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Pig skins help health project expand

Seeds planted by Maryknoll lay missioners 40 years ago continue to bear fruit.   By Liz Desimone (MKLM Class of 1977-Guatemala) In 1977 Fay Hauer and I traveled to Guatemala to answer a call from the late Maryknoll Father Mo Healy to begin a health promoter training program in the Petén jungle. Other programs existed in the country, set up...
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Covenant Signing Mass 12-6-2018

The 12 new lay missioners of Maryknoll Lay Missioners’ Class of 2018 recite and sign the Covenant, in which they commit themselves to mission “in the firm hope that our faith and actions will transform our lives, our organization, and our world through the power of God’s love.” (2:36 min)...
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Returned lay missioner Jim McLaughlin honored by Cambodian government

Medal honors Jim’s contributions to Cambodia’s health care PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — On Nov. 16, Jim McLaughlin, a returned Maryknoll lay missioner who served in Bolivia and Cambodia, received a medal from the Government of Cambodia for creating the bacteriological media lab to provide agar plates for provincial hospital labs and for helping to improve the health care of the...
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