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Volume 7, Number 23
Wednesday, November 12, 2008

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PROVINCIAL COUNCIL NAMES LEADERS IN DISTRICT OF INDIA


Fr. Pragasam Thathappa, district superior

Bro. Anand Prakash Kujur, assistant district superior

After a consultation with the brothers in India, Provincial Stephen Glodek announces that the Provincial Council has appointed Fr. Pragasam Thathappa to a second, three-year term as district superior of the District of India, effective Jan. 1, 2009. Bro. Anand Prakash Kujur, currently councilor on the district council, has been appointed assistant district superior, also effective Jan. 1. Bro. Stephen said that remarks in the consultation cited Fr. Pragasam's accomplishments in his first term, his dedication and kindness. In addition, the consultation affirmed the work of Prakash and his ability to collaborate with Fr. Pragasam. "We are most grateful for their willingness and generosity in saying yes to this request," said Bro. Stephen. "We have confidence they will provide the leadership necessary for the District." Congratulations and our prayers for Fr. Pragasam and Bro. Prakash as they guide the brothers in India.

 

PROVINCE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS GATHER IN ST. LOUIS


At the conference, Steve Hiner (Nolan Catholic), Bro. Ed Brink, director of the Office of Education, John Marshall (Chaminade Julienne) and Fr. Ralph Seifert (Chaminade, St. Louis)

The School Administrators' Conference drew 40 people to St. Louis Oct. 26-29, 2008, hosted by the Province Office of Education: Bro. Ed Brink, director, Bro. John Habjan, assistant director, Bro. Gene Meyerpeter, George Lisjak, Marianist Educational Studies and Partnerships, and Mary Perotti, administrative assistant.

Attending were 32 administrators from 18 Province-sponsored secondary and middle schools. Speakers were Tony Fitzgerald, who discussed the Province Strategic Planning process; Bro. Jack Ventura, who gave an update on the Marianist Family; and Bro. Charles Johnson, who gave a talk concerning vocations. View Bro. Ed's presentation on "Participation in the Mission."

"The conference allows us to share ideas with Marianist educators from around the country," said Jim Adams, president of Chaminade College Preparatory in Chatsworth, Calif. "It is reassuring to know our work is part of a bigger plan and we are not alone in this endeavor." Bro. Ed expressed his gratitude that the administrators take the time to gather each year. "They're the people who are making the Marianist charism come alive in the schools and giving priority to the Characteristics of Marianist Education."

Gloria Ramos, principal of Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory in Hollywood, Fla., says the education office has great insight for lay administrators. "They use great methodology to communicate the reflective nature of our positions," she said. "It's a great opportunity to share best practices with our Marianist brethren," said Jim Sukys, president of Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School in Cleveland. "And of course, the Marianist hospitality is second to none!"


Clockwise from top left: Bro. Francisco González (Colegio San José) and Bro. Gerry Mc Auley (St. Laurence); Tony Fitzgerald; Frank Orga (North Catholic); and Beckie Cleveland (Daniel J. Gross) and Fr. Larry Doersching (Chaminade-Madonna)

 

NOVICES BEGIN FORMATION PROGRAM IN LIMURU, KENYA


At a recent reception for the novices at the novitiate in Limuru, Kenya, Bro. Jomo (novice director), Novices (first year) Cyprian Maingi, Joseph Pachalo and David Kangwa , Novices (second year) Michael Chirwa, Griven Mulenga, Given Mukanshi, Daniel Ouma, Julius Maingi and Denis Litiolo and Fr. Allen DeLong (assistant novice director). Courtesy of Fr. Allen

 

NEWS FROM VOCATIONS

Read the October 2008 issue of Vocation News by Bro. Charles Johnson, national vocation director.

 

CINCINNATI MUSP PROGRAM WELCOMES NEW CLASS


At its annual "Autumn Supper" in October, Purcell Marian High School in Cincinnati welcomed the Marianist Urban Students Program class of 2012. Shown, back, MUSP students Kendell Bobo, Larry Mixon, Jr., Daniel Watkins, Bridgette Givens and Briaira Jackson; front, MUSP board members Fr. Ed Jach, Jennifer Scott, Bro. Mike Murphy, Bill Shula, Diane Warren, Debra McMullen and Tom Shessler. Members of the DeSales Crossings community also attended the event. Courtesy of Shannon Lively

 

CELEBRATING ALL SAINTS AND ALL SOULS IN ST. LOUIS


At the Marianist cemetery on the grounds of St. John Vianney High School, Contact Julius Militante, Bros. Brian Zampier and Charles Johnson, Fr. Oscar Vasquez and Bro. Tom Redmond. Photos courtesy of Julius

On Nov. 1, Marianist Family members in the St. Louis area gathered for All Saints Day Mass at the Curé of Ars community chapel on the campus of St. John Vianney High School. Fr. Tim Kenney was the main celebrant and homilist. After Mass, a brief prayer service was held in the Marianist cemetery on the campus. Fr. Oscar Vasquez blessed the graves and contact Julius Militante led the group in singing a psalm. The celebration ended with lunch, coordinated by Bro. Leo Slay, at the Curé of Ars community.


Clockwise from top, the prayer service at the Marianist cemetery; Bro. Rich Middleton lays a flower on a brother's grave; Bro. Norb Karpfinger; and, at lunch, Bros. David Betz, Francis Heyer and Rich Middleton

 

SAVE THE DATE...

Bro. Jack Ventura invites all members of the Marianist Family from the St. Louis area to Eucharist and dinner to celebrate the 208th anniversary of the Foundation Day of Marianist Sodalities at 4 p.m. on Sat., Jan. 31, 2009, at St. Mary's High School. Bring a favorite wine or dessert to share. For information or to RSVP, contact Donna Tucker by Jan. 23.

 

MARIANISTS JOIN IN WORLD DAY OF PRAYER

The Marianist World Day of Prayer was celebrated Oct. 12 at at the Shrine of Aparecida near the city of São Paulo in Brazil. In addition, Marianists from around the globe hosted local celebrations.

In Lusaka, Zambia


Bro. Fred Silbereis
gave a presentation at Sunday Mass on the Marianists as a worldwide congregation and told the history of Our Lady of Aparecida. After Mass, the adults heard a talk from the Marianist Lay Community and broke into small groups for discussion. In a separate area, Bros. Julius Nandi and Daniel Odero worked with the children on songs and skits. Clockwise from top, the adults pray the rosary; Bro. Carmine Annunziata speaks with choir members; the children perform a skit; and Bro. Godfrey Ssenyomo (center) gives a report on a small group discussion. Courtesy of Bro. Fred Silbereis

In Cupertino


In honor of the Marianist World Day of Prayer, the Marianist community in Cupertino, Calif., gathered for Mass Oct. 12 with Lay Marianists. Fr. Pat McDaid presided at Mass. LEFT: Fr. Jack Russi and Fr. Pat McDaid (seated, center) with Lay Marianists; RIGHT: Fr. Jack's guest enjoys a snack after Mass. Courtesy of Bro. Jim Leahy

 

FROM THE GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

VIA LATINA. Read the November 2008 issue of Via Latina.

 

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE REPOSE OF THE SOUL OF . . .


Bro. Fred, 1959

Bro. Fred, recent

Bro. Frederick Gelhard (Marianist Residence, San Antonio), 83, who died Nov. 1, 2008, in San Antonio. May he rest in peace. Bro. Fred was a World War II veteran and served the Province primarily as a working brother. He supervised the construction of Roncalli High School in Pueblo, Colo., and served in construction and maintenance positions in Wisconsin, Texas, Missouri and Africa. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Nov. 6, 2008, at the Marianist Residence chapel in San Antonio. Fr. Richard Wosman, a member of the Provincial Chapter and area coordinator, represented the Provincial Council. Fr. Don Cowie was the main celebrant and homilist. Burial followed at the Marianist cemetery in San Antonio. Read Bro. Fred's obituary.

Read the homily given by Fr. Paul Vieson at the funeral Mass for Bro. Bernard Laurinaitis (Mercy Siena, Dayton), 82, who died Oct. 22, 2008, in Dayton.

Please pray also for Joseph B. Hamm, Maria Theresa Karpfinger, Patras Minj, Fr. Charles Mulcrone, Anne Lisjak, Myriam Rivera, James Shepard and John Tirkey. Read more.

 

DINKLAGE CANAL, GERMANY


Photo courtesy of Bro. Bob Resing, S.M. Bro. Bob's images are available for sale as note cards or prints. To order, visit www.resingart.com

 

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE HEALING OF . . .

Bro. Jim Abel (Alumni Hall, Dayton)

Fr. Norb Brockman (Woodlawn, San Antonio)

Bro. Art Cherrier (Maryland Avenue, St. Louis)

Fr. Jerry Chinchar (Stonemill, Dayton)

Bro. Walter Ebbesmeyer (Curé of Ars, St. Louis)

Bro. Ed Violett (General Administration, Rome)

Sue Wesselkamper, president of Chaminade University of Honolulu

Please pray also for Fr. Joseph Allencherry, Fr. Sy Loehrlein, Kevin Prevou, mother of Bro. Alex Toppo, and mother of Bro. Kerobim Xalxo. Read more.

 

THE MLFI WANTS YOU!


MLFI participants tour Mount St. John in Dayton with the Marianist "Grand Walkers" lay community

Ready to deepen your understanding of the Marianist Charism? Not sure where to start? Consider an invitation to join the Marianist Lay Formation Initiative. The MLFI is a one-year program designed to help people build, reenergize and sustain Marianist Lay Communities in their home towns. During the year, the group meets face-to-face twice and also keeps in touch online. For more information go to www.marianist.com/mlfi or call Pati Krasensky at 215.634.4116. The next formation group begins March 27 to March 29, 2009.

 

MARIANIST COMMUNITIES ON RETREAT

In Texas


ABOVE: The Casa Maria community attended a retreat Oct. 24 to Oct. 26 at the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio. Shown, front, Bros. Tim Pieprzyca and Mike Sullivan and Aspirant Brian Myers; back, Fr. Kip Stander, Bros. Dennis Bautista and Brian Halderman, Fr. Tim Dwyer, Aspirant Tom Fox and Bro. Roberto Rivera. BELOW: After the retreat, it was time to celebrate Halloween with a night of pumpkin carving at Casa Maria with Aspirants Tom Fox and Brian Myers, and Bros. Brian, Dennis and Roberto. Courtesy of Brian Myers

In Ohio


The Marcella Road community in Cleveland was on retreat in mid-October at the Notre Dame Sister's motherhouse in Chardon, Ohio. Shown are Bros. David Conrad, Dave Murphy, Bill Halloway and Jack Dempsey, Fr. George Abmayr and Bro. Joe Scheible. Courtesy of Bro. Dave Murphy

 

WHO'S DOING WHAT. . .


Bro. Gerry Hyland, with Sister DeChantal Hyland, OSB, (right). Courtesy of the Arkansas Catholic
Bro. Gerry Hyland (Curé of Ars, St. Louis) surprised his sister, Sr. DeChantal Hyland, OSB, on the occasion of her 102nd birthday on Oct. 7 at the St. Scholastica Monastery in Fort Smith, Ark. The siblings had not seen each other in 10 years. The trip was arranged by an acquaintance of Sr. Hyland's who knew she would love to see her brother on her birthday. A story about the visit appeared in the Nov. 1 issue of the Arkansas Catholic newspaper. Read the story.

Bro. Brian Halderman (Casa Maria, San Antonio) is featured in a story in the Nov. 7 issue of the St. Louis Review about his profession of perpetual vows on Oct. 4. Read the story. A story about Bro. Brian also appeared in the Nov. 7 issue of Today's Catholic in San Antonio. Read the story.

Bro. Ray Fitz (Stonemill-Kiefaber, Dayton) gave a lecture Oct. 31 on "Addressing Domestic Violence: Can the Catholic Social Tradition make a Contribution?" at Chaminade University of Honolulu.

Fr. Chris Wittmann (Trinity Ave., Dayton) gave a homily at the University of Dayton's Family Weekend Mass Oct. 26 that challenged students and families to take the commandments to heart in their work, studies, service and civic duties. Read the homily.

Bro. Bob Moriarty (Vernon, Conn.) published an article on small church communities in the Fall 2008 issue of Seminary Journal. Bro Bob directs the Pastoral Department for Small Christian Communities in the Archdiocese of Hartford and serves on the board of the National Alliance of Parishes Restructuring into Communities. Bro. Bernie Stratman (Washington, D.C.) is the executive editor of Seminary Journal and executive director of the NCEA Seminary Department in Washington, D.C. Read the article.

Fr. Bill Meyer (San Antonio) appeared in the Sept. 12 issue of Today's Catholic. Fr. Bill was a concelebrant, along with Archbishop José H. Gomez of San Antonio, at the Mass to install the new pastor at Holy Redeemer Parish in San Antonio, Fr. Kevin Fausz, CM. In the same issue, Fr. Cris Janson is shown celebrating the first Mass of newly ordained Deacon Richard Salazar at Holy Rosary Parish in San Antonio.
Archbishop Gomez and Fr. Bill Meyer. Courtesy of Today's Catholic


Brandon Paluch
Heather King, an author, commentator for National Public Radio and former alcoholic, visited Marianist Contact Brandon Paluch's seventh grade class at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Downey, Calif., to discuss alcohol abuse and other teen issues. Heather's reflections on the visit were published in the Oct. 31 issue of the National Catholic Reporter. Read the article.

 

MARIANISTS ARE FILLED WITH ELECTION FEVER (and cookies)

In Karonga, Malawi


Marianist volunteer Molly Heineman and Bro. Philip Adoka celebrate the election of Barack Obama. Molly is from the U.S. and Bro. Philip is a citizen of Kenya, where Barack Obama's father was born.

In San Antonio


LEFT: The polling table at Casa Maria; RIGHT: Aspirant Tom Fox (blue shirt) casts his vote.

As part of "Casa Maria Tuesday"-when students, faculty and staff gather for evening prayer and a light supper-the community hosted an election night party, where guests voted on which cookie was their favorite: Cookie A (Michelle Obama's recipe) and Cookie B (Cindy McCain's). The result: 19-13 in favor of McCain's cookies. Recipes were taken from Good Housekeeping magazine. Courtesy of Bro. Dennis Bautista

 

PEACE & JUSTICE UPDATE:

Marianist Sharing Fund helped fund a summer immersion weekend experience in San Antonio for members of the Adele Social Justice Project and will support a similar experience in Cleveland in 2009. Jim Vogt, director of the Marianist Social Justice Collaborative, is the sponsor of this grant request. The Adele Social Justice Project, which was initiated by MSJC, strives to increase awareness and interest in social justice issues in young adults.

Adele Social Justice Project participants on an immersion experience in San Antonio. Courtesy of Jim Vogt

 

MARIANIST VOLUNTEER PROGRAM LAUNCHES AD CAMPAIGN


Advertisements inviting young adults to consider a volunteer opportunity with the Marianist Volunteer Program are appearing in upcoming issues of the University of Dayton's Flyer News and St. Mary's University's The Rattler student newspapers. Current and former MVP volunteers who attended Marianist universities are featured in the ads. The campaign was created by the Province Office of Communications.

 

MARIANIST VOLUNTEER EMBRACES THE "WARM HEART OF AFRICA"

Andy Taube, 22, grew up in Chicago and is a recent graduate of the University of Dayton. In August, he began a two-year volunteer experience in Karonga, Malawi, as a member of the Marianist Volunteer Program. Andy is a teacher at Chaminade Secondary School and at the Marianist Institute of Rural Artisans for Christian Life Education (MIRACLE), a two-year technical school. "Malawi is nicknamed "The Warm Heart of Africa," said Andy. "After being here a few months, I have no doubt what inspired that nickname: the people!" Read more about Andy's experience in Malawi.

 

MID-LIFE 2009 IN MISSOURI

Marianist LIFE invites all adult moderators to attend "Mid-LIFE 2009" Jan. 29 to Feb. 1, 2009, at the Marianist Retreat and Conference Center in Eureka, Mo. The event is a national gathering for retreat, networking, sharing best practices, building community, and professional development training. The group will tour areas of St. Louis, including a visit to the Province headquarters and a Marianist high school. Find out more.
Marianist LIFE South moderators during Moderator Days at the summer LIFE program at TECABOCA in July 2008

GOOD TO KNOW

SEMINARY EVALUATION. In September 1999, the General Administration established a single Marianist International Seminary in Rome for 10 years. The 10-year period is coming to an end, and the GA is conducting an evaluation of the program to discern future action. Although most of the Province membership does not have direct experience of the seminary program, some may wish to comment. To read the seminary evaluation, visit the PORTAL and click on "Documents." If you wish to comment, send your thoughts to Fr. George Cerniglia by Nov. 15.

STRATEGIC PLANNING SURVEY. The Strategic Planning survey was sent to all brothers on Oct. 15. The survey must be submitted by Dec. 1, 2008. If you have questions or concerns regarding the survey, please contact Pat Stephens or Tony Fitzgerald.

ONLINE COURSES. Patti Gehred wants to know: “While the heat radiating off your computer is keeping you warm this winter, why not sign up for a Marianist Studies online course?” Find out more about courses from January-April. Patti is coordinator of Virtual Learning and Curriculum Innovation at NACMS.

E-MAIL PASSWORDS. Recently three brothers' e-mail accounts were compromised. Following are suggestions by the computer company used by the Province for creating e-mail passwords that are less likely to be compromised:

  • Use alpha/numeric passwords
  • Use some upper and/or lower case letters
  • Longer passwords (8+ characters) are better
  • Change passwords more often
  • Do NOT use social security numbers or your e-mail address as the password
  • Use a virus protection program (McAffee, Norton, etc.)

 
 

Nov. 13-16
Formation Weekend, Menlo Park, Calif.

Nov. 17-19
Provincial Council Meeting, St. Louis

Nov. 21
Presentation of Mary

Nov. 21-23 MVP Fall Retreat, St. Louis

MORE

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BLOG. Read the latest from our Marianist blogger.

Fr. Bert Buby (Stonemill-Kiefaber, Dayton), Scriptural Reflections

NOVEMBER FEAST DAYS.

Fr. George Cerniglia, assistant for religious life, writes about important feast days in November. Read Fr. George's letter and read the list of November feast days.

 

 

ADD YOUR EVENT TO THE PROVINCE CALENDAR ...

If you have a meeting date or event you would like posted on the Province calendar, please contact Pat Stephens.

 

FROM THE SCHOOLS . . .

ST. MARY'S UNIVERSITY President Charles Cotrell announced the development of a neighborhood revitalization plan to respond to the immediate needs of the school's community in San Antonio. "As part of this community and a major employer, St. Mary's has a vested interest to help our neighborhood thrive. It is part of our 156-year history, and our Marianist tradition and mission to advance the common good through community service and outreach," Cotrell said. Read more about the plan.

UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON President Daniel Curran wrote an op-ed piece on supporting urban education which appeared in the Oct. 29 issue of the Dayton Daily News. Read the article.

ST. MARY'S HIGH SCHOOL President Fr. Mitch Doyen was interviewed by KEZK radio in St. Louis about the school's recent improvements and plans for expansion. Listen to the interview.

CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL students who are members of the school's Guardian Angels service program worked with two other high schools to finish a house for Habitat for Humanity in San Antonio. Daniel Vasquez, a CCHS senior and president of Guardian Angels, coordinated the effort. The Guardian Angels program was established in 1975 by the late Bro. Martin "Mac" McMurtrey.


CCHS and other local students in front of the house they helped build for Habitat for Humanity

PURCELL MARIAN HIGH SCHOOL went "pink" in October to raise money for breast cancer research. The students purchased pink "Cavs (Cavaliers) for a Cure" t-shirts, donated money, and made pink bake sale items to sell at lunches. They donated $600 to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

 

 

The "Pink Bake Sale" at Purcell Marian High School. Courtesy of Shannon Lively


PURCELL MARIAN freshmen were featured in the Oct. 24 issue of The Catholic Telegraph. The freshmen recently completed a service retreat in which more than 350 hours of service were volunteered by the students. Bro. Bob Jones is the service director at Purcell Marian. Read the story.


Purcell Marian freshmen volunteering at the Over-the Rhine soup kitchen. Courtesy of The Catholic Telegraph

 

HAIL TO THE CHEF...


The West Hills community in California recently celebrated Carol Corrin's 25 years of service as the community's cook. To show their appreciation, the brothers presented Carol with a plaque from the Province and took her out for dinner. Shown at dinner are Bro. Skip Matthews, Carol, Bros. Jim Wisecaver and Tony Pistone, Fr. Jim Mueller and Bro. LeRoy Viera. Courtesy of Bro. Jim Wisecaver

THE CLASSIFIEDS


Bro. Ray Fitz

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. Applications are being accepted for the position of executive director of the Association of Marianist Universities. Read the position description. Those interested should send a letter to Dr. Charles Cotrell, president of St. Mary's University, expressing why they would like the position. E-mail Dr. Cotrell or send a letter to One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio TX 78228-8530, no later than Dec. 1, 2008. Bro. Ray Fitz, who is stepping down after five years as executive director, said, "The Marianist-sponsored universities are great apostolic and institutional assets for our Province. The new executive director, working with the presidents and sponsorship officers, will be able to develop these assets and promote the growth of Marianist Educational Associates on each of the campuses."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR MISSION AND IDENTITY. St. Mary's University in San Antonio is searching for a new Vice President of Mission and Identity to begin service in the summer of 2009. The qualified candidate must be a Marianist religious with a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution required and master's degree or doctoral degree preferred. Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and a letter of application indicting what the candidate feels he brings to the position. Applications should be e-mailed to Bro. Stephen Glodek or mailed to him at: Marianist Province of the United States, 4425 West Pine Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108. Applications should be e-mailed or mailed by Nov. 15, 2008. Read the job description.

 

AUTUMN ALL AROUND US...


Clockwise from top, at the Marycliff community in Eureka, Mo. (by Susan Kramer); flowers at Mundelein Seminary in Wisconsin (by Bro. Ed Loch); "An old-fashioned pod cast" at Mount St. John in Dayton (by Patti Gehred); and Queen of Heaven cemetery in Dayton (by Bro. John Lemker)

 

ALIVE MAGAZINE

The Fall/Winter 2008 issue of Alive magazine has been mailed. If you need additional copies, e-mail Ann Mueller.

OOPS...

In the Oct. 28 issue of FamilyOnline we incorrectly identified "CLAMAR" as an organization of Marianists from South America. CLAMAR is the conference of Latin American Marianists. We apologize for the mistake.

 

CELEBRATE ADVENT 2008 AT THE CFL

The Christian Family Living Center on North Topsail Island, N.C., is offering two Advent Family Retreats: Dec. 5 to Dec. 7 and Dec. 12 to Dec. 14. The program is for families seeking a closer relationship with Christ and each other with prayer services, family fun activities, presentations, discussion, free time, social events, cookie making, story time for younger children and much more. All inclusive price includes ocean view bedroom with private bath, meals, snacks and materials. The cost is $70 for ages 2 to 7 and $100 for ages 8 to adult. Family maximum is $490. Complete the application or call 910.328.1584 for more information.

NEWSLETTER
CENTRAL

MARIANIST LIFE. Read the October 2008 issue of The Fulcrum, a newsletter from Brian Reavey, national coordinator of Marianist LIFE.

CAPE MAY. Read the November 2008 issue of The Beacon, the newsletter of the Marianist Family Retreat Center in Cape May Point, N.J.

MSJC. Read the November 2008 issue of Justice Jottings, the newsletter of the Marianist Social Justice Collaborative.

 

JUST ONE MORE...


Bro. John Blank (Alumni Hall, Dayton) celebrates Halloween with the University of Dayton cafeteria workers. Photo by Debby Colville

 

PROVINCE
BIRTHDAYS

Editor's Note: If you would like your e-mail address eliminated from FamilyOnline for security reasons, please e-mail Ann Mueller.

NOVEMBER

12 Rajesh Lakra lakrarajeshsm@yahoo.co.in
14 James McKay  
15 Thomas Redmond tredmondsm@gmail.com
16 Daniel Richter drichter@sm-usa.org
18 Harold Lootens  harold.j.lootens@lycos.com
19 Jose Degorio degorio@aol.com
23 Paul Donoghue  oceandr8@aol.com
  Marianus Lugun smmaria@rediffmail.com
24 Joseph Kamotho  
  David Schmitz david.schmitz@notes.udayton.edu
  Sudhir Soreng sudhirsoreng@yahoo.co.in
  Joseph Stefanelli  Jstefsm@aol.com
25 Timothy Phillips semvcrecsm@smcuria.it
26 William Campbell wjcampbell@aol.com
27 Dennis Lobo jeyammal@yahoo.com
29 Esteban Durán Reyes erd200@yahoo.com.mx
  Kondwani Nalivata  

 

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