Tag Archives: family in mission

Gathering of Maryknoll Lay Missioners in Dallas, TX

Come and Learn about International Service with Maryknoll Lay Missioners Sam Stanton and Cecilia Espinoza will be in Dallas, TX Saturday, September 23 at 6:00 PM. AT: Holy Trinity Catholic Church, address: 3811 Oak Lawn Ave in Dallas, Texas 75219 Phone: 914-236-3453 E-mail: alwaysamissioner@mklm.org Please RSVP by Monday September 19. We will gather for a potluck dinner followed by a...
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Gathering of Maryknoll Lay Missioners in San Antonio, TX

Come and Learn about International Service with Maryknoll Lay Missioners Sam Stanton and Cecilia Espinoza will be in San Antonio, TX Saturday, September 16 at 6:00 PM. AT: Windcrest TX 78239. (please email or call Cecilia for address and details) Phone: 914-236-3453 E-mail: alwaysamissioner@mklm.org Please RSVP by Wednesday September 14. We will gather for a potluck dinner followed by a...
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Melissa Altman featured in Manhattan College Magazine

With a masters degree from Manhattan College, Maryknoll Lay Missioner Melissa Altman is featured in the school’s magazine as an alumni working to be an “agent of change” through her mission service in El Salvador together with her family. The article contains quotes and descriptions that paint a vivid picture of the outreach Melissa and her family are engaged in through...
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Melissa Altman featured in La Roche College Magazine

Melissa Altman, serving in mission in El Salvador since 2013 with her husband, Pete and two children, was recently profiled in her college’s publication, La Roche Magazine, as well as on the school’s online Alumni Spotlight. In the magazine article, viewable here, she shares the unique perspective of a family serving in mission. Melissa and Pete are working to provide educational, personal development and recreational...
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New family in mission shares their journey

By Melissa and Peter Altman: After eight months, we can honestly say that El Salvador has begun to feel like home. We have spent the bulk of these eight months settling in, learning Spanish, and starting our project. We’ve all become much more comfortable in Spanish, although our children Eli and Evey have left their parents in the dust! Both...
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Having a Baby in Mission

by Kim Fischer, Maryknoll Lay Missioner serving in Brazil: Raising a family in mission can mean many different things. It means you’ll be far from extended family. It means that your main form of communication with those back home gets relegated to Skype, e-mails, and phone calls. It means that your toddler son learns how to leave a video message...
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