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Friday, Sap. 24, 1965 THE PROGRESS---3 Archbishop Comments on Frank Council Discussion (Continued from Page 1) nored during the week at times and several speakers, cardinals and patriarchs among them, got the gong for overstepping the time allotted to them. The Pope is eminently fair and impartial in these matters. In his opening 45 minute address, he did not allude to a single schema or point of deliberation to be dis- cussed in this fourth session for the reason, as he stated himself, that his remarks might be misconstrued as favoring or rejecting this or that item on the agenda. Yesterday, we had the long awaited showdown on the docu- ment on religious liberty. Rumors were rife during the past few days that a vote might be taken in the council as to whether or not the discussion was to continue, that the only vote the con- servatives were interested in would be hdld to return the text to the commission, that the conservatives saw the handwriting on the wall and would maneuver to prevent any vote that might indicate a successful outcome to the controversy, successful for the progressives, that is, that the latter were ready to force a vote to end discussion because there was so much repetition in the arguments presented for and against the measure, that they also wanted a vote to approve the text in general as pre- sented which of itself would be tantamount to victory for the schema. Some of the rumors had some basis in fact for yesterday morning, despite a last-ditch attempt by the conservatives to block a vote on this historical document declaring the right of all men to religious liberty, two votes were held. A rising vote of approval was given to the proposition to end debate on the schema and then a secret ballot was taken on a proposition indicating approval in general of the text of the schema. This latter issue resulted in an overwhelming victory for the council liberals or progressives who voted approval of the document, 1997 to 224. It was said that the Holy Father intervened at the last minute to prevent the the council coordinating committee from postponing the vote in question but who knows? At any rate, history was made in the council yesterday and the impact of this bit,of legislation will be felt around the world, in all quarters for many years to come. The text states that no man may be coerced in religious matters against his beliefs and that no man may be prevented from worshipping according to his beliefs. In the final analysis, the voting showed that the Fathers were for the document almost nine to one. Those who were dedicated in their opposition were fully aware of the heological overtones that accompanied the schema and that is all that they could see. They were mainly upholding the Church's stand over the centuries against re- ligious indifference and laicism, if you will. It was not that they were intolerant of other's beliefs and practices. The terms "lib- eral" or "progressive" or "conservative" are used here in a rather loose sense, merely for the purpose of designating the two sides to the controversy. The full text of the declaration on religious liberty will not see the light of day until it has been revised and corrected according to the suggestions and recommendations submitted by the Fathers of the council during the past week, and voted upon. It was a very fruitful series of congregations during these past few days and the results will probably send John Cegley and his associated propllets of doom back to their beer mugs. This particular master of tergiversation who is the re- ligious editor of the New York Times had a particularly rough article on Pope Paul VI in the Paris or International Edition of the Times last week-end. Nothing pleased him about the Pope and he didn't have a good word to say about him. He paints him as slow, indecisive, timid, mysterious, an unmitigated traditionalist, a tool of the Roman Curia, etc., etc. All this comes about because the Pope did not follow the desires of Cogiey, Novak, Kaiser and others of that ilk, clerical and lay, and force a vote on the question of religious liberty and on the statement clearing the Jews from the ancient charge of deicide during the third session of the council. This crowd is as intolerant and inflexible as any lot of dyed-in-the-wool Com- munists. He predicts that the wariness and nervous hesitancy of the Pope will wear off on the bishops and that, as a consequence, little or nothing of a progressive nature will be accomplished during the session. Well, we shall see. Yesterday we began discussion on the pastoral constitution on the Church in the world of today, comprising 118 pages, that could very well take us into November. It will be very in- teresting to hear what the Fathers from different parts of the world have to say about the Church's role in their respective areas. Voting continues on the dogmatic constitution on revela- tion and the more than fifteen votes taken so far indicate prac- tically unanimous approval for the constitution and all its parts. Votes will be taken next week on the decree on the apostolate of the laity. These items were all discussed at length last year. Potpourri during the past week: my social life picked up considerably fez I entertained the Ray. Thomas McEnnis, pastor of St. Bernadette's parish in Seattle and the Rev. Jarlath Henaghan, one of the head curates in St. James Cathedral par- ish, Seattle. I was able to get them both into the council cham- bers for the celebration of our daily Mass and a portion oI the council proceedings. It makes quite a story. Mrs. Lena Cristopher, a neighbor of mine at Spring and Boron and a daily attendant and communicant at Mass in the chapel of my home, was in Rome for a few days on tour over the week-end. It was pleasant to be able to swap news with her at dinner here at the Flora. I also met Miss Lauri Lei Thead who stayed at the Flora for a few days on her round-the-world jaunt. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado and a staunch Seattleite. Rome is becoming a safer place for the tourist according to a recent report in the Daily American which should be good news for the bishop of Dodge City, with or without the help of Matt Dillon, et al. The police carried out a special campaign to protect visitors and the report showed that 260 hotels, restau- rants and bars were fined for not posting proper price lists or maintaining proper health standards, with 22 temporarily closed. Two hundred and ten peddlers were fined for working without licenses and victimizing tourists in such places as the Coliseum, etc. One hundred and sixtyJive persons, criminals and others of questionable virtue were ordered returned to their native villages. So much for that. Your correspondent was deprived of one of his feast days today, an Ember Day and the first day of fall. It should have been the Feast of St. Thomas of Villanova. My good mother used to claim that he was one of my patrons, Thomas the Villain, yet. Today, the Daily American carried a news item to the ef- fect that the Cardinal Archbishop of Boston would be leaving Rome soon to undergo serious surgery at home. The home town papers became somewhat alarmed and cabled the cardinal's doctor who is presently in Rome and the latter wired back that the cardinal was in excellent health. So some days it doesn't pay to get out of bed. The traffic situation here in central Rome has gone from bad to worse. There are, according to the license numbers on the cars, over 200,000 more cars on the streets than there were two years ago, the same number of streets, same dimensions, etc. The Fiat Company has put out a cute little number, a beetle-like vehicle called the Nuova 500. There are literally thousands of these tin cans running around the streets, all in the hands of the well- known Italian kamikazi driver. A six way intersection, of which there are plenty here, would remind one of the old dodge-era rides at a seaside resort. This new car sells for a thousand dol- lars, with liberal credit extended but no insurance. I forgot to mention in last week's communique that I had a delightful trip from Seattle to Rome, flying united to New York, where I officiated at the Nuptial Mass of a cousin of mine, and Irish International Air Lines to Shannon. flying the St. Brigid, blessed, I believe, by His Excellency, Bishop Gill, some few years ago. Flying in the St. Patrick, the first Boeing Irish jet, which I blessed myself, would have been too great a challenge. I was happy to, spend a few days here and there in Holy Ireland, visiting the great majority of my more than a hundred first and second cousins. A visit to Ireland is always refreshing and I feel perfectly at home with my own. We are a stout, hardy, resolute and humorous lot. I say this in all humility, of course. I also met Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Me.Ennis and congratu- lated them on the celebration recently of their golden wedding anniversary. At Lourdes Hospital in Droghedan, while visiting a few pa- tients, I was able to see the very capable and personable superior and superintendent of that tremendous institution, Sis- ter Jude of the Medical Missionaries of Mary, the sister of Father 3ohn Walsh, pastor of St. Monica's Church on Mercer Island. She was supervising the construction (SSTC) of 150 bed addition to her hospital. I also met Mother Mary Martin, the foundress of this community. The idea for the Medical Mission. aries was born in Nigeria in West Africa. It assumed definite shape in Dublin over a few years and it was formally established in Nigeria in 1937. The community already has over 450 mem- bers and it is represented in Ireland, the United States, Italy and in more than a dozen countries in Africa. It is one of the outstanding missionary foundations of the Twentieth Century. Mother Mary is a remarkable woman, sharp, pious, capable, efficient and humorous, of course. We flew to Rome via Lourdes on one of the new British BAC-111 planes. It resembles the French Naravelle somewhat, though it carries fewer passengers. There are two engine pods mounted one on each side of the fuselage toward the rear. They are fast and almost noiseless. The pilots like them for they are easily and completely maneuverable. Well, that is 30 for tonight, friends. Pray daily for the suc- cess of the council, please. We have settled into the regular councillor routine, rugged as it is, so that it is scarcely ap- parent that we have ever been away from it for two years. God bless. r-00Official Holy Name Men Give Plaudits Star of Sea Mission CCD Center Dedicated Success of Catholic Action; October Intention For Family Rosary To the Clergy, Religious and Laity of the Archdiocese of Seattle: October, the Month of the Holy Rosary, presents a cherished opportunity of renewing our dedication to the Family Rosary. It is our firm conviction that our families have reaped and will continue to reap untold benefits from the restoration of this tradition- al prayer within the family circle. "The Most power- ful antidote against the evils that threaten human so- ciety," the late Pope Plus XII declared, "is prayer, especially collective prayer . . . and what form of collective prayer could be more simple and yet more efficacious than the Family Rosary in which parents and children join together in suppKcating the Eternal, Father, through the intercession of their most loving Mother... There is no surer means of calling down God's blessings upon the family and especially of preserving peace and happiness in the home than the daily recitation of the Rosary." To implement this instruction of Plus XII the Holy See has prescribed that the Rosary, Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the customary prayer to St. Joseph shall be recited publicly each day m every parish from October 1 to November 2. The faithful of the Archdiocese are urged to manifest their com- mitment to the teachings of the Holy See by publicly joining in this daily recitation of the rosary for the announced intention of the Holy Father. THE CHANCERY By Order of the Most Reverend Archbishop Sept. 24, 1965 Nocturnal Devotions The Reverend Pastors of King and Pierce Coun- ties are requested to announce at all Masses on Sun- day, September 26, the hours of adoration suggested for their respective parishes for the "First Saturday" Vigil at St. James Cathedral, Seattle, and St. Patrick's Church, Tacoma, during the night of October 1-2. THE CHANCERY By Order of the Most Reverend Archbishop Lay Retreat Schedule The Palisades (Men's Retreat House) October 1, 2, 3 Our Lady of Guadalupe, Seattle St. Patrick, Seattle Unassigned Visitation Retreat (Women's Retreat House) October 1, 2, S Our Lady of the Lake, Seattle Schedule For Forty Hours Schedule for the Forty Hours Devotion for the month of Oc- tober is as follows: First Sunday: St Alphonsus, Seattle; Holy Family, Kirk- land; St. Frances Cabrini, Ta- coma. Second Sunday: St. Cather- ine, Seattle; St. Mary, Centre- lie; St,, Mary Magdalen, Ever- ett, St'. Monica, Mercer Island. Third Sunday: Immaculate Concqption, Seattle; Our Lady of Good Help, Hoquiam; Im- maculate Heart of Mary, Satire Woolley. Third Wednesday: St. Fran- ces Cabrini Hospital, Seattle. Fourth Sunday: Blessed Sac- rament, Seattle, Immaculate Conception, R a y m o n d ; St. Thomas, Riverton; St. Michael, Snohomish. Fourth Wedaesdav: St. Pet. er Hospital, Olympia. Fifth Sunday: Providence Hospital, Seattle; St. Joseph Hospital, Tacoma. "It would be easier to climb Mount Everest and count every single snowflake on its wind- swept summit t h an measure for you the extent of God's m e r c y for sinners."--Father Charles H. Doyle The 1965 Holy Name Man of the Year is Rudolph R,. Paroline, 76, retired Naval supply supervisor at Seattle s Immaculate Parish. Former archdiocesan treasurer, Pare- line fracas his Holy Name Parish activity to 1921 and diocesan service to 1924. Paroline lives at 1803 18th Ave. He has three surviving children and II grand- children. A son is Father Arnold Parollne OFM, pastor of St. Joseph's Parish, Los Angeles. By Joe Fmhey Urgent warnings that individuals, organizations and institutions must keep pace with change, or perish, was a recurring theme voiced by lay and spiritual leaders at the sixth annual convention by lay and spiritual leaders at of the Archdiocesan Union of Holy Name Societies. Saturday and Sunday in Seattle. The two-day assembly held at Seattle University with a top attendance of more than 300 delegates explored 'the theme, "Lay Leadership in a Chang- ing World -- today's Dynamic Challenge." A hard-hitting fact-packed address, "Pride, Proverty, Pre- judice", by Seattle Municipal Court Judge Charles Z. Smith, at the Sunday brunch brought the convention theme vividly into focus. Judge Smith answered the question, "Am I My brothers Keeper?" with a detailed dis- course on current critical needs in the areas of poverty, unem- ployment, public health, mental health, business ethics, human rights, plus the need for moral decency in publishing and enter- delegates and wives filled SU's tainment and a renewed dedi- Bellermine Hall to capacity. cation to law and order As principal speaker, Father "We must heed the need of John A. Fitterer SJ president of our brother in each of these Seattle University, r e p o r t e d areas." declared Judge Smith and exerted all to "Hate evil, launching a 10-year program love good, establish justice." aimed at developing the full potential of the University to The Mat Reverend Thomas k e e p abreast of accelerating Gill VG Auxiliary B i s h o p of changes in all fields of edu- Seattle, at the Saturday ban- cation. quet urged each one to stand "The future is rich in pro, up to his full capacity in ful- raise and we must prepare filling his real role as partici- now to reach the future. Our pants in the work of Christ goal is excellence in CathoUe through his Church in this education coupled with a fur world, program of community sere- He emphasised: ice." "A Loyal love of the Church, as noted by Pope Paul VI, is essential for moving into the new era of change, with service to Christ in and through the Church a matter of increasing virtue. In every parish there are un- 1 i m i t e d opportunities for everyone to participate in this work." A Saturday evening crowd of of Federay Way's St. Vincent STEVENSON--The new CCD Center for Our Lady, Star of the Sea Mission here was dedi- cated September 19 by the Most Reverend Thomas E. Gill, Auxiliary Bishop of Seattle, Father Thomas Phelan, pas- tor, offered the Mass of dedi- cation after which Bishop Gill blessed the multi-purpose build- ing. Chaplains to Bishop Gill were Father Stephen Szeman, Arch- diocesan Director of the Prop- agation of the Faith, and Fa- ther Donald Piro of St. James Parish Vancouver. The new center includes a large h a I I, stage, classroom area, kitchen and pastor's of- rice. The building was erected at a cost of some $50,000. Following the dedication an open house was given by mem- bers of the Altar Society head- ed by Mrs. Lorraine Zevely, president. Officiating at the tables were pioneer members of the mis- sion including Mesdames Beu- lah Monde, M a r y Holzgang, Kathryn Brady, Rose Sohmid and Rose Joseph. Fr. Muehe, Others To Attend Charities Meet Father Dennis F. Muehe, archdiocesan director of Cath- olic Charities. and Spiritual dir- ector of the Society of St. Vin- cent de Paul, Thomas T. Ko, bayashi, president and John Peluso, executive secretary of the Society, will be among those in attendance at the an- nual meeting of the National Conference of Catholic Chari- ties and the Society of St. Vin- cent de Paul in Philadelphia, September 24:30. Pre-Cana A handsome plaque from the Archdiocesan Union of n,_ore,s Visit D -- Holy Name Societies was presented fo Seattle Uni- TO Be Covered rrojrams versify "in recognition of its outstanding contributions to our faith, our community end our country." Receiving On TV I Rad,o Begin Sunday The six week Pre-Cana pro, the plaque from archdiocesan president John D. Spell- The unprecedented appeal for gram for engaged couples pro. man was Father John A. Fifferer S J, University presi- dent. Father Fifferer was princip,al speaker of the Holy peace by Pope Paul VI before viousiy announced in The Prog- the United Nations General As. ross will begin Sunday, Sept. 26, Name convention banquet in SU s Bellarmine Hall. sembly will be given extensive at 7:30 pm at St. Patrick's live coverage on radio and tele- Church auditorium, 2702 Broad- vision Monday, Oct. 4. way East. :: ::: :: The entire visit of Pope Paul With its purpose to help poe, .......  VI will be televised nationally pie to a realistic understanding with Bishop Fulton J. Sheen of marriage, the program will Receiving their charge of office are the 1965-66 officers of the Archdiocesan Union of Holy Name Societies, elected Sunday af the two.day convention in Seattle Uni- versity. They are (from left) George Paterson, ,marshal from Seattle's Assuqapfion Parish; Joseph Forte, treasurer from St. Peter s in Seaffle; Ralph/. Brlnk , seefary from St. Benedict s in Seattle: John C. Endal, president from St. John s in Sbaffle; and John Bowman, vice president from St. Anthony's in Kent. de Paul Parish. Stressing the essential duty of the layman to bring the world to Christ, he warned. "There is danger that the world Christ redeemed for us could very well be lost through us." Father Joseph M. Agins OP provincial of the Pacific Prov- ince of the Dominican Order and western regional director of the society, strongly em- phasis the pressing .need to put religion into the life of the in- dividual and the community. In noting the extreme rate of current technological and social change he declared: "To live is to change. We must be ready for change. We must pray for the wisdom to know when, where and how to change, and the humi- lity to give up pet ideas that hinder and block develop- ment of growth." Father Agius also gave the sermon at the convention Mass on Sunday. Rudolph Paroline of Immacu- late parish, Seattle, was named the Holy Name Man of the Year. The former registrar and more recently treasurer of the Arch- diocesan Union was cited for "contributing more than 40 years of dedicated service to the Holy Name Society.", Selected to succeed Spe||man as archdiocesan presidentiwas John C. Endal from St. Jbhn's Parish, Seattle. Endal, president of the Newspaper Pressman Union and employed at the Seattle Times, resides with his wife at 7230 3rd Ave. NW. The new president said: "Achieving, w i t h God's help, the challanges of this convention and continuing the record growth of our societies will be the goal of myself and our new officers. The im- mediate major objective will be planning our golden an- niversary convention f o r 1966." Father Fitterer was the re- cipient for the university of a "special award of excellence" in recognition of its outstanding contribution to "our faith, our community and our country." Presentation was made by John D. Spellman, archdiocesan president. Giving the keynote adress Saturday was Dave Paterson special narrator, according to announcement by The Society for the Propagation of the Faith, New York. This will be broadcast on KIRO-TV, Seat. fie, at 7 am PDT. KIRO-TV and radio (710 on the dial) will carry live cover- age of Pope Paul's arrival at 7 am PDT; his speech at the United Nations at 1 pm PDT: and his ;' offering of Mass at Yankee Stadium, New York, at 8 pm PDT. A TV special preparing for the Pope's visit will be seen Sunday, Oct. 3, on EIRO-TV, channel 7, from 8 to 9 am, pro- duced by the National Council of Catholic Men. Entitled "Paul VI: a New Journey, An Ancient Mission," the program will feature a film biography of the Pontiff as well as interviews and statements by UN, US and Church leaders on their hopes and expectations regarding the Pope's visit. KVOS-TV, channel 12, Belling- ham, will be among the tele- vision stations in the area giv- ing full coverage to the historic visit--first by a Roman Catho- lic Pontiff to America. Events to be reported during the day (October 4) will be Pope Paul's arrival at Kennedy Airport (scheduled for 7 am PDT); his motorcade into New York City for the meeting with President Lyndon B. Johnson; and meetings with Francis Car- dinal Spellman at St. Patrick's Cathedral and at New York's Archdiocesan headquarters. I Father 0 Connor Recuperating BOSTON (NC) -- Father Patrick O'Connor SSC, on leave as Far East correspondent of the NCWC News Service, is re- cuperating in a Boston hospital from phlebitis -- inflamamtion of a vein--following major sur- gery last month. include talks by priests, psychi- atrists, doctors and social work- ors. Father William Treacy, direc- tor of the Catholic Information Center, and Dr. John Waiters will speak on "Courtship and Marriage" September 26. "Legal and Financial Aspects of Marriage" will be discussed by Dr. LuVerne Rieke, profes- sor of Law at the University of Washington Law School, Oc- tober 3. Professor Rieke is a Lutheran layman. Other topics and speakers will be: A discussion of marriage by Catholic physicians, October 10; "Emotional and Social Aspects of Marriage, Dr. A. M. Hurley, psychiatrist, October 17; "Spir- itual Aspects of Marriage," Father Treacy, October 24; and "Marriage Arrangements," Fa- ther Harvey Mclntyre, assistant chancellor of the Archdiocese of Seattle. Discussions will be led by married couples and question and answer periods will be dur- ing the coffee hour. Registration, $5, (limited to 100 couples) will be at 6:30 pm September 26. Gem, Mineral Show Slated Golden goblets, handcrafted silver, sapphires, opals and jade are but a few of the exciting exhibits at the llth annual Seat- tle Regional Gem and Mineral Show to be held at Exhibition Hall, 225 Mercer St. in the Seat- tle Center Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 25 and 26, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Beside 50 special exhibits there will be 300 exhibits by members of local rock clubs. In addition, the show will provide interesting demonstra- tions of lapidary equipment, jewelry maksng and faceting as well as free flourescent shows and slide programs.