Item 02 - Certificate for Tonsure

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CA ON00389 1-8-7-364-02


Certificate for Tonsure


  • July 18, 1954 (Creation)

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0.1 cm of textual records ; 25.5 x 32.7 cm

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Item consists of a certificate from Archbishop Bernardus Johannes Alfrink, dated July 18, 1954 , which certifies that Nouwen has received his tonsure (a symbolic cutting of the hair during the process of being ordained). Received while Nouwen was studying at the seminary to be ordained.

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  • Latin

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Material is in Latin.

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2007 54


Box 375

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