As Haiti faces another round of violent turmoil, say a prayer for all Haitian mothers.
Jill Foster, Sami Scott and Abby Belt share updates from their ministries in Gros Morne, Haiti
A reflection on the wonder of firsts
Romano Longole and the Peace Team of Kuron Peace Village mediate and build peace by addressing cattle raiding and other conflicts and social issues in a remote part of South Sudan.
Maryknoll lay missioners continue to prove that a small group of people can make a big difference. With your help, we are reclaiming hope.
‘I don’t want to forget 2020. We needed this horrible, awful year to finally see clearly again.’
A New Year’s prayer embracing both new life and painful loss
This Martin Luther King’s Birthday, let us strive for the ‘beloved community’ — especially during this time of polarization (January 2021 ‘Ted’s Talk’)
Before we say ‘good riddance’ to a horrible year, let’s reflect on the valuable lessons it still managed to impart.
Members of the Monte San Juan Parish community in El Salvador state their hopes for 2021
At the Kuron Health Clinic in remote South Sudan, Beatrice delivers babies—and hope
A journey with ValLimar and Frank Jansen and Greg Walton to the communities around the world where Maryknoll Lay Missioners serve.
A video recording of Maryknoll Lay Missioners’ joyful evening with ValLimar Jansen, Br. Mickey McGrath, Greg Walton and missioners and their communities around the world
After 19 years in Kenya, Coralis Salvador has relocated to the U.S.-Mexico border, where she continues to work as a ‘Good Samaritan’ to vulnerable migrants and asylum seekers
Mike Garr shares how he became more than a teacher.
Acknowledging Native American history and spirituality this Thanksgiving
Maryknoll Deaf Development Programme’s year-end video project lifts community’s spirit
What does it mean to “do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with God” today?
CNS highlights Maryknoll lay missioner’s work in El Salvador and the legacy of the four martyred U.S. church women
The injustices we saw up close in Brazil have shaped our family’s resolve to commit our lives to changing unjust structures.
Members of Maryknoll Lay Missioners’ anti-racism task force reflect on racism
Working for five long days at the polls has restored my hope for our ability to come together as a nation.
40 years after the brutal murder of four U.S. church women, Maryknoll lay missioners reflect on their legacy.
May this unusual Thanksgiving take us to the ones who most need us (November 2020 ‘Ted’s Talk’)
The pandemic has presented us with unprecedented challenges
40 years after her martyrdom, Jean Donovan’s example continues to inspire.
World leaders, including Pope Francis, are calling for just and equitable distribution of any future COVID-19 vaccine.
Returned missioners continue to help migrants and promote fair trade.
Maria Montello publishes second children’s book
Gabe Hurrish begins his new ministry in a model village in a remote part of South Sudan
Missioners are happily returning to their ministries in Musoma, Tanzania
Recording of Oct. 18, 2020 prayer service
Outreach by the Deaf Development Programme into rural villages changes the lives of many
Pope Francis calls us to recognize that all of us are brothers and sisters, and to live accordingly (October 2020 ‘Ted’s Talk’)
HOPE Project’s emergency assistance helps this resilient family to survive
Community library program becomes lifeline for students struggling with disruption of their education
St. Patrick’s Dispensary in Mombasa offers crucial nutrition assistance for children living in poverty
Grooming time for Home of Hope residents in Chom Chao, Cambodia
Spare a prayer for Juba’s street vendors, who work hard for meager pay.
Chuck Lathrop, a co-director of Maryknoll Lay Missioners in the 1970s, reflects on those early days and his continuing commitment to mission
On this World Day of Migrants and Refugees, in the midst of unprecedented upheaval, scripture calls us to compassion.
Lay missioner’s teaching of shantala baby massage is highlighted by Com Você program.
Seven Maryknoll lay missioners who got their start in the Peace Corps compare notes about their experiences in both.
Flávio José Rocha uses Theater of the Oppressed to work for change in Brazil.
Flávio José Rocha reflects on the parable of the landowner and laborers in light of his mission work.
Samwel Chacha — from orphan to frontline COVID nurse and medical student
A Salvadoran funeral during COVID-19
The coronavirus pandemic is hampering global public health efforts to treat and control the spread of malaria, HIV, and tuberculosis in Africa.
It is the simple moments of shared connection that give hope during these times of darkness and uncertainty
Carol Honerkamp Zuccarino has been volunteering at El Paso’s Annunciation House for more than six months.
‘Project Lorax’ will provide sustainable development and a livelihood for 100 families, while planting 40,000 new trees.
Lay missioner reflects on her part in the decades-long public health campaign to “Kick Polio Out of Africa”
Despite uncertainty, fear and a sense of powerlessness, hope continues to anchor lay missioners in Haiti.
Latin Americans value close family ties and togetherness, which make self-quarantining particularly difficult.
A video featuring Ann Greig’s innovative nutrition ministry in El Salvador
Rich Tarro reflects on joy and grace in the midst of suffering.
Video about Maryknoll Lay Missioners’ inspiring, multifaceted work in Africa, Asia and the Americas
30 months into his service in South Sudan — and 30 years after first traveling to the country — Gabe Hurrish reflects on why he is there.
How Elizabeth’s life changed forever, thanks to a lay missioner’s legal advocacy — and the prayers and support of many
Maryknoll lay missioners in Bolivia team up to bring together needs and resources for creative new ministries with people living with disabilities.
Returned missioner Jet Birondo-Goddard continues to sow “seeds of peace” in her Maryknoll-inspired journey
Today’s unspeakable tragedies rekindle our deep missionary longing to seek a more just world for all by “doing something.”
The history of the U.S. Catholic Church’s leading global lay missioner program
During the 1930s, Dr. Harry Blaber, a Brooklyn physician, served as a medical missioner with Maryknoll in China.