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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  • September 13 – 18, 2020

 

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

  • 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.We will collaborate with local groups who are working to alleviate the causes and immediate needs surrounding urban poverty and homelessness including Catholic Charities Outreach; Street ministry to the homeless; Catholic Worker; education experts; faith based immigration assistance.

    Immersion trip includes:

    • Pre-trip orientation; post trip review
    • On-site introduction to the cultural, economic, and spiritual realities from local New York City faith leaders.
    • Learning from and assisting at the NYC Catholic Worker Houses.  
    • Explore cross cultural and immigrant concerns.
    • Meet with faith based community redevelopment and immigration initiatives. 

    Estimated costs: $900 which includes room, breakfasts / lunches, and transportation. We will begin the trip at St. Anthony’s parish in the Bronx. 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

Moderate

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

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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