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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 10-THE LETKBRIDQB HERALD May 1974 Herald- Religion First baptism celebrated A centennial mass observing the first Catholic baptism recorded in the Lethbridge area will be celebrated Sunday at 4 p m in St Patrick's Church. Mane daughter of Histokimkm and Saul Abbott was baptized by Father June 1874 A combined choir under direction of Barbara will perform music for the Let Me Bring written by Philip Green The service will be videotape recorded for later viewing Organist in Expo recital Barry organist at First Baptist Lethbridge this week particiapted in an Expo 74 recital in Spokane Mr Waterlow was invited to perform at St John the Evangelist as part of a program saluting the exposition Home values endorsed TABER The importance of the home is the theme of the Taber Stake quarterly conference being held today and Sunday Stake president Kenneth P Anderson advises that a meeting for adult and young adult members will be held at the stake centre 7pm this evening and the general to which visitors are will commence at 10 a m Sunday Lutheran merger closer EDMONTON Alberta-B C District Missouri Synod Lutherans at their weekend convention moved a step closer to a merger with two other Canadian Lutheran denominations They voted to support and encourage merger negotiations with both financial and personnel resources Delegates also voted to ask their parent Missouri Synod m St Mo to amend its bylaws so its three Canadian districts upon mutual can enter into such a merger The two other Lutheran churches involved in merger discussions with Missouri Synod in Canada are the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Canada and the Canada Lutheran Church in America tm Lethbridge Christian Reformed Invites You to Listen to the Back to God Hour Every Sunday Night at 7 30 p m 'over CHEC Radio WHICH CHURCH'' This radio message reminds us of the Bibles teaching regarding the true church and the necessity of our belonging to it Ephesians 5 shows us the rich data about the helping us to sort out our own ideas about the church and its importance 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 WORLDWIDE CHURCH OF GOD with Ambassador Colleee JUNE 1st at 10 00 a m LETHBRIDGE COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE LARGE LECTURE THEATRE 5th Ave 18th SI South Minister RICHARD WILDING Ph 288 4087 Listen to GARNER TED ARMSTRONG ON CFCN RADIO and TELEVISION Church of the Nazarene 9th 16thSt R G 327-4786 Aunt 328-0130 9 45 a m School 1100 a m A E President of Canadian Nazarene College Speaking 7 00 p m NEW Singers from Calgary Tuesday Evening 7 30 p m Bible Study A Friendly Welcome Awaits You L LETHBRIDGE CATHOLIC CHURCHES WEEKEND MASSES ST. PATRICK'S CORNER 4th AVE and 10th ST S SATURDAY. 7 00 p m Obligation 9 00 a m 10 30 a m 12 Noon ASSUMPTION 2405 12th AVE S 7 30 p m Obligation 30 11 00 30 pm Folk Mass 1045 a m Hall ST. BASIL'S 604 13th STREET NORTH 30 p m SUNDAY-7 30 a m 9 00 a m 10 30 a m 12 15 noon COALHURST-9 00 a m Sunday ST. PETER ST. PAUL'S CORNER 7th AVE and 12th ST 'B' NORTH SUNDAY LITURGY 9am and 11 a m Advisor for divorced Catholics Rev James Young pioneers Boston program Catholic divorce changes surfacing By GEORGE W. CORNELL Mass A movement is spreading in the Roman Catholic Church against its rule forbidding divorce and remarriage The opposition surfacing very says Rev James adviser to a pioreenng Divorced Catholics Group here that has led to similar groups across the United States There is a growing feeling that change is in order The church law has been different in the past and it be dif ferent allowing for sec- ond marriages in the he said Much of the impetus for change has come from various moral theologians and canon experts in the Roman Catholic Church's who contend the present matrimonial system has become unjust and unworkable It not really answer the needs of so many says a report of a study committee of the Canon Law Society of America Under existing a di- vorced Catholic who remarries is automatically excluded from communion Father a staff mem- ber of Boston's Pauhst started the special ministry to divorced Catholics two years ago to help them cope with their situation began to see the in- justice and suffering the law he said in an inter- adding that the ex- perience pointed to a need for changing the law and efforts toward that end he emphasized this wouldn't mean abandoning the concept of the permanence of ideal taught by would mean recognizing the fact that people often fail in achieving it No one is more against di- vorce than those who have been through the pain of he said we can't just cut these people adrift Similar Divorced Catholic groups also have been started in other including To- Grand Mich Tex R I Calif Md Ore Santa Calif and Conn Father a marriage counsellor in Chicago for four years before being assigned to the Boston said the church for years has ignored the realities of which now affects about as many Catholics as other married half of them He said conservative esti- mates are that there now are Gospel concert The New Dawn a Calgary gospel music- will present a contemporary program Sunday at 7 p.m. in Lethbridge Church of the Nazarene about three million divorced Catholics m the U S who have remarried formally barred from church sacraments But increasing numbers of them are returning to commu he defying church often with pastoral guid- ance It has become a widespread practice in dealing with a doubtful canon he said People are simply making the decision themselves which shows both courage and a growing maturity marries secretary DENVER Colo Maharaj the 16-year-old guru who is spiritual leader of the Divine Light has married his secretary The Rocky Mountain News says in a copyright story that the guru married Marolyn Lois Monday night Afterward a reception was held at his house here The guru claims more than followers in the United States and six million world- wide The mission is based here was written in whitewash on the rear win- dows of a silver Maserati sports a wedding gift to the couple Guru Maharaj Ji needed a court order from Juvenile Court Judge Morns Cole to obtain a marriage licence because he was too young to be married in Colorado without parental permission The guru's father is dead and his mother lives in India Cole said the guru quite a bit of money and he seems quite older than 16 SUCCESSOR APPOINTED ANTIGONISH NS Sister Margaret Delorey of the Congregation of Notre Dame has been appointed principal and superior of the St Francis Xavier University's Mount Saint Bernard College General inspired by zeal of youth By JOHN WARD TORONTO with thinning grey hair receding from his Commissioner Clarence Wise- man of the Salvation Army fixes a questioner with piercing blue eyes and speaks earnestly of the subjects close to his youth and the Army Commissioner for the last seven years territorial commander of the Army in Canada and was elected in London this month to succeed Sweden's Erik Wickberg as the organization's next world first Canadian to hold the post At a news conference he and his wife explained their views and ideas on the Army and its role in now and in the future The who as- sumes his new the rank of said he has great hopes for the young people of today have great honesty and and are doing great things in the world he said Young people had great zeal and enthusiasm and while some churches seemed to be having problems attracting the austere discipline and purpose of the Army had a strong attraction Army growing He said that the Army is growing and expanding across the and the dedication of young officers is a powerful part of that expansion There are about Salvationists in Canada and about 2 5 million in the worldwide organization The Newfoundland-born commissioner was asked whether he thinks the role and purpose of the century-old Salvation Army is changing He said the Army's tradi- tional service-oriented and evangelical functions will adapt to a changing but the basic purpose will remain the be a conscience for to serve society and to act as a witness for Christ We are here to show what Jesus Christ can really mean in a he said He explained a little of the Army's saying that although his new position is one of great there is still much consultation on the local level It is more authority on the moral level It is a position of responsibility for doctrinal and spiritual matters Corps groups The Salvation as its name is organized on military with soldiers and officers organized into corps Territorial leaders hold the rank of commissioner and the world who retires at age is the only active general Commissioner Wiseman's wife who has worked closely with her husband during more than 45 years of will continue to work Moderator candidates Ont Rev Wilbur Kenneth of Ottawa and two women emerged this week as candidates for the post of moderator of the United Church of Canada Rev Katharine Hockim of Toronto and Mrs Jean Collins of Ottawa were announced as candidates at a n-ews conference at the annual meeting of the church's London conference Rev Harriett Christie of Toronto and John A Black. a said earlier they would be candidates to succeed Dr N Bruce McLeod who retires as moderator in August Dr Howard announced his candidacy in a speech to the meeting which ends Thursday For seven years he was at Dominion Chalmers United and in 1972 was president of the church's Montreal Ottawa conference Dr Hockim is director of the Ecumenical Institute in Toronto and Mrs Collins has had wide experience as a missionary Election of a new moderator will be held at a meeting the church's general council in in mid-August with the women's groups in the Army She was asked about the women's liberation but said she had little interest in such activities a very small group are involved in she said the women can hold any post and have even served as she added Commissioner Wiseman has served with the Army since graduation from staff college in 1927 During the Second World he was the first Salvation Army chaplain to go overseas with Canadian troops He served in Britain until 1942 and then administered Army work for servicemen in in the Middle India and Cey- lon before turning to Canada in 1945 In he was named temtonal commander for East doing missionary work in Tanzania and Uganda That service convinced him there is a great need for indigenous officers to aid in missionary work because a few they may not accept white missionaries at all He is only the third non- Englishman elected to lead the Army The Wisemans travel to the Army's international to take up their new duties in but leave a part of our hearts in Canada EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH 12th Avenue and Mayor Migrath Drive PASTOR REV H J JOST PHONE 327-6113 10 00 a m School 11 00 am 7 00 p m Service 'A Cordial Invitation to All CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE Cor 5th Ave and 13th St S SALVATION HEALINGS MIRACLES Pastor REV T W ROYCROFT 11 15 a Service 7 00 p m Service THE SALVATION ARMY MAJORS 1302 4th AvenueS Corps Officers THELMA M CORNEY JOAN M PIERCE 945 School 11 00 am Worship 7 00 p m Flight Rally Night Film SIGNPOSTS ALOFT Thursday at 7 30 p m STUDY WE INVITE YOU TO MAKE THE ARMY YOUR CHURCH HOME CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS Everyone Welcome FIRST SECOND and SEVENTH WARDS 1912 10th Avenue South THIRD and FOURTH WARDS 28th Street South and Scenic Drive FIFTH and SIXTH WARDS 2223 6th Avenue A North STUDENT BRANCH 28th Street South PLEASE PHONE 328-8305 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION NORBRIDGE COMMUNITY CHURCH 10 00 a m School tor all 11 00 am Service Message CONSTITUTES A MISSIONARY CALL 700 EVERYONE IS WELCOME The Church In Cinidi 1402 8 N Pastor D Sipe THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA SAINT AUGUSTINE'S REVEREND L FRANK LEE BA S T B Rector REVEREND DEREK HOSKIN L Th Curate DENNIS WHITELEY A tous T C L A R C O Organist and Choirmaster 8 00 a m Communion 9 00 a m Communion 11 00 am of Holy Baptism Nursery provided All Departments of Church School 7 30 p m Room MIDWFEK SERVICES May 715am Communion May 9 30 a m Communion ST. MARY THE VIRGIN CoitW 12th St. C eth Avt. N. Rector Tlie Reverend Canon Robert W Cowan B A i ih SUNDAY AFTER ASCENSION 7 30 a m 8 00 a m 1000 am School 10 55 am in Parish Hall 11 00 am Eucharist 6 30 p m WEEKDAY SERVICES Tuesday 7 00 p m Thursday Octave of Ascension 9 40 a m tucnanst 7 30 p m for Communion ;