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Maryknoll missionary takes  faith, desire to serve to Cambodia

Maryknoll missionary takes faith, desire to serve to Cambodia

| October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

After teaching math to students with learning disabilities as a member of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in Portland, Oregon, from 1995 to 1996, Maryknoll lay missionary Maria Montello says she was hooked on the desire to serve others, though in some respects she held it at bay for a while.

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World Mission Sunday: Q&A with missioners Ashley and Michael Leen

World Mission Sunday: Q&A with missioners Ashley and Michael Leen

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Maryknoll Lay Missioners Ashley and Michael Leen respond to questions about how they’re living their Catholic faith serving others in a developing country.

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More about Maryknoll: Simple lifestyle, diversity a draw

More about Maryknoll: Simple lifestyle, diversity a draw

| Sarah McCarthy | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three women who recently took final vows as Maryknoll sisters said they were drawn to the order by a lifestyle of simplicity, its international presence and the diversity of its mission work.

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Seminarian experiences, up close, China’s pressure on church

Seminarian experiences, up close, China’s pressure on church

| June 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

My eager naiveté for my first real missionary experience in this land of blatant religious persecution conjured up images of the struggles and subsequent successes of St. Francis Xavier, Matteo Ricci, and other great missionaries to the East. Like them, we would face opposition by both the culture and the government.

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