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11/9/2007 - 12:00 AM PST

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MARYKNOLL, N.Y. (NOVEMBER 9, 2007) - MARYKNOLL magazine, celebrating 100 years of publication, will wind up a year of commemorative events on Dec. 2 with a presentation of the liturgical drama Certain Women at the Maryknoll Sisters Center in Ossining, N.Y. The play is based on the lives and deaths of the four U.S. churchwomen who were martyred in El Salvador 27 years ago.

On December 2, 1980, Maryknoll Sisters Maura Clarke and Ita Ford, Ursuline Sister Dorothy Kazel and lay missioner Jean Donovan were raped, murdered and buried in a shallow grave in El Salvador. All had devoted their lives in service to the poor and oppressed in that country during the brutal civil war that claimed the lives of more than 75,000 Salvadorans at the hands of their own government.

The play which incorporates dialogue, music and audience participation was written by Gloria Ulterino and Marilyn Catherine. The authors chose the title "Certain Women" based on a reference in the Gospel of St. Luke to the women who followed Jesus from Galilee just as the four churchwomen followed Jesus to Central America. It will be performed by "Women of the Well", a six-member troupe from Rochester, N.Y.


What: Liturgical Drama, Certain Women

When: Sunday, Dec. 2 at 1:30 P.M.

Where: Maryknoll Sisters Center Chapel
10 Pinesbridge Road
Ossining, N.Y.

For more information, call 914-941-7636 x2318

Maryknoll, the U.S.-based Catholic missionary movement, includes the Maryknoll Society (Fathers and Brothers), the Maryknoll Congregation (Sisters), the Maryknoll Lay Missioners, and the Maryknoll Affiliates. Maryknollers have been representing U.S. Catholics in overseas mission since 1911 and currently serve in 35 countries worldwide. For more information on Maryknoll, please consult the World Wide Web at


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Betsey Guest - Community Outreach, 914 941-76362219




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1 - 2 of 2 Comments

  1. Cleo Riordan
    5 years ago

    I always pass your magazine onto others. My November issue is gone, therefor I do not have Fr. Veneroso' article. Can you print it again. Thanks

  2. donna burbidge
    7 years ago

    Looking to see if my aunt, Teresa Casasso, entered the Maryknoll order. It would of been around 1940 and she did NOT complete her vows. She was an orphan from Dante home and was supposed to be in New York teaching. I have pictures. Please help if you can. Thanks, Donna

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