Father Gerard Donovan, M.M. (China)
Categories: Adventures in Mission

Manchurian Christmas

The following Christmas letter from an early Maryknoll missioner to China was submitted to Maryknoll magazine by Louise Moresco of Royal Palm Beach, Florida, who was given it in 1950 and saved it as “a reminder of all the good works our missioners do around the world.” The writer, Father Gerard A. Donovan, served in […]

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Bishop Francis X. Ford, M.M.
Categories: Adventures in Mission, Call to Mission, Notable Maryknollers

Maryknoll’s First Seminarian – Bishop Francis X. Ford

“We must love before we can truly value an alien culture,” Bishop Francis Xavier Ford, M.M. On September 14, 1912 Francis Xavier Ford started his pastoral life with Maryknoll. Ford was the first Maryknoll seminarian. He was one of three Maryknoll priests, along with co-founder Father Thomas F. Price, who were sent on the first […]

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