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Chile Program

Rural Chile Experience and Intensive Spanish Program February 10 – 26, 2019 Maryknoll Lay Missioners provides an intensive Program of Spanish language and Chilean idioms through classroom work, practical and cultural experiences to increase knowledge of terminology, vocabulary and cultural differences in communication. They will introduce you to Chilean rural life, history and culture through presentations, both academic and artistic,...
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The Day of the Dead in Latin America

There is a history of celebrations in most of the indigenous peoples of Latin America, the Aztec, Mexica, Maya, Purépecha, Nahua and Totonaca ethnic groups. The rituals that celebrate the life of the ancestors have been carried out in these civilizations for at least three thousand years. In the pre-Hispanic era, it was common to keep the skulls as trophies...
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Great Friend of Maryknoll Lay Missioners, Bishop John McCarthy passed away

Bishop John McCarthy, the retired bishop of Austin died Saturday August 18th in the evening in his Austin home. He had become a close friend and advocate of Maryknoll Lay Missioners over the last decade. He was a strong advocate of laity in mission and committed to many social justice issues. I first met Bishop John in ‘09 and we...
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São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Immersion

Bem-vindo, Bem-vinda! – Welcome to Brazil! June 8 – 17, 2018 Deadline for Sign Ups: February 8, 2018 Maryknoll Lay Missioners in Brazil invites you to visit their ministries that focus on meeting basic needs and working to create a more just world. We are particularly focused on the people who live on the margins of Brazilian society including, but...
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Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, Cambodia – Immersion Program

Soak soabp buy chee uh tay? – Are you well and happy? – Welcome to Cambodia Specifically created for JustFaith Ministries Graduates February 23 – March 4, 2018 Deadline for Sign Ups: November 23, 2017 Maryknoll Lay Missioners (MKLM) with these words of greeting of the Cambodian people welcomes you to the ancient culture of Cambodia – its natural wonders,...
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