Tag Archives: Tanzania

Unto Us A Child Is Given

By Maryknoll Lay Missioner Joanne Miya It was the day before we would close for the Christmas Holiday. Deo, a husband and father, who is HIV positive and the leader of his village’s support group, came to our office with a child to be registered. With him was Janet. It was hard to believe that she was already ten years...
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Our Lady of the Lake. Mound, MN

Church Talk, January 16 – 17 Speaker: Liz Mach, MKLM Location: 2385 Commerce Blvd, Mound, MN 55364-1427 Pastor: Fr. Tony O’Neill Masses: Saturday 5:00 PM Sunday 8:30 and 10:30 AM Website: Click here...
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Understanding the African Culture

Written by Maryknoll Lay Missioner Richard Ross At the Lubango Center where I work, in the hills of Mwanza, Tanzania, I try to help keep the complex clean. Most of the garbage we generate is burned; there are not many, if any, garbage collection services. Now Tanzania does use marabou storks to process garbage by cleaning areas via their ingestion...
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Liz Mach publishes article on FGM in Kenyan Magazine

Maryknoll Lay Missioner Liz Mach is featured in a recent article in New People Magazine, published by the Comboni Missionaries in Kenya. As part of a diocesan team in Musoma where she works alongside a number of dedicated Tanzanians, Liz has been fighting to eradicate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Tanzania, where the program has the full support of the Diocese...
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Attempts made to end FGM in Tanzania

What is FGM? This three letter acronym stands for Female Genital Mutilation. A practice still alive in Tanzania today and many parts of the world. Liz Mach, a long term Maryknoll Lay Missioner now in her 39th year of mission, recently wrote an article that appeared in the Maryknoll Office for Global Concern (MOGC), which informs us about this practice...
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Missioner helps Tanzanians affected by ugly ritual: Liz Mach feature

With more than 30 years in mission service, Maryknoll Lay Missioner Liz Mach has played a key role in transforming thousands of lives. Her efforts to treat and eradicate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the Tanzanian diocese of Musoma are featured in this Catholic Spirit article published Oct. 9, 2014 as part of its focus on World Mission Sunday. We are incredibly honored to support Liz...
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Lay Missioner Couple Profiled in Boston College Alumni Magazine

Maryknoll Lay Missioners Ashley and Micheal Leen are featured in the current edition of Boston College Magazine with a brief interview sharing their perspective on serving in mission in Tanzania. The Leens only recently began their mission service in Tanzania, but frequently share excellent observations and stories as they seek to live in solidarity with the poor and contribute to a full...
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