File consists of one card from Gord Walsh, Director of Matt Talbot House (Toronto, ON), thanking Nouwen for his "kind gift in memory of Conrad" [Conrad Wieczorek, Nouwen's editor]. Walsh includes his business card.
File consists of one two-page typed letter from Dr. Browning Ware, Pastor of the First Baptist Church (Austin, TX), recollecting studies under and talks with Nouwen. (Ware studied at Harvard Divinity School in 1984.) Ware asks Nouwen to speak in Austin, either at the First Baptist Church or St. Mary's Cathedral. Included are four photocopied pages of Ware's column from the "Austin American-Statesman".
File consists of one letter and two cards from Caroline S. Wales: a 2-page handwritten greeting; one cutout biblical quotation; one card of greeting, thanking Nouwen for a copy of "With Open Hands"; and one birthday card.
File consists of two letters from Jim Wallis, editor of Sojourners magazine (Washington, DC). One letter is addressed to "Sojourners Contributing Editors", with a copy of "The Cry for Renewal: Biblical Faith and Spiritual Politics", an eight-page report, along with newspaper clippings. The other letter asks Nouwen for feedback on Wallis' four-page draft of a "call/petition/ad" entitled "Who Speaks for Christians? An Alternative to the Religious Right".
File consists of one typed letter from Rev. John Wagner [Jr.], Pastor of Epworth Memorial United Methodist Church (South Bend, IN), stating that they have been approved for a L'Arche community and wondering if Nouwen could suggest a founding director. They also enquire if Nouwen would be available to lead a retreat. Don McNeill, of the Center for Social Concerns (University of Notre Dame), was copied on the letter. File also contains a copy of a typed letter from Kathy Christie to Rev. John Wagner from January 10, 1996, responding to Wagner's letter in the absence of Nouwen. Christie tells Wagner that Nouwen will be available and willing to take part in the retreat in South Bend after he returns from his sabbatical in September, 1996.
File consists of one two-page letter addressed to "Honorary Trustee", asking for financial contributions, and accompanying two-page list of New Initiatives and Ongoing Programs from Wainwright House (Rye, NY).
File consists of one typed letter from Rolf Wagenaar, Pastor, on behalf of Basilica of Our Lady (= Basiliek van Onze Lieve Vrouw Sterre der zee Maastrict, Netherlands), requesting that Nouwen give a short lecture for a reflection series on passion and belief. On February 15, Nouwen responded by fax, declining the invitation, and suggesting someone else. File includes a fax cover sheet.
File consists of one letter and one card from Sister Vivian Votruba, Maryknoll, (Korce, Albania and Pogradec, Albania). The letter, undated, thanks Nouwen for his book "Gracias". The card includes a thank-you for his letter and "gift of inspirational books".
File consists of one letter from Sister Nyriam von Nolen, of the Little Sisters of Jesus, Charles de Foucauld, (Montreal, QC), thanking Nouwen for his book "The Return of the Prodigal Son". A translation of the letter is included in the file.
File consists of one typed letter from Rev. Jean Lummiss as Director of Pastoral Care (Chaplain) at Victoria Manor (Lindsay, ON), asking Nouwen to give a 1-day seminar "for Clergy and Pastoral Visitors" in October, 1995.
File consists of one fax cover sheet and one letter from Kathy Christie to Rosario Marin of "Vida Nueva: La Actualidad Viva de la Iglesia", regarding the reprinting of Nouwen's article "Necesitamos descubrir el tesoro interior". The letter notes forwarding of Nouwen's curriculum vitae, a list of his books, and additional information. The cover sheet notes 6 pages total; 4 pages were not included in this file.
File consists of three letters from Fr. John E. Vesey (Guatemala) including a Christmas card, a hand-written letter on letterhead of Vicaria de Pastoral. The third is a typed letter from Vesey writing as Secretary General of the Conferencia Episcopal de Guatemala, Comision Nacional de Cataquesis. Attached to this letter is a photocopy of a letter from President, Martyrology Commission dated May 10, 1995.
File consists of a letter from Bishop Stephen Verney, Charity School House (Oxon, England), requesting a meeting between Reid Hardin and Nouwen regarding a 1997 conference. Hardin was the Director of Evangelines in the South Baptist church, a group "fed with the fundamentalism and the right wing politics of their church."
File consists of one letter, three faxes and a card in Dutch and English from Jan S. Van den Bosch, Executive Producer for Dutch National Television, or his assistant Frank de Jong. File includes a letter of apology to the Rodleighs and a script for the television program Salto Mortale. File also includes one long handwritten letter, in Dutch, to Jan S. Van den Bosch from Nouwen.
File consists of one letter from Jack A. Saarela, Pastor at University Lutheran Church and Campus Center (Gainesville, FL), thanking Nouwen for granting permission to use readings from "The Return of the Prodigal Son" and for the posters of Rembrandt's painting, responding to "In Memoriam", and requesting to meet. Letter also consists of program of Lenten Vespers.
File consists of a magazine for the University of Portland (Portland, OR), a pamphlet for its peace studies program, a card from its Presidential Chain of Office, and a ticket stub for "Angels in America" which Nouwen may have attended.
File consists of one letter from Gary K. Walker on behalf of United Development, Inc. (Tempe, AZ) requesting Nouwen assist in organizing a monastery/seminary. File also includes Walker's draft letter to Parker Palmer and a letter from Buddie A. Johnson, President of Las Sendas, regarding the project.
File consists of one letter from Edward P. Eismann Ph.D. on behalf of Unitas Therapeutic Community, Inc. (Bronx, NY) requesting Nouwen write a statement for his book's republication. File also contains three attached documents about Unitas and the book.
File consists of five letters from Joseph "Tag" R. Truesdale III responding to "The Return of the Prodigal Son", his two visits to Daybreak, Psalm 69, the gift of a wooden cross, the possibility of a visit with Nouwen and Bill van Buren, and an optical illusion illustration.