Anniversary of Founding Assembly of Maryknoll Mission Association of the Faithful

Dear friends, Monday, July 31st of this year marked the 23rd anniversary of the first day of our Founding Assembly as an independent mission group, strategically set on the Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, one of the most influential and mission-oriented figures in the history of the church. Certainly, his legacy lives on in the spirit of the Jesuit...
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World Day of Peace message 2017 – Pope Francis

On January 1 Pope Francis said in his World Day of Peace reflection, “I pledge the assistance of the Church in every effort to build peace through active and creative nonviolence.” — The title of the Holy Father’s reflection is: “Nonviolence, A Style of Politics.” Tap on the picture to access the full text of Pope Francis’ thought provoking reflection....
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2016 Sending Ceremony

Maryknoll Lay Missioners Sending Ceremony took place on December 10, 2016 at the Annunciation Chapel, located at the Maryknoll Sisters at 10 Pinesbridge Road, Ossining NY 10562. During the ceremony, MKLM joined together with Maryknoll partners, supporters of the organization, former Lay Missioners, and friends and family members to joyfully send forth our newest Lay Missioners, who represent the Class...
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Joanne Blaney Interviewed by Catholic New York

Joanne Blaney, Mission Services Director of Marknoll Lay Missioners, was the focus of a recent editor’s report in Catholic New York, a publication of the Archdiocese of New York. The focus of this report was how Joanne discerned her call to mission and where that call led her.  You can click here to read the report on Catholic New York’s website....
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Sam Stanton Interviewed on The Catholic Channel

On July 13, 2016, Sam Stanton, former Executive Director of Maryknoll Lay Missioners, was interviewed on Seize the Day, a nationally broadcast radio program hosted by Gus Lloyd on The Catholic Channel (Sirius XM, Channel 129). Sam spoke about the charism of Maryknoll Lay Missioners, shared stories of mission and promoted the call of all the baptized to mission. You...
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MKLM Orientation Program and newest class of missioners featured

This excellent article with a number of photos was published just before Thanksgiving by Global Sisters Report. It features the stories of our Maryknoll Lay Missioner class of 2015 and their approach to mission. It was distributed initially by Catholic News Service. The piece also provides details on MKLM’s Orientation Program overall and includes images of current Maryknoll Lay Missioners in the field, as...
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MKLM Featured on Telecare TV Show, “Good News”

The show “Good News,” produced by Telecare TV, featured MKLM in a late November airing (11/22-11/28/2015). New update: the show is now accessible on our website’s video page. Maryknoll Lay Missioners’ Executive Director Sam Stanton and Mission Services Director Joanne Blaney were interviewed on the Catholic television show, “Good News.” During the show, they introduced viewers to MKLM’s mission, shared the stories...
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Story of Rick Dixon’s Ministry Published in America Magazine

Maryknoll Lay Missioner Rick Dixon works primarily with youth in a region of El Salvador called Cojutepeque. Some of Rick’s ministry goals are to help build and strengthen spiritual communities, help youth to stay in school and develop the youths’ leadership abilities so they might participate in a more profound spiritual life and service to their community. In this recently-published story...
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“Faces of Migration” photoblog attracts attention in Brazil

Maryknoll Lay Missioner Greg Fischer serves in mission in Brazil with Missão Paz, a center for migrants and immigrants where he works to ensure basic human rights are respected and protected, while also assisting these migrants with basic services, work placement, housing and other needs. Greg has been working on a special project with Missão Paz, to address the lack of education on migrant...
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