We are Catholic lay people, single men and women, married couples, and families, called through our baptism
We seek to walk with the poor of other countries sharing our gifts, living our faith, and learning from one another.
Lay Mission-Helpers serve in a variety of different professions and strive to live a simple life close to the poor.
We provide a four-month Formation Program, plus language training and
Helping a student with a Math problem
Teaching students at Shisong School of Nursing
Dressed up for Sunday Mass
Teaching Technical Drawing at a Vocational School
Teaching English to high school students
Greeting the students good morning
Weighing a baby at St. Francis Hospital, Mutolere
Assisting students at school
Assisting children in the village
Candidates are accepted into our Formation Program after successfully completing an application process. Applications are accepted year-round. However, to be considered for the 4-month Formation Program that begins each January, applications must be received by July 15th. Click here to view requirements.
October 11, 2014 Join us for a Holiday Party with a Purpose! Do some holiday shopping and support the good work of Lay Mission-Helpers at the same time. Veteran Lay Mission-Helper, Patricia Wetzel (Papua New Guinea, ’85) is hosting a Holiday Party with a Purpose at the Mission House in Los Angeles.
October 15, 2014 Lay Mission-Helpers will present the 2014 Msgr. Anthony Brouwers Scholarships to three elementary school students at the Missionary Childhood Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels. Contact our office for more information.
December 14, 2014 Mark your calendars for our Annual Christmas Party for Veteran Lay Mission-Helpers and Friends. The afternoon includes delicious food, holiday music, a silent auction and wonderful company. For more information contact our office.