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JUNE 27, 1942
THE BULLETIN OF THE CATHOLIC LAYMEN’S ASSOCIATION OF GEORGIA
Supreme Council of
Knights of Columbus
to Meet in Memphis
RETREAT IN JULY
ROOF REPAIRING and PAINTING
In the midst of desolation and min. the Catholic Church at Tobruk still stands. A pencil insorin
tion on the white wall reads “Please remember this is a Catholic Church. It means aTmuch to any
Catholic JBntisljer a3 it does to Italians or Catholics of any other nation. Please respect it An Ene.
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ALL KINDS OF DELICACIES
FORSYTH APARTMENTS—SAVANNAH, GA.
McGrath Distributing Co.
Shefford Cheese—Cains Mayonnaise.
Forman’s Piccalilli—Miracle Ice Box Cookies
L. F. McGRATH, JR., Prop.
JOHN L. KENNY
RBOFIRO MD SUING
(Special to The Bulletin)
. MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Su
preme Council of the Knights of
Columbus will hold its annual
meeting here August 18-20, the
first time it has assembled in the
South in 35 years. Archbishop
Stritch Council, of Memphis, will
be the official host to the conven
■ The Peabody Hotel will be the
official headquarters and the Cath
olic Club will be the social head
quarters, with some of the sessions
to be held in the Memphis Audi
Arrangements are being made to
exemplify the third degree on the
morning of August 16, and to hold
an exemplification of the fourth
degree that afternoon. Applicants
for these classes will come from all
over the South.
On Augusta 17 the Supreme
Board of Directors will meet, while
visitors are being entertained by
the Catholicsc of the city. On Au
gust 18 a Mass will be celebrated,
after which the convention will
open with a public meeting at
which delegates will be. welcomed
by civic officials and local knights.
That evening the States Dinner
will be held.
After adjournment the next .day
the Catholics of Memphis will be
■hosts at a Southern barbecue.
In addition to the Supreme of
ficers, many notable visitors are
expected to attend, among them
being the Most Rev, William 1,.
Adrian, D. D., Bishop of Nashville,
and the Most Rev. Samuel A.
Stritch. D. D., Archbishop of Chi
cago, who has been for many years
a member of the council in Mem
The Chamber of Commerce is-
extending its resources to afford
every facility for the comfort and
enjoyment of delegates and visitors
and the K. of C. councils in the
South are uniting with Memphis
Council in extending a welcome.
Walter B. Hudson has been
chosen chairman of the local con
MT. ST. JOSEPH GRADUATING CLASS AUGUSTA: As pictured on Class Day, June 3. The class grad
uated on June 4. I*eft to right, the girls are, seated, Anne Gilbert, Dorothy Kelly, Anna Mulherin
Mabel Hickman, Merilyn Meyer, ^nd Margie Farrell.
Standing, left to right. Marian Farris, Mary Cashin, Dorothy O Connor, Harriette Smythe Denese
Smith. Margaret Blaydes, Ann Kemp and Sarah McMahon.—'Augusta Herald photo).
THE WAR CRY, weekly publi
cation of The Salvation Army, in
its issue of June 12, had as its
front coyer, a reproduction of the
painting “Come Follow Me,” with
the credit line “1930 Copyright, St.
Anthony’s Guild,” and as a back
cover a full-page picture of Our
Lord, standing with arms out
stretched, above and behind the
figures of an American soldier
and sailor. This picture, entitled
“The Divine Protector,” shows a
1941 copyright of St. Anthony's
An article on page 6 of the issue
headed “In' Appreciation of Our
War Cry Cover,” reads:
“One of the most beautiful
covers that has appeared on the
Southern War Cry in recent
months adorns the edition you are
“The War Cry takes this oppor
tunity to express appreciation for
the use of these beautiful pictures
to St. Anthony’s Guild and the
Franciscan Monastery, at Pater
son. New Jersey.
“The pictures came to our notice
in miniature and in colors and our
request for them to be used on
the Southern War Cry was met
with prompt and generous permis
sion by the Franciscan Fathers at
“We know the readers of the
Southern War Cry will receive a
generous blessing through these
pictures and fot ourselves and our
readers we are deeply grateful.—’’
N.C.C.W. HOLDS MEETING
CHARLESTON. S. C. — The
Charleston Deanery of (he Dioces
an Council of the National Council
of Catholic Women held its quar
terly meeting at the rectory of St.
John’s Church, North Charleston,
on June 10, with Mrs. J. J. Reyn
olds, deanery president, conduct
ing the meeting.
Guest speaker was the Rev. M.
J. Reddin, pastor of St. John’s
Church, who spoke on the efficacy
A welcome was extended by Mrs.
L. A. Blythe and the response was
made by Mrs. G. Leo Lowry. Mrs.
Ernest Douglas, the secretary, read
the minutes of the previous quar
terly meeting, and a financial re
port was made by Mrs. J. R. Wal
Mrs. Lowry urged the members
to register for the women’s Re
treat at St. Angela Academy in
Aiken, and Miss Mae Gordon re
ported on the recent national con
vention at Hollywood. Fla. Mrs.
J. Albert Von Dohlen, chairman on
courtesies and resolutions thanked
the St. John’s Altar Society for its
hospitality and Father Reddin for
A social session followed the
THE REV. WILLIAM J. RUG-
geri, S. J., a member of the facul
ty of the Jesuit High School, New
Orleans, and a member of the Mis
sionary Band of the Southern
Province of the Society of Jesus,
conducted a retreat for the Sisters
of Mercy in Savannah at St. Vin
cent’s Convent, early this month.
N.C.C.W. HOLDS MEETING
(Special to The Bulletin)
COLUMBIA, S. C.—The Colum
bia Deanery of the Charleston Dio
cese of the National Council of
Catholic Women held , its quarter
ly meeting in St. Peter’s Hall, Co
lumbia, June 9th.
The President, Mrs. C.^F. Buit-
man announced the following ap
Chairman of Organizations, Mrs.
Curran L. Jones; Family and
Parent Education, Mrs. L. W. In
gram: Immigration ad Internation
al Relations, Mrs. Robert Gerald,
Sumter; Libraries, Mrs. A; A.
Craig; Publicity, Mrs. W. J. Cor-
mack; Religeous Education, Mrs.
B. B. Bellinger, Retreat, Mrs. Alex
Wiles and Miss Mary Roche; Na
tional Catholic School of Social
Service, Mrs. J. L. Nelson.
The Columbia Deanery, com
posed of organizations from the
countries of central South Caro
lina has been particularly active
during the past three months. Re
ports showed that much welfare
work has been done; one small
group having about seven hundred
hours of Red Cross Sewing to its
Interesting talks were made by
the Rev. John P. Clancy of Sum
ter, the Very Rev. Martin C. Mur
phy, pastor of St. Peter's church
Columbia and the Diocesan Presi
dent of the National Council of
Catholic Women, Mrs. Leo Lowry
of Charleston, S. C.
The officers for the year are:
Mrs. C. F. J. Bultman, President,
Mrs. V. G. Dorr, Blackville, S. C„
vice president, Mrs. F. J. Dutton.
AUGUSTA, Ga. — James B.
Mulherin, chairman of the Retreat
Section of the Catholic Laymen's
Association-of Georgia, has an
nounced that the annual Retreat
for the men of the Diocese of Sa-
vannah-Atlanta, which is held at
St. Joseph’s Home, in Washington,
will begin on the evening of Fri
day, July 17 and will close on Sun
day afternoon, July 19.
Those who anticipate making the
Retreat are requested to make res
ervations without delay, either
through the Rev. John Crean, di
rector of St. Joseph’s Home, in
Washington, or through Mr. Mul
herin at the S. F. C. Building in
Augusta. If it is more convenient,
prospective retreatants may make
reservations through the neatest
local chairmen, the local chairmen
being; Martin J. Callaghan,' Ma
con; Norman J. Wrigley, Atlanta;
John Morris, Athens: Reginald
Hatcher, Milledgeville; J. P. Horns-
hy, Ivy, A. J. Opperman, Ameri-
cus, and Dewey P. Johnson, Val
In view of the transportation, dif
ficulty this year, due to the ra
tioning of tires and gasoline, pros
pective retreatants in each locali
ty should discuss transportation
problems among themselves and
with their local chairman.
The Most Rev.-Gerald P. OJHara,
D. D., Bishop of Savannah-Atlanta,
has secured, the Rev.- Joseph P.
Turner, C. SS. R., of Philadelphia,
as Retreatmaster. Father Turner is
no stranger to lay retreatants- in
Georgia, as the noted Rodem-
torist conducted a laymeh’s Re
treat in this Diocese some years
A .second Retreat, for-the lay
men in the Savannah c.rea, is be
ing planned for September at Villa
SACRED HEART P.-T. A.,
SAVANNAH, Ga. — The POrent-
Teacher Association of the Sacred
Heart Junior High School enter
tained the students with an inform
al dance at the Benedictine Arm
ory on the evening of June 6.
Chaperones for the affair were
Mrs. Morel and Mrs. Williaht Kava-
naugh. Arrangements for the
dance were made by a committee
which included Misses Helen Ma
rie Whalen, Ann Ott, Margaret
Mary Langford, Mary Jane Flana
gan. Mary E. Morel, Carolyn Fra
zier, Mary E. Neuslein, Mary Ann
Kavanaugh and Frances Desnosito.
secretary, and Mrs. John V. Bult
man, Treasurer, Mrs. W. J. Cor-
mack. Publicity Chairman.