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New Orleans Catholic School Warns World Needs Ii Irn p Peace Of Christ Enrol ents Re orted Soaring NEW ORLEANS, April 24 (NC)--Catbolic school universal wave of admiration and which the Christian apasto- SHELTER FOR HOMELESS ANIMALS--Col- enrollments here are soaring, despite segregationist predictions of a "mass boycott' in protest against wood, B.C., April 24 (NC)--A 72-year-old English- born nun, founder of a religious community, operates a shelter for neglected animals here. Mother Cecilia Mary, foundress and prioress of the Benedictine Sisters of the Love of Jesus, has been directing the Good Shepherd Home for Strays since December, 1960. A director of the Canadian Council for Animal Welfare, she says that "every dog or cat which is taken into the shelter can be sure of care for the rest of its life." -POPE GETS NEW CARVatican City, April 22 (Radio, NC)wThe newest model limousine produced by the Italian automobile company, Alfa Romeo, has been presented to His Holiness Pope John XXIII. It is the fifth automobile to be given to Pope John since 1958 and the second of Italian manufacture. Other nations whose automobile firms have gLven cars to the Pope are France, Germany and the U.S. FIRST TO VOLUNTEERBelra, Mozambique, April 22 (NC)--Dr. Luciano San Sebastian Artesga, 35-year-old Spanish pediatrician, has arrived here to work as a medical missionary. He is the fLrst doctor to volunteer for such work in Mozambique, Portugese east African territory. TRAINING PROGRAMS SCHEDULED--Wash- |ngton, April 22reTraining programs designed to pre- pare priests, Religious and laymen for apostolic work among Spanish-speaking persons will be offered this summer at the Catholic University in Ponce, P.R. The courses will be conducted by the univer- sity's Institute for Inter-Cultural Formation, which was founded in 1947 under the patronage of Francis Cardinal Spellman, Archbishop of New York. Director of the institute is Father Theodore E. McCarrick, assistant to the vice rector and dean of students at the Catholic University of America here. INTRODUCES SURPLUS PROPERTY B I L L Washington (NC)--Rep. John S. Monagan of Con- necticut has introduced a bill (H.R. 11379) to per- mit government surplus property to be donated to schools for the mentally retarded and physically handicapped, to educational television stations and to public libraries. BELL TOWER ANNIVERSARY NOTED-- Vatican City, April 25 (Radio, NC)--HIs Holiness Pope John XXIII broadcast a brief message Over Vatican Radio and the Italian radio network to mark the S0th anniversary of the reconstruction of the bell tower of the Cathedral of Venice, of which he was , Patriarch before his election to the papacy. SEEKS CATECHISM" REVISIONmBerlin, April Archbishop Joseph F. Rummel's school integration order. The archdiocesan school office reported that incomplete re- turns on advance registration at 152 out of 162 Catholic schools showed 73,514 pupils registered for next September, compared with 74,306 in the same schools last September. This is a differ- ence of 792. "Indications are that the total enrollment in the archdiocese next fall may equal or exceed last September's," the echool office said. No figures were immediately available on the number of Negro students enrolling in previously all-white Catholic schools. A school office spokesman said there had been no breakdown of the total figure into new enrollees (including Negroes) and chil- dren merely returning to the same schools. The preliminary report covered enrollments through mid-day of April 19. The school office said parishes which will have addi- tional classroom space by the opening of the new school year will continue registering pupils until September, when complete en- rollment figures will be compiled. The office said Catholic high schools in the archdiocese had registered 15,583 pupils by April 19, an increase of 901 over last year. The new enrollment figures confirmed findings of an "infor- mal survey" conducted by the school office in the middle of the registration week, which showed that some 90 per cent of the children in Catholic schools had indicated they would return next September. Following Archbishop Rummel's integration order March 27, there had been predictions in segregationist circles that Catholic parents would boycott the Catholic schools. Meanwhile, there were further developments in the wake of Archbishop Rummel's action April 16 in excommunicating three Catholic segregationist leaders for their efforts to block school integration. Mrs. B. J. Galliot, Jr., president of Save Our Nation, Inc., which holds that the Bible teaches segregation, said she had received invitations to attend several Protestant churches since she was excommunicated. Mrs, Galliot said she had not accepted the invitations, but would not attend Mass again until the excommunication is lifted. Earlier, Mrs. Gaillot knelt before the Archbishop on the grounds of his residence and asked him to bless her and "admit . . . that you did not want to integrate." Archbishop Rummel made no reply. The other two excommunicated segregationists-political boss BI. Martin's Canonization Set For May 6 VATICAN CITY, April 17 (Radio, NC) His Holiness Pope John XX- III has announced that Blessed Martin de Porres will be canonized in St. Peter's basilica May 6. The announcement was made at the close of a semi-public 24 (NC)uKterunki, weekly organ of Poland's "pro- consistory, the last of the for- gressive" Catholic organization known as "Pax," has real preliminary ceremonies i*:':Calied:for reform of, the catechism to deal with the connected with the canoniza- : duties of Catholics in building up the nation under tion of Blessed Martin, 17th- century mulatto Dominican Communism. A section should be provided in the catechism, it ]aid, "treating of the Catholic's position in the sys- tem of socialist construction, the deepest sense of his becoming involved with the building of temporal life .. . ,, COUNT TO START NEWSLETTER--London, April 24 (NC)--Cdunt Michael de la Bedoyere, who retired last winter from the Catholtc Herald after 28 years as its editor, plans to launch a monthly news- letter on Christian affairs in May. The monthly information sheet has been given the name "Search." It is described as an "independ- ent Christtan newsletter." k , , TERRORISM CONDEMNED--Paris, April 24. (NC)--The French Young Christian Workers or- dganization has released a statement here con- craning the terrorist tactics of the Secret Army Organization in Algeria. Gifts Blessed HIROSHIMA, Japan (NC)-- Mosaics given by West Ger- man Chancellor Konrad Aden- auer and stained glass given by the Austrian government : have been blessed in the Cathedral of Hiroshima by Bishop Dominicus Yoshimatsu Noguchi of Hiroshima. Fr. Murphy To Bless New Ferry Boat The Ray. John J. Murphy, O.M.I., Seattle Port Chaplain and president of the National Conference of the Cathtolic Apostleship of the Sea, will bless new passenger ferry, the "Holiday," at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 2, at Miller's Marine Service Company's boat yard on Lake Union. The new beat, a twin screw diesel powered vessel, has been designed to accommodate 110 aSSengers. It is owned by Hat land Development Co. Launching the ship will be Seafair Queen of the Seas SUNNY I* JIM AT ALL BETTER GROCERY STORES MOTHER'S DAY CARDS GIFTS FIRST COMMUNION ! 1 Supplies & Gifts ORDINATION GIFTS AND CHURCH GOODS. Inc. -- Chollc Boe Sellers -- 607.609 UNION ST. SEATTLE MU. 2.3929 4 Brother who lived in Lima, Peru. The semipublic consistory April 12 was attended by 26 cardinals, including Juan Cardinal Landazuri Ricketts, O.F.M., Archbishop of Lima, who was elevated to the Col- lege of Cardinals March 19. Also present were bishops re- siding within 100 miles of Rome. Pope John, clad in a purple cope and gold miter, spoke in Latin on Blessed Martin's life, virtues and miracles and on his profound love of God and Our Lady. The ceremony con- cluded with the Pope's apostolic blessing. Loyalty Day Speaker THE REV, JOHN D. Lynch of St. James Cathedral will give the sermon at a solemn high Mass in the Cathedral to observe Loyalty Day (for- merly Law Day) Tuesday, May 1. Those attend- ing will be members of the Seattle.King County Bar As- sociation. Also in attendance will be Knights of Colum- bus as they observe Religious Information Day. The Mass will begin at 5:30 p.m. The Rev. William Treacy will be celebrant; Rev. Paul Purta, S.S., deacon; Rev. Michael Carroll, subdeacon; and Rev. Stephen Szeman, master of ceremonies. Ukrainian Mass Scheduled Sunday Mass for Ukrainian Catho- lics will be said at S p.m. Sunday, April 29, in Our Lady Chapel of St. James Cathe- dral. An Easter dinner iu Cathe- dral Hall will follow the Eastern Rite Solemn IAturBy, t Mark Of Christian Tradition A SYMBOL of freedom for the predominantly Catholic population of the Dominican Republic now struggling to reconstruct their Christian heritage is the basilica of the national patron of the country, Our Lady of Ahagracia. Although most Dominicans in both rural areas and titles bear the banner of Christian revolution, public order is in danger due to conditions of poverty, political unrest and general uncertainty. St. Peter's BronzeDoors Restored VATICAN CITY (NC)--Rss- toration work on the massive bronze doors of St. Peter's basilica has been completed and they will be replaoed at the main entrance shortly after Easter. ADDRESSING THE FAITHFUL in St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans, Archbishop Joseph Francis Rummel, who excommunicated three persons for opposing integration of parochial schools, emphasized loyalty and obedience to Christ and His Church. Leander H. Perez, St., and Jackson G. Ricau, executive secretary of the South Louisiana Citizens Council--said they would continue to attend Mass. "I'd like to see them keep me out," Perez said. (Theologians have pointed out that the form of excommu- nication imposed on Mrs. Gaillot, Perex and Rieau permits them to be present at Mass, but does not permit them to take an active part in the ceremony.) Mrs. Gaillot's husband, B. J. Galliot, Jr., has written to Archbishop Rummel requesting that he, too, be excommunicated, since he shares his wife's beliefs. Mr. Gaillot said he plans to continue attending Mass until he receives an answer. Two months of cleaning and restoring have uncovered sev- eral details that were hidden due to the centuries of dirt ac- cumulation a n d weathering. The doors will be replaced on rounded hinges. , NOCTURNAL VIGIL Nocturnal vigil for the first Saturday of May will be held in St. James Cathedral, Seattle, and Sacred Heart Church, Tacoma, Friday, May 4, and Saturday, May 5. Holy HouI: will precede the vigil in each church. The vigils are kept in response to the request of Our Lady of Fatima for prayerful observance o the first Saturday of each month. SEATrLE AREA 7:45-8:4$ p.m. -- (Holy Hour), St. James Cathedral, Seattle. 9-10 p.m.--Blessed Sac- rament, St. Benedict, St. Teresa. 10-11 p.m.--St. George, St. Margaret, St. Catherine, St. Bernadette. 11-12 p.m.--St. Anne, St. Patrick, St. Thomas, River- ton; St. Philomena, Des Metrics. 12-1 a.m.--St. Joseph, St. Francis, Seahurst. 1-2 a.m.- Assumption, St. Luke, Sacred Heart, Bellevue. 2-3 a.m.- St. Mary, St. John, Immaculate, St. Mat- thew. 3-4 a.m.--Christ the King, Our Lady of Mt. Virgin, St. Mark. 4-S a.m. -- Sacred Heart, St. Peter, Holy Family, St. Monies. S-6 a.m.--Our Lady of the Lake, Our Lady of Fatima, St. Edward, St. Paul, Our Lady of Guadalupe. 8-I a.m.--Holy Rosary, St. Alphonsus, Our Lady of L0urdes, St. Anthony, Ren- ton. TACOMA AREA 0-10 p.m.--St. Leo. 10-11 p.m.--St. Joseph, St. Rita. 11-12 p.m.--St. Patrick, Our Lady Queen of Heav- en, St. Andrew, Sumner. 12-1 a.m,--Sacred Heart, St. Ann. 1-2 a.m.--SS Peter and Paul, St. Martin of Tours, All Saints, PuyaUup. 2-3 a.m.--St. John of the Woods. 3-4 a.m.--St. Charles Bor- romeo. 4-S a.m.--st. Frances Ca- brini. s-6 a.m.--Holy Cross. 6-7 a.m.--Visitation. 7-8 a.m.--Holy Rosary. Criticism Of Bishops Of U.S. Hit TRENTON, N.J., April 24 (NC)Bishop George W. Ahr of Trenton has rebuked "certain laymen" for "ignorant, insolent and arrogant criticism of the Bishops of the country." "There has been in recent months a vast volume of ill- considered, badly advised and poorly defined talk about the place of the laity in the Church, which has resulted in attitudes and understandings that are untheological and un- canonical," Bishop Ahr said. "THe talk has alrsady re- suited in ignorant, in so!ent and arroglhnt criticism of the Bishops of the country by certain laymen. Such talk can only build false hopes of unattainable p o w r a n d prominence in the minds of proud and ambitious men. Such talk sows the seeds of anti-clericalism and sehisan." Bishop Ahr, speaking April 23 to a banquet of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and their auxiliary, said the Church was "founded by Jesus Christ as a monarchial, hierarchical soci- ety in which all right to rule and the divine right to teach were restricted to the Apostles under Peter and to their suc- cessors, the Bishops of the Catholic Church, with and un. der the Pope. "And no amount of talk by compromising theologians or ambitious laymen will change that fact," he added. The Bishop praised the "har- vest of sanctity" in Irish tra- dition, attributing it to devo- tion to prayer, love and loyal- ty to the Church, and rever- ence for the priesthood. He contrasted these virtues with the attitudes of those whom he criticized, saying: "Far better was the love of the Church and the respect of the priesthood so marked in the lives of your fathers." He recalled that His Holt. ness Pope John XXIII last year told a group of Catholic Action pilgrims that the apos- tolate of the Church is "a mission, the execution of an order," which Catholics must carry on under the direction of their bishops. Sister Clement Celebrates Jubilee BELLEVUE -- Sister Mary Clement, C.S.J., celebrated her golden jubilee as a religious April 23 at Mount St. Mary Pro- vincial House. Sisters from the order of Sisters of St. Joseph of New- ark gathered together and Rev. Denis Foudy, S.S., chaplain at the provincial house, cele- brated the anniversary Mass. Sister Celement was a gradu- ate nurse when she entered the novitiate' in 1912. She has served in hospitals throughout the Pacific Northwest with most of her time being spent at St. Joseph Hospital, Belling- ham. late intends to make use of by applying it widely, has also increased reasons for world anxiety which are not imaginary. "Every nation, big and small, considering its situation even simply within the limits of its own internal position, has reason to fear. "Beloved children, this fear can be dissipated only by the harmonious efforts of all peoples for the preservation of peace where it reigns now. And where it is missing, decisive efforts should be made to remove every danger or threat which is c9n- trary to its foundations. "The foundations of peace are nothing else than truth, justice, true love and a generous willingness to give and to give oneself for one's brothers. "In this the Lord Jesus was the Master with the word. He gave the example with His life. From Him we learn the exercise of this love and this outpouring of peace. "Only the Peace of Christ can preserve and save the world because it rests on eternal truth and has as its object man living in time but moving toward eternity. "We proclaim before Heaven and earth that this year and through all time the gift of Easter is the gift of peace. The peace of Easter is the peace of Christmas. "We offer it to you as an exultant expression of Mother Church; with the hope that no one will want to evade the calls of peace and duty which it imposes on everyone. "And now We should like to call and hail you with the familiar greeting, Happy Easter, each in your own language." Pope Cites Mission Effort Of Church (Continued from Page 1) He recalled that it was also an ancient custom of the popes in Rome to begin the Easter Vigil at night by traveling from the Basilica of St. John Lateran to that of St. Mary Major to offer Mass. At this time the pope would greet each of the prelates of his court with the words: "The Lord is truly risen." The response, Pope John said, was "And He appeared unto Simon." The Pontiff then briefly sketched St. Peter's part in giving witness to the Resur- rection and the Lord's com- mand to Peter "to continue and to direct in His place the work of evangelization of the world." "Beloved children," he said, "the work for souls, such as preaching and other acts of the sacred ministry, gives testi- mony of the Resurrection of Jesus. And the response on the part of each of the faithful to live up to the obligations of a Christian life -- w h i c h the Pope does not cease to en- courage- contributes to strengthening the visible unity of Holy Church and to paving the way for many and fruitful apostolic activities which are carried on to the farthest reaches of the earth. "This is the meaning of the triple announcement of this sacred night: the Lord is truly risen. From this fact is drawn the inspiration not only of the missionary apos- tolate but also of the coura- geous defense of the prin- ciples upon which is built the edifice of human dignity and of Christian civilization." Throughout his message, the Pontiff intertwined the double idea of the historical and spir- itual consequences of the Res- urrection and of the role of the popes from the time of St. Peter in carrying out the con- sequence of that greatest of miracles. CDA Convention MRS. J. W. KENNEDY, state regent of the Catholic Daughters of America, will preside at the 20th biennial state convention of the organization April 27.29 in Spokane. The Most Rever- end Bernard J. Topel, Bishop of Spokane, will be the principal speaker at the Saturday banquet. I Bishop Bell To Be Enthroned May 15 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (NC)-- James Francis Cardinal McIn4 P. tyre, Archbishop of Los Angry les, will enthrone the Most Rev. Alden J. Bell as Bishop of Sac- ramento May 15 in Blessed Sac- rament cathedral here. Bishop Bell, who had served as Auxiliary to Cardinal Mc- Intyre since 1956, was named to head the Sacramento See early this month. A limited supply of The Progress' special Century 21 Preview Edition is still available to readers who would like to send copies to their out-of-town friends. Fill out this coupon and mail to The Progress, 907 Terry Ave., Seattle 4. There will be a nominal 15-cent mailing fee for each copy. Please send the special Century 21 Preview Edition to: WORLD'S FAIR SEATTLE 1962 PBODUGED AND BOTTLED BY MONT LA SALL,E VIIIEYADS, MAPA, CALIF. 4