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New Maryknoll Vocations Website
We are proud to announce the launching of our newly revised website that also features a new vocations video.  Please[...]
Maryknoll Vocations Facebook Page
We understand that not everyone is a Facebook user.  However, if you take the time to visit us on Facebook[...]
AND NOW WE PREPARE FOR PENTECOST Fr. Mike Snyder
Former Superior General, Fr. John Sivalon, once described Mission this way:   A tangle of twigs lies drying in the[...]
Maryknoll Vocations Newsletter for Spring 2021
As the Spring season dawns on us in New York so too does the warmth and fragrances of nature.  At[...]
Taking Risks Together By Sem. Matthew Sim & Fr. Paul Sykora M.M. in Cochabamba, Bolivia
As a candidate on Overseas-Training Program (OTP), the pandemic has given me a chance to re-think about how I could[...]
The Formation Community during the Pandemic By Sem. John Siyumbu
Greetings from the Formation Community in Chicago! It is close to a year since the first restrictions related to Covid-19[...]
VOCATIONS FACEBOOK PAGE
We understand that not everyone is a Facebook user.  However, if you take the time to visit us on Facebook[...]
A MISSION REFLECTION BY FR. RODRIGO ULLOA M.M.
This photo was taken in China where I asked a nun who entered the convent many years ago prior to[...]
A Quote From St. Teresa of Avila for Vocational Reflection
  Christ has no body now on earth but yours. Yours are the hands with which Christ can bless the[...]
A NEW CANDIDATE FOR MARYKNOLL
In October we accepted another new seminarian to our Initial Formation Program and it is with pleasure that we welcome[...]
Getting Beyond Your Fears by Fr. Charlie, OP
Candidates have often told me they find the period after they've read the material, met with the vocation director, chosen[...]
Maryknoll Vocation Newsletter – Winter 2021
    This is a photo of the Mau Escarpment, a steep natural rampart along the western rim of the Great[...]
Maryknoll Vocations Newsletter Autumn 2020
We are proud to share a poster with our 18 seminarians and Brother candidates.  In his letter to the Romans[...]
Maryknoll Ordains A New Priest
On Saturday August 22, 2020 Maryknoll ordained Deacon Greg McPhee to the priesthood.  Fr. Greg came to us with a[...]
Our Newest Candidates
Jonathan Navarro Jose is 37 years old and comes to us from Auburn, Washington.  He is a soccer coach, a[...]
Mission Reflection by Fr. Mike Snyder M.M.
"Life grows by being given away, and it weakens in isolation and comfort. Indeed, those who enjoy life most are[...]
Maryknoll Podcasts
For several years now we have been broadcasting podcasts about the transformational experience of a life of mission overseas, answering[...]
An Invitation to the Maryknoll Autumn Virtual Mission Discernment Retreat October 9 – 10, 2020
Ordinarily we conduct this retreat at our Initial Formation Residence in Chicago over the Columbus Day Weekend.  However, this year,[...]
A Human Touch
“Mission is a human touch, in whatever form, place, person or circumstance it may reach out to express itself.  It[...]