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e m |Hmm ID Hli ml Hmim,,,,-mk in imi umm immmm mimmmm, miiLJmm ai m .-_ +hid--, ,.. II]iL '--= 157 Sisters Affend Meeting Deliberations that will influence the lives and ac- tivities of thousands of American Sisters took place at Marquette University this week the auspices of the Sis- Fonmation Conference. One hundred and fifty seven Re- ligious women, all educators of Sisters, came together for ten days to re-examine their role in the Church, their position in contemporary society and the implications that these factors have in the education of isters. There were five Sisters present from t he Seattle Archdiocese. They were Sis- ter Marian Elizabeth, F.C. S.P., professor of sociology at Providence Heights; Sis- i ter Mary Catherine, O.P., from Marymount, Tacoma, graduate student at St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Ind.; Sister Mary Dominica, O.P., instructor in English at Mount St. Dominic's, Taco- ma; Sister Mary Diana, O.P., juniorate mistress and assistant professor of theol- ogy at Rosary Heights, Ed- i monds; and Sister Mary The- aphane, F.C.S.P., professor of philosophy at Providence Heights. The Sisters who participated in the workshop represented 65 communities whose com- bined membership is over 87,- 000. They came from 43 dio- ,dhceses and 21 states, Newfound- /and, Nova Scotia and Puerto "'Rico. For the first time in its five year history, the curricu- lum-faculty workshop included two Religious Brothers. An Episcopalian Sister, a member of the Order of St. Helena also participated in the workshop. On hand to assist the w o r k s h o p participants in their study of the Church and changing society were: Monsignor Ivan Illich, direc- tor of the Center for Inter- cultural Formation in Cuer- navaca, Mexico, Reverend Francois Houtart, sociologist director of the Center for Sucio-Religious Research in Belgium, Reverend Ella Gambari, S.M.M., Vatican Council expert on the Com- mission for Religious; Dr. John Riedl of the Mar- quette University Philosophy Department, Rabbi Marc Tam enbaum, director of Inter-re- ligious Affairs of the American Jewish Committee as well as a staff of Sisters led by Sis- ter M. Annette, C.S.J., execu- tive director of the Sister Formation Conference a n d chairman of the workshop. The lectures given by the staff were designed to alert the Sisters to the rapidly changing technoligical civil- ization of our times and to indicate its sociological con- sequences. The participants studied how these consequen- ces would affect the life and work of Sisters. The studies made by the Sisters, specialists in various fields of knowledge will have an impact on thousands of Sis- ters who will teach in this country during the next two decades. The need for evolving insti- tutions that would be able to meet new situations in our cul- ture was a topic for discussion. New types of institutions with specialized functions were seen as necessary to help the Chris- tian's integration into the mod- ern world. Speakers suggested that Sis- ters in the future would be more specialized and might work in teams where individu- al members of the team would belong to different Religious congregations. Such a group would be able to utilize the combined knowledge of a num- ber of highly trained Sisters. It was envisioned that the Church of the future would have need for more collec- tive types of service in ad- dition to the person to person type of apostolate as we know it today. New concepts about unity in the Church were discussed as was the Sister's role in integrating the religious and social as- pects of modern life. The group examined the need for including in the for- mation program of Religious, training in a sociological ap- proach to the mission of the Church. The immediate back- ground for this decision is the advance in studies conducted by teams of religious sociolo- .gists. As a specialist in relig- ious sociology, Rev. Francis Houtart presented the idea that Sisters should make use of this field on a global scale. They must, he said, "be guided by a spiritual outlook, a study of facts and trends and a pros- pective view of the future." St. Mary's Academy Toledo, Washington Conducted by The Sisters of St. Francis A resident and day school for girls in high school; day school for girls and b0ys in elementary grades Pleasantly situated on Cow- litz Prairie, 17 miles south of Chehalis on Old High- way 99. Toledo, Washington Phone 864.4124 Newman Award GEORGE N. SHUSTER, (above) prominent Catho- lic educator and author, will be presented with the 1963 Cardinal Newman Award during the 48th annual con- vention of the Newman Apostolate at Lafayette, La., August 26 to 31. Dr. Shus- ter, who is assistant to the president of Notre Dame University, was president of Hunter College, New York City, from 1939 to 1960. Newmanites To Meet VANCOUVER, B. C., Aug. 12 (NC) -- The 22nd annual Cana- d i a n Federation of Newman Clubs convention will be held here at St. Mark's College from August 19 to September 1, Dr. R. Kreyche, philosophy professor of Rockhurst College, Kansas City, Mo., will be the keynote speaker. His topic will be "Anatomy of Social Con- fusion." HOLY NAMES COLLEGE a For Wright SPOKANE, WASHINGTON Dedicated fo the EDUCATION OF WOMEN Es. 1907 Fully Accredffed Conduced by SISTERS of the HOLY NAMES Address Inquiries o Director of Admissions c ollecje of Notre Dame BELMONT, CALIFORNIA 100 Acre Campus 25 Minutes from San Francisco Accredited Four.Year Liberal Arts College for Women Elementary Teachers' Credential, Pre-Professional raining in Social Service and Laboraory Technology RESIDENT AND NON-RESIDENT STUDENTS Courses leading to Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. + For Information Address DEAN. Aid IBM passed I By House WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 -- The House of Representatives passed and sent to the Senate a $1.2 billion college construc- tion aid bill for building class- rooms, laboratories and li- braries. The bill was approved easily by a vote of 287-113. Opposi- tion was mostly from South- ern Democrats and conserva- tive Republicans. Both public and private e o 11 e g e s and universities would be eligible to share in the program of Federal aid for construction of such academic facilities. The money would be avail- able over a three-year period. The measure would provide $835 million in direct Federal grants and $360 million in 50- year low-interest loans. Grants could be used to pay up to one-third of a construc- tion project's cost. Loans could pay for up to 75 per cent "of the cost. Eligible for assistance would be public and private under- graduate institutions, j u n i o r colleges, technical institutes, graduate schools and coopera- tive graduate centers. Federal money could not be used to build facilities for sectarian instruction or re- ligious worship. The bill approved by the Rules Committee August 8 has been in that committee since last May 10. when it was ap- proved by the House Educa- tion Committee. DENNIS UNIFORM MAHUFACTURING. COHPAHY SCHOOL ' UNIFORMS PROFESSIONAL AND INDUSTRIAL APPAREL GYMNASIUM OUTFITS 5901 - 24th N.W. Seattle 7, Wash. Sunset 3-3730 TYPING AND SHORTHAND Complete AND Refresher Courses SCHEBLE Secretarial Studio "Free Lifetime Placement Service" Accredited by National Associaion of Business Schools MA 4-8447, 1425-4th LENZ OPTICAL INC. Time For That Eye Check-Up VISION Will Effect Reading Ability 1211 MADISON MA. 4-3060 Experimental Grade School ST. LOUIS (NC)--An experi- mental grade school will open its doors to some 40 pupils in September here on the campus of Webster College, Sister M. Jacqueline, college vice-presi- dent, said. The purpose of the school is to provide the college with a laboratory in which it can test various theories of learning developed in its teacher train- ing program. "Webster College is commit- ted to a specialist approach in teaching," S i s t e r Jacqueline said, "We believe that children can only be taught by bona fide specialists. Most public and parochial school systems cannot provide this kind of teaching because they don't have enough trained teachers." Holy Angels High School JUNIOR and SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL + Fully Accredited Conducted by Sisters of St: Dominic Congregation of The Holy Cross Edmonds, Washington I -T- for Information address SISTER SUPERIOR 1411 West 59th Street Seattle 7, Washmgton Phone SUnset 4.0206 MARYMOUNT MILITARY ACADEMY Resident & Non.Resident GRADES S TO 9 INCLUSIVE CONDUCTED BY THE DOMINICAN SISTERS OF THE CONGREGATION OF ST. THOMAS AQUINAS MOTHER MARY EDWARDINE, Principal 423 E. 1SZnd St. 98445 Tacoma, Wash. Phone LE 7.7121 Gillis North End Religious Supplies Owner Operator "With An Aim To Please" SPECIAL ORDERS WELCOME BIBLES MISSALS a ROSARIES BOOKS MEDALS STATUARY GIFT ITEMS & CARDS 4, "Free Rosary Repair" Clock & Watch Repair Located in Wedcjewood Pharmacy Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday thru Saturday 8517 - 35th Ave. N.E. 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