Always a Missioner
Returned missioners continue lives of mission
Mission doesn’t end for our lay missioners when they return home. The global vision gained during their years with Maryknoll Lay Missioners infuses the rest of their lives, and many continue to work for positive transformation here in the US and abroad, using their talents, skills and experience to better the lives of others. In fact, we believe that once a missioner, always a missioner, which is why we call our program for returned missioners “ALWAYS A MISSIONER.”
Her experiences as a Maryknoll lay missioner physician in Tanzania prepared Anne Berry well for her current studies in community-based medicine.
Lindsay Doucette remains connected to Maryknoll while working to provide medical help to Bolivia, even during the pandemic.
Board member (and returned missioner) Vicki Simon helps Maryknoll Lay Missioners prepare for a strong future
Returned missioner Sheila Matthews continues a life of service and accompaniment.
Merwyn and Kirstin De Mello recently returned from six years of peace-building in Afghanistan and Bangladesh.
Greg Darr and his family visit the site of the killing of George Floyd and vow to combat racism.
The injustices we saw up close in Brazil have shaped our family’s resolve to commit our lives to changing unjust structures.
Working for five long days at the polls has restored my hope for our ability to come together as a nation.
Returned missioners continue to help migrants and promote fair trade.