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ARCHDIOCESE OF ST. PAUL.
Bishop Lawler's Appointments: The Right Reverend Bishop Lawler will administer the Sacrament of Confirma tion in the Church of St. Brendan, Green Isle, of which Rev. James E. Doyle is pastor, on Sunday, October 8, and on the following day in the Church of St. Mary at Arlington, of "which Rev. Francis Rant is pastor. Church of the Incarnation: The two weeks' mission given in the parish •Of the Incarnation, Minneapolis, by the !tev. Dominican Fathers Moran and Bckert of the Holy Rosary Convent, closed with Solemn Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament on Sunday even -llig, October 1. The first week was for the women and the second for the men. There was a" large attend ance at all the exerqises. Rev. J. M. Cleary is pastor of the parish. Father Mathew Anniversary: The Rev. James Donahoe, president of the Archdiocesan Catholic Total Abstin ence Union, will preside at the anni Irtersary meeting in honor of. Father Mathew's birthday which will be held at the old State Capitol on Tuesday evening, October 10. The program •will consist of vocal selections by Miss Clara Murphy, Robert Gehan and Warren W. Tolles, a recitation by Miss Leona Dezeler, and addresses by the President and the Rev. J. M. Reardon. Christ Child Society: The Christ Child Society of which Miss Margaret Busch is president held a meeting last Monday in the Knights of Columbus Hall on Cedar Street, at which a re port of the work done since its or ganization some months ago was made. The Christ Child Society is working under the auspices of the Guild of Catholic Women. It is com posed of young ladies who work among poor children and encourage them in the practice of their religious duties, providing them, when neces sary, with clothing to enable them to attend church. The sewing circle was reorganized and the work of assisting needy children will be carried on with vigor. During the past few months very commendable catechetical work has been done among the Italian chil dren and those in the city Home for Crippled Children. German Catholic Aid Association: At the recent convention of the Ger man Catholic Societies held at St. Peter it was decided to erect a gen eral office building in St. Paul, and for that purpose the sum of $25,000 was appropriated. Some months ago a site costing $10,500 was purchased, and it is expected that the work of erecting the building will begin in the near future. Guild of Catholic Women: The Guild of Catholic Women held its monthly meeting on Monday, October 2, at the Knights of Columbus Hall Oil Cedar Street. It was decided to affiliate w^th the Drama League of America and work with it for the up lifting of the stage and the censor ship of all plays, vaudeville perform ances and moving picture shows. Miss Phelan of the teachers' training school spoke on the proposed literary feature of the Guild, and plans were made for a series of literary seances during the winter. Mrs. E. M. Lewis of Minne apolis gave a talk on "Parliamentary Rules and Their Value in Conducting Club Meetings." Rev. James Dona hoe, Chaplain of the Guild, commended the members for their past efforts and exhorted them to continue the good work so auspiciously begun. The meeting was presided over by Mrs. M. J. McFadden, President of the Guild which has a membership of about five hundred. The weekly meet ings during the winter months will lie held at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Monday afternoons at two o'clock. DIOCESE OF BISMARCK Bismarck: Bishop Wehrle attended the Eucharistic Congress at Cincin nati. He will be absent from home for about three weeks. The Industrial Exposition is in full swing in Bismarck. Many Catholics from neighboring states took advan tage of the reduced rates to see what our various counties have to offer to prospective settlers. Some of the lit erature distributed makes mention of the church and school facilities. Cath olics who wish to make their homes with us will be gladly furnished with all informatipn regarding churches and schools by calling at the Bishop's House. Kenmare The new parochial school is about ready for occupancy. DOICESE OF DULUTH Brothers' High School: A dramatic and literary society known as the "Lasalle Literary and Dramatic So ciety" has been organized among the junior and senior students of the Brothers' High School. Meetings are held every week and each member is expected to fulfil to the task as signed the previous week. Variety in the exercises will maintain interest 4 SPECIAL 3 and will serve to draw forth the varied talent of the students. The officers for the present term are: Albert Scan Ion, president John Hock, vice-presi dent Harry Ryan, critic James,Patt, secretary Thomas Patterson, his torian Frank Kelly, treasurer H. Summers, sergeant-at-arms. As a result of a recent social given by the Lady Foresters sufficient funds were raised to paint and furnish the office and waiting room in the Broth ers' School. The! Bishop's Club: The Bishop's Club commenced work for the year last Tuesday evening. The members are to study Belgium during the com ing term. Chapters of the Bible will be read and studied under the direc tion of the Bishop. Irish-American Literary Society: The Irish-American Literary Society met last week. Walter Dacey address ed the members on the "Life and Work of John Boyle O'Reilly." Miss Phillips read a paper on "Ireland Un der Henry the Eighth." Several dra matic and musical selections were in tersp jejrsed. St. Anthony's Church: The Forty Hours' Adoration began at St. An thony's Church last Tuesday. Father Hufnagel was assisted by Rev. Eus tace Vollmer, O. F. M., and Rev. Fa ther Sixtus, O. F. M., of Superior Rev. Augustine Brockmeyer, O. S. B., Rev. Raymond Basel, O. S. B., and Rev. S. Frydrychowicz of Duluth, and Rev. J. A. Limmer of Cloquet. Hibbing: Rev. C. V. Gamache, one of the pioneer priests of the Diocese, has resigned his parish in Hibbing. He is soon to leave for an extended tour. Personal: Father Turbiaux, who has been stationed in Grand Rapids, whence he visited several of the sur rounding missions, is at present at tending the lectures given at the Apostolic Mission House in Washing ton. Rev. Edmund Walsh of Proctor re turned last week from his vacation. He was absent three months visiting his home in Ireland. DIOCESE OF FARGO. Fargo: On Sunday, October 8th, the Rt. Rev. Bishop will preach in St. Mary's Cathedral at the High Mass. Fargo Council K. of C.: At the last meeting of Fargo Council Knights of Columbus congratulatory resolutions were passed and copies thereof for warded to the two new Monsignors, Rt. Rev. J. A. Lemieux of Grand Forks, and Rt. Rev. John W. Considine of Minto. Fourth Degree, K. of C.: On Octo ber 12th, the fourth degree will be ex emplified in St. Paul, Minn. Many members from the North Dakota Coun cils will be advanced to the fourth de gree rank. Grand Forksr Thanksgiving Day is the datfe set by the Bishop for the in vestiture of Rt. Rev. Mgr. Lemieux with the purple robes of a Domestic Prelate. The Forty Hours' Devotion was opened at St. Michael's Church on September 28, with Solemn High Masg celebrated at 9 o'clock. Rev. Father H. Emard, O. M. I., delivered the ser mons at the devotions. The services closed with a procession of the Blessed Sacrament on Sunday, October 1. Rt. Rev. Mgr. J. A. Lemieux, the pastor, and his assistant, Rev. J. Barreau, were assisted by Fathers Emard of Duluth, C. M. Turcotte of Grafton, P.. A. Kupka of Warsaw, William Klink hammer and P. Bonville of East Grand Forks, and Father Joseph Studnicka of Hankinson. Neche: The appointment of a new pastor to Neche will be made during the week and will be announced in the next issue of The Catholic Bulle tin. Oakes: The parochial school has recently been re-decorated. It looks as though it will soon be too small to re ceive the increasing numbers of young children from town and country. Grandin: The new church is near ing completion and will be dedicated by the Bishop during the fall. DIOCESE OF LEAD. Lead: The finishing touches are now being given to the new Audi torium and when completed, it will challenge comparison for beauty of style and effect, with any similar in stitution in the Northwest. It will be ready for the opening exercises on Sunday, October 8th, when a popular program of music and oratory will be given. A selected orchestra will at tend to the music, while the speakers on the occasion will be the Right Rev. Bishop, Mayor Howard, and the Honorable John W. Willis of St. Paul, the latter coming for this special pur pose. As the capacity of the Audi torium is limited to 500, admission will be by ticket only. Tickets can be procured at the Cathedral residence and are free. No children will be ad mitted. On October 12th, Columbus Day, a grand ball will be given under the auspices of the Knights of Columbus, who have secured a number of pa tronesses for the occasion. Admission will be by invitation only and the pay ment of $2.50 per couple. The Rt. Rev. Bishop paid an official visit to the Sisters at Sturgis Academy Thursday, September the 28th, return ing home Friday. The food sale held by the Ladies of the Altar Society at the gas office on Saturday, September 23rd, was as usual a great success. The proceeds amounted to $58.75. Personal: The Rev. Wm. Colbert of the Cathedral left Sunday evening, October 1st, for St. Paul, whither he was called by the serious illness of his aged mother. Rev. J. A. Chasse of PreshcT was a caller at the Cathedral during the week and interviewed the Rt. Rev. Bishop on matters of business. Rev. F. X. Heusler of Hot Springs came to Lead, Friday the 29th of September, and called on the Rt. Rev. Bishop Busch. Interior: Articles of Incorporation for the Church of St. Mary Marcella are now being drawn up, with James Everett and P. R. Downes as trustees. Deadwood: Thursday, September 28th, the Very Rev. M. J. Noesen, V. G., went to Kennebec, to assist Father Sampon in the celebration of the feast of St. Michael, the patron saint of the parish. Kennebec: About thirty of the children of the parish made their first Holy Communion on Sunday, Septem ber 17th. The singing was a special feature being rendered by the joint choirs of Presho and Kennebec. After Mass breakfast was served the candi dates at the pastor's house. Terry: The Church of St. Thomas is at present undergoing a general cleaning and repairing, under the di rection of Father Mooney, the priest in charge. Faith: The new church and pas tor's residence are now completed, and the pastor, Rev. Charles H. Vir nig, celebrated High Mass in the church last Sunday for the first time. An Altar Society and a Ladies' Aid Society have been organized. These societies will meet every two weeks as long as the weather permits and will provide whatever is necessary for the furnishing of the altar for the Holy Sacrifice During the month of October there will be Rosary followed by Benedic tion of the Blessed Sacrament every Sunday evening. Caton: This is a mission attended by Rev. Father Virnig of Faith. On September 17 the first High Mass was celebrated in the church. DIOCESE OF SIOUX FALLS. Sioux Fails: The Rt. Rev. Bishop O'Gorman has appointed the Rev. Ber nard Birkle assistant pastor of St. Michael's Pro-Cathedral. The new hospital in course of con struction will be completed and ready for the reception of patients about the end of the year. It^will cost $85,000 and will be in charge* of the Presenta tion Nuns from Aberdeen. Father Harte of Onaka has been as signed to the chaplaincy of the new hospital and will move to Sioux Falls soon. i Clear Lake: A mission to be con ducted by the Diocesan Missionaries, Fathers Monahan and Brady, will be held next month in St. John's Church. Father Barre administered First Holy Communion lately to a large class of children. White: Arrangements are being made for the holding of a mission here next month and the exercises will be conducted by Rev. Father Monahan. The ladies of the Altar Society are planning to purchase an ostensorium, cope and veil for St. Paul's Church. Centerville: Father Thomas O'Ma honey, who has been temporarily re siding at Miller, has moved to Center ville, where he will assume charge of the Church of Our Mercy with Davis and Hurley as missions. Ipswich: Rev. J. C. Zimmerman has been transferred to Onaka and its mis sions. Waverly: Rev. Father Eckl is ap pointed pastor of St. Joseph's Church, vice Rev. Peter Lauer, who has been granted leave of absence on account of sickness. Bristol: Rev. Charles Sass, who has been in charge of St. Anthony's Church, has received an indefinite leave tt absence on account of sickness. Pierre: Rev. J. H. Harfsen, pastor of St. Joseph's Church, Wellington, goes to Pierre, where he will act as chaplain at St. Mary's Hospital. Yankton: The Very Rev. Dean Link of the Sacred Heart Church has re cently purchased an auto. Personal: Rev. John O'Hara has ov tained leave of absence from the Rt. Rev. Bishop and is at present in Cali -foroia for his health. v THE CATHOLIC BULLETIN, OCTOBER 7, 1911. "V- 1 Huron: Considerable improvements pave been made lately in St. Martin's Church and the Very Rev. Dean Des mQnd has had the building painted out side and handsomely improved inside. It is now one of the neatest 111 the Diocese. -C DIOCESE OF ST. CLOUD. Confirmation: The Rt. Rev. Bishop administered the Sacrament of Con firmation at Flensburg on Monday afternoon, October 2nd, and in the mission of Swanville on Tuesday morning following. Father Jos. Janski is pastor of both places. Patron Feast: S^. Michael is the patron of the parishes at Spring Hill and Buckmann, Minn. In both par ishes tne day was observed with great solemnity. At Buckmann the pastor, Father Brender, was assisted by Fathers Stephan, Mayerhofer, Zitur and Buscher. Father Zitur of Clear Lake preached an eloquent ser mon during the Solemn High Mass which was celebrated by Father Stephan. Little Falls: October 4th, the feast of St. Francis, was of unusual import ance for the Franciscan convent at Little Falls. On this day the Rt. Rev. Bishop celebrated Pontifical High Mass and blessed the' new chapel of the convent, recently erected. In the morning also solemn profession of religious took place before the Rt. Rev. Bishop and the assembled clergy. St. Cloud: On Sunday, October 1st, the feast of the Most Holy Rosary, the devotion of the Forty Hours began at the Immaculate Conception Church. Rev. Father Lynck, of Techny, 111., delivered the sermons during the three days' devotions. St. John's Abbey: On September 25th, Brother Vincent Hermann, O. S. B., died at St. John's Abbey, after over sixty years' service as a lay brother in the Benedictine Order. Brother Vincent was known far and wide in this district of the state and at the time of his death was in his ninety-first year. The funeral services were held the Wednesday following his demise and were conducted by Very Rev. Prior Herman, O. S. B. DIOCESE OF WINONA. Young Ladies' Seminary: The en rollment of students at the Young Ladies' Seminary, Winona, which is conducted by the Sisters of St. Fran cis, has passed the three hundred mark. It is much larger than that of former years. The Sisters are anxious for the completion of their new build ing in order to accomodate the inr creasings numbers of pupils. Cotter High School: It was found necessary to add another Brother to the faculty of the Cotter Memorial High School for boys. The staff now consists of six Brothers and from present indications it is not unlikely that it will have to be increased dur ing the year. College for Boys: The foundations of the college on Terrace Heights will be completed during the month. It is planned to lay the cornerstone next spring after which the superstructure of the main building, which is the one now under construction, will be com pleted. This building has a frontage of two hundred and twenty feet with wings at either end extending back one hundred and two feet. From the rear center of the building an arcade connects it with a separate structure seventy by forty, which will serve for kitchen, store room and dining halls. St. Charles: The Rev. J. Horan, pastor of the Church of St. Charles who spent four months in Ireland, after an absence of twenty-eight years, returned home last week. He was ac corded a great reception by his par ishioners and by the citizens of the town. In the course of an address he gave an interesting account of the present condition in the Emerald Isle and predicted that Ireland will be en joying home rule in the not far dis tant future. Fulda: The new Church now under construction to replace the one de stroyed by fire some months ago, will be ready for formal dedication during the month of November. Mankato: The next annual conven tion of the German Catholic Federa tion of Minnesota, will be held in Man kato in September, 1912. At the re cent convention in St. Peter, Martin Walser was elected treasurer of the Federation, Louis Mayer, was chosen Vice President of the insurance sec tion, and Henry F. Leonard, was elect ed a member of the finance committee for the next three years. These three residents of Mankato will have charge of the preparations for next year's meeting of the Federation. WANTED Lady to- keep house for widower and take care of three children, aged 3, 5 and 7 years. Address:''"W." Care: The Cath olic Bulletin. WANTED By an experienced housekeeper a po sition as housekeeper for a priest. References from Twin City priests. Ad dress: Mrs. F. M. Care: The Catholic Bulletin. HOUSEKEEPER WANTED For Priest in Minnesota town of 2,500 inhabitants. Must know cooking and general housework. State particulars and give references. Apply to A. H. 40,, Sedan, Minn. 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