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Maryknoll centenarian goes home to the Father

HONG KONG (SE): Maryknoll Sister Paulita Hoffmann, died on March 14 at Maryknoll, New York, the United States, she was 104-years-old and had been in the consecreated life for 85 years.
 
Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on 13 August 2014,  she was a swimming instructor, a Red Cross volunteer and an office worker before entering the Maryknoll Congregation at the Maryknoll Motherhouse in Ossining, NY on 4 June 1933.
 

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Final farewell to Maryknoll sister

HONG KONG (SE): Maryknoll Sister Barbara Ann Walenty died on October 24 at the Maryknoll Sisters Centre in Maryknoll, New York, the United States of America. She was 90-years-old and had been a sister for 61 years.
 
Born in Detroit, Michigan on 26 May 1928, with four brothers and two sisters, Sister Walenty attended Providence Hospital School of Nursing in Detroit, Michigan, becoming a registered nurse. She then worked at the Detroit Memorial Hospital for two years and at Highland Park Hospital for three years.
 

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A visit to the Maryknoll Motherhouse - A series of reflections

Fifteen students and three teachers from Maryknoll Convent School (Secondary Section) visited the motherhouse of the Maryknoll Sisters in Ossining, the United States of America from August 10 to 20 to retrace their roots and pay a call on the Maryknoll Sisters who served in Hong Kong, especially the school  
 
 
“Ask for nothing refuse nothing.”
 








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A visit to the Maryknoll Motherhouse - A series of reflections

Countless Blessings.
 
My fourth time at the Maryknoll Sisters Motherhouse (Note: third time with students— 2013, 2015, 2018).
 
What a blessing to be able to return to the Maryknoll Sisters Motherhouse again! 
 








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Maryknoll marks centennial of first sending of missionaries

MARYKNOLL (CNS): One hundred years after receiving Vatican approval to begin missionary work in China, the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers kicked off a year-long celebration of their centennial by recalling the “original inspiration and holy stubbornness” of the society’s founders during a celebratory centennial Mass on April 2 in Maryknoll, New York, the United States of America.
 
Maryknoll superior general, Father Raymond Finch, was the main celebrant of the Mass at the Queen of Apostles Chapel at the Maryknoll Society Centre.

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Missionaries honoured in Taiwan

TAIPEI (UCAN): Taiwan has granted citizenship to two missionaries from the United States of America, Father Alan Doyle and Sister Mary Paul Watts, in recognition of their contribution to society.
 
“I am a genuine Taiwanese,” 80-year-old Father Doyle said on July 9 as he received his identity card.
 
Father Doyle has lived in Taiwan for 53 years and worked in the area of the preservation and development of the Hoklo language, often referred to as Taiwanese, during his more then half a century on the island.

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A lark that almost changed the world

HONG KONG (SE): It began as a lark, but it could have changed the world, Victor Gaetan wrote in the National Catholic Register on April 28 in telling the story of Maryknoll Father Laurence Murphy who, when walking in New York in 1988 with a Korean-American friend, Yeomin Yoon, just decided to drop into the office of the Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN) of North Korea, in Father Murphy’s own words, “Just for a lark.”
 

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A winding path to Maryknoll

HONG KONG (SE): Sister Anastasia Lindawati made her final profession as a Maryknoll Sister at St. Teresa’s in Kowloon on the afternoon of October 1.

It was an exciting day for the young sister from Indonesia, as her two sisters and her mother were able to make the trip from their home to be with her for the big occasion.

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Bon voyage to warrior for the underdog

HONG KONG (SE): As the Maryknoll coordinator, Father John Ahearn, farewelled the iconic society house in Stanley, he also wished 86-year-old Father Thomas Peyton well in retirement, as he finally packs his bags to leave Hong Kong after 35 years working in the territory.

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A farewell to historic Maryknoll House

HONG KONG (SE): The Church in Hong Kong is losing an iconic landmark.

On October 5, the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers hosted a simple barbecue for friends and clergy to bid farewell to their home at the Maryknoll Centre House in Stanley, which has fallen victim to changing times and new needs.

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