Mission Institute Programs

The Maryknoll Mission Institute is an educational ministry sponsored by the Maryknoll Sisters Congregation which provides continuing education and renewal programs for missioners and others engaged in cross-cultural ministries in their local churches.  All Churches and cultures are welcome. We invite you to join us for one or more programs.


  • To be a forum of adult learning and reflection on world church and mission;
  • To be a setting of mutuality for peoples of faith and diverse cultures;
  • To design and implement a series of one-week residential programs which explore in-depth the key dimensions of current mission studies;
  • To provide a center for missioners and cross-cultural ministers to reflect on their experiences, share, and worship with others in a community environment;
  • To invite presenters known for their experience, expertise and gifts in animating discussion and dialogue on contemporary trends in mission response to the real and felt needs of the global community.

Registration Information

To register online for the upcoming 2018 Mission Institute programs,

click the programs below for more information

Programs at the Maryknoll Sisters Center in Ossining NY:

May Programs:

(May 6-10) Navigating Life’s Transitions: Resilience and the Pilgrim’s Journey (Presenter-Mariette Danilo, PhD)

(May 13-18) Future Dreaming: 21st Century Possibilities for the Christian Living (Presenters-Alice L. Camille, M.Div and Rev. Paul Boudreau)

(May 20-25) God, Evolution and the Unfinished Self (Presenter-Ilia Delio, OSF, PhD)

June Programs:

(June 3-8) Spiritual Resources for Interfaith Peacemaking (Presenter-Yehezkel Landau, D. Min)

(June 10-15) Under the Baobab Tree: Spiritually Nourished by Nature (Presenter- Janice McLaughlin, MM, PhD)

(June 17-22) Facing into Chaos: Deepening Communal Contemplation, Transforming Consciousness (Presenter-Nancy Sylvester, IHM, MA)

(June 24-29) Mission, Margins, and Intercultural Living (Presenter- Anthony J. Gittins, CSSp, PhD)

July Programs:

(July 8-13) From the Upper Room to Pentecost: A Feminist Ethic of Racial Mercy (Presenter-Maureen H. O’Connell, PhD)

(July 15-20) Following Jesus on the Path of Non Violence (Presenter-John Dear, MA)

(July 22-27) Our Incompleteness is our Dignity: Faith Confirmed in Film (Presenter- Larry Lewis, MM, PhD)

Programs in California:

August Programs:

(August 14-17-Los Altos, CA) Creating Communities of Hope on a Global Scale (Presenter-Maria Cimperman, RSCJ, PhD)

(August 19-24-Monrovia, CA) Creating Communities of Hope on a Global Scale (Presenter-Maria Cimperman, RSCJ, PhD)

To register for a program offline, follow instructions below

(Registration fee is not refundable)

  1. Completed application form. Please print. Printable applications are located at the bottom of this page
  2. $60 (non-refundable) registration fee, drawn on a US bank.
  3. a small 200×200 informal photo.
Cost of 5-Day Program
  • Registration Fee $60.00 (only one registration fee is required per year):
  • Tuition $200.00
  • Room and Board $55.00 per night
  • Please make check payable to: Maryknoll Mission Institute


Mail To

Maryknoll Mission Institute
Maryknoll Sisters Box 311
Maryknoll, NY, USA 10545-0311

E-Mail: missinst@mksisters.org

Contact Information

DIRECTOR: 914-941-0783 ext 5671    mdonovan@mksisters.org

BUSINESS MANAGER: 914-941-0783 ext 5617   mconnell@mksisters.org

ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR: 914-941-0783 ext 5631   aabad@mksisters.org

Sr. Peg M. Donovan, MM, Director

Sr. Peg M. Donovan, MM,

Sr. Mary T. Connell, MM, Business Manager

Sr. Mary T. Connell, MM,
Business Manager

Ms. Angela Abad, Admission Coordinator

Ms. Angela Abad,
Admission Coordinator