- Dec 3, 2020
Putting the words of the Gospel into action was always an important part of Melissa Altman’s Catholic family in Pennsylvania. Some of her childhood experiences of that family cornerstone came from a great uncle, a Maryknoll priest, who ignited the kindling of a spiritual fire that led her down the road to learn more about the life and experiences of missioners.
Maryknoll Father Eugene Murray sums up the essence of his 62 years of missionary priesthood in two simple phrases: Being kind to people and relying on God’s grace.
The Maryknoll religious community in Ossining, New York, has been hit hard by COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit this country, Cambodian Sign Language interpreters of the Maryknoll Deaf Development Programme provided interpretation in educational videos created by the Cambodian government.
In mid-March, Haiti reported its first five official cases of COVID–19, and we are now moving toward a full-on lockdown. No one is allowed in or out of this country unless they are transporting merchandise, and we are severely undersupplied to try to combat this virus.