A photograph of Frs. Toomey and Lacroix at Guilin standing in mountains and looking over the Foo River to the left. Born in Massachusetts, Fr. Toomey came to Maryknoll in 1921 and was ordained to the priesthood on January 26, 1930. His first assignment was to Wuchow, China in 1930. In 1936 he moved to Kweilin. In 1940 his health brought him back to the United States. He returned to China briefly but eventually served the people of Hawaii. Born in Massachusetts, Fr. Lacroix entered Maryknoll in 1921 after years as an electrician, and was ordained to the priesthood on June 5, 1932. He was assigned to Wuchow and served two terms as Consultor before returning to the United States during the war. He was a professor of French at the Maryknoll Seminary and then returned to Hong Kong China until 1950. In 1952 he was assigned to Taiwan where he labored until 1979.