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1994 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana 5 00Legislators encouraged to emula!e S!. Thomas More Y 0LEENWILLIAMS tate legaslators" and also went anapohs," Archbishop" Buech- " e "s H. Heeke, The ICC chairman ended his Indiana Catholic Conference to the State House to say the Catholic Conference shop spent an F prayer and fellow- [c state legis- on Feb. 17. He cele- a Mass for Catholic opening prayer in the House Chambers. He also recognized the legislators for their service to Hoosiers throughout Indi- ana. In his homily for the Mass held at St. John Catholic Church in downtown Indi- "Where customers send their friends" Open nightly til 9 p.m. & Son OLJ) US 231 SOUTH - JASPER, IN - 482-2222 Ddy" "  G TOYOTA 0kS C i w! 1-800-937-USA 1 n is most trouble free oar made in America J. D. Powers Catfish Filet Dinner EVe]ny Friday During Lent (EXcept Good Friday) February 18 - March 25 latlUdes Vegetable, drink and dessert Se Take-Out Available tying time: 4PM- 7PM NATIVITY 3635 Pollack Ave. Green River & Vann o loin urged the legislators to D-Dubois; B. Patrick Bauer, D- day with the legislators by emulate St. Thomas More in the saint's day-to-day fidelity to prayer. He said that this saint is the patron of those who serve the public, espe- cially those in government ser- vice. St. Thomas More made his choices in favor of integrity, said the Indianapolis arch- bishop. His large, courageous choices were the result of "day- to-day living the truth." Participating in the Mass were five Catholic legislators who have served in the Indi- ana General Assembly for twenty or more years: Repro- South Bend; Chester F. Dobis, D-Merrillville; Edward E. Goble, D-Batesville, and John J. Day, D-Indianapolis. Archbishop Buechlein hosted a luncheon for the legislators following the Mass. He person- ally met and chatted with each of them, thanking them for their work in the legislature. The legislators enjoyed the op- portunity to share time to- gether with the archbishop and the ICC. One legislator enthu- siastically said that he would like to see the event happen annually. leading the House of Represen- tatives in a praYer 0p'eping the session day. "We praise you [Lord] for the gift of those who offered themselves in public service," the archbishop prayed " "re before the House. ,G] ,them the guidance they need to serve the common weal. GiVe them the strength they need to provide service which gives all of us an opportunity to enjoy our human dignity." , The Indiana General Assen bly is now into its final days 0f the 1994 session. 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Pictures and sketches complement the text.which has been prepared Divine Word missionary Fa- ther William Fitzgibbon, 85, died of a massive heart attack Feb. 12. He was originally from Loogootee. He is remember as a "person of impeccable manners, gra- cious courtesy, warm heart and perceptive but dry wit. He had an incisive mind which never grew old and enabled him to ese in March 1943. He was re- leased from prison camp in 1945 and returned to the United States. He then pursued his mas- ter's degree in physics at De- Paul University in Chicago; his speciality was the philosophy of science. Until 1956, he served as Di- rector of Oriental Students. keep au courant in matters  From philosophical and theological." 1956 on, Father Fitzgib- Father Fitzgibbon was a Di- ben taught philosophy at vine Word missionary for 64 Techny, Miramar and at Di- years and a priest for 59 years. Missioned to China and Fu Jen University in 1938 after he completed his doctorate in phi- losophy at Gregorian Univer- sity, Father Fitzgibbon taught at Fu Jen until his internment in prison camp by the Japan- vine Word College. In 1981, he moved into active retirement at St. Rita Church, Indianapolis, where he took part in a variety of pastoral activities, especially minister- ing to the needs of the sick and elderly. , ,,, .H iiii ii i i iii i i i EVANSVILLE SERVICE AND SHOPPING GUIDE | ,I ,11 ii , ,,,,, II FOR THE BEST PLUMBING SERVICE RESIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL (FREE ESTIMATES) GRANT PLUMBING CO. 484 S. GOVERNOR AT CANAL Ph. 424-2441 ii Carpet Cleaning SERVICE MASTER For Free Estimates Call 428-0900 I I Evansville Wet Heat & Piping Co. Inc. New & Used Boilers, Furnaces Repair & Replacement 424-01 B00E. Om00n I I ZUlIN00 Sales & Service TV & 2-Way FM 1916 W. FRANKLIN STREET PHONE (B12) 423-7849 Herman Goebel Motor Co. 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