Maryknoll Magazine September/October 2020

Our latest issue focuses on vocation and how Maryknoll missioners around the world are continuing God’s work through their ministries. Read more about how these missioners respond to their call to serve. 

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Focused on Maryknoll missioners around the world working in solidarity among the poor and marginalized. Articles include issues of importance to people the missioners serve and to the Catholic Church.

‘Go Digital or Die’

‘Go Digital or Die’

A Maryknoll priest helps Small Christian Communities in Kenya get online during pandemic crisis. When the Kenyan government ordered the country into lockdown to curtail the spread of the coronavirus earlier this year, Maryknoll Father Joseph Healey remembered a quote from the movie The Sound of...

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Honoring George Floyd on 38th & Chicago

Honoring George Floyd on 38th & Chicago

On the site of the killing of African-American George Floyd, a white, suburban Minneapolis man vows to combat racism.   Late in April 1992, as I made my way home after dark in a West Philadelphia neighborhood, I was set upon by a small group of youths carrying bats and boards. Hours earlier,...

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A Heart for Mission

A Heart for Mission

Priest from Malone, N.Y., lives out his call to missionas a Maryknoll priest associate in Bolivia.When Ronald Albarez began his internship in psychology last year, he dealt with cases of domestic violence, sexual abuse and suicide attempts. Feeling discouraged about how much violence and cruelty...

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A Voice for Nuclear Victims

A Voice for Nuclear Victims

Maryknoll sister advocates for victims of Japan’s triple disaster caused by an earthquake, a tsunami and a nuclear accident. After Japan lifted its state of emergency, due to the coronavirus, on May 31, Maryknoll Sister Kathleen Reiley expressed relief that COVID-19 was settling down in the...

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At God’s Service

At God’s Service

A Maryknoll brother teaches that love and dignity come from God.During his years of teaching English in northern China, Maryknoll Brother Joseph Bruener has found a unique way to share God’s love with his university students.  He gives them a class exercise to write an affirmation about each of...

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Walking with Jesus Today

Walking with Jesus Today

Middle school students learn how to respond as Jesus would to world needs today. After a year of participating in the Missionary Discipleship Institute with her class, a student from St. George Catholic School in Seattle said, “I have loved MDI because we don’t always stay in the classroom to...

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Riding out the Pandemic

Riding out the Pandemic

A Maryknoll lay missioner from Kansas serves with love in Haiti, making masks for her neighbors during COVID-19 outbreak.Despite rapidly growing numbers of cases of COVID-19 and deaths in Haiti, where I serve as a Maryknoll lay missioner, many people still refuse to believe the virus is here. Yet...

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Maryknoll Affiliates: It’s All About Relationships

Maryknoll Affiliates: It’s All About Relationships

Members of Maryknoll Affiliates chapters work globally and locally to make the world a better place.Pope Francis reminds us we are all called to mission. Being a Maryknoll affiliate has given me a way to answer my call. Maryknoll affiliates are lay people whose lives are centered around four...

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MISSIONER TALES

Vignettes from the lands of mission, told by Maryknoll missioners and volunteers. These popular little stories are sometimes funny, often moving and generally inspiring encounters with people on the margins.

Missioner Tales September/October 2020

Missioner Tales September/October 2020

On Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, there was a special ceremony for the blessing of the first child of Emmanuel and his wife Angelina at their modest tent home. Emmanuel is a member of our Church choir at our U.N. camp in Malakal, South Sudan. During the celebration, the choir...

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