File consists of a letter from Jean Reardon Baumann, who was a friend of Sr. Ita Ford, asking Nouwen for Fr. John Vesey's contact information. Sr. Ita Ford was one of four U.S. churchwomen (three nuns and one social worker) killed in El Salvador on December 2, 1980. [See "New York Times" archive.]
File consists of two note cards, one signed by Fred Baldwin, the other by Helen Baldwin, both from the "Red Barn Community" (Peapack, NJ). Both note cards accompanied gifts: one accompanied a statuette of the Prodigal Son.
File consists of one fax from Ulrich Eggers, on behalf of AUFATMEN Magazine (Germany), thanking Nouwen for permission to reprint his article on "Solitude/community", and asking for a public use photo of Nouwen at Daybreak. The letter is addressed to both Nouwen and his administrative assistant Kathy Christie.
File consists of one letter from Rev. Mariano F. Polito, Director, on behalf of the Archdiocese of Toronto, Office of Priests' Personnel, asking Nouwen to fill in the attached fax sheet for the 1996 Priests' Retreat, held in May at St. Augustine's Seminary.
File consists of one letter from Rev. R. Peter Bowman, Vicar for Administration, Moderator of the Curia, on behalf of the Archdiocese of Chicago, regarding the Convocation of Priests and Parish Staffs and the Liturgical celebration for people with disabilities. Nouwen co-led this liturgy with Cardinal Bernadin.
File consists of one letter from Cardinal Roger Mahony, Archbishop of Los Angeles, on behalf of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, inviting Nouwen to speak at their 1997 Office of Religious Education Congress (February 14-16), at the Anaheim Convention Center.
File consists of one letter from the Right Rev. George C. Lemmon, on behalf of the Anglican Diocese of Fredericton (NB), inviting Nouwen to conduct a retreat for clergy either prior to or early in Lent of 1997.
File consists of one faxed letter from Rev. Bill Gaventa, Executive Secretary, on behalf of the American Association on Mental Retardation (AAMR), Religion Division, asking Nouwen if he could visit him in Toronto the following week in July.
File consists of one faxed letter from Kathleen M. Sullivan, PhD, Director, on behalf of Alumni Continuing Education at the University of Notre Dame, asking if they could visit Nouwen to interview him for a TV show on the topic of "Your Aging Parents: When They Need Your Care". File also includes a cover sheet addressed to Nouwen's administrative assistant Kathy Christie.
File consists of one faxed letter from Rev. Timothy R. Scully, CSC, Vice President and Associate Provost, on behalf of the Alliance for Catholic Education at the University of Notre Dame, inviting Nouwen to speak to this group for a week during the summer of 1996. The accompanying cover letter is addressed to Nouwen's administrative assistant Kathy Christie. File also includes two letters from Sr. Lourdes Sheehan, RSM, Director, to Kathy Christie, inviting Nouwen to speak in the summer of 1997.
File consists of one typed letter from George R. Graham, Editor of "Alive Now" (Nashville, TN), thanking Nouwen for past contributions, and inviting him to contribute to future issues. File also includes a list of themes for the magazine for 1997.
File consists of two copies of a request from Jane Hansen, International President, on behalf of Aglow International (Lynnwood, WA), inviting Nouwen to speak at their 1997 conference in New Orleans, LA (November 21-24). The letter follows a phone conversation between Mary Lance Sisk of Aglow International and Nouwen's administrative assistant Kathy Christie.
File consists of one typed letter from John Scott, Chairman of the 1997 Special Olympics World Winter Games, Toronto/Collingwood, asking if Nouwen may be kept on the Advisory Board. File also includes literature regarding the Special Olympics World Winter Games.
File consists of miscellaneous cards from various people: [John?] (last name unknown), Anne and Anne Marie (last name unknown), and Joanie (last name unknown). File also includes a copy of "The York Chronicle" (newspaper) and a page from "The Canadian Baptist". File also includes a packet of postcards and photo cards accompanying a letter from Nouwen and his administrative assistant Kathie Christie.
File consists of one typed letter from H. Beelen, Directeur Activiteitencentra, on behalf of Zorg Voor Mensen Met Een Verstandelijke Handicap (The Hague, NL). File also includes literature from the organization, and two issues of "PlusZ" magazine.
File consists of two typed letters from Mich and Mary Zeman, one being a birthday greeting. File also includes a graduation and a confirmation announcement, as well as three Montessori School newsletters.
File consists of one typed letter from Sealy M. Yates, of Yates & Yates Communications Services (Orange, CA), thanking Nouwen for talking with him regarding a television program "Searching for God in America", and regretting that Nouwen has declined being a guest on the program.
File consists of one typed letter from Margaret O'Brien, O.S.U., on behalf of Young Adult Ministry in the Diocese of Rockville Centre (NY), inviting Nouwen to be the keynote speaker at their annual conference in September 1996.
File consists of one letter from Robert L. Morgan, Director of the Department of Religious Ministries at Yale-New Haven Hospital, asking Nouwen if they could meet when Nouwen presents at a symposium at Yale Divinity School on "ethical, theological and pastoral issues of mental retardation". Further, Morgan invites Nouwen to talk at an "annual statewide observation of National Pastoral Care Week" in New Haven in the last week of October, 1995.
File consists of one letter from Robert F. Ford, Director of Alumnal Affairs, Yale Divinity School, inviting Nouwen to attend a reunion for classes from the 1970s, serving as preacher during the opening worship service, or as a speaker. The reunion is to be held in New Haven from May 30-June 1, 1996.
File consists of one letter from W T the B S: We Take the Bible Seriously, a Bible study group for teenagers associated with the Church of Christ, Hurstville (Sydney, Australia), asking Nouwen for a brief account of his "Christian conversion". File also includes a copy of a typed letter of response from Nouwen.