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Having a Baby in Mission

by Kim Fischer, Maryknoll Lay Missioner serving in Brazil: Raising a family in mission can mean many different things. It means you’ll be far from extended family. It means that your main form of communication with those back home gets relegated to Skype, e-mails, and phone calls. It means that your toddler son learns how to leave a video message...
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São Paulo the Ellis Island of Latin America

Written by Maryknoll Lay Missioner Greg Fischer: Since beginning my ministry work in conjunction with Missão Paz, I have seen thousands of immigrants come in and out of our doors. In essence, São Paulo has become the 21st century version of Ellis Island. While their needs are diverse, these immigrants all come under the same condition – looking to establish...
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