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Of Interest To Women
By Our Correspondent*
WELLSTON The Altar and
Rosary Society of S S. Peter and
Paul Parish will hold its annual
Christmas meeting with a covered
dish dinner held in the school li
brary on Monday evening, Dec. 14.
The newcomer ladies of the par
ish have been invited as guests.
Mrs. C. M. Hogan and Mrs. Earl
Gillen are in charge of arrange
The following slate of new offi
cers were elected at the society’s
last monthly meeting: president,
Mrs. Charles Riepenhoff: vice-pres
ident, Mrs. Dan Riepenhoff treas
urer, Mrs. Bernard Hackett secre
tary. Mrs. Carl Dahlberg.
MILLERSBURG The Altar
and Rosary Society of St. Peter
Church packed 363 pounds of
clothing and sent them on their
way to Korea last week. A Christ
mas party for children four years
old and older through the sixth
grade was held in the parish
hall Friday evening sponsored
by the Altar and Rosary Society.
At the Society’s next regular
meeting on Dec. 22. a gift ex
change will take place. The an
nual gift baskets of fruit and
canned goods are being packed
for the Dominican Sisters of
Sacred Heart School. Coshocton,
who teach catechism every Sun
day at St. Peter’s church.
GROVEPORT St. Mary Altar
Society held its regular meeting
Tuesday in the parish hall. Follow
ing the business meeting, a Christ
mas program and entertainment
was presented Hostesses for the
evening were Mrs. James Fagan,
Mrs. Joseph Fenner. Mrs. Frank
Fenster maker. Mrs. Louis Haines.
Mrs. Marcella Hamler and Mrs.
The Catholic Ladies of Colum
bia, St. Peter’s Council No. 35,
will meet for the regular busi
ness session and a Christmas
party Sunday, Dec. 20, at the
home of Mrs. Mary Hannigan.
1297 Pennsylvania-av, at 2:00 p.
m. Miss Margaret Carroll, chair
man of the social committee,
will be assisted by Mrs. Mar
garet Tracewell and Mrs. Betty
Haycook. Exchange of gifs will
be made and new members wel
ADA At the December month
ly meeting of Our Lady of Lourdes
parish council, a Christmas gift ex
change was the social hour fea
ture. Mrs. Robert Mayer served as
hostess ... A visual educational
program was furnished by Father
Richard Hock Twelve new
members were enrolled in the Al
tar and Rosary Society and Our La
dy of the Miraculous Medal on Dec.
6. Arrangements have been made
for a Christmas party for the chil
dren on Dec. 20. The main feature
will be a movie in keeping with the
Christmas season. Candy and gifts
will be distributed. A Christmas
gift basket will be given to a needy
family. There will be other dona
tions. The Catholic Charities com
mittee reported 14 boxes of cloth
ing packed and shipped for the
clothing drive. 400 pounds in all.
NEW PHILADELPHIA Six
ty members of the Sacred Heart
Altar Society attended the re
cent annual dinner meeting and
later attended novena services
in the church. Upon returning
to the hall, a Christmas program
was presented and Santa distrib
uted gifts. Mrs. Ray Ricklic, the
president, announced the pur
chase of a new tabernacle drape
for the altar. The next meet
ing will take place Jan. 4 when
a cancer film will be shown. On
the committee will be Mrs.
Frank Endres, Mrs. Mason Bak
er. Mrs. Charles Henry, Mrs.
Dean Mason and Mrs. Arthur
NEW PHILA DELPHI A Ap
proximately 75 women attended
the tea given recently by the Par-
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ish Council of Catholic Women of
Sacred Heart church. The presi
dent, Mrs. Louis Endres, presided
over the meeting which was held
in the parish hall. Various com
mittee reports were given, includ
ing Religious Activities. Mrs. Dom
inic Ferchill Catholic Charities,
Mrs Kenneth Aken, and PTA. MrS
Robert Patton. Guests at the tea
included officers from the Dover.
Midvale and Newcomerstown par
The Columbus Circle of the
Daughters of Isabella will hold
its annual Christmas Party. Dec.
20, at the Chittenden Hotel, at
2:30 p.m. This year members of
the Circle are asked to bring
canned food as gifts for the
“Adopt a Family for Christmas”
project. Mrs. Lucille Burke, a
member of the Circle, and pro
bation officer of the Juvenile
Court, will be in charge of the
Christmas offerings. Santa will
be at the party for the children,
grandchildren and nieces and ne
phews of the members. Each
member is asked to bring a gift
for each child she takes to the
party. Refreshments will be serv
ed and Mrs. Charles Burr. Miss
Neele Wile and Mrs. Florence
Eilber will have charge of the
“Friends of St. Rita’s” will hold
their annual Christmas Party at St.
Rita's Home for the Aged. 1415 E.
Broad St.. Sunday, Dec. 20 at 7:30
p.m. Mrs. Earl S. McAllister is gen
eral chairman. She will be assisted
by Mrs. Mark Hauenstein. Mist
Helen Smith, Miss Mary Clancy,
Miss Frances Perry. Miss Mary
Mulbay, Miss Gertrude Gale. Miss
Florence Gaughran. Miss Mary
Grogan. Miss Lillian Lane and Mrs.
COSHOCTON The Catholic
Women’s Club held its annual
Christmas dinner at Riverside
Inn. Dec. 3. Mrs. Milo Bretzius,
president, presided and present
ed the incoming president, Mrs.
Oliver H. Stevning. Following
the dinner a Christmas program
was presented under the direc
tion of Mrs. Ronald Craniblett.
Mrs. Elda Geyer played the pi
ano for group singing and also
accompanied the following sex
tette in Christmas song: Mrs.
Paul R. Johnson, Mrs. Everett
Gilmore, Mrs. Leroy Layton,
Mrs. Bretzius, Mrs. Cramblett,
and Miss Helen Rogers. A Christ
mas story by Miss Helen Rogers
completed the program.
The next meeting will be held
Thursday. Jan. 7, in Sacred Heart
school auditorium. Hostesses will
be Miss Barbara Hahn. Mrs. Wal
ter Neighbor, Mrs. David Clark,
Mrs. Raymond Alverson. Mrs.
Herbert Ashbaker, Mrs. John Mc
Cullough. Mrs. Dan Gabor. Mrs.
Paul R. Johnson and Miss Mil
St. Mary's parish council will
have a combined meeting and
Christmas party in the school base
ment. Tuesday, Dec. 22, at 8 p.m.
Monsignor Edmund Burkley will
show movies of various events tak
en during 1953. There will be re
freshments and a 50c gift ex
change. All the members are in
vited and requested to bring a
can of food to help fill a basket to
be given to a shut-in family of the
DOVER—The Loyola Study Club
of Dover St. Joseph Parish, meet
ing at the home of Mrs. F. C.
Yeager, presented a program based
on a Christmas theme. Christmas
stories were read by Mrs. W. E.
Kennedy and Mrs. Ralph Doutt,
and the life of Berta Hummel, cre
ator of the famed figurines, was
told by Miss Jean Fondriest.
John Doutt, a guest, played ac
cordion solos, and the group sang
Christmas carols. Club members
exchanged gifts, and sent presents
to patients at Applecreek Hospital.
Assistant hostesses were Mrs. V.
Bremyer, Mrs. M. Weigand and
Mrs. H. O'Donnell.
DOVER The Regina Study
Club of Dover St. Joseph Parish
will hold a covered dish dinner
and Christmas meeting Saturday.
Mrs. Glenn Jentese, club presi
dent, will be hostess.
JOHNSTOWN The annual
Christmas party sponsored by the
Altar and Rosary Society of the
Church of the Ascension will be
held in the church basement fol
lowing the 10 a.m. Mass Sunday.
The program will include a pot
luck dinner and presentation of
gifts of the children.
Feb. 14-21 Designated
As Catholic Bible eek
WASHINGTON NC) The
third annual Catholic Bible Week
will be conducted from February
14-21, it has been announced here
by Father Louis F. Hartman. C.SS
R.. executive secretary erf the Cath
olic Biblical Association.
The opening of Bible Week this
year, coincides with Septuagesima
Sunday, the day on which Bible
Sunday was commemorated in the
United States from 1941 to 1951.
Leading Sociologist Dies
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (NC)
Solemn Requiem Mass for Father
Stephen J. Panik, one of the coun
try's leading Slovak priests and a
pioneer in slum clearance and low
cost housing, was offered in SS.
Cyril and Methodius Church here
by Archbishop Henry J. O’Brien
of Hartford. Father Panik. 60. and
pastor of SS. Cyril and Methodius
for 20 years, died here aftei a long
committee, bearing representation
of every class, was appointed at the
recent Notre Dame High School
PTA meeting. Members of the
group include Mrs. Joseph Foster,
Mr. Al Cote. Mrs. Paul Doyle and
Mrs. Frank Hauck. During the
meeting. Father Robert White
principal of, the high school, ex
plained the method used in grading
the work of students. He also in
troduced members of the faculty
who were attending their first
meeting, including Sisters
Yvette and M. Sarto and
new coach. Dave Wetta.
COSHOCTON Mrs. Alexander
J. Glockner. Columbus, president
of the Diocesan Council of Catho
lie Women, and Mrs. Frank Vogel,
diocesan chairman of religious ac
tivities. were present when the
board of the northern deanery,
DCCW, held its quarterly luncheon
meeting at the Riverside Inn on
Dec. 7. Mrs. Edward J. Miller. Kill
buck. presided at the meeting.
Mrs. Glockner extended greet
presidents and deanery officers
every two or three months.
the group and announced
the future a newsletter
sent from the diocesan
office to parish council
‘Keeping Christ In Christmas' In The Home
Keeping Christ in Christmas”
in the home can be accomplished
in a number of ways. Many customs
have lost their original meaning,
however, through the years. The
aim ol the current “Keeping Christ
in Christmas” campaign is to recall
to the minds of all Christians the
true significance of these practices.
Some of the traditional seasonal
customs that fall into that cate
gory are pictured above. Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Brosmer and their
family of St. John the Evangelist
parish, are shown wrapping gifts
and preparing Christmas cards to
send to friends and relatives. In
the background is seen the Christ
mas tree and other decorations.
On the table in the foreground,
the Advent Candle is pictured.
Other highlights of the meeting
included a panel discussion of the
various subjects taught in the class
rooms. Sister Yvette discussed the
Business Course Sister Gemella.
Mathematics and Science Sister
Carlan. Languages and Journalism:
Sister Sarto. History and Social
Science, and Sister Maurice. Latin.
Sr. Maurice also acted as moder
Members of the Sophomore class
presented a skit for the entertain
ment of the members. Following
the meeting, refreshments were
served. The hospitality committee
was made up of Sister M. Mathia.
Mrs. Gene Wamsley and Mrs. Frank
The St. Agatha PTA Christmas
party for all grades will he held
this year at the school hall. Mon
day. Dec. 21. Arrangements are
being made by the special events
committee under the leadership
of Mrs. M. J. Flesch. She will be
assisted by Mrs. Frank Callahan.
Mrs. L. J. Lorms. Mrs. Thomas
Igel and Mr. James Leonard. The
feature of the party will be a
visit from Santa Claus and enter
tainment consisting of a magic
show and movie cartoons.
NEW PHILADELPHIA—At their
recent meeting, members of the
Sacred Heart PTA decided to pro
vide popcorn balls to be given to
the school children when they pre
sent their annual Christmas pro
gram The attendance banner
went to Sister Mary Gerard’s
room Father Ambrose Freund
pastor of Sacred Heart parish, in
troduced Thorald Palmier who
showed the film. "Our Lady of Fa
tima.” A social hour followed and
lunch was served by the mothers
of the fourth grade.
Shown busily engaged in their
assigned tasks around the dining
room table are, left to right, Mrs.
Brosmer five-year-old Bobby
Mr. Brosmer two-yead-old Kathy
in the high chair seven-year-old
Beth standing with Kathleen
three-year-old Billy, and ten year
old Tommy. Beth and Tommy are
pupils at St. John School.
The gifts are wrapped with lose,
even as Mary wrapped the Child.
Originally, the wrapping symboliz
ed the swaddling clrthes with
which the Christ-Child was wrap
Christmas presents are express
ive of joy and gratitude for the
great gift God gave us in the new
born Savior. The presents are signs
of Christian love and symbols of
the suneinatural graces which the
Talks were given by Monsignor
Joseph E. McGlynn, pastor of Sa
cred Heart, and Father David
Dressman. O.F.M., Cap., of St. Jo
seph's in Dover.
Reports were given by the fol
phia international relations, Mrs.
Ralph Huebner Millersburg Cath
olic Charities, Mrs. Clarence Blan
chard. Glenmont, Route 1: relig
ious activities, Mrs. Homer Ronan,
deanery chairmen: social
Mrs. Charles Hayes, Den
Pa e n -Teacher. Mrs.
Cassagram. New Philadel-
OR JUST PLAIN FOOD
WHEN MADE WITH
Christ Child brought down to
We may say, therefore, that
Christ-Child brings us the
enU” for without Him there u
be no Christmas, no Christmas
and no Christmas presents.
The Christmas cards the Bros
mers have selected to send to
friends and relatives are of a re
ligious nature to remind the re
cipients once again of the true
meaning of the great feast.
The Christmas tree represents
the tree of life in paradise, or the
tree of the
life of grace. The
gifts on and under
remind us of the
s Christmas again brightens
our hearts, we think of others.
This is the spirit that first saw
the light of day in a stable at
Bethlehem, nearly two thou
sand years ago. May God bless
and protect you is our
the tree are to
fulness of the
merited for us
upon the cross. The lights on the
tree represent Christ, the Light of
The Christmas greenery and
flowers have special significance,
too. Christmas evergreen is a sym
bol of Christ, who became a man
in order that we might be given a
share in His everlasting life. Since
the holly grows when other trees
are bare, we have a beautiful sym
bol of Christ among the sons of
In Mexico the poinsettia is called
the “Flower of the Holy Night.”
Y’es. there are many ways one
can "Keep Christ in Christmas” in
the home and the campaign being
conducted by the D.C.C.W. is help
ing more and more families be
come aware of ways and means to
make this Christmas a truly blessed
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