A photograph of Fr. Churchill [distant right in white clothes] and Fr. Romaniello [distant left in black clothes] about to go throught the gate to Guilin, Kwangsi by way of one of the main streets. There are Chinese symbols painted on the pillars of the buildings on this street.; Born in Italy, Monsignor Romaniello came to the United States when he was five years old. He entered Maryknoll in 1917 and was ordained to the priesthood on June 17, 1928. He was assigned to Wuchow, Kweilin [now Guilin] in 1935 where he encountered civil unrest and was forced to depart in 1951. He spent the later years of his life working with the Catholic Relief Services in Hong Kong. He became an international figure as was referred to as the "Noodle Priest" because he fed the refugees in Hong Kong with noodles made with relief supplies. -- Born in Iowa, Fr. Churchill entered Maryknoll in 1920 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1927. During his time in China, he wrote many letters describing life on the Chinese mission. He was expelled from the country by the Communists and returned to the United States in 1952. He spent the time in the US teaching and managing the seminaries run by Maryknoll.