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Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 1:00 PM CDT
Monday, July 23, 2018 at 1:00 PM CDT

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El Paso / Ciudad Juarez  



Deacon Kevin McCarthy 


El Paso, TX - Ciudad Juárez Immersion
July 18-23, 2018

Holy Family Migrant Family

El Paso, TX and Juárez, MX are communities joined at the hip, but separated by border. 

Join Maryknoll and the Columban Fathers to put a human face to complex border issues and explore the realities, challenges and interconnectedness of these two cities. Experience first-hand how economic and immigration policies affect people in Mexico as well as the United States – we invite you to join us! 

PLEASE NOTE:  Couples traveling together must each register separately so that we have complete contact information for each person.


Program Includes:

  • Encounter and relationship building with individuals, families, and communities 

  • Orientation to social, political, and economic realities surrounding immigration

  • On-the-ground training in missionary discipleship

  • Professional development in engaging others in mission

  • Faith formation designed to ground service and outreach in the Catholic tradition and faith

  • Daily reflections and faith formation activities

  • Ongoing support and consultation before, during, and after the immersion

Children El Paso

Program Cost

  • Accommodations at the Columban Mission, meals, and local transportation: $600

  • Participants are responsible for air travel to and from El Paso, TX airport

  • Passport required to cross the border (Visa not required) 

Contact Deacon Kevin McCarthy at to apply/for more information