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"1 will obey God anywhere, at any tilme, with courage!" Rose Hawthorne, Foundress. 14 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana Rudy Montejano is new CEF By PAUL R. LEINGANG Message Editor Rodolfo "Rudy" Montejano is the new executive director of the Catholic Education Foundation. If you haven't heard tile name before, don't worry. You will. The new executive director of the Catholic Education Foundation is a man with an extensive background ill edu- cation, business and govern- ment circles -- not only in his home state of California but also on the national level. His service has included ap- pointment by President Richard Nixon as a Commis- sioner of the Interstate Com- merce Commission. Montejano and his family moved to southwestern Indi- ana from southern California in December 1990. Fie had been diagnosed as a diabetic and he had determined to change his life style. His wife Linda is all Evansville native, and they decided to move to Indiana. The Montejanos and their daughter, Remy Mar- gaux, live near Darmstadt and are members of St. Wendel Church. Montejano completed his undergraduate and doctoral law degrees at the University of California at Berkeley, and began his private practice in 1966. His military experience in- cludes service as an officer in U.S. Army Intelligence. In California he served as a R.S.V.P Sr. Marie Edwald,O.P./Vocation Directress Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne 600 Linda Avenue, Hawthorne, NY 10532 (914) 7694794 Srr Edward ( would hke tO knot rnoe about your Comtwamty o Ad,=,.- Oty Z> E-IN SHARE A GREAT COMPASSION The Dominican Sisters Of Hawthorne. We nurse incurable cancer patients in our seven free, modem nursing homes, located in New York, Pennsyivania, Ohio, Massachusetts, Georgia and Minnesota. Many who enter our community have no prior nursing experience, but we all share a great compassion for the suffering poor and delight at being able to help them. Living the vows and participating in a life of prayer gives us the ability to serve God in this Apostolate. We seek women who are full of love for Christ, and desire to Join a congregation with a strong spiritual and community life. member and president of the Santa Ann Unified School District Board; as a member and tile first president of the Board of Trustees of the Ran- cho Santiago Community Col- lege District; as chairman of the California Community College Legislative Commit- tee; as an elected inember of the Board of Directors of the California Community Col- lege Trustees Association; as a member of the Board of Di- rectors of the California League of Community Col- leges; as a member of the Board of Directors of the Pa- cific Symphony Orchestra; as a member of the Board of Di- rectors of tile Hispanic Cham- ber of Commerce of Orange County, and as a member of the Advisory Board of Direc- tors of the Automobile Club of Southern California. Montejano also served as a founder and the chairman of the Santiago Club -- a com- munity service organization which provided hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants and assistance to community organizations and civic activities. His involvement in educa- tion has included member- ship on the Western Associa- tion Accrediting Commission -- which is responsible for Reader Cho/ce Following are explanations of some of the words and phrases used in stories about the synodal process. ASSEMBLY (Parish, Deanery) A gathering of interested persons to discuss issues affecting the Diocese of Evansville. DIOCESE 1. A geographical division of the Church with the Bishop of chief shepherd. In one sense, a diocese is defined for administrative purposes. 2. All the Catholic people of a particular geographic area. These people may be part of parishes or institutions within the boundaries. PRIMARY PASTORAL ISSUES 1. An issue that requires a fundamental policy decision affecting a diocese's mission, people, ministries, financial resources, organization and management. 2. An area where we as a Diocese must focus our attention and energy in a special way during the next three to five years. Puzzled by a Synod word? A "Catholic" word? Send it in. Please define the following word: Mail to the Message, Post Office Box 4169, Evansville, IN 47724-0169. II II II i H i a| "A family name you can trust" Miller & Miller 424-9274 November 6, 1 i !i RUDY MONTEJANO accrediting community leges and occupational leges in the western region:' the United States. Montejano was a by President Nixon to bership on the Inter Commerce Commission. ident Gerald Ford apt him to the Board of of the Legal Services lion, which provides sistance to indigents United States and its " ries -- including Puerto l Virgin Islands, Guam American Samoa. When Montejano to leave his busy life ange County, Calif.; cided that he wanted s, how to continue to education and for the "I can't think of a better to do that" than his lion with CEF, he said. As ecutive director, he is sible for guiding CEF to raise money for aid to students at Mater and Memorial high Montejano has also to continue in the business and civic munity. He is a the Board of Directors Evansville Chamber of( merce Small Business tor Project. "Everybody has an tion to serve the he said, and he intends his extensive experien fund raising and service to benefit community. He said his first as executive director "to build on the trernenC base that was establishel Beulah (Evans), and fully expand upon it." i;il