Rio Grande Valley - Brownsville, TX
Dates: June 26- July 3, 2022
Cost: $300 for a Marist Young Adult, $600 for a Lay Marist or Marist Brother
This mission trip will provide an opportunity to explore the vibrant border communities of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas while serving marginalized populations. Participants will work with local non-profit organizations and parishes to support migrant families and asylum seekers by providing basic necessities with compassion and care. The mission trip will also include presentations on the culture, history, and issues facing this region. Participants will tour local sites, including St. Joseph Academy and the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle, and enjoy the beautiful beaches of South Padre Island.
Coordinators: Melissa Valadez, Tony Cantu, Bobbie Pacheco, MaryBeth Martin, Dorothy DeNoto
Capacity: 12 people
Accommodations: Rental House in Olmito, TX
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