The Maryknoll Affiliate Chapter, sometimes referred to as a small mission community, is the organizing center of the Affiliate movement and is the primary support for individual Maryknoll Affiliates. There are over 50 Affiliate Chapters throughout the world varying in number from just 5 members to well over 40. On average, a Chapter meets 10 times a year. Each meeting includes reflection, discussion of a mission related theme (often following a presentation or video) and sharing a meal together. Many Chapters also commit themselves to a particular local or global action – such as working with the homeless, supporting Maryknoll’s education programs, peace and justice involvements, immersion trips overseas. While all Chapters are guided by the Affiliate Pillars of community, spirituality, global vision and action, each has its own identity and character.
The map on this page provides a glimpse of the geographic locations and the Chapter Spotlight highlights a particular Chapter for a given time period.