Missions of Peace | Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Missions of Peace

    Serve - Inspire - Evangelize

    Mission trips across the U.S. and throughout the Western Hemisphere

    "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God."

    Missions of Peace, a student outreach of Franciscan University, sponsors domestic and international mission trips during breaks. Students generously share their time and talent while on mission through various service outreaches—youth ministries, chastity presentations, prayer services, home improvement projects, village ministries, medical outreaches, and other apostolic endeavors.

    Through those activities, but also through their personal witness of the love of Christ, students seek to be instruments of the Lord in promoting the culture of life. These missionary efforts are one way the university lives out the mandate of Ex Corde Ecclesiae that Catholic universities serve as “a living institutional witness to Christ and his message.”

    The trips are organized, planned, and funded by the students themselves, but they must be approved by the director of Missionary Outreach in order to advertise, fund raise, or operate on campus.

  • Missions Of Peace - Franciscan University of Steubenville

  • 2016-17 Mission Trips


     

    Christmas Mission Trip

    Jamaica

    This mission focuses on ministering to people of all ages through various types of evangelization. The team is of service to the Bishop and local priests serving him by providing sacramental preparation to the people of the Montego Bay Diocese.

    Email us at: JamaicaMission@franciscan.edu  

  • Jamaica

  • Summer Mission

    Steubenville - Summer 

    This mission focuses on bringing the Light of Christ into the downtown areas of Steubenville through: door-to-door evangelization, street ministry, soup kitchen, homeless ministry and various service projects.

    Email us at: SteubenvilleSummerMission@franciscan.edu  

    Ecuador Summer Mission & Applied Spanish Program

    The goal of the summer program is to provide FUS students a full immersion experience where they can learn Spanish and be placed in either a hospital, special needs school or parish internship to share their faith with those they will be serving. Located in Quito, Ecuador we will be staying at Portiuncula Foundation Retreat Center for an eight week program. If you would like to know more about this program or to apply contact Rhett Young at ryoung@franciscan.edu 

  • Spring Mission Trips

    Arizona

    This mission focuses on working in a Catholic school just inside the US border with Hispanic students who cross the border each day to attend the school. We collaborate with the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles.

    Email us at: ArizonaMission@franciscan.edu  

  • Arizona

  • Belize

    This mission focuses on bringing Christ to students in middle and high schools of villages and cities. The ministry includes using Theology of the Body to teach the students how to live out their faith, how to practice chastity and how to build each other up as the body of Christ while collaborating with SOLT (Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity) priests at Mt. Carmel High School in Benque.

    Email us at: BelizeMission@franciscan.edu  

  • New York City Mission

    This mission focuses on ministry in the inner city. This includes work in soup kitchens, homeless shelters, and working with Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Grade School on Mulberry Street by sharing the Joy of the Gospel with K-8th graders.

    Email us at: BronxMission@franciscan.edu  

  • The Bronx

  • Chicago

    This mission focuses on working with homeless men in the inner city who struggle with male street prostitution, generational poverty, homelessness, drug addiction and HIV/AIDS. Our students serve along side Emmaus Ministries in the inner city.

    Email us at: ChicagoMission@franciscan.edu  

  • Ecuador

    This mission focuses on caring for the whole person by bringing the sacraments and basic medical care to rural Ecuadorian communities.

    Email us at: EcuadorMission@franciscan.edu  

  • Ecuador

  • Honduras

    This mission focuses on bringing Christ to the poorest of the poor in Honduras through the sacraments, prayer, music, and ministering to children and families.

    Email us at: HondurasMission@franciscan.edu  

  • Honduras

  • New Mexico

    This mission focuses on ministering to the Navajo and other people in the area. Work is done at St. Francis of Assisi Parish Grade School, High School youth group and St. Michael's Special Education school in collaboration with the Missionaries of Charity and Little Sisters of the Poor.

    Email us at: NewMexicoMission@franciscan.edu  

  • Romania & Slovakia Mission Fall & Spring— Austria Program

    Students serve in orphanages, schools and teach Chastity through the wisdom of St. Pope John-Paul II’s Theology of the Body in Romania and Slovakia.

  • Nicaragua

    This mission focuses on providing personal testimonies and retreats focused on the teachings of St. Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body and working with orphans and the poorest of the poor in collaboration with the Lincoln Academy, Missionaries of Charity and the Abandoned Children’s Center.

    Email us at: NicaraguaMission@franciscan.edu  

  • North Dakota

    This mission focuses on ministering to the Chippewa Indians on Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation. The ministry includes retreats, work in the schools, door-to-door ministry collaborating with SOLT (Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity) priests and sisters.

    Email us at: NorthDakotaMission@franciscan.edu  

  • Lourdes France—Fall & Spring—Austria Program

    Students serve pilgrims attending the Lourdes pilgrimage seeking spiritual and physical healing.

  • Los Angeles

    This is a NEW mission focused on bringing Christ to the people of Los Angeles alongside the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles. It includes work in youth ministry, grade school catechetics, as well as nursing home and homeless ministry.

  • San Diego

    This mission focuses on uniting all to Christ through retreat ministry sharing the awesome truth of St. Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body to junior high and high school students at local parish youth groups and high schools.

    Email us at: SanDiegoMission@franciscan.edu  

  • San Diego

  • Son Life (Panama City, Florida) - Spring

    This is a Spring Break evangelization trip to the beaches of Panama City, Florida bringing Christ's love to other college students, the marginalized, and non-believers.

    Email us at: SonLifeMission@franciscan.edu  

  • Son Life (Panama City, Florida)

  • Steubenville - Spring

    This mission focuses on bringing the Light of Christ into the downtown areas of Steubenville through: door-to-door evangelization, street ministry, soup kitchen, homeless ministry and various service projects.

    Email us at: SteubenvilleSpringMission@franciscan.edu  

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