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2002 edition of The
Notes / Calendar of Events / Links
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Editions of The Grapevine Print Edition
Marschner, (02), is engaged to Bridget Milot as of Friday,
1 March. Byzantine Wedding info to follow.
('85-'96) and Valerie (Kelly -'96) Clark
are expecting baby #1 on August 10, 2002. Congrats!
Hibl ('99) received the habit of the Sisters of St. John
in Peoria, IL this past January 28th. She is now to be known
as Sr. Mary Lazarus. You can write to her (after Easter!)
at: Sr. Mary Lazarus, Sisters of St. John, 11227 West Legion
Hall Road, Princeville, IL 61559.
Wallacavage ('89), after running the lecture program at
the Intercollegiate Studies Institute for close to eight years,
is taking a position as a program officer at the International
Institute for Culture in Philadelphia. Started by John Haas
(head of the National Catholic Bioethics Committee) in repsonse
to the Pope's call to "re-evangelize culture," he
will be responsible for setting up lectures and cultural events
at the Institute, housed in a magnificently restored mansion
under Ivy Hall for pics), and in Bavaria and Prague for their
Summer Programs. This year the Summer program is on "Christianity
and the Creative Imagination." They will deal with art,
architecture, and a good bit on the Christian fantasy of Lewis
and Tolkien. The Institute will also hold a Summer intensive
Latin Institute and a Spanish language and cultural program
for priests and seminarians in the historic and beautiful
city of Puebla, Mexico. His work at ISI has given him the
networking skills, travel, and contacts to help grow the IIC.
He encourages everyone to check out the website and sign up
to receive mailings (www.iiculture.org).
Longua ('92) (soon to be a FSSP priest, God willing)
is getting his mountain bike tuned up, so he says.
Hichborn ('99), shall be getting married to Alyssa Gray ('02)
on June 29 of this year. They will be wed in a small church
called San Segundo D'Asti in Guasti, California. All monitary
contributions should be placed in brown paper bags, and in
small, unmarked bills.
('98) Reninger's moving up in the world, or at least moving!
She has a new house! Her new address is 13329 Rowles Place,
Herndon, VA 20170 and her new phone is 703-318-7433.
McFadden's thinking about getting a ferret, and if he
does, he'll name him Octavian (but he'll just call him Gus
Schwalm ('95) is editing a congregational missal for the
Sacred Triduum using the 1962 edition for use by communities
with permission to use the traditional text. Detail about
the book are being posted at
('82) and Karen Collins are happy to announce the arrival
of Shelagh Mary Collins. Shelagh was born on January 21 and
weighed 9 lbs 2 oz. Unfortunately, Shelagh was born with a
serious heart condition - Transposition of the Great Arteries.
A heart operation was successfully completed on January 24
and Shelagh is recovering well. They hope to have her home
within a couple of weeks.
('90) and Lisa (Curran-'93) Heisler should be bringing
#5 into the world within a week or so.
Lee ('96) is engaged to a fine fella named Guy Bauer.
They are to be married on December 28, 2002, if all things
go as planned (not that we're saying they won't go as planned).
McGraw ('93) is now the Development Officer at Christendom.
He used to be the Publications Officer. He's very happy now.
(Power) Schuman and her loving husband Alex are
expecting their second baby in early September this year.
Their first little darling, Brigid, is now 14 months.
('00) and Erika Zepeda welcomed their second son, Michael
Anthony, the evening of February 27, 2002. He weighed 8 lbs.
(Kleinschmidt -'87) Tichy and her husband proudly announce
that on January 31, 2002 they had their 3rd child . . .a girl,
Siegmund ('89) began studies toward her licentiate in
Sacred Theology at the John Paul II Institute for Studies
on Marriage and the Family in Washington DC in August 2001.
She is also teaching theology to high school students at a
local Catholic school. Marianne is very appreciative of the
excellent education she received at Christendom.
Lorena Echeverria (class of 90) is teaching English
as a foreign language at a hotel management school ran by
Opus Dei. Gracias.
2002 Alumni Picnic
14, 2002 Christendom's 25th Anniversary Dinner Gala at The
Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner, VA.
September 28, 2002 Golf Scramble
to benefit the CCAA Scholarship Fund at Westfields
Golf Club in Clifton, VA.
12-13 Homecoming Weekend 2002!
Releases and Campus News: http://www.christendom.edu/news/releases.shtml
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Ambassador to the Vatican to show support of Christendom
Nicholson, current US Ambassador to the Vatican, will
join Jan Cardinal Schotte, Pat Buchanan, Cal Thomas, William
F. Buckley, Mother Assumpta Long, and many others as they
show their support of the work of Christendom College at the
25th Anniversary Gala Dinner/Dance at The Ritz-Carlton on
September 14, 2002 in Tysons Corner, VA.
Donations on their way up!
alumni seem to have taken to the use of the monthly Alumni
Donation Reminder Card. Since its inception in May of 2001,
the College has received over $14,000 through its use.
brought in $670. June $1900, July $2125, August$1020, September
$3355, October $810, November $1670, December $1175, January
$609, February $1910
of Donations to the Alumni Scholarship Fund by year:
1998 - $23,945.53, 1999 - $18,351.00, 2000 - $12,515.35, 2001