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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Sent Forth to Serve in Mission

Two Maryknoll missioners are sent forth to serve in Bolivia and Tanzania || The joy of the Gospel that Pope Francis describes for those who encounter Jesus...

By Margaret Gaughan / Sep 1, 2019

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Extraordinary Month of Mission

Missioner highlights the ways the Maryknoll Society shares God’s love and hope around the world || Pope Francis has designated October 2019 as the Extraordinary...

By Daniel S. Kim, M.M. / Sep 1, 2019


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Amazonian faces of the Church

WEB-ONLY FEATURE: Synod of bishops in October will discuss challenges facing the Church in the Amazon region || The first thing that struck Teresa Glass...

By Barbara Fraser / Sep 1, 2019

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Caring for All Creatures

Maryknoll Sisters and Panamanian people work to preserve Darién rainforest || To visit the rainforest of Darién, Panama, is to see Pope Francis’ words...

By Maria-Pia Negro Chin / Sep 1, 2019


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Training teachers in South Sudan

Maryknoll lay missioner works with Solidarity Teacher Training College in South Sudan || Gabe Hurrish has served with the Maryknoll Lay Missioners in the war-torn...

By Meinrad Scherer-Emunds / Sep 1, 2019

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Father Price: 'The Holy Priest'

Cause for Sainthood for Maryknoll cofounder Father Thomas F. Price advances to Rome || One hundred years ago, in a hospital in Hong Kong, Maryknoll Father...

By Kevin Hanlon, M.M. / Sep 1, 2019


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More than Medical Care to Children

Maryknoll affiliate provides medical care to children with disabilities at home and overseas || In a bright examination room with a smiling orange octopus...

By Mary Ann Cejka / Sep 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.
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, September / October 2019

As I usually do three times a week, I jumped on the number 800 bus to go to the local seminary here in China. Oddly enough, in this city of some 4 million people, the bus had a lot of open seats that day. I sat down on one of them. All of a sudden, I felt wet. I reached my hand underneath my leg to double-check and bingo: I had chosen the wrong seat! I had not only sat in water but water that smelled like fish.

By Maryknoll Missioners September / October 2019


 


PARTNERS IN MISSION
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Building Bridges in Bolivia Mission

Maryknoll missioners are bridge builders, connecting people of different cultures. Maryann and Ish Martinez of Fishkill, N.Y., not only support the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers in this awesome task but are bridge builders themselves.

By Br. By John Blazo, M.M.  September / October, 2019


WORLD WATCH
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A Nonviolence Movement on the Border

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. taught us the power of nonviolent resistance, such as protests, grassroots organizing and civil disobedience in order to achieve seemingly impossible goals. A major factor in the success of the civil rights movement was the strategy of protesting without using violence. …

By Susan Gunn September / October, 2019



A World of Books That Matter

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SPIRIT OF MISSION
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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How I Became a Missionary Disciple

I first experienced being an outsider when I was in kindergarten in Amsterdam, N.Y. A classmate was a descendant of the Mayflower pilgrims and loved to remind us Italian-American kids that she considered us foreign intruders. But as the class put on costumes for Thanksgiving, I wore the feathered headdress of a chief and said, “Welcome to our country, paleface.” She never called us foreigners again!

By Father Joseph Veneroso September / October 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 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”...

By Our Readers / Sep 1, 2019

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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