Coverage of the International Young Audlt Forum graces the cover of this issue, along with the announcement of the new Loe China Studies Center at Saint Vincent. Inside is archabbey news and a Christmas message from Archabbot Douglas, appointments, novices, the diaconate ordinations, Jubilarian Day, articles on the Benedictine sisters, first pastorates and Saint Benedict Hall, the new dorm at Saint Vincent College. Father Gilbert Burke, O.S.B., was named an alumnus of distinction. There are photos of the archabbot’s visits to Archabbey missions in Asia and Brazil, and Father Demetrius Dumm’s book, Cherish Christ Above All, has been reprinted. Father Jacques Daley haD a new set of videos on the rosary. A feature was done on the fire department, and Saint Vincent honored Cardinal Adam Maida at the Seminary’s Alumni Day in the Fall.