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I» a Well. Informed Catholic Vol. IV, No. 33 Msgr. Paul Glenn, rector of St. Charles Seminary, will serve as archpriest at the rites. Msgr. Paul O’Dea, f‘ean of studies at St. Char les, and Father Thomas Sabrey, professor at St. Charles, will serve as chaplains to Bishop Ready. The St. Charles Seminary choir Will sing during the Mass. Members of the 1955 ordina tion class are Fathers Joseph P. Byrne, Carl Clagett, James H. Bereidt and Edward McFarland, all of Columbus, and Fathers Rob ert Reilly of Lancaster, William Johnson of New Lexington, Will iam Huber of Marion, Francis Schaefer of Bay VJIage and Rob ert Lemon of Quincy, Mass. Father Byrne will celebrate his First Solemn Mass Sunday noon. May 29, in St. Agatha's Church. Solemn Benediction is scheduled at 7:30 p. m., preceding a recep tion in the parish hall. Ministers of the Mass will be Father tawrence O’Connor, dea con Father John O'Rourke, sub deacon, a: Msgr J. B. Donahie, assistant priest. Father George Kennedy will preach the sermon. At the State Deputy’s banquet Sunday evening, delegates and guests will hear addresses from Bishop eady and Luke E. Hart, su- I F.' Jr Thoma* M. Dowd preme giand knight of the order. Father Thomas Corrigan, CYO Youth director in the Cleveland Bishop Ready Will Ordain 9 To the Sacred Priesthood In Cathedral Rites, May 28 Bishop Ready will celebrate a Pontifical Low Mass and ordain nine young men to the priesthood in ceremonies scheduled at 10a.m. Saturday, May 28. in St. Joseph Cathedral. For the new priests, the day will mark the climax of eight years of intense college study and spiritual preparation for their work in the Columbus Diocese. The new priest, a fllumbus na live, is the son of Francis P. Byrne of 2756 Andover Rd. He was grad uated from St. Charles Prepara tory School in 1946, and earned a bachelor of arts degree at St. Charles Seminary in 1950. He has just completed four years study at St. Vincent’s Seminary, l^itrobe, Pa. Father Clagett will celebrate his First Solemn High Mass at 10 a. m.. May 29, in St. Aloysius Church. Solemn Benediction is set for 4 p. m., with a reception to follow in the parish annex. Assisting at the Mass will be Fa ther William Maloney, assistant priest Father John Simon, dea con and Father Ambrose Metzger, subdeacon. Father Edward Healey will preach the sermon. Born in Leitchfield, Ky„ "ather Clagett attended Christ the King School in Louisville, Ky., before moving to Columbus in 1942. He attended St. Francis of Assisi School, and was graduated in 1947 from St Charles Preparatory Pontifical Mass to Open State K of Convention More than 800 delegates, members and guests are expec ted in Columbus May 21-23 for the 56th annual convention of the Ohio State Council. Knights of Columbus. The meeting will officially open, Sunday, May 22, with a 10:30 a. m. parade from the Neil House headquarters to St. Joseph Cathedral where Bishop Ready will be celebrant at a Sol emn Pontifical Mass. Msgr. Roland T. W'.iel Chancellor of the diocese, will preach the sermon. diocese, will speak at the Monday noon delegates’ luncheon. Th* convention, representing 54,000 members and 170 subord inate Councils in Ohio, i» expect ed to consider the problem of ex pending its youth o a through which over one-half mil lion dollars has already been ex pended in diocesan-approved pro jects. Resolutions will be introduced on licensing and censoring motion pictures, curtailing Sunday busi ness operations, and the organiza tion of a responsible state board of education. Thomas M. Dowd. Kenton, state advocate, is general chairman of the convention. Paul Lynch, Co lumbus district deputy, and D. Clarke Finneran, James Sheldon, Charles Hoppenyan and Eugene Walcutt, grand knights of the Co lumbus Councils, are assisting in the details. Special programs have been ar ranged for the ladies who will make the trip. During the business sessions Sunday, visits will be made to the Rose Gardens, the OSU campus and Newman Hall. On Mon day, the ladies will lunch in the Skyroom of the Deshler-Hilton Ho tel and guests on the TV show originating from there. Cornerstone Laying Rites Set Cornerstone laying ceremonies for the new St. Mary Magdalene parish church, South Roys ave nue and Guernsey place, Columbus, will take place Sunday, May 22, at 4 p. m. with Bishop Ready pre siding at the rites. Framework of the new church, with its fourteen elliptical arches of reinforced con crete, arranged in cross form, is pictured above. The building has a 75-foot tower in the center. Out side walls are being faced with Tennessee sandstone and trimmed with India la limestone. Father Ray mond Bauschard, pastor since th* establishment of St. Mary Magdalene parish in 1929, reports that this is the first church-type building the parish has erected. Father Bauschard also reports that th* par ish now has nearly 900 milies with 520 pupils in grades on* to eight. A total of 100 families mad* up th* original parish. Krause and Pagura, Columbus contractors, expect to complete th* new church this au umn. Architects are Ramsey, Croce and Abbot, Columbus structural engineer is Raymond C. Reese, Toledo. School. He was awarded a bachelor of arts degree from St. Charles seminary in 1951, and took his theological training at St. Mary’s of the West Seminary. Norwood. The new priest is the son of Mr. and Mrs Carl P. Clagett, Sr., of 138 Clarendon Ave., Columbus. Father Berendt, son of Mr and Mrs. Anthony Berendt of 403 Forest St., will celebrate his First Sol emn Mass at 11 a. m. Sunday, May 29, at St. Mary’s Church, Colum bus. Solemn Benediction at 7 30 p. m. will be followed by a reception in the parish hall, ending at 9 p. m. Msgr. Edmund A. Burkley will preach the sermon at the Mass and wjll serve as assistant priest. Dea con and subdeacon respectively will be Father Aloysius M. Berendt, an (Continued on Page 2) Pre-censorship of moving pic tures has not been declared un constitutional by the Supreme Court,” said Governor Lausche. “Unless such a law is adopted in Ohio, I can clearly foresee the morally disintegrating influence that moving pictures of the future will have upon the youth of our country.” "To expect that the moving picture industry will, through self-imposed censorship, insure the non-showing of pictures which are morally bad, is plain folly," the Governor wrote. “My own belief is that the ones that are now appearing are a mild forerunner of pictures that will be still worse in the future.” (On Tuesday of this week, the House Judiciary Committee rec ommended for passage one bill calling for the licensing and exam ination of films in Ohio and an other bill tightening the penalties of the present laws dealing with the exhibition of obscene motion pictures to minors under 18.) Meanwhile, in New York, the ex ecutive secretary of the National Legion of Decency charged that film producers are introducing more and more “morally offensive material” into the movies, and at The Catholic Times Columbus 16, Ohio, Friday, May 20, 1955 Dedication Set For New Holv Name School The new, modem, eight classroom Holy Name School at 154 E. Patterson Ave., Co lumbus will be dedicated by Bishop Ready at 4 p.m. Thurs day. The school’s 315 pupils, parents and members of the clergy will at tend the outdoor ceremony. Flag raising by students will precede the rites. Constructed on the site of the old church-school which was rax ed in the spring of 1954, the one story, salmon-colored building cost $184,869. Designed by Floyd Glass, Co lumbus architect, the school is fire proof, has indirect lighting and steam heat. The general contractor was the Sever-Williams Co. of Washington C.H. The new school Is staffed by the Dominican Sisters of St. Mary of the Springs. Although the school was opened last February, Msgr. John B. Don ahie. pastor of Holy Name parish, postponed the dedication because of inclement weather Coincident with the dedication will be the opening of a new school cafeteria, Msgr. Donahie announc ed. Meals will be served in a near by frame building, he said. Lausche Sees New Low In Films If Censorship Laws Are Not Enacted TOLEDO, O. 1NC) Ohio’s Gov. Frank J. Lausche, said he believes that Ohioans will be in for a new low in mo tion pictures if the State Legislature does not enact a censor ship law conforming to the requirements of the pronounce ments of the U.S. Supreme Court. In a letter to The Catholic Chronicle, newspaper of the Toledo diocese, the Governor said he will do everything in his power to procure the adoption of such a law'. the same time Hollywood’s own Production Code Authority is okay ing movies “which any code worthy of the name would be expected to exclude.” Father Thomas little assert ed that the condition is one “that is gravely in need of prompt and effective correction.” The Legion official made his charges at the annual luncheon of the Motion Picture Department of the International Federation of Catholic Alumnae, whose review ers provide the basis for the Le gion of Decency’s classification of films. In his talk Father Little declared: “All persons who understand and appreciate the tremendous moral influence of the screen, especially upon youth, have grounds for very real concern over recent trends. "It is well known that pro ducers, as a matter of deliberate policy, have been contracting for a considerable amount of liter ary material which is gravely of fensive to the moral law. Start ing production with such materi al, the finished picture inevita bly becomes sullied and smeared with at least some part of the original offensiveness." ------------o----------------- Austrian Catholics Worried, Hopeful About INew Treaty VIENNA (Radio, NC) The clauses In the proposed Austrian state treaty which Catholics feared might be used to outlaw Catholic organizations, have been retained in the treaty’s final form. Article Nine of the treaty as signed here by the Foreign Minis ters of Great Britain, France, Rus sia and the United States provides for the dissolution of “all Fascist type organizations.” Austrian Cathoiics have express ed fears that the Soviets or even Austria’s own Socialist Party may attempt to interpret “fascist-type organizations” so as to include Catholic groups. On the other hand some Catho lics are of the opinion that the treaty will help abolish anti-Cath olic school laws passed under the nazi occupation and still in force. The country’s Catholics are wor ried by the treaty provision that prohibits restitution to German in dividuals or companies of property legally acquired before the nazi invasion. This provision is regard ed by Catholics as against the natu ral law. ------------o---------------- Belgians Petition King to Veto Anti-Catholic Laws BRUSSELS—(NC) Signatures to a national petition asking King Baudouin of the Belgians to veto anti-Catholic school laws are being gathered throughout the country by the Catholic Committee for Free dom and Democracy. All citizens over the age of 21 are being asked to sign the peti tion. This is the latest step in the cam paign being waged by Belgian Ca thoiics against the attempts of the Socialist-Liberal government to cut state subsidies to Catholic schools. It was a foregone conclusion that the new law would be signed by President Peron without delay. He had already announced that he would sign any measure aimed at the Church. In the meantime, the Senate put through another bill to end the tax exemption of Catholic Lnurth property. This measure would affect also Catholic pri vate schools, most of which have been tax-exempt because they give free education to thousand* ef poor children. The measure, slated shortly to go before the lower house, pro vides for the abolition of all tax exemptions, hoth municipal and national, for “religious institut tions, their temples, convents and other dependencies.” It imposes taxes on offerings received for marriages, christenings and buri als. Non-Catholics as well as Catho lic church properties are affected by the bill. This was made clear during a debate when Senator Cas teniera de Baccaro declared that the vague wording of the bill did not mean that legislation was aim ed at the Catholic Church alone. She denied that the bill was de signed as a measure of anti-Catho lic persecution, asserting that “the law does not recognize any distinc tion between the various sects—it applies to all beliefs.” Congress is also weighing a Peronist plan to abolish the official recognition of the Catholic Church as the one to which the vast ma jority of citizens belong. This step, which would require a constitu tional amendment, would mean, among other things, ending state subsidies to Catholic schools and certain emoluments to some of the Catholic Bishops and clergy which date back to the beginning of the past century. Th* introduction of the bill to tex church properties coincided with th* resignation of Roberto Adolfo Carene, a Peronist depu ty from Cordoba, in protest against the government's anti Church policies. ______________t------- Parishes New Parish to Be Established In North Upper Arlington Area Th* architect's sketch ef th* first multipurpose unit to be erected for th* new St. Andrew's parish, picture* above, shows th* future school classroom wing extending to th* left of the chapel. Establishment of this new parish, to be formed from territory presently served by St. Agatha's par ish, was announced this week by h* Chancery office. Religious Instruction Banned In State Schools of Argentina BUENOS AIRES (NC) The Argentina Congress has given President Peron the first clear legislative go-ahead sign in the campaign against the Catholic Church in this coun try which he started six months ago. Passed by the Chamber of Deputies by a vote of 125 to 10 was a bill already adopt ed by the Senate without a single dissenting vote which abolished Catholic religious in struction in the state schools. This meant the abrogation of a law passed by the Congress in 1947, and the ratification of Ministry of Education decrees of last Decem ber suspending the religious train ing and also dismissing teachers of religion in the state schools. The Chamber of Deputies re fused, however, to accept Carena’s resignation, and voted instead to expel him for “lack of faith, loy alty and solidarity.” (In Rome, the independent news paper, Il Tempo, published an in terview in which President Peron was quoted by the newspaper's Buenos Aires correspondent as stating that it is “absurd and ri diculous” to talk of religious per secutions in Argentina. He reiterat ed earlier statements that “this is no conflict between the Church and the state but between “a part of the clergy and organizations of the Argentine people Catholic Action Leaders Jailed Bv Peron After Demonstrations BUENOS AIRES (NC) The 6-month-old Church Slate conflict in Argentina took a dramatic new turn when leaders of Catholic Action, the nation’s largest Catholic lay organization, were arrested by police here. The charges were not immediately disclosed. Other arrests took place two days later in the town of Eva Peron, capital of Buenos Aires provinces, but the persons involved were identified simply as Catholics who had taken part in an anti-Peron demonstration. According to reports, more than 20 persons were taken in custody in the capital, and at least 12 were detained in custody. Among those held were the president of the Ca tholic Action, the president of the youth branch of the organization, and a membei*of the organization’s central committee. Their arrests came a day after Catholic demonstrators had parad ed through the streets in protest against the recent anti-Church measures of the Peron regime. As soon as the arrests were an nounced His Eminence Santiago Luis Copello, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, hastened to police headquar ters, but was not allowed to talk to the prisoners. Th* Cardinal was reportedly told by a police officer that th* case was in the hands of Minis ter of Interior and Justice Angel Borlruehi and that "we arv simp ly obeying orders." In reply, the Cardinal expressed the hope that "these people have not been de tained on account of their relig ious convictions." The homes of all the Catholic leaders detained were subsequently searched by police officers. The demonstration which preced ed the Catholic leaders' arrests ended in violence as mounted po lice with drawn sabers charged the crowd and arrested at least 40 persons. Bishops" War Relief Fund Report Issued by Chancery Evidence of the generosity of the faithful of the Columbus Diocese—adults and children alike—was jven this week in a report of the recent collection for the Bishops' War Relief Furd. The Chancery office this week listed the leaders in the parishes and in the high and elementary schools. Christ the King $1,653.96 Holy Rosary ................................................. 1-645.19 Immaculate Conception .................................—• 1.531.92 St. Christopher 1.505.00 Holy Name 1.477.35 St. Agatha ........................................................ 1,362.40 St. Nicholas, Zanesville .............................................. 1,297.15 Corpus Christi 1.225.00 St. Thomas, Zanesville 1,221.73 St. Patrick 1,213.40 High Schools Amount Per Capita Holy Trinity, Somerset $223.83 $4.38 St. Charles Preparatory ...................................... 973.73 3.11 Bishop Watterson 365.65 2.25 St. Joseph Academy 493.76 2.08 St. Mary of the Springs 500.00 1.98 Elementary Schools Amount Per Capita Sacred Heart, New' Philadelphia $629.70 $2.36 Our Lady of Victory 540.00 2.00 St. Francis 48?.00 1.91 St. Catharine 787.00 1.79 St. Joseph Cathedral 186.77 1.60 Amount The crowd had gathered after an evening Mass at the Metropoli tan Cathedral and began march ing down Call* Florida, one of the city's most fashionable thoroughfares, chanting the na tional nthem and various Catho lic hymns. After having march ed for about 12 blocks, the dem onstrators were met by a police cordon and fights broke out as some of the crowd tried to push through. During the demonstration many of the participants knelt in the street and recited prayers. A num ber of persons were injured during the encounter with the notice, but apparently none seriously. VATICAN CITY—(Radio, NC)— The arrests of Catholic Action lead ers in Argentina was denounced here by Osservatore Romano, Vat ican City newspaper, as a Peronist measure “which constitutes a blow at the Church as such in one of its apostolates Ask Mary for Help In Choosing Your Vocation Price Ton Confs $3.00 A Yoor Development to Be Dedicated To St. Andrew The Chancery Office an nounces a new parish for the north Upper Arlington dis trict It will be dedicated un der the title of Saint Andrew and formed from territory presently served by Saint Agatha's Parish. A ten acre plot at McCoy and Reed Roads was purchas ed by the Diocese of Columbus sev eral months ago tn preparation for the latest parish development in the metropolitan area. The district has an estimated 300 Catholic fam ilies. The proposed boundaries of Saint Andrew's parish were an nounced as follows: On th* East: The Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad from Route 161 on the North. South to a point which is directly West of Glenmont Ave. on an airline: then East on an airline tn a point on the Olen tangy River, which is directly West of Glenmont Avenue on an air line: then the Olentangy River South to a point which is directly (Continued on Page 2) Adult Confirmation Scheduled for May 29 at Cathedral In accordance with the wishes of Bishop Ready that all adults in Franklin County who have not yet received th* Sacrament of Confirmation receive this Sacrament of the Church, con firmation of adults will be ad ministered in Saint Joseph's Ca thedral on Pentecost Sunday, May 29, at 3 p.m. This applies not only to con verts but to those Catholics who, for one reason or another, were not confirmed as children. Those adults, therefore, who have not yet been confirmed are requested to be at th* Cathedral for instruction and rehearsal on Sunday, May 22, at 7:30 p.m. The confirmandi will be requir ed to present their baptismal certificates at that time. Candidates for confirmation are required to receive three instructions on th* Sacrament from their pastor. Commemorate New Feast Day In the first church in America dedicated (1761) to the Immacu late Heart of Mary, Father Louis S. Dougherty is pictured telling two of hi* school children the story of :h* 110-year-old painting of the Immaculate Heart above the main altar. Located in Para dise Township near Abbotstown, Pa., the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church is appropriately commemorating the new Feast of th* Queenship of Mary (May 31) with a novena ending that day.