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1996 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana 15 iversary Continued from page 1 concern. When right to take the quality of meaning whatso- about 5,000 two U.S. rep- Arkansas, in a local March by Arkansas , and a rally at the gath- at the Capitol mark the an- niversary. Auxiliary Bishop Kenneth D. Steiner of Portland, Ore., who is archdiocesan administrator, gave the invocation, and asked God's continued blessing on the pro-life movement. Casey Tate, 19, of Weston, Ore., gave her winning speech from a 1995 Oregon Right to Life contest. In the speech, ti- tled "The Power of One," Ms. Tate begged pro-life advocates to avoid the use of violence and asked them to trust in the )ower of God's love working in ill M&S Fire & Safety Equip. Co. Inc. Over 25 years sales and service in the Tri-state 670 E. Franklin 424-3863 ade Funeral Home 119 S. Vine Street, Haubstadt, IN Call 768-6151 :J. ""Wade about pre-need counseling. Alan J. Wade CO., INC. and SERVICE St. Anthony, Indiana PHONE 326-2321 INN CHICKEN , STEAKS SEAFOOD SANDWICHES COCKTAILS SERVING FROM 10:30 AM to 10:30 PM MON. THRU SAT. CALL FOR RESERVATIONS 103 Gibson Haubstadt 768-6131 m nist/Switchboard Operator Catholic Center 'Flev=,._' OPPortunity for -,ue Scheduling and part-time employment. job sharing will be considered Competitive pay. Training will be provided Ryder, Activities and Facilities (812) 424-5536 each of them individually. In Phoenix, an estimated 5,000 foes of legalized abortion marched two miles Jan. 21 to a rally near the Arizona Supreme Court. The Diocese of Fargo, N.D., observed the anniversary by designating Jan. 21 Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. Fargo Bishop James S. Sulli- van celebrated Mass at Sts. Anne and Joachim Parish in Fargo, and parishes chimed their church bells 23 times or lit 23 candles to symbolize the # 23 years since the 1973 Supreme Court decision. At St. Patrick Cathedral in Fort Worth, Texas, Bishop Joseph P. Delaney contrasted the light of Christ with the darkness of evil in his homily at a Jan. 19 Sanctity of Life Mass. He told the more than 200 Catholics present that the ulti- mate evil is the total disrespect of God's greatest gift, human life. He said such disrespect is evident today in countless wars, savagery and the en- slavement of human beings, as well as in abortion. On Jan. 13, Bishop Donald W. Trautman of Erie, Pa., ad- dressed the 18th ecumenical Pro-life Prayer Breakfast at St. Peter Cathedral Center before the annual March for Life through downtown Erie. "Abortion is not just one more issue," he said. "Abortion is fundamental to all the other issues. The right to life comes before the right to be well- housed, well-educated and well-fed." Keynote speaker Kathie Migliaccio, a parishioner at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish in Corry, Pa., drew on her long experience as the adoptive mother of nearly 20 children, many of whom have special needs. Four of her children with Down syndrome attend regular classes at the parish school. "They aren't takers," she said. "These kids are with regular kids and they learn how to be regular kids. They learn how to do for the community." In the greater Cincinnati KNIGHT & SONS MONUMENT CO. Established in 1877 320 N. Weinbach Ave., Evansville, IN 477t 1 (812)473-9950 302 W, Center Street, Madisonville, KY 42431 (502)821-7553 ANNUAL INVENTORY REDUCTION SALE 30% to 50% off any in stock monuments Bring in a written quote from any monument company, and we shall give you an additional 10% off their price, Affordable monthly payments without interest. PRE-NEED PNG AND COMPLI' Monuments (Bronze-Marble-Granite), Markers, Catholic Feature Statues and Lamps, Vases, Silk Memorial Flowers, Cemetery Lettering, Pet Memorials. (F.rclu.iee ('orA, ia Mlrble Dezh!r.hip /br Vand,'rburk" and Warrick County.) area, national marchers partic- ipated in send-off rallies before leaving for Washington. At St. John Church in Maria Stein, Ohio, one rally was combined with a memorial service for a pro-life worker who had died in a car crash. Members of the Right to Life of Greater Cincinnati gathered for witness and prayer Jan. 22 outside four area abortion cen- ters. Prayer vigils were held at a number of county court- houses, and an overnight vigil took place at St. Louis Church in North Star, Ohio. At the annual Pro-life Memo- rial Service Jan. 21 at the Franciscan University of Steubenville, in Ohio, Matt Chaterdon, the student presi- dent of the university's pro-life organization, addressed a crowd of 150. He urged them to stand in for unborn babies as their pro- tectors, to stand up to a society that permits such killing to continue, and to stand out as concerned citizens of this na- tion. On the eve of the march in Washington, the "Jane Roe" of the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in 1973 addressed 1,000 pro-life supporters at a memorial service at George- town University. Norma McCorvey, who had promoted abortion rights for more than 20 years, said she was baptized as a born-again Christian last August. During the Georgetown ser- vice, sponsored by the National Clergy Council, Ms. McCorvey asked for forgiveness. "I thought I was doing something right," she said. "I didn't think I would be sentencing innocent children to a senseless death." She was referring to her re- cruitment by Sarah Wedding- ton, the lawyer who repre- sented "Jane Roe" in the 1973 case. In addition to hosting vigil and morning Masses before the Washington march, the Basil- ica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception also had a sleep-over. According to Gregmh, Tucker, director of public relations for the shrine, "the largest crowd yet" took up all the available floor space in the side chapels and Memorial Hall on the shrine's lower level the night before the march. DAVIESS CO. 00,BSTRACT CO., INC. Joan Grannan, Mgr. Peoples Bank Building Washington, Indiana I I RESTAURANT SPECIALIZING tN DELICIOUS GERMAN FOOD PRIME RIB CHARBROILED STEAQK COUNTRY FRIED CHICKEN SEAFOODS * SALAD BAR BANQUET ROOM FOR PRIVATE PARTIES FOR ALL YOUR CATERING NEFJ)S. CALL .......... [ 26400 == i, 482 Hwy. 162S. 393 3rd. Ave., Jasper, 1N i ii i ii i President Cllntonl lself the product of a Catholic universityi praised Catholic schools Jan, for "mng a positive idifference to our world and our futurei'i The presidenti who graduated from Jesuit, run Georget0wn University in Washington, made the comment in a mes sage for 1996 Catholic Schools Weeki Jan: 29-Feb. . :: Churches around:; the: country Masses ary, which is Month, ' : Bishop appointed: A Chicago pastor, John R. Manz an auxiliary bishop Of Chicago by Pope John Paul II. The announcement was made Jan. 23, for Bishop' designate Manz, 50, who has been pastor of St. Agnes of: Bohemia Church in Chicago since 1983. ! ments were made Jan! 24 i [ Bishopordained Tna packed cathedr.l jay 25, Bishop Carl Fredericl Mengeling was ordained in  threehour liturgy as th fourth bishop of the ms of Lansingi Mich Caina Adam J, Maida of Detrbi served as principal n tor of Bishop Mengeling while retired Bishop Ken; neth d. Povish of Lansing and Coadjutor Bishop Dale _ d. Melczek of Gary, Indi, ! Theologian dies i  prominentth!