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Readers’ Responses May/June 2020

Readers’ Responses May/June 2020

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts ALL CONNECTED Father Joseph R. Veneroso’s meditation on All Saints and All Souls in the November/December 2019 issue of Maryknoll is an outstanding reflection on the communion of saints. His meditation captured so well how we are all...

Readers’ Responses March/April 2020

Readers’ Responses March/April 2020

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts Editor’s note: This issue’s Readers’ Responses column is devoted to reactions to a letter in our November/December 2019 issue criticizing Maryknoll Father Vincent Capodanno, who was killed serving as a military chaplain during the Vietnam...

Readers’ Responses Jan/Feb 2020

Readers’ Responses Jan/Feb 2020

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts SAINT AND HERO I take issue with the response in the November/December Maryknoll magazine criticizing the late Maryknoll Father Vincent Capodanno, who was killed during the Vietnam War. The writer says that to be Christ-like, Father...

Readers’ Responses Nov/Dec 2019

Readers’ Responses Nov/Dec 2019

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts HIGH PRAISE I wanted to tell you how wonderful the article by Maryknoll Father John Cuff in the July/August 2019 issue was. “Evangelizing among skyscrapers” was so descriptive I could see and hear all the activity! That’s the sort of parish...

Readers’ Responses Sept/Oct 2019

Readers’ Responses Sept/Oct 2019

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts SACRED MEMORIES In your May/June 2019 MARYKNOLL magazine, an article entitled “You are the now of God” begins with a photo of a blonde girl holding an American flag on the far left, next to a few other pilgrims holding their native flags....

Readers’ Responses July/August 2019

Readers’ Responses July/August 2019

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts ANOTHER ROOT In your March/April issue of MARYKNOLL magazine, Lynn F. Monahan did a fine job telling us why many immigrants come to this country from Honduras. They are suffering. The violence is horrible. They want to raise children with...

Readers’ Responses May/June 2019

Readers’ Responses May/June 2019

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts FAITH NOT FEAR The January/February 2019 Spirit of Mission column, “Faith in time of turmoil,” by Father Joseph R. Veneroso was one of the best pieces of writing I have ever read in MARYKNOLL magazine. The story of the conversion of...

Readers’ Responses, March/April 2019

Readers’ Responses, March/April 2019

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts JOINT EMPATHY I join you in your empathy for refugees. Charity demands a positive response to their plight, and, as you said, it begins with the problems in their native lands, where they would certainly prefer to stay. But there is a...

Readers’ Responses, January/February 2019

Readers’ Responses, January/February 2019

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts REMEMBERING ROMERO Let us thank Octavio Duran, OFM, for his wonderful article in the September/October 2018 issue of Maryknoll on Saint Oscar Romero. I liked the way he described Archbishop Romero and his biblical spirituality. Brother...

Readers’ Responses, November / December 2018

Readers’ Responses, November / December 2018

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts || [googlefont font=“Cormorant Infant" fontsize="20"]From Our Readers[/googlefont] CALM SHAKEN My inmost calm was shaken when I came to the end of your article on Mary and Islam in the July/August issue. I have been a faithful member of...

Readers’ Responses, September / October 2018

Readers’ Responses, September / October 2018

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts || [googlefont font=“Cormorant Infant" fontsize="20"]From Our Readers[/googlefont] UNITY AND FORGIVENESS The May/June 2018 Maryknoll magazine arrived the day the reading was from Acts 15:1–6, the story of Paul and Barnabas confronted by the...

Readers’ Responses, July / August 2018

Readers’ Responses, July / August 2018

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts || [googlefont font=“Cormorant Infant" fontsize="20"]From Our Readers[/googlefont] PRAYER FOR PRIESTS Today I read a beautiful article in Maryknoll magazine (March/April 2018 issue) honoring Harry Florentine. No one can fill his shoes...

Readers’ Responses, May / June 2018

Readers’ Responses, May / June 2018

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts || [googlefont font=“Cormorant Infant" fontsize="20"]From Our Readers[/googlefont] LOVING MEMORIES I always look forward to receiving Maryknoll magazine and the January/February issue was no exception. The featured stories, highlights from...

Readers’ Responses, March / April 2018

Readers’ Responses, March / April 2018

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts || [googlefont font=“Cormorant Infant" fontsize="20"]From Our Readers[/googlefont] YOUTH CONNECTION Thank you for the inspiring article “Mission in the City: Native American Youth Explore Change and Leadership in Chicago” in the...

Readers’ Responses, January / February 2018

Readers’ Responses, January / February 2018

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts || [googlefont font=“Cormorant Infant" fontsize="20"]From Our Readers[/googlefont] DEEPLY MOVED The September/October 2017 issue is a real winner. The photo meditation by Father Veneroso is so beautiful, as is anything he writes. I enjoyed...

Readers’ Responses, November / December 2017

Readers’ Responses, November / December 2017

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts || [googlefont font=“Cormorant Infant" fontsize="20"]From Our Readers[/googlefont] NOT SO FEEL GOOD I am writing to second a reader’s letter in your July/August issue of Maryknoll that practically all your articles are the feel good kind...

Readers’ Responses, September / October 2017

Readers’ Responses, September / October 2017

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts || [googlefont font=“Cormorant Infant" fontsize="20"]From Our Readers[/googlefont]   ANIMAL TREATMENT I admire how Brother J. Francis Dolphin has used skills and attractions since childhood to bring joy to the sick and to lead English...

Readers’ Responses, July / August 2017

Readers’ Responses, July / August 2017

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts || [googlefont font=“Cormorant Infant" fontsize="20"]From Our Readers[/googlefont]   CONCERNED FOR HAK The article in the January/February 2017 Maryknoll magazine titled Visiting the Aged and the Lonely in Anlong Kngan mentions Hak, a...

Readers’ Responses, May / June 2017

Readers’ Responses, May / June 2017

  COMMON MISSIONS I am writing to thank you for Maryknoll magazine, which comes to me regularly. The November/December issue especially touched me. Although I am not Catholic, my own experiences as a Mennonite missionary make me realize how much we have in common with each other. My husband...

Readers’ Responses, March / April, 2017

Readers’ Responses, March / April, 2017

  || [googlefont font=“Cormorant Infant" fontsize="20"]By Our Readers[/googlefont] QUALITY OF MERCY Thanks for sharing Brother Beeching’s touching story about one of his students, Malai, in his article, “We are never among strangers” (in the November/December 2016 issue). The compassion and...

Readers’ Responses January / February 2017

Readers’ Responses January / February 2017

FACING FACTS I was very upset by the letter titled “Disrespectful” in the September/October issue of Maryknoll magazine. The letter writer is entitled to her opinion that the magazine should not have run pictures and names of mentally ill people in Cambodia. Her attitude is so much like the people...

Readers’ Responses, September / October 2016

Readers’ Responses, September / October 2016

CHAINED LIKE ANIMALS The story and pictures of the mentally ill men in Cambodia in the July/August issue of Maryknoll magazine were disturbing. Although Cambodia may be an underdeveloped country, to see photos of men chained to wooden posts like wild animals in the year 2016 was incredible. In the...

Readers’ Responses, July / August 2016

Readers’ Responses, July / August 2016

GO FOR IT! I was a seminarian and a priest in the diocese of Syracuse, N.Y., with Father Michael Bassano, and to see him in the pages of MARYKNOLL magazine is always a delight. He is the same joyous, faith-filled person I first knew 40 years ago. His joy-filled, creative and love-giving smile that...

Members’ Memos, May / June 2016

Members’ Memos, May / June 2016

ON FATHER CAPODANNO Regarding your coverage of Father Vincent Capodanno in the January/February issue of Maryknoll magazine, my brother Jim died in Vietnam on June 2, 1967. Father Vincent, who gave my brother the last rites, was killed three months later. My entire family was so grateful for...

Members’ Memos, March / April 2016

Members’ Memos, March / April 2016

  SPIRIT OF MERCY I thought the January/February issue of Maryknoll magazine on "Mercy in Mission" was very good. I know that Maryknoll has been experiencing some ongoing angst over the past 40 years due to the dramatic decrease in vocations to the religious life and the waning religious...

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