LAMP Catholic Ministries

Goal of Program

Lamp Catholic Ministries is a lay missionary association. Its participants seek to move with the beating Heart of Jesus in his love for the poor by serving full-time in materially poor parishes, shelters for homeless families, pregnancy crisis outreach, street evangelization, and other outreaches among the materially poor, for one full year or longer, renewable. The service, while holistic, has evangelization as its primary focus. Opportunity for life-time vocation.

Type of Placement

Evangelization/outreach, youth ministry, adult education, poverty relief services, elderly outreach, hospital/nursing homes, parish/pastoral ministries, Hispanic ministry, street outreach, pregnancy crisis ministry, outreach to homeless families, prison ministry.

Service Area

Metropolitan New York area: Archdiocese of New York, Diocese of Brooklyn.

Service Length

One to two years to begin, can be renewed indefinitely; potential for permanent vocation.

Program Size

11 to 20 volunteers


Men and women. Single, married, religious. Ages 22 years to 45 if living with other missionaries, or older if living at home. Physical examination. Psychological test. Practicing Catholic.

Financial Arrangements

Room and board, stipend, medical insurance, transportation to and from mission site, living accommodations in community.

Living Arrangements

Community living, or for local members, at home.


Orientation and in-service training. Support in specific ministries by staff, other educators and pastoral ministers.

Application Deadline


Start Date


Alexandra Henry


2704 Schurz Ave
Bronx, NY 10465
Phone: 718 409-5062


[email protected]


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