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Vol. 65No. 39 Official Newspaper for the Archdiocese of Seattle Seattle, Wash., Friday, Sept. 28, 1962 (Published every Friday) $4.00 per year--10c per copy .... €ounc ...... ....... il Success Planned Will Open Parish Is In All Churches Established eln Lynnwood The Most Reverend Thomas A. Connolly, Arch- bishop of Seattle, today announced the establishment of a new parish, St. Thomas More in Lynnwood, ap- pointment of its fixst pastor, and new pastors for Holy osary and St. Matthew Parishes, Seattle, and St. omas Aquinas Parish, Camas. The news was made known in an official letter which announced also transfer of seven assistants, a special appointment, and changes in residence for two priests. The appointments are effective October 2, 1962. (The Official letter ap- adlJnes. pears on Page Three of to- day's Progress). Wand Deadlines: Named pastor of the new St. Thomas More Parish is Rev. Joseph H. Doogan, ,,. --V'rus'"'ev archdiocesan director of cemeteries. The Rev. William 3'. Power, Doctrine presently pastor of St. Mat- thew Parish, Seattle, will be- ql00dvances By George N. Kramer, Ph.D. The Khrushchev Doctrine of the Western Hemi- sphere seems to be mov- ing forward into the new from ier. Each new report from Cuba icates that the Soviet build- up there is progressing quite effectively--and with phenom- enal speed. What has not been suffi- ciently publicized are the prep- arations being made to invade adjacent areas, such as the e::i.na:ne s of French-speaking and Guineans, who certainly were not brought to Cuba to cut Ne s cane, but more proba- Jnalysis to raise cane in neighbor- ing Dominican Republic. Then there is the leaking "defensive" weaponry to shores of other Latin American countries, Venue- zuela and British Guiana, for example. With the vast concentration of arms and munitions which has converted Cuba into a giaflt arsenal, the U.S. has about as much hope of contain- Red aggression in this isphere as carrying water in a sieve. And at deadline the press conveys the straight-faced in- formation that Castro has signed a pact with the Soviet Union to construct a fishing port financed by the Soviets with all facilities for the Red come pastor of Holy Rosary Parish, Seattle, and Rev. Walter J. Mortek, now pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas, Camas, will assume the pastorate of St. Matthew's. The Rev. Thomas Phelan, who has been serving as assistant pastor of Assumption Parish, Belling- ham, will be pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas, Comas. Priests and the parishes where they will serve as as- sistants include: Rev. Peter Duggan, Holy Family, Seattle; Rev. Thomas Quinn, St. Paul, Seattle; Rev. Thomas L. Van- denberg, Assumption, Belling- ham; Rev. Raymond Heifer- nan, St. Philomena, Des Moines; Rev. Denis O'Driscoll, Holy Family, Kirkland; Rev. August Banasky, All Saints, Puyallup; and Rev. Theodore Sondergeld, St. Joseph, Van- couver. Special assignment made by Archbishop Connolly is that of Rev. Jan Bogusz to the office of auditor of the Matrimonial Court. According to the an- nouncement, Father Bogusz will be in residence at Im- maculate Conception, Seattle: and Rev. Joseph P. Erny will reside at St. Aiphonsus, Seat- tle. Father Doocjan First pastor of the new St. Thomas More Parish, Lynn- wood, Rev. Joseph H. Doogan was born in Seattle, December (Continued on Page 3) Nocturnal Vigil October 5-6 Nocturnal vigils will be kept throughout the night of Friday, Oct. 5, and into the morning Vatican Council Opening Nears WORKMEN hasten to complete the renovation of St. the great mother church of Catholicism to accommodate the Peter Basilica for the Second Vatican Council October 11 2,500 cardinals, patriarchs, archbishops and bishops who as Catholic prelates from all over the world converge on will attend the Council. At bottom right is an Italian poster Rome. Long rows of temporary seats are being installed in announcing the Council's opening. R,nq;o, mw S.r,i¢, ho*o Pope John Joyful Procession Planned: Cancels All Opening Rites of Council Audiences To Be Carried On Radio, TV VATICAN CITY (Radio, HE) His Holiness Pope John XXIII has canceled all private and special group audiences until further notice beginning October 1 because of the de- mands of the coming ecumeni- cal council. Only the weekly general audi- ence and private audiences of a special or official nature will be held, according to an an- nouncement issued by the Papal Master of Chambers. The general audiences, the announcement said, will gen- erally continue to take place on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. in the Apostolic Palace. The audience scheduled for Wednesday, October 10, the VATICAN CITY, Sept. 26. (Radio, NC)--A preview of the ceremonies which will open the Second V a t i c a n Ecumenical Council October 11 has been published here by the Vatican City daily. L'Osservatore Romano re- ported that the ceremonies will begin in the morning with an assembly of the council Fath- ers in the Hall of Benedictions in the Apostolic Palace. His Holiness Pope John XXIII will sing the hymn, "Veni Creator Spiritus," to invoke the guid- ance of the Holy Spirit. Then, chanting the hymn, the council Fathers will descend by way of the Royal Stairs and the bronze doors to St. Peter's ,square and then go through the central door into St. Peter's basilica. Segni will head the Italian mis- sion. At the end of the Mass, the Pope will give a discourse formally declaring the opening of the council. The ceremonies and the discourse will be trans- mitted by radio and television. In the afternoon, Amleto Cardinal Cicognani, Vatican Secretary of State, will give a reception in the Apostolic Palace honoring the members of government missions. That night, the faithful of Rome plan to organize a torch- light procession to honor the council Fathers and the Pope, and to express their joy at having the council in their city. The demonstration brings to mind the Council of Ephesus in 431 when the faithful of that city demonstrated in a similar manner. The Pope will grant a special audience to the members of government missions on the following day, October 12, in the Sistine Chapel, Church Exhibit Planned ROME (NC)An exhibit aimed at inspiring vo- cations is being prepared here by the world's Catholic organizations. The superiors general of relious orders and con- October 3 A novena of prayers for the success of the Sec- ond Vatican Council will begin in all churches, schools and institutions of the Archdiocese Wednesday, Oct. 3, and conclude Thursday, Oct. 11. This announcement was made in an official pub- lished on Page 3 of today's Progress. In it, the Most Reverend Archbishop Thomas A. Connolly, now en- route to Rome for the Council, says: "The Second Council will bring together almost 3,000 Cardinals, Patriarchs, Primates, ArchbishoPS and Bishops, Abbots and major religious superiors -- undoubtedlY the largest number of skilled, cap- able and resourceful men that has ever been assembled in one phice at one time. "What other body of men has a greater knowledge of the problems and misery of the human race, a deeper under- standing of the yearnings of the human heart, and a surer insight into the Divine plan for genuine happiness? "Begging the prayers of all the faithful throughout the world, His Holiness has stated: 'This undertaking is so im- portant that human efforts and human powers will not, by themselves, be able to bring it to a successfuI conclusion... It is important for you to beg for the light and strength of the Holy Spirit constantly "hn your prayers and petitions.' " With the plea of Our Holy Father in mind, Archbishop Connelly stated: " . . . we cannot be accede to the plead- ings of His Holiness to offer earnest prayers for the suc- cessof the Council. One hundred and thirty thous- and copies of the Holy Fath- er's prayer for the success of the Council will be distributed and all churches and schools (grades six through 12) will re- ceive them for novena devo- tions. rawler fleet, including the of Saturday, Oct. 6, in St. eve of the council, has been In the basilica the Fathers gregations are responsible for the exhibit, "The reezing of fish. James Cathedral, Seattle, and   wornsN° ...... ...... quoteS, port ...... orar°undtrawlersthe St.ThePatnckvgfls'.. Church,are keptTac°ma'm" re- canceled,will also beh°wever'variationsand intherethe willThe takepope,theirwhoaSSignedwill be atSeats'the Church Today." which will be held at the Exhibits Fair of Rome I ' --i or nsn aespte au we nave end of the procession, will from November 18 to December 9. ert .... "'i " sponse to requests of Our Lady weekly audience schedule in I-lo ,_ 1 , asc amea aoout those t sn- • The principal air of the exhibit is "to awaken vocations for  o ........ of FaUma for prayerful obser- accordance with the demands ,take his place on his throne. .J Following the processien's or- all fields of the apostolate and to pay devout homage to the mg neets noverlng amng vance of the first Saturday of of council, activities, rival, Mass will be offered by (Continued on Page 5) each month. A special schedule will gov- a cardinal. Apostolic See on the occasion of the Secend Vatican Ecumenical - ern the'granting of official and Members of the diplomatic Council." eCatholic Astronaut audienceS, as well as corps accredited to the Holy The pavilions ycill present various aspects of Church activi- ,- the regular audiences granted See and government missions ties, its members and organizations: the Pope, Vatican admin- .will match the ceremonies from , to officials of the Church s ad- tribunes at the corners of the istration, ecumenical councils, bishops, Religious, Catholic or-  • Has Little Fear ministrative headquarters, papal altar. President Antonio ganizations and lay apostolate. / " phy A k F 0 ' e A d Fr. Mur s s r Peac n Air Force Capt. James A. .' " .n  McDi.vitt, Jr., one of the "ty I' v c tlon" Se ,ine new astronants who are Prosper= n In o a To nafe :andidates for the first moon space flight, is chosen to make Glory to God and "peace and prosperity to all tional welfare of maritime personnel, will meet jointly next sum- men" were asked by Rev. John J. Murphy, O,M.I.. port chaplain of Seattle, in his invocation, opening the September 21 session of the U.S. Senate in the nation's capital. At the invitation of U. S. Senator Warren G. Magnuson of Washington, Father Murphy prayed that the leaders of the American government be blessed with "truth and justice" and that "they love one another." Seattle's well-known waterfront priest ar- rived in Washington, D.C., one day after re- tiring as president of the National Catholic Apostleship of the Sea Conference. The conferenee's 17th annual convention fin- ished its four-day deliberations September 20 in Baltimore where Rev. John F. McGlone, its port chaplain, had been chosen to succeed Father Murphy, chaplain of the Catholic Sea- men's Club in Seattle• Reelected were Auxiliary Bishop Leo R. Smith of Buffalo, N,Y., national director; and Rev. Thomas A. McDonough, C.SS.R., formerly FATHER of Seattle and now of New Orleans, executive MURPHY secretary. The conference, devoted to the religious, social and educa- mer in Montreal with the Canadian conference. The full text of Father Murphy's invocation follows: "May the good God bless our great and glorious country; its Chief Executive, the President of the United States; the President and all the members of this august body. "May the Lord bless their minds that they may rightly dis- cern truth and justice; their wills that they may do what is pleasing in His sight and beneficial to their fellowman; their hearts that they may love one another. "May He bless them as each day they renew and rededieate themselves to the high ideals of our beloved country, under God, ideals so nobly advanced and defended within these hal- lowed walls by so many great and learned patriots and legis- lators down the years. "Give them the strength to fight the good fight of Democracy, the courage to keep faith with Thee and Thy people; the high resolve to walk humbly with Thee, their God and Lord; that their accomplishments may be such as to bring glory to Thee and peace and prosperity to all men." the lunar probe, he'll have little fear. A Catholic -- confident that God will be with him at the ontrols--he is the son of Mr. nd Mrs. James McDivitt of ackson, Mich. The McDivitts recall that their son once wrote an article for "Way," a maga- zine published by the Francis- can Fathers of California, in which he stated: "I know--I on't merely hope--that God is  .... till in His Heaven. He's up the e--or out there--far beyond  r the range of our rockets and space orobes. And He's also with me at the controls." A 1959 graduate of the Uni- versity of Michigan, Capt. Me- joined the Air Force in CAPT. JAMES A. McDIVITr JR. 1951 and flew 145 combat mis- sions over Korea. He is mar- ,ied and the father of three-. two boys and a girl. / Holy Fafher Takes Par÷ In Novena ROME, Sept. 25 (Radio, NC) -- His Holiness Pope John XXIII personally took part in the novena in, honor of the Holy Ghost in a Rome parish church in preparation for the coming ecumenical council. The novena is running from September 21 to 29 in all Rome churches. The Pope was pres- ent at novena ceremonies Sep- tember 23 at the Church of Christ the King. A notice in the Vatican City daily, L'Obs- servatore Romano, stated the Pontiff chose that church be- cause of its title and its as- sociation with the late Pope Plus XI, as well as the fact that it is staffed by Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, whose founder Pope John knew as a young man. Father Leon Dehon. the founder, was one of the stenog- raphers of the First Vatican Council. The Pope visited the parish once before, 40 years ago. More than 2,000 people, in. eluding a brass band, were an hand as Clemente Cardinal Micara, Vicar of the Rome diocese, welcomed the Pope. Cardinal Micara was observ- ing the 60th anniversary of his ordination m the priesthood on the same day. Announcing An Amazing New Feature Christian Culture Series-- Theology for the Layman Pages 6 and 7 A new and stimulating program which will serve as a text for Confraternity of Christian Doctrine Study Clubs, and a fresh study of Christian Theology for all our readers begins on pages 6 and 7 of today's Progress. It is a review on an adult plane of the histoT of salvation, an all-embracing survey of doctrinal theology. The uniqueness of the course springs from the fact that it is based upon a comprehensive historical chart which traces the entire history of man's sal- vation as revealed by God from the creation of the world to the present day. The series will run every other week in The Pro- gress through the school year. In addition to the text, discussion aids in the form of questions and prob- lems to be salted will always appear with the text. The ultimate goal of the course is to equip the reader with a complete and unified synthesis of all Christian Doctrine.