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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.

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Christophers Name Father Dennis Cleary as New Director

NEW YORKMarch 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Father  Dennis Cleary, M.M., Maryknoll's former U.S. regional superior and a veteran missionary in Venezuela and China, has been appointed Director of The Christophers, the New York-based media organization. Father Cleary, a native of Buffalo, N.Y., assumes the office today.

The appointment of a Maryknoll priest to serve as Director completes a cycle for The Christophers. Father  James Keller, who founded The Christophers in 1945, was a Maryknoll priest, as was his successor, Father  Richard Armstrong. For more than 30 years, beginning with Father  John Catoir's tenure as Director in 1978, no Maryknoll priest served in that role? although several have been members of the Organization's Board of Directors. Father Cleary's appointment renews that Maryknoll connection and will take The Christophers into a new era.

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