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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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Religious groups to fight physical, sexual violence against kids in Peru

Religious groups to fight physical, sexual violence against kids in Peru

| Barbara J. Fraser | August 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholic and other Christian and non-Christian religious groups launched an effort Aug. 16 to combat violence, especially sexual violence, against children in Peru.

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‘Creed,’ ‘Room,’ ‘The Martian’ among newest Christopher Award winners

‘Creed,’ ‘Room,’ ‘The Martian’ among newest Christopher Award winners

| April 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

The well-received feature films “Creed,” “The Martian” and “Room” are among 21 winners of Christopher Awards announced March 30 in New York.

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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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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – August 2, 2012

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – August 2, 2012

| August 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

“It just touched my spirit. And just to be among so many African-Americans who know who they are as Christians and . . . are not afraid to let people know that we are black and we are Catholic and that there’s no separation in that was a powerful thing.”
— Deacon Lawrence Houston, who ministers at St. Peter Claver Parish in New Orleans, speaking July 19 about the National Black Catholic Congress XI in Indianapolis

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Teachers hoping El Salvador trip provides lessons for students

Teachers hoping El Salvador trip provides lessons for students

| Sara Kovach | June 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Seven Catholic school educators left June 15 for a week-long immersion trip to El Salvador.

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My experiences of the Church in China

My experiences of the Church in China

| Joseph Kuharski | April 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last summer I decided to teach English in China with the Maryknoll Missionaries and six other seminarians as my summer apostolic work for the Pontifical North American College, where I currently reside for major seminary studies.

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How are we serving the least among us?

How are we serving the least among us?

| December 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Two important anniversaries occur this week that deserve special mention.

Dec. 2 marks the 30th anniversary of the murder of four missionary churchwomen — Maryknoll Sisters Maura Clarke and Ita Ford, Ursuline Sister Dorothy Kazel and lay missionary Jean Donovan.

They were brutally raped and shot by five Salvadoran national guardsmen who ran the women’s vehicle off a road.

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Maryknoll program teaches about missionaries, world

Maryknoll program teaches about missionaries, world

| Anne Neuberger - For The Catholic Spirit | October 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Early this school year, at St. Michael Catholic School in Prior Lake, a mixed group of seventh- and second-graders poured over Maryknoll Magazine together.

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