Tag Archives: Friends Across Borders

Three lawyers’ journeys to service on the MKLM board

Bob Carlsen, Mike Cammarota and Terry Miller ‘go forth and serve’ with MKLM By Lori Herz Bob Carlsen can’t give up his Maryknoll magazine collection. Hundreds of issues sit in a box in his basement, containing thousands of stories he read growing up in Queens and on Long Island in the 1960s and 1970s. Back then, the print publication was...
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On The Road Again – Article published by NY Writers Coalition Press

Emma Phojanakong, Cambodia FAB 2016 participant wrote a brief article for the book: Echoes of our Time of the NY Writers Coalition Press. You will find the article here: http://www.friendsacrossborders.org/newsroom/on-the-road-again/. Emma learned about Friends Across Borders in the NY Catholic Newspaper that had a FAB Ad, she called and registered to participate in the Cambodia trip last year. She was...
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Mission Immersion Trip Reflection

Every year, many people called by faith travel to the mission fields with our Friends Across Borders immersion trips. Recently Richard and Denise Lessard wanted to share with a broader audience their overseas trip to Cambodia and how it has changed their lives. Here is their newsletter, which was published in a recent Maryknoll Affiliate newsletter. Should you wish to know...
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A Library of Hope in El Salvador

Rick Dixon is a Maryknoll Lay Missioner serving in El Salvador since 2012. He recently authored an article in Maryknoll Magazine sharing how one of his projects in mission, a library in La Esperanza, helps support kids in poverty-stricken neighborhoods and develops family literacy. The library project was created after a participant of a Friends Across Borders MKLM immersion trip saw the conditions...
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