Symposium on the Family: Houstonians come together to strengthen families
On Saturday, September 16, 2000, people from all parts of Houston gathered at Rice University to attend the Symposium on the Family: An Oasis of Love. The guest speakers were Bill and Leigh Bowman of Arlington, Massachusetts, who, in conjunction with other parents, founded Montrose School, now in its twentieth year in the Boston area.
24 Priests Ordained in Rome
Bishop Javier Echevarria ordained 24 priests, from 13 countries, on October 6 at the basilica of Saint Eugene in Rome. About 2,000 people, including family and friends of the new priests, attended the ceremony.
Guatemalan doctor on path to canonization
Ernesto Cofino, who died in 1991, was the father of five and a pioneer in pediatric research in Guatemala. He established the chair of pediatrics in the Department of Medicine of the University of San Carlos, from where he taught for 24 years.
First Russian biography of Blessed Josemaria
Blessed Josemaria Escriva's Life and Achievement is the title of the first biography to appear in the Russian language by the noted Orthodox thinker, Eugueny Pazukhin. Posted 10/30/00.
Family day at Torreciudad
Archbishop John Foley presided as thousands of families gathered at the Spanish shrine of Torreciudad to dedicate themselves anew to the Saviour's Mother. Posted 9/30/00