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and Agnes (Curley) Penny (Class of 1997) had
baby #2 on Jan. 20, 2001, Loretta Elizabeth. They had baby
#1 on Nov. 5, 1999, Maria Veronica. Daniel is teaching theology
at Allentown Central Catholic High School in Allentown, PA.
and Katie (McNally) Thompson had a baby boy, Gervase
Michael, on March 24, 2001.
Granger ('98?) will be getting
married to Abe Weaver in Augusta, GA in May!
and Marguerite (Provenzano) Murphy
are expecting Murph #6 in June of 2002.
Fields entered the Carmelite Monastery in Lake Elmo, Minnesota
on 23 September 2001 to discern her vocation as a cloistered
Carmelite nun. She reports it is hard but she is 'deep down
(Murrell-'98) Pride was married to Joe Pride Sep. 8, 2001
and is expecting a baby the end of June 2002. They live in
Augusta, GA. Kate is working at Catholic Stewardship Consultants,
and we are servicing the Arch. of Washington, among statewide
parishes. She is a writer for the monthly stewardship newsletters.
Young just began his second semester at Ave Maria School
of Law, in Ann Arbor. Also, his brother Gabriel ('01)
is in his class...as are Andrea Hale, Kevin
Gerrity, Angela Pfister, Sabrina Chester (not sure of
graduation years for those folks).
McBee was promoted in November to the rank of Knight Commander
in the Order of the Holy Sepulchre.
(Asam) Monette and Stephen Monette (brother of Christendom
student, Anne Monette) were married October 20th, 2001, at
St. Stanislaus parish in Rochester,NY and are temporarily
living near Groton, Connecticut's, Navy submarine base, where
Stephen is currently stationed. Julie has a new email address:
Joseph Kelly was born May 30, 2001, 7lbs 13oz., to Jim
and Ellen (Storey) Kelly.
Smith '99 is currently in his lectorate year at the Pontifical
Roman Major Seminary, the papal seminary at St John Lateran
in Rome, is in second theology at the Gregorian and is studying
for the Diocese of Charleston, South Carolina. He will soon
be vested as a novice in the Third Order of Canons Regular
of Premontre. Best wishes to Class of 99!
Rohan recently married Henry Wingate on September 8, 2001.
They are expecting a baby on June 10, 2002. Mary Wingate,
Route 2 Box 68, Madison, Virginia 22727
John Issigonis lives in Calgary, at the base of the
rockies. Scenery and skiing among the best in the world. He
teaches for Calgary Catholic School Division, loving every
minute of it. Junior high, also coaching basketball. What
has he been up to recently? He finished classwork for Bachelor
of Education in February, 2001 at Brandon University. Then
off to Mexico for two months, teaching at a private Catholic
school in Torreon. Then to Leeds, England for a three-month
teaching stint. Next stop, Greece; basically touring and living
it up on the beach for two months. Finally, off to Senegal,
West Africa, interning as an education policy analyst for
UNESCO. And now - Calgary. There it is in a nutshell.
('83) & Nancy (Popik) Briggs ('82) celebrated the
arrival of their eighth child, Mary Fiona McHugh Briggs, on
Steenson and Lisa Kirchner have moved to Alexandria, VA
and Lisa is working as an editor for a contractor for the
FAA in D.C.
Miller, spouse: Debbi. Children: Brianna (11), Stephen
(10), Christopher (6), Nathan (2). Employer: Diebold, Inc.
- Technician. Fun: Co-founder, current Board of Trustees President
Holy Cross Academy, grades 7-12. Como se llama? Rock; Rock
Kelly (Kuhn) Shininger and husband Doug had a new baby
boy (second child) on November 19, 2001 and named him Eric
Guettler and Patrick Zuberbueler were married November
24, 2001 at St. Helen Catholic Church in Vero Beach, FL. Patrick
received a promotion with Lord and Taylor. He manages three
departments and is part of the management training team at
Lord and Taylor in Fair Oaks Mall.
(Foushee) and Ted Eidem (Both class of 2000) want to joyfully
announce the birth of their daughter, Mary Cecilia Eidem,
born on September 14, 2001 at 3:01pm. 10 lbs. 2oz. 21 1/4
Micucci, the third of that
name. He has finished one and one half years at Creighton
University School of Law and has another one and one half
years left. Law school is three years long. He shall graduate
in May 2003. This is in Omaha, Nebraska, by the way. Nothing
more really to tell.
I just wanted to let you know that I got engaged to Deo W.
Read III on New Years Eve and we are planning a wedding sometime
this fall. Thanks! Ann Marie Popielarz (class of '99)
Wright ('00) and Greg Polley ('00)
are engaged to be married in June of 2002.
and Kathy (Harrigan) Foeckler and Bennett and Mary
Beth (Harrigan) Ellis celebrated their 10th Wedding Anniversaries
on December 29, 2001.
and Michelle (Belleville) Kopeck had
another little Kopeck on December 17, 2001. It was a girl,
named Claudia. An interesting note is that the Kopecks have
six children, two of which were born on December 22 and two
of which were born on December 17, all different years.
Blackmer married a young lady named Maria last Summer.
They live happily ever after in Ohio.
Gaetano (graduated this past December) has taken on the
position of Editorial Assistant at the Arlington Catholic
20, 2002 -- Alumni Fundraiser/Social at the Four Provinces
Restaurant/Bar in Falls Church, 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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Saturday night, January 5, 2002, 47 alumni returned to their
Alma Mater to enjoy fellowship, food, and fine drinks at the
2002 Alumni Epiphany Party, held in the Regina Coeli Building
by the Christendom College Alumni Associtation's Board of
Directors, the Epiphany Party has become a welcome tradition
for area alumni during the Christmas Season.
suggested donations of $5 per person, $550 was raised towards
the Alumni Scholarship Fund. Special thanks and recognition
go to Anna Wright and Greg Polley for their efforts with this
event. And to Walter Janaro for providing the music for the
evening. and last, but not least, to Erica Quest for her help
in cleaning up at the end of the night.
next Alumni gathering is scheduled for January 20th at the
4 P's Pub in Falls Church, Virginia.