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A Grateful Maryknoll Missioner Bids Farewell To His People In China As He Returns To The United States To Serve In Vocations

Fr. Rodrigo Ulloa recently returned to the U.S. to serve with us in vocations ministry.  The following is a touching note written to the people he served in China. In the past six years you were my home and I thank you for your warm hospitality all throughout. You taught me a language deeply rooted […]

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A Message From Pope Francis

“The mission of the Christian in the world is a mission for all, a mission of service, which excludes no-one; it requires great generosity and in particular the gaze and heart turned heavenward to invoke the Lord’s help. There is so much need for Christians who bear witness to the Gospel with joy in everyday […]

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The Overseas Training Program

As part of the training to become a priest or a Brother we have an Overseas Training Program where we send our candidates overseas for two years first to learn the language and afterward to live and participate in pastoral activities with our missioners to gain firsthand experience of missionary life.  We have five candidates […]

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Two New Candidates For Maryknoll

We have accepted two new seminarians to our Initial Formation Program and it is with pleasure that we welcome them to Maryknoll!  Dr. Paschal Madukwa M.D. Paschal is 27 years old and comes to us from Mwanza, Tanzania.   Nicholas Mulei Nicholas is 23 years old and comes from Machakos, Kenya.

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Maryknoll Society Fall Vocations Retreat – Chicago Illinois

We held a vocations retreat at our Chicago Initial Formation Residence over the Columbus Day Weekend.  Retreatants hailed from Texas, Arkansas, Illinois and Washington State.  Unfortunately, due to other commitments, others who are interested in a vocation with Maryknoll were not able to attend.  Some of our seminarians and Brother candidates joined us and were […]

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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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