by Susan Huppert, NAMMA God uses tiny things to create big changes. Karen Parsons retired on Dec. 31, 2020, after a long career in maritime ministry. She was a young mother of three small children when she attended Mass in Detroit, Michigan,
Stella Maris celebrates 100 years of consistent service and care across the globe.
Global seafarers’ charity Stella Maris (formerly known as Apostleship of the Sea) has launched a new logo, marking the start of its Centenary Year and commemorating World Maritime Day today.
By Rev Un Tay, Senior Chaplain, Mission to Seafarers - Sydney, Australia Shopping for Seafarers Many of you know by now that despite the lockdown we have been very busy serving the seafarers calling at our Port. Though we have stopped our
e-Galas, Flyers, and facebook: New approaches to seafarers’ ministry from the Houston International Seafarers’ Center
by Kevin Walker, NAMMA More than a month into lockdown, COVID-19 and the safety precautions necessary to contain it continue to take their toll on seafarers’ welfare. Seafarers looking forward to relief have faced extension to their work terms, while those
Chat Services, Social Media, Online Learning, and Local Guides – Digital tools for Connection with Seafarers
by Jason Zuidema Image: Selection from a chat conversation on April 21 between seafarer and Jason Zuidema on Chat to a Chaplain In normal times, the best methods to interact with seafarers are physical visits to ships and transport to shops or