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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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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 life […]

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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, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are compelled to have it virtually.  This retreat will be conducted for a few hours beginning on Friday evening and through Saturday featuring talks by experienced missioners and even […]

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A Human Touch

“Mission is a human touch, in whatever form, place, person or circumstance it may reach out to express itself.  It is often simple, sometimes sad, occasionally humorous but always enlightening.  When one has felt this touch and has learned to respond to its tender embrace, in love and understanding, then one has begun to experience […]

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Autumn at Maryknoll, New York

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The Adventure Of Being A Maryknoll Missioner

Having served in East Africa for many years the sight of Kilimanjaro has always captured my imagination. As one passes by in a vehicle on the warm plains below Mt. Kilimanjaro emerges from the clouds to display its snow-capped peak.  It is so enormous, so beautiful and so majestic.  This photo was taken by me […]

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Reflecting Upon An Experience in Kenya

One morning, while serving as a Maryknoll Lay Missioner in Kenya, I stood at the side of a rural dirt road awaiting a small bus that would take me to a nearby village.  There were no bus schedules.  Like others waiting along this remote stretch, I packed food and water and patiently marked time until […]

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