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" " Official Feast Of All Saints Because Friday, November 1, 1963, is a Holy Day of Obligation, the Feast of All SaLnts, the cus- tomary Friday observance of the law of abstinence will not apply. All Catholics, therefore, may eat meat on that day as often as they wish. Commemoration Of All Souls Solemn High Mass Holyrood Mausoleum A solemn high Mass of Requiem will be cele- brated in the Chapel of the Mausoleum at Holyrood Cemetery on All Souls Day, Saturday, November 2, at 10:30 a.m., for the repose of the souls of all those buried in Calvary and Holyrood Cemeteries. All are invited to attend. Requiem Mass For Deceased Bishops A requiem Mass for the repose of the souls of the deceased Bishops of the Archdiocese will be of- fered at 8:15 a.m. in St. James Cathedral, Monday, November 4. Special Indulgences--All Souls The Sacred Apostolic Penitentiary issued a de- cree on October 31, 1943, granting favors in behalf of the souls in Purgatory as follows: 1. During the octave of All Souls Day every Mass celebrated by a priest at any altar is privileged for the souls to whom the Mass is applied. 2. During the same octave the faithful who in a religious spirit visit a cemetery and there offer prayers for the departed, even if only mentally, may once a day gain a plenary indulgence for the dead, under the usual condition. 3. The faithful, as often as they visit a church or public oratory, or even a semi-public oratory, in order to pray for the dead on All Souls Day, may gain: A plenary indulgence applicable only to the souls detained in Purgatory, on condition of confession and CommunLon, and the recitation six times during each visit of Our Father, Hail Mary and Glory Be for the intentions of the Supreme Pontiff. This "Toties Quoties" Indulgence may be gained from noon on All Saints Day to midnight on All Souls Day. 4. On any day of the year an indulgence of seven years may be gained for the departed by all who visit a cemetery and there pray for the holy souls. THE CHANCERY By Order of the Most Reverend Archbishop. November 1, 1963. Priest Stops Fast; Mayor Acts On Smut (Continued from Page I) nography; strict enforcement of licensing requirements and other administrative controls; seeking creation of a special court to deal with obscenity cases; and enlisting coopera- tion of area district attorneys in fighting the problem. So far, the priest charged, these promises have not been acted on. A spokesman for the Mayor said that "a number of things have already been done in this area, more are being contemplated, and an announcement on the subject will probably be forthcom- ing" shortly. A spokesman for Father Hill said he had undertaken his fast with the approval of Rev. William T. Wood, S.J., pastor of St. Ignatius, one of the foun- ders of the Operation Yorkville campaign. Other founders are R a bbi Neumarm and the Rev. R. E. Wittenberg, pastor of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran church. In interrupting his fast "tem- porarily," Father Hill said he wanted to talk with Deputy Mayor Gavanagh about Cav- anagh's plans for anti-obsecnity efforts before he decided whether he would halt his fast permanently. Mayor Wagner, assigning Cavanagh to supervise the drive against pornography, said he would employ '*all available controls" against distribution of obscene ma- terial to children. He announced that the police department was distributing warning notices to 786 book- stores notifying them of the laws against obscenity. At the same time, the Mayor said the city would "avoid any v i o I a t i o n s of constitutional rights or freedom" in its pro- gram. Friends of Carmel Plan Dinner ON THE COMMITTEE for the seventh annual Carmelite Dinner, sponsored by the Friends of Carmel, are, from left, the Mesdames Edna McGuire, tickets; Nicholas Bez, general chairman, and George Morrison, decorations. This year's dinner will be Sunday, Nov. 3, at 6:30 p.m. in the Seattle University student union building. Tickets are avail- able by calling Mrs. McGuire at EA 2-4292 after 7 p.m. Proceeds of the dinner will go to the building fund for a new Carmelite monastery, re(Photo by W. C. Heib, Jr.) Rome, Audience With Pope Paul Ends People-To People Tour Archdiocesan Chairman oJ Church State Relations m I Unity and well.known Discrimination Topics throughout the Seattle area /or his panelist role on the " "Challenge" television pro- (Continued from Page 2) holiness, though not necessarily gram, herewith concludes his He said that prior to the coun- to the practice of the evangeli- s e r i e s on a "People.to- cil many bishops had asked cal counsels. Many Christians People" tout with 35 other that a chapter on Our Lady be practice the counsels as a sta- Seattle residents. The group incorporated in the schema on ble way of life, approved by the spent a month in Europe the Church. After an exchange Church, called the State of visiting with people o/their of views in the council hall, he said, the commission took the Striving for Perfection. own occupational and edu. cational interests. The group question under advisement and separated in Rome.) again there was disagreement Must Practice Obedience within the commission. It was then decided to resolve the de- On account of his primacy in By Rev. WILLIAM TR|ACY bate by an appeal directly to the Universal Church, the Ro- We arrived in Rome council Fathers, asking for man Pontiff can, for the corn- their opinion by a vote. mon good, exempt institutes of from Tel Aviv on a Fri- On Holiness In The Church perfection from the jurisdiction day night. The next day Discussion of the chapter on of the Ordinary. But Religious must show reverence and prac- we had the usual tourist holiness in the Church began rice obedience to the bishops, tour which included the October 3S. It contained these general principles: Discussion of Chapter IV Vatican Museum, St. Peter's In" the Church everyone is was led off by Paul Cardinal and the Roman Forum. Those called to holiness, which is the Richaud of Bordeaux, France, who had not visited Rome pre- sume for all, whatever their who complained that "the viously we r e amazed at the state or way of life. text does not place suffieient size and quality of what they The e o u n e i ! urges all stress on the element of pen- saw at the Vatican. priests, secular and Religious, ante and mortification." On Sunday morning Dr. and to fulfill their ministry with Raul Cardinal Silva Henri- Mrs. Hynes accompanied me holiness, e a g e r n e s s and quez of Santiago, Chile, made to the Convent of the Sisters strength, on the model of the two points. First he suggested of the Sacred Heart at the order of bishops, with whom that it would be helpful to both Trinita Dei Monti, where I all priests are united in the Religious and laymen to have celebrated t h e community one Eucharistic Sacrifice. a treatment of the general vo- Mass at 7 a.m. at the famed The evangelical counsels do cation to sanctity and of the shrine in honor of Mary under not constitute perfection; but profession of the evangelical the title of Mater Admirabilis. they contribute greatly to the counsels in the same chapter of We returned to St. Peter's for fervor of charity. There are the schema. Secondly, he oh- a few hours to study the treas. many in the Gospel, although served that the exemption of ures, and in particular the Pi- three are particularly praised Religious from episcopal au- eta by Michelangelo inside the in the doctrine and practice of thority, as expressed in the entrance to the right. We then the Church: poverty, chastity text, can be regarded as a con- drove to Castel Gandolfo for and obedience, crete manifestation of the col- one of the highlights of our All the faithful are called to legiality of the bishops, visit to Rome, a brief and in- formal but friendly audience NOCTURNAL VIGIL with Pope Paul in the court- yard of his summer residence. Nocturnal vigil for the first Saturday of November will be Promptly at noon the shut- ters on the central window on held in St. James Cathedral, Seattle, and St. Patrick Church, the balcony of the Holy Fath- Tacoma, Friday, November 1, and Saturday, November 2. er's residence opened and the The vigils are kept in response to the request of Our Lady of tP;Pe appeared, acknowledging Fatima for prayerful observance of the first Saturday of each enthusiastic cheers. In month, front of him were 20 couples SEATTLE AREA 7:45- 8:45 p.m. -- (Holy Hour) St. James Cathedral, Seattle. 9-10 p.m. -- St. Anne, St. Patrick, St. Thomas, River- ton; St, Philomena, Des Moines. 10-11 p.m.--St. Joseph. II-P p.m. -- Assump- tion, St. Luke, Sacred Heart, Bellevue. 12-1 a.m. --St. Mary, St. John, Immaculate, St. Mat- thaw. 1-2 a.m. --Ch fist the King, Our Lady of Mr. Virgin, St. Mark. 2-3 a.m, -- Sacred Heart, St. Peter, Holy Family, St. Monica. 3-4 a.m. -- Our Lady of the Lake, Our Lady of Fa- tima, St. Edward, St. Paul, Our Lady of Guadalupe. 4-5 a.m. -- Holy Rosary, St. Alphonsus, Our Lady of Lourdes, St. Anthony, Ren- ton. S-6 a.m. -- Blessed Sacra- ment, St. Benedict, St. Teresa, 64 a.m. -- St. George, St. Margaret, St. Catherine, St. Bernadette. TACOMA AREA 8 p.m.--Holy Hour, St. Patrick. 9-10 p.m.--Holy Cross. 16-11 p.m.--Visitation, Im- maculate Conception M i s - sion. 11-12 p.m. -- Holy Rosary. 12-1 a.m. -- St. Leo. 1-2 a.m.--St. Joseph. 2-3 a.m.--Sacred Heart. 3-4 a.m. -- St. Ann, St. Rita, SS. Peter and Paul. 4-5 a.m. -- St. Martin of Tours, All Saints, St. Theresa Mission. 5-6 a.m.--St. John of the Woods, Our Lady, Queen of Heaven, St. Andrew. 6-7 a.m.--St. Charles Bor- romeo. 7-8 a.m.--St. Frances Ca- brini. (The Re*,. William Treacy, tries and received warm tom- ferent countries who assisted FATHER TREACY tian art preserved in mosaics on portions of the ceiling. It contains the first representation of Mary with the Christ Child with the Prophet Isaias pointing to a star indicating that the first Christians believed that Isaias foretold her birth. For that reason Pope Plus XII, while still a Cardinal, visited this catacomb in 1931 on the H00th anniversary of the proclamation of Mary as the Mother of God by the Couneil of Ephesus, to eele- brute the Mass at the altar beneath this oldest mosaic in existence which honors Mary. The next morning I returned to celebrate Mass at this altar. As we neared the end of our citizen ambassador program each one decided to pursue his own interests in Rome. Be- fore going our different ways we had a farewell dinner in the Flora Hotel on a Sunday night. Several spokesmen gave a summary of their impres- sions of the trip and two thoughts kept occurring. First, the program had its greatest impact in helping 35 Seattle citizens of different faiths, race and background to get better acquainted and as an in- dication of the unity fostered, a date was set for the first of many planned reunions in Se- attle. Secondly, while we saw much to admire in our travels we agreed that we have a new appreciation for America, not just its material standard of living but the religious and hu- man values written into our Constitution which we may have taken for granted. On Monday evening I had dinner with Fathers Thomas Stransky, C.S.P., and J o h n Long, S.J., both members of the Secretariate for Church Unity and Father Anthony Mc- Devitt the proxy who will rep- resent Archbishop Toolen of Mobile at the Council, since the latter is unable to attend due to illness. Before going out to dinner I arranged for Rabbi Levine and Dr. Corson to haw an hour's visit with Father Stransky, which they enjoyed very much. In the course of the evening we discussed ecumenical pro- ceedings in various coun- inundation for our mutual ef- forts to promote religious understanding on the TV and radio program "Challenge". Father Stransky informed us he had written an artieh on the second session of the Council to be published in "The Sign" magazine in Oc- tober. Before leaving Rome I cele- brated Mass at the Tomb of St. Peter. Many pilgrims w e r e present even though it was an early hour. However, my most interesting insight into Roman piety came Sunday evening when I wa returning from the catacomb of St. Agnes along the Via Nomentana. We passed the Russian embassy, in former times the residence of some noble Roman, with a large wall around it. In the center of the wall, as if pene- trating the Iron Curtain of Russia, was a small Madonna with lights burning before it, carefully cultivated by the Ro- mans who have permission of the City Council to maintain these shrines at certain places throughout the city. The People-to-People pro- gram ended in Rome. For per- sonal reasons of devotion I de- cided to visit Lourdes. On the I r i s h Aer Lingus plane was His Beatitude Stephanos Si- darouss of Alexandria, Egypt, who was coming to Lourdes for two days before proceeding to Rome for business prior to the opening of the Council. He is the first of 10 Patrirachs in the Church and as a Patriarch he is next to a Cardinal in dignity. He had studied law in France and practiced it in Cairo for several years before deciding to study for the priesthood. I helped him with his baggage and transportation to a hostel for priests, St. Thomas Aquinas where I stayed and where he also ob- tained accommodations. He spoke English fluently. This kind, humble prince of the Church appointed me his chaplain while we were in Lourdes, as I was one of the few priests there who had visited his native Egypt. As the Coptic Patriraeh he rules over 80,000 Christians in communion with Rome who traet their Christianity and lturgy back to St. Mark. Becaiise of my assignment I was allowed to celebrate Mass at the main altar of the crypt at 7 a.m. and his Mass followed at 7:30 a,m. To the amazement of many hundreds of pilgrims from dif- at my Mass, they saw a priest celebrate Mass while a Prince of the Church insisted on being the altar boy. He instructed me on the Coptic Mass which is something similar to the Dominican Rite and each morn- ing I tried to assist him. I walked beside him in the Pro- cession of the Blessed Sacra- ment and we visited the Legion of Mary exposition together. The Legion is active in Egypt and by permission of the Holy See 80 Orthodox Coptic Chris- tians serve in praesidia with those who profess allegiance to Rome. g On the feast of the Holy Name of Mary he celebrated Mass at the altar in the Grot- to, which marks the spot where the Blessed Mother appeared to Bernadette on that cold winter day, February 11, 1858. It was my privilege to assist him while a French priest gave a commentary on the Coptic Mass to the thousands of pil- grims who watched in front of the Grotto. With this picture of two men, of much different rank, age, race and background united in their faith in Christ at Mass in devotion to Mary His Mother, I shall conclude the story of the 35 citizen ambassadors who left Seattle August 5, in an ef- fort to get to know people of other countries better and to allow them to know us better. It was a memorable and re- warding experience and I am profoundly grateful to the edit- or of the Catholic Northwest Progress for making is pos'sible to share this adventure in citi- zen-to.citizen diplomacy with you. BBC Marks gaber Centenary- LONDON (NC) -- The British Broadcasting Company marked the 100th anniversary of Rev. Frederick Faber's death with a special nationwide performance of some of his best known hymns. The choir of Brompton Ora- tory sang an aU-Faber program which included "Faith of Our Fathers." Brompton Oratory was founded by Father Faber himself in 1849, four years after he gave up his Anglican minis- try of eight years to enter the Catholic Church. The priest died September 26, 1863, but the BBC marked the centenary during the second week of October. Lay Retreat Schedule The Palisades Visitation Retreat (Mm'a Retreat Hm) . (Womn'a Retrmt House) November 8-10 Our Lady of the Lake, Seattle St. Joseph, Seattle St. Monica, Mercer Island November 15 - 17 St. Anne, Seattle Our Lady of Guadalupe. Seattle Holy Rosary, Tacoma Our Lady of Lourdes, Seattle married during the previous week and the brides waved their wedding bouquets which he acknowledged with a kind- ly smile. Also in the group was an excellent mixed choir from Germany. Following a few brief remarks in German and Italian on the feast of the day, the Nativity of Mary, whom he called 'Hope of Christians" the Pontiff asked us to join in the recitation of the Angelus. He then blessed all of us and the religious objects in our possession. The German choir sang several numbers and gracefully acknowledging the applause of the people he withdrew. Earlier that morning the Pope had gone to a local parish to celebrate the Mass for the people and to preach a ser- mon. In the afternoon Dr. Cor- son and I visited the catacomb of St. Priscilla which dates back to around the year 150. It is my favorite catacomb, in that we find the first Chria- FHday, Nov. I, 1963 THE PROGRESS--3 Ft. Vancouver Program To Honor Pioneer Nun T h e Fort Vancouver Historical Society, Van- couver, will sponsor a memorial p r 0 g r a m in memory of Mother Jo- seph, superior of Sisters of Charity of Providence nuns in Vancouver until her death in 1902. The memorial will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at St. James Acres, where Mother Joseph is buried. Miss Ann King is in charge of arrange- ments. The Rev. James H. Deady, pastor of Our Lady of Lout, des Church, will give the invoca- tion. Others on the program are Mrs. Paul Ransom, secretary of the historical society; Sister Cecelia Mary, F.C.S.P., superi- or of Providence Academy and Our Lady of Lourdes g r a d e school; Dr. Frank E. Brown, pastor of the First Methodist Church, and the music depart- ment of the Vancouver Public Schools. A tea and tour of Providence Academy from 2:30- 4:30 p.m. will follow the memorial. Stu- dents of the academy will act as hostesses and guides. At the tea table will be Miss Dor- othy Carlson and the Mes- dames Frank E. Brown, Morry Fendrich and W. H. Peckover. Mother Joseph, born Esther Pariseau on April 16, 1823, in a stone farmhouse on the Ile Jesus near Montreal, was the third child of Joseph and Fran- coise Pariseau. Her father was a farmer as well as a design- er, carver, painter, body- mak- er and wheelwright, and his daughter learned all his skills. She entered the Sisters of Charity of Providence, Decem- ber 26, 1843. On November 3, 1856, at the request of the Bishop of Nis- qually, Mother Joseph, as su- perior, and four other nuns, began the trip to Vancouver, on a mission of works of charity and mercy. From the day of her arrival, Mother Joseph was called upon to build, teach and help the sick and poor. She and the oth- er Sisters made many begging trips throughout the North- west. People from all walks of life assisted Mother Joseph in es- tablishing an orphanage, school, insane asylum, home for the aged and hospital. She was ar- chitect, carpenter, mason and artist. In 1873, P r o v i d e n c e Academy, the first of Mother Joseph's large building projects in the Pacific Northwest, was completed. She was architect, carpenter, mason and artist. The Institute of Architects has acclaimed her as the Pa- cific Northwest's first architect and the West Coast Lumber- man's Association recognizes her as the first Northwestern artist to work in'wood. Mary Deady Requiem Sung In Vancouver A requiem high Mass was sung October 30 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Vancouver, for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Deady, 85, who died October 27. Mrs. Deady, who was born Oct. 14, 1878, in Chicago, Ill., lived in Seattle for many years before moving to Vancouver five years ago. She was a mem- ber of the Young Ladies Insti- tute. Her survivors include her son, Rev. James H. Deady, pas- tor of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Vancouver; a broth. er, Ralph A. Gemmill of St. Augusta, Fla., and a sister, Mrs. Mabel Pelletier of Seattle. Burial was at Calvary Ceme- tery, under the direction of the Hamilton-Mylan Funeral Home. Thomas Merton Chosen For Peace Group Honor CAMBRIDGE, Mass CNC) -- The Massachusetts Political Action for Peace organization has chosen a Trappist monk as recipient of its first PAX (Peace) Prize. The award was given in absentia at a ceremony October 20 to Thomas Merton, (Father Louis, O.C.S.O., of Gethsemani A b b e y in Ken- tucky). The peace organization said he was honored for his writings in opposition to nu- clear war. The award was accepted for him by Msgr. George Casey, a columnist for the Pilot, newspaper of the Bos- ton archdiocese. Principal speaker was Sen. Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin. Visit the Shrines of Europe Oil Irish International Take the pilgrimage of your dreams on Irish Inter. national. Irish offers convenient service to Europe's major shrines and holy places. For that very reason we are called "The Line to the Shrines." Right now you can visit Europe on an Irish 21- Day Economy Excursion. 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