Save The Date – Extraordinary Month of Mission Open House Saturday, October 5, 2019

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


We are a Catholic Society of priests and brothers based in the United States. We are dedicated to missionary work overseas in over 20 countries. Additionally, we animate Catholics in the United States to follow their own baptismal call to share God’s compassion and love with the poor, the sick, and all those in need.


L-R Tom O'Brien, Ray Finch, Joe Everson, Russ Feldmeier

(Fr. Lance P. Nadeau, Fr. James M. Lynch, Fr. Timothy O. Kilkelly, Fr. Juan Montes Zúñiga)

The Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers is overseen by our General Council, led by Superior General Rev. Lance P. Nadeau, M.M.


L-R Tom O'Brien, Ray Finch, Joe Everson, Russ Feldmeier

(Our Co-Founders Father Price and Father Walsh)





(Africa) Education and Formation of African Clergy

The Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers Africa Region will provide tuition assistance to African clergy, male and female religious at institutes of higher education or specialized training. Read More

Stories of Our Global Mission

The calling of a lifetime

The life of a Maryknoll missioner is challenging, fulfilling, and deeply rewarding. Follow your baptismal call to mission by sharing God’s compassion with the poor, the sick, and people most in need.

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