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Commemorative Prints for sale!

Paintings of the Bolivian people by Returned Missioner Lee Lechtenberg.

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Franciscan Mission Service:
Where lay people work for peace, justice, and hope.

As an international lay Franciscan mission program in North America, Franciscan Mission Service helps Catholics prepare to serve on two-year international, one-year domestic and 1-2 week short-term mission opportunities.  Missioners live a simple life in solidarity with their partners:  the poor and oppressed in Africa, Latin America, North America and the Caribbean.

Our latest class of missioners has arrived!

Formation started August 28 for our five new missioners, and will continue for the next three months. This is a time packed with lectures, prayer, volunteering, community bonding and simple living, all in an attempt to better understand who they are and what God is calling them to do.

Your prayers can help them during this time of transition. Be a part of their mission by becoming a formation prayer partner.

Immediate Openings in our Washington, D.C. Office 

We are currently accepting applications for a full-time volunteer position through our Nonprofit Leadership Program.  Come work in our office as a communications associate (writer or graphic designer) and live in community with other young adults serving in Catholic programs, and receive a monthly stipend and health insurance. Both opportunities are 13-months long and start immediately. 

Short-Term Mission and Global Awareness Trips

Looking to learn more about structural poverty? Want to build community among your class, fraternity or organization? Plan a Short Term Mission and Global Awareness Trip with us to Bolivia or Washington, D.C. Sample itineraries available

Franciscan Mission Service
P.O. Box 29034
Washington, DC 20017-0034

T: 202-832-1762 | F: 202-832-1778