Featured Articles
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.
A Healing Ministry for Body and Soul

A Maryknoll parish uses holistic approach to faith and health in Tanzania || On the ground floor of the rectory of Transfiguration parish in Mwanza, Tanzania,...

By Lynn F. Monahan / Jul 1, 2019

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Journey of Life and Death in Appalachia

Mission Immersion: Mission Trip to Appalachia teaches participants to care for our common home || Welcome to Maryknoll’s pilgrimage to the Holy Land of Appalachia!...

By Matt Gray / Jul 1, 2019

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Tutoring Indigenous Bolivian Children

Mission Immersion: Participants on a Maryknoll immersion trip to Bolivia visit ministry that helps indigenous children adapt to city life || The sun shines...

By David Aquije / Jul 1, 2019

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Sacred Moments in El Salvador

Mission Immersion: Pilgrimage to sites of Central American martyrs moves U.S. deacons and wives to deeper service || I’ve been a deacon for eight years...

By Sean Sprague / Jul 1, 2019

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Sharing The Good News in Hong Kong

Maryknoll priest has dedicated 50 years to evangelization efforts || Father John Cuff’s missionary life officially began with his sailing to his mission...

By Maria-Pia Negro Chin / Jul 1, 2019

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Evangelizing Among Skyscrapers

|| For the business-minded Chinese, location is everything. As Catholics in the business of evangelization, this fact has not been lost at Our Lady of Mount...

By John Cuff, M.M. / Jul 1, 2019

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A New Lease on Life High Up in the Andes

Maryknoll lay missioners climb miles to help a widow and her six children || Here in Bolivia we enjoy lots of sunshine, but the sun does not shine equally...

By Joseph Loney / Jul 1, 2019

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Healing Wounds One Story at a Time

Maryknoll sister helps to shed light on human rights violations in Asia || One morning, a man wakes up, hugs his children and kisses his wife goodbye before...

By Maria-Pia Negro Chin / Jul 1, 2019

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Forming Missionary Disciples

Maryknoll mission promoter has spent her life helping youth discover their missionary vocation || Araceli Guardado’s interest in teaching began when she was 10 years...

By Giovana Soria / Jul 1, 2019

Photo Meditations

A way to pray and reflect on God’s message through poem prayers written by Father Joseph R. Veneroso, paired with powerful images appearing in MARYKNOLL magazine from around the world.
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.
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Missioner Tales, July / August 2019

After eight years in São Paulo, Brazil, our family recently returned to João Pessoa, a coastal city at the most eastern point of the Americas, where we had previously served with the Maryknoll Lay Missioners. In order to reconnect with partners and explore ministry possibilities, my husband, Flávio, and I are visiting several communities.

By Maryknoll Missioners July / August 2019


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Let My People Go: Modern-day Moses in Myanmar

Yohan Tingrenan La Aung is a catechist in the Diocese of Myitkyina in Myanmar’s northern Kachin State. But I consider him a modern-day Moses, who led his people out of exile. I met Yohan recently through Myitkyina Bishop Francis Daw Tang when I was bringing relief …

By Br. John Beeching, M.M.  July / August, 2019

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Pushed and Pulled, Forced to Flee

Last June, the Global Peace Index, through which the international Institute for Economics and Peace ranks 163 independent states and territories according to their level of peacefulness, declared 2017 to be the fourth successive year of deterioration in global peace …

By Susan Gunn July / August, 2019

A World of Books That Matter

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Maryknoll missioners reflect on liturgical feasts, doctrines and other elements of the Catholic faith, often told through the lives of the people they accompany.
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Spirit of Mission: A Woman’s Place

Picture it: Cairo, Egypt, during Ramadan 1986. I was on assignment for MARYKNOLL magazine. A Muslim family hosted us for a few days. Despite having to fast during the daylight hours of their holy month, Ramadan, yet knowing we were Catholics, our hosts prepared a delicious meal for us—and watched as we ate …

By Father Joseph Veneroso July / August 2019

Readers' Responses
In addition to traditional letters to the editor of MARYKNOLL magazine, responses include comments to online articles and from social media posts about the digital or print edition. May be edited for length.
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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...

By Our Readers / Jul 1, 2019

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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 Our Readers / May 1, 2019