Tag Archives: sustainable development

Inch by inch, row by row, …

…, please bless these seeds we sow After several years of exploration, discernment and groundwork, Maryknoll Lay Missioners in October 2018 planted its first seeds for a new mission commitment in northern Haiti. Since then, lay missioner Sami Scott, who previously served with Maryknoll Lay Missioners in Cambodia and Venezuela, has been developing her new ministry at the Jean Marie Vincent...
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A new lease on life high up in the Andes

By Joe Loney Here in Bolivia we enjoy lots of sunshine, but the sun simply does not truly shine equally for everyone. Doña Evarista is a mother of six children and needs some sunshine. She and her husband were subsistence farmers when we met them last year at their home in Sachacaymane, Tacopaya. Their main crop has been potatoes. Last...
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Finding God in a Concrete Jungle – Marquette Magazine

Returned Maryknoll Lay Missioners Katie Coldwell, who spent three and one-half years serving in mission in Brazil, shares her experience of accompanying imprisoned women through an urban prison garden ministry, in this beautiful article and video developed by Marquette Magazine. In the profile, Katie describes her efforts working with the women prisoners saying, “We go in as a catalyst for change. That’s...
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