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places; establishing local centers, etc. The work will be carried on with the courage and enthusiasm which the cause demands, trusting in God's blessing and the co-operation of the faithful throughout the land to make it a success. The Marquette League's motto is "Ad Majorem Dei Glorianv," its aim a membership of 50,000; its consecrated mission the salvation of the souls of a race to which we owe the debt of Catholic charity and national reparation. Every Catholic will wish it God-speed. A booklet, descriptive of the League and its work, may be obtained at Room 420, United Charities Building, Fourth avenue and Twenty-Second street, New York City, or will be sent on application. The dues are $2 per annum; boys and girls under sixteen, Si, life membership, $50. Contributions hhould be sent to the above address, all checks being made payable to Theo dore, H. Tack treasurer. Pope Pius X and the Society for the Propagation of the Faith The Holy Father has just issued a brief in behalf of thu Society for the Propagation of the Faith. It is the first charitable association thus honored by the present Pontiff and quite rightly for, as Pius X himself says, "it stands in the very first rank both by its usefulness and its works and has deserved the highest praise in the windespreading of the Christian Faith." The Pope proclaims St Francis Xavie r Patron of the Society and in or der that the veneration paid to that Saint be further increased, raises his feast to the rite of a double major for the universal Church. He then ex presses the hope that this noble association will grow in strength day by (lav and that all Catholics will take to heart to join it and thus contribute through their prayers and alms to the widening of the limits of the Church. The Society for the Propagation of the Faith is an international organua tion for the support of Catholic missionaries in heathen and non-Catholic countries. It is established all over the world, the central ollice of the American Hranch is at 627 Lexington Ave., New York City.