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Pray for Ukraine

God of love and peace, we pray for the people of Ukraine. We pray for an end to senseless violence. We pray for all those living in fear and at risk that you hold them close and protect them. Amen.

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Peace Ceremony

Our Sisters had a very special peace ceremony. The Maryknoll Sisters joined together to design and handcraft a beautiful sign, “Imagine Peace.” This sign was made by our sisters to pray for not only peace for Ukraine, but for the world.

Our Causes

Our mission began in 1912, when we became the first group of Catholic Sisters in the United States founded for overseas mission. Today we have approximately 317 Sisters serving in 18 places around the world.

Fighting Poverty

Fighting Poverty Over one-third of the world lives in poverty. Every tenth person in the world lives in extreme poverty or on the equivalent of less than $1.90 a day.

Women's Advocacy

Women's Advocacy Victims can find shelter, medical care, counseling and legal assistance at the Crisis Center, where Sister Helene also encourages and empowers victims to begin new lives.

Ending Human Trafficking

Ending Human Trafficking The Maryknoll Sisters have long been working to eliminate human trafficking and all other forms of discrimination and violence.

Educating the Poor

Educating the Poor For over 100 years, the Maryknoll Sisters have been providing education to those in need throughout the world.

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