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Our team works with Catholic educators to form young people as missionary disciples who seek, love, and serve Christ at the margins of society and their own experience.

We offer professional and spiritual development programs, curriculum consulting, classroom resources, and cross-cultural mission opportunities.

KEVIN FOY

Team Leader, Chicago

WALTER HIDALGO

Program Specialist, New York

ANNA JOHNSON

Mission Educator, Seattle 

YVONNE DILLING

Mission Educator, San Antonio


KEVIN FOY

Team Leader, Chicago

Kevin directs the Maryknoll Society’s national efforts to support and resource Catholic educators and diocesan schools systems. 

He has more than fifteen years experience ministering to and with ethnically and economically diverse communities across the United States, has worked as a middle school teacher and curriculum consultant in multiple dioceses, and has led mission immersion experiences in North, Central, and South America. He holds a Master’s in Education from the University of Notre Dame.

WALTER HIDALGO

Program Specialist, New York

Walter coordinates the Discover Your Neighbor program, developing dynamic print and digital media resources that inspire and empower young people to live God’s mission. 

He holds a Doctorate of Ministry from New York Theological Seminary and a Masters of Art in Church History and Society from Union Theological Seminary at Columbia University. He has taught in university, college, high school, and alternative educational settings.

ANNA JOHNSON

Mission Educator, Seattle

Anna works with Catholic educators and diocesan offices to develop innovative curriculum resources, faith formation approaches, and professional development programming. 

She has served and taught as a Holy Cross Lay Missionary in Uganda, and ministered in advocacy and educational outreach around Catholic Social Teaching. She majored in Political Science and Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

YVONNE DILLING

Mission Educator, San Antonio

Yvonne partners and consults with Catholic educators to help school and parish communities discover, deepen, and nurture their mission identity. 

She has extensive international mission experience, primarily in El Salvador, and brings a global faith perspective to her ministry in the United States. She specializes in outreach to and with Hispanic communities.


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