Request an application

Thank you for your interest in Maryknoll Lay Missioners. Please fill out the form below to give us a little information about yourself. If you are married, it is important that each of you enter your individual information in the appropriate fields of the form. Please note that this is not an application, but the first step in a process of mutual discernment. Once we receive this information, we will be in contact within a few weeks to continue the conversation and discuss the next steps in your journey toward mission.

 

Please call our Recruitment Manager at 914-467-8857 or e-mail join@mklm.org if you have any questions.

Country*
State / Province*
Address*
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Email*
Confirm Email*
Phone*

Personal Information

Date of birth (mm/dd/yyyy)*
Gender*
  • Female
  • Male
I am Roman Catholic*
  • Yes
  • No
I am a US citizen OR permanent resident*
  • Yes
  • No

Family Information

Number of Dependents*
Dependents' Ages (children must be 8 years old or younger)

Educational background

Degree

Other Information

Please describe your current work, how long you have been at the position, whether it is full or part time, and the name of the employer(s).*
Describe any experience you have serving economically poor or marginalized communities or working for social justice. Please include dates / time-spans of service, for how many hours a week (or month) you served, and the name of the organization or program you worked for if applicable.*
How do you practice your faith?*
Describe any cross-cultural experiences you have had in the US and/ or overseas. Please include dates and duration of these experiences, what you were doing, and the sponsoring organization if applicable. *
How would you describe your physical health?*
How would you describe your mental/emotional health?*
List or briefly describe any experience, certifications, training, or skills you have that you could use in an overseas ministry:*
What languages do you speak? Please indicate level of fluency for each:*
Briefly describe what has led to your interest in becoming a Maryknoll Lay Missioner:*
How did you hear about Maryknoll Lay Missioners? (check all that apply)*
  • Web search
  • MKLM Recruitment event
  • College Fair
  • Church talk
  • Response Directory (Catholic Volunteer Network)
  • MKLM's Voices of Compassion
  • Maryknoll Magazine/Revista
  • Current/returned Maryknoll Lay Missioner
  • Maryknoll Priest or Brother
  • Maryknoll Sisters
  • Maryknoll Affiliates
  • Friends Across Borders
  • Webinar
  • JustFaith
  • Friend/family
What questions do you have for us? (optional)

Contact preferences

Please subscribe me to the following e-mail publications (optional):
  • Voices of Compassion (magazine of stories and photographs featuring lay missioners and their ministries, published yearly)
  • Friends Across Borders newsletter (Information on immersion trips, short-term opportunities and service learning. Published 4 times a year.)
  • Discernment newsletter (Mission stories, discernment resources, and information on the Lay Mission program and becoming a lay missioner. Published monthly.)
  • Announcements of missioners visiting your area or other events.

We will not share this information with any other organization, and you can be removed from these subscription lists at any time. 

Please consider also contacting the Maryknoll Affiliates, another branch of the Maryknoll movement who gather locally for prayer, reflection, and action. Visit www.maryknollaffiliates.org to find out if there is a chapter near you. 

Spouse Information

Married couples apply jointly to join Maryknoll Lay Missioners.  If you are not married, just skip the following sections.

First Name
Last Name
Email
Phone
Date of Birth
Gender
  • Female
  • Male
I am a US citizen or permanent resident
  • Yes
  • No
I am Roman Catholic
  • Yes
  • No

Spouse Education

Degree

Other Information (Spouse)

Please describe your current work, how long you have been at the position, whether it is full or part time, and the name of the employer(s).
Describe any experience you have serving economically poor or marginalized communities or working for social justice. Please include dates / time-spans of service, for how many hours a week (or month) you served, and the name of the organization or program you worked for if applicable.
How do you practice your faith?
Describe any cross-cultural experiences you have had in the US and/ or overseas. Please include dates and duration of these experiences, what you were doing, and the sponsoring organization if applicable.
How would you describe your physical health?
How would you describe your mental/emotional health?
List or briefly describe any experience, certifications, training, or skills you have that you could use in an overseas ministry:
What languages do you speak? Please indicate level of fluency for each.
Briefly describe what has led to your interest in becoming a Maryknoll Lay Missioner:
How did you hear about Maryknoll Lay Missioners? (check all that apply)
  • Web search
  • MKLM Recruitment event
  • College Fair
  • Church talk
  • Response Directory (Catholic Volunteer Network)
  • MKLM's Voices of Compassion
  • Maryknoll Magazine/Revista
  • Current/returned Maryknoll Lay Missioner
  • Maryknoll Priest or Brother
  • Maryknoll Sisters
  • Maryknoll Affiliates
  • Friends Across Borders
  • Webinar
  • JustFaith
  • Friend/family
What questions do you have for us? (optional)