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2--THE PROGRESS Friday,, April 6, 1982 i CITED FOR INTERRACIAL WORK--Cleveland, April 1 (NC)--The Most Rev. Floyd L. Begin, recently named first bishop of the new Oakland, (Calif.) dio- cese, was honored for "helping eliminate intergroup prejudice" during his 13-year pastorate of St. Agnes parish while serving as Auxiliary Bishop here. The award was made by the St. Ahgustine Guild, a Catholic interracial group. Bishop Begin will leave for his new diocese in mid-April. NAMED FOR OBLATE FOUNDERRVal D'Or, Qua., April 2 (NC)A new mining town in the Mata- gami Lake area will be named Mazenod by the Que- bec Government in honor of the founder of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate. This community is one of the best known in Canada and over a period of 121 years has done much in the development of the Canadian West and the Far North. It was founded in 1816 by Bishop Charles Joseph Eugene de Mazenod of Marseilles, France. IN POPE'S HONOR--Vatican City, April 2 (NC) RThe Easter Week festivities of His Holiness Pope John XXIII will wind up with a special concei't in his honor by the orchestra and chorus of the Italian radio-television network. The concert, to be given April 28 in the Vati- ann's Hall of Benedictions, will be conducted by Giannandrea Gavazzeni and will feature pianist Arturo Benedetti-MlehelangelL The program includes work by Monteverdi, Beethoven, Liszt and Rtmsky-Korsakov. USE TORCH ON TABERNACLE  BERLIN, April 1 (NC)--Thieves used a welding torch to open the tabernacle in Premnitz's Catholic chapel in East Germany, reports here state. They stole two chalices and scattered conse- crated hosts on the altar. PROTEST MINE LAY-OFFS--Conception, Chile, CNC)nLay-offs of workers in nearby coal mines have been protested by the Christian Coal Miners' Asso- ciation, which has warned Chilean legislators that violent strikes are on the way unless some solution is found to the coal industry crisis. About 150,000 persons in this area depend upon coal production, which is now down to four days a week, for their livelihood. MADE MINOR BASILICA--London, Ont., April 3 (NC)--St. Peter's cathedral here will be raised to the status of a minor basilica Easter Sunday, April 22. A message from Amleto Cardinal Cicognani, Papal Secretary of State, to Bishop Jdhn C. Cody of London, said His Holiness Pope John XXIII had con- tarred the honor as a commemoration of the 25th an- niversary of the consecration of Bishop Cody, being observed this year. 2,000 STUDENTS AT MASS--Lisbon, April $ 0NC)----Eight priests distributed Holy Communion to 2,000 students from Lisbon University at a special Mass in St. Roch church here offered by the head of portugal's Catholic Action organization, Auxiliary Bishop Jose da Silva of Lisbon. AMBASSADOR RESIGNS--Vatican City, April 3 (Radio, NC)--Argentina's ambassador to the Holy See, Santiago De Estrada, has resigned his post be- cause of the political changes in his country, where President Jose Guido succeeded former President Arturo Frondizi. The latter was ousted by military leaders follow- ing Peronist gains in the March elections. CATHEDRAL BLESSED IN JAPAN---Nagoya, Japan, April 1 (NC)--An overflow congregation took part as the Apostolic Internuncio tO japan conse- crated the nee-Gothic Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul here. One of the finest cathedrals in Japan, the church's twin spires have become a prominent feature of the skyline of this modern city rebuilt from the bombed-out ruins of World War H. The cathedral is "the realization of long-time hopes and plans" of Msgr. Peter Matsuoka, Prefect Apostolic of Nagoya since 1945. -:----:--:---" Peru Has 'Blessed FOR Martin' Year LEHTEN Pen .ti00 lpation of the expected canm TREATS of Bl.,00 de Porres, t h govermnent of Peru has proclaimed 1982 as "Brother Martin's Year." Among those on the national committee for the celebration is Father Manuel Alvarez, pro- vindal of the Doinicen Order, to which the 17th cmRury Peruvian Brother belonged. Ask For SUNNY JIM AT ALL BETTER OROCEKY STORES EASTER CARDS HOLY WEEK MISSALS nee--" . CONFIRMATION GIFTS Catholic Gifts AND I, IURCH GOODS, Inc. Cmhol; $oo/ Sellers '607.609 UNION ST. SEATTL! MU. 2-3929 SISTER GERTRUDE DR. BERENS DR. McMAHON ARCHBISHOP CONNOLLY Hospital Administrator Staff President President.Elect Guest of Honor City Leaders Hear Providence Hospital Development Story Providence Hospital told the story of its current Development Program to a group of community and civic leaders, March 29, at a dinner meeting held in the,nurses' lounge of the hospital. Forty men attended the meeting, including 18 doctors of the Providence Hospihfl: staff. The Most Reverend Thomas A. Connolly, Arch- bishop of Seattle, was guest of honor. In his remarks of encouragement, Archbishop Connolly emphasized the extent of charitable work extended to the com- munity by Providence Hospital. The service annually amounts to from $207,000 to $260,000, the Archbishop said. Sister Gertrude of Providence, administrator, presented a profile of the master plan of hospital development throughout which the philosophy of Progressive Patient Care stood out in relief. Sister Gertrude explained the successive phases of this concePt which includes: 1--the acutely ill patients; -the salt-help, or intermediary, patients, and 3--the long.term, convalescent patients. Providence Hospital will be the first to effect this forward- lodking conpt in the Pacific Northwest, Sister Gertrude said. In his remarks of welcome, Dr. S. N. Berens, president of the staff, recalled the long years of association which many of the doctors:have had with Providence Hospital. In the name of the stff, Je thanked the guests for their interest. William A. McMahon, M.D., president-elect of the medical staff, and executive of the medical planning committee, spoke in behalf of the Providence Hospital "family." Dr. McMahan expressed his confidence that the citizens present would align themselves with Providence to spearhead the campaign program. From this group, stated Dr. McMahan, would come the nucleus of an advisory board. According to the speaker, the first increment in the master plan of development will provide a modern, six-story hospitul addition which will make available 240 private rooms for the acutely ill. Cost of the building, to be erected on 17th Avenue across from the existing building, will be $6,000,000. The Sisters of Charity of Providence, who founded the first hospital in Seattle., are prepared to borrow $3,000,000. Federal aid and civil- inn defense funds are looked to for major financial support. It was announced that the minimum goal for the campaign is $1,S00,000. Dr. McMahon announced that an organizational meeting is scheduled to be held soon at Providence Hospital. Over $50,000 Pledged To Providence, Everett EVERETTAn excess of $50,000 has been pledged by the Development Committee to the Everett Providence Hospital Development Program. This was announced by Paul J. Sevbnich, general chairman, March 30. Mr. Sevenich pointed out that this is not a complete gift of the cocnmittee since gifts of many groups within the committee have not been tabulated. The eventual tabulation, with the gift from this body, will exceed $100,000 Mr: Sevenich stated. The main lobby of the new wing of the hospital will be the memorial of the committee. Mr. Sevenich stressed that there would be a number of select memorial opportunities available within the new wing and residence. Each memorial will be inscribed with the name of the per- sons, firm or organization being honored. ImmacUlate Pupils Depict Religious Communities THESE PUPILS of the School of the Immaculate depict various Religious communities in the Archdiocese and the universality of the Church during the Vocation Day pro- gram in the Seattle school Friday The pupils (from left) and the communities they represent are (first .tow) Detain- go Ramos, Christian Brothers of Ireland; and Johnny Flo- resca, archdiocesan priests; (second row)Marta Fief, Provi. denceSisters; Rosa Enrlc% Sisters of rthe "Good Shepherd; Regina Carrington, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary; Vivian Luna, Dominican Sisters of the Congrega. Minor Seminarians Broadcast: tion of St. Thomas Aquinas (Tacoma); and Yolanda Sal- vado-, and Cherrie Phillips, Sisters of the Holy Names who staff the parish school; (third row) Jennifer Jones, Domini. can Sisters of the Congregation of the Holy Cross (Rosary Heights); Elaine Echaurre, Frandscan Sisters; Susan Crouse, Carmelite Sisters; Michele Carlington, Missionary Sisters: of the cd Heart; and DiaVb Sisters of .-St,:Joseph..of;. Neark. The vocatWpm ::was' spon- sored:byeSeatthSerra Club. :"?" '/i?i!ii:  ' :  i L '. I : Prayer, Study, Recreation Are Provided At St. Edward's ) the Roman Catholic Priesthood in the Pacific Northwest. To ) achieve its highly specialized purpose, St. Edward's es'nploys i a definite program of preyer, study and zeereation, just as i the ,Air Force Academy, for example, has a set program of i physical and mental training to prepare the nation s future, jet i pilots for their task of defend- ing :odr country. i Today we shall consider the spiritual aspect of this pre- paration at the seminary. Be- cause the goal of the seminary student is to be a religious leader; he must develop a knowledge and love of God whom he is to serve and bring to others. Also, since the Earlier we mentioned priest is to pattern his own life that St. Edward's Semin- after the earnplo of Jesus ary in Kenmore, em- Christ, he must do his very braces the four years of best to acquire the virtues and high school and the first chareeteristios of his exemplar. two years of college of liberal Everything the student does in arts--all this but still much the seminary, then, is devoted , to this spiritual goal. An im- more' It is an institution for portant feature of the training the training of young men for gwen at St. Edward's is that ,I every action of the day be. comes a part of the spiritual progrem. From the first me- meat of rising to the time for lights out at the end of day, the student lives in constant intimacy with God. Every class, study period, and meal begins and ends with prayer. Every action of the day is consecrated to God, to do Him honor and to help the student prepare for his life as a priest. All these things tend to form a true spiritual atmosphere et St. Edward's, an atmosphere permeated with the Christian virtues of faith, reverence, and hrotherly love. Beside general atmosphere, however, there are a number of spiritual exercises in which all the stu- dents take part and in which they receive particular prepara- tion for their sacred calling. We shall consider three of these. The first is a formal devotion called M e n t a I Prayer. The main purpose of this exercise is to help the student to grow in the knowledge and appreci- ation of the truths of his faith and to put them into practice in his daily life. This type of prayer con. sists in choosing for con- sideration a particular truth about God, or an event from the life of Jesus Christ, or some virtue. The student ponders the subject slowly and prayerfully, making an application of it to his own life and asking God to help him improve himself by put- ting it into practice. Another devotion designed to increase both knowledge and practice of things spiritual is the reading of spiritual books. The most important of these, of course, is the Bible. As a fu- ture preacher of the Word of God, the student hasparticular interest in the Bible, an inter- est cultivated by daily reading and frequent explenatieas of its passages sought out in class and in his own personal medita- tion Other spiritual books in- clude lives of Jesus Christ and the saints, books treating the religious life, and books spe- cifically on the priesthood. The general aim of both Mental Prayer and this type of reading, then, is to in- crease the student's knowl- edge of God and of the things pertaining to God, all of which will form the basis of his work as a priest. Frora this brief sketch, it can be seen that the spiritual pro- gram ia paramount in the train- ing of a student at St, Ed- ward Seminary. 'With Simplicity Of Heart,' Pope Greets Presbyterian Leader O VATICAN CITY, April 1 (Radio (N.C.)"With the simplicity of my heart I thank you for your visit." That was how His H o 1 i n e s s Pope John XXIII greeted the Rt. Rev. Archibald C. Craig, Moderator of the Church of Scotland, when the top Presbyterian leader responded to a prece- dent-shattering invitation to call on the head of the Roman Church. Dr. Craig revealed in a Rome press conference later that his 45-minute meeting with Pope John March 28 had been a cor. dial one. He said that at one point, the conversation "touched upon the matter of peace and, in this respect, Pope John de- clared that 'the peace of the world has two bases: truth and freedom'." Dr. Craig had come to Rome to join in celebrating the 100th anmversary of St. Andrew's Presbyterian church Merch 25. The long-planned trip followed a fortnight's visit to the Holy Land. Last fall, after Dr. Craig had let it be known that he hoped to pay a courtesy call on the Pope, the question was submitted to a special body of the Church of Scotland's general assembly. Despite opposition on the part of some Scottish Calvinists, the report was favorable; the spe- cial committee said that "any invitation from the Pope would be warmly welcomed." The in- vitation to Dr. Craig to visit Pope John was issued through the Secretariat for Promoting Christian U n i t y, one of the preparatory agencies for the ecumenical council. Dr. Craig's meeting with the Pope was described by both s i d e s as a private courtesy visit. As with previous Vatican calls by heads of other Chris- tian denominations, no photo- graphs of the meeting were published and there was no dis- cussion of religious differences. The Pope received Dr. Craig in his study at ll:15 a.m. and conversed with him privately through interpreters. The Vatican City daily news- paper, L'Osservatore Romano, said of the meeting: "His Holiness was pleased to underline the great quali- ties of religiousness, and the tenacious and intelligent in- dustry of the Scottish people among whom there have al- ways been--but especially in our times--illustrious scien- tists to distinguish themselves and merit the attention of the haman family." The paper went on to say that the Pope else called the Moderator's attention to the fact that a Scotsman, William Cardinal Heard, sits in the Col- lege of Cardinals, and t h a t among the pontifical seminaries of Rome "there is a flourishing college of students from that noble nmion." At the conclusion of the audi- ence, two of Dr. Craig's fellow ministers were received by the Pope. They are the Rw. Stuart Louden, chairman of the Church of Scotland's committee on relations abroad, and the Rev. Alexander MacLean, pas- tor of St. Andrew's in Rom. There was an exchange of gifts ttt the conclusion Of hhe meeting. Dr. Craig presented the Pope a silver bookmark embroidered with a celtic mo- tif featuring a cros bearing the image of the sixth.century Apostle to Scotland, St. Co- lumba, The Pope reciprocated with medallions of his pontificate, and bound copies of the acts of the diocesan synod of Rome two years ago and of "The Activities of the Holy See in 1961." In his press conference later, Dr. Craig indicated he had been impressed by Pope John's references to the unity "brethren in Christ." He said the Pope elaborated on this score, and that "when tra. lated, I found this correspond- ed Closely with what I had tried to say to members of St. Andrew's church a couple of days ago." Asked what might result the meeting, Dr. Craig replied, "I don't know what to say," Later in the day, however, he said he anticipated "good re- suits from this visit." He made this remark on visiting Augus- tin Cardinal Bea, S.J., presi- dent of the Secretariat for Pro- moting Christian Unity. The S c o t s Calvinist added that he had been moved by his visits to Rome's ancient Christian shrines, such as the catacombs and the excevatior under St. Peter's Basilica. Dr. Craig was the fourth major non-Catholic leader to see the Pope in less than 16 months. The Most Rev. Geof-., frey Francis Fisher, then h of the 40-million member Any glican Communion, visited Pope John December 2, 1960, becom- ing the first Archbishop of Can- terbury to meet a pope since the Church of England severed its ties with the Holy See 400 years earlier. Like Dr. Craig, Archbishop Fisher stopped Rome after a pilgrimage Holy Land. The Rt. Rev. Arthur Lich- tenburger, Presiding Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States, conferred with the Pope for 40 minutes last November IS while en route to the New Delhi assembly of the World A Council of Churches. i Another American Protestant recei'ed by the Pope was the Rev. Dr. J. H. Jackson of Chi- cago, president o f t h e five. million-member National Bap- tist Convention. He met the Pope December 20, 1961. Changes In Mass Possible (Continued from Page 1) In connection with these re- ports, Vatican circles cite that the press service of the prepa. ratory commission, comment- ing on possible matters under,. discussion during the sesstomi  devoted to the liturgy, call0d attention to the goal .that the lexgest possible n u m b e r of Catholics be able to assist at Mass more fully and dcnoutly. :The press service also noted t b a t The liturgical move- ment of this our age, with it studies concerning the origins and evolution of various parts i of the Mass, has certainly fa- vored a more precise aware.: hess of those additions whlcl  over the centuries ha,,e oh,, fuscated the clarity and en- cumbered the simplicity of: the original rite." 'Mater t Mag|stra', Symposium Planned NOTRE DAME, Ind. (NC)-- A symposium on His Holniess Pope John XXI!I's encyclical Mater et Magistra will be held May 5 at the University of Notre Dame. Father Benjamin L. 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