NO TWO ALIKE by Sister Maria del Rey

NO TWO ALIKE

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KIRKUS REVIEW

...are the religious of Maryknoll who come from many pasts to go out as missionaries around the globe. Sister Anne Cecilia was of Lithuanian stock and grew up in Depression-hit Massachusetts without a father; Sister Patricia Marie moved from the Philadelphia of her childhood to the Philippines and a mission where she was assured that the people liked her (""You have been here six years and you haven't been killed yet""); Sister Juliana went from a farm in Wyoming to a mission in Dairen, Manchuria; Sister McCloskey from housekeeping in Median, Pa. to Bolivia's Green Hell. Other personalities emerge: Mother General Mary Colman on a mission to Jacaltenango, Guatemala; Mother Foundress Mary Joseph still influencing others from a hospital. There are tales of illness accepted by faith as a promising Japanese Hawaiian student faces leprosy, the loss of one life and founding of another; there are stories of love for God--of Leah Feinman who was a Jewish convert to Catholicism and came to Maryknoll; of Martha Goodson, on her way; of Virginia born Negro Geneva Lassiter, who as Sister Maria Corde finds her work in Africa. These all have a more or less pointed inspirational appeal...

Pub Date: Sept. 27th, 1965
Publisher: Dodd, Mead