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COLUMBIA, SIC. (CNS)--As nation gives its attention to Sul Bowl Jan. 26 in New church-goers around country will be asked to be Yers in a different kind of nt the Souper Bowl. e tUnd-raising effort for : 1ood banks and soup :hens was Started s] ,bysn. x years Ch,,Ln.g lley Presbyter. n,it'[" m Columbia. Since ,as grown to trly 5 0an "nclude . :, u C0ngre at 10us ta:,L . g runs of b6,, .qs m 49 states The "I0 ' 3 raillion, n raised more than Se collection process is sire- The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana 'SOUper Bowl' aims to collect for food banks pie. Volunteers stand outside churches on Super Bowl Sunday holding soup pots. As people leave worship services, they are asked to put in $1, which is turned over directly to a soup kitchen, food bank or another charity the church designates. At the organizing office in Columbia, staffers will operate an 800 number -- (800) 358- SOUP -- from noon to 6 p.m. (EST) the same day to take calls reporting total collections. In 1996, Catholics in South Carolina accounted for the largest statewide denomination- al participation, with 21 parish- es joining the drive. Bishop David B. Thompson of Charleston has agreed to be list- ed as a Souper Bowl advocate, joining various leaders and ath- letes such as San Diego Charg- ers coach Bobby Ross, a Catholic, and former first lady Rosalyn Carter. "We really would like to get more congregations involved," the effort's organizer, the Rev. Brad Smith of Spring Valley Presbyterian in Columbia, said in a statement. "It is such an easy way for all of us to greatly impact our local communities and to collectively make a dif- ference across the country. "I hope that more people will get involved this year and help us top our $2 million goal." St. Mary's Catholic Church in Rock Hill, S.C., has participated in the Souper Bowl fbr five years in a row. Other Catholic church- es that have been involved are St. Hugh in Carmichaets, Pa., Anaconda Catholic Community in Anaconda, Mont., and Holy Martyrs in Falmouth, Maine. In various parts of the coun- try, arrangements have been made for the Souper Bowl col- lection at parishes to be matched by local merchants. In Soddey-Dais:; Tenn., the local Wal-Mart matched town collections. And in Indianapolis, two members of a church who were in the food business matched their congregation's donations with nonperishable food. . , , dUbilarians " its (Steele) WestfaI1 celebrated their fiftieth with a Mass of Thanksgiving Dec. 28 es. A reception followed at the K ed Dec. 26, 1946, at Sacred Heart Becker. They are the parents of seven of Plainfield, Judy Westfall and of Vincennes, Ann Burnworth and ngton, Tom Westfall II of Terre of Goshen. They have 11 grand- great-grandchildren. One child and one Mrs. Westfall recently retired from as a Unit Clerk. 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The word clues are left to right in the order in which they appear in the reading. JERUSALEM KING CHIEF PEOPLE INQUIRED  BORN LAND OF JUDAH NO MEANS LEAST SHALL COME RULER ISRAEL TIME CHILD FOUND HIM THE PLACE GIFTS GOLD FRANKINCENSE MYRRH DREAM RETURN COUNTRY F J O D N M A E R D E D R E T Y R T N U O C D L A R N D L J U D A H i O N U F O D N A L K 1 N G K S D 0 M D P ! L E Q I 1 A B O U E D H E F U F N L E R H N A C A H I T C E B T U D D N R R R S E M O C L L A H S R E X N I R T S A E L I Y D Y S T N R U T E R D M C W E L P O E P D G E Q G B (c) 1997 Air Publishing Co. Miller & Miller Colonial Chapel Supports the Knights of St. John MEMBERS Bernie Miller Gerald Miller Jon Miller Greg Betz iii i IIII I Wade Funeral Home 119 S. Vine Street, ttaubsladt, IN 768'5210 Call about prc-ncd counling. Robert J. Wade o Alan J, Wade A i I I 15 i Prays for peace Pope John Paul II prayed that the peace and joy invoked in Christmas carols of every language would inspire true harmony in Africa, the Middle East and other places of strife. "To resign ourselves to such vio- lence and injustice would be too grave a rejection of the joy and hope which Christmas brings," the pope said Dec. 25 in his annual message "urbi et orbi" (to the city and the world). Mass for hostages A Peruvian archbishop cel- ebrated Christmas Mass in the presence of more than 100 hostages enduring their eighth day of captivity inthe Japanese Embassy in Limai Archbishop Juan Luis Cipri- ani Thorne of Ayacucho, left the embassy about 5 p.m. Dec. 25, after spending seven hours inside. Holy Land tense Franciscan Father Guiseppe Nazzaro, the main caretaker of Catholic sites of worship in the Holy Land, said Christmas observances in the region this season have been a mixture of tension between peoples and their perennial hope for peace. Many seasonal pilgrims and groups canceled their visits, he said -- adding, however, that there is no reason to give up hope for a lasting peace. Spain, of 83. He was a and member ofthe Pontifical Commission for the Revision of the Code of Canon Law. Asks for conciliation Cardinal Adam J. Maida of Detroit has called upon man- agement of the Detroit News to be more conciliatory to striking unions and resolve the "polarizing situation" of a length)' strike. "After 17 months, you have to look at the reality of what's hap- pened. People have lost their jobs, families have been destroyed, careers are on the line," he said. Begins sabbatical Bishop Kenneth E. Unten- er of Saginaw, Mich,, will live in Menlo Parki Calif., during a four-month study sabbati- cal in 1997. Bishop Untener's move to Menlo Park will be h S4th h the past 16 y,, Ever 8thee he sold the Sagi, naw bishop's official rest' denee afl becoming bishop there in 1980, .he has moved every three or four months to a different parish rectory in the 11-county diocese. Urges testing Archbishop Rembert G. Weakland 0f Milwaukee begins radiation treatment for prostrate cancer in Janu- ary. The 69- year-old arch- bishop urged all men over 50 to get tested for prostate can- cer. - -- '" - .- " .U J .... J____l