New York City

An urban immersion

September 13 - 18, 2020

Join the Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers in exploring the global similarities in the challenges, causes and responses to the realities of urban poverty and homelessness: NYC and beyond.

We will collaborate with local groups who are working to alleviate the causes and immediate needs surrounding urban poverty and homelessness including Catholic Charities Outreach; Street ministry to the homeless; Catholic Worker; education experts; faith based immigration assistance.

Immersion trip includes:

  • Pre-trip orientation; post trip review
  • On-site introduction to the cultural, economic, and spiritual realities from local New York City faith leaders.
  • Learning from and assisting at the NYC Catholic Worker Houses.  
  • Explore cross cultural and immigrant concerns.
  • Meet with faith based community redevelopment and immigration initiatives. 

Estimated costs: $900 which includes room, breakfasts / lunches, and transportation. We will begin the trip at St. Anthony’s parish in the Bronx. Participants are responsible for their travel to / from NYC.

For general information regarding Maryknoll immersion trips including the requirements to participate and what will be expected if you application is accepted visit:

Immersion Trip Participation Requirements

For questions or more information, please contact 

Deacon Paul Bork 
Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers