Tag Archives: Maryknoll Lay Missioners

All our children

Lay missioner reflects on the Tanzanian value of extending compassion and care beyond the nuclear family By Dr. Anne Berry I listened as Mama Catherine, the experienced and capable operating room nurse, discussed cancer of the cervix with our next client. She explained to the middle-aged woman sitting in a wooden chair in our small cervical cancer screening room that...
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‘Joining hands’ to end human trafficking

In Cambodia, Lay Missioner James Havey and the Chab Dai Coalition fight human trafficking and empower its survivors By Carolyn Trumble Lita carefully traces daisies on the cake she is preparing for her client in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She is grateful for the work she has and the skill she has gained as a pastry chef. But her life has...
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A thank you from a prison in Brazil

Maryknoll lay missioner Marilyn Kott recently shared a beautiful thank-you letter she had received from a man named Kingsley, who is incarcerated in the Itaí prison for foreigners in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.  When a priest and a sister from the São Paulo archdiocesan office for prison ministry visited the inmates at Itaí last October, they took a...
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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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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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