2002 Winter-Spring Heart to Heart

The International Young Adult Forum was to arrive on the Saint Vincent Campus July 18-22, with His Eminence Francis Cardinal Arinze returning as part of the event. Two Benedictines studying in Rome are pictured receiving ashes on Ash Wednesday from Pope John Paul II. Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki’s visit to Asia is recounted, as is the news of various monks from around the Archabbey. The Saint Vincent history book, Mission to America, was reviewed in the Western Pennsylvania History magazine, while a new cookbook from the Basilica Parish was released. Father Flavian Yelinko became the longest-lived monk in the history of Saint Vincent. Gristmill products were reviewed, and an important centennial at Savannah, Georgia, where Saint Vincent Benedictines minister, was reviewed. The 2002 retreat schedule was published, the eight Benedictines celebrating jubilees were pictured, as were the three men scheduled to be ordained to the diaconate on July 12.