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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD Occvmbtr 1973 Religion Prelate requests abortion letter TORONTO Arch- bishop Philip Pocock of Toronto has asked the Roman Catholics in his archdiocese to start a letter- writing campaign to press the federal government for anti- abortion legislation. He asked on the weekend that they write their members of Prime- Minister Pierre Trudeau and Justice Minister Otto Lang in an attempt to bring about a HONPA BUDDHIST CHURCH 3611 ForMtry Ave. 10.00 a m Service English Speaker Rev James H Burkey change in the Criminal Code regarding abortion. The archbishop sent a mes- sage to all priests and members of religious orders in the asking them to urge their parishioners to par- ticipate in the letter-writing campaign. The message has been reproduced by Alliance for an anti-abortion and has been sent to all Roman Catholic bishops in Canada. Archbishop Pocock said in the message that Morgentaler trial in Montreal has pointed out very clearly that the present law on abor- tion does not protect the lives of unborn CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE Comer 5th and 13th St. 3. SALVATION HEALING MIRACLES Pastor. REV. T. W ROYCROFT Service Service THE SALVATION ARMY 13024th AvenueS Corps Officers MAJORS THELMA M. JOAN M PIERCE a.m. School Worship and Coffee Service Study WE INVITE YOU TO MAKETHE ARMY YOUR CHURCH HOME Bethlen Presbyterian Church 1014-IOth Avenue North Lethbrldge Minister George Telci M.th. Vivien Toth English Worship a.m. Hungarian Worship a.m. Sunday School a.m. St. Andrew's PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1818-5 Avenue South Minister Reverend L. D B.A Organist Mr. W. Vander Kooy PLUS Church All classes from Kindergarten to Grade Six. Nursery during church hour. FAMILY NIGHT Lambridge Christian Reformed Church Invites you to listen to the Back to God Hour every Sunday night at p.n over CHEC Radio KOHOUTEK the comet of Christmas has a message for us. Those who know the story of the Star of the East will be impressed with the fact that another Heavenly brilliance illuminate's Christ's birth. The Christian Reformed Church is located at 1807 2nd Ave. North in the city Services at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. You are invited cordially Lethbridge Independent Baptist Church Interested in Pure Bible In What Christ Has For Meet With Us Around God's Word MONDAYS at p.m. 1714-14 Avt. South Listen CHEC p.m. Sundays Church Rev. G. K. B A.. M Oiv Director of Mr. D. Barry Waterlow L.T.C.L a.m. Sunday Church School Ordinance of Believer's Baptism Music by the Choir and the Young People Family Supper and Christmas Program by the Sunday School YOU ARE INVITED TO WORSHIP WITH US Military padres busy in Mideast CAIRO Two soft- spoken a Roman Catholic and a are among the busiest men in Canada's peacekeeping contingent usually doing everything but the tasks generally as- sociated with clerics. Elaborate services and stern sermons have little place in the lives of Doug an armed forces cap- tain and United Church or his Catholic colleague. Rev Pierre a major. You're far more likely to tind them acting as financial advisers. marriage solv- ing postal problems or sharing a joke with men of all religions at a lonely outpost in the middle of the desert. We fill in for each other all the said Capt an Ottawa native. even as- sisted at Catholic masses Irom time to time. try not to overlap. For it Father Richard goes to Rabah in the then he's the chaplain for everyone regardless of and the same is true when I go to an both men con- duct regular services lor anyone who wants to attend the reason we're so incredibly busy here has nothing to do with says Capt. Blair. Morality deplored Tenn. A statement deploring low estate of in the United States has been adopted by bishops of the United Methodist Church. The as they ad- journed a recent meeting said sins of blind economic nation the arms race and dehumanization are enemies of peace cannot condone the low estate of morality in our and what appears to be a national contempt for human values The bishops of the United States were joined in signing the statement by overseas bishops who added their own statement declaring their agreement as it concerns moral problems throughout the CHRISTIAN SCIENCE 1203 4th AVE. S. SUNDAY 8-15 TRUTH That THE PRESERVER OF WEDNESDAY 7 30 Meeting READING ROOM Open Noon-2-00 p.m. Sat. LAKEVIEW MEMONITE BRETHREN CHURCH 15 Ave. A 29 St. So. Phor.e 327-5854 PASTOR MV. HENRY UNHAU PhOfM 329-3542 WHERE THE LORD IS LOVED AND PEOPLE ARE a.m. Sunday School SADNESS OF Special Christmas Contata King of Kings by John W. Petersen YOUNG PEOPLE BIBLE p.m BIBLE STUDY and PRAYER Opening letters which had been lying on his desk for three the 41-year-old padre said most of the men who seek out a chaplain do so because they are worried about financial problems at home 'So we contact a chaplain who lives near their home in he goes to visit their tamilies and offers whatever help is needed and usually within 24 hours we've solved the trouble Once.'he he was awak- along with Father Rich- who is based in in the middle of the night by a young soldier who was mendously disturbed by per- sonal problems he had with his wife before leaving home and which were still un- resolved That particular difficulty hasn't been completely ironed out but. says Capt a so- lution is on the way. the beginning before the main system was operating we used to have hundreds of men worried about not getting letters and somehow it became our job to reassure them and get messages back to make certain there was nothing Religious he virtually disappear in a camp such as this. soldier really stops making clear dis- tinctions between religions and you will often see a Protestant going to talk to Father Richard or a Catholic coming to see 6 Jesus will return to aid fuel crisis' TORONTO Jesus Christ will return to earth in time to solve the energy a Metropolitan Toronto evangalist told his congregation Sunday night. has put enough resources in the earth to last until the Lord said Rev. A. W. Ness of the Christian Centre. But he warned that Jesus should your grandchildren have a very bleak Mr Ness said the greatest problem today an energy crisis of the because people won't fight for Christian or other ideals. The energy he results from man's abuse of the dominion God gave him over nature. Festival of light Eva Fagerberg of Vancouver wears a crown of seven candles during a Swedish cultural festival last weekend in B.C. The ceremony is based on the legend of Santa Lucia bringing light to the dark days Collection Joseph Freelander has collected in one week playing Christmas carols on downtown Van- couver streets. The musi- cian says the money will go towards gifts for poor children. Pope Paul pleads for peace VATICAN CITY Pope Paul has made an emotional plea for world peace and condemned the idea that struggle and strife are necessary to human society. is it is wis- it is duty and in the end it is even concern and the 76-year-old pontiff declared in a message released for Jan. 1 which the Roman Catholic Church celebrates as World Peace Day. Conscience position defined OTTAWA Roman Catholic bishops moved in a document released this week to clarify the church's position on the role of the conscience. The aimed at priests rather than the was issued by the Canadian Catholic the bishops' national association. It says Catholics should follow their but cautions that this does not mean following any whim or wish. The role of the conscience must be tempered by careful thought and to CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 425 11th SI S J R. Minister Mr. D Maisey. Organist AN 327-4774 Family Service 10-00 a.m service for adults S.S. Classes for Evening Service p.m. EVERYBODY WELCOME Quadriplegic man to be ordained Pa. When William Atkinson broke his neck in a sledding accident in 1965 he thought his dream of becoming a Roman Catholic priest was over. But despite his paralysis from the neck he has been given per- mission to be ordained next February. our knowledge. William Atkinson is the first quadri- plegic to be ordained as a priest in the United Very Rev. Harry A. Cassel of Villanova University said. An appeal to Rome brought the necessary permission for him to be ordained. When Atkinson entered Villanova in the fall of seminarians helped lift his electric-powered ramps were built to aid him in getting around and a sign was erected near a driveway out for wheelchair crossing Not only did Atkinson succeed in where he maintained a B but he was active in sports. He became a coach of one of the intramural football speeding up and down the sidelines in his wheelchair. His love of football came natu- brother is Al Atkinson of the National Foot- ball League New York Jets. Father Cassel says Atkinson could have a future as a teacher or coach in the Augustinian order. But Atkinson wants to be a hospital chaplain. In my short time in the I consider my 16 months a short met very lonely people without he said. is these people I'd like to go back to and reassure that somebody loves them and that there is always DIAL-A-THOT 327-4581 BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH American Baptist General 329 19th Street North H. 328-2045 and English Worship Service Service Preach Christ the Power and Wisdom of BEREAN CHRISTADELPHIANS 333 7th Strwt South Service IS COMING ARE YOU READY TO MEET Speaker Mr. Wm. Blacker 'Wednesday Class A HEARTY WELCOME AWAITS YOU NORBRIDGE COMMUNITY CHURCH The Evangellcel Church In Caneda 1402 8 Ave. N. School 11-00 a Advent Worship Service Christmas A Sunday School Christmas Program Everyone is Welcome Church of the Nazarene 9th Ave. South 18th St. Lethbridge R.G. Outlay 327-4786 Aulst. PMtor-Larry Splcar Phorm 327-1156 School Worship Service With Rev. Deasley Speaking Service Larry Spicer Speaking p.m. Bible Study IN THE People's A Friendly Welcome Awaits YoiJ PUBLIC BREAKFAST MEETING JAN. 9 A.M. SHARP EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL Guest HAROLD BREDESON Renowned Charismatic MONDAY EVENING 27th ANNUAL ROTARY CAROL FESTIVAL 12 Church Choirs Participating Southminster p.m. Take pan in this Traditional Singfest. CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIS' EVERYONE OF LATTI DAY SAI Sunday Sacrament a.m. a.m. p.m. p.m. __.. _. _ _ 3rd WARD 28th St. and Scenic Dr 4th a.m. a.m. p.m. p.m. 2223 6th Ave 'A' N 5th WARD ms om M IM. 6th a.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. OftOft 9Rth Qt Q STUDENT 2808 28th St. S. p.m. ;