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University of St. Michael's College, John M. Kelly Library, Special Collections
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Rodney DeMartini, AIDS Conference, Summer 1990 - May 28-29, 1990

File consists of correspondence from Rodney DeMartini, regarding Nouwen's possible participation in the AIDS conference. Includes Nouwen's handwritten notes on the subject of "Living in a Time of Grace" and a letter from Nouwen to DeMartini about his deliberation regarding accepting the invitation to be keynote speaker. [In the end Nouwen did not participate in this conference until 1994 and 1995.]

Shalom Program, Loretto College - June 8, 1990

File consists of correspondence and other material from Mary McCann, regarding Nouwen's participation as a speaker for the Toronto - Shalom Program in Spiritual Direction, sponsored by Regis College. Includes a brochure and schedule for the event.

Catholic Health Association of the U.S. - June 10-14, 1990

File consists of correspondence and other material mainly from John E. Curley, Jr., regarding Nouwen's participation as a speaker at the 75th annual Catholic Health Assembly, in Washington, D.C. The title of his presentation was "Prayer and Health Care: Making Room for God." Includes programs, forms, conference newsletters, and itinerary. Also includes letters from Nouwen responding to Curley's invitation to speak at the event and to other people who wished to see Nouwen during his stay in Washington.

Ministry to Priests: Diocese of Pembroke - June 20, 1990

File consists of correspondence and other material from Rev. Patrick M. Dobec, regarding Nouwen's engagement as guest speaker for at a Study Day for the priests of the Diocese of Pembroke, Ontario. His talk was entitled "The Man of Prayer."

Sisters of St. Joseph of Canada and the United States - June 24, 1990

File consists of correspondence and other material regarding Nouwen presiding over the Eucharist at the Sisters of St. Joseph Federation International Event in Toronto. The theme of the event was "Refounding for the 21st Century." Includes a letter from Nouwen regarding the invitation.

Interview with Stephen Kendrick - June 25, 1990

File consists of correspondence regarding a request by Rev. Stephen Kendrick to interview Nouwen for a book on spiritual autobiography. Includes Nouwen's reply indicating it would be best to discuss arrangements over the phone. Annotations on the letter indicate June 25th as the day for the interview. Also includes a thank you card from Kendrick.

Second Annual Day of Reflection for Religious Education Department Heads - June 27, 1990

File consists of correspondence and other material from Stephen Platt, regarding Nouwen's participation as speaker at a Day of Reflection for religious education department heads of the York Region Roman Catholic Separate School Board at the Aurora Conference Centre. The title of his talk was "The Spirituality of Christian Leadership in Education."

France - August 2-25, 1990

File consists of a letter from Bernard and Claudine Stichelbaut regarding plans to visit Nouwen and Sue Mosteller. The letter is in French.

Belgium and Holland - September 10 - 22, 1990

File consists of correspondence with various friends and colleagues regarding a visit to Belgium and Holland, most of the incoming letters are in Dutch. Includes copies of several outgoing letters from Nouwen. Also includes a copy of the August 1990 L'Arche Nieuwsbrief, a newsletter for L'Arche Belgium.

Catholic Pastoral, Calgary - October 1-5, 1990

File consists of correspondence and other material, mainly with Bishop Paul O'Byrne and Rev. Leonard J. Hagel, regarding Nouwen's leadership at Study Days for the Priests of the Diocese of Calgary. Includes handwritten notes, airline tickets, names of participants, daily schedule, and thank you cards. Also includes a copy of a lengthy outgoing letter by Nouwen to all participants outlining the format of the Study Days and expectations of the participants.

Taping in New York - October 12, 1990

File consists of correspondence with Rev. John T. Catoir, and other material regarding Nouwen's appearance on the television show Christopher Closeup in New York. A letter from Nouwen to Catoir details his feelings on how the show turned out. Includes personal letters from Catherine de Vinck and Sam Parrish wishing to see him on his trip to New York. Also includes a copy of a royalty statement from Crossroads, a book review of "Beyond the Mirror: Reflections on Death and Life," an article by Michael Leach entitled "Capturing the Invisible Generation," and an article in Dutch by Peter de Haan entitled "Samenwerking Met de Anderen Wordt Aanbevlen."

Visit of Jean Vanier - October 19, 1990

File consists of schedule of events and official program for Jean Vanier's visit to L'Arche Daybreak. Includes a transcript of Nouwen's welcoming address and a copy of a speech made by Jeanne Sauvé upon the "Presentation of the Insignia of the Companion of the Order of Canada to Jean Vanier."

Faith Day, Separate School Board - October 25, 1990

File consists of a letter to Nouwen outlining his role in Faith Day for the Resource Staff of the York Region Roman Catholic Separate School Board, at Our Lady of Grace Parish Hall, Aurora, Ontario. Includes Nouwen's handwritten notes for the day.

Senator O'Connor School - October 26, 1990

File consists of correspondence and other material from Brian Halferty, regarding a presentation for Professional Development Day at Senator O'Connor College School in Don Mills, Ontario. Nouwen spoke on the theme "Called to Community, Called to Grow." Includes Nouwen's handwritten notes for his presentation. Also includes a biography of Nouwen, a book list, and a compilation of thematic quotes by Nouwen prepared by the coordinator of the event.

Rev. Dehnert and wife (Australia) - October 26, 1990

File consists of a letter from Rev. Dehnert, requesting to do a retreat with Nouwen or Sue Mosteller at Daybreak. Includes a copy of Nouwen's outgoing response stating that their schedules do not permit time for a retreat. Annotations on the letter indicate a dinner was confirmed for October 26th. Also includes a photograph with annotations in French on the back.

St. Joseph's Health Centre - October 28, 1990

File consists of correspondence, from Chaplain Jon van Oostveen, regarding Nouwen's address to the West Toronto Presbytery on the topic of "A Caring Church - a Caring People" at St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto.

Credit Valley Hospital - November 7, 1990

File consists of correspondence and other material from Rev. Colin Smith, regarding Nouwen's address to the Fifth Annual Pastoral Care Appreciation Dinner, Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga, Ontario.

Regis College - November 12, 1990

File consists of correspondence with John E. Costello, regarding Nouwen's attendance at a lecture given by Rev. Albert Nolan at Regis College, Toronto.

Medical Clergy Seminar, N.Y. General Hospital - November 14, 1990

File consists of correspondence and other material with Rev. Samuel J. Baxter, regarding Nouwen speaking on the theme of "Spirituality and its Relationship to Healing" at North York General Hospital. Includes a letter of response from Nouwen indicating he does not have a problem with his presentation being taped. Also includes sample brochure on which annotations in Nouwen's hand indicate titles of his books to be added to a list of books by Nouwen.

Faith Day - Keynote Address York Region - November 16, 1990

File consists of correspondence and other material with Patrick Collins, regarding Nouwen being the keynote speaker at Faith Day for the York Region Roman Catholic Separate School Board west area teachers. Includes a letter from Nouwen thanking Collins for the invitation. Annotations on the letter confirm the event. Also includes a program from the event.

Catholic Youth Organization - November 21, 1990

File consists of correspondence and other material with Ed Kenny, regarding Nouwen speaking to 25 directors of Catholic Charities at De La Salle Retreat Centre. Includes detailed minutes taken at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Toronto's Executive Directors' Council Meeting on November 21, 1990 that include Nouwen's speech, "A Spiritual Life in this World," and an evaluation summary from the event. Also includes a letter from Nouwen to Kenny thanking him for the invitation.

Michael Clarke, Evergreen - November 23, 1990

File consists of a letter from Nouwen to Joe Vorstermans and Wayne Britt, regarding Michael Clark and others from Evergreen, a ministry associated with the Yonge Street Mission, visiting Daybreak. Annotations from Vorstermans indicate the 23rd was confirmed for the visit. Includes handwritten notes from Nouwen's talk as well as a follow-up thank you letter.

Parent Day - November 29, 1990

File consists of a memo from Nathan Ball, to All Directing Team Members/Council, regarding an evaluation/reflection/planning day on November 29, 1990 at St. Joseph's Centre, Morrow Park.

Meeting with John St. Onge - December 3, 1990

File consists of two memos from Nouwen to some of the staff at Daybreak, regarding a meeting with Mr. John St. Onge who offered to be the financial consultant for the Dayspring Committee.

St. Stephen's Chapel - December 6, 1990

File consists of memos from Nouwen to some members of the Daybreak community, inviting them to the Annual Eucharist and Dinner of the Ansgar Foundation at St. Stephen's Chapel and the National Club in Toronto. Includes copies of the seating arrangement and notes back from Sue Mosteller and Nathan Ball suggesting who from the community should be invited to join them. Also includes a pamphlet in Dutch and a photograph of an alter with Dutch annotations on the back.

St. Michael's Cathedral - December 7, 1990

File consists of correspondence and other material regarding Nouwen's participation as homilist for a Vigil of the Immaculate Conception by the Eucharistic Movement of the Archdiocese of Toronto at St. Michael's Cathedral. Includes letters from Nouwen inviting members of Daybreak to attend the event, the event's program and flyer. Also includes two Eucharist Movement newsletters.

Visit of Father Allegro and Father Jones - January 9-10, 1991

File consists of correspondence between Connie Ellis and Joe Vorstermans regarding a visit from Father Allegro and Father Jones to the Daybreak Community. Father Allegro and Father Jones are involved in starting a L'Arche community in Busking Ridge, New Jersey.

Peace Prayer Vigil - January 14-15, 1991

File consists of correspondence and other material regarding Nouwen's participation in a peace prayer vigil in Washington, D.C. to pray for a peaceful solution to the conflict in the Gulf. Includes a letter from Nouwen to the members of Daybreak discussing the event and his attendance at it, copies of cards from members of the Daybreak Seniors' Club for Nouwen to take with him, airline tickets, and articles on the event from the Washington Post. Also includes sermons and testimonials calling for peace in the Gulf by Richard Barnet, Jim Wallis, Archbishop John R. Roach, Joseph Cardinal Bernadin, and articles and editorials in the Washington Post, The New Yorker, and Sojourners about the Gulf War.

Talks for L'Arche at St. Mary Immaculate, Richmond Hill - January 19, 1991

File consists of correspondence and other material regarding Nouwen performing the masses at St. Mary Immaculate, Richmond Hill. Includes copies of his sermon in English and Italian. Includes annotations on the sermons in both Nouwen and Kathy Bruner's hand. Also includes booklet to the members of Daybreak on how the weekend will be arranged.

Bill Veenstra, Christian Reformed Church of Clarkson - January 18 - 19, 1991

File consists of correspondence with Bill Veenstra, regarding Nouwen's participation in a leadership retreat for the Christian Reformed Church of Clarkson, Mississauga, Ontario. The theme for the retreat was "The Role of Leaders in the Development of Spirituality." Includes a letter from Nouwen to Veenstra accepting the invitation. Also includes Nouwen's handwritten notes on a file folder for the event.

Visit with Wunibald Muller - January 26, 1991

File consists of correspondence with Wunibald Muller, regarding a visit with Nouwen at Daybreak. Some of the correspondence is in German. Includes a letter from Nouwen suggesting lunch on the 26th. Annotations on the letter confirm the meeting.

Earlham College, re. Receiving Honourary Degree - January 28 - 30, 1991

File consists of correspondence and other material regarding Nouwen receiving an Honourary Degree from Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana. Nouwen gave a series of talks while he was there "From Harvard to L'Arche," "Living a Spiritual Life," "Life Together at Daybreak," and the convocation speech "Communion as the Source of Christian Leadership." Includes a copy of the 'Citation Honoring Henri J.M. Nouwen' by Henri Freeman. Includes a travel itinerary, schedules, programs, and brochures about Earlham and the convocation. Many people from Earlham sent letters of thanks and some photographs to Nouwen, however there are no photographs in the file. Includes copies of Nouwen's responses to these letters. Also includes follow-up correspondence regarding Freeman's work in El Salvador and a visit by a group from Earlham to Daybreak.

Prayer Partners - February 1 - 3, 1991

File consists of a letter regarding Nouwen's participation in a prayer partner's weekend at the Sisters of St. Joseph Retreat Centre, Morrow Park, Willowdale, Ontario. The theme of the weekend was "Listen, Listen, Listen!" Includes a schedule for the weekend.

Emmanuel Anglican Church - February 2, 1991

File consists of correspondence, with Bob Smith, regarding Nouwen speaking to a group of men from Emmanuel Anglican Church, Richmond Hill, Ontario. Includes a copy of a letter from Nouwen to Smith accepting the invitation.

Visit to the Scarritt-Bennett Center - February 7-9, 1991

File consists of correspondence and other material regarding Nouwen speaking at the Scarritt-Bennett Center, Nashville, Tennessee. Notes in Nouwen's hand indicate that the topic of the talk may have been "Deepening of Prayer Life." Includes a letter from Mary Avram stating that she sent Nouwen two audio tapes of his talk. Also includes a letter from John Mogabgab hoping to see Nouwen in February. Mogabgab had a key role in organizing this event.

Visit of Mary Cosby (co-founder of the Church of the Savior) - February 14 - 16, 1991

File consists of correspondence and other material regarding a visit by Mary Cosby to L'Arche Daybreak. Includes copies of a picture and biography of Mary Cosby, co-founder of the Church of the Saviour. Also includes a memo and itinerary regarding her visit and a thank-you letter. Some notes written by Nouwen regarding Mary's travel arrangements are on the back of the program for Daybreak's Epiphany Celebration from January 6, 1991 that had the theme "The Gift is Ourselves."

Clergy Conference, Diocese of Ontario - February 17 - 19, 1991

File consists of correspondence and other material regarding Nouwen's leadership at the Clergy Conference for the Anglican Diocese of Ontario at Glen House Resort, Gananoque, Ontario. The theme of the conference was "Communion to Community: Communion and an Invitation to Ministry." Includes notes of a meeting planning for the conference, an agenda for the conference, and notes from the discussion with Nouwen on "Where do we go from here?" written by Jeff Boerger sent in a letter from David Robson. Also includes correspondence with Nouwen, regarding arrangements for the conference and thank-you letters. Includes correspondence with Allan Read, Bishop of Ontario. A copy of Nouwen response is included with most letters.

Visit of Conrad T. Fischer - February 19 - March 13, 1991

File consists of correspondence regarding a visit from Conrad Fischer to L'Arche Daybreak. Includes the letter from Fischer requesting to visit, Nouwen's response, and a memo from Nouwen to Sue Mosteller and Joe Vorstermans regarding the visit.

Visit of Richard Sipe - February 24 - March 1, 1991

File consists of correspondence and other material regarding a visit from Richard Sipe to L'Arche Daybreak. Includes a letter from Nouwen to Sipe thanking him for his kind letter and article and looking forward to his visit at Daybreak. Sipe's article entitled "Memento Mori: Memento Vivere- in the Rule of St. Benedict" is included in the file, however, the letter from Sipe is not.

Warden Woods Mennonite Church - February 24, 1991

File consists of correspondence with Muriel Bechtel, regarding Nouwen and Doug Wiebe's involvement in the adult discussion group and worship service at Warden Woods Mennonite Church, Scarborough, Ontario. Nouwen and Wiebe discussed the Daybreak community during the discussion group and Wiebe was the worship leader.

Spring Garden Baptist Church - February 24, 1991

File consists of correspondence and other material regarding Nouwen speaking at the Spring Garden Baptist Church, Willowdale, Ontario. Includes a bulletin from the Church's Sunday service and notes from Nouwen secretary regarding the event. The theme of Nouwen's talk is unknown.

Regis College 1991 Lecture Series - February 27, 1991

File consists of correspondence, with Mary McCann, and other material regarding Nouwen speaking at the Regis College 1991 Lecture Series, Regis College, Toronto, Ontario. The theme of Nouwen's talk was "From Communion to Community: The Contemplative Journey." Includes brochures and tickets for the lecture series and brochures for other Regis College events.

Lecture at St. Patrick's College, Maynooth Ireland and visit to Holland - February 28 - March 7, 1991

File consists of correspondence and other material regarding Nouwen's lecture at St. Patrick's College, Maynooth, Kildare, Ireland. The title of Nouwen's lecture was " From Communion to Community and Ministry." Proceeds of the event went to the Trocaire Lenten Campaign. Includes material about the Trocaire campaign including a brochure, poster, sticker, and box. Also includes a copy of the march 1991 issue of the "The Furrow," a journal for the Contemporary Church. The travel itinerary indicates Nouwen also went to Holland during this trip. There is nothing in the file about Holland, he probably went for a personal visit.

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