Maryknoll advocacy office calls withdrawal from climate agreement ‘unconscionable’
Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns sharply criticizes the U.S. government’s Nov. 4 move to formally withdraw from the Paris agreement
The Belleville Messenger on Heidi Cerneka
Lay missioner ‘in the middle of one of the most contentious issues’
Catholic Spirit features Maria Montello’s ministry in Cambodia
“Maryknoll missionary takes faith, desire to serve to Cambodia.”
Karen Bortvedt on ‘Among the People’ podcast
Karen Bortvedt talks about her lay mission service in Cambodia and her current work for Maryknoll Lay Missioners.
Lay missioner nurse shares her story
Kathy Flatoff tells Catholic Life magazine how 33 years after first applying to Maryknoll, she became a lay missioner in Kenya.
Gabe Hurrish featured in USCMA’s Encounter newsletter
‘The Holy Spirit is a jolly joker,’ says Gabe.
CNS covers new Maryknoll Lay Missioners award
Catholic News Service on new Bishop McCarthy Award
Joanne Blaney featured by USCMA
In its Encounter newsletter, the US Catholic Mission Association has published a feature on Joanne...
Joanne Blaney: On a Mission to Restore Justice
Joanne Blaney discusses her work at the Popular Education and Human Rights Center in São Paulo.
Catholic News Service story on Larry Parr
Catholic News Service featured Larry Parr's ministry in El Salvador. The April 3, 2019 article was...
Fr. Charlie Dittmeier featured in La Croix International
Father Charlie Dittmeier, a diocesan priest and member of Maryknoll Lay Missioners, was featured...
Aim high: From flying missions to living mission
Air Force Academy alums’ magazine features Marilyn Kott
Salvadoran TV features lay missioner’s soy project
Last year Maryknoll lay missioner Ann Greig was interviewed on Salvadoran TV about her innovative...
National Catholic Reporter covers Sending
The National Catholic Reporter's Peter Feuerherd reported on the Dec. 8, 2018 Sending Ceremony in...
CNS on the Class of 2018 and its Sending
Read Catholic News Service's coverage of the Sending Ceremony and Maryknoll Lay Missioners' new...
‘Maryknoll, miracles and medicine’
The Catholic Post, the diocesan newspaper of the Diocese of Peoria, Illinois, features Susan...
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
Maryknoll Leadership Statement on the Migrant Caravan
All four branches of Maryknoll call on U.S. leaders to 'respond with compassion and dignity worthy...
MKLM in National Catholic Reporter
Loan assistance programs help post-grad volunteers during years of service Maryknoll Lay Missioner...
MKLM in El Salvador – Rick Dixon
Jean Donovan’s Guitar This past December, Maryknoll Lay Missioner Debbie Northern (working at our...
New peer-to-peer fundraising tool
Maryknoll Lay Missioners launches concerted Advent fundraising campaign with easy-to-use, new resource.
Saying Mass for the president
Fr. Charlie recounts an ‘unusual’ Saturday in Phnom Penh.
Bloqueos and other Bolivian road adventures
Joe Loney on what it takes to even just get to his ministry sites.
‘Who are these signs for anyways?’
Steve Veryser reads and ponders a few signs of the times.
CNS reports on McCarthy Award
Catholic News Service story on award recipients Merwyn and Kirstin De Mello
Continuing unrest in Haiti
Jill Foster reports on the blockades and violence in Haiti and their impact on people’s lives.
A day in the life of a saint
Accompanying lay missioners in Bolivia, Elvira Ramirez met many saints.
Standing up to unjust laws
At the U.S.-Mexico border, Debbie Northern reflects on the Christian call to seek justice for all who are oppressed.
We need each other
One thing Joanne Miya has learned working as a lay missioner in Tanzania is that we can’t make it on our own.
On healing and gratitude
Healing is a process, a journey of reintegration
You shall be my witnesses
What Aunt Ron — and Pope Francis — taught me about following Christ in mission (Oct. 2022 ‘Ted’s Talk’)
Merwyn and Kirstin De Mello receive 2022 Bishop McCarthy Award
Dedicated peacebuilders were honored on World Mission Sunday, Oct. 23.
Working for peace among cattle herders
Kuron Peace Village works to prevent, address and mediate the Toposas’ long-running conflicts around cattle-raiding
An unexpected auto mechanic lesson
Francis Wayne adjusts his vocational school’s lesson plan with a practical demonstration.
Finding the way
Lessons from walking the Camino and from the U.S.-Mexico border
Finding hope by admitting defeat
Recovering alcoholic/addict Megan Hamilton takes AA meetings to Mombasa’s mental health hospital.
Building community promotes nonviolence
In an environment of violence and trauma, young Salvadorans find ways to build community and a better future.
The Soy Program prepares to move to Zaragoza
Ann Greig is closing the San Ramón location of her 28-year-old nutritional program and transitions it to new leadership.
‘My life is my message’
Coralis Salvador reports the latest from her work at a migrant shelter at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Brother Snake, Sister Rabbit
At Home of Hope, when a snake appears, a life-giving moment ensues.
A new retreat for young people
Forging new ways of working toward nonviolence and building peace
Passing through many doors
Liz Cunningham reflects on the path that has led her to nonviolence work in El Salvador.
Who are the Lazaruses in your life?
How often do we fail to see and help the poor who are at our gates/doors/borders or in our communities?
Accounting for our stewardship
Flávio José Rocha reflects on Jesus’ teaching to be just and generous stewards of all that God has given to us.
Finding peace in music
Art and music therapy classes bring refugees in Ethiopia new life, encouragement and healing.
Into your hands
O God, take me and plant me like a seed. Plant me deep in your love.
Traveling on the path of nonviolence
Violence is ubiquitous in El Salvador, but love shows another way.
The work of nonviolence starts with each of us
Rather than look the other way, we must enter into challenging situations with love and compassion.
Pray, listen and follow God’s call
Julie Lawler in Cambodia reflects on the need to retreat and re-center on God’s call.
Learning nonviolent ways in Tanzania
Creating a nonviolent world can start with paying attention to what we say to each other.
Listening to the voice of creation
Peg Vámosy and her Salvadoran parish group promote sustainable agriculture and environmental awareness.
From Venezuela’s mountains to Capitol Hill
Lisa Sullivan brings her agroecology experience to her new job as MOGC’s Faith, Economy and Ecology director.
One family’s struggles
HOPE Project’s education support gives young people a chance for a better future.
Faith, hope and charity in South Sudan
Amidst so many problems, things happen to restore one’s faith in the goodness of people.
Happy 47th/28th anniversary!
To Richard Gatjens, working for Maryknoll Lay Missioners is an ‘opportunity to do good.’
‘God’s mission has a church’
We must keep our sight, our resources and our hearts focused on this mission, which is God in the world today.
Great is thy faithfulness
Jill Foster in Haiti reflects on the power of faith as the ‘realization of what is hoped for.’
‘We need mission right here!’
Appealing for mission both in the U.S. and abroad
Because there are no throwaway people
Care for God’s creation by supporting lay missioners’ environmental and sustainability work
‘Falling in love decides everything’
A celebration of Gerry Lee’s remarkable life, overflowing love, hope-filled activism and generosity of spirit.
Exquisite grace — and bucking the system
Rest in peace, Gerry Lee, long-time Maryknoll lay missioner and national leader in social-justice advocacy
Learning something new every day
Starting in my ministry of teaching auto mechanics and math
Remembering Brother John Beeching, MM
Lay missioners remember Maryknoll Brother John Beeching for sharing his overflowing love of God — and the world.
The mission assembly process allowed God’s imagination to move us into a new vision of mission for the 21st century (July 2022 ‘Ted’s Talk’).
Maryknoll Lay Missioners commits to new focus on nonviolence
‘Expanded Assembly’ updates the organization’s mission, vision, values and focus for ‘mission at the margins’ in the 21st century
‘Go and do likewise’
Maryknoll missioners inspire others to be ‘good Samaritans’ to their own neighbors.
Price hikes, drought and a threat of famine
There is not much to celebrate on South Sudan’s independence day.
As COVID continues, new missioners begin their ministries
John O’Donoghue’s Summer 2022 mission update
Living in and from the heart of Jesus
We come to know Jesus’ heart by entering into relationships with people who are marginalized in their communities.
Set for success
Steve Veryser discovers a unique slice of Tanzanian life — professional volleyball — by reconnecting with a former neighbor.