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The Maryknoll Affiliates are connected to a wider movement that is popularly called “Maryknoll.” Maryknoll is comprised of three distinct entities: the Maryknoll  Fathers and Brothers (officially known as the Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America), the Maryknoll Sisters of St. Dominic and the Maryknoll Lay Missioners... 

Mission Statement

Maryknoll Affiliates, while continuing to pursue their own life's journey, commit themselves to the mission goals of Maryknoll in the context of Chapters that gather for prayer, reflection and action. Maryknoll Affiliates challenge one another to witness to mission as a way of life by going beyond borders, locally and globally, walking with the poor and excluded, and striving for peace and justice for all of God's creation.

Four Pillars of the Maryknoll Affiliates

Four Pillars of the Maryknoll Affiliates

Maryknoll Affiliates, as inividuals and in their "Mission Communities" try to live out the Four Pillars of the Maryknoll Affiliates: Spirituality, Global Vision, Community and Action.

Featured News

We Pledged a Minute for Peace

A Million Minutes for PeaceThe Maryknoll Affiliates, as an Organizational Partner of A Million Minutes for Peace, received a recognition as a participant in praying for peace on September 21, 2010. We received a letter from Nick Stuart, the President and CEO of Odyssey Networks, and the AMMFP team.

We invite you to sign up to pray for peace for the tenth anniversary of 9/11 at http://amillionminutesforpeace.org/. You may do so as an individual or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you want us to include you as an organizational pledge again.

Million Minutes for Peace Recognition
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October 29,2010

Fred Goddard
Maryknoll Affiliates
PO Box 311
Maryknoll, NY 10545-0311

Dear Fred:

Congratulations! And thank you for making this year's campaign so successful.

We collected over a hundred thousand pledges for A Million Minutes for Peace celebrated on September 21 , 2010 .... and they're still coming in (for 2011)!

A plaque and CD with the names of all pledgers was presented to Ban Soon-taek, wife of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, at the special observance of the International Day of Peace at the UN. Please accept this replica and the enclosed DVD of the music video on our web site as a token of our appreciation for your efforts.

Because of you, we were able to spread A Million Minutes for Peace to people in over 126 countries, throughout the world.

So, a big THANK YOU to you, our peace partner.

Looking forward ... 2011 marks the anniversary of 9/11 which is followed just ten days later by the International Day of Peace. Being a peace partner has never been more important than now, as we commemorate a day that made us so much more aware of the need for peaceful relations and respect among people of different faiths.

Your organization excels in peace-building. Odyssey Networks is a multi-faith member organization whose forte is media production- quite simply we help tell your stories. Together we can make an even bigger impact next year.

Stay tuned. We will be in touch about how Odyssey Networks can help support your peace-building efforts.

Thank you again.

May Peace Prevail On Earth

Nick Stuart, Preseident and CEO, Odyssey Networks
and the AMMFP team

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