In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Maximum Illud, an apostolic letter issued by Pope Benedict XV identifying the principles and priorities of the Catholic missions, Pope Francis has declared October 2019 as the Extraordinary Month of Mission.
Join Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers as we prepare to embrace this celebration of Mission and our own 100+ year history of combating poverty and pain with mercy and love.
Take part in these activities:
- Learn About Mission from our Members
- Browse exhibits showcasing artifacts from the countries we serve
- Send Greetings to Missioners Overseas
- Sample foods from Asia, Africa and Latin America, specially prepared for the event
- Visit our museum
- Get hand-crafted items at the Gift Shop
Admission is Free!
Coming Soon – A Personal Guide to help you navigate your own path toward Mission and the discovery of the four dimensions, specified by Pope Francis, to live more intensely the journey of preparation:
- Each Christian to Strengthen his/her Personal Encounter with Christ
- Rediscover the Value of the Saints and Martyrs
- Deepen the Doctrine
- Practice Charity
“I want you to go outside. I want the church out in the street.”