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THE INDIAN ADVOCATE.
Mother Church;bethe joy and light of your homes.theedifica
tion of your acquaintances, the pride of- your Alma Mater
and the honor of your country"
m Sunday our Rr. Rev. Bishop-celebrated Mass at 8 o'
clock, preached and gave Holy Communion to a very nu
merous congregation, There was solemn High Mass coram
Episcopo at io o'clock. Rev. Fr. Placidus celebrant, Revs.
FF. Justin and Elias deacon .andr sub-deacon respectively.
The Bishop preached a very eloquent and appropriate ser
mon on the Sacrament of Confirmation. After High Mass
some 30 girls and 50 boys were confirmed. Part of the
beautiful afternoon was devoted to taking photos of the va
rious groups the whole Confirmation class, Orchestra,
Students Glee Club and College buildings.
At 7 in the evening the Rt. Rev. Bishop Meerschaert, Rt.
Rev. Abbot Murphy, the Rev. Fathers and professors assem
bled in the new concerthall to witness the "Boys at home."
There was quite a large audience including many parents
of the boys and girls who had come from great distances to
witness the Confirmation ceremonies.
With the College Orchestra, the Glee Club, the singing
class.and the Newman's Debating Society there was no dearth
of talent. Ben Barry and Ed. Connelly added much to the
success of the various events by their ' guitar performances.
The members of the Glee Club quartette W. Jones, Sam
Roberts, C. Harre and T. Tierney, brougt forth prolonged
The subjoined address was read by Jas. Barrett.
We; the 'Students of Sacred Heart College, re
'spedtfully greet you Avith sentiments of profound esteem and devotedness and
wish you a thrice happy welcome. We full well know that it affords you un
alloyed happiness to see the youth of your Diocese brought-up in a truly
Christian manner, but among the Catholic seats of education, we can say
in all" truthfulness, that we are wanting in nothing that goes to make us
true and practical children of Holy Mother church and honest young men
of our New State
We offer your Lordship our best congratulations on your elevation to the
Episcopal See of Oklahoma and wish you many, very many years to guide
the destines of your new Diocese.