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MAY 25, 1.940 THE BULLETIN OF THE CATHOLIC L AYMEN'S ASSOCIATION OF GEORGIA THREE ORDAINED BY BISHOP OF RALEIGH Confers Holy Orders on the Rev. Lawrence Newman, the Rev. Philip B. Edelen, Jr., and the Rev. Thomas E. Curran (Special to The Bulletin) ]RALEIGH, N. C. -- With impres- sive Ceremony at the Cathedral of -the Sacred Heart, on May 2, His Ex- Cellency, the Most Rev. Eugene J. lVlcGuinness, D. D., Bishop of Ra- leigh, ordained three young men to 1J priesthood: It was the first time-that Bishop Md3uinness had administered the Saexament of Holy Orders. and one of the three ordained, the Rex,. Phil- ip B. Edelen, Jr., of Raleigh, was the fiJst priest ordained from the Cathe- dral Parish. In addition to Father Edelen, Bishop MeGuinness ordained the Rev. Law- fence C, Newman .of St. Paul's pa- rish, New Bern. and the Rev. Thomas E. Curran, of St John the Evange- list parish, at Roanoke Rapids. %alter .Higgins, a student at-Mr St. Mary': Seminary, Emmitsburg, Maryland who will be ordained to. the priest. hood at his home in Camden, Neu JeJsey, was made a deacon. Assisting in the ordination cere- mony were the Bey. l. Lennox Fed- era], S. T. L., rector of the Sacred Heart Cathedral; the Rev. John A. Brown, assistant, at the Cathedral; the Bey. Thomas A. Williams, pas- tor of St. Anthony's Church, South- ern Pines; the Bey. Nicholas Bliley, 'O; S. B., V. G., Belmont Abbey; Pre- sent in the sanctuary were Right lev.- Monsignor William O'Brien, Durham; the Rev. Maurice MeDon= nell, O S. B., Charlotte; the Bey: Michael A. Irwin, New Bern; the Roy. Three Priests Ordained for Diocese of Raleigh rection of cently completed tour covering a period ends beginning This years cities to its performances before major cities of North and olirm. Miss Mary derson, S. C., a tured soloist. gan of piano Miss Sulphur also for at the Solemn Pontifical the Belmont Outstanding were "y Hero" late Soldier") by Oscar Stra Rosary" by Rogers-Nevin anga"--a song of the PhiE "The Lord Is a Might delssohn. The members of the dub varied sections of the. following states New York, West. New South Louisiana, and members are from The Glee Clubs have been eats. astically received at': and return burst; Francis J Morrisey, Nazareth. Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Newman. of New Bern; Mr. and Mrs. John Cur- ran, of Roanbke Rapids, and Mr: and Mrs. Philip B. F-,delen, of /L- ]eigh, parents of the newly ordain- ed priests, witnessed the ceremony. "]Peter Denges: of Roanoke Rapids; the Bey. Francis J Gorman, of Golds- borg; the Roy. James J. Noonan, Cldsboro; the Rev. Peter MeNerney, Rocky Mount; the Bey. William J. McLaughlin, C- SS. R., Newton Groves the Rev. John B. MoGuirk, of Wil- o [Bisho p M'Guinness Observes L, Fayetteville; the Rev. Walter 1;'. Mack, O. M. I., Fayetteville; the P[ev.Eugene H. Livelsberger, Durham; ue trey. Patrick N. "Gallagher, Pine- REV, JAMES MANLEY CLAIMED BY DEATH Pastor of St. Mary's Church, Wilmington, N. C., Dies at Walter Reed Hospital especial to The Bulletin) WILMINGTON, N. C. -- Most Rev- erend Eugene J. McGuinness, D D., Bishop of Raleigh pontificated at a Solemn Mass of Requiem for the re- of the soul of the Bey. James Man]ey, payor of St. Mary's Church here, who died at the Walter Reed Hospital, Washinglon, April 30. Fol- lowing the services Father Manley's body was laid to rest at Belmon" Abbey, with military honors. During the World "War Father Man- ley had served with the United States Army as a Chaplain, and was one of -the first American soldiers to set foot on German soil. He was wound- ed four times. While his body rested in state in St. Mary's Church, mem- bers of the veterans' organizations Jnaintained a guard of honor. Father Manley was an outstanding kader in Catholic Youth Organization work in North Carolina: He was active in the promotion of amateur sports, - lmrticularly .boxing. He hd "coached Several Golden Gloves tean and was reported to be the only priest in the country who acted as coach and adviser of a boxing team. Several years ago he developed championship teams that participated in tourna- men ts at Madison Square Gar- den. He came to Wilmington nine years age, after having served as pastor at Tryon, Hendersonville, and as chaplain at SL Leo's Hospital, Greens- boro. He is credited with establishing first parochial school in the Dio- cese of Raleigh, at Hendersonville. gather Manley's loss will be greal- ty felt, as he had won the devotion and esteem of a host of friends. Ees- pecially will he be missed by the young people, in whom he had al- 'ways shown a genuine interest. The Bey. Michael J. Begley, PaYor requested. AIUgTiC First priests to be ordained by the Most Reverend Eugene J. McGuinness, D.D., Bishop of Raleigh, at the AT SA I The annual Sacred Heart Cathedral, were, left to right, the Rev. Lawrence C. Newman, of New Bern, N. C., the Rev. held at Sacred: Philip B. Edelen, Jr., of Raleigh, and the Bev. Thomas E. Curzan, of Boanoke Rapids. Bishop Mcq3uinne is in one of shown standing behind Father Edeien and Father .Curren. Silver Jubilee of Ordination Celebration at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Raleigh, Also Commemorated Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Mon- signor Freeman's Ordination to the Priesthood (SpeeizJ to The BuBetin) Monsignor. He was made bishop of IALEIGH, N. C. -- With elaborate Raleigh in elaborate ceremonies here cerenmny at Sacred Heart Cathedral in 1938. her, May 22, the Most Reverend Eu- Progress in Diocese gone MeGuinness, D. D., Bishop of Since Bishop McGuinness came to Raleigh commemorated the twenty- the Diocese of Raleigh, seven ne fifth anniversary of his ordination churches have been .erected in th to the priesthood. At the same time the territory under his episcopal jurisdie- Right Beverend Monsigneur Arthur tion: Church of the Holy Chgld, Pine R. Freeman, V. G., former Rector of Bluff; Sacred Heart Church, White- the Cathedral, and now pastor of ville; St. Patrick's Church, C" arlotte Holy Trinity Church, Kinston, ob- Church of the Holy Redeemer, Kill Devil Hill, St. Lucian's Church served the silver jubilee of his ordi- Spruce Pine; St. Joseph's of the Hills', nation. Solemn Pontifical High Mass ",as Laaksvi]le Spray; St. Catherine of celebrated at the Cathedral, the Most Sienna Church, Wake Forest. St. Pat- Reverend William D. O'Brien, D. D., rick's Church, at Fayetteville, built IJ. D., Titular Bishop of Calinda, before Bishop McGuinness came to Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago, and Raleigh, was dedicated by His Ex- President of the Catholic Church Ex- cellency, who has also remodeled the lens]on bociety, delivering the ser- interior of the Cathedral here and men. the Chapel of the orphanage at Naza- The jubilee celebration began with reth. a reception in honor of Bishop Me- Bishop McGuinness has inaugurat- Guinness in the Colonial Room of ,d missicpary work among the col- the Sir Walter Hotel, on the evening ored peelqe at Charlotte. Durham of May 21, and His Excellency was Newton Gove, Winston-Sa gin, and guest of honor at a dinner at the Sir Elizabeth City. New schools have been opened at Waynesville, Rocky Walter following the services at the Mount, and S(uil:crn Pine-:. and sev- Cathedral. Ordained in 1915 eral parishes, formerly rr.i.-'-sions, were opened,. ,mong these being Sacred Bishop Md3uinness was born at Heart, Whileville; St. Frances de Hallerton, Pa-, and attended Holy Infancy School in Bethlehem, Pa., Sales. Lun.berton. and St .Mary's, and the Seminary of St. Charles Bar- Mr. Olive. ' " romeo, Philadelphia, where he was ordained to the priesthood May 22, 1915 He holds the LL.D. degree from Villanova College, a Ph. D. from Little. Rock College and the degrees of J. U. D. and S. T. D. from he Uni- versity of Santo Thomas in Manila LITTLE FLOWER CAMP For girls in the Blue Ridge Mountains, 12 miles from Asheville, offers unique feature "of learning etmverstional. French. Swimming, dancing, tennis, basket ball, volley bell, dramatics, music arts and cafts, nature lore, horseback ding, exploring tsip all under reful supervision. CAMP RATED :'A" BY 8'gA'l A1J'llqlORItII. Addreas_ azv00a00D MO00a00a REV, T, E, CURRAN SINGS FIRST MASS Father Curran First Priest Ordained From Roanoke Rapids, N. C. ROANOKE RAPIDS, N. C.--The Rev. Thomas Edward Curran, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Curran of this city, sang his first Solemn Mass on Sunday, May 5 at the Church of St. John the Baptist. He is the first priest to be ordained from this young parish, which is only nine years old The assistant priest of the Mass was the Rev. Peter M. Denges, pastor of the Catholic Church here; the deacon .a the ev. Vincent Campbell, O. Hi C' Pffolessor .at the Benedietine gn cnool, Rchmond, Va.; the sub deacon was the Rev. William Rabil, of Weldon, N. C. An eloquent sermon on the Holy I'iesthood was delivered by the Very Rev. Charles Kastner, O. S. B. pas- tor of the Cathedral, Mary ' Help of c,tians. elment, N. C trey. reter vicerney, pastor of the Church of Our I.dy" of Perpetual Help, Rocky Mount, N. C., and the Rev. John McGuirk, pastor of St. Elizabeth's Church, Farmville, N. C., were present in the sanctuary. Mr. Jay Sanders, popular director of St. John's choir, and Mrs. Ameei Rabil, our versatile organist, arrang ed a grand rnusieal program for thi festive occasion. The ladies of th, altar society decorated the church artistically while a friend of the parish had the church painted for the Monsignor Freeman celebration. Monsignor Freeman a native of [ Following the Ma . Goldsme, now s pastor of Holy Trin- ban uet Was - ss a deliciou, ity Church at K,rcton He r -:-- ]- q .... served at the rectory .- , . ,.,v- [ xor rather Uurran's relatives and ed his college ecueatmn at Mount I friends by Mrs. Sterling Gary and Saint May's Cllege, Emmitsburg, | Miss Gary and Miss Nannie Gary of Md., and made hi theological studies I Halifax N C A Following his ordination, Bishop at Belmont Abbey g,m; ...... . .... - , .- beautiful chalice McGuinness became successively a he was oreamed to the nriesthc.-, I ..... pJ sen. led to the. young priest r  tuguer wire many other ecclesiasti- rateat St. Paul's Church, St. Aga-] June 6,1915. After 16 years as pastor ca1 gifts. 's k.nureh, St. John's Church and lOt t- ary's Llureh,- Goldsboro, the Cathedral of SS. Peter and paul]where he eslahSshed a parochial Among the guests were Ven. Sister in Philadelphia. In !919 he was[school, he w,s z.ppoinled rector of urace Elects and Ven. Sister Mary named field secretary , *h Catholic I S, cred Heart Cnlh(dral in RrJei,h Kathleenof the Sisters of St. Dominie, Church Extension Society and in 1921[ He has served en the board =oi ttam|gh, N. C.; Mr. and Mr James ewas made second vice president lo,mers of 'h diocese since Sap. Curran, of this city; Miss Margueriet Kelley, of Dorchester, Mass.; and the aria director of the Child Apostles and I t)er 11," 1925, a. vicar general of five sisters of Father Curran: Mrs. the Order of Martha. Later he was I the mcese s;nce November 10 1883 appointed executive secretary of the [and as judex of 1he Dioce *--:' John V. Mayer, of Irver-River Edge, Am " - . . - ........... ,- N. J.; Mrs. John R. Shunny, of New er.ean Board of Cathohc M]ssmn morn at .Court. He served as chancel- York City; Miss Margaret J Curran, ane, m ,d, was created a domesti, {etnl ]etewal,mtiltoun7 'u::n' of New York City; Miss Kathleen prelate zth the ttle of Rt. Bey .... 1 . " C. Curran. of Boston, Ma.; and m #Je_ouucr o[ 1934, Pope Plus XI Miss Cecilia Curran, of New York elevated hin-, Io the ank of d mestie City. Another sister, Mrs. Harry of Star of the Sea Chapel, Wrights- pre;atc wqh the title of At. Rev. viii, delivered the eulogy at the fun- Monsignor. C. Virtue, of Bergenfield, N. J., was eral services. unable to be present. Bishop McGuinness Pupils of St. M0nica's, ' Dedicates Convent Raleigh, Excel in Music (Special to The Bulletin) RALEIGH,'N. C. -- -The Juni WILSON, N. C. -- Most Reverend Chorus .2 St. Monica's School. -whic| Eugene J. McGuinness, D. D., Bishop is eonducf by .Servants of the ha- of Raleigh, will pontificate at a Soil rnacumte uonception Heart of Ma- emn Mass which will be Celebrated ry, under the direction of the Dotal.  SLMTheresa's Church on Sunday, nican Fathers, won highest honur ay zv, m connection with the bless- " ing of the new St. Theresa's c',, rating at \\;ae. Sate Music Co vent, ,.- mesuvat  m Ureinsboro. The Laerd_ing 20 announcement )miea's -- a. . ,tev. rz.J..MeCourt, the girls, on.. the fine spirit and wlaieh was shown rids- the basketball tsmt. : 11 out of .... I.dtRE The afiual May 16 and 17 by the Saint Music Club in the ,.tl'ed auditokium.. rrt, comtmsers ed. A two piano number, e" by Boellman finale. A ve audience was On /fay 31, Miss Moor, and Miss pils of Sacred Heart ( give a combined vocal, citaL IRINOWNED SOP' ' " A.RD IN CONCERT '- Mss Marie Houston nowned soprano, a musical program at Junior College. repertoire consisted of vorite American Indian 1o gay melodies of Switzerland and :; as weu as lovely old French ml" an songs of the earlie costume authentic in worn by Miss group of songs to oamp]ete a picture of the natimml drea country. . .... Miss Houston just returned United States after a tecU Norway, Sweden South America, ' Ne Australia. Two groups of played by the as Thelma Piekering, plished artist. DOCTOR EVA ROS : ADDRESSES STUDEN'r --  Miss Eva J. sociologist, delivered: students of Sacred the subject of "The Movement". Miss simificance to the religious life among yonlg and its far reaching infli,ld : land and on the eontinen Miss Ross, who is an books on sociological eat questions, is a al lectfirer, having student audiences at London universities sociological societies in land and Belgium and le in the United ceived hoferB. A. de t versity hmdn, and her at Yale University. - ANNUAL MAY  : IMPRESSIVE lglgON "  ': The annual held May 19, and for a beautiful and tomo. The Procession d outside-the through the the grotto, .where er was crowned istany of Havana Cube. ermation iven ,by RL Taylor O. S. 1 Gregory Sebastian Rev. Timothy latter was Maer formed much