(Bolivia) Formation Mission Center and Ecological Garden

(Bolivia) Formation Mission Center and Ecological Garden

The Bolivian Community of the Missionary Sisters Cristo Sediente (or commonly known as The Aymara Mission Community) is a Bolivian congregation founded on April 15, 1981 in the Maryknoll parish of Achacachi in the Bolivian Altiplano. Its founding purpose was to give missionary service to the neediest in rural areas. Over the years, the Sisters have expanded their membership to include candidates from other cultures in Bolivia and to engage in mission in urban as well as rural areas especially among recently arrived migrants to the cities.
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(Bolivia) Heart Surgery Program

(Bolivia) Heart Surgery Program

Solidarity Bridge (Puente de Solidaridad) is a non-profit organization that is based out of Evanston, Illinois. Solidarity Bridge transforms lives by promoting solidarity and justice through experiences of service and healing. We believe that saving a life and alleviating suffering can sustain families and strengthen communities. Currently, the organization’s primary focus of its mission work has been in Bolivia. The organization has local offices in both Santa Cruz and Cochabamba, Bolivia staffed with Bolivian employees. Father Dae Kim, M.M., works as a volunteer in assisting with the “Heart Surgery” program.
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(Bolivia) Ministry to Newly Release Prisoners

(Bolivia) Ministry to Newly Released Prisoners

In conjunction with our work in prison ministry, Maryknoll Lay Missioner, Joseph Loney, and Father Juan Zuniga, M.M., coordinated (and funded) a ten-day workshop on “Forgiveness and Reconciliation – Foundations for Restorative Justice” as presented by Sr. Nelly Boonen, SSPS, Ph.D. and Sr. Martina Gonzalez, SSPS, Ph.D. both missionaries in Brazil.
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(Bolivia) Missionary/Vocational Orientation

(Bolivia) Missionary/Vocational Orientation

Located in the Southern Zone of Cochabamba, many indigenous people who have never received any pastoral attention are learning the elements of the Good News from Father Kenneth Moody, M.M. A catechetical program is in place as well as other groups preparing for the Sacraments of Communion and confirmation. Father Moody reaches out to others to exercise their missionary vocation by giving them concrete opportunities to discover the glories of a missionary life. These missionaries from Cochabamba are helping 10,000 people around the dump in 101 little ways. Your gift ensure that this program remains vital.
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(Bolivia) School Tutoring

(Bolivia) School Tutoring FULLY FUNDED

This Maryknoll program, directed by Father Francis Higdon, M.M., consists of three schools--Nueva Vera Cruz, Costanera and Alto Monte Rancho. The program provides food, educational materials and tutoring for more than 130 needy children each school year. Help us make a difference in the lives of children who would otherwise be unable to go to school. Your gift will open the way to a hopeful future.
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(Bolivia) Servicios para la misión y liderazgo en América Latina (SEMILLA)

(Bolivia) Servicios para la misión y liderazgo en América Latina (SEMILLA)

SEMILLA is a service Maryknoll provides to the local church in Latin America through the Bolivia Mission Center. Led by Father Stephen Judd, M.M., SEMILLA researches current social, political and religious issues, and it provides opportunities for learning and discussion. It is a leader in the formation of Latin American catechists, missioners and lay pastoral workers, and it publishes materials to foster effective communication among Bolivia's many ethnic groups.
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(Bolivia) Short-term Mission Immersion

(Bolivia) Short-term Mission Immersion

Collaborative project by the three Maryknoll organizations (Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, Maryknoll Sisters and Maryknoll Lay Missioners) that facilitates short-term mission and fosters mission immersion programs as a form of mission education. Your gift supports our shared mission of sharing the Gospel with people throughout the world.
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(Brazil) Ecumenical Grassroots Formation

(Brazil) Ecumenical Grassroots Formation

Also known as CESEEP, Centro Documentac„o de Servicos de Evangelizac„o e Educac„o Popular is a center of Latin American ecumenical grassroots formation. It's aim is to help the different Christian churches in Latin America and the Caribbean in their pastoral work by offering formation training, encouraging reflections on experiences and ecumenical dialogue between the different religious, and cultural experiences. Your gift will make a difference!
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(Brazil) Project Radio Cantareira

(Brazil) Project Radio Cantareira

Radio Cantareira represents the voice for the people of the church communities and civic organizations in the district of Brasilandia, S„o Paulo. With your help, Father Daniel McLaughlin, M.M., can provide a balanced source of information including topics of culture, entertainment and citizenship for the local communities that are not generally attended by commercial radios.
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Training for Trauma Healing Specialists

(Brazil) Trauma Healing Ministry

Father Dennis Moorman works in partnership with other specialized NGOs to train therapists throughout Brazil to help them become more proficient in dealing with the detrimental effects of trauma in people’s lives. Your kind support will help spread this healing love of Jesus around the world.
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(Chile) Parroquia Cristo Resucitado Curico

(Chile) Parroquia Cristo Resucitado Curico

Existing on limited donations from its poor parishioners, the Parish of Cristo Resucitado needs your assistance to continue its soup kitchen, which provides more than 150 meals a day to the needy. In addition, the parish provides financial aid to seven of its students studying at the university, and runs a youth group for children during winter and summer vacations. This is a strong and vital parish. Your donations will help keep their assistance programs running.
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(Guatemala) Formation Programs

(Guatemala) Formation Programs

Father William Senger, M.M. of the Remate Parish continues to provide formation courses, retreats, and other educational opportunities at the Vicariate and national Church level for our committed laity. Presently, the parish takes in about $650.oo a month and most of this is needed to cover normal administration costs (i.e. utilities, building maintenance, and office expense).
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(Guatemala) Remate Parish Construction

(Guatemala) Remate Parish Construction

The main church of the Remate Parish has been under construction for over three years. So far, the parts of the structure that are in place are the walls, roof and rough cement floor. The completion can be slow because the funds mostly come from the generosity of the poor parishioners who also donate their time and labor. Our sister parish in Illinois have donated the money for the roof.
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(Guatemala) Rescue the Natural Ecosystem

(Guatemala) Rescue the Natural Ecosystem

The primary objective of this project is to encourage families within the confines of the Parish of Remate to change their living habits toward a more sustainable management of the local natural ecosystem.
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(Latin America) Forum for Promoting Social Change

(Latin America) Forum for Promoting Social Change

Following Pope Francis' call that we are all missionary disciples of Jesus, Father Eugene Toland, M.M., is spearheading a forum of leaders from different countries in Latin America to exchange experiences and explore areas of collaboration toward social transformation among leaders of grassroots groups in Latin America. With your help, this forum will provide an opportunity to strengthen relationships and collaboration in Pope Francis' Jubilee Year of Mercy.
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(Peru) AIDS Shelter

(Peru) AIDS Shelter FULLY FUNDED

La Posadita del Buen Pastor (Little Inn of the Good Shepherd) was founded in 1998 by Sr. Victoria Mestas, a Good Shepherd Sister. The purpose of the project is to provide shelter, food and medical care for children and women with HIV/AIDS.
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(Peru) Campus Ministry Program

(Peru) Campus Ministry Program

Help Father Michael Briggs, M.M., in his formation and evangelization program for the 15,000 students and 1,000 faculty members at the National University of the Altiplano-Puno. His ministry offers intercultural dialogue programs, volunteer and mission opportunities and leadership formation for the development and support of civil society and intercultural dialogue.
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(Peru) Food Program for Prisoners with HIV

(Peru) Food Program for Prisoners with HIV

This program, led by Father Joseph Fedora, M.M., provides food (breakfast and lunch) to 20 severely malnourished inmates in Peru's most overcrowded prison. Most prisoners are HIV+ so good nutrition is essential to their treatment and survival. Your gift will make sure that inmates receive the food they need.
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