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.
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Improving the Lives of the Blind

Maryknoll-supported project gives the blind in Peru a chance at self-sufficiency || Twenty-two years ago, shortly after he moved from Cuzco and found a job as a miner...

By Maria-Pia Negro Chin / Feb 15, 2017

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Flags for Peace and Justice

Nonviolent protests in Zimbabwe could signal a new day for the African nation || Last April, a friend showed me a video on social media of a 39-year-old...

By Janice McLaughlin, M.M. / Feb 15, 2017


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Life grows in Haiti Gardens

Seeds of peace planted in a dangerous slum bring forth an oasis || In the midst of Cité Soleil—the worst slum in Haiti—gardens of hope and peace are growing...

By Theresa Kastner, M.M. / Feb 15, 2017

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Sent to Build Peace

Eight men and women—singles and couples with children—go forth to help build that world with God’s grace || As eight new members of the Maryknoll Lay Missioners...

By Margaret Gaughan / Feb 15, 2017


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The tragic plight of the Rohingya

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi seems unable to halt 'ethnic cleansing' || Rakhine State in western Myanmar is in crisis as thousands of largely stateless Rohingya...

By John Zaw / Feb 15, 2017

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Missioners of Today

Hispanic youth in Texas are fueled to serve others in mission. || When Gabriela Nieto was 6 years old, she arrived with her family in Houston, Texas. She remembers...

By Giovana Soria / Feb 15, 2017



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.
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.
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Missioner Tales, March & April 2017

Missioner Tales, January & February, 2017
Before Christmas when the readings at Mass are from the prophet Isaiah, the Scriptures came to life for me. “The eyes of the blind will be opened,” Isaiah said.

By Maryknoll Missioners Mar/Apr, 2017


 


PARTNERS IN MISSION
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One Child at a Time

Little Sister of St. Francis becomes a mother to street boys in Kenya and a Maryknoll partner in mission

By Robert Jalbert, M.M. Mar/Apr, 2017


WORLD WATCH
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Nonviolence as a style of politics

Every day, we hear about war, terrorism and social violence, issues that affect us and our brothers and sisters around the world.

By Susan Gunn / Jan 1, 2017



A World of Books That Matter

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SPIRITUALITY
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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Dust to Dust

The Spirit of Mission, January & February, 2017
When it comes to Ash Wednesday, I am definitely “old school.” I have nothing against telling people—or hearing—“Repent and believe the Good News!” …

By Father Joseph Veneroso / Dec 1, 2016


 
Reader 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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Member's Memos, March & April, 2017

|| 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”...

By Our Readers / Feb 15, 2017

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Reader 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...

By Our Readers / Jan 1, 2017