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The Daily Ronary During October? Vol. II, No. 3 The Pope’s talk climaxed special week-end celebrations marking the 30th anniversary of the men’s branch of Italian Catholic Action. From all parts of Italy, farmers, shepherds, shopkeepers and white collar workers had swarmed into Rome by railroad and bus for the observance. “All faithful of goodwill must arouse themselves and accept their share of responsibility for the out come of this fight for salvation.” the Holy Father told the mass audi ence, which numbered an estimat ed 200.000 persons. About 150.000 of the crowd were members of the Catholic Action group, comprising half the total enrollment. “Today not only the city of Rome and Italy, but the whole world is threatened,” the Pope warned. “You do not need to be told who the enemy is or what dress he wears. He is everywhere and in the midst of all. He knows how to be violent and deceitful. In these last centuries he has at tempted to bring about the intel lectual, moral and social disinte gration of the unity in the mysteri ous organism of Christ. He has sought nature without grace, rea son without faith, liberty without authority, at times authority with out liberty.” De Gasperi In Audience Among those who occupied re served seats at the ceremony were a dozen Cardinals, 100 Bishops and At right are pictured the Bishops, dioces an priests and priests of religious societies of the Diocese of Columbus who took part in the fifth Synod in Columbus Diocesan history last week. A total of 190 priests at tended the colorful liturgical ceremonies. The statutes passed in the Synod contain important regulations for the clergy and the laity of the Diocese. They embody norms for the administration and the re ception of the Sacraments, the use of Sac red Places and the safeguarding of Divine Worship, the exercising of the Teaching Authority of the Church and the care of the Temporal Goods of the Church. The Synod was conducted in St. Joseph's Cathedral, Columbus. The event opened with a Ponti fical High Mass and closed with the singing of the "Te Deum." The Synod adopted new rules concerning education, marriage, masses and vocations. Bishop Ready, in his sermon delivered to the assembled Clergy emphasized that "when the foundation is soundly in place, the work of building will go steadily on." 3PAPER DIVISION l.?TATE “'ISSUM Climax Of Eighteen Months Preparation When Bishop Ready signed the Statutes promulgated by the fifth synod held at St. Joseph's Ca thedra! last week, it climaxed eighteen months of intensive study and preparation by a Preparatory Commission appointed by the Bishop in 1951. Pictured above is Bishop Ready as he signed the Statutes on the main altar at the Cathedral. Pontiff Urges Faithful To Join Forces In War To Combat Materialism ROME—(NC)—Before a tremendous crowd in St. Peter’s Square here. His Holiness Pope Pius XII called upon the Cath olic faithful throughout the world to join in battle against the “enemy” that threatens the unity of the Church and the secur ity of mankind. in speaking of the "enemy, the Pope referred to “the authors and propagators of the horrible calum ny that the Church wants war.” He spoke also of those who continue to work that Christ may be “a stranger in the universities, in the schools, in the family, in the ad ministration of justice, in legisla tive activity, and in the assembly of nations where peace or war is determined.” many Vatican dignitaries. Also present were Premier Alcide de Gasperi of Italy and several mem bers of his Cabinet who had join ed the Catholic Actionists in a spe cial procession to the square prior to the mass reunion. His voice sounding strong and clear, the Pontiff went on to de scribe the enemy as having become “ever more concrete, with a bold ness which still engenders aston ishment.” First, he said, the ene my proclaimed it wanted Christ, but not the Church. Then it as serted it wanted God, but not Christ. “Finally,” the Pope added, “the impious cry was raised, ’God is dead,’ and even the cry, ‘God nev er existed.’ And now we have an attempt to build the world’s struc ture on foundations which we do not hesitate to designate as a thing principally responsible for the threat which overhangs human ity: an economy, law and politics without God.” The Pope told the men that mod ern humanity is disorientated, lost and without faith, and needs the light and guidance of the Faith. He asked them: “Do you wish to be heralds of this light and mes sengers of this Faith?” The an swer came in a mighty volume of “Yes!” The crowd responded similarly when the Holy Father asked if they wished to be “bearers of security and peace” and “the great triumph ant ray of sunshine that invites men to shake off their torpor and act with decision." His hearers shouted assent once more whhn the Pope asked: “Do you wish to be come, if God so wills, animators of the human multitude that (Continued on Page 2) 4$ if A St. Patrick's Marks 100th Anniversary Pontifical Mass Celebrated Ry Bishop To Highlight Loral Church Centennial A Solemn Pontifical Mass, cele brated at 10:30 a.m. Sunday by Bishop Ready, will highlight the 100th anniversary celebration of St. Patrick’s church, Columbus. The Right Rev. Msgr. Edmund A. Burk ley, pastor of St. Mary’s church, will serve as assistant priest while deacons of honor will be the Right Rev. Msgr. Anthony Schlernitzauer, pastor of St. Pet er’s church, and the Very Rev. Msgr. Harry S. Connelly, pastor of St. Joseph's Cathedral. Deacon of the Mass will be the Rev. John E. Byrne, C.PP.S., pastor of St. James the Less church, and sub-deacon will be the Rev. Law rence Corcoraij, assistant director of Catholic charities for the Di ocese. Master of ceremonies for the Mass will be the Right Rev. Msgr. Roland T. Winel, chancellor of the Diocese, and the Rev. F. J. Baesz ler. O.P., former pastor of St. Patrick’s, will preach the sermon. Seminarians from St. Charles college will serve the Mass and attend the Bishop and St. Patrick’s augmented choir will sing. Among the out-of-town priests who will attend are the Very Rev. T. S. McDermott, O.P., Provincial of St. Joseph's Province. New York city the Very Rev. Edward L. Hughes. O.P., Provincial of St. Al bert's Province, Chicago, 111. The Very Rev. John F. Monroe. O.P., Prior of St. Stephen’s Noviti ate, Dover, Mass. the Very Rev. Walter M. Conlon, O.P., Prior of Immaculate Conception College, Washington, D.C. the Rev. Dennis B. McCarthy, O.P., vice-president of administrative affairs of Provi dence College, Providence, R. I. Another highlight of the cen tennial celebration will be the ap pearance Saturday night at 8:15 p. m. in Memorial Hall of Christopher Lynch, renowned Irish tenor. He will appear under the auspices of he centennial committee. •W The Catholic Times Columbus 16, Ohio, Friday, October 17, 1952 Hold Christ Aloft, Bishop Tells Laymen Dedicate Self To Christ, Bishop Ready Urges At Holy Name Rally The obligation of leading an ex emplary life dedicated to Christ was stressed last Sunday by Bish op Michael Ready of Columbus in an address at the Holy Name Rally held in St. Joseph's Priory, Somer set. Speaking before a crowd exceed ing 2000, Bishop Ready quoted an excerpt from the Holy Father’s ad dress to pilgrims at the Barcelona Eucharistic Congress. “Return to your houses and hold Christ aloft,” the Bishop asserted, continuing: “You have not only the duty of personal profession of Christ but a social obligation as well to hold Christ aloft to the society in which you live and work. Show this obli gation by your personal lives, your loyalties and associations and strive always to live by Christ’s words and ideals.” Bishop Ready also called atten tion to historical St. Joseph’s Church, the first sanctuary in Ohio, and he described the adjacent Dominican prior as “the center of a continued missionary effort by the Friars of St. Dominic, famous in history for more than 10 years.” In another address, the Very Rev. James J. McClarney, O.P., pri or of St. Joseph’s Priory, lauded devotion to the Holy Name, assert ing that it dates back to the Apos tles, whom Christ commissioned to preach the Gospel to every crea ture in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost. He termed the devotion theologi cally sound because it refers to the Second Person of the Trinity, and apostolically sound as is dem onstrated by the Apostles "who cast out devils in the Name of Je sus.” He said the devotion was safe, was not emotional, but for thinking men and women. Father McClarney declared that both World Wars could have been avoided if Europeans had followed His Name instead of other names that are destined to die. He said the Holy Name enables Catholics to “overcome evils of the time.” Clergy and laymen from through- out the Diocese made up the throng which witnessed the inspir ing profession of faith. The rally was held under sunny skies, al though threat of rain hung over Somerset vicinity early in the day. Prior to the talks, more than 2000 laymen and approximately 100 priests marched in procession to the athletic field of the priory, reciting the Rosary en route. They marched to an outdoor altar, near which stood a statue of Blessed John Vercelli, O.P., founder of the Holy Name Society. It was the first public veneration of the stat ue, which was sculptured by Fa ther McGlynn, a Dominican priest. The faithful recited the Holy Name Pledge, led by the Very Rev. Harry S. Connelly, pastor of St. Joseph s Cathedral, and the Litany of the Holy Name, which was fol lowed by Pontifical Benediction with Bishop Ready as celebrant. The Right Rev. Msgr. Henry Keller man, V.F., pastor of St. Augustine’s Church. New Straitsville, and dean of the Eastern Deanery, directed the prayers for peace offered by the assembly. The Rev. Julian Schaefer, pastor of St. Mary’s Church. Lancaster, served as deacon and the Rev. Li nus Dury. pastor of St. Nicholas Church. Zanesville, was subdeacon. Master of Ceremonies was the Right Rev. Msgr. Roland T. Winel, chancellor. The congregation then sang “Holy God, We Praise Thy Name,” which was followed by a recession al played by the Somerset High 1 Dr. James M. O'Neill, noted educator and author who was the featured speaker at the Columbus Diocesan Council of Catholic Women Convention Oct. 9 in Columbus, was honored by being awarded 1952 Catholic Action Medal of St. Bonaventure University recently. Pictured above, Bishop A. Burke, of Buffalo, makes the award. Dr. O'Neill is the 19th recipient of the medal which is awarded an nually to a layman outstanding in Catholic Action. Plans For Catholic outh Week Observance In Deanery Are Set Plans for the observance of National Catholic Youth Week in the Central Deanery, proclaimed by Bishop Ready for the week beginning Sunday, Oct. 19 until Sunday, Oct 26. were rset this week with the completion of a schedule of events and the reception of a proclama Lausche. The proclamation, which was drawn up Oct. 7, follows: WHEREAS, th* youth of America constitute one of our nation's most valuable resour ces, and WHEREAS, the development of character, the instilling of ideals, the formation of citizens are priceless contributions to our state and nation, and WHEREAS, the 6,000,000 young Americans, ages seven to twenty-seven, served by the Ca tholic Youth Organizations are branded together for these lofty purposes, and WHEREAS, the theme Unity Sanctity Action signifies their cooperation, their ideals, and their contributions made to the state and the nation. NOW, THEREFORE, I, Frank J. Lausche, Governor of the State of Ohio, do hereby pro claim the week of October 19th through 26th, 1952, as NATION AL CATHOLIC YOUTH WEEK in Ohio and urge our citizens to recognize the valuable and patri otic contribution made by our Catholic Youth groups, and to er this constructive youth pro help in all possible ways to furth gram. (Signed) Frank J. Lausche The Catholic Youth Council of the Deanery has asked all youth groups—including Boy Scouts. Girl Scouts. Camp Fire Girls. Foresters, Rangers. Sodalities. Newman Clubs, The Two Bishops And The 190 Priests Who Attended The Fifth Synod In Diocesan History School band. N.F.C.C.S. groups and CYO’s—to 10) Sheila McSweeney, Mass, Shops, O’Neill’s Address Highlight 7th DCCW Meeting ion from Governor Frank J. participate in following program. Sunday, October 19 A holy Hour in each parish. (Time to be chosen by each parish. This should include grade school through 27 years of age. Dedicate to Our Lady of Fatima.) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, October 20, 21. 22 Parish Activities nights. (Each and every parish is urged to hold some kind of activities one of these three nights. Suggestion: Open house, a forum, discussion, meet ing, or some interesting session.) Thursday, October 23 Social Action Committee of the Central Deanery will hold open house at St. Joseph Cathedral Sub Sacristy The discussion will be on communism with Res, Robert G. White as Moderator and Thomas Johnstown as discussion leader. Friday, October 24 Deanery wide social. (Tickets can he obtained at the Catholic Youth Bureau, 246 E. Town St.. MA. 5891 Saturday, October 25 Open: Suggesion: (All attend Confesson in preparation for the Communion-Breakfast.) Sunday, October 26 Communion Mass at 9:00 a. m. at St Joseph Cathedral Break fast following Mass at the Seneca Hotel Ballroom. Reservations are to be made to the Catholic Youth Bureau. Sunday, October 26 2:30 p. m. the C.Y.O. Playmakers will present the Life of St. John Boscoe over WBNS-TV. (Channel Thirteen Resolutions Approved At Annual Women’s Convention Over 700 women from through out the Diocese attended the 7th annua) convention of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women which opened last week with a Pontifical High Mass celebrated by Bishop Ready in St. Joseph’s Cathedral and was highlighted by a closing address by Dr. James M. O’Neill. Speaking at the evening banquet in the Grand Ballroom of the Desh ler-Wallick hotel. Dr. O’Neill, au thor of “Catholicism and Ameri can Freedom.” said that in Paul Blanshard’s “American Freedom and Catholic Power" “it w’uld be hard to find a better example of the antithesis of honest and re sponsible scholarship.” Ignored Truth “Mr. Blanshard ignored fact and truth contained in easily available historical documents, explained in books in his bibliography, and gave no references of any kind through which his readers could find the truth,” the noted author and educator charged. Dr. O’ Neill cited Blanshard’s documentation in “American Free dom and Catholic Power” as “com pletely unreliable.” “He constant ly misuses the Imprima’ure. using it in place after place to indicate that any statement which he has found in a book or pamphlet which bears an Imprimatur is official Ca tholic doctrine which all Catholics are upposed to believe and fol low.” he said. “If he were a careful scholar, he would have discovered that this led him into the position that Ca tholics are supposed to believe and follow diametrically opposite state ments in case after case.” Discredited The “separation of church and state” issue brought up* so fre quently by Blanshard was also completely discredited by Dr. O’Neill, who showed that separa tion has been completely endorsed by the American hierarchy from the days of the first hishop. John Carroll. Dr. O’Neill cited the 1948 statement of the Catholic Bishops of America which said: “We feel with deen conviction that for the sake of both good citizenship and religion there should be a reaffirmation of our original American tradition of free cooperation between j^overnment and religious bodies—cooperation New Catholic TV Programs Begin On WBNS Sunday A new series of six Catholic tele vision programs, moderated by the Rev. James Kulp, Diocesan Direc tor of the Society for the Propaga tion of the Faith, will begin Sun day, Oct. 19. over WBNS-TV, (channel 10). Columbus. The pro prams will be carried from 3-3:30 p. m. The first program will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the print ing of the Bible from the first printing press by Johann Guten berg. the famed Catholic inventor. Gutenberg’s troubles will be de scribed and a facsimile of a title page he printed will be shown. Script of the show is by the Rev. Urban Nagle, O P.. College of St. Mary of the Springs and the Rev. George Wolz, STD. of St. Charles college. Cast will include Albert Hoermle. Michael Fix. Mich ael Sanderell. James Sweeney. Ca therine Irwin. Barbara Olds and OfPE MIS ON YOU A UNITED AEPtAL Price Ton Cents $3.00 A Yoor involving no special privilege to any group and no restriction in the religious liberty of any citi zen. We solemnly disclaim any in tent or desire to alter this prudent and fair American policy of gov erment.” “I submit that it would be im possible to phrase a more frank, clear, specific endo sement of the American constitution?’ situation than is contained in these senten ces from the official statement of the Catholic hierarchy of Amer ica,” Dr O’Neill concluded. Successful Day Dr. O’Neill’s address keynoted a successful day for the Diocesan women. During the morning and afteru-aon hours nine different workshops were held in the Desh ler-Wallick convention headquar ters They dealt with: Religious activities, social action, family life. Catholic charities, in ternational relations, officers of or ganizations. public relations. Ca tholic parent-teacher associations and aduli education. The Catholic charities workshop was highlighted by a talk on “Youth—Its Charitable Responsi bility,” by the Rev. Hugh Murphy, of St. Charles college. Personal Obligation Declaring that the “age of spec ialization” has destroyed individ ual responsibility to charity, Fa ther Murphy declared that we “must use every means possible to make the young people realize their personal obligation to char ity.” "Young people.” he said, “feel that iheir obligations are fulfilled by their parents. Once we make them realize them, they will do their share.” “Youth’s Response” was deliver ed by Mary Jane Taylor, a student at the College of St. Mary of the Springs, who cited the social works carried on by Catholic youth today. These included, she said, ap pearances on radio and TV pro grams, teaching, hospital, orphan age and settlement house work, collections and so on. Joyce Lawler, social worker for Catholic Welfare Bureau, praised the charity of foster parents. She said: Substitute “Operating on the premise that, when the real thing isn’t available, the substitute is next best, foster parents have stretched their beds, and their toys, and thei soup, and doubtless the darkness of weary nights, and long lines of washing is lighted by the thought that, but (Continued on Page 2) Bombay Permits Religious Teaching In School System BOMBAY, India (NC)—The Bom bay state government has amended its educational code to permit re ligious instruction in state-aided private schools. But in so doing the state sets down these conditions: (1) Pupils in the religious class must have the consent of their parents or guardians. (2) The time alloted for religious instruction must not be deducted from the periods prescribed for secular subjects. (3) None of the state funds must be used for the religious instruct ion classes.