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Maryknoll lay missioners in El Salvador

Maryknoll lay missioners in El Salvador accompany internally displaced refugees, homeless persons and people in economically poor squatters’ communities. They work in education, youth services, parish outreach, economic empowerment, nutrition, agriculture and environmental concerns. In this video, they talk about their lives and ministries in a country that continues to experience an epidemic of gang-related violence, while also celebrating life...
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Grandma’s faith

Learning life lessons from Cambodia’s elders By Hang Tran There are a few fishing communities along the Basaac River. Depending on traffic, it takes about an hour by car from Phnom Penh to the vicinity, then another 10 to 15 minutes by boat to cross the river to reach the other shore. In one of these communities, about five years...
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Fr. Charlie Dittmeier featured in La Croix International

Father Charlie Dittmeier, a diocesan priest and member of Maryknoll Lay Missioners, was featured in La Croix International, the new website of La Croix, the prominent French Catholic daily. The article highlights his 19-year tenure as co-director of the Deaf Development Programme in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Find the article here. ...
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Aim high: From flying missions to living mission

Marilyn Kott (class of 2015) was featured in the December 2018 issue of Checkpoints, the magazine of the Association of Graduates of the U.S. Air Force Academy. In the story Marilyn says, “The teamwork, problem-solving skills and self-confidence I gained at the Academy and in the Air Force prepared me well for this work. We’ve learned not to worry too...
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