CELEBRATING MARIANIST JUBILEES - HAWAIIAN STYLE
TWO CALIFORNIANS WILL ENTER ASPIRANCY
FR. JOE HELPS HONOR HAWAIIAN JUBILARIANS
DEADLINE FOR GENERAL CHAPTER QUESTIONNAIRE
The preparatory commission for the General Chapter of 2006 wants your opinion! A questionnaire was e-mailed at the end of May to the director of every community asking for input about the challenges facing the Society of Mary and responses to the challenges. The questionnaire must be returned to the Secretary General by June 30 by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or fax (011-39-06 700 0406). If you did not receive the questionnaire, e-mail Pat Stephens at email@example.com.
Congratulations to the following brothers who have accepted director assignments, effective Aug. 15, 2005. We pray for their ministry.
The Provincial Council thanks Fr. Don Wallace and Bro. Charles Wanda for their years of service as directors.
PRE-NOVICES BRING OUT THE BRUSHES
FR. SOLDÀ TO VISIT UNITED STATES
Fr. Antonio Soldà, procurator and postulator general in Rome, will make his first trip to the United States this summer to consult on Marianist causes and practice his English. The Province welcomes Fr. Antonio and sends best wishes for safe travel. His itinerary includes:
July 18 - 27
Alumni Hall, Dayton
PLEASE PRAY FOR THE REPOSE OF THE SOUL OF . . .
Nartker, who died June 4, 2005, in Pennsylvania. May he rest in
peace. Raymond was a former member of the Province of
SUMMER FIELD, KENTUCKY
PLEASE PRAY FOR THE HEALING OF . . .
Bro. John Schneider (Mercy Siena, Dayton), who has been hospitalized for tests.
Fr. Dick Knuge (Meyer Hall, Dayton), who will have surgery on June 21 as part of his cancer treatment.
Bro. Bob Kraft (Mercy Siena, Dayton), who has been hospitalized.
Please also pray for William Farnsworth, Sr. Bertilia Hart, Dora Lipps, Pat O'Hare, Dara Shakespeare and Patrick Tobin. Read more.
WHO'S DOING WHAT
Fr. Charles Miller reports on two tours originating from San Antonio that are open to all friends of the Marianists: October in Washington, D.C., with Bro. Cletus Behlmann, and a European tour in late November with Fr. Charles. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bro. Leo Slay (Curé of Ars, St. Louis) helped design and equip the approximately 1,000-square-foot "ultramodern kitchen" for the culinary arts program at the Clyde C. Miller Career Academy, a new vocational high school in St. Louis. Bro. Leo is an advisory board member for the program and permanent director of the Missouri Restaurant Association. Kudos to Bro. Leo!
The University of Dayton has purchased nearly 50 acres of property from NCR Corp. for $25 million. UD will use the purchase, which includes two buildings, two parking lots, and two soccer fields, to expand its campus and encourage commercial development in the area.
The Marianist Environmental Education Center is co-sponsoring a conference on native plants on July 23 at Mount St. John in Dayton. Topics include plant identification, water conservation, and planting tips. E-mail email@example.com.
SMILES, TEARS OF JOY AT HAWAI'I CELEBRATION
Photos from the May 13 celebration of jubilarians in Honolulu, clockwise from top left: Fr. Joe Lackner and Bro. Elmer Dunsky (70 years a Marianist); Fr. John Bolin (50th ordination); Bro. Jim Roberts (50 years); and Fr. Joe Priestley (50th ordination). Bro. Franklin Pao celebrated 50 years as a Marianist. Mass was held at Mystical Rose Oratory, with dinner following for more than 250 Marianists and guests. All photos by Derrek Miyahara of Island Digital Imaging
WORLD DAY OF PRAYER: OCT. 9, 2005
BROTHERS RETREAT AT TECABOCA
100 PERCENT AT CHAMINADE UNIVERSITY
OUT AND ABOUT
Read the upcoming travel schedule of members of the Provincial staff in St. Louis.
IN CELEBRATION OF ST. LOUIS JUBILARIANS
Marianists from Missouri, Illinois, Texas and Ohio came to Our Lady of the Pillar parish in St. Louis on June 5 to celebrate the jubilees of seven Marianists. Bro. Tony Pistone organized the event. TOP LEFT: Bro. Tom Redmond (left, novitiate, Dayton) with Fr. Ralph Siefert (Waldron, St. Louis) TOP RIGHT: From left, Bros. Len Rudy (Curé of Ars), Earl Leistikow (Woodlawn, San Antonio) and Norb Karpfinger (East St. Louis, Ill.) BOTTOM LEFT: Fr. Ade Windisch (left, Marianist Residence, San Antonio) with Bro. Ken Straubinger (Maryland Ave., St. Louis) BOTTOM RIGHT: Fr. Joe Uvietta (left, Curé of Ars) with Bro. Bob Wood (Marianist Residence, San Antonio), who is a 60-year jubilarian
BEACHING AT VERACRUZ, MEXICO
NEWS FROM INDIA. Read the June 14, 2005, issue of the newsletter from India.
NEWS OF THE PHILIPPINES. Read the June 2005 edition of Alive in the Philippines from Bro. Richard Joyal.
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The Provincial office will be closed Monday, July 4, in honor of Independence Day.
The next issue of FamilyOnline is July 12.
MYSTERY MARIANIST UNVEILED . . .
Editor: Diane Guerra; assistant: Ann Mueller. This biweekly e-mail newsletter produced by the Society of Mary features news about the Society of Mary (SM), Daughters of Mary Immaculate (FMI) and lay Marianists. Bro. Stephen Glodek, SM, provincial; Fr. Jim Fitz, SM, assistant provincial. Read the 2005 publication schedule and deadlines. Read hints about submitting photos and copy. NEWS: We'll include news of travels, health updates, prayer requests, community celebrations, professional accomplishments, birthdays, and whatever personal or community news you'd like to share. Send news, digital photos and comments and suggestions to Diane Guerra at firstname.lastname@example.org and use "FamilyOnline" as your subject line. TECHNICAL PROBLEMS: If you're not receiving this newsletter in the proper format, with proper spacing and photographs and art appearing, please let us know and we'll try to find a solution. If we can't, we'll put you on our "NOTIFY ONLY" list. CHANGE IN E-MAIL ADDRESS: Send to Ann Mueller at email@example.com. NOTE TO DIRECTORS: Please print this newsletter and post or distribute to brothers who do not have e-mail. BACK ISSUES/SEARCH: Visit www.marianist.com/fol. SUBSCRIBE/UNSUBSCRIBE: Visit http://www.marianist.com/subscribe.htm. Remember: you can search the archived issues of FamilyOnline at www.marianist.com/fol. Type in the word(s) you're looking for, open the issue, pull down the "Edit" bar and click on "Find on This Page," which will take you to the exact spot you need.