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September 6, 1991 III I St. Joseph Continued from page 1 "Unto Us A Child Is Born" is the title of the plate offered by the society. "From a small town in Indiana, a priceless treasure radiates the miracle of Christ's birth," is the open- ing description of the win- dow in a publicity brochure. The window, the church and the comlhunity are all given high praise by the sdciety. Kline de, scribed his visit to Jasper in a letter sen! 1o soci- ety mmnbe, rs. ]aSl)er is "tim town, vvhicll was founded by Hispanic Continued from page 2 Women of hope," she said. Benedictine Sister Mary Collins urged U.S. nuns to keep attending Mass despite What she called "nee-cleri- cal" use of the Eucharisl "as a Symbol of male power." "The Roman Catholic eu- charistic heritage is a rich, dense source of meaning and power for women," she said. "To insist upon construing Eucharist solely as a symbol of male power is to squander a known source of spiritual Vitality in the Catholic com- munity," she said. Speaking on the relation- hip of women to the institu- ional church, she said WOmen religious "are already responding creatively and COnstructively within a reli- gious institution that has minimized and even negated the signif!cance of its women I ae tubers. The crux of the problem for WOmen religious, she said, Centers on the way the Eu- charist is celebrated today. The Eucharist, "the central Symbol of Catholic Christiani- ty," has become "the central symbol also of clerical power and the dominant symbol for the self-understanding of WOmen religious." She said there is "abundant anecdotal evidence" that .WOmen religious face increas- 19g conflict over the Eu- h fist. Spaldings Food Land 21 O0 Stringtown 1713 E. Morgan 41 1 S. Barker Visit Our Complete Delicatessen Prime Cuts of Beef Evanslle Wet Heat & Piping Co. Inc. New & Used Boilers, Furnaces Repair & Replacement 424-0991 800 E. Oregon Carpet Cleaning SERVICE MASTER The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana German Catholics a very long time ago." Kline contined, "And when I stepped inside the church, I felt like I was in Cologne or Vienna .... "Just as my wife Jean and I entered the church, the sun was shining through a stained glass window behind us. We looked up to see the most powerful portrayal of the Na- tivity I have ever seen," Falher John Davidson, pas- lor of the parish at the time the window was selected, de- scribed the plate as "a glori- ous in|erpretation of that mo- ment when Christ and Christianity came into the world." Krempp and his wife Jane brought one of the collector's plates to the Catholic Center, Wednesday, Aug. 28. The plate is a gift to Bishop Ger- ald A. Gettelfinger. i! ....... A photograph of the church window, top, shows the context of the scene selected for the stained glass and pewter plate, above. The church window is above the main entrance at the back of the church building, at St. Joseph Church, Jasper. The plate,presented by Kenneth and Jane Krempp as a gift to Bishop Gerald A. Gettelfinger, is now displayed on a tabel in his of- fice at the Catholic Center, Evansville ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ......... ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ========================================== IIIIii IIII FOR COMPLETE ELECTRICAL SERVICE FISCHER ELECTRIC INC. RT. 1 ST. ANTHONY i BA00]ERY OF00FIE00E SIIOP "Quaby Crees First" Since 1967 DELICIOUS HOMEMADE DONUTS F Professionally Decorated Cakes for All Occasions COOKIES o BROWNIES = FRUIT FRITTERS DANISH MUFFINS ::.:.:.:.:::::.:.:::.:.:.::.:::;:.:::.::.::.:.:::>:.:;::::.:::::..:::.::::;::.::.::::.::::::::.:`:'::.:::.:::.@ American National Bank Bicknell - Sandborn Vincennes Drive-in Facilities- Member F.D,I.C. A Full Service Bank FOR THE BEST PLUMBING SERVICE Z lib RESIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL (FREE ESTIMATES) Sales & Service GRANT PLUMBING CO. TV & 2-Way FM 484 S. GOVERNOR AT CANAL 1916 W TREET BAN K Ph. 424-2441 PHONE (812) 423-7849 Bakery and Herman Goebel Coffee Shop Motor Co. NEW OR USED CARS Where the best deals are made Trade up or down Bank Financing 2001 W Delaware 423-7759 HOMEMADE M & S EU.OPE sr HEALTH BREADS Fire & mety  ROU.S Equip. Co. Inc. t u Over 25 years sales and ZLS0VIT  service in the Tri-state  670 E. Franklin 424-3863 GET THE SKILL AND CARE OF FATHER AND SON TEAMS IN GLASS REPLACEMENT SIEMERS For Free Estimates AUTO GLASS CO. Call 428-0900 ......... Pb. 422-4149 1021 WALNUT ST Made from 11