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Solidarity with South Sudan

Recently we read a letter from Br. Bill Firman SFC, the Executive Director of Solidarity with South Sudan.  Since gaining independence in 2011 as Africa’s newest country this nation has been plagued with violence that has left hundreds of thousands harbored in refugee camps seeking safety.  Some ask if missionaries are still needed in the […]

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And Now We Prepare For Pentecost

  Former Superior General, Fr. John Sivalon, once described Mission this way: A tangle of twigs lies drying in the sun, and then a spark catches one, and she, Astonished by divinity, topples and tumbles and ignites Another and another and another and Soon the whole tangle is aflame Gibber jabbering in many tongues! Chattering […]

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Maryknoll Ordains A New Priest And Welcomes A New Brother

    We proudly welcome Fr. Jonathan Hill M.M. and Br. Ryan Thibert M.M.  Jon was ordained on June 1st and has been assigned to our Africa Region to serve in Tanzania.  Ryan took his Perpetual Oath on May 31st and has been assigned to Latin America to serve in Bolivia.  Please pray for these, […]

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MARYKNOLL PODCASTS

  For several years now we have been broadcasting podcasts about the transformational experience of a life of mission overseas, answering God’s call to serve the least among us. Entitled Among The People, with each episode we bring you the voices of our missioners, authors and the people we serve, who share their impactful stories of […]

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Maryknoll Mission Trips

  Throughout our lives when each of us looks to the future there is always a mixture of excitement, anticipation, and some trepidation.  What will the future look like?  Will I be successful?  Will it bring me happiness and contentment?  Is this what God wants me to do with my life? In many cultural traditions […]

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MISSION REFLECTION By Vocation Minister Greg Darr

There is a beautiful line in the film, “Of Gods and Men” – “Let God set the table here.  For everyone.  Friends and enemies.”  This particular line is spoken in the story by the superior of a Trappist monastery in the mountains of Algeria.  Based upon the true story of the monks of Atlas Abbey […]

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An Invitation to the Maryknoll Autumn Mission Discernment Retreat October 11 – 13, 2019

  Join us for a weekend retreat at the Maryknoll Initial Formation Residence in Chicago.  Located in the Hyde Park area just opposite Lake Michigan it’s a great location with parks everywhere that allow you to get out and enjoy the Windy City!  This fall retreat will take place over Columbus Day weekend beginning on […]

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Maryknoll Assigns A New Priest To Vocation Ministries

  Fr. Rodrigo Ulloa-Chavarry will soon join us in vocation ministries.  Born in Guatemala his family immigrated to the United States when he was quite young.  Rodrigo served in the U.S. Air Force and later joined Maryknoll in 2004 to study for the priesthood.  He was ordained in 2011 and has served Mission in Cambodia, […]

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Five New Candidates for Maryknoll

Maryknoll recently accepted four new seminarians and one Brother’s candidate to our Initial Formation Program and it is with pleasure that we welcome them to Maryknoll!   YOHANA MASWIZILO Yohana is 28 years old and comes from Buhangija (Shinyanga), Tanzania.   LEONARD KABAKA Leonard is 22 years old and comes from the Kisii area in […]

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Now One Hundred Years Later

With the autumn months comes another change of seasons and the start of a new academic and formation year.  Our candidates began with a retreat led by Superior General, Fr. Raymond Finch.  Some are completing their undergraduate studies at St. Xavier University while others are pursuing Master of Divinity degrees at the Catholic Theological Union.  […]

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