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OUR HOLY FATHER Pope Pius XII
upon the proclamation of the Feast
of the Queenship of Mary addresses
a prayer of his own composition to
Our Lady: "With legitimate filial
pride, we wish to exalt your Queen-
ship and to recognize it as due to
the Sovereign excellence of your
entire being, O Most Sweet True
Mother of Him Who is King by right,
by inheritance, and by conquest."
A few days prior to November 1, 1954, Our Holy Father gave to the world
an encyclical, "Ad Coeli Reginam," in which he proclaimed the new Feast of the
Queenship of Mary to be observed each year on May 31. .
In keeping with the Pontiff's behest to all Christians to "turn their eyes to her
whom they see vested with royal power," the VILLA MONTEMAR staff has chosen
to honor their Queen and Mother by making her Queenship the theme of their
Borrowing from Our Holy Father's prayer, the yearbook staff presents the
completed VILLA MONTEMAR, '55 to Our Lady on the first Feast of her Queenship,
May 31, 1955, praying for themselves and for the students of Our Lady of Peace
"Reign over our minds, that we may seek only what is true, over our wills that we
may follow solely what is good, over our hearts that we may love nothing but what
you yourself love."
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Celebrating the fortieth anniversary of his ordination to the holy priesthood,
September 21, 1954, His Excellency, the Most Reverend Charles F. Buddy, D.D.,
Bishop of San Diego, offered a Solemn Pontifical Mass of Thanksgiving in St.
Ordained in Rome, His Excellency served twenty-two years at the Cathedral
in his native city, St. Joseph, Missouri, first as curate, then assistant, and finally as
His administrative ability did not go unnoticed for on October 1, 1936, the
late Pope Pius Xl raised him to the episcopacy as the first Bishop of San Diego.
Assuming the crozier of St. Didacus in 1937, he was told "the harvest is yours
to sow and yours to reap . . . " Following this counsel, His Excellency has directed
a convert apostolate which has spread to dioceses throughout the United States and
has won praise from our present Pope Pius Xll.
EACH YEAR, HIS Excellency, the Most
Reverend Bishop, honors Our Lady
of Peace with several visits. Tradi-
tionally, the Bishop formally opens
the school year by offering the Holy
Sacrifice of the Mass in the Acad-
emy chapel in honor of the Holy
Spirit that He guide and direct the
studies and activities of the year.
Students look forward to His Ex-
cellency's attendance at their Christ-
mas and school plays. Words of en-
couragement and counsel at Com-
mencement Exercises send graduates
forth with zeal and enthusiasm to
share their gift of faith with those
Photograph by Studio of the Cliffs
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