Central California Coast Chapter of Maryknoll Affiliates
Highlights of our Activities—2008 and 2009
|Fr. Steve Judd visits our Chapter—tells about Bolivia, Maryknoll Language Institute, Christopher Leadership, other activities in Cochabamba.|
CCC Chapter organizes St. Patrick’s Parish involvement as an Apostle Church in local Habitat for Humanity build of four homes.
|Member David Schaffner joins MA National Board and attends his first board meeting in Ossining, NY— pictured with wife, Paula, and Affiliate Manny Hotchkiss, of Beaverton, OR.|
|Members David and Paula Schaffner are guests at Reno, NV, Maryknoll Affiliate Chapter meeting; hear Fr. Steve Judd (top, right) of Bolivia. Invocation (Fundraising/Sign-ups) Build Dedication|
|Charlie & Marta Reilly, California Regional Coordinators, attend our CCC Chapter Covenant Signing Ceremony. LtoR: Signers: Tricia Witt, Margaret Mott, Tom Clough, David Schaffner, [Marta & Charles Reilly], Paula Schaffner, Joan Bogle. Not in photo—Joan McKenna, Mary Lou Phillips.|
Member Tom Clough coordinates staffing of Diocesan Social Justice booth at Midstate Fair; other members volunteer to help.
|Member Tom Clough coordinates St. Patrick’s Parish involvement in Get on the Bus, which helps children visit their incarcerated parents in California prisons on Mother’s Day & Father’s Day.|
Member Margaret Mott returns to Kenya for 4th time, to visit missions where she and her husband sponsor students’ education.
|Members David and Paula Schaffner join members from several California Chapters at lunch break during Los Angeles Religious Education Congress.|
Member Margaret Mott leads a discussion of Immigration issues at MA meeting attended by several interested parishioners.
David Loretan, of Maryknoll Lay Missioners, Ossining, visits our chapter and speaks about current Lay Missioner activity.
|Chapter works with San Francisco Region of Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers to co-host Benefactor Appreciation Day at St. Patrick’s Church, Arroyo Grande.|
|Member Paula Schaffner –short/term volunteer with Lay Missioners Billy & Kathleen Doerner in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Pictured is Billy visiting with former Phonsawan Child Development Center student in the slums.|
Matt Dulka and Marie Wren, of Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers’ San Francisco Region visit us and talk about Maryknoll Affiliates and Maryknoll in general.
|Visiting past Maryknoll Affiliate Board Member Mary Ryan Hotchkiss speaks about the four pillars of Maryknoll Affiliates and comments on her Peace shirt to Margaret Mott. Her husband, Manny Hotchkiss discusses the Palestinian Conflict.|