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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Maryknoll ordains two new priests to be messengers of God’s love

Maryknoll Society is doubly blessed to ordain two new priests who would go to mission in Hong Kong || When Daniel Siwoo Kim from Cerritos, Calif., and Peter...

By Maria-Pia Negro Chin / Sep 1, 2017

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Conversations promote peace after Kenya elections

Three Maryknoll sisters give Kenyans time and space to heal from violent conflicts || We three Maryknoll sisters—Sia Temu, Giang Nguyen and Teresa Hougnon—feel...

By Teresa Hougnon, M.M. / Sep 1, 2017

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Embracing Gospel Craziness in Tanzania

U.S. couple brings home fruits of overseas mission experience || Twelve years ago if someone had told us we would sell nearly all our possessions, move 8,000...

By Michael and Ashley Leen / Sep 1, 2017

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Something good in mission: Maryknoll Affiliates celebrate anniversary

Maryknoll Affiliates mark 25 years of connecting with others at home and abroad || When you are doing something good,” says Maryknoll Sister Ellen McDonald,...

By David Schaffner / Sep 1, 2017

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Mission from Montana to the City of Chicago

Native American youth from St. Labre school explore change and leadership in Chicago || Can I pull it?” asked high school senior Braylee Armajo as she reached...

By Kate Macan / Sep 1, 2017

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Voices for Veronica: Immigrant mother fights to keep family together

People of faith join in prayer and solidarity with undocumented immigrants || Veronica Castro wakes up her 17-year-old son, Juan, early each morning. She bathes...

By Giovana Soria / Sep 1, 2017

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Children Teaching Children in Tanzania

Maryknoll Sister brings international Child-to-Child program to Tanzanian youth || Aleavyo Akuavyo is an African proverb that means, “The way a child is raised...

By Bibiana Bunuan, M.M. / Sep 1, 2017

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Vincent Capodanno: The Grunt Padre, 50 Years Later

Author sees heroic faith at root of Father Capodanno’s sacrifice || It was Labor Day in the United States on Sept. 4, 1967. People were running about the beaches...

By Daniel Mode / Sep 1, 2017

Dirty Rivers in Puno

Maryknoll-supported organization seeks to reduce the contamination threatening Peru's waters || Walking with Maryknoll Sister Patricia Ryan along the Coata...

By Maria-Pia Negro Chin / Jul 1, 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.
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, September / October 2017

Missioner Tales, September / October 2017
Our new mission in the southeast corner of South Sudan had just started a school where there had never been one for over 100 miles. The idea of going to school for little children who were accustomed to running wild and free, chasing the sheep and goats, was entirely foreign. However, when they …

By Maryknoll Missioners September / October 2017


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Faithful service and commitment to mission are the two phrases that best describe Kathleen Gilbert’s relationship with Maryknoll. She has been using her clerical expertise …

by Paul Bork September / October, 2017

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Zero Hunger Generation

Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development” is a slogan promoted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations for World Food Day on October 16. …

By Susan Gunn September / October, 2017

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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A Rumor of Angels

The Spirit of Mission, September / October, 2017
One of my early childhood memories is waking up at night and looking from my bed into our kitchen. There I clearly saw golden beings of light, wearing translucent robes and helmets. …

By Father Joseph Veneroso September / October, 2017

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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Readers' Responses, September / October 2017

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts ||   ANIMAL TREATMENT I admire how Brother J. Francis Dolphin has used skills and attractions...

By Our Readers / Sep 1, 2017

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Readers' Responses, July / August 2017

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts ||   CONCERNED FOR HAK The article in the January/February 2017 Maryknoll magazine titled...

By Our Readers / Jul 1, 2017