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Great Friend of Maryknoll Lay Missioners, Bishop John McCarthy passed away

Bishop John McCarthy, the retired bishop of Austin died Saturday August 18th in the evening in his Austin home. He had become a close friend and advocate of Maryknoll Lay Missioners over the last decade. He was a strong advocate of laity in mission and committed to many social justice issues. I first met Bishop John in ‘09 and we...
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São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Immersion

Bem-vindo, Bem-vinda! – Welcome to Brazil! June 8 – 17, 2018 Deadline for Sign Ups: February 8, 2018 Maryknoll Lay Missioners in Brazil invites you to visit their ministries that focus on meeting basic needs and working to create a more just world. We are particularly focused on the people who live on the margins of Brazilian society including, but...
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Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, Cambodia – Immersion Program

Soak soabp buy chee uh tay? – Are you well and happy? – Welcome to Cambodia Specifically created for JustFaith Ministries Graduates February 23 – March 4, 2018 Deadline for Sign Ups: November 23, 2017 Maryknoll Lay Missioners (MKLM) with these words of greeting of the Cambodian people welcomes you to the ancient culture of Cambodia – its natural wonders,...
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Rural Chile Experience and Intensive Spanish Program

Bienvenidos, Bienvenidas al fin del mundo! – Welcome at the end of the world! Specifically created for Notre Dame and Marquette Universities February 9 – 25, 2018 Deadline for Sign Ups: November 9, 2017 Maryknoll Lay Missioners provides an intensive Program of Spanish language and Chilean idioms through classroom work, practical and cultural experiences to increase knowledge of terminology, vocabulary...
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San Salvador, El Salvador – Immersion Program

Bienvenido, Bienvenida a El Salvador – Welcome to El Salvador Specifically created for Maryknoll Affiliates November 16 to 19, 2017 Maryknoll Lay Missioners (MKLM) and Maryknoll Affiliates invite you to an experience centered in the radical encounter with “the other” and with God as God is expressed not only in our own traditions, but in the sacred stories, traditions, history...
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Following the Non-Violent Jesus by Fr. John Dear

Fr. John Dear, is a nationally and internationally known peace activist, author of over 35 books, retreat leader and lecturer on peace, non-violence and justice issues. He will present “Following the Non-Violent Jesus” workshop to the Class of 2017 on Monday, October 30 from 9 am to 2:30 pm in the Forum Room of the Rogers Building at Maryknoll Sisters....
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Fr. John Dear presented Jean Donovan’s guitar to Maryknoll Lay Missioners

Many greetings from Maryknoll Lay Missioners! We are in the midst of our formation program and excited as we approach the 50th sending ceremony of MKLM. On Monday October 30, after the workshop “Following the Non-Violent Jesus”, Fr. John Dear presented the guitar of martyred lay missioner Jean Donovan to Maryknoll Lay Missioners. Jean, a lay missioner from the Cleveland...
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Gathering of Maryknoll Lay Missioners in San Antonio, TX

Come and Learn about International Service with Maryknoll Lay Missioners Sam Stanton and Cecilia Espinoza will be in San Antonio, TX Saturday, September 16 at 6:00 PM. AT: Windcrest TX 78239. (please email or call Cecilia for address and details) Phone: 914-236-3453 E-mail: alwaysamissioner@mklm.org Please RSVP by Wednesday September 14. We will gather for a potluck dinner followed by a...
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Restorative Justice goes beyond Legal Training

Written by Maryknoll Lay Missioner Joe Loney We met in a ten by five foot room, which serves as a computer skills room, library, interview room and combined storage-closet for the newcomers and sleeping quarters in the nighttime. Through the grapevine, Miguel learned that the free lawyer from the “Church” was attending to legal questions. He must have waited fifteen...
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Seizures: Curse or Disease?

By Maryknoll Lay Missioner Judy Walter Hamida is a 10 year old girl living in the slum of Bangladesh on the outskirts of Mombasa, Kenya.  Because of a seizure disorder, her mother never sent her to school, wanting to protect her from the shame and embarrassment of having a seizure in front of classmates. In Kenya and many other countries...
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