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2 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana September 19, 1997  Knights of Columbus in full dress, led by the color guard, process from the Radisson Hotel (formerly the Exec- utive Inn) to St. Mary K OF C <Church, Evansville, Sept. 13. Following were 103 w Knights and their ladies who came to Evansville __,,/ from throughout Indi- // ana for the Fourth Degree Exemplification ceremonies. / The weekend events included Rosary and Mass at St. Mary Church, and a banquet at the hotel. In addition to the exemplification cere- monies Sept. 14 for the candidates at the hotel, exemplification was held at St. Mary's Medical Center on Sept. 13 for Father Donald Spaulding, recovering from heart bypass surgery. State Fourth Degree Master, John Holloran presided. Leaders of the parade included State Marshall John Abell and the Commander of the Color Corps, Buddy Dile. Message photos by Paul R. Leingang ..... Funeral Continued from page 1 bishop Roach said, but it was still "an impressive ceremony (that) gave you a sense of the breadth of her ministry." It "expressed her love for God in the eucharistic adoration" but represented her interaction with other religions "that was so much a part of her life," he said. Archbishop Roach traveled to the funeral as part of the official US. delegation, which included Bishop William G. Curlin of Charlotte, N.C., and Ken Hack- ett, executive director of Catholic Relief Services. Hackett said that during the funeral Mass he was struck by Shetler IStoraae Evansville, Indiana 812-421-7750 :  " ;" 7 H :    the offertory procession. It included Mother Teresa's succes- sor,. Sister Nirmala Joshi, who Hackett noted was suffering from an attack of malaria and had a 103-degree temperature. Among those who brought up the gifts were an orphaned girl who had been found in the streets, a person with leprosy and a handicapped boy. Bishop Curlin said the emotion of the people in the streets out- side the stadium "was tangible, the grief in those people, you could almost touch it." As the bishops and priests walked the last block or two to the-burial site, Bishop Curlin I III I Dr. Jane A. Hormuth Chiropractic Physician 474-0704 Horrn. C,tra I 1111 S Green River Rd., Suite 104 II I II I D'O-W.N'T.O.W.N 301 MAIN ST. VINCENNES, IN 47501 said, "people were touching us.. . I Was very touched by that myselL very moved by that moment. They were trying to reach to someone for comfort." Later, inside the order's headquarters, as Mother Tere- sa's casket was lowered into the ground, "there was an audible sound of grief among the sisters," Bishop Curlin said. "That's when it suddenly hit them that she's gone now." Archbishop Roach remarked that from his vantage point on the stage during the funeral, he I I II IIIII Main Street [ Pharmacy 217 E. Main St. Downto Washing Phone: 254-5141 had a clear view of Mother Tere- sa's open casket. He said he was struck by how small it was, like the size used for a child. "I kept thinking how could someone with that little body be that powerful?" he said. But, he added, her work and her legacy were "so uncomplicated. (It's) a mission of God's love and... it's going to last." Indian Hindu leaders criti- cized the federal government for according her a state funeral. The world council of Hindus, Vishwa Hindu Parishad, said a I I I LinC0 Coffee Services Total Beverage Distributor Indiana-Illin0iPKentucky 46 Varifies of Coffees and Teas WHATEVER YOUR TASTE, WE cAN MATCH rr I I .. I Ed. L. Lee Mortuary 101 North Meddian Street Washington, IN 254-3612 state funeral for Mother was against the country's lar principles, resented the Catholic I and the pope in India," UCA News. A Hindu council Sept. 10 said Mother Tc "involved in the mission of version," and that a ceremony for her was "a the cultural, spiritual and t, ical traditions m Indm. Your RED WLG HEADQUAKr RANEY'S SHOE STORE T F S Tra00.00, Ferte00zer Serv/ce, Inc, 88 Montgomery, Indiana 47558 Donald J. Traylor President Phone: