Become a Missioner

We are accepting Requests for Applications all year round.  As a Maryknoll Lay Missioner, you will live and work among poor and marginalized people in Africa, Asia, or Latin America.

Please contact Alma L. Garcia at 800 818 5276, or write to her at

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Learn How We Change Lives

Maryknoll  Lay Missioners is a Catholic organization inspired by the mission of Jesus. We live and work in poor communities, responding to basic needs and helping to create a more just and compassionate world.

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Donate & Make a Difference

Help us continue to bring care and comfort to the aged and sick, to teach and support children in schools, and to minister to the marginalized, destitute and forgotten.

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Take an Immersion Trip with MKLM

Come to experience the presence of God in a sacred culture with graced people. Meet our missioner community and learn about the lives, struggles, joys, and hopes of the people in the cultures and lands where we live and work.

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A Welcome from Sam Stanton

Welcome! I am Sam Stanton, executive director of Maryknoll Lay Missioners. Thank you for visiting our website! We hope that it will enable our ministries among some of the world’s poorest communities to take hold in your home and workplace..and most importantly, your heart.

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Projects Across the Globe




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