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El Paso, TX & Ciudad Juárez, Mexico Mission Trips

El Paso and Juarez, Mexico Mission Trips by Maryknoll

El Paso, TX and Juárez, MX are communities joined at the hip, but separated by border.

Put a human face to complex border issues and explore the realities, challenges and interconnectedness of these two cities.

Experience first-hand how economic and immigration policies affect people in Mexico as well as the United States – we invite you to join us!

Mission Trip to El Paso, TX & Juárez, Mexico  •  July 18 – 23, 2018

Maryknoll’s cultural immersion mission trip to El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico will engage with our Mexican sisters and brothers, exploring our common bonds of global solidarity.

Teachers  •  Religious Educators  •  Youth Ministers  •  Catechists  •  Singles

    • 6 Days (July 18 – 23, 2018) – mission trip begins and ends in El Paso, with multiple crossings into Mexico.   Registration DEADLINE: June 1, 2018
    • Package includes: 1) pre-trip orientation; 2) on-site immersion to the cultural, economic, and political realities of the border; 3) accommodations at the Columban Mission Center with meals and local transportation included; and 4) post-trip debriefing and reflection.
    • Approximately $600 per individual ($1200 for couples)

  • Participants are responsible for air travel to and from El Paso, Texas airport
  • Passport required to cross the border into Mexico (Visa not required)
Scored as:  1 (very little)  —>  5 (significant)

What You Can Expect on this Mission Trip…

Work/Service Projects

Mission Trip Work/Service Projects - 2 out of 5

Modest

Cultural Immersion

Mission Trip Cultural Immersion - 5 out of 5

Significant

Relational Ministry

Mission Trip Relational Ministry - 4 out of 5

Strong

Physical Challenge

Mission Trip Physical Challenge - 2 out of 5

Modest

Curious?  Have Questions?

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More about this Mission Trip…

    • Encounter and relationship building with individuals, families and communities

Group of boys met on mission trip

  • Orientation to social, political, and economic realities surrounding immigration
  • On-the-ground training in missionary discipleship
  • Professional development in engaging others in mission
  • Faith formation designed to ground service and outreach in the Catholic tradition and faith
  • Daily reflections and faith formation activities
  • Ongoing support and consultation before, during, and after the immersion

•  Ready to Apply  •

The El Paso – Juárez Community

Map of the El Paso - Juarez region

With over 4.9 million people, the greater El Paso–Juárez metropolitan area is the largest bilingual, binational work force in the Western Hemisphere. Also known as the ‘Borderplex’ or ‘Paso del Norte,’ it’s the largest port of entry on the U.S./Mexico border.

Mission Trip to El Paso, TX & Juárez, Mexico  •  December 10 – 15, 2018

El Paso - Juarez Mission Trip for the Feast of Lady of Guadalupe

Come with Maryknoll in partnership with the Columban Fathers where in the spirit of Evangelii Gaudium we will explore how we are linked to the people of Mexico in bonds of global solidarity.

Deacons  •  Deacons’ Wives  •  Parish, School & Diocesan Ministers

    • 6 Days (December 10 – 15, 2018) – mission trip begins and ends in El Paso, with multiple crossings into Mexico.   Registration DEADLINE: Nov. 1, 2018
    • Package includes: 1) pre-trip orientation; 2) on-site immersion to the cultural, economic, and political realities of the border; 3) accommodations at the Columban Mission Center with meals and local transportation included; and 4) post-trip debriefing and reflection.
    • Accommodations at the Columban Mission, meals, and local transportation: $650

  • Participants are responsible for air travel to and from El Paso, Texas airport
  • Passport required to cross the border into Mexico (Visa not required)
Scored as:  1 (very little)  —>  5 (significant)

What You Can Expect on this Mission Trip…

Work/Service Projects

Mission Trip Work/Service Projects - 2 out of 5

Modest

Cultural Immersion

Mission Trip Cultural Immersion - 5 out of 5

Significant

Relational Ministry

Mission Trip Relational Ministry - 4 out of 5

Strong

Physical Challenge

Mission Trip Physical Challenge - 2 out of 5

Modest

Curious?  Have Questions?

(* Required)

 
After submission, we'll send a confirmation email to you. If you do not see this response, please check your spam folder and add us as "not spam" or to your "white-list."

More about this Mission Trip…

    • Pre-trip orientation
    • Cultural, economic, and spritual realities from community and pastoral leaders

Our Lady of Guadalupe

  • Daily communal prayer, liturgies and theological reflection
  • Experience of the Church’s ministries in El Paso and Cuidad Juarez
  • Participation in the celebrations of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Pre-trip orientation
  • Post-trip debriefing and reflection

•  Ready to Apply  •

The El Paso – Juárez Community

Map of the El Paso - Juarez region

With over 4.9 million people, the greater El Paso–Juárez metropolitan area is the largest bilingual, binational work force in the Western Hemisphere. Also known as the ‘Borderplex’ or ‘Paso del Norte,’ it’s the largest port of entry on the U.S./Mexico border.