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demy students officially commemorated Vocation Week
arch 28-April I, although earlier during the semester
also heard speakers on the various walks of life.
C- ther Rice, superintendent of San Diego Catholic Schools,
tfgldilsg student body Wednesday, March I6, of the need for
more religious vocations and showed the film, "God's Career
Picturing college life at Mount Saint Mary's College for the
entire student body, Mary Barton spoke on Monday, January
On Tuesday, March 8, graduates from the. Academy: Vir-
ginia Rodee, Carol Farrell, and Beverly O'Connor answered
questions about the San Diego College for Women.
Explaining "The Career Woman," the girls heard attorney-
at-Iaw, Miss Josephine Irving, on Monday, March 28. Visited
on Tuesday by Dr. Anita Figueredo, M.D., students enioyed
her resume of the duties of a wife and mother. On Wednesday
Sister Rose Bernard, director of vocations for the Sisters of St.
Joseph of Carondelet, showed slides depicting the activities of
religious, afterwards answering many questions.
Closing the week's celebration, freshmen and sophomore
drama students presented the vocation play, "What Shall I
MRS. MARGUERITE MATHER pauses with her friend, Miss Josephine Irving,
after Miss lrving's address to Academy girls on "The Career Woman."
DR. ANITA FIGUERADO, M.D., answers the question of Margaret Hunt, fol-
lowing her explanation of "Family Relations," during Vocation Week,
FOLLOWING HER DESCRIPTION of college life and activities at Mount St.
Mary's, Mary Barton discusses school publications with VILLA editor, Sara
Weinstock lleftl and ASB president, Gail Graham.
SISTER ROSE BERNARD spoke at the Academy on Wednesday, illustrating her
vocation talk with slides on various phases of religious life.
SISTER AILEEN FRANCIS seems as interested as seniors Floradel Green Ileftl,
Mary Jo Norman, Margaret Farrell, and Patricia Mulcahy, in asking visitors
Beverly O'Connor, Virginia Rodee, and Carol Farrell questions about the San
Diego College for Women.
FRESHMEN AND SOPHOMORE drama students are shown lon opposite
pagel in the final scene of their play, "What Shall I Be?" climaxing Voca-
tion Week observance.
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ROBERT BROWNING Uohn Hutchinsonl speaks to his invalid lady-love, Elizabeth Barrett iLouise
Myersl after she has written to him concerning her deep admiration of his poetry. Elizabeth's sisters
Arabel lstanding, Anne Collinsl, and Henrietta iMary Jo Normanl sympathize with her after she
decided to marry Robert Browning against her father's wishes.
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Students of Cathedral, Regina Coeli, Rosary,
St. Augustine, and Our Lady of Peace partici-
pated in the "Barretts of Wimpole Street," pro-
duced and directed by the Reverend John R.
Aherne, OSA. The play, written by Rudolf Be-
seir, took place in St. Augustine's gymnasium
March 5-6, originally intended to mark Catholic
Heading the cast of the love story of Vic-
torian poets, Elizabeth Barrett and Robert
Browning, was Louise Myers lAcademyl who
portrayed Elizabeth Barrett. Others in the play
included John Hutchinson lSaintsl, Robert
Browning, Mary Jo Norman lAcademyl, Hen-
rietta Barrett, Anne Collins iRegina Coelil,
Arabel Barrett, Richard Corbin lSaintsl, Doctor
Chambers, Beverly Johnson lRosaryl, Wilson,
the maid, and Julia Hiorth iCathedrall, Bella,
Through correspondence, Miss Barrett fell in
love with the poet, Robert Browning. Elizabeth's
possessive father, jealous of her growing love,
selfishly placed seemingly insurmountable ob-
stacles in the lovers' path. He forbade his
daughter to marry Robert, but she chose to dis-
regard his wishes and become Mrs, Robert
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MONSIGNOR HURD, JUNIOR-
senior retreat master, pauses
here with s o d al ity officers,
Dorothy Lesher, Charlene Bor-
gerding, Mary Pat Fitzgerald,
and Karene Lemke.
FATHER ANDERSON, who con-
ducted the retreat for the fresh-
men and sophomores, illustrates
a point on the blackboard, dur-
ing the retreat.
ences to reflect upon 'ff'
what has been said
by the retreat mas-
ter, making applica- X
tion to their lives
and actions. The
beautiful North Ter- I
race of the Academy
provides one of sev-
eral places where a
retreatant may go
to find peace and H
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Each year Academy students make a three-
day retreat so they may have time and quiet
to examine their spiritual lives.
Right Reverend Monsignor Franklin F. Hurd
conducted the upperclassmen's retreat, cen-
tering his discussions around "Christlike Sanc-
As retreat master for the freshmen and
sophomores, Reverend James R. Anderson
chose as a theme, Christian responsibility to
oneself and to others. Father also conducts
weekly religion classes for the underclassmen.
OLP Alumnae Association held its annual
day of recollection and election of officers
March l3. Miss Patricia Henehan, '52, suc-
ceeded Mrs. Gladys lmpastato, '41, as presi-
SISTER AILEEN FRANCIS congratulates newly elected Alumnae
officers, Mrs. June Kennedy ileftl, first vice-president, Miss
Patricia Henehan, president, and Mrs. Virginia Burgoyne,
treasurer, elected after their annual day of recollection con-
ducted by Reverend Vincent McGarvey, OSA.
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