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, 2--THE PROGRESS FrTday, May 22, 1964- i Red Youth Rites Requirement BERLIN (NC)-.communist East Germany's parliament has passed a new law declaring the atheistic youth consecration rites "an essential ingredient of the education of the whole man." The youth rites, designed to Supplant the Christian sacra- ment of Confirmation, have heretofore been pressed but not re- quired. The full text of the new law was not immediately published. But it was interpreted here as the starting gun for a stepped-up drive against religion in the Soviet zone. Says Russia 'Not Changing' NOTRE DAME, Ind. (NC) A University of Notre Dame political scientist back from a year's stay in the Soviet Union says he does not believe an easier life for Russian citizens will soften that nation's world ambitions. George A. Brinkley gave his view in Ave Maria May 30, Catholic magazine published here, "The elimination of the 'cult of Stalin' has only given rise to an even greater cult of Lenin under Khrushchev's direction," Brinkley claims, adding that there is now "a decided suppres- sion of critical thought and a determined effort to keep all in- tellectual development under control." Brinldey points out that only a few Russians receive a higher education, and that intellectual contact with the Western world is stir slight. BISHOPS WILLIAM J. McDONALD AND J. S. SPENSE Double Consecration Ceremony Two new auxiliaries to the Archbishop of Washington, D.C., were consecrated May 19, at the National Shrine of the Immacu- late Conception by Archbishop Egidio Vagnozzi, Apostolic Dele- gate to the United States. Bishop William J. McDonald, who will remain in his post as rector of Catholic University of America, was consecrated titular Bishop of Aquae Regiae. Bishop John S. Spence, Archdiocesan Director of Education, was consecrated titular Bishop of AggerseL Extremists Fight Missioners BEERSHEBA, Israel (NC)--Banknotes overstamped "Drive the dirty missionaries from our land" have again appeared in Israel. This time they have shown up in Beersheba, where the muni- cipal council recently gave permission for the building of a Cath- olic church. Observers believe they may be a protest against the council decision by extremist Orthodox Jews. In February, similarly stamped banknotes appeared in Tel Aviv, Israel's capital. At that time the weekly, Huolam Hazch, declared: "Religious extremists are using all means, lawful and unlaw- ful, against the missions." Israeli law forbids the defacing of hanknotcs. JORDAN'S MONARCH IS GREETED BY HOLY FATHER Pope Paul Thanks King King Hussein I of Jordan is greeted by Pope Paul VI during his state visit to the Vatican, May 11. The Pope thanked the youthful monarch for his hospitaliW during the papal pilgrim- age to the Holy Land. The king is shown wearing the uniform of Chief of the Royal Jordanian army with Arab headdress. He also wore the Golden Spur, second highest papal decoration and one rarely given to non-Catholic chiefs of state. 6 Deacons to be Ordained Tomorrow; 6 Priests Mark 25 Years of Church Service Ordinandi REV. MR. DONALD REV. MR, LESTER JEROME RAYMOND ESPEN McCLOSKEY, JR. (Continued From Page One) The Rt. Rev. Msgr. Michael Murtagh, pastor of St. Pat- rick's, will be the Archpriest; Rev. James E. Mallahan, vice principal of Blanchet High School, Seattle, will preach the ser- mon and Rev. Patrick F. Farrelly, pastor of Sacred Heart, Enum- claw, and Rev. Thomas C. McEnnis, pastor of St. Bernadette's Parish, will be deacon and subdeacon, respectively. Before entering St. Edward's Seminary, Rev. Mr. Espen received his elementary education in Enumclaw schools, and St. Patrick's Parochial School, Seattle. After the Mass Sunday, there will be a reception in St. Pat- rick's Hall honoring the young priest. Rev. Mr. Lester Jerome McCloskey, Jr. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester J. McCloskey, Kent, Washington, Rev. Mr. Lester Jerome McCloskey, Jr., will sing his first solemn Mass at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 24, in St. Anthony's Church, Kent. The Rev. Patrick S. Lyons, pastor of St. Anthony's, Kent, will be Archpriest and Rev. Melvin Farrell, S.S., will preach the sermon. Other officers of the Mass will be Rev. Richard X. Red- mond, S.S., deacon, and Rev. August A. Banasky, assistant pas- tor of All Saints Parish, Puyallup, subdeacon. Before entering St. Edward's Seminary, the Rev. Mr. Mc- Closkey, attended Holy Rosary School and O'Dea High School. During the afternoon Sunday, from 3 to 5 p.m., a reception will be held in the new priest's honor.. RT. REV. MSGR. CORNELIUS REV. GERALD T. MOORE M. POWER Six priests of the Archdiocese of Seattle will mark the silver jubilees of their ordinations during the com- ing weeks. All ordained 25 years ago in the month of June, the jubilarians and their ordination dates are: Rt. Rev. Msgr. Cornelius M. Power, Rev. Gerald T. Moore, Rev. Joseph E. Orpen, and Rev. Joseph P. Welch, S. S., June 3, 1939 in St. James Cathedral, Seattle, by the late Most Reverend Bishop Shaughnessy; Roy. Joseph A. Dominic, June 29, 1939, in Lyons, France, by His Eminence Cardinal Geriier; and Rev. John D. McMahon, June 11, 1939, at Maryknoll, N.Y., by Most Reverend Bishop James E. Walsh, M. M. Monsignor Power, pastor of Our Lady of the Lake Church,. Seattle, will be celebrant of a solemn Mass of Thanksgiving at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 3. The Most Reverend Thomas A. Connolly, Archbishop of Seat- tle, will preside. Chaplains to the Archbishop will be Rev. John Murphy and Rev. Joseph Brennan. The Very Roy. Denis Foudy, S.S., will be assistant priest. Present at the Mass will be His Excellency the Most Rev- erend Thomas E. Gill, auxiliary Bishop of Seattle. The Rev. Gerald T. Moore and Rev. Joseph E. Orpen will be chaplains to Bishop Gill. The deacon and subdeacon of the Mass will be Rev. William J. Power, brother of the jubilarian, and Roy; Desmond P. Dillon, respectively. The Rt. Rev. Msgr. John P. Doogan will preach the sermon. Masters of ceremonies will be Roy. Stephen Szeman at the throne and Rev. Joseph H. Doogan at the Mass. A reception in Our Lady of the Lake Parish Hall from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 7, will be held in honor of Monsignor Power. FATHER MOORE, pastor of Sacred Heart Church, Bellevue, will celebrate high Mass at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 30. Rev. A. J. Shaughnessy and Rev. Joseph E. Orpen will be deacon and subdeacon, respectively, and Roy. Anthony V. Domandich and Roy. Thomas Kelly will serve as masters of ceremonies. The adult choir, directed by John Gamache, will sing. One of the two parish organists, Mrs. William Williams, will play. Mrs. Williams also played the music for Father Moore's first solemn Mass in St. Paul's Cathedral, Yakima, in 1939. There will be a luncheon for the priests immediately after Mass, and later, Father Moore will be guest at a tea and re- ooption in the school auditorium. At 9 a.m. Friday, June 5, Father Moore will offer a Mass at which children of the parish will sing. FATHER ORPEN will mark the 25th anniversary of his or- dination with solemn high Mass at noon Sunday, May 24, in St. Philomena Church, Des Moines, of which he has been pastor since 1952. His Excellency, the Most Reverend Archbishop Connolly will preside. The Rt. Rev. Monsignor Power will be assistant priest and Rev. Timothy B. Moynihan and Rev. John A. McCorristin will be deacon and subdeacon. Chaplains to the Archbishop will be Roy. Cornelius Harring- ton and Roy. Anthony Palmasani. The Rev. Francis X. Murphy will preach the sermon. Other officers will include Rev. John J. Duffy, metropolitan cross bearer, and Roy. Stephen Szeman and Rev. Raymond Hef- fernan, masters of ceremonies. REV. MR. JOHN FRANCIS REV. MR. KENNETH C. RESCH REQUA, C.S.C. Rev. Mr. John Francis Resch Son of Mr. and Mrs. John F. Reach, 4818 Collister Drive, Boise, Idaho, Rev. Mr. John Francis Resch, will be celebrant of his first solemn Mass at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 24, in Queen of Angels Church, Port Angeles. The Rev. Alcuin Lawrence, O.S.B., pastor of Queen of Angels, will be Archpriest, Rev. William S. Morris, S.S., will preach the sermon and deacon and subdeacon, respectively, will be Rev. Michael Schmitt, assistant at Immaculate Conception Parish, Mount Vernon, and Rev. Harvey J. Owen, of Yakima. The Rev. Mr. Resch received his early education in the schools of Port Angeles. The reception will be held from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday in Queen of Angels Hall. Rev. Mr. Terence Wager, O.S.B. The Rev. Mr. Terence Wager, son of Mr. and Mrs. John T. Wager of Portland, Ore., was born July 1, 1936.. Before entering the Benedictine Novitiate, he attended St. Ignatius Grade School, Central Catholic High, Portland Univer- sity, Portland, Ore., and St. Martin's College, Lacey. On Sept. 8, 1956, and 1961, he received the simple and then solemn vows of the Benedictine Order. In 1962, he received minor orders from Reverend Abbot Raphael at St. Martin's Abbey, and, later, subdiaconate and diaconate at Mt. Angel from the Most Reverend Archbishop Edward Howard. The Benedictine's first Mass will be celebrated Sunday, May Jubilarians In the afternoon, from S to 7 p.m. parishioners will honor Father Orpen at a reception in the parish hall. Among relatives of the jubilarian expected are: William H. Orpen, Boston, a brother; Mr. and Mrs. Edward F. 0rpen, Seat- tle, brother and sister-in-law; and William Sullivan, Vancouver, Wash., a cousin. FATHER McMAHON will offer high Mass at 11:30 a.m. Sun- day, June 21, in Holy Rosary Church, Edmonds, where he is pastor. A Mass for the children will be sung, at a date to be an- nounced. Parishioners of Holy Rosary are planning a tea and recep- tion for Father McMahon after the Mass, June 21. Biographies of the jubilarians follow: Monsignor Power A native of Seattle, the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Cornelius M. Power has been Chancellor of the Archdiocese 12 years. The son of the late William and Catherine Dougherty Power, he received his early education at St. Mary School and O'Dea High School, Seattle, for a year before entering the minor seminm T in Moun- tain View, Calif. Ordained in St. James Cathedral by His Excellency Gerald $aughnessy, S.M., June 3, 1939 Monsignor Power's first assign- meat was at St. James Cathedral as curate for a year, after which he attended the Catholic University, where he obtained his doctoral degree in Canon Law. Monsignor Power served as Director of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith and u Vice Chancellor before his ap- pointment as Chancellor in 1951. He has served for 20 years as Chaplain of the Seattle Serra Club, Director of the interracial apostolate, Secretary of the Mat- rimonial Tribunal, pro-Synodal Judge and Secretary of the Cleri- eal Relief Society Board. He is an Archdiocesan Consulter and a member of the Archdiocesan Planning Commission. Monsignor Power served for nine years as Chaplain at Holy Names Academy, and has been Pastor of Our Lady of the Lake Parish in Seattle since 1955. Father Moore The Re,;. Gerald Thomas Moore was born in Fort Covington, N.Y., in 1911, the son of the late Fred T. and Agnes Catherine Donovan Moore. After attending St. Paul's Parochial and Yakima High, both of Yakima, and St. Martin's High Schools, he entered St. Joseph's Minor Seminary, Mountain View, Calif. He was en- rolled in the Paulist Novitiate, New Jersey and Catholic Univer- sity of America, Washington, D.C., from 1933 to 1935, when he en- tered St. Edward's Seminary for Major Seminary studies. Ordained by Bishop Shaughnessy, Father Moore has been curate at St. James Cathedral, St. Patrick's Church, Tacoma, and Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Everett. He was director of the Catholic Truth Society, and from 1943 to 1946, was a chaplain in the U. S. Naval Reserve. He has been pastor of Sacred Heart Church, Bellevue, since June, 1949. Father Orpen Father Orpen is a native of Boston, where he was born Nov. 7, 1912, the son of Henry E. and Bridget Frances Curry Orpen. His early education was obtained at Immaculate Conception Grade and High School, Revere, Mass. He later studied at Boston College; St. Anselm's College, Manchester, N.H.; St. John's Sem- inary, Brighton, Mass.; St. Augustine's Seminary, Toronto, and at St. Edward's Seminary, Kenmore, from 1935 to 1939. After, ordination in St. James Cathedral by the late Most REV. JOSEPH DOMINIC REV. $OHN D. McMAHON REV. MR. ALBERT REV. MR. TERENCE WAGER, DeWILDE, O.S.B. O.S.B. 24, in St. Ignatius Church, Portland. The Roy. Donald Barry, C.S.P., will be Archpriest, and Rev. Michael Feeney, O.S.B., will preach the sermon. The Rev. John Kral, St. Charles Par- ish, Portland, will be subdeacon. Rev. Mr. Albert DeWilde, O.S.B. Born in Shanghai, China, July 17, 1937, Rev. Mr. Albert De- Wilde is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James C. DeWilde, 4354 Wil- kinson Road, Victoria, B.C. The young Benedictine attended various elementary private and public schools. He attended St. Martin's High School and College and was graduated from the latter in 1958. He made his first and solemn vows Sept. 8, 1960 and 1963, respectively. In December 1963, he received the diaconate from the Most Reverend Archbishop Edward Howard at Mount Angel, Ore. The new priest plans to offer his first solemn Mass Sunday, May 31, at Queen Angels Church, Port Angeles. The Rev. AI- cuin Lawrence, O.S.B., pastor, will be assistant priest, and Rev. Alphonse Fuchs, O.S.B., will preach the sermon. The Rev. Cle- ment Pangratz, and Rev. Meinard Gaul, O.S.B., will be deacon and subdeacon, respectively. Rev. Mr. Kenneth A. Requa, C.S.C. The Rev. Mr. Kenneth A. Requa, C.S.C., son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald A. Requa, 560 N. 185th Place, Seattle, will cele- (Continued on Page 3) REV. $. PAUL WELCH, S.S. REV. JOSEPH E. ORPEN Reverend Bishop Shaughnessy, Father Orpen was assigned as curate at St. Anthony's Renton, St. Alphonsus, Seattle, and St. Michael, Olympia. He was Chaplain in St. Peter's Hospital, Olympia, for a short while before his appointment as pastor of St. Mary's Parish, Monroe. He was named pastor of St. Philo- mann's, Des Moines, Jan. 18, 1952. Father Welch Father Welch, born in Seattle, July 9, 1912, is the son of Wil-i liam Lee and Mary Lavinia Hoose Welch. He attended St. Ed- ward's Parochial School and O'Dea High School, Seattle, before entering St. Joseph's Seminary, Mountain View, Calif., attending i St. Patrick's Seminary, Menlo Park, Calif., from 1933 to 1935. Later studies were made at Seattle University, Seattle; Cath- olic University of America, Washington, D.C., and St. Edward's Seminary, Kenmore, Wash. Father Welch was ordained June 3, 1939 in St. James Cathedral by the Most Reverend Bishop Shaugh. nessy, S.M. Since ordination, except for a year at St. Mary's Seminary and two years at the Catholic University, Washington, D.C., Father Welch has been on the faculty of St. Edward's Seminary, Kenmore. Father McMahon Father McMahon's parents were James 3. and Mary Jose- Ifine Moylan McMahon. He was born Nov. 16, 1912 inNew York City. He attended St. Thomas Aquinas Parochial School, the Bronx, and Regis High School, New York City. He was enrolled at Ford. ham University before entering Maryknoll Seminary, MaryknoU, New York, in Sept. 1931. He was ordained by the Most Ray. James E. Walsh, M. M., at Maryknoll June 11, 1939. While a Marylmoller, he taught at Maryknoll College, Clarke Summit, Pa., Maryknoll Junior Seminary, Mountain View, Calif., and was assigned to administrative and parochial work at St. Anna, Cochahamha, Bolivia. Father McMahon arrived in the Archdiocese Sept. 8, 1948, and was incardinated March 4, 1952. He served successively as assistant at St. Anthony, Renton; Star of the Sea, Bremerton, and Immaculate Conception, Everett. In February 1955, he was named pastor of St. Mary's Church, Kelso, and in November 1958 he became pastor of Holy Rosary, Edmonds, a post he now holds. Father Dominic Father Dominic, son of John and Mary Volaric Dominic, was born June 12, 1906, in Vrbnik, Otok, Krk, Yugoslavia. After receiving his elementary education, he studied at the University--Zagred, Innsbruck, Austria; the Catholic University, Lyons, France, Institut Catholic of Parish, and La Borb0nne, Escole de Hautes Etudes, earning a degree in Canon Law in 1943. He ordained June 29, 1939, in Lyons, France, by his Emi- nence, Cardinal Gerlier. He served as Professor at the College of Travnik, Yugoslavia. Father Dominic was incardinated into the Archdiocese of Seattle January 20, 1949. He was in residence at St. James Ca- thedral while engaged in Mission work here. Later, he became chaplain of Marymount Military Academy, Tacoma; assistant at SS. Aegidius and Mary Parish, Aberdeen; Chaplain of St. Peter's Hospital, Olympia; and now is serving as Chaplain of St. Joseph's Hospital, Aberdeen.