Newly ordained Fr. Greg McPhee and seasoned missioner Br. Joe Bruener have recently traveled to Cochabamba, Bolivia. First they will study Spanish and later begin their missionary service. Fr. Greg came to us with a background in law as a criminal defense attorney in Syracuse, New York. As a seminarian he was sent to Tanzania, East Africa for two years on our Overseas Training Program. Br. Joe has spent many years serving in Asia (Taiwan, mainland China and Hong Kong). He has also served as vocation minister and with the initial formation team here in the U.S. He brings the richness of these experiences to his new assignment in Latin America.
Fr. Greg contemplates the Mission Cross given at ordination
Fr. Rodrigo (center) bids farewell to Fr. Greg & Br. Joe as they leave the Maryknoll Center for Bolivia