Maryknoll Leadership Statement on the Migrant Caravan

All four branches of Maryknoll call on U.S. leaders to ‘respond with compassion and dignity worthy of our nation’ WASHINGTON, DC — As the migrant caravan that began in Honduras on October 12 made its way toward the United States, the leadership of Maryknoll Sisters, Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, Maryknoll Lay Missioners, and Maryknoll Affiliates released a statement (see below)...
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MKLM in National Catholic Reporter

Loan assistance programs help post-grad volunteers during years of service Maryknoll Lay Missioner Anne Berry demonstrates emergency care in the skills lab at Bukumbi Hospital’s maternity ward in Tanzania. CLICK HERE to read the full article....
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MKLM in El Salvador – Rick Dixon

Jean Donovan’s Guitar This past December, Maryknoll Lay Missioner Debbie Northern (working at our central office in Ossining, NY) asked me to write an article about Jean Donovan – how her life and legacy live on in El Salvador. Since I never personally met Jean before she died, I felt Debbie’s request would be a nice way to get closer to...
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MKLM in Tanzania

Greetings from Mwanza! The kids started a new school year at Isamilo International School in September, Susanna in Year 2 and Louisa in Preschool 2. They enjoyed summer break, including a visit to a fellow Maryknoller’s project, Uzima Center, where they joined with the children’s group drawing and singing about fruits in Swahili. Now they’re preparing for the school’s Early...
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MKLM in Bolivia – Teresa Villaruz

Teresa Villaruz Bolivia – December 2017 “Hold Me” Greetings y’all! I officially just completed a year here and have come into contact with 182 new children in the street in addition to the 120 children that visit the center frequently. Some highlights from the year: -I have officially been taught how to sell whipped cream (hint: you yell “CREMA CREMA...
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Make Straight the Paths: Privilege, Inclusion, and Embracing the Future

From Maryknoll Mission Education Written by Kevin M. Foy, February 22, 2018 Sixteen years ago, the US Bishops wrote, “A table is where people meet to make decisions—in neighborhoods, nations, and the global community. Many people have no place at the table. Their voices and needs are ignored or dismissed” (A Place at the Table, 2002). Increasingly, diverse voices are...
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Susan Nagele in Kenya

Today, we share the work of Susan Nagele in Kenya through her recent newsletter. “Kenya held the rerun of the presidential elections on October 26th. The main opposition candidate boycotted the election calling it a sham and he refuses to accept the election of President Uhuru Kenyatta for another five year term.  Kenyatta received 98% of the vote.  Only 38%...
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Pope Francis calls for day of prayer and fasting for peace, especially for the DRC and South Sudan

“In the face of the tragic continuation of conflicts in different parts of the world, I invite all the faithful to a special day of prayer and fasting for peace on February 23, the Friday of the first week of Lent.” Pope Francis, February 4, 2018 St. Peter’s Square, The Vatican, Rome, Italy This Friday, MKLM will join in prayer...
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