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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Then the rains came …Nepal Floods

A Maryknoll priest responds to killer flooding in Nepal || Lauti Tharu, a gaunt woman with dark hair, was with her grandson when flood water swept into her home...

By Giovana Soria / Mar 1, 2018

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Hands for Nepal after the earthquake

|| Maryknoll Father Joseph Thaler remembers the desperation in Nepal after the April 25, 2015, earthquake that killed 9,000 people and injured more than 21,000....

By Giovana Soria / Mar 1, 2018

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Rohingya refugees and pope's promise

Pope Francis says he will “do everything possible” to help persecuted people of Myanmar || Expectations are high among Rohingya refugees in makeshift camps...

By Joe Torres, Rock Ronald Rozario and Stephan Uttom / Mar 1, 2018

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Healing Power From Within

Missioners’ trauma healing workshops help people around the globe to overcome traumas || In February 2010, just a month after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake...

By Maria-Pia Negro Chin / Mar 1, 2018

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'I was sick and you visited me'

Salvadorans represent and meet Jesus in their suffering neighbors || Jesus said, “I was sick and you visited me” (Matthew 25:36). Those words came to life...

By Sean Sprague / Mar 1, 2018

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Sisters' legacy of life for Salvadorans with HIV/AIDS

Maryknoll Sisters' project continues to help Salvadorans with HIV/AIDS learn to live || Maria Magdalena, who lives in El Salvador, was diagnosed with the HIV virus...

By Sean Sprague / Mar 1, 2018

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Puerto Rico Still Needs Help

Catholic journalist shares his impressions of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria || On Sunday, December 3, Cardinal Blase Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, traveled...

By Jorge I. Domínguez-López / Mar 1, 2018

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‘Come follow me’

Seven Maryknoll lay missioners answer the call to walk in Jesus’ footsteps || They heard the call and responded to it.” These were the words of Maryknoll...

By Ayde Lyons / Mar 1, 2018

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Chasing peace, inheriting the earth

Peace & Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change || The following reflection is the introduction to They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace & Nonviolence...

By John Dear / Mar 1, 2018

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Prayer for 2018

A reflection on 2017, and a prayer to find God's presence in the new year || As we begin this new year, let’s look back on the past one and discover those...

By Raymond J. Finch, M.M. / Jan 1, 2018

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, March / April 2018

I happened to stop at the home of one of my African friends in Tanzania. As I entered, I could hear all sorts of exciting noise coming from the living room. My friend and three others were playing Scrabble. They were really into it and talking in loud and animated voices. I thought this was a great way for them to improve their English …

By Maryknoll Missioners January / February 2018


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A ‘golden’ partner in mission

Soon after I was ordained a Maryknoll priest in 1998, I received a letter of congratulations with photos from my ordination ceremony. Thereafter, I began receiving greeting cards for my birthday, anniversary of ordination, Christmas and Easter each year …

By Dennis Moorman, M.M. March / April, 2018

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Migrants search for peace

No one knew what to expect when Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina announced five years ago that he would take the papal name Francis. Saint Francis of Assisi, preacher of brotherly love and peace and best known for his love of nature and animals …

By Susan Gunn March / April 2018

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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In the shadow of the cross

The Spirit of Mission, March / April 2018
During my novitiate year in Hingham, Mass., a mother from the neighborhood asked a favor of us seminarians: could we take turns helping take care of her wheelchair-bound, 23-year-old son, David, who suffered from muscular dystrophy?

By Father Joseph Veneroso March / April, 2018

Member's Memos
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, March / April 2018

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts || YOUTH CONNECTION Thank you for the inspiring article “Mission in the City: Native American Youth...

By Our Readers / Mar 1, 2018

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Readers' Responses, January / February 2018

Readers respond to our print, web and social media posts || DEEPLY MOVED The September/October 2017 issue is a real winner. The photo meditation by Father...

By Our Readers / Jan 1, 2018