WHEREAS, the future of our country and that of the world depends upon our youth; and

WHEREAS, a strong moral character, a spirit of patriotism, and a sense of responsibility permeating our young people are essential to the overall strength and progress of our Nation; and

WHEREAS, the millions of young Americans who take part in National Catholic Youth Week recognize their obligations before God and Country to prepare themselves spiritually, mentally and physically for leadership by deed and example in the years ahead; and

WHEREAS, Catholic Youth work together to insure these goals; and egad

WHEREAS, spiritual motivation is a powerful force of vitality and of that responsibility which is the key to the mature development of our youth--on which both Church and State must depend in the future; and

WHEREAS, this is aptly summarized in the theme "Responsible Youth, America's Strength"; now,

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of October 30 to November 6, 1960, as


I urge all of our citizens of all faiths to join in recognizing the responsibility and essential program which the Catholic Youth Organization annually provides in Delaware. All of us join them in the hope for a successful observance.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed at Dover this twenty-eighth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and sixty and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-fifth.


J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

GEORGE J. SCHULZ, Secretary of State