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I I 10,750 Feet Up] eCYONa00amakee ! Hikers Conquer Mount Baker An 11 a.m. Mass was celebrated by Father Richard Mitchell, the climb chaplain from Seattle's Our Lady of the Lake Parish. With hearts full of thanks and excitement the group offered its victory to God. The climbing party left the CYO's mountain hide-a-way, Camp D on B o s c o, July 23 and headed for base camp at Schrieber's Meadows near Concrete, Wash. After three days of practice the group made an advance camp at the mountain's 5,500 foot level. I (i At 3:30 a.m. that Sunday, the climbers began their as- sault. After traversing snow field after snow field and winding between many crevasses the party of 13 reached the summit at 10:35 a.m. The assent took nearly seven hours. Deeply moved by the celebration of the summit Mass the By Jim Dalton CYO Camp Nanamakee Program Director On July 26 at 10:30 a.m. 13 CYO climbers stood _ on the summit of Washington's third highest peak, Baker, 10,750 itMount feet. The CYO's roving camp for teens made history once again. For the first time a Nanamakee climbing party celebrated Mass on the summit of a major peak. Never before has an en- tire CYO climbing party reached the summit of a major peak. Mt. Baker is the highest point reached by a Nanamakee climb- ing group. The high point of the entire trip was the summit Mass. i ill Consecration Scene Unique for Alaska's ! liB,shop Boileau By Ed Fortier ANCHORAGE, Alaska A hand-printed card- board sign on the door read: "Chapel of the Holy Family." hOver the pews hung two lFrge chandeliers -- acquired when the Empress Theater in Fairbanks was demolished. The attractive terrazzo-type floor had been made by Jes- uits and layworkers from crushed rock, mixed with metal fragments to make it distinc- tive. The high windows bordering jlji/ae chapel contained panes of i:lolored and clear glass. The aisles and back of the al- tar were of painted concrete block. And running the length of one wall was a crack--a re- minder that the chapel had been shaken by the Good Fri- day earthquake last March 27. Headed by Francis Cardinal Spellman of New York, a par- de of Catholic prelates travel- Ida winding dirt road to this chapel m Alaska s wdderness, where the towering Wrangell Mountains and the turbulent Copper River were part of na- ture's backdrop. And there the Cardinal consecrated the Most Rev. George T. Boileau, S.J., as Titular Bishop of Au- succura to serve as Coadjutor Bishop of Fairbanks. 'l The chapel serves the Jes- \\;Vuit-operated C o p p e r Valley School w h i c h is 200 miles northeast of Anchorage. The simple, unpretentious conse- cration site was evidence that Alaska is still very much a frontier state. For the first-time visitors to k: ::: ::: i MASS ON STATE'S THIRD HIGHEST PEAK climbers made a quick descent reaching advance camp by 4 p.m. Members of the climbing party included Father Mitchell, Jim Dalton, climb leader, Al Marshall, Joe Balsch, and John Tawney staff members; Tom Campion, Mike Numrich, Mike Carney, Mike Hanika, Mike Lazzari, Steve Kane, Paul Hirsh, Jeff Brain. ( and Deadlines: ronk00n D,00w Stiff Action from U.S. By George H. Kramer, Ph.D. Events in the Gulf of Tonkin were bound to .lltnake top headlines. Much water has gone over the dam since the U. S. last took an offensive shot, mili- tarily speaking, at an enemy, and then only after a second unprovoked attack on the high seas. The first one came Sunday ,.jafternoon (Asiatic time), when ree North Vietnamese Sov- "et-built PT boats fired torpe- does at the U. S. destroyer Maddox patrolling the waters about 150 miles south of Hanoi In Today's ] Progress . . . !ombay Eucharistic IJF Congress Seals Issued ..... 2 St. Teresa Event Joins Faiths ..................... 3 Dangerous Game (Editorial) ................ 4 I Found Boy, 17, Under Girl's Bed .......... B Scholarship for Negroes Launched .................. 6 'hRetreat Schedule ............ 7 'Wlndian Barbecue at Tulalip ..8 ........... R dTh tC II d Po-00-0000st e rea a e Release Soon: Greatest in Decade E.noyo0000oo00 Views Paths BYH REeN, 'Vc wp:t :|:: sea : n n r !UP:: e TY' b :ai ti d rW2t 4 h h u! c Ie! e tn Am!i:c!i rii y :*r:: Of Church Vietnam- Communist They did not take the town oners here who said be- armed forces are more of a near and present danger to this city and region now than they have been for 10 years. "Early in July, for the first time since 1954, a Viet Cong (Communist) unit larger than company size operated in this area," an American military advisor serving with the 1st Division of the Vietnamese army, said here. "We noticed an increase in Viet Cong 'in- cidents' from July 1. This cul- minated on the 5th and 6th, especially in the attack on Nam Dong, Vietnamese Special Forces camp, about 38 miles from here. The attacking force was a reinforced Viet Cong battalion." This 1st Division area, where Communist attacks on out- posts and villages and sabotage attempts have notably multi- plied during July, embraces two provinces. These are Thua Thien, of which Hue, the an- cient capital, is chief town, and Quang Tri, which is cut across the top by the 17th parallel dividing south (and central) Vietnam from the Communist- ruled north. Communist attackers reached the outskirts of but they did succeed in scar- ing the population. For this recent offensive Viet Cong units in the area have been reinforced by soldiers sent from North Vietnam, ac- longed originally to the 304th and 324th Divisions of the North Vietnam "People's Ar- my." They were sent south last May "to liberate the people," (Continued on Page 2) Mother Mary Philofhea To Receive Medal NORMANDY, Mo. (NC)--Mother Mary Philothea, dean of Seattle Uni.versity's College of Sister Forma- tion, will receive the Mother Seton Medal from Marillac College at a special convocation here Au- gust 22. The medal is awarded annually for "providing professional leadership for religious women engaged in the pursuit of ex- cellence in the fields of education, nursing and social work. "Mother Philothea," according to the citation, "by her pioneer work in the Sister Formation Movement and in estab- lishing in 1957 Providence Heights College of Sister Formation, now a constituent unit of Seattle University, did eminently qualify for this honor." A native of Washington, Mother Philothea was born in Aberdeen and lived in Seattle since she was eight years of age. She was Provincial of the Sisters of Charity of Providence, Sacred Heart Province, from 1952 to 1958; and head of the National College of Sister Formation for two terms, from 1957 to 1959. CASTEL GANDOLFO-- The title of Pope Paul's first encyclical is 'Eccles- tam Suam' (His Church), and could be s u b t it 1 ed 'The Paths of the Church,' the Pontiff revealed at a general audience here. The document is dated Aug- ust 6, Feast of the Transfig- uration of Christ, and will be released next week. The Pope said that the en- cyclical will be exhortatory rather then doctrinal in nature, since he doesn't want to an- ticipate the declarations of the Council. It will deal with three principal aspects of the Church, he said: its conscience, its re- newal, and its dialogue with the world. He explained that the section on the conscience of the Church will deal with its spiritual path or what nourishes the Church. The chapter on renewal will deal with the Church's moral path, or the ascetic, practical and canonical steps of the Church, he revealed. The chapter on dialogue will (Continued below) _ _ THERE'S HOPE FOR PHILOMENA ADHERENTS PAGE 2 the Copper Valley School on July 31 it was stirring proof Official Newspaper for the Archdiocese of Seattle that Catholicism is growing Vol 67--No. 32 -"'- 41 Seattle, Wash., Friday, August 7, 1964 $4.00 per year10c per copy with Alaska. Opened in 1956, Copper Val- inleYtheSChlseventhnwthroughhaS 150twelfthPupils A Risky Position: New Hearings Held: grades, most of them from In- - Senator Dodd Hits dian and Eskimo villages Pope BI S II Boy served by Jesuit missionaries, asses m a Austere in everything but Violence TV spirit and morale, the school on was envisioned in the early 1950s by Rev. James Buchanan, WASHINGTON (NC)-- with the exception of one net- S.J. The design of the school, The chairman of the Sen- work, CBS, very little improve- seven wings and a central ro- tunda, is the work of Rev. ate's juvenile delinquency meat is evident." James Spils, S.J. subcommittee c h a r g e d He said studies of network Bishop Boileau selected the here that the situation prime time programing show school for his consecration that 55.3 per cent of the Amer- site because its chapel is the with regard to excessive vie- ican Broadcasting Company's largest in the Fairbanks die- lence on television is in some schedule is devoted to shows cese and because it is a mon- ument to the work of Alas- ways worse today than it was that feature violence, 55,1 per ka's Jesuit missionaries, two years ago. Sen. Thomas J. Dodd of Con- cent of the National Broadcast- The consecration ceremony necticut said "unjustifiable vie- ing Company's schedule, and itself, believed one of the far- lence and brutality permeate" 26.5 per cent of the Columbia thest north rites of its kind in Catholic history, is further tes- many new TV shows, and many Broadcasting System's sched- timony of the Church's growth offensive shows of earlier sea- ule. in Alaska. sons have been syndicated and In 1950 Alaska had one bish- are now being reshown on in- On a city-by-clty basis, Dodd op. With the elevation of Bish- dependent stations, said, in 1961 in Washington, op Boileau, Alaska now has "We discover that the most D.C., 50 per cent of prime time three bishops and two dioceses, violent shows of two years ago programing on all channels fell Co-consecrators were Bishops are today shown during earlier into this category, compared Francis D. Gleeson, S.J., of broadcasting hours than they with 48.8 per cent in 1964; in Fairbanks, and Dermot O'Flan- were originally designed for," New York the figures were agan, of Juneau. Auxiliary Dodd said. "There has been 44.5 per cent in 1961 and 46.4 Bishop Thomas E. Gill of Seat- little or no editing of objection- per cent in 1964; in Chicago, tle delivered the sermon, able content. This means these 49.4 per cent in 1961 and 50.5 In his new role as Coadjutor, programs are being made per cent in 1964; and in Los Bishop Boileau, now 52, said available to a much larger and Angeles, 50 per cent in 1961 he will serve as "leg man" for younger group of children than and 41.4 per cent in 1964. Bishop Gleeson. He added that ever before." The s e n a t o r said new Dodd made his charges studies by behavioral and so- in visiting remote sites he will July 30 as his subcommittee cial scientists buttress the be- travel the same way he did as a Jesuit missionary -- by dog opened a new series of hear- lief that there is a relation- team, plane and snowmobile, ings on TV crime and vie- ship between seeing violence lence. It made similar studies on television and acting in a in 1961 and 1962. violent manner. He said that during those "It has been found that nor- hearings executives of the three real persons who see a violent major TV networks had pre- film subsequently exhibit near- dicted a lessening of televised ly twice as much violence as violence in the future. It was persons who have not seen AS POPE PAUL VI was being carried into the new audience hall at the papal summer this "indication of a willing- such a film," he declared. villa of Castel Gandolfo, this small boy was held up by his elders, somewhat precarious- ness to cooperate," Dodd said, He added that studies show ly as it turned out, to receive the blessing of the Holy Father, Pope Paul leaned far out that has deterred him thus far that "the effects of seeing rio- and 30 miles off the coast of from the gestatorial chair on which he was being carried to put his hands on the child's from introducing remedial leg- lcnce are similar to the effects North Vietnam. head and bless him. Just a moment after the Pope had passed by, the boy toppled over, islation in Congress to deal with of tasting food without con- The torpedoes missed and and gasps from those who were watching could be heard throughout the audience hall. the situation, suming it--one's appetite is in- the attackers' 37mm. gun-fire But, he declared, "I find that creased rather than decreased." inflicted no d a m a g e and caused nodamage, whereas Bishop Buddy Pope Hails S the Maddox, with the aid of U CC e S S four carrier planes, damaged Marks Golden MISSA LUBA HIT all three PT beats in driving ' off theraiders. Jubilee Of U S Moonshot N M T T They were not pursued, how- . o ore om- ores, ever, and no further U. S. ac- SAN DIEGO--The Most Rev- tion ensued. A second destroy- erend Charles F. Buddy, Bish- CASTEL GANDOLFO (NC)--Pope Paul VI hailed r"'ease L, 00g"ur'n- 9y"00ur- er, the C. Turner Joy, was or- op of San Diego, celebrated the success of America's Ranger 7 moonshot as I dered into the area as part of his golden anniversary as a demonstrating man's smallness but at the same the 7th Fleet's Destroyer Di- vision 192, assigned to check priest with a Mass of Thanks- time his greatness since he alone has the soul to give the HONG KONG (NC) -- "The a f t e r giving retreats to Missa Luba is a Congolese priests in Japan, Taiwan and shipping suspected of moving giving August 5. universe expression and life." Mass for Europeans--it's tom- the Philippines -- had been supplies from North Vietnam His Eminence James Francis Appearing at noon August 2 on the balcony overlooking tom motifs are considered too here a few weeks ago he or Red China ports to Viet Cardinal McIntyre, Archbishop Cong guerrillas in South Viet- of LOs Angeles, presided. Arch- the inner courtyard of the summer villa to bless the throng 'profane' by Congolese Catho- might have added that the nam. and to recite the Angelus, the Pope characterized the Ranger lics." Missa Luba was not for the Despite President Johnson's bishop Gerald T. Bergan of This was the opinion of Chinese either. orders Monday to destroy any Omaha, Neb., preached the shot as an event "which concerns the lives of the whole of Msgr. Jean Jadot, Belgium's It caused a minor furor here future attacking force and the sermon, mankind and which demonstrates how much progress man has national director of, Pontifical a few weeks ago when heard Missionary Work who served in on a Catholic religious radio lodging of a protest against Among the many U.S. pre- made in science and technology." the former Belgian Congo from program on the same Sunday North Vietnam, six PT boats lates present was His Excel- "We might offer this event to God, marking as it does 1952 to 1960. that one of the Anglican made a second assault on the U. S. destroyers Tuesday morn- lency, the M o s t Reverend especially the development of the human spirit, the creature "While what charms their churches here introduced beat ing. Thomas A. Connolly, Arch- of God We must pray the Lord that in this progressive liturgical palates is rhythmic music during the services. bishop of Seattle. " ' " " Again, no U. S. damage or conquest of the world, of nature, of knowledge, man may not music rather than Gregorian The Catholic mission house casualties were reported, al- Following the Mass, Bishop lose himself, may not become conceited but may understand chant," explained Monsignor was kept busy explaining to though two PT raiders were Buddy was guest of honor at Jadot, "they associate tom- phone callers that it wasn't uunk. a dinner at the El Cortez Ho- that as his conquest gradually proceeds, the problems of man This attack caused President tel. in himself and of God are not obliterated but rather posed toms with profane music and beat music they were listening profane music with literally to when they heard the Missa Johnson to appear before the Bishop Francis J. Furey, and expanded. 'profale words." Luba but an attempt to incor- world in a nationwide telecast Apostolic Administrator, was "The wider the panorama of the world which opens before If Monsignor Jadot--who porate traditional Congo ca- Tuesday evening to announce general chairman of the jubilee us, all the more necessary become our respect for man and passed through Hong Kong dences into a Mass for the (Continued on Page 5) program, our worship of God." on his way back to Brussels Congolese. deal with the Church's apostolic path, he said. "Without dealing thoroughly with urgent modern problems," he continued. "It will examine peace, the rela- tionship between Christianity and economic life, the Church's dialogue with the profane and godless world and its dia- logue with separated Christian Churches, with the clergy and the faithful. Jubilee For Archbishop At Hand By Fred Cordova There are three signifi- cant dates in the August calendar: the 26th, the 27th and the 30th. Color them silver. Together, these dates make up three days of celebrating the Silver Episcopal Jubilee of the Most Reverend Thomas A. Con- nelly, first Archbishop of Se- attle, first Metropolitan of the Province of Seattle and the fifth Bishop of the then Diocese of Seattle. It was 25 years ago on the feast of St. Bartholomew, August 24, 1939, that the Shepherd of this Archdiocese had been consecrated Titular Bishop of Sila and Auxiliary Bishop of San Francisco. En- tire San Francisco went over to St. Mary's Cathedral to see the first of her native sons receive the full powers of the priesthood and become a successor of the Apostles. The celebrations these three days, marking the silver anni- versary of that event, will be just as big in Seattle--his See city for 16 years. A pontifical Mass will be sung at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, in St. James Cathedral and will be attended by scores of prelates, abbots, priests, the Religious and the laity, includ- ing Archbishop Connolly's sis- ters and brother and their fam- ilies. Luncheon for the clergy will follow at 1:30 p.m. that day in the Spanish Ballroom of the Olympic Hotel. A dinner to be tendered to the Archbishop by pastors of the Archdiocese will be served at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, in the Grand Ballroom of the Olympic Hotel. A recep- tion will precede this dinner at 6:30 p.m. in the adjoining Spanish Ballroom. Another reception to afford everyone an opportunity to meet Archbishop Connolly will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sun- day, Aug. 30, again in the Grand Ballroom, This public event is being sponsored by the lay organizations of the Arch- diocese. The Less Fortunate Are in Need of Discarded But Usable Clothes and Household Items. Call..... St. Vincent de Paul Salva e Bureau