#DiscernmentWednesday – Jan 10

Where is God calling you to have the courage of a migrant? Please check out this article from Sojourners. Very timely during this National Migration Week and a reminder of our duty to welcome the stranger. #NMW #DiscernmentWednesday Photo caption: Syrian refugees arrive in Lesvos, Greece in October. Photo credit – Sojourners, Anjo Kan/Shutterstock.com...
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“Let us be permanently in a state of mission” Giving Tuesday Jan 9

  “Throughout the world, let us be permanently in a state of mission,” said Pope Francis of his missionary vision that has been promoting since becoming Pope in 2013. Pope Francis has said that charity is integral to the Church’s mission, and we are called to share it with the world, particularly to those in need. He said, “You are...
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Meet a Missioner – Kylene Fremling – Cambodia – Class of 2017

Today, we continue our #MeetaMissionerMonday series by introducing one of our newest missioners, Kylene Fremling (Cambodia). Kylene jokes that she has always wanted to become, in her words, a professional volunteer. She has a BS in Exercise Physiology from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN. Kylene has served with Americorps in Sitka, Alaska and at a women’s homeless...
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Dia de los Reyes Magos – 6 de Enero

Today we celebrate the El Dia de los Reyes (Day of the Holy Kings – Feast of the Solemnity of the Epiphany). It is a religious observance and not a federal public holiday in Latin American countries. In addition to getting presents from baby Jesus on Christmas Eve, Latin American children receive gifts from the three wise kings (Reyes Magos)...
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Feast of the Epiphany – Jan 6

Today the Church celebrates the Feast of the Epiphany. The word “epiphany” comes from the Greek epiphainen, a verb that means “to shine upon,” “to manifest,” or “to make known.” Thus, the feast of the Epiphany celebrates the many ways that Christ has made Himself known to the world. The Epiphany celebrates four different events: the Baptism of the Lord;...
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#DiscernmentWednesday – MKLM’s Karen Bortvedt Attends #SLS18

Sometimes we all need to look at things from a different perspective. How will you turn the world upside down? MKLM’s Karen Bortvedt attends #SLS18 sponsored by FOCUS-The Fellowship of Catholic University Students ABOUT SLS18 More than 7,600 attendees are signed up for SLS18: Inspire & Equip, hosted by theFellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) Jan. 2 – 6, 2018, in Chicago....
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Happy New Year!

Maryknoll Lay Missioners wishes you a new year rich with the blessings of love, joy, and hope. On this 51st #WorldDayofPeace, we join Pope Francis in his call to stand in solidarity with our migrant and refugee sisters and brothers. May we all continue to share in the dream of and work for a peaceful world. #prayforpeace #sharejourney...
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