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Month: September 2014

Welcome, Melissa!

Join Franciscan Mission Service in extending a warm welcome to the newest member of our Nonprofit Leadership Program, Development Associate Melissa Montrowl! Melissa graduated in 2013 from Franciscan University of Steubenville (FUS), where she double majored in Theology and Catechetics. Asked how the Franciscan character of the school colored her education, she laughs and says…

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I Have a Sister Again!

Lay missioner Hady Mendez talks about one of the new friends she has made in Cochabamba, Bolivia.  As the youngest of four sisters, I’m used to being the “little sister.” However, during the times I’ve formally participated in the Big Brother Big Sister program back in the states, I’ve really enjoyed being the “older sister”…

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Community: A Demonstration of Love

Third-year missioner Kitzi Hendricks continues to reflect on her experience of finding community in Bolivia.  “Community is a sign that love is possible in a materialistic world where people so often either ignore or fight each other. It is a sign that we don’t need a lot of money to be happy–in fact, the opposite.”–…

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