Why Not Be a Missioner?: Young Maryknollers Tell Their Stories

Why Not Be a Missioner?: Young Maryknollers Tell Their Stories


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Young Maryknoll missioners in Asia, Africa, and Latin America give lie to the myth that Generation X is materialistic and self-centered. These moving stories tell of their searches for meaning, the rewards of their new lives of service, and the spirituality that nourishes them.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781570753916
Publisher: Orbis Books
Publication date: 04/28/2002
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.42(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

1.Thank You, Gregory Peck, Wherever You Are1
2.The Truth of the Resurrection in a World Turned Upside Down8
3.A Mission Journey of Healing18
4.The Ambiguity of Brotherhood26
5.Called to Mission34
6.Tae Kwon Do and Street Kids42
7.Talking about God's Love Is Not Enough--I Must Show It48
8.Finding Myself in Japan54
9.Called to Life in Brazil60
10.From L.A. to China--And Many Places in Between69
11.Legal Eagle--From Chicago to Nairobi78
12.Caring for People--Tanzania to Hawaii85
13.Falling in Love, Twice92
14.From Law to Mission98
15.If I Don't Have Love, I Am Nothing, Lord107
16.God Is Drawing Me In Like a Breath114
18.Growth in Grace through Children132
19.Sent to Proclaim Life140

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