The roster of Seattle Affiliates was passed around at the meeting for corrections and will be forwarded to Fred Goddard at the Affiliates office. If you have new members or changes in your rosters, please forward the information to the Affiliates office so the lists can be kept current.
The year 2011 is the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Maryknoll Fathers. Special events will be held throughout the year at local, national and international sites. Some members of the Seattle Chapter will assist Father Tom Marti MM, Director of the Seattle Maryknoll Promotion House in planning and setting up for these functions. For the next year, The Seattle Chapter meetings will include information on the history of Maryknoll.
The Affiliates International Conference June 23-26, 2011 in New York will celebrate the 100th anniversary as part of the program. Marie Dennis director of the Maryknoll Office of Global Concerns will be Keynote Speaker. All Affiliates are invited to attend. See the Affiliate website for more information.
The Maryknoll Affiliates have joined with the Lay Missioners, Congregation and Society in using the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns as our policy and advocacy voice through their Action Alerts, NewsNotes and e-groups. See the website for more information.
Kitty and I will be happy to talk with you by phone, email or in person to hear about your your chapter meetings and activities and to offer ideas and suggestions.