This is a photograph of Frs. Regan [left] and Dempsey [right] enjoying a game of chess during some free time from their missionary work.; Born in New York, Fr. Dempsey came to Maryknoll in 1919 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1929. The same year he was assigned to the Wuchow mission in South China and became the temporary Society Superior of the mission in 1936. During the war years he was named the superior of Chungking and was awarded an Emblem for Meritorious Civilian Service by the US Military Ordinariate in 1945. He fled to Hong Kong in 1951 and returned again to work with refugees in 1953. As late as 1972, Fr. Dempsey worked as a chaplain to young workers at the Caritas Center in Ngau Tau Kok in Hong Kong. -- Born in Massachusetts, Bishop Regan entered Maryknoll in 1927 and was ordained to the priesthood on January 27, 1929. He was consecrated a Bishop on April 25, 1962. He spent 22 years in South China, from 1929-1951. He was in Kweilin, Wuchow, and Laipo. He was placed under house arrest in 1950 and was expelled in 1951 and returned to the United States. He began the new mission in the Philippines and served there for the rest of his life.