Melissa Altman featured in Manhattan College Magazine

With a masters degree from Manhattan College, Maryknoll Lay Missioner Melissa Altman is featured in the school’s magazine as an alumni working to be an “agent of change” through her mission service in El Salvador together with her family. The article contains quotes and descriptions that paint a vivid picture of the outreach Melissa and her family are engaged in through their ministry with poor communities in the rural village of La India.

Melissa shares in the article that her family’s experience living among the poor  is a significant life lesson for their two young children, ages 8 and 5, “They have learned to reach out to people and in many ways are more effective missioners than we could ever hope to be. They have already learned that each person is intrinsically valuable.” Read the full article here.