Medical Missionaries of Mary first went to Angola in 1953. We remained with the people through 27 years of civil war, which ended with peace accords in 2002. We now offer basic health care in Huambo and Viana. >>> read more.
Our mission at Zaffé is a health centre in a rural village, about three hours' drive north of Cotonou.. >>> read more.
Medical Missionaries of Mary first went to Brazil in 1969. Today, we work with families coping with the effects of violence and who have suffered bereavement from the assassination of family members.. >>> read more
Medical Missionaries of Mary first went to Honduras following the devastating Hurricane Mitch, which struck the country in 1998. >>> read more.
Our work in Ireland supports our work overseas. Our Motherhouse in Drogheda is a home for Sisters who spent many years on mission and a welcoming centre for those who want to learn about our history. The nursing facility, Áras Mhuire, provides loving care for our frailer members. >>> read more
We first went to Kenya during the famine in the Turkana Desert in 1962. We are now engaged in basic health care in urban and rural areas and in training new members in MMM. >>> read more.
The first MMM Sisters arrived in Malawi in 1962. They developed St. John's Hospital in the town of Mzuzu and a well-known nurse training programme. We now have health centres in Kasina and Lilongwe that provide much-need basic services, including home-based palliative care. >>> read more
Our foundress, Marie Martin, was in Nigeria when she made her first profession of religious vows, marking the foundation of MMM in 1937. There have been many developments and changes in Nigeria since then. >>> read more
MMM decided to respond to great human need in South Sudan as the world’s newest country was recovering from Africa's longest-running civil war. In November 2012, three Sisters were assigned to answer the request from Bishop of Wau, Rudolf Deng Majak, for medical personnel. >>> read more.
The first Sisters arrived in Tanzania in 1947 and worked in rural Tlawi, in the Great Rift Valley. In 1956 they moved to Makiungu where they developed a hospital. Today we also provide basic health services in Nangwa and Ngaramtoni, and a programme for people affected by HIV in Singida. The latter includes much-needed palliative care. >>> read more
MMMs are well known in the town of Masaka, 80 kms southwest of Kampala, because we have been there since 1955. A large part of our work today is in the prevention of the spread of HIV and the care of persons with AIDS, along with orphan support and training of village health workers. >>> read more.
In 1950 our Foundress, Mother Mary Martin, visited the United States at the invitation of Archbishop (later Cardinal) Richard Cushing. That year we established our first community in Boston. Today we have a mission development office in Chicago, enable the provision of essential health services in Appalachia, and provide for our elderly Sisters living in the Boston area. >>> read more.