Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

When asked, “Which commandment is the first of all?” Jesus replied: “The first is, ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one; you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength. The second is this,’You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’” (Mark 12: 29-31).

All Saints’ Day

Maryknoll Lay Missioner Kathleen Bond in Brazil reflects on the saints among us on this holy day.

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Maryknoll Father Ken Thesing, who served in Tanzania and Rome, reflects on the meaning of discipleship and following the example of Jesus.

Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dave Kane, a former Maryknoll Lay Missioner who continues to live and work in Brazil, reflects on the value of simplying our lives and investing in community.

Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Phil and Kathy Dahl-Bredine, who served as Maryknoll Lay Missioners and continue to live in Mexico, reflect on the urgent need to proclaim a Gospel of peace and simplicity.

Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Fr. Mike Gilgannon, a priest with the Kansas City-St. Joseph diocese who served alongside many Maryknoll missioners in the Andean region, reflects on the roles suffering and death play in our lives.