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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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Assistant Director of Student Programs

Position Summary: In collaboration with campus partners, the Assistant Director’s primary focus will be to support and create opportunities for students to become socially responsible citizens committed to building a more just world. The Assistant Director provides oversight for ten student Service Organizations, two residential service theme communities and the Ignatian Service Corps – LMU’s post-graduate service program. The position...
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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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