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VOCATIONS FACEBOOK PAGE

We understand that not everyone is a Facebook user.  However, if you take the time to visit us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/mklvocations)  you will find several short video testimonies of Maryknoll Missioners speaking about their vocations and experiences in Africa, Asia and Latin America.  Here is a sample is by Fr. Peter Latouf:  We also have […]

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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 the Communist takeover to give me a blessing.  As Maryknoll’s new Vocation Director, it has been a challenging experience to lead the vocations office under the uncertain situation this pandemic has brought us. As I […]

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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 world. Yours are the eyes with which Christ can shine compassion on a troubled world. Yours are the feet with which Christ walks to do good. Christ has no body but yours, No hands, No […]

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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 Josephat Odundo to Maryknoll!  This brings the number of men admitted to Maryknoll in 2020 to 4 and  the total number of Seminarian and Brother Candidates to 18. Josephat is 27 years old and comes […]

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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 the community, and prayed, and prayed, and prayed, the most difficult. They know that in order to finally address this calling that they’ve felt for so many years, they must move forward and begin the […]

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Maryknoll Vocation Newsletter – Winter 2021

    This is a photo of the Mau Escarpment, a steep natural rampart along the western rim of the Great Rift Valley in western Kenya.  West and south of the city of Nakuru, it rises to more than 10,000 feet on the Equator. Its crest is covered with a vast forest. To the south the woods are […]

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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 St. Paul’s writes: “For those who love God all things work together for good.” Please keep these future Maryknoll Missioners in your prayers!  As always we look forward to hearing from you: Fr. Rodrigo Ulloa-Chavarry […]

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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 background in law as a criminal defense attorney in Syracuse, New York.  As a seminarian he was sent to Tanzania, East Africa for two years on our Overseas Training Program.  After the ordination ceremony there […]

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Our Newest Candidates

Jonathan Navarro Jose is 37 years old and comes to us from Auburn, Washington.  He is a soccer coach, a member of the Knights of Columbus and has been very active in his local parish.  He will begin the Initial Formation Program as a candidate to become a Brother. Chunsing Jonathan Cho is 24 years […]

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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 those who leave security on the shore and become excited by the mission of communicating life to others”.     Pope Francis, Joy of the Gospel    Pope Francis is a missionary pope!  You can tell […]

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