Catholic Franciscan Volunteer Service Experience for Post-Graduate Young Adults| Costa Rica & New York

News & Events

Volunteer Blog: Just Do It

April 24, 2019

“St. Francis said, ‘preach the Gospel and when necessary use words’. That means that you need to just do it. Actions speak so much more than words do. This year, I am experiencing the real highs and lows of what it means to do full and complete service, to live the gospel. And I need […]

Continue Reading

Volunteer Blog: The G Word

April 9, 2019

“I’ll let you all in on a huge secret. There is another g word that is an essential player in the game of growth. This is grace. I need the grace to be able to trust that if I take a huge step off the edge of my comfort cliff, I will be caught and […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Volunteer Blog: Servant to Served

February 27, 2019

“I experienced a love of and from these kids that made me know exactly who I am. Which is someone who is WORTHY. OF. LOVE. Worthy of their love, worthy of love from others, worthy of love from the Father Himself. Having been through some weighty trials and tribulations of my own in recent years, […]

Continue Reading

Volunteer Blog: Enjoying The Little Moments

February 5, 2019

“I have only been in Syracuse serving these kids for about five months now and I am definitely not looking forward to day I will have to say my goodbyes to the little hearts I have learned to love. In the meantime, I will enjoy every moment God has given me with these kids; so […]

Continue Reading

Volunteer Blog: Heaven On Earth

January 16, 2019

“The work at Francis House is not quantitative, which is something that I struggled with when I started. Over time though, that has been my favorite part about Francis House. You can’t quantify the power of a smile, a kiss, or an ‘I love you’. I just feel so lucky that residents have let me […]

Continue Reading

Volunteer Blog: Feeding The Soul

January 9, 2019

“I may be helping to feed the people of Syracuse with food but they are feeding me right back. Feeding my soul with simple joys and nourishing my spirit with the reminder of the importance of stories and conversation. My job has reminded me how important it is to show each person in this world […]

Continue Reading

Volunteer Blog: Building Relationships

December 11, 2018

“In the Croyden home, where I spend much of my time, I have built relationships with the core members there as well. From brushing teeth to watching Gunsmoke, the core members at Croyden have been very open and willing to have me walk into their life for a year.” Click here to continue reading what […]

Continue Reading

Volunteer Blog: Following God’s Plan

November 14, 2018

“The first time I stepped into Vincent House, I looked at the place in awe and told myself, ‘This is God’s plan for you Jenny, this is why you choose FrancisCorps, this is why God sent you here, when one opportunity closes another one opens, this is His plan for you in the next year.’” […]

Continue Reading

Volunteer Blog: Deepening Faith Through Service

November 2, 2018

For Jillian, a commitment to community life, prayer and service was especially important in discerning post-grad service programs. Read how this commitment lays the foundation for her to deepen her faith through service! Click here to read Jillian’s blog: Deepening Faith Through Service

Continue Reading
View The News Archives
Web Design Syracuse NY