Jubilee Ceremony
Categories: Call to Mission, Events & Celebrations, Notable Maryknollers

2015 Maryknoll Society Jubilarians

Thirty-eight Maryknollers are commemorating ordinations to the priesthood or Final Oath as Maryknoll Brothers in ceremonies held at the Maryknoll Mission Center in Ossining, New York, on Sunday, June 28, 2015. Among them are the following: 65th Brother Frank J. Norris, M.M. Brother Frank J. Norris, M.M., of Cincinnati, Ohio, celebrates his 65th anniversary of […]

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Kyle Cannone
Categories: Adventures in Mission, Call to Mission

From Washington to Bolivia: Trumbull native shares journey of helping others

By Steve Coulter, Trumbull Times Politics can be a lot more than banter, dissent, and gridlock; at its best, government can serve as a soundboard for people who want their voices to be heard — an outlet for individual frustration and a platform for reassurance. That’s what Trumbull resident Kyle Cannone learned interning at the […]

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Bishop Francis X. Ford, M.M. with children (China)
Categories: Adventures in Mission, Call to Mission, Notable Maryknollers

Bishop Francis X. Ford’s Story Told In New Catholic Almanac

The recently published book, The American Catholic Almanac, is a daily reader about Catholic Americans who helped shape the history of the United States. Within its pages are brief stories about Buffalo Bill Cody, John F. Kennedy, Vince Lombardi and many others. Maryknoll, too, is included, represented by Bishop Francis X. Ford.

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Chinese Priests, Nuns spend years in U.S. to prepare for leadership
Categories: Call to Mission, Events & Celebrations, Peace & Social Justice

Chinese priests, nuns spend years in U.S. to prepare for leadership

RONKONKOMA, N.Y. (CNS) — As Pope Francis’ plane was cruising through Chinese airspace in mid-August en route to his first visit to the Far East, 20 Chinese priests and nuns were assembling halfway around the globe at a retreat house in the United States, preparing to begin a week of quiet prayer and reflection. The […]

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Father Gerard Hammond, M.M. delivering medicines (North Korea)
Categories: Adventures in Mission, Aiding Those Most in Need, Call to Mission, Notable Maryknollers, Peace & Social Justice

U.S. missionary visits North Korea as silent ‘apostle of peace’

Since the end of the Korean War in 1953, no Catholic priest has resided in the North of this divided peninsula, where autonomous religious activity is effectively forbidden. And no enemy of the communist regime there is more detested or fiercely denounced than the United States.

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Jubilarians
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2014 Maryknoll Society Jubilarians

On Sunday, June 29, the Maryknoll Society will commemorate anniversaries of ordination to the priesthood or Final Oath as a Maryknoll Brother for 31 jubilarians. Ceremonies will be held at the Maryknoll Mission Center in Ossining, New York. A number of the Maryknoll jubilarians have shared information about their work in mission in Africa, Asia, […]

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Father Lam Minh Hua, M.M. ordination in 2014
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Father Lam Minh Hua Ordained At Maryknoll

Father Lam Minh Hua, M.M., originally from Vietnam and now from Tacoma, Washington, is the newest Maryknoll Society priest. Father Hua, 28, was ordained into the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at the Maryknoll Society Mission Center in Ossining, New York. The Mass of Ordination at Maryknoll’s Queen of Apostles Chapel […]

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