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Henri Nouwen fonds Genesee Abbey (Piffard, N.Y.)
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Letters from the Abbey of the Genesee

File consists of letters from members of the Abbey of the Genesee of Piffard, New York. Includes eleven long typed letters from Nouwen, as well as letters from Kevin Bushe, Br. James, Br. Anthony, Fr. John Eudes Bamberger, Br. Christian, Br. Vincent, Br. Alexis and Ross Cimino.

Letters from the Abbey of the Genesee

File consists of letters from members of the Abbey of the Genesee (Piffard, NY) including Abbot Fr. John Eudes Bamberger, Br. Christian, Br. M. Alexis, and a typed letter from Connie Ellis, Nouwen's administrative assistant. Also includes:
-a program for the fiftieth anniversary of the monastic vows of Br. M. Alexis Ehmann, O.C.S.O.
-a death notice for Dom. Jean Jean Vianney LaFlamme (born Joseph LaFlamme, 1915 - 1988)
-copies of newspaper and magazine articles (one regarding June E. Hagan, Nouwen's former assistant)
-"Center For Peace" and "Genesee Chronicle" newsletters
-prayer cards for Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton
and sheet music.

Letters from Abbey of the Genesee

File consists of ten letters from members of the Abbey of the Genesee (Piffard, NY), including Br. Theodore (last name unknown), (Br.) M. Alexis (last name unknown), Br. Christian (last name uknown), Dan O'Shea, and Fr. John Eudes Bamberger. File also includes:

  • copies of "The Genesee Chronicle" (January 1989; March 1989; April 1989; May 1989; June 1989)
  • general intercessions for Lent
  • copies of eight newspaper/magazine articles
  • copy of annotated pages from "The First Salute"
  • a pamphlet for the Solemn Profession of Brother Andrew Nolan, OCSO
  • a pamphlet for Pilgrimage for Life and for Peace, The Faith and Resistance Community
  • a media release for The Faith and Resistance Community
  • a copy of a typed letter from Nouwen to Eudes

Letters from Abbey of the Genesee

File consists of four letters (two addressed to Connie Ellis, Nouwen's administrative assistant), and two cards from members of the Abbey of the Genesee (Piffard, NY), including Br. Christian (last name unknown), Br. Alexis [Ehmann], and Fr. John Eudes Bamberger. File includes copies of newspaper articles, copies of "The Genesee Chronicle", an order of service for the Ordination of Br. Justin Sheehan, OSCO. File also includes a typed letter of response from Ellis to Br. Christian, and a copy of a typed letter from Nouwen to Bamberger.

Letters from Abbey of the Genesee

File consists of five issues of The Genesee Chronicle (January, February, March, November, and December 1992), a copy of a form letter from Mother Teresa of Missionaries of Charity (Calcutta, India), a message from Our Lady of Medjugorje and quotes on "forming a pro-life conscience," and a photocopy of an op-ed from the New York Times on the pro-choice movement in the Catholic Church, annotated by Br. M. Alexis.

Letter from [Br. Christian]

File consists of a letter from [Br. Christian], photocopies of two 17th century drawings of Abraham, and a photocopy of an article in the Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY) about the Abbey of the Genesee.

Letters from the Abbey of the Genesee

File consists of letters from members of the Abbey of the Genesee of Piffard, New York. Includes a manuscript in Dutch by Dom André Louf OCSO, a letter from Br. Alberic regarding van Gogh's "The Sower", as well as a number of photos and newspaper clippings. Correspondents include Fr. John Eudes Bamberger, Br. Alexis, Br. Alberic and the Cimino Family brothers. There is also an obituary for Porter B. Chandler, a patron of the Abbey.

Letters from Abbey of the Genesee

File consists of letters from various members of the Abbey of the Genesee in Piffard, New York as well as several correspondents commenting on Nouwen's book "The Genesee Diary" including Sr. Rose, Shirley Lindblom and the "Thursday Morning Class" of the First Lutheran Church of Fargo, North Dakota, Br. Christian, Br. Brian, and Br. Alexis.

Letters from The Abbey of the Genesee (Piffard, NY)

File consists of letters from members of The Abbey of the Genesee in Piffard, NY, including Fr. John Eudes Bamberger, Br. Christian, Br. Dan O’Shea, Br. Theodore, Br. Alexis and Br. Anthony. File also includes material forwarded from The Abbey from Kevin A. Miller, Associate Editor of "Leadership: a practical journal for church leaders” regarding an interview of Nouwen published in the journal. This package includes typed notes by Connie Ellis and a copy of the interview typescript.

Letters from Br. Christian

File consists of three notes from Br. Christian, Abbey of the Genesee (Piffard, NY). File also includes a copy of the Genesee Chronicle (August 1989) and two newspaper clippings, one regarding June Hagan.

Letters from Abbey of the Genesee

File consists of six letters (two addressed to Connie Ellis, Nouwen's administrative assistant), two cards, a funeral card and a prayer card, from various members of the Abbey of the Genesee, including Br. Christian (last name unknown). File also includes an essay; two articles; two copies of "The Genesee Chronicle (March 1990 and May 1990), with personal notes attached; a copy of pages from "Words from Heaven: Messages of Our Lady from Medjugorje"; and a copy of an index page, with a personal note attached.

Letters from the Abbey of the Genesee

File consists of letters from various members of the Abbey of the Genesee in Piffard, New York , including Br. Theodore, Br. Anthony, Fr. John Eudes Bamberger, and Br. Alexis.

Letters from the Abbey of the Genesee

File consists of letters from various members of the Abbey of the Genesee in Piffard, New York, including Fr. John Eudes Bamberger, Br. Christian, Br. Theodore, [Maceline?], Ed Bartlett, Br. Anthony. Also contains an obituary for Br. William Peter Troy.

Letters from The Abbey of the Genesee

File consists of letters from members of the Abbey of the Genesee of Piffard, New York, including Br. Alexis, Br. Theodore, Fr. [Worcellus?], a German correspondent [name unknown], [Anthony?], Br. Benedict, Br. Christian and Pat Daly.

Letters from Ann R. Lay

File consists of five letters from Ann R. Lay, a copy of a newspaper article about the Abbey of the Genesee, a newspaper article about the artwork of Fr. Herman Falke of St. Joan of Arc parish (Toronto, ON), and a newspaper article from The Anglican about the presentations by Nouwen at a conference for clergy held in Peterborough. File also includes copies of two typed letters from Nouwen.