplomacy, author, ambas- sador, former personal repre- sentative of the President of the United States, a n d national Catholic co-chairman of the Na- tional Conference of Christians and Jews, will be the principal speaker at the annual Citation Dinner of that organization in Seattle, May 6. To be honored at the four- tcenth of these annual dinners, will be two leading Seattle citi- zens. Melville Monheimer, prom- inent attorney, and Ernest W. Campbell, superintendent of Se- attle publie schools, will receive national citations. Murphy, whose new book, "A Diplomat Among Warri- ors," has received wide ac- claim, is perhaps best known for his work preceding the American invasion of Africa. He is credited with making this invasion possible. He has served in the Cabinet, in the Foreign service in many capa- cities, and in 1952 was named Ambassador to Japan. He re- turned to undertake several presidential missions. Following his resignation from the State Department, Murphy joined Coming Glass Works, and today is chairman of that board. He is known as a dy- namic speaker. Tickets for the Citation Din- ner may be obtained from the offices of the National Confer- ence of Christians and Jews, 701 Seaboard Building. The tele- phone number is MA 2-7310. Dominican Sisters Sponsor i//a Workshop More than a 100 teachers were present for the i/t/a Work- shop sponsored by the Domini- can Sisters of Edmonds and hosted by Sister M. Agatha O.P., principal at Blessed Sacra- ment School, Seattle. Sisters of the Community and lay teach- ers came from schools in Aberdeen, Hoquiam, Bremerton, Everett, Chehalis and Seattle. Also Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Provi- dence Sisters, Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon, joined in the sessions'. Sister M. Bernice OP, and Alan Fisher, from the faculty of the University of Portland's School of Teaching Arts, and Sister M. Ernestine, SSMO, primary t e a c h e r, currently u s i n g i/t/a, conducted the workshop. All have recently worked with Dr. Albert Ma- zurkewicz Ed. D., who pioneer- ed the large-scale research ex- periment on the use of i/t/a at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, who is co-author of the Easy-to- Read i/t/a program. He is cur- rently traveling in the United States training teachers in its use. Mr. Fisher reviewed the i/t/a program and Sister M. Bernice presented the i/t/a alphabet and conducted a transliteration period. S i s t e r M. Ernestine demonstrated a lesson in i/t/a with James Elder, Robert Scott, Dawn Warbrouck, Tim- othy Zech and Colleen Ramsey from Sister Philip Mary's first grade class at Blessed Sacra- ment. Bishop's Dilemma: Hibernians Or Baptists? SHREWSBURY, Mass. (NC) --Red-headed Bishop Bernard Flanagan mrued down an invi- tation to sing Irish ballads with the Ancient Order of Hibernians on St. Patrick's Night in favor of speaking in e Baptist church. "Times have certai_uly changed," said Bishop Flana- gan. He told the story to a group making a retreat at the new diocesan retreat house here. Several months ago, he said, he accepted an invita- tion from the First Baptist church to give one of a series of regular Lenten talks in the church following a dinner there March 17. After that he received an in- vitation from the Hiberians to join them for the night. "But I had to turn them down," he said. "Times have certainly changed." ISSAQUAH -- T h e Eighth Northwest Regional Sister For- mation Conference met March 12 and 13 at Providence Heights with Sister M. Rose Anne CSJ, chairman. Fifty-two delegates attended. The Most Reverend Thomas A. Connolly, Archbishop of Se- attle, addressed the meeting. He congratulated the Sisters on progress achieved and urged them to continue promoting the religious, cultural and profes- sional formation of the Sisters of their Institutes. Mother Mary Loretta FCSP, provincial superior of the Sis- tars of Charity of Providence, welcomed the delegates. Sister Rose Dominic SCL, National Executive Secretary of the Sis- ter Formation Conference, out- lined past work and discussed the 1965 theme. Sister M. Roberta IHM, chair- man, of the Theology Depart- ment of Immaculate Heart Col- lege, Los Angeles, and Mis- tress of the Scholasticate, gave the keynote address, "Religious- Life Formation in the Christian Framework." A panel discussion of "Psy- chological Aspects of Religious Life" was given by Seattle University professors, includ- ing: Father James Royce SJ, head of the Psychology Department; Father Louis Gaff- ney SJ, head of Counseling and Testing Service; Father William Codd SJ, Father Louis Sua- van S J, Dr. William G uppy and Dr. James Reilly. Others on the panel were Brother A. Bernard Casale FSCH, psychologist and social worker for Briscoe Boys School; Dr. Gerald McCarty, clinical psychologist and Dr. Albert Hurtley MD, Seattle psychi- atrist. The discussion was moderat- ed by Sister Rose Amata FCSP. Announcement w a s m a d e that Sister Robert Mary SNJM wilt be chairman for the next biennium with Sister M. Diana OP of the Dominican Sisters of ELECTED AS THE 1965-1966 chairman of the North- west Sister Fornation Conference.are fr0m left: SisterRob- SNJM, of Marylhurst Cotlege, O,,oaad:::vtee chairman Sister M. Diana OP, of Edmonds, Washington. the Holy Cross, Edmonds, vice chairman. Attending the meeting from the Archdiocese of Seattle were: Mother M. Rosena OP, Taco- ma; Mother M. Aquinas OP, Edmonds; Mother Mary L0ret- ta FCSP, Mother Theodore Ma- rie CSJ, with their delegates and Sister M. Stanisia OSB, and Sister Rosemary VHM. Also present were Mother M. Mark, SNJM; Mother Theona OSF; Mother M. Angola SSMO, and Mother M. Leola OSF from the Archdiocese of Port- land; Mother M. Kathleen Clare SNJM; Mother Charlotte Marie FCSP, and Mother M. Joseph OP from Spokane; Mother M. Augustine OSB of Cottonwood, Idaho; and Mother M. Angelus SSA of Victoria, B.C. First Coeds Enter St. Martin's College WELCOME TO ST. MARTIN'S is given by St. Martin's College President Very Rev. Michael Feeney, OSB, who acted as host to women students for the first time in the history of the 70 year old school. The first coeds to have their application as full.time, undergraduate students accepted by St. Martin's are, left, Linda Zander, senior at St. Leo's High School in Tacoma and Wanda Smith, senior at St. Placid's High School at Olympia. The young women will begin their studies at St. Martin's with the opening of the Fall term in September. Italian Regime R 0 M E (NC) -- The center- - left coalition government of Premier Aldo Moro has won a vote of confidence in the ISai- ah Chamber of Deputies after several days of debate On the Communist-backed motion. The no-confidence motion was defeated 329 to 223 March 13. Moro's government was able to override Communist maneu- vers by shuffling the cabinet and bringing ex-Premier Fan- fani in as foreign minister. During the debate prior to the vote, socialist deputies once more called for a review of the concordat between Italy and the Holy See. They maintained that the spirit of the concor- dat's provisions protecting the dignity of the official Catholic Survives Vote Of Confidence religion and the provision for penal sanctions for offending it were not in accord with the Italian constitution w h i e h gusrantees freedom of speech and expression. Specifically,-they cited police action in Rome which closed the performance of "The Deputy," a play critical of the late Pope Pins XII. Friday, March 19, 196S,,_ ; ..... THE PROGRESS-,3: 2()- Year Development Planned for F WC .... SPOKANE, Wash., , Sister Marian Raphael, Fort Wright College president, has announced a 20- year plan for the continued development and expan- sion of the college properties. Announcement of the FWC March '85 Program was made March 17 at a joint meetinz of FWC resents and Spokane business leader=. "Enlargement of our acade- mic and guttural facilities will enable Fort Wright College to meet the demands of increas- ing numbers of college-bound students in the foreseeable fu- ture," Sister Marian Raphael sad. "As e four-year liberal arts college for wcvaen, we have the responsibility of pro- viding classrooms, laboratories, research facilities end housing, -- a total academic atmosphere meeting the highest standards of the traditional women's col- lege." The 58-year old Spokane col- lege for women was moved from the original location to the Fort George Wright. site early in 1961 and the name of- ficially changed from College of the Holy Names to Fort Wright College. "It is our intention to re- tain the historic atmosphere of the property," Sister Mar- ian Raphael said. "Future Construetion will be designed to perpetuate the beauty of construction, the sense of space and the calm atmos- phere that prevails. First concern of the "March '85 Program" will be an over- all plan for roads and buildings on the 76cre site, a projected building program, continued restoration of existing build- ings o the 6-acre site, a pro- jected building program, con- tinued restoration of existing buildings, and landscaping, say the planners. architecture. The Quad is a complex of classrooms and lab- oratories connecting the Biol- ogy building and the Art Cen- ter and used by both depart- ments. The COMMONS, a half- million dollar dining hall, opened in the fall of 1963 con- tains large and small dining rooms for students, faculty and guests as well as a spa- clans lounge for programs and social events. Plans call for a series oL luncheons to be held, bringing college officials and regents in close touch with Inland Empire business men and men. Following the acceptance of an over-all program a time- table for development and ex- pansion of the Fort Wright College properties will be an- nunced, Sister Marian Raphael says ..... Decision Involves American Indian SPOKANE  The firs{ major civil rights decision involving American Indi- ans in over 10O years has been handed down by the Ninth Cir- cuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. The court held, February 11, Since acquiring the Fort that Indians imprisoned by or- Property four years ago, FWC der of Tribal Courts may Seek has constructed two major ad- redress through a habeas car-: ditions to existing buildings, the pus proceeding in a United Music Hall and the Quad, both in keeping with the original New Secretary For Canon Law Commission VATICAN CITY (NC)--Pope Paul VI has named Father Raimendo Bidagor S.J., the new secretary of the Pontifical Commission for the Revision of the Code of Canon Law, which was set up by Pope John XXIII as part of his program for up- States Federal Court: The case, argued by Father Francis Conklin $3", of Gon- zaga University Law School and Melvin Wolf of the American Civil Liberties Union, involved M r s. Madelaine Colliflower, HaVre, Mont. Mrs. Colliflower was sentenced to five days in jail on a charge of having al- lowed her cows to trespass on federal land leased to another person. The tribal counsel argued that the Indian Tribal Courts are beyond the reach of the federal constitution--and that no matter dating the Church. how irregular the proceedings Father Bidagor, a theolog- in Tribal Court had been, it*: tan who is a professor at Rome's Gregorian University, has served throughout the eeumenical council as secre- tary of its Commission on Sacramental Discipline. As secretary of the commission on eannon law revision he succeeds Msgr. Giacomo Vio- lardo, who has become secre- tary of the Congregation of the Sacraments. The Pope has also made two appointments within the Con- gregation of Rites. He named Msgr. Nicola Ferraro pro- moter general of the Faith -- the so-called devil's advocate -- and he appointed Father Melchiorre da Poblandura, O.F.M. Cap., relator general, or head, of the congregation's historical section. I Kindergaren J [ Prayer Dropped WHITEWATER, Wis. (NC)-- A prayer recited by kindergar- ten children in public school here has been dropped on ad- vice of the State.Superintend- ent of Public Instruction alter a parent protested. The children had been saying the following prayer before their daily snack: "Thank you for the world so sweet. "Thank you for the food we eat. "Thank you for the birds that sing "Thank you, God, for every- thing." was beyond the power of the" Federal Courts to correct any- abuse. In reversing, the Court of Appeals held that whatever independent sovereignty In- dian courts possess, they are in part arms of the federal government and, hence, lira. ited by the minimal standards of fairness expressed in the United States Constitution. The decision is expected to have widespread effect on the reform of Indian court systems throughout the western United States. It had been generally( accepted that in tribal pro- ceedings Indians did not enjoy any protection of the provisions expressed in the Constitution. 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