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Mission Monday: Share A Lifetime of Experience

Long-term overseas mission isn’t just for young people. After decades of work and life experience, those of you in your 40s, 50s and 60s have something to share with the global community.

You have skills. You have compassion. You have love.

Our program prepares you for service abroad, supports you while you’re in the field, and then helps transitions you back to life in North America.  

In this video, you hear the voices of returned missioners Bryce Bradford (Zambia, 2011-2012) and Cecilia Marcy (Bolivia 2004-2006 and South Africa 2010-2012) who both spent part of their retirement serving abroad with their spouses who are also pictured in the video. Off camera, Cecilia told us that she never felt as useful as her time in mission in South Africa serving in an AIDS hospice.

It’s not too late in life to become a missioner and have a life-changing experience. If you’re at all interested, please get in touch with us. We’d be happy to answer any question you may have.

More information about the long-term overseas mission program is on our website. 

We prepare and support lay Catholics for two-year international, one-year domestic and 1-2 week short-term mission service opportunities in solidarity with impoverished and marginalized communities across the globe.

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