Ann Greig and her Soy Project transition to a new base.
Three examples of how missioners help persons with disabilities make strides toward sustainable economic independence
Watch the recordings of this year’s Covenant and Sending celebrations for Maryknoll Lay Missioners’ Class of 2022.
Kathy and Flávio’s year-end update from João Pessoa
Coralis celebrates Thanksgiving with homeless and migrant guests and accompanies families at a migrant shelter.
We tend to focus on the bad news — war, shootings and hatred — but there is joy and hope.
Mission is not just about the struggle for justice; it’s also about sharing life’s joys and celebrations with the people.
If the Tanzanian people have anything to teach us, it’s that joy is a choice.
An Advent reflection from El Salvador
Russ Brine reports on the 30th anniversary celebration of a Kitale center for street kids that he led a number of years ago.
JRS’ Safe Havens provide women refugees and their children with protection, security, solace and tools for healing and education.
Two new families join Maryknoll Lay Missioners and prepare to serve in Haiti and Tanzania.
Teachers pool their resources for Success — and for good times and hard times
Rich Tarro draws inspiration from families whose faith-filled lives exemplify trust in God’s loving providence.
Coralis Salvador reports the latest from her work at a migrant shelter at the U.S.-Mexico border.
At Home of Hope, when a snake appears, a life-giving moment ensues.
Forging new ways of working toward nonviolence and building peace
Liz Cunningham reflects on the path that has led her to nonviolence work in El Salvador.
How often do we fail to see and help the poor who are at our gates/doors/borders or in our communities?
Flávio José Rocha reflects on Jesus’ teaching to be just and generous stewards of all that God has given to us.
Art and music therapy classes bring refugees in Ethiopia new life, encouragement and healing.
O God, take me and plant me like a seed. Plant me deep in your love.
Violence is ubiquitous in El Salvador, but love shows another way.
Rather than look the other way, we must enter into challenging situations with love and compassion.
Julie Lawler in Cambodia reflects on the need to retreat and re-center on God’s call.
Creating a nonviolent world can start with paying attention to what we say to each other.
Peg Vámosy and her Salvadoran parish group promote sustainable agriculture and environmental awareness.
Lisa Sullivan brings her agroecology experience to her new job as MOGC’s Faith, Economy and Ecology director.
HOPE Project’s education support gives young people a chance for a better future.
Amidst so many problems, things happen to restore one’s faith in the goodness of people.
To Richard Gatjens, working for Maryknoll Lay Missioners is an ‘opportunity to do good.’
We must keep our sight, our resources and our hearts focused on this mission, which is God in the world today.
Jill Foster in Haiti reflects on the power of faith as the ‘realization of what is hoped for.’
Appealing for mission both in the U.S. and abroad
Care for God’s creation by supporting lay missioners’ environmental and sustainability work
A celebration of Gerry Lee’s remarkable life, overflowing love, hope-filled activism and generosity of spirit.
Rest in peace, Gerry Lee, long-time Maryknoll lay missioner and national leader in social-justice advocacy
Starting in my ministry of teaching auto mechanics and math
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’).
‘Expanded Assembly’ updates the organization’s mission, vision, values and focus for ‘mission at the margins’ in the 21st century
Maryknoll missioners inspire others to be ‘good Samaritans’ to their own neighbors.
There is not much to celebrate on South Sudan’s independence day.
John O’Donoghue’s Summer 2022 mission update
We come to know Jesus’ heart by entering into relationships with people who are marginalized in their communities.
Steve Veryser discovers a unique slice of Tanzanian life — professional volleyball — by reconnecting with a former neighbor.
El Salvador’s state of emergency is especially hard on young people from marginalized communities.
Joanne Miya on simple living, community, joy, inclusion and humility,
A young Cambodian with physical and developmental challenges shines and becomes a role model for others.
How Julie Lawler lives and experiences community with her mission team, colleagues and deaf students.
Struggles and enthusiasm as new addiction recovery support services begin where there have been close to none
If only we notice it, the joy and beauty already present in the world can lift us up when we most need it.
Jill Foster observes that in Haiti, joy is all the more beautiful as it shines through the suffering,
‘Good counsel’ and the kindness of strangers get Joe Loney to his parish mission talk in New Jersey.
A state of emergency, planning the transfer of the soy project and making soy milk at home
Now in their ninth year as lay missioners in El Salvador, Melissa and Pete Altman are shifting their ministry focus,
At Jesuit Refugee Service in Nairobi, Kenya, Dee Dungy witnesses the growing impact of climate change.
The most important thing in accompanying elders is to acknowledge them with love, respect them and listen intently to what they have to say.
What Kenyans can teach us about persevering in the midst of great hardships
Kathy Bond and Flávio Rocha’s retreats facilitate holistic health and help people respond to the environmental crisis.
Emmanuel Napuon recounts how he overcame the obstacles in his path to getting an education.
Maryknoll lay missioners witness to the Spirit who is unsatisfied with structures that oppress and acts to create a new world order.
Debbie Northern shares observations from the border on the ‘crisis of immigration’
Coralis Salvador’s summer 2022 update from her border ministries