First Departure 1918
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On a mission from God

(article from Faith Magazine Jan/Feb 2011) by Patricia Marshall The young faces gazing out from the old black and white photos were calm but expectant. It was hard for me to imagine what they must have been feeling as they embarked on a difficult and potentially dangerous trip. They would probably never see their family […]

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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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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 – www.silive.com) 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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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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