Iona in Mission
"I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, a stranger and you welcomed me, naked and you clothed me, ill and you cared for me, in prison and you visited me" (Matthew 25).
Iona in Mission offers short-term domestic and international immersion experiences to the students, alumni, staff, and faculty of Iona College. Through the mission trips, participants move away from a global culture of indifference by engaging in service with the poor and marginalized while being immersed in different cultures. Upon returning to Iona, participants share their experience and the social reality of the host communities to foster action and deepen relationships of solidarity.
IIM Trip Goals
Build relationships of solidarity with people made poor and marginalized
Learn about issues of poverty and injustice
Integration of mind, body, and spirit through service and reflection
Foster awareness of the Edmund Rice Story and Network
Connect local and global realities