FORMERLY HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION
EXTENDING WARM FELICITATIONS TO THE MEN OF MALVERN AS THEY OBSERVE THE GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY OF ST. JOSEPH'S-IN-THE-HILLS RETREAT IN MALVERN, PA.
WHEREAS, on Sunday, June 18, 1972, the Golden Anniversary of the founding of the world-renowned St. Joseph's-in-the-Hills Retreat, Malvern, Pennsylvania, will be observed by the Men of Malvern; and
WHEREAS, the State of Delaware, through its Governor, has been invited to participate in this mammoth celebration marking fifty years, during which time St. Joseph's in-in-the-Hills has provided calm thought and spiritual inspiration and growth to some 150,000 retreatants including thousands of Delawareans; and .
WHEREAS, distinguished participants in services commemorating the Golden Anniversary of St. Joseph's-in-the-Hills will include His Eminence, John Cardinal Krol, Archbishop of Philadelphia and President of the U.S. Catholic Conference; the Apostolic Delegate to the United States, His Excellency, the Most Reverend Luigi Raimondi, representative of His Holiness, Pope Paul VI; the Most Reverend Fulton J. Sheen; and some 10,000 retreatants and their families.
BE IT RESOLVED that the House of Representatives of the 126th General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the Senate concurring therein, send the warmest of felicitations and expressions of gratitude on behalf of the citizens of the First State to the Men of Malvern upon the glorious occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Founding,,of St. Joseph's-in-the-Hills located on the beautiful retreat grounds in neaby Malvern, Pennsylvania.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that copies of this resolution
be forwarded to Mr. William M. Lennox, President of the Men of
Malvern, and to His Eminence, John Cardinal Krol, Archbishop of Philadelphia.
Approved June 15, 1972.