Hi! I am Kamryn Alvarez and I am currently a college student at West Texas A&M University. I am studying Theatre Design & Technology and Cinema & Video Production as I pursue my dream of showing my creativity with the gifts God has granted me. I belong to a family of six. This includes my Mother, Father, older sister, younger brother, and a younger sister. My favorite moments are those spent with my family, especially when we are playing games or eating breakfast (my favorite meal of the day). You will almost always catch me with a cup of coffee in my hand and a smile on my face. As I patiently wait for God’s plans to be revealed to me, I also hope to pursue a life in Youth Ministry where I can teach the love of Jesus Christ to the next generation.

Favorite Saint: Saint Peter and Saint John Paul II
Favorite Scripture Verse: 1 Corinthians 3:6 “I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the growth.” This is my verse this year, because when I was thinking about a word for the year, I automatically went to the word, growth. But it wasn’t until I heard this reading from Mass that I realized, I can only plant the seeds. I can only provide what is needed to those that I care for, and God will do the rest. God will provide the growth.

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I am serving with a team of young adult mission leaders to run week-long international and domestic mission trips. This summer, our teams will be serving in Eastern, KY, Fort Myers, FL, New Orleans, LA, Lake Charles, LA, South Texas, Puerto Rico, Belize, and the Dominican Republic. My summer begins in May with two weeks of missionary training, followed by 9 weeks of intense service, and a debrief retreat at the end. We serve in areas that have been affected by natural disasters and in areas of chronic poverty. Our projects mainly consist of home, school, and church repair and renovation. We have the honor of working alongside several religious communities, including the Missionaries of Charity, the Pallottine Sisters, and the Comunidad Misionera de Villaregia.
Beyond the great physical work of rebuilding, our mission teams will run retreats for our mission group, opening up the door for the Holy Spirit to work in the hearts of those who serve with us. We start each day with Mass, give formational reflections in the evening, facilitate small group discussions, and bring the groups to adore Jesus Blessed Sacrament and to receive His mercy in the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Wow! It is such an impactful week for the community we serve, the groups who come to serve with us, for us as mission leaders, and you as mission partners.
Our expected work project expenses for 2023 total approximately $100,000. My personal goal is to raise between $5,000-$10,000 to ensure that we have the funds necessary for building supplies, given the astronomical rise in building supply costs. I am excited to share with you my journey with God as a missionary and invite you to become one of my mission partners. Everything that we have is from God and everything that we give is from God. Where is God asking you to invest?  Please consider joining me on mission by making a one-time or recurring donation to support the work of Catholic Mission Trips, Inc. Your prayers and financial support will bring hope and restore dignity to the families we serve. We would be honored to have you partner with us at $50-$200 a month. I look forward to connecting with you and experiencing mission together! Thank you for joining my support team!
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