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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Father Vincent Capodanno, M.M. with soldiers
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Remembering Staten Island’s Father Capodanno

SPECIAL TO THE ADVANCE (article originally appeared in the Staten Island Advance – STATEN ISLAND. N.Y. – There are some people who possess an extraordinary singleness of purpose uninhibited by adversity or misfortune of any kind. They have a faith that is so dominating as to provide the will to resist them being deterred […]

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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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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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Bishop opens cause for declaring Wilmington native a Saint
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Bishop opens Cause for declaring Wilmington native a saint

Lumina News – Wednesday, March 14, 2012 (Supplied photo courtesy of Rich Cox / Catholic Diocese of Raleigh) Bishop Michael Burbidge, from left; Father James F. Garneau, Episcopal Delegate for the Cause; Msgr. Jerry M. Sherba, Chancellor of the Diocese who administered the oaths; Father Ja Van Saxon, Promoter of Justice; Angela Godwin Page, Actual […]

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