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TW2TY FOUR THE BULLETIN OF THE CATHOLIC LAVIEN'S ASSOCIATION OF GEORGIA MARCH 30, 1946 mt New Assignments Announced tor ! Pastor of Parish in Dale Francis, of Dayton, 0., Priests ot Diocese ot l00aletgh West Asheville Named Executwe Secretary rather James A. Oowan Becomes Paster of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Rocky Mot--Fathe John F. Roueche, Pastr of St. Jean of Arc Church, West AshevillFather Thomas E. Curra=, Pastor of An- nunciation Church, Albemarle--Father Thomas Roche, Pastor of Church of the Little Flower,. Wrightsville ! (Siaial to The Bulletin) I Pastor of Parish at RALEIGH, N. C. -- Coincident with the appointment of Men- 1 Wrightsville Beach signor John P. Manley, pastox: of St. Joan of Arc Church, West Asheville, and of Monsignor Pr- Ier McNerney. pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual ltelp Churcll, Rocky Mount, as director and assistant director, respectively, of the fi- nancial committee of the Home Missionary Apostolate of North Uarolina, the Chancery Office of the Diocese of Raleigh announced the following now assP.;nments of clergy by tile Most Roy. Vincent S. Wpters, D. D., Bishop of Ral- eigh: The Rely. John F. Rouccim, who has been serving as an Army chap- lain. has been appointed to suc- ,eed Monsignor Manley as pastor of St..h)an of Arc Chu|'eh in West Asheville. The Rex,. James A, Cowan, pas- tor of Our Lady of the Annuncia- tion Church. Alhemarle. succeeds Monsignor MeNerney as pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual tlelp Chu|'ch in Rocky Mount. The Re. Thomas E. Curran," pastor of the Church of St. The- rese. the Little Flower, at Wrights- tile Beach. has been appointed to succeed Father Cowan as pastor of the parish in Albemarlc. The Re. Thomas E. Roche. as- sistant pa.tor of St. John's Church, Waynesville. will suc- ceed Father Curran as pastor of the Church of the Little Flower at Wriglltsville and as pastor of the Immaculate C o n c e p t i o n Church, Carolina Beach. Father Cowan. a native of-New York City. completed his study for the priesthood at Mount St. Mary!s Semlntry. Emmitsburg. Md.. and was ordained in 1934 by the, Most Re. William J. IIafey, then Bish- op of Raleigh. now Bishop of Scranton Ile has served as pastor of the Church of Our Lady of the Annunciation in Albe|narle since its dedication in 1934 as a memo- rial to the late Most Re..lohn J, Dunn, Au.iliary Bishop of New York. Father Curran, son of Mr. and Mrs. ,Iohn Curran. of Roanoke Rapids. i the first priest lt, be or- dained from the pari-:h of St. Joim.the Baptist in lhat North Carolina city. lie wa orti,dned in May, 1940, hy the Mot Rtv. Eu- gene J. McGuinness. at that time Bishop of Halcigh, at lh,', Sacred tIeart C',tbcd|'al here. tie served first as assistant rector of St. Mary's Ch||rch Durham. and last year wa- appointed.calot of the parish at Wrightviii Beach. aud tile misehwl parish of the Immac- ulate Conceplion at Carolina Beach Falber Roehe. a native of New York, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas G. Roche)of .Ianr,it,a I,:s- tales, l,ou, lland, lle aHended the t|o]lv Family elementary school. J:mes Monroe i{igh School, and completed hi philo.- sophieal course at St. .Ioseph's Seminary. Yonkers, N. Y. llis the- ological stndy was made at Mount St. Mary's Seminary, Emmitsburg, Md. He was ordained tn St. Pat- tick's Cathedral in New York City, oti June 7, 1941, hy Arch- bishop, now Cardinal Francis J. Spellman. As a priest of the Dio- cese of Rleih he has served as- FPT HER ROCHE The Rev. Thomas G. Roche, for- merly assistant pastor of St. John the Evangelist Church Waynes- ville, N. C, who lies been ap- pointed pastor of St. Therese's Church, Wrightsvilte Beach. N.C. assistant pastor of St. Therese's Church. Wilson, as chaplain at St. Genevieve-of-the-Pines. Ashtile, and as assistant pastor of St. John the Evangelist Church, Waynes- tile. Father Roueche. born in Salts- hinT, November 7, 1906. is the son of the late John Patrick Roueche and Mrs. Margaret,Taaffe Roueche and a grandson of Francis Richard Rouec'he, who came from France to make his home in Sali:d)ul.'y mot'e than a hundred drears ago. He atlended the parochial school in hi home city, Belmont Ahbey Collete, Belmont. N. C.. and com- plel,ed his lh,olo-ieal study at Mounl St. Mary's Seminary, Em- milhurg, Md. tle wa ordained to lhe nricsthood in .hme, 1933. in ills home parish, at the Church of Ihe Sacred Ileart in Saltbury. by the Maul ev. William J. Hafey, then Bishop of Raleigh. Hc cele- brated his first Solemn High Mass :d St. Matthew's Church in Wa,'h - ingtmL D. C., where hi immedi- ale family were making their home at the time. Ile first served as a member of the Diocesan Mis- sionary Apostolate, with head- quarters at Nazareth. and in iq37 was appointed pator of Ihe Ble,.ed Sacrament Church. Bur- linglon. Since 1941. Father Roueche has been serving in the (haplains Corps of the United States Army, and has nnly re- cently been released from the ser- vice. THE SWALLOWS of San Juan Capistrano Mission in California !kept their St. Joseph's Day ap- pointment this year just as they have done as far back as the la- thers at the mission can remem- ber. FATHER ROUECIIE The Rev. John F. Roucche, who has served for foul' years as an Army Chaplain, and who has been appointed pastor of St. Joan of Arc Church, West Asheville, N. C. Pastor of Parish in Albemarle N. C. Laymen's Association (Special to The Builetim) CIIARLESTON, S. C.--A his- tory of the Catholic Women's Club will be published in book form, it was announced at the club's Feb- ruary supper meeting held at the Magic Lantern. Miss Katherine' Riddock, his- torian, is chairman of the commit- tee in charge of the project, and Mrs. Jack Walton will provide the illustrations. The historical com- mittee will include Mrs. Waiter T. Murphy. Mrs. Jennings Cauthen, Misses Emily Riley, Margaret Jaris, Sarah O'Brien. Dorothy Sullivan, Cecile Rice. Alice Mo- ran, Margaret Cade and Madeleine Mosimann. Six new members, Mrs. Clarence F. Lunz, Mrs. Paul E. Trouchc, Jr., lrs. Charles Kelly, Miss Martha Kruse, Mrs. Frank E. Condon and Miss Francis Davis, Were intro- duced to the Miss Riddock chairman of the membership com- mittee. Miss Alice Moran, president of the club, who presided, appointed Mrs. J. A. Carter, Mrs. William E. Ehrhardt, Miss Mary Franee, Maguire, Miss Bevis, Miss Vir- ginia Svendse'n, Miss Kruse, Miss Margaret Kanapaux and Mrs. Leonard Long to serve as a spec- ial membership campaign com- mittee. Miss Eunice Kearney, chairman of hostesses for the Friday night dances at the use Club, reported on the reccn! Valentine Dance and Miss Bevis, Miss Maguire,: Mrs. Walton, Miss Helen Eiser-: hardt and Mrs. Margaret Meevers volunteered to serve as chairman: of hostesses for the next five Fri- day night dances. Miss Maybelle Meiyzler. chair- man of the finance committee, an- nounced that a fund would be raised to finance the club's schol- arship at the College of Charles- ton. Mrs. George M. Nungezer The Re. Thomas E. Curran, formerly pastor of St. Therese's Church, Wrightsill Beach, N. C., who has been appointed pastor of lhe Church of Our Lady of the Annunciatioo, AIbcmarle, N. C. BIRI'IIDAY PARTY AT CH.ARI,ES2'ON use CI,UB CHARLESTON, S. C. -- The use Club on Meeting street, up- crated by tim National Catholic Community Service, eelebrated its fourth birthday with a party on tbe evening of March 19. The program iucludcd an "o p e n house." the presentation of pins to volunteer workers, cutting of a birthday cake, and the serving of other refreshments. tIostesses for the evening were Mrs. Frank B. Schachte, Jr., Mrs. Archie E. Willis, Mrs. William Kennerly and Mrs. Marie Prince. SPARTANBURG N. (. C. W. ELECTS NEW OFFICERS SPARTANBURG. S. C. -- Fol- lowing election at the February meeting, the new officers of the Spartanburg Council of the Na- tional Council of Catholic Women have been formally installed. Mrs. t LeSnard Reeker. Jr., is president; I I Mrs. W. C. Cathcart, viee-presi- I dent; Mrs. E. S. Steele, secretary [and Ms. Lords Reiblimg, treasur- el'. I In recesA weeks members of ..... : :,::: was appointed parish representa- FATHER URRAN tire for the Blessed Sacrament parish, and g vote of thanks was CATHOLIC WOMEN'S CLUB (Special to The Bulletin) RALEIGH, N. C.--Edward Mac- MEETS IN CHARLESTON. Clement.s, who was elected presi- dent pro-tom of the North Caro- lina Catholic Laymcn's Associa- tion at its organization meeting held last month in Charlotte. has  given Mrs. James P Furlong and Miss Rice for arranging the sup- per meeting. NAVAL OFFICER TWINS PLACED ON INACTIVE DUTY AT CHARLESTON CHARLESTON, S. C--Com- mander Michael J. O'Brmn and Commm,der Matthew J. O'Brien, identical twin sons of Mrs. Mark J. O'Brien, of Tampa, Florida, were released to inactive duty in the naval reserve at the naval per- sonnel separation center here after completing more than five years' naval service. The O'Brien Brothers graduated from the U'niversity of Notre Dame in 1931. They practiced law in Tampa be[ore entering the Navy in 1941. Soon after entering the Navy they' were separated and were only brought together again at Charleston for their last tour of duty in the Sixth Naval District headquarters. the local council have collected and repaired 884 garments which are being sent to Europe for dis- tributlon to the people of the war devastated-nations. The members of the N. C. C. W. in Spartanburg will continue this collection of clothing. NORTH CAROLINA CATHOLIC LAYMF_'S ASSOCIATION Mm Ondmm'y ............. $ 1. tia ......... lO,e0 r .............. as.e anounccd that the Association has hcen able to enlist as its exacu- ti,e secrelary, Dale Francis, for- merly with the Journal-Herald, in Dayton. Ohio. Mr. Francis will as- sume the duty of executive secre- lary of the North Carolina Catho- lic Laymen's Association on April 1. This is the laymen's and lay- women's Associalion of the Dio- cese of Raleigh which was found- ed by Iris Excellency the Most IRe. Vincent S. Waters, D. D.. i Bishop of Raleigh. a few weeks :ago to promote Catholic unity throughout the attered parishes of the Diocese and to mak,, the Catholic Church belier known and understood, as v/c|l as to con- linuc to promote the good rela- tions now existing between Cath- olics and non-Calholics of the Slate of North Carolina. Mr. Clements said thai the As- sociation would have in the per- son of its executive secretary a young man who is qualified to conduct .its publicity bureau and who will handle many matters of public relations for the Diocese and the Association. Local branches of the Assoiao tion will 'be informed one after an- other of the parishesof the Dio- cese, a it will have local as well as its state offiecrs, who will put into effect the annual Diocesan program adopted at the State on- vention which will bc held once each year. The Association is sponsored by Bishop Waters and is encouraged by the clergy of the Diocese who may participate in membership, but the program and the business 'of the Association will be in the hands of the laity. Aims of the Association for this year are the organization of local units in each parish, to attain the widest: membership possible, to launch a Diocesan weakly paper or foster a Diocesan edition of a paper Mready established, to pro- mote good will, to publish and cir- culate Catholic literature, to start l campaign of education, and to cooperate with other similar movements, or organizations" in other part of the country. Bishop Waters is the honorav.T m'esidcnt of the Association, and Fred C. Ray, nf Charlotte. is see- retary-treasurer. ! Elsewhere in this issue of The !Bullelin will be fmmd a blank form of application for member- ship in the North Carolina Cath- 6lie Laymen's Association. and the attention of Catholics in the Dio- cese of Raleigh who are not al- ready members of the Association are directed to it. Myrtle Beach USO-NCCS Sponsors Tour of Garden (Special to The Bullet.a) MYRTLE BEACH, S. C.- OII March 10 a greuP of service men aad hotesaes were guests o/ Base Special Service and the LrS( NCCS Clttb on a trip to the famed Brookgreen Gsrder. Upon arrival at the garder the first treat was a visit to the zoo where the interesting animals in- cluded a black bear. otters, a weasel, foxes, a leopard, a wild ca, squirrels, reeoons, blrds--- and a skunk. Then came a tour of the beau- tiful garden wlth their magnificent display of American statuary, and respendent at this season with flowering trees aad shruba, ca- meUas, Judas trees, flowerin( quince, ad yellow jasnflae, , There was  a visit to the museum where tke small attue are found, and where tl vittor told the history of the gar- dn bF M_. Genevieve Wtlcog Chaadler, the  there.  the hmr a picnic lunch wM servedL Am interesting talk o world a4, fain was recentty gtve at tim room od the Clnmt ouet o Sou fom tke, g. $. At, mY. t whl he wved wlth t mlk It lleutenm re,earl. O.rd AIL. held a l the oleb recently and guests at the clb to wn al intereatin motion  u aid.