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Is a Well- Informed Catholic Vol. IV, No. 47 Committee Named For 11th Annual Labor Day Mass The Catholic church's interest in the cause of labor was emphasized last week by Father Augustine Winkler, as he an nounced the names of committee members to plan the eleventh annual Labor Day Mass. The special Mass, inaugurated in the diocese by Bishop Ready in 1945, will be celebrated Sept. S in St Joseph Cathedral. Stressing the religious signifi cance of the day. Father Winkler, diocesan director of Social Action, noted that the church “has never repudiated the labor movement but has always been found on the side of labor when it was fighting for what was right and just.” He asserted: "The Labor Day Mass is one of the signs of the Church's inter est in the cause of labor. The church has always regarded la bor as a responsible part of our community and has never feared to align herself with labor. "The Church. Labor and Man agement all have a common inter est in seeing that justice prevails in economic life and particularly in labor-management relations. “Labor Day is an important day for labor in the United States and the interest of the Church as man ifested in the Labor Day Mass should be of deep concern to all men of the labor movement The principal address will be de- Requiem Sung For Teacher At Aquinas Solemn Requiem Mass for Fr. Frederick C. Foley, O.P., a faculty member at Aquinas High School, was offered Sat urday in Lowell, Mass. The 51-year-old educator, for mer president of Providence Col lege, Providence, R.I., died in a Natick, Mass., hospital Wednesday. Tn failing -health for several years, Father Foley became seriously ill while visiting his sister. Mrs. Fran ces McCaffrey, fi Lowell. Ordained May 20, 1932, Father Foley served on the faculty of Providence College prior to com ing to Aquinas in September, 1947. From 1944 to 1947, he was president of the college. In his eight years in Columbus, Father Foley taught English and Religion to Aquinas freshmen. Father Joseph Taylor, presi dent of Aquinas, was the cele brant at the Solemn Mass. Father Charles M. McKenna, prior of St. Stephen s Priory, Dover, Mass., and Father Paul A. Bagley, faculty member at Aquinas, served as dea con and subdeacon respectively. Burial was in the Providence College cemetery. a Wi livered by Father John Corridan, S.J., the famed waterfront priest around "horn the movie, “On the Waterfront” was based. Father Corridan is assistant director of the Xavier Labor School, New York City and is weE'known for his work on the waterfront at New York. Honorary chairman of the committee arranging the Labor Day Mas* are Robert Greer, president of the Columbus Fed eration of Labor, and Harry E. Mayfield, president of the Co lumbus CIO Council. General chairmen are Joseph M. Haran. president of District No. 52, Machinists, AFL, and Joseph W. White, international represent ative of the UAW-CIO Serving on the Ushers Commit tee are Edward Scanlon and Rob ert Kirwin, both of the AFL, and John Morbitzer, Joseph Lohr, and W. B. Henestofel, representing the CIO. Members of the Publicity Com mittee are Don Smith of the CIO News and Review, Henry Free man of the Labor Tribune, publish ed by the AFL in Columbus, and Irvin Scheibeck of the Columbus Dispatch. The religious significance of the 61-year-old national holiday will be stressed in many Catho lic churches throughout the country. In the nation's capital, George Meany, American Federation of Labor president, will lay a wreath at the statue of Cardinal James Gibbons in a ceremony following the third annual Labor Day Mass of the Archdiocese of Washington. -----------------o----------------- Pontiff Extends His Sympathy to Victims of Floods ^WASHINGTON—(NO—His Holi ness Pope Pius XII has extended his sympathy to the religious and civic leaders of the six northeast ern states that were hit by record flood waters. His sympathy was made known in telegrams sent by His Excellency Archbishop Amleto Giovanni Cicognani, Apostolic Del egate to the United States, to the Archbishops and Bishops of the af flicted areas. A survey of the six northeastern states hit by the record floods in dicated that there were no in stances of major damage to Church properties. First reports indicated many instances of flooded build ings and other items of individual damage, but full details were not available because of limited con tacts wuth isolated areas. Cornerstone Is Blessed For Hospital Addition The cornerstone of the new $3,500,000 addition to Good Samaritan Hospital in Zanesville was blessed and laid in place Sunday by Bishop Hettinger, Auxiliary to Bishop Ready. Bishop Hettinger is pictured above as he prepared to place the stone, containing copies of current periodicals, religious articles and souvenirs of the occasion, in place. The stone, dated 1954, the year the project was begun, bears an inscription of Bishop Ready's coat of arms. Pictured at right is Roy V. Plummer, chairman of the hospital's lay ad visory board. Many religious and civic dignitaries were on hand for the event. When the project is completed the hospital's capacity will be increased from 150 to 250 beds. In addition, space will be provided for operating rooms, de livery rooms, nurseries, office, emergency suite, physical therapy, X-ray and children's departments, and a pharmacy and laboratory sections. Construction on a new St. Paul the Apostle church has begun in Midvale, it was re vealed this week by Father Ralph Dermody, administrator of the mission. The church is being erected over the basement chapel which has served the parishioners as their church since 1948. Present plans call for the structure to be complet- Father Lombard said he helped to pioneer a large mission station in China, saw it bombed to rub ble by the Japanese “for target practice,” and helped rebuild it bigger and better, only to have the communists take over. When the communists moved in they couldn’t have been sweeter, Father Linus recalled. Where Na tionalist or bandit troops looted, pillaged or quartered troops on the populace, the communists behaved like “super Boy Scouts,” he said. "Then th* change came. First it was th* indoctrination teams. Brought in from cities and much different from the local Reds, they concentrated on the young on th* boy* and girl* of high school age. These began to learn th* slogan* of Marxims to r* peat the propaganda phra***," Father Lombard said. In the spring of 1950 the police moved in. he recalled. Regulations became stricter. The people had to register for everything. All forms had to be made out in at least six copies Communist teams would come back with the forms and point out that a family had failed The Catholic information pamph-f 4-r lets, dealing with 57 subjects rang ing from the Mass to Confession, will be distributed by the Ohio State Council of the Knights of Co lumbus. si-ilk* citkianie ronn The booth, No. 61, will be lo cated on th* East side of the Merchants and Manufacturers' Religious Vows Pronounced by 2 Columbus Girls Two Columbus girls took part in the ceremony of Profession held at the Mother House of the Sisters of the Holy Cross, Saint Mary’s, Notre Dame, Ind., on the Feast of the Assumption. Sister Mary Vera (Mary Mar jorie Packer), daughter of Mrs. Katharine Packer, pronounced her perpetual vows. Sister Mary Fran cis Helene (Ellen Ann Fox), daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. George Fox of St. John the Evangelist parish, pro nounced her temporary vows. In all, thirty-one Sisters pronoun ced their perpetual vows, forty three Sisters pronounced tempor ary vows. Bishop Leo A. Pursley, D.D.. Ap ostolic Administrator of the Dio cese of Fort Wayne, presided. The Catholic Times Columbus 16, Ohio, Friday, August 26, 1955 New Church Being Constructed at Midvale Pictured above is th* architect's drawing of th* new St. Paul th* Apostle church now under con struction at Midvale. Th* mission ar* helping with rhe labor. The serves approximately 50 families, and many of the men of th* parish new church is expected to be completed by late November. ed before December of this year. The brick and limestone con struction will have a seating capac ity of 220. The mission serves ap proximately 50 families in the area. Much of the unskilled labor Is being performed by th# men of the mlss'on keeping th* total cost down to $44,000. This practice is becoming a tradition with the Veteran Missioner Convinced Red China Will Gain UN Seat (N.C.W.C, NEWS SERVICE) SCRANTON, Pa. —(NC)— Red China will be recognized and admitted to the United Nations as a result of pressure by big business in the United States, according to Father Linus Lombard, Passionist missioner, who was expelled from China a year ago after 23 years in that country. “It may take five years,” the tall, graying priest said, "but they’ll get Red China into the UN. It is my conviction that the Western Powers gave in at Geneva. The business pressure is too great to list every single piece of fur iture in a room. “You have to admire the effic iency of the Reds,” Father Lom bard said “They have been pre paring Chinese communists in Mos cow for years for this moment, just as they have Americans there now getting ready to move in when the time is right. These agents are able, intelligent men tfho know all the tricks.” China is now in the grip of man-made famine, th* Passionist declared. The communist regime is exporting to Russia and other lands everything they c*n. “Take he said, crops in munists all of it and shipped it to Russia. I recall reading a report recently by two Americans returned from Rus sia. They said the Russian people were delighted to have peanuts and oranges. They got both from the starving people of China.” peanuts, as an example,” “This is one of the main southern China. The com have appropriated almost Father Lombard said he believes the refusal of the Chinese farmer to produce his quota for the Reds is another reason for the famine. The farmer, he said, who was prom ised everything at first, is now a slave on the land. He is given quo tas to fill and, when he fills them, the Reds take it all, giving him Catholic Information Booth Sponsored by K of at Fair Approximately 10,000 pamphlets explaining all aspects of the Catholic religion will be distributed at the Ohio State Fair this year. The one hundred and first exposition begins Friday in Cdlumbus and extends until Sept. 2. Building. One of th* K. of C.'s state officer* will be present each day, and will be assisted by members from 20 council* in Central Ohio. Paul J. Lynch, district deputy of the K. of C., said the pamphlet dis tribution idea has never been tried at the state fair. “For the last three years. Coun cils have sponsored booths at coun ty fairs. They met with such cess that we decided to try state’s biggest fair.” suc the pro- The Catholic information gram, sponsored by the knights throughou' the nation, has met with a spectacular response dur ing the past few years. Advertise ments placed in magazines and newspapers urge readers more about the Catholic and if they wish, to take in religion by mail. to learn religion, a course the fair, Booklets distributed at Lynch said, will publicize this re ligion course. -----------------o---------------- Exiled Bishop Says He Will Return to Far East BOSTON—(NO—Bishop Freder ick A. Donaghy, M.M., who was ex pelled from China in June, hopes to return to his diocese at Wu chow. church. When the basement chap el was constructed in 1948, much of th* labor was performed by th* parishioners. Architects of the new church were Firestone and Motler of Can ton. General contractor is Jones and Douglass. When the new church is com pleted, the basement chapel will be converted into a social hall with kitchen and recreation facilities. barely enough to stave off star vation for hip and his family. "You hear talk about Amer ica not getting involved in a land war on the continent of Asia," Father Lombard declared. "This is supposed to be fatal and has become one of those cliches which is repeated so often it is finally accepted as an immutable truth. I say that anyone who lands in force on the mainland of China has the war won right there. Th* people will most as suredly rise up and help any force come to liberate them from the tyranny under which they nov live." New Superiors Are Named at 4 Institutions Names of new superiors all members of the religious community of Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Chritt ian Charity of Stella, Niagara, N. Y. were announced this week tions. Thomas Cadden to Be Ordained In Cathedral Rites Tomorrow The Rev. Thomas Cadden, a deacon at Mt. St. Mary of the West Seminary, Norwood, will be ordained to the Sacred Priesthood Saturday. Aug. 27, by Bishop Ready. The rites are scheduled at 10 a.m in the chapel of St. Charles Seminary. A senior at Mt. St. Mary of the I West, Rev. Cadden will become prefect of the seminary during his final year of theological stud ies. Selection as a prefect carries with in the privilege of being or dained before beginning the last year study. Th* new priest will sing hi* first Mass at 10 a. m. Sunday in St Mary's Church, Chillicoth*. Solemn Benediction at 3 p. m. in th* church will be followed by a reception in St. Mary's School. Assisting Rev. Cadden at the Sol emn High Mass will be Father Robert Reilly, assistant pastor at Sehreick Photo Rev. Thoma* Cadden Immaculate Conception Church, Dennison, and Father John Kempf, assistant at St. Mary’s Church, Chil licothe, who will serve as deacon and subdeacon respectively. Father Raphael Rodgers, pastor of St. Mary’s in Chillicothe, will be the assistant priest, and Father John Byrne, pastor of St. Michael’s Church, Worthington, will preach the sermon. Minor ministers will be seminarians from St. Charles and Mt. St. Mary’s. Born Apr. 24, 1930, Rev. Cadden is the son oi Mrs. Leone Cadden and the late Daniel Cadden of St. Mary’s parish, Chillicothe. He at tended both St. Mary’s and St. Pet er’s elementary schools in Chilli cothe, and Catholic Central High School there for one year. For three yean, he was a stu- at four diocesan institu- new superior at St. Vin Orphanage is Mother Bede, The cent’s who for the last six years has been a history teacher at Bishop Mc Mahon High School in Buffalo, N.Y. Mother Bede is no stranger to the Columbus Diocese, having taught from 1927 to 1947 at Holy Rosary School. She replaces Mother Ida who was assigned to the administrative staff of the community in Stella Niagara. N.Y. At St. Ann s Hospital the new superior is Mother Martha. As Sis ter Martha, she has been nursing supervisor at the hospital for the last seven years. Mother Martha succeeds Mother Roseanne, who held the post for six years Mother Roseanne returns to St. Charles Seminary as superior of the nuns assigned there. Prior to her assignment at St. Ann s, Moth er Roseanne was superior at St. Charles for six years, and taught for a total of six years at St John the Evangelist and St Peter’s Schools. She succeeds Mother Pius, who was assigned to St. Lawrence Con vent in Buffalo, N.Y. At St. There**’* Shrine th* new superior is Mother Emma, who comes here from Sacred Heart Academy, Buffalo. N.Y. Mother Emma, too. has previously served in the Columbus Diocese, having taught at St Rose School, New Lex ington, and having served on the staff at St Ann’s Hospital. She succeeds Mother Niceta who was assigned to the motherhouse at Stella Niagara, N.Y. dent at St. Joseph's Preparatory School, Holy Trinity, Ala., graduat ing from there in 1948. He earned hi* bachelor of arts degree from St. Charles Semin ary in June, 1952, was ordained a subdeacon and deacon in March and May of this year. Rev. Cadden has one brother, Robert, and two sisters, Mrs. Orval Minser and Mrs. Rita Sauers, all of Chillicothe. Cornerstone Laid For School Pastor Notes 50th Jubilee Thursday was a day of two fold significance for members of St. Mary parish, Columbus. It was a day in which the cor nerstone of the iew St. Mary elementary school was laid, and it was the 50th anniver sary of the ordination of the parish’s amiable pastor, Mon signor Edmund Burkley. Bishop Ready blessed and set the cornerstone of the two-story brick school in place. The new school, expected to be completed next June, will have nine class rooms, a music room, a gym, caf eteria and kitchen, administra tion offices and boys' and girls' lockers and showers. The work is being done by E. El ford and Son., Inc., of Columbus after plans drawn by Columbus architects, Emerick and McGee. Earlier Thursday, Monsignor Burkley offered a Solemn High Mass in the church where he has served as pastor since his ordina tion on Aug. 25, 1905. Bishop Ready presided at the Mass, which was attended by parishioners and former parishioners, as well as by more than 50 priests and nuns who either were reared or who were assigned at one time to the South Side parish. Monsignor JoMph B. Kiefer, editor of th* "Steubenville Reg ister" and pastor of St. Anthony Church, Bridgeport, preached. Progress in Education To Be Theme of 53rd Annual Teachers Meet Celebrant of the opening Mass will be Monsignor Paul G’Dea, dean of studies at Charles Sem inary Father Richard Endres, as sistant pastor of St Nicholas par ish. Zanesville, and Father Bennett Applegate, diocesan superintend ent of schools, will serve as dea con and subdeacon of the Mass, re spectively. Father William Ma loney, pastor of St Aloysius par ish will be assistant priest Father Edward McGinty pastor of St. Francis de Sales parish Newark, and Father Ambrose Freund, pas tor of Sacred Heart parish. New Philadelphia will act as deacons of honor to the Bishop Monsignor McManus, a priest of the archdiocese of Chicago, was or dained in 1939 He later studied at Catholic University under the late Monsignor Johnson former direc tor ci the department of educa tion rt Catholic V He was appointed to th* Na Hone I Catholic Writer* Confer ence in 1945 as assistant director of th* department of education, th* post he now fills. Early this year, Monsignor MeManus was appointed by President Eisen hower to the advisory committee for the Whit* Hous* Conference on Education. The theme, “A Decade of Prog ress”, will be highlighted through out the sessions with particular emphasis on the tremendous growth in the diocese of education al facilities in the past 10 years to meet the swelling enrollments. According to Father Applegate, the theme will point up the “in tense planning that went into the development and expansion of fa cilities to care for the education of our children “The results we realize today.” continued Father Applegate, “dem onstrate the foresight on the part of the Bishop and pastors in plan ning for the needs of the children in the various parishes. Not only were new schools and parishes established but existing schools were renovated and additions made to accommodate the expanding en rollments Parish Has Cause for Double Celebration Most Powerful Weapon In Battle for Peace Is Prayer Price Ton Cents $3.00 A Year 700 Religious, Lay Teachers Will Attend Two-Day Sessions The 53rd annual Diocesan Principals and Teachers meet ing, the theme of which will be “A Decade of Progress,” wiH take place Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, at the College of St. Mary of the Springs. The two-day meet will be Cathedral, Wednesday morning at 9:00 a m. with a Solemn High Mass, coram episcopo. Bishop Ready pre siding. Monsignor William E. Mc Manus, assistant director of the de partment of education. NCWC, will deliver the sermon More than 700 Sisters and Jay teachers are expected to attend the meeting to hear addresses by prominent people the field of education and to view the latest in text-book, materials and school equipment. There will be 70 ex hibitors on hand to demonstrate and explain the latest in visual aid equipment, laboratory equipment and school supplies in general. officially opened at St. Joseph Th* superintendent of school* emphasized that enrollment* in schools throughout the diocese have almost doubled since 1945. A pictorial display, depicting the 10 years of progress and expan sion. will be set up in the Assem bly Hall at the Springs Various speakers will expand on this theme during the meeting to point out that the Catholic educa tional system has met the chal lenge of this tremendous growth and has advanced techniques and methods to provide for outstanding educational opportunities for Cath olic youth. Another highlight of th* meet ing will be an address by. Father John B. Staunton, executive sec retary of th* Ohio Catholic WeL Monsignor WiHiam McMenue far* Conference, who will speak on "School Legislation Ft* Im portance in Ohio." The invocation at the general meeting preceding the formal ses sions at the Springs will be deliv ered by Father Robert Harwick, pastor of Holy Spirit parish, Co lumbus. Father Applegate will wel come those attending. Several specialized sessions have been planned, including a dem (Continued on Page 2) Two Masses Scheduled at Fair Two Sunday Masses will be offered in the Music Hall at the Ohio State Fairgrounds for the benefit of visitors to the fair, Sunday, Aug. 28 Monsignor Gilbert Schmenk of the Pontifi cal College Josephinum will of fer the Masses at 8:30 and 10:30. was a big day for St. Mary parish, Columbus, yesterday a* parishioner* and friends celebrated a two-fold occasion. Mon signor Edmund Burkley, pastor, offered a solemn High Mass on the occasion of hi* fiftieth jubilee of ordination to the Sacred Priest hood. Following the Mess, Bishop R.ady blessed the cornerstone of the new St. Mary elementary school which will be completed next June. Pictured above is Monsignor Burkley as he checks plane on th* site of the school construction. Master of ceremonies at the Mass was Father Patrick Griffin, pastor of Our Mother of Sorrows Church, Lockbourne. Deacon and subdeacoa respectively were Fa ther Paul Richter, pastor of St. An thony Church, Steubenville, and Father James Berendt, assistant pastor of Holy Spirit Church. Dea cons of honor to the bishop were Father John Eyerman of Our Lady -of Mt. Carmel Church. Buckeyg Lake, and Father Aloysius Berendt, pastor of Holy Rosary Church, Steubenville. Father Linus Dury pastor of St. Nicholas Church, Zanesville, served as assistant priest. Monsignor Burkley plans a more elaborate golden jubilee celebra tion sometime after the opening of school next month.