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The Message  for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana , U.S. Church officials meet to discuss lectionary By JOHN THAVIS News Service [CAN CITY (CNS) -- and U.S. church offi- mid-July to discuss on a revised En- lectionary, the Scripture readings at talks centered on a pro- ' that uses texts New American In 1994, the Vatican re- part of the revised NAB use; informed problem was its language. the Vatican issued new norms for biblical and a U.S.-Vatican to examine the lec- formed. sign met at the l July 10 to discuss "ob- regarding the pro- according to a atican statement. Repre- U.S. bishops was Donald W. Trautman of chairman of the Na- Conference of Catholic Uilt with Quality to Save You Time & Money Bishops' Committee on the Liturgy. "Bishop Trautman expressed the U.S. bishops' intention to proceed with the preparation of the revised lectionary in the light of the commission's obser- vations," the statement said. It did not say what the observa- tions were. Msgr. Alan F. Detscher, exec- utive director of the NCCB liturgy committee, attended the meeting but declined to provide further details. He said only that the process of reviewing the text in the light of the Vati- can's 1995 translation norms was continuing. Those norms have never been made public. Vatican participants at the meeting included representa- tives from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments. The statement said Bishop Trautman thanked both con- gregations for their work, say- ing the Vatican agencies and the U.S. bishops share the same goal of preparing a Scripture translation that is "faithful to the inspired text and accessible to modern listeners." Archbishop Geraldo M. Ag- nelo, secretary of the worship congregation and host of the meeting, stressed the impor- iii FIRST FEDERAL Savings and Loan Association Washington & L00go0tee DIGINES iTRAIISMISSIONS and General Office 23,1 S., Jasper, IN (812) 482-1041 NAAS & SONS, INC. Excavating & Trucking Dozing .Trenching ,Stone *Gravel .Asphalt & Water & Sewer Lines .Residential and Commercial 768"6450 La at 768-5806 FAX 812-768-5518 Mark at 867-7789 R.R. #1 (2 miles W. on 68), Haubstadt Tom at 768-5009 'Backhoe Service" "1 had questioned whether my background at Brescia College would allow me to compete successfully against the "big" university trained students in medical school. I was delighted to find the pool of knowledge at Brescia provided an excellent foundation upon which to rd L. Hayden, base my medical training. The i.D. FACOG philosophy and ethics learned )fogy '67 at Brescia have also served me In the difflcult decisions doctors are expected to a daily basis. I am very proud to claim my as an alumnus of Brescia College." can provide you with a high-quality education. Classes and taught by outstanding faculty. Brescia offers over 30 tnd 17 minors in its bachelor's degree programs. Our Catholic help you develop as a well-educated and thoughtful e challenges of the 21st century. 717 Frederica Owensboro, KY 42301 tance of the close cooperation that has taken place between the bishops' conference and the two congregations. The revised NAB lectionary was approved by U.S. bishops in 1992. It was awaiting Vati- can confirmation when the Vat- ican, in 1994, raised objections to the translations used in the revised NAB Book of Psalms and in the New Revised Stan- dard Version of the Bible. Vatican officials found fault with the use of inclusive lan- guage, which has been adopted by U.S. and Canadian bishops to avoid terms that could offend or appear to exclude some read- ers. In practice, this often means replacing nouns and pro- nouns such as "men" with more inclusive terms such as "peo- ple." Vatican officials, however, were concerned that omitting male pronouns in some cases could change the meaning of Scripture. They emphasized a need for fidelity to the original language used by the authors of the Bible. SCRIPTURE SEARCH By Patricia Kasten MUSTARD SEEDS Gospel for Sunday, July 2 !, t 996 Matthew 13:24-43 Following is a word search based on the Gospel reading for the Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, A Cycle, parables about the Kingdom. The word clues are lec to right in the order in which they ap- pear in the reading. GOOD SEED FIELD ENEMY WHEAT GRAIN GATHER BARN MUSTARD SEED OF ALL BIRDS NESTS THREE MEASURES FLOUR CROWDS OPEN HIDDEN WORLD KINGDOM EVIL ONE ANGELS BURNED FURNACE SHINE J O L M E C A ,N R U F B D D F' C E N E M Y D U X P O E E G A T H E R E C D W R E P O P E N D N C P H L V S T S E N E ! C T S H I D D D C D N H K A D F L O U R D R D S ! E W R O F N I A R G B N H O G N A H B C T S B G W R D E L V D T J S C D V C D D L E I F D Y U O C B D C S E R U S A E M (c) 1996 AIt Publishing Co. Youth Minister/Coordinator of Religious Education Duties include: Programming activities for high school students. Coordinating religious education for junior high and high school CCD program. Resource person for St. Benedict School religion program (7th & 8th grades). Create opportunities for young adults (19 - 35) to be involved in tile parish. Outreach to St. Ben students in Colleges. Some involvement in RCIA, marriage and baptismal preparation. RequiremeDt: Must be a practicing Catholic with at least a BA degree, prefr- ably in Theology or a related field. 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