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.
January 15, 2015 Join us to welcome the 2015 class of Lay Mission-Helpers. Gather with veterans and friends and meet our newest class of missionaries. For more information and to RSVP contact our office.
March 13-15, 2015 Join us and thousands of Catholics from across the country at the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress. Stop by our booth in the exhibitor hall and say hello.
June 5-7, 2015 Meet with the LMH Team and learn more about the challenges and joys of mission life. Current and potential sites where Lay Mission-Helpers are assigned and the type of work that they do will be discussed. The program begins on Friday and ends on Sunday afternoon. Contact our office for more information.