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Diarmuid O’Murchu, Author of Doing Theology in an Evolutionary Way

Diarmuid O’Murchu, Author of Doing Theology in an Evolutionary Way

Traditional Western theology, according to O’Murchu, has been rooted in an understanding of sinful humanity in a flawed creation. Over the centuries this paradigm has engendered co-dependent relationships among the people of God. Even worse has been an imperial image of God, which, after Constantine, which affirmed...

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Fran Quigley , Author of Religious Socialism

Fran Quigley , Author of Religious Socialism

For most of this nation’s history, religious socialists made their case to a population that was, for the most part, hospitable to religion and resistant to socialism. Today, those trends are moving in opposite directions. A majority of young people and persons of color in the U.S. express support for socialism. At...

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Donal Dorr, Author of A Creed for Today

Donal Dorr, Author of A Creed for Today

“Offers a vibrant spirituality based on a rereading of Christian tradition through a lens of love for the Earth and all its creatures. It is a joy to read!”—James Corkery, SJ, Gregorian University, Rome Renowned theologian Donal Dorr explores the interplay between an ecological spirituality and our traditional...

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Jordan Denari Duffner, Author of Islamophobia

Jordan Denari Duffner, Author of Islamophobia

Arson and vandalism at houses of worship. Bullying at schools and harassment at the grocery store. Political scapegoating and institutionalized discrimination. Muslims in the United States--and beyond--have faced Islamophobia in a range of forms. This ground-breaking book argues that Christians should be at the...

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Interview with Catherine Keller, Author of Facing Apocalypse

Interview with Catherine Keller, Author of Facing Apocalypse

The actual meaning of the word “apocalypse” is not "disaster" but “unveiling.” Drawing on John’s prophetic Apocalypse, Keller unveils a “dreamreading” of our current global crisis—particularly the threat of climate change and ecological devastation. John’s text is not a foretelling of future events, but a parable of...

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Interview with Sister Annabel Laity, Walking with Jesus and Buddha

Interview with Sister Annabel Laity, Walking with Jesus and Buddha

The first Westerner to be ordained as a monastic disciple in Thich Nhat Hanh’s Vietnamese Zen lineage Sister Annabel Laity was given the Dharma name Chan Duc, which means True Virtue. Now a much-loved senior Dharma teacher in the Plum Village community, Sister Annabel teaches and leads retreats worldwide. She is the...

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The Diary of Jesus Christ, with Bill Cain SJ and Robert Ellsberg

The Diary of Jesus Christ, with Bill Cain SJ and Robert Ellsberg

“The Jesus we see here is the mystic, the one who can spot wholeness in all our ruin and brokenness.”—From the Foreword by Greg Boyle Bill Cain’s The Diary of Jesus Christ is a first-person recounting of the life of Jesus, a new lens through which to see the familiar stories of the gospel—including the Passion. The...

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MORE HIDDEN WOMEN OF THE GOSPELS WITH KATHY COFFEY AND ROBERT ELLSBERG

MORE HIDDEN WOMEN OF THE GOSPELS WITH KATHY COFFEY AND ROBERT ELLSBERG

In this companion to her popular Hidden Women of the Gospels, Kathy Coffey offers thought-provoking stories of women who appear in the Gospels and Acts of the Apostles. How might these women experience their encounters with Jesus? As in her first book, Coffey presents women of the New Testament, in the style of...

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BIRTH OF A MOVEMENT, WITH OLGA SEGURA AND ROBERT ELLSBERG

BIRTH OF A MOVEMENT, WITH OLGA SEGURA AND ROBERT ELLSBERG

Birth of a Movement presents a radical call to dignity and equality for all people. It examines the founders of the Black Lives Matter movement, the church’s involvement with slavery, including the decision by Georgetown University to make amends for its past actions, and the Catholic Church’s response to the recent...

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WHOLENESS AND HOLINESS, WITH DAVID RICHO AND ROBERT ELLSBERG

WHOLENESS AND HOLINESS, WITH DAVID RICHO AND ROBERT ELLSBERG

Join a One-on-One with Orbis publisher Robert Ellsberg and author David Richo as they discuss David’s new book Wholeness and Holiness. Another masterful work by this renowned and popular author, Wholeness and Holiness guides the reader through grace into the possibilities of a deeper spirituality and relationship...

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DIGNITY AND JUSTICE, WITH LINDA DAKIN GRIM AND ROBERT ELLSBERG

DIGNITY AND JUSTICE, WITH LINDA DAKIN GRIM AND ROBERT ELLSBERG

Join a One-on-One with Orbis publisher Robert Ellsberg and author Linda Dakin-Grim as they discuss Ilia’s new book Dignity and Justice. This compelling account of the life-and-death struggles migrants face in the United States demonstrates how broken the system is, and the deep harm that it does to struggling...

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RE-ENCHANTING THE EARTH, WITH ILIA DELIO AND ROBERT ELLSBERG

RE-ENCHANTING THE EARTH, WITH ILIA DELIO AND ROBERT ELLSBERG

Join a One-on-One with Orbis publisher Robert Ellsberg and author Ilia Delio as they discuss Ilia’s new book 📖 Re-enchanting the Earth Ilia Delio, OSF, a Franciscan Sister of Washington, DC, is Josephine C. Connelly Endowed Chair in Theology at Villanova University and founder of the Center for Christogenesis Her...

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WRITING STRAIGHT WITH CROOKED LINES, WITH JIM FOREST AND ROBERT ELLSBERG

WRITING STRAIGHT WITH CROOKED LINES, WITH JIM FOREST AND ROBERT ELLSBERG

Join a One-on-One with Orbis publisher Robert Ellsberg and author Jim Forest as they discuss Jim’s new book Jim Forest has spent a lifetime in the cause of peace and reconciliation. In this memoir he traces his story through his intimate encounters with some of the great peacemakers of our time, including Dorothy...

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HUNGER FOR HOPE, WITH SR. SIMONE CAMPBELL AND ROBERT ELLSBERG

HUNGER FOR HOPE, WITH SR. SIMONE CAMPBELL AND ROBERT ELLSBERG

Join a One-on-One with Orbis publisher Robert Ellsberg and author Sr. Simone Campbell as they discuss Sr. Simone’s new book 📖 Hunger For Hope. “Hunger for Hope is rich with Simone’s spiritual encounters with Christ . . . The real-life engagements to which those encounters lead her couldn’t be shared with us at a...

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DANCING IN GOD’S EARTHQUAKE, WITH RABBI WASKOW AND ROBERT ELLSBERG

DANCING IN GOD’S EARTHQUAKE, WITH RABBI WASKOW AND ROBERT ELLSBERG

Join a One-on-One with Orbis publisher Robert Ellsberg and author Rabbi Waskow as they discuss Michael's book: This book, written prior to the pandemic, reflects on the role of “earthquakes”—literal and metaphorical: times like the present when history trembles beneath our feet. Such times may overturn empires,...

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MORAL LEADERSHIP, WITH ROBERT MICHAEL FRANKLIN AND ROBERT ELLSBERG

MORAL LEADERSHIP, WITH ROBERT MICHAEL FRANKLIN AND ROBERT ELLSBERG

Join a One-on-One with Orbis publisher Robert Ellsberg and author Robert Michael Franklin as they discuss Michael's book : Moral Leadership Whether in a local community, an educational institution, or a global organization, the key to addressing the current crisis in American public life is genuine moral leadership....

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THE OUTSIDER, WITH CHRISTOPHER LAMB AND ROBERT ELLSBERG

THE OUTSIDER, WITH CHRISTOPHER LAMB AND ROBERT ELLSBERG

Join a One-on-One with Orbis publisher Robert Ellsberg and author Christopher Lamb as they discuss Christopher’s book : The Outsider: Pope Francis and His Battle to Reform the Church. Though Pope Francis remains one of the most popular figures in the world, his pontificate has stirred up powerful opposition. Some...

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ABOUT MARYKNOLL

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.

OUR GENERAL COUNCIL

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

(Fr. James M. Lynch, Fr. Lam M. Hua, Fr. Lance P. Nadeau, Fr. Timothy O. Kilkelly)

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

OUR FOUNDERS

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

(Our Co-Founders Father Price and Father Walsh)

PLACES WE SERVE

EVANGELIZATION, PARISHES, AND PROJECTS

USA

STORIES OF MISSION

(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.

L-R Tom O'Brien, Ray Finch, Joe Everson, Russ Feldmeier
“Go where you are needed but not wanted, and stay until you are wanted but not needed.”
– Bishop James E. Walsh, M.M.
First Maryknoll Bishop
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