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Family Devotions During October Vol. Ill, No. 4 Youth Week Observance Draws Many Session at St. Joseph's Academy Opens Program Of Week-Long Activity Blazoning the theme—‘ America’s Hope—Youth with Faith” through out the program, young people of the Columhus»Diocese gathered at St. Joseph’s academy Sunday to open the third annual National Ca tholic Youth Week program. Youth week—endorsed oy Pres ident Eisenhower and opening with the special blessings of our Holy Father. Pope Pius XII. was observ ed nationally under the auspices the National Catholic Welfare Con ference in Washington and drew an estimated 6.000.000 youth of the nation to special ceremonies Sunday and throughout the week The diocesan program opened at the Academy at noon Sunday with registration. Father Edward Healy of St. Char les’ college iaculty. was one of the featured speakers on the afternoon program. Mrs. James Charles and Attorney Carl Gaeton Nappi, both of Columbus, also presented in formative talks during the after noon. Holy Hour was held at 5 p. m. in Holy Cross church, Columbus, and was attended by the majority of the huge croud which had jam med the Academy at the afternoon program. Week-Long Throughout the week, special prayers are being said and special programs are being held. Holy Hour services have been scheduled in all of the parishes during the week. Most parishes have planned the closing of Youth Week with holy Hour services Sunday evening, the feast day of Christ the King.. The Columbus portion of the pro gram was given added impetus by a Monday morning television program on WBNS-TV when Father Richard Dodd, Diocesan Youth di rector. moderated a TV-panel which featured a discussion on the pur pose of National Catholic Y’outh Week. Many Participate Organizations which took part in the week long program designed to focus attention on the variety of youth programs which are not only recreational, but educational and spiritual as well, include the Boy Scouts of America, Camp Fire Girls, Catholic Order of Foresters, Catholic Students Mission Crusade. Columbian Squires, Daughters of Isabella, Fighting 69th. 4-H Clubs. Future Farmers of America. Girl Scouts, U.S.A.. Junior Holy Name, Legion of Mary, S.D.S., and the So dality of the Blessed Virgin Mary. -------------------o------------------- Mas* Highlights Feast Day Bishop Ready will celebrate a Pontifical Low Mass at St. Ra phael’s Home for the Aged Satur day, October 24. at nine o'clock, for the intention of the Sisters •nd guests of St. Raphael’s. The 24th of October is the feast of St. Raphael, the patronal feast of the institution. i “No Kid Stuff Here,” Declares Chaplain Of England’s YCW Father John Fitzsimons, left, National Chaplain of the Young Christian Workers in England, and Father Augustine Winkler, right, Diocesan Director of Social Action, discuss the labor movement situation n both countries. Any one hearing of a labor organization composed of kids about fifteen years old would think someone was out to or ganize the news-boys or form a local composed of small-fry lawn cutters. But not Father John Fitzsimons, a priest of the Diocese of Liverpool, England, who is National Chaplain of the Young Christian Workers in England. Father John, here in America to gather material for a book he is writing, has been working with just such an age group of youthful workers since the end of World War II. “These young people,” the priest said, "are going out to take their places in the world of industry when they leave school at the age of fifteen. This transition from school-days to adulthood is a verv difficult one. We try to help them over this bad time and to enter the world prepared to lake then place in society with a Christian outlook on the problems met with in their daily lives.” Leave Studies Early The difference between the school systems in England and the United States accounts for this seemingly odd prospect of having the majority of youths leave school at fifteen to enter the world of in dustry, he pointed out. “Out of every hundred school children,” Father Fitzsimons ex plained, “twenty go to grammar school (high school) where, on their own choice they may leave at the age of sixteen or eighteen about five go to technical school (trade school), and the other sev enty-five percent leave at the end of an extended grade schooLedu cation, being graduated whWMhey are fifteen.” “It is this seventy-five percent total that leaves school to take their places in the industrial world that we are working with,” the priest said. Begun 28 years ago in Belgium, The Young Christian Workers have units in every European country outside the Iron Curtain except in Attorney Addresses Youth On* of th* speakers at th* St. Joseph's Academy “Catholic Youth Institute" last Sunday as Catholic Youth Week opened was Carl G. Nappi, Columbus attorney, pictured above at he addressed the group, commended them on their activities, and spoke on par liamentary law. More than 150 youth gathered at the academy and leter joined in with others at Holy Cross church for Holy Hour. Scandinavia, Father Fitzsimons went on. Seek Trained Leaders “We are always organized on a parish basis, two parallel organiza tions, one for boys and one for girls. In the boys’ group we try to provide trained Christian leaders for the labor movement. The girls are taught to become apostolic wo men.” The Y’oung Christian Workers is the largest youth movement in Western Europe and is non-sectar ian although in its foundation and present formation, its leaders are mainly Catholic. The name of the organization and the age of its members are the only “juvenile” thing about YCW. Its methodis and intentions are dis tinctly serious and adult. At their weekly meetings a prac tical situation, a segment taken from daily life, is examined by the group to find out just what the ex isting conditions really are. Then the optimum condition that could and should exist under Christian principles is studied. Draw Comparisons “From the comparison of con ditions as they are and conditions as they should be, is born a line of action,” Father John explained. "Each member of the group then becomes an ‘apostle’ to see what he can do to carry out the Chris tian principles in his own job.” “In these meetings, the young worker is really training himself to have a Christian reaction to any problem that he may be faced with in his daily life,” Father Fitzsim ons summed up. Known throughout England for his extensive writings, Father Fitz simons is no stranger in the United States, having taught a course in Catholic Action at Notre Dame. He is also known tor his books "Re storing All Things,” written with Paul McGuire who is now the Aus tralian Ambassador to Dublin, and his latest volume, "Women Today.” Father Fitzsimons' newest liter ary effort, now in preparation, is on social relations in industry, de veloping the theories of his late great friend, Elton Mayo, of Har vard University, who was the au thor of the famed Westinghouse “Hawthorn” experiments. When not writing books and di recting the fortunes of the Young Christian Workers in England, Fa ther Fitzsimons fills out his lime editing the sociological section of the English “Clergy Review” and in being a frequent contributor to the “Ixmdon Tablet,” “Blackfriars,” and “Worship.” Neerf 180 More “Sky-Watcher^ For Civil Defense A plea for volunteers to take part in "Operation Sky-Watch” came this week from Raymond A. .Jacobs, chief observer of the Columbus and Franklin County Department of Civil Defense. The CD qyganization. Jacobs said, needs at least 180 more ob servers. Only 80 men and women are on duty now. Volunteers, who must be over 16 yesps of age, stay at' their watching for enemy aircraft, post for two-hour periods, They are stationed at various locations the city for round the-clock duty. Those wishing to volunteer their services for this important and timely work may call Mr. Jacobs at Civil Defense Head quarters, FE. 68,31. Columbus 16, Ohio, Friday, October 23, 1953 Eight orksh ops, Banquet, Complete Tuesday Meeting The eighth annual conven tion of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women will open next Tuesday morning at 9 o’clock when Bishop Ready celebrates a Pontifical High Mass in St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Columbus. The one-day convention will be held in the Neil House, with special “workshops” being con ducted at the State Office building. The convention will close with a banquet at 7 p.m., in the Neil House, with Alice Curtayne. one of Ireland’s leading authors, as the principal speaker. Monsignor Joseph R. Casey, V. F., pastor of Holy Redeemer par ish, Portsmouth, will give the sermon at the Pontifical Mass. His subject will be “The Church —the Staunchest Friend of Womanhood.' Assisting Bishop Ready at the Mass will be Monsignor Francis J. Schwendemen, V.F., pastor of St. Leo's parish, Columbus. Deacons of Honor will be Mon signor Harry Connelly, pastor of Cathedral parish, Columbus, and Monsignor Harold O'Donnell, as sistant Chancellor. Father Thomas Sabrey, of St. Asks Religious Instruction In Public Schools NEW YORK—(NC)—The chair man of the Board of Higher Edu cation here has advocated the teaching of religious values on a non-dogmatic basis in the pub|* educational system. Dr. Joseph B. Cavallaro, head of the board that controls the College of the City of New York and Brooklyn, Hunter and Queens Col leges, also urged the compulsory teaching of American history in all city schools and colleges sup ported by taxes. He asserted: “The failure to inculcate in our youth a sense of spiritual values, to teach them what they are, their purpose, their place „s individuals, the meaning of lite and dellth, has brought a decline in ideals, loyal ties, value judgements and appre ciation of sacrifice for the common good, along with a scorn for the past and an indifference of the future. “Though religion is the main source of moral and spiritual val ues, it is regarded as a stranger in many of our schools, as unimport ant. irrelevant and even danger ous,” Dr. Cavallaro said. “Too many of our teachers,” he continued, “believe that progress can be attained only bv secular means. But this indifference or neglect of religion, the neutral at titude of so many teachers in ques tions of right and wrong, their reluctance to hold convictions, the view that religion is a private mat ter which should not intrude upon the minds of the pupil, is not con sistent with sound educational principles. Religion is just as truly an as pect of our daily lives as politics, business or industry. “If it is the responsibility of our public educational system to give the students a complete un derstanding of their cultural background, then religion can not be denied recognition. “This does not mean that our public schools and colleges should propagate religious dogmas.” Dr. Cavallaro declared. “It does mean, however, that we should no longer be tolerant of secular philosophy but should see in religion an in tegral part of our culture, a major aspect of lite, and the faith of the majority of our people.” -------------------o------------------- President Appoints Catholic to FCC WASHINGTON—(NC) Robert E. l.ee. a Catholic, has been ap pointed hy President Eisenhower as a member of the Federal Com munications Commission. Mi. Ixe is a director of in vestigations for the House Appro priations Committee and a former FBI agent. o------------------- 3 Priests Vt in Bronze Star WASHINGTON (NC) Three priests were among eight army chaplains who have been awarded the Bronz Star decoration, the De partment of the Army has an nounced The three are Fathers (First Lts.) John Charles Brady of San Francisco, James F. Madden of Philadelphia, and John J. O'Neill of Kansas City, Mo. tholic Times Pontifical Mass to Open Annual DCCW Meeting Pictured above are two of the ladies who will be headlining events at next Tuesday's DCCW Convention. On the left is Mrs. Herman Jacobs, chairman of the Family Life Workshop at right is Mrs Frank Quinn, parliamentarian for the DCCW who will see to the smooth running of the various panels and meetings. Charles' college, Columbus, will be deacon. Father Hugh Murphy, procura tor of St. Charles' college, Co lumbus, will be sub-deaeon. Monsignor Roland T. Winel, Chancellor, and Father George F. Schorr, Vice-Chancellor, will be masters-of-ceremony. Registration of delegates will take place immediately following the Mass. Registrations will be held at the Neil House and also at the State Office Building in Hear ing Room No. 2. Luncheon At 12:30 Workshops will follow from about 11 a m. to 12:30 noon. Luncheon will be served at 12:30 tor the convenience of delegates. Workshops in the afternoon will be from 1.30 to 3 m. and from 4 to 5 p.m. The Pontiff added that “innum erable testimonies” of protest against the treatment of Cardinal Wyszynski are reaching him daily from all parts of the globe. Pope Pius addressed as “dear sons” the Far East missionaries who have been “witnesses of the Faith, the bearers of light, and messenger of fraternal peace.” but are “now being treated, as in the days of the worst persecutions, as enemies of the public good, banish ed from society, and delivered into prison and even unto death.” “As We recall these long endur ing sufferings of the churches of the Far East,” the Pope declared, “Our thoughts cannot but turn also with sorrow—but with pride and gratitude as well—toward those Bishops, priests, Religious and! faithful of various European coun tries—lands of ancient Christian ity—who are united with you in the same trials, through the self same loosing of forces of evil, to those associated with you in the same confession of Faith by the selfsame fidelity.” Declaring that “there are no longer any regions today sheltered from the disguised or overt propa ganda ot atheistic communism, “the Pope commiserated especially with the missionaries in the Far East in their being forced to aban don their work. “Even more painful than death itself for all you dear, exiled mis sionaries,” he said, “is that you are condemned to abandon, in the torment ravaging them, those mis sions so slowly founded, so patient ly established, and so strongly or ganized. Powerless, and far from that second fatherland to which you gave your hearts, you see the dispersal of your flocks, the col lapse of all you built at a price of so many sacrifices.” Pope Pius said that he thanked God that, in spite of every trial, the courage of the majority of A business meeting will he con ducted from 3 to 4 under the direction of Mis. Glockner. The three workshops in the State Office Building will be on "Relig ious Activities”, "Catholic Chari ties’ and "P.T.A.” Five workshops scheduled for the Neil House meeting rooms in clude “International Relation-. “Social Action.” "Family Life”, "Public Relations” and "Adult Ed ucation”. Previous issues of the Times have gone into detail on four work- shops. Four sessions, not previous ly covered, are listed below. The committee on Social ac tion, with Father Augustine Winkler, of St. Charles College, as honorary chairman, will be held from 11 to 12:30 at the Neil (Continued on Page 2) Pope Protests Arrest Of Cardinal Wyszynski VATICAN CITY (NC) A solemn protest against the arrest of His Eminence Stefan Cardinal Wyszynski and the vio lation of the Church's rights in Poland was made by His Holi ness Pope Pius XII in a special Mission Sunday message. Addressed to Bishops and priests everywhere, the Pope's message dealt chiefly with the sufferings and privations being endured todav especially in Red China, by missionaries who are “giving the world a heroic display of fidelity to Our Lord and to His Vicar on earth.” However, the Holy Father took occasion to refer in his message in a particular manner to the Pol ish Primate. “We take this opportunity," he said, “to assure him once more of Our paternal affection, and to raise Our own most sorrowful and most firm protest against this violation of the sacred rights of the Catholic Church." the faithful” in the Far East did not weaken, “Nor did their admir able resistance yield.” Referring to all those who have suffered persecution, he said that in the Church’s roll of honor are being preserved “the glorious names of those Christian com munities now groaning under the tempest s blast.” Also remembered, he added, “is the long list of those victims who. during recent years, have paid with their possessions, their freedom, their very lives, for the honor of rendering to Jesus Christ before the whole world a glorious witness of their faith and constant adherence to His Church.” i A. Dedication of the new St. Mary's church, Waverly—in th* heart of the atomic plant area, took place Sundey when Bishop Ready celebrated a Pontifical Low Mass in the new building— Coadjutor Bishop Thomas K. Gorman of Dallas, honorary presi dent of the C.P.A., will be the principal speaker at the event, which is being headquartered in the Dayton Biltmore Hotel. Technical sessions are sched uled at the McCall plant. A tour of the plant is included in the program. Monsignor Clarence G. Issen mann, V.G. of Cincinnati, will speak at the closing dinner on Friday, Oct. 30. The regional CPA chairman. Charles McNeill, of Dayton, is in charge of the meeting. Pray to Mary For Vocation* To Diocesan Priesthood Price Ten Cents $3.00 A Year Cemetery Sunday Rites Set Throughout Diocese The annual Cemetery Sunday will be observed this year on next Sunday, Oct. 25. the Feast of Christ the King, with ceremonies commemorating the souls of the faithful departed. In Columbus, the special observance will see Bishop Ready presiding at turutions Saint Joseph s (.emeteiy. on route 23, south of Columbus, while Bi-hop Hettinger will take part in the services at Mount Calvary cemetery on West Mound Stitet. Similar devotions commemorating the d*ad will take place in the parish cemeteries throughout the diocese, pastors of the local par ishes leading the prayers. The St. Charles seminary choir will take part in the Mount Cal- Bishop Gorman To Address CP A Meeting “The Role of the Catholip Press as an Interpreter of Public Af fairs” will be the theme of the Catholic Pre*s Associations mid west regional meeting in Dayton Oct. 29 and 30 vary cemetery prayers. The Jose phinum choir will attend St. Joseph cemetery devotions. In a letter to all pastors during the past week, Bishop Ready urg ed parishioners to attend these pous exercises. He also asked the pastors to remind their parishion ers of the Indulgences to be gained for the departed souls of the Faith ful on Nov. 2—All Souls Day, and during November, the month dedi cated to the commemora.ion of the Faithful departed. The following ministers have been appointed for St. Joseph’s cemetery for the special services —Father Leo Brehm, deacon. Fath er Joseph Hakel, subdeacon Fa ther Bernard McClory, cross-bearer Father Jerome Kendzieiski and Father Thomas Lowerv. acolytes Father James Kraus, »huafer Fa ther Robert Noon, holy water Fa ther Arthur Dimond, mitre-bearer Father Charles Halu.-ka, book bearer and Monsignor Rcland Winel, master of ceremonies. At Mount Calvary cemetery, Fa ther Earl Holtzapfel will be dea con Father Robert Harwick, sub deacon Father William Patterson, cross-bearer Father Omer Schroe der and Father Lawrence O’Connor, acolytes Father Raymond Carter, thurifer Father Richaid Endres, holy water Father Rickard Dodd, mitre-bearer Father Leo I^wkr, book bearer: Father Kenneth Wise, candle-bearer and Father George Schorr master of ceremonies Dominican Nuns Named To Teach At W after son The new Watterson High School, which will be ready for a freshman class next September, will be staffed by the Domin ican Sisters of St. Marv of the Springs. This was disclosed this week when the sisters announced the had accepted Bishop Ready Side school. When completed, the building under construction east of High .'t on Cooke-id w ill pro vide facilities for 900 student?. It is the first school to be built from funds pledged in last summers campaign in Columbus and Frank lin County. Staff Nearly 40 Schools In Columbus, the Order main tains the Motherhouse. Novitiate. Academy and College of St. Mary of the Springs, and staffs St. Thomas. St. Francis. Holy Name. Christ the King. St.James the Less. Our Lady of Peace and Holy Spirit schools. Elsewhere in the diocese, the Dominican Sisters teach at St. Mars', Lancaster St. Francis de Sales and Blessed Sacrament Schools. Newark Holy Trinity, Somerset Sacred Heart. Coshoc ton St. Thomas. Zanesville, and Rosecrans High Zanesville Besides the institutions Co lumbus. the St Mary of the Springs Congregation conducts St. George's Convalescent Hospital in Cincin nati. Albertus Magnus College and St. Marys Academy, New Haven. Conn.. Dominican Academy of the City of New York and Mary Im- Bishop Blesses New Waverly Church one of the first fruits of the re cent Diocesan Development Fund Campaign. Pictured above as he blessed the exterior of the building dur ing the ceremonies is Bishop request to teach at the North maculate School of Eagle Park, Os sining, New York. The Dominican Sisters were founded in 1822 in Kentucky by Father Samuel T. Wilson, O.P., first provincial nf the St. Joseph Province, and bj Mother Angela Sansbury. The nuns came to Somerset in 1830 at the request of the Most Rev. Edward Fenwick. O.P., first bishop of Cincinnati They flour ished there until 1866. when their academy and convent were destroy ed by fire. 85 Years In Columbus For two years, the Sisters and their pupils were housed in build ings belonging to St. Joseph Pri ory, Somerset, until a convent was erected for them on a 33-acre tract of land near Columbus, which was donated by Theodore Leonard. Be cause of the numerous springs found there the convent was nam ed St Mary of the Springs When Sister Vincentia Erskine became prioress in 1891. she ob tained permission from the then Bishop J. A. Watterson of Colum bus to apply to Rome for the ap (Continued on Page 2) Ready accompanied by Father Julius Klinec, pastor of St. Mary's, Portsmouth, and Father James Kulp, Diocesan Director of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith.