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- 12 THE BULLETIN OF THE CATHoLIc L AYMEN'S ASSOCIATION OF GEORGIA JULY 3, 1931 Motorcade Planned to S. Carolina Camp Knights of Columbus to Sponsor It July 26. Camp Will Open July 5th Under Direction of Fr. Wolfe (Special at The Bulletin.) CHARLESTON, S.C.--Great in- terest has been manifested through- out the Diocese in the summer vacation schools sponsored by Rt. Rev. Emmet M. Walsh, D. D., and one of the most conspicuous evidences of this interest is the motorcade be- ing planned by members of P. N. Lynch Council, Knights of Columbus, to Camp St. Mary's-Okatee, the camp described in the previous issue of The Bulletin. The motorcade will be held July 26th, and will go from Columbia Hall to the camlbus on the Pinckney plantation near Bluffton. W. F. Livington is chairman of the com- mittee and Harry Kruse is in charge of the registration of the cars. Rev. Henry Wolfe is in charge of the camp, which opens July 5th. MRS. KENNEDY AGAIN HEADS DISHOP ENGLAND P. T. A. Mrs. James F. Kennedy was re- elected president of the Parent-Teach- er Association of Bishop England Eigh School at the annual meeting. Other officers elected included Mr. P.A. Dennis, vice-president; Mrs. Edward Powers, recording secretary; Mrs. William L. Trescott, correspond- ing secretary; Mrs. W. Cyril O'DTis- coil. treasurer. Parish representa- tives appointed by Mrs. Kennedy in- clude Mrs. E. Tracy Becker, Mrs. Mar- garet Finnegan, Miss Virgnia Shultz, Mrs. John J. Kennedy, Mrs. W. P. Condon and Mrs. J. P. Liddy. The organization has done splendid work during the year; in addition to spend- ing about four hundred and twenty- five dllars for books it-appropriated about six hundred dollars for other school purposes. The annual picnic of Sacred Heart parish was held June 17th at Ashley Park under the direction of Rev. W. A. Mulvhill, assistant pastor, and it was unanimously voted a magnificent success. Games, refreshments and entertainment of various kinds oc- ,eupied every moment of the day. W. " k. Constine was general chairman, J. H. Schacte vce-chairman and W. P. Callahan treasurer. The women's committee was headed by Mrs. Wil- liam T. Kanapa, J. JI Irwin was in charge of children's amusements. The C. Y. M. A. Dramatic Players presented "Geraldine," a farce com-- edy, at Columbus Hall June 17th be- fore a large and appreciative audience. J. E. Moisson was director, Rev. J. A. Westbury business manager and John Davey technician. Members of the cast included Daniel J. Sullivan, Thomas Hartnett. John Torlay, James Sheedy, Frederick Stall. Joseph Burn and the Misses Betty Moisson. Mary Cantwell. Katherine McAllan, Ida O'Rourke and Eleanor Burner. Rev. John Steigner, pastor of Stella Marls Church. Sullivan's Island de- livered the invocation at the exer- cises of the Moultrie Memorial Asso- rhation at the Fort Moultrie Theater on the anniversary of the battle. A card party conducted recently at the Francis Marion Hotel for the benefit of St. Mary's Church was a splendid success. Mrs. W. J. Hanlon was general chapman. CHARLESTON MARRIAGES Michel-Blanc.hard--The marriage of Miss Rosalie Michel. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John P. Michel. and John Blanchard of Sullivan's Island, was solemnized atthe Cathedral, Very Bey. James J. May officiating, assist- ed by Rev. Charles DeVineau and Roy. John Steigner. Miss Keenan Blanchard, sister of the groom, was mad of honor, Miss Sadie O'Brien bridesmaid. Claude Blanchard best man.and Rufus Michel, Mr. Dillon and John Michel groomsmen. The bride Was given in marriage by her father. After the wedding breakfast at Hibernian Hall and the reception at the home of the bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Blanchard left on a wedding trip north. They will live at Sul- 'ivan's Island. Bellamy-Aimar--Rev. Charles De Vineau officiated at the marriage here of Miss Thelma Brooks Bellamy of I Fr. Cummings to Conduct Bishop Keyes Priest GeorgmLaymen'sRetreat Twenty-Four years His Silver Je Next Year Will Coincide With Tenth o o Exercises Will Be Held at St. 11 WEt' A4EVILLE PAB'Itt i I I DIES IN RETREAT ! I I O- O BEY. FRANCIS J. GALLAGItER .yet it has the spaciousness of a N. Carolina Priest country place, with large, attractive grounds. Father Finn and the Sisters Dies on Retreat are making every possible preparation to insure the comfort of .the retreat- --- l ants, and the building at Washington, Rev. Francis Oallaher, [the dining accomodations and above ......... v .,, . i all the chapel lend themselves splen- rasl;or at wes xsnevnte, didly to the plans. Td'trn f T4",,v Atf.,tlr I Father Cummings is an old friend ..................... of the retreatants. He gave the 1923 ---  . retreat in Augusta, and while he was BELMONT N. C.--Rev rancis J. nrovineial o1' th^ Jesui* Eath -- -^ Gallagher pastor of St Joan of Are hk h " e is predecessor, gave the move- Church, West Asheville, died here ment every possible support. suddenly last week during the an- Washington, one of the oldest cities nual retreat for the priests of the in Georgia, is splendidly located, es- Diocese of Raleigh being conducted pecial/y in reference to automobile here. Father Gallagher was ill only roads; the highways in all directions a few moments; his brother, Bey. Joseph Gallagher of Elizabeth City, are in splendid condition. Because of its proximity to the cities of Georgia N. C., who was rooming with him, was the first to know he was strick- it is anticipated that the attendance en. He made his final Confession, at the retreat this year will be quite received the Last Sacraments, and'at large, and the officials of the retreat the moment of his death Rt. Rev. section of the Catholic Laymen's William J. Hafey. D.D., Bishop of Ra- Association of Georgia which is spon- leigh, Rt. Rev. Vincent Taylor, O.S.B., soring the retreat, are anxious for D.D., Abbot-Ordinary of Belmont, early reservations. This will be be and a number of priests were at his particular helpful this year when the bedside saying the prayers for the retreat is new at St. Joseph's Home dying, and unusual preparation must be The remains were takento ASHe- made. The retreat is not limited to the ville and lay in state at St Law- laymen of Georgia; others are wel- rence Church from Thursday morn- come. ing until the funeral Mass Friday. The expenses of the retreat will as Members of the Catholic Daughters usual will be met by private volun- of America of whom Father Galla- tary contributions from the retreat- gher was chaplain, members of the ants. Reservations may be made by Knights of Columbus and members writing Richard Reid, secretary of the of his congregation at West AsheviLle Retreat Section. Catholic Laymen's were guards of honor through the day Association of Georgia, 1409 Lamer and night. Bldg., Augusta, Ga. Rt, "Bey. Michael Friday morning at 9:30 the office lj" Keyes, D. D., Bishop Of Savannah, of the dead was chanted by the ]is spiritual director of the Retreat priests, followed by a Solemn Re-]Section ' and 1 W. Hatcher, Mill- quiem Mass at which Bishop HafeYledgeville ' i rman. presided and Abbot Vincent assisted. I s chat Father Joseph Gallagher, brother of,  n the deceased priest, was celebrant Mrs. o[ of the Mass, Bey. A. IL Freeman, chancelor of the Diocese deacon. Milledgeville Dies Father McLaughlin of the Salesian Fathers, a cousin of Father Gallagher sub-deacon` and Bey. Arthur J. Racet- President of MilledgevilIe te of St. Lawrence Church. master Branch of O. L. A. Was of ceremonies. Rev. M. A. Irwin, pas- tor at New Bern. and Rev. William Widely Known in Georgia J. O'Brien. pastor at Durham, were chaplains to Bishop Hafey, and Rev. Ambrose GaLhgher, O.S.B., pastor at (Special to the Bulletin) Charlotte. and Rev. Bernard Mc- MILLEDGE, .GA.--Mrs. Ger- Devitte, pastor at Waynesville, were trude Hutc wfe of John W. Abbot Vincent's chaplains. Rev. Hutchinn, and one of Miledgeville's Philip J. O'Mara, pastor at 'Hender- most beloved women, died here June son. was thurifer. The sermon was 25 .after art extended illness. Mrs. delivered by Father Ambrose, and Hutchinson was president- of the Mill- Bishop Hafey after the absolution edgeville branch of the Catholic Lay- also spoke of the fine work Father men's Association of Georgia, a state Gallagher had done and of the great vice president: of the Laymen's los sustained by the Diocese and by Association, and leader in religious the parish at West Asheville in the and civic work. death of Father Gallagher. The re- Mrs. Hutchinson received the last mains were then brought to Belmont Abbey for interment, a large cortege accompanying it. Surviving Father Galiagher are two brothers. Rev. Joseph Galiagher of Elizabeth .City, N. C., and James Gallagher of Roanoke. Va., and a sister. Miss Margaret Gallagher, Joseph's Home, Washing- ton, Ga., July 23-26 AUGUSTA, GA.--Rev. E. J. Cumm- ing, S.J., dean of studies at Spring Hill College, and formerly president of Loyola University and provincial of the Jesuits Fthers of the South, will conduct the eleventh annual re- treat for the laymen of Georgia at St. Joseph's Home, Washington, Ga., from Thursday evening, July 23, to the !following Sunday morning. I This year's retreat will be the first ]one conducted at Washington. For the ]past three years, through the courtesy of Very Rev.. John M. Salter, S. J., provincial of the Jesuits Fathers, and Father Ruhlman S. J., superior of Berchmans Hall, at Het Springs, N. C., the retreas were held there, but Berchmans Hall has been closed and the Jesuits have moved to a residence on the property. The retreatants were then invited to hold their retreat at St. Joseph's Home in Washington, of which Rev. Thos. L. Finn is chaplain and which is conducted by the Sisters of St. Joseph. St. Joseph's Home is an ideal place for .the retreat. Located in Washington and Wilkes County, "The Cradle of Catholicity in Georgia", it has the ad- vantages of location in one of the larger communities of the state and Anniversary as Bishop RT. REV. MICHAEL J. KEYES, D.D., BISHOP OF SAVANNAH SAVANNAH, Ga.--Rt. Rev. Michael J. Keyes, D.D., Bishop of Savannah, started the tw.aty-fifth year of his life as a priest June 21, the anni- versary being marked by a dinner tendered him by the clergy of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Bishop Keyes was ordained 24 years ago, on June 11, 1907, at the Catholic University of America at Washington. Next year will mark not only the sil- ver jubilee of his ordination but the tenth anniversary of his consecra- tion as Bishop of Savannah. Bishop Keyes was born in Dingle, County Kerry, Ireland, February 28, 1876, and after completing his classi- cal education, in which he won high honors, he became a teacher in his native community. While still young he came to the United States and became a member of the faculty of All'Hallows College, Salt Lake City. conducted by the Marist Fathers. In 1901 he entered the novitiate of the Marist Fathers at Washington, D. C., made his philosophical and theologi- cal studies at the Marist College at Catholic University, an was ordain- ed twenty-five years ago. After his ordinaCon Bishop' Keyes was named professor of moral theol- ogy and canon law at the Marist Seminary, and became one of the leading authorities in the country on these subjects. In March, 1922, he was appointed president of the Marist College, and in July of the same year his selection as Bishop of Savannah was announced; he was consecrated at Savannah October 15, 1922. During his nine years in Georgia the Diocese of Savannah has under the direeton of Bishop Keyes made gratifying progress, and this progress was made in the quiet, unobtrusive way' characteristic of the Bishop. New parishes have been establish- ed, new churches erected in mission territory, new structures reared in established oarishes and other indi- cations of the forward movement of the Diocese abound: The most encouraging evidence of the advance of Catholicity in Geor- gia during the. espisoopate of Bishop Keyes is found in the number of priests _ordained for the Diocese dur- g the past nine years. Although death has lald a heavy hand on the seeulfir clergy of the Diocese, the number of secular priests has in- creased one-third, from twenty-one to twenty-eight, according to the Catholic Directories of 1922 and 1931, and the number of students for the priesthood have increased nearly fifty per cent, from thirteen to nineteen, sacraments from Rev. F. J, Clarkson a situation reflected also in the S. J., pastor of St. Joseph's Church I Georgia students in rellgions orders. Macon. a few days before she died ,The fine spirit that prevails in the Rev. James H. Conlin, pastor a ]Diocese, the unity of priest and peo- Milledgeville, having gone to Brook- ple not only in the various cities and lyn to officiate at the marriage of his towns but in the Diocese as a whole, sister. On being notified of the and between non-Catholic and Cat- change in her condition he hastened olie is due in largd measure to the Wampee. S. C., and Dr. George Wash- Elizabeth City. ington Aimar. Miss Bertha Bellamyl Father Gallagher was beloved by was her sister's yrnid of honor and I all who knew him. He was pastor W,la Aim-r his brother's best man l of Ashevilie's newest parish and his ::E ....  , . : ". . " " .er the weddina trin Dr and Mrs 1splendid work there will hoe as a A; .... m 1,,o ;, fharleston where [ memoxaal to him. Arhen the Catholic i)r."a:irmar a'gracinte of the South[ Press Association met in Asheville a I':',,-1;.= "T,=r,]il r",',ll,,o nd the J year ago May, the editors visited his .",f".-"Arh,' P"A'r-' this school and tiny rectory, and many of '" " " ........................ " " "h .... ressed "" ^;+-, ; en"aed in the raetice of tz e ecumrs were so h-rip win -,-, , , , v what they saw there that they fea- medicine, tured his work in their publications T h o m p s o n - CantwelL-Rev. Dr. Joseph L. O'Brien. pastor of St. Pat- rick's Church. officiated at the mar- riafe of Miss Helen Elizabeth Thomp- son. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George E. Thompson. and .James Richard Cantwell. brother of the groom, best man. Mr. and Mrs. Cantwell will raket heir home in Charleston. PRAY FOR OUR DEAD Lawrence J. Johnson. seventeen- ear-old son of Mr. and Mrs. William Johnson. who did from injuries sus- tained when he dived into shallow water at Folly Beach. He was a mem- ber of Sacred Heart Church, from which his funeral was held, Rev. J. J. Hughes, pastor, officiating; in- te:ment was in St. Lwrence Ceme- when they returned home. tery. He was a member of the parish Holy Name Society. Mrs. Emily V. O'Neill, a member of member of St. Joseph's Church. from which her funeral was held. "with in- terment in St. Lawrence Cemetery. Mrs Margaret A. Hoppmann, a member of St. Joseph's Church. from which her funeral was held June 28th, with interment in St. Lawrence Cemetery. Miss Louise Buero, a native of Charleston, where she was born 65 years ago, and whose "funeral was held June 25th from Sacred Heart Church, Savamiah, with intatmlat in Cathcdral Cemetery tha back to Georgia, arriving before Mrs. Hutchinson died. The funeral was held from Sacred Heart Church June 27, Father Conlin effieiating , assisted by Father Clark- son. The pallbearers were Stephen Thornton. Charles Whitfield, Lahmr Ham, It. W. Hatcher, Terence Trai- ner, Ralph Simonson, T. I-L Clark, William Rivers and Dr. Richard Bin- ion. The funeral was one of the largest in Mlledgeville in some time, an indication of the high esteem in which Mrs. Hutchinson was held. Mrs. Hutchinson was born in Griffin, Ga., the daughter of Julius A. Home and Carrie Budlong Horne, members of the prominent Georgia and Massachusetts families. She was educated at the Georgia Normal and Industrial School here, now the Geor- gia State College for Women. and at Mt. St. Joseph Academy, then at Washington, Ga. She was married to John W. Hutchinson, prominent Milledgeville banker, who survives her. She was a niece of the late Amelia Home of Macon and has gentle, kindly, Christian. scholarly and priestly character of the Rt. Rev. Bishop of Savannah. CATHOLIc MEDICAL MISSION * TO PUBLISH QUARTERLY NEW YORK.--The first issue of the Catholic Medical Mission Bulletin, a quarterly which will tell of the ac- tivities of medical missionaries and of the progress of the New York head- tarters of the organization is now on e press, it was announced by the Rev. E. F. Garesche, S. J., director. work to her credit than any other woman in this country. Mrs. Hutchinson was particularly interested in the activities of Sacred Heart parish. The home of Mr. and Mrs. Hutchinson was as much Father Conlin's home as his own rectory. She was president of the Milledge- ville branch ef the Laymen's Asso- ciation not only at the time of her death but for several years previous. many relatives in Georgia. Gentle, charit0ble, kindly and ener- Mrs, Hutchinson was a past Regent getic, in her death of Milledgeville of the Nancy Hart Chapter, D. A. R, I congregation loses a member of the an d was chairman for Milledgeville all civic life of the city a worker it will 4he Red Cross Relief Work During the be dificult and even impossible to World Wax, having more hours of replace. Ft. Maher Sings His First Solemn Mass Augusta Jesuit, Ordained a, St. Louis, Officiates a Sacred Heart Church AUGUSTA, Ga.--Another son of Augusta returned to his native city to sing his first Solemn High Mass when Rev. Francis Stanley Maher, S. J., who was ordained the previou, 'lhursday t St. Louis UniversKy by Archbishop Glennen, off'cidtcd last Sunday at Sacred Heart Church. from which he went forth fourteen years 'ago to undertake his stndies for the priesthood. Rev. J. B. Franckhauser, S. J., pastor of Sacred Heart Church, was assistant priest, Rev. T. A. Cronin, S.J., formerly pastor of Sacred Heart church and now treasurer of Tampa college deacon: Bey. Sebastian Doris, O. S. B., of Belmont Abbey, N. C., who was ordained at Sacred Heart church, May 30, sub-deacon, and Rev. William D. O'Leary, S. J.. M. D., of St. Louis University, master of cere- monies, Father Sebastian and Dr. O'Leary, like Father Maher are form- er members of Sacred Heart parish. The sermon was delivered by Rev. Eugene Egan, O. S. B., pastor of St. Benedict's Church, Greensboro, N. C., formerly pastor of Sacred Heart Church and prior of the Benedictine Community in Savannah, a cousin of Father Maher. Father Eugene spoke of the great dignity, power and re- responsibility of the priesthood, con,- gratulated Father Maher on the honor which had come to him through or- dination, and likewise felicitated Father Maher's mother. He recalled the work that the Society of Jesu has done, said its members had been in the forefront of every, movement to roll back the enemms of the church for the past four centuries, and wished Father Maher many long happy and fruitful years as a priest of the Society of Jesus. The Mass was preceded by a pro. cession in which the altar boys, Knights of Columbus and clergy par- ticipated. The Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus, headed by Charles C. Chesser, formed a guard of honor, The choir, under the direction of John P. Mulherin rendered a special pro- gram of music. The ushers were John F. Armstrong, Edward J. Cashin, Stuart Cashin and Carl Sehler, class- mates of Father Maher at Sacred Heart College, and T. J. Kearney and J. B. Kearney, his cousins. Another member of the class, Rev. Thomas F. -Maher, S. J., also a cousin of Father Maher will be ordained a Jesuit priest in Dublin July 31st; he is fin- ishing his theological studies in Bel- gium. He is the son of Michael Maher of this city. Assisting at the Mass in addition to the officiating clergymen were Rev. James A. Kane, pastor, and Rev. Harold J. Barr, of St. Mary's-on-The- Hill; Rev. Leo M. Keenan. pastor of SL Patrick's Church; Rev. A. J. Laube, S. M. A, pastor of the Church of the Immaculate Conception; Rev. A. Wolf, S. M.A., pastor of Our Lady of Lourdos Church, Atlanta; Rev. Michael Cronin. S. J., Sacred Heart Church, and Rev, Linus Schuter, S- J., formerly of Sacred Heart Church, but now of New Orleans. In addition to Mrs. Margaret Maher, Father Stanley's mother, who came from Panama for the first: mass 'of her son in his boyhood ehureh, :other out-of-town relatives attending in- cluded Mrs. Eugene Timanus, New Bedford, Mass.; Mrs. Frank, P. Col- lins, New York; Mr. and Mrs. John Maher, John. Maher, Jr., Gregory Maher, Miss Mary Maher, and Robert Maher of Atlanta, and Bryan Maher, Jr., of Panama. Father v!aher's two aunts who are nuns in Savannahand Charleston were als0,present as were the Sisters of Augusta and Aiken, Father Maher's father, John J. Maher; a well known Augusta merchant died some yrs ago. ' " A dinner in honor of  Father Maher was.served after the Mass at the home of his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs.. g. J. O'Connor, with Father Maher's relatives classmates and the clergy aa special guests. Capt. P. H. Rieec.K. C, S. G, was toastmaster, and tim speakers were Father Franckhauser, Father Kane, Father Laube, Father Schuler and Father Maher. In the evening a receptionwas tendered him at the home of his aunt, Mrs. J.,B. Kearney; several hundred attended it. The' following evening he was the guest of honor at a barbecue at Car- michael's where James B. Mulheri presented him a handsome gift in the name of a group of his friends who sponsored the affair; about one hun- dred and twenty-five attended. Father Maher was born in Augusta in St. Patrick's parish, and educated at St, Patrick's Commrcial Institute and Sacred Heart College. He served as an altar by first at St. Patrick's and then at Sacred Heart. After fin- ishing at Sacred Heart College in 1917, he join6d, the Jesuit Fathers, made his novitiate and classical studies at Macon, his philos0phical studies at Mt St. Michael's, Seattle, Wash., and his studies in theology at Weston College, Massachusetts, and St. Louis University. Before starting his studies m theology in 1928 he was for three years a member of the faculty of the Jesuit I3igh School in New Orleans, He spent several sum- mers in Cuba studying Spanish and speaks the language;fluently. After i spending several days in Augusta he iwill go to Wisconsin for his post-ordi- nation vacation; he will return to St. Mary's College in Kansas for anothi 1 year of theology, after which he wu be assignted to duty in the New Or- leans province of the Jesuit Fathers, which includes the territory from Virginia through Texas and New Mexico. i'"