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Sunday November 6, 2016 at 1:00 PM EST

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East Africa 



Deacon Matt Dulka 
Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers 

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PLEASE NOTE:  Couple traveling together and sharing a room must each register separately.


2016 East Africa Mission Immersion Trip

Follow in the footsteps of Pope Francis and join us for a mission immersion trip to experience the JOY of Africa. Learn more about the people in Kenya and Tanzania and explore how we are linked to the people of East Africa in the bonds of global solidarity.


Immersion trip includes:

  • Pre-trip orientation

  • On-site introduction to the cultural, religious, economic, and political realities of Kenya and Tanzania

  • Visit Maryknoll missionaries, hear their stories of working with the people of Kenya and Tanzania and discover how their work in mission connects with your own mission

  • Meet the people East Africa and listen to stories of hope and challenge, from the city slums of Nairobi to the rural villages of Tanzania

  • Celebrate with local communities of missionary disciples

  • Engage in pastoral visits with members of Small Christian Communities, street children, HIV/AIDS patients, orphans, school children and more

  • Trip begins and ends in Nairobi with van trip to Tanzania with stops in Arusha, Mwanza and Musoma

  • Includes safari park trip to Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti National Park

  • Daily communal prayer, liturgies and theological reflection

  • Post-trip debriefing and reflection

  • Credits for Continuing Education

African Joy

Estimated Costs:
  • Room, meals, and in-country transportation: Approximately $2,750 per individual 

  • Participants are responsible for air travel to and from Nairobi - U.S. Passport required. Visas required.

  • Please check with your doctor regarding vaccines.