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Month: December 2010

Quincy U. Students Visit FMS

On Friday, December 17th, Franciscan Action Network hosted an event for Quincy University Students at Casa San Salvador to learn more about “Care for Creation” with FAN and 3 year international mission with FMS. The students, many of them history majors, had all taken the same course, Visions of the World, with Quincy visiting professor…

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“God’s Mission, Many Faces.”

Kim expresses her appreciation for the perspective Cardinal Rodriguez shared in his inspiring keynote address. “Mission is a grand expression of Communion – of being the body.” These words come from Cardinal Rodriquez, who spoke at the 2010 Mission Congress in Albuquerque, NM, which took place back in October. Kim Smolik was invited to facilitate…

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The Parable of Picking Mulberries

The following is an experience one of our missioners, Tim Marcy, recently had in South Africa, working at St. Francis Care Center. In the story, Tim describes how he helps a man pick mulberries “because he wasn’t tall enough to reach them, nor could he climb the tree.” Enjoy the Reflection: “I climbed up, got…

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