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8 THE BULf.ETIN OF THE CATHOLIC L AYMEN'S ASSOCIATION OF GEORGIA NOVEMBER 5, 1932 Annual Conference of Florida Priests' Eucharistic League Bishop Barry Celebrant of Pontifical Mass at St. Leo Abbey. Abbot Francis Pre- sides at Conference (Special to The Bulletin) ST. LEO, Fla.--The second Dio- cesan Conference of the Priests' Eu- charistic League was opened with Holy Hour and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. in the College Chapel on Monday, October 24, at 8 p. m. The Rt. Roy. Abbot Francis Sadlier. O. S. B., Diocesan Director, assisted by fathers of the Abbey, was l celebrant. The Most Roy. Patrick Barry, D. D., Bishop of St. Augustine, was present in the sanctuary. ng. at 8:30 a. m., Bishop Barry was celebrant of a Pon- tifical High Mass, at which thirty members of the diocesan clergy to- gether with the Benedictine commun- ity, the student body. the Benedic- tine nuns of the Holy Name Convent, pupils of Holy Name Academy and many of the laity from the surround- ing missions were present. The as- sisting officers of the Mass were: Father Nachtrab, concionator; Father John, O. S. B.. presbyter assistant; Father. Felix, O. S. B., and Father Thdmaz. O. S. B., deacons of honor; Father Germain, O. S. B., and Father Bernard, O. S. B,. deacons of the Mass; Father Charles, O. S. B., mas- ter of ceremonies, Immediately after the Gospel, Ab- bot Francis welcomed the members of the league and reminded them of the pvrpose of the league. Follow- ing this, Roy. William Nachtrab, pas- tor of Sacred Heart Church. Lake Worth. delivered an eloquent sermon on "Th Duties of a Priest." Immedi- ately after the Mass the Blessed Sac- rament was exposed. FIRST SESSION The first session of the conference opened at 10 a. m., with Bishop Barry presiding. After expressing his graft- IIIWtude and that of the secular clergy to Abbot Francis and Father Nach- trab, he introduced the first speaker, Rev. P. D. -O'Brien of Sebring. The title cf his paper was "Christ The King cf the World." Th: second paper, "The Eucharistic Congress in Ireland." was read by Roy. Dr. P. J. Nolan of Winter Haven. Following this, Bishop Barry made a few remarks concerning his own experiences on that occasion and added that this diocese was well rep- resented at the congress. Abbot Francis then read his paper, "The Liturgical Apostolate." This was the most discussed paper of the day. At the close of this discussion, Dr. No!an asked for the actual ex- periences of the different pastors Father Mullins, Father Rinaldi an Father Keil responded to this request. A motion was made and seconded for adjournment until 2:30 p. m. SECOND SESSION The second session was called to or- I der at 2:30 p. m. Bishop Barry, the] first sneaker of the afternoon, told l the conference of the condition of the Diocese and Catholic University. ] Father Enright then addressed the ] conference, his subject being: "The ] Need of Reparation to the Blessed [ Sacrament." After the reading of this paper the subject was opened for discussion. Father DeVane, the last speaker ef the day, read his paper on "The Religious Life of George Washington." Following this, the Rt. Rev. Abbot thanked the Bishop for honoring the conference with his presence. The Bishop then called for a rising vote of thanks to the Bene- dictines of St. Leo for their generous hospitality. The following motions were then made, seconded and unan- imously carried: First, that a committee of the dio- cesan clergy with the right reverend director of the Eucharistic League as chairman, arrange a program for the next lucharistic conference, se- lect the subjects of the papers to be read, assign these papers to various members and appoint other members to discuss these papers. Second, that every parish in the diocese be represented at the confer- ence by at least one priest. Third. That all possible means be used by the Diocesan director to se- cure a hundred per cent enrollment of the diocesan clergy in the Priests' Eucharistic League. Following ts, the conference closed with prayer. All members then proceeded to the College Chapel .., where Benediction of the Blessed Sac- lament was given. The entire assem- blage of clergy and the laity then joined together in the hymn "Holy God, We Praise Thy Name." Thus came to the conclusion the second Diocesan Congress of the Priests' Eu- charistic League. The following is the list of clergy present: His Excellency, the Most Roy. Pat- rick Barry. D. D., Bishop of St. Au- gustine; Rt. Rev. Francis Sadlier, O. S. B.. D. D., Abbot of St. Leo and Diocesan Director; Rev. Dr. James Nunan, Vicar-General; Very Rev. John Schlicht, O. S. B.; Very Rev. Felix Ulrich, O. S. B., of St. Leo; Rev. William Barry, Miami Beach;; Roy. Benedict Rajcany, Or- lando; Rev. Dr. Patrick J. Nolan, D. D.. Winter Haven; Father Wil- liam Nachtrab, Lake Worth; Roy. P. D. O'Brien, Sebring; Rev. J. J. Kel- laghan. Sanford; Rev. J. J. O'Rior- clan, Fr. Enright, Fr. Courtney, St. Chalice Presented to Bishop on Consecration Anniversary Catholic Missionary Society Collects Old Gold for It to Mark Tenth Year of His Episcopacy A beautiful chalice, .portrayed above, made from gold contributed by the people of Georgia through the Catholic Missionary Society was pre- sented to the Most Rev. Michael J. Keyes, D. D., Bishop of Savannah, October 15, by officials of the Mis- sionary Society, of which Mrs. John J. McManus is president, and was consecrated by him October 17, Bishop Keyes expressed his great ap- preciation to the contributors of ma- terial to the chalice and to the of- ricers and members of the Missionary Society and bestowed his blessing on them. The chalice bears this engraving: "To our beloved Bishop, the Most Bey. Michael J. Keyes, S. M., D. D., Bishop of Savannah, ordained June 21, 1907, consecrated October 18,1922. Material for this dlaliee collected by the Catholic Missionary Society of Georgia, 1932." The chalice is of special design, nine and three-quarters inches in height, Gothic in form, with the rose and foliage of the Tudor period as a see- ondary treatment. The base is orna- mented with Gothic panels, supple- mented with Tudor deail, and en- riched with bas-relief medallions. The moulding and general treatment of the base is of original character; the staff is also of Gothic detail and the knob is round in form, jeweled with beautiful amethysts. The Gothic de- tail continues" on the ca,yx, and the Tudor rose is also in evidence there- on. The paten is six inches in dia- meter, and has the Bishop's Coat of Arms engraved "in the center. One panel contains the Coat of Arms of the Bishop, and a cross. An- other contains the Agnus Dei and another the emblem of the Holy Ghost, the Dove. Other panels have the Lily, which recalls the Annuncia- tion, Star with rays, symbolic of Bethlehem and the Nativity, and the Shell, from which issue tiny streams of water, signifying Baptist. The chalice was designed and executed by Gorham Company of New York. Bishop Keyes requested that there be no formal observance of the tenth anniversary of his consecration as Bishop of Savannah, a request which was respected. The Missionary So- ciety arranged to mark the occasion by presenting to the Bishop the chal- ice made from the contributions of gold from his people throughout the state, and its officials assert that the society has never undertaken any- thing to which there was a more en- thusiastic reaction, or anything so easily accomplished and welcomed with such whole-hearted cooperation. FR, BROWN, S,J,, IS GOLDEN JUBILABIAN I Will Observe Fiftieth An- niversary as Jesuit Novem- ber 6 at Miami (Special to The Bulletin) MIAMI, Fla. -- Roy. Andrew J. Brown, S. J., fox" many years con- nected with Gesu parish here, will observe his Golden Jubilee as a Jesuit here at Gesu Church, November 6. Father Brown will be celebrant of the jubilee Mass at eleven o'clock. Father Brown served at Sacred Heart Church for some time and is widely known in ether parts of the South as well as in Georgia and Florida. FR. MARNANE IS GOLDEN JUBILARIAN THIS YEAR AUGUSTA, Ga. --Among those who will he present at the golden jubilee of Father Brown at Miami will be lv. P. I. Marnane, S. J., of Sacred Heart Church, Augusta, formerly pas- tor of St. Anne's Church, West Palm Beach, and more recently of St. Mar's Key West, who also observes his golden jubilee as a Jesmt this year. Father Marnane's golden jub- ilee was anticipated by his parishon- e before he left Key West, they sur- prising him with a Drogram marking observance of his fiftieth year as a : religious. U. S. PRIEST ON VATICAN RADIO Rev. Edward A. Higney, pastor of St. Joseph's Church, Newport, R. I., was a speaker, over the Vatican City Radio Station, HJV, on a recent visit there. Petersburg; Rev. Louis Rinaldi, S. C., Tampa: Roy. Meyer Mayerhofer, S. C, Ybor Cit; Rev. James Meehan, Jacksonville; Rev. P. J. Doyle, Brad- enton; Rev. W. J. Multaly, Daytona Beach; Rev. M. J. Farley, Lakeland; Rev. John Mullins, Bartow; Rev. Charles Elslander, Sarasota; Rcv. A. Salois, Lake Worth; Rev. J. O'Sullivan, Gainesville; Rev. E. Ry- ans, Lake City; Rev. J. P. DeVane, Tallahassee; Rev. Fr. Keil, S.. S. J., Tampa; Fr. Jerome, O. S. B., Fr. Lewis, O. S. B., Fr. Bernard. O. S. B., Dr. Thomas, O. S. B.. Fr. Ger- main, O. S. B., Fr. Marion, O. S. B., Ft. Ernest, O. S. G., Fr. Ignatius, O. S. B., and Fr. Charles. O. S. B., all of St. Leo. SALISBURY CHURCH FIFTY YEARS OLD Bishop Hafey and Abbot Vin- cent to Attend Golden Jubi- lee Ceremonies (Special to The Bulletin) SALISBURY, N. C.--The members of Sacred Heart Church will on Sun- day, November 6 celebrate the Golden Jubilee, the 50th anniversary of the dedication of their church by a'Solemn High Mass "cOram opts- cope", that is in the presence of the Bishop of the diocese, the Most Roy. William J. Hafey, D. D., Bishop of Raleigh, who will preach the sermon on this festive occasion. Rt. Roy. Vincent Taylor, D.D., O.S.B., Abbot- Ordinary of Belmont Abbey, Bel- mont, N. C., will be present in the sanctuary. The High Mass will be celebrated at 10 a. m. and all friends are cordially invited. The celebrant of the Mass will be Rev. John Smith O.S.B., a native of North Carolina, Rev. Walter O'Brien O.S.B., a former pastor, who died suddenly last Sunday was to have been deacon; Roy. John F. Roueche, a native of Salisbury will be sub- deacon; and Roy. Benedict Rettger O. S. B., Master of Ceremonies; Roy. Cornelius O.S.B., Rector of Belmont College and Rev. William Regnant, O.S.B., pastor, deacons of honor to Bishop Hafey. The children's choir under the direction of Mrs. R. M. West will render a two-voiced Mass, "The Children's Festival Mass" by C. C. Stearnes, and the celebration will close with solemn Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament at which Bishop Hafey will officiate. The next issue of the Bulletin will contain a history of the Salisbury parish. 850 DINE AT PICNIC OF CHATTANOOGA CLUB (Special to The Bulletin) CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- The an- nual picnic sponsored by the Lay- men's Dinner Club of Sts. Peter and Paul parish recently, was one of the finest affairs of zts lInd ever held here. The Altar Society committee, headed by Mrs. Joseph Nolan, served dinner to over 850 people. The picnic was held at Lake Lookout; Otto Hub- buck, Norbert Monning, Harry B. Gribben and Clarence Burns ar- ranged a carnival layout which The Announcer of the Club declares would do credit to Ringling Brothers. Father Dillon was the guiding spirit of the ffair. Miss Hawks Descendant of Famed Judge Gaston N. C. C. W. President Also Granddaughter of Judge Manly of North Carolina When Miss Mary G. Hawks, Sum- mit, N. J., president of the National Council of Catholic Women, came to Charleston to preside at the recent national convention, she was return- ing to the home section of her an- cestors. Her mother, Mrs. Hannah Manly Hawks, was a daughter of Judge Matthias Manly of North Caro- lina .and a grandaughter of Judge William Gaston, who was responsible for the elimination fro the constitu- tion of North Carolina of the cause barring Catholics from public office. Both Judge Manly and Judge Gas- ton were among the South's and in- deed the nation's leading Catholic laymen of their day. Gaston Hall- at Georgetown University is named for: Judge Gaston. Miss Hawks' father was Francis T. Hawks, a convert-to the faith, and the son of a prominent Episcopalian minister. Miss Hawks, who recently was awarded the hen-i orary degree of Doctor of Laws by St. Elizabe.th's College in New Jer- sey was elected president of the Na- tional Council of Catholic Women at Charleston for the fourth consecutive time. Rev. Walter O'Brlen of Gastonia Is Dead Widely Known Benedictine Was Noted Shakespearean Actor Before Ordination (Special to The Bulletin.) GASTONIA, N. C.--Rev. Walter O'Brien, O. S. B., pastor of St. Mi- chael's Church here, and one of the most widely known of the Benedic- tines of Belmont Abbey, died here i suddenly last Sunday after a heart at- i tack. Father Walter said Mass Sun- day and apparently was in good health during the day and evening. Later he went out for a drive in his car, suffered an attack while driving, and died shortly afterward. Father Walter was born at Martins- burg, W. Va., March 25. 1874, and was educated at Holy Cross College in Massachusetts. He was on the stage for a number of years, playing Shakespearean roles with Robert Mantel and Richard Mansfield. He was a personal friend of Edwin Mark- ham, "The Man With the Hoe" and of many other stage and literary notables. Deciding to study for the priest- hood, he entered the Benedictine Order and after the regular course of studies he .az ordained by the late Bishop Haid at Belmont Abbey June 4, 1916. He was a memberQof the faculty at Benedictine College in Rchmond, Va., when war was de- clared; he enhsted vs a chaplain and served through :he War here and in France. Resigning from the army, he became rector o 12enedictine College in Riehmond, servihg until 1923, when he went to .vanr.ab to Benedictine College for a year. The foflowing year he was made pastor of Sacred Hezrt Church, Salis- bury, where he wa scheduled to be an officer of the golden jubilee Mass Sunday as a former pastor. In 1925 be was named the first resident pastor :of St. Michael's Church, Gastonia, N. C., and he had staved there since, winning the respect, admiration and love of all, Catholic and non-Catholic, wealthy and poor. The funeral is scheduled to be held at Belmont Abbey Cathedral, Bel- mont, Wednesday, November 2, the Rt. Roy. Vincent Taylor, O. S. B., i D. D., Abbot-Ordinary of Belmont, of- ficiating at the Pontifical Mass of , Requiem with interment in the Abbey Cemetery. Mr. Spalding Speaks at Library Dedication U. of Georgia Building Hon- ors His Law Partner (Special to The Bulletin) ATHENS, Ga .--Jack J. Spalding, of Atlanta, for thirty-five years a law partner of the late Judge Alexander C. King, delivered the address at the dedication of the new Alexander C. King Memorial Law Library here Saturday. Judge King served as so- licitor-general of the United States and later as judge of the United States court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Hughes Spalding presided at, the dedication of the library and of the Harold Hixsch Hall, the new home of the Lumpkin Law School. Mr. Spalding, who is chairman of the board of regents of the University system, was one of the three mem- bers of the building committec and largely responsible for the erection of the new building. FR. COURTNEY CONDUCTS TRIDUUM FOR SODALISTS (Special to The Bulletin) TAMPA. Fla. -- Rev. James W. Courtney, S. J., conducted a triduum for the Sodalists of Tampa College and the Academy of the Holy Names October 28-30, the triduum closing on tlle Feast of Christ the King. BISHOP WALSH FIVE YEARS CONSECRATED Pontifical Mass at Charles- ton Cathedral Marks An- niversary of Installation (Special to The Bulletin) CHARLESTON, S. C.--A Pontifical Mass, of which the Most Rev. Emmet M. Walsh, D.D., Bishop of Charles- ton, was celebrant, marked the fifth anniversary of his installation as Bishop of Charleston. Very Rev. James J. May, x. G.. was assistant priest. Very Rev. J. J. Hughes and Bey. C. A. Kennedy deacons of honor, Bey. M. J. Reddin deacon of the Mass, Rev. Dr. Jos. L. O'Brien sub- deacon, and Rev. C. E. deVineau master of ceremonies. The members of the Holy Name Societies from the various parishes ot the city attended the Mass in a body, marching from Columbus Hall to the Cathedral, where Bishop Walsh re- viewed them before the Mass. In his five years as Bishop of Charleston Bishop Walsh has achiev- ed monumental results despite a limited Catholic population in the Diocese, 9,770 in a territory four times the size of Massachusetts, and a ma- jority of these in one city. The erec- tion of the new school at Greenville, the opening of the hospital there, the building of schools and churches in several other places in the Diocese, the launching and developing of the religious vacation schools movement to proportions which have attracted national attention, the organizing of the women of the Diocese to such an extent that the Diocesan Council o! the N. C. C. W. was able to sponsor the recent magnificent national con- vention-these are but indications of the progress the Diocese has made under the direction of Bishop Walsh in the short space of a half-decade. JUDGE COSGROVE TELLS LIONS OF TRIP TO EUROPE Hen. John I. Cosgrove was the principal speaker at a recent lunch eon meeting of the Lions' Club of Charleston at the Fort Sumter Ho- tel. His trip to Europe and parti- cularly to Ireland was Judge Cos- grove's subject. The St. Anne's Society of Sacred Heart Church gave a successful ben- efit card party recently with Mrs. W. B. Keenan as chairman. MRS. O'HERIN PRESIDENT OF ST. JOSEPH'S P.-T. A. Mrs. John J. O'Herin was elected president of the St. Joseph's P.-T. A., at a recent meeting, succeeding Mrs. John De Antonio, who retires after a very successful term of office. Mrs. William J. Bean was elected vice- )resident, Mrs. Frank B. Schacte sec- retary and Mrs. Thomas F. Madden trewsurer. Chairmen appointed in- cluded Mrs. Louis J. Burmester, child welfare. Mrs. James Kennedy education, Mrs. Garrett A. Conlon, publicity, Mrs. Emile M. Comar, :membership, and Mrs. William F. Barkerding, amusements. Rev. C. A. Kennedy, paster of St. Joseph's Church, and Mrs. J. Albert Von Dohlen. president of the Deanery Council, N. C. C. W., were speak- ers at the meeting. JUNIOR COUNCIL OF N. C. C. W. MEETS Miss Theresa Cade presided at the first fall meeting of the Junior Coun- i cil of the N. C: C. W. Miss Mary !Elizabeth Barber announced the for- i mation of a study club. Miss Marie I Sottile was named chairman of the membership committee. Miss Emily Riley of the welfare committee, Miss Barbara Brerner of the program com- mittee and Mrs. Jennings Cauthen of the committee on publicity. FR. MAY AND STATE DEPUTY ADDRESS K. OF C. COUNCIL Very Bey. James J. May, V. G., rector of the Cathedral, spoke on the National Catholic Welfare Confer- ence and on the N. C. C. W. con- vention, and State Deputy Basil Kerr told of the Natiopal Convention of the K. of C., held at Washington, at the recent meeting of the P. N. Lynch Assembly of the Fourth De- gree Knights of Columbus. Jos. J. Beshire, faithful navigator, presided. A collation and a smoker followed the meeting. Roy. Charles "de Yineau was the principal speaker at the October meeting of the Cathedral School P.-T. A., his subject being the Parent- Teacher Association as an aid to Parent Education. Mrs. Helen White read a message from Miss Mary G. Hawks, president of the National Council of Catholic Women, and Mrs. J. Albert Yon Dohlen, president of the deanery Council, requested the women to save soap wrappers to be turned in at the deanery meeting in December. Mrs. John C. Molony pie- sided. The Parent-Teacher Association of St. Patrick's School recently spon- sored a successful parish supper un- der the leadership of the president of the Association, Mrs. John J. Vaughan. Our Lady of Mercy parish has just held a benefit card party which wa. splendidly attended. " PRINCE-EHRHARDT Very Rex,. James J. May. V. G., ,rector of the Cathedral, officiated at l the marriage of Miss Mary Elizabeth Prince, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Stoll Prince, and Bernard T. Ehr- hardt, son of Mr. W. A. Ehrhardt :and the late Mrs. Ehrhardt the cere- mony being witnessed by the iname- diate family of the bride and groom,