Wednesday, 28 February 2018 04:06

Maryknoll Affiliates in Hawaii

Roseyn Devlin – Hawaii Chapter
and Mary Ryan-Hotchkiss – Portland Chapter

Several Hawaiian Affiliates and their visitors at the December gathering:
back row l to r. Sr. Earnest Chung MM, Ginny Klein, Mary Ryan-Hotchkiss and Manny Hotchkiss, visitors from the Portland Affiliate Chapter; 
front row, Sr. Rosalinda Barrozo MM, and Roseyn Devlin.

Six long-time residents of Hawaii with deep Maryknoll connections shared their stories over lunch at the home of Roseyn Devlin in Kailua, Hawaii, on the island of Oahu. This Affiliate chapter began more than 10 years ago after Jack Sullivan recognized their Maryknoll connections, and that they were already meeting, and suggested they form a chapter. Several of the members knew some of the Maryknoll Sisters and the 25-year Affiliates honored at the recent Conference in Guatemala. Roseyn has also attended a couple of Maryknoll Affiliate Conferences in New York and while there visited some Maryknoll Sisters she knew.

The Maryknoll School in Honolulu was a connection for several Affiliates. Roseyn worked 22 years as the librarian, and Patti Shannon also served there. Ginny Klein’s four children attended the coed school.

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Wednesday, 01 March 2017 02:39

Mission Journeys

Mef Ford – Greater Boston Chapter

Back row (l-r): Biff Jenney, Bill Murphy, Monique Cerundolo, Joan Crowley, Trudy Wheeler, Bill Gilligan, Jane DuBois; front row: Mef Ford, Bill Wheeler (behind camera: Bob Jenney)

Ten attendees at our annual summer picnic began with a casual conversation over appetizers that turned into deep reflections on what it means to live out a call at this stage of life. In The Great Work of Your Life: a Guide for the Journey of Your True Calling, Stephen Cope examines the life visions and struggles faced by such visionaries as Jane Goodall, Harriet Tubman, Mohandas Gandhi, and several ordinary folks and encourages us to reject the modern idea that ‘we can be anyone we want to be’ and instead to discover and fully pursue their inner self’s calling.

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Tuesday, 03 May 2016 02:08

LA Chapter—See How They Partner

A Chapter Profile

Affiliate Kathee Bautista spoke with one of our NSFA editors about what makes the Los Angeles Chapter tick. For them, collaboration is the key to powerful action.

Catholic Youth Organizations. A number of Affiliates have worked with Tijuana Mission Outreach, which hosts high school students who experience mission and make heart connections with the locals. They have also joined families from various high schools and other groups in an Epiphany Outreach, collecting needed items for impoverished families served through the San Eugenio Mission in Tijuana.

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels sponsors the Adopt-a-Family—LA Affiliates contribute to this program both financially and through their volunteer work. 

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