Tag Archives: mklm

We give thanks for Rehema

Maryknoll Lay Missioner Susan Carpenter writes from Mwanza, Tanzania: As we near the celebrations of Thanksgiving and Christmas, we remember with special gratitude the life of Rehema Nyorobi. Rehema recently passed away after a brief illness at age 50. Thankfully her children are being well cared for by other family members. Rehema had a way of uplifting the lives of all...
Read more

Good news in South Sudan

In the midst of war and suffering, a lay missioner reflects on the hope he sees in the good people of South Sudan. By Gabe Hurrish YAMBIO, South Sudan — So much of the news in South Sudan has to deal with the problems this young country is facing. We hear of the constant and unremitting fighting going on all over...
Read more

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...
Read more

Whoever has ears, let them hear

Maryknoll Lay Missioners in Bolivia use the 6 Rs to give the gift of hearing. By Joe Loney Maryknoll Lay Missioner, Bolivia COCHABAMBA, Bolivia — When I was in grade school, I recall that the three Rs were reading, (w)riting and (a)rithmetic. When my children were in grade school, they taught me that the three Rs were reduce, reuse and...
Read more

A moving celebration of St. Óscar Romero

Maryknoll Lay Missioner celebrates the canonization of Archbishop Romero with her Salvadoran parish  MONTE SAN JUAN, El Salvador—The canonization of Óscar Arnulfo Romero, the martyred archbishop of San Salvador was a true fiesta. While the actual canonization took place in Rome on Sunday, October 14, the celebration of the new saint in his home country was typically loud and colorful....
Read more

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...
Read more

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...
Read more

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,...
Read more