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It a Well- Informed Catholic Vol. V, No. 30 Group Attends St. Dominic's For Mass Mrs.jTheodorc R. Hinterschied. ?66 Bedford Place, n member of Holy Rosary parish. Columbus, received the third annual Blessed Martin Award from the Catholic Interracial Council of Columbus at their annual breakfast last Sunday at the Seneca Hotel. Given annually by the Inter racial Council for outstanding contribution and service in the field of interracial justice, Mrs. Hinterschied was honored partic ularly for her work in connec tion with the USO hostesses pro gram at the various service cen ters which was carried out on a completely integrated basis from its inception and without inci dent. Previous' winners of the award were Mother Roseanne, then Administrator of St. Anne’s Hospital, and Mr. Frank Brock myer, Iabor liaison with the United Appeals of Franklin Coun ty. Rev. John Kleinz, editor of 1he Josephinum Review, was the principal speaker it the break fast His topic, “Morality and In tegration,” traced the moral im plications and obligations incum bent on all Christians toward mi nority groups and their absorp tion into society. Earlier the Interracial Council had attended Mass aqd received Communion at St. Dominic’s Church where the moderator. Fa ther A. L. Winkler, traced the history and growth of the Catho lic Interracial Movement trough out the country. There are at present 43 Inter racial Councils in operation of which the Columbus unit was the 18th. At the conclusion of the break fast, Miss Marion Swickard, the retiring President of the Council installed Mr. Earl C. Pennell as the new President. Twenty years earlier, in the fall of i926, Popr Pius XI had personally consecrated six Chi nese bishops in St. Peter’s jn Rome—the first native bishops of China in modern times. In 1946, when the Holy See judged the Church of China ma ture— a status accorded the Church in the United States only in 1908 -China was given a hier archy of 19 archbishops and 79 bishops. Since that time the communists have taken over all of China and the Church there has been all but destroyed Three to One When the hierarchy was set up foreign bishops outnumbered Chi nese bishops three to one. Today not a single foreign Bishop is left in charge of a Chinese diocese. Annual Blessed Martin Award Given to Mrs. Hinterschied Chinese Catholics Pray As Anniversaries Are Noted HONG KONG The Church in China, silenced and enchain ed, is marking two major anni versaries with prayer, but with no celebration. It was just 10 years ago, April. 1946, that His Holiness Pope Pi us XII raised the Church in China from a mission status and gave it a hierarchy. China had come of «ge. spiritually. Mrs. Theodore R. Hinterschied (right) accepts the Blessed Martin de Porres award from retiring President Marion Swickard (left) at the Seneca Hotel Sunday as the Catholic Interracial Council of Columbus held its annual Communion breakfast. Father John Kleinz, editor of the Josephiurn Review, is included in the picture as he studied notes on his "Morality and Integration" speech which highlighted the breakfast. Msgr. Glenn Explains ‘The Peace of Christ’ The peace of Christ and mere “emotional'’ peace were contrasted this week in an address by Monsignor Paul J. Glenn, rector of St. Charles Seminary. Addressing a nation-wide radio audience on “The Catho lic Hour.” Monsignor Glenn asserted that the “peace of Christ is not to be any way iden- Only two are still in China—one in jaii, the other not even allow ed to offer Mass in public. About 1(1 Chinese bishops are either in jail in China or in ex ile. The latter group includes His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Tien, S.V.D., Archbishop of Peking, and Archbishop Paul Yu-Pin of Nan king. who are both living in ex ile in the United States. That leaves about 20 Chinese bishops still in China. While there is no certain information con cerning many of them, most are understood to be so restrictod that it is impossible for them to carry on their normal episcopal functions. Two Alive Only two of the six original bishops consecrated by Pius XI are still alive. Neither is able to aft as Ordinary. One is Bishop Simon Chu, S.J., of Haimcn, in Kiangsu Province. Nou 87 years old. the Jesuit bishop is kept from his people by the Red re gime. He is reported to be living in a house in Shanghai. The oth er is Bishop Josenh Hu, M., of Taichow, Chekiang prov i n e. (Continued on Pagf 2) Visits On Capital Hill Father Harold W. Rigney discusses his experiences while a prisoner in Communist Chinese jails with Representative Thomas J. Dodd of Connecticut, chairman of the House sub-committee Investigating treatment and imprisonment of American prisoners in Communist China. He also talked with other congressional •nd government leaders including Robert D. Murphy, Deputy Undersecretary of State, and was scheduled to offer the opening prayer at a session of the House ef Representatives. tified with a mere emotion.” He declared: “Too often, in our day, we hear well meaning but direly mistaken prophets of peace urg ing mankind to seek peace in a kind of interior feeling prescrib ing an outlook ot brightness and optimism, self imposed, as the remedy for spiritual disturbance or desolation. “No on Our Lord's own word, we know that we are to find true peace of soul in Him, and not in the management of our own emotional resources: 'These things have I spoken to you,' says Christ, that in me you may have peace.' “It is true, indeed.” Monsignor Glenn continued, “that many hu man miseries are matters of emotional disturbance: it is true that a steady effort to keep our selves emotionally balanced is of great and praiseworthy value. But emotional peace is not the full desire of the human spirit without the peace which comes from the objective grace of God in the soul, purely emotional or sentimental peace offers little more than husks to the hungry prodigal. And husks max fill the stomach and quiet its appetities momentaril.', but they give no nourishment nor strength they impart no enduring power they do not carry forward the drive of life or render its high pur pose attainable.” (Continued on Page 2) Clergy Begins Third Retreat The third clergy retreat of the 1956 series will begin April 29, at the Shrine of the Little Flower. The Very Reverend S.W. Oberhauser, C.PP.S., of the Provincial of the Precious Blood Fathers, will conduct the spiritual exercises which will -end May 2. Scheduled for this retreat are: nsignors George Gressel, Will iam Hayes. Herman E. Mattingly and Francis Schwendeman. Also scheduled are Fathers Benn-ett Applegate. James Car roll, Lawrence Corcoran. Richard Connelly, Albert Culliton, Arthur Dimond, Maurice Donovan. Cle ment Durbin: John Eyerman, Clement Faistl. Charles Foeller, George Foley. Angelo Gallorini, fxniis Hoffman. Earl Holtzapfel, William Huber. Joseph Jerabeck, Charles Jones. James Kimberley, l^eo Lawler. NC Edmund McCormick. Edwin Mc Nulty, Lawrence O’Connor John O’Rourke, William Rar din. Julian Schaefer, Raymond Totten and Urban Wiggins. The fourth and final retreat will be conducted by Bishop Law rence Shehan, Bishop of Bridge port, at Saint Charles Seminary, June 18, 21. The Catholic Times Columbus 16, Ohio, Friday, April 27, 1956 Confirmation Rite Set at Cathedral For Adult (’lass All adults in Franklin County who have not, yet received the Sacrament of Confirmation will have an opportunity to be con firmed on Pentecost Sunday, May 20. in St. Joseph Cathedral. The date was announced this week in a letter to all pastors in the diocese from Monsignor Ro land T. Winel, chancellor-of the diocese. The class will be com posed of converts as well as oth er Catholics, who for one reason or another were not confirmed as children. Rehearsal for the ceremonies was set at 7.30 p.m. May 13. The men and women to be confirmed must present their baptismal cer tificates at that time. Sponsors need not be present at the re hearsal. All of them must receive three instructions on the Sacrament from theii pastor. T^e pastor of the church where the confir mandi are now in residence must give written permission prior to the day of the Teremony A rec ord of the confirmation will be kept in the home parish as well as the Cathedral. Last May, 99 men and 165 wom en were confirmed at the Ca thedral. -----------------o----------------- Msgr. Alden J. Bell Named Auxiliary WASHINGTON (NO His Holiness Pope Pius XII has nam ed Msgr. Alden J. Bell to be Titu lar Bishop of Rhodopolis and Auxiliary to His Eminence James Francis Cardinal McIntyre, Arch bishop of Ix)g Angeles. Msgr. Bell is administrator of the Cathedral of St. Vibiana in Los Angeles. lie is also director Bishop Bell of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Ixis Angeles and director of the Catholic Welfare Bureau. The episcopal appointment was announced by His Excellency Archbishop Amleto Giovanni Ci cog,nani. Apostolic Delegate to the United States. Bishop-elect Bell was born in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, July 11. 1904. Bishop-elect Bell was a chap lain with the U.S. Army Air Force from 1941 to 1946. He serv ed in the Far East with the 5th Air Service Command and rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel. ■—-------------o-----------■------ St. Louis I Head Appointed by Ike WASHINGTON—Father Paul C. Reinert, S.J., president of St. Louis (Mo.) University, is one of 16 educators and 15 business and professional persons named by President Eisenhower to serve on his Committee on Education Be yond the High School. The group was established to lead an “active and systematic attack” on the problems posed for higher education by increasing en i Ilments and shortages of funds. Plans for the committee were announced by President Eisen hower in his message on educa tion to Congress. Later, Marion B. Folsom, secretary of the De partment of Health. Education and Welfare, said the group would decide whether to call a confer ence similar to the White House Conference on grade and high school education held here in No vember, 1955. Father Reinert, the only Catho lic educator in the group, is active in many educational organiza tions. 'I'he Jesuit was named pres ident of the College and Univer sity Department of the National Catholic Educational Association at the organization s 53rd annual convention in St. Ixiuis early this month. He holds official positions in other regional and national as sociations. o---------------- Fr. Duffy Offers Mass for Mother Father Thomas Duffy, profes sor at St. Charles Seminary, of fered a Requiem Mass for his mother. Mrs. William Duffy in Holy Name Cathedral. Steuben ville on Tuesday, April '24. Mrs. Duffy, who died April 20 was buried in Mt. Calvary, Steu benville. Bishop Readv Permission was granted by Bishop Ready this week for the celebration of evening Masses in all parishes of the diocese on First Fridays and Holy Days of obligation. In a letter to all priests in the diocese. Bishop Ready an nounced that he was granting the permission in accordance with the Apostolic Constitution “Christus Dominus Permission also includes all hospital chapels in th" diocese. At the same time, Bishop ready declared that there is "no obligation to use the per mission if the pastor or chap lain involved does not consider it necessary for the good of the people.” Evening Masses, the Bishop said, should begin no earlier than 4 p. m. and no later than 8 or 8:30 p. m. Attendance at the Mass fulfills the holy day obligation. Those who have already re ceived Holy Commpnion in the morning may not do io again at an evening Mass, the Bishop said. Those who do receive Communion at evening Masses, he continued, must abstain from solid food for three hours be fore the moment of Holy Com munion, and from liquids, ex cept water, for one hour pre viously. No "hard" liquors may be taken from the previous midnight, although the Instruc tion allows moderate use .of light alcoholic beverages, such as beer or wine, if it is cus ternary to take them as part of lunch and or dinner. In the apostolic constitution “Christus Dominus.” dated Jan. 6. 1953, Pope Pius XII promul gated new regulations regarding the Eucharistic fast and the cele bration of evening Mass. The lat ter provision gave bishops the right to permit the celebration of Mass alter 4 p. m. for certain reasons. o------------- Solon Plans Bill Freeing Schools From Excise Tax WASHINGTON (NC) The chairman of a House sub committee on federal excise taxes said here he plans to introduce a bill based on his subcommittee’s report, which calls for exempting private schools from excise taxes. Rep. Aime Forand made this statement at a press conference called for the formal announce ment that his seven-member sub committee s report is ready for lhe full Ways and Means Commit tee. In addition to urging exemp tion for non-profit schools, the report contains some 75 other recommendations designed to correct inequities presently found in the administration of the ex cise tax regulations. Rep, Forand said he did not know when the full committee would deal with his reoort and he declined to predict the group's reactions to thesnumer ous recommendations. The recommended relief meas sure for schools conducted by non-profit organizations would free them from paying manufac turers, retailers, transportation and communication excise taxes. All levels of education would be exempt. Applications For Seminary Graduates of High School who feel that they are called to serve God in His hnly priest hood. and to labor in the Dio cese of Columbus 'hould make application before May 15 through their respective pas tors, for admission to the Di ocesan Seminary of St Charles. 2010 E. Broad St., Co lumbus 9. Ohio. Each applicant will be as signed a time for interview. It is important that application be made without delay. Young men who are in the senior class in high school should not wait for their day of gradua on to apply. For those under financial difficulties, scholarships are available: arrangements for such scholarships are to be made by the pastor of the ap plicant, who will take up the matter directly with the Most Reverend Bishop. No young man who feels called to the priesthood, or who thinks that he may have a priestly vocation although he is not of decided mind, is to be denied the full opportunity of seminary training. Nor should such a young man fail to heed the divine invitation, or show remissness in follow ing where it may lead. He should see his oastor at once, and make application for ad mission to St. Charles. vZXdbyTwo New Feast Days To the Reverend Clergy, Religious, and Faithful of the Diocese of Columbus. My beloved Brethren: Bishop Ready will he guest of honor at a banquet. 6:30 p.m.. in the Grand Ballroom of the Neil House, according to Mrs Gene vieve Buri, chairman of the ban quet. Mayor Maynard E. Sensenbren ner will welcome the delegates on Saturday at a civic meeting, 1:15 p.nl.. at the hotel. The busi ness session will begin at 2 p.m. On Sunday the delegates will DCCW Opens Spring Meeting The eleventh annual Spring Conference of the Columbus Dio cesan Council of Catholic Wom en opens Sunday at New Phil adelphia. The meeting, which will at tract representatives from 113 affiliations of the DCCW, be gins at 2 p. m. in the Public High School auditorium, ac cording to Mrs. Charles Blake ly general chair-man of this year's conference. Father Ambrose L. Freund. V I F., pastor of Sacred Heart Church in New Philadelphia and Dean of the Northern Deanery, will deliv er the opening prayer, followed by a welcoming address by the presid-?nt of the Northern Dean ery. Mrs. Charles M. Bell of Cosh octon. The guest speaker. Father S.T.Lr., professor of Theology Michael J. Faraon, O.P. Ph. D., and Philosophy at Xavier Uni versity, will talk on "The Theol ogy of Marriage" as a part of the program planned around the theme "Family Life." Bishop Ready will close the annual conference by offering Pontifical Benediction in Sacred Hcait Church. Scheduled in May The month of May vill begin and end with two new Feasts in the liturgical calendar of the Church closely entwined with the lives of Joseph ar/d Mary. May 1st ha* been designated by the Holy Father as the Feast of Saint Joseph the Worker and May 31st will be observed under the title of the Queenship of Mary. There is more to the meaning of this Feast of Saint Joseph than a deterrent to communistic efforts to appropriate May Day for propaganda purposes. It was the life's mission of Mary's spouse to provide for the temporal needs of God's Mother and her Divin-* Child. This holy and just man's sole dedication on earth was the care of the Holy Family. There should be little hesitancy in honoring Joseph and Mary together as we begin the observ ance of Our Lady's Month. He was her spouse and her protector. In him the Church pays tribute to the work which sustained the home where the world's Savior waxed strong and grew in wisdom and age. The Queenship of Mary emerges as her crowning glory. In the eternal decrees of God it was the climax of her vocation among men. As Mother of God and our Savior on earth and as the Mediatrix of all grace in heaven, there was left only the conferral of the title, Queen of angels and men for, in fact, Mary rules with Christ, our King. Truly, my dear brethren, there is not a more fitting close to the month of May when we sing the everlasting praises of Mary than this celebration of her motherly queenship over her children on earth. These two Feasts hold a further meaning for us in the Church of Columbus. It has been the good and holy custom in this dio cese to direct our prayers in a special way during May to our great need for vocations to the Sacred Priesthood, particularly for the pastoral ministry in our parishes and schools and inti tutions of mercy and charity. I speak, too, of the great number of religious vocations necessary to aid the Sisterhoods engaged in the Diocese. You know their work and you are constantly edified by their holy lives. Vocations are primarily bred within the family such as characterized the home at Nazareth. The example* of pious and prayerful fathers and mothers form the beginnings of most vocations for youth. The prototypes of such parent* will always be Joseph and Mary. I implore the devoted people of the Diocese, especially the fathers and mothers of our young people, to join me in fervent petition to God through Joseph and Mary that we shall reap a rich harvest of dedicated young men and women willing to give their lives to the service of Christ and His Church. I ask you to participate in Holy Mass daily, to receive Holy Communion and to pray the family Rosary during this month of May that God may bless this Church of Columbus with numerous vocations. With my blessing, Devotedly in Christ, MICHAEL J. READY Bishop of Columbus Daughters of Isabella Meet For Annual State Convention Representatives from 46 circles of the Daughters of Isabella will meet in Columbus next week for their 27th an nual State Convention. The delegates, representing more than 7300 women throughout the state, will be guests at a reception at 8 p.m., Friday at the Neil House, given by the convention host. Columbus Circle 353. according to Mrs. George T. Ixjnmn, chairman of the convention. receive Holy Communion at Jhe 9 o'clock mass in St. Joseph’s Ca thedral offered by the state chap- 1 up I Mrs. Burr lain. Monsignor William E. Nap pes. The convention will close Sun day evening after election and in stallation of officers. o---------------- Priest Honored By Jewish Group ROME—(NC)—Capuchin Father Benedetto Mario has been award ed a gold medal by the Jewish United Communities for his aid to Italy’s Jews during the German occupation in World War II. From 1940 io 1942 he worked with the Jewish Aid Committee in France. In 1943 he made his quarters in a Rome monastery the center for Jewish underground aid. A the opening of the Jewish synagogue here after the war, the Capuchin priest sang a "Te Drum in tho presence of the Jewish community. Remember Your EaMer Duty Prica Ten Cents $3.00 A Year Bishop Asks All to Pray For Vocations The celebration of two new feasts in May was announced by Bishop Ready this week in a pastoral letter which ask ed the faithful of the diocese to pray for vocations. May 1st has been designated by the Holy Father as the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker. Bishop Ready noted, and May 31st wilt be observed under the title of the Queenship of Mary. In a letter to be read Sunday in all churches of the diocese, Bishop Ready declared that Breviary Texts For A ew Feast VATICAN CITY—(Radio, NC) —A notice issued by the Sa cred Congregation of Rites states that where the texts for the Mass and Office of the new Feast of St. Joseph the Work er are not received by the feastday. May 1, the Mass and breviary texts may be taken from those of the Feast of the Solemnity of St. Joseph. This latter feast, honoring St. Joseph as Patron of tho Universal Church, used to be observed on the Wednesday following th* second Sunday after Easter. An indult from th* Holy Sea permits the observance of tho new feast in th* United States on Labor Day, the first Mon day in September. there k "more meaning" to tho Feast of St. Joseph "than a deterrent to communistic ef fort* to appropriate May Day for propaganda purposes." Observing that St Joseph's life mission and sole dedication wan to provide the tempo al needs of the Holy Family. Bishop Read} as serted that there “should be lit tle hesitancy in honoring Joseph and Mary together as we begin the observance of .Our Lady’s month.” He added: "He was her spouse and her protector. In him, the Church pays tribute to th* work which sustained th* home where the world's Savior waxed strong and grew in wisdom and age." At the same time. Bishop Ready (Continued jn Page 2) College Paper Wins Honors STEUBENVILLE. O. (NC) Seton Journal, student publica tion of the College of Mount St. Joseph of Cincinnati, was adjudg ed the best bi weekly college pa per in Ohio by the Ohio College Newspaper Association. With the citation, awarded at the OCNA’s 30lh annua] conven tion at the College of Steuben ville. went the Scripps-Howard trophy. It was the fifth time in 11 years that Mount St. Joseph had captured top honors in the asso ciation’s judging. Besides the trophy, the Journal took a second and a third place and three honorable mentions in division awards at the conven tion. Cardinal Points Out Need For Catholic High Schools YOUNGSTOWN. Ohio—His Em inence Edward Cardinal Mooney said here that Catholics must now' put the same emphasis on the construction of high schools as they have in the past on grade schools. The Cardinal-Archbishop of Detroit said that in the establish ed system of tax supported schools, training in Christian faith and morality is lacking and “we have held, and we hold to day, that this defect is essential and works to the detriment of religion and good citizenship.” —--------------o---------------- Reds* Make Church Serve State, U.S. Report Says WASHINGTON—A U.S. Gov ernment report on religion in the Soviet Union says the communists have adopted a policy of making the church serve the state. “The regime currently is go ing to considerable trouble to create an impression of religious tde tion for the sake of the ef fect on foreigners,'' according tn the report. The study was made .-vcliable by government agency which stipulated that it not be named.