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Family Devotions During October Vol. Ill No. 3 i Work on the $40,000 structure, started only five months ago, was completed this week by the J. Lang Co., Columbus con tractors. Designed by Emerick and Mc Gee. Columbus architects, the church is constructed of the most modern materials and is trimmed in redwood. Simple in form, it has a vertical redwood entrance, flank ed by windows of blue glass, and an altar of wood and concrete ma sonry, The side windows are set at angles in order to focus light on the altar. The church, which has a seating rapacity of 300. is situated adja cent to old St. Mary's Chapel on W. Market St. To the Reverend Clergy, Religious, and Faithful of the Diocese of Columbus. My beloved Brethren: Pictured above is part of the throng of clergy and laymen who attended the ground-breaking ceremonies for the new Watterson High School in Columbus. Bishop Ready blessed the 16-acre site located at Cooke road just east of High street and turned the first spadeful of earth to begin construction on the $1,000,000 plant., The purpose of the simple and impressive ceremony was referred to by the Bishop as "one that all can understand to raise up generations of God-fearing citizens." Designed to accommodate 900 students, the structure is scheduled to be available for the acceptance of ninth grade students at the beginning of the 1954 school year. Additional classes will be admitted during the succeeding years. Commending the pastors and people on their magnificent response to the $2,500,000 fund raising appeal to enable the Diocese of Columbus to expand its educational facilities for youth. Bishop Ready noted that the occasion of this ground breaking was "a significant one. Significant because it will last for many generations, a monument to your faith and gener osity as your prayers are blessed and plans fulfilled." Speaking of the years to come, the Bishop told the impressed gathering that "generations of Christian-minded and Christian-living youth will be the result of your continued support and generosity." Pontifical Mass To Highlight Waverly Church Dedication New Atom Area Church Meets Needs of Growing Pike County A Pontifical Low Mass, with Bishop Ready as celebrant, will highlight the dedication of the new St. Mary’s Church in iVaverly at 11 a. m. Sunday. The Church is one of the first ■ruits of the Diocesan Development Campaign. A Southern Deanery meeting of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women will also be held in Waver ly in conjunction with Sunday's dedication. Women from Scioto. Ross. Pick away, Fayette, Vinton, Jackson and Pike Counties will attend the 3 p.m. session. Climaxing the dedication will be a dinner for the clergy at 5 p.m. in the Lake White Club. Once Mission Area The new church fulfills the needs of the growing Catholic pop ulation in Pike County. Once classi Mission Sunday will be celebrated throughout the Catholic world, Sunday, October 18th. Missions Sunday is a special invitation from tho Father of Christendom imploring tho Christian family everywhere to unite in making fervent, effective acts of Faith, Hope and Charity. Aid to the home and foreign missions of the Church through prayer and almsgiving is an act of Faith in tho commandment of our Lord to teach all nations and in the immensurabie value of a single soul purchased by the Blood of Christ. It is an act of Hope because whosoever gives assistance to the missionary cause of the Church manifests an unfailing trust in those consoling words of the Saviour: "Blessed are the merciful for they shall obtain mercy give and you sha receive." It is an act of Charity to provide for the spiritual and corporal needs of our brothers in Christ. "What you have done to the least of these, my brethren, you have done unto Me." •t is my privilege to express hearty appreciation in the name of the missionaries at home and abroad for your generous charity in the past. It is a joy to commend you, my beloved brethren, for your sense of responsibility toward the extension of the Kingdom of God. I take this occasion to thank the Reverend Pastors, the Clergy and devoted Sisters who encourage missionary zeal among our youth and to speak my gratitude to all the Faithful in the Diocese of Columbus. In connection with Mission Sunday, I am anxious that the Faithful of this Diocese understand the importance of cooperating with the Society for the Propagation of the Faith which is the of ficial mission-aid society set up by the Sovereign Pontiff for the assistance of all missionary endeavor in the world. Father James Kulp is the Diocesan Director of the Society with headquarters at 246 East Town Street, Columbus. It is the responsibility of the Propagation of the Faith to channel all alms and donations given by our people to the many important mission projects both at home and in foreign fields. Our Diocesan Mission Office hes helped home and foreign missionaries through membership dues in the Society, by donations, Mass offerings and gifts in kind. Send your mission charity of whatever kind to our Diocesan Mission Office. I ask for your continued support of this work and especially do I entreat you to become members of the Society for the Propaga tion-©! the Faith in order to share in the rich indulgences of the Society. Beseeching the blessing of God upon your participation in the missionary labors of the Chureh through Mary, the Queen of Apostles, October 7, 1953 Devotedly in Christ, MICHAEL J. READY Bishop of Columbus A MINK NEWSPAPER DIVISION fied as a mission area, with only one-half of one percent of the pop ulation Catholic, Pike County has grown by leaps and bounds since the beginning of construction of the nearby Atomic Energy Plant. Four years from now. it will serve the employees of the atom plant. Father Louis Hoffman, appoint ed pastor of the church in July, will move to Waverly this month. A recently purchased home near the church will be the rectory. Fa ther Hoffman has been in resi dence at St. Marys rectory, Chilli cothe. Leo J. Kletzly and Mrs. William DuBrul, both of Columbus, were named by Bishop Ready this week to serve on a Citizens’ Committee to study juvenile delinquency in Franklin County. The committee, established by the Columbus and Franklin County Council of Social Agencies, aims to develop an effective program to curb delinquency. The need for such a unit was pointed out by the Council which noted that the num ber of cases handled by the Frank lin County Juvenile Court increas ed 46 per cent in 1950-1952 over the previous two-year period. A 1931 graduate of the Univer sity of Notre Dame, Mr. Kletzly is a member of Immaculate Concep tion Parish. He has had experience Plans are being completed for the eighth annual conven tion of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women, scheduled for Tuesday. Oct. 27. The day long meeting will feature many workshops, con ducted in the Neil House and in the State Office Building, Hearing Room No. 2. The workshops will include such subjects as “Religious Activities.” “Parent-Teacher Association”, “In ternational Relations.” “Organiza tion and Development of PCCW’s” and “Public Relations.” The “Parent-Teacher Associa tion” workshop will have as its theme “Educational Problems Com mon to Home and School.” Speak ers will include Sister Aloysius, O.S.F., of St. Aloysius Academy, New Lexington. O. and Mr. Will iam Baer, Elyria. O.. a former school superintendent and book publisher. Open discussion periods will he conducted following the talks. The honorary chairman of this workshop is Father Paul O’Dea. Diocesan T.A. Consultant. James E. O’Leary, president of the Diocesan P.T.A will serve as chairman of the workshop, and Mrs. William E. DuBrul will be chairman of the exhibit. The work shop will take place in Hearing Room No 2 of the State Office Building, frnm 4 00 to 5 30 p. Theme of the “Religious Activi (Continued on Page 2) Record Level I ■............ ............... ——........... ........ Columbus 16, Ohio, Friday, October 16, 1953 ...... ... .......... I......... -........ WASHINGTON (NC) Pri vate school construction through the first nine months of the year has increased at close to five times the rate of public school building. Continuing at its record-break ing level, private school building in September amounted to $39,000, 000, according to Department of Commerce estimates. The total for the first three quarters of 1953 was $303,000,000 compared with $25z. 000.000 for a n u a y-September. 1952. a rise of 20.2 per cent. Between the same periods public school construction increased only 4.5 per cent, while total new’ con struction throughout the country rose 7.5 per cent. Church and other religious building also continued at high levels in September, bringing the three-quarter total to $337,000,000. Two Catholics Named to County Group for Delinquency Study in dealing with youth as a mem ber of Big Brothers, Inc., and as a leader in Boy Scout and Cub Scout work. He is also a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Holy Name Society, and he is traffic manager of Suburban Motor Freight here. He resides at 261 E. Dunedin Rd. Mrs. DuBrul, who lives at 949 E. Cooke Rd., is a member of the Parent-Teachers’ Association and the Altar and Rosary Society of St James the Less Church. She is also chairman of the P-TA of the Cen tral Deanery of the Diocesan Coun cil of Catholic Women, and is a member of the Elizabethan Guild. Mrs. DuBrul is a graduate of the School of Brown County Ursulines at St. Martin s, Ohio. Plans Completed for DCCW Convention atholic Times Father Staunton Offers Requiem For Mother Solemn Requiem High Mass for Mr*. Margaret* Morley Staunton mother of Father John C. Staunton, was sung Monday. October 12. in Saint James Church, Wyoming. Bishop Ready gave the absolu tion after the Mass and pre sided in the Sanctuary. Father Staunton, who is Secretary of the Ohio Catholic Welfare Conference and Assistant Pastor of Christ the King Parish, Columbus, was cele brant of the Mass. Father Ray mond Kaliaher acted as Deacon, and Father William Shine, Pastor of Saint James Church, was Sub Deacon. Approximately fifteen Monsignori and sixty Priests were in attendance. Father Paul J. Rat ermann delivered the sermon. Mrs. Staunton died on Thursday at her home in Wyoming, a Cin cinnati suburb. She had been ill for several months Survivors include her husband. William J. Staunton. Sr.: another son, William J. Staunton, Jr. of Cincinnati: and thiee daughters Mr«. Margaret Leurck of Cincin nati: Miss Mary Staunton at home and Mrs. Louise Roettle of Wyom ing. Burial was in Oak Hill Ceme tery. -------------o------------------ Tito Ousts Italian Priests In Trieste TRIESTE (Radio. NC) A long-planned scheme to oust al) Italian-born priests from the Yugo slav zone of Trieste (Zone B) and from Istria has been put into op eration by the Tito authorities. The scheme was worked out jointly by the communist provin- cial governments of Croatia and Slovenia working with Yugoslav Vice-President Edward Kardelj and Ales Bebler, undersecretary of the Yugoslav Foreign Office. The cable announced that Rev erend Mother M. Ignace Holtus had been re-elected Superior General for a second term of six years. The Sisters teach in Holy Ros ary. St. Leos. St. John the Evan gelist. St. Peter's, and Sacred Heart schools in Columbus: St. Aloysius in New I^exington. They are also established at the seminary of St. Charles Borromeo (Domestic De partment). St Vincents Orphan Asylum. St. Ann's Infant Asylum, the Shrine of St. Therese. all in Columbus, and in St. Aloysius Academy in New Lexington. The members of the General Council, representing the various provinces of the world-wide organi zation. are: Mother M. Clarissa As man. First Assistant General (three provinces of the United States) Mother M. Mechtild Heliweg, Sec ond Assistant General (two prov inces of Germany) Mother M. Hu bertine Peeperkqrn. Third Assist ant General (Netherlands) Mother Yvonne Erbs, Fourth Assistant General (two provinces of Brazil). The Commissariat of Indonesia is represented on the General Coun cil by the Assistant General of the Netherlands. Members of the Gen eral Chapter from the Province of Poland were not permitted to leave the country by the Communist-con trolled government. Among the MM Monsignor Roland T. Winel, Chancolor of tho Diocese and Moderator of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women, discusses final phns for the eighth annual D.C.C.W. Convention with three of the group's officers. Pictured, left to right, are Mrs. T. Vincent Martin of St. Catharine parish, registration chairman Msgr. Winel Mrs. J. Harold Breen, St. Agatha parish, convention general chair man, and Mrs. Alexander J. Glocknor, Holy Name parish, president of tho D.C.C.W. Official Tf $ The Most Reverend Bishop announces the follow mg appoint ments Effective September 13, 1953 Very Reverend Mon signor Matthew A. Howard, Adminis trator, Saint Gabriel Church, Co lumbus, retaining his duties as Professor of Saint Charles Col lege Effective September 19, 1953 Reverend Richard F. Dodd from Assistant Pastor, Holy Cross Church, Columbus, to As sistant Pastor, Saint Mary Mag dalene Church, Columbus, con tinuing as Director of Youth Ac tivities of the Diocese Effective September 28. 1953 Reverend Richard Endres to Graduate Studies, Ohio State University and Chaplain, Mary hurst, Columbus. Effective October 1, 1953 Reverend George Buchmann, J.C.D., Notary of the Diocesan Tribunal, from residence at Sacred Heart Church, Colum bus, to residence at Newman Half, Columbus. Effective September 26. 1953 Reverend P. J. Conaty, O.P. Pastor, Holy Trinity Church, Somerset, succeeding the Rev. Peter J. Nash, O.P. Effective September 28. 1953 Reverend James McKay, S M. from Dayton University to Chap lain, Saint Joseph Academy, Co lumbus, and Graduate Student at Ohio State University. Mother Ignace Named Superior of Franciscans The Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity who teach in six schools and serve in five institutions in the Columbus Diocese, received a cabled report early this week on the elections held at the General Chapter of their Congre gation at the General Motherhouse in Hythuysen, Province of Limburg, Netherlands. Roland T. Winel Chancellor. thirty-four members of the Gener al Chapter were two native Indo nesian Sisters. The General Chapter was presid ed over by His Excellency Constant Kramer, O.F.M a Dutch Bishop of Lianfu. China, who had suffered much at the hands of the Com munists before being expelled from the country. The American delegates will re turn in November. Special Prayers, Institute To Mark Observance The third annual National Catholic Youth Week, which begins Sunday, will be observ ed on a diocesan level by spec ial prayers, a youth institute and a Holy Hour, Bishop Ready announced this week. Father Richard Dodd, Dio cesan Youth Director, has urg ed all young people, ages 7 to 30, to attend Mass, receive Holy Communion in their parish church, recite the prayer for youth, and the Rosary for the intentions of the Bishop. He has also asked pastors to have a Holy Hour on Oct. 25, the Feast of Christ the King, or any other convenient time during the week, and has urged Sisters to add spe cial prayers to the daily devotions of school children. Encouraging the observance. Bishop Ready, in a letter to pas tors. declared: "You will note that an effort is being made to emphasize the spir itual values of our young people. If we can get them to participate in the communal sacramental life of the Church, we can hope to in terest them in the external works which remain to be done." The pastors also were asked to encourage delegates to attend the Institute for Youth at St. Joseph Academy and the Holy Hour in Holy Cross Church. Registration for the institute will begin at 1145 am, with the first session scheduled a half hour later. The youths will hear talks and participate in discussions con cerning the historical and geogra phical study of the Columbus Dio cese, the mechanics of the aposto late, the place of the young man and young woman in the parish apostlate, and the meaning of the apostolate. Those serving as chairmen or discussion leaders are Dan Soro han, Mrs. Mary K. Ruddy, Miss Margaret Konkler, Attorney Carl Gaeton Nappi, Miss Mary Ann Ward. Mrs. James Charles Hugh Durbin Gene Brauner, Father Ed ward Healey. Miss Ann Cannon, In failing health for a year. Mi Glenn died Oct. 3 San Antonio hospital here. The will, filed Tuesday in Pro bate Court, bequeaths the estate to the church, the sisterhood, and to seven individuals The Kenton par ish will receive $40,000. and after the individuals have had their share, the Sisters of Charity will receive the residue, which is esti mated to be $400,000. The Sisters of Charity, whose Mother House is in Cincinnati, op erate San Antonio Hospital here. Requiem High Mass for Mr. Glenn, who was 73. was sung Oct. 6 in Immaculate Conception Church. Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery. -------------------o------------------ U.S. Abbot Elected To Fop Council Of Benedictine Order ROME (NCi Archabbot Denis O Strittmatter. O.S.B., of the St Vincent Archahbey at La trobe, Pa. was one of four abbots elected here to the Abbot Pri mates Council of the Benedictine Order. His election took place at the closing sessions of an inter national Congress of Benedictine Abbots attended by 123 delegates from all parts of the world. Archabbot Strittmatter is presi dent of the American Cassinese Congregation of the Benedictine Order and has been president of St. Vincent College since 1949 Catholic Youth Week Begins Sunday ■MR Miss Marilyn Fox. Joseph Carle and Miss Mary Ann Calopy. The Holy Hour will be held at 5 p.m.. Throuahout the nation. 6.000.000 young Americans, members of Catholic youth organizations, will participate in the observance un der the auspices of the National Catholic Welfare Conference in Washington. The theme of youth week is “America's Hope Youth With Faith.” The observance will en courage youth to have faith in God. country, family and tn them selves. The week is also designed to fo Pray to Mary For Vocations To DinrrMin Priesthood Price Ten Cents $3.00 A Year Pope and President Hail Youth Week As Important Project More Than 6,000,000 ake Part In Oct. 18-25 Events WASHINGTON (NC) National Catholic Y'outh Week, to be observed October 18 to 25. has been given encourage ment by both His Holiness Pope Pius XII and President Eisen hower. The Holv Father, in fact, has bestowed his special Apostol ic Benediction upon “all members of the clergy, Religious and laitv who promote or participate in the activities of the Week and upon the Catholic youth themselves.” The Pope’s bless- S4U),000 Is Willed To Kenton Parish. Sisters Of Charity KENTON Immaculate Concep tion church and the Sisters of Charity are among the beneficiar ies of a $500,000 estate left by Charles M. Glenn, well-known Ken ton businessman ing was made known by His Ex cellency Archbishop Amleio Gio vanni Cicognani, Apostolic Dele gate to the United States, in a let ter to Msgr. Joseph E. Schieder, director of the Youth Department, National Catholic Welfare Confer ence, which sponsors the week. President Eisenhower wrote Mon signor Schieder saying he was hap py to learn that the Catholic youth of Arperica would “take this occa sion to reaffirm their faith in God and their allegiance to the values treasured by America.” “I am fervently convinced of the need for encouraging this under standing of spiritual values in all who aspire to become useful Amer icans.” he said. “For upon this understanding of the dignity and freedom of man depends, in great measure, the future of our free dom itself.” For details of the Dioce»en-wlde observance of Yeuth Wook, see story below. In a similar vein, Areh bishop Cicognani extended his own per«ona! good wishes “for the suc cess of this endeavor and for the achievement of its lofty aim.” Echo ing the slogan of the week itself, he added: “Truly America s hope is in its youth and this hope will find fulfillment if Catholic young men and women have a living faith in God. country, family and in themselve« Some 6000.000 Americans, sev en to 30 years of age and mem bers of a wnde range and variety of Catholic organizations, are ex pected to take part in the observ ance. The week has aroused wide spread interest across the nation and many national leaders, includ ing FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover and a number of Bishops, have en dorsed it An N W C. Youth Department (Continued on Page 2) SSKf awBMmme '4NHMMMMM MM ■MM ■MB VMMB ■HI van ■l**- Final plans ware completed this week for the observance of Catholic Youth Week in the Columbus Diocese from Oct. 18-25. In the picture above, Fr. Richard Dodd, Diocesan Youth Activities Director holds a last minute conference with two ladies who will have a prominent role in next week's activities. At left is Miss Mary Katherine Ruddy, diocesan secretary of the Catholic Youth Council, who will present a report of the study of the Columbus Diocese made by the Youth Council during the Youth Leader In stitute that will mark the opening of Youth Week. Also pictured is Mrs. James Charles, who will serve os chairman of the Institute. Mrs. Charles, a past president of Diocesan Council of Catholic Wom en, will lead a workshop discussion of "The Place of Young Women in the Parish Apostolate." cus attention on the variety of youth programs which are not on ly recreational, but educational and spiritual as well. Organizations in the Columbus Diocese which serve youth are the Catholic Order of Foresters, Boy Scouts of America. Camp Fire Girls. Catholic Students Mission Crursade. Columbian Squires, Daughters of Isabella, Fighting 69th. 4-H Clubs, Future Farmers of America, Girl Scouts, U SA., Junior Holy Name, Legion of Mary, S S. (Supply the Demand for the Supply—Modesty in Dress) and the Sodality of the Biassed Virgin Mary.