News from and about Maryknoll Affiliate Chapters
The PowerPoint Presentation below was made for the 2005 Western Regional Conference. While some of the information is outdated, it still gives an idea of the activities of the Greater Los Angeles Chapter.
On Sunday, April 19, the New York Subway Maryknoll Affiliate Chapter had a retreat at the 39th Street House in New York City. Jack Sullivan led the retreat.
Jack led us in a reflection on the "Stages of Prophetic Mystical Communities." We looked at prophetic mystical communities through church history and how we might consider ourselves, as Maryknoll Affiliates. a new prophetic mystical community.
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This past Good Friday over 200 Christians took to the streets of Beaverton, Oregon, to pray and reflect on Christ's passion and on social justice issues. Twelve congregations, Catholic and Protestant, participated in the ecumenical Good Friday Walk of the Cross. It was organized by the Beaverton suburban vicariate for Peace and Justice, including Maryknoll Affiliates, Mary and Manny Hotchkiss.
Rudy and Betty Cypser developed the following conversation as a way to look at the issue of the death penalty. Rudy and Betty have been very active in criminal justice reform and have a website at http://users.bestweb.net/~cureny/.
His mission experience was in Colombia and Mexico. The Archdiocese of Denver established a Mission in the diocese of Monteria-Colombia in 1979. This mission continued with rotation of other diocesan priests and a lay mission team for 15 years. Fr. McCormick was the priest-leader for the first five years of this foundation. He also started the new mission in the diocese of Hermosillo (Sonora) Mexico. Since returning to USA, a big emphasis of his ministry has been with the Latino populations in Colorado.
His attraction to work with Maryknoll comes from the desire to share the mission experiences and promote the work of the Maryknoll missioners, for whom he holds a great admiration.