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Adelaide Southern Cross (Newspaper) - October 12, 1951, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia radio replies continued from previous Page time Factor in genesis even allowing for the Long life Span of Early biblical characters the Advance of civilisation seems More rapid in the account in genesis than is borne out by archaeologists. If genesis be interpreted As literal chronology that is so. But that would be to mistake the intentions of the writer of the account in genesis. It is obvious that genesis gives an exceedingly compressed account. It seems to allow Only nine generations Between Adam and Abraham Only a tiny Frac Tion of the time required by archaeology. But the biblical account is a religious work which abstracted Alto Gether from it omitted countless generations Between Adam and Abraham and the Gap Between those two could have been 100,000 years for All we know unless we adopt the pre adamites theory holding that a race of human beings had existed and completely died out before the production of Adam and eve a theory which it is practically impossible to substantiate. Iron age too soon in the biblical account for instance brass and Iron appear very Early. That they appear very Early in the account is due to the condensed nature of that account. At does not mean that they appeared As Early As that in reality. Archaeology reveals at least five Long stages through savagery and barbarism before the Iron age. Each of those stages could have occupied thousands of years. But those stages could have been themselves a degeneration from an earlier and much higher level of intelligence and culture. Scientists themselves have to admit the possibility of that. But whatever science is Able to discover and prove in All these matters it will provide no reason for doubting the essential teach Ings of a biblical account which is out Side the sphere of science altogether and which was intended As a religious not As a scientific revelation. Such undoubtedly historical elements As it does contain were expressed not according to modern standards of strictly scientific historical composition but in a simple and often symbolical Way adapted to the mentality of the Primi Tive people in the age when it was written. E. & m. Considine. Catholic depot 124 Gawler place phone i w 2974. Sup Puea to hand of Burns a Oates new Dally Soman Missal. Translated by mgr. Ronald Knox. Bound in Plu Visal Price 88/9. Other bindings to follow. Spend your next Holiday at Brighton accommodation freely available at Brighton hotel phone x 763s catering Home made dainties baked on the Day of your party wedding. Social Etc. V. Quigley West Beach Road Richmond communion breakfasts phone l 6905. Carmel of the eucharistic heart of Jesus Glen Osmond. The association of the perpetual lamp of our lady of mount Carmel has been established. Members share in the prayers and privileges of the entire order. Subscription i yearly life membership �1. Brown habits of cur lady of mount Carmel for the dead always ready. Benediction sunday and first Friday 4 . Phone u 6428. Items of interest Juis Eminence Cardinal Gilroy sent the following Cable to her majesty the Queen at Buckingham Palace your majesty is assured of the fervent prayers of australian catholics for the speedy and Complete re covery of his majesty. Sgd car Dinal the Cable from his Eminence was one of Many from Heads of the Catholic Church in All parts of the British Commonwealth. Ryphe Bishop of Ranchi it. Rev. Or. O. Sevrin s.j., who controls the largest Mission diocese in India recently visited Ireland having been to Rome Switzerland and other parts of Europe. Many benefactors in Ireland he said were helping to build a Church in the diocese which would be called St. Patrick s. Or. Sevrin who is a native of Belgium has been 43 years in India. A sister in a joking mood asked a girl in class what is the differ ence Between Noah s Ark and Joan of arc the girl replied Noah s Ark was made of Wood and Joan of arc was maid of recently in the Quebec Village of Jacquet River mrs. Annie Firlotte walked to the Little Church for a special mass. With her went some of her children grandchildren great grand children and great great grandchildren. Mrs. Firlotte was celebrating her 110th birthday. The old lady finds it difficult to get to mass every Day the weather is not always Good but she manages the journey More than once in most weeks. Five generations live with her and her chief pleasure is to go around visiting other relatives. The first sequence of a film of the life of blessed Pius x was shot on August 20, the 37th anniversary of his death in the papal apartment in the Vatican. The script was supplied by Giuseppe de Mori a venetian writer who knew blessed Pius. The main role will be played by a relative of the Pope. I Ord Pakenham first lord of the admiralty made history recently when he landed by plane on the air Craft Carrier illustrious in the English Channel. This was the first time a first lord has made such a Landing. Lord Pakenham was visiting the Home air command. He took off from Northolt in a naval aircraft and As it circled before Landing the ship fired a 17-gun Salute also a unique Hap pening in the circumstances. Of Italy s oldest priest mgr. Giovanni. Giorsini Parish priest of Sivigliano near Turin has died at the age of 101. He continued to carry out his priestly duties to the Day he died. A n unexploded bomb believed to have been jettisoned by an . Plane which was hit by German anti aircraft fire Over Paris in 1944, was recently unearthed behind the Sacre Coeur Basilica in Montmartre. The bomb weighed about half a ton and the fuse later removed was in perfect condition. Rewo students of St. Bede s grammar school Bradford England were travelling on a bus which gradually became crowded. First one then the other gave up his seat to standing lady passengers. Their Good manner so impressed a Man that he remarked they Are better than in other schools. I la Send your building fund �50." True to his word he sent a Cheque for that amount. Special courses have been opened at Tokio at the Convent of the daughters of St. Paul to train future nuns in technology and Public speak ing As required for their future work at the radio station sponsored by the society of St. Paul. Several of the future Sisters Are University graduates. The daughters of St. Paul have been Active in Japan since 1948, and now have 16 japanese candidates the first three of whom will leave for Italy on August 25 to make their novitiate at the Mother House. Sec or. Eric Neve k.c., chairman for four English Quarter sessions is not a Catholic but his Catholic friends Call him a near miss he said when speaking As a guest at the annual Gene ral meeting of the Catholic prisoners Aid society in London. In a Way he was also the Host for the meeting was held in the parliament chamber of the Middle Temple Hall the holy of holies of the benches of that inn. Or. Neve is one of them. He had some very pertinent things to say about the lamentable Way in which catholics support or rather do not support the prisoners Aid society. It he jesuits Aurora University in Shanghai funded in 1903, has been seized by the chinese communists who intend to run it As a state College. The Community of French and chinese jesuits have been expelled. La to. Geoffrey Forrest Hughes of Rose Bay n.s.w., who died on septem Ber 13, aged 56, was a member of a distinguished Catholic family a Lead ing figure in Legal and commercial circles and a Pioneer in the australian flying movement. He was educated at St. Ignatius col lege Riverview from 1907 to 1913. In 1911 he travelled with his parents in England and Europe and was received with them in private audience by his holiness the Pope. In that year he at tended with his parents the Coronation of King George v. In 1915 he applied to enlist in the australian flying corps but As he was not accepted he travelled to England and joined the Royal flying corps. He served with distinction both As com Bat Pilot and As an officer in France and As an officer in charge of flying instructors in the 21st Wing at Oxford. He was awarded the military Cross for gallantry. T Atsy Hendren is to leave Sussex county Cricket club where he has been coach since 1947. His contract expires next year but the club have said that they will release him if he finds another position before that time. Before going to Sussex this famous England cricketer coached for a time at Harrow school. Here seems to be an admirable Opportunity for one of England s Catholic Public schools. H a Eugene a. Obregon of the . Marine corps who was awarded the congressional medal of Honor highest . Award posthumously sacrificed his life to save a Comrade in Korea. During the As Sault of Seoul in september 1950, he used himself As a living shield to save the life of a wounded Corporal. Private Obregon was buried from his Parish Church after requiem mass. . Mass list for new australians sundays of month father Yatulis father Kuczmanski father Kaczmar father Fazekas lithuanian polish ukrainian hungarian first 9.30pirie Street 10.00woodside 9.00woodside 10.30pirie Street 11.00alberton second. 8.30alberton 9.00woodside 9.00croydon 8.00albert Park 10.30pirie Street 10.00woodside 11.30st. Patrick s 9.30pirie Street third 9.00albert Park 9.00croydon 10.00kilburn 9.00woodside jul., sept., nov jul., sept., nov 11.30st. Patrick s 10.00woodside 9.00woodville guns. 9.00albert Park aug., oct., dec aug. Oct., dec 10.30pirie Street 10.30st. Leonards fourth 7.45smithfield 9.00albert Park 9.00croydon 10.00woodside 10.00gawler 11.30st. Patrick s 10.30pirie Street fifth 10.30pirie Street mall Ala 9.30port Adelaide 9.00woodside 11.30st. Patrick s 10.00woodside it is proposed that visits to country places should be arranged where possible for Public holidays. Old australian catholics can Sho w their love of god and neighbor by alerting new australians about mass arrangements. Pharmaceutical Willi a general meeting of the Guild was held on tuesday. Many apologies were received and there was no need to seek police assistance to regulate the throng. The main business was the study of chapter 10 of St. Luke s gospel which is was considered had not been done thoroughly previously. The particular factors in the Mission of the seventy two considered were

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