General Archives - FrancisCorps

Eternally Grateful

Since beginning my year here in Syracuse with FrancisCorps, I have noticed tremendous growth in myself and have learned so much from my community and my service site. I remember being nervous yet excited about doing a year of service and moving to New York to live with a bunch of random strangers. I wasn’t…


Fully Myself

It’s hard to believe that this year of being a FrancisCorps volunteer is almost at its close. Looking back on the beginning of this year, I remember being so nervous. Nervous that my community mates wouldn’t like me. Nervous that I wouldn’t be good in my role as a caregiver at Francis House. Nervous about moving…


Child-Like Joy

My day typically begins with waking up at the latest possible time I can while still being able to prepare for my morning. I will do my morning offering and eventually make my lunch and pack my bag with the things I will need for the day while chatting with Chloe and Cristo. Once I…


More of You and Less of Me

My day usually begins with either attending Daily Mass at St. Daniel’s with a few other volunteers, or, if I’m really feeling inspired, with an early morning workout at Planet Fitness with Cristo. Upon returning home from these morning activities, I freshen up, pack up some work supplies, and gobble down some breakfast before my…


Walking People Home

I like to start my day by heading to daily Mass with a few of my fellow FrancisCorps members. We then have breakfast before I head over to Francis House to start my shift as a caregiver. The first thing I do when my shift starts is receive report from the caregivers on the night…


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