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Welcome FC 21!

August 13, 2019

We are so pleased to welcome the 6 young women and men who are part of the 21st group of FrancisCorps! On Sunday, August 4th, they were commissioned at the Franciscan Church of the Assumption to live like St. Francis and allow themselves to be forever changed by this experience. Following Commissioning Mass, FrancisCorps staff […]

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Celebrate our 20th Anniversary!

April 1, 2019

We would like to cordially invite you to celebrate 20 years of service! When and Where is the Celebration? Saturday, July 20th 20th Anniversary Celebratory Banquet 5PM Cocktail Hour 6PM Celebration Dinner Location: Embassy Suites at Destiny, Syracuse, NY Celebrate the past, present, and future of FrancisCorps with alumni, family, community, and distinguished guests and […]

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Welcome FrancisCorps 20!

August 17, 2018

On Sunday, August 19th FrancisCorps will have the immense blessing of commissioning our 20th 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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Experience St. Francis in Assisi while serving with FrancisCorps!

June 1, 2018

With graduation in the rear-view mirror, you have been considering what next year will bring.  With FrancisCorps you know you will spend a year living and serving the poor like St. Francis, but what if I said you’d also meet St. Francis?  Beginning next year, FrancisCorps volunteers will travel to Assisi, Italy, the home of […]

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FrancisCorps to Re-Invest in Syracuse

May 23, 2018

After much reflection, prayer and consideration, FrancisCorps will suspend operation in Costa Rica beginning with the 2018-2019 service year.  Shifting realities and a dramatic decrease in the interest shown in the Costa Rica experience by potential volunteers have led us to conclude that FrancisCorps cannot continue to ensure our high standards for the volunteer experience […]

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April 17, 2018

We’re turning 20 and we want you to be a part of it! This coming year we welcome our 20th group of FrancisCorps volunteers!  We will be marking this milestone in a special way from Friday evening, July 19, 2019 until Sunday, July 21, 2019.  This weekend of events will include a celebratory banquet and […]

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To Serve With Love

January 26, 2018

Two FrancisCorps alumni and Catholic University graduates recently shared their experiences of serving others through long-term service. Caroline Johnson (FC17 Costa Rica) and Johanna Cajina (FC17 Costa Rica and FC Associate Director) thank you for sharing your stories! Click here to read the article: To Serve With Love

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Rest In Peace Sister Rose Ann

January 9, 2018

Sister Rose Ann Renna, OSF, seen here with FrancisCorps 3, passed away this weekend. Sister Rose Ann was one of our very first co-ministers. Please keep her and all the sisters in your prayers. Click here to read Sister Rose Ann’s full obituary. 

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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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