Reginald Foster, OCD, the famous Vatican Latinist, has been seriously ill for the better part of a year now. He was supposed to teach an intensive week of Latin at ND for Notre Dame students last summer, but was unable to do so because of health issues. Reggie nearly died in January--but miraculously, he pulled through. After spending three months in an intensive care facility in Rome, he is well enough to come back to the United States. In fact, as I type this, he is on medical air transport from Rome back to his home state of Wisconsin, where we hope and pray he will convalesce and grow strong.He has many good friends, and loyal friends, in Rome; they threw him a party before he left today.If anyone wants to send him a card, the new address is below. Obviously, Latin cards are preferred--but be careful--they could come back corrected in colorful ink if you mess up your endings!Rev. Reginald Foster, OCDClement Manor3939 S. 92nd St.Greenfield, WI 53228
Cathleen Kaveny is the Darald and Juliet Libby Professor in the Theology Department and Law School at Boston College.