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Urban Immersion in NYC

Mission Work for Poor in New York City

Join the Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers in exploring the global similarities in the challenges, causes and responses to the realities of urban poverty and homelessness: NYC and beyond.



Mission Immersion in New York City  •  Sept 15 – 20, 2019


Collaborate with local groups who are working to alleviate the causes and immediate needs surrounding urban poverty and homelessness.

This Mission Trip is Ideal for...

Teachers & Religious Educators   •   Singles   •   Couples   •   Youth Ministers & Catechists

Costs & Travel Details

  • 6 Days (Sept. 15 – 20 2019) – mission trip starts in the St. Anthony parish in the Bronx region of NYC.   Registration DEADLINE: Aug 15, 2019
  • Package includes: 1) pre-trip orientation; 2) on-site immersion to the cultural, economic, and political realities of the border; 3) accommodations with meals and local transportation included; and 4) post-trip debriefing and reflection.
  • Approximately $600 per individual ($1200 for couples)
  • $100 non-refundable deposit to hold reservation
  • Participants are responsible for their travel to / from NYC
Scored as:  1 (very little)  —>  5 (significant)

What You Can Expect on this Mission Trip…

Work/Service Projects

Mission Trip Work/Service Projects - 3 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…

  • Encounter and relationship building with individuals, families and communities
  • Introduction to the cultural, economic, and spiritual realities from local New York City faith leaders.
  • On-the-ground training in missionary discipleship
  • Participate in street ministry to the homeless; faith based immigration assistance; serving the poor and homeless; and providing educational aid.
  • Learning from and assisting at the NYC Catholic Worker Houses
  • Meet with faith based community redevelopment and immigration initiatives
  • Daily reflections
  • Ongoing support and consultation before, during, and after the immersion trip