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El Paso, TX & Ciudad Juárez, Mexico Mission Trips

Mission Trip to El Paso, TX & Juárez, Mexico  •  December 9 – 14, 2019

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.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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

    • 7 Days (December 9 – 14, 2019) – mission trip begins and ends in El Paso, with multiple crossings into Mexico.   Registration DEADLINE: Nov. 1, 2019
    • 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


Cultural Immersion

Mission Trip Cultural Immersion - 5 out of 5


Relational Ministry

Mission Trip Relational Ministry - 4 out of 5


Physical Challenge

Mission Trip Physical Challenge - 2 out of 5


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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

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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.