Cecilia Espinoza born in Chile. In 1985 along with her husband, Sam and with their three children they joined the Maryknoll Lay Missioners. They worked on a Maryknoll pastoral team that attended three large rural parishes in the rural southern Diocese of Linares in Chile. Together they have been involved in pastoral programs in the dioceses of Linares. Cecilia will speak at all Masses at St. John Neumann church the weekend of August 24-25 to share her mission experience as part of the 2019 Mission Cooperative Plan in the Archdiocese of San Antonio. The second collection will be taken to support Maryknoll Lay Missioners. Your kind welcome and generous support is most appreciated. Maryknoll Lay Missioners is a Catholic organization inspired by the mission of Jesus to live and work with poor communities in Africa, Asia, and the Americas, responding to basic needs and helping to create a more just and compassionate world. Maryknoll Lay Missioners sends and supports long – term missioners who work in Health Care, Education, Pastoral Work, Justice and Peace and Economic Development. To learn more visit www.mklm.org.