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pIIBL1BuD zvZRT mUxDAY MORNoN. th1 REV. A. J. RYAN, wi NDITOR.-IR S. sew tlUA5. WlfDe:". AGiUSIT l0, 1F13. q a rsa e arT aPL T ON 0 ADI)DOes P SCopy (one ye).----................12 * t o, as ,;,...................0. SCop .. . 4000 C 7We a ty Coples -" 40. C. . No orders will receive attention unless so- of ompsnied by the cash. lie gets m the Star. F aowmuAA. 8. LA-LAx, Franklin. no 1Ta. DVes iaslon Boese. wl J. E. GOAu OaM, 35 Postofme st., Galveston. J. 5. LA~TDNKcRaa, Laredo. C. C. Bovuos, Houston. ab, esoaoas. we J.J .O~V0Co~ , BsvaenSbh. to GalOlt Eilsox, Macon. Oa. nsmszrln. Pr MAwrne Buan, Natches. E. F. Owaos, Vicksburg. Tr CAI3aSDs oF TEs win. hi y.....Alg. 11-88. TibNrtiuda bnwusna, lar. P aessda.y..Aug. .-St o Clire, VIrtgin, h Wedassay..Lug, 1-58. t Lppolytuans4 Cessa, Ear tSrt Surs4 ...Aug. 14-VigIl of fm Amaenm n - S ....An .St St- o yintlh. CoEs iuor. M sti To avoid unneoeusary delay, all letters, I communieatione and post-office orders should be addressed ".eltor Moriung Star." a1110I5 0 T1 TEn hiImr . O Jt.uit's Church.-Every morning Mass at 5, N 5t,6, ,6 and 7 o'clock. Every evening sermon ti at 7 o'clock, followed by the Litaiy and Bene. diction of the moseet Blessed Sacrament. Sh. Patrick's Chroc-Every mornming, Msees at 6 and 6.30. Desds will be recited before the 6 a o'clock Mass. Every evening, services consist lug of instruotion, Litany and Benediction t will begin at 7 o'clock. Confessions will be heard morning and evening. St. John's Charch.--Mases every morning at I 6.45 and 8.30. Sermons and Benediction each I evenlng,7.30. Confessions each morning and I evening. • St. lpT-onsus Church.-Every morning at 8 o'clook, High Mass. Every eveningast7o'clock sermon and prescribed prayers followed by Bonediction. Confessions Hof wemen will be heard on Tuesday evening, of children on Wednesday evening and of men on Thursday evening. Bt. Fiaeest de Parrs Church.-Every morning serrs n Preach sftr 7 o'clock Mass. Tue day evening, at 7 o'eloek, earmn in English by Father l'in, and Wednesday evening at the asoe bour by Rev. Jeremiah Myvnian, Jr. AIm r se Tas Pors.-A.ll should r e ber that the whole proceeds of every collection made in the churches daring the tridam as inted~ed fer our Holy Father, Pins I. Per sme attending the exercises will p&em re member this, and remeasbei also the great peaaniary disress of our glrtions Postit CraoLoc YMrurr lxxT x or Tas C~aos. Copies of the Constitution of this Assoeietioe, Is English, can be had at this oSee at the fol lowing rates: 10 to 100 copies, at 3 eeste a copy 1 100 to 500 copies, at 2 cents a copy; (00 to 1000 copies, at 1} cents a copy. Mr. James Power is duly eommiqsioned to canvass for subscribers to the Bran in the State of Texas. Mr. Thos. B. O'Connor, our agent, is at present engaged in canvassing the parish of St. Alphjnsns for subscribers to the STAR. He is fulfy authorised to receive money in our behalf and to receipt therefor. We be speak for him the kind assistance of our friends in the parish. The many friends of Father Qeekelberge, recently pastor of East Pascagounl, will be glad to learn that his health has been much improved by his visit to his home in Belgium" He expects to return to the United States very shortly, though he finds it more suitable to his health to remain, for awhile at least, in a colder climate than Miselbspi. A letter in another column tells of some of the cheering eights enjoyed among a people of faith like the'Belgians. ...... . -- - - m --- .. . . . . Tna TOTAL. AMSTINONCO AssocItrogs.-Last Sunday being in the octave of the Feast of St. Alphonsuo, the Total Abstinence Association attached to the parish approached Holy Com munionn at 7 o!olook Mass, in St. Alphonusus Church. They were joil.R onr the occasion by some of the members of the parent assoiation. This evening, at Gt o'clock, the New Orlesns Cathollo Total Abstitnene Assocl'tlion meets inthe Star Hell, and at 7t o'elock St. Joseph's Society meets in the Hall coner Common and Derbilay streets. Gentlemen wishing to join thie associations are invited to be present at the meetings. CERJrMoNY Or PaoI seaox.-At St. l'atrick's Church, next Sunaday, 17th inst., the beautiful ceremony of the profession of a yonag lady to the Order of Meroy, will take place. Those who have never witnessed this ceremony should be present on the ococasion as most who have once witueased it surely will. Of oourse other and more sacred feelings than mere curl oeity should actuate all who attend, for it is a solemn occasion when oneo ,t earth's choicest and rarest flowers thus tu~rn from all the pleascres of this world to devote herself en tirely to the ervice of God and her neighbor. to become what the name of the order she joins so truly implies, a Sister of Merc3. The ceremonies will coml s etc at P1 o'clock. The-Very Rev. F. Gallwey, is appointed Pro. vincial in England of the 8ociety of Jesus. The Trlduum. Generally over the Catholic world the three days preceding the 15th of August t< will be spent in prier and supplication. f+ The Holy Mather has named the days and ti granted indulgences partial and plenary t] to all the Faithful who will comply with the S preseribed conditions. The Bishops have t proclaimed the Tridunm and all good Catholics are waiting for the coming of the days of grace and prayer in order to gIO pr tor fidelity, to the 0 Church of their loyalty, to the Holy Father of their love and to the world which be lieves not and which prays not, .of their h Faith in holy Prayer. Prayer alas I is too fearfully neglected nowadays, though there never were days, wherein its exercise was so sorely needed. Is What other weapon have we left unto us to combat our enemies with and to shield ourselves Simple and weak the weapon seems,-bat its strength and vio torions power have keen a thousand times proved. And Pius the 9th, who prescribes the C Tridnum, is a grand living example to all a his children, of the power which spring I from Prayer. His jailers jeer him. The Prisoner prays. Sorrows gather round a him. He simply prays. The Church is] persecuted-he prays. The world mocks, I -he prays. And praying his faith grows a stronger,-his Hope glows brighter,-and i his heart, in its broad deep love does not t forget the example of Him, who, in dying, I prayed for his persecutors. 1 This man who lives and leans on Prayer, i now, asks all the Faithful to unite their hearts and voices with his in prayer to the Most High that he may look in love upon the Holy Church. Such an appeal will dft fall unheeded. And those three August Days will wear a bt glory and bear a grace of their own while all the Faithful, the world over, will gather round the altar and pray with the Shep herd who so carefully guards the Flock. We trust that none of the Catholic read at ers of the MoaRNMo STAR will fail to meet oh the Holy Father's wishes daring the Tri ad duum. e The following will be the order of ex ok cise during thote days of devotion in the by Cathedral Church of Mobile. On each of the four days-12th-13th-14th-and 15th on of August-there will be solemn High Mass, Ly Litanies and ints uction. On Wednesday the Devotion of the Forty ng Hours willopen in union with the Tridunm. "- After this day's mass there will be a solemn Prooesaion. On Thursday the solemn mass will be "Pro Pace." On Friday n morning the Devotion of the Forty Hours will close in the manner prescribed by the -r rubris. n On the Evenings of each of these days at ij 7 o'clock there will be a sermon and Bone -diction. For the first Evening the suabject rs of the sermon will be-"Catho:ic Prayer" eat Second Evening-"Sam'fice" Third Eve ning-"Communion" Fourth Evening "Relations of the Blessed Virgin to the orders of Creation, Redemption and Sancti l- fication." a On Friday Evening the services will i00 commence at 5i o'clock with solemn Ves pers-Processaon and reception of Children to of Mary and other sodalitifs, and crowning he of the Blessed Virgin. COrgassIOxS. at Confessions will be heard on the morn of ings and evenings of Wedseaday and He Thursday. After the evening service in confessions of men only will be heard. /1NDDLGENCE5. or A plenary Indulgence is granted to those who, having made a good Confession and ge, Communion visit the Cathedral during the be time of the exposition, and spend some ich time in prayer before the Most Holy Sac rament according to the intentions of r" our most Holy Father the Pope. his The Holy Father has also granted a partial a Indulgence of seven years for each day of in the Triduim and a plenary Indulgence to Ik those who having duly confessed their sins shall receive Holy Communion during the Tridnom, on the Feast of the Assumption set or on any day during the Octave. St. - on Sone enthuslastic friends of the great . Archbishop of Westminster, Dr. Manning, is having expressed the hope that he would by live to consecrato the magnificent new on. Cathedral now in course of erection in nq London, he replied, with a noble spirit of *t5 Christian disinterestedness and devotion, ' and in words which deserve to be written in " lettprs of gold, "1Te 8piritesl Churek, n built of Spiritual Stones, meet take prece at denc of tbhe laterial Buildiag. To those irho kindly hoped that I would live to eon k's secrete the Cathedral, I reply, I hope not, ful forif the Cathedral should be finmbed tin to my day it would slt be a metropolisa n church, worthy clfoE land. My earnest I hope is that the work of the Cathedral, rae once begun, will aever stanad still. Bat I ri- feel bonhd so to press its advancement as s, to lay'no Intolerable burdens upon the gen. et erorlty of the faithful, and to impose he he exactions upon the senlsitire kindness of on- I fends, still less to drain off into the work oj - piling stones one tupon, another, the gesourca h e which are ntecessary for the saltatiot of souls, he 1or to devote to the building of a Cathedral the alms on which the zealous and laborious ro- clergy of my diocese must depend for the work of their missions." Spring HIIl College. Six miles from Mobile,-jast near enoughl to the city to enjoy iti advantages,-jat rig far enough from it to escape its dis- ga tractions, - on a commanding eleva- cai tion, as pictarmque as hheaIsl, stands thi Spring Hill College. It is an institu- an tion wherein Religion and science are hb taaght by men, who, of all others, tic have most conspicuouslY and success- on fully illustrated the one and elevated the be other. These men are Jesuits. That name ca alone is the highest reeommendation of the re College. There, for years, without parade or ostentation, shunning notoriety, they th have been laboring in the cause of an edu- be cation which covers the whole domain of to secular knowledge; and which trains young cl men to become scholars without their ceas- ti ing to be Christians. tc In that college are men of various na- ol tions whose scientifo acquirements are et only less than their religions virtues. w Thither have come for years young men tc from every part of the South and from n Cuba. They have gone out into the world ci and have been and are an honor to their Alma Mater.. o Last Monday we had the pleasure of as- I sisting at the Annual Commencement. It was not merely an exhibition. It was an o Instruction. In the Programme, music, f science, debate, drama, of high order, and r refined taste, gave interest and instruction n to a large and select audience,-and re- I flected the highest credit on Professors and pupils. In the exhibition there was noth ing for mere ejfci,-nothing for show. It was just such an entertainment which only Jesuits can devise and Jesuit scholars carry t out. Four young gentlemen graduated, who, on the day of their examination, re- I ceived Holy Communion. That fact alone, simple , as it is, is their highest eulogium. As they stood on the platform bidding r farewell to their college;-handsome, manly - looking, modest, we thought how sorely just now our Church needs just such young gentlemen, who while they wear the gar *t lands of science are not ashamed to prac tice the faith of.the humble. Mr. E. Bermudez of New Orleans, a gra duate of the college and whose son received e his degree on the occasion, delivered the usual address ;-and with ringing thoughts h and ringing speech protested against that education which will not accept the priest as a professor and religion as a necessary element. We personally know each one of the col leoe faculty. They are men of Faith and n science. The very name Jesuit is a living proof of the beautiful union between an pernatural religion and secular knowledge. There sat the President of the college, as simple and humble as a child--yet a it man of most ettensive acquirements. At - once, you would say,-his hand is firm but it is gentle. He looked upon the exhibi tion,-the triumphant close of the scholas tic year, more as if he was thanking God - for anotheis worh than as if he was wit e neasibg the result of his own labors. There i- stood a priest leading the orchestra, keep ing perfect time with his simple baton: II and you would think he had devoted his i life to music alone. And yet we know no n one his superior in literature and his equal g in philosophy and Theology. There stood an aged priest playing the violin. His hair white,-his face marked by age. But the youth of music was in ' his skilful hand. And yet as a linguist he dhas no equal in Alabama-or mayhap In ° the Sooth. The humblest, the most mod est, the most retiring in the assemblage, were the very ones who should have been t proud of the occasion. But so th3 Jesuits always are. 1e All the secular priests of Mobile were 1 present, not merely through courtesy but ° through affection. For, be it otherwise in, Df other places, the clergy of Mobile are uni ted in the bonds of a beautiful love and reverence with the Jesuit Fathers. of There are several colleges in the South to for the education of young men, but we knew not of one whose claims are supe oe rior to those of odr college of Spring Hill. If any of the readers of the MoBxU·e STAeI have boys or yobg mell to educate, at and if they care aught for the opinion of g, the Editor-in-Chief, he can, by reason of Id personal knowledge, commend Spring lill w college to their notice. in The Fathers of the college, who never of seem to seek newspaper notoriety, may not n, be altogether pleased with this notice of in their claims; but nevertheless we cannot J, refrain from proclaiming to those, who e- know them not, that merit which is evident 0e to all those who do know them. n- Honor, then, to Spring Hill College! >t, Honor to the faculty and their labors! in Honor to the four young gentlemen whom me they sent forth, on luast Monday, as liviag st proofs of Jesuit training. * CATnouc MILITArrT UnIon or TRa CRoSs. SImmediately after High Mass to-day, at,8t. n- Vincent de Paul'Js churah, there willbe a meetL 0o ing of the section of the Union attached to of that church. Mr. Alexis Robert, attorney-at of law, will deliver an address. ,dD - -~- -~ -- - S A Br.NUID GI-r.-By a card in another col al nin it will be seen that Mr. James Grant us who won the beautiful silver cup at the re be cent festival of Ir-anch No. 7, has preseented it. to that orgauization. The Chprohin Pnrayer. be It is evident that stairs in Europe are ripening to a cnndeon . The eloda gathering from all ddes so' ominously cannot long withold their lightning. Is the Church ready for the storm I Where are her allies 9 What are her arms Her m history must be the answer to these ques tions. God is her only ally, prayer her a only weapon. Already those arms arme. being brightened. Already the Pope has called his hosts to battle in the great, uni- w versal triduum of this week. W If prayer is so powerful "where two or three are gathered together," what must , be its Influence when the whole of Chris tendom with its priesthood and -its hierar- 8 chy in perfect unity, humbly supplicates C( that aid which the Almighty is so anxious a to give t There can be scarcely a doubt f' of the result. It may not be instantan- I eous, but it must be manifest and over- a whelming. God can never turn a deaf ear i to the cry of His chosen people in their t need, it it be characterized by humility, v I confidence and perseverance. Certainly humility will not be difficult of attainment under present exigencies. I If our hope is not in God, we have none. t The powers of the world and the pride 1 i of man are combined against us in such force that all our human strength could I not stand before them a single day. The i nations of the earth are opposed to us. - Russia has suffialciently shown her animus d of late years. England has waged against us, for three centuries, the most uncom :t promising war, first of violence, then of y craft and always of bigoted hate. Ger y many has but lately thrown herself into the i, arena as the bitterest champion of anti. ý* Catholicity, while all the other northern s, powers, Denmark, Sweden and Norway a. are ready for the crusade of extermination 18 according to the measures of their strength. Ly On the other hand the people that are ly ranked as Catholic have their governments Ig against them. Italy is in the hands of an r- unscrupulous bandit who calls .himself c- King. Austria is cursed with a weak, spiritless tool of Judaism and Protestant a- ism, as its emperor. Spain is a prey to sd faction and controlled by faithless sons he who are in revolt against the Church. In 't all these so-called Catholic countries, the at powers of the world are determined to de ast stroy the very name of Christainity. France ry alone stands undecided, one foot in the seething waters of death, the other on the ,1- rock of Christ. ad The pride, of man is in revolt every og where. It will not brook a master. Luci u- fer and his angels gave the example, before Ie* us. Even they would not bow their haughty sl strength to God, and they fell. But they a fell once for all, while man falls with every Atnew generation. This age is more than at usually puffed up with its sense of power, )i- its development of intelligence, its luxu s- riance of wealth. That there should be od a God who requires them to become like it- unto little children, men can scarcely en re daure; that there is a Church which may p- teach them truth and reprove them for er ror, they will not hear of for a moment. is "Down with the Church!" they say; no "down with those who accuse us of our sal vices; who stand in the way of our indul gences, who bring as to share for wealth he ill-gotten, for power harshly used, for last ed selfishly gratified, for blood unjustly. shed ! in Death to those who find favor with God, he and are a living reproach to us !" in It is the old story of Cain and Abel over ºd- again. is, And so Abel must be slain anew unless en God interpose; and then would come an its other deluge of sin, a wild waste of the billows of iniquity. But God has prom sre laed that there shall not be another flood, ,nt which includes the promise that the chil in dren of Cain shall never again triumph ni- utterly over the offspring of Abel. nd We may pray with confidence. He will save us, but it will be with a complete seh ness proportioned to the fidelity of our we prayer. pe- - English Coal. This subject may seen at first, to be ofone involving merely the question of a of dollar or two per ton more or less for coal, lill but it is rapidly assuming a much graver aspect. There are many personus who soes var pest that it touches the whole question of not British supremacy and empire. of England's chief element of wealth and not power is in her manufactures. Her manu ho facture of iron in commercial forms de nt pends upon the immediate application of beat, and all her other important mann i factures as well as the principle part of her !transportation depend mediately upon a heat as the generating cause of steam. lg England has been enriching herself for generations with the export of iron. Es pecially since the era of rail roads with their iron tracks and immense steam ships with their iron hulls, she has been black ening the heavens more unceasingly than to ever with the smokeof her furnaces and at laying the world under tribute for the semeltings of her mines. Then every where throughout her limits l- and upon all the seas and oceans of the ut globe, the great motor steam is driving her e powerful machinery and pushing on her it- world-wide commerce. Without cheaper steam than others, her commerce would be divided wash them, and manufacture M would rebel from her monopoly. Without cheaper fuel than elasewhere, she could not afford to send heavy metals for sale to the i[ fortherest ends of the earth. With her vast trade in Iron gone, her p manufacture crippled, her commerce shared E out among rival carriers, England would Z no longer be mistress of the seas. Her a' foreign possessions would inevitably pass C from her control, and that immense wealth s which now poiurs like a stream into her lap v would seek other channels. But a comparative failure of coal or a very material enhancement of its price virtually means all this. The coal mines are s getting deeper and deeper. The price of e coal there is now three times what it was 1 several years ago and twice what it was but four years sirnee. Vast deposits of that mineral are being discovered in Australia, and the United States are exceedingly rich ' in it. Already the Eiglish export of iron to this country has sensibly lessened, while German traders have countermanded their orders. It must be admitted that affairs look gloomy for England. She had a vast pat rimony of naturil wealth in her coal mines, but that patrimony appears to be nearly exhausted at last. If so, her day is over. If the price of her coal continues a little longer to increase, her star of empire will go down below the horizon. England's stormy seas keep foreign flags from her shores, but it is only cheap steam which has carried her flag to such distant lands. Something Practical At Last. a Despite all that has been said concerning th~hecessity sf immigration as the only means n of saving our State, and the inducements that should be offered to reliable men to settle in the country, little has been done so far. In fact the only practical plan yet sub mitted, is that of Mr. K. A. Cross, of Clinton, e In accordance with the views expressed in a a recent issue of the STArt, he is endeavoring to n induce reliable men from this city to settle If permanently in the country-believing that ý, should business necessities in future render imperative the filling of their places here, le o borers from other cities will come of their a own accord. Mr. Cross is an old resident of Clinton, East Feliciana Parish, La., in the immediate neigh borhood of which town be owns over 9000 acres of land. This land he proposes to sell ' to actual settlers, at the rate of ten dollars an 'e acre, payable in five equal yearly installments. e Heiwill furnish lumber for building purposes, provisions and teams, and all the necessary - agricultural implements for making and tal _. ing off the crops, and will give settlers .his as e sistance in every manner possible, until they y are placed upon a sure footing. From a lettir received from Mr. Cross we take the follow lug : "As I have informed yon in my last letter, a I am willing to furnish everything that is r, neoessary for making a crop. But I shall ex ercise my own judgment as to whether appli cants furnish satisfactory guarantees of fideli ie ty and industry." :e In explanation of the last sentence we will s. state that satisfactory recommendations as to y sobriety, honesty and industry, are absolutely - necessary, and unless such can be furnished, the applicant has no hops of being admitted to a participation in the advantages offered. Mr. Cross is represented here by J. E. Wet ir more, Esq., who can be onsultedatT.Belden's office, No. 14 Magazine street. He has already received thirty-seven applications and, up to It last Wednesday, had sent off thirteen persona. ! East Feliciana Parish is one of the most I, fertile in the State, and as the land is all in the neighborhood of Clinton, settlers will find ;r themselves near churches and schools. Twetisth Annual Exhlbitiea of St. Alphonse. Boys' School. t- ie Owing to the crowded state of our columns r. last week, we were compelled to omit the re d port of this interesting entertainment. 1- The exhibition took place on Thursday eve ning, the 21st nit., in the spacious Hall of St. Alphonsas, St. Andrew street, and was wit nessed by a large audience. The prinoipal feature of the evening's en e- tertainment was "Sebastian, a Roman Martyr," or a drama in four acts. The dramatis persoa consisted of the more advanced pupils, and they acquitted themselves on this occasion with credit to themselves and their teachers. The singing of the Irish Jaunting Car," by be Mseeter M. Fagan, was really excellent, and a the audience sbowed their appreciation by the ., applause which they gave. er The excellent Father Rector, N. Jaoekel, a C.88.R., distributed diplomas to the following of named graduates: P. B. Sullivan, James Ur ban, P. Manouvrier, Amos Everhart, M. Keasr ney and M. Irving. Two medals, one of gold and the other of silver, both bearing appropri n- ate inscriptions, were then awarded, the Aret e- to Master P. B. Sullivan, and the seoond to of Master Francis Jars. n- At the conclusion of the exercisles, Rev. J. B. er Duffy, C.SS.R., who is as universally loved and n esteemed as he is known, and through whose Sseal and energy this school has been made or such a success, then made a brief address. The Rev. Father congratulated both teachers and Spupils, and, in partltlar, the immediate dlree tor of the school, Rev. J. Gleeson. SThe worthy principal, Mr. J. H. Heelin, and his lady assistants are to be commended for Stheir excellent management of the school. The d careful and thorough examination passed by e the stndents evidenced both the eminent quall Acations of the teachers and the faithfulness a with which they discharged every onerous Sduty devolving upon them from the nature of their responsible positions. r Gen. Sidney Sherman, the commander of the sr Texas forces at the battle of San Jacinto, died Id in Galveston on the 2nd inst. saneteary of Our Lad o tshe Thess at ssles, ioese of Oheat, in b3.iam-4sues O the Aosiersary. [straet from a private letter remve from an Amr. esa Missasy svettisg his mattes ulsel In my native town of Beeloo I found sur prisingly great ehanges in many respets. Eeoloo has gained matera,'etspiritually. Yet the mass of the people of Fleeloe a d dt . surrounding towns remaia geod sad aithhA Catholics. This has been madi strikingly evident during the Jubilee of nlae days, whteh was celebrated in honor of Our Blessed Lady of Thorns-La Yierge suo Epines-whose statue is kept in the ohurch of the Sisters of Charity. Well, here has been celebrated, with great solemnity, the 426th jublee feast of Our Bless ed Lady of the Thorns. It lasted nine days, beginning with the 24th of May and ending on the second day of Pentecost. Suoh acorn course of people, such devotion, chob saying of Psalms morning and evening, etc., I never wit nessed before. It was enough for one to feeol edified and touched so as to shed tears. Every morning and evening, for nine days, one or other of the surrounding towns would come en maueo-theCnre at their head, with pres ents-banners loating, and march to seoloo in k solemn procession, some saying theLitanyofthe Blessed Virgin or the Magyijieat, otherareoiting s, the Beads, and thus enter into the banetuary y of the Blessed Virgin of the Thorpe. Bells c. ringing, organ pealing, hundreds singing and le praying. Then the pilgrims wguld eadouble 11 their fervor, renew their manifestations ; then listen to a sermon by a Franciscan; then pray and sing again, and after making their present to our Lady in affectionate farewell, retire and return to their respective towns and homes, praying and singing still. Never before has such devotion been witnessed in Eeoloo. But the most joyous sad feastfhl day was certainly the second day of Pentecost, us the day of the grand procession, in which was at carried the miraculous image of Oar Lady. in The houses, the streets, even the pavements of the town, were decked with flowers, ehobrono b- grammes, and ornaments of all descriptions. There were present in the proeealon, the a Bishop of Ghent,. Senators, Representatives, to Counts, Baronets and multitudes, from Gbsat, le Brnges, and other towns and cities. Oh at what a proud day it was! How good it was or for me to be here ! How motherly Mary must have smiled upon Eeoloo. What blemsings air passed down upon it. You may easily imagine that the Holy Father was not forgotten. The at ladies of Eecloo have a magnficent banner h- all prepared, to be sent to the Holy Father at 00 the day of His triumph. What Faith f ill The Late Mrs. Elve Ann Moore. i. The Catholics of Mississippi have met a ,s, serious loss in the death of Mrs. EPve Ann ry Moore, wife of John Taylor Moore, Esq., of k- Port Gibson, Claiborne county. b. Mrs. Moore was daughter of Rezin P. Bowie ey and niece of CoL James Bowle, who was killed 4r at the Alamo during the Texan war. She was r- born in Louisiana on the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin, September 8th, 1819. tr, When she came to Port Gibson, after her ie marriage in 1841, she was the only Catholic in , that part of the country. She exercised htr li. zeal very successfully by holding out induee ments for Catholics to settle in the neighbor ill hood, and in a few years a small but very sub to stantial and handsome brick church was erect ly ed. The ground, the building and the ceme d, tery were chiefly fruits of the liberality of ed different members of the family, procured through her influence. at- She was a friend to the orphans, in Natehez, a's and in Washington City, where she resided dy occasionally. She was active and judicious in to aiding all works of charity and religion around as. her, contributing means, labors and wise ooun at sels. he Her example, as well as her words, were efi nd cacions in inspiring others with esteem anad love for her holy-religlo,.-Sha.bad the-happi ness of seeing all the members of her family t united in the faith, and her eldest daighter consecrated to God among the Sisters of Char ity at Nazareth, Kentucky. us Her sickness was so rapid that she was un re- able to hav. a priest to administer the last Sacraments; but just two weeks before she '* had nourished her soul with the Bread that St* gives Eternal Life. She had always been 1 regular and frequent in approaching the Secrs ments when it was In her power, and on her sn- death-bed she found how the Lord of Grace r," can supply for the want of the Sacraments, to a soul that has been faithful in using them nd during life. Lon Her husband and her children, and het.ven rs. erablo mother united their prayers with hers, by and the last effort of her hands and lips, was nd to make the sign of the Cross, and pronounce the the name of the Adorable Trinity. Divine Providence so disposed events that el, her daughter, Sister of Charity, who had for ig some time beep expecting death, died at Na [Jr- zareth, on the same night, abouttwo bours r- after the mother. aid "She looked well to the paths of her house. ,r- Her hoblldren rose up and called her blessed: ret her husband and he praised her." o' Pror. xxit, ", 58. Forr-Tarran Anhvrr. Coamrmcsasmarr or B. SPnawo Har.. COLayzGE.-AU editotrlt m our and Rev. chief editor on this splendid iaMoeitlen, _e renders it urnnecoessary for oa to go into details ide regarding the annual commencement exereise 'he which took place on the 4th inst. As he does nd not, however, mention the names of the yonung ec gentlemen who received theidr degtrees and were awarded the first honors, we here take ud pleasure in doing so. for The degree of A. B. was conferred on E. he Bermudez, Jr., of New Orleans;: 8. Landry, of by Assumption, La.; L. Marrero, of St. Bernard, alt. La.; G. Theard, of New Orleans. ss GRADUAT[NG CLASS. s, For superior success, gold medal awarded by of the Right Rev. J. Quinlan, D. D, to G.Theard. Next in merit, E. Bermoder, fr. Gold medal for the best English essay, sub he jct " Pins IX."- awarded by Rev. A. J. Ryan ed to M. Rives, of Louisville, rss. Next in merit, G. Ryan, of New Orleans.