Tag Archives: Catholic lay missionaries

‘Signing your name in the book of poverty’

Gabe Hurrish reflects on the immense challenges facing teachers—and students—in South Sudan By Gabe Hurrish According to report issued by the United Nations in February 2019, South Sudan has the highest proportion of out-of-school children in the world. There are more than 2.2 million school-aged children in South Sudan who are not attending classes. Either no schools exist or the...
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Feb. 3 is Scout Sunday

Scouting prepared James Havey for a life of service—and adventure Halfway around the world, James Havey puts what he has learned in scouting to good use. Havey, who became an Eagle Scout in October 2004, has been working as a Maryknoll lay missioner in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, since 2013. He is currently helping Cambodian children and adult survivors of human...
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13 new Maryknoll missioners to be sent forth

Dec. 8 Sending Ceremony to launch 12 Maryknoll Lay Missioners and one Maryknoll Sister on their overseas missions OSSINING, NY – On Dec. 8, 2018, 12 Maryknoll lay missioners and one Maryknoll sister will celebrate the beginning of their mission journeys in a joint Sending Ceremony. The ceremony will be held at 2:30 p.m. in the Annunciation Chapel of the...
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