On view at the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers headquarters in Maryknoll, NY in the fall of 2014 was a Maryknoll Mission Archives exhibit titled “The Things They Carried.” The exhibit consisted of a currated selection of items for personal use and mission work that Maryknoll Priests, Brothers and Sisters brought with them to their missions in Africa, Asia or Latin America.
Among the artifacts on view were those used for
travel – featuring three passports belonging to Father John Considine,
administering the sacraments – including this sick kit for the anointing of the sick
entertainment – including a pinochle set owned by the Maryknoll Sisters Foundress Mother Mary Joseph Rogers
While these items have safely returned to Archives storage, this post allows the exhibit to continue and reach those who could not visit in person.