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.
Metropolitan New York area: Archdiocese of New York, Diocese of Brooklyn.
One to two years to begin, can be renewed indefinitely; potential for permanent vocation.
No official start date. Rolling basis.
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. Catholic. Some college education. Some experience in ministry.
Room and board, stipend, medical insurance, transportation to and from mission site, living accommodations in community.
Community living, or for local members, at home.