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0 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana Magic of Words October 4 By FATHER  JOSEPH ZILIAK Associate Publisher The opening scene of the movie "The Mis- sion" shows a person lashed to a simple cross dramatically going aver a magnificent waterfall. We find out that it is a Jesuit missionary. Later in the film, a newly converted soldier of fortune turned Jesuit candidate for the priesthood labori- ously drags his old clothing in a net as he climbs alongside the waterfall. At the top, the rope connecting the signs of the old way of life is dramatically cut by his Je- suit superior. Thus is signified the loosening of the burden of the past. The film continues to por- tray the marvelous work of the missionaries that is eventually doomed to failure. The old ways of the indigenous people return. The site used for the film was the Iguassu Falls that loop some two kilometers in the midst of a nationa] forest preserve at the spot where Ar- gentina, Brazil and Paraquay come together. The scene is magnificent from the air, and overpowering as one walks alongside and nearby. The camera angles in the film enhanced the glory of the natural surroundings. Brazil is a large and rich country. I was one of a delegation from the Catholic Press of the Brazil: rich, vibrant tapestry United States at a recent World Congress of the to the intercession of Mary. At the conclusion of Catholic Press held at Campos do Jordao, Brazil. the liturgy the statue of Mary was brought The five-day congress was held in a mountain solemnly to the altar. People cheered, sang and : village that could easily have passed for one in let the tears flow freely. the Alps. The influence of their European rein- We drove from there to SaD Paulo and fives wa obvious in the style and design of the another large gathering of thousands in homes, hotels, and shops. This time it was a political demonstration. Loud At a Sunday liturgy closing the Congress, SaD speakers played music that made one want to Paulo Cardinal Paul Evaristo Arns presided with five bishops, a number of priests part of the 600 move. Speakers called for political change. It journalists gathered from throughout the world, a rally for candidates for mayor and area and some 35,000 Brazilians who had come to the representatives. shrine of Our Lady of Aparecido. It was a lively The next day more demonstrating groups liturgy with a cantor acting more as a cheerleader this time it was a call for the impeachment of than a sedate leader of song. President Collor. Again loud music from carte A power failure in the midst of Cardinal mounted speakers forced the attention of Arns' homily did not stop the intrepid church- passersby. Even our hotel doorman enth man w no more than the former military leader- cally responded that "Collor is gone. :i ship of the country had intimidated him. Cardi- Collor gone." nal Arns immediately began leading the people A marvelous, rich, vibrant, colorful, in praying several Hail Mary's and then had an assistant lead the people in singing "Ave, Ave, beautiful and varied country and people. Next Ave Maria." time, some stories of good things being dane by About that time the power came back on and church related ministries to alleviate suffering the Cardinal blithely and cleverly attributed that- and difficulties among the people. School Continued from page 7 Evansville, has won the U.S.A.- Members include Jeremy John- A.A.U. Grand Wrestling Champi- son, Paul Clements, Mike Shep- Junior Leader onship. He was undefeated at the ard, John Beyer and Jason Seng. , 5e-pound bantam weight class. Johnson, Clements and Shepherd are named to the all-city team. Mater Dei's girls cross country Troup 490 for Junior Leadership Cross country team placed second in the city meet. Team members include Gory Spaetti, a seventh grader at Resurrection School, ..... gville,'was a Junior Leader !!?::, Roplassentative from Boy Scout training, ii IJ champs Ellen Berendes, Theresa Gar. T L@@ rand, Sarah Hartweck, Angle h " "" utU"es"n" chum" The boys cross country team at Knapp and Nicole Tick. Beren- | Mater Dei High School, des, Garrand and Hartweck are I DustinNosko, a second grader Evansville, won the city cross also on the all-city team. Buin25fpNCrOlD;Y :: at Resurrection School, country meet this fall. Sta i ost Please send information for OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZED. AS SCHOOL NOTEBOOK to Mary THE OLDEST RESTAURANT IN INDIANA Ann Hughes, The Message, P.O. 12 MILES NORTH OF EVANS Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724. . 1 The deadline for copy is 9 a.m. 1 MILE EAST OF US 41 ON OLD STATE I the Friday before publication. Correction OLDEST ORIGINAL The Newman Lecture, pre- LOG sented by Father John Shea on "Stories of Faith," will be INN given at the University of Southern Indiana. The loca- tion of the lecture was incor- rectly reported in the Oct. 2 issue of the Message. i HAUBSTADT ELECTRIC L Licensed. Bonded Insured Industrial, Commercial and Residential To,Y ,.A, Jo P.o. Be, 5 Golden dubilarians Dennis and Lorraine (Craft) Greulich of Evansville will cele- brate their fiftieth wedding anniversary with a reception ..,__ COACH hosted by their children beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at Corpus Christi cafeteria in Evansville. Family and FOR COMPLETE 111.  STOP friends are invited to attend. They were married Oct. 22, ELECTRICAL SERVICE 1942; at St. Mary Church, Evansville. They are the parents of FISCHER ELECrmC inC. Dine in the Original Log Room eight children, Mary C. Reine of Evansville, Edward of San SCHNELLVILLE, IN that Abraham Lincoln was in ..... Diego, Calif. , Charles of Branson, Me., Michael of Evansville, 389-2418 David of Evansville, Doris Schultheis of Evansville, Nancy - in November 1844 Greelich of Evansville, and Donna DeFrees of New Harmony .... , DINNERS SERVED by AIM Carte Menu They have 11 living grandchildren; one grandson is deceased. Main Street or FAMILY STYLE for 4 or More .': Greulich retired in 1086 from M and M Auto Service. Draught Beer - Wine - Cocktails "- '. ..... ' Pharmacy DINING ROOM SEATING 500 UA family  yOU call tl" ' 217 E. Main St, D0wnt0wnWasKmgtm Serving Dinner from 4 to 10:30 p.m. Phone: 254-5141 Tuesday - Saturday Miller & Miller .- - ' Closed Sunday and Monday 424"9274 Evansville Telephone 867-3216 .... , GENE and RITA ELPERS, proprietors lib,=