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Coverage of Catholic News Vol. II, No. 47 Immigration Bill Signed Some 214,000 aliens, most of them escapees from Iron Curtain countries, will be admitted into the United States within the next two years. President Eisenhower (center) signs the special immi gration bill in the presence of Sen. Arthur Watkins (right, seated) of Utah, Sen. Homer Ferguson (extreme left) of Michigan, Father Aloysius Wycislo (second from left), assistant executive director of War Relief Services—N.C.W.C., and other prominent personages. A large part in helping the new immigrants will be played by American Catholics throudgh War Relief Services. New Milwaukee Ordinary To Be Installed, Sept. 24 SUPERIOR. Wis. (NC)—Bish op Albert G. Meyer of Superior will be enthroned as Archbishop of Milwaukee on September 24, the Feast of Our Lady of Mercy, it has been announced here. His Excellency Archbishop Am leto Giovanni Cicoanani. Apostolic Delegate to the United States, will serve as the installing prelate. The ceremonies will be held in the Ca thedral of St. John in Milwaukee. Labor Day Mass Set Bishop Ready will preside at the ninth annual Labor Day Mass at St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Monday, September 7, at 10:00 a.m. The speaker will be Monsig nor William J. Flanagan, Rector of St. Mary's Cathedral, Lan sing, Michigan. Full details of the Labor Qay ceremonies will be carried in the next issue of The Catholic Times. A choir clinic for all organists, directors and choir members in the Columbus Diocese has been added as a feature of the five-day Dioces an Summer School of Liturgical John Yonkman Music, opening Monday at St. Charles College. The clinic will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the E. Broad St. in stituion Father Thomas Gallen, Reds Seize Food From Peasants For Youth Feast VIENNA (NC) Much of the food used to entertain lavishly the delegates to the communist-spon sored Fourth World Youth Festi val at Bucharest, Rumania, recent ly was torn from Catholic peasants in the province of Transylvania, according to information reaching here. Rumanian communist authori ties, it is reported, descended on the Catholic peasants in the area and demanded butter, cheese, pork, lamb, flour, wine and plum brandy as “voluntary” contributions to en tertain the communist youth from various parts of the world attend ing the youth festival. The Rumanian authorities used Red troops to enforce their re quests for “voluntary” contribu tions, it is reported In some vil lages serious clashes are said to have occurred between the soldiers and the resentful farmers. “People just don't know how wonderful it is to hear he's free again and coming home.” Those are the sentiments voiced by Mrs. William Schorr, 762 Berkeley Road, when she was notified that her brother-in-law, 23 year old Richard Schorr, was among a group of Americans released recently by the Reds in Korea. Dick, who attended Holy Rosary School, made his home with his brother and sister-in-law at the Berkeley Road address before he was drafted into the armed forces in November. 1950. His parents are not living. Dick was employed at the Crise Controls Division. 2040 E. Main Street. He was in Korea with the Sec ond Division for only two months before he was captured b\ the Reds on May 18. 1951. Mrs. Schorr was notified to that effect by the War Department and a short time later she received the first of twelve letters Dick was to write while a POW. The letters were, of course, non committal, mention ing little about his capture or the Liturgical Music School To Feature Choir Clinic diocesan director of music, has in vited all interested persons to at tend. The Liturgical Music School will attract choirmasters, organists, mu sic teachers and choir members, representing churches and schools in the diocese. They will attend a series of classes designed to raise the standard of liturgical music. The school, only the second of its kind ever to be held in the di ocese, will offer classes in Gregori an chant for beginners and advanc ed students, choral and vocal tech niques, seminar discussions and chant and choral practice. Classes for both religious and laity will be held Monday through Friday from 9 a. m. to 3:45 p. m. Three prominent musicians will serve on the faculty during the course. They are Father Dominic Keller, O.S.B., director of the sem inary and monastic choirs at St. John's Abbey, Collegeville. Minn. Ralph Jusko, organist, vocal coach, Ralph Jusko choral conductor, lecturer and na tional authority on Catholic Church music and John Yonkman. organ ist and director of music at the Cathedral of Fort Wayne, and sec retary of the Fort Wayne Diocesan Church Commission. The Gregorian Institute of Amer ica. w hich is sponsoring the course, is credited with training nearly 3000 students in sacred music since its inception in 1941 National of fice of the organization is in To ledo. a im NEV8PAPCR DIVISION OHIO STATE MUSEUM —C^OUS 10 OHIO •F I I Poll Shows Most American Women Want Religion in School NEW YORK (NO A “sub stantial majority ol 1 S. women approve of religious instruction in public schools and most think that members of the clergy should do that instructing, a magazine poll has revealed. More than half the women ques tioned in a Woman s Home Com panion survey thought their chil dren weren't getting a good re ligious education. Sixty-six per cent asked that the public schools help by teaching religious and 57 per cent wanted the clergy to do this teaching in the public schools. Reporting on the poll in its Sep tember issue, the Companion noted that readers who received the quest ionaire replied in greater number—83 per cent- than in any other of the magazine s 106 polls. Summing up the results, the magazine stated: “You consider religious instruc tion a necessity for your children —yet a majority of you think the children you know are not receiv ing a good religious education. "Of three places where a child may get religious training the Former Holy Rosary Student Among Returning Ex-POW’s Reds except to say that he was “being treated alright.” The 23-year-old Columbusite w as interviewed by Jim Lucas, a Scripps-Howard Korean correspon dent. following his release. The in terview appeared in the Columbus Citizen last week. The soldier told Lucas of his cap ture which took place while he was fighting near Cahunri. The CpI. Richard Schorr Reds surprised Dick and three oth er soldiers as they were in the act of securing aid for a wounded man. He told of a forced march to the Yalu River and of hundreds of men dying on the march. Lucas said that Dick chose his words carefully during the inter view ‘fearful that anything he might say would affect the men still in Communist hands.” He spoke of trumped up charges (Continued on Page 2) Rardin Ordination To ake Place Saturday, Aug. 22 The Rev. Deacon William Rar din will be ordained to the Holy Priesthood by Bishop Ready, Sat urday, August 22, the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The ordination will take place in the Reverend Rardin's home parish. St. Mary's, Chillicothe. Rev. Rardin. who was ordained a deacon May 30 of this year has one year of his theological studies to complete at Mt. St. Mary of the West Seminary. Norwood, O. He has been selected to serve as a senior prefect of the seminary in the fall and has been given the privilege of being ordained before beginning his final year of study. The son of Mr. and Mrs. William T. Rardin of St. Mary’s Parish, Chillicothe, he attended St. Mary’s grade school and Central Catholic High School in that city. He en tered St. Charles Seminary. Colum bus. in 1946 and received his B.A. degree in 1950. The following September he began his theology studies at the Norwood seminary. The newly ordained priest will offer his first Mass at 11 a.m. Sun day. August 23, in his home parish. Father Robert Noon, assistant pas tor of St. Peter s parish, Colum bus, and Father Lawrence O’Con nor. assistant pastor of St. Christo pher's parish. Columbus, will be deacon and subdeacon respective ly, at the Mass. Father Edward A. McGinty, pas tor of St. Francis de Sales church, Newark, will deliver the sermon. Father Rardin will officiate at Solemn Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament at 3 o'clock. August 23, after which he will give his bless ing to the parishioners and friends. A reception will follow tn the school auditorium. Lhe Catholic Times Columbus 16, Ohio, Friday, August 21, 1953 home, th* church or synagogue and the school—you believe th* home most important. “A substantial majority of you and almost as many Protestants as Catholics approve of giving re ligious instruction in the public schools.” Catholic readers approved pub licschool religious education bx 68 per cent. Protestants by 63 per cent while Jews expressed dis approval by more than two to one, the Companion reported. Asked to comment on the poll re sults, two Protestant and Jewish churchmen made pleas for "separa tion of church and state” and cau tioned against using the public schools for “indoctrination in any particular creed.” But Catholic Bishop Edwin V. O'Hara of Kansas City, Episcopal Chairman of the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, commented that “religious education that doesn't introduce children to God as their Creator, their Judge and their Redeemer is no education.” He called the released time sys tem a "good device" "But it is in adequate when only the tag end of the day or week is put at th* disposal of religion. Religious edu cation deserves the best hour of the day Th* grotesque spec tacle of parents, hat in hand, ask ing the State to assign an hour at the end of the week for religion is a sad spectacle. Dr. Samuel McCrea Cavert. Pro! estant. general secretary of the Na tional Council of Churches ol Christ in the U.S.A, “expressed surprise that approval ol public school religious training was so widespread.” the magazine article (Continued on Page 2) Father Curran Will Attend ACPA Meet Father Charles Curran, admin istrator of Our I^ady of Mount Car mel church. Buckeye Lake. Ohio, and professor at St. Charles Col lege. Columbus will attend the sev enth annual meeting of the Amer ican Catholic Phychological Associa tion, in Cleveland. September 7. Father Curran is president-elect of the association, which is convening in connection with the American Psychological Association. Sessions will include group dis cussions by priests. Sisters and lay men on “Psychology in Relation to the Objectives of the Catholic Col lege and University.” and “The Role, of the Catholic Psychologist in Professional Service.” A symposium on “The Catholic Contribution to a Scientific The ory of Personality” will include speeches by Dr. Magda Arnold of Harvard University and Father John A. Gasson. S.J.. of Spring Hill College, Mobile. Ala. A dinner meeting will include an address by Dr. Alexander A. Schneiders of Detroit University, president of the association. The American Catholic Psycho logical Association, which num hers 364 members from 31 states, Puerto Rico. Canada and six for eign countries was organized in 1948. Its two-fold purpose is to interpret to Catholics the meaning of modern psychology, advancing its acceptance in Catholic circles, and to work toward the integration of psychology with a ho 1 i thought and practice. Official The Most Reverend Bishop announces the following ap pointments: Effective August 18, 1953 Th* Reverend John Eyerman it released from hit pastoral du ties at St. Bernard Parish, Corn ing, because of ill health. The Reverend Herman Crock from Chaplain, St. Aloysius Academy, New Lexington, to Administrator, St. Bernard Par ish, Corning. The Reverend John Gref, Pas tor, Our Lady of Sorrow* Parish, West Portsmouth. The Reverend Vaclovas Sum inas from Assistant Pastor, St. Mary Magdalene Parish, Colum bus, to Chaplain, St. Aloysius Academy, New Lexington. Roland T. Winel Chancellor. The meeting, attended by 75 per J..4S, including diocesan resett'e ment directors from many part- of the United States, dealt almost en tirely with the provisions of the new Act under the terms of which 214.000 refugees from foreign countries will be admitted to the United States above the regular quota allowances. Monsignor Swanstrom pointed out that although the Act's regula tions concerning assurances for refugees were much more rigorous than those in effect under the Dis placed Persons program, he was particularly grateful because of the broad definition of the term “refugee” under the new law. No Reds “Almost anyone from a commun ist country who can prove that he was not a communist is eligible.'' Monsignor Swanstrom said. He added that the security re quirements are strict under the act. commenting: “This is desirable. We don want to see any communists come to the United States.” He said that the act also provid ed for financial aid for ocean transport for the refugees who are passed for admission into this country. This assistance will be furnished by the 21 member na tions of the Intergovernmental Committee for European migra tion. The assurances required under K of Plans More Councils For Diocese The Knights of Columbus in this area are moving ahead with plans to expand the membership of the organization and develop new councils. Leo F. Carty, assistant to the Di rector ol the New Council Develop ment program of the Supreme Council of the Knights of Colum bus, has been working in the Co lumbus area cooperating with the District Deputy Paul J. Lynch in the expansion of the KC member ship and development of new coun cils of the K of here. Already one new Council is in the process of formation on the northside of Columbus and it is expected very shortly to be granted its charter and take in its first class of members. Parish chairmen in ten northside parishes are convass ing now for members and are hop ing to receive the charter class early in the fall. Temporary head quarters for the new Council are at Newman Hall but a permanent home is expected by October first. On the south side of the city, a preliminary survey meeting has been held with the pastors of the five parishes and organizational steps will be taken shortly to set un a Council in the area of St. Mary’s. St. Leo's. St. Ladislaus. St. John's and Corpus Christi. Interest has heen raised also in (Continued on Page 2) Annual Rally for Diocesan Holy Name Society to be Held Sunday, Sept. 13 Father Albert E. Culliton, Diocesan director of the Holy Name Union and pastor of St. Christo pher's Church, discusses plans for the annual Holy Name Rally with two of his committee heads. Major Joseph E. Tritschler, left, is president of the Holy Name Union and a member of Our Lady of Victory parish. Charles P. Gilbert, right, of Immaculate Conception parish, heads the rally committee. The rally, for all Catholic men in the Columbus Diocese will be held at 3 p. m., Sunday, Sept. 13, in the Fair Ground Coliseum, Columbus. Prelate Says Refugee Law Strict But Better Defined Than DP Rule NEW YORK Although the recently passed Refugee Relief Act of 1953 has its limitations, there is reason for op timism because of what may be accomplished under its pro visions, Msgr. Edward E Swanstrom declared here Monsignor Swanstrom, who is the executive director of War Relict Services National------------- Catholic Welfare Conference, spoke at a joint meeting of the National Catholic Resettlement Council and the American Committee on Spe cial Migration, a non-sectarian agency. The Monsignor is chair man of both groups. and his wages, must be determined the Act provide, among other things, that the type of job to be held in this country by a refugee, Anglican Bishop TaKo Second To Catholic Athlete SYDNEY, Australia (NC) Surrounded by lighted candles, a picture of one ol the most famous Catholics in the gallery of Aus tralian sport stands—believe it or not—over the high altar of an Anglican chapel in one of the Mel anesian islands. Australian Test cncketeers have been heroes to thousands, but it is doubtful if any other has ever won the distinction enjoyed by former star Stan McCabe. This is the story behind the story It is apparently the custom for the Church of England Bishop of Melanesia to present a photograph of himself the Anglican chapels in the islands. When he visited the chapel in question, he found that the natives had no picture of him. but instead had cut a photograph of Stan McCabe from a sports pa per and installed it in the place of honor over the altar. The Bishop thought to end this anomaly by sending the natives a photograph of himself. However, the islanders decided that Stan Mc Cabe’s picture was “more better.” And so the face of the Catholic sportsman continues to beam down upon the natives behind the flick ering lights of their altar candles. This information was obtained from a Vatican official who de scribed as "incorrect report or iginating in Rome and stating that the proclamation would be issued on September 8. The proclamation of the Marian Year by His Holiness Pope Pius XII had originally been expected on August 15. the Feast ol the As sumption of the Blessed Virgin. The date ot September 8. given in a current report, may have been picked arbitrarily by a news agen cy. the Vatican official explained, becaust it is the feast of the Nativ ity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is pointed out here that there are a number of other Mar ian feasts in September, which could be selected hy the Pontiff for issuing the proclamation if he so chose. These other Marian feasts occur in September: September 12. the Holy Name of Mary September 15 the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and September 24. Our Lady of Ransom. There was no assurance here that the Pope would pick any of these dates for the proclamation of the Marian Year. The Marian Year will commem- in advance of his obtaining a visa. Monsignor Swanstrom said. He estimated that it would take “a couple of months” for all the regulations to be written and that the first immigrants to arrive un der the terms of the new law might be here for the first of next year. Daniel Quinn, representing the Catholic Committee for Refugees, told the meeting that Catholic Charities which has in the past investigated the homes to which refugee children of the Catholic Faith have been brought in this country, will, in all probability, undertake the same assignment un der the new law. Mr. Quinn said that a total of 1,700 Catholic orphans had been placed with foster parents under the legislation formerly in effect and described the machinery through which they had been brought here as "very successful." He expressed the hope that the procedure under the new law, which provides for the entry of 4,000 orphans who are under the age of 10 at the time their visas are issued, also will be carried out efficiently. Other speakers included Father Aloysius J. Wycislo, WRS N.C.W.C. assistant executive direc tor. and Edward M. O'Connor, for mer Displaced Persons Commis sioner. The meeting adopted a resolu tion which expressed the 'grate ful appreciation to all those who assisted in bringing about the en actment of the emergency legisla tion” on behalf of the National Catholic Resettlement Council and the American Committee on Spe cial Migration. The meeting agreed that copies of the resolution be transmitted to members of Con gress "whose services in this worthy cause were outstanding” No Definite Di te Established For Proelaimin VATICAN ITY -iM'i-1 he of ticial proclamation of 1954 as a Marian Year will not take place be fore next month. No definite date for the proclamation has yet been set. 2 Marian Year orate the centennial of the proc lamation of the Immaculate Con ception of the Blessed Virgin by Pope Pius IX as a dogma of Cath olic Faith. The dogma slates that Mary, the Mother of Christ, was preserved from the stain of Origin al Sin from the moment of her conception in the womb of St. Ann. There is a report in Rome that the Marian year will be officially initiated on December 8. the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. No official confirmation of the report could be obtained. o----------------religious NCWC To Ship Surplus Butter To Europe's Neeclv WASHINGTON War* Relief Services—National Catholic Wei fare Conference has completed ne gotiations with the Agriculture De partment for the distribution ol 10.800.00(1 pounds ot surplus hut ter to needy persons in Italy. Ger many. Trieste and Austria, it has been announced. The Agriculture Department said that WRS-N.C.W.C. was the first ot some 25 eligible voluntary agen cies to submit a definite program for distribution of 50.000.000 pounds of surplus butter which the department has made axailable for the needy overseas. “Where Charity And Love Are There God" Price Tan Cants $3.00 A Yaar Huge Pageant To Be Staged In Coliseum The annual rally of the Holy Name Society, for all Catholic men in the Columbus Diocese, Bishop Ready presiding, will he held at 3 p. m. Sunday, Sept. 13 in the Fair Grounds Coliseum. Columbus. Date of the colorful event was announced this week bv Father Albert E. Culliton. Dio cesan director of the Holy Name Union and pastor of St. Christopher’s Church. Columbus. At the invitation of Bishon Ready, the Most Rev. James H. Griffiths, D.D. of New York City, auxiliary bishon to the military vi car. will he the guest sneaker. Bishop Griffiths is known through out the nation a« an exceptional orator. Fshop Edward G. Hettinger. Auxiliary to Bishon Rea^v. will be celebrant of the Pontifical Bene diction. The theme of the rallv is ‘Chris tian Li’ ing Our Nation’s Strength" and its purnose is to serve as an act of praise to Our Tx»rd. and also as an effort to stem the rising tide of secularism and religious indifferentism in our na tion. A procession of religious and r1ioce«?n clergv and members of Catholic organizations in the dio cese will nrecede the rallv. A color ’’uard will nn**n the ceremony with the rai'-in" of the American flag. Charles Gilbert of Immaculate Concent ion Parish heads the rallv comm it H, a'-ririants a’c Mai. Joseph E. Tritschler, president of the Hnlv Name Union and a mem ber of Our Lady of Victory narish: August Grodrian St Christo pher Church: Edward Wolf. St. \!o-. (hitch secretary of the Hnlv Name Union, program chair man Edward Ryan. St. Christo pher’s Parish, assistant program director and Father Jame« Kulp, director of religious ceremonies. On the Lay Reception Commit tee to welcome the Bishons ar® John A. McAndrews, St. Aloysius Parish and Charles Leach anH Henrv Rinehart both of St. Agatha Church. Chairman of ushers and seatin'’ arrangements v 11 he James Rah bit St Thomas the Apostle Church, assisted bv Ralnh Kramer Sr.. Hob Rosary Church. Roman Eyerman of St. Mary's Parish and Leo Wal ter of Corous Christi parish, will suoervise the Boy Scouts. Paris Fraeasso of Immaculate Conception Church will supervise the decorations and floral arrang*' ments. and Victor Warkin of Chri1* the King Parish will be in charge of the public address system. Band music will be arranged bv Alphonse Cincione of St. Chris topher’s Church. Bny Scouts will have charge nf automobile park ing. o---------------- Two Girls Take Religious ows Two Columbus area girls were among the 27 novices who complet ed the prescribed two-year noviti ate and pronounced their first vows in ceremonies held in the Chapel of the Motherhouse of the Sisters ol the Third Order Regular of St. Francis. Congregation of Our Lady of Lourdes. Rochester. Minn. Sister Rosemary Griffin, the for mer Ellen Patricia Griffin, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Griffin. 161 Edison Avenue. Circleville, and Sister M. Sartok daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Kaiser. 218 S. Roose velt Avenue. Columbus, pronounced their first vows on August 12. A graduate of St. Marv of the Springs Academy. Sister Rosemarv is the sister of Father Patrick GrifWn. administrator of Our Ladv ol Sorrows parish. Lockbourne, and director of Diocesan Cemeter ies. She also has three sisters in religion. Sister Ellen Patricia. OP.: Sister Patrick Marie. O.P.. and Sis ter Mary Rose. O.S.F. As her first assignment. Sister Rose marv will be a member of the staff of St. Joseph’s School. Ironton. A graduate of Rosary High School. Columbus, and of the Col lege of Saint Teresa. Winona. Minn.. Sister Sarto as her first re ligious assignment will be a mem ber of the staff of Notre Dame High School. Portsmouth. Also on August 12 at the Roches ter Motherhouse. 29 young women received the Franciscan habit. On August 15. FeaM of the Assump tion of the Blessed Virgin Man. an additional 12 Sisters pronounc ed their perpetual vows and re ceived the gold ring which marks their final profession. Bishop Edward A. Fitzgerald. Bishop of Winona, Mitin official ed at the ceremonies, preached th*’ sermon and celebrated the Ma following the ceremonies.