Profile - Susan Silveus - Maryknoll Lay Missioners
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Susan Silveus


Year Joined MKLM:
2022

Country: Tanzania

Town: Musoma

Ministry: Susan is currently preparing for her ministry placement by learning Kiswahili. During 2023 and early 2024, she and her husband, Mike Lattanzi, served with Maryknoll Lay Missioners in Gros Morne, Haiti. Susan primarily worked with the preschool kids at Lékol Jezi Mari and on developing a microenterprise program. They wrote about their departure from Haiti in “A farewell to Haiti.”

Personal Data: Before joining Maryknoll Lay Missioners, Susan worked for Catholic Relief Services (CRS) for 16 years in various countries, incl. Senegal, Cambodia, Afghanistan, Egypt and Israel and Palestine. In addition, she served for seven years as regional director of the Institute for International Education in Cairo. In that position, she oversaw the organization’s Middle East and Africa work.