Item 07 - Ordination certificate

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CA ON00389 1-8-7-364-07


Ordination certificate


  • July 21, 1957 (Creation)

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0.1 cm of textual records ; 26.5 x 29.5 cm

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Item consists of a certificate from Archbishop Bernardus Johannes Alfrink, dated July 21, 1957, which certifies that Nouwen has been ordained priest. Received while Nouwen was studying at the major seminary in Rijsenburg to be ordained.

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  • Latin

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Title based on contents of the item.
Material is in Latin.
See Album 9 for photos taken during Nouwen's his studies at the major seminary in Rijsenburg, his ordination as a priest and the celebration thrown in honour of his ordination.

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2007 54


Box 375

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