APRIL 2013: The Year of Faith: A Lay Missioner's Perspective by Joseph Regotti, Maryknoll Lay Missioner.
"The call of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI to a Year of Faith (Oct. 11, 2012 – Nov. 24, 2013) to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the start of the Second Vatican Council got me thinking. I realized that the faith passed on to me by my parents in the context of Vatican II is the rock from which I am hewn. My oldest brother is a Capuchin Friar and was a seminarian in the 1960s. That meant our dinner table was often transformed into a discussion forum. Capuchin Friars were frequent visitors, and the conversations about how the Council was ushering in major changes in the Church were lively!" Please click here to read the entire article.
MARCH 2012: A model trauma program for missioners by Tom Gallagher
"Maryknoll Lay Missioners is the only organization in the U.S. that makes a lifetime mission vocation possible for lay Catholics," Regotti said.
"Once accepted into the program, the missioner attends a 10-week, residential orientation program to prepare them for inculturation into overseas mission. Trauma training is an important part of a missioner's toolkit," Regotti said.
JUNE 2011: Young Kenyan Students were Teachers of American Grown-Ups by Mary Logan
Mary reflects on her Kenya experience thru the eyes and experiences of her students in Red Bank Catholic high school in NJ and the Kenyan students of Cindy Korb at St. Monica's School in Kitale, Kenya.
She also shares her life-long Maryknoll connections and her continue commitment to youth and mission.
JANUARY 2011: Pilgrimage to EL SALVADOR by Jean Easterly
Jean shares her connection with Maryknoll from a very early age and how responding to her call she joins a journey to El Salvador with Friends Across Borders.