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Men of Malvern, V. 7 No. 7 January 1946.
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Men of Malvern, V. 7 No. 7 January 1946.
Malvern Retreat House.
11 January 2014
Malvern Retreat House.
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‘ .., =. -..=‘ l"'%‘ '0 (-3 Greatest Year Ends With Attendance of 7,578 N of llllA.LVlE1RNs Volume 7 ' Returning Vets Have Priority Making Retreats ’ Chairman Green Asks Captains to Adopt Conclave Idea Captains‘ Chairman John E. - Green found imself snowed under wi recommendations which were made at the recent -e 0 January 4. Nearly 100 Captains and Associates attended. Mr. Gree gar-ding a suggestion that was made to give all returning vet- 'ern. eteran of World War Father Matthew F. Keough, S. Marines Chaplain, pointed out the great influence and guidance our returning veterans might give to us in the shaping of our plans for a greater es 1-‘. Gorman. Chaplains’ Corps, U. S. Arm , religious throughout the war. He was religious only while he was in danger, but when the danger passed. ma forgot ' their religion in the filthy game of war. w that they have returned, they want to forget everythin they left behind them, an they are ready and anxious for a Retreat.” Chaplain at Mcilvern Lieutenant John J. Sexton, Chaplains’ Corps, U.S.N.R., is now stationed at the Naval Hos- pital, St. Albana, Long Island, N. Y He recently made his annual Retreat at Malvern. Formerly of St. Savior’s Church, Brooklyn, N. Y., Father Sexton served in Alaska for a year and then joined the Third Marine Division taking part in the invasion and capture of Iwo J. Get Well Quickly. Ioe ‘ Word comes through Associ- iate Captain Bill Rumng that another of. Judge Flood’s asso- ciate ca tains, Ignatius J. (Joe) Stubins i, is recovering from an operation in Phoenixville Hos- pital, where he has been confined . for the last mont .. ‘ G In order that his Chnshnas -2 might be as pleasant as ssiblc, ,,i ‘ a number of Men of Ialvem laden .with a ' come . Congratulations. Iohn John J. Smith, who does such a good job with the Marine di- vision of the Leighton-Perez mu , been re-elected preigent of Lodge 89, Ameri- ca ' l U. :l]i:pe;)tleexei3’ our congratulations. ii acted Ipromptly re- - ans is priority in making a . Circulation Last Month 20,445 JANUARY, 1946 Our Guests of Honor The Most Reverend Hugh L Lamb, D.D., V.G.. Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia. of left, who has graciously accepted our invitation to he is the Hon. Con resent of our Annual Dinner. At right. cCole. Mayor of Willies-Barre. noted humorist, who will be our lay spealier. Pm Lost in Lake Erie Found in Philadelphia James V. Esposito, former C. A. Captain of the Six-Three Group and member of Malvern's Planning mmittee, was sur- prised recently when a f the American Society o Civil Engineers, lost b him in Lake Erie more than ve years ago, turned up in Philadelphia. The pin was returned to Jim by the Secretary of the ngi- neers' Club of Philadelphia who explained that it had been sent to him b rs. Schumacher, secretary of the Barcla Hotel. It had been found in t hotel lobby, and ainceAJim's name was engraved upon it, there was no difficulty about finding the owner. ' “I never expected to see that pin again,” said Jim, as a further explained that it had been lost in 16 feet of water at Erie, Pa., while he was sweep- ing the bottom of the lake in preparation of the building of a doc ' 2,000 feet out into the lake. Brother Ensigris , Ensigris Joseph J. and Francis X. Naughton, sons of J. Ber- nard Naughton. all of the Wal- ter J. Dorsey Memorial Group, met recently at the Naval Air Station at Hawaii. Francis is a damage control officer on the U. S. S. ester, which is expected to arrive in Philadelphia in the very near uture. Joe, who is a disbursing of- ficer, was recently elected presi- dent of the Holy Name Society of Fleet Air Wing Two in the Hawaiian Islands. Both made their retreats to- gether in 1942, and entered the service together shortly after. it is expected that the may both be honorably disc arged ether in time to join their tog group at Malvern in October. Dr. Tolcmd Honored At the annual Board meeting of the Federauon of Catholic Physicians’ Guilds held recently at the Drake Hotel, Chicago, 111., Dr. Joseph J. Toland, .11-., co-Captain of the Mid-May Group, was elected treasurer of the national organization. The Federation’ of Catholic Physicians’ Guilds has recently been afhljated with the Cath- the approval of the Adminis- trative Boar of the National Catholic Welfare Conference. Dr. Toland, who is Medical Director of Nazareth Hospital, ls the first Philadelphian to hold office in the national organiza- tion. Back Home Thomas E. Tracey of the Hon. John H. Neeson Memorial Group, recently received his honorable discharge as S[Sgt. in the Twentieth Air Force I Tom completed 28 combat mis- Medal with two Oak leaf Clus- ters aa well as two battle stars. He plans to return to La Salle College to complete his educa- tion. [ the Men Number 7 . Our Biggest Dinner to -be Held January 30 Last Call for Reservations Is At Hand As Returning Veterans Swell Numbers Who Will Enjoy Finest Program Because the Annual Dinner of upon 3 heard from are the Navy Yard, Archie Allan, with 120 reserva- tions, and the famed “Six-Three Club", Bill Gilmartin, with 105. As usual, Nick Edge, who is of the latter group, handed a check $40.00 to the Chairman as S I " - I, I fully a preciate the great ziggoggen nlinaandy fgesefevtitllgg solace ‘ to. found at t. Service en e I :.0,::i::.:;;"-:::.ss‘: ‘O; 23.: we. now an a wwmn with asking an‘ Captainsgtl; adopt the highlights of the dinner, but this [an immediate! n we would muchesrefer that you P ' get your knowl ge about it by being present to help welcome of Malvern who have returned from overseas. His Excellency, Bisho Lamb, ii staunch proponent o things Malvern, will again honor us by giving the invocation, and later expressing his thoughts regard- ing the work being done. The lay speaker for the occa- Fcither Gormcm Guest at Conclave All of those who attended the recent Captains’ Conclave were deli lived to have as their hon- cred: Rev. Charles Laurence Church, Upper Darby, who is now on terminal leave after serving as an Army Chap- lain in the Belgian Bulge area. Father Gonnan showed some striking colored stills and pre- sented some movies which. he had taken during his war serv- ice which thrilled all who were privileged to see them. Father orman served as Chaplain in World War I when he won a Silver Star. In World War II, he was stationed at the 16th General Hospital near Liege where he cared for e wounded, and all those threat- ened by the Bulge. When the U. S. S. Quincy ar- rived in Boston on which our Vice-Rector served as Chaplain, Father Keoug-h presented the tabernacle from the Quincy to Father Gorman, then stationed at the Lovell General Hospital, Ft. Devens, Mass, where it now graces the hospital chapel. We are grateful to Father an for the showin of the pictures which record his great work ‘so typical of the valuable service rendered by all of our Catholic Chaplains. evening, Janua Your forwhese places will be . OFFICIAL‘ NOTICE The Annual Meeting of Retreat League of Philadelphia w 24. I946, in the hall of the Catholic h Association. IBI9 Arch Street. The terms of seven members of the Board of Directors shall expire at this meefin and nominations and elections eld. privileged to attend this meeting and are invited to do so. JAMES A. DOUGHERTY, Secretory. Philadelphia, January 2, I946. to h Layman’: Weeli-End ill be held on Thursday All Men of Molvern are Yet To Be Ofered sion will be the Hon. Cori Mc- ‘Cole, Mayor of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., the city often refert as the New York of Pennsyl- vania, who comes to us sqhighly .say any of the splendid things we have heard concerning him. Naturally, Dr. Gibbons will address us; for no such Malvetn gathering would be half plete without the inspiring reso- nance of his melodious phras- ing, to say nothing of the tang- of his searching and 2rll-envel- ' sis of the things that tinue to do if the would follow where he so bril iantly, yet so graciously, leads. We shall be given the oppor- tunity to hear from our new Vice-Rector, the recent Chap- lain, Lieutenant Commander Matthew F. Keough, U.S.N.R. Joseph F. Donovan will again head the efficient committee which will handle the details of the dinner. Heirealant Airman Delivers Men of Malverri in Pacific Cpl. Alfred J. Hewett, Jr., of the Collingswood Group, is a radio 0 erator of the Air Trans- Bort ommand in the South acific area. He has been in the e is the son of Associate Captain Alfred J. Hewett of the same group who reports that one of his son's most pleasant duties is that of delivering the mail to Kwajelein and other nearby islands whenever copies of The Men of Malvern are in- cluded and that he has met a number of Men of Malvern in this manner. Joseph Hewett of the same group and ii brother, with a tank corps in erman , tells the story of a Catholic Chaplain if any Catholic boys were within and of his using the turret of the as a confessional. Golden Wedding Day A very close friend reports William J. Maguire’s recent cele- bration ol his golden wedding anniversary. Bill, who is a member of the Richard T. Mcsorley Grou , has been in the ofiice of lkins, Morris 4’: Co., for 24 years. He drove one of the urst automo- biles in Philadelphia for the Ei- ' “ kins family and cnJoys a host of friends due to his kind, unselfish spirit. We extend our hearty congratulations to this happy couple on their great day. Dennis Michael Here A candidate for Captain Fred Boh1'er's Group arrived at the Fitzgerald-Mercy Hospital on D be 3, 1945, when Dennis Michael came to bring jo into the lives of Mr. and Mrs. oseph . unphy and enlighten their home at 5910 Turner Street. We send heartiest congratulations. Son Is Ordained G orge . Schneider, son of Alphonsus L. Schneider, a mem- Chester County Group, was ordained to the priesthood on December 15. Pa- ther Schneider celebrated Joseph's Church, Dawningtown, on De- cember 16th. his . ,& "“-...