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The Season for Hope

Editor’s note: Programs Associate Rose Urankar recounts a fun tale of the college recruitment trip made by the FMS office associates last month. [unitegallery roadtrip] Twas day one of recruitment and all through DC FMS Associates were driving, with places to be Suitcases were nestled all snug in the car In hopes that we’d meet…

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Finalists for Annual San Damiano Servant Leadership Award

We are delighted to announce the three finalists for this year’s San Damiano Servant Leadership Award. This award recognizes a faith filled college junior or senior who has a demonstrated passion for and dedication to service, social justice, and leadership. The winner of the San Damiano Servant Leadership Award will receive a $500 scholarship and…

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Finalists for First-Ever San Damiano Servant Leadership Award

We are pleased to announce the five finalists for our first-ever San Damiano Servant Leadership Award. Launched in conjunction with our 25th anniversary, this honor recognizes a faithful, service-oriented young leader dedicated to building the kingdom of heaven on earth today. The winner, who will be announced the first week of February, will be given a $500 scholarship…

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Breaking Bread

Editor’s Note: The following is part of our daily holiday series celebrating “The Shared World.” Fr. Jason Welle, OFM, is a close friend of FMS. As an undergraduate, I travelled around the Middle East for several months with a group of college students. It certainly wasn’t mission work, but an attempt to appreciate better the cultures…

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Mission Monday: Advocacy and Political Responsibility

Holy Week marks our last week in our Lenten blog series, “Walking in Solidarity.” Before we turn to the celebration of Easter, we’re focusing on “Promoting Solidarity: Advocacy and Political Responsibility.” Wednesday and Friday we’ll have tips and reflections on how you can be an advocate for solidarity, but today we look at how Franciscan Mission…

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