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Volunteer Blog: The Importance of Forming Relationships

October 9, 2017

The growth found in an experience of service is strengthened and deepened by the relationships you form. In this blog post, Matthew talks about how those relationships have shaped his first few weeks of FrancisCorps. Click here to read Matthew’s blog post: The Importance of Forming Relationships

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Volunteer Blog: Hope in Sorrow

September 22, 2017

Saying farewell to a dying loved one can be challenging. In our latest volunteer blog post, however, Clare reminds us that the beauty of the Eucharist helps us reframe the way we see farewells. Click here to read Clare’s blog post: Hope In Sorrow

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Getting ready to hit the road!

September 18, 2017

We are coming to a campus near you with an answer to the question on Seniors’ mind everywhere: “what are you going to do after graduation?” Well how about a year of service with FrancisCorps! Explore our website and visit us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to learn more. Keep an eye out on social media […]

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Volunteer Blog: Change As A Gift

September 10, 2017

A year of service can also be a year of many changes. In our latest blog post, Rachel shares her experience of seeing change as a gift! Check out the blog here: Change As A Gift

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FrancisCorps Hits the Road!

September 7, 2017

It’s that time of year again when we hit the road and spread the word about FrancisCorps and invite you to consider spending a year with us after your graduate from college!   Interested?  Learn more here! Explore the program… Learn about the service… Read stories from our volunteers… Questions? Johanna Cajina Associate Director (315) […]

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Apply early and get a decision early!

September 5, 2017

  We know the school year just started but are you interested in knowing what you are going to do next year NOW? FrancisCorps is accepting applications for the 2018/2019 service year and when you apply early, you get a decision early! We will review all applications as they are received rather than waiting for the […]

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FrancisCorps 19 is Underway!

August 31, 2017

On Sunday, August 20th, 11 amazing young men and women answered the call to serve those in need and were commissioned as the 19th group of FrancisCorps volunteers at Assumption Church in Syracuse! In the last week and a half these volunteers have begun the process of building intentional community, forging a bond that they […]

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Welcome FrancisCorps 19!

August 16, 2017

On Sunday, August 20th FrancisCorps will have the immense blessing of commissioning our 19th group of amazing volunteers!  The commission mass will be held at the Franciscan Church of the Assumption, 812 N. Salina Street, Syracuse, NY at 10AM.  All are invited to attend!

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Volunteer Blog: Meek but not Weak

July 10, 2017

How and to what do we surrender ourselves to? Nina shares with us how her service during this year has helped her better understand how choosing to yielding our strength does not necessarily make us weak. Click here to read Nina’s blog: Meek but not Weak

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Volunteer Blog: Staying Present While Preparing for the Future

June 23, 2017

Preparing for the end of the FrancisCorps experience can be hard. In this blog post, Veronica shares how she is getting ready to say goodbye while still focusing on building relationships before she goes. Click here to read Veronica’s blog: Staying Present While Preparing for the Future

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