Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns

Representing Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers, Maryknoll Sisters, and Maryknoll Lay Missioners
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  • Golden calf on Wall Street
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  • Altar in Palestine - R Rodrick Beiler
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Events

Lenten Reflection Guide 2020

Date: 
Feb 26, 2020

We invite you to use and share our 2020 Lenten Reflection Guide.. 

The Lenten Reflection Guide for 2020 focuses on the concept of "ecological conversion," emphasized by Pope Francis in his encyclical Laudato Si'. It offers reflections, prayers, and questions based on the scripture passages for each week of Lent and featuring the experiences of Maryknoll Missioners. 

Click here to find the guide. 

National Action to End the Korean War

Date: 
Mar 15, 2020
Location: 
White House, Washington D.C.

Join the Korea Peace Now! Grassroots Network, Peace Treaty Now, and the Korea Peace Network in Washington, D.C. to raise a unified voice for an end to the Korean War and peace on the Korean Peninsula. 

On March 15 there will be a march and rally at the White House. Time and further details to be announced. 

Please see the website of Korea Peace Now! for more information: https://koreapeacenow.org/events/

Economy of Francesco

Date: 
Mar 26, 2020
Location: 
Assisi, Italy

Pope Francis has invited “young economists and entrepreneurs” from around the world to Assisi, Italy March 26-28 for the “Economy of Francesco,” a gathering to envision an inclusive, sustainable economy that brings “life not death.” 

He has issued an invitation letter for the conference, which can be found here. 

Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2020

Date: 
Apr 24, 2020
Location: 
Washington, D.C.

Please consider registering for Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2020, held in Washington D.C. April 24-27. This is an important gathering of Christians from around the country to learn about issues of social justice and join together to advocate on Capitol Hill. 

This year's theme is, "Imagine! God's earth and people restored." It will focus on the intersection of climate change and economic justice. 

Please see the website for more information and registration details.