Webinars

Bring the world home

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In the Maryknoll Global Soldiarity Webinar series we will explore how we might stand with people in different parts of the world in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Are we being drawn closer together in bonds of global solidarity or are we moving further apart?

Watch the videos from past webinars...

The rate that our climate is changing is alarming and destructive, with the greatest impacts on communities who are poorest around the world. Dr. Alphonce Omolo and Fr. Joe Healey, M.M. share what’s happening in Kenya as hundreds of families living along the shores of Lake Victoria are displaced by recent floods. We discuss how our faith helps us understand our call to act for climate justice and draw inspiration from the youth of the world that are demanding action and working to enact God’s love.

In this Global Solidarity Webinar we travel to the border of El Paso, TX and Juarez, MX with Maryknoll Lay Missioner and immigration attorney, Heidi Cerneka. Heidi discusses the reality of asylum-seekers at the U.S. – Mexico border in El Paso. She gives an overview of the situation at the border, and the current situation of people who are knocking on our door at the southern border to ask for protection and ask for asylum, through telling the stories of the individuals she has represented.

In case you missed it! Check out this Global Solidarity Webinar as we travel to Egypt with our presenter, Fr. Doug May, M.M. as he shares his experiences of being in mission in Egypt for 20 years. Fr Doug speaks about the church in Egypt, in the Middle East and the Coptic Catholic presence there.

Join us as we travel to Guatemala for another Global Solidarity Webinar guided by Br Marty Shea, MM. Br Marty has been in mission in solidarity and accompaniment with the marginalized, vulnerable peoples of Central America. Br Marty will enlighten us with stories of those whom he has joined with on their often dangerous, painful and necessary pilgrimage to seek a safe life for themselves and their families.

Join us as we travel to Jamaica for another Global Solidarity Webinar. Our presenters, Deacon Baldwin Powell - a Deacon of the Diocese of Montego Bay, Jamaica, and Dr. Tracy McFarlane, social and health psychologist, will lead us in learning about how the COVID-19 pandemic has been impacting the people, the church and the economy of our neighboring nation in the Caribbean.

In this Global Solidarity Webinar, we travel to Cambodia to meet with Fr. Kevin Conroy, a Maryknoll Associate priest, who will give us a look inside the challenges and joys of providing compassionate and professional care to some of Cambodia's most vulnerable citizens. Maryknoll Mental Health Program reaches out to mentally ill in remote villages who are the poorest of the poor in Cambodia. They are the first responders even in times with no pandemic; but now with COVID-19, they face new challenges.

This Global Solidarity Webinar features stories on the mission journey into healing trauma from Maryknoll Missioners, Fr. Dennis Moorman and Sister Euphrasia (Efu) Nyaki who currently serve in João Pessoa, Brazil. This is a great opportunity not only to listen to their witness and how to proclaim and avail yourself of God's healing love but also to acquire tools and learn from each other.

In this video, we hear how our brothers and sisters in East Africa are experiencing the impacts of the coronavirus. Join Maryknoll missioners Mike Bassano, John Barth and Joe Healey and members of local Small Christian Communities in Kenya and the Malakal UN Protection of Civilians Refugee Camp in South Sudan and Uganda as they share their realities and enrich our reflection on where we are finding God in these difficult times. Join us digitally as we come together in global solidarity as missionary disciples with hope!